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Annual off-sites: Time to trade plane tickets for web cams?

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As more and more of working life becomes virtual, there’s one bastion of face-to-face interaction that seems least likely to go remote – the executive off-site. If for no other reason than it’s hard to imagine the higher-ups giving up the chance to gather in Aspen or Miami, many folks...
Annual off-sites: Time to trade plane tickets for web cams?

Norton Identity Safe stores your logins in the cloud: the poor man's 1Password

www.theverge.com
1Password is a fantastic cross-platform app that stores, locks and quickly retrieves your logins and personal information. With it, you can access password-protected websites with a single click, and store an encrypted copy of your passwords in Dropbox to access them on the go or with companion apps and...
Norton Identity Safe stores your logins in the cloud: the poor man's 1Password
Motorola's Atrix HD: A high-end phone with a low-end price tag (review)
Canon's schizophrenic 6D doesn't know whether it's for pros or amateurs (video)

Archos 97 Carbon breaks cover at the FCC

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Archos' recently outed 97 Carbon is the poor man's Android slate... intentionally. Part of the French outfit's low-cost Elements line, the 9.7-inch ICS tablet saw an official unveiling earlier this month and is now making an obligatory step-and-repeat at the FCC. We've already been given the full rundown on...
Archos 97 Carbon breaks cover at the FCC

Get a Nyrius wireless audio transmitter for $59.99

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Cheapskate exclusive! Normally $79.99, this poor-man's Sonos system plugs into your iDevice and wirelessly beams compression-free audio to your stereo. [Read more]...
Get a Nyrius wireless audio transmitter for $59.99

Adaptly’s $10.5 Million Round Will Buy the Social Marketing Platform a Sales Force

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It’s easy to get stuck on the “great product, no sales” trap. That’ s not something New York-based Adaptly has to worry about. The startup was on track to generate around $10 million in revenue last year, and that’s with just one sales guy. As of today, the company can...
Adaptly’s $10.5 Million Round Will Buy the Social Marketing Platform a Sales Force

MIT’s Brainput boosts your brain power by offloading multitasking to a computer

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A group of American researchers from MIT, Indiana University, and Tufts University, led by Erin Treacy Solovey, have developed Brainput — pronounced brain-put, not bra-input — a system that can detect when your brain is trying to multitask, and offload some of that workload to a computer.The idea of using...
MIT’s Brainput boosts your brain power by offloading multitasking to a computer
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Screenshot Plus and iWork: the poor man's screenshot editing suite

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Filed under: Productivity, iWorkDespite their office productivity leanings, the iWork suite of apps (Pages, Keynote and Numbers) also serve as good image editors. With each app, you can crop and mask an image, as well as create alpha channels. While a handful of useful paid-for screen capture apps are available...
Screenshot Plus and iWork: the poor man's screenshot editing suite

Mozilla finalizes Firefox OS Simulator 3.0 for mass consumption

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If you've yet to dabble around with Firefox OS, today would be a good opportunity to remedy that, because Mozilla has released the final version of Firefox OS Simulator 3.0. Building off of the preview release from mid-March, this version has been slimmed down with a smaller download size,...
Mozilla finalizes Firefox OS Simulator 3.0 for mass consumption
Hadoop Adoption Accelerates, But Not For Data Analytics

AOL kills poor man's LinkedIn: Emurse.com

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Another online job search tool — and AOL property — bites the dust. Say goodbye to Emurse.com....
AOL kills poor man's LinkedIn: Emurse.com

Nintendo Unveils Wii Party

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Nintendo Unveils Wii Party is a post from Chris PirilloNintendo president Satoru Iwata announced a combination of Mario Party and Wii Sports today with a new offering called Wii Party. The upcoming concoction will feature games such as the “International Vacation Game,” “Mii Jyan” roulette and “Balance Ship.” Each game...
Nintendo Unveils Wii Party

'Human Error' Briefly Kills All Shortened Twitter Links

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Twitter has been trying to push all links through its t.co link shortener system, which is actually quite annoying. It's experienced some downtime in the past, including earlier this week when a bit of "human error" by the registrar who handles the .co domain made the entire t.co domain dead...
'Human Error' Briefly Kills All Shortened Twitter Links
Games Are A Difficult Investment Proposition, But Crowdfunding Could Change That

Torchlight II is a poor man's Diablo that's rich in content but not originality (review)

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It’s been a crazy year for action role-playing games. First Diablo III released in May, and then Borderlands 2 came out earlier this week. And now Torchlight II. So, which one is best? The answer isn’t easy — they’re big-name and quality games. The little design choices are what...
Torchlight II is a poor man's Diablo that's rich in content but not originality (review)

