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Kickstarter of the Week: The Nix Color Sensor

Posted on 15/09/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Have you ever tried to match the paint that’s already on your walls in order to do some touchup? How about fixing scratches on your car? Wouldn’t it be great if you had a handheld device that you could simply place on the color in question, it would read that color, tell you the RGB value for the color, and even tell you where the nearest paint store is?


Report: Apple’s iPhone Has Over 43% of the U.S. Market

Posted on 04/09/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Apple’s iPhone continues to do well in the United States, as the device holds over 43% of the domestic market, a 7.8% jump over the July quarter of 2012. Android saw its marketshare in the U.S. drop during the same period.


The Horrifying State of Android Fragmentation: Now Worse Than Ever!

Posted on 08/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler


It’s no secret that Google’s Android platform has a serious fragmentation problem – there are such a massive number of factors in play that developers have to do one hell of a tap dance to develop and test apps for the platform. The folks at British network-testing firm OpenSignal have published a detailed new series of charts putting the matter in perspective.


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