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Boot up: Apple's real problem, how GDS did it, Nexus 4 and 10 benchmarked and more

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Plus HTML5 mythbusting, Google's Android director on Nexus strategy, in-app purchases on platforms compared, and moreA burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamApple's design problems aren't skeuomorphic >> counternotionsIn the end, what's wrong with iOS isn't the dark linen behind the app...
Boot up: Apple's real problem, how GDS did it, Nexus 4 and 10 benchmarked and more

Markdown Headings, Grief and Unknown Elements to the Rescue ~ C for Coding

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Markdown Headings, Grief and Unknown Elements to the Rescue ~ C for Coding

Save an archive of your Tweets to Dropbox with these sweet IFTTT recipes

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If you’re unfamiliar with the web automation service IFTTT then I’d suggest you head over to its about page to check it out. Basically it’s a set of actions and modules that you can use to create recipes for making things happen automatically on the web. I’m always fascinated with...
Save an archive of your Tweets to Dropbox with these sweet IFTTT recipes

Wii U Sales Still Lousy

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Nintendo’s Wii U isn’t proving to be much of a successor to the 100-million selling Wii. New metrics from NPD suggest that sales of the console continue to disappoint. The market researcher said Friday that Wii U shipments rose over 40 percent month-over-month in February — encouraging news, were it...
Wii U Sales Still Lousy

Byword for iPhone and iPad

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I recently reviewed the Mac OS X version of Byword, and developer Metaclassy has since released an iOS counterpart. With the same basic concept-providing a simple, minimal text and Markdown editor-the iOS version of Byword offers some unique features....
Byword for iPhone and iPad

Markdoc - a lightweight Markdown-based wiki system

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Markdoc - a lightweight Markdown-based wiki system

Deal Decor lands $1.2m as it seeks to become the furniture industry's Warby Parker

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The Internet disruption on retail is entering a new phase, that of ‘online-only brands’, as TNW’s Allen Garnett recently outlined. One company surfing that wave is US-based Deal Décor and the furniture-specialist is showing its potential after raising $1.2 million from a number of angel investors, including Rick Thompson, the man behind...
Deal Decor lands $1.2m as it seeks to become the furniture industry's Warby Parker

One-Platform Wonders: Apps That Keep Us Dual-Booting

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In a world where HTML5 is supposed to be the Great Unifier, we still have to deal with apps that only work (or work better on) on one platform over another. These are the can't-live-without apps that keep us running multiple machines or virtual machine instances until the software developers...
One-Platform Wonders: Apps That Keep Us Dual-Booting

Defining the new office suite: 5 essential apps for work

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With each new era of computing, the mix of software titles that we find essential in our day-to-day jobs changes.  In the early days, the “big three” were WordPerfect, Lotus and dBase: a word processor, spreadsheet and database application.  As time evolved, things got a little more graphical and changed...
Defining the new office suite: 5 essential apps for work
Tumblr crosses 100 million blogs hosted, with 44.6 billion posts inside

Cult Favorite Note Taking App Notational Velocity Gets A Cross-Platform Alternative

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Notational Velocity is a cult favorite open source note taking app for OSX. The phrase “life changing” gets thrown around a lot by it devotees. It’s simple, fast and it can sync with either Simplenote or Dropbox, giving you access to all your text notes from virtually any device. But...
Cult Favorite Note Taking App Notational Velocity Gets A Cross-Platform Alternative

GitHub now lets devs generate pretty skins for their project pages

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Developers, GitHub just gave your code repositories a fresh new coat of sexy. Today, the startup rolled out the GitHub Page Generator, which will let you select a theme and instantly publish a page for any GitHub project. As relatively new GitHubber Jake Boxer writes on the company blog,...
GitHub now lets devs generate pretty skins for their project pages

RT @posterous: Announcing Markdown Support http://post.ly/hVBD

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RT @posterous: Announcing Markdown Support http://post.ly/hVBD
Microsoft Black Friday 2012 deals

Review: Dillinger.io is a simple Markdown editor that runs in your browser

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It is not often that I get to review a tool using that same tool, but with Dillinger.io, that's just what I'm doing. Dillinger.io is a text editor, with a twist: It lives on the Web (so, nothing to download), it's free, and it's all about Markdown, an easy...
Review: Dillinger.io is a simple Markdown editor that runs in your browser
Ghost Will Take Your Boring Blog To The Next Astral Plane

