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Watch out, Nexus 7 - Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ported to Kindle Fire [video]

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The latest version of the Android operating system, known as Jelly Bean, has been ported to the Kindle Fire. Along with having the same price, Amazon’s slate features a similar form factor as Google’s newly announced 7-inch tablet, the Nexus 7. The Kindle Fire, however, runs a heavily skinned...
Watch out, Nexus 7 - Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ported to Kindle Fire [video]
Tweetbot for Mac moves to beta stage, but only existing users can partake

Meet Ms.Mac 2012: "The average female Mac user is pretty hot, if awkwardly dressed"

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Turns out 18 percent of female Mac users have an unusually large head, more than half of them have freckles, and only 9 percent wear skirts. That is at least according to BlueStacks, a Silicon Valley company that enables Android apps to run on Windows and Mac computers. The ‘Ms.Mac...
Meet Ms.Mac 2012: "The average female Mac user is pretty hot, if awkwardly dressed"

Like PhoneGap In The Cloud: Icenium Debuts A New Cross-Platform Mobile App Development Platform (Invites)

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Icenium is a brand-new integrated cloud environment (get it? i-c-e not i-d-e = Icenium) for mobile application development. The service, which is a spin-off product division at Telerik, is just now entering its private beta stage and is in search of developers willing to kick the tires. Initially, Icenium will...
Like PhoneGap In The Cloud: Icenium Debuts A New Cross-Platform Mobile App Development Platform (Invites)

BetaEasy.com - An Organized Way To Handle Feedback

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We can define BetaEasy as a management system for customer feedback. If you have ever released a site of your very own and tried to gather the different opinions that are bound to pour in during its beta stage then you already know how vital this can turn out to...
BetaEasy.com - An Organized Way To Handle Feedback

Best Tech Events This Week (NY TimesOpen, GA Demo Night, PandoMonthly w Ben Lerer, MusicTech, Eyebeam ArtsTech, gdgt)

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com. Entrepreneur’s Roundtable...
Best Tech Events This Week (NY TimesOpen, GA Demo Night, PandoMonthly w Ben Lerer, MusicTech, Eyebeam ArtsTech, gdgt)

WTFJeans Have Special Pockets for All Your Gadgets

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If you were ever frustrated by the lack of iPhone/iPod Touch pocket on your jeans, here’s a treat for you: wtfJeans. This freshly launched indie jeans brand was just a blueprint 3 months ago, but things happen fast on the Internet, and now you can order them from the...
WTFJeans Have Special Pockets for All Your Gadgets

Renegade app store Pokki hits one million users, drops the beta tag as it preps for a Windows 8 future

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Pokki is a company working on the least sexy of platforms: the PC. And it’s doing so in a way that is difficult: Pokki wants to bring a great app experience to your normal computer. Why is that a hard sell? Because Pokki wants developers to build apps for its...
Renegade app store Pokki hits one million users, drops the beta tag as it preps for a Windows 8 future

13 Windows 8 features worth knowing about

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Upgrades, system migration, support headaches -- IT folks are probably dreading the next major Windows rollout. Yet Windows 8, which is scheduled to move to the beta stage in late February and will likely launch in the fall, does offer several compelling new features for both IT and end users....
13 Windows 8 features worth knowing about

LitPick, A Startup Founded By A Harvard Lad And His Dad, Aims To Rate Young Adult Literature

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The founders of LitPick have known each other since birth. Seth Cassel and his dad Gary founded their first company, FlamingNet in 2002 when Seth was in fourth grade. Designed as a book review site, Seth and his dad Gary built the site themselves and began taking a profit. “I...
LitPick, A Startup Founded By A Harvard Lad And His Dad, Aims To Rate Young Adult Literature

Visa teams up with RBS for V.me's first UK outing

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Soon after getting V.me past the beta stage, Visa has signed up with old partner RBS for the UK launch of the digital wallet service. RBS and NatWest customers have started playing with the PayPal rival, and a full-blown rollout is aimed for spring 2013. While BBVA is slated...
Visa teams up with RBS for V.me's first UK outing

RIM welcomes Office 365 users into the fold with BlackBerry Business Cloud Services

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For wary Office 365 enterprises who've been reluctant to dip their toes into the beta pond, today will certainly be memorable in the IT room: Research in Motion has gone ahead and blessed BlackBerry Business Cloud Services as ready for prime time. The software, which has been in beta...
RIM welcomes Office 365 users into the fold with BlackBerry Business Cloud Services

