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Microsoft has sold over 600 million Windows 7 licenses

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You'd be forgiven for thinking that the world's now completely and utterly infatuated with Windows 8, but its little sister still appears to be doing just fine. Microsoft's Steve Guggenheimer announced at Computex that since selling 525 million Windows 7 licenses back in January, it's now hit the 600...
Microsoft has sold over 600 million Windows 7 licenses

Apple adds iPhone upgrade, delivery reminders to Store app for iOS

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If the bright lights, cheery attendants and hipsters are all too much, trips to the Apple Store aren't high on your list of priorities. Thankfully, Cupertino appreciates those who want the world to come to them, and has updated the iOS Apple Store app to match. The software bump...
Apple adds iPhone upgrade, delivery reminders to Store app for iOS

Mount Everest climbers shares journey on Instagram

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National Geographic's team of climbers is expected to reach the peak Friday and those who follow along with Instagram will be the first to see it. [Read more]...
Mount Everest climbers shares journey on Instagram

Microsoft Kicks Off “Office 15” Technical Preview

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“Office 15”, the next generation of Microsoft’s productivity suite, has just begun its public journey. On January 30th, 2012, Microsoft announced the beginning of the Office 15 Technical Preview Program. This is an important milestone for the software’s development team, which should be followed by the public ... (read...
Microsoft Kicks Off “Office 15” Technical Preview

Visual Effects Industry Does a Disappearing Act

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The Oscar for best visual effects on Sunday is widely expected to go to Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi,” which uses a digitally created tiger so realistic that it serves as the main character’s sole companion for most of a journey across the Pacific. But there may not be much...
Visual Effects Industry Does a Disappearing Act

The CD celebrates its 30th birthday, recalls a time when it was cool to play music with lasers

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Like so many other technologies, it's tough to pin down an exact birthday for the compact disc. If we're tracing things back to the world of LaserDisc as a potential commercial product, we're talking years or decades earlier. As far as laboratory testing is concerned for the tech as...
The CD celebrates its 30th birthday, recalls a time when it was cool to play music with lasers
'Journey' peregrinates to PSN on March 13th for $14.99

Finally, a GIF Reaction Blog We Actually Care About: Being a Female Software Engineer

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At this point, we’re probably past peak GIF reaction blog. And yet, just when we thought we’d seen every possible incarnation there was to see, along comes one we can really get behind: Being a female software engineer, a Tumblr billed as “group therapy for our many shared experiences.” It tackles...
Finally, a GIF Reaction Blog We Actually Care About: Being a Female Software Engineer

Wonder what happens when you send an email? Google tells all with “The Story of Send”

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The technology behind sending an email has become an afterthought to most of us. It’s not because the process isn’t potentially interesting, it’s because email has become such a huge part of our daily lives. Basically, we take it for granted. Google decided to share more about what goes on...
Wonder what happens when you send an email? Google tells all with “The Story of Send”

Pogue's Posts: A Journey to the World of European Tech

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Some travel notes from Europe, where an American discovers a different technological world.    ...
Pogue's Posts: A Journey to the World of European Tech

The first private mission to Mars will launch in 2018 and use poop for radiation shielding

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Dennis Tito, the world's first space tourist, plans to send a married couple to Mars in 2018. The married couple will leave Earth in January, orbit Mars at an altitude of 100 miles (160km) in August, and then return home. The entire journey will last a total of 501 days;...
The first private mission to Mars will launch in 2018 and use poop for radiation shielding

Cool Airbus App Promises To Keep You From Losing Your Luggage

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Airbus thinks it has a solution to stressful baggage terminals in the form of its new "smart luggage" prototype and accompanying iPhone app. The luggage, as The Verge reports, features an integrated GPS for location tracking, RFID chip for airports to chart the bag's journey, and a 2G mobile connection....
Cool Airbus App Promises To Keep You From Losing Your Luggage

Journey: A hauntingly beautiful art house film disguised as a game

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Full disclosure: I fell asleep about a half hour into my first attempt to play Journey, the latest experience from Flower creators thatgamecompany. I'm not entirely sure this wasn't the intended effect of the endless stretches of lonely desert sands and dirge-like music that characterize the beginning of the...
Journey: A hauntingly beautiful art house film disguised as a game

The world's most remote restaurant?

