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Geek Love: Send Your Valentine A Heart Equation With Desmos (Now In HTML5!)

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Back in May, a startup named Desmos launched at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC with the hope of addressing the fragmentation inherent to education by way of platform-agnostic software that allows users to build and share their own rich educational content. In application, this meant that, like Inkling, Kno, Apple and more...
Geek Love: Send Your Valentine A Heart Equation With Desmos (Now In HTML5!)

Chrome for Android also gets bumped up to version 27

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Yesterday we reported that Google officially updated the stable version of Chrome to Chrome 27, introducing several new features and bug fixes. Chrome for Android (stable version) also received similar treatment and has been promoted to Chrome 27. It comes with several options that were previously included in past versions...
Chrome for Android also gets bumped up to version 27

Valve stays true to its word, opens Steam Linux beta seeking 1000 "experienced Linux users"

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Valve has a treat for some Linux gamers today after it began opening registrations for its Steam client on the open-source platform, staying true to its word that it would launch its gaming platform in beta before the end of October. In September, Valve confirmed that the external beta would include...
Valve stays true to its word, opens Steam Linux beta seeking 1000 "experienced Linux users"

Google unveils new Google Drive cloud storage service with 5GB of free space [video]

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Following a series rumors and leaks, Google on Tuesday unveiled a new cloud storage service being billed as the next step in the evolution of Google Docs. Dubbed Google Drive and built to compete directly with Microsoft’s SkyDrive and other similar services, Google’s new cloud storage solution features 5GB...
Google unveils new Google Drive cloud storage service with 5GB of free space [video]

Facebook releases standalone Poke app for iPhone with Snapchat-like features

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Facebook today released Poke, a standalone app for iPhone that allows users to use its famous Poke feature or send messages, photos or video to their friends for a designated period of time. Messages expire after a specific time users set, either 1, 3, 5 or 10 seconds. After that, the...
Facebook releases standalone Poke app for iPhone with Snapchat-like features

HTC pulls plug on data backup service, promises upgraded offering

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Phone maker HTC is shutting down HTCSense.com, a backup service that allows users to save contacts, messages, photos and other material in the cloud. Users are encouraged to take possession of their information by April 30th at which time the data will be deleted. “HTCSense.com is undergoing a renovation to...
HTC pulls plug on data backup service, promises upgraded offering

Amazon Launches Apple Music Store

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Amazon launched a version of its MP3 store geared specifically toward Apple's iPhone and iPod that allows users to buy music on their devices and access it anywhere....
Amazon Launches Apple Music Store
Samsung S Health launched: control your weight and blood sugar with the Galaxy S III

Acer debuts Haswell-based Aspire S7, S3 ultrabooks

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Acer has debuted its first ultrabooks powered by Intel's fourth-generation Core series processors. The Taiwanese notebook maker has also taken the opportunity to redesign the Aspire S7 based on user feedback, while also using its new styling cues in the new Aspire S3. Both notebooks also share Acer's dual-torque hinge...
Acer debuts Haswell-based Aspire S7, S3 ultrabooks

Seattle outranks San Francisco for title of geekiest (and smartest) people

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A Seattle rainbow San Francisco may have better restaurants, weather, shopping and cocktails. But here’s one area where Seattle outshines the city by the bay. According to a survey by Travel + Leisure magazine, Seattle has the most tech-savvy people in the country. Yep, we’re geekier in Seattle than our...
Seattle outranks San Francisco for title of geekiest (and smartest) people

Pocket releases "Save for Later" API for app developers

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Content-saving app Pocket announced today a new API, which aims to make it easier for developers to put Pocket’s “Save for Later” capabilities in their apps. The new API includes easy integration and access to features available in the Pocket native app including quick authentication, drop-in Objective-C SDK for iOS...
Pocket releases "Save for Later" API for app developers

Messaging app Line surpasses 100M users in 19 months

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Messaging app Line surpassed 100 million users in 19 months, according to a blog post on the official Line blog. Line, an app developed by South Korea’s Naver Corp., is the leading messaging app in Japan. The app is now taking off in other regions, but in the grand scheme...
Messaging app Line surpasses 100M users in 19 months

Share your favorite things with Stuffay

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Stuffay is a new iOS app by Dawei Zhao. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store. Stuffay is a mobile-social network designed to let enthusiastic consumers connect with one another, share their favorite things and look for the best deals. Beginning by creating a proprietary account...
Share your favorite things with Stuffay

Documents is a free, powerful, cloud-integrated document and media manager for iPad

