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Barnes and Noble's Nook Sales Suggest Microsoft Has Bet on the Wrong Horse Once Again

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Look upon my works ye mighty and despair. (Photo: flickr.com/acrider The numbers are in for Barnes and Noble's most recent quarter, and matters could definitely be better. Let's put it this way: When a company's bottom line is bouyed by the runaway popularity of a raunchy romance--rather than by sales...
Barnes and Noble's Nook Sales Suggest Microsoft Has Bet on the Wrong Horse Once Again

Got TouchWiz? Some Samsung Smartphones Can Be Totally Wiped By Clicking A Link

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I’ve never been a huge fan of the TouchWiz UI Samsung throws onto most of its smartphones (for aesthetic reasons, mostly), but now it seems there’s another reason to be wary of the custom Android interface. At a recent security conference in Argentina, Technical University Berlin researcher Ravi Borgaonkar...
Got TouchWiz? Some Samsung Smartphones Can Be Totally Wiped By Clicking A Link

RunKeeper for Android and iOS now talks to Pebble smartwatches

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Although more than a few runners track their progress through apps like RunKeeper, it's doubtful that many of them like reaching for their smartphones just to check their pace. Thanks to an updated RunKeeper app, they'll only have to look at the Pebble smartwatch on their wrist. Both Android...
RunKeeper for Android and iOS now talks to Pebble smartwatches
Anonymous takes sides in Gaza conflict, launches offensive against Israeli websites

Google Maps adds traffic conditions for 7 new countries, makes improvements for 19 other

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Traffic conditions are a great part of Google Maps, as it gives you real-time information about how quickly you’re going to get to your destination. For example, if you’re trying to drive home to San Mateo from San Francisco during rush-hour? Forget it. That feature hasn’t been available worldwide, but...
Google Maps adds traffic conditions for 7 new countries, makes improvements for 19 other

Announcing the New SEOmoz Toolbar - Plus 5 New Features

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Posted by adamfFirst, let me make a quick introduction. Normally, I spend my time focused on new products at SEOmoz, working with a great team of people that design and build our new tools and features. Today I am excited to use my first blog post to announce our new...
Announcing the New SEOmoz Toolbar - Plus 5 New Features

We're live at Expand San Francisco 2013! Here's what we're liveblogging today

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We're here at beautiful Fort Mason, with San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge as our backdrops, and Engadget Expand is about to kick off! We couldn't be more thrilled about this weekend's lineup, which includes fireside chats with innovators from Google, Kickstarter, OUYA and more -- not...
We're live at Expand San Francisco 2013! Here's what we're liveblogging today

Diagnosing DSL. Again.

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In the last 11 years I have moved house three times. Each time I have purchased Internet service from AT&T and each time AT&T has managed to make establishing service an epic struggle that consumes hours of my time, leaves me without service for days or weeks, and drives me...
Diagnosing DSL. Again.

GreenWave Reality ships WiFi light bulbs that flick on through motion and smartphones

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We've seen connected light bulbs before, some more sophisticated than others, but they're rarely as straightforward as GreenWave Reality's just-shipping Connected Lighting Solution. Eco-friendly LED bulbs in the lineup include their own WiFi and are immediately controllable from a smartphone or tablet as soon as they're receiving power. Basics...
GreenWave Reality ships WiFi light bulbs that flick on through motion and smartphones

RIP @Bill_Nye_Tho: Creator of Twitter's Favorite Parody Account Says He's Done

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Mr. Gardner (Photo: Twitter) When word broke yesterday that Twitter had suspended @bill_nye_tho, a hilarious account parodying every 90′s kid’s favorite scientist Bill Nye the Science Guy, Twitter users erupted with a mix of outrage and despair. Someone even created a petition to help save @bill_nye_tho. But the mastermind behind...
RIP @Bill_Nye_Tho: Creator of Twitter's Favorite Parody Account Says He's Done

RT @despair: @parislemon's article about egregious #Expedia fail would seem extreme, except I've an almost identical experience: http://tcrn.ch/as9gzq

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RT @despair: @parislemon's article about egregious #Expedia fail would seem extreme, except I've an almost identical experience: http://tcrn.ch/as9gzq

One Bitcoin by the numbers: Is there still profit to be made?

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Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair! I have mined a Bitcoin. How much money did it cost to mine? How much power did I consume? Was it worth having a couple of noisy PCs running 24/7? Read on to find out....
One Bitcoin by the numbers: Is there still profit to be made?

