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Boxee TV Hits Walmart Stores Tomorrow

Boxee has grown up. It was just a few short years ago that the NYC startup was simply hawking beta copies of its innovative media center software. Then came the D-Link-made Boxee Box, which sold in limited numbers through Best Buy and several online retailers. But now, with the Boxee TV, the startup has pulled off something special (or devilish depending on your view of the retailer) and managed to get the Boxee TV into Walmart. 

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ZTE Launches Nubia Range of High-End Devices, Announces Z5 Quad-Core Smartphone

ZTE's plan to reinvent itself as a high-end smartphone was missing one, crucial ingredient -- a European-sounding name that ended in "...ia" to brand its new range of top-level devices. That's why the company has just announced Nubia, which apparently means "cloudy" in Latin. It's also teased details of the...

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In 6 Categories of Android TV, XBMC Sets New Mid Range

Lately we've seen an explosion of low-cost media players designed to access the web and run Android apps on TV with plain old Android. In part one we explored the diversification of products beyond the Google TV platform toward pure Android. In part two this week we explore each category of Android TV in depth and assess their roles in the TV ecosystem and potential for success.

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Given Tablets But No Teachers Ethiopian Children Teach Themselves

With 100 million first-grade-aged children worldwide having no access to schooling, the One Laptop Per Child organization is trying something new in two remote Ethiopian villages—simply dropping off tablet computers with preloaded programs and seeing what happens.

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iOS Growth Outpaces Android in U.S., But Not Elsewhere

The momentum is with Apple and the iPhone 5, at least in the U.S. and U.K. In other markets, though, iOS slipped in the final weeks before the new iPhone's arrival. [Read more]...

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