Archive | October, 2011

Amazon Kindle Fire, MP3 Store, Cloud Player and Cloud Drive: The Marketing Begins

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Just got slammed in four email boxes with Amazon promotions — all pointing to the Amazon Kindle Fire and Amazon Cloud Drive, Cloud Player, MP3 Store deals and etcetera for the holidays. Wondering when Amazon was going to start the marketing blitz for Fire and its cloud services? Wonder no more. My email from Amazon […]
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Is Land Sinking? Linden Lab Holds An Unusual Sale – Search Engine Watch (#SEW)

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Last Friday, Linden Lab announced a most unusual event – a weekend land sale during which the setup fees for private regions would be waived. As someone in business within SL I am aware that drastic sales of this nature are usually the result of only two things- a need for immediate, short term cash, […]
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Google+ Ripple: How it Works

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First a music video from Google+ that explains the Ripple feature. Worth checking out. I wouldn't lead you astray. No marketing hoohah here. No VO or messaging — it's all graphics and music and screens. You'll totally get what Google is trying to achieve with Ripple — and what if anything you get out of […]
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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich: All Your Questions Answered (slashgear)

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Great reporting from the guys over at Slashgear, especially via Vincent Nguyen. Slamdunk journalism. Source: Slashgear. Story below. SLASHGEAR: Now that the Galaxy Nexus is being revealed to the world in more places than one and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is about to hit the public in a very big way, there’s certainly a […]
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Apple iOS 5: Battery Drain on Upgrade iPhone 3 Systems?

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Until I get Apple on the horn on Monday, I wandered into Apple's support area for iOS 5. Looks like I am not the only iPhone 3G user with iOS5 and a dying battery. Plenty of folks complaining — with Apple comments in string about turning off location-based apps. I saw a report online somewhere […]
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GPS: Is Your Smartphone Tracking You (CNET)

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Is your iPhone spying on you? Is your Android phone? This is a great piece. Nicely done, CNET!
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Apple iOS: HauntedHouse is AND App of the Day

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Pay apps have to be pretty special to get a recommendation from me. There's just too much great free stuff around — if you don't mind hunting. Or do I mean — HAUNTING. The location-based iOS app Haunted House costs $2.99, but if you're into Halloween, that's just a drop in the candy bucket.  HauntedHouse […]
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Apple loses another unreleased iPhone (exclusive) | Apple – CNET News

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NOTE: THIS RAN IN AUGUST — check date of story. -ED. In a bizarre repeat of a high-profile incident last year, an Apple employee once again appears to have lost an unreleased iPhone in a bar, CNET has learned. via news.cnet.com
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Eric Mack: Founder, News Editor, Rolling out the AND.net team!

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Eric Mack is on the money for news. I loved him at BYTE — and I'm psyched he's jumping on board here at anewdomain,net, launching 11.11.11 Anchoring down the crack news team … watch for Eric's long-form podcast. Eric is in the The Tech Salon. Parental discretion advised!
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Everything: Freeware Freitag

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Everything from voidTools is a lightweight utility that runs on Windows XP and higher. Just type in what you're looking for, and Everything queries your entire hard drive. And it's blazingly fast.
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