New York Tech Meetup Debuts Paid Memberships for High Rollers

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At the Meetup. (flickr.com/alextorrenegra) Sick of the last New York Tech Meetup ticket selling out just before you have a chance to get your hands on it? Well, good news if you absolutely must attend every demo: The organization has just announced the launch of a beta-stage annual membership. In an email...
New York Tech Meetup Debuts Paid Memberships for High Rollers

13 Windows 8 features worth knowing about

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Upgrades, system migration, support headaches -- IT folks are probably dreading the next major Windows rollout. Yet Windows 8, which is scheduled to move to the beta stage in late February and will likely launch in the fall, does offer several compelling new features for both IT and end users....
13 Windows 8 features worth knowing about

Salesforce finally solidifies European data center plans

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Salesforce will set up its first European data center in the UK next year, the enterprise software-as-a-service firm said on Thursday. The company has come under criticism for not having a European data center in the past, largely due to compliance issues – Salesforce is part of the EU-U.S. Safe...
Salesforce finally solidifies European data center plans
How long does an iOS beta period last?
Curated discussion service Branch launches publicly with highlights, activity feeds and Spotify integration

Cablevision Optimum App for Laptop exits private beta stage

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Cablevision, which makes the Optimum iPad app that lets users watch live TV when on their home network, has now launched the Optimum App for Laptop. As the name suggests, the app lets Cablevision TV subscribers watch live TV on any Windows PC or Mac connected to their wireless network....
Cablevision Optimum App for Laptop exits private beta stage

Nokia Conference app wants to take the drudgery out of concalls, may be overreaching

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Is your organization still on the fence about BB10? Then here's a little first-party app for Nokia Lumia phones that might be worthy of some evidence-based evaluation. It's called Conference and it's only at the beta stage, but it's already able to serve its primary purpose: namely, letting you...
Nokia Conference app wants to take the drudgery out of concalls, may be overreaching
HireQ helps job seekers find their career soul mates
New Opera For Android Makes Switch From Presto To WebKit

Tradeshift Is Courting VCs On A $80-100 Million Valuation

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Tradeshift, which aims to become the "Skype for invoicing", has pulled in two new significant angel investors: former MySQL CEO Mårten Mickos and founding investor in LastFM Stefan Glaenzer. Tradeshift is working on what it positions as the world's first free invoicing platform, news which we broke on its launch...
Tradeshift Is Courting VCs On A $80-100 Million Valuation

Tweetbot for Mac

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Tweetbot for Mac: With its mixture of speed and features, Tweetbot long ago became my go-to Twitter client for both the iPhone and iPad. And today it launches for the Mac as well. It's in the pretty early alpha stage, but it works. Users of Tweetbot for iOS will feel...
Tweetbot for Mac
Meta, The World's First Entry-Level VR Glasses, Hires The Father Of Wearable Computing As An Advisor

Firefox Marketplace now open to early adopters

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The app marketplace that will supplement Mozilla's Firefox browser and Firefox OS is now accessible by users of the Android Firefox Beta browser. The fledgling marketplace shows off a number of the apps, games, and utilities that will be available on Mozilla's forthcoming mobile operating system when it debuts next...
Firefox Marketplace now open to early adopters

Pinterest is quietly generating revenue by modifying user submitted pins.

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I swore I wasn’t going to write about Pinterest again for a while after finishing a six part series of blog posts, but major developments keeping coming and no major news organizations see to be covering them. If you post a pin to Pinterest, and it links to an ecommerce...
Pinterest is quietly generating revenue by modifying user submitted pins.

RIM welcomes Office 365 users into the fold with BlackBerry Business Cloud Services

www.engadget.com
For wary Office 365 enterprises who've been reluctant to dip their toes into the beta pond, today will certainly be memorable in the IT room: Research in Motion has gone ahead and blessed BlackBerry Business Cloud Services as ready for prime time. The software, which has been in beta...
RIM welcomes Office 365 users into the fold with BlackBerry Business Cloud Services
Microsoft's "Skype In The Workspace" - Like A Video-Based Quora
Hands-on with Chameleon: Android tablets get a shot of adrenaline

SocialFlow Increases Social Media Clicks By Up To 60% - At A Cost

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SocialFlow, a service currently being used by the Economist, the New York Public Library, Pepsi and Human Rights Watch to manage social media campaigns, exited its beta and became publicly available Tuesday. In the beta stage, SocialFlow increased clicks per tweet between 40% and 60%, on average. But the service...
SocialFlow Increases Social Media Clicks By Up To 60% - At A Cost
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