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Review: Livescribe Sky WiFi Smartpen links your ink and audio to Evernote

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The Livescribe Sky pen marries old-school pen-and-ink with the cloud. If paper remains a core part of your workflow, this is the best pen of its kind on the market. You can save notes and audio recordings to your Evernote account via Wi-Fi, or you can plug in a Micro-USB...
Review: Livescribe Sky WiFi Smartpen links your ink and audio to Evernote

Radiolab releases Android, iOS app, invites you to join the sound collage

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We're not going to go so far as stating conclusively that Radiolab is the best program on your dial right now, but it's certainly a prime contender for that title. The Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich-hosted WYNC show frames scientific topics in a fascinating and understandable manner accessible to...
Radiolab releases Android, iOS app, invites you to join the sound collage

Apple and the birth of the drivetime podcast

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The company has an opportunity to turn an afterthought into a new mass medium FORTUNE — “As I’ve described many times before in this space, Apple’s core competency is finding common but horrible content consumption experiences and replacing them with awesome, Apple-designed experiences.” So writes Mike Elgan, long-time editor of...
Apple and the birth of the drivetime podcast

Apps Rush: Monty Python, TED, Mass Effect Infiltrator, The World in Figures, Toy Story 3, Evite and more

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What's new on the app stores on Tuesday 6 March 2012A selection of 10 new apps for you today:Monty Python: The Holy Book of DaysThe Monty Python team have gone "back to their vaults" to find outtakes, rehearsals, songs, scripts, stills and other content from Monthy Python and the Holy...
Apps Rush: Monty Python, TED, Mass Effect Infiltrator, The World in Figures, Toy Story 3, Evite and more
New York state court questions DMCA safe harbor for pre-1972 audio recordings

Two men from indicted BitTorrent group imprisoned for movie piracy

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On Friday, two men were sentenced to jail and fined after pleading guilty to several counts of copyright infringement. Willie Lambert, 57, and Sean Lovelady, 27, were part of a larger group called IMAGiNE, whose members recorded movies in theaters and then uploaded those recordings to BitTorrent. IMAGiNE had a reputation...
Two men from indicted BitTorrent group imprisoned for movie piracy

BBC Rumoured To Be Jumping Into Music Streaming World With Playlister

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The BBC is reportedly working on a music version of its popular iPlayer service, says the Daily Telegraph. The service, called Playlister, is the brainchild of Tim Davie, the corporation's head of Audio & Music. The idea is to draw on the Beeb's archive of audio recordings and give users...
BBC Rumoured To Be Jumping Into Music Streaming World With Playlister

Zivix Announces Wireless iOS Connectivity For The Jamstik MIDI Guitar

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When we first met the team from Vivix their wild MIDI guitar, the Jamstik, promised a unique music-making experience thanks to a tether that connected it to a computer or iOS device. In the few short months since CES, however, they’re now preparing to announce that Jamstik works nearly flawlessly...
Zivix Announces Wireless iOS Connectivity For The Jamstik MIDI Guitar

Box for Android scores new sharing and media playback options

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Box subscribers that are enjoying the cloud service on an Android handset or slate can't complain about lack of updates to the app, and the same goes for those on one of the other platforms. Today, however, it's Box for Android that's on the receiving end of some more...
Box for Android scores new sharing and media playback options

Steve Jobs' 'lost years' detailed by veteran reporter

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After digging up old audio recordings, journalist Brent Schlender writes an extensive article about Apple's co-founder's "Wilderness Years," from 1985 to 1996. [Read more]...
Steve Jobs' 'lost years' detailed by veteran reporter

Scientists take a bird's eye view to prevent bird-aircraft collisions

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Civil Air Patrol The audio recordings are stark. “Birds,” the captain remarked. Thump. Thud. Then a shuddering sound was heard, followed by a decrease in engine noise as both of the engines’ fans started to slow. “Mayday mayday mayday...this is....Cactus fifteen-fourty-nine. Hit birds. We’ve lost thrust in both engines....
Scientists take a bird's eye view to prevent bird-aircraft collisions

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The productive businessperson

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The Productive Businessperson Believe it or not, "getting things done" doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. A plethora of free virtual tools can help you im--prove your productivity without breaking the bank. Evernote lets you get things done without denting your wallet. When you have to...
Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The productive businessperson

Engadget Podcast 337 - 03.28.13

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Missed us live at our new weekly livestream home on YouTube at 3PM ET last Thursday? Fret not, because we've got you covered here with the video and audio recordings as usual. So, listen on your time as Tim, Brian and Peter talk everything from OUYA to Angry Birds...
Engadget Podcast 337 - 03.28.13

Palantir Acqhires Team Behind YC Voice Email Startup Voicegem

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Palantir just scooped up some fresh minds to aid its mission of analyzing the world’s information. Today Y Combinator Summer 2012 startup Voicegem announced its team is joining Palantir, and it will shut down its voice email service in mid-March. Voicegem had delivered over one million seconds of voice recordings,...
Palantir Acqhires Team Behind YC Voice Email Startup Voicegem

