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Seeing all your friends tag themselves in fun and exciting pictures and getting festival envy? Don’t worry, as some of the best festivals of the UK are still to come […]
From: My Fashion Life | By: Maria Pierides | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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At the peak of summer, censorship is rising in SE Asia, African NGOs are drafting a regional Internet Rights declaration, and Europe is wrestling with Right-to-Be-Forgotten fallout.
From: Global Voices | By: Netizen Report Team | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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It’s easy enough to turn yourself into a virtual celebrity, complete with fame and mansions—but it will likely cost you....
From: Miller McCune | By: Kyle Chayka | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The Affordable Care Act dumped 2,000 pages of regulations into the health care sector, stifling any innovation that could have brought about real cost savings. But even with these obstacles, there are still people looking for ways to do things better...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Greg Beato | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Jonathan Zdziarski's HOPE X talk, Identifying Backdoors, Attack Points, and Surveillance Mechanisms in iOS Devices, suggests that hundreds of millions of Iphone and Ipad devices ship from Apple with intentional back-doors that can be exploited by law...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Late last week, forensic scientist Jonathan Zdziarski announced at a conference that Apple iPhones have back doors, undocumented functions that could allow unauthorized users to wirelessly connect and swipe data from the devices. Apple has since responded...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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You might’ve already scheduled a vacation starting Aug. 21, when FXX will air all 522 episodes of The Simpsons during its 11-day marathon, but if you wait until October, all those episodes will be available online, on demand. As if there aren’t enough...
From: Consumerist | By: Mary Beth Quirk | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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There’s been yet another development in a situation involving a highly-rated member of the Class of 2016. Earlier today it was reported that a warrant had been issued for the arrest of 17-year-old Darnell Salomon.  The five-star wide receiver has...
From: College Football Talk | By: John Taylor | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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DJ Kidd Madonny provides sounds at #VersaceVersaceVersace, a new "Fashion Haus Party" thate premieres 10 p.m. Thursday at Haven, 1237 Lincoln Rd. From Lauren Foster: #VersaceVersaceVersace, with DJ Kidd Madonny. We're bringing the party back to Lincoln...
From: Miami Herald | By: Steve Rothaus | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Since 2011, the Cenci Journalism Project has been “reporting another dimension of the world,” allowing Chinese-speakers to access diverse global coverage of marginalized
From: China Digital Times | By: josh rudolph | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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I know what you’re thinking: Florals? For summer? Groundbreaking. But think about how striking a floaty floral dress looks with a leather jacket or vest, or how cool a girl looks pairing a flowery shirt with combat boots. (I’m looking at you, Miley…)...
From: College Fashion | By: Sara - Albion College | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Apple may roll out a mobile wallet that would allow users to pay for physical goods with their iPhones, according to a report by Amir Efrati of The Information. The report says Apple has been talking to payment companies about integrating with its iOS...
From: Business Insider | By: Sam Colt | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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A report on Wednesday claims Apple is accelerating work on a mobile payments system, or digital wallet, that could be ready by this fall, allowing customers to pay for physical goods with their iPhone instead of a credit card or cash....
From: Apple Insider | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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From: Yanko Design | By: Radhika Seth | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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PlaceMe uses every sensor in the phone to track your activity. Now PlaceUs is doing the same except it's tracking the combined activity of a family or small group of friends. PlaceMe’s creator Alohar has a new app that tracks everything your family...
From: GigaOm | By: Kevin Fitchard | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Thumbing through a catalog old-school style is still the best way to soak up shopping inspiration when you're away from home. But then there's that one thing that you have to have right now, and that's where your phone comes in handy. Target is testing...
From: GeekSugar | By: Nicole Nguyen | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Guest Post: In 1973, Martin Cooper of Motorola used the earliest handset to make the first cell phone call. Since then, the mobile phone has evolved from a portable telephone to a personal digital assistant to a device for consuming nearly anything....
From: VentureBeat | By: Eric Holmen, Invoca | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple has locked up a big part of the world's sapphire production capacity. Apple customers have a special appreciation for a finely crafted instrument. This will be big. Very big. If Apple produces a new iPhone 6 with a 4.7-inch...
From: TheStreet | By: John Martellaro | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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One of the top recruits in the 2016 class is being accused of felony burglary charges stemming from a college visit to the University of Georgia last week. A police warrant has been issued for Darnell Salomon, a 6-2, 184-pound wide receiver from Hialeah,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Is there hope in restoring photos that have not been backed up or synced onto iCloud? I was in the process of syncing photos to iCloud, and plugged my iPhone 5S to my iTunes account on my Windows laptop. In the process of doing so, iTunes recommended...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: hampanda | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple's fiscal third-quarter financial results were bright overall. Earnings beat expectations, although the iPhone numbers were slightly below estimates and Apple's revenue projection for its fiscal fourth quarter ending in September...
From: TheStreet | By: Eric Jackson | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Elsa Jenna Alternate reality games existed before the iPhone, using email, fake ads, and even faxes to send players on clue hunts. But thanks to the smartphone, games now include geospatial triggers and social media integration, allowing players to seamlessly...
From: Wired | By: Wired Magazine | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Elsa Jenna While you were using your iPhone to record your cat riding a Roomba, Hollywood types (and would-be Hollywood types) have used smartphones to create everything from heart-wrenching shorts to feature-length thrillers. There are a zillion smartphone...
