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Pretty\Vacant: The New New Gadget Marketing

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An interesting thing is happening in hardware marketing these days and I think Devin noticed it yesterday when he pointed out that Samsung, in their marketing of the Samsung Galaxy Note, is changing the script when it comes to gadget advertising, a tendency that is becoming more and more apparent...
Pretty\Vacant: The New New Gadget Marketing

Nyko's Power Grip Pro gets cozy with the Nintendo 3DS, comfortably extends mobile gaming sessions

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Looking to get a bit more longevity out of your 3DS gaming sessions before needing to recharge? If so, Nyko is looking to oblige with its Power Grip Pro case for the aforementioned Nintendo handheld. The outfit boasts that the peripheral will triple your battery life alongside the added...
Nyko's Power Grip Pro gets cozy with the Nintendo 3DS, comfortably extends mobile gaming sessions

3DS XL to get Circle Pad Pro treatment, become that much larger

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Nintendo's latest oversized handheld not big enough for you? Maybe another Circle Pad Pro will help. According to Japanese gaming publication Famitsu, the Big N is poised to give the freshly announced 3DS XL a second analog slider. Pricing wasn't covered in the magazine's Nintendo Q&A session, but gamers...
3DS XL to get Circle Pad Pro treatment, become that much larger

We, the Web Kids

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Piotr Czerski is a Polish writer and commentator. Here, he lays out the kind of political/literary manifesto that seems to pop up from time to time, usually in Europe. The essay, as translated by Marta Szreder, was posted to Pastebin under a Creative Commons license. I repost it here with...
We, the Web Kids

A Scanner for All Seasons

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Every year, come tax season, I curse myself. I might write about all things digital, but when it comes to receipts and important documents, my record-keeping is analog amateur hour. So this year I’m getting serious about scanning. Fortunately, there are plenty of portable scanning options out there, ranging from...
A Scanner for All Seasons

'We, The Web Kids': Manifesto For An Anti-ACTA Generation

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One of the striking features of the demonstrations against ACTA that took place across Europe over the last few weeks was the youth of the participants. That's not to say that only young people are concerned about ACTA, but it's an indication that they take its assault on the Internet...
'We, The Web Kids': Manifesto For An Anti-ACTA Generation
Nintendo Wii U Gamepad officially unveiled

How to Stop Teens from Texting at "All The Wrong Times"

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When I was a teenager, I passed notes in class. My best friend and I drew intricate comics of our teachers, folded them up and brushed each others' hands as we shared from desk to desk. I also doodled in class, and as a result my entire yellow folder was...
How to Stop Teens from Texting at "All The Wrong Times"

Toshiba strains metaphors, carries its laptop range over the Ivy Bridge

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Toshiba is announcing a slate of new machines that all sport Intel's Ivy Bridge internals. The more austere Dynabook Qosmio T752 sheds the color-changing shell of its predecessor in favor of brushed aluminum. The AV-centric machine sports a TV Tuner and Blu-Ray drive in addition to its 15.6-inch LED-backlit...
Toshiba strains metaphors, carries its laptop range over the Ivy Bridge

Amazon Prime Needs More Digital Benefits

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Bloomberg has "three people familiar with the matter" reporting that Amazon has fewer than half as many Amazon Prime subscribers as analysts thought. Prime is a $79-per-year program that offers two-day shipping on all orders, as well as streaming digital video. Analysts thought it had 10 million or more subscribers,...
Amazon Prime Needs More Digital Benefits
Google looks to build satellite farm in Iowa to receive high speed data

Google Nexus tablet pops up on benchmark site

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The Google Nexus tablet may have made a guest appearance on a benchmark result site a month ahead of its anticipated release, according to Android Police. The tablet, named "Nexus 7" in the benchmark results, appears to use a Tegra 3 processor and is likely to debut at Google I/O...
Google Nexus tablet pops up on benchmark site

Books on Paper Fight Analog Distractions

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We're worried. With all of the things in the physical world -- parks and baseball, cars and cats, food and drink, duvet covers and lamps -- how will anyone get any reading done?...
Books on Paper Fight Analog Distractions

Realmac says Clear got 350K downloads in 9 days, talks iPad and Mac versions

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Clear, the clever iPhone app we reviewed last week, has sold 350k copies in just the 9 days after its release, reports The Guardian. The publication got some quotes from Nik Fletcher, the product Manager of Realmac about the app’s success and its future plans. Press coverage, including ours and...
Realmac says Clear got 350K downloads in 9 days, talks iPad and Mac versions

