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Google Nexus 7 and Android 4.1 - Mini Review

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Today was an extremely busy day for Google, with the formal announcement of both Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and two new members of the Nexus family – the Nexus 7 tablet, and Nexus Q streaming device. While I already wrote up impressions about the Nexus Q based on a...
Google Nexus 7 and Android 4.1 - Mini Review

Battery Ventures Jump Starts Avalara With $20 Million in Capital

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Retailers have a hard time figuring out how much customers need to pay in sales tax. Not only does it depend on what state or country the customer lives in, but now consumers are also increasingly shopping on the phone, so it also depend on where you — down to...
Battery Ventures Jump Starts Avalara With $20 Million in Capital
Apple's latest celebrity Siri ad features Martin Scorcese as a taxi passenger

Flipboard for Android brings new access to Twitter in China

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Yesterday was a busy day for Flipboard. The social aggregation service welcomed a significant media partner on board — in the form of the New York Times — whie, on the other side of the world, the Android version of the popular app was launched in China, as Tech In...
Flipboard for Android brings new access to Twitter in China

Roundup of iOS 6 Launch Day News and Reviews

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It's been a busy day with today's launch of iOS 6 and associated news, so we thought we take the opportunity to provide a roundup of today's stories to help those who might have missed something get caught up. With the public release of iOS 6, a number of reviews...
Roundup of iOS 6 Launch Day News and Reviews

Editorial: Engadget on EyeTap, Project Glass and the future of wearable cameras

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Summer in Paris -- you can't walk a block on Champs-Élysées without locking eyes with at least one camera-equipped tourist. But Steve Mann's shooter wasn't dangling from his shoulder and neck; it was mounted on his head, with a design strikingly similar to Google's Project Glass. Unlike that mainstream...
Editorial: Engadget on EyeTap, Project Glass and the future of wearable cameras

Foursquare isn't just for exploring, with "Local Updates" you can connect with nearly 1M merchants

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Today has been a busy day for mobile check-in service foursquare. We told you that foursquare information was now popping up in Bing search results, which helps you explore a bit more to find a cool spot. Now, the company has introduced a new feature called “Local Updates” that allows...
Foursquare isn't just for exploring, with "Local Updates" you can connect with nearly 1M merchants

Want to code a Windows 8 app? These tools will get you started

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Now that you have watched the event, downloaded the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, and read our overview of what to expect in the software, if you are a developer, you might want to code up a Metro Style app for the newly opened Windows Store. Allow us to help. As a quick...
Want to code a Windows 8 app? These tools will get you started

Mozilla Launches Firefox OS Simulator 1.0, Brings Per-Windows Private Browsing To Firefox Nightly

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It’s a busy day for Mozilla today. The company just announced that its Firefox OS Simulator, which it officially launched just three weeks ago, is now stable enough for a formal 1.0 launch. In addition, Mozilla also just announced that it is bringing per-window private browsing to Firefox. For the...
Mozilla Launches Firefox OS Simulator 1.0, Brings Per-Windows Private Browsing To Firefox Nightly

Live from Motorola's 'main event' in NYC!

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It's a busy day to say the least. We hope you've had a chance to catch your breath after Nokia and Microsoft's little powwow, cause now it's time for what Motorola has rather presumptuously dubbed "the day's main event." The big news is undoubtedly a brand new LTE device,...
Live from Motorola's 'main event' in NYC!

Nokia and Motorola press events go down tomorrow, get your liveblogs here

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Tomorrow is a busy, busy day folks. Things would be exciting enough with just one of these events going down, but you get a joint conference from Nokia and Microsoft at 9:30am (ET) followed by a Motorola announcement at 2pm (ET). Lucky you! We'll be on hand, as usual,...
Nokia and Motorola press events go down tomorrow, get your liveblogs here
Toshiba outs LX830 all-in-one with 10-point touch input, refreshes business laptop line

VMware to launch public cloud to fight Amazon & Nicira-based software-defined data centers

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale VMware picked an unusually busy day (new pope, new Android head, new Kickstarter record) to dump a lot of high-level cloud announcements in the laps of tech reporters everywhere. Alas, VMware...
VMware to launch public cloud to fight Amazon & Nicira-based software-defined data centers

Nokia 808 PureView enables NFC image share, mobile payment apps to come

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Rounding off a busy day of shooting with Nokia's new imaging mistress, the company's Vesa Jutila, Head of Symbian Product Marketing, hooked us up with some more developments for the 808 PureView, specifically to do with NFC. He told us that picture sharing would be possible across devices --...
Nokia 808 PureView enables NFC image share, mobile payment apps to come
Motorola & Sprint Preparing To Launch The LTE-Friendly, QWERTY-Packing Photon Q
MWC day zero: HTC One X and One S, LG Optimus Vu, Huawei Ascend D Quad and more!

