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Google Launches Native Maps For iOS, And Here's The Deep Dive On Navigation, Info Sheets And More

Instapaper launches on Android devices

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Instapaper creator Marco Arment has been kept so busy with the iOS version that he decided to contract out the Android iteration to Mobelux. Fortunately, this is the same developer that crafted Tumblr apps for both the iPhone and Android, so we can breathe a collective sigh of relief....
Instapaper launches on Android devices

Google admits that Google Maps for iPhone better than Android version, says more features coming

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David Pogue, in his review of Google’s new Google Maps application for iPhone and iPod touch, shares a couple of interesting tidbits from Google. First, Google reportedly has admitted that its iOS Google Maps application is better than its implementation on Android devices: Google admits that it’s even better than...
Google admits that Google Maps for iPhone better than Android version, says more features coming

Apple slips out new OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion beta, leaves 2007 MacBook Pro in a momentary lurch

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Apple looks to be stepping up the frequency of OS X Mountain Lion beta updates after initially keeping the pace slow and steady: it just posted a new, unceremoniously titled 12A206J build for developers. What the update fixes in the Developer Preview isn't clear, but there are still glitches...
Apple slips out new OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion beta, leaves 2007 MacBook Pro in a momentary lurch

Google's Terminator Glasses Will Be Available By The End Of The Year (GOOG)

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Google's futuristic HUD sunglasses will be available for purchase by the end of the year, reports The New York Times. We've previously reported on the so-called "Terminator" glasses -- they're a pet project being developed at Google's X laboratory, a secretive building on the Google campus where engineers work...
Google's Terminator Glasses Will Be Available By The End Of The Year (GOOG)

Why 500px Plus Has Photographers Fired Up

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Photos are one of the Web's most valuable emotional currencies. Photographers deserve a good home online to host, showcase and share their work. Thus far, Flickr has been that home, but it has left photographers wanting. The insurgent site 500px launched its Plus plan this week, and we asked...
Why 500px Plus Has Photographers Fired Up
One Year Post-Launch, E La Carte Has Put 20,000 Of Its Tablets In 600 Restaurants Worldwide
TC@MWC: Hands-On With The HTC One X

Google+ updated with photo album organizer, batch delete and sorting functionality in tow

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Suffice it to say, if you're still using Google+ you've probably noticed that it hasn't exactly had an expansive feature set for organizing photo albums. According to Isaac Sparrow, a self-described "engineer on the Google+ Photos team," a great number of folks have expressed the desire for better functionality...
Google+ updated with photo album organizer, batch delete and sorting functionality in tow

Constant Contact Acquires Business Listings Startup SinglePlatform, Deal Worth Up To $100M

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Email marketing company Constant Contact has acquired SinglePlatform, a startup that helps local businesses manage their online presence. The deal is for $65 million cash, plus a $5 million cash and equity earn out for employee retention, as well as another $30 million tied to revenue targets. Constant Contact CEO...
Constant Contact Acquires Business Listings Startup SinglePlatform, Deal Worth Up To $100M
Facebook Adds Emoticons To Chat, Including A Special “Like-moticon”
VLC 2.0.2 adds Retina display support, kills font cache, and more

With over 3M downloads, Foodspotting updates its iOS app to better serve your tastes

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Earlier this year, we told you about popular foodie app Foodspotting relaunching itself as a discovery service and since then, things appear to be taking off. I spoke with Foodspotting’s CEO and Founder Alexa Andrzejewski yesterday about its latest update, which the company is releasing today. To date, Andrzejewski tells...
With over 3M downloads, Foodspotting updates its iOS app to better serve your tastes

Merchants Accepting Square’s Card Case Doubles In Four Months To 40,000

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Nearly a year ago, Square introduced us to the next evolution of its payments product—Card Case. For anyone who has used and witnessed the app being used to actually purchase something (I have), the experience is pretty awesome. Basically it’s totally seamless, and you walk away feeling that perhaps this...
Merchants Accepting Square’s Card Case Doubles In Four Months To 40,000

Microsoft Office 15 preview: details, screenshots and impressions

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More Info Microsoft begins Office 15 technical preview, fills up before you knew it existed Microsoft Office 15 leaks suggest Office 2013 name, show off Metro logo and Web Apps UI Office Next blog is here to answer all your burning questions about the future of spreadsheets It's been...
Microsoft Office 15 preview: details, screenshots and impressions
Sensus Case Adds Back And Side Touch Controls To The iPhone

Desktop Computers Look More and More Like Smartphones

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The desktop interface, called "windows, icons, menus, pointer," or WIMP, never seemed to work for most people. What has worked in intuitive computing is iOS, which continues to make its way onto the desktop....
Desktop Computers Look More and More Like Smartphones

Updated Google Play app reveals gift card support, wish list coming soon?

