first taste

first taste

Have Internet, Will Travel: Ugandan Woman Brings Computing to the Rural Masses (Video)

allthingsd.com
From the moment she got her first taste of computing, Uganda’s Asia Kamukama knew that she wanted more of her people to get their hands on this. Fast-forward a few years, and she helps run Maendeleo Foundation, an organization that does just that — bringing a solar-powered mobile computing lab...
Have Internet, Will Travel: Ugandan Woman Brings Computing to the Rural Masses (Video)

How Apple Botched Its First Really Big Security Problem (APPL)

www.businessinsider.com
Now that the Mac has achieved uber popularity, it is attracting hackers. Last week Apple got its first taste of what Microsoft security goes through on a daily basis and its response was a big, fat fail. Apple tried to take out the security researcher who told Apple it...
How Apple Botched Its First Really Big Security Problem (APPL)

4G licence agreed for Everything Everywhere

www.guardian.co.uk
Telecoms watchdog Ofcom approves an application by T-Mobile and Orange networksBritain could get its first taste of 4G next month after regulators approved an application by the company which owns the T-Mobile and Orange networks to launch the next generation of mobile internet on 11 September.Telecoms watchdog Ofcom has granted...
4G licence agreed for Everything Everywhere

When does sharing become stealing?

gigaom.com
I have a confession to make: Over the past two years, I’ve been watching HBO content without paying for it. I’m not actually pirating it. Instead, I have benevolent family members who subscribe to the channel and have gifted me with a password that they get from their local cable...
When does sharing become stealing?

Editor's Letter: Windows 8 gets its start back

www.engadget.com
In each issue of Distro, Editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. There are times when you need to stay strong, ignore the criticism and do what you know is right. Then, there are some times when the masses are right and listening is the smart...
Editor's Letter: Windows 8 gets its start back

BlackBerry awarded design patent for portrait QWERTY slider, could be a BB10 Torch

www.engadget.com
Could BlackBerry be prepping a return to slider form for future BB10 hardware? From the looks of this recently awarded design patent, we'd be willing to wager the Waterloo-based outfit's seriously considering it. The USPTO doc, initially filed back in December 2011, is as plain as they come, outlining...
BlackBerry awarded design patent for portrait QWERTY slider, could be a BB10 Torch

Letterpress: The First New Product From Tweetie's Loren Brichter Since Departing Twitter

techcrunch.com
It was just over a week ago that Tweetie creator and former Twitter employee Loren Brichter unveiled atebits 2.0, the rebirth of his independent software development company, and announced that its first fruit would be a game. Now, that game has arrive, and it’s called Letterpress, and it looks glorious....
Letterpress: The First New Product From Tweetie's Loren Brichter Since Departing Twitter

Russia gets its first taste of mobile social banking, thanks to Instabank

thenextweb.com
Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on East-West Digital News, a leading English-language resource on Russian digital industries and related venture activity. Russian iPhone users can now experiment with social banking – an entirely new concept in the country – thanks to an app launched last month by Instabank, a Moscow-based startup. The...
Russia gets its first taste of mobile social banking, thanks to Instabank
Virgin Mobile Gets Its First Taste Of WiMax With The $299 EVO V 4G
Uber starts testing its on-demand taxi service in Asia

How I was busted by the O------ Advertisement Enforcement Office | Stewart Lee

www.guardian.co.uk
It was only an innocent double entendre about rings of fire. But even multi-award-winning comics can fall foul of Olympic censors"Visiting athletes enjoying their first taste of an East End curry have just discovered a new purpose for their Olympic Rings!" That was the tweet that started it all. Fans...
How I was busted by the O------ Advertisement Enforcement Office | Stewart Lee
Ticker tape, circa 2013: New York Times breaking news alerts come to Little Printer

Crowd Surfing The Zombie Apocalypse, Or, Why Spotify's TV Ad Is So Creepy We Made A Parody

techcrunch.com
I love you Spotify, but you’re freaking me out. Today you showed off your first television commercial. It’s supposed to introduce the mainstream world to the wonder of listening to almost any song ever on demand. Yet with a useful product to sell and all the emotional resonance of music...
Crowd Surfing The Zombie Apocalypse, Or, Why Spotify's TV Ad Is So Creepy We Made A Parody

