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In A Strange Turn Of Affairs, EA Decides to Recognize Reality Of Game Pricing

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This is a strange one. A few months back, we highlighted some comments from EA in which it postulated that deeply discounted games were bad for business. This comment from the head of EA's Origin digital distribution service was in response to Steam's sales that it holds regularly. In this...
In A Strange Turn Of Affairs, EA Decides to Recognize Reality Of Game Pricing

Gowalla Launches on webOS and Vies for Your Checkins with Free Stuff - http://bit.ly/bjrXVF

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Gowalla Launches on webOS and Vies for Your Checkins with Free Stuff - http://bit.ly/bjrXVF

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The augmented health nut

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The Augmented Health Nut An iron will and a gym membership might work for some folks who are trying to stay in shape, but the rest of us might need a little extra help. To achieve and maintain that healthy lifestyle, don't hesitate to lean on some of these...
Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The augmented health nut

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The connected commuter

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The Connected Commuter One day we may all be lucky enough to work from home. For now, however, a regular commute is the reality for many of us. Fortunately, you can make the most of your daily journey and perhaps even cut back on your travel time with the...
Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The connected commuter

MYTHBUSTING: Facebook Is Actually Fantastic Marketing Platform (FB)

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Much of the skepticism surrounding Facebook has to do with doubts about its viability as a marketing platform. But let's stop ignoring two crucial facts: Facebook is actually an incredibly valuable marketing platform. John Coleman, CEO of The VIA Agency recently told us that Facebook's "platform" – the free stuff, like...
MYTHBUSTING: Facebook Is Actually Fantastic Marketing Platform (FB)

12 Generous Startups: $10,000 Worth Of Web Tools (From Box, Twilio, HotGloo And More) Offered Free To 1,000 Young Startups

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Q: What do you do when you’ve shut down one startup and before getting work on the next one? The answer, in Matthieu Vaxelaire’s case, is help out some other would-be entrepreneurs by launching a not-for-profit to give away 1,000 bundles of free web tools, each worth more than $10,000. These...
12 Generous Startups: $10,000 Worth Of Web Tools (From Box, Twilio, HotGloo And More) Offered Free To 1,000 Young Startups

GIVINGETTING Marketplace of free stuff for give away or get for reuse

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GIVINGETTING Marketplace of free stuff for give away or get for reuse

Gowalla Launches on webOS and Vies for Your Checkins with Free Stuff

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Foursquare is battling for your SXSW check-ins with a musical scavenger hunt. Rival Gowalla is going to go after them with free gadgets – specifically free Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus devices as part of a promotion the location-based social networking service is unveiling in conjunction with...
Gowalla Launches on webOS and Vies for Your Checkins with Free Stuff
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Wrapp: free Facebook gifts for your friends

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New mobile/social gift-giving service gets you free stuff to give to your friends and families. Is branding the future of the thoughtful gesture? [Read more]...
Wrapp: free Facebook gifts for your friends

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The busy geek

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The busy geek Maintaining your own PC is hard enough, but most folks in the geeky set also have to act as unofficial tech support for needy friends and relatives. These free tools can take some of the headache out of keeping computers running smoothly. Soluto for Windows is...
Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The busy geek

Facebook Says the Facebook Ads It Didn't Sell Work Great

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Here’s Facebook’s retort to people who say Facebook ads don’t work: A study that says people who see brand messages on the site spend more money on those brands, right away. The catch: The study focuses on “earned media” — the messages that Facebook users share with each other, not...
Facebook Says the Facebook Ads It Didn't Sell Work Great

Birthday Reminder, SimCity promotion, Songza, Pot Farm, Opera Mini, more on our top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

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Birthday Reminder took the top spot in our top emerging Facebook applications this week with a 165 percent gain in monthly active users. We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top apps grew from between 130,000 and 560,000...
Birthday Reminder, SimCity promotion, Songza, Pot Farm, Opera Mini, more on our top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU
'Free speech doesn't mean free stuff': Congress begins copyright reform with a plea for civility

Free Interns and 22K Price Tags

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I just deleted my request for a free intern, but not because of the great comments. My contact form got flooded by wonderful people offering their time. For that, I’m grateful. I’ve selected a few people and will proceed. Now, to the other comments/concerns/accusations. 1.) 94 people responded they were...
Free Interns and 22K Price Tags

Box Of Awesome, The 'Free Birchbox For Kids', Targets Girls With Box Of OMG!

