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Video Chat And Sharing Site Rabbit Launches But Avoids Smartphones

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A new mashup of social chatting and content sharing has just launched in test phase, on Macs only. Rabbit has just launched in a private beta test phase, and unlike many other efforts to be the "Instagram for video" or similar content-based social networking systems, it's not an app...
Video Chat And Sharing Site Rabbit Launches But Avoids Smartphones

AT&T Has One Of The Best WiFi Hotspots You Can Buy (T)

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Mobile hotspots are a great way to connect to the Internet on-the-go. The tiny devices use a wireless carrier's network to connect at high speeds and then beam it your computer or other device through a WiFi signal. I've been using Novatel's latest hotspot, the AT&T MiFi Liberate, for some...
AT&T Has One Of The Best WiFi Hotspots You Can Buy (T)

Samsung Wants To Fix Your Terrible Cable Experience With Its New Smart TVs

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Samsung announced its next generation of web-connected Smart TVs today, a clear attempt to disrupt a market that has been the target of nearly every tech company from Intel to Apple.  Samsung has several new television models in various sizes and resolutions, but the Smart TV features are the same...
Samsung Wants To Fix Your Terrible Cable Experience With Its New Smart TVs
Kicked out of iOS 6, podcasts may find new home in standalone app

Mac App Boom Makes Your Speakers Go Up To 11

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The sound booster Mac App called Boom will be releasing its Mountain Lion version on the Apple Store tomorrow. If you have ever wished you could raise the volume on your speakers higher than the maximum level that Apple allows (or to 11), you should check out the low-cost app...
Mac App Boom Makes Your Speakers Go Up To 11

As Patent Drama Continues, 3D Printing Provides A Way Out For Mashup Creators

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Editor’s note: Michael Weinberg is vice president at Public Knowledge where he focuses primarily on copyright, issues before the FCC and emerging technologies like 3D printing. Follow him on Twitter @mweinbergPK. Mashups are one of the great art forms of our time. Easy and accessible digital tools have allowed anyone to remix videos, music and...
As Patent Drama Continues, 3D Printing Provides A Way Out For Mashup Creators

Use DHT For a YouTube-like BitTorrent Content Discovery Journey

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Visiting a torrent site to access content is a fairly simple affair. Select the URL, go to the site and type whatever you’re looking for into the search box. Torrents appear. Click. Download. Easy enough. However, if a BitTorrent user doesn’t really know what he or she is looking for...
Use DHT For a YouTube-like BitTorrent Content Discovery Journey

Is The Filesystem Finally Dead?

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From Rob Foster/Nimble Design: By releasing the iPhone OS, Apple is putting a bullet in the head of a long standing convention that most folks could do without. He’s talking about the filesystem. User-accessible filesystems, anyway. This isn’t news, I don’t think the Newton even had a hidden filesystem,...
Is The Filesystem Finally Dead?

The Cloud's Dirty Little Secret

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Image copyright PakhnyushchaThe cloud has a dirty little secret: It is expensive. These days, it seems as soon as some new technology begins to gain traction, VCs and journalists herald the arrival of a new technological order. While these predictions often end up being true eventually, many of us are...
The Cloud's Dirty Little Secret

In a Parallels World, Mac and Windows Coexist App-ily

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I am writing these words in a preview version of the new edition of Microsoft Word, which is running in a pre-release version of a radically redesigned edition of Windows, called Windows 8. But I’m not doing any of this on a Windows PC. I’m doing it on a Mac,...
In a Parallels World, Mac and Windows Coexist App-ily

Quanta Computer subsidiary Piddas21 launches RemotePlay app, allows instant peer-to-peer streaming of content

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New mobile app startup Piddas21 today launched Piddas21 RemotePlay, an app that allows users to instantly share videos, photos, music and documents in real-time across multiple mobile platforms with any other user. “We like that people can interact on their mobile phone or tablet,” says Joe Lin, founder and CEO...
Quanta Computer subsidiary Piddas21 launches RemotePlay app, allows instant peer-to-peer streaming of content

Glide combines cloud accounts on iPhone but Apple seems upset about the message sent

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Got too many cloud storage accounts with files seemingly scattered across them all? Perhaps Glide, a mobile app that combines multiple cloud storage accounts can help. The app already supports Windows 8 and Android devices, but added a version for Apple’s iPhone on Thursday. Even though Apple approved the application,...
Glide combines cloud accounts on iPhone but Apple seems upset about the message sent

