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Shotgun! Sunny Side for iOS shows passengers which side of the car to sit on to avoid the sun

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It’s maybe not top of your list of problems, but when traveling distances by car, bus or train, it can be a little bit irksome when you find yourself sitting with the sun in your eyes for large chunks of the journey. With that in mind, a quirky new iOS...
Shotgun! Sunny Side for iOS shows passengers which side of the car to sit on to avoid the sun
Wall Street Decides It Likes Facebook, Anyway (For Now!)

When is it time to stop calling yourself a freelancer and become an entrepreneur?

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Self-employed. Freelancer. Entrepreneur. Business owner. However you label it, these people are making an independent living by themselves and their businesses they have built. These “labels” often blend into one another: those who are self-employed consider themselves business owners, business owners consider themselves entrepreneurs, freelancers consider themselves self-employed. For those who enjoy...
When is it time to stop calling yourself a freelancer and become an entrepreneur?

Guest post: How much does the #1 game on the iOS store earn in a day? $199k (I think)

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Editors note: The following guest post was written by Ethan Levy, co-founder of Quarter Spiral a new game publishing startup. Levy is a 10-year veteran of the video games industry, having recently worked at BioWare’s San Francisco studio as producer for Dragon Age Legends. Having a #1 grossing app on...
Guest post: How much does the #1 game on the iOS store earn in a day? $199k (I think)

Google Search Descriptions Now Say If GoogleBot Is Blocked

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When you block GoogleBot, Google’s web crawler, the page that is blocked can still show up in the Google search results because of links pointing to the page. When that happened, the search listing looked awkward, because Google isn’t able to crawl the page, so it makes a best guess...
Google Search Descriptions Now Say If GoogleBot Is Blocked

Craig's Big Bluff

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Craigslist says it can use the classified ads written by its users as the basis for copyright lawsuits. The claim is a legal longshot at best and the latest act of aggression from a site once known for its idealism. In case anyone missed, Craigslist last month sued PadMapper, a...
Craig's Big Bluff

New Macs spec sheet leaks out into the Internet, pricing and names included

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Since Apple’s inventory system was clumsily leaked out onto the Internet this morning, placing those who work in the inventory system at significant risk, we’ll post the complete list that we’ve been sitting on for weeks. This includes our best guess on what these parts numbers mean. . Note that...
New Macs spec sheet leaks out into the Internet, pricing and names included

Marketing is the worst, but it enables a lot of cool stuff. I think

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This idea — marketing sucks, but it pays for cool stuff — looped endlessly through my mind in Austin last week. Something like: God, marketing is awful. But also, teehee, look at that ridiculous Grumpy Cat installation (sponsored by Friskies). I should Instagram it. Wait, no, don’t let the marketers...
Marketing is the worst, but it enables a lot of cool stuff. I think
Google expands Search by Image with better results and Knowledge Graph sidebar

There Will Be 12 Different iPad Mini Models (AAPL)

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Leaked Apple item numbers reveal that there will be 12 different models of iPad Mini in two colors, reports Apple Insider. This makes for a total of six devices with different internals. Our best guess is that Apple will follow its format with the full-size iPad and offer three different...
There Will Be 12 Different iPad Mini Models (AAPL)
T-Mobile to show off 'latest and greatest' BlackBerry 7 technology on March 15th?

Facebook's Gay Marriage Map

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If you’re a certain kind of person, with a certain kind of circle of friends, you are completely aware that a whole lot of Facebook users changed their profile picture this week. That’s the result of a very effective viral campaign, kicked off by the Human Rights Campaign, to show...
Facebook's Gay Marriage Map
The data diet: Factual now feeds you nutrition data (Exclusive)
$FB Is Blowing Up On StockTwits, Too

Engadget HD Podcast 337 - 02.19.2013

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We're getting the band back together. After we welcome Ryan Block and Peter Rojas back to the fold, we dig into all the news that came out of the AllThingsD conference last week. Sony, Dish, Microsoft, Intel and others had plenty to say, but did we believe everything we...
Engadget HD Podcast 337 - 02.19.2013
Oops! Some French customers received their iPad minis 3 days early

Ness 2.0 Debuts, a Revamped Restaurant App to Find You a Square Meal

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Yes, please. (Photo: Ness) It’s surprisingly difficult to stand on a street corner and use your smartphone to find a restaurant you’ll actually like. Yelp, for example, just serves up a long list of other people’s favorites. But a new-and-improved version of the recommendations app Ness, released late last night, hopes...
Ness 2.0 Debuts, a Revamped Restaurant App to Find You a Square Meal

On Estimize, An Open Financial Estimates Platform, Users Are 67 Percent More Accurate Than Wall St.

