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[Video] RWW Preview: What to Expect from Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference

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We're well into the post-Steve world, but then Steve Jobs was never the main focus of news from Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which will take place June 11-15 in San Francisco, California. Rather, product announcements - the things will that define the coming year for the "Apple Cores" who...
[Video] RWW Preview: What to Expect from Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference

Lower pricing and simplified limits with the Google Maps API

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Since launching the Google Maps API seven years ago, we’ve been awed by the many ways developers have used the service to build great mapping apps. As you may know, last year we introduced limits on the number of free maps that developers could show daily through the Google Maps...
Lower pricing and simplified limits with the Google Maps API

Google Lowers Fees, Simplifies Maps API Ahead of Google I/O

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Ahead of the Google I/O developer conference next week, Google announced Friday it is lowering the fees for apps accessing its API from $4 per 1,000 map loads to $0.50 per 1,000 map loads. After years of offering free access, Google imposed fees and restrictions on third-party apps using Google...
Google Lowers Fees, Simplifies Maps API Ahead of Google I/O

Following Surface Pro pen complaints, Microsoft is 'working with partners' to ensure compatibility

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If you are one of the folks who picked up a Surface Pro this past weekend, you might have realized that not all applications play nice with its much-touted pen. Photoshop is an oft mentioned example. Microsoft, we learned today, is working on the issue. Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet...
Following Surface Pro pen complaints, Microsoft is 'working with partners' to ensure compatibility

Nokia Lumia 920 hands-on: the dual-core, HD Windows Phone 8 flagship to take on the beasts

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It's official. Nokia's just taken the wraps off its worst-kept Windows Phone 8 secret: the Lumia 920. The device, announced at the manufacturer's event in New York City today, is a spiritual successor to the 900 that first broke onto American shores and can largely be seen as a...
Nokia Lumia 920 hands-on: the dual-core, HD Windows Phone 8 flagship to take on the beasts

Did Sony's latest PlayStation 3 redesign just get outed by Brazil's Anatel?

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Remember that mysterious new PS3 variant that passed through the FCC not too long ago? Although that listing didn't have photos to confirm a redesign, a new one has hit Anatel (essentially Brazil's version of the FCC) with a quartet of pictures in tow. Specifically, it cites models CECH-4011A,...
Did Sony's latest PlayStation 3 redesign just get outed by Brazil's Anatel?

Twitter acquires mobile visual app creation tool Cabana

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Visual drag-and-drop app creation tool Cabana has announced that it has been acquired by Twitter. Cabana promised to be an ‘app creation tool’ for designers. We are writing today with some exciting news: Cabana has been acquired by Twitter and our team is #JoiningTheFlock! We built Cabana because we are...
Twitter acquires mobile visual app creation tool Cabana

First Ubuntu smartphones get one step closer with backing of Carrier Advisory Group

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The arrival of the first Ubuntu OS-based smartphone took one step closer today with the formation of the Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group – a collection of operators around the world that want a say in the ongoing development of the Ubuntu smartphone OS. Canonical, the company behind the open source...
First Ubuntu smartphones get one step closer with backing of Carrier Advisory Group

Google Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 Performance Preview

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Earlier this week Google announced two new flagship Nexus devices: the Nexus 4 smartphone and the Nexus 10 tablet. We received review samples of both earlier this week, and while we're hard at work at full reviews of the devices we couldn't help but share all of the test...
Google Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 Performance Preview

Microsoft’s new ALL CAPS menus in Visual Studio stir wails of agony from aggrieved developers

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Oh dear, this isn’t what Microsoft likely wanted to be the story surrounding the Visual Studio release candidate. Instead of a real discussion on the merits of the software, or on how it should be materially improved before its full release, the company is being forced to defend its menu design choices....
Microsoft’s new ALL CAPS menus in Visual Studio stir wails of agony from aggrieved developers
April Fools 2012: We Ruin Every (Tech-Related) Joke On The Internets

Post service rupture, Azure works to stabilize its reputation

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The cloud’s viability is not largely determined by its capability, that’s already been proven, but by its reliability, something that still has some businesses, especially in the enterprise, jittery. Microsoft’s cloud computing product Azure, a service that I would almost call rising, had a service blip almost two weeks ago, and Microsoft...
Post service rupture, Azure works to stabilize its reputation

Slickdeals' best in tech for May 21st: Brother all-in-one printer and JBL wireless subwoofer

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this roundup, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around long....
Slickdeals' best in tech for May 21st: Brother all-in-one printer and JBL wireless subwoofer

Get your privacy ducks in a row with DuckDuckGo

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Google, Bing, and Yahoo are bitter rivals in their quest for your search engine affection, but they have at least one thing in common: They track your search history and tailor the results of your queries to your interests. Yes, they're attempting to improve your search experience, but that...
Get your privacy ducks in a row with DuckDuckGo

