Archive | March, 2013

April Fool! Google April Fools Day Videos and All Gag Roundup

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April Fools 2014 pranks from Google and April Fools Google gags through the last few years ... Remember Google Maps for 8-bit NES? How about Google Fiber, the supplement? The dietary supplement. Google has a great track record of pulling April Fools gags and producing April Fools videos. Check out our selection here. If you have a favorite we're missing, let us know at gina@anewdomain.net.
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Art of Chiaroscuro Photography: Point and Shoot with Ant Pruitt

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Beautiful smartphone photography with a focus on Chiaroscuro-style light to dark imagery is the topic on this week's Point and Shoot with Ant Pruitt. Here's how to join his smartphone photographers community on Google +
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Becket Morgan: On Carter Gibson, LGBT Advocacy and Google’s PridePlus Community

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Carter Gibson is the firebrand behind the Google Pride Plus LGBT community. Our Becket Morgan reports.
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Dear Mr. President: Extortion? 12 Leads Re Patent Trolls for Your DOJ-FTC Investigation

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Dear Mr. President, writes our IP strategist and tech attorney Tom Ewing, don't stop at investigating Intellectual Ventures and other trolls on just anti-competition and antitrust grounds. The DOJ, FTC, IRS, SEC and other agencies have a lot else to look at if you're as serious as you seem to be about looking at patent trolls, aka mass patent aggregators. Find Tom Ewing's roadmap for federal investigators here.
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Freeware Friday: Key Ring for Android, Apple iOS

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Our Jeremy Lesniak tests the Key Ring smartphone app. His conclusion? Ditch the plastic and download Key Ring. Your pockets and your wallet will thank you.
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Social Media Goes Red in Support of Marriage Equality

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Madison Andrews takes a look at the virulent social media reaction around the same sex marriage issue. How do social opinions track with those along real world sociopolitical and geographic lines? Madison investigates. Developing. Let us know what you think.
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Ten Terrific Tablet Tasks: Carpentry, Cooking, Remote Access, Lighting and More

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Need a carpenter's assistant? A new security system? A second monitor? Our Mike Olsen has 10 terrific tasks your tablet will do if you have the right app. Here's everything you need to know about 10 tablet tasks -- we bet you never even considered some of these -- that will change the way you live and work. For the better, we hope.
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Russ Johnson Travel Pro: Say No to Roaming and Carry a Really Ugly Bag

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Travel smart, says our Russ Johnson. Leave the laptop at home, say no to roaming and carry really ugly luggage. Our Russ Johnson on six tech pro secrets for travel.
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NAB 2013: Kessler Crane, Cinevate, DitoGear Dreams, Rhino Slider Desires

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NAB 2013 approaches and our our Erik Vlietinck is thinking about affordable camera sliders. He's got a sweet spot for the Rhino Slider. Here's why he's not jaded about sub $1,000 and sub $500 sliders anymore.
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Apple Password Reset, Google Fiber Expands, FBI Art Heist Crowdsource: TWiT

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It's This Week in Tech -- TWiT with Leo Laporte. This week on the show, Denise Howell, Jason Snell and our own John C. Dvorak join up to discuss FBI crowdsourcing efforts to get back stolen art, Jeff Bezos out to get rockets, Google security holes, Google Fiber expansion and more ...
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