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(Number) 9 Things the Yoko Ono App SHOULD Do

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Yoko Ono, widow of The Beatles' John Lennon, has released an iPhone app. The app, called #smilesfilm, allows users to share snapshots of smiling faces. That’s great and all, but we came up with nine things that a Yoko Ono app really should do. 1. Break up your band. Whatever band...
(Number) 9 Things the Yoko Ono App SHOULD Do

The Unsolved Mysteries of Tornado Formation

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In this short NASA documentary, storm researcher Tim Samaras describes how satellite imaging can help predict tornadoes. Because it's unclear exactly how various weather conditions come together to catalyze a tornado, it's hard to predict them more than 15 minutes in advance, Samaras says. He's hoping that the NOAA...
The Unsolved Mysteries of Tornado Formation

Google Employee Testifies His Java Email Was Misinterpreted

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The Google employee who wrote an email that Oracle said bolsters their infringement case against the Internet giant testified Thursday that the internal memo was misinterpreted. During brief but tense testimony during the companies’ trial in San Francisco, Google engineer Tim Lindholm said he didn’t mean in his internal email...
Google Employee Testifies His Java Email Was Misinterpreted

Rethinking Mobile First

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I wrote the Mobile First Web Second blog post a few years ago. In that post, I talked about apps that were designed to be used on mobile primarily with the web as a companion. There have been a number of startups that have taken that approach and done well...
Rethinking Mobile First
SpiderOak takes on Amazon S3 in archival storage

Woody Harrelson not cheered by Reddit

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An "Ask Me Anything" session turns into 15 minutes of pain as the actor only wants to talk about his movie, and Redditors want to talk about whose virginity he may have taken in high school....
Woody Harrelson not cheered by Reddit

Google Play, Apple's App Store Might Face "Legal Undertakings" In OFT's Investigation Of Freemium Games For Kids

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The freemium kids’ app party that has seen some parents left with hefty bills because of their kids’ use of games could be heading for a sticky end — at least in the U.K. The Office of Fair Trading has announced a six-month investigation into whether children are being “unfairly...
Google Play, Apple's App Store Might Face "Legal Undertakings" In OFT's Investigation Of Freemium Games For Kids

Voltissimo can juice your iPhone in 15 minutes

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Buffalo's battery can power your mobile devices double-quick when you're on the go. [Read more]...
Voltissimo can juice your iPhone in 15 minutes

Twilio's New Queue Command Offers Hope to Those in the On-Hold Wasteland

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Raise your hand if you’re familiar with this experience: You’re on the phone with some company you do business with, and you’re on hold. An annoying voice tells you the wait time is going to be 15 minutes or more. You’ve entered your account number and ignored the option to...
Twilio's New Queue Command Offers Hope to Those in the On-Hold Wasteland
Installing the Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Take our mobile survey and you might win an iPad mini

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PCWorld's parent company, IDG, is once again conducting its annual Global Mobile Survey, which quizzes you on your mobile-device habits and media consumption so we can learn more about how people are using their smartphones and tablets today. Readers who participate will be entered in a drawing for a...
Take our mobile survey and you might win an iPad mini
SpaceX launch goes smoothly, first operational station flight reaches orbit
HP's Chromebook is the biggest yet -- still sort of useless

Google’s No.1 priority for US-made Nexus Q was faster design iterations, not cost

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Since Google unveiled its Nexus Q streaming device at Google I/O, more and more details having been coming out about what is essentially a set-top box (albeit orb-shaped) AppleTV competitor with a built-in stereo amplifier. Google was first to make it clear that the device was being manufactured entirely in...
Google’s No.1 priority for US-made Nexus Q was faster design iterations, not cost
Now You Can Make An App For Google Glass In Just 15 Minutes (GOOG)

Android vs. iOS: Why do iPhone users spend 26 more minutes on their phones?

