Archive | April, 2012
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Windows Phone: Ever Heard Of It?

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Ant Pruitt looks at the marketing behind Windows Phone The lack of marketing for Windows Phone is probably the reason why you've never heard of it. Ant Pruitt reports that there are indications that Verizon Wireless is interested in Windows Phone 8. Get ready for a lot of marketing for the Windows Phone this holiday season.
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CISPA News: Passes House in Sneak Night Vote: Anonymous Tweets? Google + Reacts

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By now you've heard CISPA -- the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA)—passed the U.S. House of Representatives last night in Washington DC -- at 6:30 p.m. by 248 to 168. (206 Republicans and 42 democrats voted for it). It was a surprise vote. Scheduled for a debate and vote today, lawmakers moved it through last night. Here's an infographic explaining exactly what opponents fear on CISPA, a wide reaching bill that essentially makes all your digitally shared data -- by email or socially -- available without Fourth Amendment protections.' The inevitable Anonymous-like tweets are eking out, urging tweet bombs against supporters like David Axelrod. lol.
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DEMO 2012: Russ Johnson’s Tourist Guide to Tech’s Grand Bazaar

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Russ Johnson takes you on a show-and-tell video tour of the top apps and technologies he found at DEMO 2012, high tech's Grand Bazaar.
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Steve Wozniak and Todd Moore: Behind the Scenes at aNewDomain.net

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So glad to introduce our +Todd Moore, of Tech 411 and our team, to my co-author and long time friend Steve Wozniak, the Apple founder and inventor. Pictured above. Eric, 9, of San Francisco and his Uncle Steve -- aka Steve Wozniak. We had a great time getting Steve together with, first, Todd Moore, then on the air with me and Dan Patterson for The Report, where he settled a bet regarding his opinion of the UI on Windows Phone 7 user interface. Todd and I pounded a Togo's lunch with Steve. Fun!
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Apple, Google: Apple Makes $575 Versus Google at $2 a Device: John C. Dvorak X3

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Apple makes hundreds a dollars per device compared $2 per device that Google gets, says John C. Dvorak. It's John C. Dvorak X3: One topic, three pundits, five minutes. More or less.
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YATS: Yet Another Tech Show, Episode 2: Gopher With Pictures

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YATS: Yet Another Tech Show, Episode 2 covers Google Hangout features, RIM, Yet Another Tech Show, , learning-management systems and online music services with Mat Lee, Larry Press, Mike Rothman and Ant Pruitt.
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Apple Founder Inventor Steve Wozniak: Why I Love My Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

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Steve Wozniak tells Gina Smith, Todd Moore and Dan Patterson why he thinks the latest Windows 7 Mango makes his Nokia Lumia smartphone "beautiful and amazingly designed." Here are some of the behind-the-scenes photos we shot. It's anewdomain!
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Trey’s Variety Hour 32: Gundotra Joins, the Google + Foto Conference and Discoveries

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Joining me for episode 32 of Trey's Variety Hour: +Guy Kawasaki, +Vic Gundotra, +Jeremy Cowart, +Nicole S. Young, and +RC Concepcion for a fun-filled evening! Besides talking about the upcoming conference, as organized by Scott Kelby, we share some photos, hang and just chill out, basically.
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Panasonic Lumix GX-1 Deep Dive: Trey Ratcliff

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Trey Ratcliff meets up with camera lab tester Gordon Laing, pro videographer Karen Sutton and photographer Thomas Hawk. A deep dive review of the Panasonic Lumix GX-1 ensues.
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The Report: Dan Patterson & Gina Smith, April 24-25 Tech News Wrap

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Fred Lewis: Adobe Creative Suite 6 and Creative Cloud First Look Preview

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Adobe Announces the long-awaited Creative Suite 6 and Creative Cloud. Here's our preview. Fred Lewis looks at the top features in his first look -- here's a video with Adobe demoing two of this favorites so far.
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Humanoid Robots, Ishiguro Builds Gemonoid HI-1: John C. Dvorax X3 (video)

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John C. Dvorak and co-hosts Andrew Eisner and Joe Engo talk humanoid robots -- and feature these creepy devices -- check this out in their video of the week.
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Asteroid Mining: How It Works (Infographic)

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Tech billionaires including Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin and chair Eric Schmidt, director James Cameron back a big tech billionaire asteroid mining project. Here is how asteroid mining purportedly works. Source: SPACE.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration
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Social Media Explained: In Donuts (NPR)

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Special thanks to @sethsokolow for turning me on to this graphic -- it's social media explained in donuts. Source: National Public Radio
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New York City Municipal Archives: Opens 870K Items to Public, Crashes

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For weeks now the City of New York had a public link that not many knew about. Now the New York city Municipal Archives site is officially open online. If you can get to it. It's down now.
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Planetary Resources Inc: Tech Billionaires Announce Arkyd Mission, Asteroid Mining

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In Seattle, XPrize founder and Planetary Resources co-chair Peter Diamandis took the stage today at 10:30 a.m. PT. Tech billionaires announced a planned line of telescopes and asteroid mining spacecraft called Arkyd. "We are not just a paper company," said founder Peter Diamandis. The Arkyd line of telescopes and craft will hunt for waters and precious metals in space and it begins soon, he said. Here is a rendering of its Arkyd Series 300 Interceptor craft.
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Trey Ratcliff: Photo of the Day

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It was great meeting renowned photographer and our featured podcaster Trey Ratcliff in person and doing some business over billiards while he was in San Francisco recently. Here's our Golden Gate Bridge -- through Trey's lens. From Trey Ratcliff's gallery at StuckInCustoms.com. It's the photo of the day for April 24, 2012.
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Release for May 3: How the Big Tease Worked

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It all started with a cryptic tweet, pointing to a teaser website. The site was down, which outraged users, but then Samsung announced its May 3 unveiling of the hotly awaited Samsung S3, or S III. Here's the teaser video up now at its teaser website. Click in for more details on how Samsung spun some serious interest.
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Free and Easy: Why Linux Ubuntu Is Right For Me … and You

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Below, that's my 9-year-old son assisting me in setting up a music server catalog on Ubuntu. Image credit Ant Pruitt for aNewDomain.net Besides assisting with this particular project, my family is like most. The main use of the family computer is to access social media, email, play games and so on. Ubuntu Linux allows for all of this.
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Tech News for April 23, 2012: CISPA, Adobe CS6, Intel Ivy Bridge

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Here's what is headlining the tech news for us here at aNewDomain.net. CISPA, Adobe's unveiling today of its CS6 and Creative Cloud, Nokia's 808 PureView 41mp cam equipped Symbian smartphone and its terrible quarterly financial results -- and Intel's Ivy Bridge unveiling. Check out the news as we round it up and roll it out -- geekwise -- right here.
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