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Engadget's back to school guide 2012: fun stuff!

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. The good news? We're on to the fun stuff, the gear that...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: fun stuff!

Project Zero 2 - review

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Wii, Tecmo Koei, cert: 16, out nowIt's nearly a decade since Project Zero 2's original release (with the "Crimson Butterfly" addendum), arriving during a voguish period for ghostly Japanese horror - The Ring, The Grudge, Silent Hill etc. Set apart from the pack, this tidied-up Wii remake - Nintendo still ignoring...
Project Zero 2 - review

Lot18 On Track To Generate ~ $50 Million This Year And It Just Launched An iPhone App

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In November, gourmet food and wine discount site Lot18 closed a big $30 million round of financing. It had been a while since we checked in with the startup, so we gave CEO and cofounder Philip James a call.James tells us Lot18 is seeing a lot of mobile growth. It...
Lot18 On Track To Generate ~ $50 Million This Year And It Just Launched An iPhone App

Pianist Omar Sosa’s Afreecanos Quartet communes with the spirits

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Pianist Omar Sosa’s Afreecanos Quartet communes with the spirits

As The Daily closes, Murdoch's staff post a musical goodbye [Video]

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Aw… while Rupert Murdoch’s The Daily iPad app was a poorly-judged attempt at tablet-native publishing, some of its staff seem to be taking the news of its closure in good spirits. As flagged up by Federico Viticci, this musical tribute to the good times has been put together by The Daily...
As The Daily closes, Murdoch's staff post a musical goodbye [Video]

David Trubridge Unveils Flat-Packable Energy Efficient “Icarus” Lamps

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New Zeland-based David Trubridge’s “Icarus” installation at Milan Design Week puts a well-known story into modern context. This year, Trubridge addressed the environmental impact of traveling to Milan by offsetting his carbon footprint and showcasing a series of energy-efficient “flying” lamps capable of collapsing small enough to fit inside...
David Trubridge Unveils Flat-Packable Energy Efficient “Icarus” Lamps

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Since prohibition - Tuthilltown Spirits artisanal distillery http://j.mp/dsdEcg

Slickdeals' best in tech for February 6th: 60-inch Panasonic Viera 3D HDTV and Kindle Fire HD

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, 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...
Slickdeals' best in tech for February 6th: 60-inch Panasonic Viera 3D HDTV and Kindle Fire HD

AT&T Bucks The Chromatic Trend With An Exclusive Red Galaxy S III Coming This Summer

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Nearly every U.S. wireless carrier that will Samsung’s much-anticipated Galaxy S III laid out their intentions this morning, but some were more forthcoming than others. While Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and U.S. Cellular offered up expected launch windows and prices, AT&T spent the day keeping to themselves. Well, until now that...
AT&T Bucks The Chromatic Trend With An Exclusive Red Galaxy S III Coming This Summer

French-Canadian dude tries to touchscreen the news, gets rocked harder than a CNN hologram

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Technology as part of the news is a fun trope, even if it tends to add less than most newsfolk expect. Don’t tell CNN that, of course; Jon Stewart needs the material. However, what would happen if a reporter tried to use what appears to be CNN’s Magic Wall fused with...
French-Canadian dude tries to touchscreen the news, gets rocked harder than a CNN hologram
Open webOS ported to Nexus 7 with working Wi-Fi and browser

Tim Cook says visiting a bustling Apple retail store on rough days is "like Prozac"

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Apple CEO Tim Cook joked Tuesday that, whenever he starts feeling his energy sag, he visits one of the company's bustling retail stores -- which he's dubbed the 'face of Apple' -- to help lift his spirits....
Tim Cook says visiting a bustling Apple retail store on rough days is "like Prozac"

GoDaddy Apologizes for Outage, Gives Customers One Month Credits

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GoDaddy tried to win back its customers' spirits Wednesday morning, following its server outage Monday. The world's largest domain register dolled out one month credits to all of its customers for their accounts. Customers received an email from CEO Scott Wagner (shown below) Wednesday morning, apologizing for the impact...
GoDaddy Apologizes for Outage, Gives Customers One Month Credits

