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Download a Copy of The Pirate Bay, It’s Only 90 MB

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Last month The Pirate Bay announced that it will stop hosting torrents in the very near future. This change is expected to go into effect before the end of the month. From then on, Pirate Bay users can only download files through magnet links. The Pirate Bay team told TorrentFreak...
Download a Copy of The Pirate Bay, It’s Only 90 MB

13 million US Facebook users have no idea how much information they’re sharing with the public

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Facebook’s privacy settings can sometimes be a source of confusion for the social network’s millions of users, and in the US, nearly 13 million of them are either unaware of, or simply don’t use, the privacy controls the site offers. In a recent study, Consumer Reports shows exactly why that...
13 million US Facebook users have no idea how much information they’re sharing with the public

Microsoft details Windows for ARM at length: desktop applications confirmed, first devices expected with Windows 8 release

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We've been getting some mixed signals about Windows 8 for ARM-based devices as of late, but Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky has now returned with another of his exhaustive Building Windows 8 blog posts and cleared up some of the confusion. The short of it is that Windows for ARM will...
Microsoft details Windows for ARM at length: desktop applications confirmed, first devices expected with Windows 8 release

Apple moves again to protect its iBrand over driPhone case trademark

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Apple has moved again to protect the use of its “i” brand, this time in New Zealand where it is fighting a trademark application for a smartphone case with the name ‘driPhone’, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. Created by Hayden Crowther, the driPhone is a durable and waterproof case for...
Apple moves again to protect its iBrand over driPhone case trademark

Flipboard beta coming to all Android devices soon, hopes to handle resolution variety with poise

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Eagle-eyed readers might remember that Flipboard's long-awaited port to Android started with a fair amount of confusion; it showed up (seemingly at random) on Samsung's Galaxy S III, but soon after, we learned that it would only be available for that very phone over on the Android side of...
Flipboard beta coming to all Android devices soon, hopes to handle resolution variety with poise

Sony's multimedia-centric VAIO F gets folded into new 15-inch VAIO S 15

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Sony is using its latest product announcement to trim the fat off of its line-up, and one of the casualties will be its multimedia-centric VAIO F Series. Of course, the company won't be ditching entertainment laptops altogether -- it's just consolidating the VAIO F line into the VAIO S...
Sony's multimedia-centric VAIO F gets folded into new 15-inch VAIO S 15
Facebook Blames Email Problems On User "Confusion"

On Email Issue, Facebook Concedes You May Not Be "Confused" After All

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Facebook continued to dig itself a bigger hole Monday, as users continued to complain about lost email messages and how the company was handling its complaints. As we reported yesterday, some users complained that they were missing messages and that their mobile phone address books had been updated to replace...
On Email Issue, Facebook Concedes You May Not Be "Confused" After All

Which devices have Ice Cream Sandwich?

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It's mid-May -- do you know where your Ice Cream Sandwich update is? Six months after Android 4.0 made its debut on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, millions of owners of legacy Android devices are still anxiously awaiting the day the new firmware gets downloaded on their own electronic real...
Which devices have Ice Cream Sandwich?

Samsung: Galaxy S III with a 3D display? Forget about it.

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Samsung must be enjoying the amount of buzz its next flagship Android smartphone is generating, despite the company’s silence on what will be included in the device and when it will launch, but it has today moved to quash any rumours it is about to incorporate a 3D display in...
Samsung: Galaxy S III with a 3D display? Forget about it.

Facebook wants Page administrators to promote their posts, and this demo video shows them how

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Facebook began a gradual rollout of promoted posts for brand pages about a week ago and the social networking site has now posted its first demo video today, letting advertisers know what to expect from the feature. The video explains that a promoted post will show up as a sponsored...
Facebook wants Page administrators to promote their posts, and this demo video shows them how

Facebook's strange economics

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Each Facebook user brings 10 times less cash than legacy media – the market has put it in a dangerous bubbleExactly three years ago, Charlie Rose interviewed Marc Andreessen, the creator of Netscape and a Facebook board member. In his trademark rapid-fire talk, Marc shared his views on Facebook. (Keep...
Facebook's strange economics

BlackBerry Partners Fund Manager ATP Rebrands As Relay Ventures, Raises $150M

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ATP Capital, the firm that runs JLA Ventures, Clairmont Capital, and BlackBerry Partners Fund, is ready to start investing a new $150 million fund — and it will be doing so under a new name, Relay Ventures. Technically, the new fund will be called the BlackBerry Partners Fund 2, but...
BlackBerry Partners Fund Manager ATP Rebrands As Relay Ventures, Raises $150M

Coping With Twitter’s Unfollow Bug

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If you’re like me, you may have noticed that Twitter may be arbitrarily, randomly, and haphazardly, unfollowing people you fully intended to follow. Similarly, if you’ve ever noticed your friends and contacts unfollowed you, it may have caused a since of confusion, dread, or self-insecurity. Before one spirals into a...
Coping With Twitter’s Unfollow Bug

