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Kickstarter lays down the law: "We're not a store"
If Kickstarter Were A Store, It Might Look Something Like This
Runtastic Pro for Android turns your running routines into movies courtesy of Google Earth
Crowdfunding nearly doubled last year with 1M successful campaigns

Can Data Tell the Story of a Location? Discovering Haight Street

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With the right data, you can get a pretty interesting picture of an area. Whether it's a state, city, or even a street, you can learn a lot from data. Do you need to pack a coat if you're visiting in March? What's the elevation, cost of living, how many...
Can Data Tell the Story of a Location? Discovering Haight Street

DreamWorks Animation's New CTO Lincoln Wallen On Why Each New Movie Is Like A Startup [TCTV]

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Millions of people see the end products put out by DreamWorks Animation, the movie studio co-founded by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and David Geffen. But the technology that makes those movies happen often remains a bit behind-the-scenes. Today, the studio took a big step toward putting its geeky side...
DreamWorks Animation's New CTO Lincoln Wallen On Why Each New Movie Is Like A Startup [TCTV]

Map My Tracks OutFront lands on Android, letting you track and 'broadcast' all your outdoor pursuits

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We first covered Map My Tracks last year, when it announced a new dedicated app for endurance sport participants, one that promised to go really easy on your battery. But alas, Map My Tracks Endurance was for iOS devices only, and it has since been pulled from the App Store...
Map My Tracks OutFront lands on Android, letting you track and 'broadcast' all your outdoor pursuits
Motorola’s smart watch gets social with improvements
Apple's Podcasts app gets playlist creation, iCloud syncing and custom stations
iPhone dock owners use 3D printers to retrofit Lightning connectors
Twelve South's HiRise Stand For MacBook Provides Height-Adjustable Notebook Elevation

XCOM: Enemy Unknown mobile game is no 'lite' version

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Firaxis Games took one of its biggest recent releases to the small screen last week by making a full version of the triple-A title available on the iPad and iPhone. But this is no "lite" version or clunky mobile remake -- for its mobile debut, Firaxis has rebuilt the game...
XCOM: Enemy Unknown mobile game is no 'lite' version

Kickstarter Fundraising Record About To Be Broken

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The Elevation Dock starts out as something simple: an iPhone dock. Unlike most accessories though, this one has quite the story behind it. Not only is it expertly crafted, but it is also a record-breaking product — record-breaking before it has even shipped. That is because the Elevation Dock is...
Kickstarter Fundraising Record About To Be Broken

Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic: Three 30-Minute Scenes Taking Place Before Three Product Launches

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Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter of the movie based on Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography, has shared some details behind the structure of the upcoming film. Speaking from The Daily Beast's Hero Summit, Sorkin disclosed that the entire movie "is going to be 3 scenes, and take place in real-time." Further, each...
Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic: Three 30-Minute Scenes Taking Place Before Three Product Launches

JBL Launches First Lightning-Compatible Speaker Docks

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Harman today announced the launch of the first two Lightning-compatible speaker docks under its JBL brand, offering owners of Apple's latest iOS devices direct support for the new connector standard for the first time. JBL OnBeat Micro The two speaker docks include the OnBeat Micro ($99.95) for the iPhone 5...
JBL Launches First Lightning-Compatible Speaker Docks

On the Same Day Kickstarter Gets Its First $1 M. Project, Another Project Raises Over $800K in Less Than 24 Hours

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Crowdfunding is in the air! Earlier today, the Elevation Dock for iPhone became the first Kickstarter campaign to get $1 million pledged. Now, an independent adventure video game from notorious game designers Tim Schafer and Ron Gilbert, and an associated documentary—seeing how the video game sausage gets made is part...
On the Same Day Kickstarter Gets Its First $1 M. Project, Another Project Raises Over $800K in Less Than 24 Hours

An iPhone Dock Is About to Hit $1 M. on Kickstarter

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The Elevation Dock. Apple fans were largely responsible for the breakout Kickstarter hit that broke the half million dollar mark in only four days, a record at the time. That project, for the twin iPod Nano watches, ended up falling short of a mil ($942,578). But the Elevation Dock for iPhone,...
An iPhone Dock Is About to Hit $1 M. on Kickstarter

UW scientists crowdsourcing atmospheric data from smartphones to improve weather forecasts

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Meteorologists may become better at their jobs thanks to your smartphone. Atmospheric scientists at the University of Washington are collecting data from people using PressureNet, a free app that works on certain Android devices. Pressure sensors installed on those devices can estimate the phone’s elevation and location, but scientists can also...
UW scientists crowdsourcing atmospheric data from smartphones to improve weather forecasts

