Android usage of Major League Baseball site increases – but Apple still dominates

MLB.com digital head Bob Bowman told AllThingsD that they were slowly picking up Android users – up from 20% two years ago to 30% today – but that iOS users still spend more.

The site offers a free app with a choice of paid subscriptions, at $19.99/month and $24.99/month. Bowman said that the majority of paid sign-ups came from iOS users … Read more

Full video of Eric Schmidt conversation at D: Dive into Mobile

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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt talks Android activations, Chinese government, social change, and privacy

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Motorola and Google to release stock Android phones with less overlay and smaller form-factor in second half of 2013

via skattertech.com

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Since acquiring Motorola for $13 billion last May, Google has been expected to launch a Motorola smartphone running stock Android, but the most recent Google-branded Nexus 4 device was made in partnership with LG.

Motorola’s design chief Jim Wicks tells PC Mag, though, that Google and Motorola have been working closely during that time on multiple devices running stock Android with less overlay that we should expect later this year.

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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt’s book ‘The New Digital Age’, available for pre-order shipping April 23

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Eric Schmidt and Google Ideas’ Jared Cohen (author of Children of Jihad) have penned a book about how technology will profoundly affect the lives of everyone in the coming years. It gets some pretty impressive reviews from some pretty impressive people, below. You can pre-order it for shipping now April 23rd from Amazon for $18 Read more

More than triple your Samsung Galaxy S3 battery with $34, 7,000mAh pack

One of the benefits of having a removable back plate and battery is that you can do crazy things like add more than 3X the 2100mAh battery size for those extended outings.  It just so happens Amazon currently has this 7,000mAh add on for $34 in a variety of colors (Black, White, Blue).

This is the same amount of battery you’ll find in a Typical tablet and as you can see in the video above, pushes the S3 to 4+ days of battery life. On the downside, you now have a brick in your pocket.

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Funny or Die does HTC One ‘Bachelorette’ ad

Funny bit from the makers of the Steve Jobs biopic.

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