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The ultimate productivity suite shootout for OS X & iOS

thenextweb.com
Whenever someone is looking to boost their productivity and they want to do so by using a combination of their Mac and their iOS devices, they are faced with a ton of options. Some of them are great, some of them not so much. But there are a few options...
The ultimate productivity suite shootout for OS X & iOS

What web is saying: the Facebook IPO

gigaom.com
Feeling overwhelmed with all the Facebook chatter. Is all this talk of the IPO making you yearn for the weekend already. Well, we are going to make life a little easier for you – find you best stuff for you to read. Keep checking often – and remember: the newest...
What web is saying: the Facebook IPO

Get Ready For Netflix Titles In Your News Feed, Thanks To Updated Video Privacy Law

techcrunch.com
The House of Representatives has voted to approve a bill which would make it easier for users to share movies that they’re watching on social networks like Facebook earlier today. That could eventually lead more video services, like Netflix, to integrate with Facebook’s Open Graph and enable “seamless sharing” of...
Get Ready For Netflix Titles In Your News Feed, Thanks To Updated Video Privacy Law

They Screwed Us. Right Before They Screwed Us Again. #poohead

techcrunch.com
We just got screwed. More on this below. Nobody says “Web 2.0” anymore. The term just didn’t stand the test of time, long ago it became cliched. But a handful of years ago it had real meaning to a lot of us. It encompassed a lot of ideas, but chief...
They Screwed Us. Right Before They Screwed Us Again. #poohead
Jony Ive's new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

Tackling the most overlooked element of your startup: The brand

www.geekwire.com
Anyone who has entered the startup arena knows that things move fast, get broken and can change on a whim. So much so, that entrepreneurs who aren’t baptized in lean and agile methodologies often face a grim end before ever truly beginning. However, If you’re quick on your feet, you...
Tackling the most overlooked element of your startup: The brand

Interactive iPhone 5S with iOS7 concept based on recent leaks

9to5mac.com
Product comparison site Recombu has created an interactive iPhone 5S with iOS7 simulator, in large part based on our exclusive preview of what to expect. 9to5Mac has heard new details about the iOS 7 redesign from sources. According to the site, iOS 7 has been described internally as “black, white,...
Interactive iPhone 5S with iOS7 concept based on recent leaks

Lenovo's Corinna Proctor and Jason Parrish backstage at Expand (video)

www.engadget.com
We spent some time on stage with two of the Lenovo's honchos to talk about how the ThinkPad brand has braved the test of time and take a look at what's next. The firm's Senior Research Manager Corinna Proctor and its director of ThinkPad strategy and planning stopped by...
Lenovo's Corinna Proctor and Jason Parrish backstage at Expand (video)
DealAngel determines hotel steals, protects you from rip-off rates
Basecamp Personal Takes Project Management Out Of The Office, Ditches Subscriptions For A One-Time Fee

EA chief suggests that Zynga overpaid for OMGPOP/Draw Something

venturebeat.com
Electronic Arts chief executive John Riccitiello took a not-so-subtle shot at Zynga today during EA’s conference call with analysts. He said that EA would not pay a large amount of money “just to buy a brand” or to buy a “instant one-hit wonder.” That was a not-so-veiled reference to...
EA chief suggests that Zynga overpaid for OMGPOP/Draw Something

Stop copying Silicon Valley, Kenya warned

thenextweb.com
Kenyans in the tech industry have been cautioned to stop copying Silicon Valley’s model by a panel of experts attending the Mobile Web East Africa conference in Nairobi. The experts warned copycat models “simply don’t work”. Will Mutua, founder of Afrinovator, said Kenya is still far from deserving the ‘Silicon Savannah’...
Stop copying Silicon Valley, Kenya warned
Pixar names its main studio building after Steve Jobs

