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How to undo accidental browser zoom

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Earlier today my dad called the Hassle-Free Hotline (also known as my home phone number). The poor guy seems to encounter more than his fair share of inadvertant computer problems. For example, somehow, while using his laptop's touchpad, he'd made everything in his browser bigger. Consequently, he had to...
How to undo accidental browser zoom

Bye bye Tweetdeck - Tweetbot for Mac's new alpha has multiple, docking timelines, a menu bar icon and more

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Tweetbot for Mac Alpha has been updated with some fantastic new features, including the ability to pop out separate timeline windows and dock them together, crafting an interface that looks a lot like Tweetdeck. To pop out a timeline, you click the small gear icon in the lower corner of...
Bye bye Tweetdeck - Tweetbot for Mac's new alpha has multiple, docking timelines, a menu bar icon and more

Troubleshooting Mail Crashes to HTML5 Video Failures

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An Apple Support Communities thread describes a problem where, after playing video in fullscreen mode in OS X 10.7 Lion, the screen pointer/cursor disappears....
Troubleshooting Mail Crashes to HTML5 Video Failures

Want To Be A Billionaire? Build One Of These Seven Businesses (AAPL, GOOG)

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Want to become a billionaire? Then you should try building one of the following seven companies, says Y-Combinator founder Paul Graham. Graham knows a thing or two about building companies. Y-Combinator is a startup school that helps young entrepreneurs get their companies rolling. He's seeing thousands of applications to...
Want To Be A Billionaire? Build One Of These Seven Businesses (AAPL, GOOG)

Writer's block: Cursing the cursor on Apple, Google tablets

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Apple and Google tablets are both good at what most people use tablets for. Writing is a different matter. [Read more]...
Writer's block: Cursing the cursor on Apple, Google tablets

Real-Time Research: iOS Dominates Over Android When It Comes To Usage, Says Chitika

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Android, by most accounts, is proving to be the most popular smartphone platform when it comes to devices getting sold today — partly due to the sheer variety of devices and price points that are out there. But a new research tool that tracks usage in real-time shows that when...
Real-Time Research: iOS Dominates Over Android When It Comes To Usage, Says Chitika

Start button utility strips even more '8' from Windows 8, has sold 'tens of thousands' of copies

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When we first reported on Start8, a mod that brings the tried-and-tested Start button back to Windows 8, it was impossible to know how fiercely the fires of controversy would burn over Microsoft's new interface. Some of us adjusted the full-screen Start "experience" pretty quickly, but it's also clear...
Start button utility strips even more '8' from Windows 8, has sold 'tens of thousands' of copies

How to make quick work of text navigation in OS X

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If you are tired of holding the arrow keys and waiting for your cursor to move, there are alternatives to greatly speed this up. [Read more]...
How to make quick work of text navigation in OS X

Google+ Share button gives you another option aside from plain 'ol +1s

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Although Google's had its +1 button all over the web for some time now, helping folks show their allegiance to things they like, it's lacked a dedicated button just for sharing content. That's now changed, as the Google+ development team recently let loose the Share button. The button is...
Google+ Share button gives you another option aside from plain 'ol +1s

Lytro camera adds perspective shift, interactive filters

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Lytro--the innovative, tube-shaped, shoot-now-focus-later camera--has pumped up its feature set yet again. The camera's developers have added a "Perspective Shift" feature, which allows a photographer to change the perspective of a shot after capturing it with Lytro, as well as a new set of interactive "Living Filters." With Perspective...
Lytro camera adds perspective shift, interactive filters

Point your browser at this pointless site filled with lots of pointers

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We admit that we have little idea what this is for but it had far too many members of The Next Web team fixated like kittens with a laser pointer. Welcome to PointerPointer. Put your cursor on the page as instructed and find the point, well, a point. In fact...
Point your browser at this pointless site filled with lots of pointers

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
Logitech unveils Windows 8 peripherals: two mice, one touchpad, lots of gestures

Social sharing service Buffer now lets users schedule retweets on its Web, iOS and Android apps

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Buffer, a mobile app and browser extension that helps users to schedule posts on their Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and App.net accounts, is rolling out support for native retweets today. The company says it’s one of the most widely requested features from their feedback forum, and follows “many months” of testing...
Social sharing service Buffer now lets users schedule retweets on its Web, iOS and Android apps
Intel hopes to boost Stephen Hawking's speech to ten words per minute
The subtle genius behind Amazon's lightning-fast drop-down menus

