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Microsoft's OneNote Mobile takes up roost in the Android Market

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Hot of the heels of its OneNote app for the iPhone, Microsoft has gone ahead and given the Android Market a similar nod of acceptance with the release of OneNote Mobile. Like the iOS version, the app is free to try -- which allows tire kickers to create up...
Microsoft's OneNote Mobile takes up roost in the Android Market

Google+ saw nearly half as many unique visitors as Twitter at the end of 2011

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While traffic stats can be a tricky thing, one thing they’re good for is to judge growth trends. According to a new report by web traffic analyst Compete, Google+ saw impressive growth towards the end of 2011. Google’s social network, which has come under fire since its heavy integration in...
Google+ saw nearly half as many unique visitors as Twitter at the end of 2011

Typical readers of top tech blogs revealed!

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Ben Lang of Wibiya and Sivan Cohen of Conduit have come up with this graphic that neatly sums up the readerships of some of the world’s most popular tech blogs. We think they’ve pretty much nailed most of these, although Pando Daily’s ‘Techie tree huggers’ raised an eyebrow. As a...
Typical readers of top tech blogs revealed!

Formspring beat Pinterest to 10 million active users by months

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Earlier today a number of tech blogs carried a report from comScore that heralded Pinterest as The Fastest Growing Site Ever, well it turns out that that isn’t true. Though there’s no doubt that the social sharing site has grown massively since launching in closed beta last year — during...
Formspring beat Pinterest to 10 million active users by months

Crazy: Orange censors all blogs, not just GigaOM

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Every day millions of British mobile users hit a dead end on their phones, coming across web pages that they are blocked from reading. But it’s not because the sites they’re trying to access are illegal: it’s because they’ve fallen foul of child protection filters. These filters are used by...
Crazy: Orange censors all blogs, not just GigaOM
Facebook Blames Email Problems On User "Confusion"

Check-In App Forecast Runs Out Of Money And Will Shut Down On July 1

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With the growth of more location-based mobile apps, there is some inevitable shakedown, too: the latest of these is that check-in service Forecast will be shutting down its app and website, effective July 1, because its developers, Hurricane Party, have run out of money. The news hasn’t been posted yet on Forecast’s...
Check-In App Forecast Runs Out Of Money And Will Shut Down On July 1

Now you can share your phone’s home screen across the Web with MyColorscreen

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A mobile phone is an inherently personal device. Given the hours that we spend using them each day, most of us have gone to the trouble to personalise our phone to some degree; not just in terms of apps, and layout, but often also design too. MyColorscreen is a website-cum-social-network...
Now you can share your phone’s home screen across the Web with MyColorscreen

TumbleOn gives iPad owners a gorgeous way to browse and share Tumblr photos

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There are certain image-heavy services that are just made for the iPad experience. Browsing sites like 500px, StumbleUpon and Tumblr are a joy, so it’s surprising that Tumblr still doesn’t have its own native iPad app. Luckily there’s always a talented developer or two willing to jump in and fill...
TumbleOn gives iPad owners a gorgeous way to browse and share Tumblr photos

Consumers & Content Still Central In Social Media

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Have you heard of Pinterest yet? There’s been plenty of buzz about it recently, and it’s even won an award. Why? Because its traffic figures are going “gang-busters“ and so, obviously, according to the majority of tech blogs, it’s the “social media platform you... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Consumers & Content Still Central In Social Media

Live Blogging The Live Blogs Of WWDC

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Apple’s big WWDC developer event is about to kick off at 10am PT. Like most of the rest of the world, I’m watching from afar through live blogs. I figured what the heck, I might as well live blog the best parts out of them. So stay tuned for some...
Live Blogging The Live Blogs Of WWDC

Google brings Google+ to Blogger users with two new social gadgets

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As Google continues to roll out new social features across its portfolio of websites, today the company has announced that it has launched two new widgets for Blogger account owners, allowing them to place a +1 button and a Google+ badge directly on their website. The widgets have been added...
Google brings Google+ to Blogger users with two new social gadgets

Automattic Debuts Vetted And Featured Third-Party Services For WordPress.com VIP Sites

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Automattic is announcing a new feature for large-scale sites hosted in WordPress.com VIP SaaS program (TechCrunch is a VIP publisher)—Featured Partners for third-party integrations. Basically, the program allows companies that have integrated their services with the WordPress platform to promote and seamlessly enable their tools for large-scale VIP sites, which...
Automattic Debuts Vetted And Featured Third-Party Services For WordPress.com VIP Sites

WordPress completely dominates top 100 blogs

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WordPress is no doubt a very popular web publishing platform for blogs and other types of websites. But just how popular is it? We just completed a study and found that WordPress is in use by 49% of the top 100 blogs in the world. This is an increase from...
WordPress completely dominates top 100 blogs

Microsoft details Windows 8's pre-boot world, helps you skip the F8 F8 F8 routine

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Microsoft has been going into very exacting detail as to how Windows 8 works, but one area it hasn't explored much is what happens before you even see the Start screen. As user experience manager Chris Clark notes, the days of mashing F8 repeatedly to reach a pre-boot configuration...
Microsoft details Windows 8's pre-boot world, helps you skip the F8 F8 F8 routine

Review: Readability finally gets a gorgeous app on iOS, but was it worth the wait?

