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The Biblio-Mat is a custom-built vending machine for random second-hand books

The Biblio-Mat is a custom-built vending machine for random second-hand books

Toronto bookstore The Monkey’s Paw features a unique and intriguing way for readers to obtain new books: the Biblio-Mat. Created by the store’s owner, Stephen Fowler, and The Juggernaut co-founder, Craig Small, the Biblio-Mat is a [...]

Qualcomm: 5 billion smartphones will be sold by 2016

Tells analysts Qualcomm has revealed that it expects 5 billion smartphones to be sold between 2012 and 2016. The technology firm that builds chips found in many devices Android and otherwise, including the Nexus 4, told [...]

Dropbox Chooser lets web apps attach files from the cloud

Dropbox Chooser lets web apps attach files from the cloud

When Dropbox decided to get all close and cozy with Facebook Groups, that was just the beginning. With its new Chooser tool any developer can integrate Dropbox for quickly and easily sharing files stored in the [...]

APP OF THE DAY: iCueda v2 review

APP OF THE DAY: iCueda v2 review

Memorable We would like to think, given that we remain a fairly young crowd at Pocket-lint, that our memory isn’t completely gone. iCueda however has proved us wrong. Here is a fiendishly difficult app, which asks [...]

Watch this: Björk’s incredible new ‘Mutual Core’ video and its geological pyrotechnics

Watch this: Björk’s incredible new ‘Mutual Core’ video and its geological pyrotechnics

Björk has a history of stunning music videos, but she may have outdone herself with this latest effort. The clip for “Mutual Core,” taken from last year’s Biophilia album, features the Icelandic singer up to the [...]

Verizon Droid DNA leaks ahead of Tuesday launch

Verizon Droid DNA leaks ahead of Tuesday launch

Butterflies More official-looking press shots of the Droid DNA, the 5-inch HTC phone-cum-tablet, have turned up on Twitter, confirming an earlier leak by Verizon. The new HTC smartphone – a re-working of the HTC J Butterfly [...]

Samsung Galaxy S3 overtakes iPhone 4S as world’s best-selling smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S3 overtakes iPhone 4S as world’s best-selling smartphone

18 million shipped in Q3 Apple has lost the title of world’s best-selling smartphone to its bitter rival Samsung. In Q3 2012, the Samsung Galaxy S III shipped 18 million units, the iPhone 4S 16.2 million. [...]

Does Apple’s HTC Agreement Indicate A Softening Of Its Approach To Patent Litigation?

Apple and HTC today announced jointly a settlement of all ongoing patent litigation between the two, in a licensing agreement with a 10-year term, any further terms of which were not released. The companies both released [...]