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After winning awards for data analytics wizardry, SiSense raises a $10 million Series B round

Sonalight Lets Android Users Text While Driving Without Touching A Phone

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Android users finally have a way to show up their iPhone-toting, Siri-using counterparts. With Sonalight Text by Voice, a new Y Combinator-backed startup, you can perform entirely hands-free texting. And by hands-free, I mean you don’t have to push a button, tap the screen, or perform any other actions that...
Sonalight Lets Android Users Text While Driving Without Touching A Phone

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars Directors Cut brings point-and-poke adventure to Android

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If you're not familiar with the point-and-click classic Broken Sword, then you owe it to yourself to snatch up the Directors Cut of Shadow of the Templars. Originally released in 1996, this title is considered by many to be the pinnacle of genre, one that has fallen out of...
Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars Directors Cut brings point-and-poke adventure to Android

Gadgetwise Blog: App Smart Extra: More Point-and-Click Adventure Games to Try

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Point-and-click adventure games for mobile devices range from the simple and light-hearted to surreal and complex....
Gadgetwise Blog: App Smart Extra: More Point-and-Click Adventure Games to Try
Shadowgate is the latest classic game to try for a Kickstarter revamp

Acer Aspire One D270 netbook up for pre-order

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Still not convinced by the whole Ultrabook thing? Well neither's Acer it seems, as it refuses to pull the tubes from its netbook division. The latest such offering for your pre-order delight? The Aspire One D270. Sure, there's no HSPA+ like the recently revamped Aspire One 722 -- a...
Acer Aspire One D270 netbook up for pre-order

Fancy a doomsday date? If things get really bad, it may be your best bet

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If you find people on Soulmates are poorly prepared for disaster, try hooking up with those serious about surviving an apocalypse"Doomsday dating" really does exist: websites designed to match those with particular skills and resources for dealing with disaster, be it nuclear attack, extreme weather or economic collapse. Only in...
Fancy a doomsday date? If things get really bad, it may be your best bet

Machinarium

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The trailer for the point-and-click game Machinarium. It looks pretty fantastic. via Cartoon Brew This is a blog post from Laughing Squid, subscribe via RSS, Email, Twitter & Facebook. Here are a few other possibly related posts you might enjoy:- Apple Action News Explains Jay Leno vs. Conan O’Brien Using...
Machinarium
GamesBeat's 2012 Game of the Year: The Walking Dead
Double Fine seeks to cut out publishers with Kickstarter-funded adventure

Game Developer Refuses Publishing Offer; Realizes It's Better To Stay Independent

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The world of video game publishing is being turned upside down. Much like other entertainment industries, more and more game developers are learning that publishers offer little additional value for the costs they come bundled with. This realization is following other recent events in which game developers, who could not...
Game Developer Refuses Publishing Offer; Realizes It's Better To Stay Independent
Why 'My Ex-Boyfriend the Space Tyrant' is 'the gayest game ever made'

Violentacrez Takes to Reddit to Solicit Sympathy, PayPal Donations

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(Photo: Gawker) Violentacrez, a notorious Reddit user who moderated controversial subreddits like Creepshots and Jailbait, was revealed by Gawker on Friday to be a Texas-based IT worker named Michael Brusch. Adrian Chen’s post, “Unmasking Reddit’s Violentacrez, The Biggest Troll on the Web,” painstakingly detailed Mr. Brusch’s dark online history–including the fact...
Violentacrez Takes to Reddit to Solicit Sympathy, PayPal Donations

Publishers beware: Can other game developers copy Double Fine's Kickstarter millions?

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For decades, there was one really successful financial model for making big, profitable games: a publisher providing project funding to a developer in exchange for a large share of any eventual profits. It's a model that's seen its share of disruptions in recent years, with direct game downloads and...
Publishers beware: Can other game developers copy Double Fine's Kickstarter millions?
For aviation buffs, Checkpoint Studios launches AviNation social game on Facebook (exclusive)

Premature Crapulation?

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Premature Crapulation?: Harry McCracken for Time: Windows 8 was never (primarily) about driving PC sales for the 2012 holiday season. It's a long bet on a future in which most PCs have touch capability and many of them are tablets. As such, any current conclusions about how it's doing are...
Premature Crapulation?
Video Sharing Startup Vilynx Launches Android, Kindle Fire, And Web Apps For Viewing Videos On Any Device

Can Yell turn online around with self-serve marketing?

