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RockMelt social browser comes to the iPad, offers up news stories tailored to your interests

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Remember RockMelt The "social web browser"? The name doesn't come up often, especially when we talk about conventional browsers like Firefox, Chrome, IE and Safari. Well, rest assured, the startup is still alive and kicking: after releasing an iPhone app earlier this year, it's introducing an iPad version as...
RockMelt social browser comes to the iPad, offers up news stories tailored to your interests

Teens <3 Tumblr More Than Facebook

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A new survey bucks conventional wisdom and says more teens interact on image-based social network Tumblr than Facebook. A survey of young Net users between 13 and 25 by Posterous cofounder Gary Tan has turned up some very surprising, and potentially explosive information. While 55% of 13- to 18...
Teens <3 Tumblr More Than Facebook

Break Out the Handcuffs! Science Says Kinky People Are Healthier Than Their 'Vanilla' Counterparts

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(Photo: Mercury Retrograde) Break out the handcuffs! Despite the fact that the DSM-V has managed to wedge those who practice BDSM into the category of “paraphilia,” or an unusual sexual preference, a recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that those with a little taste for kink are...
Break Out the Handcuffs! Science Says Kinky People Are Healthier Than Their 'Vanilla' Counterparts

19 Tips Every Windows 7 User Needs to Know

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Your OS drives your whole PC experience, so it's your job as an enthusiast to keep it in a high state of tune Twist cap carefully. Only pour into Maximum PC-approved computer tanks. After installing a new OS, most people just jump right in and start driving it through...
19 Tips Every Windows 7 User Needs to Know

Sorry Nick, Mark Zuckerberg Doesn’t Owe You Fifty Dollars

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Nick Bilton wants his fifty bucks. The New York Times tech writer figures that’s his share of Facebook’s $100 billion valuation — based on his own contribution to the “poking, liking and sharing on the site”. After all, Bilton argues, “without me, and the other 844,999,999 [users] Facebook would look...
Sorry Nick, Mark Zuckerberg Doesn’t Owe You Fifty Dollars

Koss revamps Porta Pro headphones with iPhone remote, intros 'interlocking' earbuds

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We're baffled that we missed this gem of news during the bustle of CES, but it turns out that Koss has recently announced a new version of its iconic Porta Pro headphones. The Porta Pro KTC (Koss Touch Control), as it's dubbed, is essentially the same piece of retro...
Koss revamps Porta Pro headphones with iPhone remote, intros 'interlocking' earbuds
Google, not Facebook, will win the true war for likes, Forrester says

Digg's iPhone App Might Be Better Than the Website

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Digg released its official iPhone app this morning and in many ways it's more usable than the website itself. The app is a little buggy, doesn't allow you to post comments and doesn't include the video or images section of the site - but it's still quite good. The best...
Digg's iPhone App Might Be Better Than the Website

LinkedIn Adds Notifications Feature to Promote User Engagement

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LinkedIn will now notify its members whenever their contacts interact with them in a variety of ways, such as liking something they posted....
LinkedIn Adds Notifications Feature to Promote User Engagement

Keep your calendar out of the cloud with Efficient Calendar

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When it comes to desktop calendar software on the PC, there is little argument that the big dog in the park is Microsoft Outlook. However, while Outlook comes with a hefty feature set, it also comes with a hefty price tag--more than most people would want to pay to...
Keep your calendar out of the cloud with Efficient Calendar

@abraham liking Intersect to see mutual twitter friends and followers, very useful! http://intersect.labs.poseurtech.com/

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@abraham liking Intersect to see mutual twitter friends and followers, very useful! http://intersect.labs.poseurtech.com/

Liking Swipely's Fun Screening Tool for Candidates http://post.ly/coay

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Liking Swipely's Fun Screening Tool for Candidates http://post.ly/coay

Facebook Likes Just Got Cray Cray

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In light of its impending multi-billion-dollar IPO, its user base of 900 million and its increasingly sprawling design and user experience, some people have come to believe that Facebook has gone crazy. Excuse me, “cray cray.” What’s more, even though it’s only two-odd years old, Facebook’s “Like” button is now...
Facebook Likes Just Got Cray Cray
Glimpse makes Like buttons useful, ties them to price alerts

Google+ adds a better 'notification experience' to your email, saves you a few clicks

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Google knows just how much you love to Hangout on its social network, thus it's doing everything within its mighty power to make things a tad bit easier for you. This time around, the Mountain View crew's bringing an improved Google+ notification experience right to your email, allowing you...
Google+ adds a better 'notification experience' to your email, saves you a few clicks

Gameloft releases first trailer for upcoming Modern Combat 5 title [Video]

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With each instalment of the popular FPS Modern Combat series on iOS and Android, Gameloft seems to be getting a little closer to matching the quality of gameplay we expect from the top of the line console games in the genre such as Call of Duty.  While it’s no...
Gameloft releases first trailer for upcoming Modern Combat 5 title [Video]

