newcomer

newcomer

Tribler Makes BitTorrent Impossible to Shut Down

torrentfreak.com
The Tribler BitTorrent client is no newcomer to the BitTorrent scene. It has been in development for more than 5 years and has delivered many innovative features, which have mostly been ignored by the masses. Today, however, Tribler is more relevant than ever before. Developed by a team of researchers...
Tribler Makes BitTorrent Impossible to Shut Down

Olympus unveils SZ-31MR camera: 16 megapixels, 24x optical zoom

www.engadget.com
Japanese camera manufacturer Olympus has just introduced the successor to its SZ-30MR compact shooter. The new snapper not only sees a minimal increment on its stage name, SZ-31MR, but it also keeps the same 16-megapixel backlit sensor as its predecessor, as well as an identical 24x (25-600mm) optical zoom....
Olympus unveils SZ-31MR camera: 16 megapixels, 24x optical zoom

AT&T, Google Among The Biggest Online Advertisers — comScore

techcrunch.com
As part of its 2012 US Digital Future in Focus whitepaper, comScore looked at the online ad landscape and found a mix of old and new names. The report includes a list of the top 10 display advertisers in the United States (all of this data is US-only), as measured...
AT&T, Google Among The Biggest Online Advertisers — comScore

Facebook Messenger allows sign-ups with just a name and phone number on Android devices

www.engadget.com
Facebook Messenger might as well be as ubiquitous as SMS text messaging for some, but there's a catch to getting everyone to agree: despite there being over a billion Facebook users, not everyone is able (or willing) to fire up a social networking profile to get started. Some of...
Facebook Messenger allows sign-ups with just a name and phone number on Android devices

E Fun launches $130 Next 7S tablet with Ice Cream Sandwich, 1GHz CPU

www.engadget.com
If you're still in the quest for that perfect Mother's Day gift, E Fun believes you should have to look no further than its recently announced Next 7S tablet. The outfit isn't a newcomer to budget-friendly territory, and it's keeping the trend rolling by pricing its latest 7-inch slate...
E Fun launches $130 Next 7S tablet with Ice Cream Sandwich, 1GHz CPU

Nikon D800 review roundup: significant upgrades to an already top-notch DSLR

www.engadget.com
Three years is quite a long time for any one gadget to complete its product cycle -- even a high-end DSLR. The D700 remained on its flagship DSLR perch since its launch in the summer of 2008, all the way through Nikon's D800 announcement earlier this year. During that...
Nikon D800 review roundup: significant upgrades to an already top-notch DSLR

Beats is either 'in talks' with Apple over new music-streaming service, or it's just very good at marketing

www.engadget.com
Excuse us, but we find it hard to swallow some of the hype that swirls around the Beats brand. That sounds harsh, maybe, but it's borne out of experience. Anyway, we do trust Reuters, and that outlet claims to have it on good authority that Beats is "in talks"...
Beats is either 'in talks' with Apple over new music-streaming service, or it's just very good at marketing

Samsung intros trifecta of Galaxy Duos in India, new Ace included

www.engadget.com
Sammy isn't taking its foot off the handset-making accelerator anytime soon. The company announced it's bringing three of its galactic machines along for an Indian ride, and while we'd previously met the dual-SIM packin' pair, the Galaxy Ace Duos is seeing life for the first time in its double-threat...
Samsung intros trifecta of Galaxy Duos in India, new Ace included
LinkedIn now boasts 200M members in 200 countries

Camalen Hexa: a unique flip case for iPhone 4/4S

reviews.cnet.com
The Hexa leather case from newcomer Camalen converts into a rotating stand for your iPhone 4 or 4S....
Camalen Hexa: a unique flip case for iPhone 4/4S

Best of 2012: PCs, Ultrabooks, and Hybrids

www.pcworld.com
A number of high-powered computers made it onto our Top 100 list this year, but what surprised us even more was that an all-in-one PC had become our overall favorite in the desktops category. And while you'll see plenty of the usual suspects on our list, you'll also encounter...
Best of 2012: PCs, Ultrabooks, and Hybrids

New carrier Voyager Mobile starts May 15th, promises rewards for chatting it up

www.engadget.com
Competition among US cellular carriers is about to get a bit fiercer with a fresh national network that will actively encourage using your phone rather than setting hard limits. Newcomer (and MVNO on Sprint's network) Voyager Mobile is teasing a "frequent talker program" that will give all kinds of...
New carrier Voyager Mobile starts May 15th, promises rewards for chatting it up
Uber wins unanimously in Washington, DC, which is now rewriting its taxi laws

Ematic outs 7-inch FunTab Pro with ICS and a Zoodles mode for kids, available for $150

www.engadget.com
Even though the market's currently populated with slabs such as Archos' ChildPad or LeapFrog's LeaPad 2, the race to become the go-to child-friendly tablet could still be considered as wide open. Having previously introduced its FunTab for kids, Ematic's not exactly a newcomer to this territory, and this time...
Ematic outs 7-inch FunTab Pro with ICS and a Zoodles mode for kids, available for $150