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Yell.com and Yellow Pages operator Yell Group is acquiring UK point-and-click website builder Moonfruit, as it tries to salvage even digital classifieds that are in reverse. Over five million sites, including 230,000 e-tail stores, have been created using Moonfruit since its 2000 launch, according to the buyer. Yell is a...
Can Yell turn online around with self-serve marketing?

Watch This Drone Follow Around Chris Anderson Like a 'Pet Robot Bird'

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Drones may not be delivering tacos through your window or following around your kids just yet. But this is one of the building blocks of that future, for good or for ill. On a recent day, not so far from where I'm typing, Chris Anderson, former editor-in-chief of Wired,...
Watch This Drone Follow Around Chris Anderson Like a 'Pet Robot Bird'

Upload masses of images lightning-fast with Hyperdesktop

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Hyperdesktop (free) is right up your alley if you are a blogger, involved in tech support, or like to upload lots of images for Facebook and Reddit. Uploading multiple images the regular way can be a hassle. You always need to have your browser open on the correct image-uploading...
Upload masses of images lightning-fast with Hyperdesktop

Agawi cloud game streaming headed to Windows 8, focused on 'mid-core and hardcore' games

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Cloud streaming provider Agawi (formerly "iSwifter") is making a second major push with its cloud-based game streaming service alongside Windows 8 this October. Beyond the social content it already brings to the iPad -- "more than 12,000" Facebook games -- Agawi's second run at streaming is more focused on...
Agawi cloud game streaming headed to Windows 8, focused on 'mid-core and hardcore' games

A Chat With Daniel Guermeur, Founder Of Das Keyboard

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I’ve been enamored with the Das Keyboard since it launched in 2005. These supremely clicky, IBM-style keyboards are some of the most rugged mechanical input devices you can buy. Their Pro model – an all-black monolith with black keys and no key markings – is the gold standard for Gibson-esque...
A Chat With Daniel Guermeur, Founder Of Das Keyboard
Point and click to take down Nixon in 'Watergate: The Video Game'

Yahoo! Pushing Java Version Released in 2008

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At a time when Apple, Mozilla and other tech giants are taking steps to prevent users from browsing the Web with outdated versions of Java, Yahoo! is pushing many of its users in the other direction: The free tool that it offers users to help build Web sites installs a...
Yahoo! Pushing Java Version Released in 2008

Whose game is it anyway?

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No sooner had BioWare released Mass Effect 3 than the fast-selling video game was embroiled in controversy. Fans who had followed the adventures of Commander Shepard since the first Mass Effect in 2007 were outraged at the final minutes of the concluding chapter of the trilogy, which they felt disrespected...
Whose game is it anyway?

Double Fine's adventure game Kickstarter ends with over $3.2 million pledged

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It seems the fine folks at Secret of Monkey Island and Psychonauts developer Double Fine were a tad pessimistic when they set a $400,000 Kickstarter funding goal for their effort to create a new, old-school point-and-click adventure game last month. The company blew that target out of the water...
Double Fine's adventure game Kickstarter ends with over $3.2 million pledged

Wayra Week wraps up with 16 teams chosen for the London academy

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Wayra, the technology accelerator of O2’s parent company, Telefonica, wrapped up its search for startups to join the London Academy for 6 months of intensive incubation. In March, Wayra called out for startups and received over one thousand responses. From these, 30 were chosen to be a part of Wayra...
Wayra Week wraps up with 16 teams chosen for the London academy

Apigee makes life easier for Twitter developers

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There’s no denying that the web in 2010 is all about APIs. From Twitter to Netflix, Facebook to Foursquare; there’s a way for developers to build on top of almost every every hot service.The problem for developers is getting the most out of those APIs and Apigee is a service...
Apigee makes life easier for Twitter developers

Can I use a mouse with Windows 8?

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Cindy wants to replace her slow Windows XP machine with an all-in-one, but can only find Windows 8 machines in the shopsI have an old XP PC which is very slow and driving me mad. At the moment, I have a Sky package that drives my phone/TV/broadband, so I can...
Can I use a mouse with Windows 8?
Google Gives Webmasters New Tools For Adding Structured Data To Their Sites And Emails
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?