Tumblr updates its app with iPad support and Explore tab, ends day of Android envy

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More than a month after launching its native iOS app and a day after releasing a tablet-friendly layout on Android, blog network Tumblr has updated its app to support Apple's tablets. It's also added markdown support and a new Explore tab, but the big bonus for iPad owners is...
Tumblr updates its app with iPad support and Explore tab, ends day of Android envy
Box acquires Folders technology to enrich iOS offering

Reuters: Apple and publishers offer 'concessions' to end EU antirust investigation on eBook price-fixing

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Apple and four major publishers are reportedly trying to end the EU antitrust investigation against them and avoid subsequent fines by letting retailers, such as Amazon, sell eBooks at a markdown for two years. According to Reuters, the investigation launched in December due to concerns that Apple’s pricing agreements with...
Reuters: Apple and publishers offer 'concessions' to end EU antirust investigation on eBook price-fixing

Good deal: 5-inch Kobo Mini E-reader for $39 in US and Canada

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If you’re willing to forego Amazon’s Kindle bookstore, you can get a good E-reader for laughably little money. Following a huge markdown on Barnes & Noble’s Nook Simple Touch device in the UK, Kobo is slashing the price on its five-inch Kobo Mini to just $39 in the US...
Good deal: 5-inch Kobo Mini E-reader for $39 in US and Canada

Review: MarkdownPad makes composing Markdown even easier than usual

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HTML is the lingua franca of the Web. If you publish anything online, that's the format your text will end up in. But while easy for browsers to render, HTML isn't always easy (or fun) to compose. Some content management systems, like Wordpress, solve this problem by offering a...
Review: MarkdownPad makes composing Markdown even easier than usual

Write for Dropbox is a near perfect way to jot down notes on your iPhone

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If you own an iOS device, there’s no shortage of apps available to help you jot down text-based notes; Evernote, Byword and Simplenote all do a pretty decent job. Write for Dropbox, a new text editor and note taking app for the iPhone, deserves to be added to that list...
Write for Dropbox is a near perfect way to jot down notes on your iPhone

Note it down and keep it safe with Write for iOS

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Write is a new iOS app from independent developer Tanmay Sonawane. It’s currently highlighted in the New section of the App Store’s Productivity category, and is available now for $0.99, though the app’s description suggests the price will be rising soon. Write is a simple text editor app for iOS...
Note it down and keep it safe with Write for iOS

Nintendo: No Wii U price cut in the works

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Since Nintendo announced yesterday that it is cutting back Wii U sales projections, some consumers began to wonder if the system, which currently starts at $300, would see a price cut sooner rather than later. Nintendo President Satoru Iwata threw cold water on those hopes today, telling investors that such...
Nintendo: No Wii U price cut in the works

No-frills rich editing on the go with Texts

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Texts is a new iOS app from Text Software Limited, designed as a companion app to the company’s Mac OS X- and Windows-based application of the same name. (It should not be confused with another very similar iOS app that goes by the same name.) It’s available now as a free...
No-frills rich editing on the go with Texts

Cheddar is a focused, gorgeous and aggressively fast list app for iPhone and the web

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As an entrant into the crowded market of list making apps, Cheddar offers a fresh, beautiful and push-happy alternative that feels light and fast. It’s offered for the iPhone and the web currently and Mac versions are on the way. Cheddar, from developer Sam Soffes, is built around the basic...
Cheddar is a focused, gorgeous and aggressively fast list app for iPhone and the web

The great Elements 2 text editor for iPad gets Retina support, new gestures and more

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Elements 2 is a Markdown enabled text editor for iPad and iPhone that syncs with dropbox and it’s just received a nice update that adds Retina support. We reviewed Elements late last year and found it to be one of the best text editors out there for the iPad. The latest version...
The great Elements 2 text editor for iPad gets Retina support, new gestures and more
Startup Spotlight: TalktUp saves you money for sharing business tips with friends

Cheddar for iOS: to-do lists and markdown wherever you go

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Task manager apps are nothing new to smartphones. With veterans like OmniFocus and Evernote grabbing the top spots, and Things, Any.DO, and Apple's own Reminders bringing up the rear, you'd think the space was pretty much full. But newcomer Cheddar aims to take a piece of the pie for...
Cheddar for iOS: to-do lists and markdown wherever you go

Babelmark — Markdown Testbed

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Babelmark — Markdown Testbed
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?