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cross country

Apple again highlights Siri with new 'Road Trip,' 'Rock God' iPhone 4S ads

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Apple on Thursday posted two new video ads showcasing how the Siri virtual assistant on the iPhone 4S can help people achieve dreams like cross-country road trips and playing in a rock band....
Apple again highlights Siri with new 'Road Trip,' 'Rock God' iPhone 4S ads

Netflix comes to Windows Phone in Latin America, UK and Ireland, adds subtitles in US and Canada

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Netflix is releasing an international version of the Netflix app for Windows Phone, greatly increasing the number of devices it runs on in the UK, Ireland and Latin America. Netflix is now available on devices from HTC, LG, Nokia and Samsung that run Windows Phone in those regions. The app...
Netflix comes to Windows Phone in Latin America, UK and Ireland, adds subtitles in US and Canada

The 404 990: Where we backpack cross-country (podcast)

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Can a smartphone sense depression? If that's true, then Jeff's Galaxy Nexus is about to blow up. On today's show, we'll review a new virtual therapist app out of Northwestern University that tracks a user's location, social context, and activities to determine mood-effecting triggers. This story and more fun on...
The 404 990: Where we backpack cross-country (podcast)
“In the Studio,” Why Zimride’s John Zimmer Left Wall Street to Start a Company

Unpakt Looks to Take a Load off the Moving Process

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I’ve made two cross-country moves, and the process of finding movers, getting quotes and finally booking one wasn’t fun or easy. But a new Web site is looking to take some of that pain away. Unpakt goes live today, and acts as a comparison pricing site for moving companies, much...
Unpakt Looks to Take a Load off the Moving Process

Moving cross-country? Unpakt could be your new best friend

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Here’s a site that I wish I had for the ten times that I’ve moved during my lifetime. Something to note though, it’s only available for those moving from NYC right now, but the team promises that more options will be available by the end of the year. Unpakt helps...
Moving cross-country? Unpakt could be your new best friend

Disrupt Alum Vocre Makes Its Voice-Translation App Free

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Vocre was one of the more popular battlefield companies at Disrupt SF 2011; the automagical quality of the app and their excellent on-stage presentation made them one of the frontrunners. They haven’t been idle since then, though, and they’ve taken the advice of some critics who suggested their pay-per-use model...
Disrupt Alum Vocre Makes Its Voice-Translation App Free
Happy summer! These travel apps will keep you sane in paradise

Viki, The Global Hulu, Gets A Boost From Microsoft In Asia

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Viki, the Hulu for the rest of the world, has found an ally in Microsoft. The two are teaming up to allow more people in Asia to access Viki's library of global television shows. According to the press release announcement, the target sites include Indonesia (where plasaMSN is the largest...
Viki, The Global Hulu, Gets A Boost From Microsoft In Asia

Apple’s new Siri ad: Remind me to do WHAT again?

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Would that the iPhone’s intelligent assistant were as smart as the latest TV ad suggests  http://youtu.be/-UpmQN55q2g Based on my experience with the iPhone 4S, Apple (AAPL) is doing something very un-Applelike in its TV ads for Siri — over-promise and under-deliver. Case in point: The last instruction the woman gives...
Apple’s new Siri ad: Remind me to do WHAT again?

Is iPad a game-changer?

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Is iPad a game-changer?

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years- Video Book Review

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My friend, Jon Swanson sent me a copy of Donald Miller’s A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life (amazon affiliate link). Miller is the author of probably my favorite book on religion, BLUE LIKE JAZZ, which is more like, “A not-exactly-buying-it-all person’s guide...
A Million Miles in a Thousand Years- Video Book Review

Postscript on the scripting.com outage

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Two weeks ago, when I was in Calif, preparing my house to go on the market, and moving almost 40 years of possessions, or giving them away, or selling them, and preparing to drive cross-country -- while all that was going on -- scripting.com stopped working. It appeared the problem...
Postscript on the scripting.com outage

Road thinking

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I'm listening to podcasts on this trip, and of course doing the kind of thinking you can only do with hundreds of miles to drive every day, and the day after, and the day after that. My friend Evan Paull, who I spoke with a couple of days before leaving,...
Road thinking

iPad is Pretty Decent

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In an effort to keep you up to date with my iPad experiments, I’m now a few weeks in and feeling pretty good about the purchase. I take the iPad with me quite often, and have lots of business uses for it. There are still a few things that...
iPad is Pretty Decent

Ford Fiestas Check In and Tweet Cross-Country - http://bit.ly/9Zj5l4

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Ford Fiestas Check In and Tweet Cross-Country - http://bit.ly/9Zj5l4

More Product Housekeeping At Digg: Kalmikoff And Howard Out The Door

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A month ago Digg cofounder Kevin Rose took back control of his company. 13 or so employees were let go, and Rose promised some “crazy shit” product-wise to be announced sometime soon. More heads are rolling at Digg as the company struggles to reinvent itself. Well known designer Jeffrey Kalmikoff...
More Product Housekeeping At Digg: Kalmikoff And Howard Out The Door

Awesome Infographic: A Cross-Country Road Trip http://bit.ly/cO4d5a /cc @feedly

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Awesome Infographic: A Cross-Country Road Trip http://bit.ly/cO4d5a /cc @feedly

The route I took

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Here's the route I took from Berkeley to NY on my cross-country road trip. I got creative in Omaha, and went around the center of the city on 680 at the recommendation of a reader. This was a very good idea. There was a detour around the Davenport crossing of...
The route I took
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