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Steve Jobs Once Gave This Guy A Porsche And His Career Has Been Golden Ever Since

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When Steve Jobs gives you a Porsche at age 23, you know you're destined for a great life. So it is with Craig Elliott, cofounder and CEO of Pertino, a new Valley startup getting ready to emerge from stealth mode. The story begins in 1984, when Elliott, now 52, was...
Steve Jobs Once Gave This Guy A Porsche And His Career Has Been Golden Ever Since

Windows 8 hybrid laptops will be scarce through the holidays

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Holiday shoppers hoping to buy a hybrid Windows 8 notebook--those half laptop and half tablet devices--will be sadly disappointed. Shipping delays are pushing delivery dates for some popular models made by Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, and Toshiba into 2013. Experts say stronger demand than anticipated coupled with a shortage of...
Windows 8 hybrid laptops will be scarce through the holidays

tDash – a clean web client focusing on productivity

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tDash was sent to us to check out, so we did as expected.  Dug in to give you the review.  For starters, they use oAuth for login and promise a clean, simple interface.  URLs are automagically shortened and you can also share pictures.  I was curious how the interface...
tDash – a clean web client focusing on productivity

Cloud Storage Crisis Looms For The Enterprise Brain

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The enterprise is potentially months away from a significant crisis, a slow-moving malaise that will weaken the efficiency of accessing a company's data and intellectual property. In the worst case scenario, companies could lose information forever. And yet few enterprise IT vendors are paying any attention. The problem is that employees are...
Cloud Storage Crisis Looms For The Enterprise Brain

SocialFolders adds Evernote support, making it easy to share files across cloud-based services

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We told you about SocialFolders back when it had just launched its private beta, the site which makes it easy to back up content from various online accounts to your computer. The site has since launched to the public, and now offers free and paid accounts. SocialFolders sets itself apart...
SocialFolders adds Evernote support, making it easy to share files across cloud-based services

Nvidia's Project Shield in action: Borderlands 2 on a handheld

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One of the more surprising and interesting announcements out of last months Consumer Electronics Show was Nvidia’s Project Shield, a handheld gaming device powered by the company’s new Tegra 4 chip. Looking like a large Xbox 360 controller, Project Shield includes a 5-inch 720p display and runs on Android. It’s...
Nvidia's Project Shield in action: Borderlands 2 on a handheld

Review: Prezi makes it easy to create cinematic presentations with zoom and pan effects

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Traditional slide-based presentations are just that: Traditional. You could have fantastic visuals, but no matter how fancy (or austerely minimalistic) each slide is, it remains a slide. Prezi (various prices, starting at free) tries to change this by turning your presentation into a wide-open canvas on which you can...
Review: Prezi makes it easy to create cinematic presentations with zoom and pan effects
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Local computer security expert investigates police practices

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Local computer security expert investigates police practices

Looking For A Torrific Alternative? Try These!

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Torrific offered a handy service for users who needed to download torrents files but could not use Bittorrent software or seedboxes for it. The service basically did all the hard working for the user. It downloaded the files attached to the torrent to their servers, and provided users with direct...
Looking For A Torrific Alternative? Try These!

Create Your Own App Collection Installer With FreeApp

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FreeApp is an online service that offers a simple concept. Pick all your favorite applications from the list of offered apps to create a custom installer that will install all those applications on the target system once executed. The idea is not new as there are other services like Ninite...
Create Your Own App Collection Installer With FreeApp

The State of the Internet Operating System

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I've been talking for years about "the internet operating system", but I realized I've never written an extended post to define what I think it is, where it is going, and the choices we face. This is that missing post. Here you will see the underlying beliefs about the future...
The State of the Internet Operating System

And Now For Apple's Next Trick: Inductive Charging, Syncing And Docking For iPhones

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Today is apparently Apple patent application day, and there’s another new one just published and unearthed by AppleInsider that describes a method for inductive charging. “But inductive charging already exists,” I hear you all cry out in unison. That’s true, but Apple’s added a device orientation trick to the mix...
And Now For Apple's Next Trick: Inductive Charging, Syncing And Docking For iPhones

Security team finds malware that hijacks USB smart cards

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A team of researchers have created a proof-of-concept piece of malware that can give attackers control of USB smart card readers attached to an infected Windows computer over the Internet. The malware installs a special driver on the infected computer which allows for the USB devices connected to it...
Security team finds malware that hijacks USB smart cards

Google Maps Offline Viewer

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We have reviewed several applications like Google Map Buddy, Offline Maps or Google Map Saver in the past that allowed the user to download Google Maps so that the maps can be viewed offline. GmapCatcher is another offline maps viewer that supports not only Google Maps but also Cloud Made...
Google Maps Offline Viewer
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?