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Adobe Creative Cloud to be priced at $49.99 monthly, includes Creative Suite 6 and Lightroom 4

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Later in the first half of 2012, Adobe will introduce Creative Cloud, an end-to-end service offering that will grant users access to its upcoming Creative Suite 6 apps and provide ancillary services starting at $49.99 a month if you commit to a one year contract. The new software-as-a-service offering...
Adobe Creative Cloud to be priced at $49.99 monthly, includes Creative Suite 6 and Lightroom 4

Mobile ad firm StartApp lands $4.3m, helps developers monetize Android apps

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Mobile ad network startup StartApp, which specializes in the distribution and monetization of Android apps, has secured over $4.3 million in funding in a round led by Ascent Venture Partners with participation from previous backer Cedar Fund. Basically, StartApp provides Android smartphone owners with an additional search option and browser...
Mobile ad firm StartApp lands $4.3m, helps developers monetize Android apps
Startups: In the Kickstarter Future, Hardware Is the New Software

GoPro's WiFi BacPac and Remote available for helmets and wrists everywhere (video)

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We all know how annoying it is when you're trying to land a tre flip, and trigger your GoPro at the same time. That's no doubt why they came up with the WiFi BacPac and remote combo we saw at CES. Well, they are finally out in retailers in...
GoPro's WiFi BacPac and Remote available for helmets and wrists everywhere (video)

“Agile” grows up, readies to take over your whole business

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Agile, a software development methodology born back in 2001, has now entered the mainstream. According to a Forrester Research report issued last month, Agile is not only used in several of the world’s leading companies now but is being applied in areas beyond software development. For those of you unfamiliar...
“Agile” grows up, readies to take over your whole business
Live From Apple’s WWDC 2012 Keynote!

The WSJ Provides Color Commentary On Apple’s Impending Eviction Of Google Maps

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The Wall Street Journal has another interesting article this morning about the Google-Apple relationship and the all-but-certain eviction of Google from Maps on the iPhone: Apple could preview the new software, which will be part of its next mobile-operating system, as soon as next week at its... Please visit Search...
The WSJ Provides Color Commentary On Apple’s Impending Eviction Of Google Maps

Samsung Galaxy S II LTE Ice Cream Sandwich update finally arrives, GSII HD LTE keeps waiting

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The slow rollout of Android 4.0 to Samsung's recent Galaxy devices continues, and the latest variation to receive Ice Cream Sandwich is the Galaxy S II LTE. We should all be familiar with the ICS feature set by now, as well as Samsung's TouchWiz alterations. The news was spotted...
Samsung Galaxy S II LTE Ice Cream Sandwich update finally arrives, GSII HD LTE keeps waiting

Microsoft demos vocal translator at TechFest 2012, uses your own dulcet tones (video)

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Microsoft has demonstrated new software that can pull together real-time multilingual vocal translations using your own voice. Monolingual TTS currently handles 26 different languages, although it's not instant just yet -- it takes about an hour of training to get the experimental software acquainted with your own utterances. Demonstrated...
Microsoft demos vocal translator at TechFest 2012, uses your own dulcet tones (video)

International Galaxy Note Users Can Finally (And Officially) Taste Ice Cream Sandwich

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Samsung has been teasing Galaxy Note users with the promise of Ice Cream Sandwich for months now, but now it seems like the consumer electronics giant has finally come through for their phablet fans. Multiple reports from European Note owners confirm that the long-awaited software update is hitting devices, though...
International Galaxy Note Users Can Finally (And Officially) Taste Ice Cream Sandwich

MIT software optimizes paths for automated undersea vehicles (video)

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So, there's good news and bad news. The former is that MIT researchers have developed new software and methods that can predict optimal paths for automated underwater vehicles. The latter is that it's meant to be used for "swarms" of them, "moving all at once toward separate destinations." We hate...
MIT software optimizes paths for automated undersea vehicles (video)
Autonomy explains just how large ‘big data’ is (infographic)

RIM's BlackBerry World keynote roundup: the OS, the hardware, everything else (video)

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So, if all of the news about BlackBerry 10 got a little too overwhelming for you then this is the place to be. There's detailed impressions of the company's new development device, cool new software features and we've even found out how to DJ using a PlayBook. If you...
RIM's BlackBerry World keynote roundup: the OS, the hardware, everything else (video)

