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A faster, simpler Google Search app for iPhone

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Starting today, when you use the Google Search app on your iPhone, you’ll see a completely redesigned interface that gives you faster results, beautiful full-screen image search, and a simple way to access all your Google apps in one place. Search by voice, by typing, or with your camera Get...
A faster, simpler Google Search app for iPhone
Raspberry Pi-powered open-source bartending robot nearly funded on Kickstarter
The internet might be changing how we think, but that's not necessarily a problem

Salesforce.com Gets Access to Twitter's Firehose

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Salesforce.com announced late tonight that it has signed a strategic alliance with Twitter that will bring the global “firehose” of 400 million daily tweets right inside its Radian6 social intelligence application. Radian6 is the Canadian social analytics outfit for which Salesforce paid $326 million in March of 2011. Since then...
Salesforce.com Gets Access to Twitter's Firehose

Twitter launches “Frequently Asked Questions” for developer community

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Developers are the lifeblood of Twitter’s growth, as the apps that use data found on the microblogging site have helped propel its growth. There are a lot of moving parts though to deal with when it comes to Twitter’s API, so the team keeps in constant contact with the community....
Twitter launches “Frequently Asked Questions” for developer community

Poll: Would you enjoy a MicroSD Card slot in your iOS device?

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Apple is unlikely to ever do such a thing (among other things, it would kill its pricing matrix), but sometimes I wish my iPhone or iPad had a built-in MicroSD card slot for easy access to lots of cheap storage.  16GB cards routinely sell for $10 and new cards go...
Poll: Would you enjoy a MicroSD Card slot in your iOS device?

Download the Official D11 App, Which Is Almost As Good As Being There (Right?)

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As those of you on the wait-list already know, D11 is sold out — and has been for some time. But whether you’re joining us in Rancho Palos Verdes for the conference or not, you can still follow along with all the action here on AllThingsD.com. As in previous years,...
Download the Official D11 App, Which Is Almost As Good As Being There (Right?)

Google+ offers custom URLs for verified accounts, other profiles to come 'over time'

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Do you happen to be David Beckham or Toyota? Well, congratulations -- you now have a Google+ vanity URL. The rest of us looking for the football star or car manufacturer need only type "google.com/+davidbeckham" or "google.com/+toyota" to reach those respective pages, enabling easy access to that must-see picture...
Google+ offers custom URLs for verified accounts, other profiles to come 'over time'

Apple investigating location-based emergency app for iPhone

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Apple has shown continued interest in offering easy access to local emergency services when traveling through the iPhone....
Apple investigating location-based emergency app for iPhone
Korean lawmaker who exposed Samsung corruption forced from office

YouTube pushes new UI for tablets via its mobile website, Android app

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As we should all understand by now, YouTube is constantly changing its look. The latest versions of Google's video streaming juggernaut to be refreshed are its experiences for tablets. The Android app has a brand new UI for 10-inch slates, and if you prefer the mobile website to its...
YouTube pushes new UI for tablets via its mobile website, Android app

Review: Get software directly from the vendor with a single click with DDownloads

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Setting up a new PC can be a daunting task. Getting it out of the box and plugged in is the easy part. The challenge comes from tracking down all those little patches, utilities, and other minor software that you accumulated through the years on your old PC. Free...
Review: Get software directly from the vendor with a single click with DDownloads
App of the Week: 'Super PAC' IDs and fact-checks political ads

Moms Are Mad As Hell And…Well, They’ll Just Have To Shop Elsewhere

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It hasn’t been getting much tech blog attention, but moms are seriously pissed at Amazon. The company has curtailed its benefits for its “Amazon Moms” program, and it did so in a less than upfront way, sparking an emotional uproar from parents who had grown to rely on the service’s...
Moms Are Mad As Hell And…Well, They’ll Just Have To Shop Elsewhere
Raptr's rewards improve Rift's daily users by 470%
Microsoft Says Windows Phone Store Now Features More Than 130K Apps, 40K New Developers Registered Since WP8 Launch

Facebook poised to announce its 'new home on Android'

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Industry buzz points to Facebook smartphone, a modified version of the Android operating system in an association with HTCFacebook will next week unveil its latest push into the mobile world - and industry watchers are convinced the social network is about to launch a Facebook-branded phone.Media has been summoned to...
Facebook poised to announce its 'new home on Android'
Verizon Wireless gamifies its site and gets 30 percent more logins
Google BBS lets you search today's web from yesterday's interface

Huawei Ascend Q Now Available at Cricket Wireless

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If you’re not a fan of slider designs on smartphones but want a physical keyboard and touchscreen, Cricket Wireless has a phone for you. Available now, the Huawei Ascend Q packs a full keyboard and 3.2-inch touchscreen in a bar design, so you have easy access to both at all...
Huawei Ascend Q Now Available at Cricket Wireless

Microsoft updates 6 core Windows 8 apps, turning News into a Google Reader replacement

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Announced this morning, and partially released over the night, Bing’s AppEx team has updated six core Windows 8 applications: News, Weather, Finance, Travel, Sports, and Maps. These are among the applications that are pre-installed on Windows 8, meaning that they are present on north of 60 million computers that run...
Microsoft updates 6 core Windows 8 apps, turning News into a Google Reader replacement

Upload masses of images lightning-fast with Hyperdesktop

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Hyperdesktop (free) is right up your alley if you are a blogger, involved in tech support, or like to upload lots of images for Facebook and Reddit. Uploading multiple images the regular way can be a hassle. You always need to have your browser open on the correct image-uploading...
Upload masses of images lightning-fast with Hyperdesktop

3 Cool Tips To Get More Out of Your Bookmarks in Chrome

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Bookmarks are definitely one of the most widely used features of the modern browsers. You can use them to remember a page you just found, or to create a list of pages that you might want to read later or simply create bookmarks for easy access to pages that you...
3 Cool Tips To Get More Out of Your Bookmarks in Chrome
HP Innovates The Staid Workstation PC Into A Shiny, Happy, All-In-One Machine
Your Life Has Become 'A Networked Social Operating System'

Watch ABC app with live TV streaming comes to Kindle Fire, but not Google Play

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ABC dipped its toe into live network TV streaming with the Watch ABC app on the web and iOS earlier this month, and now it's followed up with a version for Amazon's Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablets. Unfortunately, despite the Amazon Appstore listing it's still not in...
Watch ABC app with live TV streaming comes to Kindle Fire, but not Google Play
AppShopper Returns to the App Store With 'AppShopper Social' for iOS
Destroying the App Store hegemony: Twitter's new Cards could destroy app silos
Square Ventures Beyond Payments With Debut Of Customer Loyalty Punchcard Program

Top 5 uTorrent Tips From BitTorrent Inc.

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With around 150 million active users each month, uTorrent is by far the most used BitTorrent client in the West. But, despite finding the client incredibly useful, millions of users only use uTorrent’s most basic features. To remedy this situation somewhat, today we hand you over for a short session...
Top 5 uTorrent Tips From BitTorrent Inc.
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