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    TomTom is to Garmin essentially what Pepsi is to Coca-Cola, minus the evenly matched nature of the historic rivalry. The Dutch navigation and mapping specialist has always played second fiddle to the American GPS pioneer and industry leader, including on the smart wearable scene, where Forerunners, Fenixes and Vivo-series products are slowly but steadily catching on. Meanwhile, the name of one of TomTom’s IFA 2016-announced new fitness trackers surprisingly reveals this isn’t the first of its kind. The Spark 3 follows in the footsteps of a little known 2015-released GPS sports watch, ...

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    The HTC Vive may have won an early battle (or ten) of availability, but the high-end virtual reality headset war is far from decided, with both Sony’s PlayStation VR and the Oculus Rift in it to prevail over the long haul. The Facebook-owned company that arguably laid the first stone in a fast-growing market soon to be worth billions encountered a few hiccups in its attempt to turn a nifty concept into a popular consumer product, after a pair of developer-centric experiments. Several months in, all the component shortages and manufacturing woes seem to have come to a happy ending, with ...

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    Nobody likes a cheapskate. It's why we have fun derogatory labels like "tightwad" and "skinflint" for those friends of ours who insist on dividing the bar bill by how many mozzarella sticks they actually consumed, rather than by the cost of the plate. Whatever other merits they might have, penny-pinchers just aren't fun to have around. That's no less true in the case of huge multinational corporations than with people. But where a cheap social friend is pretty easy to jettison when he gets annoying, it's a little harder to make up for the shortfalls of dealing with a cheap company. ...

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    We're too busy nowadays rocking our quad-core smartphones with their 720p displays but we continue to look back in time and check out those phones which represented important milestones in the history of a company, platform or the user experience in general. The HTC Touch was launched in June 2007 -- it will be five years old soon -- and it represents the foundation for everything HTC Sense-enabled we came to know and love nowadays. Thanks to HTC TouchFlo (aka the Cube), the HTC Touch tried to make Windows Mobile 6.0 Professional more user friendly. In terms of specs it featured a 200MHz ...

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