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Twitmusic is socializing the Web music industry using Twitter and top artists

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Last week pop icon Beyonce Knowles joined the long list of entertainment industry performers on Twitter when she signed up to the service, which is already a hit with celebrities the world over. While many artists are beginning to realise the potential of the service for interacting with fans, Philippines-based startup...
Twitmusic is socializing the Web music industry using Twitter and top artists

Let's (Gamify) Date(ing), And Make It Addicting In The Process

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Editor’s Note: Event Partnerships Manager Leslie Hitchcock is a non-editorial TechCrunch employee. In addition to working at TechCrunch and being super fashionable, she reviews startups and tech products occasionally on her personal blog, Leslie Just Joined. A few months ago I broke down and did something I swore I’d never do. Yes,...
Let's (Gamify) Date(ing), And Make It Addicting In The Process

The iPad Mini Is 'No Walk In The Park' For Suppliers (AAPL)

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The iPad Mini is 4-6 weeks behind its forecasted launch schedule because suppliers are struggling to make it, says Topeka Capital analyst Brian White in a new note this morning: "iPad Mini" is No Walk in the Park for Suppliers and We Expect 5-7 Million Units. Similar to the iPhone...
The iPad Mini Is 'No Walk In The Park' For Suppliers (AAPL)

Google gets to grips with 'geek aesthetics'

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'Wearable tech' excites inventors and investors - but doesn't always look good. Now the race is on to give the new gadgets a more stylish imageIt's hip, it's hot, but does it look any good? Wearable technology is becoming one of the most exciting parts of the technology sector, inspiring...
Google gets to grips with 'geek aesthetics'

Building and dismantling the Windows advantage

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When the Macintosh was launched in 1984, computers running the MS-DOS operating system were nearing a dominant position in the market. Having launched in 1981 as the IBM PC, they were quickly cloned and four years later “PCs” were selling at the rate of 2 million/yr.  The Mac only...
Building and dismantling the Windows advantage

Google Public Data Explorer - information aesthetics

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Google Public Data Explorer - information aesthetics

8 Gorgeous Examples Of Tech Design

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We love it when a product works as advertised. The only thing better is when it looks great at the same time. Industrial designers are obsessed with making objects that are simeltaneously beautiful and functional. Here are some of our favorites in recent memory.MakerBot Replicator 2 MakerBot's been producing quality...
8 Gorgeous Examples Of Tech Design

Get Quick Impressions of Your Latest Product Iteration with Concept Feedback

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For most startups in the early-stages of development, much of the building process includes repetitions of prototyping, testing, receiving feedback and iterating the product several times over. The toughest part of this process isn't building or making changes, it's getting that valuable feedback on where your product could be improved....
Get Quick Impressions of Your Latest Product Iteration with Concept Feedback
Facebook Home's Four Most Promising Advantages Over Stock Android

LinkMe Is An LED Smart Bracelet That Displays Scrolling Lines Of Text

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LinkMe is an LED smart bracelet that connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and displays SMS and social media updates in text that scrolls across your wrist. Smartwatches and smart bracelets promise convenience – it’s easier to glance at a device on your wrist than it is to dig out...
LinkMe Is An LED Smart Bracelet That Displays Scrolling Lines Of Text

LG Viper 4G LTE review

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They said it wouldn't last. And they -- pundits, analysts, bloggers, GSM fanatics -- were right. WiMAX, that flavor of 4G found in the 2500MHz band, has proven to be more of a hindrance then help during Sprint's transition from underdog to reinvigorated titan. Then there are the kerfuffles...
LG Viper 4G LTE review

500 Startups Alum LaunchBit Launches Its Email Ad Network

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Advertising in email newsletters is an old idea, but the founders of LaunchBit, a startup that’s leaving closed beta testing today, say things haven’t changed since the ’90s. The biggest problem? When you advertise in newsletters, you blindly send the same ad to everyone on the list. “There’s no targeting...
500 Startups Alum LaunchBit Launches Its Email Ad Network

We have a new look: Let me show you around the place

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When you click on a GigaOM headline today, you’ll notice that the story page you land on looks a little different than it did yesterday. We think the new look is airier, with a bit more white space to let the headline and story breathe and to give your eyes...
We have a new look: Let me show you around the place
Walking the Web 1.0 wasteland

AOL unveils Alto: a web-based email client with an emphasis on aesthetics and organization

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A cleanly organized inbox may be a holy grail that's seemingly out of reach, but AOL (which happens to be our parent company) has unveiled a web-based e-mail client dubbed Alto to help cut through clutter. Instead of singing up for a brand-new email address, users log into the...
AOL unveils Alto: a web-based email client with an emphasis on aesthetics and organization

