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MBP #32: Jonathan Milligan on How to Launch, Promote & Grow Membership Sites from Scratch

Welcome to Microblogger! First time here?<br>I know there's a lot going on, click here to Get Started.<p>One of the most popular ideas in all of business is …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

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RadioShack announces plan to close 1,100 stores nationwide as smartphone sales fail to carry company

ABC News reports that RadioShack will close 1,100 stores following a disappointing holiday season and generally unsuccessful attempt to rebrand the chain as the go-to retailer for smartphones and accessories. The number represents about 20% of the electronics shop’s locations. The company …

Twelve South debuts SurfacePad variant for iPad mini, teases iPad Air version

Twelve South, makers of fine accessories for Apple products, debuted a new version of its popular SurfacePad case for the iPad mini today. The new case is very similiar to the existing iPhone version. It’s made of leather that covers both the front and back of the iPad. A built-in stand allows you …

RIP Mac optical drives? Rumor suggests Apple to drop last non-Retina MacBook Pro this year

<i>DigiTimes</i> is claiming that Apple will cease production of the non-Retina version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro this year as it prepares to launch refreshed Retina models toward the end of the year.<p>Apple is expected to stop production of the 13-inch MacBook Pro in the second half of 2014 and will …

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FORTUNE — Would you order groceries from Amazon? If you live in Los Angeles or the San Francisco Bay Area, that’s a question local residents could be asking themselves later this year.<p>According to a Reuters report, the company’s AmazonFresh service could expand to L.A. and the Bay Area by the end …

This man lost his house because his Kickstarter was too successful

Ed Carter only asked for $21,000 on crowdfunding site Kickstarter to produce a deluxe version of “Glory to Rome,” one of several board games made by his company, Cambridge Games Factory. But there were far more board game enthusiasts willing to put money into his project than Carter expected. At …

10ft Charging Cable For iPhone 5/iPad Mini | Cult of Mac Deals

<b>Description</b><p><i>Please note: The sale price includes FREE SHIPPING to the countries listed in the “Terms & Conditions” below. It may show a warning on iOS 7 and above since this product is not an official Apple product.</i><p>OUT WITH THE OLD. IN WITH THE NEW.<p>The 3ft stock Lightning cord not cutting it for …

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Skype Video Messaging Is Here, Giving You A New Way To Share Life’s Best Moments

Skype for iOS and Skype for Machas been updated today with support for a new feature: video messaging. But don’t think video chat. Skype’s new video messaging is all about recording brief, meaningful moments and sending them to other Skype users, not as a stream, but as a self-contained message …

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New for accessory makers in iOS 7: Open AirPlay audio, Apple-designed hearing aid tech, device management, much more

We already told you about a few big new features in terms of improvements to Bluetooth coming in iOS 7: Developers will now have a standardized controller framework for hardware game controllers and new features for BLE devices that will bring Notification Center support and always-connected apps. …

The era of unshackled Apple executives [Opinion]

Over the past few months, it feels as if Apple is on a media and publicity roadshow. Tim Cook has appeared on Rock Center, testified at the Senate’s corporate tax hearing, and was interviewed at All Things D’s D11 conference. In addition, as was mentioned during today’s Happy Hour podcast, the …

A fresh look at iOS 7 on the iPad [Gallery]

It appears that some developers have been posting iOS 7 on iPad (emulator) usage shots on the web. Aside from Apple’s somewhat hidden official images, there aren’t any other official images of the iPad running iOS 7 that are public. We’d heard even before the keynote that Apple was behind in …