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Google Instant: Only On When Your Computer Can Handle It

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As part of the January search update provided by Google – Google Instant has a new default preference. The new preference is to only enable it if your computer can handle it – otherwise, Google will disable Google Instant results. If you go to the search preferences it should say...
Google Instant: Only On When Your Computer Can Handle It

Mountain Lion: Hands on with Gatekeeper

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With Mountain Lion, Apple is creating a new way for Mac developers to sign their apps and adding a new set of options for users in the Security & Privacy preference pane. Here's how Mountain Lion's new Gatekeeper feature works....
Mountain Lion: Hands on with Gatekeeper

How smartphones and tablets are fueling commerce

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Smartphones and tablets are driving both in-store and online commerce, but their roles are distinct in many ways. Nielsen shed some light on how consumers are using both types of devices to aid their shopping. Overall, 79 percent of respondents in a survey conducted in the first quarter said they...
How smartphones and tablets are fueling commerce

Loudlee lets you create an online library of your favourite music using YouTube [Invites]

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There is certainly no shortage of ways to listen to music online. Between Spotify, Pandora, YouTube, or brand new options options like Monstro, which we just covered, users the world over probably already have a preference for where they go to get their online music fix. Loudlee, a brand new...
Loudlee lets you create an online library of your favourite music using YouTube [Invites]

Nice filters: Vote for the hottest hipsters on Instagram with Hotstagram

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You’ve always wondered who the hottest Instagram users were and now you can have a say in it. A new site called Hotsagram has launched and it lets ladies or gents vote on the hottest male and female users on Instagram. Simply bring the site up, pick your gender or...
Nice filters: Vote for the hottest hipsters on Instagram with Hotstagram

10 great Android apps to boost your productivity

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This post has been made possible by AndroidPIT, your one-stop resource for all things Android. As a hardened Android user (and Apps Editor at TNW), I download a lot of apps. Some are great, and some are, well, not so great. But there is only so much capacity for...
10 great Android apps to boost your productivity

Apple May Add Secure Password Suggestions to Safari with OS X Mountain Lion

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1Password is a popular password service which offers apps and browser plug-ins for a number of platforms, including Mac, Windows, iOS and Android. The service automatically generates strong, unique passwords whenever a login is needed, keeping them in a keychain under a master password. Once authorized, 1Password can then automatically...
Apple May Add Secure Password Suggestions to Safari with OS X Mountain Lion

Meet The 10 Patents Yahoo! Is Using To Sue Facebook

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Yes, Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) went there today—claiming in a lawsuit that it, not Facebook, is the real king of social networks. The company points to ten patents that it says cover features like messages, advertising and privacy settings. For your convenience, we’ve provided abstracts of those patents for your...
Meet The 10 Patents Yahoo! Is Using To Sue Facebook

DC Comics arrive on Nook Tablet, Barnes & Noble lets you watch, zoom the Watchmen

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When we initially did our Nook Tablet / Kindle Fire battle royal, the choice between the devices for comics fans largely came down to the preference between the Marvel and DC universes. The lines, however, are blurring. Thanks to today's announcement, Justice League fans should find as much to...
DC Comics arrive on Nook Tablet, Barnes & Noble lets you watch, zoom the Watchmen

ColourDNA App Builds New Kind Of Interest Graph – Pinterest For Color?

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Recently a fascinating trend emerged. The rise of Pinterest and other interest-based social networks has suggested (or perhaps reminded us?) that there are in fact limitations to friends’ recommendations and, thus the Facebook Social Graph. All those ticker feeds about what terrible music your friends are listening to? Yeah, that....
ColourDNA App Builds New Kind Of Interest Graph – Pinterest For Color?

SanDisk announces Extreme Pro microSD cards for smartphones and tablets, quick speeds starting at $60

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Touting the "world's fastest mobile memory card" moniker, SanDisk has unveiled the Extreme Pro microSDHC line of storage add-ons for your smartphone or tablet. The outfit is advertising 95MB/s read and 90MB/s write speeds for the UHS Class 1 memory cards -- clocking in a bit faster than Samsung's...
SanDisk announces Extreme Pro microSD cards for smartphones and tablets, quick speeds starting at $60

TRUSTe Announces An Opt-Out System for Mobile Ads

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It looks like there are some big challenges ahead for mobile advertising, as the industry faces increasing scrutiny from the federal regulators, and as Apple phases out the UDIDs used by advertisers and publishers to identify users. Now privacy company TRUSTe is offering a new way for advertisers to address...
TRUSTe Announces An Opt-Out System for Mobile Ads
IE 10 must let users decide whether to turn Do Not Track on or not, says latest DNT draft spec

Balloonduck Is A Much Prettier Twitter For Questions, Looking For 1,500 Beta Users

