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Goodbye Cruel World: You Can Now Order Pizza Hut From Your Xbox
Elton John's phantom fingers: the remote presence piano show of your dreams
Small tablets = big engagement: 20% more pageviews, more time on site for e-readers
Matias Duarte on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and the Nexus 7 (video)

Readability + Denso = Watchability

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Readability is the hot new kid on the block which launched its gorgeous new iOS app last week. Readability provides you with a multi-platform way to enjoy reading and lets you time (and place shift) reading to your favorite device. We at Denso believe in the same vision for video...
Readability + Denso = Watchability

New York City Marathon Hopefuls Foiled By Faulty New York Runners Club Website

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Did the #NYRR site really go down ten minutes before the lottery announcement? Ouch. #running #2012NYCMarathon — Shea (@sd5289) April 25, 2012 A considerable amount of sweat, time, and pain goes into training for the New York City marathon. Or so we hear from the safety of our couch. Roughly...
New York City Marathon Hopefuls Foiled By Faulty New York Runners Club Website

Culture City: The Arts Festival You Can Watch on Your Couch

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The Secret Theatre in Long Island City seats fewer than 100 people, but the capacity is virtually unlimited during its 12-day WiredArts Fest: Every show is broadcast via live-stream as it is performed for the in-theater audience....
Culture City: The Arts Festival You Can Watch on Your Couch

Target Neutralized: Amazon Beats Tablet Makers At Their Own Game

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With the announcement that the Kindle Fire has grabbed 54.4% of the Android Tablet market, it’s clear to see that Amazon’s Trojan Horse strategy paid off. As I wrote back in December, the Fire is Amazon’s way of making all of their offerings “real.” Movies, books, and games were Amazon’s...
Target Neutralized: Amazon Beats Tablet Makers At Their Own Game

Intel's Cable Box Will Have A Camera That Tracks You As You Watch TV (INTC)

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We should reserve judgement until we see the actual product, but the initial description of Intel's plan for a cable box sounds very creepy. It's planning to roll out a cable box with a camera that looks at who is watch TV to deliver a more personalized experience. At the...
Intel's Cable Box Will Have A Camera That Tracks You As You Watch TV (INTC)

The New York Times Gets All The News That's Fit to Print – All of It – Into Flipboard

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Like the New York Times? Like Flipboard? Here’s a corporate mash-up for you: The Time’s subscribers will soon be able read the entire paper on the aggregation/recommendation app. The news is important for Flipboard, because it marks the first time the startup has convinced a big publisher to give it...
The New York Times Gets All The News That's Fit to Print – All of It – Into Flipboard
CouchSurfing, now a 'social travel network', gets a $15M boost

My iPhone Now Feels like “Just A Small iPad”

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Certainly not alone in this, as I’ve read many tweets saying the same: once you’ve used an iPad for any length of time, returning to an iPhone is a “woah” experience – the iPhone feels tiny. Everything feels more than a bit crammed together – typing is like poking rice...
My iPhone Now Feels like “Just A Small iPad”

Xbox Live is Down: Microsoft is Working on Signing In Issue

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If you were hoping for a leisurely Saturday on the couch, plugging away at a few friends on your Xbox, perhaps enjoying a cool beverage, you may be out of luck: Xbox Live is currently experiencing login issues. The issues came to our attention at roughly 11:45 Pacific time. Microsoft...
Xbox Live is Down: Microsoft is Working on Signing In Issue
Valve fires Jeri Ellsworth, who was developing Steam Box game controllers

Vizio welcomes YouTube as part of its Internet Apps arsenal

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Not long after bringing some Redmond vid-calling to your living room, Vizio's introducing another app that may just enhance your couch entertainment. Via its Twitter account, the outfit announced YouTube will now be a part of its Internet App portfolio. Though, it's worth mentioning the Tweet didn't specify if...
Vizio welcomes YouTube as part of its Internet Apps arsenal

Green Throttle officially launches its Android gaming platform, we go hands-on

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Thinking of rounding out your entertainment center's arsenal with an Android-based game console? You've certainly got options: Ouya, GameStick and Project Shield are all vying for a spot on your couch. On the other hand, you might already have a perfectly serviceable Android device just waiting to be converted...
Green Throttle officially launches its Android gaming platform, we go hands-on

