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Google Chrome Is Now Available For Android (And It’s Fantastic)

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If you have one of the few Android devices currently running Ice Cream Sandwich, then you’re going to love this post. The rest of you, including those of you on iOS, will have to gaze longingly for a while. Because Chrome just landed on Android. It’s faster. It syncs everything...
Google Chrome Is Now Available For Android (And It’s Fantastic)

Google+ saw nearly half as many unique visitors as Twitter at the end of 2011

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While traffic stats can be a tricky thing, one thing they’re good for is to judge growth trends. According to a new report by web traffic analyst Compete, Google+ saw impressive growth towards the end of 2011. Google’s social network, which has come under fire since its heavy integration in...
Google+ saw nearly half as many unique visitors as Twitter at the end of 2011

LG Takes A Chance With The Oddly-Proportioned Optimus Vu

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After spending the past few quarters in the red, LG recently turned things around with a bit of growth in their once-ailing smartphone division. By focusing half of their 2012 capital expenditures budget on developing smartphones, LG wanted people to know that some big mobile plays were on the horizon....
LG Takes A Chance With The Oddly-Proportioned Optimus Vu

Fab.com Rolls Out New Mobile Apps With Browse By Color, New “Fab Shops”

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After hitting 2 million members at the end of last month, design shopping startup Fab.com is today rolling out new iOS applications that offer a number of new features and improvements. In addition to an updated layout, search and navigational elements, one of the apps’ biggest new features is the...
Fab.com Rolls Out New Mobile Apps With Browse By Color, New “Fab Shops”

Amazon Hits Apple with New 'Three Kindles for the Price of an iPad' Commercial

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With its prominent position in the smartphone and tablet markets, it's no surprise that Apple is a popular target in its competitors advertising as they seek to differentiate themselves from Apple even as they ride on the popularity of the company's brand and products. Samsung has been one of the...
Amazon Hits Apple with New 'Three Kindles for the Price of an iPad' Commercial

This hack tells you who’s your most valuable friend on Facebook

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MVF, a hack created by Alex Taub and Michael Schonfeld, blew up last week, giving thousands of Twitter users the opportunity to indulge in who their most popular follower was. The Web app went viral and got tons of press, signaling just how important this sort of information can be to users, and perhaps...
This hack tells you who’s your most valuable friend on Facebook

Google research is mining your LOLs to find out which YouTube videos are funnier

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At the end of last year, we told you about a new project by YouTube called the “YouTube Slam“. The project pits two videos against one another in a “hot or not” style competition. The site lets you watch two videos and decide which one is better, or in the...
Google research is mining your LOLs to find out which YouTube videos are funnier

Nginx tries converting Web-server popularity into money

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The open-source software for housing Web sites is widely used by big names including Facebook and Hulu. Now it's a start-up selling services, too....
Nginx tries converting Web-server popularity into money
Capitalizing on Draw Something’s popularity, spammers begin targeting Twitter users

Mobile Developers: Have a Business and Marketing Plan to Make Money

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App stores are frustrating, cluttered places. Even with Apple’s prescreening process of every app that passes through its iOS gates, the App Store, it is often hard to find what you may want or need. This is a problem for consumers - but an even bigger problem for developers...
Mobile Developers: Have a Business and Marketing Plan to Make Money

MORE BAD FACEBOOK NEWS: Users Say The Ads Don't Work, Usage Is Declining... (FB)

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four out of five Facebook Inc users have never bought a product or service as a result of advertising or comments on the social network site, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows, the latest sign that much more needs to be done to turn its 900 million customer...
MORE BAD FACEBOOK NEWS: Users Say The Ads Don't Work, Usage Is Declining... (FB)
HootSuite: 4 million users can now manage Instagram & SlideShare too

Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin review

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With roughly 98 percent of the desktop and laptop market spoken for, you'd be forgiven for thinking your only choices for powering your computer were Windows or Mac OS X. There is another way, though. Linux may only run on a tiny sliver of consumer PCs, but the number...
Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin review

Why Pinterest Is NOT Your SEO Miracle Worker

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If you caught yourself groaning when you saw this was yet another Pinterest post, I don’t blame you. The Web’s latest social media darling has taken both the Internet and the industry blogosphere by storm, and the network’s popularity shows no sign of slowing: the site is now the third...
Why Pinterest Is NOT Your SEO Miracle Worker

Apple’s Safari browser vulnerable to address bar spoofing exploit in iOS 5.1

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Given their popularity, Apple’s iOS devices are constantly being probed for vulnerabilities, whether it be within the filesystem, kernel or their applications. Today, a new vulnerability has been brought to our attention that focuses on how the Safari browser on iOS 5.1 renders website addresses, which can be used to...
Apple’s Safari browser vulnerable to address bar spoofing exploit in iOS 5.1

Big Apple Leads Millennial Q1 Device Ranks By Wide Margin: 28% For Brand, 15% For iPhone