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If the images and link settings Android Police has dug up from the most recent (v3.8.15) Google Play APK that's rolling out are correct, we could see a coupe more features coming to the Android app and media store soon. First up are very fleshed out menus for the...
Updated Google Play app reveals gift card support, wish list coming soon?

Payments App Card Case Adds More Merchant Discovery, Social Features To iOS And Android; Becomes ‘Pay With Square’

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Square’s consumer-focused loyalty and mobile payments app Card Case, which debuted in 2011, has been pushing the envelope when it comes to the future of payments, allowing for hands-free, location-based payments, emailed receipts and more. And merchants have quietly been adopting Card Case in droves. Back in November, Square told...
Payments App Card Case Adds More Merchant Discovery, Social Features To iOS And Android; Becomes ‘Pay With Square’

Adobe Brings Retina Display Support To Photoshop And Illustrator CS6 As A Free Update For All Users

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Adobe has made good on its promise to deliver Retina Display support to two of its most-used graphics programs, Photoshop and Illustrator CS6. That means owners of Apple’s Retina MacBook Pro (both the 13- and 15-inch versions) will now be able to edit and create graphics using the programs in native resolution,...
Adobe Brings Retina Display Support To Photoshop And Illustrator CS6 As A Free Update For All Users

VLC 2.02 adds Retina display support, ditches font cache interruptions

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The latest version of everyone's favorite file-type-friendly media player has been updated on both Windows and OS X, although the Apple iteration gets the most major addition -- playback support on the new MacBook Pro's Retina display. Alongside sharper menus, VLC's latest update extends functionality to the video itself,...
VLC 2.02 adds Retina display support, ditches font cache interruptions

Betting the Company on Windows 8

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I'd argue that the last truly revolutionary version of Windows was Windows 95. In the subsequent 17 years, we've seen a stream of mostly minor and often inconsequential design changes in Windows - at its core, you've got the same old stuff: a start menu, a desktop with icons,...
Betting the Company on Windows 8
Seamless brings super simple food ordering to the iPad

Weebly Aims Big For Online Publishing Market, Adds 25 More Themes And A New, Polished Interface

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It’s 2012, you’re a small business, and you know you need a web presence — but where do you turn? Maybe a Facebook Page or Twitter account if you want something social and very simple. But maybe you need a fuller set of features, where you can control the look...
Weebly Aims Big For Online Publishing Market, Adds 25 More Themes And A New, Polished Interface

Nintendo video shows off Wii U speed improvement coming in April update

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Nintendo's Wii U has faced complains over slow loading and switching between menus since launch, but the company has promised a pair of updates will help the situation. Tonight it posted a video on YouTube (embedded after the break) that shows off the difference before and after the April...
Nintendo video shows off Wii U speed improvement coming in April update
"Log in to unsubscribe from this e-mail": annoying, possibly illegal
PayDragon May Be The Easiest Way To Order Food On Your Phone
TiVo Premiere gets updated Netflix UI, YouTube Leanback (hands-on)

Facebook starts rolling out new privacy settings, making it easier to control what data is public

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Facebook announced plans to make its privacy control settings easier to find this month, and now a series of new menus and notifications has begun to roll out to users of the social network, initially in New Zealand. The changes — which were outlined in an ABC report earlier this...
Facebook starts rolling out new privacy settings, making it easier to control what data is public

Angry Birds with gesture controls collides with select Samsung Smart TVs

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We first caught wind of Angry Birds' impending arrival on Samsung Smart TVs earlier this month, and now the war against pigs is available as a free download on some of the company's silver screens. Thanks to a built-in camera and the firm's Smart Interaction tech, which typically help...
Angry Birds with gesture controls collides with select Samsung Smart TVs
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