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Apple's Fall Bounty: A Smaller iPad, a 13-Inch MacBook Pro and iTunes 11

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Apple says it has a little more to show us, and soon we’ll find out just what it is. Later today, at an invitation-only event at the California Theater in San Jose, the company is expected to unveil a number of new products — hardware and software both. The main...
Apple's Fall Bounty: A Smaller iPad, a 13-Inch MacBook Pro and iTunes 11

Google Chrome browser for iOS: first impressions

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iPhone and iPad app synchronises bookmarks, tabs and passwords with the desktop versionGoogle has released a new version of its Chrome web browser for iOS devices, using the same core engine as Apple's own Safari app, but with the ability to synchronise with Chrome's desktop version as its key feature.The...
Google Chrome browser for iOS: first impressions

iPad Mags: Amazing or Confusing?

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One of the iPad's biggest selling points is its potential as an e-Reader. The included iBooks application and the optional downloadable Amazon Kindle app, for example, provide hundreds of thousands of books to read, all in a relatively standard format: swipe horizontally to flip a page. iPad magazines, however, are...
iPad Mags: Amazing or Confusing?

Sharing private family photos and videos online | Ask Jack

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Greg Thomas wants to share family photos and videos with far-flung relatives, while keeping them privateI'm looking for a way to post videos and photos of my child so that family members in far flung places can see her growing up. Rather than posting private videos on YouTube and then...
Sharing private family photos and videos online | Ask Jack
Portfolio tracking app, iBillionaire, launches today

How To Win At SXSW: Give Away Experiences, Not Grub and Booze

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The fundamental mistake companies make when marketing at SXSW is giving away things I can easily buy on my own. Open bars and taco giveaways only attract freeloaders. If brands want influencers to take notice, they have to provide unique experiences. From my last 3 SXSWs, I couldn’t tell you...
How To Win At SXSW: Give Away Experiences, Not Grub and Booze

Miveu intros updated X case that turns your iPhone 5 into a rugged POV camera, we go straps-on

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We've seen rugged cases for iPhones before, even those that claim to give it action-cam credentials. Miveu rolled up to CES and revealed its latest offering that incorporates a wide-angle FOV lens (much like the Mophie) along with a chest mount strap, updated to fit the latest phone from...
Miveu intros updated X case that turns your iPhone 5 into a rugged POV camera, we go straps-on

LG exec claims Nexus due at October 29th event, ships to India one month later

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It's either a premature confirmation or one of the larger executive gaffes we've seen in recent memory, but it's hard to ignore. LG's Mobile Product Planning lead for India, Amit Gujral, just claimed in an interview with IBNLive that the "LG Nexus" will launch at Google's October 29th event...
LG exec claims Nexus due at October 29th event, ships to India one month later
Inside QuakeCon: gaming, sleep deprivation, and BAWLS

Android infiltrates Computex via tablets, PCs, set-top boxes

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New Windows PCs have always been the main attraction at Computex, the annual trade show in Taipei. But notable on the show floor this year is the growing presence of Google's Android OS, which is creeping into more and more tablets, televisions, set-top boxes and even PCs.There's no big...
Android infiltrates Computex via tablets, PCs, set-top boxes

Two More Reasons to Sign Up for Startup Day

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GeekWire is gearing up for Startup Day, coming up Sept. 22 at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, and we have some new details to share about this definitive one-day conference for tech entrepreneurs. The main attraction is the line-up of killer keynoters, from Box CEO Aaron Levie to zulily’s Darrell Cavens, Kickstarter...
Two More Reasons to Sign Up for Startup Day

When Less Is More: 3 Picture Books

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Despite the well-known saying “Less is more,” I’ll admit that — most of the time — for me, more is more. I try to curb my spending, I do my best to curb my consumerist impulses, but the fact is: I like stuff. It’s hard to avoid, particularly in...
When Less Is More: 3 Picture Books

Seattle 2.0 Startup Day: What to know if you're going

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We’re looking forward to seeing more than 300 of you in Bellevue on Saturday (that’s tomorrow!) for the fourth annual Seattle 2.0 Startup Day, a Seattle-area tech tradition presented by GeekWire for the first time this year. The audience will be filled with startup CEOs and founders, and those who...
Seattle 2.0 Startup Day: What to know if you're going

