Link to HTC confirms the Windows Phone 8S will not be coming to the US

HTC confirms the Windows Phone 8S will not be coming to the US

The HTC Windows Phone 8S was announced as a lower-end alternative to its bigger brother, the flagship Windows Phone 8X, but the company has remained relatively quiet about it since. While we’re still awaiting official details on pricing and availability across the globe, HTC has...

Link to Colleges getting serious about reading, writing, and reputation management

Colleges getting serious about reading, writing, and reputation management

When Pete Kistler was a student at Syracuse University in 2008, a digital doppelganger with the same name and a history of drug dealing kept him from getting an internship.  Later, after realizing that it was a Google search that was hindering his career prospects,...

Link to ComScore: Android's US share kept growing in October, Apple passed LG in all cellphones

ComScore: Android's US share kept growing in October, Apple passed LG in all cellphones

We’ve been wondering how much the first full month of iPhone 5 sales would skew US market share in October. The answer is… not much, if you ask ComScore. Android kept growing to 53.6 percent of American smartphones on the back of the Droid RAZR...

Link to The Daily Roundup for 11.30.2012

The Daily Roundup for 11.30.2012

You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours —...

Yahoo 'ordered to pay $2.7bn'

Internet group Yahoo says it has been ordered to pay $2.7bn to two plaintiffs in a Mexican court ruling. Powered by WPeMatico

Link to Editor's Letter: A littler Wii takes off to the Great White North

Editor's Letter: A littler Wii takes off to the Great White North

In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. Starting this week you can enjoy them on the site as well. The biggest shopping holidays of the year are over, which means it’s time to go back to...

Link to LTE accounts for 7% of all North American mobile connections

LTE accounts for 7% of all North American mobile connections

In just two years LTE has come a long way. At the end of the third quarter there were 21.5 million LTE connections in the U.S. and Canada, accounting for 7 percent of all North American mobile subscriptions, according to new data from Wireless Intelligence,...

Link to How-to: Picking a desktop environment in Linux

How-to: Picking a desktop environment in Linux

We’ve taken you through a tour of Window Managers in Linux, and now it’s time to show you the Window Manager’s bigger brother: the desktop environment, or DE for short. With a sea of choices out there, we can see where Linux newbies might feel...

Link to Chromebooks gain interface improvements with new Stable update

Chromebooks gain interface improvements with new Stable update

True to the “always new computer” tagline, Google updated its software for Chromebooks on Friday, bringing several user interface improvements and new features. In a post on the Chrome Releases blog, Google says machines will all start receiving the update over the next several days....

Link to Hybrid Sports Bicycle eyes-on (video)

Hybrid Sports Bicycle eyes-on (video)

The L.A. Auto Show isn’t just loaded with flashy concept cars from auto industry heavyweights, it’s also a breeding ground for innovation in the transportation industry as a whole. While cruising the halls of the Los Angeles Convention Center, a unique contraption caught our eye....

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