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Hey Google, take control of Android already, will ya?

gigaom.com
Google’s “open” approach to Android has certainly helped build the platform’s user base: Android powers more than half of the world’s smartphones. Whether you love Android or hate it, it’s difficult to argue that this level of adoption is anything less than a success. Android debuted as a clunky operating...
Hey Google, take control of Android already, will ya?

Facebook Goes After Greasemonkey Script Developer

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palmerj3 writes "The popular Facebook Purity greasemonkey script (now renamed Fluff Buster Purity) has been used by thousands to rid their Facebook feeds from the likes of Mafia Wars, Farmville, and other annoying things. Now, Facebook is threatening the developer of this script. Does Facebook have the right to govern...
Facebook Goes After Greasemonkey Script Developer

Concept video shows how great iPhone widget support could be [video]

bgr.com
Ahead of Apple’s (AAPL) recent iPhone 5 launch, BGR ran a piece about some of the most annoying things that the new iPhone 5 and iOS 6 would not fix. One of the biggest items we covered was likely iOS’ lack of widget support. A comprehensive widget solution like the...
Concept video shows how great iPhone widget support could be [video]

Welcome To Apple's iOS6 Map -- Where Berlin Is Now Called "Schoeneiche"

techcrunch.com
We’ve seen that the new Apple-created iO6 map which replaces the Google Maps app has had – how can we put it – a little bit of a backlash. But this morning, as Europeans woke up to a little screen encouraging them to download the new iOS, many were not...
Welcome To Apple's iOS6 Map -- Where Berlin Is Now Called "Schoeneiche"

Hater: The App You'll Love to Hate

blogs.wsj.com
Why does the Internet 'like' everything? What about annoying things like traffic or homework? Hater CEO Jake Banks discusses Hater, an app for things you dislike....
Hater: The App You'll Love to Hate

From SXSW: Google Buzz and User Empathy

whydoeseverythingsuck.com
I was having lunch with Dare Obasanjo and Louis Gray yesterday. We were talking about FriendFeed and Google Buzz, and I was saying how I really didn't get either product. And something occurred to me that I think about sometimes, but rarely articulate.I have been writing code and/or developing products...
From SXSW: Google Buzz and User Empathy

Giveaway: iWalk Link 1000m portable backup battery

www.electronista.com
Hands down one of the most annoying things to have happen while using a cell phone is to have the battery die. It has happened to all of us, and usually at the most inopportune times when there isn't a single plug in sight. Fortunately these days there are portable...
Giveaway: iWalk Link 1000m portable backup battery
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Giveaway: iWalk Link 1000 portable backup battery

www.electronista.com
Hands down one of the most annoying things to have happen while using a cell phone is to have the battery die. It has happened to all of us, and usually at the most inopportune times when there isn't a single plug in sight. Fortunately these days there are portable...
Giveaway: iWalk Link 1000 portable backup battery

5 Free Ways to Identify that Song Stuck in Your Head

mashable.com
Getting a tune stuck in your head and not being able to identify it, or hearing the best song ever and not knowing who it is by, are two of the most annoying things that plague human kind.To help you out of such musical dilemmas, we’ve pulled together a...
5 Free Ways to Identify that Song Stuck in Your Head

Wireless iPod/iPhone/iPad Syncing Is Awesome — Too Bad It Will Likely Be Rejected [Video]

techcrunch.com
Basically, since its initial launch, one of the most annoying things about the iPod (and now iPhone, iPad, etc) is that you have to plug it into your computer via USB to sync it. Sure, this also allows you to recharge your device, but I'd love to say, charge it...
Wireless iPod/iPhone/iPad Syncing Is Awesome — Too Bad It Will Likely Be Rejected [Video]

Syncing Your iPod/iPhone/iPad Over WiFi Is Awesome. Too Bad It Will Likely Be Rejected. [Video]

techcrunch.com
Basically, since its initial launch, one of the most annoying things about the iPod (and now iPhone, iPad, etc) is that you have to plug it into your computer via USB to sync it. Sure, this also allows you to recharge your device, but I’d love to say, charge it...
Syncing Your iPod/iPhone/iPad Over WiFi Is Awesome. Too Bad It Will Likely Be Rejected. [Video]

Paramount Thinks That Louis CK Making $1 Million In 12 Days Means He's Not Monetizing

www.techdirt.com
One of the more annoying things about debates on copyright law, is that when we talk about alternative business models that do not rely on copyright, some people feel the need to insist that this means making less money -- or, even, making no money at all. There is just...
Paramount Thinks That Louis CK Making $1 Million In 12 Days Means He's Not Monetizing

Does Storing Your Documents In 'The Cloud' Mean The Gov't Has Easier Access To It?

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Does Storing Your Documents In 'The Cloud' Mean The Gov't Has Easier Access To It?
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