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Content curation is gaining traction across the Web

This is different than “content aggregation,” which has long-vexed traditional magazine and newspaper publishers, and is separate from Google News’ content aggregator, which randomly scans the Web for headlines that pertain to what’s happening in the world. Curated digital content is more selective, and it’s a term that is gaining traction.

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The iPhone 4 debuts today but year belongs to Google

Even if you consider the iPhone 4 the best smartphone on the market, 2010 will be remembered as the year that Android broke through and reached its own level of critical acclaim.

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Motorola Droid X adds to familiar Android story

The Droid X, a new smartphone from Motorola and Verizon Wireless, is big, sexy and packed with features.

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Apple’s iPhone 4 won’t slow Google’s Android momentum

This story first appeared on Appolicious.com (Update, June 9: Yahoo linked to this story from Appolicious.com, resulting in some huge numbers. More than 1 million page views for Appolicious and, as of this writing, 334 comments.) Despite the iPhone 4′s key new features, the battle for buyers is intensifying as several top-notch phones powered by [...]

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The HTC Evo: An Android phone so brawny it needs a kickstand

This story first appeared on the Affluence Luxury Blog I think I’m becoming an Android fanboy. For the second time this year, I’m enamored with a new Android phone. In April, I wrote this admittedly glowing review of the HTC Incredible, available at Verizon for $200 This time, it’s the HTC Evo 4G, a big-screened [...]

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Five things to expect from the new iPhone

This story first appeared on Appolicious.com (and linked via Yahoo Buzz. Hilarious comments!) When Steve Jobs gives the keynote address Monday at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, we know he will introduce a new iPhone that runs on an updated operating system, dubbed the iPhone OS 4. But we don’t know all the specifics (and surprises) those [...]

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The lost iPhone saga not the only tech leak of note

This story first appeared in Vegas Seven The infamous lost iPhone story, in which tech blog Gizmodo paid $5,000 in exchange for a next-generation iPhone that had been left in a bar, was unusual for many reasons, but the primary one is this: It was the first time in recent memory that a yet-to-be announced [...]

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10 great (and mostly free) Android app suggestions

This column first appeared in Vegas Seven It’s safe to say that almost everyone in America is aware of the iPhone, but if you ask a random sampling of 100 people strolling the Strip if they are aware of an Android phone, perhaps 30 will say yes. The problem with Android is that it’s an [...]

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New Android phones challenge iPhone as most innovative

This column first appeared in Vegas Seven For the past week, I’ve been using a touch-screen smartphone that is simply the best phone I’ve used in some time—and I’m an iPhone owner. The HTC Incredible (available April 29 from Verizon Wireless, $200 after contract and rebate) carries a name filled with expectations, and I can [...]

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The HTC Incredible, is, well, pretty sweet

I’m pretty sure Verizon Wireless and every other wireless carrier not named AT&T wants to get their hands on the Apple iPhone. But if the iPhone remains exclusive to AT&T, those carriers should stock up on the new Android phones made by HTC. I’ve been playing with the HTC Incredible (also know as the HTC [...]

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Fittingly, the hot HTC Evo 4G arrives this summer

This item is an excerpt from my weekly Vegas Seven column When a phone trade show comes to town, we expect the news to revolve around phones. When the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association’s annual showcase, International CTIA Wireless 2010, visited Las Vegas recently, one phone in particular—a 4G darling from HTC—grabbed most of the headlines. [...]

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