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Yahoo also updated its iPad mail client today...

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Yahoo also updated its iPad mail client today with all sorts of new UI wizardry. And it's just as pretty as the Weather. More »...
Yahoo also updated its iPad mail client today...

ResumUP beautifully visualizes not just your resume but also your future career

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Originally just another visual resume creation tool, Russian startup ResumUP is about to blow the lids off an innovative product that stunned me when its CEO presented it to me and a couple of other journalists a few months ago in Moscow. The company is currently testing, in private beta,...
ResumUP beautifully visualizes not just your resume but also your future career
Even Nate Silver Cannot Predict When a Deadspin Commenter Will Get Laid

Nokia Lumia 822 review: the pride of Espoo returns to Verizon Wireless

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Three years. That's how long it's been since Nokia has offered a phone for the largest carrier in the US: a unique (and yet wholly forgettable) device known as the Twist. Needless to say, the arrival of the Lumia 822 at Verizon Wireless comes at a crucial time for...
Nokia Lumia 822 review: the pride of Espoo returns to Verizon Wireless

Sound Taxi composes music from London city buzz, doesn't even take a fare

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What you see above isn't just another shameless car stereo project, but a black cab that turns the hustle and bustle of city noise into music. The Sound Taxi toured London last week collecting ambient sound pollution with a roof-mounted mic, recycling it through production software and then pumping...
Sound Taxi composes music from London city buzz, doesn't even take a fare

Now NASA's thinking with portals (video)

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Looks like playing games and watching sci-fi flicks didn't do the University of Iowa's Jack Scudder any harm. The NASA-funded researcher has been studying elusive magnetic portals connecting the Earth and Sun, and now he's figured out how to find them. The portals, also known as X-points in Scudder-speak,...
Now NASA's thinking with portals (video)

Weotta iOS local discovery app goes nationwide, Google Ventures approves

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Finding things to do and places to go has never been easier thanks to services that neatly pull all the options together. Weotta hopes to be another weapon in your discovery app arsenal after expanding its coverage to the whole of the US, having initially been limited to 40...
Weotta iOS local discovery app goes nationwide, Google Ventures approves

Guardian Viral Video Chart: Black Friday, a high-tech kitchen implements and lights

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Onion spoofs inspirational Ted talks, Ebenezer Snoop tells a tale and a chihuahua that should be in Saturday Night FeverWhat better way to get into the Thanksgiving mood than get together with other townspeople, descend upon the local WalMart and try to hunt out some bargains on Black Friday? As...
Guardian Viral Video Chart: Black Friday, a high-tech kitchen implements and lights

Editorial: Thin laptops are the new mainstream, but what about battery life?

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Bandwagons, trains and Tranes. Can't say that these three have a heck of a lot in common in most regards, but one thing's for sure: trying to stop this trio would be a Herculean task. And so it goes with laptops -- once upon a time, it was good...
Editorial: Thin laptops are the new mainstream, but what about battery life?

As buzz builds around Apple iPhone 5, focus shifts from high-tech wizardry to content

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The blogosphere is crackling with talk of Apple's iPhone 5 launch Wednesday, the latest in a rush of high-tech product announcements. But lost amid the speculation about screen size and battery life is something more important to most consumers: What can you watch on it? Read full article >>...
As buzz builds around Apple iPhone 5, focus shifts from high-tech wizardry to content

Amazon hints that 'Harry Potter' ebooks may soon be arriving on its Kindle Store

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Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has previously opted to sell her fantasy book series at Pottermore.com, an online portal setup exclusively for Harry Potter ebooks and other writing from Rowling. It appears that might be about to change soon though. Amazon has started dropping rather large hints on its...
Amazon hints that 'Harry Potter' ebooks may soon be arriving on its Kindle Store

Audience earSmart eS110 brings its voice processing and noise suppression to low cost feature phones

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Remember Audience? Sure you do. The outfit was behind the iPhone 4's noise-canceling wizardry that would be later built directly into the 4S' A5 heart. Now, the company has announced its earSmart eS110 advanced voice processor for feature phones. Touting "the same voice quality" as those more expensive phones that...
Audience earSmart eS110 brings its voice processing and noise suppression to low cost feature phones
Shazam Starts Identifying Baseball Games, Let's Hope it Gets the Rest of the World Next

Review: Wizardry Online brings 1981 dungeon crawling into the MMO era

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Wizardry I, on the Apple II, consumed a significant portion of my freshman year in college. Each game in the series has been painfully addictive, deep, and compelling. The earliest games had a well-deserved reputation for sadistic brutality towards players, with it being quite easy to lose weeks of...
Review: Wizardry Online brings 1981 dungeon crawling into the MMO era
Is Google Now Coming to iOS?

