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Travel search service Kayak drops BlackBerry support, blames lack of users

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Online travel pricing site Kayak has revealed that it has dropped its BlackBerry app after it came to “practical” decision to cease supporting the RIM platform, which it says is attracting lessening interest. The company announced the decision in a statement that explained that things weren’t working out with the troubled smartphone platform:...
Travel search service Kayak drops BlackBerry support, blames lack of users

Mozilla releases BrowserQuest for HTML5 gamers and warriors (video)

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Mozilla is flexing its HTML5 muscles today, with a new game called BrowserQuest. Designed specifically for browser-based gaming, BrowserQuest brands itself as a "tribute to classic video games with a multiplayer twist." The game's plot is relatively routine -- warriors, hidden treasure, etc. -- but what's most interesting is...
Mozilla releases BrowserQuest for HTML5 gamers and warriors (video)

Ray Bradbury dies at 91, our world is that much poorer

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It's a sad day for science fiction fans everywhere, as Ray Bradbury has passed on at the age of 91. We'll always know him best as the author of Fahrenheit 451, but it's really massive legacy in short stories that defined his role in technology. Collections like The Illustrated...
Ray Bradbury dies at 91, our world is that much poorer

Apple II turns 35, doesn't bother with midlife crisis

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It was 35 years ago today that two Steves and a handful of employees introduced the world to a game-changer: the Apple II. Easily recognizable today as one of history's first truly accessible personal computers, it's a bit odd to think that the iconic rig was almost overlooked at...
Apple II turns 35, doesn't bother with midlife crisis

BBC Tracks Down And Confronts An Internet Troll

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Lots of people wonder what internet trolls are thinking in trying to get their kicks out of being as obnoxious as possible online... and some folks at the BBC apparently were able to track down and confront an individual who had a reputation for highly obnoxious trolling -- writing mean...
BBC Tracks Down And Confronts An Internet Troll

Video: This guy turned a hit Dr. Dre rap song into an unfiltered Instagram tribute

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Instagram’s on a charge, amassing more than 30 million users on iOS, its Android app hit the 1 million download mark on its first day of launch. We’re pretty big fans of the app, but a guy going by the name of Mikey Bolts goes all out to show his...
Video: This guy turned a hit Dr. Dre rap song into an unfiltered Instagram tribute

HTC One V arriving in the US 'this summer'

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HTC has announced that it'll be showcasing the One V at CTIA this week, but more importantly, that the final piece of the One family puzzle will arrive on "a variety of US partners later this summer." Nothing more concrete than that at the moment, although we reckon a...
HTC One V arriving in the US 'this summer'
World’s first PC game, co-written by Bill Gates, now available for the iPhone

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak: Mark Zuckerberg is like Steve Jobs and me rolled into one

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak paid tribute to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, calling him an acute businessman who runs his company in a similar way to the partnership that Wozniak had with Steve Jobs at Apple. Speaking to Bloomberg TV, Wozniak rejected comparisons between himself and Zuckerberg, claiming he didn’t have...
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak: Mark Zuckerberg is like Steve Jobs and me rolled into one

The New York Times sees weekday circulation rise by 73% year-on-year, driven by digital subs

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For the six months leading to March 31, 2012, The New York Times saw a strong growth in both weekday and Sunday circulation figures, according to a new Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) report. And it seems these gains are largely attributable to its popular digital subscription packages which were...
The New York Times sees weekday circulation rise by 73% year-on-year, driven by digital subs

Today, you can literally unzip Google’s front page

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Google’s has put out one of its most interesting Google Doodles for a while, which literally allows you to unzip the front page. The unique Doodle is a tribute to Gideon Sundback, the Swedish-American electrical engineer who invented the zip, as today is his 132nd birthday. The unzipped page brings...
Today, you can literally unzip Google’s front page

Amazing reenactment of the Beastie Boys video “Sabotage” by kids

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We were all very sad to hear about the passing of Adam Yauch (MCA) of the Beastie Boys, but we will all remember the band’s music and amazing videos. Here’s a fantastic reenactment of the “Sabotage” starring kids, which was created as a tribute to MCA: Outstanding, isn’t it?...
Amazing reenactment of the Beastie Boys video “Sabotage” by kids

It’s official: There is a Steve Jobs Avenue in Brazil

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There is now a ‘Steve Jobs Avenue’ in Brazil, the Brazilian blog MacMagazine reports. First announced one day after Apple’s co-founder passed away last October, the decision has now been officially confirmed by Jundiai’s city council. The avenue’s location itself may not be very glamourous, but it is meaningful. While you may...
It’s official: There is a Steve Jobs Avenue in Brazil

As Apple rediscovers its old logo, here’s a colorful stop-motion tribute to the brand

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Apple is one of these companies that people inspired, giving birth to very creative homages, and the latest tribute we have stumbled upon is no exception to the rule. Spotted by MacMagazine, this cool stop-motion video was created in 48 hours, 921 shots and an undisclosed number of colored pencils, by...
As Apple rediscovers its old logo, here’s a colorful stop-motion tribute to the brand

