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Developer interest in Android fades, more interested in iOS

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Following news that Battleheart developer Mika Mobile is dropping support for the Android platform, a new survey of developer interest in mobile platforms shows that this could be a sign of a growing trend facing the Android platform. In explaining its reasons for dropping Android support, Mika Mobile said that...
Developer interest in Android fades, more interested in iOS

FTL is a strategy game for lovers of hard sci-fi

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Captain's Log - It's been countless hours since I first started my mission of delivering sensitive information to the Federation in order to combat the rebel scum. This is not my first attempt, nor will it likely be my last; captaining a ship is a full-time job, and often...
FTL is a strategy game for lovers of hard sci-fi

A Look at the New MSN.com Design

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Since March 9 of this year Microsoft has been rolling out their new design of MSN.com. Backed by countless hours of testing and roughly 70,000 pieces of feedback from their users, the design has been tweaked over the last four months to its current state. Visitors who cannot yet view...
A Look at the New MSN.com Design

DIY HAL Replica Wants You To Close The Pod Bay Doors, Dave

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Everyone’s favorite electronics hobby shop, Adafruit has posted instructions for building your own HAL 9000 replica out of a big red button, an Arduino board, and some cleverly cut plastic. Best of all? With the press of a button you can make HAL tell you want to do – until...
DIY HAL Replica Wants You To Close The Pod Bay Doors, Dave

A perfect match: PC game designers and the quest for compatibility

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Making games for computers is apparently akin to churning out sausage. For the most part, consumers are privy to the final yummy-looking package, give or take the occasional wandering bug that decides to crash their gaming spread. Underneath all that sumptuous, juicy meat, however, is a healthy helping of...
A perfect match: PC game designers and the quest for compatibility

Here’s why you haven’t actually learned how to code yet

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Over the past year there’s been unprecedented enthusiasm for learning to code. From NY Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s pledge to the White House’s national summer effort, programming has never been such a valuable career move and somehow it has even managed become a bit trendy, too (depending on your geographical location)....
Here’s why you haven’t actually learned how to code yet

Cloud collaboration platform Teambox partners with Box, giving each bundle customer 15 GB of free storage

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Cloud collaboration platform Teambox announced that it has formed a partnership with Box in a move that strengthens the product and gives its 150,000 customers the ability to centralize all their files that are being shared internally. Through this new Teambox-Box bundle, global enterprise customers can get up to 15...
Cloud collaboration platform Teambox partners with Box, giving each bundle customer 15 GB of free storage

Here's The Casting Call Randi Zuckerberg Sent Out Looking For New Yorkers In Tech For A New Reality Show

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Bravo's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley" has only aired two lackluster episodes, but Executive Producer Randi Zuckerberg is already looking to cast another like-minded show in New York City. Zuckerberg told The Wall Street Journal last week, "I've been here (in Silicon Valley) for 7 years, and know that after 10 p.m....
Here's The Casting Call Randi Zuckerberg Sent Out Looking For New Yorkers In Tech For A New Reality Show
Weekend Reading: The Apple Experience by Carmine Gallo [excerpt]

MySpace Squandered the Only Thing It Had Left

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Editor’s Note: Brenden Mulligan created Onesheet, a tool that enables musicians to create beautiful web presences in two minutes. Before that he founded and sold ArtistData and spent years working in the traditional music industry. Follow him on Twitter at @mulligan. MySpace. Or is it Myspace. Or is it My______....
MySpace Squandered the Only Thing It Had Left

Hark and Sports Byline to post 17,000 hours of athlete interviews and clips

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U.S. National Team goalkeeper Hope Solo. (Click on image for Sports Byline interview) The Olympics officially kick off in London today with the opening ceremonies, reminding everyone that it’s a good time to get your sports on. And now it will be easier than ever to relive your favorite moments...
Hark and Sports Byline to post 17,000 hours of athlete interviews and clips

Meet The Pebble Watch For Women, Bia

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On the heels of Pebble's success, two women are trying to make their own, more stylish workout watch a crowdfunded reality. Bia is a GPS sports watch with a panic button. According to Bia's Kickstarter project page, the watch also does the following: Provides a safety alert  Has a quick-connect...
Meet The Pebble Watch For Women, Bia

Company Muse Makes Your Job Search Less Sucky

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Typically, you don't know what it feels like to work at a company until you actually start the job. A new website wants to fix that.Kathryn Minshew is one of three founders of the Daily Muse, a career-oriented media site for women that launched in September of 2011. In between...
Company Muse Makes Your Job Search Less Sucky

Amazon prepares users for the zombie apocalypse with essential gear

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Amazon seems to be worried that a zombie apocalypse is coming to a city near you shortly. They’ve created a Zombie Apocalypse Supplies page that aims to get you set up and prepared with movies and novels — so you know what you’ll be facing — and gear to keep...
Amazon prepares users for the zombie apocalypse with essential gear

