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Look, See: Warby Parker Launches $150 Prescription Shades

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There are plenty of places to turn if one is looking to buy prescription glasses, but the problem is that most of those options are expensive. So David Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal started Warby Parker last year to breathe some new life into the eyewear industry by selling designer, prescription...
Look, See: Warby Parker Launches $150 Prescription Shades

ZTE PF112 hands-on

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ZTE's other handset launch of note at MWC this year was the PF112 (pictured at right next to SGS 2.) First take away here was the 4.5-inch 1028 x 720 HD display which was really bright and clear -- and again we were a little shocked by the dichotomy...
ZTE PF112 hands-on

Compromising On "No Compromises"

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Compromising On "No Compromises": Tom Warren on Office 2013 RT for Windows RT (which sounds as ridiculous as "C++ for You++"): To optimize for Windows RT, Microsoft has made the decision to remove a number of features from its Office 2013 RT release to ensure battery life and reliability are...
Compromising On "No Compromises"

Clipix Wants To Be A Pinterest For The Real World

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Does the world really need another visual bookmarking service? After all, we already have Pinterest and all of its clones. Clipix, however, believes that it has found a way to differentiate itself from the competition. The service, which is coming out of beta today, feels a bit like a hybrid...
Clipix Wants To Be A Pinterest For The Real World
Chrome Extension Makes Google's April Fools Joke Real
RAWR: Samsung Canada Wins The Internet With This Custom Galaxy S III

Haier introduces Zing, a waterproof smartphone with Alibaba's Aliyun OS

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Zing is right, because you probably didn't see this one coming. Haier, the Chinese consumer electronics company best known for air conditioners, refrigerators, and to a lesser extent, its home theater and mobile phone offerings, has just unleashed a durable phone for the home market with Alibaba's Aliyun OS....
Haier introduces Zing, a waterproof smartphone with Alibaba's Aliyun OS

Why The Time Inc. Spinoff Could Work! (Spoiler: Requires Miracle)

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Good news, remaining Time Inc. employees! You don’t have to go work for a company based in Des Moines*. As far as the bad news… we’ll get to that. But let’s stay upbeat for a minute, and I’ll try to generate some more optimism for you. Start with some charts,...
Why The Time Inc. Spinoff Could Work! (Spoiler: Requires Miracle)

AMD previews FirePro W9000 graphics, possibly throws in dual-chip Radeon HD 7990 for good measure

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AMD's CTO Mark Papermaster may have just dropped a minor graphics bombshell at the end of the AMD Fusion Developer Summit. His presentation was officially to show off the FirePro W9000, a beast of a workstation graphics card with 6GB of GDDR5 memory, a 264.8-megapixel fill rate and four...
AMD previews FirePro W9000 graphics, possibly throws in dual-chip Radeon HD 7990 for good measure

Wearable technology: a vision of the future?

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Intelligent ski goggles, glasses that film what you see - it's the next wave of technology. And pretty soon you'll be wearing itNot so long ago I was skiiing down a slope in France, wearing a pair of ski goggles which, when I looked down and to my right, showed...
Wearable technology: a vision of the future?
Twitter makes nice with developers, with a timeline of upcoming changes

Selling the Company

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But screw your courage to the sticking-place, and we’ll not fail. —   William Shakespeare, Macbeth By John O’Farrell, contributor This is the final post in a series dealing with the importance of strategic business development (Here are Parts I, II, III and IV). FORTUNE — In my last post, I...
Selling the Company

Telefónica launches Tu Me app: brings free VoIP calling and messaging to the iPhone

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We don't understand exactly what European big-hitter Telefónica is set to gain from its new app. Free VoIP calls and messaging doesn't sound like a massive money-spinner for a company that steers several of Europe's biggest mobile carriers, but that's what its new app is offering. Tu Me can...
Telefónica launches Tu Me app: brings free VoIP calling and messaging to the iPhone
This Crazy, Epic Narwhal Makes Us Think Zynga Has A Chance After All (ZNGA)

Jonathan Jones: how I learned to look – and listen

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The age of the art critic as an unassailable voice of authority is long gone. Jonathan Jones recalls his rude awakening to the force of digital debate, and the era of readers biting backSix years ago, in the days when newspaper critics were just beginning to blog as a regular part...
Jonathan Jones: how I learned to look – and listen
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Kelli Catana: Gossip Girl Celebrates 100 Episodes the Upper East Side Way

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(Spoiler Alert) I love Gossip Girl. I look forward to watching it every Monday night. And I must admit, after the whole 'Blair makes a pact with God' episode I was afraid the show had officially jumped the shark. I mean, it's definitely not the witty show it was a...
Kelli Catana: Gossip Girl Celebrates 100 Episodes the Upper East Side Way