Apple TV set due this year with speculated 'iRing' for motion control

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An Apple TV set will probably launch "in the latter part of 2013," says Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White. The claim is based on a "meeting with an [sic] tech supply chain company," he writes in a new investor memo. "Clearly, there has been plenty of mis-guided speculation around...
Apple TV set due this year with speculated 'iRing' for motion control
The world's biggest chiptune festival takes its final bow in Tokyo

Facebook Chat Alternative Has Pretty Colors, Little Else

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Facebook users looking for an alternative to the social network’s chat feature now have another option, Chit Chat Web Messenger, but we’re not sure why an alternative to Facebook chat is even necessary. Chit Chat Web Messenger, from Wiltshire, England-based Athena IT, is a free browser add-on that works with...
Facebook Chat Alternative Has Pretty Colors, Little Else
Visualization startup Datahero opens its doors and delivers data analysis for the masses

Oakley cooking up its own smart glasses, hoping to trump Project Glass with improved style

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Oakley's Thump glasses haven't exactly succeeded in fending off the competition when it comes to portable music playback, but that isn't stopping it from working feverishly to develop the next round of vaguely intelligent eyewear. CEO Colin Baden told Bloomberg that the company has been toying with ways to...
Oakley cooking up its own smart glasses, hoping to trump Project Glass with improved style

Briefly: Touchscreen gloves by Mujjo, Flip3D iPhone case

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Dutch accessory maker Mujjo has launched its new AW 12-13 touchscreen gloves collection. The new touchscreen gloves line improves on the original in their insulation properties, aesthetics and fit. ìWe've tested miles of yarn to come up with improved anti-pilling properties and literally spent hourís texting in an icebox. The...
Briefly: Touchscreen gloves by Mujjo, Flip3D iPhone case
ORA Ultimate Sound: For The iPad Owner Who Can't Live Without 8 Speakers Built Into Their Case

With The New Version Of Android, Google Has All But Caught Up To The iPhone (GOOG)

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Since the beginning, Android has felt slower and clunkier than Apple's iOS.  There's always a slight lag with today's touchscreen devices, but it was especially noticeable on Android. Scrolling through web pages or swiping around the home screen was a stuttery, jerky experience.   In a few weeks, Google will...
With The New Version Of Android, Google Has All But Caught Up To The iPhone (GOOG)

Future iPhone and iPad may feature MagSafe ports, wireless charging

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The magnetic MagSafe connectors Apple uses on its MacBook laptops was first introduced in 2006 and it has become a signature design element used across all Apple notebooks, but MagSafe technology is about much more than just aesthetics, of course. Rather than using cable and port combinations with male and female...
Future iPhone and iPad may feature MagSafe ports, wireless charging

'The aesthetics of the robot eye': a 5-minute look at how machines see the world

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Using a variety of found footage, a new video attempts to shed some light on how machines view everything from people to cars. Dubbed Robot Readable World, the short was created by director, designer, and researcher Timo Arnall, who used YouTube videos ranging from crowd and facial tracking to...
'The aesthetics of the robot eye': a 5-minute look at how machines see the world

Samsung Galaxy S III: Inspired by Nature, Not Lawyers

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Samsung’s Galaxy S III wasn’t designed by the company’s lawyers, though they surely approved it. And speculation that it was carefully crafted to dodge Apple’s trade dress patent infringement claims is silly. So says Samsung design VP Chang Dong-hoon who today took exception with claims that the Galaxy S III...
Samsung Galaxy S III: Inspired by Nature, Not Lawyers

Review: With its US launch, can the Z10 save BlackBerry from itself?

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There was a time, not so long ago, when I was in love with my BlackBerry. I owned a Curve, my wife had a Pearl. We thought that they were incredible. For their time, they really were powerful devices. When the iPhone came out, I remember seeing the commercial and...
Review: With its US launch, can the Z10 save BlackBerry from itself?

Gojee launches iPhone, iPad and Android apps, as it gears up for new verticals like fashion and home

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Gojee, the gorgeous, discovery-focused site that curates food and drink recipes, is finally launching native iPhone, iPad and Android apps after months of suspense. The new apps, which follow the site’s full-screen, image-centric appeal, are now live in their respective app stores. According to Gojee, its new mobile suite is “one-part curation,...
Gojee launches iPhone, iPad and Android apps, as it gears up for new verticals like fashion and home
The patent on the MacBook Air that wasn't

iPad gets fitted into car dashboard, makes you an instant carpooling superstar (video)

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Let's face it, the Toyota Tacoma has a long way to go before being considered glamorous, or even remotely cool, but jacking an iPad into its console might be a good start. That's what the good people of SoundMan Car Audio over in California have done with a little...
iPad gets fitted into car dashboard, makes you an instant carpooling superstar (video)
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