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Polaroid XS7, XS20 and XS100 Sports Cameras run $69 and up, we snap away at Photokina (sample video)

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Polaroid may not be the first name that comes to mind when you think of adventure-friendly video cams -- Contour and GoPro own that space, with Sony now making a heavy push of its own -- but the insta-film maker turned camera manufacturer now has a rugged lineup of...
Polaroid XS7, XS20 and XS100 Sports Cameras run $69 and up, we snap away at Photokina (sample video)

Apple's iMessage Is Down! (AAPL)

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Apple's iMessage service appears to be broken right now. The Next Web reports it here and a quick test in our office confirms it - we currently can't send or receive iMessages. iMessage is Apple's system for letting an iOS user text message another iOS user without having to use...
Apple's iMessage Is Down! (AAPL)
Zynga games platform beta is now live
Hiss for OS X Mountain Lion integrates Growl into Notification Center

7 Tips For Picking The Right Cofounder

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As they say, there are a lot of fish in the sea. Finding the right fish or partner can appear to be simple. Two best friends get an idea, decide to create a business and build their business and grow wealthy beyond imagination. That's how the story goes, right? Unfortunately,...
7 Tips For Picking The Right Cofounder

Hands-on with Flipboard for Android, and here’s how you can download it now

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The Next Web has covered Flipboard on a number of occasions since it first arrived on the iPad way back in 2010. And it has gone from strength to strength since then, eventually landing on the iPhone last December. So where else could it go to continue to grow? Well,...
Hands-on with Flipboard for Android, and here’s how you can download it now

Scalado Photobeamer for iOS brings rapid photo sharing to any web-connected display (video)

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Scalado's latest 99 cent app for iOS only does one little thing, but it does it well. Its singular mission is to let you share an image from your Camera Roll to any web-connected display in front of you, without having to navigate through a more sophisticated file-sharing platform...
Scalado Photobeamer for iOS brings rapid photo sharing to any web-connected display (video)

This iPhone App Lets You Record What Happens On Your Screen (AAPL)

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Display Recorder is a new iPhone app that lets you record anything on your iPhone's screen in real time.  The app records captures video (along with audio) of what you do on your iPhone's screen. Videos can then be uploaded straight to YouTube.  We gave the app a quick test...
This iPhone App Lets You Record What Happens On Your Screen (AAPL)
Netflix launches sexy new web-based video player

ChargeCard now shipping with micro-USB connector, we go hands-on

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Sure, we own dozens of micro-USB cables, but we don't always have one with us when we need to charge up smartphones, cameras, e-readers and countless other devices. That's why we're happy to get behind this wallet-sized cable, coined ChargeCard. We had a chance to check out the Apple...
ChargeCard now shipping with micro-USB connector, we go hands-on

Marquee Media Center hands-on at gdgt Live in NYC 2012 (video)

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Winning gdgt's StartUp contest has its perks -- just ask recent winner Marquee, which is showcasing version 2.0 of its Media Center here on the showfloor. The imposing device, currently available on the outfit's site for $899, packs 2TB of storage, 4GB DDR3 RAM, DVD player and a 2.4GHz...
Marquee Media Center hands-on at gdgt Live in NYC 2012 (video)

Benchmarks: Galaxy Tab 7.7 vs Transformer Prime

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As the owner of an original Galaxy Tab 7, many readers were surprised that I didn’t buy a Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus when it arrived on the scene. Frankly, I didn’t think there was enough “plus” in the refresh to be worth the upgrade cost. So I waited. Now that...
Benchmarks: Galaxy Tab 7.7 vs Transformer Prime

uTorrent lands on Android phones

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BitTorrent Inc. released a beta version of uTorrent for Android Wednesday, making it possible for Android users to download torrents straight onto their mobile handsets and tablets. The new software, which works on Android 2.1 and up, comes with some basic search functionality as well as the ability to subscribe...
uTorrent lands on Android phones
Skype 2.7 for Android adds video calling to Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch

Testing...testing...nothing to read here!

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Just running a quick test. Please ignore. Filed under: Games GamesBeat 2013 is our fifth annual conference on disruption in the video game market. You'll get 360-degree perspectives from top gaming executives, developers, and analysts on what’s to come in the industry. Our theme this year is “The Battle Royal.”...
Testing...testing...nothing to read here!

