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Digitimes: 14 inch Asian MacBook Air, in April, no more 64GB iPads, iPad Mini at the end of the year

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Over the past 24 hours, Digitimes has posted a series of reports each a bit more outlandish than the ones previous to it.  They’ve been right on some stuff in the past but lately it doesn’t seem like they are even paying attention anymore.  Our colleagues at other Apple blogs have been...
Digitimes: 14 inch Asian MacBook Air, in April, no more 64GB iPads, iPad Mini at the end of the year

Tension on Display: Samsung May End Dwindling LCD Panel Deal With Apple

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Image by Joy of TechSamsung will reportedly end its LCD panel supply contract with Apple beginning next year. That’s what sources inside Samsung Display are telling the Korea Times, anyway. Samsung Display was once Apple’s top panel supplier, but over the course of the past year its LCD panel shipments...
Tension on Display: Samsung May End Dwindling LCD Panel Deal With Apple

Gardens: loving lupins

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With their dizzying spikes of coloured flowers, lupins are one of the joys of June. But beware the dreaded aphid …When I was growing up in Hampshire, I had to travel eight miles to school. The coach would pick us up at the end of the road and we'd have...
Gardens: loving lupins

Just How "Excited" Is Larry Page?

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Larry Page is so excited. And he just can’t hide it. He’s about to lose control and he thinks he likes it. Just kidding about the losing control part — he’s not a Pointer Sister. But Page does like to talk about how excited he is. Having noticed the Google...
Just How "Excited" Is Larry Page?
Rumor wrap-up: Apple’s new iPad and 1080P Apple TV media event

Get Your Internet On: Google Is Giving Free Wifi to Southwest Chelsea

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Do a little celebratory dance, ya’ll. Give it up for GOOG, boys and girls: Later this morning, the search behemoth is expected to announce an initiative to blanket southwest Chelsea with free Wifi. That’ll mean easier access to the Internet for not just Chelsea Market shoppers and Google employees, but also residents...
Get Your Internet On: Google Is Giving Free Wifi to Southwest Chelsea

Meet Internet Entrepreneur Mark Dorosz, New York's Very Own Meggings Enthusiast

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This is the face of a “megger.” (Screencap: YouTube) Though most in the startup sector have been pegged as the hoodie-and-jeans wearing type, there are some Internet entrepreneurs in NYC who aren’t afraid to embrace their fashion forward side. Like Mark Dorosz, for instance, the director of biz dev at...
Meet Internet Entrepreneur Mark Dorosz, New York's Very Own Meggings Enthusiast

Charles Carreon Still Dishing Out Threats & Intimidation... While Hiding From Court Summons

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Remember that rule number one of the Carreon Effect is that, when someone calls you out on your ridiculous position... just keep digging. And the man behind the effect apparently would like you to make sure that his name really does set the gold standard in "just keep digging." Yes,...
Charles Carreon Still Dishing Out Threats & Intimidation... While Hiding From Court Summons

The First Ubuntu Smartphones Will Debut In October

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Ubuntu’s recently announced mobile operating system certainly has some panache, which has prompted more than a few nerds (myself included) to become enamored with it. Thankfully, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth has jsut recently given us a clearer idea of when to expect it — he told the Wall Street Journal...
The First Ubuntu Smartphones Will Debut In October
Surface Diary: Microsoft's tablet finds a home in our house

How to build a bionic man | Corrinne Burns

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Rex the bionic man shows how close technology is to catching up with - and exceeding - the abilities of the human bodyHe cuts a dashing figure, this gentleman: nearly seven feet tall, and possessed of a pair of striking brown eyes. With a fondness for Ralph Lauren, middle-class rap...
How to build a bionic man | Corrinne Burns

Five important Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts

www.pcworld.com
Regular readers know of my fondness for keyboard shortcuts, especially those that help me navigate in and around Windows more easily. If ever I needed "more easily," it's for Windows 8. Microsoft's new OS has earned its share of critics (myself among them) for being unintuitive, with various popular...
Five important Windows 8 keyboard shortcuts
OtterBox announces new, artsy Studio Collection cases for iPhone 4/4S [Videos]
New iPads play hard to get: On back order for 2 to 3 weeks

Toilets and Tablets: A Match Made in the Bathroom?

