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Monday, May 2, 2016

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17 best keyboards for every iPad from the Mini to the Pro

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digitaltrends.com - There are multiple components to note when you first unpack an iPad, from the device itself and a power adapter, to the user manual and a USB cable, but a keyboard isn’t one of them. The iPad’s fun...

6 iPad Apps for Creative Writing

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edutopia.org - Creative writing can be a daunting task for students who struggle to think of story ideas or who don't love the writing process. For kids who have trouble putting pen to paper, there are a handful ...

GeoOrbital Wheel | Make your bike electric in 60 seconds

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kickstarter.com - The Patent Pending GeoOrbital wheel is an evolution of the orbital wheel (the wheels on the TRON Motorcycles). The GeoOrbital wheel replaces a standard bicycle front wheel to turn your bike into a ...

Pretty Tiramisu likes the view in our new kitchen • /r/cats

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reddit.com - 1. Cats! Post pictures of your cats, talk about cats, ask questions, get advice. 2. We prefer that if you post photos, it be of your own cat(s) or one(s) you personally know. If clearly stated, pho...

'Very troubling': Analysts question the way Apple describes its data

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uk.businessinsider.com - Business Insider / Pexels.com / British Lion Films Time was, Apple could do no wrong. But now investment analysts who cover the company are starting to raise doubts about the way the company talks ...

Gartner: Global IoT security spending to hit $348m in 2016

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readwrite.com - The rapid growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the tandem acceleration in malicious attacks on connected devices will drive worldwide expenditures on IoT security by 24% this year to $348 mil...

EMC World 2016 – How to follow if you are not in Vegas.

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vipinvk.in - It’s just a few hours for the EMC World, the biggest storage event of the year. Maybe the last event as an EMC event as the Dell-EMC merger will be completed by the mid-year. As always there are ma...

McLaren is selling one of the rarest and fastest supercars ever built

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mashable.com - Here's your chance to own a piece of automotive history: British supercar maker McLaren Automotive has announced that it will be selling one of the last F1 supercars ever built. SEE ALSO: Joe Biden...

Pretty much everyone got f'ed in the latest 'Silicon Valley'

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mashable.com - Richard's decision to stick with Action Jack Barker plays out in a few predictable ways in the latest episode of HBO's Silicon Valley. As the Pied Piper team shows up for work at their new office,...

My Life as an Uber Driver - Joel Comm | Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur, Consultant

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joelcomm.com - The shared economy is a remarkable thing. We have entered an age where anyone can use their gifts, talents and abilities to bring value to others without having to work for a large corporation or g...

Instagram tells Brit app maker to bin LitterGram name in trademark spat

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arstechnica.com - Facebook has disputed a UK-based app's registration of the name LitterGram by claiming that it infringes the trademark of its photo-sharing service Instagram. Neurological data on visual processing...

Dropbox will now show all your files locally without using any disk space

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arstechnica.com - Dropbox will soon be adding support on both Windows and OS X for placeholder files that create a full view of your cloud-synced files, even if they're not available locally. OneDrive (or rather Sky...

Review: Razer Blade Stealth is a svelte machine with potential

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techcrunch.com - It’s hard to figure out what the Blade Stealth is for, since it’s an ultrabook that really wants to be a gaming machine, but at first, can’t. With no real gaming capabilities other than the Core i7...

Sell your clothing and electronics with these apps

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techcrunch.com - Are you looking to clean out your closet and make money while doing it? You no longer have to haul your used items to a consignment shop. A number of apps have made selling used things easier than ...

The MacBook Returns

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techcrunch.com - The display looked great the first time around. And it looks great this time. In fact, it’s the same display. It’s that retina screen that has had Air owners enviously eyeing the new line for two g...

We’re running out of Hardware Alley tickets at Disrupt NY, get yours today

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techcrunch.com - May is just a few short weeks away, and Hardware Alley at Disrupt NY 2016 is almost full. Hardware Alley is, as the name suggests, our annual showcase of all things hardware, a day at Disrupt where...

