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Healthrageous nabs $6.5M for personalized data-driven health support

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A growing movement of so-called Quantified Self enthusiasts eagerly track their activity and vital signs to improve their health, even in the absence of chronic medical conditions. But Healthrageous, a Boston-based startup incubated out of the Center for Connected Health (part of Partners HealthCare), takes a data-driven, personalized approach to help motivate those for whom...
Healthrageous nabs $6.5M for personalized data-driven health support
Twitter Is Down, But Where Is The Fail Whale?

Open webOS ported to the Nexus 7, gives us the Touchpad Go that might have been (video)

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More than a few enthusiasts were gutted when HP exited webOS hardware before the Touchpad Go could even have the distinction of a press release. WebOS Ports' Simon Busch can't resurrect HP's miniature tablet plans, but he can give us an inkling of what we missed with his new...
Open webOS ported to the Nexus 7, gives us the Touchpad Go that might have been (video)
No More Cables: OSX Will Support AirPlay Mirroring
Jim Balsillie, Mike Lazaridis, and the giant with no legs
Hands on: Sprint's HTC EVO 4G LTE is an HTC One X doppelganger

Behance launches redesign for showcasing & discovering talent right from tap

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Behance, a popular platform for sharing and finding creative work, has just launched a handsome redesign that makes discovering talent and inspiration so much easier. The site has long housed work from some of the most compelling designers alive, and this redesign fine tunes everything without ditching its core. The...
Behance launches redesign for showcasing & discovering talent right from tap

Microsoft CEO Ballmer touts Windows 8 momentum

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off the company's annual Build developer conference emphasizing the momentum of the company's new Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 operating systems. "In just the last three days, we have sold 4 million Windows 8 upgrades," Ballmer said Tuesday at the conference in Redmond,...
Microsoft CEO Ballmer touts Windows 8 momentum

Apple new iPad hands-on!

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Here she is -- the iPad HD! Er, new iPad. Breaking away from the numerical tracking system used before (and still used in the iPhone range), Apple has decided to highlight the most major change in its newest slate by simply dubbing it "new." By and large, the new...
Apple new iPad hands-on!

Review: Connectify Dispatch combines network adapters to increase speed and reliability

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Beyond the Hotspot software that comprises the bulk of their business, Connectify Inc. makes another utility for laptop enthusiasts: Dispatch. The adapters list appears at the bottom of the main interface window, and a handy graph provides throughput information over time. Connectify Dispatch works by simultaneously leveraging the multiple...
Review: Connectify Dispatch combines network adapters to increase speed and reliability
Cody app makes a play as virtual coach for casual fitness fans

Android this week: HTC One arrives; TweetDeck gone soon; Galaxy Note 8.0 impresses

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The big HTC One launch date came and went this week, with two carriers selling the phone in stores on Friday. The Android handset is HTC’s flagship phone that has much riding on its success: HTC is hoping this hero can turn the tide of falling sales and revenue over...
Android this week: HTC One arrives; TweetDeck gone soon; Galaxy Note 8.0 impresses

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 app lands on Nook Tablet, turns eBook fans' gazes skyward

www.engadget.com
eBook enthusiasts love some good quadricopter action as much as anyone, and now those with a Nook Tablet can get in on flying the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 that launched this May. Today Barnes & Noble announced that the AR.FreeFlight 2.0 app is available for a free download in its...
Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 app lands on Nook Tablet, turns eBook fans' gazes skyward

Attention Car Owners and Enthusiasts: Please Take Our Short Survey

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Do you own your own or lease a car or truck? Are you saving up for your dream ride? Do you consider yourself hell on wheels?  (Ok, ignore this last question.) If so, we'd like to hear from you.  Business Insider would like to better understand the auto market.  We'd love...
Attention Car Owners and Enthusiasts: Please Take Our Short Survey

Club Jameco borrows from Etsy and Kickstarter, lets DIYers design, sell and buy project kits

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Though electronics hobbyists may not have the same resources that the Maker Sheds of the world have to design, package and sell do-it-yourself kits, electronics component distributor Jameco plans to change that. With Club Jameco, enthusiasts can pitch their kit ideas to the electronic component wizards in Belmont, CA...
Club Jameco borrows from Etsy and Kickstarter, lets DIYers design, sell and buy project kits

SXSW Interactive: The Comedown

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After the whirlwind of panels, talks, parties and barbecue, a look back at some of the themes and ideas that came out of South by Southwest Interactive, the annual gathering of tech enthusiasts in Austin, Tex....
SXSW Interactive: The Comedown
Make vs. buy: When should you build your own solution?

