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After Plenty Of Duds, LG May Finally Have A Winner With The Optimus G Pro

29th Street Publishing Remakes iPad Magazines

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Perhaps you heard about the demise of The Daily. The first big attempt at publishing an iPad magazine was top-heavy in terms of personnel and technology, and it went under. What does that say about iPad publishing? Nothing, really. The Daily was a very early attempt. Now that the hardware...
29th Street Publishing Remakes iPad Magazines

Mail.Ru CEO Dmitry Grishin's robotics investment firm puts $250k in RobotAppStore (Interview)

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Grishin Robotics, the personal robotics fund kickstarted by Mail.Ru Group co-founder and CEO Dmitry Grishin, has pumped $250,000 into RobotAppStore, an open, online marketplace for robotics applications. The investment firm had earlier backed Y Combinator graduate Double Robotics with the exact same amount. In both cases, detailed terms of the...
Mail.Ru CEO Dmitry Grishin's robotics investment firm puts $250k in RobotAppStore (Interview)

Sparrow for iPhone is a beautiful, natural mail management experience with one major flaw

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There are very few things that are more integral to daily life on an iPhone than mail. Everyone uses email. Your mom uses it, your cousins use it, your grandmother probably uses it. Deciding to make a mail app for the iPhone isn’t something that you undertake without some balls....
Sparrow for iPhone is a beautiful, natural mail management experience with one major flaw

London startups and investors get a new co-working space, and TechStars London is calling it home

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Early-stage startups in London already have a number of choices when it comes to co-working with their peers and another one has now emerged. Warner Yard (website not yet live at the time of writing) is particularly notable because it will be attracting investors as well as startups to work from...
London startups and investors get a new co-working space, and TechStars London is calling it home

Netflix for iOS updated with a new player UI, support for alternate language audio

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There's still no word available on HD video streaming, but Netflix has just released version 2.2 of its app for iPhones and iPads. While the front end got tablet friendly in December and received a Retina Display makeover in March, this version brings a new player UI to all...
Netflix for iOS updated with a new player UI, support for alternate language audio

Dropbox users complain of spam emails reminiscent of last year's data leak, company is investigating

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A thread on the Dropbox forums is filling up with reports of users getting sent spam email to addresses that have exclusively been used for the service. The uptick in spam has grown beyond just a few users, sparking some comparisons to last year’s data leak. Dropbox has taken notice...
Dropbox users complain of spam emails reminiscent of last year's data leak, company is investigating

Just.me launches on iOS, aims to become your favorite messaging app

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Apple's App Store certainly doesn't suffer from any shortages in the social apps department, but that's not stopping the newly launched Just.me from attempting to work itself into the daily lives of iOS users. After about two years of being in the development stage, Just.me has finally matured and...
Just.me launches on iOS, aims to become your favorite messaging app

Vizio computers, tablet to arrive this month

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Vizio, largely known for its bargain-priced HDTVs, has confirmed to Gizmodo that customers can expect to see its lineup of Vizio PCs appearing at retailers within the month of June. Some details about the lineup remain unknown, but images released by the company depict multiple all-in-one desktops, 14- and 15.6-inch...
Vizio computers, tablet to arrive this month

TNW Pick of the Day: Takes for iOS turns your photos into actual moving images

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There’s no shortage of apps out there that transform your photos into multimedia-style videos, Animoto is one such app, while Cinegram offers an interesting GIF-based incarnation. But another very interesting new approach to the concept launched today at SXSW in Austin, Texas. It goes by the name of Takes, and...
TNW Pick of the Day: Takes for iOS turns your photos into actual moving images
'Auralux' minimalist real-time strategy game coming to Tegra Zone this month

Samsung Galaxy Note II reportedly coming in black, triggers monolithic memories

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Samsung gave Galaxy S III buyers a small rainbow of color choices in the summer, and there's signs that the Galaxy Note II might receive a similarly resplendent treatment. A supposed press image obtained by AndroidSlash shows the giant smartphone draped in a previously unavailable black that's potentially very...
Samsung Galaxy Note II reportedly coming in black, triggers monolithic memories

Check Out The Mysterious Logo Apple Uses On Its Prototype iPhones (AAPL, EBAY)

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An iPhone 4 prototype has appeared on eBay, reports 9to5Mac. If you're an Apple fan or a patent nerd, this is your chance to own a piece of history. There's rampant speculation behind the logo that appears on the reverse side of the phone. The Verge writes that it's reminiscent...
Check Out The Mysterious Logo Apple Uses On Its Prototype iPhones (AAPL, EBAY)

fastcompany: Now let us return to the tale of C1. Or should I...

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fastcompany: Now let us return to the tale of C1. Or should I say, MacMan. The agency team was heartbroken to learn that Steve had fallen in love with such a disappointing name as “MacMan.” Unlike C1 itself, for which our feelings had evolved from shock to love, there could...
fastcompany: Now let us return to the tale of C1. Or should I...

