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Samsung's Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich update rolling out now!

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Phablet fans, the moment you've been waiting for is here: Samsung's begun rolling out that creamy Ice Cream Sandwich goodness to your 5-inch handhelds. Developing...Samsung's Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich update rolling out now! originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 10 May 2012 04:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms...
Samsung's Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich update rolling out now!

How To Add A Pinterest Button To Your Site And Get Astronomical Amounts Of Traffic

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Pinterest is a new social media platform that has quickly become as important as Facebook and Twitter are to publishers. According to a Shareaholic study, Pinterest refers more traffic to publishers than YouTube, Reddit, LinkedIn, MySpace or Google+ -- for retailers especially. It refers nearly as much as Twitter. ...
How To Add A Pinterest Button To Your Site And Get Astronomical Amounts Of Traffic

Samsung To Reveal The ‘Next Galaxy’ Phone On May 3 At London Event

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After months of waiting (not to mention plenty of conflicting reports), Samsung may have finally revealed when they plan to unveil their long-awaited Galaxy S III. According to a press invitation that has been making the rounds since early this morning, the Korean company will be pulling back the curtains...
Samsung To Reveal The ‘Next Galaxy’ Phone On May 3 At London Event

Amazon sells over 2 million Kindle Singles in 14 months

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Amazon's individually-wrapped slices of literary goodness have managed to pull in a few fans since launching in January last year. The company has offered a rare glimpse at its retail figures, trumpeting two million individual sales for its Kindle Singles selection. While authors grab 70 percent of revenue from...
Amazon sells over 2 million Kindle Singles in 14 months

How Three Entrepreneurs (And One Huge Company) Built Empires On Social Commerce

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It's hard to predict how your company will grow when social channels are involved. That's what a bunch of the hottest entrepreneurs in social commerce learned while running their companies. They all used social channels — like social media and blogs — to grow their companies. Three top entrepreneurs...
How Three Entrepreneurs (And One Huge Company) Built Empires On Social Commerce

Nokia swings Mail for Exchange to Series 40 dumphones: now in beta labs for testing (video)

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Nokia isn't just shaking up your browser on your humble Series 40 phone. This time, those cheap little bundles of communication goodness are preparing to get mail for Exchange, with the feature now undergoing testing in its Beta Labs. While Nokia might not be king of the phone hill...
Nokia swings Mail for Exchange to Series 40 dumphones: now in beta labs for testing (video)

Microsoft announces Office 365 for Government, touts its fluffy cloud-based goodness

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Unlike certain folks who wear tinfoil hats Microsoft has no qualms working with the guv'ment. Having added Office 365 support to Windows Phone in its Mango update, the company is now turning its attention to a less tech-averse Uncle Sam with the introduction of the obviously named Office 365...
Microsoft announces Office 365 for Government, touts its fluffy cloud-based goodness

Ice Cream Sandwich leaks for Samsung Galaxy Note

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For its part, Samsung has been none too coy about the upcoming Android 4.0 release for the Galaxy Note. So far, we know that it's set for a Q2 debut and will pack a new set of S-pen apps, but if you've longed to jump into the frozen goodness...
Ice Cream Sandwich leaks for Samsung Galaxy Note

Get an HDHomeRun Dual TV tuner for $69.99

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Plug two over-the-air HDTV tuners into your router, then share the free-TV goodness with every PC on your network. [Read more]...
Get an HDHomeRun Dual TV tuner for $69.99

Conductor controls Aussie pipe organ through MIDI and Kinect, explains how he did it (video)

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Doing a little desktop DJing with Kinect and a MIDI device is nothing new, but last year a man with loftier musical machinations took Kinect conducting to the next level. Chris Vik composed a piece that he and vocalist Elise Richards performed using the sensor bar and the massive...
Conductor controls Aussie pipe organ through MIDI and Kinect, explains how he did it (video)

Well, Now That Everyone Has Sobered Up, Let's Figure Out What Facebook Is Actually Worth... (FB)

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Thank goodness that's over. The Facebook IPO could have been a major disaster for millions of individual investors. If the stock had "popped" to a truly ludicrous level on IPO day, millions of investors would likely have piled into it, hoping for further gains. And then, eventually, the hype would...
Well, Now That Everyone Has Sobered Up, Let's Figure Out What Facebook Is Actually Worth... (FB)
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SlickFlick App Lets You Tell Stories With Your Photos, Signs Getty Deal

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It’s been fascinating to watch the proliferation of photo apps before and since the rise of Instagram and its sale to Facebook. EyeEm has a beautiful app which makes tagging images to locations ridiculously simple (plus all that filter goodness). LoopCam makes hilarious photo loops you want to share with...
SlickFlick App Lets You Tell Stories With Your Photos, Signs Getty Deal

A Relevant Tale: How Google Killed Inktomi

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On March 20th, 2000 Inktomi had a market capitalization of 25 billion dollars. As a relatively early employee, I was a multimillionaire on paper. Life was good. In the next year and a half the stock went down by 99.9%. In the end, Inktomi was acquired by Yahoo for...
A Relevant Tale: How Google Killed Inktomi

Sphero, The Electronic Ball-O-Fun, Gets A Set Of Wheels [Video]

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We love Orbotix’sSphero. The little electronic ball often causes humans to digress to the intellect of a cat where good fun involves nothing more than chasing a little lighted ball. But it’s so much fun — at least for a few minutes. But Sphero got a new toy. Using...
Sphero, The Electronic Ball-O-Fun, Gets A Set Of Wheels [Video]

