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40 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed

If you’re anything like McKayla Maroney, the Olympics and all subsequent memes are losing their luster. Looking for digital refuge from the Games? We’ve got you covered. Mashable has rounded up this week’s top digital media resources to offer you respite from the Olympic flurry. Editor’s Picks Only 9% of Wikipedia Editors Are Women [INFOGRAPHIC]While […]

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Here’s What You Want in iPhone 5

We asked Mashable readers yesterday what they want to see in the iPhone 5, which Apple is just a few hours away from unveiling. We got more than 100 responses on our post and on Facebook, and we can definitely say expectations are high, not to mention plentiful! Here are the main trends. Better Battery: […]

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LG Fitness Wristband Tracker Touts OLED Touchscreen

LAS VEGAS — Adding to the long lineup of fitness wristband trackers on the market, LG announced on Monday at the 2014 International CES show a version of its own with a slightly different design approach: a touchscreen interface. Called the LG Lifeband Touch, the device tracks distance walked, speed, calories and other typical data […]

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10 iPhone Cases You’ll Never Fit in Your Pocket

10 iPhone Cases You’ll Never Fit in Your Pocket 1. Hand iPhone Case This case from Japan offers an extra hand when you need one. 2. iBooty “Booty Call” Case We’re not sure if the person using this case is making the booty call or receiving it, but we can agree it’s not ideal for […]

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FCC Approves Wireless Signal Boosters, With Caveats

Rejoice, oh sufferers of terrible wireless connections: The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the regulated use of signal boosters to extend the range of wireless networks. The Commission’s decision, however, comes with several conditions: First, carriers can individually determine whether they will allow their customers to use signal boosters. All four major […]

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Should You Buy AppleCare for Your iPhone 5?

Even soon-to-be iPhone 5 owners know that their device will need some extra care. Drop it, and chances are pretty good you’ll see a cracked screen. But should you spring for Apple’s extended warranty? “We see 30-50 devices per day and most of the service requests, 60%-plus, have to do with broken glass,” Kevin Hart, […]

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A Shift in Dating App Technology Protects User Privacy

Privacy is a slippery slope — the more we engage with and utilize the technology at hand, the more we compromise our privacy. The dating app SinglesAroundMe offers an answer to concerns about GPS location and user privacy with their new feature, Position-Shift. Position-Shift allows the user to decide how others view their current location […]

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Price Is Biggest Factor for Smartphone Buyers

Forget screen size and processor speed — price makes a bigger difference than anything else for smartphone buyers, a new study suggests. In a survey released Thursday by Qualcomm — containing some questions submitted by Mashable — about 71% of survey respondents said they influenced by prices and promotions when selecting their next smartphone, compared […]

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