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iOS 6 to Add Safari iCloud Tabs, VIP Mail Recipients, 'Do Not Disturb' Mode?

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Back in March, we noted that Apple had activated Safari tab syncing through iCloud in OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2, with the feature designed to allow users to sync open browser tabs across Macs and presumably iOS devices. Now in a new report from 9to5Mac outlining several OS...
iOS 6 to Add Safari iCloud Tabs, VIP Mail Recipients, 'Do Not Disturb' Mode?

VLC 2.02 adds Retina display support, ditches font cache interruptions

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The latest version of everyone's favorite file-type-friendly media player has been updated on both Windows and OS X, although the Apple iteration gets the most major addition -- playback support on the new MacBook Pro's Retina display. Alongside sharper menus, VLC's latest update extends functionality to the video itself,...
VLC 2.02 adds Retina display support, ditches font cache interruptions
Google Now Warns Chinese Users When Their Searches Go Out Of Bounds

Google Compute Engine: Computing without limits

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By Craig McLuckie, Product Manager, Google Compute Engine Over the years, Google has built some of the most high performing, scalable and efficient data centers in the world by constantly refining our hardware and software. Since 2008, we've been working to open up our infrastructure to outside developers and...
Google Compute Engine: Computing without limits

Google To Chinese Searchers: Your Search Interruptions Are Not Our Fault

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Google announced on their blog that they have noticed an increase in complaints from searchers in mainland China. The issues they are reporting is that Google.com and searchers are not coming up, as if Google.com is down. So Google investigated their servers and operations and noticed no issues... Please visit...
Google To Chinese Searchers: Your Search Interruptions Are Not Our Fault

TiVo Stream brings streaming to iOS devices with no interruptions

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As noted by The Loop, Tivo has announced a new service called TiVo Stream that will allow TiVo Premiere or Premiere Q DVR customers to access content on their iPhone and iPad. The company made the announcement alongside a new “IP set-top box” that delivers content to secondary TVs....
TiVo Stream brings streaming to iOS devices with no interruptions

SearchCap: The Day In Search, May 31, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google To Chinese Searchers: Your Search Interruptions Are Not Our Fault Google announced on their blog that they have noticed an increase in complaints from... Please...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, May 31, 2012

Should Twitter charge users, or pay them -- or both?

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Twitter’s emerging business model continues to be a hot topic in social-web circles, including the debate over whether the company is taking the wrong path by trying to control more of the content that flows through the network in order to monetize it through advertising. Entrepreneur Dalton Caldwell is busy...
Should Twitter charge users, or pay them -- or both?

DARPA dreams of authentication using the way you type

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In DARPA’s vision of the future, you won’t be typing passwords anymore—because typing is the password. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is investigating the feasibility of developing software that can identify a user based purely on the style and speed of his or her typing. “What I’d like...
DARPA dreams of authentication using the way you type

XBMC audio engine gets big rewrite, Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio hit your media hub

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Fans of XBMC who've wanted their HTPCs to replace the higher-end components of a home theater setup, like Blu-ray players and higher-end receivers, are having their wishes fulfilled through a completely reworked sound system. AudioEngine, as it's called, can processevery stage of audio encoding and decoding, even with 7.1-channel...
XBMC audio engine gets big rewrite, Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio hit your media hub

Google Cryptically Alerts The World That It Will Nudge Chinese Searchers Away From Censorship

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It's no secret that Google has a troubled relationship with China: at one point leaving the market entirely, and later going back but with significant limitations, though where Google tried to be as transparent as possible about when information was being censored on behalf of the Chinese government. Last week,...
Google Cryptically Alerts The World That It Will Nudge Chinese Searchers Away From Censorship

How To Turn Instagram Photos Into Your Facebook Timeline Cover (FB)

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Instagram is a great medium for a lot of cool things. We've seen ways to turn Instagram photos into calendars, magnets, and iPhone cases. People have also used Instagram as a place to post their resumes. It only makes sense that if you can turn a Facebook Timeline profile...
How To Turn Instagram Photos Into Your Facebook Timeline Cover (FB)

Productivity Porn: 7 tips to make yourself more efficient right now

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Set your clock earlier if you want to get more done. Photo: Alan Cleaver You’re busy and don’t have time to read a lengthy intro (especially in a piece about productivity).  So let’s get right to it. Plenty of productivity gurus recommend an entire, complicated system to get yourself organized and...
Productivity Porn: 7 tips to make yourself more efficient right now
Verizon's LTE network experiencing sporadic outages, yet again

