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Here's Why The Apple Maps Debacle Really Is Worrisome (AAPL)

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Apple's native mapping application is turning into the debacle we thought it would become. On a micro-level, this is a short term pain for Apple. It will make its maps app better and better. By this time next year we expect Apple's maps to be very good. Remember, Apple isn't...
Here's Why The Apple Maps Debacle Really Is Worrisome (AAPL)

Here Are 8 Of Microsoft's Worst Product Flops (MSFT)

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Microsoft has been around for a long time. It's had its share of hits, and flops. We're taking a looking at some of its biggest mistakes here. Zune was crushed by the iPod. Microsoft's Zune was made to rival the iPod. Unfortunately, the Zune could never keep up with the...
Here Are 8 Of Microsoft's Worst Product Flops (MSFT)

Commenters, We Want You Back

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UPDATE: Hold tight. Launch bugs. It was early 2011 and TechCrunch’s comment section was overrun with trolls. Bullies and asshats were drowning out our smart commenters. We hated our commenters because, well, they hated us. So we rolled out Facebook Comments in an attempt to silence the trolls — by removing...
Commenters, We Want You Back

French ISP blocks online ads by default - just a beta feature glitch?

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One of the largest ISPs in France, Free, pushed out an update to its FreeBox routers this week. And they kind of broke the web with this one – or at least one of its primary funding models. The update got pushed out on Wednesday, with one of its new...
French ISP blocks online ads by default - just a beta feature glitch?
Russian website reviews a prototype LG Nexus 4

How to Quit Microsoft Outlook, Part I: Why I'm Jumping Ship

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Some users love Outlook, but I can't stand it any longer. It's slow, bloated, buggy, and not particular good at syncing with smartphones. Read my farewell note....
How to Quit Microsoft Outlook, Part I: Why I'm Jumping Ship

BII REPORT: The State of Android, A Platform In Transition

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Android is currently the global market platform leader. However, platform wars are heating up. And with Android's open nature and heavy reliance on device partners, Android is in transition.  In a recent report, BI Intelligence takes a deep look into Android, detailing market penetration and market share by device type, analyzing app...
BII REPORT: The State of Android, A Platform In Transition

POLL: How Many Google Glasses Will Google Sell In Three Years? (GOOG)

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Now that Google Glass is out there in the wild, we have a better idea of what it can and can not do. Some of the early buzz on the product is fading as people realize that it's a first generation product that's buggy. It's also somewhat unclear what Glass...
POLL: How Many Google Glasses Will Google Sell In Three Years? (GOOG)

Evernote 5 for Mac beta is now available, offers 100+ new features

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A few days ago, Evernote announced the upcoming beta release for Evernote 5 for Mac. This feature brings with it over 100 new features, as well as an updated user interface. Now the application is available for download, with Evernote cautioning users to remember that it is still in beta...
Evernote 5 for Mac beta is now available, offers 100+ new features
Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ review
Wrong turn: Apple's buggy iOS 6 maps lead to widespread complaints
Tim Cook issues a public apology for Apple Maps, suggests Bing, Google, and other alternatives

'Send to Dropbox' relaunches to better help you email files directly to your cloud storage account

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Today Send to Dropbox relaunched its tool to allow users of the cloud storage and file sync tool to email files directly to their account. The Next Web first covered the service in 2010, calling it “useful,” “dead simple” and a favorite. However, the application, a side project of Twitter...
'Send to Dropbox' relaunches to better help you email files directly to your cloud storage account

Backup That turns your e-mail accounts into cloud storage

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This intriguing, but extremely buggy, service lets you link multiple accounts for potentially unlimited storage for your files and music, all of it free of charge. [Read more]...
Backup That turns your e-mail accounts into cloud storage

Unroll.me Redesigns Yet Again In A Bid To Better Battle Your Junk Email Subscriptions

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“Lame pitch. Marketing email. Marketing email. Really lame pitch. Marketing email. Oh, well that’s pretty neat.” If you can imagine that muttered monologue taking place every 15 minutes or so for an entire day, you’ve got my email situation in a nutshell. There’s not much I can do about those...
Unroll.me Redesigns Yet Again In A Bid To Better Battle Your Junk Email Subscriptions

