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Dolby Atmos audio hits moviegoers with sound from all directions

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Dolby has unveiled a new audio platform for theaters called Atmos, which it says creates more natural sound that can "envelop" listeners. Atmos uses a process called adaptive rendering, which Dolby says makes it possible to direct sounds as if they were "dynamic objects," making it easier to deliver...
Dolby Atmos audio hits moviegoers with sound from all directions

Forecast for Revamped Weather Channel iPhone App Looks Bright

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If you get your weather updates from your smartphone, you might want to check out The Weather Channel’s revamped iPhone app. It’s the first major redesign of the app since 2009 and brings a sleeker design and more personalization and social features. The changes are apparent as soon as you...
Forecast for Revamped Weather Channel iPhone App Looks Bright

Nooly weather app claims to-the-minute forecast accuracy

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Custom algorithms are designed to tell you when rain will start or turn into a thunderstorm. But don't get your hopes up for predicting the future. [Read more]...
Nooly weather app claims to-the-minute forecast accuracy

Giant sandcastle Minas Tirith survives orcs, falls to rain

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Artist spends years creating a massive, painstaking replica of Minas Tirith from "Lord of the Rings" out of sand. [Read more]...
Giant sandcastle Minas Tirith survives orcs, falls to rain

Flash Valet’s mobile app accelerates your car’s return

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Folks that like valet parking may like it even more thanks to Flash Valet, a new mobile app and platform that speeds both your car’s return as well as your valet payment. The product, from Klever Logic, was born from a realistic use case: “Daniela, wife of one of the...
Flash Valet’s mobile app accelerates your car’s return

30 Sunrises Over Seattle: A beautiful look at our city

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This is pretty awesome. The one-man graphics company Digital.Meals created a video of 30 sunrises in Seattle over 30 days, picking iconic locations such as Gas Works and Kerry parks, as well as more ordinary streetscapes. I’ve watched the video a few times now, and I’m reminded each time...
30 Sunrises Over Seattle: A beautiful look at our city

Melb weather update: serious rain, no hail in Mont Albert. I'm still impressed by the big red oval http://is.gd/9S6mJ

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Melb weather update: serious rain, no hail in Mont Albert. I'm still impressed by the big red oval http://is.gd/9S6mJ

Bowers & Wilkins AM-1 speaker can weather the rain, weather the snow, weather the storm

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We appreciate any product that lets us not only openly reference Lamb, but also blast that band's tracks in our backyard. Which is what Bowers & Wilkins weatherproof AM-1 (Architectural Monitor) was built to do: blare out the tunes no matter the weather while retaining a subdued, stylish look....
Bowers & Wilkins AM-1 speaker can weather the rain, weather the snow, weather the storm

SmartThings wins the Dublin Web Summit's Spark of Genius startup competition

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Facing stiff competition from a smartphone-powered vibrator, Internet of Things startup SmartThings was declared the winner at the Dublin Web Summit‘s Spark of Genius startup competition yesterday. Having found its feet via a Kickstarter campaign that raised $1,209,423 on a $250,000 target, SmartThings allows you to control air conditioners, lights,...
SmartThings wins the Dublin Web Summit's Spark of Genius startup competition

Rain at last

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Rain at last
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NTT DoCoMo, Fujitsu and NEC rekindle love and LTE partnership, Samsung and Panasonic left in the rain

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The fractious on-again, off-again love affair between NTT DoCoMo, Fujitsu and NEC has taken another turn. After dissolving a partnership to build a common LTE platform that included Samsung and Panasonic, the trio have rekindled their love over a candlelit dinner. The gang are stumping up the cash to...
NTT DoCoMo, Fujitsu and NEC rekindle love and LTE partnership, Samsung and Panasonic left in the rain

Ran 4.16 kilometers in 28 mins and felt good. With ice and snow gone and without rain there are no excuses left not ... http://bit.ly/dkBzoJ

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Ran 4.16 kilometers in 28 mins and felt good. With ice and snow gone and without rain there are no excuses left not ... http://bit.ly/dkBzoJ

Launching in the rain….

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Launching in the rain….

