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Rockmelt Applies "Design For The Thumb" Philosophy To Port Its iPad Web Browser To iPhone

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“Can you do it with one thumb or not?” That’s how Rockmelt co-founder Tim Howes tells me his startup decided what needed to change as it translated its iPad web browser app to the smaller iPhone screen. You’ll still scroll through reams of stories from your favorite sites instead of...
Rockmelt Applies "Design For The Thumb" Philosophy To Port Its iPad Web Browser To iPhone
Pinterest refreshes mobile apps, launches new iPad version

Mashable’s Google Wave API Challenge: 3 of the Best New Extensions

mashable.com
Earlier this month, we launched Mashable’s Google Wave API Challenge, a month-long competition to create exciting new Google Wave extensions.We’ve received dozens of great submissions, and below we highlight three of our favorites.Remember: you can submit a Wave extension until the deadline on April 9th. Winners receive 2 unlocked...
Mashable’s Google Wave API Challenge: 3 of the Best New Extensions

Top 5 sites for buying FLAC music

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If you're looking to buy lossless music in FLAC format, from indie to classical to jazz, here are our five favorite sites. [Read more]...
Top 5 sites for buying FLAC music

Opera desktop preview brings web clipping and other tools, splits from Opera Mail

www.engadget.com
Opera for desktops may be a couple of steps behind the recently finalized Android version, but it's coming along nicely. A preview build of the now WebKit-based browser (or, technically, Blink-based) is available to try on Windows and Mac with a bunch of features which in some ways look...
Opera desktop preview brings web clipping and other tools, splits from Opera Mail

BitTorrent brings torrent discovery, downloading directly to the browser with Surf Chrome extension

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BitTorrent on Thursday announced Surf, a Chrome extension that lets you discover and download torrents directly in Google’s browser. The company says it also plans to release an add-on for Firefox soon, as well as for other browsers, but for now Chrome users can get an alpha version of the...
BitTorrent brings torrent discovery, downloading directly to the browser with Surf Chrome extension
Want to save big on mobile data? Try Opera Mini 7

Opera Mini 7 comes to feature phones and BlackBerry, upgrade notifications in tow

www.engadget.com
Opera Mini 7 has been available via the Google Play market since the end of March, but if you're still milking a feature phone for all it's worth, you haven't been able to enjoy the latest version of the mobile browser. Opera Mini 7 is now available for basic...
Opera Mini 7 comes to feature phones and BlackBerry, upgrade notifications in tow

Xbox 360 to get Internet Explorer with Windows 8 release

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With the release of Windows 8, Microsoft will update its console to include the Internet. Users will be able to personalize their dashboard, pin favorite sites, and watch Web videos. [Read more]...
Xbox 360 to get Internet Explorer with Windows 8 release

It's Alive!

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Last month we previewed an incredibly simple set of web tools which enable partner websites to easily integrate Twitter functionality into their site experience called @anywhere. The idea is that web users will be able to engage with existing Twitter features from all of their favorite sites. Today, we're happy...
It's Alive!

Top 5 iPhone Apps for Search & Internet Marketers

www.searchenginejournal.com
Search and Internet marketing can, at times, be a 24 hour job. It doesn’t necessarily HAVE to be, but if you want good results and want to keep up with new information often times it is. Sometimes we just want it to be regardless; it’s something we enjoy. Even when...
Top 5 iPhone Apps for Search & Internet Marketers
The hilarity and insanity of Netflix's recommended genres, all in one list

If Apple could replace our eyeballs with a retina display, it would be called ‘iBalls’

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There’s no doubt about it, Apple is an amazing company when it comes to marketing its products. The two new Siri TV ads are a perfect example of how the company can show the human side of otherwise hard-to-understand technology. One of our favorite sites to read is Scoopertino, which...
If Apple could replace our eyeballs with a retina display, it would be called ‘iBalls’
Mozilla Firefox Windows 8 style browser released (hands-on)

Google. No Configuration Needed

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Google usually releases products that don't require a lot of configuration. Sometimes Google's services try to be clever and use some existing data to derive the settings. Here are some examples of features that would normally require user input, but Google decided that it's not necessary:1. Google Desktop has a...
Google. No Configuration Needed

