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Nokia Announces The 808 PureView And Its 41MP Camera, We Go Hands-On

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I think it’s safe to say that the new 808 Pureview handset was a surprise to just about everyone here at Nokia’s press conference. Not only did Nokia manage to squeeze a 41-megapixel sensor (no, that’s not a typo) into a smartphone, they squeezed it into a smartphone that runs...
Nokia Announces The 808 PureView And Its 41MP Camera, We Go Hands-On

How Much Would The Average Person Pay For A Standalone HBO Go Subscription? About $12 A Month

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Two years ago, HBO introduced HBO Go, giving fans a way to access all of their favorite programming online, on tablets and mobile devices, and increasingly on connected TV platforms. For those of us who have had a chance to use it, HBO Go is nothing short of a revelation,...
How Much Would The Average Person Pay For A Standalone HBO Go Subscription? About $12 A Month
Facebook payments to challenge PayPal, Google, Apple, and more

People Are Facebook’ing-and-Buying More Than Ever, Even If They Don’t Realize It

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A thin Reuters survey says 34% of people THINK they’re using Facebook less than six months ago, but Nielsen DATA shows usage is up 18 minutes to seven hours nine minutes per month per user in that time span. Meanwhile, Reuters says four out of five people THINK they’ve never...
People Are Facebook’ing-and-Buying More Than Ever, Even If They Don’t Realize It

RentHackr: The best way to find out if your landlord is ripping you off

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Let’s face it. Apartment hunting is one of the most miserable things in existence. Sure, if you’re filthy rich the problems may not seem as dire, but for the average person finding a place to live means tons and tons of work and time. One of the worst parts of...
RentHackr: The best way to find out if your landlord is ripping you off
How One Hacker Quit the Programming Life for Bluer Skies

SpaceX CEO claims he can send you on a round-trip to Mars for $500K

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Your dream of visiting the Red Planet may soon come true if the claim made by Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, actually comes to fruition. The commercial space travel entrepreneur told the BBC in an interview that he’s figured out how to send a person on a round-trip journey to...
SpaceX CEO claims he can send you on a round-trip to Mars for $500K

How The JOBS Act will hurt the startup industry

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Today, Obama is set to sign into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. In this post I’m going to argue that the passing of the JOBS Act is really bad for the health of the startup industry. Specifically, the JOBS Act is likely to lead to a startup speculative...
How The JOBS Act will hurt the startup industry
NSF-Funded Project Aims To Enable Print-On-Demand, Customizable Robots

Assimilate UK! The British Music Industry Now Controls Your Internet

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One by one the UK’s ISPs are falling to a creeping censorship of the web led not by some secretive government organisation but by the UK’s music industry in the shape of the British Phonographic Industry, the British record industry’s trade association. There is no democratic check on what’s happening...
Assimilate UK! The British Music Industry Now Controls Your Internet
Social Media Gurus Push Conversations Over Kudos, And Fail

7 Beautiful display typefaces you can download right now for free

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The art of type design is for a special breed of designer. The insane attention to detail required to create typefaces is enough to drive the average person crazy, as every subtle curve and rule matters. If you’re a novice to the world of typography, you’ll most likely be familiar...
7 Beautiful display typefaces you can download right now for free

Google’s Age Engage program hopes to teach your grandparents how to use the Internet

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Those native to the tech scene know a lot more about the Internet than the average person. Seniors, on the other hand, have largely missed out on the World Wide Web, barring some exceptions (like my great great uncle). We’ve all likely experienced that moment: trying to explain social networks to...
Google’s Age Engage program hopes to teach your grandparents how to use the Internet

Forms can be beautiful too

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Like all structural elements built into HTML, forms aren’t inherently beautiful. In fact, forms on their own are quite ugly and dull, which is exactly why it’s usually a good idea not to leave form styling up to the browser and OS. Sadly, this happens all the time. The good news...
Forms can be beautiful too
Build-your-own-website service Wix.com adds HTML5 support
What entrepreneurs can learn from Nigerian email scammers

