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52 weeks photography project: half the year in pictures

www.guardian.co.uk
As we reach the halfway mark of 2012, we take a look at the 52 weeks Flickr photo project to document the year in picturesIn case you hadn't noticed, we're halfway through 2012 – what snapshots would you choose to mark the year so far?Some of you may remember back...
52 weeks photography project: half the year in pictures
LinkedIn jazzes up user profiles with support for photos and videos

Google Drive For iOS Will Soon Get In-App Editing, Ability To See Presentations

techcrunch.com
Google just mistakenly announced updated versions of its Google Drive apps for iOS and Android that will go live within the next couple of days. Google has since deleted this post, but the updates are scheduled to arrive soon. Both native apps are getting a slew of new (and necessary)...
Google Drive For iOS Will Soon Get In-App Editing, Ability To See Presentations

Review: Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 is a powerful burning and multimedia suite

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If you're looking for a cheap way to author movies, including Blu-ray movies, then Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 ($50, 14-day free trial) deserves your full attention. An all-purpose optical burning and multimedia utility, Burning Studio's big improvement for version 12 is a better organized, more logical interface. There's also...
Review: Ashampoo Burning Studio 12 is a powerful burning and multimedia suite
Box's OneCloud gives iCloud-powers to apps like QuickOffice and PDF Expert

Oddly Enough, I Don’t Hate Business Insider Because Of Its Brilliance

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To head off any allegations of inter-blog rivalry, let me start off by saying that Sarah loves Business Insider. Clicks for hours, she does. Adores every preposterous headline and asinine slideshow. She explains as much in this episode of “Why Isn’t This News.” I, as any of my Twitter...
Oddly Enough, I Don’t Hate Business Insider Because Of Its Brilliance

Soo Meta, the Storify for online video storytelling, launches to the public

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Let me tell you a little secret about the way online journalism works: Most news sites, GigaOM included, have a repertoire of just a few types of stories. There’s the short news story, the long thought piece, and the hands-on review, complete with a video featuring lots of close-ups. Attempts...
Soo Meta, the Storify for online video storytelling, launches to the public
Funding Daily: No cat memes in India

Sony's final 2011 report shows a record net loss, optimism for 2012

www.engadget.com
After a slew of bad news and drastically restated projections, Sony has reported the numbers for its full 2011 financial year and as expected, they're not good. The company experienced a record net loss of 456.7 billion yen ($5.73 billion) and an operating loss of 67.3 billion yen. The...
Sony's final 2011 report shows a record net loss, optimism for 2012
It's Starting to Dawn on PayPal: We Might Really Be in Trouble

No, metered-content walls won't save journalism

gigaom.com
Paywalls of all kinds have been popping up at newspapers across North America like mushrooms after a rainstorm, thanks in large part to the adoption of a metered paywall at the New York Times last year. The latest to join the cavalcade are some of the major papers in Canada’s...
No, metered-content walls won't save journalism

Whoops! Google leaks upcoming Google Drive for iOS update

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Google just accidentally revealed unreleased updates to its Google Drive for iOS and Android apps. As TechCrunch first noted, Google published this post on its blog to announced the new versions but deleted it shortly after. The new tweaks for the iPhone counterpart include in-app editing for documents, so users...
Whoops! Google leaks upcoming Google Drive for iOS update

Video: Google’s big plans for Hangouts On Air

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Google will soon give everyone the ability to live stream their Google+ Hangouts to an unlimited audience, Google Engineering Director Chee Chew told me at the Social TV Summit in San Francisco Tuesday. Hangout video chats are currently limited to 10 participants. Only a few select users have been pre-approved...
Video: Google’s big plans for Hangouts On Air

‘Office for iPad’ CloudOn launches on Android tablets and integrates with Google Drive

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CloudOn launched in the US back in January, bringing Microsoft Office functionality direct to the iPad. It swiftly found its way to pole position in Apple’s free app category, and in response to “enormous demand”, it finally hit Apple’s UK App Store in February. Last month we reported that CloudOn...
‘Office for iPad’ CloudOn launches on Android tablets and integrates with Google Drive

No slideshows!

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The primary reason to publish slideshows, as far as I can tell, is to juice page views and banner ad impressions. Slideshows are super annoying and lists are awesome so we do lists! –Jonah Peretti, on part of how BuzzFeed respects its readers, from an email to employers and investors...
No slideshows!

