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Google officially adds 'Animated' and 'Transparent' image search filters for GIFs

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Google now offers image search filters for GIFs. Starting sometime today, according to Google on Google+, Web surfers can go to “Search tools” below the search box and select “Animated” under the “Any type” drop-down box to view GIF files in the result pane. Reports surfaced Tuesday morning that indicated Google could soon launch filters...
Google officially adds 'Animated' and 'Transparent' image search filters for GIFs

The TechCrunch iPad App Is Now Live

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Spring has sprung and like Persephone loosed from Hades bonds, our iPad app is now available to all and sundry. This app is literally years in the making and we have been back and forth and up and down regarding functionality, design, and look and feel for most of this...
The TechCrunch iPad App Is Now Live
Jay-Z and Beyonce sidestep the paparazzi with a Tumblr for baby Blue Ivy Carter

Don't You Wish Satellite Phones Still Came With This Cute Little Dish?

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An homage to the era when only the truly important could chitchat via space. Most people don't need a satellite phone. We have cell phones and landlines. But once upon a time, they were a necessity for intrepid reporters (above) and drug-running pilots (below). During those halcyon days, the satellite...
Don't You Wish Satellite Phones Still Came With This Cute Little Dish?

Custom clock pays homage to CPU, separates geeks from the squares (video)

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Pop quiz: Can you tell what the device pictured above is? If you answered "a clock that represents the essential building blocks of a CPU while using binary and HEX numerals to display time," then you're certifiably crazy -- and correct. The brainchild of tinkerer extraordinaire Lior Elazary, the...
Custom clock pays homage to CPU, separates geeks from the squares (video)

This classy mashup lets you follow Whitney Houston’s career geographically

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It’s only been a few days since the music world lost one of its mightiest voices and talents, Whitney Houston. Sales of Houston’s albums have seen surges since her death and many people have set up playlists on social music sites like Spotify. In fact, Spotify sent out an email...
This classy mashup lets you follow Whitney Houston’s career geographically

First Video Clip of Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs

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Following yesterday's news that the independent film JOBS starring Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs will open in theaters on April 19, ETonline.com has released the first video clip from the film. The brief clip shows Kutcher as Jobs speaking with Josh Gad in the role of Steve Wozniak.In the clip,...
First Video Clip of Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs
Play this: 'Reprisal' revives the spirit of 'Populous'

Mother's Day celebrated ... with a Google doodle

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Colourful graphic sees the search engine's logo crudely redrawn as if by a young hand armed with a box of crayonsGoogle is celebrating Mother's Day with a doodle that pays homage to the childish scrawls that many doting parents will wake up to on Sunday.The colourful graphic sees the search...
Mother's Day celebrated ... with a Google doodle
iPad Launch Day: Why these people are waiting in the rain
'Star Wars'-inflected 'Jurassic Park' trailer imagines an island of AT-ATs

tlhIngan Hol mughwI' launchHeS microsoft bing

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That headline is Klingon for “Microsoft Bing launches Klingon language translator.” We know this because we’ve been having fun — perhaps a little too much fun — with the Redmond company’s latest creation, an homage to Star Trek that launched today as a new feature of the Microsoft Bing Translator....
tlhIngan Hol mughwI' launchHeS microsoft bing
Calm down, Marco: micropublishing is about more than just The Magazine
Samsung explores Santa's libido in remix of its sex tape-sharing Galaxy S III ad
Sean Parker responds to his wedding critics: 'everything we did was an homage to nature'

First BlackBerry 10 superphone pictures leak. Or, RIM’s homage to Android’s homage of iPhone

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New images have leaked showing what may be code-name London, or the first of the next-generation BlackBerry 10 superphones expected to ship from RIM at the end of 2012 and… they look like Android phones that look like iPhones. Kevin Michaluk from CrackBerry.com pitches them a phone-sized PlayBooks but...
First BlackBerry 10 superphone pictures leak. Or, RIM’s homage to Android’s homage of iPhone