Here Are The Coolest Gadget Projects On Kickstarter Right Now

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Sometimes the most interesting gadgets don't come from big companies at all, but rather independent developers working alone somewhere. Thanks to Kickstarter, these guys can raise money over the Internet to help see their products through to the end. These are the coolest tech projects you can help fund on...
Here Are The Coolest Gadget Projects On Kickstarter Right Now

Direct-To-Fan Done Right: Indy Romance Ebook Club Seduces Readers With Extras

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When I wrote about the failings of JK Rowling's Pottermore ebook store, reaction was mixed. Most sources were praising Pottermore for striking out and demonstrating a new model for publishing, but I wanted to forget the business side for a moment and ask whether the customers were truly receiving any...
Direct-To-Fan Done Right: Indy Romance Ebook Club Seduces Readers With Extras

Gadgetwise Blog: Enhancing Family Game Night

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Discovery Bay Games, a maker of games and puzzles, has created an analog iPad add-on called Duo Pop that combines traditional board games with a touch-screen tablet....
Gadgetwise Blog: Enhancing Family Game Night

The innovation we need to see before eBooks can completely replace pBooks

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I haven’t bought a paper book since I bought my first iPad in 2010. Before that I bought between 20 and 40 books a year. I also own every Wired magazine, including issue 1.1, but I switched to the digital version as soon as it became available. You could argue...
The innovation we need to see before eBooks can completely replace pBooks

Alternative Wii U controller design makes brief appearance on Twitter, goes into hiding

www.engadget.com
Excited for Nintendo's new tablet-esque controller? So are the kids in TT Games' QA department. An over-excited tester tweeted out an image of a slightly different Wii U slab than the one we laid hands on at E3 2011, teasing "look we what we have at work!" Answering the...
Alternative Wii U controller design makes brief appearance on Twitter, goes into hiding
DoubleTwist’s New Alarm Clock For Android Wakes You With Your DoubleTwist Tunes

How To Make A Massive Hit Like Facebook Or Pinterest

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Facebook, now a $100 billion company, became hugely popular with normal people first, and then the coastal tech elite. Pinterest is currently following the same pattern, though mostly among women. It is the second fastest growing Web site ever. What trait do Facebook and Pinterest have in common that...
How To Make A Massive Hit Like Facebook Or Pinterest

OpenStack Essex Focuses on Being Production-Ready

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It's official. The OpenStack Essex release has hit the wire. The OpenStack 2012.1 release includes two new projects promoted to the core of OpenStack, an Identity Service (Keystone) and OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon), along with a project in "incubation" called Quantum. The phrase around this release is "production-ready." Sponsor Just in...
OpenStack Essex Focuses on Being Production-Ready

NuForce Air DAC wireless audio streamer on sale: $199 for iDevices, $179 for everything else

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We may live in a digital world, but analog still rules the roost when it comes to audio, and a dedicated DAC can improve the quality of your tunes considerably. Back at CES, we teased you with NuForce's Air DAC that wirelessly streams music from mobile to your home...
NuForce Air DAC wireless audio streamer on sale: $199 for iDevices, $179 for everything else

FCC seeks to streamline licensing requirements for 800MHz band

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A new proposal set forth by the FCC would modify the Commission's licensing requirements of the 800MHz band by replacing its current site-based model with more contemporary geographic guidelines. Commissioners argue the change is needed, as site-based rules were originally established to consider the propagation of analog signals --...
FCC seeks to streamline licensing requirements for 800MHz band
The Search for the Google of the Social Graph
An analog quantum computer made of cold atoms used to simulate electrons' spins

Nintendo 3DS XL revealed, does not have second analog stick

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Nintendo announced a redesign of its Nintendo 3DS portable system during its Nintendo Direct video briefing tonight. The Nintendo 3DS features a top screen that is 90 percent larger than the current version of the handheld and will launch in the US for $199.99 on August 19, alongside the release...
Nintendo 3DS XL revealed, does not have second analog stick
Universal Audio Apollo now shipping, Thunderbolt expansion coming this summer

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Nomad brushes with wide strokes at Macworld | iWorld 2012

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Don Lee, CEO of Nomad Brush, was kind enough to meet with us for a few minutes on the floor of Macworld | iWorld 2012 last week to chat about his creation, which is one of the nicer brushes available for virtual painting on Apple's devices. Nomad's got a...
Nomad brushes with wide strokes at Macworld | iWorld 2012
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