Make your mark on Google with Handwrite for Mobile and Tablet Search

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Unlike searching on a desktop or laptop computer, when you're searching on a touch-screen mobile device it’s often inconvenient to type. So we strive to give you a variety of ways to interact with Google, be it by speaking your queries, getting results before you finish typing, or searching by...
Make your mark on Google with Handwrite for Mobile and Tablet Search
This Man Got Second-Degree Electrical Burns from an iPhone [PICS]

Valentine’s Day Procrastination Fuels Mobile Usage On Google

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Not surprisingly, Valentine’s Day spurred lots of last-minute Web searches and phone calls — and the Google mobile ads team just published a blog post highlighting how much of that activity happened on smartphones and tablets. For one thing, last-minute searches for national restaurant chains grew across-the-board, but they grew...
Valentine’s Day Procrastination Fuels Mobile Usage On Google

Android Appalooza: Get started on your holiday shopping

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So, you want to participate in all of the holiday sales that are going on today, but you don’t want to leave the couch? Fortunately, the Internet and its many available services have made this possible. And if you’ve got an Android device handy, there are also a couple of...
Android Appalooza: Get started on your holiday shopping

Pew: 17% Of U.S. Cell Phone Users Now Mostly Use Their Phones To Go Online

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For most of us, our cell phones are now a convenient way to get online while we’re on the go (or on the couch). According to a new report by the Pew Internet & American Life project, however, 17% of U.S. adult cell phone owners now mostly go online using...
Pew: 17% Of U.S. Cell Phone Users Now Mostly Use Their Phones To Go Online

Google testing Google-manufactured personal communication device

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Google is testing its own "next generation personal communication device," according to a document submitted to the FCC. Google is seeking the FCC's permission to test the device outside its labs on Bluetooth and WiFi networks in and around the homes of 102 Google employees. The 102 prototypes will...
Google testing Google-manufactured personal communication device

Pass the Clicker: Today's Latest and Greatest High-Tech Remotes

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Why get off of the couch when you don't have to? Today's remotes are cooler, savvier, and more high-tech than ever....
Pass the Clicker: Today's Latest and Greatest High-Tech Remotes

Netflix Social lets users show exactly how they spend nights on the couch

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Netflix has reintroduced social sharing features to its service as of Wednesday, the company announced on its blog. After adding a “friends” feature back in 2005 and then removing it in 2010, Netflix is readjusting to a new video sharing landscape that is no longer in the vise grip...
Netflix Social lets users show exactly how they spend nights on the couch

Mobile Devices Now Make Up About 20 Percent of U.S. Web Traffic

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Mobile Web browsing continues to take off, with smartphones and tablets accounting for 20 percent of Web traffic in the U.S. and Canada, according to a new report. The analysis, from online advertising network Chitika, finds that those stodgy old PCs still produce just under 80 percent of Web traffic,...
Mobile Devices Now Make Up About 20 Percent of U.S. Web Traffic

Apple Should Steal This Feature To Make Managing Your Inbox Easier (AAPL)

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I've been using the Sparrow mail application for my iPhone for a few months now. When the iPhone 5 comes out on Friday, I plan to switch back to Apple's native Mail application. Sparrow is a fantastic app, but because it's a third-party application, it's not quite as smooth as...
Apple Should Steal This Feature To Make Managing Your Inbox Easier (AAPL)
New startup Breather rents rooms on demand with a Zipcar-like model

On Twitter, U R So Not My Valentine

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Oh, Twitter trends. Without you, how would we know anything, about anything? How would we know that Jeremy Lin has taken the NBA by storm after crashing on his brother’s couch? How would we know that Adele’s Grammy performance was real-TV worthy, and Chris Brown’s was definitely not? And how...
On Twitter, U R So Not My Valentine

Google's top trending Super Bowl searches show that it's all about the halftime show

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Turns out the 13-minute halftime show really is the big draw of the Super Bowl, at least according to Google. The search giant has released a number of stats on how people used its services during the big game, with "Madonna" being the top trending search term, followed by...
Google's top trending Super Bowl searches show that it's all about the halftime show

Reebok Fitness shakes up stale exercise routines on Android and iOS (video)

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Despite Reebok being a cornerstone of the athletic scene, it hasn't been as quick off the mark as Adidas and Nike in embracing mobile apps as coaching tools. It's making up for lost time with a low-key launch of Reebok Fitness for Android and iOS. The app skips active...
Reebok Fitness shakes up stale exercise routines on Android and iOS (video)
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