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Social Media Manager Buffer Opens API To Developers, Looks To Become "Widespread Sharing Standard"

Annoyed when Facebook tells your friends you've read their message? Here's how to turn it off

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To showcase its technology, which enables developers to create cross-browser extensions in minutes, Crossrider has built a nifty add-on that enables Facebook users to turn off the ‘read receipts’. You may remember that Facebook recently decided to show all your friends when you’ve read their messages, a feature that was...
Annoyed when Facebook tells your friends you've read their message? Here's how to turn it off

Norton Identity Safe stores your logins in the cloud: the poor man's 1Password

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1Password is a fantastic cross-platform app that stores, locks and quickly retrieves your logins and personal information. With it, you can access password-protected websites with a single click, and store an encrypted copy of your passwords in Dropbox to access them on the go or with companion apps and...
Norton Identity Safe stores your logins in the cloud: the poor man's 1Password

Review: CloudMagic's personalized Web search service grows up

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CloudMagic is growing up. This super-speedy search service debuted a few years ago and over time has evolved to offer some very useful features, including Facebook and Twitter search. Now, though, CloudMagic is making some of its biggest changes yet, including the ability to integrate your personal search results...
Review: CloudMagic's personalized Web search service grows up

Google Reader: what's the best replacement?

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With Google Reader closing on July 1, Dave Null is looking for a "seamless replacement"....Is there a seamless replacement for Google Reader? Thanks as always!Dave NullGoogle plans to close Google Reader on July 1, but it is too soon to say which news reader will replace it... if any. Some...
Google Reader: what's the best replacement?

35 of the best productivity and lifehack apps of 2012

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The Next Web has covered thousands of apps throughout 2012, from nifty new browser extensions, to fully fledged features on the latest game-changing Android and iOS apps, through to native-like cross-platform Web apps. But productivity apps always seem to get people’s attention, perhaps more so than all others. Anything that...
35 of the best productivity and lifehack apps of 2012
Browser extension enables SkyDrive attachments within Gmail

12 of the best news, media and movie apps of 2012

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If you have a penchant for keeping tabs on the news from your smartphone, or latest movie releases for that matter, 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...
12 of the best news, media and movie apps of 2012

13 of the best travel apps of 2012

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If you have a penchant for traveling the world armed with little more than a passport and a smartphone, 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...
13 of the best travel apps of 2012
Skyfire Horizon toolbar puts carriers into the mobile browser

Google Continues To Embrace QR Codes, Integrates Them Into Its URL Shortener

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Last December, Google joined the myriad other companies that offer link shortening services with the launch of Goo.gl, the official Google URL Shortener. Today, it’s gotten a nifty new feature: add “.qr” to the end of any shortened link, and Google will generate a QR code for it. For example,...
Google Continues To Embrace QR Codes, Integrates Them Into Its URL Shortener

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
Happy 8th Birthday Firefox! Can Mozilla Adapt To The Mobile Era?

Wikipedia warns users about malware injecting ads into its pages

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Rogue browser extensions might inject commercial ads into Wikipedia pages, Wikimedia Foundation said...
Wikipedia warns users about malware injecting ads into its pages

Embed Plus For YouTube: Enhance your YouTube viewing experience

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YouTube is the most popular video sharing website on the Internet. But during its entire existence, not much has changed in its design, apart from a few very minor cosmetic changes here and there. The actual video player still has the same basic controls, so browser extensions such as...
Embed Plus For YouTube: Enhance your YouTube viewing experience

Viral Privacy Startup (Really!) MyPermissions Raises Funds

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MyPermissions, which helps people track and manage how their personal data is used by various online apps, has raised $1 million. “The same way antivirus and firewalls protect, someone needs to protect your cloud,” CEO Olivier Amar told me earlier this week. “We’re that firewall.” The idea is surprisingly viral....
Viral Privacy Startup (Really!) MyPermissions Raises Funds

Amazon launches "Send to Kindle" button for web publishers and WordPress blogs

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Amazon is now allowing publishers to add “Send to Kindle” buttons to their websites and WordPress blogs, the company announced on the Kindle blog Tuesday. It can be integrated into WordPress blogs as well. The Washington Post, Time magazine and the blog Boing Boing are already using the button. Amazon presents “Send...
Amazon launches "Send to Kindle" button for web publishers and WordPress blogs

