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Reeder 2.0: Finally, An Awesome iPhone Feed Reader Arrives

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One of about a half dozen tabs that I always have open in my web browser on my desktop or laptop is Google Reader. Even though other sources such as Twitter and Facebook are now better at uncovering news more quickly, Reader remains a great catch-all backup plan for the...
Reeder 2.0: Finally, An Awesome iPhone Feed Reader Arrives

Svpply launches sleek redesign & now features over 3,000 products a day

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Svpply, which has long brought the window shopping experience online, just launched a redesign that modernizes the entire site. The new look pulls everything together and is much more fluid for users. Along with the redesign, Svpply is now working directly with select stores, and explained in the official announcement that every product...
Svpply launches sleek redesign & now features over 3,000 products a day

LinkedIn 277% More Effective for Lead Generation Than Facebook & Twitter [New Data]

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Social media can be a huge contributor to a company's lead generation efforts in both B2B and B2C. But how efficient are the various different social channels in directly driving leads? In a recent study of over 5,000 businesses, HubSpot found that traffic from LinkedIn generated the highest visitor-to-lead...
LinkedIn 277% More Effective for Lead Generation Than Facebook & Twitter [New Data]

SortBox Replaces Email As A New Way To Review Job Applicants

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With a down economy, and an overwhelming number of job applicants to any open position (well, maybe not in tech startups, but everywhere else), there’s a real need for tools that help businesses better sort through their over-crowded inboxes to find the best candidates from among thousands of emails with...
SortBox Replaces Email As A New Way To Review Job Applicants

Review: For a tune-up suite, System Mechanic is a good choice

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Iolo's System Mechanic is a $40 tune-up utility designed to fix, speed up, de-clutter and protect your PC. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here...
Review: For a tune-up suite, System Mechanic is a good choice

5 ways to declutter your life and give your stuff away for free

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Americans spend $1.2 trillion annually on goods and services they don’t absolutely need, according to The Wall Street Journal. Thankfully, the growing collaborative consumption movement, which promotes the gifting, sharing, and renting of things, can help deflate that bloated number. If you have been moving piles of things from one...
5 ways to declutter your life and give your stuff away for free

Clean up your Mac desktop in a jiffy with Desktop Tidy

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My daily workflow involves saving a lot of temporary stuff to my Mac’s desktop. Over the years I’ve tried a number of scripts, applications and other tricks for keeping the first thing I see in the morning clutter-free, but honestly nothing has been as easy to use as Desktop Tidy...
Clean up your Mac desktop in a jiffy with Desktop Tidy

Paul Graham Giving Away Billion Dollar Startup Ideas, Basically

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"You're welcome!" (via twitter/pg) Betabeat first alerted you to the phenomenon of investors giving away their best ideas like so many party favors last June. But it appears repeat offender Paul Graham is at it again! Back in 2008, Mr. Graham kicked off the practice by posting a list of...
Paul Graham Giving Away Billion Dollar Startup Ideas, Basically

Facebook filling the gaping hole in its mobile strategy

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It looks like Facebook wants to address the big weaknesses in its mobile business model before it has to deal with nagging questions from its investors. According to FT, Facebook is set to include sponsored posts in the news feeds of its phone and tablet apps as well as...
Facebook filling the gaping hole in its mobile strategy

YouTube To Roll Out New Design For All Video Pages Today

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YouTube’s video page overhaul, which the company itself says is one of the biggest redesigns in its history, is about to get noticed by a lot more people today. A YouTube partner just forwarded us an e-mail he received from the Google company, stating that all videos will be...
YouTube To Roll Out New Design For All Video Pages Today

Review: Readability finally gets a gorgeous app on iOS, but was it worth the wait?

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Richard Ziade, founding partner of Readability, is forthright with me about the wait for an official iOS app. “It did take a really long time.” In fact, the official app of the reading platform took over three months from its initial announcement back in November to make it to market....
Review: Readability finally gets a gorgeous app on iOS, but was it worth the wait?

Hands on with Nokia's HERE, a cross-platform mapping tool that takes on Microsoft, Google, and Apple

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Welcome to the mapping wars, it would seem. As Microsoft burnishes Bing, Google cements its market advantage with its own tool, Apple works to right its own ship, Nokia is diving into the ring, taking its maps product everywhere all at once through a new effort called HERE. TNW’s first...
Hands on with Nokia's HERE, a cross-platform mapping tool that takes on Microsoft, Google, and Apple

AOL unveils Alto: a web-based email client with an emphasis on aesthetics and organization

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A cleanly organized inbox may be a holy grail that's seemingly out of reach, but AOL (which happens to be our parent company) has unveiled a web-based e-mail client dubbed Alto to help cut through clutter. Instead of singing up for a brand-new email address, users log into the...
AOL unveils Alto: a web-based email client with an emphasis on aesthetics and organization
Pocket's Mac App Brings All That Saved Content To The Best Place To Use It