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Mobile advertising company  Millennial  Media, one of the biggest in the U.S., has released its quarterly ad impression report, and the results show that Apple continues to remain the single-biggest brand, and most popular phone maker, on the Millennial ad network — with the rest of the list largely dominated...
Big Apple Leads Millennial Q1 Device Ranks By Wide Margin: 28% For Brand, 15% For iPhone

Microsoft Flight set to debut on February 29th

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Microsoft has finally taken the wraps of the launch date for its coming flight simulator, dubbed ‘Flight.’ The game should arrive on February 29th, a date that is in line with expectations. According to the Microsoft update that made the launch date publicly known, interest in the game’s beta has been high:...
Microsoft Flight set to debut on February 29th

[image: amazon]And we're off! Even though the Nokia Lumia 900

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And we’re off! Even though the Nokia Lumia 900 launched yesterday and was largely unavailable thanks to the Easter Bunny, the phone quickly skyrocketed to the top of Amazon’s best sellers list. The phone hovered around the 5th spot yesterday but jumped to the first and second spot today with...
[image: amazon]And we're off! Even though the Nokia Lumia 900
How Facebook’s Winning The War Against Yahoo, Patent By Patent

NVIDIA joins Linux Foundation, doesn't mention driver development

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It's a big day for open source fans now that NVIDIA, the last member of the "big three" chip makers with AMD and Intel, has signed on with the Linux foundation. The company has previously kept the system at arms length, with users relying on reverse-engineering to get things...
NVIDIA joins Linux Foundation, doesn't mention driver development

Google begins linking Google+ with Orkut. Is this the beginning of the end for Orkut?

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Google’s first social network Orkut will now let its users link their profiles to Google+, the company announced today on Orkut’s official blog. In practical terms, Orkut users will be able to automatically share their public posts on both networks at the same time. While it sounds convenient, they may want...
Google begins linking Google+ with Orkut. Is this the beginning of the end for Orkut?

Pay To “Highlight” Your Facebook Status Updates To More Friends – A Reckless New Ads Test

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Only 12% of your friends see your average status update, but Facebook is testing an option called “Highlight” that lets you pay a few dollars to have one of your posts appears to more friends. Highlight lets users, not Pages or businesses, select an “important post” and “make sure friends...
Pay To “Highlight” Your Facebook Status Updates To More Friends – A Reckless New Ads Test

Google ordered to close search autocomplete feature in Japan over privacy complaint

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A Japanese court is ordering Google to close down the auto-complete feature for its search engine after it approved a complaint from a man claiming it violates his privacy and has hampered his career. The challenge, which is said to be the first against the feature, centres around the results that...
Google ordered to close search autocomplete feature in Japan over privacy complaint

Watch 1 Windows Phone Control Bing Maps On A Screen Comprised Of 28 Phones

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Hacks make the world fun. This one came by way of a Microsoft hackathon hosted in France where Windows Phone dev Rudy Huyn cobbled together what’s shown above. Using 29 Windows Phones of various makes and models, he coded a little hack that allowed Bing Maps to be displayed...
Watch 1 Windows Phone Control Bing Maps On A Screen Comprised Of 28 Phones

TNW Review: Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad

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Tablet keyboards are experiencing a surge in popularity recently; in fact many device makers are designing their new tablet devices to include a keyboard accessory the minute it launches. Asus has enjoyed steady sales of its Transformer line of tablets, including a removable keyboard that bridges the gap between the...
TNW Review: Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad

Build your own infographics in a few clicks with Visual.ly Create

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Data visualisation platform Visual.ly has today launched a service that allows anyone to create and share infographics with no effort. Visual.ly Create lets you choose from a range of infographics based around Twitter and Facebook data. Five visualizations are available at launch. For example, ‘Facebook Monster’ analyses your Facebook account to...
Build your own infographics in a few clicks with Visual.ly Create

How Tumblr plans to monetize: self-promotion and optimized features for brands

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Back in January, when we spoke to Tumblr founder David Karp, he emphasized the fact that improving content discovery on the blogging platform is a top priority for the team. In an interview today with AdAdage, Karp gave a little bit more insight into how Tumblr is going to go...
How Tumblr plans to monetize: self-promotion and optimized features for brands

iPhone Internet Access Abroad: Amazing And Getting Cheaper

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After using a smartphone for years, the mobile Internet becomes so engrained in your life that you don't realize how much you rely on it until it's not there. Business and pleasure travel overseas, for example, are prime occasions where mobile web access can even be more useful than at home....
iPhone Internet Access Abroad: Amazing And Getting Cheaper
'Angry Birds Space' triples the pace: 10 million downloads in just three days

Mozilla Antarctica community site launched by coolest Firefox fans

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The popularity of the Firefox Web browser has grown tremendously in recent years, but there is one region where it is practically ubiquitous. Firefox has consistently held 80 percent market share in Antarctica. The Firefox enthusiasts at the bottom of the world are now launching their own community group...
Mozilla Antarctica community site launched by coolest Firefox fans
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