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Slice launches social book network Bookshelf

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Haven’t been able to lay your hands on Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ yet? Oh, never mind… with the Slice Bookshelf, you might be able to borrow it from your bestie living down the street. Slice, the shopping app company...
Slice launches social book network Bookshelf

Apple's new iBooks 3.0 update available now with iCloud purchase library, scrolling theme and more

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Apple has released its updated version of iBooks, bringing it to 3.0. The latest version, which is available on the App Store now, features a scrolling theme that allows you to ‘flick’ through your books vertically, as well as improved iCloud support and more. The updated iBooks adds the ability to see...
Apple's new iBooks 3.0 update available now with iCloud purchase library, scrolling theme and more

iBooks 3 now available to download, adds iCloud purchase history and new scrolling theme

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iBooks 3 is now available for download from the iTunes App Store. • See all your iBookstore purchases in iCloud—right on your bookshelf with iOS 6 • Scroll vertically through your books with the flick of a finger using the new Scroll theme • Receive free updates to purchased books—including new...
iBooks 3 now available to download, adds iCloud purchase history and new scrolling theme

KatieCam: What's On Nuance CEO Paul Ricci's Bookshelf (Video)

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Paul Ricci, chairman and CEO of Nuance, confirmed at D11 today that Nuance’s voice recognition software is one of the foundational parts of Apple’s mobile personal assistant, Siri. But he didn’t need a digital intermediary (well, other than that microphone) to talk to our own Katie Boehret about his summer...
KatieCam: What's On Nuance CEO Paul Ricci's Bookshelf (Video)

Giada's i53 mini-PC is book-sized, without all the paper cuts

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We'd have gone with "smaller than a breadbox," but book-sized seems to work just as well, when describing Giada's new mini-PC. The i53 packs an Ivy Bridge Core i5 processor standard (i3 and and i7 versions are also available), 4GB of RAM and a 500GB hard drive into its...
Giada's i53 mini-PC is book-sized, without all the paper cuts
Kozmo Is Dead, Long Live Instacart: A Y Combinator-Backed App for One-Hour Delivery

iPad Fun

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iPad Fun is a post from Chris PirilloMy Live Audience is so l337:Fun with the Unboxing Countdown Clock reaching zero:And, of course, games (even if I can’t steer well):Unboxing the Apple iPad LiveiPad Seen in Apple StoreA Little Net Disaster Web FuniPad FingerprintsWho Wants an iPad?The Chris Pirillo Live iPad...
iPad Fun

Twig: the most versatile iPhone charging cord/tripod hits Kickstarter

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Apple’s medium-length, white docking cable is widely known for its, how would one say, cumbersome functionality when attached to iDevices. It comes in every iPhone, iPad, iWhatever box, and it is in desperate need of an update. Sure, reports indicate the next iPhone will sport a mini-dock connector, so maybe a...
Twig: the most versatile iPhone charging cord/tripod hits Kickstarter
Jawbone’s Big Jambox may be the only speaker you’ll ever need (review)

Bookshelf of the Week: Chengdu Bookshop

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Bookshelf of the Week: Chengdu Bookshop

New reads: what's your method of discovery?

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The way in which we find out about books is changing, with countless 'new discovery' tools aiming to shape what we readThink back to the last five books you read. How did you find out about them? Now imagine being asked the same question in June 2022. How different do...
New reads: what's your method of discovery?

TC Cribs: A Look Inside Weebly, The Land Of Prohibition-Era Tunnels And (Shh) Secret Rooms

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[tc_5min code="517681048"] A big part of what makes our Cribs series so fun to make is going behind closed doors to get a real glimpse at how a company works (and plays.) But it’s not every day that Cribs take us behind a second set of closed doors — ones...
TC Cribs: A Look Inside Weebly, The Land Of Prohibition-Era Tunnels And (Shh) Secret Rooms

Many Apple Designers Are Sick Of Doing Things Steve Jobs's Way, And A Civil War Is Breaking Out (AAPL)

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Apple's brand is an outgrowth of its product design - and both are the envy of every other company on the planet. So it is a touch shocking that Apple, of all companies, has something of an internal riot on its hands. Why? The problem is something called skeuomorphism, which...
Many Apple Designers Are Sick Of Doing Things Steve Jobs's Way, And A Civil War Is Breaking Out (AAPL)
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12 of the best educational apps of 2012

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If you have a penchant for learning at home or on the move, 2012 saw a slew of handy apps that could help you in your endeavors. Indeed, The Next Web covered thousands of apps throughout this year, from nifty new browser extensions, to the latest game-changing Android and iOS...
12 of the best educational apps of 2012