Ten Dollar Fonts brings incredible experimental typefaces to the masses

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The art of type design is for a special breed of designer. The insane attention to detail required to create typefaces is enough to drive the average person crazy, but somehow a special few are able to master the subtle curves and rules that go into type. Fine typefaces can...
Ten Dollar Fonts brings incredible experimental typefaces to the masses

Taking the Guesswork Out of Retirement Saving

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How often do you tinker with your retirement savings? Many people think about this when starting a job or opening a 401(k), but sometimes not again until they are ready to retire. According to financial advisers, that’s too late. This week, I forced myself to look at accounts I rarely...
Taking the Guesswork Out of Retirement Saving

The Average Person Alive During WWII And Now on Facebook Has 42 Friends

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The Average Person Alive During WWII And Now on Facebook Has 42 Friends

Whoa: You might pay just a $1 for a daily gigabyte in 2020

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“By 2020 the average person will download one gigabyte of personalised data each day, and it will be delivered for less than $1 a day.” That’s a striking comment from Hossein Moiin, CTO of Nokia Siemens Networks. Not only does it speak to the enormous growth in our data needs through...
Whoa: You might pay just a $1 for a daily gigabyte in 2020

Local newspapers' crisis: how we let the readers decide

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Today's extract from What do we mean by local?* is taken from a chapter by Ian Carter, editorial director of the Kent Messenger Group.The company, which also owns radio stations, has been owned by the Boorman family since 1890. It publishes 14 newspapers across the county of Kent - eight...
Local newspapers' crisis: how we let the readers decide

Windows 8′s Consumer Preview racks up 1 million downloads in 24 hours

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Microsoft’s Consumer Preview of its Windows 8 operating system has seen some 1 million downloads in its first day of availability. While not a surprising figure, given the massive popularity of Windows, the number underscores how critically important the upcoming piece of software is for the larger computing market. People...
Windows 8′s Consumer Preview racks up 1 million downloads in 24 hours
One million 3-D printing projects later, Shapeways grabs a new investment

Data stored in Apple's iCloud deemed 'safe' for most users

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Unless you're sharing or storing information of importance to national security, information saved on Apple's servers through iCloud should be secure enough for the average person's needs, a new analysis has found....
Data stored in Apple's iCloud deemed 'safe' for most users

Bohemian Rhapsody Video Taken Down Again, This Time By The Drunk Guy Himself

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Well, this is a fun twist. We just wrote about the story of now-world-famous drunk guy Robert Wilkinson, his poor Freddy Mercury impersonation, and the resulting takedown and reinstatement of the video by EMI. Now a commenter points us to the fact that the video has been taken down again,...
Bohemian Rhapsody Video Taken Down Again, This Time By The Drunk Guy Himself
Negativity sucks: PositiveTalk is social app for happy thoughts only

Justin Rosenstein Is Bringing Sexy Back ... To Business Software

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Given how much time the average person spends at work, why should we spend it fighting with our software tools? Asana co-founders Justin Rosenstein and Dustin Moskovitz say you shouldn't. And they are leading the charge to make enterprise software sexy again. Rosenstein and Moskovitz hail from Facebook (Moskovitz as...
Justin Rosenstein Is Bringing Sexy Back ... To Business Software

Blank Label Turns to Kickstarter to Add Custom Women’s Shirts to Its Catalog

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Founder and “Chief Shirt” Jan Ki started Blank Label in 2009 after noticing that off-the-rack shirts didn’t fit properly and that custom shirts were too expensive for the average person. Now that the men’s shirts division of Blank Label has reached 25,000 customers, the company is ready to replicate its...
Blank Label Turns to Kickstarter to Add Custom Women’s Shirts to Its Catalog

Financial Responsibility Company SaveUp Has Exclusive Access to Intuit’s Data Aggregation Technology

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SaveUp, a personal finance company that rewards users for financial responsibility, is the first startup to partner with Mint parent company Intuit for data aggregation ahead of the release of a public API. Intuit chose SaveUp as its first partner because of the startup’s commitment to changing how the average...
Financial Responsibility Company SaveUp Has Exclusive Access to Intuit’s Data Aggregation Technology
Twitter Finally Ditches “50+”, New and Old Tweets Now Show Their Exact Counts Of Retweets and Favorites
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?