How Android gets to 100% market share

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techcrunch.com - Matt Heiman is an angel investor and an MBA student at Stanford. He works in collaboration with Charles River Ventures. Android already commands over 80 percent of the mobile OS market share global...

The future of apps should be better apps

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techcrunch.com - Anshu Sharma is a venture partner at Storm Ventures. A few weeks ago The Wall Street Journal ran an excellent article entitled What Comes After Apps. While the premise that apps today have some maj...

Keith Block talks life at Salesforce and being a Boston sports fan in San Francisco

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techcrunch.com - The day I met Keith Block at the Salesforce World Tour in Boston he was relaxing in a suite at the Heinz Convention Center, a man at ease with his considerable responsibilities as vice chairman, pr...

Italy orders Facebook to hand over fake user account data to its alleged victim

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arstechnica.com - The Italian data protection authority has ordered Facebook to provide an Italian user with all of their data, including the personal information, photos, and posts of a separate fake account set up...

Uncharted 4 gameplay reveal: Jeeping and stealthing through Madagascar

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arstechnica.com - With the game's May 10 launch looming, Naughty Dog finally put controllers in hands of the press at a private event last week. While the demo didn't include much plot or dialogue, it emphasized new...

How We Generated Our First 100 Sales for Free (and How You Can Too)

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problogger.net - Getting your first 100 sales is a huge milestone for any online business, and one we’re all quite keen to reach. This article outlines the strategy I used to generate more than 100 sales for my fit...

A Month of Quotes to Inspire Creative Entrepreneurs

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inc.com - Creative entrepreneurship is a difficult path, especially because, as Einstein noticed, "Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds." Here are 31 quotes to keep your thinking ...

Samsung Get Sued for Failing to Update its Smartphones

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thehackernews.com - One of the world's largest smartphone makers is being sued by the Dutch Consumers' Association (DCA) for its lack in providing timely software updates to its Android smartphones. The majority of ma...

A popular toymaker's website is giving visitors ransomware

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mashable.com - Ransomware, a type of malware that holds your computer hostage until you pay a certain amount of money, seems to be getting more popular since it sprouted up in large-scale form in 2013. The websit...

Count.ly: An Innovative, Open Source, Real-Time Mobile Analytics Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Countly is an innovative, open source, real-time mobile analytics platform intended for game studios, marketers, agencies, operators, and pretty much everyone with an aim to increase loyalty, user ...

StoryMarkLife.com: A Mobile and Tablet Applications Company for Lifestyle and Business that’s Redefining the Way we Capture and Share Experiences - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - StoryMark Life is a mobile and tablet applications company for lifestyle and business that is redefining the way we capture and share experiences. “StoryMark Life” is a mobile and tablet applicatio...

Why Facebook Fans Still Matter: Using Facebook Ads To Expose Value

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marketaire.com - The word on the street is that Facebook fans no longer matter. For the most part, this is perpetuated by the same people that claim organic reach on Facebook is dead. It’s not. Not only to Facebook...

Snapchat Led the Way With Vertical Video. Will Virool Make It the New Standard?

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adweek.com - Not so long ago, it was taboo to turn horizontal video on its head, as marketers grappled with doing more for mobile than merely refitting TV spots for smaller screens. But today, vertical video, o...

Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer For Most Popular Desktop Browser - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - At the end of every month, using public data sources, we can take a look at trends in the desktop and browser markets and the day has finally arrived where Chrome is now a more popular browser than...

Editor's Note: Video Is the Latest Battlefront in the Struggle for Consumers’ Attention

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adweek.com - In pulling together our annual Video Issue this year, which we publish on the first day of the fifth annual Digital Content NewFronts, I had to gut check our coverage plan several times as news hit...

After 11 Years in Digital Video, YouTube Wants to Take on TV-Sized Budgets

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adweek.com - It isn't always easy to pair up the suits of the marketing world with those freewheeling kids that make the buzziest videos in the digisphere. The two sides—and more importantly, their respective b...

