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Ofcom outlines plans to remove the hassle of switching broadband providers in the UK

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One of the biggest headaches in moving house is the inherent lag-time between moving in and waiting for that broadband connection to get up and running. It’s perhaps a sad state-of-affairs, but I’d sooner do without a fridge for that first week in a new pad than be without the...
Ofcom outlines plans to remove the hassle of switching broadband providers in the UK

Andrew Mason Chugs Beer At All-Hands Meeting And Then Tells Groupon It Needs To Grow Up (GRPN)

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Groupon held an all-hands meeting yesterday to talk about how the company has made an ass of itself since it went public, with the latest embarrassment being a restatement of its first quarterly results. The message from the company's 31-year old CEO Andrew Mason: We need to grow up. (Specifically,...
Andrew Mason Chugs Beer At All-Hands Meeting And Then Tells Groupon It Needs To Grow Up (GRPN)

Australian startup incentivizing chores grabs $1.5M funding 2 months after launch

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An Australian startup that incentivises and monetizes errands has launched its iPhone app having raised $1.5 million, just two months after launching. Airtasker, which operates like Craigslist-for-chores, can be used to sell all manner of jobs to ‘runners’, who earn money by carrying out duties listed on the site. Tasks...
Australian startup incentivizing chores grabs $1.5M funding 2 months after launch
Quirky Unveils The App-Enabled Milk Jug Of The Future: The Milkmaid

TecTiles: programmable NFC stickers for select members of Samsung's Galaxy

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NFC's a curious thing. That once heavily buzzed about feature's found a home in many of the handsets that occupy Android's swiftly rotating throne, but eager users wielding those enabled devices haven't been given much to do with it. Visa's payWave aside, Samsung's finally cooked up a means of...
TecTiles: programmable NFC stickers for select members of Samsung's Galaxy

Apps Rush: Bear Grylls, Dark Knight Rises, 45 Sound, WhosHere, McDonald's Passion-Meter and more

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What's new on the app stores on Wednesday 6 June 2012A selection of 12 new and notable apps for you today:Survival Run with Bear GryllsTV survivalist Bear Grylls is the latest celebrity making his way onto the App Store, with this game from F84 Games. At first sight, it looks...
Apps Rush: Bear Grylls, Dark Knight Rises, 45 Sound, WhosHere, McDonald's Passion-Meter and more
Offline: Did you hear the news about Diet Coke?
ARM Wants to Put the Internet in Your Umbrella
'Space Program: Mars' exhibit brings NASA's glory days to Park Avenue
ShelfX Vending Fridge automatically charges you for what you take out of it

Marshall Fridge goes to 11

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Not too many minifridges know how to rock. This one does. [Read more]...
Marshall Fridge goes to 11

Apple CEO Tim Cook on PCs, tablets and avoiding the ‘baggage from the past’

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Microsoft is pitching its upcoming Windows 8 as a “no compromise” experience — working across desktop PCs, notebooks, tablets and hybrid devices — but Apple CEO Tim Cook remains unconvinced that such an approach will be effective. Speaking at AllThingsD’s D10 conference in California last night, Cook expanded on the recent...
Apple CEO Tim Cook on PCs, tablets and avoiding the ‘baggage from the past’

CapsulePen Is A Pen-Shaped Pill Case That May Resurrect The Pocket Protector

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This is clever. A new Kickstarter project aims to disrupt the pill case market. True, it’s not the sexiest industry in the world, but it’s ripe for some disruption, since there just so happens to be a huge market for it and there’s very little, if any, differentiation between current...
CapsulePen Is A Pen-Shaped Pill Case That May Resurrect The Pocket Protector

Will your next digital camera run Android?

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Android, the ever popular Linux-based mobile operating system, has managed to work its way into smartphones, tablets, and embedded devices. Interestingly, the next step for Android seems to be taking over the digital camera market. Historically, digital cameras use proprietary firmware that is specific to the manufacturer’s products. Standardized (and...
Will your next digital camera run Android?