Nikola Tesla museum campaign smashes fundraising target

www.guardian.co.uk
In less than a week, donors pledged more than $900,000 to The Oatmeal website's campaign to buy the Tesla laboratory siteGeek mythology and Nikola TeslaA campaign to build a museum to the scientist, inventor and early pioneer of electricity Nikola Tesla has reached its fundraising target of $850,000 in just...
Nikola Tesla museum campaign smashes fundraising target

iPad gets better cameras: iSight on the front, 5MP with 1080p video recording on the back

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Another new feature of iPad 3 is a redesigned camera system that seems to borrow heavily from both the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. Gone is the poor man’s camera of iPad 2, replaced with a five-megapixel CMOS sensor sporting backside illumination, auto-exposure and auto-focus, a fifth lens (like...
iPad gets better cameras: iSight on the front, 5MP with 1080p video recording on the back

Bioshock custom rig is Big Daddy of pinball machines, gives players a taste of Rapture

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If you're going to revisit a certain underwater dystopia, you might as well have a ball. At least that's the approach being taken by Sweden-based DIYer rasmadrak, who has decided to build a Bioshock-themed custom pinball machine just for kicks. The project is filled with lots of neat little...
Bioshock custom rig is Big Daddy of pinball machines, gives players a taste of Rapture
While Twitter and Facebook spar, Path, Foursquare, Tumblr, Quora and Nextdoor should Voltron it up

Tesla Model S now has $6,500 Performance Plus option for more range, better handling

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Current or wannabe Tesla S owners can now opt for a Performance Plus option that adds a bit of range and a lot of extra handling -- and the whole idea came from none other than McLaren. After a journalist told Elon Musk that his nimble sedan was nonetheless...
Tesla Model S now has $6,500 Performance Plus option for more range, better handling
This James Franco Samsung Ad Is Indescribable

The iPad, and the Staggering Work of Obviousness : Cheerful

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Steve expertly wields the powerful tool that is the feeling of recognition. That feeling tells us, hey, I’ve been here before, and good things happened, and people were nice to me. Recognition is a poor man’s wisdom. It helps people decide whether to buy. Without recognition, they won’t even...
The iPad, and the Staggering Work of Obviousness : Cheerful

Bing Gets Smarter, Partners With Encyclopedia Britannica (But It’s No Challenge For Google’s Knowledge Graph)

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Microsoft today announced that it has partnered with Encyclopedia Britannica and will start to prominently feature answers from Britannica Online on the search results pages of Bing. As Franco Salvetti, the principal development lead for Bing, notes in today’s announcement, Bing is “about delivering relevant information in a more organized way...
Bing Gets Smarter, Partners With Encyclopedia Britannica (But It’s No Challenge For Google’s Knowledge Graph)

A poor man's OAuth?

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I know OAuth pretty well since I implemented a client a little over a year ago. It was hard work, but I got there, with help from one of the designers, Joseph Smarr. This version of OAuth, 1.0, worked something like Flickr's authentication system, which I had implemented a few...
A poor man's OAuth?

Microsoft Outlook Is Starting To Look Like A Poor Man’s Xobni

techcrunch.com
As we first reported on Friday, Microsoft is adding some social hooks into Outlook 2010. Outlook will gain the ability to pull in profile information, photos, and update streams from LinkedIn, Facebook, and MySpace. You can try the LinkedIn plugin now in beta. The other social networks will be...
Microsoft Outlook Is Starting To Look Like A Poor Man’s Xobni

★ Let's Try to Think This iPad Mini Thing All the Way Through

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We’re Talking About a Smaller iPad, Not a Bigger iPod Touch I’ve seen a fair bit of speculation that, if Apple produces a 7-inch iOS device, then maybe it would be a bigger iPod Touch, not a smaller iPad. One aspect of this line of thinking is that rather than...
★ Let's Try to Think This iPad Mini Thing All the Way Through

How to summon Windows 8′s secret Start Menu of sorts

thenextweb.com
Happy Saturday Super Troopers, it’s good that you are still with us. For the more than 1% of the world computing community, and I suspect a far larger chunk of you lot, Windows 8 is the operating system du jour. That in mind, I’ll bet you miss your Start Menu....
How to summon Windows 8′s secret Start Menu of sorts

Blogged on ITCounts: Poor man's Blackberry? http://bit.ly/dC7qh1

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Blogged on ITCounts: Poor man's Blackberry? http://bit.ly/dC7qh1
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