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Yet Another Study Says First Person Shooters Are Good For Your Eyesight

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Over in the Insider Chat, Leigh recently taught us that it's a myth that carrots improve your eyesight... but if your mother tries to pass that off on you as a reason to eat carrots, perhaps you should tell her you're better off getting in a bit more time playing...
Yet Another Study Says First Person Shooters Are Good For Your Eyesight

Twitter Suspends Tool That Momentarily Served as Anonymous Gossip HQ for the Tech Set

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(Screencap: Can’t Tweet This) Sometimes Betabeat comes up with some especially caustic zingers or insidery complaints that we know we can’t really tweet, and yet the urge to share them is painfully strong. Enter Can’t Tweet This, a Twitter anonymizer that–for a short time, anyway–allowed anyone to tweet anonymous missives,...
Twitter Suspends Tool That Momentarily Served as Anonymous Gossip HQ for the Tech Set
Sex By Southwest: We Hung Out with Bangs With Friends

The Only Three Reasons You Went To Work Today

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Contrary to popular opinion, money is not what's driving most of us. This was a conclusion reached by various psychologists, as compiled in a essay by Walter Chen at buffer. Employees are in fact tend to be motivated by emotion and not by financial incentive (a useful things for managers...
The Only Three Reasons You Went To Work Today

The definitive list of classic Penguin-themed everything. I have this really strong urge to collect the 8 old Penguin colors now. Just one of each would be enough. The Terrier and Lobster: Penguins Un-Books

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The definitive list of classic Penguin-themed everything. I have this really strong urge to collect the 8 old Penguin colors now. Just one of each would be enough. The Terrier and Lobster: Penguins Un-Books

Miramax arrives on Lovefilm to let you relive the golden age of Weinsteins

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Miramax has reached a deal with Lovefilm to get its back-catalog of award-winning films available on-demand in the UK and Germany. It's an unsurprising move given the company has similar deals in place with Netflix and Hulu to let you watch classics like Pulp Fiction, Clerks and Trainspotting whenever...
Miramax arrives on Lovefilm to let you relive the golden age of Weinsteins
Chinese police officers kill 1,000 illegal arcade machines with fire

GENIE rocket system does smooth VTOL, lateral flight, cheap trips to Mars (video)

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NASA can't just park up in the middle of space and rely on Robotnaut 2 for its entertainment. Actually, it probably can, but at some point the urge to explore new worlds will become too strong to resist. That's when it'll need a suborbital rocket guidance system like the...
GENIE rocket system does smooth VTOL, lateral flight, cheap trips to Mars (video)

This is What a Tweet Looks Like

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Think a tweet is just 140 characters of text? Think again. To developers building tools on top of the Twitter platform, they know tweets contain far more information than just whatever brief, passing thought you felt the urge to share your friends via the microblogging network. A tweet is filled...
This is What a Tweet Looks Like

Check This Scale To See If You're A Facebook Addict

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At what point does occasional Facebook stalking become a full-blown addiction? And how many of Facebook's 900 million users are actively hooked? A new study from Norway, the first of its kind worldwide, says that "Facebook addiction resembles drug, alcohol and chemical substance addiction." Those at the highest risk of developing a Facebook jones...
Check This Scale To See If You're A Facebook Addict
Samsung Galaxy S II for T-Mobile getting ICS on June 11th
iOS 6 review
How I became a password cracker

After Making a Business, Huawei Aims to Make a Name for Itself in Smartphones

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While most phone makers were trying to find ways to sell more devices, Huawei made several moves last year that actually cost the company business. The Chinese phone maker said no to opportunities to build 30 million additional feature phones, as well as to do more work making phones sold...
After Making a Business, Huawei Aims to Make a Name for Itself in Smartphones

Google patent application would tie camera settings to local weather

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GPS is burgeoning into a tool for more than just finding our way, such as choosing gears on a weekend drive. If one of Google's newly published patent applications becomes reality, positioning might also fix our off-color photos. Its proposed technique would use GPS to automatically tune a camera...
Google patent application would tie camera settings to local weather

Traktor DJ gets remixed for iPhone, brings big features to small pockets (video)

