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Forecast for Revamped Weather Channel iPhone App Looks Bright

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If you get your weather updates from your smartphone, you might want to check out The Weather Channel’s revamped iPhone app. It’s the first major redesign of the app since 2009 and brings a sleeker design and more personalization and social features. The changes are apparent as soon as you...
Forecast for Revamped Weather Channel iPhone App Looks Bright

Korean researchers develop new flexible, more stable lithium-ion battery

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Researchers from South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology have developed a new "shape-conformable" polymer electrolytes that could help craft those flexible display handsets of the future. Thanks to the nano-materials used, these polymers behave like more typical liquefied electrolytes but would create, according to the country's...
Korean researchers develop new flexible, more stable lithium-ion battery

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

SellanApp launches to crowdsource the gap between concept and reality

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Good ideas only go so far. Though some are able to live based on the sheer brilliance of their thoughts, most people have to take an idea from a figment of the imagination to an observable, tangible entity. The artist who can paint a masterpiece in his mind but can’t...
SellanApp launches to crowdsource the gap between concept and reality

The Galaxy S4 Is Also A Universal Remote Control For Your TV

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Here's a neat feature that didn't get much attention during Samsung's Galaxy S4 unveiling yesterday.  The new smartphone has a built-in infrared sensor, meaning it can communicate with any TV and act as a remote control. It works on any TV too, not just ones made by Samsung. The GS4...
The Galaxy S4 Is Also A Universal Remote Control For Your TV

Xpadder: Play PC games with a game controller instead of a keyboard

www.pcworld.com
Many casual Web or Flash games would do well to implement gamepad controls. Platformers and bullet-hell titles are a perfect example. Sure, you can get by with WASD and the space bar, but it's not 1992 anymore. You shouldn't be forced to just get by when you've got that shiny,...
Xpadder: Play PC games with a game controller instead of a keyboard

Usability Do’s And Don’ts For Interactive Design

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  We often talk about how to make our websites more usable, whether it’s tweaking the HTML structure of pages to benefit the user’s process or figuring out how best to display a message via CSS. But we never bring this thought process into our jQuery-based (and other JavaScript-based) elements....
Usability Do’s And Don’ts For Interactive Design

A Visual Representation Of Apple's No Flash Support Policy On The iPhone And iPad

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ROFLROFLOL! I see what you did there. Of course, it would have been funnier if Wonder Woman was the one missing. Get it? Because she's a woman. And women, as you may well know, are notoriously poor drivers but will sometimes flash their hooters if you honk your horn...
A Visual Representation Of Apple's No Flash Support Policy On The iPhone And iPad
Remembering the history of the humble bar code and its creator, N. Joseph Woodland

Google Shows Off Its Latest "Baby Steps" Toward Becoming the Star Trek Computer

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On Wednesday, Google announced new natural-language voice search on iOS, new, touch-friendly Web interfaces for its answers, and an ambitious, voluntary experiment to bring your Gmail messages into search results. Google wants to be like the Star Trek computer when it grows up, letting us ask questions naturally about anything...
Google Shows Off Its Latest "Baby Steps" Toward Becoming the Star Trek Computer

London Real-time hack event ends with exhausted and innovative winners

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On Friday we reported the start of the Real-time London event taking place at White Bear Yard. The event saw GoSquared provide participants with APIs from Amazon Web Services, Geckoboard, RabbitMQ, Twilio and Pusher to make something cool in just one weekend. This evening that drew to a close with creative, but exhausted competitors gathered to...
London Real-time hack event ends with exhausted and innovative winners
Kickstarter roundup: LUMOback, GameDock, Hone, Ringbow, MagSkin, more

Amazon Continues Arming Its Legion Of Self-Publishers With Storyteller Launch

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Amazon has been nothing short of experimental in its quest to compete and dominate in the streaming video space. Today, the company takes it a step further with the introduction of the Amazon Storyteller, a program that lets script writers turn their works into full story boards. The program, which...
Amazon Continues Arming Its Legion Of Self-Publishers With Storyteller Launch