Brinno TLC200 Pro captures time lapse HDR images, sports interchangeable lenses

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A dedicated time lapse camera is about as niche as a piece photo gear gets. But, we'll say this about Brinno's latest offering, it captures some pretty stunning clips. The TLC200 Pro is supposedly the world's first such device that captures these dramatic clips in HDR. The 1.3 megapixel...
Brinno TLC200 Pro captures time lapse HDR images, sports interchangeable lenses

Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign hands-on

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Looking forward to the Wii U's incoming Virtual Console update? No need to wait -- despite the service's post-spring update launch announcement, Nintendo is already rolling out fully functional (and Wii U enhanced) Virtual Console games to the eShop. It's part of the Famicom's 30th anniversary celebration, and gives...
Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign hands-on

Review: PhotoPeach makes online slideshows a breeze for Picasa users

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PhotoPeach is a Web-based slideshow builder that makes it easy to get started. The service directs you to upload your photos, either from your computer or an online service. But where rival PhotoSnack supports a whole host of online services, PhotoPeach is limited to Facebook and Picasa. That limitation...
Review: PhotoPeach makes online slideshows a breeze for Picasa users

TheFind's Glimpse App Makes Facebook's Like Button Pay Off

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Maybe I’ve missed something along the way, but for all the “liking” of stuff on Facebook, I’ve never pursued a deal offered to me based on my like habits. It would seem to seem to me to be an obvious way to convert a fan into a buying customer —...
TheFind's Glimpse App Makes Facebook's Like Button Pay Off

Plyfe Raises $1M to Make Facebook Pages Actually Interesting

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Plyfe has raised $1 million from a handful of angels, Initial Capital, General Catalyst and Brad Harrison Ventures. On the surface, it sounds like just the kind of company I would hate. It offers rewards for gamifying your life. I don’t know who that sentence will piss off more: Me...
Plyfe Raises $1M to Make Facebook Pages Actually Interesting

Facebook made this guy a spokesperson for personal lubricant

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Facebook is planning to make a bulk of its money from advertising, that’s no secret. When you’re logged into the social network you’ll see display ads on the right-hand side of your Newsfeed that loosely fit your interests. The company is also dropping “Sponsored Stories” directly into your Newsfeed as...
Facebook made this guy a spokesperson for personal lubricant

A Proposal to Fix Online Identity

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Facebook's social graph of you isn't you. It's an approximation and an extrapolation based on little clues you've left lying around the Web. Using your Facebook or Google identity gives those services more data points about what you do, but that doesn't mean it substitutes for whom you are. The...
A Proposal to Fix Online Identity

Facebook: More than 400 billion Open Graph actions have now been shared

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Today ahead of its event at SXSW, Facebook’s platform team has shared a number of new stats, including that more than 400 billion Open Graph actions have been shared “back to Facebook” as of this month. This 400 billion figure is a somewhat unusual metric, given how vague it really is....
Facebook: More than 400 billion Open Graph actions have now been shared
SOCIAL MEDIA INSIGHTS: How Zappos Uses Facebook To Drive Massive Site Activity

Fresh out in beta, ThingsWeStart lets you visualize Kickstarter projects on an interactive map

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Have you ever wondered where most of the Kickstarter projects are based? Now you can get your geography nerd fix with ThingsWeStart, a handy interactive website map that lets you filter all of them to your liking. The site launched on Monday, but it’s still in beta. ThingsWeStart has already...
Fresh out in beta, ThingsWeStart lets you visualize Kickstarter projects on an interactive map

Wolfram Alpha Pro now available, $4.99 a month will let you throw almost anything at it for analysis

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Wolfram Alpha has made some fairly big strides in its few short years of existence, but the so-called computational knowledge engine has now rolled out what founder Stephen Wolfram says is the "the single most important development for Wolfram Alpha since the original website launched in 2009." That development...
Wolfram Alpha Pro now available, $4.99 a month will let you throw almost anything at it for analysis

Liking @jamesoreilly on difference between a fun read and good writing: "5 stars of pleasure on 2 1/2 stars of writing" http://bit.ly/c6jT1E

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Liking @jamesoreilly on difference between a fun read and good writing: "5 stars of pleasure on 2 1/2 stars of writing" http://bit.ly/c6jT1E

Facebook Set To Launch Its Own Version Of Snapchat

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Discreet social sexting is about to get even easier. Facebook is developing a photo app similar to Snapchat, the year-old start-up that puts a 10-second time limit on the visibility of a photo or video. AllThingsD is reporting that Facebook's version is expected to launch before the end of...
Facebook Set To Launch Its Own Version Of Snapchat

Facebook for Android 2.0 focuses on speed

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Facebook today announced a major update to its Android application that improves the speed of launching the app, viewing photos and loading Timeline. The update is similar to the one done for iOS in August. Previously, Facebook’s mobile applications were basically HTML5 sites within the frame of a native app....
Facebook for Android 2.0 focuses on speed
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