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Google adds more features to the Currency Converter in its search results

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Google has updated the Currency Converter that shows up directly above its search results when you put in a query. The conversions, which are provided by Citibank, now include a lot more information: 1000 CAD to USD. Previously, the above search would simply just give me back “1000 Canadian dollars...
Google adds more features to the Currency Converter in its search results

How to create flash drop down menus & site navigation (tutorial.)

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How to create flash drop down menus & site navigation (tutorial.)

RIM shows off Facebook for BlackBerry 10, Timeline support finally on the way [Video]

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Research In Motion (RIM) this week had quite a few announcements at its BlackBerry Jam conference, including an updated Facebook app for BlackBerry 10, both of which will be released simultaneously next year. While the app was briefly shown off during the keynote on Tuesday, the Canadian company on Thursday...
RIM shows off Facebook for BlackBerry 10, Timeline support finally on the way [Video]

Google updates mobile search with quick views, expandable links

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Google has made two significant changes to the way mobile web search results are presented, an official blog post states. The first is the concept of an expandable sitelink; some results now show a series of drop-down menus below them, which when opened reveal links to specific pages or subsections....
Google updates mobile search with quick views, expandable links
Dropbox 2.0 brings functional drop-down menus to Mac and Windows

New Theme: Twenty Ten

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Over the weekend, we turned on a new theme called Twenty Ten. Twenty Ten is a big deal for us — it’s our first update to the “default” theme (the one you see when you start a new blog) on WordPress.com. Our goal with Twenty Ten was to create something...
New Theme: Twenty Ten
Hopscotch iPad app looks to teach building blocks of coding to girls

Kindle Apps for Tablet Computers: Is It the King of Ereaders?

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There's no doubt about it: the iPad is the elephant in the ereader room but there's one thing I'm certain: it won't kill off the ebook readers. Amazon just took another length in the Kindle's already strong position on the ereader battlefield with the announcement of Kindle Apps for Tablet...
Kindle Apps for Tablet Computers: Is It the King of Ereaders?

Moo takes its online printing emporium to the real world with a new bricks-and-mortar store in London

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Moo.com, the online printer, has opened up a physical shop in the Boxpark pop up mall of London’s Shoreditch. The temporary strip mall is a haven for hip brands to experiment with retail, as we saw when Nike took up residence. Last year we covered the Wired store in London...
Moo takes its online printing emporium to the real world with a new bricks-and-mortar store in London

Leap Motion gets $30M to change how you interact with (and think of) computers

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There’s a school of thought that says that the language you learn shapes how you think. If that’s the case, then the keyboard and mouse have shaped the way we think of content creation and the limits of computers. But Leap Motion, the San Francisco-based startup, wants to change that,...
Leap Motion gets $30M to change how you interact with (and think of) computers

Happy Cog’s Redesign of VisitPhilly.com: An Exemplary Modern Website

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In January, Jason Santa Maria sent out a tweet announcing that visitphilly.com had been redesigned by world-renowned design studio Happy Cog. My interest was piqued, and I couldn’t help but take a peek. I can honestly say that I’ve never been more impressed with a website redesign than I was...
Happy Cog’s Redesign of VisitPhilly.com: An Exemplary Modern Website
The subtle genius behind Amazon's lightning-fast drop-down menus

Review: Samsung's Giant New Smartphone, The Galaxy Note II

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Whenever I test a new gadget, I like handing it over to my non-tech friends to see what they think. That's what I did over a few drinks the night I got the Galaxy Note II, Samsung's update to its polarizing phone/tablet hybrid that will go on sale soon through...
Review: Samsung's Giant New Smartphone, The Galaxy Note II

Why I've Decided To Quit Facebook

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I'm quitting Facebook because it makes me feel like a loser.  I don't mean reading posts about babies taking first steps and people flaunting their engagement ring makes me feel bad. I mean that the simple act of logging in, scrolling the news feed and posting about something mundane...
Why I've Decided To Quit Facebook

Fantastical Fixes The iPhone's Calendar

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Smartphones are still kind of dumb. Even for features as essential as the calendar, built-in apps usually deliver the bare minimum instead of nailing the experience. That's why there's Fantastical for iPhone from Flexibits, which came out Thursday. Fantastical is something I have used constantly since the Mac version debuted...
Fantastical Fixes The iPhone's Calendar

Google's New, New Nav Bar

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When RWW webmaster Jared Smith sent me screenshots of yet another change to Google's top navigation bar, I thought it was a bug. Then I got it, too. It's a weird hybrid of the old, black nav bar with plain, gray text and the new, light one with the icons...
Google's New, New Nav Bar

