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Amazon Cuts the Price of Unlocked Fire Phone to $199 By Clip Syndicate Aiming to fuel sales of its struggling Fire Phone, Amazon has cut the price again and is now throwing in a free year of Prime to try to unload the item as the holidays hit. When Amazon launched the phone in July, it sold for 649 dollars unlocked or 199 dollars with a two-year contract. This week, Amazon cut the unlocked price to 199 bucks. The latest price cut, first reported by Re/code comes after Amazon had already knocked 200 dollars off the price of an unlocked model. ...Read More »
Tough Year for Tablet Sales, not as Bad as Thought for PCs By Clip Syndicate In 2014, growth in global tablet shipments is taking a steep dive, as consumers upgrade less often than expected. PC shipments, on the other hand, are enjoying a brief easing of their decline. Research group IDC says Apple's iPad will see its first full year of a decline in shipments in 2014. This year will prove to be a sobering one for tablet makers accustomed to effervescent growth worldwide, but it'll be a little less painful than expected for PC makers and their declining shipments.

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T-Mobile Doubles The Number Of Music Streaming Services That Don’t Count Towards Data Caps By Clip Syndicate T-Mobile has today doubled the number of streaming music services supported with its recently launched “Music Freedom” program which allows the company’s customers to stream music from a variety of apps without counting towards their data caps. T-Mobile announced this feature in June with a limited number of services, including then only “top” industry players like Pandora, iTunes Radio, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Slacker, Rhapsody and others. Now the company says it has added 14 others, which doubles the number of providers in the program. The new services include Google Play Music, Xbox Music, SoundCloud, RadioTunes, Live365, Mad Genius Radio, radioPup, radio.com, as well as smaller, specialty services focused on music genres

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Samsung Galaxy S5 not Selling as Well as S4 By Clip Syndicate Samsung's Galaxy S5 might be one of the most advanced smartphones the company has launched, but it's reportedly not selling as well as the company hoped. The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday that in the first three months since its April release, Samsung sold 40 percent fewer of the big-screen Galaxy S5 smartphones -- designed to take on Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus -- than expected. Samsung has not disclosed actual Galaxy S5 sales, but the company reported a 74 percent year-over-year drop in profit in its mobile business during its last fiscal quarter. It also warned that conditions would remain tough in smartphones as competition heats up toward the end of the year.

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Robert Pattinson Grabs a Handful of FKA Twigs's Butt By Clip Syndicate Robert Pattinson got touchy feely with FKA Twigs on Friday. PDA aside, the British duo kept the afternoon casual, donning workout gear and sweaters to take in the brisk weather and sip on coffee. We first caught a glimpse of the duo's romance in September, when Robert and FKA Twigs took a stroll through NYC. Despite the excitement of their newfound love, the couple has faced a backlash on the Internet. Earlier this month, FKA Twigs addressed the negative comments about their relationship in an interview she gave while promoting her latest album, LP1. She said, "I really enjoy the fun of putting something out and people liking it or hating it or talking about it, but vacuous attention, it feels disgusting. It's like a hangover. It's weird, I know that's not really because of me or what I'm doing."

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'Dumb Ways to Die 2: The Games' is a Bloody New Game for Your Commute By Clip Syndicate Metro Trains is at it again with Dumb Ways to Die 2: The Games , a sequel to the smartphone and tablet game based on the now viral Australian train safety public service announcement . The game, which hit the iTunes store on Tuesday, will allow players to save a whole new cast of dumb characters from impending death, as they compete in 28 mini-games, such as the Electric Fence Hurdle and Landmine Curling. ...Read More »
Apple Is Planning to Automatically Install Beats Music Onto Every iPhone In 2015 By Clip Syndicate It looks like Beats Music is about to make one hell of a comeback in 2015, whether people want it or not. According to Financial Times, Apple is planning to automatically install the music streaming service onto every iPhone in 2015 and moving forward. A few months back there were rumors that Apple planned to shut down the streaming service altogether, though they were ultimately denied while the company kept quiet about the real plans for the service. ...Read More »
Amazon Uses Snapchat to Send Exclusive Deals By Clip Syndicate Snap up these deals before they're gone in 10 seconds. Literally. Amazon, the world's largest online retailer by revenue, hopes to boost sales with a new take on social shopping -- using a Snapchat account to send gift ideas, recommendations and exclusive deals that disappear in seconds. The account also rolled out a new Instagram feed, along with early Black Friday deals. Consumers are buying more from their mobile devices, and Amazon is trying to tap into that trend by reaching out to social media followers.

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As Apple Pursues Sapphire, Corning Says It Made Even Tougher Gorilla Glass By Clip Syndicate Corning, whose Gorilla Glass is used iPhone displays, said it has developed a new version of the super-hard glass that aims to address broken or shattered screens from everyday drops. The new version of Gorilla Glass comes as Apple’s attempts to use sapphire in its iPhone screens have hit an impasse with the bankruptcy of its one-time sapphire partner GT Advanced Technologies. ...Read More »
Apple Could Include A Re-Branded Beats Music On Every iPhone By Clip Syndicate Apple might indeed be rolling its Beats Music streaming service into its general iTunes music offerings, and shipping it included across its range of mobile devices, including both iPhones and iPads. If the Financial Time’s sources are correct, the service would then have instant reach to hundreds of millions of potential new customers, giving it a big lead over competitive streaming services including Rdio and Spotify. ...Read More »

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