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Nokia Lumia 610 launches in the UK, starts on £15 per month contracts

www.engadget.com
Nokia's latest Windows Phone addition might not stack up to the polycarbonate glory of its forebears, but at this price, it's hard to complain that much. While the reduced RAM specification is proving tricky with some apps, the Lumia 610 has some strong points, arriving with WiFi tethering out...
Nokia Lumia 610 launches in the UK, starts on £15 per month contracts

Disorganised but effective: how technology lowers transaction costs

www.guardian.co.uk
The most profound social revolutions in human history have arisen whenever a technology comes along that lowers transaction costs for everyoneSince our primate ancestors began to band together to collectively share hunting, child care and sentry duties, every one of us has been subjected to an invisible, crushing tax. That...
Disorganised but effective: how technology lowers transaction costs

Meet Samsung’s First Android 4.0 Tablet: The 7-Inch Galaxy Tab 2

techcrunch.com
Samsung is no slouch when it comes to producing smaller tablets — their first foray into the Android tab market was the 7-inch Galaxy Tab, and they recently revisited that form factor with the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. In fact, Samsung seems to love the concept of a 7-inch tablet...
Meet Samsung’s First Android 4.0 Tablet: The 7-Inch Galaxy Tab 2

Toshiba's new 2.5-inch AL13SE hard drives: up to 900GB of 10,500RPM storage

www.engadget.com
A 2.5-inch drive spinning at speeds up to 10,000RPM? Sure, we've seen it before, but only with enough room for 600GB worth of data. Toshiba, however, has trumped its forebears by upping the capacity to 900GB with its new 2.5-inch HDD, dubbed the AL13SE. 300GB, 450GB and 600GB flavors...
Toshiba's new 2.5-inch AL13SE hard drives: up to 900GB of 10,500RPM storage

Oxford makes big push into Bigfoot research, enlists Swiss zoologists for DNA study

www.engadget.com
The search for Bigfoot continues and, no, that's not a nod to a very special episode of Unsolved Mysteries. Though Harry and the Hendersons did its best to humanize that Himalayan monster of myth, a group of well-heeled European scientists are seeking to go beyond the Hollyweird fantasy to...
Oxford makes big push into Bigfoot research, enlists Swiss zoologists for DNA study

Max Payne 3 – multiplayer preview

www.guardian.co.uk
Although it borrows a little from the giants in the shooter genre, Max Payne 3's multiplayer is dirty, fun, gritty and downright meanIn the end, Max Payne is all about the movement. Rockstar's take on Remedy's hyper-kinetic third-person shooter may be grittier and more hard-bitten than its forebears, but it...
Max Payne 3 – multiplayer preview

Windows development now more social with Github support

gigaom.com
And some said it would never happen. Github, the popular repository for many open-source code projects, now has a brand-new, first-ever Windows client. That means Windows developers building Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and pre-release Windows 8  applications can now share their work on the popular code bank. The beauty...
Windows development now more social with Github support

At Last: HTC’s One V Is Now Available At Virgin Mobile For $199

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It’s bigger brothers have long since made their debut in the U.S., and now the smallest member of HTC’s One series is joining them. HTC’s pint-sized (relatively speaking) One V is now available for all you no-contract types on Virgin Mobile’s website, where it’ll set you back a cool $199....
At Last: HTC’s One V Is Now Available At Virgin Mobile For $199
Europe sues to continue taxing digital content higher than physical
Samsung Galaxy S3 unveiled: Is this the phone that will finally topple Apple?

Thornton May: The caveman in the executive suite

www.computerworld.com
Thornton May's thinking about executive identity has meandered as far back as our hunter-gatherer forebears....
Thornton May: The caveman in the executive suite
Samsung’s Galaxy S III Has Been Pre-Ordered Over 9 Million Times Worldwide
MongoDB or MySQL? Why not both?
Motorola Atrix HD Review: Runs Like A Dream, But Doesn't Look Like One

The 10 Most Blatant Design Ripoffs in Social Media

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Pinspire vs. Pinterest It doesn't get more blatant than this. Pinspire is pretty much a pixel-for-pixel Pinterest clone, created by the serial digital ripoff artists at Rocket Internet. It's a bit obscene just how much of a copycat Pinspire is -- from concept to functionality to the cursive-style logo....
The 10 Most Blatant Design Ripoffs in Social Media

Game on: Kingdoms of Amalur - Reckoning

www.guardian.co.uk
In the world of Amalur you are a bad-ass hero from the moment you lift a bladeDesigner Ken Rolston makes epics and little else. They won't know the name but even the most casual RPG players will be familiar with his work. We have Rolston and his team to thank...
Game on: Kingdoms of Amalur - Reckoning

The 10 Most Blatant Design Ripoffs in Social Media

mashable.com
Pinspire vs. Pinterest It doesn't get more blatant than this. Pinspire is pretty much a pixel-for-pixel Pinterest clone, created by the serial digital ripoff artists at Rocket Internet. It's a bit obscene just how much of a copycat Pinspire is -- from concept to functionality to the cursive-style logo....
The 10 Most Blatant Design Ripoffs in Social Media
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