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The Twitter "Patent Hack"

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Yesterday Twitter announced that they plan to amend the assignments agreements that they sign with their employees. They call this proposed amendment the Innovator's Patent Agreement. I've been aware of this effort inside of Twitter for a while and I like to call this move the "Twitter Patent Hack" because...
The Twitter "Patent Hack"
Apple to update most of its Mac lineup and multiple accessories at WWDC

Sparrow for iPhone Review

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Back in 2006, when Apple was still rumored to be working on a revolutionary mobile phone, many wondered if such device would be able to do core tasks like email and messaging as well as RIM’s BlackBerry. Months later, when the iPhone was officially announced at Macworld, the introduction of...
Sparrow for iPhone Review

RIP Android Market, long live Google Play

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The Android Market has been Google’s content store for apps since 2008, and more recently for books, movies, and music as well. Now, all that has changed with the announcement that the Android Market was being retired, and in its place users will get Google Play. This new brand will...
RIP Android Market, long live Google Play
Google Chrome 18 brings enhanced graphical capabilities, available now
Weather Channel buys Weather Underground, will incorporate WunderMap service

HTML5 bullets: Sencha Labs issues developer scorecard for Chrome on Android

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Google issued a beta release of Chrome for Android last week. The port, which brings Chrome's feature set and excellent support for Web standards to Android, is major improvement over the mobile platform's current default browser. As we reported in our coverage of the beta, Android's default browser has...
HTML5 bullets: Sencha Labs issues developer scorecard for Chrome on Android

Hands-on: Web development on the go with Diet Coda for iPad

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Panic has officially released Coda 2, a major new version of the company’s award-winning Web development application. Panic also took the opportunity to launch Diet Coda, a new lightweight Web development tool for the iPad. We did some hands-on testing with Diet Coda to see how it stacks up for...
Hands-on: Web development on the go with Diet Coda for iPad

Gaming fans go wild as Blizzard promises long-awaited Starcraft 2 improvements

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The Starcraft franchise has been the crown jewel of competitive gaming for quite some time, starting in South Korea, and then spreading globally following the massive success of Starcraft 2, the latest installment in the series. Starcraft 2, however, is being released in three tranches, the second now racing towards completion....
Gaming fans go wild as Blizzard promises long-awaited Starcraft 2 improvements
Sirius XM radio coming to Google TV, to be unveiled at Google I/O

Windows NT coming to phones with Windows Phone 8

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At Microsoft's Windows Phone Summit in San Francisco this morning, Redmond officially announced Windows Phone 8. The company confirmed what we've suspected for many months now: Windows Phone 8 will be built around the same core components as Windows 8. The current Windows Phone 7.5 operating system is built on...
Windows NT coming to phones with Windows Phone 8

Adobe Reader Now Has Free E-signature App

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Adobe has been busy since it purchased e-signature vendor EchoSign last summer. Earlier, the company announced that Dell would be using EchoSign in its Dell Cloud Business Apps, and last month Adobe began integration with Box.net - so users could sign their cloud-based documents. At the time, Adobe stated on...
Adobe Reader Now Has Free E-signature App

Social TV Startup Zeebox Seeks Impact With TV Campaign

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One of the nascent social TV space’s most interesting new second-screen software services is this week courting both mainstream users and broadcast partners using a national TV advertising campaign and a toolset designed for channel operators. Zeebox, an iOS app that augments live TV shows with interaction, show information...
Social TV Startup Zeebox Seeks Impact With TV Campaign

iMore: Apple’s iPad 3 to come equipped with 4G LTE chip

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The iPad 3 will indeed come equipped with a 4G LTE chip, reports Rene Ritchie of iMore. Rumors of faster networking coming in Apple’s new tablet have been rampant in recent weeks, with the Wall Street Journal chiming in last month and CNBC’s John Fortt reporting it just last week....
iMore: Apple’s iPad 3 to come equipped with 4G LTE chip
Sprint’s $199 Galaxy Nexus lands Apr. 22 with $50 in Wallet credits

Wahooly Gives Startups a Lesson in How Not to Launch Startups

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Wahooly, the startup that wants to give users a piece of equity in other startups by having them provide feedback to them, was supposed to come out of its private alpha test last week and launch its wider beta. Launch it did, but sadly, the launch went so badly, with...
Wahooly Gives Startups a Lesson in How Not to Launch Startups
Picture perfect app Camera+ updates with more goodies for iPhone photogs

‘Office for iPad’ CloudOn nears 1 million downloads, and launches v2.0 with Box.com support & email sharing

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CloudOn launched in the US back in January, bringing Microsoft Office functionality direct to the iPad. It swiftly found its way to pole position in Apple’s free app category, and in response to ‘enormous demand’, it finally hit Apple’s UK App Store in February. Just to recap, the cloud-based service...
‘Office for iPad’ CloudOn nears 1 million downloads, and launches v2.0 with Box.com support & email sharing
Images of Nexus Q home media device also leak ahead of Google I/O

What Now: Freemium or Paid?

