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Nokia N9 Manufactured Beautifully

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With its gorgeous polycarbonate shell and liquid-like display, you might think Nokia would want everyone to have the N9.   With Meego on the way out, a recent video teases you with how the Finnish device is put together with amazing precision, yet you can't have one.

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Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone Mango to be Released This Fall

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Today, Microsoft has given a preview of its latest Windows Phone OS update, known as Mango. According to Microsoft, Mango will deliver more than 500 new features to ensure a seamless integration of communications, apps and internet searching. Microsoft focused on developing three main things in Mango, which include a web experience that goes beyond the browser, a smarter approach to apps, and improved communication features that make it easier to connect and share with others.

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Ballmer: Microsoft “hardcore” tablet to play nice with enterprise

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Don't think that Microsoft is going to sit idly by as Apple enjoys its lion's share of success with the iPad. In fact, Steve Ballmer is going so far as to say that his company is going "hardcore" with its approach to tablets. More specifically, the emotionally charged Microsoft suit was at the Worldwide Partners Conference in Seattle when he said that they will be offering a wide variety of choice for Windows-based tablets, leading us to believe that we may not get a Microsoft-branded tablet, per se. Instead, they'll be working with hardware partners for that.

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Windows Phone 7 developers get toolkit, app store closed like iTunes

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Why build applications when you’ve built the platform for the application? Developers will get 70 percent of each application sale and Microsoft 30 percent according to Microsoft's announcement Monday, including a Windows Phone 7 application store and user interface. At MIX 2010 Microsoft made it very clear what tools developers would need to start building for Windows Phone 7. With leaked information posted awhile back, it comes as no surprise that the application development will in fact be done in Silverlight and game development in XNA.

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Energizer’s Duo USB charger is infected with a trojan virus

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While you should certainly be careful about the kinds of websites you visit and the types of software you download from the Internet, it seemed safe to assume that plugging in a simple battery charger into your USB port would be perfectly safe. Apparently not and Energizer is to blame. Not only has the Energizer Duo USB charger been less than a monumental success for the battery giant

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