Archive | August, 2012

Apple iPhone, iPad Election Freeware App: Vote the Game (review)

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Does Vote the Game have what it takes to make it worth your while? It's freeware but there's a big catch, says our reviews editor Sandy Berger. It's ...
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Labor Day 2012 Infographic: Labor By Nation, in Living Color

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Labor Day 2012 Infographic. Labor and how it stacks up nation by nation.
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Apple Wins, Samsung and Windows 8: Yet Another Tech Show

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A U.S. jury awards Apple $1B plus -- half what Apple asked for -- in the Apple v Samsung infringement case. The YATS guys talk that -- and weigh in on Nikon's new Android camera. YATS.
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Robot Cars: Just a Sig Away from Legal in CA, Privacy Groups Protest

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Robot Cars: Autonomous Cars a Sig Away from Legal in CA, Privacy Advocates Protest. Also in this piece, an address by Stanford (now Google) robot car innovator Sebastian Thrun at TED. His goal is to save a million lives a year by introducing robot cars onto California freeways, in Nevada and in other states next year.
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Ant Pruitt: Where Are You Now? Ocean City, NJ (Photo Contest)

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Ant Pruitt shares this week's heart-warming photo from "Where are You Now" winner Daniel Leimer. It's Ocean City, NJ this week.
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Ting: MVNO Says BYOD

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Ting announced that in the next quarter, it will let customers use their own Sprint phones. That means Ting’s selection of new phones will increase dramatically and customers will be able to use their old Sprint phones. Ting is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that resells mobile access to the Sprint  network. It buys at […]
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Lift: Twitter Founders Life Habit App Available Now

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It's called Lift -- the new app from Twitter founders Ev Williams and Biz Stone. It is available in the App Store today as a final release. Bad habits? Good habits? Kick them or enhance them. It's a cool app. And it's free, the best kind. Available for Apple iOS 5 or higher.
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Trey Ratcliff: Trey’s Variety Hour, Social Photo Power

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Social networking is pushing photography light years ahead. Trey Ratcliff -- Trey's Variety Hour, every week here at anewdomain.net and stuckincustoms.com
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Mozilla Firefox 15 Game: BananaBread HTML5 First Person Shooter (video)

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Here's how to download the latest Mozilla Firefox 15 -- and, more importantly, the impressive HTML5 game BananaBread. It really shows the power of WebGL ... check out the demo here. And find out why it won't work with Internet Explorer.
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Apple Kills Star Trek: Patent Wars Amok (parody video)

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The patent wars run amok. After Samsung, what's next. Will Apple go after the Enterprise -- as in the, you know, the Starship Enterprise. Apple Kills Star Trek Parody Video. Too funny. Discretion advised.
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Tagaroo's simple interface to Calais metadata

Tagaroo: Plugging Calais Metadata in WordPress (review)

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Calais is a toolkit that lets you readily incorporate semantic functionality within your blog, content management system (CMS), website or application. It differs from schema.org in that it isn't markup but, rather, a tagging system on steroids.
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Twitter Changes: Loren Feldman, Daily Tech Report 28.08.12

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It's Loren Feldman's daily news commentary show, the Tech Report. For August 28, 2012. Today he's talking Twitter API changes.
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Samsung, Apple, Velvin Hogan: TechNow with Gina Smith 28.08.12

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Who is Vel Hogan? It's a bit of a mystery. The jury foreman in the Apple v Samsung trial says is a 30-year vet engineer in San Jose, CA for tiny MultiCast labs, owned by him and his wife and funded by his own capital group. His LinkedIn profile implies he worked for Intel. He sure is getting his 15 minutes of fame. More details here.
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Burning Man 2012 Livestream and Video Roundup

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Can't make Burning Man this year? Don't like dust? Here's the Burning Man 2012 livestream and a video roundup from Burning Man through the years.
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Geek Evolution Infographic

Evolution of the Geek infographic

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We thought we’d share this gem with you — as a sequel to our popular Are You a Geek or a Nerd piece we ran a few weeks ago. This Evolution of the Geek infographic describes not just the different geek varieties, but their historical origins, too. Graphic credit: Flowtown
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Apple: Injunction Motion Demands These Samsung Products Off Market Now

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Own a Samsung Galaxy S 4G, Galaxy S2 (AT&T/T-Mobile/Skyrocket), Galaxy S2 Epic 4G, Galaxy S Showcase or Droid Charge? Apple wants them off the market. It filed a preliminary injunction today. Read it below in full. At top are the eight Samsung smartphones and tablets Apple wants off the market. Developing story ....
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Crowdsourcing AIDS, Politics: Power to the Online People infographic

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Power to the Online People infographic. Whoa! Thanks to the sheer numbers of world citizens online now, gamers solved a thorny AIDs research problem ... what else is possible in the virtual continent of the Internet, which is bigger than the populations of North America, Central America and the Middle East combined? Amazing.
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FCC Proposed Internet Tax: TechNow with Gina Smith 27.08.12

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TechNow with Gina Smith for Monday, August 27, 2012 -- 90 seconds of tech analysis. On the docket today: Would you pay a buck or two extra for broadband net access to subsidize more infrastructure. The FCC thinks so -- and such companies as Google and AT&T support the idea wholeheartedly. Could this pass before the November elections? No way, Jose. TechNow -- our daily tech story analysis in 90 seconds, more or less.
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Samsung vs. Apple, Facebook Billions, Neil Armstrong: TWiT with Leo Laporte

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Adam Curry, Nilay Patel and Robert Ballecer join TWiT with Leo Laporte this week to discuss the implications of the Samsung vs. Apple jury verdict and more.
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IFA 2012: What to Do in Berlin infographic

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IFA 2012 in Berlin starts August 31. TV and smartphone announcements will be all the rage -- LG has announced it will have a Google TV in 2012. If you're going there, check out this What To Do in Berlin infographic.
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