New Roomba Is Fully Loaded, But Won't Do All Your Dirty Work

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When I told people that I’ve been testing the newest Roomba vacuum this week, I got a variety of reactions. “A robotic vacuum is like an electric shaver,” one friend said. “It does a good job but it doesn’t get super close.” “Never trust a man who thinks using a...
New Roomba Is Fully Loaded, But Won't Do All Your Dirty Work

You can never have too many doors on a fridge

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The LG LFX31945ST refrigerator sports a door-in-door design. The door allows for easy access to drinks and other commonly used items. [Read more]...
You can never have too many doors on a fridge

Apple announcing Q3 2012 earnings on Tuesday, July 24th

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Apple will be holding a conference call to discuss its earnings release on July 24th according to the company’s Investor Relations website. Apple today announced its earnings for its second fiscal quarter back in April. At that time, the company’s revenue amounted to $39.2B in Q2. With earnings of $13.87...
Apple announcing Q3 2012 earnings on Tuesday, July 24th

A (big) fridge for the car

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The BaseCamp Portable Refrigerator/Freezer offers peace of mind during long road trips. Plugging into an automobile's accessory socket, the chiller keeps food cold while on the road. [Read more]...
A (big) fridge for the car

Electric Imp unveils cloud-based home automation: now you can burn your toast from Tokyo

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Home automation is a hot category that just got even hotter. And possibly, just a bit easier. Today Electric Imp is announcing the Imp, a cloud-based approach to monitoring and managing everything you own. The venture-backed startup in Los Altos, California, is taking a manufacturer-centric approach to the automation market —...
Electric Imp unveils cloud-based home automation: now you can burn your toast from Tokyo

Big fridge thinks 12 ounces at a time

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The refrigerator, as the behemoth of the kitchen, doesn't always get the little things right, especially when all you want is a cold beer. This new fridge looks to change that. [Read more]...
Big fridge thinks 12 ounces at a time

TV-based botnets? DDoS attacks on your fridge? More plausible than you think

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It's still premature to say you need firewall or antivirus protection for your television set, but a duo of recently diagnosed firmware vulnerabilities in widely used TV models made by two leading manufacturers suggests the notion isn't as far-fetched as many may think. The most recent bug, found in...
TV-based botnets? DDoS attacks on your fridge? More plausible than you think

Berlin's oldest squatters in town defend threatened community centre

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Dozens of pensioners take over property in east Berlin suburb that was once the home of Stasi secret police chiefBerlin has seen its fair share of squatters over the years, as befits a city that prides itself on its rebellious edge. But it is safe to say it has never...
Berlin's oldest squatters in town defend threatened community centre

ShelfX's Vending Fridge nixes the cashier, uses QR codes, RFID to 'know what you took'

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QR codes and RFID tags aren't uncommon when it comes to automated payment applications, and now Colorado-based ShelfX has purposed them for its new wireless-equipped Vending Fridges. Eliminating the need for a cashier -- or cash, for that matter -- each unit allows you to purchase any items packed...
ShelfX's Vending Fridge nixes the cashier, uses QR codes, RFID to 'know what you took'

GEORGE LUCAS IS WRONG: You Can't Survive A Nuclear Bomb By Hiding In A Fridge

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In "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," George Lucas has Indy hide in a refrigerator to protect himself from an atomic bomb. This was so dumb that, at the time, the phrase "nuking the fridge" became the new "jumping the shark" -- an expression that indicates...
GEORGE LUCAS IS WRONG: You Can't Survive A Nuclear Bomb By Hiding In A Fridge
Crunching energy data down to the fridge

GRADING GOOGLE: What Promises Google Made Good On From Last Year (GOOG)

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Google's big annual developer conference, Google I/O, begins next week. It's where Google typically rolls out a bunch of new products and gives developers and press a sneak peek at what's coming in the next year. Last year, Google made a ton of announcements — but it hasn't followed through...
GRADING GOOGLE: What Promises Google Made Good On From Last Year (GOOG)

Kitchen apps: Riverford

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770 recipes at your fingertips – with a neat touchWhat is it? Riverford are best known for their organic fruit and veg deliveries. Having started in Devon, they now operate across England. This app is just as substantial, offering more than 770 recipes. Free for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.It's...
Kitchen apps: Riverford

DailyDirt: Tracking Down Your Food

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Poking through your fridge for a snack doesn't quite count as hunting for food. Not too many of us actually kill what we eat or farm fruits and vegetables, but there are a few online tools that'll help people see where they're food is coming from. Here are just a...
DailyDirt: Tracking Down Your Food

Why The iPad May Save The Internet Fridge

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In part 1 of our interview with Adam Greenfield, author of Everyware: The Dawning Age of Ubiquitous Computing, we discussed the impact of the iPhone and other smartphones on the Internet of Things. In Part 2, we explore how the Apple iPad may also become a key device. Adam Greenfield...
Why The iPad May Save The Internet Fridge

M2M: one network will not rule them all

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Machine to machine networks, sometimes called the Internet of things, are the logical extension of today’s connected society, but creating such a network will require multiple technologies; telcos to open up their networks; governments to figure out a way to assign unique numbers for each device on the network; and...
M2M: one network will not rule them all
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