RIM And Facebook Reveal The Native (And Slightly Buggy) BB10 Facebook App

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Disregard the buggy presentation. RIM and Facebook revealed the BlackBerry 10 Facebook application today at BlackBerry Jam. This native app looks and feels very similar to its iOS and Android counterparts. The hidden menu on the right, large photos on the mobile wall, mobile check-ins — it’s seemingly all there...
RIM And Facebook Reveal The Native (And Slightly Buggy) BB10 Facebook App
Five Years Of Android: The Devices That Defined Google's Mobile OS

McAfee Antivirus Update Causes Problems for Home and Enterprise Customers

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A buggy update released Friday by security vendor McAfee for its consumer and enterprise antivirus products, left the computers of its customers unprotected and......
McAfee Antivirus Update Causes Problems for Home and Enterprise Customers

Symantec Confirms Buggy Update Caused Bluescreening of Windows XP Machines

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Symantec last week crippled a large number of Windows XP machines when it shipped customers a defective update to its antivirus software, the company acknowledged Friday....
Symantec Confirms Buggy Update Caused Bluescreening of Windows XP Machines
Apple restores duplicate song detecting feature to iTunes 11

Microsoft blasts IE haters with ironic IE hate site

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An Internet troll sits in a dark room lit by the glow of lava lamps and multiple monitors and feverishly types rants against Microsoft's latest version of Internet Explorer. "IE sucks," he tweets with a smirk on his face. But this troll, ironically, is an actor playing the role...
Microsoft blasts IE haters with ironic IE hate site
Google forks Webkit to give the Chrome browser its own rendering engine (insert dongle joke here)
Checking In Again With Foursquare

How Can Google's Project Glass Avoid Being an Even Greater Tech Distraction to Human Interaction?

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Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s favorite moment using the futuristic Project Glass prototype was taking a hands-free picture of his son in a moment of joy when he threw him in the air. Glass project manager Steve Lee said he loves that he can see text messages from friends who are...
How Can Google's Project Glass Avoid Being an Even Greater Tech Distraction to Human Interaction?

New York Mayor fumes over the government’s latest failure to create a decent app

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The US Government is no stranger to wasting money, and particularly with emerging technologies, it’s hard to say if government agencies actually grasp what they’re doing (and paying for) in the first place. One impressive example of this is OSHA’s (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Heat Safety Tool, which is essentially a...
New York Mayor fumes over the government’s latest failure to create a decent app

Today in Tech: Facebook launches new revenue stream with Gifts

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Also: Tim Cook apologizes to for Apple's buggy Maps app; Groupon reshuffles execs.  Tim Cook apologizes for Apple's new Maps app [FORTUNE] "At Apple, we strive to make world-class products that deliver the best experience possible to our customers. With the launch of our new Maps last week, we fell...
Today in Tech: Facebook launches new revenue stream with Gifts

CarBot lets you settle those grudges with battle mode

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If you prefer your robots a little more terrestrial, there's Desk Pets' CarBot, a buggy that can do tricks, navigate mazes, and race with -- or fire on -- your buddies. The cars can be controlled by a free app installed on any iOS or Android Device, and allow...
CarBot lets you settle those grudges with battle mode

How one dev used 90% of his Windows Phone code to port a game to Windows 8

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We’ve been hearing for some time that Microsoft is aiming to make app development across Windows Phone 7 and Windows 8 dead simple, but it’s another thing entirely to see that in action. Rick Walrond, developer of the Windows Phone word game AlphaDrops, reports that he was able to...
How one dev used 90% of his Windows Phone code to port a game to Windows 8

Want Me To Read Your Email? Pay Me.

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Everybody hates their email inbox. I’ve begged entrepreneurs to fix the problem. So far, nothing. A new service called Attention Auction isn’t going to fix that problem, either. But it’s a start. People bid to get you to read their email. You find someone you want to contact, see how...
Want Me To Read Your Email? Pay Me.

Permoveh personal vehicle prototype can travel sideways, diagonally (video)

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We've seen all sorts of great ideas to assist with personal mobility, and we think this prototype is up there with the rest of them. The Permoveh (from Personal Mobile Vehicle) was developed by Komori Masaharu, an associate professor from Kyoto University. Using a clever wheel-in-wheel system, the buggy...
Permoveh personal vehicle prototype can travel sideways, diagonally (video)
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