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DirecTV Everywhere VOD and live TV streaming finally arrives on the iPhone

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After debuting them on iPad and Android, DirecTV has finally brought "Everywhere" features to the iPhone. That includes video on demand access to a number of shows and movies no matter where you are, as well as the in-home only live TV streaming feature previously seen on the iPad...
DirecTV Everywhere VOD and live TV streaming finally arrives on the iPhone

Google Moves Ahead in Fight to Dominate the Map Apps

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Apple has been taking lots of justified heat for its decision to replace Google Maps on the iPhone with a fledgling, and flawed, maps app of its own. In my otherwise favorable review of the new iPhone 5, I called Apple’s maps app “the biggest drawback” on the device and...
Google Moves Ahead in Fight to Dominate the Map Apps
Apple will give parents iTunes credits, refunds over in-app purchases lawsuit
Kozmo Is Dead, Long Live Instacart: A Y Combinator-Backed App for One-Hour Delivery
Twilio's Client Product Now Supports Google's Cutting Edge Open Source WebRTC

iPad Stylus

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iPad Stylus is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedThe application running on my iPad in this video is Penultimate. It encourages you to take notes or make sketches because your handwriting and drawing looks pretty cool in...
iPad Stylus

Matrix: How To Choose Social Media Programs by Brand, Lifestyle, Product or Location

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Brands confused by choices on how to deploy social media programs I recently spoke to the global marketing team at a large technology company, and one of the questions being wrestled with was deciding if social media efforts should be setup by brand, vs product teams wanting to create their...
Matrix: How To Choose Social Media Programs by Brand, Lifestyle, Product or Location
Sony will give free 4K content that isn't 'goofy' to everyone who buys its $25,000 4K TV
Gates Foundation puts out call to make better condoms

Mendeley Seeks to Speed Up Academic Impact Factor

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Research site Mendeley has launched a new dashboard that allows academics to monitor and track journal data on the site in real-time. Effectively, it gives users a way to see what journals or research is being read and cited. And while this may not seem that significant to the...
Mendeley Seeks to Speed Up Academic Impact Factor

Ask Engadget: Best sub-$100 camera/laptop bag?

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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Joseph (he's from Atlanta) who needs a camera bag for his semi-professional photography enterprise. If you're looking to send in...
Ask Engadget: Best sub-$100 camera/laptop bag?

The Top Free Wifi Hot Spots In Manhattan By Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Outdoor Locale, and Noise Level [INFOGRAPHIC]

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(via NYC EDC Tumblr) Did you know that the New York Public Library's Science, Industry Business library in Murray Hill is the quietest spot for fast Wifi in New York City? Did you know that the NYPL even had a Science, Industry, and Business library? (Hence the quiet, we guess.)...
The Top Free Wifi Hot Spots In Manhattan By Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Outdoor Locale, and Noise Level [INFOGRAPHIC]
HP announces Spectre One, a Windows 8 all-in-one that ditches touch for a trackpad

Review: Protect your photos from thieves by watermarking them with My Watermark

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Some people seem to think that if they find an image they like on Google Images, then they can just take it and use it how they please. If you are the owner of that photo, being exploited like that both cheapens your work and possibly loses you licensing...
Review: Protect your photos from thieves by watermarking them with My Watermark

Is GPS Making Us Lost and Confused?

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A recent study illustrates a drawback of GPS technology: that it could be causing drivers to become too docile as their navigational skills atrophy....
Is GPS Making Us Lost and Confused?

Developers are hesitating with investments in Windows Phone 8 games

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Microsoft has promised that awesome games will run on Windows Phone 8 smartphones. It will be interesting to see more and more games with eye-popping 3D graphics that you normally see only on PCs or tablets. But while Microsoft’s approach of getting the same touchscreen-based games on smartphones, tablets...
Developers are hesitating with investments in Windows Phone 8 games
Tapstream's Review Bar Helps Mobile App Developers Get Feedback From The Web

ASO (App Store Optimization) Is The New SEO, And Here’s A Tool To Do It

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What’s the hardest thing about building a successful mobile app? If you answered “building a mobile app,” you’re wrong. It’s getting your app found. With over 600,000+ iOS applications, and now some 450,000 on Android, the real challenge for developers is having their app surfaced higher than hundreds of other competitors in...
ASO (App Store Optimization) Is The New SEO, And Here’s A Tool To Do It
Nintendo 3DS XL hands-on reveals comfortable build, better 3D effect, and filtered visuals?

