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17 Mobile Apps to Help you Discover New Music

If the last decade has taught us anything, it’s that ten years can be a very long time in technology. And one needn’t look any further than the music industry to see how technology has shifted and shaped the way we listen to, share and discover bands and artists.<p>As cool as MiniDisc players were …

Google Chrome's top 10 hidden features

From the iPad interface to quick calculations, Daniel Johnson brings you 10 of Google Chrome's best hidden features<p><b>1) Built-in task manager</b><p>Everyone knows Ctrl+Alt+Delete brings up Windows task manager. But did you know Google Chrome has its own?<p>Chrome treats each tab as a separate process so if …

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Crowdfunding lets you test the market for your product before you even make it

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: (c) Pinar Ozger<p>The hardest part about designing a new product or service is that you don’t really know what your …

Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-Dollar Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Aileen Lee is founder of Cowboy Ventures, a seed-stage fund that backs entrepreneurs reinventing work and personal life through software. Previously, she joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1999 and was also founding CEO of digital media company RMG Networks, backed by KPCB.</i> …

7 hidden features in Microsoft Windows 8.1

Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 last month, featuring a range of refinements and functional improvements, including a more customisable Start screen, enhanced Bing search, and a range of new apps and services. Here are some of the operating system's best hidden features.<p><b>1. Turn the Start screen into</b> …

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Building A DIY Phone: A Q&A With The Founder Of Phonebloks

Earlier today Motorola went public with a project it had kept under wraps for the last year. The Ara Project to build a modular, DIY smartphone had been so unorthodox that it bordered on the pipe dream. Would consumers ever want a phone with components they could swap out? Wouldn’t it look clunky? …

How Google 'Author Markup' Can Help Protect Your Content and Build Your Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're running a business website, you are most likely also managing your company's blog. And if you're blogging about your startup, you most likely want people to click on your posts when they turn up in Google searches. One way to …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Gmail's top nine hidden features

Most tech-savvy email users have a Gmail account - but how many of them know its hidden features? Here's a list of the top nine tips<p>Most email users probably have a Gmail account, unless you're still using aol.com, in which case my first tip for you is to immediately set up a Gmail account.<p>But for …

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Google employees reveal the worst things about working for the tech giant

Google employees have been confessing the worst thing about working at the company on an open thread including complaints about an excess of play areas and poor management.<p>Current and former Google employees have been posting their pet peeves on sharing site Quora, Business Insider …

Does Applying For Financial Aid Hurt Your College Admissions Chances?

The article in the <i>GW Hatchet</i> read like a scene ripped from a high-school-senior’s nightmares. “The University admitted publicly for the first time Friday that it puts hundreds of undergraduate applicants on its waitlist each year because they cannot pay GW’s tuition,” the independent student …

WiFi kettle allows you to boil water from bed

It may only take a minute or two to boil a kettle, but the agonising wait for that reassuring click is now over, with the launch of the world’s first WiFi version.<p>The ultimate in mod cons for the consumer too busy – or lazy – to enter the kitchen and do the job manually, the iKettle can be switched …

Samsung is not buying a fingerprint scanning company, 'completely false' release distributed (updated)

Between the iPhone 5s and the forthcoming HTC One Max, it looks as if biometric security will be the next big mobile battleground. Not to be done, of course, Samsung has just splashed out $650 million on Swedish firm Fingerprint Cards AB. The company has already crafted a swipe sensor that works on …

Sony's 3-in-1 Walkman WH series can be headphones, MP3 players and speakers

Sony's just amped up its Walkman line with the WH series of headphones, though the term "headphone" fails to capture the essence of the new models. The company's also stuffed a 16GB MP3 player into the high-end NWZ-WH505 and a 4GB unit into the NWZ-WH303, giving you up to 4,000 tracks without any …

Apple iWatch To Be Built by Inventec?

Rumors have been flying like crazy concerning the iWatch, Apple’s entry into the smart watch market. Apple has yet to officially confirm that it …

Report: Apple acquires AlgoTrim, a data compression startup

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Apple’s(s aapl) been on a bit of a buying spree lately. Just within the last couple of months it has picked up Embark, …

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Samsung Exec Confirms Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Aimed At Younger, Hip Buyers Coming Sept. 4

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch is poised to be the next big news in wearable tech, and it’s also rapidly becoming one of the worst kept secrets of the tech world. Today, Samsung Executive Vice President of Mobile Lee Young-hee told The Korea Times that the Galaxy Gear would indeed be unveiled in …

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How To Organize Your Day For Success

The most successful people are immersed minute-to-minute in the way they become successful. With small scheduling tweaks, could we all do the same?<p>Author-entrepreneur David Kidder gave <i>Inc.</i> a definition of success that we can all act upon:<p>(Success is) when you have discovered your innate gift or …

Yahoo's redesigned Weather app reaches Android

Yahoo showed that forecasts could be beautiful when it launched a redesigned Yahoo Weather app for iOS users in April; now, it's bringing those good looks to Android users. The updated Yahoo Weather client includes virtually the same stylized interface and location-sensitive Flickr photo backdrops …

Hyetis Crossbow 41 Megapixel Camera Smartwatch Unveiled

More and more smart watches are flooding on to the market and one of the latest is the Hyetis Crossbow which is Swiss made and features and massive …

Understanding Content Marketing and the Power of Google+

One of the trends in SEO in 2011 which I blogged about earlier this year was the fact that <b>social media</b> was going to become a major focus of many SEO …

The apps that Apple does not want you to use

They are the applications that Apple has tried to stop the world from using.<p>With more than 700,000 apps available for download, perhaps Apple can afford to be picky, but some of those to be banned show Apple’s squeamishness for nudity, bodily functions and upsetting important people.<p><b>Send me to</b> …

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Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus Ultrabook With 13.3 Inch 3,200 x 1,800 Display Launches

If you have been patiently waiting for the arrival of the highly anticipated small but high resolution displayed Ativ Book 9 Plus Ultrabook you will …

Voice Messaging Comes To Whatsapp

Mobile messaging pioneer, Whatsapp, has added a walkie-talkie-like voice messaging feature to its app. Users will now be able to press and hold a button to speak, and have that voice clip sent once the button is released.<p>Whatsapp has reportedly worked on this feature for the past half year, and is …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

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6 Top Crowdfunding Websites: Which One Is Right For Your Project?

If you’ve been on the lookout for funding for a startup project in the last few years, you’ve likely explored crowdfunding – or, more specifically Kickstarter. But there’s a growing number of websites dedicated to finding funds for a creative and entrepreneurial projects, with Kickstarter in the …

New Android Unlock Patent Will Launch Specific Apps

A new patent for Google’s Android OS has been discovered at the USPTO by the guys over at Engadget. The photo below shows how the patent will work on …