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Having proven the concept, Dylan Collins’ Box Of Awesome, which we previously described as a “free Birchbox for kids“, is launching a new box targeting 8-14 year-old girls only — a move that feels like a very logical next step. Similar to the original BOA, which launched last month, the...
Box Of Awesome, The 'Free Birchbox For Kids', Targets Girls With Box Of OMG!

Engadget Giveaway: win one of three SOL Republic Tracks headphones, courtesy of ColorWare!

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The giveaways don't stop coming, and why should they? Everyone loves the chance to win free stuff. This week we have three pairs of custom-designed SOL Republic Tracks HD headphones up for grabs, thanks to our friends over at ColorWare! These guys are all about coming up with cool...
Engadget Giveaway: win one of three SOL Republic Tracks headphones, courtesy of ColorWare!

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The productive businessperson

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The Productive Businessperson Believe it or not, "getting things done" doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. A plethora of free virtual tools can help you im--prove your productivity without breaking the bank. Evernote lets you get things done without denting your wallet. When you have to...
Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The productive businessperson

The High Cost And Extreme Stickiness Of Free Stuff

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How an emotional investment leads to a physical purchase, and why iPhone apps are Gillette 2.0.When I first began shaving at the tender young age of 16, I chose a Gillette razor. It seemed far cooler than my father’s buzzing electric shaver. Besides, the razor was dirt cheap and, even...
The High Cost And Extreme Stickiness Of Free Stuff

Stardock CEO Wants To Maximize Sales, Not Stop Piracy

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We have often questioned the intentions of those who try to fight and stop piracy at all costs. We have even raised the question in the past, "Which is more important, stopping piracy or increasing sales?" We are not alone in asking this question either. Some within the entertainment industry...
Stardock CEO Wants To Maximize Sales, Not Stop Piracy
Nextdoor snags the David Sze endorsement (And his largest check ever)

Where you can find great sources of web design inspiration

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There is no shortage of inspiring places to find amazing web design on the Intenet. What there is a shortage of, however, is time. Your time. You want to be creating, not consuming, so how do you know where to find the best examples of web design to inspire and...
Where you can find great sources of web design inspiration

Marvel Touts New Deal: Buy A Comic Book, Get The Digital Version Free

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Pop quiz, hotshot: it’s Wednesday, and that means a new shipment of comic books is sitting pretty at your local dead tree retailer. Do you schlep down to the store to buy a physical copy, or will you reach for your smartphone/tablet and buy it from the comfort of your...
Marvel Touts New Deal: Buy A Comic Book, Get The Digital Version Free

YouTube Is Happy to Take Your Money, But What It Really Wants Are Ad Dollars

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Love YouTube, but hate the ads? Then you’re not going to be any happier with most of the subscription videos the site is going to start selling. They’re going to have ads too, say people familiar with YouTube’s long-awaited plans. That should give you a sense of how incremental YouTube’s...
YouTube Is Happy to Take Your Money, But What It Really Wants Are Ad Dollars

Grab NovaPDF Printer Free, Normally $20 [Downloads]

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NovaPDF creates a "printer" that exports any web page, document, or anything else print-able to a PDF file, and can pull some neat tricks like appending to an existing PDF. Through the Digital Inspiration blog, you can grab a "Lite" copy free.NovaPDF is certainly far from alone in offering a...
Grab NovaPDF Printer Free, Normally $20 [Downloads]
Reddit AMA: Bill Gates on internet freedom, Steve Jobs and the Surface Pro

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The geeky foodie

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The Geeky Foodie Food and technology have a rocky history, as anyone who has ever spilled coffee on a keyboard can attest, but the tandem has a bright future thanks to a slew of apps and services that are designed to help you eat better. Food on the Table...
Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The geeky foodie
New Kiip expands beyond mobile game rewards to other apps and platforms

Microsoft pitches SkyDrive to Mac users, continuing the cloud wars

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The latest flash point between the technology giants is that of cloud storage for consumers, with Google, Apple, and Microsoft all crowding into a space that has long been dominated by the very successful Dropbox. Given that each service is offering a large block of free storage, usually 5 gigabytes,...
Microsoft pitches SkyDrive to Mac users, continuing the cloud wars

Heidi Klum and Seal’s Breakup Cause Speculated Upon by HuffPo Writer/Doctor

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Man, sometimes I think about how people like Heidi Klum probably never have to wait on a line in shoes that hurt and get sent lots of free stuff, and I have a bit of schnook-envy, but then I think about how no one besides my daughter’s best friend...
Heidi Klum and Seal’s Breakup Cause Speculated Upon by HuffPo Writer/Doctor
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