taking the plunge

taking the plunge

Web designers, what to look for in a CMS

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There are a whole bunch of CMSes out there ranging from lightweight micro-blogging platforms to huge enterprise packages.I don’t want to mention any names here or tell you what to use.Instead, I’m going give you some important points to consider, so that you can make an educated decision on your...
Web designers, what to look for in a CMS

Best of Startup Day: Angel investor Dave McClure -- don't do a startup you idiot!

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Editor’s Note: We’ve got a fantastic lineup of speakers on tap for GeekWire’s Startup Day, taking place Saturday, Sept. 22nd at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Among the entrepreneurs on the agenda are Box CEO Aaron Levie; Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens; and many others. It’s going to be an informative and...
Best of Startup Day: Angel investor Dave McClure -- don't do a startup you idiot!
iOS 5.1 tethered jailbreak available for original iPad, iPhone 4, 3GS, and iPod touch
Gojee jumps from food recipes to add high-end fashion discovery
Apple slashes more than $200 off refurbished MacBook Airs

Use Ninite to give Windows 8 a classic Start menu

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Are you taking the plunge on a new Windows 8 system? Although Microsoft has positioned the new OS to be all about apps, most users will want to run some "legacy" programs (quotations mine--how is something like iTunes suddenly a legacy program?). Rather than downloading all your favorites manually,...
Use Ninite to give Windows 8 a classic Start menu

20 Hard Questions To Ask Before Crowdfunding Your Startup

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On the surface, crowdfunding seems like a panacea for all that ails the venture capital and angel investment community. Instead of creating complex business plans and pitches and hoping influential groups of wealthy investors will decide your business or startup aligns with their vision of public taste, you can instead...
20 Hard Questions To Ask Before Crowdfunding Your Startup

Best of Startup Day: Twilio's Jeff Lawson on how to make money with SAAS

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Editor’s Note: We’ve got a fantastic lineup of speakers on tap for GeekWire’s Startup Day, taking place Saturday, Sept. 22nd at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Among the entrepreneurs on the agenda are Box CEO Aaron Levie; Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens; and many others. It’s going to be an informative and...
Best of Startup Day: Twilio's Jeff Lawson on how to make money with SAAS

Barnes and Noble cuts prices across its Nook lineup, vies for your budget tablet affection

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In what could be seen as a response to the positive reaction that Google's $200 Nexus 7 has garnered, Barnes & Noble has just cut down the prices on all three of its Android-based, seven-inch Nook Tablets. The 16 and 8GB models have been respectively reduced to $199 (from...
Barnes and Noble cuts prices across its Nook lineup, vies for your budget tablet affection
Logitech To Launch Its Pint-Sized UltraThin iPad Mini Keyboard This Month

Guardian Viral Video Chart: Jay Leno, Disney, and the statue that hit back

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Denis Healey pulls in the punters, it might be time to turn off the iPad and a bride unwittingly takes the plungeThe iPad features twice in our Viral Video chart this week. First we've got a reworked Billy Joel track which features some of the best memories of the 1970s...
Guardian Viral Video Chart: Jay Leno, Disney, and the statue that hit back
HTC's DROID DNA: I may have (finally!) found my new Android smartphone

Moving to Windows 8: Should you upgrade, or should you do a clean install?

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If you’ve been seriously considering taking the plunge and moving to Windows 8, you’ve probably also been wondering whether you should do a clean install or an upgrade. Conventional wisdom says that a clean install gives you the best way to have a solid, running Windows installation. But if you’re...
Moving to Windows 8: Should you upgrade, or should you do a clean install?

Nokia To Offer Software Fix, $100 Credit In The Wake Of Lumia 900 Data Woes

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Microsoft and Nokia have a lot riding on the success of their flagship Lumia 900 Windows Phone, but the usual new gadget honeymoon has been cut short for more than a few unsatisfied customers. Shortly after devices started going home with their new owners, reports of dead data connections began...
Nokia To Offer Software Fix, $100 Credit In The Wake Of Lumia 900 Data Woes
To Test The Bitcoin Waters, Adam Draper's Boost.vc Accelerator Adds Backing From Lightspeed, Beluga Founder & More