12 health-focused apps to help you start 2013 the right way

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There’s no shortage of apps and gadgets designed to help make exercise more fun, social and ‘analyzable’ – RunKeeper, Fitbit, Sportlyzer, Strava, Endomondo, Nike+ and Runtastic, for example, are just a few. In fact, here are 10 fitness apps that will help reshape your workout. But if you’re a keep-fit...
12 health-focused apps to help you start 2013 the right way

Wikipedia Warns Users About Malware Injecting Ads Into Its Pages

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Rogue browser extensions might inject commercial ads into Wikipedia pages, Wikimedia Foundation said...
Wikipedia Warns Users About Malware Injecting Ads Into Its Pages

After getting booted from the Google Play store, Adblock Plus releases new Android app with automatic updates

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Google recently started removing several ad-blocking applications from its mobile app marketplace, Google Play, claiming that they violate part of its Developer Distribution Agreement. Google essentially alleges that such apps ‘interfere with or access another service or product in an unauthorized manner’. One of the apps that was yanked from...
After getting booted from the Google Play store, Adblock Plus releases new Android app with automatic updates

10 of the best apps for home and work from 2012

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If you’re thinking of moving house or changing jobs, 2012 saw a slew of handy apps that could help you in your endeavors. Indeed, The Next Web covered thousands of apps throughout 2012, from nifty new browser extensions, to the latest game-changing Android and iOS apps, but we sifted through...
10 of the best apps for home and work from 2012
BitTorrent introduces Torque, a JavaScript interface for in-browser downloads

If you'd like to code to the sound of coding, check out Coding.fm

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A few weeks ago, we pointed to a site called Raining.fm, a cloud-based rain streaming service. Because rain rocks. But if you’re not totally into the whole drizzle thing and would rather write or code to the sound of other people programming, you’ll dig Coding.fm. The site is pretty basic...
If you'd like to code to the sound of coding, check out Coding.fm

15 of the best photo, video and camera apps of 2012

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If you have a penchant for snapping, shooting and sharing the world around you through your smartphone, 2012 saw a slew of handy apps to 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...
15 of the best photo, video and camera apps of 2012

Cross-Browser Extension Development Platform Crossrider Sold For $37M To Markets.com: Report

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Crossrider, a platform that lets developers make extensions that can work across different web browsers like Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari and Firefox, has been sold for $37 million to Markets.com, the online trading platform, according to reports. Israeli paper Globes first noted news of the sale; Haaretz subsequently reported the...
Cross-Browser Extension Development Platform Crossrider Sold For $37M To Markets.com: Report

10 Essential Google Chrome Extensions

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The new extensions and features introduced to Apple’s premium browser Safari, following last week’s release of Mountain Lion, may have been a long time coming. But many of us who use Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome will already have become accustomed to the world of browser extensions for our...
10 Essential Google Chrome Extensions

15 of the best music apps of 2012

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The Next Web has covered thousands of apps throughout 2012, from nifty new browser extensions, to fully-fledged features on the latest game-changing Android and iOS apps. Music, as always, seems to attract the attention of many designers and developers, with a slew of slick apps rolling out this year. So,...
15 of the best music apps of 2012

14 of the best apps from 2012 for designers, developers and creatives

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If you’re a creative with a penchant for eking out the best tools to help you produce the goods, 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...
14 of the best apps from 2012 for designers, developers and creatives

OkCupid Asks Ad-Blocker Users To Go Ad-Free Forever For $5 With This Smart, Funny Banner

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“So normally there would be an ad in this spot. But you’re using an ad-blocker like a boss. Here’s a solution: You donate $5 to us once, & we remove all ads from the site forever.” That’s the text from a sidebar banner appearing on OkCupid to users with ad-blocking software installed....
OkCupid Asks Ad-Blocker Users To Go Ad-Free Forever For $5 With This Smart, Funny Banner

20 best Android apps this week

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Toca Hair Salon 2, Next Browser, Camera 2, Opera Mobile Classic, Duolingo, Telly, Bloglovin', ArtFlow, NarcoGuerra and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of brand new and notable apps for Android smartphones and tablets.It covers apps and games, with the prices referring to the initial download: so (Free) may mean...
20 best Android apps this week
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