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Google Maps gets stunning makeover for Web, enhancements to mobile

Google Maps gets an eye-popping makeover for its venerable Web interface as well as bringing improvements to its mobile apps.

Remains of the Day: Bond. Financial bond.

Some day, when people ask Apple why it offered up a multi-billion dollar bond, it'll tell people it was young and needed the money. Of course, if you believe one competitor's CEO, that's because Cupertino's tablet business is going belly up sooner rather than later. And it's time for the latest edition of "I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Sponsored Tweeting!"

The Macalope Weekly: Off with his head!

Tim Cook must go! Because... uh... because... Tim Cook must go!

iPad and iPhone Motorized Cases - Macworld Update

iPad and iPhone Motorized Cases - Macworld Update

Second-screen prototype hopes to boost couch commerce

Akamai Technologies demonstrated a prototype second-screen system that presents complementary content on a smartphone or tablet that is synchronized with what's happening on the main television screen.

on techhive.com

Second screen prototype hopes to boost couch commerce

Akamai Technologies showed a second screen proof of concept that syncs up complimentary smartphone and tablet content with what’s happening on the main television screen.

Mobile browsing focus gives Apple an edge over Mozilla

The trend toward browsing from phones and tablets has helped some browser makers, dramatically in one case, but hurt others in the battle for usage share, data from a metrics firm showed.

Hands on with the Slingbox 500's new SlingSync feature

New firmware and mobile app upgrades let you transfer video and photos from a smartphone to a USB drive connected to the Slingbox 500 for HDTV playback.

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Tablets may eclipse laptops in 2014, but there's no post-PC future on the horizon

A new IDC report on connected devices says tablets will outsell both desktops and laptops in the coming years, but diving into the data reveals a less ominous future for traditional computing.

on pcworld.com

The Macalope Weekly: That's one opinion

Are all opinions created equal? Probably not these.

Digital Reading Room: The great outdoors

As winter turns to spring, two of the apps we profile this week can take you outdoors in their own way, while a third can help boost your word power for all those term papers coming due.

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Make March Madness mobile on your smartphone or tablet

The NCAA men's college basketball tournament tips off Tuesday night. If you're nowhere near a TV, you don't have to miss any action. Here's how to watch March Madness on your mobile device or online.

on techhive.com