two worlds

two worlds

One Mac, two versions of OS X

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Reader Will Dawes would like to have a foot in two worlds. He writes:...
One Mac, two versions of OS X

TNW Pick of the Day: Yog lets you schedule runs with friends and strangers around the world

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From Runkeeper and Runtastic, to Nike+ and Endomondo, there’s no shortage of fitness apps out there. But the latest one to hit our radar offers the slightest of twists on the age-old activity of running. Yog is an iPhone app built on a pretty simple concept – running with friends....
TNW Pick of the Day: Yog lets you schedule runs with friends and strangers around the world

TagMyDoc takes QR codes and makes them useful with this document-tagging and sharing Web app

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The very mention of QR codes will probably incite groans even in the least cynical of technophiles. What once was a tangible, exciting example of two-worlds colliding, bringing the physical world into the digital realm with funky barcodes and smartphones, now illustrates what can happen when we’re not really quite...
TagMyDoc takes QR codes and makes them useful with this document-tagging and sharing Web app

Everything.me, The Search App That Bridges The Native And HTML5 Divide, Gets $25M From Telefonica, Mozilla And Singtel

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Native apps are stealing the show when it comes to usage and functionality on mobile devices these days, but a lot of companies continue to hold out hope that more open HTML5-based mobile web services will ultimately win the day. In the meantime, those who can straddle the two worlds beautifully...
Everything.me, The Search App That Bridges The Native And HTML5 Divide, Gets $25M From Telefonica, Mozilla And Singtel

Must See HDTV (May 21st - 27th)

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House After eight seasons, the run of Gregory House MD comes to an end on Fox tonight with a double episode. While we'll miss Hugh Laurie fumbling around on our American TV screens every week, it definitely felt like time for the series to come to an end. We'll...
Must See HDTV (May 21st - 27th)
Photocircle gives tourists a new way to help the needy

SAP: The Client/Server Is Back And It Is Cloud

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SAP is having a blogger and analyst event this week that is an education in how a big company can be one day exciting and another gives a reminder of how different they are compared to the startups of the world. That was pretty well summed up today when SAP’s...
SAP: The Client/Server Is Back And It Is Cloud
Medal of Honor Warfighter multiplayer and campaign details revealed

OffiSync Introduces Real-Time Co-Authoring Between Microsoft Office and Google Docs

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OffiSync is launching an all-new version of its Microsoft Office to Google Docs synchronization tool, a plugin that's a "must-have" for anyone still straddling the two worlds of office suites: that is, the desktop-based world of Microsoft software and the web-based world of Google Docs. In the updated version of...
OffiSync Introduces Real-Time Co-Authoring Between Microsoft Office and Google Docs

GoBank: It's a Real Bank, and It's Made by Real Internet People

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Green Dot today launches the smartphone-based GoBank, which will have no overdraft or penalty fees, no minimum balance and a “pay what you feel is right” monthly membership fee. Let’s take a step back to set this up. Lots of start-up types go about their lives in search of inspiration...
GoBank: It's a Real Bank, and It's Made by Real Internet People

From iPlayer to Warren Buffett, here’s the week’s media news in review

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As we shuffle deeper into the digital realm, there’s an almost tangible tension between the old world order and, well, the new one. With that in mind, what better way to kick off this week’s media recap by looking at some of the various pieces that titillated us this week?...
From iPlayer to Warren Buffett, here’s the week’s media news in review

Minecraft: Xbox 360 edition – review

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Xbox 360; 1600 Microsoft Points (about £13); cert 7+; Mojang/4J StudiosWith 25 million registered players and a hardcore community that makes the Scientologists look feckless and uncommitted, Minecraft is one of indie gaming's most astonishing and important success stories.Originally released on the PC in 2009 as a working project, the...
Minecraft: Xbox 360 edition – review
Frank & Oak Redefines Affordable Menswear for the Curation Era
Offline: avatars and alts
Sorry Microsoft, But My Desktop Isn’t a Tablet
Macs in the mainstream: Parallels giving IT departments more control over Apple machines

Microsoft aims to straddle two worlds with new Surface tablet

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Microsoft’s lumbering crawl into mobile technology had many writing off the titan of computer software as a has-been. But after unveiling its first tablet, called the Surface, some analysts advise not to count the company out just yet. Read full article >>...
Microsoft aims to straddle two worlds with new Surface tablet