It's alive: Elevation Dock modified to work with Apple's iPhone 5 Lightning Connector

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As the owner of a now-useless-to-me Elevation Dock for iPhone with 30-pin dock connector, I was immediately interested when my buddy Oliver Nelson told me that he had modified his model to work with the iPhone 5′s Lightning connector. The results are pretty clean overall, but the phone does sit...
It's alive: Elevation Dock modified to work with Apple's iPhone 5 Lightning Connector

Facebook Says Game Play Has Grown 8 Percent So Far This Year (ZNGA, FB)

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Remember how Zynga basically blamed Facebook for its lousy quarter? Mark Pincus and company had better find another excuse. At a game-developers conference in Europe, Facebook representatives said that game-playing on its website was actually up significantly, countering the notion that game play was shifting over to mobile. Now more...
Facebook Says Game Play Has Grown 8 Percent So Far This Year (ZNGA, FB)

Apple stores to begin carrying Contour's new helmet-mounted camera

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Just two weeks after releasing its new helmet-mounted video camera, Seattle-based Contour is getting another shot of good news. The company is announcing today that Apple plans to begin selling the Contour+2, a video camera that shoots 1080p HD video and allows adventure sports nuts to track speed, distance and elevation....
Apple stores to begin carrying Contour's new helmet-mounted camera

The Elevation Dock About To Set Kickstarter Funding Record

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The Elevation Dock About To Set Kickstarter Funding Record: As Trevor Gilbert notes on PandoDaily, the “best dock for the iPhone” project has now surpassed $900,000 in backing and is closing in on LunaTik’s (you know, the awesome iPod nano watch) record of $942,578 with 3 days to go.  If...
The Elevation Dock About To Set Kickstarter Funding Record

Hugely Successful Elevation Dock Kickstarter Project Apparently Just as Annoying to Use as Regular iPhone Docks

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(Photo: Kickstarter) When the marketing peg for your Kickstarter project is that your product is less annoying to use than its competitor products, you probably want to stick to that promise. The Portland-based Elevation Dock surpassed its funding goal back in February, raising almost $1.5 million, almost 20 times more...
Hugely Successful Elevation Dock Kickstarter Project Apparently Just as Annoying to Use as Regular iPhone Docks

Roger McNamee: Android is a motor scooter on the Indy 500

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Elevation Partner's McNamee gives Google, Microsoft and Samsung a piece of his mind FORTUNE -- "I'm no Apple fanboy," says venture capitalist Roger McNamee before ripping into Google (GOOG), Microsoft (MSFT), Amazon (AMZN), Twitter, Samsung and -- to a lesser extent -- Apple (AAPL) in a 21-minute interview with Bloomberg's...
Roger McNamee: Android is a motor scooter on the Indy 500

Until Yesterday, Kickstarter Had No $1 Million Projects—Today, It Has 2

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It's been a huge day for the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter, which saw its two most-backed projects reach $1 million in pledges within four hours of each other yesterday. The first project to reach the one-million-dollar threshhold was the Elevation Dock, an iPhone dock, which got its million from more than...
Until Yesterday, Kickstarter Had No $1 Million Projects—Today, It Has 2

Runtastic for Android now lets you replay your run in 3D video, with Google Earth integration

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Fitness app developer Runtastic passed ten million downloads this month, so there’s a good chance if you’re reading this, you may already be acquainted with this particular app. As with many similar fitness apps, such as Runkeeper, Runtastic taps GPS to let you measure the distance, elevation and speed at...
Runtastic for Android now lets you replay your run in 3D video, with Google Earth integration
Kickstarter comes of age as a big-time funding platform

Elevation seeks $1 billion with help from U2's Bono

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The private equity firm best known for its shares in Facebook is making the rounds to ramp up more money for its investment fund. [Read more]...
Elevation seeks $1 billion with help from U2's Bono

First Pre-Orders of LTE iPad Mini and Fourth-Generation iPad Models Arriving in U.S.

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In line with tracking information, a number of U.S. customers who pre-ordered LTE models of the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad have either already received their shipments this morning or are seeing their packages out for delivery. Verizon iPad mini delivered (Thanks, Joshua) Our forums are beginning to fill with...
First Pre-Orders of LTE iPad Mini and Fourth-Generation iPad Models Arriving in U.S.
Dock+ Aims To Keep Things Simple And Give Your iPhone 5 The Lightning Support It Needs
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