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News: Japanese schools using DSi to aid hearing impaired students

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Japanese classrooms have begun using DSi consoles to aid hearing impaired children to understand lessons without the need to lip read or have sign language interpretation. Software converts the teachers' voice to text, which is then stored in a cloud and streamed to various devices, including DS consoles, reports...
News: Japanese schools using DSi to aid hearing impaired students

Marissa Mayer Is Working On A Revolutionary Change To Yahoo.com, And Sources Say It Might Look Like This

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Sources say Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is, at this very moment, working on a major overhaul of the Yahoo homepage. One source familiar with the product roadmap says this new homepage is not going to come out any time soon, and that Mayer has not yet even made some very...
Marissa Mayer Is Working On A Revolutionary Change To Yahoo.com, And Sources Say It Might Look Like This

Fun Friday: Routines

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Someone suggested to me in the comments this past week that this fun friday be about Routines. If I could recall who it was, I would give them credit. Maybe you can identify yourself in the comments. In any case, we are going to talk about routines today. Every weekday...
Fun Friday: Routines

Is the Mobile Pendulum Swinging From Apps to the Web?

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The number of mobile-friendly websites is increasing faster than expected, according to the latest data from Taptu, a touch-focused mobile search company. Not only is the touch web growing, it’s growing at a faster rate than Apple’s iTunes App Store, which currently has an annualized revenue rate of nearly...
Is the Mobile Pendulum Swinging From Apps to the Web?
Balanced is in a dogfight for peer-to-peer marketplaces

Meet Internet Entrepreneur Mark Dorosz, New York's Very Own Meggings Enthusiast

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This is the face of a “megger.” (Screencap: YouTube) Though most in the startup sector have been pegged as the hoodie-and-jeans wearing type, there are some Internet entrepreneurs in NYC who aren’t afraid to embrace their fashion forward side. Like Mark Dorosz, for instance, the director of biz dev at...
Meet Internet Entrepreneur Mark Dorosz, New York's Very Own Meggings Enthusiast
Commodore 64 transformed into hybrid bass keytar

Apple Is Not Going To Build A Search Engine, Keep Your Shirt On

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Can we all relax? We all know that rumors about Apple are more than a staple in technology, and especially the technology reporting realm. Even more, we all eat up what tech analysts say, even if it has entirely no basis in reality.The more crazy the pronouncement from an analyst, the more...
Apple Is Not Going To Build A Search Engine, Keep Your Shirt On

'Samsara' creators Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson discuss the digital filmmaking divide (video)

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We've set up shop in a conference room above Third Avenue in Manhattan, a Canon 5D trained on Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson. I find myself apologizing awkwardly for the setup, several times. There's a long boardroom table in the middle and a customary junket breakfast spread to the...
'Samsara' creators Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson discuss the digital filmmaking divide (video)

Microsoft Surface Allows People to Create

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The iPad, for all it's glory, suffers from one very distinct flaw: It's difficult to use for creation. Microsoft is going after this imperfection and has made it a staple of the new tablet, the Microsoft Surface....
Microsoft Surface Allows People to Create
Dollar Shave Club Goes Beyond Shaving (And Declares Goal To 'Own The Bathroom') With One Wipe Charlies

HTC's One V Will Hit Cricket Wireless Shelves On September 2

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HTC and Cricket Wireless have just announced that the the carrier will offer the HTC One V, the little brother in HTC’s new One series, starting September 2. Cricket has yet to carry an HTC phone. However, HTC has long planned that this phone would be more of a pre-paid...
HTC's One V Will Hit Cricket Wireless Shelves On September 2

RIM’s timeline: A strong start doesn’t guarantee a nice finish

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Research in Motion is a really forward thinking, technologically advanced smartphone creator, said no one recently. The company is in a downward spiral, but a look at its timeline shows just how the company progressed from innovator to struggling dinosaur. The company started out with a bang in 1999,...
RIM’s timeline: A strong start doesn’t guarantee a nice finish
'Encyclopaedia Britannica' officially out of print, going online-only after 244 years

Phosphor Touch Time reinvents the digital watch, asks for Kickstarter cash (video)