Google Plans to Add Filtering Improvements to Buzz

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The Wall Street Journal reports that more changes are planned for Buzz in response to user feedback, including the option to block conversations and other filtering features.Even as Buzz impressed some social media enthusiasts, it also angered some folks for various reasons — the most significant being that it’s a...
Google Plans to Add Filtering Improvements to Buzz
AT&T lands exclusive access to 64GB HTC One

Detroit Electric reveals the SP:01 sports EV with stick shifting, traces of Tesla

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Anyone who wanted a Tesla Roadster but showed up too late to the party (or too early) is about to get a second chance as soon as this year, if not quite in the way they expected. The Detroit Electric badge has been restored once more for the SP:01,...
Detroit Electric reveals the SP:01 sports EV with stick shifting, traces of Tesla

Study: iPad Accounts for Nearly 95 Percent of Tablet Web Traffic

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There’s no question that the iPad is the dominant force when it comes to tablet sales. But when it comes to usage, the iPad’s power is even more impressive. Aiming to get a sense for how powerful the tablet is, online advertising network Chitika looked at what devices it was...
Study: iPad Accounts for Nearly 95 Percent of Tablet Web Traffic
Google Glass could get a dose of style from Warby Parker

Parrot's AR.Drone 2.0 gifted with optional flight recorder module and bigger battery

www.engadget.com
Marking the first anniversary of the AR.Drone 2.0 since last CES, Parrot has announced that it'll be offering an optional GPS flight recorder module as well as a bigger battery at some point this year. The former dongle simply plugs into the flying vehicle via the USB port, and...
Parrot's AR.Drone 2.0 gifted with optional flight recorder module and bigger battery

White Nexus 4 now available in US Google Play Store and T-Mobile

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It's just a new hue for a seven-month-old phone, but there are still a few Nexus 4 enthusiasts who are ecstatic that a white version has finally been released. It officially launched two days ago in Hong Kong, but it's now hitting the US Google Play Store, as well...
White Nexus 4 now available in US Google Play Store and T-Mobile

Adobe Introduces Lightroom 5 Public Beta, With New Features For Enthusiasts And Pros Alike

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Adobe’s Lightroom is probably the best software available when it comes to a photographer’s digital darkroom needs. The company has been putting lots of time and effort into building it into something that appeals to both pros and enthusiasts, and now it’s releasing Lightroom 5 beta, representing the fastest turnaround...
Adobe Introduces Lightroom 5 Public Beta, With New Features For Enthusiasts And Pros Alike

Review: Das Keyboard's Professional Model S Quiet is a mechancial keyboard that won't annoy your coworkers

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Das Keyboard promotes the sound of their peripheral more than anything--their tagline is "The Mechanical Keyboard That Clicks." Now they're going after the market that craves the sweet benefits of a mechanical keyboard but can't stand the constant commotion that comes with it. Meet the Professional Model S Quiet:...
Review: Das Keyboard's Professional Model S Quiet is a mechancial keyboard that won't annoy your coworkers

Job posting confirms Holidays target for next major Windows Phone release

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There has been some controversy about the time scales for the next major release for Windows Phone and its counterpart for Windows 8. According to Mary Jo Foley Windows Phone Blue will come after the Windows 8 release, which according to rumours is set to  be released this summer. Now...
Job posting confirms Holidays target for next major Windows Phone release
Why Bitcoin Doesn't Have To Worry About The Fed Shutting It Down -- At Least Not Yet

SloPro - 60fps Slow Motion Video

www.computerworld.com
With its rugged-looking interface and sample videos depicting slowed-down mountain biking and ski jump shots, SloPro seems to cater to a particular set of X Games surf/snowboard/skater enthusiasts. But even if you don't generally shoot fast action sports videos, SloPro is fun to use. With a few taps, you can...
SloPro - 60fps Slow Motion Video

Cooling computer servers with oil

www.extremetech.com
Enthusiasts have been using extreme cooling solutions for years, including water cooling loops, full submersion oil, and Peltier coolers. These setups have allowed DIY builders to run heavily overclocked systems without cooking their hardware, but have generally been been too esoteric to appeal to the enterprise worldDemand for data centers...
Cooling computer servers with oil
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