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Byword for iPhone and iPad

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I recently reviewed the Mac OS X version of Byword, and developer Metaclassy has since released an iOS counterpart. With the same basic concept-providing a simple, minimal text and Markdown editor-the iOS version of Byword offers some unique features....
Byword for iPhone and iPad

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron - review

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PC/Xbox 360/PS3; £39.99; cert 12+; ActivisionYou have to feel for High Moon Studios. Two years ago the developer banged out Transformers: War For Cybertron, arguably the best video game to ever make use of Hasbro's transforming robot toys. It garnered some respectable reviews, did the business in sales, but most...
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron - review

Defining the new office suite: 5 essential apps for work

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With each new era of computing, the mix of software titles that we find essential in our day-to-day jobs changes.  In the early days, the “big three” were WordPerfect, Lotus and dBase: a word processor, spreadsheet and database application.  As time evolved, things got a little more graphical and changed...
Defining the new office suite: 5 essential apps for work

Can an app be TOO simple? We ask the developer of super-minimalist writing app Pop

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Minimalist apps are all the rage right now. The idea of cutting out all but the simplest of interface elements and focusing on letting the user complete a single task really well has inspired the likes of iA Writer, Clear and Byword. While some of The Next Web team adore...
Can an app be TOO simple? We ask the developer of super-minimalist writing app Pop
Tips for integrating Documents in the Cloud into your life

Range Rover: car review

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It's the world's poshest and most complete 4x4 vehicle. And the latest version comes without a smirkPrice: £71,295MPG: 37.3Top speed: 130mphOn a grassy rise in Richmond Park you will find White Lodge. Built for George II in the 1720s, it's now home to the Royal Ballet School and a museum...
Range Rover: car review

Why doesn't Apple employ more US workers?

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The electronics giant assembles its gadgets in China. But, according to new research, if it moved its production home, it would still be hugely profitable and create thousands of jobsAn old rule states that you are a mere six degrees of separation away from anyone else on the planet. For...
Why doesn't Apple employ more US workers?

Apps That Work With The iPhone 5's Taller Screen

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Apple's iPhone 5 has a taller screen. Many developers have been scrambling to accommodate this new feature. Not everyone has updated but we put together a list of some that have. We're sure we missed some, so if you notice any glaring omissions drop them in the comments. Productivity: Byword...
Apps That Work With The iPhone 5's Taller Screen

Google: a paragon of internet virtue no more | Andrew Smith

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The latest Google scandal may see the firm's slide into the dark side become irreversible in the eyes of the publicWhen the US Federal Trade Commission slapped a fine of $22.5m on the search giant Google last week, it was easy to dismiss as relatively insignificant against a worldwide profit...
Google: a paragon of internet virtue no more | Andrew Smith

TED stages Mogadishu conference to celebrate city's 'rebirth'

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US brand of inspirational speakers takes its 'ideas worth spreading' to the final frontier: Somalia"I love Mogadishu, I love Mogadishu, I love Mogadishu!" chanted Amir Issa, a Somali businessman and camel farmer. "Please stand up, say that: I love Mogadishu!"A video camera panned around the room, showing the audience rising...
TED stages Mogadishu conference to celebrate city's 'rebirth'

Here's A Sign Mass-Market Drones Are About To Take Off: Google Just Invested In Their Future

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Drones have a terrible reputation, mostly because they have become a byword for death and destruction. But drones can be used for non-lethal means as well, such as this project to protect rhinos from poachers in India. Many expect those non-lethal uses to spread--but Google's venture-capital arm believes it more than most (even...
Here's A Sign Mass-Market Drones Are About To Take Off: Google Just Invested In Their Future

My Home Screen: Jon Mitchell, ReadWriteWeb

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If there's one thing in my digital life that exemplifies how I use my phone, it's Evernote. Like my Evernote notebooks, I keep my home screen carefully organized for maximum usefulness. This is the computer I have with me everywhere, so I keep it primed to be ready for anything....
My Home Screen: Jon Mitchell, ReadWriteWeb