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Richard Ziade, founding partner of Readability, is forthright with me about the wait for an official iOS app. “It did take a really long time.” In fact, the official app of the reading platform took over three months from its initial announcement back in November to make it to market....
Review: Readability finally gets a gorgeous app on iOS, but was it worth the wait?

Dropbox warns “illegitimate” users against nabbing HTC storage, but will it be able to spot them?

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File sharing giant Dropbox has warned that users who try to scam its partnership with HTC for 23GB of free mobile storage will be detected and have their accounts closed. Earlier this year, HTC announced a deal which will see Dropbox provide  cloud storage for its upcoming Sense 4.0 devices....
Dropbox warns “illegitimate” users against nabbing HTC storage, but will it be able to spot them?

RWW Recommends: The Best Mobile RSS Reader

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RSS lives! Not everything is a real-time stream of status updates from Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Subscribing to an RSS feed is still the best way to closely monitor your favorite blogs and topics. So where to check your feeds? Google Reader is the undisputed king of RSS Readers...
RWW Recommends: The Best Mobile RSS Reader

Blogger users can now add photos and videos to posts using their webcams

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Just one day after rolling out Google+ widgets for Blogger, Google has added yet another new feature to its blogging platform – the ability to add photos and videos using your webcam. The new feature is pretty straightforward: To add photos from your webcam, choose “Insert Image”, select “from your webcam”...
Blogger users can now add photos and videos to posts using their webcams

RankBoards, A Pinterest For Opinions, Brings Ranking Into The Imagery Equation

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There are quite a few Pinterest clones out there, and to be quite honest with you, there’s nothing wrong with a clone if it adds value in a fundamentally different way than the service it’s cloning. This is why I’m totally amped to tell you about RankBoards. Yes, I know,...
RankBoards, A Pinterest For Opinions, Brings Ranking Into The Imagery Equation
Wavii Vows to Understand Entire Internet

UK broadcaster Channel 4 to launch a new catch-up channel based on what’s being discussed online

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Speaking at the Financial Times’ Digital Media Conference today, David Abraham, CEO of UK broadcaster Channel 4, announced a brand new channel called 4Seven, which will be launching this year. As Tim Bradshaw from the Financial Times reports, it seems that its schedule will be determined entirely by the Internet...
UK broadcaster Channel 4 to launch a new catch-up channel based on what’s being discussed online

S3 Storage for WordPress Blogs

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Looking to tap Amazon S3 storage for your WordPress blog? The WP2Cloud plugin lets you store all your WordPress data - not just media files - in S3.   The WP2Cloud plugin was developed by OblakSoft as a solution for Yet Another Picture Sharing Site (Yapixx). Yapixx is provided as...
S3 Storage for WordPress Blogs

Facebook Threatens To Sue TechCrunch Commenter

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Last year, Alexia covered a funny Chrome web browser extension called “Defaceable” that allowed you to comment anonymously on Facebook and on other websites using Facebook Comments. Instead of having to associate your comment with your real name and identity, the Defaceable extension let you once again post your troll-isms...
Facebook Threatens To Sue TechCrunch Commenter
Flipboard Expands: Adds Audio From NPR, Public Radio & SoundCloud; Introduces Japanese Version

Adobe Muse is ready to let you design websites without the coding headaches for $15 a month

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If you've been looking to get that web project off the ground but despise the idea of coding it, Adobe's recently announced web design tool has just landed. Muse, the program that allows you to design websites without having to get your hands dirty with HTML5 is now available....
Adobe Muse is ready to let you design websites without the coding headaches for $15 a month

Sound off: What can TNW do better?

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Here at TNW we have one goal – to be the world’s technology blog. We’ve done our level best to be a lightning-fast, deadly-accurate source of technology news, with a healthy dose of Internet culture and humor to boot. But we’re not foolish enough to think that our work is...
Sound off: What can TNW do better?

Microsoft details memory reclaiming process within Metro-style apps

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Microsoft has made clear that Metro-style apps will be "suspended" when they aren't the foremost app that's running, enabling the associated CPU to divert its power to more... shall we say, pressing matters. But for those wondering about memory in the aforesaid scenario, there's an entire post now dedicated...
Microsoft details memory reclaiming process within Metro-style apps

Instagram’s Buyout: No Bubble to See Here

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Instagram’s billion-dollar sale to Facebook raised eyebrows Monday, renewing fears of a new tech bubble. But compared to other major acquisitions since the dot-com bust, turns out it’s a pretty sane deal. To put the acquisition in perspective I pulled together data from a selection of 30 notable internet acquisitions...
Instagram’s Buyout: No Bubble to See Here

Sponsor post: A new era at Go Daddy

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While we do have fun with our marketing, when it comes to taking care of our customers, we are very serious. There are few Internet companies playing to the scale we do. Millions of Internet users depend on our technical reliability. We handle more than 10 billion DNS queries per...
Sponsor post: A new era at Go Daddy
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