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Celeb Tweets Samsung Galaxy S4 Love -- From an iPhone

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By now this should be celebrity endorser rule No. 1: Make sure that when you tweet your love for a phone, you do it from that phone. But, once again the rule has been broken, this time by Spanish tennis player David Ferrer, tweeting his affection for Samsung’s Galaxy S4,...
Celeb Tweets Samsung Galaxy S4 Love -- From an iPhone

Generation Mooch? Why 20-somethings have a hard time paying for content

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I distinctly remember learning how to read, and it wasn’t from a book or in a kindergarten classroom. It was sitting at the breakfast table with my Dad every morning, when we would read the weather section of the Washington Post. We checked to see if it was hot in...
Generation Mooch? Why 20-somethings have a hard time paying for content
Interactive 'posters' from Japan will react to being kissed

Generation Mooch? Why 20-somethings have a hard time paying for content

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I distinctly remember learning how to read, and it wasn’t from a book or in a kindergarten classroom. It was sitting at the breakfast table with my Dad every morning, when we would read the weather section of the Washington Post. We checked to see if it was hot in...
Generation Mooch? Why 20-somethings have a hard time paying for content

The Flickcharter Who Knew Too Much

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I love the purity of impulse involved in duels on Flickchart. Though I certainly can’t speak for everyone, I personally use the “first thought, best thought” principle when it comes to declaring a victor. You know, the method taught to us in school, to survive multiple choice tests you...
The Flickcharter Who Knew Too Much
The robots are coming, but will we love them?

Sent From My Phone, In Bed

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Our beds used to be finite. A limited range of activities took place there. We’d sleep, or try to, make love, eat, and maybe read a paperback. But we could only hide from the world for so long. The nagging puppet strings of our desire to learn and experience would...
Sent From My Phone, In Bed
Monopoly replacing one of its iconic tokens via Facebook vote
'Call your mother,' 'Sh*t, dude,' and other things your parents say on your Facebook wall

This Cease-and-Desist Letter Should Be the Model for Every Cease-and-Desist Letter

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"We are certainly flattered by your affection for the brand, but ..."...
This Cease-and-Desist Letter Should Be the Model for Every Cease-and-Desist Letter
Helping others and going green by giving away old gadgets and computers

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

RIP @Bill_Nye_Tho: Creator of Twitter's Favorite Parody Account Says He's Done

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Mr. Gardner (Photo: Twitter) When word broke yesterday that Twitter had suspended @bill_nye_tho, a hilarious account parodying every 90′s kid’s favorite scientist Bill Nye the Science Guy, Twitter users erupted with a mix of outrage and despair. Someone even created a petition to help save @bill_nye_tho. But the mastermind behind...
RIP @Bill_Nye_Tho: Creator of Twitter's Favorite Parody Account Says He's Done

McIlroy reveals reason for split

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• Rory McIlroy criticises former agent on eve of Masters• Northern Irishman split from ISM last autumnThe waiting for the most anticipated Masters for years is almost over and so, it would seem, are the last vestiges of affection between Rory McIlroy and his former agent, Andrew "Chubby" Chandler, and...
McIlroy reveals reason for split

Love me by text message, not on Facebook

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Research suggests that public declarations of love on Facebook or Twitter are largely not welcomed by objects of affection--78 percent would prefer a text. [Read more]...
Love me by text message, not on Facebook

Ex-Microsoftie Robbie Bach: I wouldn't have made Zune MP3 players, we were just 'chasing Apple'

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It took some time after Robbie Bach left Microsoft for the Zune device line to wind to a close, but that hasn't stopped the former music (and gaming) executive from suggesting that it should have been ramped down much, much sooner. While discussing the best way to get a...
Ex-Microsoftie Robbie Bach: I wouldn't have made Zune MP3 players, we were just 'chasing Apple'

UK finally gets access to Google's Map Maker editing tool

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Those red pins look almost like little hearts, revealing which countries have been showered with the affection of Google's crowdsourced map improvement tool and those -- like the UK -- that have so far been left out. We can now safely ignore the chart, however, as the UK has...
UK finally gets access to Google's Map Maker editing tool

Pets in your pocket with Mobbles

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Mobbles is a new iOS and Android virtual pet game from Mobbles Corp. The game bills itself as a “free location-based augmented reality app” that draws its inspiration from ’90s electronic virtual pet craze Tamagotchi and Nintendo’s popular Pokémon series. In Mobbles, players are tasked with collecting and caring for...
Pets in your pocket with Mobbles

