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Hive Settings: This app gives you easy access to all your Android device's settings

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Sometimes it’s the simplest of apps that really grab our attention. Hive Settings for Android is one such app, designed to make it as easy as possible to tap and tweak the settings on your device. Granted, most Android handsets already enable this, either through the drop-down notifications menu, or...
Hive Settings: This app gives you easy access to all your Android device's settings

Kindle for iOS gets cool X-Ray feature previously reserved for Amazon hardware, but just for Textbooks

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The Kindle app for iOS has just gained one of the best features of the hardware Kindle devices in X-Ray, the subtext service that gives you contextual info on the book you’re reading with a single tap. But it’s reserving the feature for textbooks only in this release, which is...
Kindle for iOS gets cool X-Ray feature previously reserved for Amazon hardware, but just for Textbooks

ZumoDrive for Android Lets Users Enjoy Content Whenever, Wherever

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ZumoDrive has announced the release of their Android application today which allows for users to access and play music, video and photos without messing around with synchronization.  With 2 GB of free cloud storage, one has instant access to any and all documents and media stored on ZumoDrive, regardless...
ZumoDrive for Android Lets Users Enjoy Content Whenever, Wherever

Angie: An AngelList iOS app with full messaging features

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If you’re a fan of AngelList, the US-based social platform for startups seeking funds, you may wish to check out Angie, an AngelList iOS client that lets you network and send messages directly to other AngelList users. How it works You do, of course, need an AngelList account to use...
Angie: An AngelList iOS app with full messaging features

Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Projects On Kickstarter Right Now (AAPL)

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Kickstarter is a platform where creators can seek funds to pursue their projects. And there's no shortage of people looking to create compelling gadgets and accessories to make the tech space even more interesting.Une Bobine Une Bobine (French for "coil") is a USB syncing and charging cable that's rigid enough...
Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Projects On Kickstarter Right Now (AAPL)

Today in APIs: Facebook, Bloomberg, RESTful Quandaries and 28 New APIs

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Sure, Facebook filed for an IPO today, but it also provided developers some great guidance on using real-time features in the Facebook API. And while Bloomberg’s lead news story is the Facebook IPO, in the API world it’s probably more interesting to look at Bloomberg’s new open platform. Plus: why...
Today in APIs: Facebook, Bloomberg, RESTful Quandaries and 28 New APIs

Instadash: A slick Pinterest-inspired Instagram Web app built in just 12 hours

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While Instagram has no Web-based interface to speak of, there is certainly no shortage of third party sites trying to fill that void. Instadash is yet another site we can add to the list of ways to access Instagram from a desktop browser. The question is, how does it compare...
Instadash: A slick Pinterest-inspired Instagram Web app built in just 12 hours

Extensis boosts Portfolio Server to version 11, adds EC2 support

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The Extensis digital asset management (DAM) tool Portfolio Server has been upgraded to version 11. Boasting powerful new features such as a web client able to be customized with company branding, and Amazon Electric Compute Cloud (EC2) support, Portfolio Server 11 lets users adapt the solution to specific needs. Additionally,...
Extensis boosts Portfolio Server to version 11, adds EC2 support

Gloom for savers with interest rates in 'freefall'

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Top-paying savings accounts hit hardest, or even axed, with a bleak new year predicted for the savings marketConsumers relying on savings to provide part of their income are facing a bleak 2013 as the rates paid continue to fall, with analysts putting the blame on the government's funding for lending...
Gloom for savers with interest rates in 'freefall'
Eucalyptus Chooses GitHub For Stairway To Amazon
Introducing a new YouTube app for your iPhone and iPod touch

Do Tablet Trends Support Google's Shift To Combine Desktop & Tablet Targeting?

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In the last three years, on the heels of Apple’s debut iPad in 2010, the rapid proliferation of tablet devices has changed the way consumers and advertisers interact across the paid search landscape. Consumers now rely on their tablets more than ever before to gain instant access to local business......
Do Tablet Trends Support Google's Shift To Combine Desktop & Tablet Targeting?

Gigwalk raises $6M from August Capital, signs deal with Microsoft to place 100k Gigs in 3,500 cities

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Gigwalk, the mobile workforce application, is announcing today that it has raised $6 million from August Capital for its Series A round of funding. This round will allow it to extend their work to help give businesses “instant access to talented, smartphone-enabled workers across the country”. Launched in 2010, it...
Gigwalk raises $6M from August Capital, signs deal with Microsoft to place 100k Gigs in 3,500 cities

Kim Dotcom: U.S. Government Used Echelon to Spy on Me

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Two weeks ago New Zealand’s Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security found that the government had illegally spied on Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom. His report found that the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) carried out surveillance on Dotcom, despite the fact that by law it can only conduct action against foreign...
Kim Dotcom: U.S. Government Used Echelon to Spy on Me

Evernote Food lands on iPad as iOS app gets new cookbook, recipe features

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Evernote has released a huge 2.0 update to its Evernote Food iOS app, bringing the service to the iPad and also adding a bunch of new features, such as new cookbook and recipe tabs. When I’m not writing about tech, I like to squeeze in some food writing on the side....
Evernote Food lands on iPad as iOS app gets new cookbook, recipe features

Sky dubs upcoming internet TV service 'Now TV', chases those currently without pay-TV