Appafolio Lets You Make Native Multimedia Presentations On iOS

techcrunch.com
Like how there are all sorts of companies offering tools to let you build your own web site today, a new wave of them is doing the same thing for mobile apps. Appafolio stands out among the various options because it lets you create a polished native presentation for iOS...
Appafolio Lets You Make Native Multimedia Presentations On iOS

Prezi: The 3D Alternative to PowerPoint

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This innovative cloud-based presentation software is the cure for boring slideshows....
Prezi: The 3D Alternative to PowerPoint

PCWorld Digital Magazine Enhanced Kindle Edition on sale now with a 1-month free trial, and available to subscribers for free

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Last May we launched the PCWorld Digital Magazine Enhanced iPad Edition, which we allowed print subscribers to access for free starting last month. And now we're pleased to announce that we've created an Enhanced Kindle Edition! We've designed the Enhanced Kindle Edition to deliver the best possible experience of...
PCWorld Digital Magazine Enhanced Kindle Edition on sale now with a 1-month free trial, and available to subscribers for free

Google launches the ability to view Google+ photo albums in slideshows and then download them

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One of the better features of the Google+ platform is its handling of photos. From tagging to sharing, it’s a pretty fantastic experience. Google has taken the Picasa acquisition to a whole new level with Google+ Photos and the service launched two new features today: Album slideshows and downloads. Here’s...
Google launches the ability to view Google+ photo albums in slideshows and then download them

Friendly Music expands beyond YouTube and brings copyright-cleared music within your apps

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Friendly Music just got a major update, its owner Rumblefish announced today. As part of the refresh, it released a mobile SDK which will give iOS developers the opportunity to let users play with soundtracks within their apps. As you may know, Rumblefish and its consumer-focused branch, Friendly Music, are...
Friendly Music expands beyond YouTube and brings copyright-cleared music within your apps

Whoops! Google leaks upcoming Google Drive for Android update

9to5google.com
Google just accidentally revealed unreleased updates to its Google Drive for iOS and Android apps. As TechCrunch first noted, Google prematurely published this post on its blog to announce the upcoming versions, but it deleted the announcement shortly after. The new tweaks for the iPhone counterpart include in-app editing for...
Whoops! Google leaks upcoming Google Drive for Android update
Patent Trolling, Shell Corporations, and Alleged Fraud in the Shadow of the Hollywood Sign

Looks Like Pinterest, Takes On Evernote: Clipboard Launches Its Web Clipping Service To All

techcrunch.com
At first glance, you might mistake Clipboard, the impressively-backed web clipping service, for yet another Pinterest clone. But any similarities are only skin deep. Clipboard’s real rivals are things like Evernote’s web clipper, SpringPad, Delicious, Dropbox and Microsoft’s OneNote. That’s because, explains Clipboard CEO Gary Flake, Pinterest is about expressing...
Looks Like Pinterest, Takes On Evernote: Clipboard Launches Its Web Clipping Service To All

The Panoramio Widget API: Embedding Panoramio photos and slideshows

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The Panoramio Widget API: Embedding Panoramio photos and slideshows

Office 2010: Desktop Heavyweight, Online Weakling

technologizer.com
At an event this morning in New York, Microsoft is formally launching Office 2010, its accompanying Office Web Apps, and the SharePoint 2010 collaborative platform. The hoopla today is aimed at business customers–consumers won’t be able to buy Office in retail stores or get it preinstalled on PCs until June...
Office 2010: Desktop Heavyweight, Online Weakling
Animoto’s iPhone app adds automatic video editing

Slide.ly Is Bringing Back The Mashup With Its Social Slideshow Service

techcrunch.com
The lowly photo slideshow is not dead yet, or at least that’s the hope of the team at Tel Aviv-based EasyHi, which is debuting its new product Slide.ly today, backed by $1 million in seed funding. The company aims to pick up where Slide.com (acquired by Google in 2010) left...
Slide.ly Is Bringing Back The Mashup With Its Social Slideshow Service

The New York Times finally lands on Flipboard for Android and Kindle Fire

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Android users have thus far been unable to access the New York Times on Flipboard, something that’s rectified as of today. We first reported on this deal last summer, but thus far it has been restricted to iOS devices. Indeed, while NY Times Bits (tech blog) was previously available for...
The New York Times finally lands on Flipboard for Android and Kindle Fire

Top 12 Security Slideshows of 2012

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As 2012 comes to a close, it's time to reflect on the security trends of the year with this look at the hottest security slideshows of 2012....
Top 12 Security Slideshows of 2012

My One Major iPad Complaint: The VGA Adapter

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I have glowingly written about the iPad and its potential to disrupt markets and consumer behaviors. My laptop has become less relevant to my daily life: I no longer bring it home from work and to-and-from between meetings… rather, I depend on my iPad for email, web, and even core...
My One Major iPad Complaint: The VGA Adapter
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