Why Aren't Cameras Allowed in the U.S. Supreme Court? Ask Chief Justice Roberts

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Chief Justice John Roberts swept onto the U.S. Supreme Court as a camera-ready jurist with an air of modernity. But there’s one area where he has shown little willingness to adapt to the information age: allowing cameras that would let the public watch real time what happens inside the country’s...
Why Aren't Cameras Allowed in the U.S. Supreme Court? Ask Chief Justice Roberts

Swann Bolt HD action camera shoots 1080p video, 12MP stills with laser targeting

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We're starting to wonder where introducing lasers doesn't make everything better. Case in point: Swann's just-shipping Bolt HD action camera. While the 1080p video, microSD storage and 135-degree lens will be familiar from the Freestyle HD we saw in 2011, there's now a laser pointer to make sure the...
Swann Bolt HD action camera shoots 1080p video, 12MP stills with laser targeting

Ze Frank officially launches his new show

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Video blogging pioneer Ze Frank just posted the first episode of his new show on YouTube as well as his own site. Frank launched a Kickstarter campaign in February to finance the new show with the goal of raising $50,000. But fans far surpassed that goal, and ended up contributing a...
Ze Frank officially launches his new show
Apple Maps: The Next Turn

Library Of Congress Hoping To Cut Through Tangled Copyright Laws In Order To Archive Historic Sound Recordings

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The copyright laws governing sound recordings are a mess, especially here in the US. The steady march of copyright protection towards perpetuity hasn't helped, extending protection on original recordings to the point where archiving decaying media is generally perceived to border on impossible. In Europe, sound recordings enter the...
Library Of Congress Hoping To Cut Through Tangled Copyright Laws In Order To Archive Historic Sound Recordings

Evernote takes health to new heights with its 30-Day Fitness Challenge

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Evernote is fast-becoming everyone’s favorite note taking app. Anyone with a less than perfect memory who uses a computer, smartphone or tablet can appreciate the cloud-based, multiple device exterior brain of sorts. At LeWeb this past December, Evernote launched two new apps to help you track the food you eat and the people you...
Evernote takes health to new heights with its 30-Day Fitness Challenge
Digisocial attempts to advance social sharing with app that's like Instagram with audio

Need To Pump Up Your iPhone Voice Recordings? The Pint-Sized iRig MIC Cast Is Now Shipping

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The microphone in the iPhone 4S is pretty good — I have found it to capture excellent quality on all my consumer-ish recordings and videos. Of course, that is not to say it could not be improved. When the iRig MIC Cast was announced at CES this year, I was...
Need To Pump Up Your iPhone Voice Recordings? The Pint-Sized iRig MIC Cast Is Now Shipping

Free audiobook service LibriVox hits 100m downloads

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Librivox, the community that provides public domain texts, read by volunteers, has hit 100 million downloads. The organisation creates hundreds of audiobooks for free as mp3 or ogg files, providing access to an amazing selection of audio that is no longer under copyright in the USA. The hard work has...
Free audiobook service LibriVox hits 100m downloads

Pen and Paper Find a Place in the Digital World

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As the saying goes, the pen is mightier than the sword. But I’d also venture that the pen can be mightier than the keyboard. After spending hours each day typing out emails, text messages, tweets, Facebook comments and instant messages using similarly dull fonts, the sight of anything written...
Pen and Paper Find a Place in the Digital World
Researchers successfully restore 134 year-old audio recording

National Geographic brings endangered languages into the digital age, one dictionary at a time

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Have you ever heard of the languages Chamacoco, Remo and Tuvan? Chances are you haven’t, and while they are languages that are nearing extinction, thanks to a digital project by National Geographic, each of them is now reaching a wider audience – online. With nearly 80 percent of the world’s population...
National Geographic brings endangered languages into the digital age, one dictionary at a time
BioShock Infinite's a fascinating "what if" tale of American conservatism with a few minor flaws (review)

Google Keep vs. OneNote vs. Evernote: We name the note-app winner

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Google shook things up last week when it dusted off its old Notebook service and relaunched it as Keep. Google's new software muscles in on the space currently dominated by Microsoft OneNote and Evernote, two note-taking apps that save your text, Web links, photos, audio recordings, and more, helping...
Google Keep vs. OneNote vs. Evernote: We name the note-app winner

MobileNoter: OneNote for the iPhone?

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Microsoft OneNote remains one of the best note-taking solutions around. It allows taking notes consisting of text, ink, images, links and more. What makes OneNote so powerful is the sophisticated search capability that makes it easy to find any nugget of information in an instant. About the only downside to...
MobileNoter: OneNote for the iPhone?

Why Evernote Bought the Best iPad Handwriting App

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After closing a $70 million deal last week, Evernote announced today that it has acquired the handwriting app Penultimate, the fourth-best-selling iPad app of all time. Penultimate fans don't have to worry; when Evernote buys apps, they stick around. Evernote lovers should be excited to add this one to the family. Here's why. Penultimate creator...
Why Evernote Bought the Best iPad Handwriting App
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