9M Users Strong, MapMyFitness Brings Check-Ins, Advanced Google Maps Integration To Fitness Tracking

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MapMyFitness is a veteran of the online health and fitness space, with the first iteration of its website appearing back in the summer of 2005. Since then, the startup has developed a suite of fitness-oriented websites (like MapMyRUN.com, MapMyRIDE.com, MapMyWALK.com, et al) to let users track and store their running,...
9M Users Strong, MapMyFitness Brings Check-Ins, Advanced Google Maps Integration To Fitness Tracking

Lenovo ThinkPad T430 with Ivy Bridge surfaces on university website

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Who would've thought the scholars over at St. John's U. would be the ones to unintentionally reveal an unannounced Lenovo laptop? In this particular case, the star of the informal unveiling is a certain 14-inch ThinkPad T430, which we imagine is just one of many notebook refreshes we're going...
Lenovo ThinkPad T430 with Ivy Bridge surfaces on university website

Archos announces 101 XS tablet with built-in keyboard dock, arriving in November for $400

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Archos recently dropped a few hints about a Gen 10 tablet, and, just as promised, three weeks later the device is getting its official unveiling. Meet the Archos 101 XS, a 10-inch slate running Ice Cream Sandwich and a dual-core TI OMAP-4470 processor. Staying true to the company's budget-friendly...
Archos announces 101 XS tablet with built-in keyboard dock, arriving in November for $400

A lesson from Richard Branson: Why geeks need to learn how to delegate

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Last week, I was invited to join 3,000 delegates to what turned out to be the largest entrepreneurship conference in the world. The Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2012 took place in Liverpool, UK (a few words about Liverpool in a moment) and its speakers and panels were selected in order to...
A lesson from Richard Branson: Why geeks need to learn how to delegate

Windows 9: How Microsoft might overhaul the interface in its next OS

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Every graying movie franchise needs a great sequel to give it a boost. Think Star Trek and James Bond. Operating systems are no different--especially Microsoft's. After receiving a critical beatdown for Windows 8, what does the company have up its sleeve for Windows 9? It's too early to call...
Windows 9: How Microsoft might overhaul the interface in its next OS
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Must See HDTV (August 13th - 19th)

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With the Olympics finally concluded, it's back to our regular programming. While that includes a number of premieres this week including such highlights as Oh Sit!, a musical chairs game show (really), Stars Earn Stripes and BBC America's first original series Copper, there's also a long list of anticipated...
Must See HDTV (August 13th - 19th)

Former Twitter CTO Greg Pass Tapped as Founding Entrepreneurial Officer for Cornell Tech Campus

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Mr. Pass CornellNYC Tech, the applied sciences campus slated for Roosevelt Island, isn’t wasting anytime establishing its ties to the tech industry. On Monday, Larry Page shlepped out to Chelsea (sans Google glasses, sadly) to announce that Google would gift the campus with 22,000 square feet of office space. And today the school named Greg...
Former Twitter CTO Greg Pass Tapped as Founding Entrepreneurial Officer for Cornell Tech Campus
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 preview: an 8-inch S Pen tablet that's also a phone

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An updated, larger Galaxy Note from Samsung was inevitable. Given the undeniable popularity of mid-size tablets (see: Apple iPad mini), it's no surprise the Korean electronics giant would want to strengthen its foothold in a category it helped create. It was just three short years ago that Samsung introduced...
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 preview: an 8-inch S Pen tablet that's also a phone
Fight Is On Between Oracle And Google Over Java API Copyrights
'Killzone 3' multiplayer goes free-to-play next week

Android infiltrates Computex via tablets, PCs, set-top boxes

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New Windows PCs have always been the main attraction at Computex, the annual trade show in Taipei. But notable on the show floor this year is the growing presence of Google's Android OS, which is creeping into more and more tablets, televisions, set-top boxes and even PCs....
Android infiltrates Computex via tablets, PCs, set-top boxes
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30 best Android apps this week

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Material, NFC by Moo, The Simpsons, Zombie Minesweeper, Dr Seuss, NewsWhip and moreIt's time for this week's roundup of new and notable Android apps - those released for the first time in the last week, as opposed to updates to older apps.As ever, the price in brackets refers to the initial...
30 best Android apps this week
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