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Apple offers iOS 8 beta 4 to developers

Apple has offered up iOS 8 beta 4 to developers two weeks after the third beta, which came two weeks after the second. See a pattern? The company is rolling out a steady stream of test code for developers to build their apps upon before the public release this fall, which will almost certainly coincide with

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Moto G successor to allegedly sport 8MP camera

The Moto G is, despite its strong pedigree, beginning to show its age. The device has been on the market for nearly eight months, and Motorola is unlikely to let the momentum for its top-selling smartphone slow anytime soon. So it makes sense that the company is readying a successor, one that sports a similarly-sized screen

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Sony SmartBand review

As evidenced by the early arrival of the SmartWatch, Sony is unafraid to dip its toes into new territory. Announced at CES this year, the SmartBand is the company’s first foray into fitness and health tracking, employing its Core sensor in one of what will eventually be many variations. But as smart watch platforms from

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Soundwave for iOS and Android adds music messaging, teams with popular streaming services like Rdio, Deezer and Spotify

Soundwave is an interesting little tool that lets music lovers share what they’re listening to. Unlike Rdio, which silos all users into a single service, Soundwave takes cues from Last.fm’s ancient Scrobbling platform, consolidating listened tracks from a variety of online services like Soundcloud, YouTube, Deezer, Rdio, Spotify and others. It was part discovery network,

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Google now taking requests for its first Project Ara developer board

Google plans to begin distributing the first of what will eventually become the building blocks of its modular smartphone platform, Project Ara. Created at Google’s ATAP division, which is also responsible for the further-along Project Tango (of which we saw a demo at Google I/O), Project Ara promises to offer modular smartphones where people can

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Tête-à-Tête: The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend

Welcome to Tête-à-Tête, a series where two of our writers converse on interesting topics in the mobile landscape — through chat. Think of it as a podcast for readers. This week, Daniel and Douglas chat about — what else — the massive collaboration between Apple and IBM, and what implications it may have for enterprise

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