5 Apps for Working From the iPad

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Let's be real about this. You can't do everything on an iPad. As Shawn Blanc pointed out the other day, you can't make iOS apps on it, for example. But you might be surprised by how much real work you can do on it with the right tools. If your...
5 Apps for Working From the iPad

Write for Dropbox is a near perfect way to jot down notes on your iPhone

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If you own an iOS device, there’s no shortage of apps available to help you jot down text-based notes; Evernote, Byword and Simplenote all do a pretty decent job. Write for Dropbox, a new text editor and note taking app for the iPhone, deserves to be added to that list...
Write for Dropbox is a near perfect way to jot down notes on your iPhone

What's it like to study at MIT?

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The technology institute has just been named best university in the world. Lu-Hai Liang finds out what kind of students go thereIf you are considering studying at the best university in the world, you'd better be prepared to work your socks off. The pace of learning at the Massachusetts Institute...
What's it like to study at MIT?
Don't make a costly mistake: Know Apple's in-app purchase rules
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Watsonian Squire sidecar - review

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Watsonian Squire may be Britain's oldest sidecar maker, but the thrill of travelling by "chair" is still a noveltyTo many, the sidecar is a byword for eccentricity - a throwback to a time of tartan travel rugs, boiled sweets and dog-eared road maps. But to its loyal believers, to those...
Watsonian Squire sidecar - review

RWW Recommends: The Best Writing App for Mobile/Tablet

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We’re tired of hearing that touchscreen devices are for consumption, not creation. It’s just not true. Even without a physical keyboard, the right gestures, designs and priorities can help a mobile app encourage the flow of great ideas. We’re writers here, and after trying them all, we’ve got a recommendation...
RWW Recommends: The Best Writing App for Mobile/Tablet

Heat magazine's Lucie Cave: 'It's about being cheeky, funny, not mean'

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The weekly's editor-in-chief on how celebrity coverage has changed - and why she doesn't fear Mail OnlineWhen Heat's editor-in-chief Lucie Cave appeared before the Leveson inquiry, the live video stream showed Lord Justice Leveson with the magazine laid out in front of him, opened at its regular double-page spread, "Who's...
Heat magazine's Lucie Cave: 'It's about being cheeky, funny, not mean'
Bender: The Fabulous Nerd Weddings of Facebook Big Shots

Car review: Honda Civic

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The ninth generation of the Honda Civic is the best of the lot. So why haven't its designers bothered to give it a name? Price £20,095MPG 67.3Top speed 136mphCan you name any of your great-grandparents? Out of a possible eight I'll bet you're struggling to name even half of them....
Car review: Honda Civic

Holy Emoticons Batman! -- Perion Network Acquires SweetPacks For $41M

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Perion Network is acquiring SweetIM (best known for its SweetPacks IM product) for a total of $41 million, with $2 million of that in shares and the rest in cash. SweetIM’s founders will get a guaranteed portion now of $32.5 million and $7.5 million later – based on performance. SweetPacks’...
Holy Emoticons Batman! -- Perion Network Acquires SweetPacks For $41M
Mac apps for a Retina display: Where to find them, and what to look for

The challenge: Downsize your screen real estate to become more productive

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I have a challenge for you. If you run two or more monitors as your daily work setup, I want you to stop it. Just for a week. Start on Monday and disconnect your secondary (or tertiary…) display for 5 days. Unless you’re someone like a day trader who needs...
The challenge: Downsize your screen real estate to become more productive

Beautiful writing app Byword for iOS adds instant publishing to WordPress, Tumblr, Evernote and more

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Metaclassy, the startup behind the stunning and minimalistic writing app Byword for iOS and Mac, has updated its mobile offering to version 2.0 today with a deluge of new features, including instant blog publishing and improved offline editing. TNW’s Brad McCarty first reviewed Byword for Mac back in March 2011,...
Beautiful writing app Byword for iOS adds instant publishing to WordPress, Tumblr, Evernote and more
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