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Traktor DJ for iPad showed us what can be done when you resist the urge to simply shrink your existing software or just slide it under a touch interface. Since its iOS debut, the folk at Native Instruments have spent the last couple of months cautiously considering how best...
Traktor DJ gets remixed for iPhone, brings big features to small pockets (video)

Soundation Studio is a Flash-Based Music Mixer [Music]

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If you've ever had the urge to mess around with mixing your own electronic music, Soundation Studio is a free Flash-based editor that makes editing and mixing your own songs drag and drop easy. More » Music - Multimedia - Soundation Studio - Business - Flash...
Soundation Studio is a Flash-Based Music Mixer [Music]

BBC iPlayer adds radio support to Xbox app

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Well, they certainly made you wait for it, but the BBC has finally delivered on its promise, bringing radio support to its Xbox 360 app. When iPlayer launched on the console in March, patient customers were initially left without access to the national network's vast catalog of audio programming....
BBC iPlayer adds radio support to Xbox app

LivingSocial co-founder and CTO Aaron Batalion leaves 'to pursue some new ideas'

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Aaron Batalion, daily deals site LivingSocial’s co-founder and CTO, has announced that he is leaving the company, which has struggled to turn a profit as interest in the industry has waned. “After much soul searching, I have decided to leave LivingSocial to pursue some new ideas,” Batalion wrote on his...
LivingSocial co-founder and CTO Aaron Batalion leaves 'to pursue some new ideas'

BitTorrent Live now in open beta, brings live webcasting to the masses

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Last November, BitTorrent put out a call to all "qualified broadcasters," seeking to build out a solid based for Live, its new P2P streaming protocol. Now, just four months later, the company's opening the beta service up to all users, giving a real-time platform to anyone with a webcam,...
BitTorrent Live now in open beta, brings live webcasting to the masses
Apple’s new iPad: a stark reminder why few Android tablets matter (review)

4 reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S3 will succeed

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As the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S3 grew nearer, the internet was swirling with unfounded rumors. Next-generation specs were being thrown out, and hopes were as high as could be. When the device was finally announced, it didn’t live up to the hype. Although, there’s probably nothing that could.There...
4 reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S3 will succeed

Microsoft Introduces The World To Office For Windows RT

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Microsoft's version of Windows RT for devices running ARM will be out in October. Microsoft is now revealing what Office RT will look like, and it's the first hint of a tablet-friendly version of Office since that mystical Microsoft Office for the iPad rumored to launch in November has yet...
Microsoft Introduces The World To Office For Windows RT

Harman Kardon trots out five iPhone-matching headsets, keeps you in high Apple fashion

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There's no shortage of iPhone-friendly headsets. Not many are actually designed to match an iPhone's looks, however, and Harman Kardon is counting on that urge to coordinate to draw a few listeners into a new line of very tersely-named headphones and headsets. The more conspicuous resemblances to Apple's creation...
Harman Kardon trots out five iPhone-matching headsets, keeps you in high Apple fashion
Bargain-hunting on Nokia Lumia phones will soon be easier thanks to Groupon integration
Flipboard kicks off Android beta test, sign up now

Watch With eBay App Wants You Shop While You Watch TV

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Despite how much I try to cut back on it, there’s never really a time when I’m not bouncing my attention between different screens. Even when I’m trying to zone out in front of a television, I’m struck with a compulsive urge to hit Wikipedia or IMDB to see what...
Watch With eBay App Wants You Shop While You Watch TV

Why letters are the best legacy for family stories

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Handwritten letters have an evocative quality digital communication can't match, says John O'ConnellAfter my mother died last year, I was clearing out her flat when I found an envelope containing all the cards and letters she received after my identical twin brother's death. He and I were eight weeks' premature...
Why letters are the best legacy for family stories

The Man Responsible For Windows 8 Is 'Happy' With Sales (MSFT)

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Former Microsoft Windows boss Steven Sinofsky says he's good with the way things are going so far for Microsoft's Windows 8. "It's hard for me to look at selling 100 million of something and not be happy," Sinofsky told AllThingsD Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher on stage at the D11...
The Man Responsible For Windows 8 Is 'Happy' With Sales (MSFT)
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