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Somehow I doubt the veracity of this, but an e-mail forward asserts that the mountaintop restaurant in China pictured above offers diners a free lunch...if they can navigate the torturous trail to actually reach the place. Hit the jump to see photos of a journey I cannot imagine being...
The world's most remote restaurant?
Qualcomm CEO: Apple rejected our radio for the Newton, so we struck a deal with Palm

Wildfire is Joining Google!

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Four years ago, we set out on a journey to make social media marketing easier and more effective. We thought our idea had potential, but little did we know what an incredible ride it would be. Not only have we helped to define and build an entirely new industry, but...
Wildfire is Joining Google!

Half Life remake Black Mesa now available for download

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When people think of great first-person shooters they typically recall Doom and Unreal Tournament. Not me, though; I think back to the game that really started it for me, the one that did single-player right: Half-Life. Published by Valve Software in 1998, the original Half-Life was a journey through...
Half Life remake Black Mesa now available for download
How one journalist cracked 8,000 passwords in 24 hours

Suitcase Startup: One man's journey to London to launch a startup, armed with just a suitcase and dream

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Starting today on The Next Web, we’re running a new video series, Suitcase Startup. We’ll be following Chris Bradley every fortnight as he relocates from his home in north Wales to London to launch a startup. He has no office, no accommodation and no money, but he will meet some...
Suitcase Startup: One man's journey to London to launch a startup, armed with just a suitcase and dream

Tripl launches beautiful travel summaries to help you keep track of your friends' journeys

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When you return from a trip, wouldn’t it be nice to compile a neat summary of what you did while you were away to share with others? Tripl is launching a new service today that does that in style. Founded in Sweden but now based in New York, Tripl began...
Tripl launches beautiful travel summaries to help you keep track of your friends' journeys

Google and Raspberry Pi donate to 'schools of the future' in Ireland

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Google is always looking to push technology forward and in its latest effort has donated €1.5 million, roughly $1.95 million, to Trinity College in Dublin. The money will help fund a new project that looks to transform computer science education in Irish schools over the next 10 years, Silicon Republic...
Google and Raspberry Pi donate to 'schools of the future' in Ireland

Biking directions added to Google Maps

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Whenever I meet someone who finds out that I work on the directions team for Google Maps, the first question I'm asked is often "So when's Google Maps going to add biking directions?" We're big biking fans too, so we've been itching to give you a concrete answer. I don't...
Biking directions added to Google Maps

Chatterbox: New Year's Eve

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End 2012 as you've spent it: talking about video games!And so 2012 comes to a close. The year of Wii U, Vita, Dishonored, Journey and Xcom is almost over. Let's see it out with some game-related chatter.GamesKeith Stuartguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All...
Chatterbox: New Year's Eve

5 Common Mistakes Aspiring Travel Photographers Make (and How to Avoid Them)

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Later this week we will be launching a brand new dPS eBook on the topic of Travel Photography – written by travel photographer Mitchell Kanashkevich. This post, written by Mitchell, is the first part of a short series introducing some of the mistakes many new travel photographers make. As you...
5 Common Mistakes Aspiring Travel Photographers Make (and How to Avoid Them)
How six 'Star Wars' fans saved Lars Homestead

StartupBus Mexico: An interview with a first year conductor

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Have you ever participated in one of StartupBus‘ events? Here at The Next Web, we are big fans of this initiative, which is best described as a road trip for entrepreneurs – or better say, “buspreneurs.” Over the last few months, we have followed StartupBus’ journey from its European expansion...
StartupBus Mexico: An interview with a first year conductor

AlphaDog robo pack-mule begins outdoor trials, noisily hikes into your nightmares

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Boston Dynamics' LS3, better known 'round these parts as AlphaDog, has already wowed us with a display of its stability, power and mobility. Thing is, that little clip we caught back in October took place entirely within the safe and purposefully laid out confines of a laboratory. So, the question...
AlphaDog robo pack-mule begins outdoor trials, noisily hikes into your nightmares

How would you change ASUS' Transformer Pad Infinity?

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ASUS' Transformer Pad Infinity's awkwardly timed announcement sent a fair few Transformer Prime buyers into fits of apoplexy -- after all, it was just a few weeks after the Prime went on sale. Fortunately, the company didn't release the Infinity for some time, but was it worth the wait?...
How would you change ASUS' Transformer Pad Infinity?
Making a real-life animated GIF of Radiohead artist Stanley Donwood's apocalyptic album art
Liquid Robotics' Wave Glider robots complete first leg of their journey, set world record
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