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After recently announcing plans to launch a new over-the-top internet based TV service in the UK Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch has revealed its name, Now TV, and what it will bring to customers. Speaking at the Media Guardian Changing Media Summit in London, Darroch indicated Now TV would operate...
Sky dubs upcoming internet TV service 'Now TV', chases those currently without pay-TV

Jelly Bean: What you need to know about Android 4.1

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Google at its I/O conference unveiled the next update to Android version 4.1 also known as Jelly Bean. The update, which will first become available as an over the air download next month for the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S, brings a lot of nice improvements and some cool enhancements...
Jelly Bean: What you need to know about Android 4.1

‘Hulu Plus’ app now available on 7 Android tablets, flaunts new UI

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Hulu Plus is now available on seven Android tablets with a new user interface. The “Hulu Plus” app is available on Google Play with an improved experience for the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, Asus Eee Pad Transformer, Motorola Xoom, Motorola XYBoard 10.1, Toshiba Thrive, Acer Iconia, and LG G-Slate. “This...
‘Hulu Plus’ app now available on 7 Android tablets, flaunts new UI

Pirate Bay Documentary First Ever to Premiere Online and at a Major Festival

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Hollywood often hears that they force people into pirating films by failing to make their content widely available. It often takes months before a blockbuster movie appears online after it premieres in theaters, while the public demands instant access. So, when a documentary is made about the founders of The...
Pirate Bay Documentary First Ever to Premiere Online and at a Major Festival

LTE-enabled Pantech Flex spotlights 'Easy Experience' ICS mode [Video]

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Pantech and AT&T are exclusively offering a simplified Android handset, dubbed “the Pantech Flex,” starting Sept. 16 for $49.99 with a two-year agreement. The 4G LTE-enabled Flex runs on Android 4.0, but it also includes a new Easy Experience mode that “prioritizes customers’ apps on the home screen in...
LTE-enabled Pantech Flex spotlights 'Easy Experience' ICS mode [Video]

BlackBerry Announces The Q5, A BB10-Powered Qwerty Smartphone Aimed At Emerging Markets

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BlackBerry has just announced the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone, the latest BB10 handset to come out of the Waterloo-based firm. Like the Q10, the Q5 has a QWERTY keyboard and comes in a host of colors, including red, black, white and pink. “I know it’s going to be a big hit,”...
BlackBerry Announces The Q5, A BB10-Powered Qwerty Smartphone Aimed At Emerging Markets
'Uber For Local Home Services' Provider ClubLocal Launches In The Bay Area

Ex-Facebook general counsel Rudy Gadre backs Yabbly

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A few weeks ago, we told you about Yabbly, a new Seattle startup that’s led by former Amazon.com and Off & Away software engineer Ian Shafer and former Marchex and Google manager Tom Leung. Now, Yabbly is back in the news, having raised an additional $300,000 in financing from former Facebook...
Ex-Facebook general counsel Rudy Gadre backs Yabbly

Belkin finally announces availability of Thunderbolt Express Dock, now shipping for $299

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Back in February, Belkin finally started accepting preorders for its much anticipated Thunderbolt Express Dock that was originally supposed to ship last September. Reports earlier this month noted that further delays meant the device would miss its new Q1 2013 launch date, but today Belkin has finally made things...
Belkin finally announces availability of Thunderbolt Express Dock, now shipping for $299
StadiumVision turns every smartphone at Brooklyn Nets games into a live video scoreboard

White House Pushes Green Button To Liberate Your Energy Data

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The future of easy home energy monitoring may be a little bit closer, thanks to a government initiative designed to allow consumers direct access to their energy consumption data. The White House’s new Green Button gives utilities a way to simplify and standardize sharing usage statistics with their customers via...
White House Pushes Green Button To Liberate Your Energy Data

THE TRUTH ABOUT JAILBREAKING YOUR IPHONE: It's Completely Worth It (AAPL)

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I've been an iPhone user for roughly a year, and when the Absinthe jailbreak came out a few weeks ago, I grabbed it and jailbroke my phone. I've been using my phone outside of Apple's reach ever since, and I think I'll keep it that way. Click here to see...
THE TRUTH ABOUT JAILBREAKING YOUR IPHONE: It's Completely Worth It (AAPL)

Zune killed as Microsoft makes Xbox its big entertainment play

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This post is so long in the coming that I am all but sure that you could write it. I’ll be brief, in other words. Today Microsoft made it abundantly clear that Zune is, yes, dead, and that Xbox will be leaping from its hardware confines, becoming the music and...
Zune killed as Microsoft makes Xbox its big entertainment play

Nikon Coolpix P310: The affordable f/1.8 compact for photographers

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Full manual controls too The Nikon Coolpix P310 updates the excellent Coolpix P300 launched in 2011 and offers a?relatively?high-end, but not expensive, compact with plenty of creative controls for photographers who want a little more out of their pocketable camera. Headlining the specs is the Nikkor 4.2x lens, offering...
Nikon Coolpix P310: The affordable f/1.8 compact for photographers

Mozilla to Launch Firefox Home, an iPhone app

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In October 2009, Mozilla’s outgoing CEO John Lilly told me that Mozilla was working on a new iPhone app which it would release in next few weeks. Weeks turned into months, but Mozilla is finally getting ready to release Firefox Home, which as predicted was based on a Mozilla Labs...
Mozilla to Launch Firefox Home, an iPhone app
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