From: Wired | By: Wired Magazine | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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For over a year now we've been loving PHHHOTO's moving image minimalist set up—even using it for our holiday party. Above and...
From: Cool Hunting | By: Josh Rubin | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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From: Uniwatch | By: Paul Lukas | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Here are 10 things you should know for Wednesday, July 23:1. -- U.S. stock futures were rising slightly on Wednesday and global stocks advanced on the back of solid U.S. earnings and home sales.European stocks rose while Asian shares ended the trading...
From: TheStreet | By: Joseph Woelfel | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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There has been much discussion in the past few years of […]
From: Both Sides of the Table | By: Mark Suster | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Good morning! It's going to be sunny and pretty warm (low 80s) here in New York. Let's look at the news. Facebook delivered strong earnings that sent the stock to all-time highs in after-hours trading. It beat expectations on the top and bottom line....
From: Business Insider | By: Jay Yarow | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Slate‘s Jordan Weissmann puts Apple’s product lines into perspective versus other large companies (Tech or not). iPhone revenues alone eclipse that of either software behemoth Microsoft or online retail giant Amazon. Businessweek (September 2013):...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Phones, clothes and even food get a second life on these sites
From: Time | By: Megan Gibson | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Microsoft's latest smartphone is catching up to the iPhone and Android with a great camera, design and wireless chargingMicrosofts latest Lumia 930 top-end smartphone is still a Nokia for now, and shows promise as a viable competitor in the flagship...
From: The Guardian | By: Samuel Gibbs | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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 Qblinks wants to be the Swiss Army knife of iPhone remote controllers. The Bluetooth LE device, which is currently seeking $35,000 on Kickstarter, can be used to alert you to notifications from different apps on your smartphone; as a camera remote...
From: TechCrunch | By: Catherine Shu | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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I want to restrict my app only for iPhone excluding iPad. I don't want my app is available for iPad.
From: Stack Overflow | By: iOS Developer | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Amazon's first smartphone, the Fire phone, hits stores June 25, and comes bundled with a free year of Amazon Prime, which includes free shipping on thousands of items as well as a growing selection of free movies, books, and music. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...
From: Business Insider | By: Jillian D'Onfro | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The Xiaomi Mi3 has broken another website with its amazing selling power. Flipkart, which held the exclusive release into the Indian market, broke down because of the sudden surge of sales orders. The Mi3 was out of stock about 39 minutes after sales...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Justin Streight | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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A rise in margins has raised hopes that Apple Inc may be able to hold the line on pricing ahead of the launch of new iPhones later this year.
From: The Star Malaysia | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Taiwan has long been home to many of Apple's key suppliers. But is the iPhone maker's business really big enough to move the needle on Taiwan's economic data?
From: Wall Street Journal | By: WSJ Staff | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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I have been trying to achieve this from this morning but haven't figured it out. I have a SKSpriteNode which is an Image that displays the name of my game on the main screen. What I am trying to achieve is to change those images every half a second....
From: Stack Overflow | By: Steve Sahayadarlin | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Do you miss your old firmware? Do you have an old device that for some reason you want to run like it's 2009? Well iOS fans, you are in luck. The folks over at TechArrival have compiled a list of download links to original iPhone iOS firmware files......
From: TUAW | By: John-Michael Bond | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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It’s official: Kim Kardashian ‘s iPhone game has taken over the world. The free-to-download “Kim Kardashian Hollywood ,” which is set to make over $200 million from in-game purchases alone , is so addicting that it even has U.S. government officials...
From: Showbiz Spy | By: Gabrielle Chung | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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As its recent earnings report fades quickly into memory, investors will once again turn their attention to Apple’s upcoming fall product releases....
From: The Motley Fool | By: Andrew Tonner, The Motley Fool | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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When it comes to animals with good hearing, flies might not be the first one you'd think of. The Ormia ochracea fly, however, has a unique hearing mechanism that allows it to precisely determine the location of a cricket based on its chirps ... it then...
From: Gizmag | By: Ben Coxworth | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Taxis suck. Waiting for taxis sucks, paying for a taxi is always more difficult than it needs to be, and actually riding in a taxi? Well, that sucks too. That's why on-demand ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft have exploded in popularity over...
From: PC World | By: Brad Chacos | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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From: Techi | By: Michio Hasai | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Logitech launched its Illuminated Living-Room Keyboard which is aimed at those who have a PC connected to the big screen and need a companion for presentations or enjoying a movie on the couch. It illuminates in the dark and also allows you to control...
From: Gizmag | By: Brian Burgess | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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iPhone/iPad: Fantastical is one of the best iOS calendar apps, and today it gets a little bit better with the ability to snooze events, customize notifications, and more. Read more......
From: Lifehacker | By: Thorin Klosowski | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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I recently took pictures of a lightning storm using my camera phone (Samsung Galaxy S3). In several of the shots where I managed to capture lightning, a lighter (brighter?) vertical section sometimes appeared, as in the picture below; I took some photos...
From: Photography Stack Exchange | By: n00b | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Apple will be introducing new models -- not spec bumps -- for its iMac, Thunderbolt Display, and MacBook lines this fall, according to a new report. Report: Apple is preparing several next-gen Mac models for Yosemite’s launch this fall originally published...
From: GigaOm | By: Kif Leswing | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Editor's Pick: Instead of selling one or two "iWatches," Apple and its partners will offer a family of smartwatches to suit all tastes "from geek to chic."...
From: VentureBeat | By: Mark Sullivan | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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