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Google Blockly: an easy, visual way to learn to code

Ion Scratch 2 Go turns you into DJ Suction Cups

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The iPad DJing experience is about to get a lot more tactile. Ion's Scratch 2 Go uses suction cups to add all the cool knobs and spinners you really desire. [Read more]...
Ion Scratch 2 Go turns you into DJ Suction Cups

Odgaard: "I will continue working on TextMate as long as I am a Mac user"

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Odgaard ostensibly instructs his niece on the finer points of software freedom on a recent holiday. Lead TextMate developer Allan Odgaard's decision yesterday to open source the code for the long-awaited version 2.0 was met with a lot of criticism. Ars readers chimed in via comments, our Open Forum,...
Odgaard: "I will continue working on TextMate as long as I am a Mac user"

JOB OF THE WEEK: Vice President, Digital Services

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Check out the Business Insider Jobs section >> As part of our new partnership with SimplyHired.com, each week we'll feature one of the awesome jobs advertised on the Business Insider jobs board. Vice President, Digital Services Consumer Reports Yonkers, NY Why it’s cool: Consumer reports is a popular American magazine that publishes...
JOB OF THE WEEK: Vice President, Digital Services

A Very Makers Gift Guide

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It’s been a weird year for hardware: the biggest, most news-worthy launches haven’t come out of Cupertino or Tokyo but out of small Kickstarter campaigns that have, in the end, raised millions of dollars. Makers, in other words, are finally getting their due. In this short Gift Guide episode...
A Very Makers Gift Guide

Sony's Xperia go comes to consumers in November

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Sony's water-resistant smartphone, the Xperia go will be available for purchase in November, Sony revealed today. The new Android handset meets IP67 ratings for water- and dust-resistance between six inches and 3.3 feet, and its display is composed of a scratch-resistant mineral glass. When the Xperia go goes on sale...
Sony's Xperia go comes to consumers in November

Microsoft Holds More Than Meets the Eye

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Ahead of the Tape: Scratch below the Surface, and you may like what you see at Microsoft....
Microsoft Holds More Than Meets the Eye
Foursquare Spreads Out A Bit: Now Lets You Mention Friends On Facebook Who Don't Use The Service

Facebook publicly launches Buck, a new Android build system

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Just in time for Google I/O, Facebook just posted some big news for Android developers: At the end of Camp Hack-a-Thona (the name of our annual three day hackathon in the summer), I had a working prototype for Buck, a new Android build system. By the end of August, I introduced...
Facebook publicly launches Buck, a new Android build system
Hipmunk scraps old hotel search, builds new one from scratch

500 Startups Grad Waygo Releases New Version With More Chinese Translation Functions, Seeks Android Developer

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Optical character reader (OCR) translation app Waygo, which was part of the 500 Startups accelerator batch that graduated in February, just launched a new version with more functions and social-sharing options. The handy app, which I reviewed back in January, is also currently in the process of closing its first...
500 Startups Grad Waygo Releases New Version With More Chinese Translation Functions, Seeks Android Developer

8 Significant Developments in Social Media You Should Watch

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stock.xchng by bigevil600 While I don’t have a crystal ball, here are some developments that I think are worthy of our attention and will affect how we do things in the social mediasphere over the next few years. Many of the things on this list will not be news to...
8 Significant Developments in Social Media You Should Watch

Glyphs Mini is the best way to get started with type design on your Mac

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Glyphs Mini, the little brother of the full-fledged Glyphs App, is one of the most affordable ways to do some serious type design on the Mac. Traditionally, the only real route to success in type design was through Fontlab Studio ($674) or Fontographer ($409). Fontlab, which holds an almost Adobe-like monopoly on font design, also offers TypeTool ($100),...
Glyphs Mini is the best way to get started with type design on your Mac

Black iPhone 5 reportedly susceptible to scratching

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Just how scratch-resistant is the anodized aluminum on the black and slate iPhone 5? Apparently, not very. As with previous generation iPod nano and iPod classic devices that had anodized aluminum cases, the coating eventually wears off. According to Overclockers UK member “sharingan_sasuk” who took a Liquidmetal SIM card tray pin...
Black iPhone 5 reportedly susceptible to scratching

Sony Xperia ZL hands-on: an alternate 5-inch 1080p, quad-core take on 'premium'

