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Must See HDTV (February 6th - 12th)

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The Super bowl is over, the ads have aired, and now we're trying to fill a football-sized hole in our TV schedules. Luckily there's a few new shows airing that may help us get through the winter, unless of course we get more Glee clones that push us outdoors...
Must See HDTV (February 6th - 12th)

National Geographic TOPO! maps find their way to Magellan eXplorist GPS devices

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If you're more about the mountainous views, than Mountain View, then you might be pleased to hear that Magellan is bringing National Geographic's TOPO! maps to its eXplorist range of outdoor GPS devices. More specifically the 310, 510, 610 and 710 models. If you like the sound of the...
National Geographic TOPO! maps find their way to Magellan eXplorist GPS devices

Your one chance to reply to aliens

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As part of the National Geographic Channel's "Chasing UFOs," everyone is invited to reply to a 1977 message -- the WOW! signal -- that may or may not have come from above. [Read more]...
Your one chance to reply to aliens

National Geographic launches ‘National Parks’ iOS app, guides to 20 of the US’s most visited parks

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National Geographic has launched a new app offering extensive guides to twenty of the most visited national parks in the US to mark National Park Week, which is running from April 21-29. During this week, all of America’s 397 national parks are offering free admission. National Geographic has grown to...
National Geographic launches ‘National Parks’ iOS app, guides to 20 of the US’s most visited parks
New fossils complicate human family tree

NASA captures red sprite, puts it in a jar

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Lightning doesn't always fire downwards. Just occasionally, a thunderstorm will be accompanied by a red sprite: a huge, momentary electrical explosion that occurs around 50 miles high and shoots thin tendrils many miles further up into the atmosphere. Sprites have been caught on camera before, but a fresh photo...
NASA captures red sprite, puts it in a jar
First video of James Cameron's dive to the 'desolate' Mariana Trench

2012 Apple Design Awards showcase standout apps on iOS, OS X

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While we tend to get caught up in keynote hoopla, Apple's WWDC event is about connecting with the third party developers of software for its various platforms and it highlighted a few with its annual Design Awards yesterday. While 2011's winners included standouts like Infinity Blade, selections for 2012...
2012 Apple Design Awards showcase standout apps on iOS, OS X

T3Media Opens Up Its Media Licensing Platform, Letting Anyone Sell Photos Or Videos Online

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Nowadays nearly everyone has a mobile device with a video and still camera on it, and nearly everyone puts the best of that media to the Internet, whether it be to post photos to Flickr or Facebook, or uploading videos to YouTube. But even though there’s a growing demand for...
T3Media Opens Up Its Media Licensing Platform, Letting Anyone Sell Photos Or Videos Online

Get stuff done in the cloud. Go Google.

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You probably hear terms like “the cloud” or “cloud computing” being used a lot these days. While the idea of the cloud may seem abstract, many things you already do on your computer and smartphone today, such as email, photo sharing and video streaming, are made possible by the cloud....
Get stuff done in the cloud. Go Google.

Check out these never-before seen, stunning images of the Titanic

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New images have been taken and rendered of the RMS Titanic, the famous ship that sank on her maiden voyage, taking over one thousand souls to the bottom of the ocean. Dubbed unsinkable before her trip, the Titanic struck an iceberg, snapped in two, and fell to the bottom of...
Check out these never-before seen, stunning images of the Titanic

Watch NASA's Curiosity rover land on Mars live [Video]

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NASA is about to make history as its Curiosity Rover (run by the Mars Science Laboratory) attempts to land on Mars, taking the November 2011-launched mission to its next, crucial stage. Now you can watch things as they unfold after the organisation opened its live feed of the event. The craft...
Watch NASA's Curiosity rover land on Mars live [Video]

Must See HDTV (May 7th - 13th)

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24/7 Wild The US rebroadcast of BBC's Planet Earth Live gets started tonight on National Geographic Wild, retitled 24/7 Wild. With a focus on simultaneously following many different groups and types of animals all around the world during this spring, it should bring an all new look at life...
Must See HDTV (May 7th - 13th)
New Adobe stats show encouraging signs of life for tablet magazines
National Geographic posts massive, interactive photos of space shuttle Discovery's interior

