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Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner goes on sale for $59

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Lomography's Smartphone Film Scanner has reached that moment that every crowdfunding project strives for, but often seems elusive: everyday sales. The peripheral is now sitting in stock at an ordinary, post-Kickstarter $59 price. As you'd expect, the functionality remains what we were promised earlier in the year. Slot in...
Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner goes on sale for $59

Cambridge Soundworks Oontz XL and Ultra hands-on

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That slick-looking piece of hardware we know you looked at while clicking in here is Cambridge Soundworks' Bluetooth Oontz XL. Also on display was its bigger brother -- at least as far as price and battery is concerned -- the Oontz Ultra. The Oontz XL rings in at $149...
Cambridge Soundworks Oontz XL and Ultra hands-on

Cisco adds 'cloud DVR' to video offering for cable companies

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At this year's CES, Cisco unveiled new functionality that will let cable operators roll out new services such as cloud-based TV recording. [Read more]...
Cisco adds 'cloud DVR' to video offering for cable companies

Guardian launches news app for the new BlackBerry 10 platform

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The Guardian launches an app for BlackBerry 10We're pleased to announce that the Guardian will be available to BlackBerry users with the launch of our app for the new BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone. Available to download free of charge from BlackBerry® World™, the Guardian app will allow users to read the...
Guardian launches news app for the new BlackBerry 10 platform

BitTorrent's Secure Dropbox Alternative Goes Public

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Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft Skydrive and Mega are just a few examples of the many file-storage and backup services that are available today. All these services rely on external cloud based hosting to back up and store files. This means that you have to trust these companies with your personal...
BitTorrent's Secure Dropbox Alternative Goes Public
Triage for iPhone is a 'first aid' email app that helps speed clean your inbox

Imgur Expands Its Revenue Streams With Latest API Update, Now Ready For Commercial Use

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Imgur, the popular photo-sharing site among users of Reddit, Digg and Facebook, is today announcing an overhaul of its API in an effort to make it easier for developers to build applications using Imgur’s infrastructure. The company had already issued over 10,000 API keys prior to today’s API update, reaching...
Imgur Expands Its Revenue Streams With Latest API Update, Now Ready For Commercial Use

Google announces Glass Developer Kit, will enable offline apps and direct hardware access

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Google I/O 2013 is entering day two in San Francisco and a Google Glass developer session is happening right now. The focus is on the current Mirror API, which allows for online, web services-based apps that push simple content to the headset. This enables current apps like the New...
Google announces Glass Developer Kit, will enable offline apps and direct hardware access

Ten years in, task/launcher app Quicksilver finally reaches version 1.0

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Quicksilver, the donation-ware utility app that aims to speed up a wide range of the things you do on your Mac, has finally made it out of beta – some ten years after it was first made available. The app is compatible with OS X 10.6 onwards. Quicksilver is best...
Ten years in, task/launcher app Quicksilver finally reaches version 1.0
Disney's new Infinity project uses Skylander-style toys

Microsoft Bullies Users Into Office 365 Services

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Microsoft has confirmed Office 2013 licenses will be locked to one PC and one PC only, halting transfers of the office suite software to replacement computers and perhaps forcing users to use its new Office 365 services. If you install Office 2013 on any PC, that licensed copy belongs to...
Microsoft Bullies Users Into Office 365 Services

Converting videos for your devices just got easier with Miro Video Converter

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Here’s a great tool for anyone who’s getting a new mobile device for the holidays: Miro just updated its free Video Converter tool with a 3.0 release, which now supports batch converting of videos as well as a bunch of new options to fine-tune the settings of the converted videos. The...
Converting videos for your devices just got easier with Miro Video Converter

Apple suspends password resets after critical account-hijack bug is found

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Apple suspended the password-reset functionality for its iCloud and iTunes services following a published report that hackers could exploit it to hijack other people's accounts. The password reset page stopped loading a few hours after The Verge reported there was an online tutorial that provided detailed instructions for taking...
Apple suspends password resets after critical account-hijack bug is found
Climber is a shameless Vine clone built for App.net

Facebook begins allowing international users to buy Gifts for friends in U.S.

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Facebook has started to expand its Gifts product beyond the U.S., according to users in the U.K., India and Canada who say they got access to the service this weekend. However, it seems that international users can only send gifts to their friends who live in the U.S. Facebook launched...
Facebook begins allowing international users to buy Gifts for friends in U.S.