Obama, Clinton pay tribute to Steve Jobs at the Webbys

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Celebrities, politicians and tech luminaries paid tribute to late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs at today's Webby Awards show in New York. [Read more]...
Obama, Clinton pay tribute to Steve Jobs at the Webbys
Chappelle Show Creator Gives Grieving MCA Fans A Treat, Viacom Gives Them The Finger

Of myths and 41-megapixel sensors: Nokia looks back on the 808 PureView (video)

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It's a tale as old as the introduction of the 808 PureView, itself. Something about a bar and Tokyo and scribbling ingenious ideas on a napkin -- you know, the same 'ol humble origin story that seems to surround every impactful creation. Spoon-fed mythology aside, Nokia's decided to shift...
Of myths and 41-megapixel sensors: Nokia looks back on the 808 PureView (video)

0-Day Art: saving digital art one torrent at a time

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With online storefronts dominating the mobile market, it’s safe to assume that most people who own digital devices have some experience with the concept of micropayments. But now that we’ve grown accustomed to the idea of shelling out tiny nuggets of tribute for things like apps, games and music,...
0-Day Art: saving digital art one torrent at a time

Someone Is Paying Tribute To Steve Jobs With A Special Facebook Timeline (AAPL)

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In a pretty novel implementation of the Facebook Timeline, someone has taken it upon himself to chart out the many notable moments in Steve Jobs' life, as shared by 9to5Mac. From his birth to his death and all the products launched, awards won, and companies started in between, take...
Someone Is Paying Tribute To Steve Jobs With A Special Facebook Timeline (AAPL)

Steve Jobs honored by presidents, celebrities in Webby Award tribute

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Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was memorialized by a number of notable people, including President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton and U2's Bono, on Monday in a tribute video at the 16th Annual Webby Awards....
Steve Jobs honored by presidents, celebrities in Webby Award tribute

Opera Software Launches Yet Another UDID Alternative For Anonymous Mobile Ad-Tracking

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Just when iOS developers had thought they had heard of every UDID replacement mechanism out there, Opera Software had to go and launch its own, too. Today, the company, best known as the maker of the Opera web browser, is introducing something it’s calling “App-Tribute” – and yes, it’s yet...
Opera Software Launches Yet Another UDID Alternative For Anonymous Mobile Ad-Tracking
Apple II celebrates its 35th anniversary

Viral Video: "Jaws" Guy Bites Mark Zuckerberg and "Eric" Brin at Webbys

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If you love a celebrity getting all self-righteous on the world, especially the tech world, then here’s a big plate of Richard Dreyfuss for you. He tsks-tsks all over the stage in this video of highlights from the 16th Annual Webby Awards, which took place last night in New...
Viral Video: "Jaws" Guy Bites Mark Zuckerberg and "Eric" Brin at Webbys

YouTube blows out seven candles, cuts birthday party short to log 72 hours of video per minute

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Ah, YouTube. It wasn't long ago that that it was pumping out around 60 hours of content every 60 seconds, but nothing can stop the video juggernaut. Celebrating its seven years of existence with a video charting its rise, rise and rise, YouTube's official blog has also announced that...
YouTube blows out seven candles, cuts birthday party short to log 72 hours of video per minute

A nerd packs 120K miles, 16 countries and 18 months into an inspiring 3.5 minutes of exercise

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Steve Kamb is the creator of Nerd Fitness, a blog that helps nerds and ‘desk jockeys’ get fit. He’s a regular contributor to The Next Web, where you can find his great articles on hacking your life to stay healthy. Recently, Kamb took his first trip outside of the U.S.,...
A nerd packs 120K miles, 16 countries and 18 months into an inspiring 3.5 minutes of exercise
Little Slide Dress uses slides and Arduino to become a wearable tribute to the magic of film
Australian billionaire plans to build a replica of the Titanic
Play this: 'Vonneguts & Glory' is a lo-fi FPS tribute to 'Slaughterhouse-Five'

Brazilian city with Foxconn iPhone, iPad plant names street after Steve Jobs

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The city of Jundiaí in Brazil has changed the name of one of its streets to "Avenida Steve Jobs," offering a tribute to the late Apple co-founder not far from a Foxconn plant believed to be producing iPhones and iPads....
Brazilian city with Foxconn iPhone, iPad plant names street after Steve Jobs

Play this: 'Super Mario Bros.' tribute re-imagines each level as a single frame

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Created as part of a 48-hour game development challenge known as the Ludum Dare, Super Mario Summary condenses all 32 levels from the original Super Mario Bros. into a single frame each. The game was created by Johan Petiz, creative director for Swedish developer Free Lunch Design, and relies...
Play this: 'Super Mario Bros.' tribute re-imagines each level as a single frame
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