Open data: decentralising and democratising social justice

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Chris Worman writes about Open Courts, the dataset which provides a model for others interested in data-driven advocacyGlancing back and forth between the two university students and what looked like the underside of a jellyfish on their laptop, I was at a bit of a loss for words. "So I...
Open data: decentralising and democratising social justice

Google+ gets some updates on profile pages, including posting from your own

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According to the feedback the Google+ team has been getting, it has launched a few small tweaks today to your profile page on the service. Up until now, you haven’t had a share box to post things directly from your profile and that changes now. Additionally, Google+ Cover Photos are...
Google+ gets some updates on profile pages, including posting from your own
No, you don't look fat in that shirt: Virtusize searches for the perfect online fit
Don't panic just yet - here are all the scary things you need to learn to use Windows 8

AWESOME: Museum of Modern Tweets [ART]

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Listen up, y’all: I’ve got another delightful time-wasting Tumblr for you: Museum of Modern Tweets. On this inspired blog, artist Odessa Begay renders a visual representation of a celeb’s 140-word message every Tuesday. Although social networking could be seen as merely an outlet for mindlessly blathering into the abyss,...
AWESOME: Museum of Modern Tweets [ART]

Rumor: Twitter To Acquire Sense Networks To Target Twitter Ads Locally

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A good source tells me that Twitter is set to make its sixth acquisition of 2012 with NY-based Sense Networks. Terms of the deal are still under wraps but it is expected to go through this month. Twitter declined to comment. Sense Networks was founded in 2003 and in 2006...
Rumor: Twitter To Acquire Sense Networks To Target Twitter Ads Locally
Here's a real-time view of what your Facebook clicks are doing to the environment

FlixMaster opens to the public, letting anyone create massively interactive video

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It was nearly a touch over a year ago that I met up with the team from TechStars grad FlixMaster and listened to the compelling idea that they had behind their product. In their estimation, video was a failed promise on the Internet. It’s a brick wall where, once you’ve watch...
FlixMaster opens to the public, letting anyone create massively interactive video
Analyzing Kickstarter: What succeeds, by how much and how often
Beam me up: Kinect powers 3-D human holograms!

LOL: The Denzel Washington Venn Diagram

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Someone has created a Venn Diagram giving us a visual representation of the many different haircuts and head-wear actor Denzel Washington employs in his movies. I’m not sure who created this image. I found it on Paul Scheer’s blog, where he commented “Finally someone breaks it down”. Scheer discovered...
LOL: The Denzel Washington Venn Diagram

New Habu iOS App Divvies Your Tunes Into Mood-Based Playlists

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Finding the right songs to play at the right time is one of life’s great problems, and there’s no shortage of people out there trying to solve it. Case in point: the team from San Francisco-based Gravity Mobile has just brought a revamped version of their mood-conscious Habu music app...
New Habu iOS App Divvies Your Tunes Into Mood-Based Playlists

Every 60 seconds in social media (infographic)

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A single minute may be barely enough time to construct a rational thought, but it’s time enough for social media denizens to inundate the web with their status updates, tweets, checkins, and photos. Every 60 seconds in social media, two million videos are viewed on YouTube, 700,000 messages are...
Every 60 seconds in social media (infographic)
TicketLeap becomes first ticketing startup with reserved seating options
Death To Powerpoint! Piccsy Rethinks The Pitchdeck, Gets Tons Of Pageviews

Sift takes shopping emails and displays them all in one place

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With three billion consumer emails in the world by 2014 and 27 trillion shopping-related emails sent to those users a year by 2014 as well, the Sift app for iPad aims to solve the problem of email overload. Launching today, the app creates a visual representation of emails containing product...
Sift takes shopping emails and displays them all in one place

Microsoft Launches GeoFlow 3D Data Visualization Tool For Excel

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Microsoft has released a public preview of GeoFlow today, a new 3D visualization tool for Excel which allow users to create, navigate and interact with time-sensitive data applied to a digital map. The idea is that users log all of the necessary data in Excel, and then reproduce it in 3D...
Microsoft Launches GeoFlow 3D Data Visualization Tool For Excel
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