Rockmelt says goodbye to its social web browser, says hello to Rockmelt for Web

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It was a good ride while it lasted, but the browser wars haven't been kind to Rockmelt, which has announced that it'll cease supporting its socially-inclined desktop browser sometime in the next few months. The decision was made because keeping up with the steady stream of updates for Chromium,...
Rockmelt says goodbye to its social web browser, says hello to Rockmelt for Web

So you think you're an early adopter? Find out just how "early" with this site

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Being among the first people to use a popular platform on the Internet doesn’t really win you a prize, but at least you know in your mind that you were one of the very early few who made the thing get off of the ground. If you’ve ever really wondered...
So you think you're an early adopter? Find out just how "early" with this site

Google Chrome 17 live with prerendering, download screening

www.electronista.com
Google wrapped up and posted the finished version of Chrome 17 for the desktop on Wednesday. The new browser update takes site prerendering beyond just search results to include autocompletion. If the autocompletion in the address bar is headed towards a likely web address, the browser will start loading content...
Google Chrome 17 live with prerendering, download screening

Take your cute pills: Apple kitteh is a furry little Mac fan

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Filed under: Humor, Odds and ends, MacBook It's Sunday, a time for reflection, reading the Sunday comics, and looking at pictures of cute kittehs! TUAW Reader Brian sent us a link to one of his favorite sites, The Daily Kitten. On March 6th, the kitten of the day was a...
Take your cute pills: Apple kitteh is a furry little Mac fan

Who should I follow on Twitter? Gaming edition

www.engadget.com
A couple of days, and another "Who should I follow?" in the run-up to the holidays. This time around we're wading into Twitter missives concerning gaming. We've pulled together our favorite sites, writers and luminaries to ensure you'll never go wanting for 140-character gaming snippets. Glaring omissions should be...
Who should I follow on Twitter? Gaming edition

Startup Born on Fred Wilson’s Blog Raises $540K Seed Round, Heads to New York

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Mr. Mougayar. It took just four months for Engagio to go from a conversation between Fred Wilson and William Mougayar to a funded startup, and about six weeks of that was spent drawing up the legal documents. Mr. Mougayar, founder of the content aggregator Equentia and a frequent commenter at Mr. Wilson's...
Startup Born on Fred Wilson’s Blog Raises $540K Seed Round, Heads to New York
Google Reader's Death Is Proof That RSS Always Suffered From Lack Of Consumer Appeal

Firefox 20 Launches With Per-Tab Private Browsing, New Download Manager And More WebRTC And HTML5 Features

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Firefox 20 is now available for download. The emphasis of today’s release is on the new per-tab private browsing mode, which now allows Firefox desktop and Firefox for Android users to enable a single tab for private browsing instead of having to open a new window. Also new in this...
Firefox 20 Launches With Per-Tab Private Browsing, New Download Manager And More WebRTC And HTML5 Features
Rockmelt Will Shut Down Social Browser To Focus On Funneling The Web Into Its New Content Feed Site
RockMelt For iPad: A Browser Built For Touch That Turns The Web Into A Feed So Content Comes To You

Google TV gets official

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Combining the web and TV in an orgy of awesome, today at I/O 2010, Google announced Google TV. With the goal of mashing together the web and TV in an orgy of awesome without accepting compromise, Google is hoping to let people take advantage of the biggest and best...
Google TV gets official
Guide Raises $1M In Seed Funding To Replace TV News With Feeds And Virtual Anchors
Why We Mourn Google Reader - And Why It Matters

FlashPlayer 10.1 for Android: We’ve Been Waiting a Decade for This?

technologizer.com
Until now, nearly all the folks who have expressed an opinion about the weighty matter of Apple’s refusal to allow Adobe’s Flash onto the iPhone (including me) have had one thing in common: They’ve never used Flash on any smartphone. But Google is pushing out Android 2.2 “Froyo,” an upgrade...
FlashPlayer 10.1 for Android: We’ve Been Waiting a Decade for This?

The New Internet Explorer For Xbox May Be Clumsy, But Wait Til It Gets Kinected

techcrunch.com
Internet Explorer suddenly became one of the most widely available Internet TV browsers today as it starts rolling out to Xboxes. And early reports say its joystick-based interface is awful. Whatever. It’s v1. What matters is that Microsoft has united the world’s most popular motion sensor tech and one of...
The New Internet Explorer For Xbox May Be Clumsy, But Wait Til It Gets Kinected
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