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Readdle, the developer of several popular productivity applications for iOS, has launched a new app: Documents for iPad. Documents is an intuitive application that allows users to easily manage document files and media such as video, audio, and photos. While, at its core, Documents is a great way to...
Documents is a free, powerful, cloud-integrated document and media manager for iPad
WordPress and Tumblr are Complementary, WordPress Founder Says
Uber Reverts Back to Surge Pricing After One Day

Cap That Raises $2.3 Million to Skin Your Next iPhone

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Custom merch creation company Cap That announced Tuesday that it raised $2.3 million in series B funding, backed by Canadian start-up incubator Intertainment Media. Much akin to companies like Cafe Press and Zazzle, Cap That allows users to upload video or Instagram photos they’ve taken, and imprint a captured still...
Cap That Raises $2.3 Million to Skin Your Next iPhone

Facebook Camera makes the case for a more social default camera app for iPhone

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Earlier today, Facebook released its Facebook Camera app, a standalone job that allows users to shoot, filter and upload photos to the social network. This app comes just weeks after Facebook announced plans to acquire Instagram for $1B and raises the question: Why does the company need two different apps to...
Facebook Camera makes the case for a more social default camera app for iPhone
Delphi's Connected Car device lets you remotely track and monitor your vehicle

Do You Really Want to Pick Your Seatmate on Facebook?

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Just because technology can take the serendipity out of life doesn't mean that it should. The information technology industry is waging a largely successful and to my mind greatly misguided war against the randomness of life. The latest twist, as reported in the New York Times, is a plan by...
Do You Really Want to Pick Your Seatmate on Facebook?

Makerbot demoes scanner to streamline 3D fabrication process

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On Friday, 3D printing startup Makerbot demonstrated a new scanner that allows users to scan and then 3D print the objects. The Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner is a prototype, but Makerbot says it plans to make the device available to consumers before the holiday season of 2013. The scanner can...
Makerbot demoes scanner to streamline 3D fabrication process

Here's How To Get Advertisers To Stop Tracking You On Your iPhone (AAPL)

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Did you know that Apple was tracking your engagement on the iPhone? Well, they were. Luckily Apple's new iPhone operating system, iOS 6 comes a new feature that allows users to limit developers from tracking their every move for targeted advertising.  We knew there had to be a silver lining to...
Here's How To Get Advertisers To Stop Tracking You On Your iPhone (AAPL)

10 types of startup that had a breakthrough 2012

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As the year draws to a close, let’s take a look at the trends that have proven important in the world of tech startups. Don’t forget to take a look at our other lists as we tie 2012 up in a nice, neat bow. Social video startups The clamour to...
10 types of startup that had a breakthrough 2012
With access to the Google Play store, Google TV just got much more entertaining

Leap Motion teams up with Google Earth

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Leap Motion, fresh off of a major partnership announcement with Hewlett-Packard last week, announced Monday that its gesture controls are now supported in Google Earth. Leap produces a three-inch, $80 computer accessory that allows users to control their computers with a wave of the hand or a flick of the...
Leap Motion teams up with Google Earth
Facebook 'find friends nearby' feature available for web and mobile

Facebook Might Ruin Yahoo's Attempt To Become Cool Again By Buying Tumblr

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Everyone is reporting that Yahoo is in serious talks to buy Tumblr. Tumblr is basically a Twitter for images (or, if you prefer, a dead-simple "blogging platform" that allows you to follow other users)--a digital "platform" that allows users to post and share content. These talks between Yahoo and...
Facebook Might Ruin Yahoo's Attempt To Become Cool Again By Buying Tumblr

HTML5 Epic Citadel demo shows the power of OpenGL in the browser

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Epic Games has released a new version of its popular Epic Citadel tech demo that runs entirely using open HTML5 and JavaScript standards in order to show off the potential for plugin-free game development inside a Web browser. To convert the Unreal Engine 3 tech demo to standards-compliant HTML5,...
HTML5 Epic Citadel demo shows the power of OpenGL in the browser
Bing adds 'Pin It' Pinterest feature to image search

Facebook Just Launched A Paywall For Users Who Want To Dominate Your News Feed

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Facebook has rolled out a new product, named "Highlight," that allows users to pay a $2 cash fee if they want their status updates to be more prominent in their friends' news feeds. Here's what the new app looks like: Highlight is being tested in New Zealand, according to Stuff...
Facebook Just Launched A Paywall For Users Who Want To Dominate Your News Feed
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?