Benchmarks: Galaxy Tab 7.7 vs Transformer Prime

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As the owner of an original Galaxy Tab 7, many readers were surprised I didn’t buy a Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus when it arrived on the scene. Frankly, I didn’t think there was enough “plus” in the refresh to be worth the upgrade cost. So I waited. Now that Samsung...
Benchmarks: Galaxy Tab 7.7 vs Transformer Prime

Curebit Apologizes for Copying 37Signals: “Stupid, Lazy, and Disrespectful”

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That’s awkward: Just as it was announcing a $1.2 million round of funding, online referral startup Curebit was caught lifting designs and code from 37Signals, the company behind popular collaboration tools Basecamp, Highrise, and others. The copying was called out on Twitter by 37Signals partner David Heinemeier Hansson, who, after...
Curebit Apologizes for Copying 37Signals: “Stupid, Lazy, and Disrespectful”
TVCatchup Android app leaves beta, offers mobile TV for UK users
Apple's new Messages app for OS X is available to download now

Write on the button: the grammar of interactivity

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Deciding what text to put on an interactive button can be difficult, not least because of the unusual questions of grammar that arise. Here, we propose the 'Would you like to? / I would like to' - or WYLTIWLT - test to use when in doubt.Four weeks ago I realised...
Write on the button: the grammar of interactivity
Startups: Here Comes the (iPhone) Bride

Google merges Trends and Insights for Search into a single, excellent data mining tool

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Knowing how popular a specific topic is around the world can be a key way to determine consumer sentiment. And, knowing in what regions of the world a single query is hot can be exceptionally useful for brands, advertisers, and even the media. Today, Google announced the merging of two...
Google merges Trends and Insights for Search into a single, excellent data mining tool

Insert Coin: Connectify Switchboard bonds all your internet connections into one

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. When we last saw Connectify, it had brought its Dispatch internet connection...
Insert Coin: Connectify Switchboard bonds all your internet connections into one
Nokia's New Lumia Phone Is Still Thick, Heavy, And Covered In Plastic (NOK, MSFT, VZ)

Grab NovaPDF Printer Free, Normally $20 [Downloads]

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NovaPDF creates a "printer" that exports any web page, document, or anything else print-able to a PDF file, and can pull some neat tricks like appending to an existing PDF. Through the Digital Inspiration blog, you can grab a "Lite" copy free.NovaPDF is certainly far from alone in offering a...
Grab NovaPDF Printer Free, Normally $20 [Downloads]
This Guy Had A Horrible MacBook Pro Experience, And Then Things Got Worse At The Genius Bar (AAPL)

Ahead of iPad 3, Tablet Owners Look to Cash In

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Following this early-February AllThingsD report of an expected iPad 3 announcement, trade-ins of current iPad models soared 400 percent, according to Gazelle.com, a “re-commerce” company that gives consumers cash for their electronic hand-me-downs. In a report Gazelle put out covering a six-week period from Dec. 15 to Feb. 2, the...
Ahead of iPad 3, Tablet Owners Look to Cash In

Speed Test: Opera Mini 5 vs. Stock Android Browser

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Earlier today Opera announced the launch of Mini 5 Beta for Android that brought new features and an improved experiece to your mobile browsing. What I felt and said was the best characteristic of Opera Mini 5 was the way it handles page rendering – it compresses them on...
Speed Test: Opera Mini 5 vs. Stock Android Browser

Canon 7D v2 firmware tested: increases burst capacity, gives manual audio control

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You don't get to unbox anything or have that new-camera smell, so how much does the Canon 7D v2 firmware really transform the now three year-old model? The answer depends a bit on what you do with it, but for most users the Japanese maker deserves kudos from bringing...
Canon 7D v2 firmware tested: increases burst capacity, gives manual audio control

Twitter Just Added An Extra Layer Of Security To Prevent Your Account From Being Hacked

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Twitter now offers two-step verification, a means of keep your account extra-secure. In addition to your standard text-based password, Twitter reveals that it will now send a secondary password to your mobile device too - you have to know the usual password and possess the correct device in order to...
Twitter Just Added An Extra Layer Of Security To Prevent Your Account From Being Hacked
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