The New Windows Boss Imagines A Horrible Future Where The 'Vast Majority' Of PCs Are Touch Screen (MSFT)

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New Windows boss Julie Larson-Green imagines a future which sounds absolutely terrible. She thinks that "the vast majority" of PCs are going to have touch screen interfaces. She said so during an interview with MIT's Technology Review: Windows 8 is clearly designed with touch in mind, and many new Windows 8...
The New Windows Boss Imagines A Horrible Future Where The 'Vast Majority' Of PCs Are Touch Screen (MSFT)

New Facebook photo enhancements help your galleries look better and give you more control

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If there’s one thing that I’ve griped about for ages when it comes to Facebook it’s my amazement at how the site, which hosts more photos than just about anywhere else, can still manage to suck so bad when it comes to displaying them. But today the site is going...
New Facebook photo enhancements help your galleries look better and give you more control

Google's Hotel Finder now offers neighborhood information to help you find the perfect room

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Google’s Hotel Finder service has been updated with a new feature that makes it easier to find accommodation in any city over a specific period of time. Now, when you visit google.com/hotels, you’re asked not only to search for the area you want to stay in, but also the dates that...
Google's Hotel Finder now offers neighborhood information to help you find the perfect room

GetGlue Expands From Toolbar to Popups

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GetGlue, the social network and recommendation engine, has launched some new features that it hopes will broaden the appeal of its service by adding popup content widgets to any page that contains a link to Wikipedia, the Internet Movie Database, Last.fm and dozens of other popular sites, with related...
GetGlue Expands From Toolbar to Popups

Genius Ring Air Mouse scrolls through the FCC, added buttons in tow

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If the Ring Mouse caught your attention a while back, you're in luck. The Genius Ring Air Mouse has tiptoed through the FCC with a dapper new façade and sporting both air cursor and scroll modes. In addition to the left and right clickers we've seen before, this model...
Genius Ring Air Mouse scrolls through the FCC, added buttons in tow

Archos reveals Android-powered TV Connect, puts Play store on your big screen

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There are plenty of ways to get Android on your TV -- from smartphone docks, to dongles and even the officially sanctioned Google TV. But most of them are missing something, be it a simple way to control them or access to the full Play store. Archos is aiming...
Archos reveals Android-powered TV Connect, puts Play store on your big screen

SlideWriter is finally available for iPad, so get ready to change the way you type

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Back in May, we told you about an iPad app called SlideWriter, that was very much still in a “concept” phase. It aimed to change the way that you type on your tablet device, by letting you move a cursor around or select text by simply sliding your finger around....
SlideWriter is finally available for iPad, so get ready to change the way you type

Master Microsoft Office keyboard shortcuts in a flash with KeyRocket

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KeyRocket Think keyboard shortcuts are a waste of time? Think again: Every time you use your keyboard instead of reaching for the mouse, locating your cursor, navigating to a button or menu, and clicking, you're saving anywhere from 2-10 seconds. Do that 20 times in an hour and you've...
Master Microsoft Office keyboard shortcuts in a flash with KeyRocket
Xerox commercial from 1972 shows the computer as your personal assistant

Google pushes IMM76I ICS build to HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus, reportedly quells connectivity woes

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If you've been facing signal issues with your HSPA+ since that recent Android 4.0.4 update, you'll be happy to know that Google's apparently readied a minor update that might help. A small amount of owners have noticed a new build of Android 4.0.4, listed as build IMM76I, showing up...
Google pushes IMM76I ICS build to HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus, reportedly quells connectivity woes

Firefox 14 Launches, Now Encrypts Your Google Searches By Default

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Mozilla today launched Firefox 14, the latest version of its popular browser. As usual, this new version doesn’t introduce any major new interface redesigns or other radical changes, but it does come with a number of welcome new features that should make the browsing experience a bit more pleasant and...
Firefox 14 Launches, Now Encrypts Your Google Searches By Default
Twitter's Publishing Offspring, Medium, Tries Out Commenting

iOS hack shown to speed up text editing, selection

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An interesting hack for jailbroken iPads and iPhones has surfaced that may show off a future improvement in iPad text editing. YouTube user Daniel Hooper published his text editing concept video on Thursday. Rather than selection on the text itself, gestures move the cursor and allow for text selection without...
iOS hack shown to speed up text editing, selection
Yahoo Rolls Out A More Personalized And Interactive Front Page
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?