Watson lends a helping hand to cancer research, partners with Memorial Sloan-Kettering

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Supercomputers at the forefront of medical practice? The notion is by no means a stretch of the imagination. Yet, research of this kind mostly goes unnoticed -- that is, unless the computational wizardry handholding these advancements belongs to Jeopardy!'s AI king. That's right, Watson, IBM's bold-face named powerhouse of...
Watson lends a helping hand to cancer research, partners with Memorial Sloan-Kettering
iPad Innovation: Diminishing Returns, Or Exceeding Expectations?

Researchers hear telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell's voice for the first time (video)

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One of the more bitter historical ironies is that no one knows what Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, sounded like. At least until now. Thanks to a 128 year-old recording and the scientific wizardry of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researchers Carl Haber and Earl Cornell, the world  finally has...
Researchers hear telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell's voice for the first time (video)

Your disaster recovery plan means nothing without business continuity

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This post is sponsored by VMware. Learn about VMware virtualization and cloud solutions for small & mid-size business visit info.vmware.com This article is available in other languages: You’ve planned for every possibility. Your systems are entirely redundant and automated. They’re ready to failover when something happens. And then it...
Your disaster recovery plan means nothing without business continuity
Harry Potter series now available for free in Kindle Owners' Lending Library
YC-Backed Flypad Wants To Turn Your iPhone Into A Steering Wheel

Carnegie Mellon students get naughty, nice with new-media art

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Artist Golan Levin's Interactive Art and Computational Design class inspires both high-tech high jinks and geeky wizardry -- and proves the two aren't mutually exclusive. Here's a selection of end-of-term projects. [Read more]...
Carnegie Mellon students get naughty, nice with new-media art

Lytro video camera 'a possibility', would need more processing muscle

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While we impatiently await a Lytro to call our own -- or at least rigorously review -- it looks like the light field technology could be used for video. Ren Ng, CEO of Lytro and the man behind the camera's focus-dodging optical wizardry, mentioned that the main barrier between...
Lytro video camera 'a possibility', would need more processing muscle

Create inspiring vector graphics with The Adobe Illustrator Creative Design Course [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial. Are you a budding designer, but aren’t proficient with Adobe products? Well, with this latest VentureBeat offer, you’ll get a course that is going to help you maximize your productivity and creativity by understanding paths, groups, layers, text, color, effects, and much...
Create inspiring vector graphics with The Adobe Illustrator Creative Design Course [VB Store]

Apple TV (2012) hands-on!

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It's not that the new Apple TV wasn't rumored, but still -- announcing it here at the new iPad launch? Bold, Apple. Really bold. Looks as if Apple's hobby is now becoming a right-hand man for the iPad, and given the increasing importance placed on AirPlay, it's no wonder...
Apple TV (2012) hands-on!

Amazon adding all 7 Harry Potter e-books to Kindle Owners’ Lending Library

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Here’s the “wizardry” that Amazon teased yesterday: Amazon will make all seven Harry Potter e-books available through the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. Amazon doesn’t sell the Harry Potter Kindle books directly. J.K. Rowling’s interactive Harry Potter fan site Pottermore has been the only place to buy Harry Potter e-books and...
Amazon adding all 7 Harry Potter e-books to Kindle Owners’ Lending Library
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition review: Flawed, but still classic

Apple Lightning cable inspection finds an extra-smart connector, won't make for cheap substitutes

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Apple made much ado of the Lightning connector it launched side-by-side with the iPhone 5, but what we've known about it has been limited outside of the presence of an authentication chip. Double Helix Cables' Peter Bradstock has delved deeper and tells AppleInsider that there's some clever wiring that...
Apple Lightning cable inspection finds an extra-smart connector, won't make for cheap substitutes

50 Cent adds two more headphones to his SMS Audio line (video)

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We'd be lying if we told you that we fully expected to be hanging out with 50 Cent when we traveled around the world to Berlin, but earlier today we grabbed a moment with the Queens-based emcee to discuss his venture into the world of high-end headphones. In particular,...
50 Cent adds two more headphones to his SMS Audio line (video)

The Tale Of A Wolfram Research Co-founder And His Beloved “Periodic Table Table” [Video]

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Out of the annals of history comes this doozy. A man known by the name of Theodore Gray is a co-founder of Wolfram Research, best known as the creator of Wolfram Alpha, the two-year-old computational answer engine, which Siri uses for 25 percent of her mobile searches. Along with Stephen...
The Tale Of A Wolfram Research Co-founder And His Beloved “Periodic Table Table” [Video]
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