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Make your Mac more productive with The Mac Freebie Bundle [VB Store]

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Make your Mac more productive with The Mac Freebie Bundle [VB Store]
Spam and eggs! Codecademy goes full-on Python

Startup Alley At Disrupt -- Impact Pavilion Shows Off Health, Energy And Transport

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Not only were there country pavilions at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco last week, but also themed ones like Hardware Alley and the Impact Pavilion. Here, you could peruse startups in the themes of health, energy and transport, a few of which of which were put together by the...
Startup Alley At Disrupt -- Impact Pavilion Shows Off Health, Energy And Transport

Code Academy: learn how to write Java at home

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Teach yourself JavaScript on the internet, freeWhat is Codeacademy?Codecademy (http://codeacademy.com) was set up by two friends who wanted to learn to code, but were disappointed with existing materials. The website starts by presuming no prior knowledge at all, and lets you work through small exercises, slowly growing in complexity. In...
Code Academy: learn how to write Java at home

EEG headware probes your neurons, shows interrogators your cranial contact list

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You might pride yourself on your poker face, but there would be no way to hide from a skull-probing EEG helmet being developed by Veritas Scientific. The device takes advantage of a well-known medical response called P300, which causes your brain's voltage to drop a split-second after you put...
EEG headware probes your neurons, shows interrogators your cranial contact list

Dribbble: Twitter for Designers

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Part image library, part discussion forum and part game, Dribbble is a site by and for designers. Users upload bite-sized work samples and do a show-and-tell on their latest creations or works in progress.The site was in private beta until this past weekend, and Co-founder Dan Cederholm said the...
Dribbble: Twitter for Designers

iPhone workout app FitFu closes its doors, stating "the App Store is not forgiving"

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It’s a sad day for me, as I see an app that I liked a lot reaching the end of its financial rope. FitFu, the app that focused on getting you to work out during your spare time, is shutting its doors after launching in the latter part of 2010....
iPhone workout app FitFu closes its doors, stating "the App Store is not forgiving"
Jamstar Acoustics: A Guitar Learning App That Won't Hold You Back

With new exchange, TareasPlus takes on Khan Academy in Latin America and beyond

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Khan Academy has quickly become one of the most popular educational sites in the U.S. and around the world. But TareasPlus, a startup with offices in Colombia and San Francisco, believes it may have a leg up with Spanish speakers south – and increasingly north – of the border. Since...
With new exchange, TareasPlus takes on Khan Academy in Latin America and beyond

Flying People Spotted Over New York City…Film At Nine

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In a recent publicity venture for their new movie “Chronicle”, 20th Century Fox enlisted the help of viral marketing agency Thinkmodo to design and execute a rather unique campaign element that surely caused several doubletakes over the New York City skyline. If you thought you saw some flying humans in...
Flying People Spotted Over New York City…Film At Nine
Digital First Media is working on paywalls, even though it really doesn't want to
Jintronix makes physical therapy fun and cheap with Microsoft Kinect

New Workout App For Pebble Shows Why Your Wrist Might The New Hot Spot For Mobile Devs

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A new app created by Toronto-based developer and entrepreneur Alex Kennberg uses the Pebble to take users through a standard 7-minute workout (made popular through media coverage at outlets including the New York Times Magazine), and does so using only the tech on your wrist. It’s a great example of...
New Workout App For Pebble Shows Why Your Wrist Might The New Hot Spot For Mobile Devs

Free Language Learning Service Duolingo Comes To Android, Expects This Will Double Its User Base To Over 6M

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Duolingo, the popular free language learning service, just launched its first mobile app for Android in Google’s Play store. Until now, the service was only available on the web and iPhone, but as the company’s founder Luis von Ahn told me earlier this year, the Android version has long been...
Free Language Learning Service Duolingo Comes To Android, Expects This Will Double Its User Base To Over 6M
MotoACTV Golf Edition tracks distance to the green and physical activity on 20,000 courses