The Maker Of Angry Birds: We Want To Be Bigger Than Disney (DIS)

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Rovio's game Angry Birds has had 700 million downloads so far, but it's much more than a game company.  Rovio's new game, Angry Birds Space, launches tomorrow with a Walmart partnership for all merchandise related to Angry Birds at thousands of stores. It's the first franchise to launch since Angry Birds, Rovio...
The Maker Of Angry Birds: We Want To Be Bigger Than Disney (DIS)

iPad users don’t mind paying for news

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According to new research, iPad users are forking over plenty of money to read their favorite digital publications on Apple’s tablet. In the U.S., the top 100 grossing publications distributed within Apple’s Newsstand app are making more than $70,000 per day, according to Distimo’s research, at least for the month of...
iPad users don’t mind paying for news

Fotopedia serves up its billionth photo, updates apps with Retina Display support

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Fotopedia, creator of some extremely eye-catching iOS apps, has just announced that it has served up its one billionth photo and have seen usage climb 470%. Downloads have exceded 9 million since it released its suite of travel apps in 2010, which feature photography from around the world. In addition...
Fotopedia serves up its billionth photo, updates apps with Retina Display support

National Geographic moves media archive to cloud

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The National Geographic Society is in the process of uploading its backup and archive to a public cloud service....
National Geographic moves media archive to cloud
Huffiington's Quick Leap From Pay Wall

Fotopedia Launches Its New Ad Model For iPad, Partners With Flipboard, Jetsetter & National Geographic

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Fotopedia, the company best known for it’s travel-focused iOS photo apps, launched its new ad model for the iPad today that will allow advertisers to buy highly targeted ads to its over 12 million users in more than 120 countries. The company, which recently updated many of its apps for...
Fotopedia Launches Its New Ad Model For iPad, Partners With Flipboard, Jetsetter & National Geographic
James Cameron's 'Final Word' on the sinking of Titanic airs tonight on National Geographic
National Geographic reveals the first images of the complete Titanic wreckage site
Rovio Marketing Engine Thrusts into Warp Speed on Eve of Angry Birds Space

DailyDirt: Getting To The Bottom Of It All

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If you're a billionaire, what better way to spend your pocket change than to explore the deepest parts of the ocean? Deep sea diving is almost like being an astronaut, but you're more likely to find strange new lifeforms that no one has ever seen before. And so far, more...
DailyDirt: Getting To The Bottom Of It All

National Geographic Talk Abroad Lite review: At least it's cheap

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A bare-bones cell phone and international travel plan team up in an interesting package. [Read more]...
National Geographic Talk Abroad Lite review: At least it's cheap

Guardian Launches Google TV App In US, Flipboard Launches iPhone App In China, Angry Birds Space Blasts Off

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day. Angry Birds Space Blasts Off. Rovio is lauching its avian astronauts into space today with an unconventional array of partners in tow. National Geographic is selling a special edition book marking the launch, featuring several Angry Birds, some planets, and lots...
Guardian Launches Google TV App In US, Flipboard Launches iPhone App In China, Angry Birds Space Blasts Off

Pulse keeps its finger on the pulse, introducing more than 30 new video channels

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Landing a lucrative pre-load spot on the Kindle Fire was a big deal for Pulse, as the San Francisco-based startup sought to cement its place firmly in the news reader space with the likes of Flipboard. Just to recap, Pulse takes your favorite websites and transforms them into an interactive...
Pulse keeps its finger on the pulse, introducing more than 30 new video channels

Pulse Goes Beyond Text, Launches New Video Channels With Over 30 Partners

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Pulse, the popular free mobile news reader for iOS, Android and Windows Phone, just announced that it is adding more video to its platform. The company is launching over 30 new video channels on its platform and is partnering with the likes of ESPN, Fox Sports, the White House, The...
Pulse Goes Beyond Text, Launches New Video Channels With Over 30 Partners

Next up on Amazon.com: A casting call for original comedy and kid’s shows

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Word has quietly been leaking out over the past few weeks that Amazon.com plans to expand into original video content, following the path of Hulu, Netflix, YouTube and other Web video giants. Today, the company announced a key move in that arena. Amazon Studios has begun taking submission for video...
Next up on Amazon.com: A casting call for original comedy and kid’s shows
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