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New Samsung Galaxy S4? Meh.

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Samsung's latest phone may be a technical wonder, but it's increasingly the base software that really matters in mobile. By Cyrus Sanati, contributor FORTUNE -- Samsung's splashy launch party for its fourth-generation Galaxy S mobile device isn't going have much of an impact in its war with Apple. That's because the battleground...
New Samsung Galaxy S4? Meh.

Gift Guide: Lenovo Yoga 13

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When Lenovo first announced the Yoga in October nobody knew what to think. A laptop that folks over to turn into a big tablet? With Windows 8? Meh. However, after some extensive usage I’ve come away thinking that the Yoga might be the coolest Win8 laptop I’ve used and...
Gift Guide: Lenovo Yoga 13

Apple Looks to Best Buy for TV Ad Inspiration (Just Kidding, Sort of)

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When writing about Apple, it won’t do to be anything but simple, direct and clear, so let me get right to it… The company’s most recent TV commercials, which you might have seen running during 2012 Olympics coverage, those showing a beatific Apple Store Genius helping  clueless customers – absolutely...
Apple Looks to Best Buy for TV Ad Inspiration (Just Kidding, Sort of)

UK Internet TV service YouView could finally be set for launch in May

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YouView is a joint TV venture by some of the UK’s biggest TV and broadband brands, including the BBC, Channel 4, BT and TalkTalk. The project aims to bring together catch up TV services together on one platform, but it has faced delay-after-delay over the past couple of years. Founded...
UK Internet TV service YouView could finally be set for launch in May

Insert Coin: The Aviator Travel Jib lets you crane on the go (video)

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. The Aviator Travel Jib can give you the smooth camera moves...
Insert Coin: The Aviator Travel Jib lets you crane on the go (video)

"Three Stars"

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"Three Stars": Michal Lev-Ram also dives into Samsung for Fortune. One interesting/humorous tidbit I did not realize: Samsung, which means "three stars" in Korean, started out as a small supplier of dried fish and noodles in the city of Daegu back in 1938. Eventually the company's ambitious founder, Byung-Chull Lee,...
"Three Stars"

Get the Help You Need Without the Hold Time

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"Your call is important to us. Please continue to hold." Have ten more aggravating words ever been uttered? If you're fed up with doing time in customer-service limbo, take heart: Some startups are trying to take the cuss out of customer support by providing free online workarounds. Fast Customer:...
Get the Help You Need Without the Hold Time

Magic Bullet PhotoLooks Plugin – Mini Review

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Copyright Scott Bourne 2004 - All Rights Reserved There are lots of Photoshop/photography-related plugins. I’ve probably tried or tested every major plugin ever made that relates to photography. So when I heard about Magic Bullet PhotoLooks my first thought was, “Oh, another photo plugin – MEH.” I’m glad to report...
Magic Bullet PhotoLooks Plugin – Mini Review

Fitch Downgrades AMD Debt From "Meh" to "Almost Hopeless"

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Times have been tough at chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices, but they just got a little bit tougher. Fitch, the debt ratings agency, just sent word that it has downgraded AMD’s long-term debt to CCC from a B. For context, a B rating indicates debt that is considered two notches below...
Fitch Downgrades AMD Debt From "Meh" to "Almost Hopeless"

Fly Or Die: Samsung Galaxy Note

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The Galaxy Note from Samsung has been a tough one for us to figure out. Is it a phone? Is it a tablet? Wait! Is that a stylus? There was plenty to wonder about. But after spending quite a bit of time with the superphone, which you can relive...
Fly Or Die: Samsung Galaxy Note
iPad mini deemed 'pointless' by nearly half of American iPhone fans

KashFlow Adds Tradeshift Support After Being Blindsided By News Of Intuit's Strategic Investment In E-Invoicing Startup

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This week’s news that Tradeshift, the business interactions and e-invoicing platform, has taken a ‘multi-million’ pound strategic investment from legacy accounting software maker Intuit is bound to have made others in the accounting software space sit up and take notice. One such player is the UK’s KashFlow who, in what...
KashFlow Adds Tradeshift Support After Being Blindsided By News Of Intuit's Strategic Investment In E-Invoicing Startup

SugarSync 2.0 goes public, we go hands-on

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It's getting tough to keep track of who's who in the crowded world of cloud storage and file synchronization apps. Every week, a new service seems to pop up, or an old one adds new features. SugarSync--one of the most full-featured services--is the latest to get an overhaul with...
SugarSync 2.0 goes public, we go hands-on

Deluisions Of Grandeur: Yahoo Officially Sues Facebook, Laughably Argues That Facebook's Entire Model Is Based On Yahoo

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Already an also-ran laughingstock in the internet space, on Monday Yahoo decided to shoot itself in the remaining foot by following through on its silly threat to sue Facebook for patent infringement. That lawsuit is now official, and apparently even folks within the company are not at all pleased with...
Deluisions Of Grandeur: Yahoo Officially Sues Facebook, Laughably Argues That Facebook's Entire Model Is Based On Yahoo

Delusions Of Grandeur: Yahoo Officially Sues Facebook, Laughably Argues That Facebook's Entire Model Is Based On Yahoo

www.techdirt.com
Already an also-ran laughingstock in the internet space, on Monday Yahoo decided to shoot itself in the remaining foot by following through on its silly threat to sue Facebook for patent infringement. That lawsuit is now official, and apparently even folks within the company are not at all pleased with...
Delusions Of Grandeur: Yahoo Officially Sues Facebook, Laughably Argues That Facebook's Entire Model Is Based On Yahoo