Sharp AQUOS SH-06D arrives from Japan, we go hands-on (video)

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Sharp's AQUOS SH-06D will most probably never leave the Land of The Rising Sun. That doesn't stop us, however, from lusting after its 4.5-inch. This 720p display also manages 3D, spread across a slinky 10mm frame that houses NTT DoCoMo's recently launched NOTTV streaming broadcast system. The device arrives...
Sharp AQUOS SH-06D arrives from Japan, we go hands-on (video)

Order Takeout "Seamlessly" on iPad

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Seamless, the popular Web site for placing food takeout and delivery orders, has launched an iPad app after seeing mobile sales increase to more than 25 percent of all transactions, up from 1 percent just two years ago. The free app features slider tabs instead of drop-down menus for selecting...
Order Takeout "Seamlessly" on iPad

Leap Motion gets its gesture control integrated with select HP PCs

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Leap Motion, the company making extremely accurate gesture detection hardware, has signed a deal to bundle and then integrate its motion-based controller into select HP products. This is a big win for Leap, which already has a deal with ASUS that will bundle the Leap Motion device in with its all in...
Leap Motion gets its gesture control integrated with select HP PCs

How to Create Smart Microsoft Word Templates

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With interactive documents, you can choose from a range of predefined options for data, instead of typing the data from scratch each time. If you write lots of letters to the same few correspondents, generate electronic data-entry forms, produce documents with boilerplate language, or find yourself typing the same phrases...
How to Create Smart Microsoft Word Templates
Google goes sidebar-less with new search results page

Twitter Announces Embeddable Tweets

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Twitter is making it easier to display, embed, and interact with tweets in blogposts and websites. The ability to plant a whole Twitter stream has been around for while, but the new "embedded timelines are built on a new infrastructure" that's more Web friendly, a spokesperson told TechCrunch. The stream...
Twitter Announces Embeddable Tweets

Facebook now asks for more details when users report fake or abusive accounts

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Facebook has updated its user flow for reporting fake or abusive accounts to include clearer options that could improve the level of feedback Facebook receives. It’s unclear exactly when Facebook made this change, but now when users click “Report/block” from a user’s Timeline, they have the option to fill out...
Facebook now asks for more details when users report fake or abusive accounts

China's Alibaba is getting a much-needed overhaul of its ecommerce website

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Chinese B2B ecommerce site Alibaba.com is showing off a redesign of its homepage and will gradually be introducing the new look across the site by the end of this year. The redesign cleans up the page, allowing users more room to breathe while modernizing the look, but it’s all fairly...
China's Alibaba is getting a much-needed overhaul of its ecommerce website
Sony Xperia Sola Android 4.0 update adds 'Glove Mode'

Google adds "Promote author to moderator" drop-down option for Google+ communities

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Responding to user feedback, Google has added a “Promote author to moderator” option for the drop-down menus on posts within its new Communities pages. Fittingly announced on Google+, the new feature should help those managing large communities on the service quickly add other posters as moderators. Google released Communities earlier...
Google adds "Promote author to moderator" drop-down option for Google+ communities

Next-generation recommendation engine Nara launches, taking on $4m

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Today Nara has launched itself into the market, in a bid to make the web more personal, by generating recommendations that individuals can use on a daily basis, at a much higher level of accuracy than was previously possible. The company is rife with PhDs, something that shows in its...
Next-generation recommendation engine Nara launches, taking on $4m

Are Radial Menus The Future Of Office?

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Friday, Microsoft launched two of its first apps truly optimized for touch and Windows 8, including the first use of its "radial menu" for Microsoft OneNote. Both OneNote and Lync are available in the Windows Store, Microsoft said Friday in a blog post. While Windows RT includes OneNote, it does not...
Are Radial Menus The Future Of Office?

How To Control Facebook's Confusing, 'Labyrinthian' Privacy Settings (FB)

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Consumer Reports recently referred to Facebook's privacy controls as "labyrinthian" and difficult for the average user to adjust. With that in mind, let's take a look at how to manage your privacy controls to make your profile as public or private as you want.From the drop-down menu in the top-right of...
How To Control Facebook's Confusing, 'Labyrinthian' Privacy Settings (FB)

10 Things You Should Never Say To A Front-End Web Developer

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22-year-old Hunter Bridges is a talented front end engineer who can make your dreams into a reality. "Front-end" engineers are the people who build the parts of Web sites that you actually see. That's opposed to "back-end" engineers, who work on all the stuff behind the scenes -- for instance, like...
10 Things You Should Never Say To A Front-End Web Developer
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