The world's largest student-run hackathon isn't at Stanford or MIT -- it's at Penn

pandodaily.com
I spent Sunday parked in a grand university auditorium of 350-some behoodied students, many of them curled up in their fold-down seats, fast asleep. The guy next to me was snoring. They were sleeping because they’d just competed their version of a marathon, a sort of hacker olympics, clocking in...
The world's largest student-run hackathon isn't at Stanford or MIT -- it's at Penn

Android 4.0.4 rears its head again, this time over at AOSP

www.engadget.com
It hasn't made its official open-source debut yet, but Android 4.0.4 should be hitting the repositories very soon. Leaks of the next Ice Cream sandwich update have been circulating since early February, and Moto's Xoom was given the first taste today. Now Jean-Baptiste Queru, an engineer on the mobile...
Android 4.0.4 rears its head again, this time over at AOSP
Google updates Android on Nexus phones, Xoom tablets
Who’s building mobile Websites? Pizzerias and plumbers

Stunning iPhone app is our first taste of the new Google

news.cnet.com
The bold new design of the Google+ iPhone app has major implications for the future of Google's social network, and the trajectory of the company. [Read more]...
Stunning iPhone app is our first taste of the new Google
We’ll be reporting live from RIM’s BlackBerry World 2012 keynote today at 9:00AM

Nokia and Microsoft pin hopes on new handset as smartphone wars intensify

www.guardian.co.uk
Apple and Motorola set to launch new phones as competition heats up ahead of the most lucrative Christmas yetIn a warehouse by Manhattan's Hudson river next Wednesday, Nokia will fire up the most competitive Christmas mobile phone war yet.Observers say the devices it will unveil, produced in collaboration with Microsoft,...
Nokia and Microsoft pin hopes on new handset as smartphone wars intensify
Take control of your serendipitous success
Giving Credit Where Due: Facebook to Scale Back Payments System
Microsoft Confirms It Will Offer Users Their First Taste Of Windows Blue In Late June

Mozilla to bring first phone to Europe this Summer: the Alcatel One Touch Fire on Deutsche Telecom

www.engadget.com
How long will Europe have to wait for its first taste of the Mozilla smartphone OS? Not long at all, it seems. The Alcatel One Touch will arrive first in Poland before venturing forth across the mainland at dates that Mozilla isn't quite ready to reveal. Developing...Filed under: Cellphones,...
Mozilla to bring first phone to Europe this Summer: the Alcatel One Touch Fire on Deutsche Telecom
Advice on getting early funding from Jeff Clavier of Softech VC

Is this the Nokia Lumia 719c?

www.engadget.com
China is getting even closer to its first taste of Nokia Windows Phone and it might include a new phone entirely. While we're still two weeks away from Mr. Elop's proposed March 28th launch, the leaked shot above is purported to be the Lumia 719c -- a previously unseen...
Is this the Nokia Lumia 719c?

C Spire restarts LTE rollout, aims for September launch in Mississippi

www.engadget.com
After missing its year-end 2011 target date, C Spire is once again set to get its LTE network up and running -- this time with a more realistic fall launch. The regional carrier announced plans for that initial rollout today, aiming to blanket 20 markets in Mississippi this September....
C Spire restarts LTE rollout, aims for September launch in Mississippi

White Spaces: The Next Generation of Wireless Broadband Has Landed

www.pcworld.com
North Carolina community gets first taste of lightning fast "Super WiFi" or "TV Band" broadband speeds base on TV white spaces technology....
White Spaces: The Next Generation of Wireless Broadband Has Landed
Google's land grab extends to the 'next billion'

The 404 1,161: Where we don't eat the snow (podcast)

www.cnet.com
Our special guests on today's show are Ariel and Bridget, two NY transplants that got their first taste of snow in yesterday's Nor'easter storm. Bridget brings the Apple iPad Mini and a cup of Starbucks cofffe for show and tell today, ordered with some trouble using Square Wallet. We'll also...
The 404 1,161: Where we don't eat the snow (podcast)
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?