NES-inspired "iCade 8-bitty" brings retro gaming feel to iOS devices

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ThinkGeek announced on Monday a new iCade-compatible gaming controller called the iCade 8-bitty. The D-pad style controller will get its first public showing at the 2012 Toy Fair in New York City this week. The iCade 8-bitty looks a bit like the classic NES D-pad controller, but redone with...
NES-inspired "iCade 8-bitty" brings retro gaming feel to iOS devices

Dave Morin, CEO of Path: 'If Facebook Is A Chevy, Then We're A BMW'; 'Family Friendly' Network Pushes 6M Users, Launches Virtual Goods

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Dave Morin, CEO and founder of Path, today likened Facebook to a Chevy, and Path to a BMW or Audi, as he attempted to draw out the differences between his privacy-focused social network and the one that is now publicly-traded and recently passed 1 billion users (and happens to be...
Dave Morin, CEO of Path: 'If Facebook Is A Chevy, Then We're A BMW'; 'Family Friendly' Network Pushes 6M Users, Launches Virtual Goods
6 promising startups spotted at the Launch Festival

Surprising Indonesian earthquakes set record

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A pair of massive earthquakes that occurred earlier today off the coast of Indonesia, reminiscent of the tragic magnitude 9.1 quake that struck in 2004, caused a fair bit of panic but ultimately minimal damage. The earthquakes were extremely unusual, setting a new record for strike-slip faults—vertical faults where...
Surprising Indonesian earthquakes set record
Watch this: the alien beat of microscopic life in 'Micro Empire'

Love Data Valentines Day around the world

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Today, most of us celebrate love in one way or another – but how many different ways do you know? The Datablog found outValentine's day is today – February 14 – and a lot of us will be celebrating love in some way. Maybe you'll have a table for two...
Love Data Valentines Day around the world

MG Android gaming handheld now available to pre-order for $150, ships early November

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When we first laid eyes on the MG, it was an ambitious effort that hoped to bring Android 4.0-powered gaming to the casual masses through the hit-and-miss world of crowd funding. Though its Kickstarter efforts were a bust, its creators have managed to get this project off of the...
MG Android gaming handheld now available to pre-order for $150, ships early November

Sir Benfro's Brilliant Balloon – app review

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Apple App Store, Tim Fishlock, 69pIt's not often a game is released that can truly claim to be art, but Sir Benfro's Brilliant Balloon (Apple App Store, Tim Fishlock, 69p) deserves the title.The gameplay is gloriously simple – reminiscent of the browser Helicopter title so popular a decade ago. The...
Sir Benfro's Brilliant Balloon – app review

Samsung Nexus 10 tablet confirmed as manual leaks

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Google's October 29 event will almost certainly feature a new 10-inch Nexus tablet manufactured by Samsung, as images of a manual for the device have now surfaced online. The images reveal the general design lines of the Nexus 10, but give no indication as to its build materials. From the...
Samsung Nexus 10 tablet confirmed as manual leaks

Your Facebook Messages Are About To Look Totally Different (FB)

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Facebook is introducing a redesigned messages interface. A catalog of people you've messaged will appear on the left. Clicking on one of them will reveal your full conversation history to the right, reminiscent of an email client. This new interface also allows for searching your messages for whatever keywords you're...
Your Facebook Messages Are About To Look Totally Different (FB)

Why The Future Of Search May Look More Like Yahoo Than Google

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When Nirvana was cool Rewind to the late 90s. Almost everything you needed – email, news, sports, stocks, maps and more – was conveniently on one site: Yahoo!. Yahoo! was the “portal” to the Internet that strived to deliver everything you could ever want on its own properties. The crazy...
Why The Future Of Search May Look More Like Yahoo Than Google

FedEx bets on social commerce, launches Ship to Friends app on Facebook

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Because “friendship goes beyond digital,” FedEx has decided to launch Ship to Friends, an app which lets US-based users prepare and pay for a shipment without ever leaving Facebook. Reminiscent of AOL’s all-in-one Internet of the 90′s, FedEx believes that over time Facebook “will increasingly become a fully integrated part of how...
FedEx bets on social commerce, launches Ship to Friends app on Facebook

Kik Raises $19.5M Series B, Bets On Its Cards Platform Play To Take On WhatsApp And Others

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Kik has raised a $19.5M Series B funding round, the company revealed today, led by Foundation Capital and including RRE Ventures, Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures. The Waterloo-based messaging app company will be using the funding to help continue to support its growth, and the new injection of cash comes at...
Kik Raises $19.5M Series B, Bets On Its Cards Platform Play To Take On WhatsApp And Others
Google's Pagerank demotions follow SOPA down a slippery slope of corporate censorship

Flash back: "Oldtweets" is a search engine for the first year of Twitter

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Reminiscent of Google’s awesome but short-lived 2001 search index, Oldtweets is a search engine for the first year of Twitter. In other words, if you’re looking for a time capsule: here it is. More than anything, it really is fun to look back at our past. This search engine reveals...
Flash back: "Oldtweets" is a search engine for the first year of Twitter
Microsoft brings 'Contre Jour' iOS game to the web and Windows 8
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?