9 Apps That'll Make You Smarter (AAPL, GOOG)

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Feeling a little bit of the winter slump? Not as sharp as you'd like to be? Take refuge in your mobile device - there are a number of apps ready to help you shake the dust out of your head. Whether you use an iPhone or an Android phone, there's...
9 Apps That'll Make You Smarter (AAPL, GOOG)
Amiigo Fitness Tracker Bracelet Gets VC Investment, Kicks Off Indiegogo Campaign

US Army's LEMV spy blimp spotted hovering over New Jersey, may take up cargo duties (video)

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The US Army's not-so-secret Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle (LEMV) spy blimp is better at staying hidden than we thought... if unintentionally. Although it was due to fly the friendly skies of Lakehurst, New Jersey in mid-June, Northrop Grumman's usually unmanned surveillance was only just caught floating over the Jersey...
US Army's LEMV spy blimp spotted hovering over New Jersey, may take up cargo duties (video)

TNW gets down with Nike+ Kinect Training ahead of launch; the gym reimagined for your home

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Nike’s showing no signs of slowing in its quest to dominate the tech-fitness space. With the launch of the Nike+ Fuelband earlier this year, this was swiftly followed by the Nike+ Training and Basketball apps, which were designed to work with special Nike+ connected shoes. And now, Nike is on...
TNW gets down with Nike+ Kinect Training ahead of launch; the gym reimagined for your home

FitStar launches first app with NFL star Tony Gonzalez, creates customized exercise videos on the fly

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Exercise apps are a dime a dozen and the fitness training video market is even more saturated. New comer FitStar sees an opportunity to blend the two forms with an application platform that's part video CMS, with a special twist. The first app being offered, FitStar: Tony Gonzalez, creates...
FitStar launches first app with NFL star Tony Gonzalez, creates customized exercise videos on the fly
Exercises in democracy: building a digital public library

Hey, a New Use for LinkedIn: A Viral Marketing Campaign for Prometheus

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Faux Mr. Weyland in a faux TED Talk. (Prometheus-movie.com) Slightly strange emails from LinkedIn recruiters are nothing out of the ordinary. But writer and UX designer Dustin Curtis (whose work you might recognize) reports that he recently opened his email to one from a James Holm, claiming to be a...
Hey, a New Use for LinkedIn: A Viral Marketing Campaign for Prometheus

Fitness Coach for iOS makes exercise more accessible and easier for all

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With the weather at its best this time of the year, there is often a boost in gym memberships as people work to get themselves into shape to wear their summer wardrobe again or head out on holiday. The thirst for fitness has spilled over into the technology space and one...
Fitness Coach for iOS makes exercise more accessible and easier for all

Parkinson's patients test video games as therapy (video)

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Physical therapy can ease symptoms of Parkinson's and may delay progression of the disease. Now, cutting-edge tech is transforming everyday therapy into entertaining exercises. [Read more]...
Parkinson's patients test video games as therapy (video)

Why Does There Always Have To Be An App For That?

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“There’s an app for that.” Apple’s marketing slogan — meant to illustrate the vast size of its mobile application store — is increasingly accurate in terms of appifying aspects of our everyday lives. The trend is bubbling up in a number of major urban markets where users are happily ordering...
Why Does There Always Have To Be An App For That?
Khan Academy launches iPad app with complete library of over 2,700 educational videos
Sprint 'exercises its right' to end LightSquared agreement for LTE, $65M returned

Apple CEO Steve Jobs exercises options

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Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs this week exercised options to buy 120,000 shares of the company's stock for $5.75 each, according to a regulatory filing. If Jobs were to sell the stock today, with Apple shares trading at around $115 per share, he would make a paper profit of about...
Apple CEO Steve Jobs exercises options
Gettin' Naggy with It: The Latest in Fitness Tech

Babbel brings 11 language learning apps to Windows Phone 8, for free

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Yours truly has had some pretty positive experiences with Babbel's existing product line, with the latest being a subscription-based alternative for iPad that makes it a lot more affordable to learn the basics of 11 different tongues. After launching last October on Windows 8, the outfit is showing Microsoft's...
Babbel brings 11 language learning apps to Windows Phone 8, for free
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