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Leaked video: New Microsoft Office Suite reveals cloud features

Apple's Next iPad Could Sport A Slimmer Shell, Take A Page From The iPad Mini Playbook

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Apple’s next iPad might look like an enlarged iPad mini, according to new pictures received by 9to5Mac that claim to represent the device’s new back casing. The pics aren’t “verified,” the blog says, but 9to5Mac’s track record is solid, with another example that it generally posts good info coming earlier...
Apple's Next iPad Could Sport A Slimmer Shell, Take A Page From The iPad Mini Playbook
Review: NYNE's NB-250 rubberized Bluetooth speaker, ultimate portability meets superior sound quality

Grinding it Out: See Steven Sinofsky Turn Surface Into a Skateboard

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Steven Sinofsky is apparently not only unsure whether to classify Surface as laptop or tablet. He also fancies it a skateboard. The Windows unit president was spotted Tuesday riding on one of the slates (mounted on skateboard wheels) through the lobby of Studio B, the home of Surface on Microsoft’s...
Grinding it Out: See Steven Sinofsky Turn Surface Into a Skateboard

Microsoft Bullies Users Into Office 365 Services

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Microsoft has confirmed Office 2013 licenses will be locked to one PC and one PC only, halting transfers of the office suite software to replacement computers and perhaps forcing users to use its new Office 365 services. If you install Office 2013 on any PC, that licensed copy belongs to...
Microsoft Bullies Users Into Office 365 Services

CLEAR Customer Service Nightmare

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CLEAR Customer Service Nightmare is a post from Chris PirilloAfter seeing a tweet from Jeris JC Miller this morning, I offered to provide her guest blogger privileges on my blog – given that I once suffered the cruel and unusual torture of ClearWire customer service. The following has been written...
CLEAR Customer Service Nightmare

New Cloud Foundry app validates cloud portability

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Cloud Foundry wants its Platform as a Service to be the basis for a wide array of such services going forward — a sort of super Paas foundation. And so far, it’s got some promising partners in that effort: AppFog, Uhuru, ActiveState, and Tier 3 Network all provide PaaS offerings based on...
New Cloud Foundry app validates cloud portability

feature: Ars Technica reviews the iPad

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The iPad isn't a big iPod touch—an iPod touch is a miniature iPad that restricts the full multitouch experience in exchange for offering greater portability. With the iPad, in contrast, you get multitouch the way it was meant to be done. That's one of our many take-aways after having...
feature: Ars Technica reviews the iPad
PhoneJoy's New Play GamePad Is A Universal Smartphone Game Controller That Hugs Your Gadget
Microflow, a toaster-sized disease detector, will get its first test run in space

The Flow and The Balance

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No this is not a post about yoga, although I am really looking forward to my yoga class this morning. It's about the two concepts in finance that I think are most important for folks to understand. The Gotham Gal and I went out to dinner with our oldest child...
The Flow and The Balance
Can Bluetooth handsets help the smartphone to tablet switch?

Microsoft Surface Pro review

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It's a compelling proposition: all the power and application compatibility of a laptop running a proper desktop operating system, all the portability and convenience of a tablet, all mixed together in one package. That's the core idea behind Microsoft's Surface tablets but, as we saw with the Surface for...
Microsoft Surface Pro review

RIM Signs A Licensing Deal With Microsoft (MSFT, RIMM)

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Research In Motion shares are spiking on news that it has struck some sort of licensing deal with Microsoft. We've put in calls to Microsoft to find out what's going on here. It doesn't look like RIM is getting Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system, or vice versa. Instead, RIM is...
RIM Signs A Licensing Deal With Microsoft (MSFT, RIMM)

Twitter Competitor App.net Launches File-Hosting Feature

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App.net, the paid social website that aims to take on Twitter, released its file application programming interface on Monday, allowing users of the service to host up to 10 GB of file storage on their App.net account. Users can host files like photos or videos without “siloing” them in a...
Twitter Competitor App.net Launches File-Hosting Feature
Review: Digital Treasures Props Power Case - the case for the power-hungry iPad owner

Mobile Device That's Better for a Jotter Than a Talker

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Lots of folks carry a smartphone, and, at least some of the time, tote a second mobile device—an iPad or other tablet. But some people might prefer a product that combines the two. Similarly, many have come to love the finger-controlled interface popularized by Apple, but might prefer at times...
Mobile Device That's Better for a Jotter Than a Talker

Sony Tablet P review: The double-edged dual screen sword

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The Sony Tablet P can fold to half its size for easy portability. Unfortunately, its dual screen implementation is marred by one seam. One big, distracting seam. [Read more]...
Sony Tablet P review: The double-edged dual screen sword