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You can't fault Sony for trying. After announcing its renewed focus on mobile back in 2012, the company's consistently issued thoughtful hardware for the global marketplace. But its collective efforts have yet to spark the "emotional" storm company CEO Kaz Hirai seems to be striving for. Well, if the...
Sony Xperia ZL hands-on: an alternate 5-inch 1080p, quad-core take on 'premium'

Facebook releases SDK 3.0 Beta with iOS 6 integration & new iOS Dev Center

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Facebook today announced it is releasing its biggest iOS SDK update yet with the release of SDK 3.0 Beta for iOS, which also includes iOS 6 integration for native Facebook login. It is also rolling out a completely refreshed iOS Dev Center with tutorials, concepts, and reference docs to help iOS app developers...
Facebook releases SDK 3.0 Beta with iOS 6 integration & new iOS Dev Center
Please don't tell my editor that my iPhone 5 review is a month late

How Unplugging From The Internet Helped This Guy Quit Porn And Meet Real Girls

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The Verge writer Paul Miller is conducting an experiment on himself: he's going a year without the Internet. Miller's posts on the topic are routinely fascinating. His most recent is particularly good. It's about how Miller answers one of the most common questions about his year offline: "How do you...
How Unplugging From The Internet Helped This Guy Quit Porn And Meet Real Girls
Details of Google’s Nexus Tablet start appearing

Insert Coin: 2012's top 10 crowd-funded projects

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This trip around the sun has been a monumental one for crowdfunding, marked by big projects and astronomical numbers. Take Kickstarter wunderkind OUYA, for example, which raised more than $8.5 million in funding from 63,416 backers. Kickstarter itself has even grown and matured, expanding to the UK and putting...
Insert Coin: 2012's top 10 crowd-funded projects

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's an MIT self-guided robot

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Those crazy kids in MIT’s Robust Robotics program have really done something. They designed a robotic airplane that can maneuver in tight spaces, avoiding obstacles, without using a GPS. To accomplish this feat of “autonomous plane navigation in confined spaces,” the team came up with a system to tell the plane...
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's an MIT self-guided robot

Topher fell off his bike & hit his head. Just a scratch. http://post.ly/fHlD

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Topher fell off his bike & hit his head. Just a scratch. http://post.ly/fHlD

Buy Me a Pie lets you create, share and manage grocery lists with friends and family

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We’ve all been there: “Honey, I’m going to the supermarket for a few groceries, want me to pick anything up for you?” A question that starts off with the best of intentions, but typically ends up with a scribbled shopping list the length of your arm. However, to coin a...
Buy Me a Pie lets you create, share and manage grocery lists with friends and family
Everyone loves mid-rolls, at least more than pre-rolls

Startup Weekend comes to City Hall to inspire government apps

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More than 100 app developers, designers, entrepreneurs, marketing experts, private citizens and government officials will descend on Seattle City Hall for 54 hours this weekend to share ideas and create public-inspired mobile apps using government data. The gathering, hosted by Startup Weekend, is the first event ever dedicated to developing...
Startup Weekend comes to City Hall to inspire government apps

Tripl takes its social travel app all the way up to 2.0

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One of the finalists of the Startup Rally at this year’s The Next Web Conference is Tripl, a Swedish startup we’ve written about in the past. The company offers an eponymous social travel application that basically leverages existing online networks to make users’ trips better. It does that by connecting...
Tripl takes its social travel app all the way up to 2.0

How Foursquare Crushed My Startup In The 'Check-In Wars' (FB)

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As an entrepreneur, it can be hard to admit defeat.  When Facebook Product Manager Josh Williams started working on Gowalla, a location-based social network, his ultimate vision was for "people to see the world through the eyes of their friends," Williams recently wrote on Medium. Convinced that the idea was crazy,...
How Foursquare Crushed My Startup In The 'Check-In Wars' (FB)
How to build a developer community from scratch

Corning's Gorilla Glass might be key to quiet, fuel-efficient cars

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Corning's Gorilla Glass might soon step out of its phone- and tablet-filled lifestyle to explore a bigger part of the jungle. The material -- used thus far to make a plethora of scratch-resistant mobile device screens -- could replace some of the standard glass on car windows, according to...
Corning's Gorilla Glass might be key to quiet, fuel-efficient cars

Bear CSS creates the perfect stylesheet template based on your HTML

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It’s not easy to find the perfect workflow for Web development, but after a certain amount of time, many devs start working off of their own templates as a starting point. In the end, there’s often no need to write out your stylesheet from scratch, even if it just means...
Bear CSS creates the perfect stylesheet template based on your HTML
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