Twitter Improves Cards, Paves Way For More Revenues

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Twitter wants in on the app-discovery game, among other things, and is doing it cleverly. Twitter's "Cards" system has just been upgraded. App developers can now bring twitterers directly to an app within a tweet. Twitter is also adding new types of Card to make its service more data-rich....
Twitter Improves Cards, Paves Way For More Revenues

Stevie leans back and moves forward, launching more than 450 new channels on its social TV platform

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Back in December, we brought you news on Stevie, the oddly-named TV-focused startup that emerged from Microsoft’s Azure Accelerator in Israel earlier in the year. At the time, it had just closed a $1.5m Series-A funding round and launched a new iPhone app. This followed a few months after its...
Stevie leans back and moves forward, launching more than 450 new channels on its social TV platform
BlackBerry World web store goes online with apps, videos, music, and more

LoKast : The Disposable Social Network

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Here's an idea for you: instead of slowly amassing followers, like on Twitter, or carefully culling your friends list over time on Facebook, making sure everyone is in their appropriate list and category, collect and dispose of friends like you ask for the time or a spare cigarette on a...
LoKast : The Disposable Social Network

VIDEO: Digital sales break £1bn barrier

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More than a billion pounds was spent in 2012 for the first time on downloaded videos, music and games....
VIDEO: Digital sales break £1bn barrier

Motorola Droid 4 Arrives on Verizon’s Website

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Earlier today, we told you about a possible release date and potential pricing for the upcoming Motorola Droid 4 for Verizon and now, we have some more evidence that signals that a release is getting extremely close. The Droid 4 has landed on Verizon’s DroidDoes website which will give you...
Motorola Droid 4 Arrives on Verizon’s Website

Sky integrates Zeebox's second-screen platform in its Sky+ iPad app, makes TV more social

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Following its multi-million pound investment in Zeebox in January 2012, Sky has finally got around to integrating the second-screen service into its existing mobile apps. Today, Sky+ for iPad has received an significant update, connecting users to social networks, offering apps and other listing related information. Before today, Zeebox had...
Sky integrates Zeebox's second-screen platform in its Sky+ iPad app, makes TV more social

Digital sales break £1bn barrier

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More than a billion pounds was spent in 2012 for the first time on downloaded videos, music and games....
Digital sales break £1bn barrier

Barnes & Noble integrating Google Play into Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets

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Barnes & Noble is adding Google Play’s full complement of videos, music and apps (and ebooks) to its Nook HD and HD+ tablets. The tablets will also include Google services like Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube and the Chrome browser. The end result is that Nook HD users will have access...
Barnes & Noble integrating Google Play into Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets
D.me: Is this the new Delicious?
Boxee TV adds a slew of features that should have been at launch

Miracast lets you share content without a Wi-Fi signal

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Wirelessly sharing content across multiple devices is nothing new, but streaming technology Miracast will let you share photos, videos, music and more across any certified device, regardless of manufacturer, without a Wi-Fi signal. The Wi-Fi Alliance on Wednesday launched the Miracast certification program, so that Miracast-equipped devices that have...
Miracast lets you share content without a Wi-Fi signal

Startup Alley Day 2 -- So Many Companies, So Little Time [TCTV]

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Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco is full of disruptive companies, and it’s hard to pick a favorite. But to give you a sense of the craziness, you need to tune in for just 5 minutes and check out these companies. There’s plenty more where these came from...
Startup Alley Day 2 -- So Many Companies, So Little Time [TCTV]

Lady Gaga new album to be an app

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The 26-year-old reveals on her Little Monsters website that videos, music and extra content will be available on computers, tablets and smart phones....
Lady Gaga new album to be an app
Microsoft may be working on a 'Xbox TV' set-top box
MessageMe: A Richer, Faster Messaging App That Quickly Grabs Doodles, Videos & Images
Walmart offers $100 iTunes/App Store downloadable gift card for $80

Jolicloud Me launches in beta to help you make sense of your ‘personal cloud’

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Jolicloud, best known for its lightweight, cloud-focused operating system, has today launched Jolicloud Me, a service designed to pull together all the content you have stored around the Web. Built on the premise that it’s hard to keep track of all the content we store on the wide range of...
Jolicloud Me launches in beta to help you make sense of your ‘personal cloud’
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