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People Want Water-Proof Cell Phones, Says Company That Water-Proofs Cell Phones People Want Water-Proof Cell Phones, Says Company That Water-Proofs Cell Phones
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People can’t stop spilling liquids on their cell phones. It’s an international incident at this point yet, instead of keeping a better grip on their beverages, people now just want their phones to absorb the water torture. In fact, most …

iPad Travel Book A Unique, Epic Adventure iPad Travel Book A Unique, Epic Adventure

Photographer Serdar Sunny Unal went on a once-in-a-lifetine adventure a few years ago. He Left Los Angeles for a five month Latin America expedition. In the following years, the epic adventure now nicknamed “LA2BA” would cover over 40.000 miles through …

Feature Phones Get Audio Upgrade Feature Phones Get Audio Upgrade

Audience, a leading global provider of advanced voice and audio processors for mobile products, released its earSmart technology today, to enable more clear voice calls for feature phones. According to Audience, earSmart is an intelligent voice processor that delivers a …

Cirque du Soleil Oscar Performance Steals The Show According To Twitter Cirque du Soleil Oscar Performance Steals The Show According To Twitter

We’re already aware that Twitter was pretty much dominated by Oscar discussion on Sunday evening, but what part of the show really set users’ thumbs in motion? Was it host Billy Crystal’s opening routine? Was it when Meryl Streep shocked …

Snapdragon S4 Pro Announced By Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Announced By Qualcomm

Qualcomm has made a name for themselves by making great mobile processors that power phones and tablets. Their new processor is already looking really good. Qualcomm announced today that they’re working on the Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. Qualcomm already released …

Verizon’s $4 Billion Spectrum Deal: Public Knowledge On How It Hurts Consumers, Competition Verizon’s $4 Billion Spectrum Deal: Public Knowledge On How It Hurts Consumers, Competition
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Last year ,Verizon announced it would purchase mobile spectrum licenses from several cable companies for about $4 billion. Competitors think this will give Verizon too much power and hurt competition. Complaints from T-Mobile USA, Sprint Nextel, Public Knowledge, and the …

Cameron Winklevoss: Desktop Usage Will Peak This Year Cameron Winklevoss: Desktop Usage Will Peak This Year
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There’s no question that mobile web usage is on the rise, as more and more people purchase smartphones and tablets. Feature phones still play a role too. Half of the famed Winklevii (made more famous from Armie Hammer’s portrayal of …

Does Windows Have One Foot In The Grave? Does Windows Have One Foot In The Grave?
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Fifteen years ago Microsoft’s Windows operating system reigned supreme in the computer world. Windows enjoyed near ubiquity in both the business and consumer computing markets. Challengers to Microsoft’s hegemony were few and paltry. Apple, Microsoft’s perennial rival, was in dire …

WikiLeaks Publishes Global Intelligence Files: Over 5 Million Emails WikiLeaks Publishes Global Intelligence Files: Over 5 Million Emails

As previously reported, WikiLeaks has been tweeting that it was about to release some “extraordinary news”. Shortly thereafter, the WikiLeaks Twitter account posted that it just released, “The Global Intelligence Files. Over 5 million emails”. Update: Since the first press …

Pinterest Users Can No Longer Pin Copyrighted Flickr Images Pinterest Users Can No Longer Pin Copyrighted Flickr Images
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I’m sure all you Pinterest users love to share images with each other since that’s kind of the point of the site. Sometimes sharing runs into a little trouble called copyright infringement. Venture Beat is reporting that Flickr has blocked …

Are Google’s Results Better After A Year Of Panda Updates? Are Google’s Results Better After A Year Of Panda Updates?
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It’s hard to believe that it’s already been a year since Google first launched the Panda update. OK, who am I kidding? It feels like an eternity ago. But it’s been a year. How much work have you done on …

Where To Get Paid The Most For Web And Software Development [Infographic] Where To Get Paid The Most For Web And Software Development [Infographic]
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It looks like Australia is the place to be if you want to maximize your wealth, developing. Staff.com put out the following infographic looking at average annual salaries for web developers, software developers, graphic designers, and some other positions. Australia …