The Instagram Acquisition Was Just As Fast As You Thought

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No, really -- name your price. (facebook.com) Apparently Instagram’s $500 million valuation sent Mark Zuckerberg into outright panic mode. The acquisition wasn't some secretly-long-in-the-works project. An anonymous source tells Dealbook that within 24 hours of the photo-sharing serving closing its latest round, Zuck was calling up CEO Kevin Systrom, ready...
The Instagram Acquisition Was Just As Fast As You Thought

The Lamp That Tells You the Weather by Recreating It

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A concept light fixture called Nebula 12 will make clouds to match a stormy weather forecast. You wake up in the morning and check your phone for the day's weather. What if instead you turned on a lamp and it showed you, with either a bright glowing yellow bulb or...
The Lamp That Tells You the Weather by Recreating It

North Beach In The Rain

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North Beach In The Rain

David Cameron uses Twitter and is asked 'Dear Dave, can you do anything about the rain?'

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Twitter is hardly a suitable medium for the Prime Minister, says Bryony Gordon...
David Cameron uses Twitter and is asked 'Dear Dave, can you do anything about the rain?'

Mysterious gelatinous spheres rain down in England (Yahoo! News)

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Yahoo! News - The discovery of mysterious, blue, gelatinous spheres in an English backyard has captivated the imagination of scientists and the public alike. What the heck are the spheres? And where did they come from? The unscented, water-insoluble spheres were first found in the yard …...
Mysterious gelatinous spheres rain down in England (Yahoo! News)

Dealmaster 2013--a new year, and some new deals

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A fine chilly January Monday morning to you all, Arsians! The Dealmaster is spending the week at CES, but just because he's on travel doesn't mean that the deals stop. Oh, no, no, no! Our partners at LogicBuy keep pumping out the savings, and we'll keep bringing them to...
Dealmaster 2013--a new year, and some new deals

Panasonic's new Toughpads are ready to rumble

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LAS VEGAS--If you're looking for a tablet that's built like a tank, the sturdy Toughpad series is as far as you need go. Just expect to pay a premium. In addition to its jaw-dropping 20-inch, 5.3-pound tablet demo, Panasonic announced a pair of new ToughPad models to fill out its...
Panasonic's new Toughpads are ready to rumble

My sexy sexy TL in the rain in AZ http://twitpic.com/17kz0w

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My sexy sexy TL in the rain in AZ http://twitpic.com/17kz0w

Rains once more cause damage at Apple's Fifth Avenue NY store

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Weather woes continue at Apple's flagship Fifth Avenue store in New York City, as rain is once again seeping into the retail location, and now Apple's SoHo location is said to have been suffering from the same problem.    ...
Rains once more cause damage at Apple's Fifth Avenue NY store
This Tripod Mount For iPhones Will Make Snapping Pictures A Breeze

If you'd like to code to the sound of coding, check out Coding.fm

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A few weeks ago, we pointed to a site called Raining.fm, a cloud-based rain streaming service. Because rain rocks. But if you’re not totally into the whole drizzle thing and would rather write or code to the sound of other people programming, you’ll dig Coding.fm. The site is pretty basic...
If you'd like to code to the sound of coding, check out Coding.fm

Amazing Animated GIF Of Y Combinator's Paul Graham Making It Rain

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TechCrunch's 6th Annual Crunchie awards are coming up. Exec, a Y Combinator startup that works like Task Rabbit and helps people run errands, was nominated for "Fastest Rising Startup." To say team was excited about their nomination would be an understatement. They created a music video dancing around in dinosaur...
Amazing Animated GIF Of Y Combinator's Paul Graham Making It Rain

The Fifth Avenue Apple Store Is Under Water (AAPL)

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Apple's flagship Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan isn't taking the rain too well. The New York Post reports that the store is flooding with water. A customer named Errol Rappaport said, "I was down there at 5:45 AM because I had trouble backing up my computer and everyone started yelling....
The Fifth Avenue Apple Store Is Under Water (AAPL)

Talking Covers: A look inside the minds of book cover designers and authors

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All forms of design serve to communicate meaning in some way, but every genre has to be handled differently, case by case. And so, just like how packaging and product design live in different worlds than the Web, book cover design involves a unique challenge: summing up thousands of words...
Talking Covers: A look inside the minds of book cover designers and authors

I really needed Coltrane today ... listening to "After The Rain" http://tinysong.com/eUJU

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I really needed Coltrane today ... listening to "After The Rain" http://tinysong.com/eUJU

Cool Capture: Raindrops

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It's Winter in the Northern hemisphere, but stormy weather happens year-round. We asked you to upload your stormy weather pics to our Cool Capture community group and tag your Instagram pics with #CoolCapture. Looks like there's rain on the horizon, since we spotted a lot of drops in your...
Cool Capture: Raindrops
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