Bump Narrows Down Product to Contacts and Photos

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Bump was first known as that nifty way to digitally share contacts by physically bumping smartphones together. Over the last three years, it also became an app for sharing photos, other apps, calendars and songs. No longer. Bump is making some dramatic cuts to reduce confusion in its product and...
Bump Narrows Down Product to Contacts and Photos

Want To Be More Creative? Get Bored

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Where and when do you do your best thinking? For me, it's in the pool. As I power up and down the lanes, I rethink what I’ve learned. I now have the time and space to solve whatever problems have arisen. It’s an important meeting with myself, and I keep...
Want To Be More Creative? Get Bored

Delays dog Raspberry Pi project

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Confusion over how much testing the Raspberry Pi computer must undergo has caused fresh delivery delays....
Delays dog Raspberry Pi project

Apple begins offering new iPad owners in Australia refunds after LTE confusion

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Apple has begun to follow up on its proposal to refund customer in Australia that felt misled by the firm’s marketing of the LTE device. Last week an Australian consumer watchdog took the Cupertino-based firm to court arguing that it had failed to adequately communicate that the new iPad did...
Apple begins offering new iPad owners in Australia refunds after LTE confusion

Google’s new Privacy Policy

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Our updated Privacy Policy takes effect today, March 1. As you use our products one thing will be clear: it’s the same Google experience that you’re used to, with the same controls. And because we’re making these changes, over time we’ll be able to improve our products in ways that...
Google’s new Privacy Policy

Apple fined $2.29 million over '4G iPad' claims in Australia

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Australia's federal court has fined Apple for "deliberately" misleading customers on local 4G capabilities of its latest iPad. The Cupertino-based company recently agreed to the terms, which included AU$2.29 million fine and a cool AU$300,000 in costs. Despite its 4G claims, Apple's new iPad can't connect with existing Antipodean...
Apple fined $2.29 million over '4G iPad' claims in Australia

How To Implement The hreflang Element Using XML Sitemaps

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After much confusion and frustration from multilingual site webmasters on how to properly use the hreflang element, Google announced new functionality to allow multilingual and multinational site owners to set the rel=”alternate” hreflang=”x” link annotation using XML... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
How To Implement The hreflang Element Using XML Sitemaps

Apple offers refund over Australian 4G iPad confusion

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Confused over those Apple's liberal use of the 4G moniker? The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission reckons you have a point and took those concerns to Apple Australia. The company has now responded to the country's federal court, offering to contact -- by email -- everyone who bought the...
Apple offers refund over Australian 4G iPad confusion

For Twitter-Owned Apps and Sites, a Cacophony of Confusion

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Twitter has warned developers that they should not build apps on the company's platform, citing the need for "consistency," but it's apparent that Twitter-built products are anything but consistent....
For Twitter-Owned Apps and Sites, a Cacophony of Confusion
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Facebook Ads Work, Except When They Don't. Sometimes. Maybe.

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Fresh fuel for the “Do Facebook Ads Really Work?” debate: A survey that indicates advertisers themselves don’t really know what to think about the social network and its $3 billion a year ad business. This one comes from Advertising Age and Citigroup, and the results are so varied that the...
Facebook Ads Work, Except When They Don't. Sometimes. Maybe.

hy it may take a while for your favorite app to be ready for the new iPad’s Retina display

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If you’ve ordered or are intending to buy the new Apple iPad, or were one of the first buyers in Asia Pacific this morning, then you should be aware that there could be a delay before many popular apps are ready for your new tablet. Apple has just showcased a number...
hy it may take a while for your favorite app to be ready for the new iPad’s Retina display

Shanghai court rejects iPad ban, gives Apple some respite in trademark fight

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Apple has been given a little bit of respite in its fight to overturn trademark rulings in China after a Chinese court ruled that the company will not be forced to pull sales of its iPad tablet in the world’s largest city. There had been some confusion over the status...
Shanghai court rejects iPad ban, gives Apple some respite in trademark fight

Tim Cook convinces AT&T to unlock customer’s iPhone

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We get lots of emails regarding Apple’s customer support experience. While not always positive, some are excellent examples of Apple going above and beyond the average company. Today a reader and trusted tipster has reached out to us explaining that a personal email to CEO Tim Cook, who has been...
Tim Cook convinces AT&T to unlock customer’s iPhone

EA isn’t closing Rock Band for iOS, claims shut down message was “sent in error”

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Earlier today the Guardian reported that EA announced plans to close down its Rock Band iOS app after informing games via a message, however the company has now confirmed that this is not the case and the game will not be closed. A statement from EA – reported by CNET, via...
EA isn’t closing Rock Band for iOS, claims shut down message was “sent in error”

Understoodit Lets Students Voice Their Confusion Without Having to Raise Their Hands

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Over the course of the last few years, more and more “clickers” have found their way into college classrooms. These little devices allow teachers to request real-time feedback from their students through short quizzes and surveys. Toronto-based developer Liam Kaufman, however, thinks that a simpler application that just tells teachers...
Understoodit Lets Students Voice Their Confusion Without Having to Raise Their Hands
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?