Microsoft To Replace “Live” Branding With “Microsoft Account” In Windows 8

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The long-running “Live” name Microsoft has placed on its many connected services (Mail, messenger, photos, etc) is coming to an end in Windows 8, as part of their ongoing, major brand rehaul. Zune, of course, has been on its way out for some time, but will receive the coup de...
Microsoft To Replace “Live” Branding With “Microsoft Account” In Windows 8

Look Upon His Works, Ye Mighty, And Despair

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Look Upon His Works, Ye Mighty, And Despair

Google Maps iPhone app goes straight to the top of Apple's most-downloaded

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Hailed as 'free, fast and fantastic' standalone app brings to an end the agony of users forced to use Apple's own versionThe new Google Maps application for the iPhone became the most downloaded free item in Apple's App Store on Thursday, just hours after its launch.The long-awaited app launched in...
Google Maps iPhone app goes straight to the top of Apple's most-downloaded

Sandy's Wrath: How To Recover Water Damaged Hardware

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With billions of dollars of property damage already incurred from Sandy this week, it's a sure bet that there's going to be a lot of electronics included in that tally. If you're one of the unlucky owners of some gear that's been hit by water damage from the storm, don't...
Sandy's Wrath: How To Recover Water Damaged Hardware

Engadget Giveaway: win a new iPad, courtesy of puzzle app Triple Entendre!

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Finally, a contest where everybody gets something for free! The Van Buren Boys, the folks behind addictive iPhone / iPad puzzle app Triple Entendre, is offering up a sparkling new Apple tablet for you to win, alongside eight free titles. If you aren't the lucky winner, don't despair: the...
Engadget Giveaway: win a new iPad, courtesy of puzzle app Triple Entendre!

Programming languages, operating systems, despair and anger http://bit.ly/bJag0j

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“Screenshots Of Despair” Reveals The New Human Condition

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More and more of us are spending more and more of our time staring at screens; And it’s amazing how emotional we’ve started to get about pixels. I’m pretty sure the last thing I see before I die will be one of those blasted spinning rainbow cursor balls. And I’m...
“Screenshots Of Despair” Reveals The New Human Condition

Can Someone Please Tell This Italian Judge What YouTube Is?

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Sometimes I despair of Europe, even though I’m proud of what can be achieved here. But really, guys, can we get it together? At the same time the European Union is investigating a pretty flimsy anti-trust complaint against Google, it’s conspiciously ignoring a case in Italy where three Google executives...
Can Someone Please Tell This Italian Judge What YouTube Is?

Clay Christensen, newspapers and the cliff of despair

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When it comes to digital disruption of traditional industries, Clay Christensen is a bit like the Oracle at Delphi, in the sense that the Harvard business professor and author predicted much of what we are seeing now in the media business and in fact throughout the technology industry. But even...
Clay Christensen, newspapers and the cliff of despair
Helplessness, despair, and Street View come together in 'GeoGuessr' Google Maps game
Booting Up: Is CES Cool? (No. Yes. Maybe?)

Cartoon: ROTF in Melancholy Despair

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See more of Rob's cartoons at Noise to Signal....
Cartoon: ROTF in Melancholy Despair

The F-bomb: A fine way to skip the AppleCare line?

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It seems the technology in Apple's automated phone system is primed to sense when the caller is in despair. Will swearing get you serviced quicker? [Read more]...
The F-bomb: A fine way to skip the AppleCare line?

IHT Rendezvous: Fighting Cyberbullies With Laws and Laughter

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Online abusers can drive their innocent victims to despair and even suicide. Some victims are using the law to punish the perpetrators, while others are opting for humor....
IHT Rendezvous: Fighting Cyberbullies With Laws and Laughter
iOS default despair: Where Ars staff turns for better app experiences

A victim of the Nigerian phishing scam tells her tale

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Feelings of shame and despair at being conned out of $300,000 by a convincing Nigerian-based email scam led Queensland interior decorator Jill Ambrose to attempt suicide twice. She survived and is now on a crusade to tell her story so that others are not taken in by the scammers....
A victim of the Nigerian phishing scam tells her tale

How to track a lost computer with Find My Mac

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If your computer is stolen or otherwise liberated from your possession, don't despair: If you've remembered to enable Find My Mac, you can track it, remotely lock it, and even send messages to your Mac's screen....
How to track a lost computer with Find My Mac

HTC Sensation puts on a white coat to match its Ice Cream Sandwich innards

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You may have already moved on to more Amaze-ing HTC phones, but there's nothing like a new coat of paint to rekindle consumer interest in its older, less Sensational offerings. And so, the handset that ushered in Sense 3.0 and its signature lockscreen is getting a visual refresh and...
HTC Sensation puts on a white coat to match its Ice Cream Sandwich innards
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