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Daily Dose of iQ: HP Discontinues TouchPad

One day after we blogged about how difficult it's been for competitors to go up against the Apple iPad -- citiing HP's inability to sell its TouchPad to consumers -- HP announces it is killing the TouchPad and putting its webOS mobile operating system on ice.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Uphill Battle for iPad Competitors

Nobody's buying the HP TouchPad

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Daily Dose of iQ: CNET Looks at How a Cellphone is Launched

Jessica Dolcourt of CNET News wrote an article yesterday (Aug. 15) examining the process by which a new phone reaches the U.S. market.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Google Acquires 'Lawyer Repellent' for $12.5B

It's the biggest story in the mobile world this week, as Google announced today that it would buy Motorola's mobile device unit for $12.5 billion.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Interactive Touch Screen Steals Show at Verizon App Center Launch

Verizon launched a new Application Innovation Center in San Francisco on Aug. 10.

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Daily Dose of iQ: 3D Digital Screens, Without Glasses?

I had the pleasure of attending SIGGRAPH2011 here in Vancouver this week.

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Daily Dose of iQ: The 'Real' Apple Store Experience and NPS

Last month, an American blogger called BirdAbroad uncovered a fake Apple store in Kunming, China and made headlines worldwide.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Major Retailers Sending Receipts via E-mail

Stephanie Clifford of the New York Times recently wrote (Aug. 7) about the growing trend among major U.S. retailers to issue paperless receipts via e-mail.

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Daily Dose of iQ: WSJ Mobile App's Bad User Experience

Jakob Nielsen of Useit.com recently identified (July 5) a design flaw in The Wall Street Journal's iPhone app.

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Daily Dose of iQ: With Mango, Windows Phone OS is Much Improved

Microsoft has been playing catch up with its Windows Phone OS for some time now. The company is hoping its latest update, called "Mango," combined with soon-to-be-released Nokia hardware, will make it a viable competitor to iPhone and Android.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Facebook, Twitter Fuel Smartphone Addiction

U.K. research firm Ofcom has reported that 60 percent of smartphone using teens admit to being "highly addicted" to their phones. Among adults polled, 37 percent admit the same addiction.

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Daily Dose of iQ: AOL's 'Editions' Compiles Material for You

Imagine subscribing to a magazine on your iPad that could predict your news consumption tendencies, automatically feeding you content you would otherwise have to look up on your own, daily.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Higher Satisfaction Among Contract-based Wireless Customers

A new study by J.D. Power and Associates has found that overall customer satisfaction is higher among contract-based customers than prepaid or non-contract ones.

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