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E-Ink watchmaker Phosphor thinks digital watches are a pretty neat idea. So much that it wants to reinvent the '80s staple for the modern era, so it's hired Nike+ designer Stefan Andren to design a touchscreen timepiece that doesn't need a smartphone. Touch Time has a backlit-LED, capacitive display...
Phosphor Touch Time reinvents the digital watch, asks for Kickstarter cash (video)

The Minitel remembered - an online farewell

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Readers share their memories of the pioneering French computing machineNews that the Minitel, France's pioneering computing machine, is being made redundant after 30 years of service has prompted nostalgia from readers for the "little French box" that was a staple in many French homes and pre-dated the world wide web.In...
The Minitel remembered - an online farewell
5 Changes To Expect In Facebook Home

YouTube releases iOS app

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YouTube has released its own iPhone app, which looks more like it's mobile site, in preparation for Wednesday's expected launch of the newest iPhone. Apple said in August that a license to include the pre-loaded YouTube app in iOS had expired, meaning that the app -- which had been a...
YouTube releases iOS app

Real Racing 3 to be free-to-play, takes its place in EA's higher gaming pantheon

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The Real Racing series has been a staple of mobile gaming, at least in some circles. However, EA now sees the game as big enough to matter for the entire brand, full stop -- and it's willing to make Real Racing 3 a free-to-play release to snag as wide...
Real Racing 3 to be free-to-play, takes its place in EA's higher gaming pantheon
International Herald Tribune renamed as part of New York Times' shift to focus on core business
REVIEW: Toshiba's New $2,000 Windows 8 Laptop (MSFT)
Can Nokia Beat The iPhone And iPad? (Don't Laugh, It's Trying)

Review: Logitech UE Air Speaker

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If maybe a little more slowly than Apple would like, AirPlay is becoming a staple of the wireless speaker market for iOS devices. The technology has a few advantages: Wi-Fi streaming allows for higher-quality audio than Bluetooth, in theory, and its integration into iOS and iTunes guarantees widespread support of...
Review: Logitech UE Air Speaker

E3 2012: Assassin's Creed 3 – first look

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A new engine and a new outlook make Ubisoft's latest historical stab-'em-up smoother and faster-moving than ever; just what the series needs after a couple of lacklustre sequelsIt's surprising how lightly the Creative Director of AC3, Alex Hutchinson, takes his charge. I asked him how things were going on the...
E3 2012: Assassin's Creed 3 – first look

ARM Cortex-M0+ is a low-power, low cost 32-bit processor for the 'internet of things'

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The "internet of things" is quite the buzzed about phenomena these days and everyone wants in on the action. But, much of the hype so far has been associated with that DIY staple, the Arduino, and its admittedly under-powered 8-bit MCU. ARM is looking to put more power at...
ARM Cortex-M0+ is a low-power, low cost 32-bit processor for the 'internet of things'

QUIZ: Can You Identify These Tech Companies Just By Looking At Their Logos?

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Back in the dotcom era, mascots were a staple in startups. Everyone remembers the Pets.com handpuppet. After the boom and bust, startups started shifting to more serious-looking logos. But now we're seeing more startups having a bit of fun with their logos and mascots. New companies use logos effectively when...
QUIZ: Can You Identify These Tech Companies Just By Looking At Their Logos?

Amazon U.K. Will Deliver To Local Stores

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Amazon has been gently expanding its services so that it can deliver parcels to clients in the U.S. by installing lockers in some stores across the nation for delayed pick-up, and now it's trying something similar in the U.K. The web giant will now deliver to corner shops, a British...
Amazon U.K. Will Deliver To Local Stores
Internet Archive starts accepting Bitcoin donations for employee pay

Huawei Ascend Q hands-on (video)

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Huawei's taken to the Taste of Chicago event in Chicago to introduce its fresh pair of myTouch phones to the world, but it also had another gem at its booth: the Huawei M660, also known as the Ascend Q. An upcoming smartphone that's poised to hit the US in...
Huawei Ascend Q hands-on (video)

Google launches Campaigns, a progress bar on YouTube for nonprofits with video view goals

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Google has launched a new tool for its YouTube Nonprofit Program users called Campaigns. This acts as a progress bar that takes on the role of the ‘thermometer’ that nonprofits raising money have used for years to represent their progress toward a goal. This digital version can be used on...
Google launches Campaigns, a progress bar on YouTube for nonprofits with video view goals
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?