MyPref remembers specific things you like, and tells you where to find them

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So you’re visiting a new mall — what if you could just glance at one app to see if your favorite stores, or those jeans you’ve been dying to buy, are nearby? MyPref, an iPhone app that remembers products and brands that you like, aims to do just that....
MyPref remembers specific things you like, and tells you where to find them
Gmail wages war on inbox clutter with new design for mobile and desktop

Meebo pushes xAuth.org as solution to social network toolbar clutter problem

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Meebo pushes xAuth.org as solution to social network toolbar clutter problem

Computer says yes: sync your life to save time

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There are apps that claim to make cleaning fun and websites that will catalogue the contents of your bookshelves. Oliver Burkeman on a very modern way to organise your lifeTechnology was supposed to make things simpler. That, of course, was the famous promise of those now-laughable 1960s predictions about life...
Computer says yes: sync your life to save time

Skype rolls out a faster and lighter Android app, redesigned with visual cues from Windows Phone 8

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Skype updated its Android app to version 4.0 today, rolling out an all-new design that removes much of the clutter associated with previous incarnations. The home screen is now split into three separate tabs for accessing recent conversations, specific contacts and ‘favourites’. Dialog trees look much cleaner than before, although...
Skype rolls out a faster and lighter Android app, redesigned with visual cues from Windows Phone 8
Keen On… Insane Simplicity: The Obession That Drives Apple’s Success [TCTV]
Microsoft demos ESPN Xbox SmartGlass integration, coming later this month

Twelve South HiRise takes iMacs and Apple displays to new heights, tidies up in the process

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Many of those who buy iMacs and Apple-designed displays are eager to avoid clutter in the first place, which makes an organizer all the more logical for those who'd like Desk Zero almost as much as Inbox Zero. Accessory maker Twelve South's newly available HiRise aims to clean it...
Twelve South HiRise takes iMacs and Apple displays to new heights, tidies up in the process

Tail wagging

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Last year, Jony Ive was interviewed in the London Evening Standard. It makes for interesting reading (despite the awful title). Our industry is in the throes of an aesthetic shift. At one end of the spectrum, there’s the stitched leather and wood of iOS; at the other, the stark, ascetic...
Tail wagging

Facebook's updated News Feed cuts through clutter, boredom

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Facebook's redesigned News Feed may help keep users flooded with information from quitting the social network, anlaysts said....
Facebook's updated News Feed cuts through clutter, boredom

Hands on with Mailbird, a fast, slick, Sparrow-inspired email client for Windows

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Windows users pining for a mail client similar to Sparrow for OS X have had their wishes granted courtesy of Mailbird, a new email client for the Windows desktop. Mailbird is a speedy, no-nonsense client that offers basic email functionality without all the clutter that power-user programs such as...
Hands on with Mailbird, a fast, slick, Sparrow-inspired email client for Windows

Messenger Social: Building the Ultimate Social Dashboard for Staying in Touch while Eliminating the Noise

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Over the past year or so, I’ve been part of the team working on building the next version of the social news feed on Windows Live. Yesterday, the next iteration of this feature was made broadly available on http://home.live.com and http://profile.live.com. As I look back at the work we’ve...
Messenger Social: Building the Ultimate Social Dashboard for Staying in Touch while Eliminating the Noise

Instapaper Debuts Ad on The Howard Stern Show

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(Photo: howardstern.com) Instapaper’s Marco Arment just made his first big advertising buy with a spot on Howard Stern’s satellite radio show, which aired last week. ”I am a huge fan by the way, and this for real, of Instapaper,” Mr. Stern says in the spot. “I have Instapaper on all my devices… I...
Instapaper Debuts Ad on The Howard Stern Show

Panasonic prices its 2012 home theater and audio offerings

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Panasonic just outed the availability for its 2012 HDTVs, so it's no surprise the company would roll out its home theater and audio component pricing as well. Remember those high-end home theater 3D Blu-ray players that made their debut at CES packing WiFi, DLNA and Viera Connect? Well, if...
Panasonic prices its 2012 home theater and audio offerings

iPhone app Clear sells 350k downloads in nine days on the App Store

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Buttonless To-Do lists app will be heading to iPad and Mac next says publisher Realmac SoftwareiPhone productivity app Clear has sold more than 350,000 copies since its launch on 14 February, according to its UK-based publisher Realmac Software.The app focuses on To-Do lists, and has won widespread praise for its...
iPhone app Clear sells 350k downloads in nine days on the App Store

Facebook for Android gets ability to change cover photos, News Feed and messaging improvements

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Last week Facebook began offering automatic/silent updates to selected users on Android devices, now it’s returned to the regular Google Play route to add a series of new features that bring its Android app in line with recent changes to the iOS version. Now Android-toting Facebook users are able to change...
Facebook for Android gets ability to change cover photos, News Feed and messaging improvements
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