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Assassin's Creed 3 trailer will wow the whites of your eyes

Microsoft's 13 worst missteps of all time

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DOS 4.0, Zune, and Windows 8 are but a few of the landmarks among 25 years of failures Redmond-style...
Microsoft's 13 worst missteps of all time
App of the Week: FlightTrack goes free with useful little app
Space Shuttle Enterprise to make its final flight over New York City tomorrow morning

Bing boosts snapshot search with richer info on famous faces and places

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Whether you're upfront about it or firmly in the closet, the search data doesn't lie: we all have a pop culture crush. Which is why Microsoft's expanding Bing's snapshot pane, one of three columns within its revamped layout, to display expanded data on celebrities and landmarks. (What? You thought...
Bing boosts snapshot search with richer info on famous faces and places

Pioneer launches car navigation with augmented reality, heads-up displays

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Japan's Pioneer has launched a car navigation system that uses heads-up displays and virtual reality to guide drivers.The system, which comes in various configurations and is priced at ¥340,000 (US$3,400) for a full setup, is part of the company's Cyber Navi line. A small screen is swapped for a...
Pioneer launches car navigation with augmented reality, heads-up displays
Google Maps enhanced with more realistic 3D landmark models

All Twitter’s Chirp announcements in one handy list

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A lot was announced at Twitter’s Chirp conference yesterday.Whether you missed it or you just want to make sure that something important didn’t pass you by, here’s our list of all the essential news from the event, with links to read more about each.The big stuffTwitter is taking geolocation to...
All Twitter’s Chirp announcements in one handy list

Another quick fix for Apple Maps: MapClutterReduce

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One of the features of Apple’s new Maps product that I like is that it automatically puts nearby places on the map as you drive. This makes it easy to see what’s coming up without having to do a search. But you can have too much of a good thing....
Another quick fix for Apple Maps: MapClutterReduce

MyFord Touch update rolling out now, promises to be 'faster, simpler, better'

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It's been a few months since Ford promised us that juicy refresh to its whips' infotainment system, but it looks as if the wait is about to come to an end. The Built Tough manufacturer says it's finally shipping those 2GB USB sticks (plus an SD card if you...
MyFord Touch update rolling out now, promises to be 'faster, simpler, better'

Most Delightfully Weird Ask Me Anything Requests on Reddit

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Hang on, we're popping popcorn. It's now something of a celebrity rite of passage, as well as a downright pleasant way to while away an afternoon. But while it's perfectly delightful to see Woody Harrelson faceplant at Q&A, we've noticed that there are several interesting requests piling up, just aching to become...
Most Delightfully Weird Ask Me Anything Requests on Reddit

Sandbox Global put Southeast Asia on the gaming map as 'Stylista' passes 1m monthly users

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Southeast Asia is a growing market for gaming and digital consumption but, despite its appetite for all things tech, the region’s companies have yet to make a mark on the global scene. Bangkok-based Sandbox Global is one startup that’s emerging with the potential to do so, and that was underlined as...
Sandbox Global put Southeast Asia on the gaming map as 'Stylista' passes 1m monthly users
Google pushes massive Street View update with over 250K miles of worldwide roads.

At Google I/O, attendees compete to save the world, virtually

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Google I/O has not officially started, but the developers' show is already seeing some action. Two warring factions, the Resistance and the Enlightenment, are vying for control of various "portals" at key landmarks throughout San Francisco, which are leaking dangerous amounts of radioactive energy, to determine the fate of...
At Google I/O, attendees compete to save the world, virtually
Space Shuttle Discovery's 747 flight over Washington, DC documented in photos

Apple's Maps app slammed over missing cities and other mistakes

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The new app is already under fire for mislabeling or excluding cities, landmarks, and other locations around the world. [Read more]...
Apple's Maps app slammed over missing cities and other mistakes

Olympics launch Foursquare tie-up

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A tie-up between the Olympic Games and Foursquare means users can now "check-in" at past and present Games landmarks....
Olympics launch Foursquare tie-up

Closing in on 100M files, Mega projects investment round in 6 months, IPO in 18

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Today Mega announced that it intends on raising a “pre-IPO investment round” in the next six months, and that it could hold an initial public offering (IPO) in the next eighteen months. The company did not list specific investors that it was speaking to. Also, calling the round ‘pre-IPO’ indicates mezzanine or...
Closing in on 100M files, Mega projects investment round in 6 months, IPO in 18
Joyride's voice-activated mobile apps 'turn cars into starships'

Apple Store Is 5th Most Photographed Landmark In New York City

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Cornell University released a study recently that used Flickr to determine that the Apple Store in New York City is now the 5th most photographed landmark in the Big Apple. The feat is made even more impressive when considering that New York is the most photographed city in the...
Apple Store Is 5th Most Photographed Landmark In New York City
Iconic 1987 Braun calculator designed by the legendary Dieter Rams to be re-released this year

A Google guide to summer vacation

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In the northern hemisphere, summer is just around the corner and U.S. National Travel & Tourism Week, recognized every year in May, officially marks the start of the biggest travel season of the year in the United States. Here are a few quick tips from us to make planning, traveling...
A Google guide to summer vacation

Garmin's 2013 nüvi sat nav line-up detailed on company's website

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Yep, more Garmin stuff we haven't seen before. The website for the 2013 range of nüvi GPS sat navs is live, and there are a ton of new models in "ESSENTIAL," "ADVANCED" and "PRESTIGE" categories. As you can probably guess, the ESSENTIAL series are the most basic, with standard...
Garmin's 2013 nüvi sat nav line-up detailed on company's website

Amazing bird's eye view of earth landmarks

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Amazing bird's eye view of earth landmarks
Whoops: Google reveals it didn't delete all of its Street View Wi-Fi data

Nokia's 'Here' maps available now for iOS, but we're still holding out for Google Maps

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Finnish phone maker Nokia has released its “Here” maps app for iOS, and while it might be more helpful than Apple Maps in some regards, we’re still holding out hope that Google Maps will arrive soon. Nokia announced that its Here Maps for iOS about a week ago. The...
Nokia's 'Here' maps available now for iOS, but we're still holding out for Google Maps
Introducing The Elevator Pitch: Where entrepreneurs have 43 seconds to reach the top
TomTom iOS update adds navigation to copied addresses, Foursquare check-ins
How Ingress Could Be Google's Template For The Future Of Android Apps
Google's Field Trip now has an iOS competitor: Wanderous
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