HP Envy Sleekbook 6z review: an inexpensive thin-and-light with AMD innards

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More Info HP unveils Envy Spectre XT Ultrabook, other thin-and-lights in various sizes HP takes EliteBook W-series on a trip to Ivy Bridge, throws in Z220 Xeon for good measure HP refreshes EliteBook line with five new models, Ivy Bridge and optional LTE HP has been fleshing out its...
HP Envy Sleekbook 6z review: an inexpensive thin-and-light with AMD innards

Garmin GLO Portable GPS and GLONASS receiver hit the FCC, get torn down for good measure

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Hasty, no? Merely hours after being announced to the world, Garmin's GLO Portable GPS and GLONASS receiver have touched down in the FCC's database. Per usual, that's a fairly solid indicator that the devices will be available for sale on US shores within a few weeks, and if you're...
Garmin GLO Portable GPS and GLONASS receiver hit the FCC, get torn down for good measure

Japan’s newest mobile network makes U.S. LTE seem sluggish

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Japanese operator eAccess isn’t deploying any old LTE network. It’s going for broke, pushing the upper limits of the technology to launch a network that could theoretically support downlink speeds of 300 Mbps, according to TeleGeography. That makes Verizon’s LTE network, which can breech 25 Mbps on a good day,...
Japan’s newest mobile network makes U.S. LTE seem sluggish

CyanogenMod 9 add-on gives your Galaxy Nexus a glass slipper, it will go to the GSIII ball

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If the arrival of the GS III has placed a dent in your "latest Galaxy" street-cred, help is at hand. Once again it's the fine folk at XDA-Developers who come up with the goods, in the form of a CM9 add-on pack for the apparently passé Galaxy Nexus. Included...
CyanogenMod 9 add-on gives your Galaxy Nexus a glass slipper, it will go to the GSIII ball
D.me: Is this the new Delicious?

Talking Frostbite, Battlefield 4 and Mirror's Edge 2 with EA DICE's big boss (video)

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EA's DICE studio is the motor that powers several of gaming's most popular franchises. Need for Speed and Battlefield are just two of the enormous series that DICE's Frostbite engine is behind, and EA's pledged the engine's support to many more of its titles. It's with these things in...
Talking Frostbite, Battlefield 4 and Mirror's Edge 2 with EA DICE's big boss (video)

How Pinterest is secretly profiting from your links

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Is surprise-hit Pinterest covertly capitalizing on the product-sharing behaviors of its burgeoning user base? Evidence amassed by insightful observers suggests as much. Pinterest is the invite-only digital pin-board site where people, mostly arts and crafts enthusiasts between the ages of 25 and 44, “pin” products, recipes, and photos to themed...
How Pinterest is secretly profiting from your links

Motorola starts selling WiFi Xyboards for $400 and up

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What's that? You want an eight or ten inch WiFi tab, but failed to place your pre-order for one of Moto's latest earlier this month? Worry not, slate-seeking friend, for both the WiFi Xyboard 8.2 and 10.1 are officially on sale at Motorola's website, with free two-day shipping thrown...
Motorola starts selling WiFi Xyboards for $400 and up

HTC EVO 4G LTE update brings Android 4.0.4 and Sense 4.1, dash of improved data for good measure

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Give your HTC EVO 4G LTE a quick update scan if you haven't lately. Sprint has started pushing out an upgrade that brings its flagship phone both to Android 4.0.4 and to Sense 4.1, putting the EVO's software on a par with the just-unveiled Desire X. Patching up doesn't...
HTC EVO 4G LTE update brings Android 4.0.4 and Sense 4.1, dash of improved data for good measure

Car review: Renault Twizy

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Part car, part scooter, all French... Here's Renault's radical solution to driving on crowded city roadsRenault TwizyPrice £6,690Top speed 50mphRange 62 milesThe first time I saw Renault's Twizy - a sort of stubby Shetland pony of a car, dressed in garish Versace disco wear for good measure - was on...
Car review: Renault Twizy

20 best Android apps this week

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Aralon: Sword and Shadow, 4oD, Carbon for Twitter, Wunderlist 2, The Simpsons: Tapped Out and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of new and notable Android apps, based on what's been released for the first time on the Google Play store in the last week.As ever, the selection includes apps...
20 best Android apps this week

The Mark Zuckerberg Era Is Over (FB, GOOG)

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For a long time, Facebook was the most dramatic, exciting company in Silicon Valley, if not the world. Its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, was a global icon thanks to his remarkably young age. Before 23, he became a subject of intense scrutiny and hero-worship. This all happened for several good reasons. Facebook...
The Mark Zuckerberg Era Is Over (FB, GOOG)

The Southeast TC Meetup Tour Is On Like Donkey Kong (But With Comfort Food Instead Of Bananas)

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And we’re off. The Southeast meetup tour is officially a go. We’ll be hitting up Savannah, Atlanta, Raleigh, Charlotte and Greenville on a quest to uncover hidden technological gems that may or may not get pitched with a southern drawl. I’m from Texas, which is a different kind of “south”...
The Southeast TC Meetup Tour Is On Like Donkey Kong (But With Comfort Food Instead Of Bananas)
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