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If the smartphone wars get decided by time spent using the phone, Apple is winning handily. According to a new report from Experian Marketing Services, iPhone users spend an average of 1 hour and 15 minutes on their phones daily, as opposed to 49 minutes for Android users. According to...
Android vs. iOS: Why do iPhone users spend 26 more minutes on their phones?
6 technologies and innovations that could finally go mainstream in 2013

After The Storm, Media Rap Up

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So it bucketed down Golf balls here in Melbourne Saturday…well, it did where I lived, some media are reporting hail as big as lemons. One of the few times I’ve ever been scared in weather (other times nearly exclusively on aircraft.) I actually pulled Declan away from the windows because...
After The Storm, Media Rap Up

INTERVIEW: This Homeless Man Is Acting As A Wi-Fi Hotspot At SXSW

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Standing outside the convention center, Mark was yelling out "Wi-Fi... Wi-Fi... Wi-Fi..." to the super connected crowd attending SXSW in Austin, Texas. His shirt says it all: "I'm Mark, I'm A 4G Hotspot." For the Internet-hungry, Mark is literally a walking hotspot. He has a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot hanging...
INTERVIEW: This Homeless Man Is Acting As A Wi-Fi Hotspot At SXSW

After a 20-month suspension, Google reopens paid app sales in Taiwan

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After more than 20 months without access to paid apps on Google Play, Taiwanese Android devices users will finally be able to download their favourite premium titles, after Google ended its dispute with the Taipei City Government over longer app trials. Ealier today, Google told Focus Taiwan that it was “pleased...
After a 20-month suspension, Google reopens paid app sales in Taiwan
Facebook in New York: the search for 'universal truths' and the future of news
Apple Offers Refund After British Boy Spends $2500 on In-App Purchases in 15 Minutes

Today's Errands: Pick Up Milk at the Grocery Store... And Then a Trademark at the Legal Store

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The self-funded legal site best known as Trademarkia is bringing itself offline, with the opening today of a retail-hour legal services storefront that also sells books and tablets. The first store is at 323 University Avenue in Palo Alto, Calif., the historic tech startup hub (that is, until Palantir took...
Today's Errands: Pick Up Milk at the Grocery Store... And Then a Trademark at the Legal Store
Losers exist. Don't hire them

Paid apps return to Google Play in Taiwan after 18 months of legal wrangling

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Android users living in Taiwan have something to celebrate: paid apps have returned to the Google Play store. The ability to purchase apps from the Taiwanese Play store was suspended over a year and a half ago when Google entered a legal battle with the local government. The issue?...
Paid apps return to Google Play in Taiwan after 18 months of legal wrangling

15 Minutes of Meaning for Jonah Lehrer

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What happens when you make humans into vessels for ideas....
15 Minutes of Meaning for Jonah Lehrer

10 mins! RT @JustinGutwein: Starts in 15 minutes! Live coverage of Apple keynotes and events http://bit.ly/cOs0aW (via @macrumors) #wwdc

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10 mins! RT @JustinGutwein: Starts in 15 minutes! Live coverage of Apple keynotes and events http://bit.ly/cOs0aW (via @macrumors) #wwdc

Twitter and Telegraph hacks, no longer tweethearts? | Media Monkey

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Over to Her Majesty's Daily Telegraph, where hard-pressed hacks have apparently been commandeered onto Twitter and told to update their followers regularly with pithy missives. Forget the deadlines, which look decidedly old-school in a 140-character world: reporters are now required to tweet an average of once an hour, with editors...
Twitter and Telegraph hacks, no longer tweethearts? | Media Monkey

Microblogging vs. Blogging: 5 Ways to Create an Open Twitter Alternative

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Given the recent developments in the Twitter developer ecosystem, I think it's a good time to revisit the idea of an open Web alternative to Twitter. The fact is, the differences between microblogging and normal blogging are insignificant. I'm going to detail five of the differences. My point in doing...
Microblogging vs. Blogging: 5 Ways to Create an Open Twitter Alternative
Thermal imaging reveals hot spots on the Macbook Pro with Retina Display
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?