Early reviews say new Apple Maps leave a lot to be desired

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Apple’s decision to part ways with Google as a partner and build its own maps app is looking like a bit of a hasty decision right now. The first round of handpicked reviewers have gotten a chance to use the iPhone 5, and though all of them gush about the...
Early reviews say new Apple Maps leave a lot to be desired

Topic Pages Need An Open Network Too - And Quora Is It

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This week I'm exploring why topic pages are getting traction on the social Web. But one potential flaw in topic pages is that they are typically closed networks. Wikipedia, The New York Times, Branch, Medium - these are all tightly controlled, essentially closed knowledge networks. Sure you can wrangle an invite to...
Topic Pages Need An Open Network Too - And Quora Is It

Mobile app monetization: Think business model, not ads

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Oliver Roup is the CEO and founder of VigLink. According to statistics released from the Interactive Advertising Bureau, mobile advertising spend rose to $3.4 billion in 2012, up 111 percent from the prior year’s record levels, and mobile advertising...
Mobile app monetization: Think business model, not ads
Google pulls an Apple with its (slightly misleading) Nexus 7 ad

Dropbox Sharing Gets Ridiculously Easy With Links

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In the words of Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, sharing documents and other files online is “bafflingly, still really difficult.” You could argue that Dropbox has already done its part in making that process a little easier, but with a new feature launching today, Houston and his team have tried to...
Dropbox Sharing Gets Ridiculously Easy With Links

Samsung's Galaxy S III Will Launch On All Four Major Carriers Very Soon (T, VZ, S, DT)

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Samsung announced this morning that it's new flagship Android phone, the Galaxy S III, will be available on all four major carriers in the coming weeks. U.S. Cellular will also carry the phone. Unlike the international version of the phone, the Galaxy S III will have 4G LTE data speeds....
Samsung's Galaxy S III Will Launch On All Four Major Carriers Very Soon (T, VZ, S, DT)

4 things to know about the new MacBook Pro

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We got our hands on Apple's much-coveted new laptop. Here's a first read. The new MacBook Pro: thinner than your index finger.FORTUNE -- Don't call it a MacBook Air. Apple's newest 15-inch uber-notebook may be thinner and lighter than older MacBook Pro models, but its redesigned aluminum body houses a...
4 things to know about the new MacBook Pro

Sprint to MVNOs: if you get us customers, we'll do the rest

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Sprint has created a new service to entice mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) to base their operations on its network. With the new service, Single Source Enablement, Sprint manages every aspect of the business, from customer care to the distribution of devices. The only thing the MVNO has to worry...
Sprint to MVNOs: if you get us customers, we'll do the rest

ICS now officially available for AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II

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While it's true a few lucky AT&T Galaxy S II owners were able to get their hands on the official upgrade to Android 4.0 just a matter of days ago, the company wasn't ready to push it out to the masses quite just yet. The initial tests must've gone...
ICS now officially available for AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II

With New Payments Feature, ReadyForZero Begins To Automate Getting Americans Out Of Debt

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Y Combinator-backed financial service ReadyForZero, which focuses on helping Americans pay down their $2.5 trillion in personal debt, is expanding its feature set today to include online payments. The new addition, a part of ReadyForZero Plus, will detect when you have new deposits in your bank account, and will then immediately advise...
With New Payments Feature, ReadyForZero Begins To Automate Getting Americans Out Of Debt

RFC 5785: Defining Well-Known URIs

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This first piece of the discovery stack was published today as an RFC. RFC 5785 defines a registry for new well-known URIs which will provide a standard location for the host-meta document. This work started a year and a half ago as a well-known document called /site-meta, and slowly evolved...
RFC 5785: Defining Well-Known URIs
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