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I’m notoriously cynical when it comes to new social services and apps. I’m already drowning in the madness of Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and the list goes on and on and on. But every once in a while a service pops up that fills a gap. No, it may...
Balloonduck Is A Much Prettier Twitter For Questions, Looking For 1,500 Beta Users

CHART OF THE DAY: Big Investors Are Most Excited About This Sector

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Earlier today we looked at Citi's survey of 115 institutional clients that showed growing bullishness around the U.S. economy and U.S. equities. These investors expect S&P500 EPS to grow over 7 percent year-over-year (weighted average) and expect the index to close at 1,422. While investors are most bullish on...
CHART OF THE DAY: Big Investors Are Most Excited About This Sector
NTT Docomo president prefers 'open' Android to the iPhone

As Twitter turns six, there's more to be done

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Six years ago today, Twitter launched to the masses. But those masses are still in need of a few key features that the site doesn't yet offer. Here's our wish list. By Daniel Roberts, reporter Happy birthday, blue bird! Despite some rocky corporate drama, Twitter is going strong six years...
As Twitter turns six, there's more to be done

Student Vote Could Give Apple the Edge in Classroom Computing Race

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In the battle for the education market, who will be the victor — Apple’s iPad or Google’s ChromeBook? An interesting question, and while it’s far too early for a definitive answer, there are some early indications of which way things are headed. Research outfit Piper Jaffray recently surveyed a small...
Student Vote Could Give Apple the Edge in Classroom Computing Race
Apple updates Java for a third time, this time with Flashback malware removal
Bartender for OS X cures menu bar clutter
Android Design guidelines updated with best practices for settings and navigation

Chrome briefly passes Internet Explorer to become most popular weekend web browser

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Web analytics firm StatCounter on Wednesday announced that Google’s Chrome web browser overtook Microsoft’s Internet Explorer last Sunday to become the most popular weekend browser, Reuters reported. “While it is only one day, this is a milestone,” said Aodhan Cullen, StatCounter’s chief executive. “At weekends, when people are free...
Chrome briefly passes Internet Explorer to become most popular weekend web browser

Velti Report: iOS Regains The Mobile Ad Lead, New iPad Growing Fast

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iOS edged out Android in mobile ad marketshare last month, according to a new report from mobile marketing company Velti. The report is based on data collected from 33,405 apps via the Mobclix Exchange, which Velti acquired in 2010. It says that at the end of 2011, iOS and Android...
Velti Report: iOS Regains The Mobile Ad Lead, New iPad Growing Fast
Digital reading beginning to take Chinese mindshare

Does Google’s Mobile SEO Preference Change Mobile SEO Best Practices?

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Google did not just tell all of you to make your sites responsive. Actually they did, but that’s not all they said. At SMX Advanced, Pierre Far of Google announced something else as well. Responsive Web design is Google’s preferred option he said, but only if it’s best for a...
Does Google’s Mobile SEO Preference Change Mobile SEO Best Practices?

Netflix shareholders vote to change board structure

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Netflix shareholders voted overwhelmingly last week to change the way the company’s board is structured, potentially leaving the company more vulnerable to takeover. In a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission dated June 1, shareholders voted 26.8 million in favor vs. nearly 9 million opposed to change the board...
Netflix shareholders vote to change board structure

New study on tablet users: use up, apps up, purchases up, news … not so up

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The Online Publisher’s Association just released the results of a new study on tablet owners’ use and purchase habits. The news is good if you’re a magazine, not so much if you’re a newspaper. But it’s all good if you’re an app developer. 31 percent of US internet users now...
New study on tablet users: use up, apps up, purchases up, news … not so up

'Apple Store' iOS App Gains Support for Express Checkout, Advance Check-In for In-Store Pickup

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Apple today rolled out an update for its Apple Store [App Store] app for iOS devices, adding two new features to enhance the functionality of the app. The first feature is support for Express Checkout, which has been available through the regular online store but is now available through the...
'Apple Store' iOS App Gains Support for Express Checkout, Advance Check-In for In-Store Pickup

Google formally demands new trial on API infringement while Oracle advocates efficiency

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On Tuesday evening local time, Google brought its pre-announced formal motion for a new trial on API infringement liability (click on the image to enlarge or read the text below the image):"PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 591 Defendant Google Inc. ('Google') will, and hereby does,...
Google formally demands new trial on API infringement while Oracle advocates efficiency

ICS update for Eee Pad Transformer delayed (again) until March

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Promises, promises. That's what ASUS has been feeding those of you who choose to brazenly call the OG Transformer your slate of preference. In the past couple of months we were told to expect the ICS refresh in "early February," before quickly slipping a couple of weeks. Needless to...
ICS update for Eee Pad Transformer delayed (again) until March
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