subtle changes

subtle changes

Is this the iPhone 5? Repair shop assembles alleged next-gen iPhone parts

Video! The search quality meeting, uncut (annotated)

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It took eight video cameras and 16 microphones, but we’ve done something new and special to give you another inside look at how search works. Today we’ve published, for the first time, a video with the uncut discussion of a proposed algorithm change (in this case, an upcoming change to...
Video! The search quality meeting, uncut (annotated)

Note to dog owners: A fitness tracker won't cure your pooch (or you)

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Pet owners in recent years have gotten used to the idea that there’s very little that money can’t buy for their beloved dogs and cats, from high-end spas to designer clothing. Now comes the dog fitness tracker Whistle. The  $99.95 device promises to keep tabs on how Fido spends his time, developing...
Note to dog owners: A fitness tracker won't cure your pooch (or you)
Researchers find a planet they can't see
Smartphone camera software can read your pulse just by looking at your face

BioSoles know you're you within three steps, deter shoe bandits

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It's no secret that everyone has a unique swagger -- so much so it can be used for identification. Many are working on this for biometric security, including a team at Carnegie Mellon University and Autonomous ID, who are collaborating on shoe insoles that monitor pressure and gait to...
BioSoles know you're you within three steps, deter shoe bandits

UFC Undisputed 3 – review

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Xbox 360, PS3, THQ, cert: 15, out nowBeyond the updated fighter line-up, which includes two new weight classes (featherweight and bantamweight) and the addition of a Pride fighting mode, UFC Undisputed 3 seems little different to its predecessor. Subtle changes, however, are soon noticeable, both in scope and substance, making...
UFC Undisputed 3 – review

A Guy Who *Saw* Lincoln Get Shot Was on a TV Show in 1956 That Is Now on YouTube

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On a 1956 game show, a man appeared who had been present at Ford's Theatre on the night of April 14, 1865. The America of Lincoln and the Civil War can feel like distant history, but every now and then, through the appearance of what Jason Kottke has called a...
A Guy Who *Saw* Lincoln Get Shot Was on a TV Show in 1956 That Is Now on YouTube
Apple Rumor Patrol: The Next iPhone Is Coming Soon--And It's Skinnier Than Don Draper's Tie

Devlin Dunsmore: Gmail Updated for the iPad

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Devlin Dunsmore: Gmail Updated for the iPad

iPad 3 with More Tapered Edge and an 8 Megapixel Back Camera?

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NextMedia / Apple Daily claims to have received the following photos and information through "special channels". The photo below shows what is claimed to be an overview shot of the new iPad 3 back enclosure (top of image) as well as a comparison shot between the original iPad, the iPad...
iPad 3 with More Tapered Edge and an 8 Megapixel Back Camera?

Researchers teach Wi-Fi to "see," identify gestures

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Changing the channel with a wave from the kitchen in the WiSee test apartment. University of Washington Flipping off your television may gain a whole new meaning thanks to a technology being developed by a team of researchers at the University of Washington. The team, led by Assistant Professor...
Researchers teach Wi-Fi to "see," identify gestures
Yelp's had some (subtle) work done

The BBC is experimenting with Perceptive Media, and it could transform TV forever

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Remember when Intel turned your life into a museum exhibition using your Facebook data? Or when Google put your place of birth into Arcade Fire’s The Wilderness Downtown video? How about when Take This Lollipop warned you – specifically you – about the dangers of social networking? That’s ‘Perceptive Media’,...
The BBC is experimenting with Perceptive Media, and it could transform TV forever

Twitter makes subtle UI changes that could have a big impact on your Twitter.com experience

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I mostly use Twitter.com to tweet (sue me, I don’t like running too many desktop apps) and I noticed that something changed overnight. I couldn’t quite place my finger on what changed, exactly, but I wasn’t the only Twitter user who noticed. Fortunately, Twitter IM application maker Bonfire tells us...
Twitter makes subtle UI changes that could have a big impact on your Twitter.com experience

Sky+ rolls out a new HD guide starting today, keeps live, DVR and VOD TV level (video)

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The last time we checked in on Sky+'s UI, the UK TV broadcaster was updating its set-top boxes around the time of the '08 Olympics and now it's starting to roll out a new look just in time for the 2012 Games. The new guide brings HD graphics with...
Sky+ rolls out a new HD guide starting today, keeps live, DVR and VOD TV level (video)

Why Kayak prefers mobile

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One of the world’s most popular travel websites has decided mobile is better. On Monday, Kayak is rolling out an updated design for its eight-year-old site. But it’s not just any old tweak of the look and feel. Kayak is now consciously taking design cues from its recently updated iPad...
Why Kayak prefers mobile
Beats Targets The Business Traveller With Executive Edition Headphones, We Listen In

xScope: The must-have measuring toolkit for Web designers gets a Retina update

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Behind unavoidable apps like Photoshop, xScope is one of those tools that nearly every Web designer needs. But even if you haven’t come across the app before, xScope’s measuring, inspecting & testing tools are definitely worth a look if you work for the Internet. Now, creators Iconfactory and ARTIS Software have released a new update...
xScope: The must-have measuring toolkit for Web designers gets a Retina update
Google Play is the new Android Market

2013: The year carriers choose whether Wi-Fi is friend or foe

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Do you remember when Verizon actively disabled Wi-Fi radios on its handsets? Or even when most handsets didn’t have Wi-Fi radios? While it seems imaginable that we might go back to those days, some predict that in 2013 Wi-Fi’s popularity could provoke a fight between users and carriers. According to...
2013: The year carriers choose whether Wi-Fi is friend or foe

Lies, Damn Lies, And Statistics About Privacy Hysteria

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It is frighteningly easy to dupe the public with statistics, since most journalists and readers aren’t trained in all the sophisticated ways pollsters can make subtle changes to research that make a gigantic difference in the outcome. Recently, a near-paranoid picture of the American public made its way around the...
Lies, Damn Lies, And Statistics About Privacy Hysteria
Oracle To IBM: Your 'Customers Are Being Wildly Overcharged' (ORCL, IBM)

Supergiant Games brings Bastion, the indie RPG, to the iPad

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Bastion, an indie action RPG by Supergiant Games, is now available on iPad for everyone in New Zealand. The announcement, published on the company’s blog, also reveals that the game will be released worldwide through the App Store tomorrow: Featuring all the narration, music, artwork, and action that made Bastion...
Supergiant Games brings Bastion, the indie RPG, to the iPad
IPCC's climate projections on target so far

Twitter now lets you edit your profile inline, including drag and drop for header and background photos

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Twitter today rolled out a revamp of its profile editing functionality: everything can now be done inline. This includes not only updating the information on your Twitter profile, but you can now drag and drop your header and background photos straight from your computer. Twitter engineer Patrick Ewing revealed the...
Twitter now lets you edit your profile inline, including drag and drop for header and background photos
YouTube updates subscription feeds with minor UI tweaks

Bing rolls out cleaner home page and improves page-load times for UK users

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Bing, Microsoft’s search engine with the attractive backdrops, has announced that it has had a bit of a clean up. The UK site now has a cleaner home page, on which the larger images the search engine is known for, get a bit more breathing space. If you can’t remember...
Bing rolls out cleaner home page and improves page-load times for UK users

Baby Monitor of the Future? MIT Scientists Create Program That Makes a Person's Heartbeat Visible

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By dramatizing subtle changes, new software makes it possible to see motions that are normally imperceptible to us....
Baby Monitor of the Future? MIT Scientists Create Program That Makes a Person's Heartbeat Visible
Facebook tests reorganized navigation bar
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?