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Phi: a wireless re-routing card that puts you in control of the airwaves (video)

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For all the talk of convergence in mobile devices, there's relatively little chatter about the coming together of wireless signals themselves. In other words, why should we have a separate device to interact with each type of wireless signal? And so, with that intriguing question, begins the pitch for...
Phi: a wireless re-routing card that puts you in control of the airwaves (video)

GitHub branches out, releases Windows client

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GitHub, the version tracking and collaboration platform for developers, has proven quite popular, especially with the open source crowd. There's been one glaring issue with the dev hub, though -- lack of an easy to use Windows client. Sure, app creators could sync their changes though command line tools...
GitHub branches out, releases Windows client

Stop Saying "Finally"

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FIIIINALLY! Google released a Chrome beta for Android! GODDDDD. What took them so long? All the Ice Cream Sandwich users have been waiting, like, FOREVER! Finally, Tweetbot for iPad came out. I've only been asking them for, like, EIGHT MONTHS! Jeez. Apple fiiiinally released iTunes Match after a whole month,...
Stop Saying "Finally"

Leap Motion reveals super-accurate motion control tech, $70 device to change the UI game

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In many respects, Microsoft has led the charge towards a future of gesture-based controls with its Kinect, and other tech giants like Samsung and Apple are getting in on the action, too. The move to motion controls isn't limited to the big boys, however. Leap Motion has created a...
Leap Motion reveals super-accurate motion control tech, $70 device to change the UI game

LG and Philips / TP Vision announce Smart TV Alliance for cross platform TV apps

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Following up on last year's promise to build a standardized SDK for creating Smart TV apps, LG and TP Vision (the new owner of Philips' TV business) have announced the creation of the Smart TV Alliance. Its goal is to create a "non-proprietary ecosystem" to encourage developers to make...
LG and Philips / TP Vision announce Smart TV Alliance for cross platform TV apps

Adobe releases Flash Player 11.2, AIR 3.2, still very much into gaming

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Adobe has already hinted at its plans for Flash Player 11.2, but today, those plans finally became official. The company formally announced both 11.2 and AIR 3.2 this morning, reaffirming its commitment to browser-based gaming. With 11.2, Adobe is bringing support for mouse-lock, right and middle click events, and...
Adobe releases Flash Player 11.2, AIR 3.2, still very much into gaming

Android Design guide updated with new tips for app developers

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Not all design choices are blatantly obvious, which is why it's helpful to see fresh sections being added to Google's official design guide for Android devs. There's a whole new chapter on how to create a good Settings pane, including what settings to make controllable or fixed and how...
Android Design guide updated with new tips for app developers

Betabeat’s Spring 2012 Most Poachable Players in Tech

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Silicon Alley may not have its own Bravo reality show, but if Mayor Bloomberg’s constant pomp and circumstance about New York City’s innovative spirit is any indication, New York’s startup scene is on the verge of exploding. For the first time since 1999, the tech sector beat out financial services...
Betabeat’s Spring 2012 Most Poachable Players in Tech

Amazon adds in-app purchasing to Appstore for Android devices, Kindle Fire

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Amazon's Appstore has offered a typical application acquisition experience, save for one important detail: in-app purchasing. Beginning today, devs can now take advantage of the familiar revenue booster already available in the iOS App Store and Google Play, through the use of the Amazon Appstore In-App Purchasing API. The...
Amazon adds in-app purchasing to Appstore for Android devices, Kindle Fire
Facebook is getting its own app store for all devices, all platforms, all prices

Exclusive: Hands-on with the HTC EVO ONE

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  Is this the next EVO? I would assume it is, unless there are some major changes and redesigns prior to its launch. First things first; this phone is a beast. It feels pretty big in hand, but it’s not overwhelming. It does have a 4.7 inch screen with a 720p...
Exclusive: Hands-on with the HTC EVO ONE

PlayStation Suite open to all developers from April, full SDK coming 'later'

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It's been many months since we first heard about this PlayStation SDK, which entered closed beta for a chosen few back in November. Now we're told the open beta will arrive in April, allowing any interested developer to create content for the PS Suite, which will ultimately be accessible...
PlayStation Suite open to all developers from April, full SDK coming 'later'

Apache devs release version 2.4, first major update in six years

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The Apache Software Foundation has announced the availability of Apache 2.4, a major update of the popular open source HTTP server. The arrival of the new version, which is the first major release of Apache in six years, coincides with the software's 17th anniversary. The Apache project emerged in...
Apache devs release version 2.4, first major update in six years

Amazon Appstore more lucrative for many devs than Android Market

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Investment in Amazon’s Appstore is paying off in a big way for many top developers, a good chunk of whom are pulling in more money for their apps on Amazon than through Google’s Android Market. App analytics firm Distimo, in its latest monthly report, laid out how despite its much...
Amazon Appstore more lucrative for many devs than Android Market

Facebook Sends 1.1 Billion Hits To 3rd-Party Mobile Apps Per Month, Most Of Top 10 Grossers Integrate It

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Facebook does make money on mobile…for everybody else. Today Facebook announced it drove 160 million visitors and 1.1 billion to third-party apps last month, up from 60 million visitors and 320 million visits in February. Now seven of the top 10 grossing iOS apps and six of the top Android apps...
Facebook Sends 1.1 Billion Hits To 3rd-Party Mobile Apps Per Month, Most Of Top 10 Grossers Integrate It

Internet Explorer is changing, but does it deserve a second chance?

