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Happy or sad? You might not see that ad, if Microsoft Kinect can figure out your mood

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A while back we reported about a Microsoft patent application for a system that would scan your posts on Facebook and other social media (with your permission, presumably) to deduce your mood, interests, and possibly even your intelligence, to help deliver search results more suited to you. Now the company...
Happy or sad? You might not see that ad, if Microsoft Kinect can figure out your mood

Another Likely Physical Mockup of Next iPhone Offers a Realistic Look

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Gizmodo points to a newly-discovered product page from case manufacturer Shenzhen Coolzone Technology displaying what appears to be a high-quality physical mockup matching up with rumors and leaked parts for the next-generation "iPhone 5". Case manufacturers have become increasingly sophisticated with their physical mockups created for design and testing of...
Another Likely Physical Mockup of Next iPhone Offers a Realistic Look

Popular video sharing app Viddy officially hits Facebook’s Timeline

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Facebook is hanging out at SXSW today and showing off some of its new Open Graph partners at its office in Austin. One of them is Viddy, which we referred to as the “Instagram for video” when it launched in April last year. With over 1.6M monthly active users, the...
Popular video sharing app Viddy officially hits Facebook’s Timeline

Behance launches redesign for showcasing & discovering talent right from tap

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Behance, a popular platform for sharing and finding creative work, has just launched a handsome redesign that makes discovering talent and inspiration so much easier. The site has long housed work from some of the most compelling designers alive, and this redesign fine tunes everything without ditching its core. The...
Behance launches redesign for showcasing & discovering talent right from tap
Drained rivers, nuclear-proof cities, and other retro-futuristic visions of New York

Moog Music tacks on Grateful Dead expansion pack to Animoog 2.0 for $4.99 (video)

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Late last week, Moog Music rolled out version 2.0 of its Animoog synthesizer app for Apple's slate. Now, the Asheville, North Carolina outfit is adding a truckload of new sounds less than a week after the initial release. The Grateful Dead Expansion Pack is now available for the iPad...
Moog Music tacks on Grateful Dead expansion pack to Animoog 2.0 for $4.99 (video)
Samsung delays Pebble Blue Galaxy S III over defects
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Prepaid carriers Boost and Virgin launch new Android smartphones: Galaxy S II, Galaxy Reverb

Media Center to live in a separate version of Windows 8?

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To the surprise of many, but not all, the same great Windows Media Center from Windows 7 was part of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. What this means for the final version of Windows 8 is still far from known, however, Winunleaked offers up a new clue with the...
Media Center to live in a separate version of Windows 8?

BlackBerry 10 hands-on (video)

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Like any good show pony, BlackBerry 10's been trotting around the world, strutting the fairly limited elements of its known UI in an effort to court developers. The platform, without question the nail upon which RIM's fate and fortune hangs, had its big coming out party this past May...
BlackBerry 10 hands-on (video)

Today's Glimpse Into the World of Software-Writing

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Two years ago, Mark Bernstein was part of the stellar guest-blogger team in this space, when I was holed up in China in a fever of book-writing. In his day job, Mark Bernstein is the head of Eastgate software and the creator of a program I use every day, Tinderbox.He...
Today's Glimpse Into the World of Software-Writing

Researchers develop femtosecond laser that can diagnose, blast cancerous tumors

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee's Center for Laser Applications have developed a femtosecond laser that can non-invasively diagnose, map, irradiate and burn cancerous tumors. Utilizing a beam that pulses at one-quadrillionth of a second, the technology is able to seek out growths and obliterate them with an increased...
Researchers develop femtosecond laser that can diagnose, blast cancerous tumors
$20 billion of ambition: meet Masayoshi Son, Sprint suitor and SoftBank CEO

Hands-on with the Nyx Mobile Lyuba Max and Fun mockups

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When PR reps have something they think is truly special, things can get a little cloak and dagger. While we were hanging around the Nyx Mobile booth, a rep quietly sneaked up on us, to offer a glimpse of two new handset his company is working on. When we...
Hands-on with the Nyx Mobile Lyuba Max and Fun mockups

Google Play Services code peek fuels rumors of a game framework

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Android may be improving its reputation as a gaming platform, but there isn't a consistent, official service that can tie everything together -- Google has no parallel to Xbox Live or Game Center. That might be changing, if Android Police's snooping around the Google Play Services component of the...
Google Play Services code peek fuels rumors of a game framework
Shedding some realistic light on Imagination's real-time ray tracing card
Glimpse makes Like buttons useful, ties them to price alerts
There's A New BlackBerry Ad That Takes Over Your iPhone Or Android's Screen (BBRY, GOOG, AAPL)
Steve Jobs details drug use, phone hacking, and more in Department of Defense docs
World's smallest 4K display is 9.6 inches in size, boasts a 458ppi pixel density
See President Obama's inaugural weekend from space

Leaked HTC Sense 5 screenshots suggest a leaner, cleaner skin

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Did yesterday's uncertain glimpse at a new HTC phone leave you wanting? Then grab a tray and find a seat, because the right-hand image above comes from XDA developer mdeejay, who claims to have a working port of the forthcoming Sense 5 skin. On the left, we've stuck up...
Leaked HTC Sense 5 screenshots suggest a leaner, cleaner skin

This week in Crave: The fixer-upper edition

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This week, we caught a glimpse of Sony's new Walkmans, got in line early for the cat-video film festival, and begged Marissa Mayer to fix Flickr. [Read more]...
This week in Crave: The fixer-upper edition

Oracle Previews MySQL 5.6

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Offering a glimpse of the new features some database administrators will be working with before too long, Oracle has posted a preview version of the next MySQL......
Oracle Previews MySQL 5.6
Google Toying With A New Hangout UI With Bigger Icons, Pointing To A Touchscreen-Friendly Interface
How much is a tweet worth? About 1/10,000 as much as a Yelp review

Visualized: A look inside Moog's analog synthesizer factory

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While we're waiting for Moogfest to officially kick off this weekend, we stopped by the headquarters of Moog Music in Asheville, North Carolina to catch a glimpse of the analog action. The entire company is housed in one building that includes design, assembly, testing, engineering, service and a warehouse...
Visualized: A look inside Moog's analog synthesizer factory
Apple refutes claim they cribbed notes from Sony, reveal prototype "Purple"

Oracle previews MySQL 5.6

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Offering a glimpse of the new features some database administrators will be working with before too long, Oracle has posted a preview version of the next MySQL relational database management system....
Oracle previews MySQL 5.6
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