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The iPhone maker has been tweaking its pricing strategy and incentive offerings in markets where smartphone ownership has only recently begun to take hold. Still carrying last year's Galaxy S 3 but pining for the newer model? A software update may appease your desire: Several of the Galaxy S 4 software features are included in this Android 4. Acer's Iconia W3 is the second coming of Ultra Mobile PCs, only this time, there's a touch-friendly user interface. After picking up the MeeGo torch, Jolla's first phone running the Sailfish operating system is official and can be pre-ordered. NCR is the top supplier of retail point-of-sale software for U.S. restaurants, so for LevelUp, getting its mobile payments app to work with NCR's systems for dining transactions is key. In case you missed the GigaOm weekly podcasts, here's a second chance. Two of our shows had special guests to explain new technologies and our wrap-up show is fully dedicated to understanding all of the news out of Google I/O. The rise of cloud and big data is altering business models, and in the process shifting corporate hierarchies, too. No new hardware appeared at Google I/O, but a recently released phone debuts as a Nexus-like device. Meanwhile, Google updated Android, without adding further fragmentation issues, through dozens of new services, apps and APIs. ... according to new statistics from Onavo, which tracks actual use of mobile apps and games by "millions" of iOS users. Sprint buyout of U.S. Cellular in Chicago and St. Louis closed Friday, and it won't keep its networks running for long.