28 pieces of computing advice that stand the test of time

www.pcworld.com
Technology never stops moving foward. Hardware gets faster, and operating systems gain new features and (we hope) finesse. This is natural computing law. But just because computers are one big exercise in evolutionary progress, that doesn't mean certain computing maxims ever go out of style. Take, for example, the...
28 pieces of computing advice that stand the test of time

Create a Meaningful Life Through Meaningful Work

blogs.hbr.org
In case you haven't been following my tell-all confessional — I mean Twitter feed — lately, I've been in Manhattan for the last few weeks. Hanging out in all the wrong places (read: painfully hip power hotels), I've had the questionable privilege of overhearing more than my fair share of...
Create a Meaningful Life Through Meaningful Work
The top 25 technology books of all time
Zynga reportedly trying to acquire Draw Something maker OMGPOP

Jony Ive paints a fresh, yet familiar, look for iOS 7

9to5mac.com
Ive at iPhone 5 event (Getty Images) According to multiple people who have either seen or have been briefed on the upcoming iOS 7, the operating system sports a redesigned user-interface that will be attractive to new iOS users, but potentially unsettling for those who are long-accustomed to the platform…...
Jony Ive paints a fresh, yet familiar, look for iOS 7
Finally, A Dock That Doesn't Blink When Apple Changes iPhone Connectors Or Device Design

Legacy of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring

www.guardian.co.uk
Fifty years after its publication, Rachel Carson's investigation into pesticides still divides opinion. Leo Hickman, with your help, examines its legacy. Post your views below, email leo.hickman@guardian.co.uk or tweet @LeoHickman9.00am: Today marks the 50th anniversary of the US publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring.The book is often cited as an...
Legacy of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
Tech blog The Brooks Review starts charging for content, with a few twists
Final Fantasy IV Will Come To iOS Devices Dec. 20, Giving Us Another Chance To Pay For It Again

Great iPhone and iPod touch Games for Kids [Parenting]

lifehacker.com
We cover mostly productivity-related iPhone apps around these parts, but if you've got a little one who could use some educational—or just distracting—games, MetaFilter founder, blogger, and dad Matt Haughey has rounded up 14 kid-tested, parent-approved iPhone games for kids.It started out innocuously. We were waiting for a table at...
Great iPhone and iPod touch Games for Kids [Parenting]

SOL Republic's Tracks HD headphones - funky, great sound...and indestructible?

thenextweb.com
I don’t know about you, but I’ve got a bit of a love-hate relationship going on with headphones. I love them insofar as I need them. I have three pairs, as it happens – one rather chunky set of over-ear headphones for home, which cost me around £30 ($50), I...
SOL Republic's Tracks HD headphones - funky, great sound...and indestructible?
How losing iMessage could mean losing your friends
Here's What Apple Design Leader Jony Ive Is Telling People He's Doing To The iPhone's Software (AAPL)

Sponsor Post: 7 Things to Consider Before Building a Private Cloud

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Editor's note: We offer our long-term sponsors the opportunity to write posts and tell their story. These posts are clearly marked as written by sponsors, but we also want them to be useful and interesting to our readers. We hope you like the posts and we encourage you to support...
Sponsor Post: 7 Things to Consider Before Building a Private Cloud
Zynga buys OMGPOP for a reported $200M

2K partnership brings strategy classics Civilization and Pirates! to GREE

www.insidemobileapps.com
2K Games has signed a new partnership with GREE that will turn its classic strategy titles Sid Meier’s Civilization and Sid Meier’s Pirates! into free-to-play social games on GREE’s new global gaming platform. The partnership will see GREE work closely with 2K integrate social features into the games, which will...
2K partnership brings strategy classics Civilization and Pirates! to GREE

Over/Under: ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ vs. ‘Once Upon a Time in the West’

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Once upon a time, Hollywood was king of the Western and the idea of anybody over in Europe making a movie about the American Southwest as successful as something like High Noon was laughable. Italian-produced films about the west, or Spaghetti Westerns, were largely low budget knock-offs where fading...
Over/Under: ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ vs. ‘Once Upon a Time in the West’
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