Apple Is Rejecting Apps That Use Dropbox

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Apple is rejecting applications that use Dropbox, an online storage system, because it violates rules against sending users to a new purchase, according to a support thread on Dropbox. If the user of the new app doesn't have Dropbox installed, it redirects the user to the web-based version of Dropbox...
Apple Is Rejecting Apps That Use Dropbox

Nokia Lumia 800 update reportedly triples battery life

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Earlier this week in Refresh Roundup, we wrote of a Vodafone-branded update for the Lumia 800 with a designation of 1600.2487.8107.12070. Among the enhancements, the new software version was said to provide longer battery life -- a welcome improvement, no doubt -- but we could've never guessed the significance...
Nokia Lumia 800 update reportedly triples battery life

Amazon Appstore's Test Drive try before you buy feature now available on Android phones

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When Amazon's Appstore initially appeared on the Android scene last year, one of its most innovative features was a Test Drive virtual machine that let users try out apps for free from their desktop, and now that technology has come back to the handset. In the newest update pushed...
Amazon Appstore's Test Drive try before you buy feature now available on Android phones
Early Look: BlackBerry 10′s New Take On Touchscreen Typing

Permission to Procrastinate: Wait to Get a New Laptop

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If you’re thinking of buying a new laptop this spring, my advice is to think again. Unless your laptop is on its last legs and you have to move quickly, there are compelling reasons to wait until at least the summer, and probably the fall, to buy a new machine,...
Permission to Procrastinate: Wait to Get a New Laptop

LG's Android 4.0 upgrades for Optimus LTE, LTE Tag, Vu start in June

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LG has been leaving its smartphone owners on pins and needles for their promised Android 4.0 upgrades. It's now starting to take action: if we go by poorly machine-translated Korean, the Optimus LTE, Optimus LTE Tag and Optimus Vu will all get Google's latest starting June 4th. Everyone gets...
LG's Android 4.0 upgrades for Optimus LTE, LTE Tag, Vu start in June

TiVo Premiere updates coming with new Netflix and YouTube apps; Bay Area gets Comcast VOD

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Waiting for your TiVo to see the upgraded Netflix and YouTube streaming apps we got a peek at during CES a few months ago? How about the ability to access Comcast's video on-demand that we've been waiting for since last year? According to tweets by Vice President of user...
TiVo Premiere updates coming with new Netflix and YouTube apps; Bay Area gets Comcast VOD
Apple working on iTunes 11 with improved iCloud integration, iOS 6 support
Microsoft Surface event 2012: everything you need to know
Feature: Exclusive: building native iOS apps with RubyMotion

RIM's Server Now Manages iPhone, Android Devices Too

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Acknowledging it is no longer a BlackBerry-only world, Research In Motion on Tuesday released the first version of its server software to manage other company’s mobile devices. The update to BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, as promised, can help businesses keep tabs on Android and iOS devices in addition to BlackBerry phones...
RIM's Server Now Manages iPhone, Android Devices Too

GoPro HD Hero 2's free ProTune upgrade will add 24fps and higher bitrates

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On the show floor at NAB 2012 GoPro had more to show off than just a finalized version of its $99 WiFi BacPac and Remote Control kit we saw at CES, announcing a ProTune firmware update that should bring an all new level of quality to its existing HD...
GoPro HD Hero 2's free ProTune upgrade will add 24fps and higher bitrates
In Battle With Oracle, HP Outs Customer Cell Numbers

iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak to be released in the coming days, likely to be called Absinthe 2.0

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Ever since the release of iOS 5.1.1, many in the jailbreak community have been anxiously waiting for the destined release of an untethered jailbreak for the new software. Non other than the prolific pod2g has been working tirelessly to comfort those in need, and according to pod2g himself, the...
iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak to be released in the coming days, likely to be called Absinthe 2.0

Rotobooth is a hacker’s dream: Think photo booth meets rotary telephone meets Arduino

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Not long ago we wrote about Photo Hack Day 2, the world’s largest photo hackathon held in NYC by Aviary and General Assembly (one of the 5 coolest coworking spaces in New York City). And from that awesome event came tons of projects, one of the most impressive being the Rotobooth. Rotobooth is a photo booth...
Rotobooth is a hacker’s dream: Think photo booth meets rotary telephone meets Arduino

Sleep-monitoring watch adds analytics tool

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New software for the Sleeptracker Elite wristwatch helps users track sleep data over time, including nightly sleep scores based on light sleep stages, minutes of interrupted sleep, and more....
Sleep-monitoring watch adds analytics tool
iPhone 3GS and 4 won't get turn-by-turn directions and flyover feature in iOS 6 maps
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?