9 Members of Video’s Vanguard Discuss Creating Content for the Scrolling Economy

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adweek.com - As the fifth annual Digital Content NewFronts kick off today, Adweek and the IAB convened a panel of nine industry executives approaching the business of video from a range of perspectives and goal...

The Internet Economy

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medium.com - We are living in an era of bundling. The big five consumer tech companies — Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft — have moved far beyond their original product lines into all sorts of har...

Habits of Successful Digital Entrepreneurs

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jeffbullas.com - I was sitting at the desk overlooking the beach. It could have been Boracy, Bali or Byron Bay. The website traffic was looking good and the digital marketing funnel was fine tuned. The next email w...

Uber Drivers In New York Form Labor Association

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huffingtonpost.com - May 1 (Reuters) - Uber drivers in New York state have formed an association to strengthen their hand in dealing with the ride-sharing service, labor leaders said on Sunday, days after the company a...

6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Blog

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problogger.net - It was a little over two years ago when I first went online and bought my blog’s domain name. I wanted to announce it to the world and get started straight away, but instead I spent the next 6 mont...

Viesearch Friends of Viesearch - Some of our Lastest Referrers

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viesearch.com - Click Du Jour LLC is a full service website designer. We absolutely love, love, love building websites. Click Du Jour LLC is a diversified company, which allows us to make your website come to life...

Top Ten Eco-Friendly Apps

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yukaichou.com - We are now living in a pivotal point in our history. Humankind is actively finding new answers to forging the right balance between the needs of nature and modern living. However, this overall end...

Lighten Your Burden with the Letgo App’s Commercializer – stupidDOPE

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stupiddope.com - I tend to move around a lot and I think I may have wanderlust. Maybe I should seek counsel for it. In the process of moving around though, I end up having items that cannot fit at my new place, too...

Schiller schools internet on correct Apple device plurals, but Cook says 'iPad Pros'

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appleinsider.com - Schiller schools internet on correct Apple device plurals, but Cook says 'iPad Pros' By Mikey Campbell Friday, April 29, 2016, 04:54 pm PT (07:54 pm ET) A contentious debate is brewing in Cuperti...

Apple, Samsung, Facebook, Amazon & the case of the 'very bad' Q2

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appleinsider.com - Apple, Samsung, Facebook, Amazon & the case of the 'very bad' Q2 By Daniel Eran Dilger Sunday, May 01, 2016, 11:03 am PT (02:03 pm ET) Apple's fiscal Q2 earnings were the company's "worst ever" o...

Automatically Enable or Disable Night Shift on iPhone or iPad at Sunset and Sunrise

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iphonehacks.com - Night Shift has become one of my favorites apps for iOS 9.3. If you have not read all about it already, then you may want to check this article out. Basically, Night Shift reduces the blue light em...

The top 7 predictions for the future of media

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businessinsider.com - The future of media is changing seemingly every day. Users are moving away from desktop and toward mobile. Social media referrals are overtaking search. Consumers are cutting their cords and saying...

Will IoT change how we interact with mobile apps?

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Tamara Dull



readwrite.com - Mobile apps try to keep you glued on the screen for as long as possible, but in the future these experiences will become focused and unified, as they interact more seamlessly to become extensions o...

Noted.fm Lets You Follow Over 100 Music Blogs to Discover and Share Great New Tunes

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lifehacker.com - Web/Android/iOS: Noted.fm (formerly called Nusiki), is already a great way to find new music, but now you can follow tons of music blogs, from popular to niche, to discover even more. One click and...

Digital Minds and Fine Fines

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cxoweekly.com - The world is now rich in content, consultants and digital minds evangelising the prerequisites of digital leadership and transformation, along with what will happen to companies that fail to innova...

Google’s test to let media publish directly in search can’t be great news for Twitter

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Jason Cramer



recode.net - Throughout the year, Google has started toying with a feature that lets people or groups post short bits of text directly and instantly into Google searches. Along with the text, those participatin...

The Feed Is Dying

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nymag.com - The feed is dying. The reverse-chronological social media feed — the way you’ve read Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and blogs (which is to say, the internet) at various points over the last decade, ...