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Get beautiful email and SMS preview popups on your BlackBerry with Super Popup

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If you're like me, you want to see your email and SMS right as it comes into your device without having to go into the repsective app. For that, Super Popup is my new hero. The new app from ShaoSoft allows you to set a popup for email and...
Get beautiful email and SMS preview popups on your BlackBerry with Super Popup

How switching to Android helped me deal with my addiction to connectedness

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I’ve written before about how I recently switched from using an iPhone to an Android, and the reasons for that shift, which mostly had to do with my perception of the Android ecosystem as being more open and diverse than Apple’s (something many readers took issue with). But there was...
How switching to Android helped me deal with my addiction to connectedness

Shortcuts for Gmail: This neat Chrome extension tells you when a mouse action has a keyboard shortcut

thenextweb.com
“A person using a (keyboard) shortcut in lieu of a mouse action will save on average two seconds,” explains Robertson Mcllwain from Berlin-based startup KeyRocket. “That means someone working on a computer for eight hours will save around thirty minutes a day. That’s nearly six days a year you could...
Shortcuts for Gmail: This neat Chrome extension tells you when a mouse action has a keyboard shortcut

Are you chasing your blog audience away?

thenextweb.com
I was reading a blog post today and was wanting to comment when the site asked me to register. To register? Create an account? That’s a bit 2000, not 2010. ZDNet’s Tom Forenski will never know what I thought about his piece on corporates and social networking. The registration hurdle...
Are you chasing your blog audience away?

Microsoft rolls out browser ballot

www.guardian.co.uk
It's probably not a "phishing attack": Microsoft Windows users in Europe are now starting to get a screen that offers them a choice of web browsers, as a result of an anti-trust settlement with the European Commission.Up to 200m Windows PC users in Europe will be presented with a "Web...
Microsoft rolls out browser ballot
Developers cry foul after Google+ redesign breaks their apps and extensions
Mozilla’s Mitchell Baker on Being the Alternative to Microsoft, Google and Apple

Jay Z’s 100th problem: His terrible Facebook game

thenextweb.com
This isn’t an app review, as if I actually gave the Facebook app in question a real review, you might play it, and that would be a shame. Jay Z has a Facebook app out, and it has a single high point: Spotify integration. Really, that’s it. While you are playing,...
Jay Z’s 100th problem: His terrible Facebook game

Facebook Borrows Another Feature From Twitter (Or Was It FriendFeed?): The Hovercard

techcrunch.com
There’s been quite a bit of Facebook news today, with a redesigned Interests page, the addition of a new section to Facebook’s privacy settings, and the launch of Communities as Facebook sets out to own people’s interests. We’ve just come across one more subtle new change: Facebook is getting hovercards. During...
Facebook Borrows Another Feature From Twitter (Or Was It FriendFeed?): The Hovercard

Amazon Adds KF8 Support, Parental Controls, And A High-Contrast Font To Their Cheapest Kindle

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Amazon’s $79 Kindle may be the least flashy of the the bunch, but the Seattle company is starting to push out a new software update that adds some much-needed functionality to their cost-conscious e-reader. One of the biggest additions to the mix is support for Kindle Format 8, Amazon’s relatively...
Amazon Adds KF8 Support, Parental Controls, And A High-Contrast Font To Their Cheapest Kindle

Facebook’s updates profile hovercards to display Timeline Covers

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Facebook’s hovercards (small boxes containing information on a user when you mouse-over their name) have been upgraded numerous times in the two years since they were introduced, but today sees a nice visual upgrade — the introduction of a user’s Timeline cover image. Now, when a user hovers over a...
Facebook’s updates profile hovercards to display Timeline Covers
The Week in Tweaks: Improved Pandora integration, live panoramic wallpapers, and more for your jailbroken iOS device

How "The Walking Dead" Satiates Its Voracious Fans With Interactive Digital Content

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While other networks frantically spin their wheels with one-dimensional onscreen popups and live Twitter streams, the creative team at AMC merges content and digital media to redefine the way people watch, and engage with, their favorite shows--giving "Walking Dead" fans plenty of new stuff to chew on. How do you...
How "The Walking Dead" Satiates Its Voracious Fans With Interactive Digital Content

Torrents.net, Great Domain for a Fresh Torrent Index

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Every week new BitTorrent sites appear, hoping to win the hearts and minds of the BitTorrent community. Only a few of these make it past the first year and even less manage to get enough traction to be noticed in the first place. One new torrent site that launched recently...
Torrents.net, Great Domain for a Fresh Torrent Index

AR app Blippar wins LeWeb’s London startup competition

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Augmented reality and image recognition app Blippar just won the startup competition at LeWeb2012 in London. The startup is already known for its augmented reality work with brands like Marmite, Guinness, the Guardian newspaper and Kit Kat. The event saw a number of hot competitors present their pitches in rounds...
AR app Blippar wins LeWeb’s London startup competition

Motorola trying to patent smart ads in navigation apps

www.engadget.com
There are few places left in this world safe from advertising. Your apps have em, your train is plastered with them (inside and out), even your premium video subscription service pelts you with sales pitches. So, why should getting from one place to another be any different? Motorola (and,...
Motorola trying to patent smart ads in navigation apps

ClassDojo offers a simple but effective tool for educators

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ClassDojo is a new iOS app aimed at educators. It is designed to complement the web-based ClassDojo.com service, a simple solution that uses the principles of gamification to improve behavior in the classroom. Using the service, teachers can list all of their students then award them positive or negative points...
ClassDojo offers a simple but effective tool for educators
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