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Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: Icon Housekeeping on the iPhone

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The iPhone's icons can be rearranged on the phone or with iTunes on the computer....
Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: Icon Housekeeping on the iPhone
Twitter Just Made It Easier To Obsessively Tweak Your Profile

Comet crashes - but not all the blame lies with Amazon

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The retailer lost its way a decade ago and has serially disappointed customers on basic retail housekeepingAnother one bites the dust, and only one word is required: Amazon. Overnight, websites like Amazon brought price transparency - and deflation - to the rich pickings that were once the electricals market. An...
Comet crashes - but not all the blame lies with Amazon

Microsoft squares off with new logo

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Out with the old, in with the new -- logo, that is. As Redmond gets ready to unleash Windows 8 and a wave of other new products, it does a little design housekeeping. [Read more]...
Microsoft squares off with new logo

TNW Academy Graduates, and We Want Your Suggestions

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It’s a pretty common occurrence around TNW’s email and backchannel that we’ll discuss an idea for a new product or a tweak to how we do things. Sometime in early 2012, TNW’s CEO Zee brought up the idea that we could gather really smart people and have them teach classes...
TNW Academy Graduates, and We Want Your Suggestions

Meet 'House of Coates', the adorable home that automatically updates its own Twitter account

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Technology holds the key to automating many of the repetitive and arduous tasks associated with housekeeping. It’s why products such as Nest, an intelligent thermostat that automatically adjusts the temperature in your home, have proven so popular. The next phase, it would seem, is building a human interface based on...
Meet 'House of Coates', the adorable home that automatically updates its own Twitter account

BioShock Infinite hands-on preview

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Irrational Games's latest brainchild is a pig to preview: the less one knows about it, the better it will be to playBioShock Infinite is an absolute pig of a game to preview. The reason is that so much of the game's draw - so much of its spellbinding power -...
BioShock Infinite hands-on preview

Forget SMS Alerts: IFTTT Wants to Switch Your Lights on At Sunset

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Well, our housekeeping just got easier. (Screencap) Currently sitting atop the Hacker News homepage: IFTTT, the service that effectively lets you program the Internet to suit your needs, just announced a couple of new features. And if you are a fan of the connected home, then you had better brace yourself,...
Forget SMS Alerts: IFTTT Wants to Switch Your Lights on At Sunset

Amid All The Turmoil, Martha Stewart Is Finally Talking To The Younger Version Of Herself (MSLO)

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Martha Stewart is the original housekeeping icon--Martha Stewart 1.0. And everyone is calling Brit Morin, the founder of a tech-infused domesticity brand, Brit & Co., Martha Stewart 2.0. But the two have actually never talked, a source close to Morin told us. Until this week! We just noticed that Stewart...
Amid All The Turmoil, Martha Stewart Is Finally Talking To The Younger Version Of Herself (MSLO)

Facebook privacy snafu turns out to be false alarm, but maybe it's time for some housekeeping

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On Monday, some Facebook users were alarmed about what they thought was yet another privacy SNAFU by the social network: private messages from 2009 were showing up on their Timelines as public wall posts. As it turns out, it was a false alarm. The "private" messages that were appearing...
Facebook privacy snafu turns out to be false alarm, but maybe it's time for some housekeeping

Mountain Lion update fixes more bugs, adds Facebook integration

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Amid all the anticipation of iPhone 5 and just-launched iOS 6, Apple’s Mac desktop team did some housekeeping on Wednesday as well. A new update for OS X Mountain Lion is available now and while it squashes a few bugs in the system, it also adds the promised Facebook integration....
Mountain Lion update fixes more bugs, adds Facebook integration

RobotAppStore Raises $250K From Grishin Robotics To Take The App Distribution Model To The World Of Robots

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The smartphone market, some argue, really took off after Apple introduced the first app store to make its iPhones more useful. Now a new startup hopes that the same might be the case for the fledgling world of robots: RobotAppStore, an online marketplace for apps for robots, has raised $250,000...
RobotAppStore Raises $250K From Grishin Robotics To Take The App Distribution Model To The World Of Robots

9 Things Betabeat Wishes Startups Would Disrupt

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Get it? Disruptive? (Photo: flickr.com/californiawatch) We receive a lot of pitches touting “disruptive” technologies. Healthcare, education, banking–name an old-line industry and someone is attempting to yank the rug out from underneath it. Well, we’ve got a few pressing requests we’d like addressed. Namely: 1. Dry cleaning: It’s expensive, toxic, inconvenient,...
9 Things Betabeat Wishes Startups Would Disrupt

Live blog: Apple iPhone 5 event starts at 10 a.m. PT

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock — or avoiding the internet the last few weeks — you know what’s happening today: Apple’s iPhone event. Just a few hours from now we’re going to be kicking off our coverage of Apple’s press event to be held here at Yerba Buena...
Live blog: Apple iPhone 5 event starts at 10 a.m. PT

