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Asus Transformer Prime GPS Update Fail

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The Asus Transformer Prime tablet update was happily welcomed, it not only brought Ice Cream Sandwich, but also a fix for the device’s latent GPS issues. But now it appears like the update hasn’t solved any problems and has even added to the agony.

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Polaroid Reveals First 16MP Android Smartphone Camera

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We are well aware that high end smartphones are now capable of producing very good snapshots and decent videos. This time, Polaroid's SC1630 camera is blurring the line. It runs Google Android phone OS . Hence, it's a camera that can make phone calls. In this respect, Polaroid prefers to call this device a "phone camera" (stress on "camera"), and not your regular "camera phone".

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Verizon ZTE Jetpack 4G/LTE Mobile Hotspot

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Developed by ZTE, the Jetpack is a 4G /LTE Mobile Hotspot allowing 4G/ LTE - customers to get download speeds of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G/LTE Mobile Broadband coverage areas. The global ready device will work in 205 different countries, and 125 more with 3G too.

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Withings Announces New Smart-Scale For Babies

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Withings is best known for their "adult" WiFi-connected scale which enables you to track your weight and fitness level through an easy-to-use app that works with the PC or their favorite iOS mobile device. Now they introduce a scale that is designed for infants and toddlers.

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Samsung DV300F Is The First DualView Camera With Wi-Fi

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Samsung has come out with point-and-shoots earlier which featured Wi-Fi, the SH100 and the ST80 are two, but this is the first time that Wi-Fi has made its way into the new DualView camera style. The Samsung DV300F, which comes equipped with a 1.5-inch front-facing LCD (will help with self-portraits), has a 3-inch rear-facing display, 5x optical zoom, a 7.76mm 16 Megapixel CCD sensor, and a 4.5-22.5mm, f4.5 lens.

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Republic Wireless Goes Fully Unlimited

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Although Republic Wireless’ announcement of their $19 per month unlimited plan last month made everyone jump through the roof with joy at first, the rest of the deal seemed to be a downfall. But now, the upstart carrier has made another announcement which will allow you to fix your roof once again. From now on, the promised unlimited will be truly unlimited.

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Google’s Small Problem

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A new privacy issue has stemmed from a recent incident involving internet search giant Google. The investigation spearheaded by authorities from around the globe included New Zealand alongside the Australian Police. The issue came under fire when German regulators were made aware of a breach of privacy regarding Google Street View's unencrypted Wi-Fi network being left accessible while Google Street View, a division of Google Maps, was in operation.

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Cisco Valet Wi-Fi routers are easy enough for grandma to setup

Cisco Valet and Valet Plus Wi-Fi Routers

Cisco's latest additions to their router arsenal are the Valet and Valet Plus. Blue is one of my favorite colors, though I wouldn't know how I would feel about a bright blue router sitting among my traditional black stack of gadgets, the new duo do come in the friendly color. Since Cisco's acquisition of Flip Video, they have taken a shift in creativity and have set the Flip design team loose on this latest offering. In the end, Flip has been able to make their devices not only visually appealing, but also easy enough for grandma to setup.

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