The Google shutdown parade continues; next up: site-blocking in search

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Reader. Exchange ActiveSync. Voice app for BlackBerry. Google is on a closure tirade in the last few months, and the trend continued with a Monday announcement. The company will discontinue its site-blocking service for Google search results. Soon, users will no longer be able to log into their Google...
The Google shutdown parade continues; next up: site-blocking in search

Documents is a free, powerful, cloud-integrated document and media manager for iPad

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Readdle, the developer of several popular productivity applications for iOS, has launched a new app: Documents for iPad. Documents is an intuitive application that allows users to easily manage document files and media such as video, audio, and photos. While, at its core, Documents is a great way to...
Documents is a free, powerful, cloud-integrated document and media manager for iPad

Screen Hero enables easy screen sharing and simultaneous collaborative work with two cursors

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Screen sharing functionality has lagged behind other developments on our PCs, but the new Screen Hero app is making progress with its clever solution that offers two mouse cursors and easy sharing. Screen Hero, a free app for Windows (7 and 8) and OS X (10.6+), bills itself as “Google...
Screen Hero enables easy screen sharing and simultaneous collaborative work with two cursors

Google's Next-Generation Search App Is Now Available For iPhones And iPads (GOOG)

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Long available on Android, Google Now is the company's app on steroids. Then you'll be getting weather at a glance, using the voice-powered search a la Siri, and having the app speak answers to your questions back to you. When we tried the Android version last July, it blew Siri...
Google's Next-Generation Search App Is Now Available For iPhones And iPads (GOOG)

Velocity Micro unveils Raptor MultiPlex home theater PC

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Velocity Micro has made available a new Home Theater PC, said to be the most powerful living room computer on the market. The Raptor Multiplex offers customers an extremely capable gaming PC that also provides DVR functionality with up to four concurrent recordings through its digital TV tuners, as well...
Velocity Micro unveils Raptor MultiPlex home theater PC
Twitter's Vine App Now Supports Embeds, Expanded Sharing To Facebook & Twitter

Kohler adds Bluetooth, SD card slot, touchscreen to Numi toilet

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Plumbing equipment manufacturer Kohler has announced an upgrade to the Numi Comfort Height toilet. Added to the receptacle are a Bluetooth 4.0 receiver, a SD card slot for accessing personalized playlists and ambient light customization. Kohler's most advanced toilet now includes an interactive LCD touch-screen interface, built-in personalized bidet functionality...
Kohler adds Bluetooth, SD card slot, touchscreen to Numi toilet

Nvidia jumps into gaming devices with Tegra 4-powered "Project Shield" handheld

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Nvidia has taken the wraps off “Project Shield”, a handheld gaming device powered by its new Tegra 4 processor capable of powering 4K video. The device will be the first Tegra 4 device with 38 watt hours of gameplay batteries for up to 24 hours of high definition video. Nvidia...
Nvidia jumps into gaming devices with Tegra 4-powered "Project Shield" handheld

Keep your social accounts neat with Tidy Suite

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Tidy Suite is a new iOS app from MeFollow. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, with additional in-app purchases required to unlock the majority of its features. Tidy Suite markets itself as a “Social Network Hub,” promising a single app from which users can access...
Keep your social accounts neat with Tidy Suite

Apple pursues Android source code records in second US Samsung suit

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As a part of one of its lawsuits against Samsung, Apple is asking US Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal for access to Google's Android source code records, Bloomberg reports. The documents are being demanded as part of pretrial information sharing; Apple argues in a court filing that Android is used in...
Apple pursues Android source code records in second US Samsung suit

Verizon Galaxy S III software update adds bug fixes, carrier billing and Multi Window support

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With an AWS-enabled Galaxy S 4 looming on the horizon for Verizon (note: the rhyme has us cringing, too), Samsung's Galaxy S III is gracefully sunsetting its flagship status. But it's not bowing out quietly. A software update is set to roll out to Big Red GS III's that'll...
Verizon Galaxy S III software update adds bug fixes, carrier billing and Multi Window support

Want to build a better Twitter? Here's a framework for you

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It hasn’t been a great day for Twitter, but life goes on and the company just put code for a JavaScript component framework up on Github for folks who want to use it in their own web applications, or heck, maybe even build their own Twitter, as was suggested on (where...
Want to build a better Twitter? Here's a framework for you
iOS default despair: Where Ars staff turns for better app experiences
If not for Apple, Siri would have been preinstalled on every Droid

New Apple TV shows second die shrink of A5 chip, now 28nm

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Appleís recent update of the Apple TV has resulted revealed a second die-shrink for its A5 processor, reports Macrumors. A new version of the Apple TV (A1469) was acknowledged by Apple, which said the new model continues with the same functionality as the previous edition, but that it does include...
New Apple TV shows second die shrink of A5 chip, now 28nm
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