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The Networked Future of Batteries

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More batteries are coming to your life -- and they're going to have to get a whole lot smarter....
The Networked Future of Batteries
Closing the loop: How iOS acquisition is about to get a whole lot smarter
Play this: 'Shufflepuck Cantina'
'Sword & Sworcery' composer Jim Guthrie releases first solo album in a decade

Wattpad Takes Quick $17.3M for Thriving E-Book Community

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Wattpad, a booming e-book community site, has raised $17.3 million led by Khosla Ventures, and including Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang, Union Square Ventures and Golden Venture Partners. Check out that growth chart on the right. The site now hosts five million stories, with 500,000 added per month. It has eight...
Wattpad Takes Quick $17.3M for Thriving E-Book Community

Facebook's Gay Marriage Map

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If you’re a certain kind of person, with a certain kind of circle of friends, you are completely aware that a whole lot of Facebook users changed their profile picture this week. That’s the result of a very effective viral campaign, kicked off by the Human Rights Campaign, to show...
Facebook's Gay Marriage Map

Hack enables fast refresh mode on Nook Simple Touch (video)

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As anyone who's used an e-reader knows, page refreshes aren't the most elegant feature of E Ink. Well, if you've got a Nook Simple Touch a hack released by XDA Developers member marspeople could put an end to your page-changing woes. You'll need to root your device and install...
Hack enables fast refresh mode on Nook Simple Touch (video)
Possible new MacBook Pro specs label surfaces: 2560 x 1600 display, USB 3.0 ports, thin as Air

Eye-Fi Pro X2 cards have arrived, and you probably want one

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Filed under: AccessoriesI pre-ordered an Eye-Fi Pro X2 from Amazon a few weeks ago. (Don't be too jealous, I did it when I decided that I was going to have to wait for an iPad for financial reasons.) This is not my first Eye-Fi card, as I bought a 2GB...
Eye-Fi Pro X2 cards have arrived, and you probably want one

The Dark Side Of The Internet: A Search Engine That Finds Unsecured Routers, Servers & A Whole Lot More

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Developed by John Matherly, Shodan is a search engine designed to help users find certain pieces of software, determine which applications are most popular, identify anonymous FTP servers, or investigate new vulnerabilities and what hosts they could infect. It also serves as a window into millions... Please visit Search Engine...
The Dark Side Of The Internet: A Search Engine That Finds Unsecured Routers, Servers & A Whole Lot More

Backup service Backblaze triples its hard drive restore program limit to 3 TB

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Backblaze, a Silicon Valley backup service provider, has announced that it is upgrading its drive restore package. Beginning today, customers can receive large hard drives containing copies of their files should the need arise. For just $189, instead of receiving a 1 TB hard drive, customers now will be shipped...
Backup service Backblaze triples its hard drive restore program limit to 3 TB

Compal Trinity ODM reference design eyes-on

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Here at its AMD's Financial Analyst day, the company had a little demo area which is where we spotted this little number -- an ODM reference unit from Compal stuffed with the company's upcoming Trinity APU. Serving as a proof-of-concept, what you're looking at is one of several units...
Compal Trinity ODM reference design eyes-on

Why The Daily Failed, And What Rupert Murdoch Should Have Launched Instead

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The reason News Corp. has shut down The Daily, its iPad-only newspaper, is due to a simple math problem: not enough subscribers to cover the cost of production and distribution. The Daily had reportedly 100,000 subscribers at $40 per year which, by my math is only $4 million annually. The...
Why The Daily Failed, And What Rupert Murdoch Should Have Launched Instead
How Wordnik moved its database to the cloud

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

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Of course, today's event wasn't just about the Fires. Amazon's still got a dog in the devoted e-reader race as well. The big news here, of course, is the company's entry into the world of lighted E Ink readers -- coming several months after the release of Barnes &...
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

Nintendo Wii U will offer Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and Amazon Video

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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata himself may have dropped word of Netflix support on the Wii U last year, but the company's now fully confirmed that and a whole lot more during its E3 keynote today. In addition to Netflix, the console's streaming video options will include Hulu, YouTube and...
Nintendo Wii U will offer Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and Amazon Video

Please Try to Contain Yourselves: NYU Professors Develop a Real Live Tractor Beam

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(Photo: Dvice) Advanced 3D printing technology is getting close to resembling replicators from Star Trek and iPads look a whole lot like the gadgets Geordi was always carrying around. Now, physicists have taken another step towards making Starfleet technology a reality by inventing a working tractor beam, which is essentially a laser...
Please Try to Contain Yourselves: NYU Professors Develop a Real Live Tractor Beam
Roamz Roams Up To Version 2.0 And Gets A New Look — But Does It Work?