Bloomberg Saga Highlights Clash Between Two Worlds

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Bloomberg's disclosure that certain subscriber data were previously available to its journalists has risked alienating the tightly regulated world of finance....
Bloomberg Saga Highlights Clash Between Two Worlds

Q&A: Ex-Amazon 'master of disaster' Jesse Robbins on the power of 'relentless optimism' in startups

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Jesse Robbins of Opscode. Photo: John Keatley Former firefighter Jesse Robbins is comfortable under pressure. In fact, he thrives on it. Channeling positive energy and optimism into his growing organization, Robbins and his team at Seattle cloud computing startup Opscode have been changing the game in enterprise software. And Robbins,...
Q&A: Ex-Amazon 'master of disaster' Jesse Robbins on the power of 'relentless optimism' in startups

Four minutes on the train with ... Portland startup guru Rick Turoczy of PIE

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Angel investor Dave McClure shares a laugh on board Geeks on a Train. Photo via Kyle Kesterson Editor’s note: Team GeekWire participated in the Geeks on a Train voyage between Portland, Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. Tuesday night as part of the GROW conference, taking place this week in Vancouver. We...
Four minutes on the train with ... Portland startup guru Rick Turoczy of PIE

Audi goes arty, crafts A4 replica slot cars for 'quattro experience' installation (video)

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Audi and art? Those two worlds aren't ones we'd necessarily lump together. But the luxury car-maker's done just that, collaborating with Slot Mods USA to create the "quattro experience," an installation replete with remote controllable A4 replicas and a custom track. Let's be clear, though, this is no mere...
Audi goes arty, crafts A4 replica slot cars for 'quattro experience' installation (video)

Little Red Riding Hood by Nosy Crow - app review

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Traditional fairytale gets a modern, beautifully-crafted update for iPhone and iPadWhy are we encouraging kids to waste their time on apps? They should be reading books!Arguments on these lines often crop up in the comments section when I write about children's apps for The Guardian. The concern being that digital...
Little Red Riding Hood by Nosy Crow - app review

QRmovie puts adaptive, animated QR codes in film

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The very mention of QR codes will likely incite groans in the least cynical of technophiles. What once was a tangible and exciting example of two-worlds colliding, bringing the physical world into the digital realm with funky barcodes and smartphones, now illustrates what can happen when we’re not really quite...
QRmovie puts adaptive, animated QR codes in film

Celebrity bakeoff: Jay Leno, $7,250. Dave Letterman, $7,500. Apple's Tim Cook, $180,000.

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Apple's CEO may be on his way to breaking President Bill Clinton's fundraising record. FORTUNE -- Talk about two worlds colliding. On Monday, a Forbes blogger, a Palm Beach hedge fund manager and a paid consultant for IBM, Microsoft and Dell thought Apple's (AAPL) share price might go up if...
Celebrity bakeoff: Jay Leno, $7,250. Dave Letterman, $7,500. Apple's Tim Cook, $180,000.

Nontechie CIOs: translators or meddlers?

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As IT becomes inexorably woven into everything a business does, it's crucial to have a CIO who act as a translator between the two worlds. A nontechie just might be the right person for the job. Insider (registration required)...
Nontechie CIOs: translators or meddlers?

Sony Xperia Ion review: an Android handset with a split personality

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They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. But that adage, such a truism when applied to interpersonal relationships, doesn't quite carry the same weight when extended to the intimacy between expectant geek and promised hardware. So here we are, six months later: CES has long passed, the One...
Sony Xperia Ion review: an Android handset with a split personality
Africa's entrepreneurs say their ideas aren't a 'dime a dozen' like in Silicon Valley (video)

PureData - Meet IBM's New Big Box For Big Data

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Two worlds exist when it comes to the enterprise. The new generation of cloud services represent one space. They rely on distributed infrastructures on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the rest of the vendors in that world. They don’t buy hardware until it makes sense to move off a cloud...
PureData - Meet IBM's New Big Box For Big Data
Impossible Project's 'Instant Lab' prints Polaroids of your digital snapshots

Google Drive for iOS hands-on

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It's an exciting time when two worlds collide, especially for iOS users that have an affection for Google services. The head honchos in Mountain View took to the stage at Moscone West today and announced two programs were going to be made available in the App Store by the...
Google Drive for iOS hands-on
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