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Amazon’s Kindle app now supports 1000 titles for children’s books, graphic novels, and comics

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Amazon just bulked its Kindle app for iOS, Android, and its Cloud Reader by adding children’s books, comics, and graphic novels that were previously exclusive to Kindle Fire owners. The apps now boast over 1,000 titles for children with features like Text Pop-Up, which help to improve and simplify the reading experience,...
Amazon’s Kindle app now supports 1000 titles for children’s books, graphic novels, and comics

A5X Chip Floorplan Reveals Significant Space Required for Quad-Core Graphics

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Earlier today, we pointed to some teardown tidbits from Chipworks regarding the new iPad, including the observation that the A5X system-on-a-chip is unsurprisingly be manufactured by Samsung and is using the same 45-nm process used for the A5 package in earlier devices. Also noted was a significant increase of about...
A5X Chip Floorplan Reveals Significant Space Required for Quad-Core Graphics

Python 3.3 arrives with new yield expression

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Today the release of Python 3.3.0 was made official, with a couple new syntax features, a handful library modules, and several other improvements. According to Python.org’s site, the next version of the language, "includes a range of improvements of the 3.x series, as well as easier porting between 2.x and...
Python 3.3 arrives with new yield expression
Docstoc's blockbuster premier: an MBA-level video series for small businesses [exclusive]
Windows Azure Mobile Services: New support for iOS apps, Facebook/Twitter/Google identity, Emails, SMS, Blobs, Service Bus and more
The New Version Of iTunes Is Out Now (AAPL)

Kindle App Updated for iPad's New Retina Display

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With just hours to go before the commercial debut of Apple’s latest iPad, Amazon has updated its Kindle app to support the device’s new Retina Display. Not only is Kindle 3.0 optimized for the increased pixel density of the iPad’s new screen, it also features a new library design....
Kindle App Updated for iPad's New Retina Display

ATV Flash (black) 2.0 out for second-gen Apple TVs

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FireCore, a company that specializes in jailbreak and media server software for various models of Apple TV has released version 2.0 of its aTV Flash (black) program, which is specifically aimed at jailbroken second- and third-generation Apple TVs (the small black model that sells for $99). The new update is...
ATV Flash (black) 2.0 out for second-gen Apple TVs

Pixorial reels in Rumblefish to bring copyright-cleared soundtracks to its online video platform

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Back in November, we reported on a new partnership between Rumblefish and APM Music (a joint venture of EMI Music Publishing and Universal Music Publishing), which enabled users to spice up their YouTube videos with a new library of songs. Legally, of course. Just to recap, Rumblefish offers a pretty...
Pixorial reels in Rumblefish to bring copyright-cleared soundtracks to its online video platform
iTunes 11 now available for OS X and Windows
Kindle for iPad updated with Retina Display support and cloud view

Kindle 3.0 for iOS Released with New Library Design, Retina Graphics

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Amazon’s official Kindle app for iOS reached version 3.0 today, adding a number of improvements for the new iPad, as well as a new design for the eBook library. The new view of Kindle for iOS is organized in two separate Cloud and Device tabs. Cloud shows all items...
Kindle 3.0 for iOS Released with New Library Design, Retina Graphics

Apple Delays iTunes Refresh

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Apple surprised lots of people yesterday. Here’s a smaller bit of unexpected news: The company is delaying its update of its iTunes software. Back in September, Apple said an iTunes overhaul would be out in October. Now it’s pushing that back a month. Here’s spokesman Tom Neumayr’s take: “The new...
Apple Delays iTunes Refresh

Penguin will offer its new ebooks to libraries again as of April 2

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In 2011, Penguin decided to stop offering new ebooks to libraries, citing “concerns about the security of digital editions.” The publisher then ended its relationship with digital library distributor OverDrive. Now that Penguin is running ebook trials with two new library distributors — Baker & Taylor and 3M — the publisher...
Penguin will offer its new ebooks to libraries again as of April 2

The New Version Of iTunes Is Expected To Launch Today (AAPL)

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  Apple's digital music player's 11th version is scheduled to debut today, reports The Wall Street Journal. The Journal dropped a hint in a recent profile of iTunes boss Eddie Cue, saying, "This week, Mr. Cue faces a test of how well Apple can keep up in online services with the...
The New Version Of iTunes Is Expected To Launch Today (AAPL)

Code For America Reinvents Government - One Step At A Time

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The U.S. public sector employs some 21 million people, the vast majority at state and local governments. That makes the public sector ripe for innovation and reinvention, a task being tackled head-on by Code for America, a San Francisco-based incubator that aims to help "government work better for everyone." Startups...
Code For America Reinvents Government - One Step At A Time

OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2 Seeded to Developers

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Apple today seeded the second preview version of OS X Mountain Lion to developers, building upon the initial developer version released one month ago. As noted by The Next Web, Apple has also posted an extensive list of known issues alerting developers to various bugs and missing features that have...
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2 Seeded to Developers

Apps: Audible, Where's My Perry, Pic Stitch, Bejeweled Blitz, price drops, and more

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9to5Mac has once again scoured the App Store for all the latest app launches, price drops, noteworthy news, and updates, and we have compiled everything in a roundup below. Check it out, but keep coming back as we continually refresh the list throughout the day. Updates 1. Audible | Free Version 2.0 of...
Apps: Audible, Where's My Perry, Pic Stitch, Bejeweled Blitz, price drops, and more
Google brings Ten Commandments online as part of expanded preservation project

Apple Lists Retina-Enabled Apps for New iPad

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Apple has posted a new section on iTunes highlighting "Great Apps for the New iPad". The section lists many new Retina-enabled iPad apps that take advantage of the new iPad's high resolution screen. The apps include games such as Flight Control Rocket, Sky Gamblers, Infinity Blade II. Also listed...
Apple Lists Retina-Enabled Apps for New iPad

Apple Adds iCloud Safari Tab Syncing to OS X Mountain Lion Preview 2

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One feature promised in OS X Mountain Lion was the ability to sync Safari tabs between different devices. Macworld reported it in their Mountain Lion Preview, but was unable to actually find the feature in their early build.And although I couldn’t find this feature in the version I tested, Apple...
Apple Adds iCloud Safari Tab Syncing to OS X Mountain Lion Preview 2

Easy Performance Profiling with Appstats

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Since App Engine debuted 2 years ago, we’ve written extensively about best practices for writing scalable apps on App Engine. We make writing scalable apps as easy as possible, but even so, getting everything right can be a challenge - and when you don’t, it can be tough to figure...
Easy Performance Profiling with Appstats

OS X Mountain Lion Apps Now Ask Permission to Access Contacts

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Dustin Curtis points out that in the latest developer seed of OS X Mountain Lion, Apple now requires OS X Apps to get explicit permission to access your address book information. The move mirrors recent changes made to iOS which will also ask the user for permission for an App...
OS X Mountain Lion Apps Now Ask Permission to Access Contacts

A/B testing your Cohorts with Google Analytics result views

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Shared by Bud Well, this is impressive. Remarkably, it seems simpler than website optimizer, probably also more limited. PLAIN TEXT JAVASCRIPT: var header_test = new Cohorts.Test({     name: 'big_vs_small_header',     sample: 1, // we want to include all visitors in the test     cohorts: {    ...
A/B testing your Cohorts with Google Analytics result views

Kobo launches eReading app for Windows 8

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Kobo has announced that it will be one of the first eBook retailers to have an app featured in the Windows Store ready for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. The app is built on HTML 5 and Java Script and offers users a tailored central location where they can manage...
Kobo launches eReading app for Windows 8

Amazon Kindle, Evernote apps get iPad Retina support

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Two popular iOS apps have just been updated to take advantage of the new iPad's 2048x1536 display. The Evernote (free, App Store) update to version 4.1.9 and Kindle (free, App Store) version 3.0 both have been upscaled for the greater resolution, though there are other changes too. The Kindle app...
Amazon Kindle, Evernote apps get iPad Retina support

Just in time: Kindle for iPad updated for Retina-licious reading, new Library design

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  Click to view slideshow. One of the things we kept hearing from yesterday’s reviews of the new iPad was that the Kindle app disappointed with current generation graphics and more importantly blurry text.  Not to fear, Amazon updated the iPad Kindle App today with retina graphics. The iPhone version got an...
Just in time: Kindle for iPad updated for Retina-licious reading, new Library design

Kindle for iOS updated with Retina support, far better browsing and cloud downloads

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If you’ve ever used the Kindle app for iOS then you’ll know that the browsing situation has been total crap. You had to visit the online archive to download a book and it always took forever to refresh the view. Now, Kindle for iOS has received an update bringing along with it...
Kindle for iOS updated with Retina support, far better browsing and cloud downloads

Walmart to Offer New iPad Beginning at 12:01 AM Local Time

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As noted by Insanely Great Mac, Walmart has issued a statement announcing that it will be offering a "limited supply" of the new iPad beginning at 12:01 AM local time at its 24-hour stores in the United States. Walmart's sales will start eight hours before Apple's own retail stores open...
Walmart to Offer New iPad Beginning at 12:01 AM Local Time
Amazon updates Kindle apps for children’s books, comics
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