Amazon Pushes Kindle To Kindergarten Kids in U.S.

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As the jostling and jockeying for position in the tablet market gets ever more frenzied, Amazon is hoping for a slice of the education market. Yesterday it unveiled Whispercast, a service that allows organisations such as businesses and schools to manage numerous Kindles from one online location. The benefits are...
Amazon Pushes Kindle To Kindergarten Kids in U.S.

Humble Bundle game sales now coming weekly, starting with Bastion

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Who would've thought that letting consumers pay what they think is fair for quality games would prove popular? That's the concept behind Humble Bundle, and so far, it's been rather good to developers and charities alike. Now, deals from the company are set to get a whole lot more...
Humble Bundle game sales now coming weekly, starting with Bastion

Google+ extends its reach into Blogger comments

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We haven't been hearing a whole lot about Blogger amid all the changes at Google in recent months, but the company hasn't entirely forgotten about the pioneering blogging platform it acquired way back in 2003. It's today introduced Google+ Comments for Blogger, a fairly self-explanatory new feature that will...
Google+ extends its reach into Blogger comments

Famo.us, The Framework For Fast And Beautiful HTML5 Apps, Will Be Free Thanks To "Huge Hardware Vendor Interest"

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Famo.us, the Javascript framework designed for building crazy rich (yet super fast) interfaces in pure HTML5, is making two announcements out of the HTML5 Developer Conference in San Francisco this morning: the framework will be free to developers thanks to a few “huge hardware vendors” taking interest, and it’s getting...
Famo.us, The Framework For Fast And Beautiful HTML5 Apps, Will Be Free Thanks To "Huge Hardware Vendor Interest"
Apple hires away former star Samsung chip designer

Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David Talk About Nothing, Again. Not That There's Anything Wrong With That (Video)

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More blurring between TV and the Internet, this time courtesy of the two guys behind one of TV’s most popular shows, ever: Here’s Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David, in the debut episode of Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” Web-only series (apologies for the auto-play): From Crackle: Larry Eats A...
Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David Talk About Nothing, Again. Not That There's Anything Wrong With That (Video)
Facebook adds frictionless payment to mobile with Bango carrier billing

How To Manage All Your Calendars And Appointments With One Handy Free App

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There's a plethora of calendar and scheduling apps for the iPhone, but one of them stands head and shoulders above the rest.  It's called Sunrise, and it makes our lives a whole lot easier. (Also, it's free!) Organize your social and digital lives and find out how to use Sunrise...
How To Manage All Your Calendars And Appointments With One Handy Free App

This Latest Google Now Ad Has Me Hating Siri

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Google’s ad campaigns haven’t always been the best. Remember that silly Google+ ad that tried to put a romantic spin on Circles, only to make it look like a whole lot of work? Well, the search firm has stepped up their game for the latest Nexus 4/Google Now ad,...
This Latest Google Now Ad Has Me Hating Siri

VIA Technologies outs $49 APC Android barebones, nods towards Raspberry Pi

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Android might have already spilled over into the desktop world in one form or another, but what if you want something a little more project-friendly? VIA Technologies has developed the APC, a Neo-ITX-based barebones system running a custom version of Android 2.3 optimized for mouse and keyboard input. The...
VIA Technologies outs $49 APC Android barebones, nods towards Raspberry Pi

BluTracker lets you locate your stuff within 2,500 feet, we go hands-on (video)

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Yesterday, we told you about StickNFind, a nifty electronic sticker that lets you locate anything you tack it to, and MeterPlug, the smartphone-compatible power monitor with cost estimates and realtime consumption readouts. Now, the folks that brought you those Bluetooth-enabled tools have a new connected toy to share. It's...
BluTracker lets you locate your stuff within 2,500 feet, we go hands-on (video)
SkyDrive Assets Hint At Web-Based Streaming Music Player Coming From Microsoft
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