Panasonic sends 100,000 LEDs down Tokyo river, mates tech with tradition

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If you'd been by the shore of the Sumida River in central Tokyo this past weekend, you would have noticed that it was glowing a distinct shade of blue. That's because Panasonic decided to kick off the first-ever Tokyo Hotaru (fireflies) festival by sending 100,000 EVERLED light bulbs down...
Panasonic sends 100,000 LEDs down Tokyo river, mates tech with tradition

YouTube's Next Live Star: You and Your Bros, Playing Call of Duty

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Last month, YouTube let us watch live as a man jumped to Earth from the edge of space. On tap for this month: Live footage of dudes playing video games. Google’s video giant will let Call of Duty players stream their exploits directly to the site, in real time, when...
YouTube's Next Live Star: You and Your Bros, Playing Call of Duty
Good Deal: big-name iOS apps and games on sale for Memorial Day weekend
Apple and Samsung scoop up 99 percent of handset industry profits
Photos: GeekWire Game Night, and crowning the ‘Lord of All Catan’

ThinkFlood closes shop, brings RedEye universal remote down with it

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Fans of ThinkFlood might want to shed a few tears today, as the company has just announced it's closing its doors. As a reminder, ThinkFlood was responsible for the RedEye universal remote control system that allowed any smartphone or web-connected device to control everything from a home theatre to...
ThinkFlood closes shop, brings RedEye universal remote down with it

We're live from NAB 2012 in Las Vegas!

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Three months ago to the day, we were packing up our CES trailer and making a run for the airport, expecting another year to pass before our return to Sin City. But now, as the National Association of Broadcasters' annual trade show has begun overlapping with the consumer electronics...
We're live from NAB 2012 in Las Vegas!

Booting Up: A Billion Dollars Edition

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Kevin Systrom, cofounder of Instagram. (Twitter) Mark Zuckerberg negotiated the Instagram deal, originally priced at $2 billion, largely without the Facebook board [Wall Street Journal] Square's next round of funding could bring the company to a $4 billion valuation [AllThingsD] Apple is taking heat from Greenpeace over the environmental friendliness...
Booting Up: A Billion Dollars Edition

Samsung Finally Pushes Ice Cream Sandwich To The Galaxy S IIs Of The World

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Well, after a bit of a false start, Samsung finally seems to have done it. According to a new blog post on the official Samsung Tomorrow blog, the Korean consumer electronics giant has finally begun to push their Ice Cream Sandwich update out to the Galaxy S IIs of the...
Samsung Finally Pushes Ice Cream Sandwich To The Galaxy S IIs Of The World

Who you will meet at The Next Web Conference Latin America 2012

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Setting up a conference for the first time in a country you know little about can be as nerve wracking as it is exciting. As the last weeks approach you can’t help but wonder if the equipment you’ve rented will arrive, if the conference venue really exists and whether or...
Who you will meet at The Next Web Conference Latin America 2012

Qualcomm Atheros flaunts 802.11ac WiFi module for Snapdragon S4

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The 802.11ac WiFi standard is an alphabetical step backwards, but for high-bandwidth tasks like 1080p streaming it's claimed to wipe the face off 802.11n. Qualcomm Atheros wants its share of the billion unit pie and has just launched a series of products to flesh out its 802.11ac ecosystem. Top...
Qualcomm Atheros flaunts 802.11ac WiFi module for Snapdragon S4

Editor's Letter: PlayStation next

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In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. We're not even through February yet, but already we're looking at a time where there are three major product unveilings in a single week! If anyone was wondering whether 2013 would see the...
Editor's Letter: PlayStation next

Hyperlinks Are Dumb And Bleeding Money; How To Ensure Yours Aren’t

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Editor’s note: Oliver Roup is the founder and CEO of VigLink, a service that makes it easier to use affiliate programs on your blog or website. When an email hits our inbox, we know not only who it’s from but their entire web imprint. LinkedIn can point out the profile of the...
Hyperlinks Are Dumb And Bleeding Money; How To Ensure Yours Aren’t
A paper-based backup solution (not as stupid as it sounds)
Blip to publishers: we're going to monetize your videos, whether you like it or not

Twitter Acqui-Hires Mobile App Development Platform Cabana, Shuts Its Down

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Twitter has made another acquisition to expand its platform development operation. It has bought Cabana, a platform for making mobile apps. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but the team behind the app are joining Twitter, and Cabana as it is known today is shutting down. More to...
Twitter Acqui-Hires Mobile App Development Platform Cabana, Shuts Its Down
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