The opportunity to redefine the feed reader experience

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I’ve used Google Reader almost everyday since 2008. I’m bummed it’s going away. And, clearly, I’m not alone. Millions of people are using Google Reader — evidence that there is still demand for a great utility to consume content in one location. It may not make sense for Google, but...
The opportunity to redefine the feed reader experience

Apple Patents: New iPod + Nike Motion Signature, Apple TV Bookshelf +

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While we never found Apple's flying car patent that we keep hearing about, we did discover a tiny eclectic mix of practical patent applications worth noting. If appears that Apple may have at least two app upgrades in the works for iPod + Nike and Cards. Additionally, Apple may have...
Apple Patents: New iPod + Nike Motion Signature, Apple TV Bookshelf +
Ownshelf is a cloud-based network for eBook fans to share with friends

Can a Kindle ever take the place of a book?

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A book is a book not a machine, says Beth, one of the winners of our young critics' awards. Do you agree - or have you become an e-reader? Take our poll!It never fails to infuriate me whenever I hear anyone say "I've just read an amazing book on my...
Can a Kindle ever take the place of a book?

Kobo updates Touch eReader software and Desktop app, heads to Italy this fall

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Kobo's clearly been focused on important stuff like being bought by Rakuten and launching in Japan as of late, but the e-reader manufacturer's got a few bits to announce this week. At the top of the list is a software upgrade for its neglected Touch eReader, which brings a...
Kobo updates Touch eReader software and Desktop app, heads to Italy this fall

The beast must be free too

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The spirit can slip the oppressor's grasp, as Ai Weiwei and Jafar Panahi show. But this is not enough'Could there be any joy more gratifying than that of stretching one's existence, of inhabiting the earth and the heavens at once, of doubling, as it were, one's being?" This question was asked by the 27-year-old...
The beast must be free too

Readmill partners with Guardian, Atavist and Livrada and adds a free book section to its app

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iOS reading app Readmill added a book discovery feature on Wednesday and also announced three new partnerships with the Guardian, The Atavist and ebook gifting site Livrada. The new “Explore” section of Readmill’s app lets users download free ebooks from directly within the app. For now, a lot of those books...
Readmill partners with Guardian, Atavist and Livrada and adds a free book section to its app

Got a new iOS device for the holidays? Try AppHero to find apps

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Over the holidays, the iOS device user base surely grew to new heights with many gifted new iPads, iPhones, and iPod touches. With the growing App Store, it is important for new iOS device users to know which of the many applications are right for them. We have been...
Got a new iOS device for the holidays? Try AppHero to find apps

Sorry, It's 'Too Long'

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Marketing god Seth Godin has an excellent post up on the state of modern media. It's so short, we're going to bring it to you in its entirely (and then add a link to another cool Seth Godin post): "Too long" You're going to hear that more and more...
Sorry, It's 'Too Long'

Facebook Begins Original Content Push With Facebook Stories

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News updates all day from Fast Company.Facebook just launched an original editorial project, called Facebook Stories. The site showcases videos and articles that depict creative ways in which the Facebook community uses the platform, not unlike Tumblr's Storyboard or Twitter Stories. Facebook Stories, which has been in the works since...
Facebook Begins Original Content Push With Facebook Stories

Donald Trump: Twitter's greatest villain rails against the US election | Colin Horgan

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How best to react to Donald Trump's boorish ranting about President Obama's re-election?Why is it that even though there are no rules on Twitter, it still feels as though Donald J Trump is breaking them? His boorish ranting started almost immediately after Barack Obama was re-elected on Tuesday night and,...
Donald Trump: Twitter's greatest villain rails against the US election | Colin Horgan

Apple Announces A New Version Of iBooks (AAPL)

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Apple CEO, Tim Cook, just announced some fantastic updates to the company's iBooks app. Over 1.5 million books have been downloaded in Apple's iBooks store. Customers have downloaded 400 million books since inception of store. Today there are some new changes coming to the app. iBooks users can now enjoy:...
Apple Announces A New Version Of iBooks (AAPL)
DocStoc unleashes 30 free iPad and iPhone apps for business types

Skoobe: the new word in ebook lending libraries

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E-lenders are blooming, encouraging readers to borrow new books at cheaper prices. But do publishers and writers benefit?As part of the generation that won't get on the property ladder till our parents die, I'm often urged to adopt a more Germanic attitude towards home ownership ("But in Berlin, everyone rents!")....
Skoobe: the new word in ebook lending libraries
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