Nintendo Power's final issue pays homage to its humble beginnings

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This is the end, Big N fans. Nintendo Power's final issue is upon us and in a surprise tip of the hat, the magazine's staff has decided to pay tribute to the famed cover that started it all. Framed in a similar manner to the inaugural issue from 1988,...
Nintendo Power's final issue pays homage to its humble beginnings

Panasonic sends 100,000 LEDs down Tokyo river, mates tech with tradition

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If you'd been by the shore of the Sumida River in central Tokyo this past weekend, you would have noticed that it was glowing a distinct shade of blue. That's because Panasonic decided to kick off the first-ever Tokyo Hotaru (fireflies) festival by sending 100,000 EVERLED light bulbs down...
Panasonic sends 100,000 LEDs down Tokyo river, mates tech with tradition
'Game of Thrones' specialty beers coming this spring courtesy of Brewery Ommegang

Is Using A Single Lyric From A Musician You're A Fan Of 'Theft' Or 'An Homage'?

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A few different folks have submitted variations on this story of singer Taylor Swift copying a single lyric from a singer for whom she'd long expressed admiration. That singer, Matt Nathanson, responded the way any normal person would: by being happy about the homage and recognizing how it might draw...
Is Using A Single Lyric From A Musician You're A Fan Of 'Theft' Or 'An Homage'?

Men At Work Musician Found Dead; Ridiculous Copyright Ruling Against Band Blamed

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While the iiNet case has been nothing but good news for copyright in Australia over the past few years, at nearly the same time, there's been an important copyright case concerning fair use that has been nothing but an ugly splotch on Australian copyright law: the fight over whether or...
Men At Work Musician Found Dead; Ridiculous Copyright Ruling Against Band Blamed
World's first PC game, co-written by Bill Gates, remade for iOS

Microsoft Offends OEMs With Surface, HP Refusing To Build Windows ARM Devices

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If this rumor is true – and it certainly sounds true – then HP and other OEMs are about to pull the plug on their own Windows on ARM RT (WART) devices thanks to Microsoft essentially beating them to market with potentially superior hardware. SemiAccurate writes: If you haven’t been...
Microsoft Offends OEMs With Surface, HP Refusing To Build Windows ARM Devices

Tony Robbins – Buffalo Content Maker

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I had the good luck to spend a little time with Tony Robbins, who you’d think of as a motivational speaker, but who I know to be an inspirational thinker and accomplished business man. But, after doing a project with him (can’t talk about that yet), I know another...
Tony Robbins – Buffalo Content Maker
'You Chose Wrong' is an homage to the tragic missteps of 'Choose Your Own Adventure' stories

This DeLorean quadcopter flies back to the future

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Meet the ultimate homemade homage to Doc Brown's flying DeLorean in the "Back to the Future" series. [Read more]...
This DeLorean quadcopter flies back to the future

Mark Zuckerberg Tries to Cure Linsanity With $1,200 Seats at the Garden

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Mark Zuckerberg's personal net worth may soon surpass Larry's and Sergey's. So you have to get creative about how to spend those billions. What better way than to pay homage to a fellow wunderkind and cure a bad case of the linsanes all at the same time? Mr. Zuckerberg...
Mark Zuckerberg Tries to Cure Linsanity With $1,200 Seats at the Garden

Nick Simmons: “My Bleach Homage is Not Plagiarism”

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Nick Simmons: “My Bleach Homage is Not Plagiarism”

Two Open Source Communities Battle It Out Over Trademarks

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Trademarks are a fickle beast. It seems that no matter what you do, no matter what you name your product or service, no matter how you color your shape your logo, someone comes along and claims that you are infringing their own trademark. Sometimes the trademarks are within the same...
Two Open Source Communities Battle It Out Over Trademarks

Five Reasons Why Chatroulette is Addictive, and Worth a Try

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Everyone (from the mainstream media to celebrities) is obsessing over Chatroulette, the website that randomly connects users via one-on-one videochat with strangers around the world. Why is it so addictive? As Wired’s resident Chatroulette expert (I’ve been using the service since it was created in late 2009), I think I...
Five Reasons Why Chatroulette is Addictive, and Worth a Try
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