Turntable 2.0 and Passion Pit

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The folks at Turntable aren't calling it 2.0, but it sure feels like a massive upgrade to me so that's what I call it when I talk about the new UI and big rooms concept that Turntable quietly launched yesterday without much fanfare. Full disclosure to anyone who doesn't know....
Turntable 2.0 and Passion Pit

Reminder: Webby Award voting ends tomorrow, give the Engadget Show some love

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Do you really want to hurt us? Do you really want to make us cry? If not, you should head on over to the Webby Awards site and vote for the Engadget Show. Seriously, though, it's an honor just to have our humble production nominated for the third year...
Reminder: Webby Award voting ends tomorrow, give the Engadget Show some love
Ex-WhitePages execs start Meritshare, a new way to reward top-performing co-workers
Achieving success through 'accidental entrepreneurship'

Our Pathetic Government Just Cut Air-Traffic Spending And Now There Are Ridiculous Delays

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In case you needed a reminder of how unfathomably lame our government is, look no further than what is now happening with our air-traffic control system. Thanks to the unnecessary "sequester" spending cuts that our government supported, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is having to send air-traffic-control workers home without...
Our Pathetic Government Just Cut Air-Traffic Spending And Now There Are Ridiculous Delays
X-Wing Squadron Seeks $11M On Kickstarter For Measured Response To Funding Of Intergalactic Weapon

Look Out, New York: Randi Zuckerberg Is Casting for a New Techcentric Bravo Show Set in the Big Apple

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(Photo: Connected Social Media) With a scant 430,000 viewers tuning in for last week’s premiere of Start-Ups: Silicon Valley, newly-minted Bravo TV producer Randi Zuckerberg already has her sights set on New York. According to the Wall Street Journal, Zuckerberg Media, Bravo and the production house responsible for Start-Ups, Den of Thieves, have...
Look Out, New York: Randi Zuckerberg Is Casting for a New Techcentric Bravo Show Set in the Big Apple
WordPress for Android v2.1 officially released, after spending time in public beta

Google Is Offloading Its Most Disliked Advertisers Onto Yahoo (GOOG, YHOO)

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A policy change at Google and a new search deal signed by Yahoo! show that the former has offloaded one of its least-liked advertising clients onto the latter. In December, Yahoo signed AVG Technologies as a new search client. AVG offers antivirus software that comes bundled with a "secure search"...
Google Is Offloading Its Most Disliked Advertisers Onto Yahoo (GOOG, YHOO)

Pandora cranked out over 13 billion hours of music in 2012

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Springing into the new year, internet radio heavyweight Pandora has released some of its major statistics from 2012. The company states that 1.6 billion personalized radio stations were created and that it played over 13 billion hours of music. These hefty stats translate to the service's users listening to...
Pandora cranked out over 13 billion hours of music in 2012

Encyclopedia Britannica in the age of Wikipedia | Dan Gillmor

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The end of Britannica printing its encyclopedia is really just a footnote in the great story of online access to knowledgeMy childhood was richer because we had an encyclopedia at home. It wasn't the ultra-expensive Encyclopedia Britannica, but rather the thinner, more modestly priced World Book. My school library had...
Encyclopedia Britannica in the age of Wikipedia | Dan Gillmor

How to Blog When You’re Not a Writer

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In this post Mark Hayward shares some tips on blogging for small business when you’re not a writer. image by tomswift46 Have you ever accidentally slammed your hand in a car door? OUCH! I think that very unpleasant feeling can be compared to how some small business owners feel about...
How to Blog When You’re Not a Writer

Downtown Vegas: Where Better To Build A Company Than In A Giant Start-Up?

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Today is my first full work day in my new downtown Vegas home. I’ve spent countless hours down here over the past few months, but there’s a palpably different feeling now that this is where I actually live. It’s very exciting. As I wrote yesterday, my decision to base The...
Downtown Vegas: Where Better To Build A Company Than In A Giant Start-Up?

Which Photo Book Printing Service is the Best?

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Which Photo Book Printing Service is the Best? is a post from Chris PirilloJason Dun is likely either the craziest man on the face of the earth… or the most dedicated one. I received an email from him not long ago to tell me of an extensive and exhaustive photo...
Which Photo Book Printing Service is the Best?

Bring on the cat GIFs! Google adds animated filter to image search

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Do you find yourself spending countless hours combing through image searches looking for GIFs of cats wearing sunglasses telling people to "deal with it"? If so, then your lack of productivity is about to become even more galling. Earlier today, Google announced the addition of an animated GIF filter...
Bring on the cat GIFs! Google adds animated filter to image search

Apple's responsibility for the state of Maps

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Look, it’s very possible that you’re tired of reading things about Apple’s Maps issues at this point. I understand, really I do. If so, then just click this and close this tab. There has been a lot of uneducated criticism and blind defense of the way Apple has handled Maps...
Apple's responsibility for the state of Maps
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?