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The duo behind Glif and Cosmonaut return to Kickstarter with Simple Bracket app for March Madness

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Studio Neat, the duo behind hugely successful Kickstarter projects like the Glif tripod mount for iPhone and the Cosmonaut stylus, are back with a new arrival on the crowdsourced funding site. This time, however, they are eschewing the world of physical design to create Simple Bracket: an iPhone app for filling in March...
The duo behind Glif and Cosmonaut return to Kickstarter with Simple Bracket app for March Madness

Google I/O: Google Maps gets a whole new look

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Google has made significant changes to the look and function of its Google Maps, which now uses the whole screen and ditches the service's familiar sidebar. The information that Google used to host on its sidebar is now more deeply integrated into maps, or right below the search bar that...
Google I/O: Google Maps gets a whole new look

Nokia ditches Windows Phone with its latest device aimed at developing markets

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale While most of our attention in the mobile world is focused on smartphones, there’s a massive opportunity  for any company that can take over so-called developing markets, i.e. places where people are still mostly using relatively simple ”feature phones”. Taking...
Nokia ditches Windows Phone with its latest device aimed at developing markets
The Google Fiber competitive plan for everyone else
Tardy iTunes 11 finally rolls out
Zynga.com ditches mandatory Facebook logins as it struggles to create its own identity

Tor Listens To Authors And Readers And Ditches DRM

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We have said quite a bit about the perils of DRM and how many in the entertainment industry still insist on its use despite the fact that it is pointless as a deterrent to piracy and only leads to frustration for paying customers. Recently, we spoke about how DRM is...
Tor Listens To Authors And Readers And Ditches DRM

8 Gorgeous Examples Of Tech Design

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We love it when a product works as advertised. The only thing better is when it looks great at the same time. Industrial designers are obsessed with making objects that are simeltaneously beautiful and functional. Here are some of our favorites in recent memory.MakerBot Replicator 2 MakerBot's been producing quality...
8 Gorgeous Examples Of Tech Design

Stretching

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I haven’t encountered any source on this subject as broad, accessible, and easily applied as Bob Anderson’s classic Stretching, a patient and friendly stand-in for my eight-grade P.E. teacher. The 30th anniversary edition of this guidebook came out recently, with even more stretches and illustrations, and it’s easily the...
Stretching
Facebook finally releases rebuilt Android app with faster performance

Connectify Switchboard ditches original server plans, is available now for $90

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​ Remember that Connectify Switchboard Insert Coin we featured just over a week ago? Well, we'd like to say we're sorry to hear it's been canceled -- but we're not. Why? Because a high amount of interest from people preferring to use their own computers as servers, has resulted in...
Connectify Switchboard ditches original server plans, is available now for $90

University of Glasgow makes 3D models with single-pixel sensors, skips the cameras (video)

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Most approaches to capturing 3D models of real-world objects involve multiple cameras that are rarely cheap, and are sometimes tricky to calibrate. The University of Glasgow has developed a method that ditches those cameras altogether. Its system has four single-pixel sensors stitching together a 3D image based on the...
University of Glasgow makes 3D models with single-pixel sensors, skips the cameras (video)

VLC 2.02 adds Retina display support, ditches font cache interruptions

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The latest version of everyone's favorite file-type-friendly media player has been updated on both Windows and OS X, although the Apple iteration gets the most major addition -- playback support on the new MacBook Pro's Retina display. Alongside sharper menus, VLC's latest update extends functionality to the video itself,...
VLC 2.02 adds Retina display support, ditches font cache interruptions

Tech Week in Review 4-2-2010

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GoDaddy Ditches China Following Google’s lead, the largest domain name provider in the world will stop registering websites in China. While it seems like GoDaddy’s decision is the beginning of a movement against China’s strict stance on privacy, there is something else at work here. According to RWW: A new...
Tech Week in Review 4-2-2010
HP announces Spectre One, a Windows 8 all-in-one that ditches touch for a trackpad

Comcast ditches 250GB data cap, tests tiered pricing

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Comcast says it's suspending its 250GB data cap for customers while it tests a new tiered data cap option in certain parts of the U.S. [Read more]...
Comcast ditches 250GB data cap, tests tiered pricing

Tizen 1.0 hands-on: Can Samsung and Intel’s mobile OS compete with Android?

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In the wake of Meego’s demise a new open source mobile operating system has emerged. Known as Tizen and backed by Samsung and Intel, the Linux-based OS recently hit the version 1.0 milestone and has even been paired with an official reference hardware platform. Unlike the alternative OSes that came...
Tizen 1.0 hands-on: Can Samsung and Intel’s mobile OS compete with Android?
Empire Avenue Ditches Influence for Engagement with Relaunch

Spotify ditches the 5 plays-per-song limit for non-paying users in the UK

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Digital music streaming and discovery company Spotify has just announced that it is removing the 5 plays-per-song cap that previously restricted its non-paying users in the UK from playing individual tracks more than five times. The news, first reported by MusicAlly, is welcome for those in the UK who use...
Spotify ditches the 5 plays-per-song limit for non-paying users in the UK
Samsung's creepy new ad ditches iPhone bashing, turns to nightmare-inducing memes [video]

HTC One XL coming to Germany, drags LTE with it

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In the US, Asia and Australia they've already had their fill of the HTC One XL. But, in Europe, they've had to make do with the lame ol' HSPA+ One X. That is, until now. German carrier Vodafone has announced that it'll be the first to bring the XL...
HTC One XL coming to Germany, drags LTE with it
Angry Birds Star Wars launches, Pinterest tests secret boards, and Starbucks adds Square Wallet payments

Clearing out Kindles: Amazon ditches original Kindle Touch

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Goodbye, Kindle Touch. Last week, it was Amazon saying goodbye to the Kindle DX and now it appears they’re doing the same to the Kindle Touch. Amazon lists the $99 Kindle Touch on its website, but it’s “currently not available” to purchase and Amazon writes that “we don’t know when...
Clearing out Kindles: Amazon ditches original Kindle Touch
Kindle Fire successor rumored to have 1280 x 800 display, set for Q3 launch

Google Chrome Ditches http:// in Address Bar

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Google Chrome Ditches http:// in Address Bar

Habbo Hotel: private equity group ditches stake over paedophile fears

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Move by 3i group follows claims that paedophiles have targeted children and teenagers using the websiteA major British private equity group is to ditch its shareholding in the company behind Habbo Hotel, the game-based social networking website popular with children and teenagers, following allegations that online paedophiles have been targeting...
Habbo Hotel: private equity group ditches stake over paedophile fears

Webs.com Revamps Its DIY Site Creation Tools, Ditches Banner Ads For Free Users

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DIY website creation service Webs.com is launching an all-new version of its flagship product today with the introduction of the completely revamped SiteBuilder3. The new website designing tool now includes a number of new features allowing for improved drag-and-drop WYSIWYG (i.e., “what you see is what you get”) editing, plus...
Webs.com Revamps Its DIY Site Creation Tools, Ditches Banner Ads For Free Users

Santa Ditches Google For Microsoft (GOOG, MSFT)

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Since the 1950s, Norad, the North American Aerospace Defence Command, has been giving children updates on Santa's progress from the North Pole each Christmas Eve. Norad has teamed up with Google to track Santa's progress online for the last five years but this year Microsoft is sponsoring the service for...
Santa Ditches Google For Microsoft (GOOG, MSFT)

Google Reader ditches support for past browsers http://bit.ly/c9Ifji

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Google Reader ditches support for past browsers http://bit.ly/c9Ifji
13" MacBook Pro teardown: easy SSD, trackpad access, no room for RAM
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