Best of Startup Day: Tony Wright on picking a startup idea

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Editor’s Note: We’ve got a fantastic lineup of speakers on tap for GeekWire’s Startup Day, taking place Saturday, Sept. 22nd at Meydenbauer  Center in Bellevue. Among the entrepreneurs on the agenda are Box CEO Aaron Levie; Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens; and many others. It is going to be an...
Best of Startup Day: Tony Wright on picking a startup idea

Sony Xperia S now shipping, Ion to join the world tour come summer

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Those of you that have been waiting to get your grubby paws on Sony's Xperia S are in luck, as Sony just confirmed during its MWC keynote that it's now gone on sale. Those with stellar memory will recall that's more concrete than its former Q1 suggestion. To recap,...
Sony Xperia S now shipping, Ion to join the world tour come summer
Verizon's Droid Bionic drops to $99, loses bundled microSD card

Video Store application for BlackBerry PlayBook now available in Canada

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We all know things aren't exactly looking bright over at RIM's Waterloo HQ, but, thankfully, that's not keeping the company from taking care of its current and very valuable customer base. How so? Well, earlier today the BlackBerry maker announced its official Video Store application is now live in...
Video Store application for BlackBerry PlayBook now available in Canada
Samsung Galaxy S III now just $179.99 at Wirefly
Flipboard Officially Opens Up Their Android Beta To Interested Testers

Best of Startup Day: What is convertible debt and how does it work?

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Editor’s Note: We’ve got a fantastic lineup of speakers on tap for GeekWire’s Startup Day, taking place Saturday, Sept. 22nd at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Among the entrepreneurs on the agenda are Box CEO Aaron Levie; Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens; and many others. It’s going to be an informative and...
Best of Startup Day: What is convertible debt and how does it work?

Can you go 24 hours without any tech?

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National Day of Unplugging asks you to go on a tech detox for 24 hours. Crave's chief correspondent is taking the plunge. Will you? [Read more]...
Can you go 24 hours without any tech?

Onda's V972 tablet packs Jelly Bean and a Retina-like display for $240

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China's Onda was once somewhat known as a manufacturer of low-cost PMPs that packed some relatively high-end specs, but it's unsurprisingly since moved on to more of a focus on tablets. While those haven't exactly garnered much attention to date, it's latest certainly continues that high-specs / low-cost tradition....
Onda's V972 tablet packs Jelly Bean and a Retina-like display for $240
Galaxy Nexus Owners Can Taste Jelly Bean Early With Leaked (And Tweaked) ROMs

Archos intros Xenon 80 8-inch tablet, delivers Jelly Bean and 3G for $200

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Just in case that recently announced ChefPad wasn't suited to your tastes, Archos is now introducing a smaller, not-so-kitchen-friendly Android tablet, the Xenon 80. Naturally, the main highlight of this 8-inch slate is that it boasts 3G capabilities, and the company's quick to point out it's SIM-unlocked. Archos also...
Archos intros Xenon 80 8-inch tablet, delivers Jelly Bean and 3G for $200

Best of Startup Day: Todd Hooper on finding customers

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Editor’s Note: We’ve got a fantastic lineup of speakers on tap for GeekWire’s Startup Day, taking place Saturday, Sept. 22nd at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Among the entrepreneurs on the agenda are Box CEO Aaron Levie; Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens; and many others. It is going to be an informative...
Best of Startup Day: Todd Hooper on finding customers

Insert Coin: Deeper Smart sonar Fishfinder for Android and iOS

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. We can't say a smartphone-connected sonar fish detector ranks high on...
Insert Coin: Deeper Smart sonar Fishfinder for Android and iOS

Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 updated to Windows Phone 7.5, finally get to Tango

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We'd heard that the Lumia 800 and 710 were to get Windows Phone 7.5 sometime soon, but the time has officially arrived for these two to Tango. Today Nokia announced that the fresh code has already started rolling out, bringing hotspot and flip-to-silence functionality to the handsets. Plus, once...
Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 updated to Windows Phone 7.5, finally get to Tango

Best of Startup Day: Keith Smith on how to avoid failure

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Editor’s Note: We’ve got a fantastic lineup of speakers on tap for GeekWire’s Startup Day, taking place Saturday, Sept. 22nd at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Among the entrepreneurs on the agenda are Box CEO Aaron Levie; Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens; BigOven founder Steve Murch and many others. It’s going to...
Best of Startup Day: Keith Smith on how to avoid failure
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