Roku Launches In Canada With Over 100 Streaming Channels

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Roku just landed in the great white north. The tiny little streaming box launched in the UK a few weeks back and now it’s hitting Canada along with over 100 channels of streaming goodness. The Roku 2 XD and Roku 2 XS should hit retailers in the coming days for...
Roku Launches In Canada With Over 100 Streaming Channels

KegDroid dispenses beer with the help of a Xoom tablet and an Arduino board

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Here's an instance of NFC technology that's more exciting than yet another tap-to-pay scenario. Google employee Paul Carff combined a Motorola Xoom running ICS with an Arduino microcontroller to create KegDroid, a friendly green beer dispenser. The Xoom acts as a gatekeeper to that brewed goodness, only letting the...
KegDroid dispenses beer with the help of a Xoom tablet and an Arduino board

Buffalo's HD-PATU3 HDD packs USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt, plays nice with Macs and PCs

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Buffalo's new glacial lump of a HDD looks set to offer data speeds that are anything but. The HD-PATU3 is Buffalo's first HDD to share its storage goodness across USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt -- and it's compatible with both PCs and Macs. The external hard drive forgoes the need...
Buffalo's HD-PATU3 HDD packs USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt, plays nice with Macs and PCs

New Roku HD shows up at the FCC, looks like a fusion of current boxes

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If a recent FCC pit stop is to be believed (and it should), Roku's third-gen HD box may very well be on its way. Physically, the miniature device keeps the same form factor as its siblings save for the purple splash on its base -- much like a color-flipped...
New Roku HD shows up at the FCC, looks like a fusion of current boxes

Instagram for Android hands-on

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By now, you've got to be familiar with Instagram. Sure, you may have never used the app, which until mere minutes ago had yet to make its way beyond iOS, but you've surely seen the results, in tweets, emails or littering your Facebook feed. And beginning this very moment,...
Instagram for Android hands-on

Exclusive: New pre-release BlackBerry 10 OS images surface - homescreen widgets make their BB debut!

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POW! Following up the first-look image of a BlackBerry 10 phone we posted two weeks ago, today the good ol' CrackBerry tip line received a pretty *interesting* email, to which was attached a 14-page .pdf file full of Cracktastic goodness. The document was clearly prepared by one of RIM's external...
Exclusive: New pre-release BlackBerry 10 OS images surface - homescreen widgets make their BB debut!

Bing updates ‘Translator’ app for Windows Phone with live-translation goodness

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There has long been an app in the Window Phone Marketplace called ‘Translator,’ a basic application that let a user, you guessed it, translate phrases. However, today, Bing (along with Microsoft Research, and others) has released an update for the app that should bring it to the forefront of the...
Bing updates ‘Translator’ app for Windows Phone with live-translation goodness

Microsoft shows off some gooey NUI goodness on the Surface 2

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Well, we love this. I don’t know if you are a space junkie (if not, try this, it will help), but if you cannot vibe with the following clip, please check in your nerd badge on your way out. To refresh your memory, Microsoft used to build a product called...
Microsoft shows off some gooey NUI goodness on the Surface 2

New Version of Amen App Unleashes Its Location Data Goodness

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‘The best and the worst of everything’ app Amen has hit ‘one Million Amens’ says the startups and is about to start releasing all the data its collected. The “Explorer Release” that is available on the Appstore as of this morning allows for a more topical browsing experience and is...
New Version of Amen App Unleashes Its Location Data Goodness

OCZ Vertex 4 SSD released, wins calm praise on the review circuit

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The Vertex 4 is a big deal for OCZ, because it's the company's first top-end SSD to come with an in-house Indilinx controller. We first saw this proprietary silicon put to good effect in the Octane drive a few months ago, and by most accounts the controller continues to...
OCZ Vertex 4 SSD released, wins calm praise on the review circuit

48 PandaBoards chained together in solar-powered ARM cluster

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Michael Larabel already had a 12-core PandaBoard-based mini-cluster under his belt. Clearly, the only way to outdo that is to go bigger, better and greener. The Phoronix founder took 48 of the OMAP 4460-powered boards, got them up and running on Ubuntu 12.04 and chained them together in a...
48 PandaBoards chained together in solar-powered ARM cluster

5 reasons why the new iPad runs hotter than the old ones

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CNET spoke with DisplayMate’s Raymond Soneira who offered a few reasons why the new iPad is a bit “toastier”… Twice the LEDs: That means more heat coming from more LEDs. This is especially a problem at full brightness. 2.5X the power needed: The brightness efficiency is lower because the new iPad has...
5 reasons why the new iPad runs hotter than the old ones

BBC Sport app brings Olympics and more to Sony Bravia TVs, PlayStation 3 and Blu-ray players

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While Sony was busy launching its HX8 TVs over in the UK, it let slip another nugget of televisual goodness. That extra BBC Sport coverage that's planned for summer, and available as a TiVo app, will also be coming to UK owners of Bravia TVs (2011 and onwards,) PS3s,...
BBC Sport app brings Olympics and more to Sony Bravia TVs, PlayStation 3 and Blu-ray players

Why the $399 iPad 2 is the most important announcement Apple made yesterday

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Yesterday, Apple touted a tablet that is going to be a huge part of its strategy for the year ahead, and will likely continue to crush competitors under the weight of its dominance. No, I’m not talking about the fancy new iPad with the Retina display. I’m talking about the...
Why the $399 iPad 2 is the most important announcement Apple made yesterday

Get a Roku HD and Hulu Plus bundle for $79.99

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You get not only the box and six months of Hulu Plus goodness, but also an HDMI cable and free shipping. [Read more]...
Get a Roku HD and Hulu Plus bundle for $79.99
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