Hey Windows Phone Fanboys! Read This Before You Chew Out Reviewers, OK? (NOK, MSFT)

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Reviews for Nokia's Lumia 900 have been so-so. My review was lukewarm, at best.  But oh boy! Who knew there were so many rabid Windows Phone fans out there? Since my review and followup post published, I've been absolutely ripped to shreds by commenters. I even got an angry...
Hey Windows Phone Fanboys! Read This Before You Chew Out Reviewers, OK? (NOK, MSFT)

Fox News Too Cowardly To Refuse Critical Ad Because It's Critical, Claims Copyright Instead

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It's become something of a sport in the past decade for roughly half of America to mock, dismiss, and otherwise tear down the Fox News channel. Personally, I'd rather like to see all of cable news go away, but there are times when I think the criticism is a tad...
Fox News Too Cowardly To Refuse Critical Ad Because It's Critical, Claims Copyright Instead
Digg v1, Mark 2 is totally 'meh'

No Hot SXSW App This Year? Here's Why

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SXSW is a week away and we were having an internal pow-wow about whether there would be any breakouts this year. A collective “Meh” arose. No one could think of anything. HIGHLIGHT? GOOGLE GLASS? Are we jaded? Is SXSW too crowded to anyone to stand out? I don’t know. I...
No Hot SXSW App This Year? Here's Why

Horrible! Winter coat weather here in Ontario Canada. Meh. RT @koltregaskes: @iphonegirl Looks like Aberdeen has snow: http://bit.ly/dpBzSz

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Horrible! Winter coat weather here in Ontario Canada. Meh. RT @koltregaskes: @iphonegirl Looks like Aberdeen has snow: http://bit.ly/dpBzSz

Apple's Messages Beta: Pretty Meh in a Mixed OS World

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As part of the Mountain Lion preview last week, Apple put out a beta of its revamped chat application, Messages. If you spend a lot of time connecting with other folks on iOS devices, Messages is a must-have. If not, it doesn't really add much to the mix. Installing Messages...
Apple's Messages Beta: Pretty Meh in a Mixed OS World

Was Posterous a ‘Consolation Prize’ When Twitter Really Wanted to Buy Tumblr?

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First Prize? When the news broke this Monday that Twitter was acquiring Posterous, the reaction among the tech blogs was a rather muffled meh. Posterous, the microblogging platform that was pitted again Tumblr as soon as it game out of the gate, simply never got much traction. The platform's founder,...
Was Posterous a ‘Consolation Prize’ When Twitter Really Wanted to Buy Tumblr?

Google Chairman On Microsoft And Windows 8: Meh (MSFT, GOOG)

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There was a time, not that long ago, when Eric Schmidt considered Microsoft Google's biggest rival. Today, he is decidedly "meh" about Microsoft. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Schmidt said of Windows Phone and Windows 8, "I have not used it, but I think that Microsoft has...
Google Chairman On Microsoft And Windows 8: Meh (MSFT, GOOG)

Hot Deals, Big Money: What’s Up With Silicon Valley?

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It’s hard to go even a few blocks in New York these days without hearing about Foursquare, the location-based social network. With more than 600,000 subscribers and endless media attention, the startup is now being actively wooed by four major venture capital investors, which are valuing it at between $50...
Hot Deals, Big Money: What’s Up With Silicon Valley?

Las Vegas dreams up another bogus holiday

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R&R Partners attempts to evolve its faux-holiday-themed campaign for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority with this spot about "Jolly Roger Day," another excuse to ditch boring work commitments and head to Vegas. Roger's pirates are jolly, all right, singing and dancing on deck while the ship goes...
Las Vegas dreams up another bogus holiday

Lu-Meh-Uh 900

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I had some high hopes for the Lumia 900 after seeing its unveiling. Probably too high. The reviews are now coming in and reading over them, the consensus seems to be that yes, it’s the best Windows Phone phone to date — but it’s far from great.  Too bad. A...
Lu-Meh-Uh 900

Pinterest Jumps Into Twitter Card Vacancy Left By Instagram

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Expect Pinterest to be more stoked by the news than Twitter is. Less than a week since Instagram stated its intent to unfriend Twitter, Pinterest has become the 140-character site's new image chum. Although the image-based social media firm* claims that the timing was merely "coincidental," it is certainly...
Pinterest Jumps Into Twitter Card Vacancy Left By Instagram
To sell connected devices, retailers should emulate Warby Parker

The Meh-Too Crowd

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It’s been a while since I came to Google’s defense but I think it’s time to talk about what an absolute downer it is to dig through a lot of tech commentary these days. The most recent example came after the launch of the Google’s Glass project, a HUD for...
The Meh-Too Crowd

iTunes snub is another nail in the Windows RT coffin

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Windows RT just can't catch a break. Friday's big news-- Apple's refusal to create an iTunes Windows 8 app --was another blow to the beleaguered OS, for even though Microsoft's finger-friendly software are dubbed "Windows 8 apps," they're truly "Windows RT apps." The ARM processors poweringWindows RT tablets can't run...
iTunes snub is another nail in the Windows RT coffin
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