Engadget Primed: digital audio basics

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Primed goes in-depth on the technobabble you hear on Engadget every day -- we dig deep into each topic's history and how it benefits our lives. You can follow the series here. Looking to suggest a piece of technology for us to break down? Drop us a line at...
Engadget Primed: digital audio basics

Koss intros Striva headphone systems, lets you stream music over WiFi straight to your ears

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Koss may be known for its budget-minded offerings in the headphone space, but today it's announced something to shake things up a bit. Falling under the Striva moniker, Koss has created what it claims to be the first lineup of headphones to use "WiFi technology that receives music directly...
Koss intros Striva headphone systems, lets you stream music over WiFi straight to your ears

JamStik portable MIDI guitar lets you play and learn on the iPad wirelessly

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We heard from our friends over at TechCrunch (thanks, John Biggs!) that a company called Zivix has been showing off a cool little MIDI guitar at CES, so here it is! Dubbed the JamStik, this digital instrument serves the same purpose as the already-available You Rock, except this one...
JamStik portable MIDI guitar lets you play and learn on the iPad wirelessly

ET deals: 22% off Dell's Inspiron 17R Core i7-powered laptop

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With laptops, the screen situation is a tricky one. Of all the characteristics of a laptop, the screen size has the biggest impact on the portability and usability of your machine and picking the right size is critical. While we may ideally like to stare at multiple 20-inch (or larger)...
ET deals: 22% off Dell's Inspiron 17R Core i7-powered laptop

Google+ finally allows you to merge your accounts

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Google+ users with a profile attached to their regular Gmail account and one attached to their Google apps account are finally able to merge those two accounts, thanks to a new tool launched by Google Thursday. The tool, which is part of Google Takeout, the company’s data portability initiative, allows...
Google+ finally allows you to merge your accounts

Tr.im And The Small App Problem

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Tr.im, perhaps the loudest of the small URL shortens has stopped shorting URLs today, at long last.We all recall their history of screaming bloody murder when Twitter picked Bit.ly as heir apparent to the venerable TinyURL, their attempted self sale, their open source fling, and now their demise. Rollicking tale.But it raises...
Tr.im And The Small App Problem

Eyes-on with 3D System's CubeX and next-generation Cube

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3D Systems isn't exactly new to the consumer 3D printing space, but its history lies in professional additive manufacturing. Its machines have found homes around the globe in high profile businesses like Boeing. That hasn't stopped the company from rolling out a pair of impressive home options at CES....
Eyes-on with 3D System's CubeX and next-generation Cube

IFTTT launches Google Drive channel to let you automatically save data like Tweets, photos and more

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The sweet online service IFTTT has launched a new channel that allows you to perform actions using your Google Drive account. The channel allows for recipes to be created that can do things like saving all of your Tweets or Instagram photos to your Drive account. The service, if you’re...
IFTTT launches Google Drive channel to let you automatically save data like Tweets, photos and more

Microblogging vs. Blogging: 5 Ways to Create an Open Twitter Alternative

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Given the recent developments in the Twitter developer ecosystem, I think it's a good time to revisit the idea of an open Web alternative to Twitter. The fact is, the differences between microblogging and normal blogging are insignificant. I'm going to detail five of the differences. My point in doing...
Microblogging vs. Blogging: 5 Ways to Create an Open Twitter Alternative

Gigabyte unveils U2442 ultrabooks and P2542G gaming laptop at CeBIT

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You didn't think a company like Gigabyte would roll into CeBIT empty-handed, did you? The Taiwanese company knows how to rock a trade show properly and came packin' a whole bevy of goodies. Getting top billing are the brand new U2442 ultrabooks and the P2542G gaming laptop. The slim...
Gigabyte unveils U2442 ultrabooks and P2542G gaming laptop at CeBIT

Alta Devices claims world's lightest, most efficient military solar chargers

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Alta Devices has already laid claim to one solar charging-related record, now it's claiming to add world's lightest to its list of selling points. The company is still touting its mats as the most efficient (though, there are some valid challenges to that claim), but it's adding portability and...
Alta Devices claims world's lightest, most efficient military solar chargers

CIOs bemoan lock-in and the 'false flexibility' of the cloud

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Despite the promise of portability from service providers, the reality of the cloud for big customers is a similar type of lock-in as they experience with on-premise apps vendors such as Oracle and SAP, two CIOs said Tuesday....
CIOs bemoan lock-in and the 'false flexibility' of the cloud
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