Archive | January, 2013

BlackBerry 10 Review, Z10 Smartphone Hands On: BlackBerry Today

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BlackBerry, formerly known as RIM of Waterloo, Canada, might be losing marketshare at breakneck pace. But the recently unveiled BlackBerry 10 OS and smartphones that run on it have corporate heads turning. The BlackBerry traditionally dominated workplaces because it was ready made for IT security. Is it too late? Our Chris Miller gets down and dirty with a BlackBerry 10 review -- live on video from IBM Connect -- in this fast-paced and deep tech video episode of BlackBerry Today. Is it possible anyone will turn back for this tech. His answer will surprise you.
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Don’t Call It RIM: BlackBerry 10 Review and Event Analysis

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The company formerly known as RIM -- it's now just BlackBerry -- unveils BlackBerry 10 OS and new smartphones. Ant Pruitt gives his BlackBerry 10 review. Watch the video of the event here -- CEO Thorsten Heins flew in from Davos for it and Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys added sparkle. But it's going to take a more than celeb power to get BlackBerry out of the 2 percent and under marketshare ghetto.
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Sir Tim Berners-Lee Live Feed New Zealand: 30.01.13 Appeal for Open Net

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Check out the Sit Tim Berners-Lee live feed -- live as we type this -- from his open Internet appeal in New Zealand here. It is live now. He is appealing for an open Internet, unconstrained by government. The ISO specs should be free ...
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Ant Pruitt: Why I Won’t Pay for YouTube Content … Yet

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YouTube will launch paid subscription channels in the spring of 2013. Ant Pruitt of aNewDomain.net isn't signing up. Not yet, anyway. Here's why.
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Mardi Gras Infographic, Videos, Song, Trivia: Fat Tuesday 2013

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Mardi Gras infographic. February 13, 2013 is Fat Tuesday 2013. What's up with all the partying. Here's a Marti Gras infographic, videos, trivia -- everything you want to know. Also inside, parade details.
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Groundhog Day Infographic, Parody Video: Is it Spring Yet?

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Groundhog Day infographic and parody video -- just in time for the goofiest holiday of the year. Bet you didn't know that the little varmint's predictions are about as reliable as a meteorologist.
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John C. Dvorak: Bogus Einstein Quotes Don’t Prove You’re Smart

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Our John C Dvorak points out a bogus Albert Einstein quote -- and is infuriated that anyone would use such a quote or other ridiculous claims to settle an argument. It's an insult to Einstein and John C Dvorak is peeved.. Let him count the reasons why. It's about culture, memes and the techniques of debate. Not everything that counts can be counted, right? Well ...
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TWiT with Leo Laporte Super Bowl Talk with Dvorak, Sexting and Junk Journalism

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On this week's TWiT with Leo Laporte, Super Bowl talk and our John C. Dvorak take center field and refuse to yield.
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Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Folio Format Review: Deep Dive

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Adobe Digital Publishing Suite comes in three flavors, two of which are available only to publishers with rather deep pockets. Erik Vlietnick takes a look at how the makings of an Apple iPad publication.
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Twitter Vine Facebook Block, Trouble in Social Billionaire Paradise? Facebook Finds No Friends

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Twitter delivered its Vine videosharing mobile app for iOS today. But its Find a Friend on Facebook is dead. Twitter Vine Facebook Find a Friend block? WHY?
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Groove IP for Android Freeware Friday with Ant Pruitt

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Groove IP for Android is Ant Pruitt's pick for Freeware Friday this week. They say good is the enemy of the great, but here's one example where that distinction might not matter. Free VOIP in a free Android app? What's not to like. Ant Pruitt takes a deep look.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Ingress Fever, Motorola X: Attack of the Androids

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Our Mat Lee, Eric Finkenbiner, Shane Brady and Ant Pruitt host Attack of the Androids and talk Samsung Galaxy Note, Ingress, Motorola X and more .. geek out to the latest episode of this cult favorite podcast.
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Who’s Personal Audio LLC? Sued Apple, Adam Carolla, Deep Dive NPR UPDATE

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Who is Personal Audio LLC and why is it a potential threat to podcasters everywhere? Check out the patent docs, corporate history and data linking Personal Audio LLC and its original 1996-era "podcasting" patent to suits it has won, is fighting or has settled with Apple, Amazon, Samsung, Sirius and many more.
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Julie Blaustein Vid Pick: President Obama First Term Photo-Mashup Video

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Check out this Jeremy Tubbs video. Compiled for presidial.org, it's essentially a mashup of 2,500 photos taken during the President Obama first term in office. You don't have to be an Obama supporter to appreciate the tech behind this. To find out where, whether and how aNewDomain.net stands politically, click in.
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Apple iOS Needs Parental Controls

Dear Tim Cook: Letter from an American Dad, Apple iOS Parental Controls

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It isn't easy being a parent. Being a parent to a kid with an Apple iPad and iPod is an order of magnitude tougher. Our Alan Wallace is an iDad writing a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook. In his open letter, Alan asks for specific changes and improvements to Apple iOS parental controls. And he's not alone..
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John C. Dvorak Super Bowl Tech: Kaepernick, Expendable QBs and NFL Futures

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aNewDomain.net's co-founder John C. Dvorak Super Bowl tech commentary. The quarterback should be expendable, he says, and John has a ton of advice for why changing the role of the quarterback will revolutionize the NFL. John C. Dvorak Super Bowl 47 deep dive on the tech and strategy he says should be in play. Now and forever more.
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Apple iOS 7, Facebook Graph Search, Personal Audio LLC Patent Dispute: Tech 411

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Do you have a wishlist for Apple iOS 7? Todd Moore and Oscar Santana on this week's Tech 411 say what they hope for. Also on the show, Facebook Graph Search thoughts and what Personal Audio LLC and its patent suits against Adam Carolla means to podcasters..
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This Week in Tech with Leo Laporte: Facebook Graph Search, Apple iPad Sales, MegaUpload

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On This Week in Tech with Leo Laporte Facebook Graph Search is the week's hot topic. Dwight Silverman, Joanna Stern, Paul Spain and Andy Ihnatko join Leo to talk about that topic plus Apple iPad sales, MegaUpload, Apple iPad sales and more. It's TWiT Episode 389
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Banding Photos, Long Exposure: Trey’s Variety Hour

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How do you handle banding photos. Trey Ratcliff and his panel share great tips and photos from recent photo walks. Also this week, Trey Ratcliff's long exposure techniques.
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Facebook Graph Search: The Tragedy of the Commons, Commentary

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With Facebook's Graph Search and recent Facebook-Voxer developments in the news, Larry Press looks at how large companies view their competition or ensure the lack thereof. Remember what Microsoft did to WordPerfect? Larry Press digs deep into the legal archives -- and says the whole thing is a tragedy for the Internet at large. And not for the reasons you think.
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