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A nation's well-documented fondness for bathroom reading expands to include the world of tablets....
Toilets and Tablets: A Match Made in the Bathroom?

Understanding The Legal Ramifications of Fan Fiction

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Fan fiction is one of those areas that treads that fine line between what some people find to be fair use and others find to be infringing. These derivatives of the original work often take form in ways that the original creators did not intend, expect or find reasonable. When...
Understanding The Legal Ramifications of Fan Fiction

A new Tomb Raider film - can they raise the dead?

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Previous attempts to make Lara Croft films were meritless, but now the game's had a reboot, there could be lessons learnedNow that Lara Croft - everyone's favourite 1990s, triangular-headed, uncomfortably-objectified archaeologist - has been reborn in a new Tomb Raider game, it is only a matter of time before someone...
A new Tomb Raider film - can they raise the dead?
Google's ad spending quadruples in 2011, $70 million for TV alone
The ridiculously charming world of 'Ni No Kuni,' Studio Ghibli's gaming masterpiece
Between the Lines at Google I/O: We’re Plugging the Holes in the Ecosystem

Bret Easton Ellis contemplates American Psycho sequel

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US author delights Twitter followers with multi-tweet ideas session, finishing with tentative plans to start writingBret Easton Ellis appears to be pondering a sequel to his most famous novel, American Psycho, in which his antihero Patrick Bateman might stalk Gavin Rossdale, murder David Beckham and slit Chris Martin's throat.The novelist...
Bret Easton Ellis contemplates American Psycho sequel
President Obama hosts Reddit AMA from his MacBook Pro

Google Street View goes retro with unofficial ASCII treatment

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Nostalgia is a powerful force. It's driven some to search Google through a Bulletin Board System-like interface or, in the case of programmer Peter Nitsch, it's compelled him to graft ASCII art onto the physical world. Simply plug an address into his project's website and you'll be able to...
Google Street View goes retro with unofficial ASCII treatment

Couch Potatoes Rejoice: Spotify Lands On TiVo's Premiere Series DVRs

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At this point it’s probably easier to keep count of the devices that Spotify hasn’t weaseled its way onto, but you can hardly blame the company for hustling. Today, Spotify has announced that it has brought its streaming music service to yet another hardware line — users of TiVo’s Premiere...
Couch Potatoes Rejoice: Spotify Lands On TiVo's Premiere Series DVRs
The cautionary tale of Atari and diminishing returns of digital inertia

Don't mourn HMV: there are far better places to browse for music now

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Fan sites and online stores still provide the thrill of a voyage of discovery that the high street lost long agoCelebrity dogs, real or otherwise, had a terrible week. First, the dashing dachshund Alan TBH Plumptre, the in-house pet at Tatler, was caught in a revolving door in Mayfair, and,...
Don't mourn HMV: there are far better places to browse for music now

Bio-Hackers, Get Ready

techcrunch.com
When I speak to technical founders, they often look back with fondness to days of tinkering with a Commodore 64 or Hypercard. But perhaps tomorrow’s founders will experiment with a very different kind of code — the genetic code that underlies how everything from one-celled organisms to humans develop and...
Bio-Hackers, Get Ready

Student Vote Could Give Apple the Edge in Classroom Computing Race

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In the battle for the education market, who will be the victor — Apple’s iPad or Google’s ChromeBook? An interesting question, and while it’s far too early for a definitive answer, there are some early indications of which way things are headed. Research outfit Piper Jaffray recently surveyed a small...
Student Vote Could Give Apple the Edge in Classroom Computing Race

Apple Considering 14-Inch MacBook Air to Focus on Asian Markets?

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DigiTimes reports that Apple is considering launching a 14-inch MacBook Air model, a move that would appear to be targeting Asian markets where the size is popular with consumers.Apple is reportedly considering launching a 14-inch MacBook Air and may start mass production in the near future to fully enter the...
Apple Considering 14-Inch MacBook Air to Focus on Asian Markets?

Weird Science increases its fondness for atheists

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I thought I didn't like you, but then you mentioned the Supreme Court: Atheists are some of the least trusted members of society, consistently coming in last in polls that ask whether you'd vote for a hypothetical presidential candidate that had certain features. Now, researchers have figured out a...
Weird Science increases its fondness for atheists
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