On the road: Seat Toledo SE 1.6

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'This one is staggeringly uninteresting. Look at the picture: you can't without wanting to yawn right? See? Aaaaooow.'Last week in this column, I drove a car with a personality - the Citroën C3 Picasso. I liked it, it made me smile, perhaps it even made me ever so slightly happier. Now it's payback time.This...
On the road: Seat Toledo SE 1.6

Unforgivable Bitly Redesign Angers Internet

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How does that fish keep up his spirits in times like these? (theworstkeptsecret.com) New York-based Bitly is determined to establish itself as more than just a link shortening device. Unfortunately, its first genuine attempt at doing so was a terrible flop, at least according to the reactions on Twitter. Data...
Unforgivable Bitly Redesign Angers Internet
Building Mega: Ars' pre-launch interview with Kim Dotcom

Become a card-carrying ghost hunter with Zynga's Ayakashi: Ghost Guild

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Ayakashi: Ghost Guild is a new mobile card-battling game from Zynga, available now as a free download from the App Store and Google Play. Zynga’s typical pattern in both the mobile and Web-based social game scene is to carefully observe established patterns and conventions in popular types of game, then...
Become a card-carrying ghost hunter with Zynga's Ayakashi: Ghost Guild
Humble Bundle for Android returns with 'Fieldrunners,' 'SpaceChem,' and more
Software replaces lawyers in beer company merger
Get Drunk With Creatures, Manage Your Shopiholism, Learn From Neato People, and More

HTC explains decision to skip Android 4.0 for Desire HD: we'd rather not wipe your data

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HTC dampened a few spirits when it dropped the Desire HD from its Android 4.0 upgrade list. The company might feel your pain, but it claims to have a good reason for denying the update that it's been doling out elsewhere. There's no way to shoehorn a new version...
HTC explains decision to skip Android 4.0 for Desire HD: we'd rather not wipe your data
Whiskey residue photographed as alien landscapes

Near Blythe, historian sees solar plants as threat to ancient carvings - latimes.com http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-blythe-spirits-20100425,0,5953479.story

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Near Blythe, historian sees solar plants as threat to ancient carvings - latimes.com http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-blythe-spirits-20100425,0,5953479.story
South Korean air force releases bizarre 'Les Miserables' parody to boost troop morale
Samsung wants to fix Korea's bad drinking habits with 119 rule

A Farewell Ahoy — Thanks For Everything, TechCrunch

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It isn’t easy to feel sad when you’re standing in front of a 14-foot ape who’s wearing a polo shirt, a backwards baseball cap, and, for reasons only its designer could explain — no pants. And yet, there I was. Actually, “sad” would be an understatement. I was downright...
A Farewell Ahoy — Thanks For Everything, TechCrunch

Now that home delivery of liquor is legal in Washington, will Amazon jump on board?

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Washingtonians will now be able to have spirits delivered to their houses. Flickr photo via JMR_Photography Washington liquor lovers rejoice: Beginning this weekend, you can now have that bottle of Jack or some high-quality Patron delivered right to your door. It’s now legal for liquor retailers to deliver spirits in the state...
Now that home delivery of liquor is legal in Washington, will Amazon jump on board?

Facebook’s first week is the worst of any IPO in 10 years

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Facebook’s first five days as a public company saw its value drop 13.1 percent, the worst first-week performance of any initial public offering in a decade. That’s the sorry picture compiled by Bloomberg at the close of trading yesterday. In contrast, Visa’s 2008 IPO resulted in a first-week bump...
Facebook’s first week is the worst of any IPO in 10 years
How Maker's Mark Turned Its Watered Down Whiskey Debacle Into A Social Media Win

How Apple Turns New Hires Into Emotion-Manipulating Sales Ninjas

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A nest of emotional ninjas. (Photo: Flickr.com/lynxman Many Mac owners have, at one point or another, found themselves forlornly waiting at the Genius Bar, on the verge of tears, desperate for someone to just fix the problem, as quickly and as cheaply as possible. An hour later, you walk out of...
How Apple Turns New Hires Into Emotion-Manipulating Sales Ninjas
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