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Your company SpiderNet is in the final stages of defining the go-to-market model and pricing for the product. The company has spent a great deal of time debating the benefits of doing a freemium model versus paid. The product has the capability to be split along a free/paid feature set,...
What Now: Freemium or Paid?

Samsung covers another smartphone niche with Galaxy Pocket

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Samsung has continued its trend of releasing devices in every possible screen size by announcing the Galaxy Pocket. The Galaxy Pocket, however, temporarily reverses the trend towards its increasingly large Android smartphone screen sizes by measuring a diminutive 2.8-inches. Along with the smaller 240x320 screen users will also find a...
Samsung covers another smartphone niche with Galaxy Pocket

CloudOn Releases an Android App Bringing Full MS Office Capability to the “Other” Tablets

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Move over Angry Birds, Draw Something, and Instagram. There’s a new free-to-use app hitting the Android Google Play market today and things are about to get productive. Since the debut of the first touch-based tablet, there has been a race to cram ever more sophisticated functionality into these mobile devices....
CloudOn Releases an Android App Bringing Full MS Office Capability to the “Other” Tablets

Drobo Mini: Fast, reliable storage for the well-heeled road warrior

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The Drobo is a cool way to have reliable storage. You get one, throw drives in, and it magically sorts out how to configure them as a reliable array. When it needs more room, it tells you what to do. It’s been viewed by many as a huge improvement over...
Drobo Mini: Fast, reliable storage for the well-heeled road warrior

Windows Phone 8 to keep at least some customization

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Microsoft may soon provide some of the first real details of Windows Phone 8 (Apollo), including signs that it will keep or even expand its flexibility. An upcoming Reading, UK summit whose agenda was caught by NetbookNews presented a possibly complete picture of Windows Phone 8's feature set and app...
Windows Phone 8 to keep at least some customization

Tagstand Relaunches NFC Task Launcher App, Makes NFC Way Less Geeky

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YC-backed Tagstand, a company intent on helping make NFC more of a mainstream technology, is rebooting its Android app, NFC Task Launcher with a whole new feature set and user interface. The app was already one of the top NFC-based utilities in the Android Market Google Play store before coming under...
Tagstand Relaunches NFC Task Launcher App, Makes NFC Way Less Geeky

Apple WALT prototype hits eBay, reminds us of a life with landlines

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As it turns out, Apple too used to announce products at trade shows... only to never actually ship them. Back in the halcyon days of the early '90s, Apple revealed the WALT (Wizzy Active Lifestyle Telephone) at Macworld Boston, touting a fairly amazing feature set. Things like a touchscreen,...
Apple WALT prototype hits eBay, reminds us of a life with landlines

CloudOn hits the UK today, bringing Microsoft Office to your iPad

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Whether you think Microsoft Office is a heap of junk or the best thing since sliced bread, there’s no escaping it. Word, Excel, PowerPoint…and all the rest…are simply a way of life in many modern day businesses. This is all very well until you consider that the tablet revolution is...
CloudOn hits the UK today, bringing Microsoft Office to your iPad
Braven Six Bluetooth speaker series available now from $149.99

ET deals: 20% off Lenovo’s USB 3.0 dual HD video port replicator

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Managing multiple displays on a single PC can be a challenge, particularly with laptops. Relatively few laptops support dual external displays and even if you have such a machine, then you have to contend with the plethora of cables and connections when using a laptop at your desk.With the introduction...
ET deals: 20% off Lenovo’s USB 3.0 dual HD video port replicator

So will Buzz and Facebook finally bury Twitter?

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Buzz was introduced by Google with much clamor on Feb 9, 2010. Since then, we have seen a lot of debate around it: Google stepping into the social media arena cannot go unnoticed. Many quickly saw Buzz as a Twitter killer, possibly a Facebook contender; others discounted it as...
So will Buzz and Facebook finally bury Twitter?
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