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LG's bringing its flagship Optimus G to the U.S. (but it doesn't stand a chance)

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Earlier today, LG announced that its flagship Optimus G smartphone head to the U.S. later this year. In terms of features, the Optimus G has it all. With a 4.7-inch HD display, 4G LTE support, a quad-core Snapdragon S4  processor, and a 13-megapixel camera, the device is clearly a powerful, high-end...
LG's bringing its flagship Optimus G to the U.S. (but it doesn't stand a chance)
Jack Dorsey Celebrates the Holidays with a Massage by a Model in St. Bart's

Safe online shopping: 10 tips to avoid getting burned

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You need to buy some gifts. You need to buy them quickly. You can (a) brave the madness of holiday retail shopping at your local mall, rife with screaming children and airborne contagions, or (b) kick back at home and buy all your gifts online, accompanied by nothing more...
Safe online shopping: 10 tips to avoid getting burned

7 Ergonomic iPad Accessories to Save Your Neck

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Recently, a Harvard study revealed that tablet users are more likely to experience a a strain on their shoulders, necks and backs–even more so than laptop and PC users. Thus, the slightly ridiculous-sounding neologisms “iPad Shoulder” and “iPad Neck” were coined to describe the condition. But while the terminology initially...
7 Ergonomic iPad Accessories to Save Your Neck

Ustream Apologizes For Shutting Down The Hugo Awards Livestream, Says It Will 'Recalibrate'

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Maybe you haven’t heard of the Hugo Awards, but to science fiction geeks, especially print science fiction geeks, they’re a big deal. They’re given out at the World Science Fiction Convention, and as io9′s Annalee Newitz writes, they’re “kind of like the Academy Awards,” where “careers are made; people get...
Ustream Apologizes For Shutting Down The Hugo Awards Livestream, Says It Will 'Recalibrate'
UserVOD Helps Mobile Developers (Virtually) Look Over Users' Shoulders

Tokyo University of Science shows off robotic suit powered by pneumatic artificial muscles (video)

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What can one do with a robot suit? Well, it's certainly not limited to just lifting sacks of rice, but that was exactly what we got to do at CEATEC courtesy of Koba Lab from Tokyo University of Science. First seen in 2009, the magic behing this 9kg kit...
Tokyo University of Science shows off robotic suit powered by pneumatic artificial muscles (video)

We are the stories we tell ourselves

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I wanted to point you to this short TED talk below for two reasons: (1) It's a pretty good example of delivery while displaying visuals on a monitor, and more importantly, (2) the content will be inspiring to many of you, and especially to those who may be stuck...
We are the stories we tell ourselves

5 lessons I learned the hard way with Startups.com

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Gonzo Arzuaga. Gonzo is a passionate internet entrepreneur who has been doing business online since 1996. He has lived in five countries, speaks five languages and has published five books. His goal is to be a motivational speaker. Loves quotes, writing and...
5 lessons I learned the hard way with Startups.com

Academic ebooks can succeed but publishers must play their part

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The era of academic ebooks is imminent, says Jonathan Wolff, but there are still improvements to be madeSurprisingly, there comes a time in life when the discussion of house prices and the quality of the local schools loses its charm. One then turns to marvelling at the bargain price of...
Academic ebooks can succeed but publishers must play their part

iMusic BodyRhythm musical shiatsu vest shoulders-on (video)

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After a long week of schlepping around the Las Vegas Convention Center, there are few things we'd like more than a good shoulder rub. iMusic's BodyRhythm musical shiatsu vest promises to turn your favorite tunes into some muscle-pounding with its iOS device. Launching on Kickstarter to coincide with CES,...
iMusic BodyRhythm musical shiatsu vest shoulders-on (video)

BlackBerry 10 developer toolkit released in beta, adds Native and WebWorks SDKs for app-building flexibility

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Will BlackBerry 10 be the hallowed OS that heals Waterloo's recent wounds or yet another RIM-shot to highlight its foibles? Only the fickle tide of consumer interest will certainly tell. But while the success and awareness of that new platform undoubtedly rests on the company's shoulders, a great deal...
BlackBerry 10 developer toolkit released in beta, adds Native and WebWorks SDKs for app-building flexibility

“Divorce Sucks”

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“Divorce Sucks” is a post from Chris Pirillo“Divorce Sucks” is a gathering for men and women going through, contemplating, or crawling out of the trauma and ensuing carnage of divorce. We’ll share tools for survival – all in places where you can self-medicate with food and drink. At least… that’s...
“Divorce Sucks”
Ziptask Launches Its End-To-End Outsourcing Platform For Small- To Medium-Sized Enterprises

‘Yo Is This Racist?’ Tumblr Declares Ashton Kutcher Racist (Finally!)

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Phew. That’s a weight off our shoulders. While we were really not sure how to feel about Ashton Kutcher’s PopChips ad, released on YouTube earlier this week and featuring Mr. Kutcher playing a lot of different characters in a dating video like he was Tracey Ullman or something, we were...
‘Yo Is This Racist?’ Tumblr Declares Ashton Kutcher Racist (Finally!)