Iran's Answer To YouTube Is Called Mehr

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The Farsi word for affection, Mehr will be run by IRIB, Iran's state broadcaster. Iranians are getting a new addition to their restricted online menu: Mehr. Mehr is a video-sharing website that will allow the country's citizens to share short clips they have filmed themselves. The ethos behind it...
Iran's Answer To YouTube Is Called Mehr

Apple's quest for love in the age of tablets

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Google, Amazon, Samsung, Microsoft and others will be vying for customer affection with renewed vigor as Apple throws down the gauntlet. [Read more]...
Apple's quest for love in the age of tablets

Square starts offering gift cards, ties them into Passbook for iOS 6 recipients (video)

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Square payments have so far been self-centered affairs that won't let us share the wealth with others. In rather convenient timing for the season, updates to Square Register and Square Wallet for Android and iOS have made a little of that sought-after generosity possible through the introduction of gift...
Square starts offering gift cards, ties them into Passbook for iOS 6 recipients (video)

Giving a tablet a keyboard won't beat the iPad. Why don't OEMs see this?

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Microsoft's Surface is a post-PC tablet done right to compete effectively against the iPad. So why did 'tablets' on show at IFA 2012 look so much like adapted netbooks?Last week gave us the first chance to see what the OEMs had in mind when it comes to Windows 8 tablets....
Giving a tablet a keyboard won't beat the iPad. Why don't OEMs see this?

The lunatic joy of Samsung's overly attached girlfriend

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In a touchingly discomforting ad for a solid-state drive, Samsung employs Laina, the online celebrity who once expressed her pathological affection for Justin Bieber. [Read more]...
The lunatic joy of Samsung's overly attached girlfriend

Netflix Ireland, UK score deals to carry previous seasons of key Warner-distributed shows

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Hot on the heels of a deal for Canada, Netflix and Warner Bros. have spread their newfound affection for each other to a multi-year, exclusive agreement for Ireland and the UK. Both island nations are getting streaming access to past seasons of four Warner-distributed TV shows, with availability staggered...
Netflix Ireland, UK score deals to carry previous seasons of key Warner-distributed shows

A flood of prank iMessage texts shows the app can be crashed easily

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Human can't be blamed for thinking this show of affection comes off as a little clingy. Adam Bell/The Next Web On Friday, The Next Web reported that a group of iOS developers were experiencing rapid-fire texts over iMessage, causing bothersome and repetitious messages and notifications. While the prank wasn't...
A flood of prank iMessage texts shows the app can be crashed easily

Oops! Rep. Tim Huelskamp's Public Display Of iPad Affection Reveals Secret Plan To Fight John Boehner

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Hey Congressman--your email is showing. A quick tip for politicians looking to lead a quick revolt against the Speaker of the House: Hide your iPad from plain view. Politico reported that Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp mistakenly displayed in view of photographers and reporters a list of his colleagues he...
Oops! Rep. Tim Huelskamp's Public Display Of iPad Affection Reveals Secret Plan To Fight John Boehner

Here's how to secure your email and avoid becoming a 'Petraeus'

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It was a shock when David Petraeus--a respected and highly-decorated Army general--abruptly stepped down from his post as the director of the CIA earlier this week. It was even more of a jolt to learn that his resignation was due to an extramarital affair. But, the real story might...
Here's how to secure your email and avoid becoming a 'Petraeus'

Windows 8: How to get your Start Menu back

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Alright, let’s do this just once: here’s how to get a semblance of a Start Menu back in Windows 8, if you are someone who prefers to look backwards from a UI perspective: Fire up your Windows 8 device. Head to this link. Drop in your email address. Hit go,...
Windows 8: How to get your Start Menu back

Oppo Find 5 hands-on

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Being our first time at an Oppo launch event, we were truly blown away by the efforts put into the quality show. And luckily, we can say the same affection for the phone itself. The Find 5 uses the same gorgeous five-inch 1080p screen as HTC's Droid DNA and...
Oppo Find 5 hands-on

Nintendo Wii U offers glimpses of next must-have for video gamers at E3 | Jonathan Ross

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It's like the Wii on steroids – and after a long wait it should be out for Christmas, writes Jonathan RossThis is my second visit to E3, the annual showcase and corporate shindig in Los Angeles at which companies, both huge and tiny, involved in making money from gaming, gather...
Nintendo Wii U offers glimpses of next must-have for video gamers at E3 | Jonathan Ross
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