New Deal With MGM Brings ‘Robocop’ and ‘Terminator’ To YouTube And Google Play

techcrunch.com
Google is slowly but surely building out its movie rental service on YouTube. Less than two weeks ago, the company struck a deal with Paramount to bring about 500 of the studio’s movies to YouTube and Google Play. Last night, Google announced that is also bringing about 600 movies from...
New Deal With MGM Brings ‘Robocop’ and ‘Terminator’ To YouTube And Google Play

Alcatel outs 4.5-inch, 720p OT986 smartphone with Ice Cream Sandwich in China

www.engadget.com
Alcatel is relatively a newcomer to the world of smartphone manufacturing, but the company's latest handset is certainly bound to turn some heads. Dubbed "OT986," this 4.5-inch device packs a hefty amount of all-around power (unlike that Venture), starting with its 1280 x 720 HD, IPS display, which is...
Alcatel outs 4.5-inch, 720p OT986 smartphone with Ice Cream Sandwich in China

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

torrentfreak.com
This week there’s only one newcomer in our chart. Wrath of the Titans is the most downloaded movie for the third week in a row. The data for our weekly download chart is collected by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list...
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

Delta teams up with Amazon to give you free WiFi access for in-flight shopping

www.engadget.com
SkyMiles distributor Delta isn't a newcomer to the land of in-flight WiFi freebies. And, while this time it's not setting a time limit on your browsing, you'll have to stay within the Amazon virtual walls to take advantage. The hook-up between the airline and online retail giant will allow...
Delta teams up with Amazon to give you free WiFi access for in-flight shopping

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

torrentfreak.com
This week we have one newcomer and two returnees in our chart. The Dark Knight Rises is the most downloaded movie for the fifth week in a row. The data for our weekly download chart is collected by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies...
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

Apple looking to build $1B Nevada data center by year’s end

gigaom.com
Apple’s North Carolina data center Apple’s taking a billion dollars and heading to Reno, but it’s going to avoid the slots: it plans to invest the money in a data center and a separate shipping and receiving office. The proposed data center will actually be located east of Sparks, Nev.,...
Apple looking to build $1B Nevada data center by year’s end

CircleUp Opens Today to Help Other Startup Investors

www.readwriteweb.com
The JOBS act supposedly paves the way for additional crowdfunded investments. But starting today, a new crowdfunding operator is in business hoping to take out some of the risk for anyone who wants to invest. Called CircleUp.com, the company is taking a different approach to get around the 270-day...
CircleUp Opens Today to Help Other Startup Investors

Dropmark brings dead simple collaboration into the cloud [invites]

thenextweb.com
Every once in a while, there’s an app or product that comes out and blows everybody’s minds. Not long ago, Dropbox opened our eyes to how simple sharing and storing files in the cloud can be. Oak, a design studio based out of Brooklyn, NY, has been quietly working away...
Dropmark brings dead simple collaboration into the cloud [invites]

Ever wanted to create your own Android browser? Check out Maxthon's updated DIY tool

thenextweb.com
The real strength of the Android platform has always been its open ethos and ability for users to customise pretty much any visual component as they see fit. Maxthon, a global software company specialising in web browsers, is continuing this trend by releasing an updated version of its ‘Make Your...
Ever wanted to create your own Android browser? Check out Maxthon's updated DIY tool
Pinterest rolls out a redesign, but the biggest changes are yet to come

Chinese search wars heat up as Baidu blocks links from Qihoo 360

thenextweb.com
Baidu’s search engine has maintained a dominant position in the Chinese market for years, but newcomer Qihoo 360 has climbed into the ring. Baidu isn’t taking this lying down, so expect things to get exciting. Things have been relatively quiet on the domestic search front since Google’s high-profile exit a couple...
Chinese search wars heat up as Baidu blocks links from Qihoo 360

EFF asks which tech companies "have your back"

arstechnica.com
On Thursday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) released its second annual “When the government comes knocking, who has your back?” report. The tech advocacy group surveyed the privacy policies then advocacy and transparency practices of 18 major tech companies. Sonic.net, an independent ISP in Santa Rosa, California, was the only...
EFF asks which tech companies "have your back"
Shavenu Delivers Razor Blades to Your Doorstep Every Month

Vook wants to let anyone become an e-book publisher

thenextweb.com
Vook is now available in public beta, letting anyone publish and track their own e-books, the NY-based startup announced today. Before this date, its e-publishing platform was only available to a selected list of partners it had selected for its private beta. Vook isn’t a newcomer to this field, and it has been specializing...
Vook wants to let anyone become an e-book publisher

Amazon reportedly acquires UpNext, 3D map wars begin in earnest

www.engadget.com
We might as well call 2012 the year of the 3D map. We've seen both Apple and Google show their cards, but GigaOM now hears that Amazon has jumped in by acquiring newcomer UpNext. The details are scant, but the approximately $2.5 million deal would give Amazon the startup's...
Amazon reportedly acquires UpNext, 3D map wars begin in earnest

Are conversations better when they are open or closed?

gigaom.com
If there’s one aspect of the web that never seems to stand still for very long, it’s the conversational side: first, blogs were the way people shared things and discussions took place in a blog’s comment section, and then Facebook and Twitter and Google+ came along, and a lot of...
Are conversations better when they are open or closed?
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?