7 Tips To Avoid High Bounce Rates On Landing Pages

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Five years ago, Avinash Kaushik famously described the sequence of the typical unsatisfied website visitor: “I came, I puked, I left.” There is a little less puking these days, but after clicking on an ad, far too many visitors are still squinting, yawning, shrugging their shoulders, or having... Please visit...
7 Tips To Avoid High Bounce Rates On Landing Pages

How To Use Electronics All Day Without Destroying Your Body

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It’s not just sitting at a computer all day long that’s killing modern man: hunching over to use our cell phones, leaning back to read tablets, and even the standing desk is wreaking havoc on our bodies. Crippling our posture to use tiny devices for extended periods of time drops...
How To Use Electronics All Day Without Destroying Your Body

Thrillist and Samsung's 30-Second Pitch Contest is 'Speed Dating for Startups,' (Hopefully) Minus the Weirdos

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(Photo: Thrillist) New York is teeming with startups aggressively elbowing for their moment in the spotlight, but sometimes obnoxious levels of networking and gimmicky marketing can only get you so far. Enter Speed Dating for Startups, a new contest born of a Thrillist/Samsung collab that gives wantrepreneurs a chance to...
Thrillist and Samsung's 30-Second Pitch Contest is 'Speed Dating for Startups,' (Hopefully) Minus the Weirdos
Startup wisdom from Kabir Shahani, the 30-year-old tech whiz who just sold his company for $100M+

It Sucks to Be a Teen on the Internet Today

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OMG!! (Photo: Family.go.com) In the mid-90s, when this reporter was in elementary school, we developed a code for AOL instant messenger to alert our chat buddies whenever our parents had entered the room or were looking over our shoulders. “1,” we would type, when they were lurking around, to let...
It Sucks to Be a Teen on the Internet Today

From A Hackathon Win To A 650K Round And 10,000 Users, Docracy Tells All

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The tale of Docracy’s year-long journey is a fun one. When Matt Hall and his partner John Watkinson first went into the Hackathon last year, the only goal was to get a prototype working for an idea they had, a GitHub for legal documents. Sure, a win would’ve been...
From A Hackathon Win To A 650K Round And 10,000 Users, Docracy Tells All

GameStop's annual EXPO opens up to general public, monitor tan required for entry

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Outdoor concerts, European music festivals, keggers -- whatever your concept of summer fun is, GameStop's adding its own EXPO to the list. Previously the exclusive province of its own employee horde, the gaming retailer's opening up its annual conference to the pasty-faced public for the first time this year....
GameStop's annual EXPO opens up to general public, monitor tan required for entry

No More Buttons: Clear Demonstrates the Power of a Purely Gesture-Based Interface

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At Goldman Sach's technology and Internet conference today, Apple's CEO Tim Cook gave a rare live interview that provided a sweeping overview of the current state of Apple and some glimpses into its future. One moment that stuck with me was Cook noting how he things that at least some...
No More Buttons: Clear Demonstrates the Power of a Purely Gesture-Based Interface

Visualized: Shepard Fairey's mission patch for CASIS ARK 1 (video)

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Remember those old-school NASA mission patches that spacefarers would proudly wear upon their shoulders as they bounced around the great beyond? CASIS, the agency's newly-minted non-profit wanted to commemorate its first experiment being put on the International Space Station, and so enlisted the talents of Shepard Fairey, the graphic...
Visualized: Shepard Fairey's mission patch for CASIS ARK 1 (video)

How Your Smartphone Is Killing You Now: 'Text Neck'

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Sit up straight! (Photo: flickr.com/angryjuliemonday) Smartphones are a menace. Lots of them are straight-up covered in poop germs. We’re all well-nigh addicted to the chirping that heralds an incoming email. And now, CNN reports, our constant texting is giving everyone “headaches, neck cricks and achy shoulders.” Finally, a way to pretend...
How Your Smartphone Is Killing You Now: 'Text Neck'
Failure is a feature: how Google stays sharp gobbling up startups

The Meh-Too Crowd

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It’s been a while since I came to Google’s defense but I think it’s time to talk about what an absolute downer it is to dig through a lot of tech commentary these days. The most recent example came after the launch of the Google’s Glass project, a HUD for...
The Meh-Too Crowd

Rethink's Baxter Robot Got A Job Packaging Toys And Sending Them To China

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The friendly robot booked his first few gigs in factories around the United States. Most people are scared that we may soon have too many robots. "I'm scared we won't have enough robots," said Rethink Robotics founder Rodney Brooks during his TED talk on Tuesday. The MIT professor's vision...
Rethink's Baxter Robot Got A Job Packaging Toys And Sending Them To China

Teachers to Say 'the Hell With It,' Just Let Photocopiers Grade Tests

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The bane of everyone's existence, to the rescue. (Photo: Loughborough University Library) Hey you there, in the cardigan with the exhausted slump to your shoulders. Are you sick and tired of painstakingly grading 900 hand-scrawled answers at a go? Well, here comes technology to your rescue. Popular Science reports that Xerox is...
Teachers to Say 'the Hell With It,' Just Let Photocopiers Grade Tests

Boston Dynamics shows a quieter, more thoroughbred AlphaDog to DARPA and the Marines (video)

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When we last saw Boston Dynamics' AlphaDog (aka LS3), it was strutting through outdoor trials with the subtlety of a nuclear missile: for all that noise, it might as well have been holding a "shoot here please" sign broadcasting American soldiers' positions to everyone in the forest. Several months...
Boston Dynamics shows a quieter, more thoroughbred AlphaDog to DARPA and the Marines (video)
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