Care.com welcomes a new family member with acquisition of payroll and tax specialists Breedlove & Associates

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Fresh from its recent $50 million investment, Care.com is putting some that money to good use with the acquisition of US payroll company Breedlove & Associates, which will now operate as a subsidiary of its new parent company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but  with 7 million members in more than 15 countries, Care.com...
Care.com welcomes a new family member with acquisition of payroll and tax specialists Breedlove & Associates

Hotly-Debated Housekeeping at the Apple-Samsung Trial

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Today is housekeeping day at the Apple-Samsung trial. It is one of the companies' last chances to air their objections to nitty-gritty procedural issues before closing arguments Tuesday....
Hotly-Debated Housekeeping at the Apple-Samsung Trial

With A Widespread Launch Looming, Mozilla Rolls Out Firefox OS Simulator 3.0

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Mozilla was keen to talk up the 3.0 version of its Firefox OS simulator back in March, but didn’t have much to share about when eager developers could start fiddling with it. Thankfully for HTML5 buffs, that six-week quiet period is over — the team just announced on the official...
With A Widespread Launch Looming, Mozilla Rolls Out Firefox OS Simulator 3.0
Brewster Rolls Out The First Major Update Of Its Smart Contacts App, Now Syncs With Your Native iPhone Contacts
Less Than A Month After Its Mini-Pivot, Tripl Pushes Its New iOS App Out The Door
Is Google building my dream email product? Maybe!

I Can’t Believe Arianna Is Turning My Old Office into a Nap Room

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There are a small number of readers who can’t get enough of the inside baseball of the TechCrunch implosion. And a large number of readers who wish we’d all just move on. I’ve tried to take the high road at all opportunities, because the former are mostly just rubberneckers and...
I Can’t Believe Arianna Is Turning My Old Office into a Nap Room

LogicBuy Test

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Noble ballroom, doctoral upper, housekeeping dignified cigar. High-rise philanthropic elegant tailored pleasure panoramic silk, brokerage presidential....
LogicBuy Test

Google improves maps for several countries, helps you follow the path well trodden

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So it seems the team at Mountain View won't rest until the whole world is mapped to within an inch of its cartographic life. Good for us though, and especially folk in Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lesotho, Macau, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore and Vatican City. Those nations...
Google improves maps for several countries, helps you follow the path well trodden

An E-Round For E-Help: Care.com Picks Up $50M From IVP And More For Further International Growth

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The IPO market may be slowly opening up again post its Facebook contraction, but not all startups in their later stages are jumping. Care.com, the online marketplace for people to find helper for everything from childcare and tutoring to housekeeping, today announced an E-Round of finance worth $50 million, which it will...
An E-Round For E-Help: Care.com Picks Up $50M From IVP And More For Further International Growth

Gadgetwise Blog: Tip of the Week: Clean Up Your Webmail Address Book

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If you find your online address book is full of duplicate entries, Google's Gmail, Yahoo Mail and Microsoft's Hotmail/Outlook.com services all offer tools for quick housekeeping....
Gadgetwise Blog: Tip of the Week: Clean Up Your Webmail Address Book

Your life in 2033

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'You skim through the day's news on translucent screens while a freshly cleaned suit is retrieved from your automated closet...' An extract from Google chairman Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen's new bookImagine you are an urban professional living in a western city a few decades from now. An average morning...
Your life in 2033

More Product Housekeeping At Digg: Kalmikoff And Howard Out The Door

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A month ago Digg cofounder Kevin Rose took back control of his company. 13 or so employees were let go, and Rose promised some “crazy shit” product-wise to be announced sometime soon. More heads are rolling at Digg as the company struggles to reinvent itself. Well known designer Jeffrey Kalmikoff...
More Product Housekeeping At Digg: Kalmikoff And Howard Out The Door

Audience noise cancelling tech may explain Siri exclusivity

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Siri's exclusivity to the iPhone 4S may be connected to the use of Audience's EarSmart noise cancellation technology, suggests Linley Group analyst Linley Gwennap. While teardowns have shown the presence of a dedicated Audience chip in the iPhone 4, Gwennap points to a January S-1 filing, indicating that EarSmart is...
Audience noise cancelling tech may explain Siri exclusivity

Care.com raises $50 million in new funding to fuel international expansion

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Care.com one of the largest online care services in the world, has announced the closing of $50 million in new funding. The financing was led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) and joined by existing Care.com investors Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures, New Enterprise Associates and others. Founded in 2006, Care.com has raised...
Care.com raises $50 million in new funding to fuel international expansion

Review: CopyTrans TuneSwift automates iTunes chores

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Whether you're upgrading computers or just doing a little digital housekeeping, you'll need to move or backup your iTunes media library. You could do it manually, or you could save yourself plenty of headaches and hassle and use CopyTrans TuneSwift instead. This $15 application automates the process and handles...
Review: CopyTrans TuneSwift automates iTunes chores
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