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Internet Explorer hasn’t had the best reputation over the past few years, and for good reason. IE basically had a browser monopoly, and when competitors like Firefox grew in popularity, hatred for IE grew with it. No standards support, ample bugs, security holes; the list goes on and on. Out...
Internet Explorer is changing, but does it deserve a second chance?

Apple releases Mountain Lion Preview 4 and iOS 6 for developers, iTunes 10.6.3 for everyone else

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Looking to tame Apple's Mountain Lion? Step right up, Cupertino's latest build of OS X is ready for consumption -- assuming you're a registered developer, of course. Following WWDC's reveals and teases, Apple has released an updated preview of its desktop and mobile operating systems, serving up Mountain Lion...
Apple releases Mountain Lion Preview 4 and iOS 6 for developers, iTunes 10.6.3 for everyone else
Just in time for WWDC, here’s a hack for iOS programming on non-Macs

Hillcrest Labs open sources Kylo web browser for TVs, hopes the people want one

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We didn't hear much from Hillcrest Labs' Kylo web browser for TVs after it launched in 2010, but now the company is apparently turning its fate over to the community. A Mozilla-based browser, Kylo will work with any mouse but is designed specifically for its Freespace pointer controls. It's...
Hillcrest Labs open sources Kylo web browser for TVs, hopes the people want one

Crytek's CryEngine 3 makes it easier than ever for devs to build games as pretty as Crysis

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It's not every day you get to speak with the folks who make one of the most advanced game engines in the world, but today at E3, Crytek (you know, the folks responsible for Crysis) let us in on some of the secrets behind its latest game platform, CryEngine...
Crytek's CryEngine 3 makes it easier than ever for devs to build games as pretty as Crysis

Google+ iPhone Gets A Much-Needed Overhaul

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Just yesterday, I finally moved the Google+ iPhone app atrocity to the back screen of my iPhone, and then the company goes out and does this. It makes the darned thing all pretty with a fresh update. And maybe even more usable? (I can’t confirm this as the update has...
Google+ iPhone Gets A Much-Needed Overhaul
You’ll never believe how LinkedIn built its new iPad app (exclusive)

RIM offers developers $10,000 incentive for certified apps

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At BlackBerry World 2012, RIM is bumping up the stakes for its developers by putting more money where its mouth is, announcing a $10,000 guarantee to get potential coders excited to hop onto Team BlackBerry. If you get your app certified on App World and don't earn ten grand...
RIM offers developers $10,000 incentive for certified apps

Telenav opens up Scout for Apps, the HTML5 GPS navigation service, to all interested devs

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At the end of last year, Telenav revealed its browser-based HTML5 turn-by-turn navigation system and made it available to a select few devs to put it to good use. For an encore, it unveiled its personalized GPS service, Scout, at CES. Now, the company has created Scout for Apps...
Telenav opens up Scout for Apps, the HTML5 GPS navigation service, to all interested devs

What Facebook’s world-class engineers will do to Instagram

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Facebook is home to some of the best, brightest hackers in the world. Its brain trust of developers is pretty much legendary, and with today’s Instagram acquisition, some of those developers will be spending time on Instagram now, as well. Think about the contrast: Facebook’s campus holds thousands of...
What Facebook’s world-class engineers will do to Instagram
Khan Academy launches iPad app with complete library of over 2,700 educational videos

Windows Store slowly going global, 26 country specific markets launching with next update

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The Windows Store, though still very much in the trial stage, is already growing -- and not just in terms of catalog size. At launch, alongside the consumer preview of Windows 8, the Store was only accepting submissions from devs in five different countries and had region specific markets...
Windows Store slowly going global, 26 country specific markets launching with next update

Chrome Web Store adds offline app section, more markets and greater analytics for developers

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Just two months ago, Google added badges to its Chrome Web Store to denote whether a specific app offers offline functionality. Now, the company is making it easier for users to specifically root out these apps with a new offline section in the Chrome Web Store. The change won't...
Chrome Web Store adds offline app section, more markets and greater analytics for developers
Android devs, you can now get your app running on a Mac
Neckbeards, rejoice! Dell’s new Linux ultrabook was developed just for you
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