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You may remember Estimize from our coverage back in April. The service basically pits an average of user estimates against Wall Street analysts when looking at the trajectory of any given company’s stock. Users are encouraged to make their best guess for upcoming EPS and Revenue estimates up to eight...
On Estimize, An Open Financial Estimates Platform, Users Are 67 Percent More Accurate Than Wall St.

Guy Who 'Hates To Be A Curmudgeon' Explains Why Yahoo Buying A 17-Year-Old's Startup For $30 Million Makes No Sense

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When a startup sells for multiple millions, other founders are left reeling. "Why him, not me?" they wonder. One Y Combinator founder, Origami's Vibhu Horby, vented publicly about this in a post that rose to the top of Hacker News over night. His article, "The Summly deal makes no sense"...
Guy Who 'Hates To Be A Curmudgeon' Explains Why Yahoo Buying A 17-Year-Old's Startup For $30 Million Makes No Sense

Go Ahead and Short Your 'InTrade Will Come Back' Contract

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Cross-posted from While most of you are busily reading about the latest effort from U.S. News to calculate with the incalculable, applying its formula to tease out razor-thin distinctions between law schools, you're missing the demise of the once lauded Internet prediction site, InTrade. What were the odds? Over...
Go Ahead and Short Your 'InTrade Will Come Back' Contract
New lab could unlock vast potential of seabed methane ice

Google improves “search by image”, now includes Knowledge Graph in results

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When you’re using Google for search, one of the cooler features is dragging or uploading an image into the search box and letting the company’s computer vision technology find results based on matches. The company has shared some interesting details as to how it’s making the search by image experience...
Google improves “search by image”, now includes Knowledge Graph in results
CHART OF THE DAY: Apple's Margin Continue To Shrink Faster Than Expected (AAPL)

Michael Dell still holds strongest cards in battle against Blackstone and Icahn | Nils Pratley

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Blackstone and Carl Icahn might appear to offer more - but the clarity of Michael Dell's 100% takeover is worth somethingMichael Dell, founder and chief executive of Dell, looked to have a clear path to take the company private when he made his $24.4bn (£16.1bn) offer last month. Other shareholders...
Michael Dell still holds strongest cards in battle against Blackstone and Icahn | Nils Pratley
Tech materials of the future (and how you can make them yourself)

HomeSnap Is Not A Boring Real Estate App

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Sawbuck Reality, an online real estate broker, has just launched a new app called HomeSnap which lets you discover information about any home nationwide just by taking a photo of it. Using a combination of mobile phone sensors to determine location and orientation as well as MLS and public records...
HomeSnap Is Not A Boring Real Estate App

Nokia’s coming camera-focused handset could be a Windows Phone device

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Yesterday we caught wind of a rather interesting video, a short Nokia clip that promised a new handset with a sharp camera, to be announced on February 27th. Of course, that is the opening day of the 2012 Mobile World Congress. Today, a tweet has caught the eye of the...
Nokia’s coming camera-focused handset could be a Windows Phone device

Access Rotten Tomatoes movie ratings in your Netflix library

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If you're a Netflix junkie like I am, you're no doubt always on the lookout for ways to make the service better. For example, I remain a huge fan of InstantWatcher, which catalogs the latest additions to the Netflix streaming library and gives you lots of options for perusing...
Access Rotten Tomatoes movie ratings in your Netflix library

With Price Cuts, Retailers Anticipate New iPad

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Apple has been introducing new versions of its products for so long that it's a question of which month, not whether, it will introduce new iPads and iPhones. Best Buy on Wednesday took its best guess that the latest iPads are coming soon from Apple by slashing prices on one...
With Price Cuts, Retailers Anticipate New iPad

Why You Can't See SNL's Great "Game of Thrones" Sketch On NBC.com

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The great thing about Saturday Night Live and the Internet is that you don’t have to watch Saturday Night Live anymore. Because of the Internet. Do whatever you want on Saturday night, and on Sunday morning, you can see all of the show online, legally, for free. Your cyber-pals will...
Why You Can't See SNL's Great "Game of Thrones" Sketch On NBC.com
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