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Intertrust filed a complaint against Apple that says its products and services infringe on Intertrust patents. In 2004 it won a case against Microsoft. Source: http://feeds.ziffdavisenterprise.com/~r/RSS/eweekmac/~3/VyGgK2iUhb8/ myth myths and folktales new tech ethernet memory Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2013 at daran petras's blog
Find the Dork Tower webcomic archives, DT printed collections, more cool comics, awesome games and a whole lot more at the Dork Tower website: www.dorktower.com. Source: http://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661459/s/2d202540/l/0L0Swired0N0Cgeekdad0C20A130C0A30Cdork0Etower0Ethursday0E370C/story01.htm Subhash Ghai sublime directory sublimedirectory sublimedirectory.com wireless Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2013 at daran petras's blog
The iMore show is back, and Pater and I are talking with Jim Metzendorf about Logic Pro X, and T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon's new carrier plans! Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheIphoneBlog/~3/lPuyu_7u9Ac/story01.htm twitter youtube gmail windows phone apps Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2013 at daran petras's blog
We're here, Seattle. And boy is it nice. Blue skies, cool weather, and great startups. We're loving it. Tonight, at 6:00, TechCrunch is taking over the ShowBox at the Market for an evening of good times and startup pitches. After sorting through over a hundred applications, we selected 20 companies... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
Brit Morin - Instagram Q&A Source: http://wired.com/video/services/link/bcpid1813626064/bctid2534390798001?src=mrss The Beach Boys The Bee Gees the chronicles of narnia The Clash the dawn treader Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
Solar Splashdown Source: http://wired.com/video/services/link/bcpid1813626064/bctid2495167734001?src=mrss facebook yahoo bing algorithm itunes Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
Microsoft has shared some news about the state of its most and least loved Web browsers -- Internet Explorer 9 and 6, respectively. Even with IE9 only recently exiting beta, Microsoft reports that 3.6% of Windows 7 users are now running the new browser (no mention of Vista... what's with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
In an odd twist, iOS is getting an app update after Android. Today's Google Maps update for iOS has many of the same features unleashed on Android last week. Source: http://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661457/s/2ec325e1/l/0L0Swired0N0Cgadgetlab0C20A130C0A70Cgoogle0Emaps0Eios0C/story01.htm ethernet memory ram GB Wim Wenders Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
If you're a baseball fanatic, the MLB At Bat app is a must-have. It's packed with live updates, scores, stats, news, and videos -- and right now there's another great reason to pick up At Bat. Pony up for At Bat and you'll get to enjoy MLB.tv free for the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
It's hard to believe: our world-spanning network, our Internet, which is the cornerstone of free speech and free society -- which, on a good day, is capable of causing populist revolutions -- is still crippled by banal geolocation restrictions. We are, of course, talking about Amazon's two latest offerings, both... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
Evernote, the popular multi-platform 'digital memory' app, has done some serious re-tooling of its Web interface. In addition to a more polished UI that more closely mirrors the look of Evernote on the desktop, the update brings features like notebook stacks and snippet view to the Web. Auto-saving is now... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
As far as Tetris goes, most variations look quite similar. You're usually looking at a "wall" of bricks directly from the front. Torus takes that notion and throws it away; as you might have guessed from the name (or screenshot), this Tetris clone is played on a ring-like 3D surface.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
As several of you noted in the comments to our post asking for cross-platform iOS/Android games, Words With Friends for Android does not provide the smoothest gaming experience... and that's being rather charitable. You might be happy to hear that a couple of days ago Zynga released an update which... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
Developers are becoming a critical battleground for rival online file storage providers Box and Dropbox, who want links to their services in applications. Source: http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/box-dropbox-vie-developers-loyalties-222692?source=rss_mobile_technology yahoo bing algorithm itunes rss Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and I talk about Logic Pro X's debuts, rumors about Apple buying the makers of Kinect, and more! Download and subscribe: TWiT.tv Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheIphoneBlog/~3/O3RhjEkRh4Q/story01.htm rss feeds ipod prototype samsung google buzz Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
The developer of iCab Mobile, a feature-rich alternative to the Safari Web browser on iPad and iPhone, has been ordered by Apple to remove its ability to download and install JavaScript modules. Presumably it's not the fact that iCab can execute JavaScript that's causing Apple to apoplectically puff and splutter,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
Windows Azure has been evolving steadily since its release in spring 2010, its pricing is now fairer, and useful third-party add-ons can be found in the Windows Azure Store. Source: http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/active-directory-heads-the-cloud-what-it-does-and-doesnt-do-222847?source=rss_infoworld_top_stories_ wireless wires web irc client technology tech bubble Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2013 at daran petras's blog
I have a thing for physics games, and I've been known to post the occasional platformer or action game here and there. But Let it Slide is one of the brainiest games I've posted to date. The idea is very simple, and far from original: You get a board with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2013 at daran petras's blog
It's hard to believe: our world-spanning network, our Internet, which is the cornerstone of free speech and free society -- which, on a good day, is capable of causing populist revolutions -- is still crippled by banal geolocation restrictions. We are, of course, talking about Amazon's two latest offerings, both... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2013 at daran petras's blog
With Windows 8 milestone 3 now up for grabs for select Microsoft Connect partners, it's inevitable that leaked bits and pieces will start popping up around the Web. In fact, the first "official" wallpaper image from the still-brewing OS is already making the rounds. As you can see, it's got... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2013 at daran petras's blog
Show us your best Vine optical illusions by using the hashtag #WiredOpticalIllusion Source: http://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661457/s/2e83c21a/l/0L0Swired0N0Cgadgetlab0C20A130C0A70Cvine0Eoptical0Eillusions0C/story01.htm subcultures Subhash Ghai sublime directory sublimedirectory sublimedirectory.com Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2013 at daran petras's blog
Instagram may not yet have figured out how to make money, but some of its users have. Source: http://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661457/s/2ebbbeb1/l/0L0Swired0N0Cgadgetlab0C20A130C0A70Cshopping0Einstagram0C/story01.htm winamp window wine winter sports winzip Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2013 at daran petras's blog
It sure is nice to see some new developer action over at Flickr. The relatively slow-moving photo-sharing service has just announced a new sharing update, which consists of several new and easy ways to embed or link to your photos: Share from Photo page: There's a new sharing option on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2013 at daran petras's blog
Among other things, Google Glass is bringing to light how wearable computers and the new wave of web-connected objects collectively known as the Internet of Things are introducing new security vulnerabilities to the puzzle of mobile computing. Source: http://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661457/s/2ec755bf/l/0L0Swired0N0Cgadgetlab0C20A130C0A70Cglass0Enew0Evulnerabilities0C/story01.htm mediafeedia content management iPod Touch playstation 3 xbox Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2013 at daran petras's blog
Summer vacation is almost over and that means students will soon be heading back to school. What better way to celebrate (or make it less painful) than to give away a bunch of gadgets and gear! We have a variety of products for students and non-students alike. There’s something for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2013 at daran petras's blog