Yahoo! Mail Gets Awesome Marketing Stunt Yahoo! Mail Gets Awesome Marketing Stunt
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I’m really skeptical of marketing stunts pulled by companies because they usually end being pretty lackluster. Yahoo! on the other hand has created something wholly unique and fun that I can totally get behind. Yahoo! announced on their mail blog …

Google Affiliate Network Getting A List Of Improvements Google Affiliate Network Getting A List Of Improvements

Are you a member of the Google Affiliate Network? You may want to listen up then. Google announced on their Affiliate Network blog a host of changes coming to the service that should make everything faster and better organized for …

Best Picture Oscar Goes To The Artist, Twitter Reacts Best Picture Oscar Goes To The Artist, Twitter Reacts
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The Artist won the coveted Best Picture Oscar. Here’s the trailer: The nominees were: Hugo Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers Midnight in Paris Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum, Producers Moneyball Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz and Brad Pitt, Producers …

Actress In a Leading Role Oscar Goes To Meryl Streep, Twitter Reacts Actress In a Leading Role Oscar Goes To Meryl Streep, Twitter Reacts

Meryl Streep won the Actress In a Leading Role Oscar for her role in The Iron Lady. The nominees were: Glenn Close Albert Nobbs Viola Davis The Help Rooney Mara The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Meryl Streep The Iron …

Actor In a Leading Role Oscar Goes To Jean Dujardin, Twitter Reacts Actor In a Leading Role Oscar Goes To Jean Dujardin, Twitter Reacts

The Oscar for Actor In a Leading Role was awarded to Jean Dujardin for his role in The Artist. A lot of people thought George Clooney was going to get this one, but no such luck for him. The nominees …

Directing Oscar Goes To Michel Hazanavicius, Twitter Reacts Directing Oscar Goes To Michel Hazanavicius, Twitter Reacts

The Oscar for Directing was awarded to Michel Hazanavicius for The Artist.The nominees were: The Artist Michel Hazanavicius The Descendants Alexander Payne Hugo Martin Scorsese Midnight in Paris Woody Allen The Tree of Life Terrence Malick Here’s some Twitter reaction: …

Sacha Baron Cohen Dumps Ashes On Ryan Seacrest On Oscars Red Carpet, Twitter Finds It Hilarious Sacha Baron Cohen Dumps Ashes On Ryan Seacrest On Oscars Red Carpet, Twitter Finds It Hilarious

It looks like they’re quickly being taken down from YouTube, but as of the time of this writing, here’s one version that shows it: @sidneyblaireSidney RobichaudRyan Seacrest wearing Kim Jong Il #bestdressed 33 seconds ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto @GBS402Giorgia …

NBA All-Star Game Impresses Twitter

The NBA All-Star game just ended, and the West beat the East 152 – 149. I didn’t watch it, but judging from the conversation going around Twitter, it was a hell of game. Some are already talking about watching it …

Writing (Original Screenplay) Oscar Goes To Midnight In Paris, Twitter Reacts Writing (Original Screenplay) Oscar Goes To Midnight In Paris, Twitter Reacts

Woody Allen won the Oscar for Writing (Original Screenplay) for Midnight in Paris. The nominees were: The Artist Written by Michel Hazanavicius Bridesmaids Written by Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig Margin Call Written by J.C. Chandor Midnight in Paris Written …

Writing (Adapted Screenplay) Oscar Goes To The Descendants, Twitter Reacts Writing (Adapted Screenplay) Oscar Goes To The Descendants, Twitter Reacts

The Descendants won the Oscar for Writing (Adapted Screenplay). The nominees were: The Descendants Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash Hugo Screenplay by John Logan The Ides of March Screenplay by George Clooney & Grant Heslov …

Daytona 500 Canceled: Twitter Reacts
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As reported earlier, the Daytona 500 was experiencing a rain delay, and plenty of people were complaining (and rejoicing) on Twitter. Now, they’ve gone ahead and canceled it for the day, and it will run (hopefully) tomorrow at Noon. In …

Actor In a Supporting Role Oscar Goes To Christopher Plummer, Twitter Reacts Actor In a Supporting Role Oscar Goes To Christopher Plummer, Twitter Reacts
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The Oscar for Actor In a Supporting Role went to Christopher Plummer. The nominees were: Kenneth Branagh My Week With Marilyn Jonah Hill Moneyball Nick Nolte Warrior Christopher Plummer Beginners Max von Sydow Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Some Twitter …