Coinstar buys NCR assets for $100M, shares soar on Redbox sales growth

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It has been a very busy day at Coinstar. The Bellevue maker of coin-counting machines already announced a strategic partnership between its Redbox video rental business and Verizon. Now, the company has released strong financial results for the fourth quarter along with the purchase of assets from NCR’s entertainment business. Shares...
Coinstar buys NCR assets for $100M, shares soar on Redbox sales growth

Windows 8 launch: 21 days and counting

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Invites to the ball have arrived. October 25 will be a busy day for Microsoft watchers (as will the 26th, when launched products, including Surface RT devices, go on sale commercially). [Read more]...
Windows 8 launch: 21 days and counting

10 time management tips for IT professionals

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Time-management skills for most people are learned along the way, a necessary part of getting the job done. However, like most things, the more you invest in it, the greater the reward. To reach your short- or long-term goals, time management is critical for prioritizing tasks, scheduling appointments, emails,...
10 time management tips for IT professionals

Easilydo gets $4.3m from USVP and Mayfield, launches its social productivity iPhone app in the US

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We all need to find ways to be more productive in our lives. For many of us, there is just too much going on in our social lives that finding a way to streamline it and help juggle all the multiple things we need to do is sometimes a tough...
Easilydo gets $4.3m from USVP and Mayfield, launches its social productivity iPhone app in the US

Meanwhile Back at the Oracle-HP Trial, Safra Catz Takes The Stand

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Software giant Oracle had a busy day yesterday. For one thing, it reported earnings three days early that were better than anyone expected them to be. That followed chatter, ultimately confirmed, that longtime sales executive Keith Block had left the company following the disclosure in court of some embarrassing instant...
Meanwhile Back at the Oracle-HP Trial, Safra Catz Takes The Stand

DailyDirt: Toys Are Too Cool For Kids

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Technology has come a long way in the last few decades. Just about every computer (or smartphone) we use now is vastly more powerful than the primitive electronics that helped put astronauts on the surface of the moon. Gadgets are getting so cheap that toys are becoming impressively advanced. Here...
DailyDirt: Toys Are Too Cool For Kids

laughingsquid: Siri Helps Martin Scorsese With His Busy...

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laughingsquid: Siri Helps Martin Scorsese With His Busy Day While I don't love them, I think these commercials are pretty effective at planting the thought of using Siri for common tasks. Habits are hard to break, and if Siri is going to be successful, they're going to have to be...
laughingsquid: Siri Helps Martin Scorsese With His Busy...

The Zen Table Practices Mindfulness So You Don’t Have To

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Remember those little Zen rock gardens they used to sell for desks? So you could take a minute of your busy day to contemplate the void? Thanks to the magic of Kickstarter, you can build your own automatic, desktop-based Zen garden that will rake itself into endless patterns. The...
The Zen Table Practices Mindfulness So You Don’t Have To

Motorola schedules press event for September 5th

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September 5th is going to be a pretty busy day, by the looks of it. While we'll likely get to see the latest Windows Phones in Nokia's arsenal in the morning, Motorola has scheduled a Save the Date for the afternoon. We're not sure exactly what to expect, though...
Motorola schedules press event for September 5th

ASUS TAICHI 21 and VivoBook X202 go up for US pre-orders, spoil the party a bit early

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Just because ASUS has planned a grand October 23rd event to outline its US Windows 8 lineup doesn't mean we can't get an advance peek. Pre-orders have officially kicked off for at least two touchscreen PCs that also give us a very good feeling for the hardware we'll see...
ASUS TAICHI 21 and VivoBook X202 go up for US pre-orders, spoil the party a bit early
Monday liveblog madness: Meeting Windows Phone 8

Type 'sell' on Google Finance and Apple pops up

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Type "over sold" and you get Amazon FORTUNE -- Tricks you can play with Google Finance: Typing "sell" (without quotes) brings up Apple (AAPL) Typing "over sold" brings up Amazon (AMZN) Typing "buy" brings up -- you guessed it -- Best Buy (BBY) Saturday was a busy day for Google...
Type 'sell' on Google Finance and Apple pops up

Advanced task managers on iOS

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This week's iOS apps are all task managers that offer something more than just a simplified list. Use any of these to speed through projects and keep yourself focused throughout your busy day....
Advanced task managers on iOS

BLOW BY BLOW: The Good And The Bad Of Being An Engineer At Google Right Now (GOOG)

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It's been a busy day for former Googler Spencer Tipping. He's started a huge debate on the web over what it's like at Google right now, now that he's left the company. We've done our best to distill down his most salient points about being a Google engineer — and...
BLOW BY BLOW: The Good And The Bad Of Being An Engineer At Google Right Now (GOOG)
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