Augmented Reality Glasses Could Be an Awkward Person’s New Best Friend

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Mr. Starner (cs.uoregon.edu) In this month’s MIT Technology Review, journalist Farhad Manjoo got a chance to talk with a technology lead for Google’s Project Glass, Thad Starner. An associate professor at the Georgia Institute for Technology, Mr. Starner has been experimenting with wearable technologies since the mid-90s, and was tapped by...
Augmented Reality Glasses Could Be an Awkward Person’s New Best Friend
Google now warns Chinese users certain queries may interrupt connection

Social marketing tech startup Bread Labs slices $4.3 million funding round

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Bread Labs, a San Francisco-based social media marketing technology startup, is raising a $4.3 million round of which $3.3 million has already been secured, according to a regulatory filing that surfaced earlier this week. The funding round comes at a time the startup is fleshing out its commercial social marketing...
Social marketing tech startup Bread Labs slices $4.3 million funding round
Productivity Porn: 7 specific ways to achieve better work/life balance
'One Sense' headphones block out the world, use spikes to ward off interruptions

Why performance will help Google steal cloud customers from Amazon

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This week’s announcement by Google of its new Google Compute Engine cloud offering is a big deal, and GigaOM’s coverage to date has been pretty spot on. However, having read the excellent coverage by Om Malik and Derrick Harris, as well as some interesting analysis on other sites (like here and here), I’m stuck with...
Why performance will help Google steal cloud customers from Amazon

VPNs reportedly blocked in Iran, with yet another crackdown on Internet access

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Last week, Iran’s Internet usage saw several interruptions. On the eve of the anniversary of Iran’s 1979 revolution, Google and all SSL sites were blocked in Iran. A couple of days later, Google confirmed that Gmail and YouTube had, in fact, been blocked in the country. Restored after a four day...
VPNs reportedly blocked in Iran, with yet another crackdown on Internet access

Patent spat forces Apple to take iCloud, MobileMe push email offline in Germany

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Apple has been forced to take its iCloud and MobileMe push email services offline in Germany as a result of a recent ruling in a patent lawsuit filed by Motorola Mobility against the technology giant, German blog Macerkopf reports. Late last year, a German court ruled against Apple in...
Patent spat forces Apple to take iCloud, MobileMe push email offline in Germany

9 Ways To Handle Interruptions Like A Pro

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Are you easily distracted? I bet you are. If I told you this link led to a list of funny pics of deranged kittens, you’d likely click through and quickly forget our conversation.That won’t happen this time!Interruptions do the most damage when we allow their appearance to affect us long...
9 Ways To Handle Interruptions Like A Pro

Windows 8 Will Resume Copy on Wake, Bring Less Operation Interruptions

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The process of copying files in Windows 8 will be much improved starting with the beta release, when compared to the developer preview and with other flavors of Windows. Microsoft designed the platform to handle duplicate files differently than before and to eliminate the need of copying identical files...
Windows 8 Will Resume Copy on Wake, Bring Less Operation Interruptions

For Facebook, infrastructure concerns loom large

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Beneath all the Zynga games, timelines, likes and pokes, Facebook’s business relies on fast, reliable infrastructure. And infrastructure concerns figure heavily in the risks it faces as it goes public, according to Facebook’s newly released S-1 filing. To put it plainly: Facebook’s and ability to attract, retain and serve users is dependent...
For Facebook, infrastructure concerns loom large

A Geometric Progression of Effectiveness - The Agility of Interruptions

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A Geometric Progression of Effectiveness - The Agility of Interruptions

listening to Low Battery Tones Pt. 1 (No Interruptions) by Simulache - http://www.thesixtyone.com/simulache/song/lEKzLZsA8Qm/

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listening to Low Battery Tones Pt. 1 (No Interruptions) by Simulache - http://www.thesixtyone.com/simulache/song/lEKzLZsA8Qm/

Making flying easier

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Flying airplanes is hard, but pilots do learn to fly planes safely. How do we manage all the complexity? By managing our attention, by using checklists, and by taking advantage of simplifying technologies. Some of these techniques are applicable to other complex tasks, like cooking or software engineering. Attention training....
Making flying easier

21 Time Management Tips For Bloggers

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Underlying the constant search for tactics by bloggers out there, there is a huge perceived lack of time. You’ve got a day job. A family. A life. How are you supposed to have enough time to create a successful blog? Personally, I think our perceptions of time are completely arbitrary...
21 Time Management Tips For Bloggers

“Geofencing” enables new location-based apps, raises privacy concerns

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A coffee shop pinging your cell phone with a deal for latte when you’re 300 feet away? A mother alerted when her child leaves the school grounds? All this is done with “geofencing“, the latest thing in location-based services, according to some proponents and users. Geofencing means setting up a...
“Geofencing” enables new location-based apps, raises privacy concerns
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