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Apple's iTunes is the de facto virtual storefront for iOS users looking to access digital video content, but now Google's elbowing its way into that tidy ecosystem. The search giant just dropped an iOS version of its Google Play Movies & TV app onto ... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/Zlt8I4j-ZFM/ NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS NOVELLUS... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
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Posted Jan 16, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
When Contently launched out of TechStars startup accelerator in 2011, content farms were quickly becoming the bane of content producers everywhere. Gumming up search engines with low-quality, SEO-optimized linkbait and shoddy content marketing models, these farms were in the process of jumping the shark. Today, thanks to continuing changes in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
Color, the $41-million-in-funding location-oriented photo sharing startup, is susceptible to simple GPS spoofing. With nothing more than a jailbroken iPad or iPhone, you can use FakeLocation to trick Color into thinking you're somewhere else. Within seconds you can be browsing photos that were snapped thousands of miles away. With a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
Vector is Mobile Nations' cross-site, cross-platform technology news and analysis show where every week we dive into the biggest stories with the brightest guests. This week Kevin Michaluk of CrackBerry joins Rene to talk about BlackBerry's new direction, what went wrong with the new phone launches ? and Alicia Keys!... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
If you're concerned about someone getting their hands on your personal data, you'll want to read on -- this latest method's an unlikely culprit. The Starbucks mobile-payment app is reportedly saving user data, including email addresses, passwords and ... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/BkGBqZsoNdE/ QUALCOMM QUANTA COMPUTER RESEARCH IN MOTION ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
The Federal Trade Commission is requiring Apple to change its practices for in-app purchases and to refund money parents have already paid. Although Apple's already settled a class-action lawsuit over in-app purchases, that isn't enough, according to the FTC: The FTC?s complaint alleges that Apple violated the FTC Act by... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
The crew in Oslo keeps plugging away at Opera 11.10, and the latest snapshot build includes a number of improvements to Opera's built-in email client -- as well as HTML5-related additions. On the IMAP front, Opera now supports special folders like sent items, spam, and trash. It also better handles... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
Spammers targeted hospitality-related business listings on Google's Local services, modifying links in what appeared to be an attempt to drive traffic to a hotel bookings site. Google said Tuesday it was aware of and working to fix the issues, first reported by the blog Search Engine Land. The spam campaign... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
Linux Mint 16, also known as "Petra," is a very solid release that fixes a lot of annoying traits left behind in previous versions. The OS is based on Ubuntu 13.10, and that solid underpinning is made even better with the upgrade to Cinnamon 2.0 and new functionality in the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
Forget those dime-a-dozen "name a star" gifts -- wouldn't you rather put your name on a spacecraft that advances human understanding? NASA certainly thinks you do. It's teaming up with the Planetary Society to etch your name on chips inside its ... Source: http://www.engadget.com/2014/01/15/nasa-puts-your-name-on-spacecraft/?ncid=rss_truncated ALLTEL AMAZON.COM AMERICA MOVIL AMKOR TECHNOLOGY Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
In 1991, Intel launched the ?Intel Inside? program, making its microprocessors a selling point of PC purchases. Over 20 years later, Intel is bringing the same concept to the cloud. Intel made the case Wednesday that businesses paying thousands of dollars to hosting providers and other cloud services were not... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
Happy first birthday, Windows Phone 7! One year on, and the fledgling mobile operating system has 36,000 active developers in its AppHub community, 1.5 million downloads of its Developer Tools, and 11,500 apps in its Marketplace. Microsoft is quick to take a couple shots at competitors' app stores, beating its... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
Rafael Rivera and Paul Thurrott have posted a second look at some of the early changes which have surface in Windows 8 milestone 3. First there was the restyled Welcome Screen, and now it appears that Microsoft is toying with bringing the Ribbon UI to Explorer. The Ribbon, like in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
When Firefox 4's tab grouping tool, Panorama, had its keyboard shortcut changed to the finger-breaking combo of Ctrl+Shift+E, we thought Panorama would get dropped before FF4's final release -- but, thankfully, it made the cut! If you've used Firefox 4 and Panorama, you might have noticed that Mozilla's new browser... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
Google has been testing data compression in mobile versions of Chrome for what seems like ages, but today it's finally ready to bring that efficiency to the masses. Both the Android and iOS versions of the browser now let all users squeeze website ... Source: http://www.engadget.com/2014/01/15/chrome-compression-for-all-android-and-ios-users/?ncid=rss_truncated AUTODESK AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
Years of computer use have taught us that the mouse cursor is "above" the windows. It doesn't push anything around; at least not without you clicking anything. Balance takes that ingrained bit of knowledge and cancels it out. Suddenly your cursor (a blue dot) is solid - and if it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
The SoundBender is a simple way to improve the quality of the audio coming from your iPad Source: http://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661459/s/2d202543/l/0L0Swired0N0Cgeekdad0C20A130C0A30Cipad0Esoundbender0C/story01.htm GRUPO IUSACELL HARRIS HCL TECHNOLOGIES HEWLETT-PACKARD Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
Prior to the unveiling of the new iPad 3, there was a lot of speculation and rumors about what processor would be on board and what features the new tablet. The older iPad 2 came with an A5 processor which included a dual core graphics processor and 512mb of RAM.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
Just recently, the Opera 11.10 release candidate was made available for download. It brought a handful of important feature additions -- like HTML5 File API support and IMAP enhancements -- and loads of bugfixes. Nestled in amongst the other details in the Opera team's announcement is one more interesting tidbit:... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
CES 2014 was jam-packed with all sorts of crazy stuff, but one of the many distinct themes at the show was the evolution of interfaces by way of virtual reality and touchless sensors. VR has been an unfulfilled pipe dream for too long, but when we start seeing concrete products... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
The Digital Storm Bolt arrived in a surprisingly small box but its weight quickly dispelled the notion that this wasn't a serious gaming machine. The case is solid and powder coated a nice shiny white with a cool black interior. ... Source: http://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661459/s/2d20254b/l/0L0Swired0N0Cgeekdad0C20A130C0A30Cdigital0Estorm0Ebolt0Ereview0C/story01.htm AMPHENOL ANIXTER INTERNATIONAL APPLE COMPUTER APPLIED MATERIALS Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
The Internet of Things, wearables, mobile devices and the next generation of automobiles were the standouts at CES 2014. "The Internet of Things will probably have the broadest impact, since it includes quickly evolving, increasingly intelligent and highly mobile technologies of every kind," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
Forget second-screen TV viewing with a tablet or phone -- so-called second screens are a kludgy, old-school method of extending a show. What's new? SeeSpace InAiR: The World's 1st Augmented Television. InAiR is a Kickstarter project that intercepts your TV content stream, analyzes it, then reaches out to the Internet... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog
This morning, an updated version of the stock Android Music app was leaked along with a new version of Android Market. The new Music app, which is labeled 'version 3', is similar to the leaked build from December, but it has received a ton of polish -- and indeed, it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Tiffany Everheart's blog