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Microsoft Surface with Windows RT three months on

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The Microsoft Surface with Windows RT has been on sale for around three months. Although it landed with considerable fanfare, recent estimates suggest that Microsoft may have only sold around 1 million since the device went on sale. When we reviewed the Surface RT we felt it has some quirks,...
Microsoft Surface with Windows RT three months on

Alt-week 20.10.12: our oldest ancestor, the birth of the moon and a planet with four stars

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Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven days. Most mornings, we wake up with little to no idea what happened the day before, let alone last week. Fortunately, they don't let us run important scientific research projects. Or maybe...
Alt-week 20.10.12: our oldest ancestor, the birth of the moon and a planet with four stars
Sonic.net, Twitter Top EFF’s List of Companies With Best Privacy Policies

Alien Colonial Marines - review

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PC, PS3, Xbox 360; £37.99; Sega; 18+See those four stars above this review? I fully expect to receive a right royal kicking in the comment section below this article for that rating. The reason being is that, if one were so inclined, one could point to several imperfections in Sega's...
Alien Colonial Marines - review

Zipline CEO: Stop whining about Android fragmentation and do some damn QA!

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After reading last week’s Next Web article on the ‘toll’ of Android fragmentation, I’ve had my fill of horror stories about Android support.  I thought I’d set the record straight, based on Zipline’s experience with Wolf Toss, a game that we released to Android and iOS on the same day...
Zipline CEO: Stop whining about Android fragmentation and do some damn QA!

Baker's Crust on #Yelp: Gonna go out and give Baker's Crust a solid four stars for bringing something fresh and new ... http://bit.ly/cM4ltv

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Baker's Crust on #Yelp: Gonna go out and give Baker's Crust a solid four stars for bringing something fresh and new ... http://bit.ly/cM4ltv

Review: Samsung Galaxy S III: reaching for greatness

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Samsung's latest top-flight phone wants to do lots of things, by including elements such as voice recognition and its own 'skinned' version of Android. So is it worth the money?(Yes, Android fans, I'm sure you're all complaining already about the four stars out of five rating. Actually, it's not really...
Review: Samsung Galaxy S III: reaching for greatness

EFF asks which tech companies "have your back"

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On Thursday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) released its second annual “When the government comes knocking, who has your back?” report. The tech advocacy group surveyed the privacy policies then advocacy and transparency practices of 18 major tech companies. Sonic.net, an independent ISP in Santa Rosa, California, was the only...
EFF asks which tech companies "have your back"
Ness updates its iOS app, a personalized dining guide for you

Google Glass: what it's like to use

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Much about Google's wearable computing project has come from people who haven't used it. We spoke to one person who has - and who wrote an app for taking pictures by winkingThe hype and noise around Google Glass has been colossal - triggering discussions about privacy, the limits of wearable...
Google Glass: what it's like to use
Adobe brings Photoshop Touch to iPhone & Android so you can edit photos on the go

2,740 new candidate planets have been discovered: get the full list

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NASA's Kepler mission has identified 2,740 new potential planets, with a handful sitting in their sun's habitable zone. Explore them all in our visualisationGet the dataMore data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianAstronomers announced yesterday that one in six stars in the Milky Way - or 17% - host...
2,740 new candidate planets have been discovered: get the full list

EFF gives Twitter top marks for protecting user data, Apple and Yahoo among least trustworthy

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a group that protects digital rights, has given Twitter and ISP Sonic.net full marks for protecting users data, according to its latest “Who Has Your Back?” report. Apple, Yahoo and Myspace were among the group deemed to be the least trustworthy. EFF’s latest annual report — the...
EFF gives Twitter top marks for protecting user data, Apple and Yahoo among least trustworthy

Yes, Facebook has a 'Dislike' button, but no, you can't have it

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Facebook has said time and again that it will never add a Dislike button to its social network. Yet users keep asking for one, as sometimes they just want to show their displeasure without commenting. While that will never happen, here’s the next best thing: Push Kharma. The system is...
Yes, Facebook has a 'Dislike' button, but no, you can't have it
Former 'MunchOnMe' Team, Launches Caviar, A Curated 'Seamless'

Online reviews: the rant in restaurant

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As a tool for reviewing restaurants the internet is entering a new, less dependable phase. Can any sites which rely on anonymous reviews be trustworthy?What store do you set by anonymous online reviews? Research from an American university would suggest quite a lot: it recently revealed the terrifying importance customers...
Online reviews: the rant in restaurant
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