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Sprites Eases Creation of Animated Online Infographics

When it comes to creating presentations, you either have the skill or you don’t. However, an online tool called Sprites has set out to bridge the skill gap by putting enough simple tools into consumer hands that anyone can present a complex concept online in a coherent fashion.<p>With Sprites, you get …

TeamLab, A Canvas-Based Document Editor, Wants To Send Microsoft Office 365 Back To The Drawing Board

Online document editors such as Google Docs, and Zoho Docs, have long-promised a browser-based alternative that will finally let you eradicate Microsoft Office from your desktop. But for more complex document editing and complete compatibility with Microsoft’s incumbent file formats, it’s fair to …

A Gaming Ultrabook Grudge Match -- Razer Blade Pro Versus MSI GS70 STEALTH

The next-gen marriage of Intel‘s Haswell CPUs and NVIDIA’s GTX 765M mobile graphics card in tandem with some genius design chops has created an entirely new class of product: the gaming ultrabook. In the 17″ class, Razer’s Blade Pro signaled a bold shift away from bulky 2-inch tall monsters, …

Venice finally conquered by Google Street View

It is a city without streets, but Venice has finally been conquered by Google Street View.<p><b>Google's</b> specially-adapted fleet of cars were useless in a city built on water, so its picturesque piazzas, palaces and churches are being photographed by employees with giant cameras strapped to their …

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Viscera Cleanup Detail scrubs up the gaming gore

When you hack, shoot, and fistfight your way through a game like Dead Space, you leave behind quite a bit of carnage. Somebody has to clean that mess up. Might as well be you. The Viscera Cleanup Detail game takes you behind the scenes of a first-person space shooter and puts you at the head of the …

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5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Facebook's *Ping* Noise Has 4 Notes: F, A, C, and E

The man behind Facebook's audio explains how it was created.<p>You know that little ring on Facebook that sounds off when you get an incoming call? Here, it sounds like this:<p>Well, that's not an off-the-shelf sound effect. It is the <i>Facebook</i> ping, and it was very well considered.<p>We know this because …

Is computing speed set to make a quantum leap?

Our imagination is stretched to the utmost," wrote Richard Feynman, the greatest physicist of his day, "not, as in fiction, to imagine things which …

Facebook launches app for Google Glass

Facebook on Thursday launched a version of its app for Google Glass, becoming the latest technology company to release software for the computing eyewear.<p>The app allows users to upload photos from Google Glass directly to their Facebook timelines. They also can add optional photo descriptions, just …

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The road less traveled: How Google does Streetview for the world’s oceans

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Turtles have homes too, and Google (s GOOG) wants to show us how they live: Google Ocean Program manager Jenifer Austin …

Drool-worthy white Nexus 4 may hit Google Play June 10

Though the white version of the LG Nexus 4 began floating around the Interwebs as early as January, it may officially hit the Google Play Store starting June 10.<p>According to Android and Me, which reportedly got hold of the elusive device, the white Nexus 4 may even launch with Android 4.3, as …

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Google jumpstarts Glass development with apps from Twitter, Facebook and Evernote

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Facebook<p>One of the biggest gripes about Google Glass (s goog) has been it doesn’t have any apps. Well, some of the …

Now Is a Horrible Time To Buy a Laptop

So your trusty laptop is starting to show its age. No one can blame you for wanting a new one, but we've got just one piece of advice: <b>WAIT</b>. This is a …

The ultimate Dots strategy guide

Dots, the extremely addictive mobile game that’s something like a delightful mix of Tetris, Connect Four, and a Rubik’s Cube, is the second most popular free iPhone app just a week after launching. It’s been downloaded more than a million times, and at least 38 million games of dots have been …

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UNICEF says Facebook 'likes' won't save children's lives

Humanitarian group takes aim at social media activism in bold new campaign<p>UNICEF has launched a bold advertising campaign that takes direct aim at perhaps the most ubiquitous form of online activism — the Facebook "like." Late last month, UNICEF Sweden released three commercials that urge viewers …

These Are The 25 Best-Selling iPhone Apps Of All Time

It's closing in on 50 billion apps downloaded. Just last year it was at 25 billion apps downloaded.<p>To celebrate, it listed the top 25 all-time paid apps. These lists are always fun to flip through.<p>One thing that stands out: How many early apps are on the list. There aren't a lot of recent …

Acer's Aspire R7 combines desktop, laptop, and tablet with one 'floating touchscreen' (hands-on)

After teasing it in a strange, <i>Star Trek</i>-infused commercial, Acer has finally revealed its mysterious transforming device. At an event at Milk Studios in New York City, the company has announced the Aspire R7. It has a (beautiful) 15.6-inch, 1080p touchscreen and it's powered by an ultra-low voltage …

Jony Ive paints a fresh, yet familiar, look for iOS 7

According to multiple people who have either seen or have been briefed on the upcoming iOS 7, the operating system sports a redesigned user-interface that will be attractive to new iOS users, but potentially unsettling for those who are long-accustomed to the platform…<p>The new interface is said to …

What a DSLR’s Rolling Shutter Does to a Speaker Playing a 61Hz Tone

Here’s another example of a strange effect caused by the shutter of a DSLR. YouTube user drummaboy5189 captured the above video by playing a 61Hz …

‘Screengrab’ Will Mess with Your Brain | Colossal

<p>Filmmaker Willie Witte is currently working on a documentary series for PBS but in his spare time he makes fun experimental films. His latest, …

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Latest Grand Theft Auto V trailer wears its inspiration on its sleeve

Upcoming game seems to channel The Sopranos, The Wire and more.<p>The new <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> trailer Rockstar released today does its best to showcase …

Players who pirated 'Game Dev Tycoon' see their virtual studios hit by piracy

As major game publishers push overbearing copy protection that frustrates legitimate players, an indie studio has taken a novel approach to the difficult problem of piracy. Greenheart Games released a "cracked" version of its <i>Game Dev Tycoon</i> to illegal downloading sites, but there's a sting in the …

Does it make sense to buy a PC with a touch screen?

Smartphones with touch screens? Great! Tablets with touch screens? Duh. But PCs with touch screens? Meh.<p>Recently I purchased a Lenovo IdeaPad U310 ultrabook, my first-ever touch-screen-equipped computer. I didn't necessarily want the feature, but figured I might as well give Windows 8 the benefit …

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Huawei CEO: Next boss won't come from my family

Ren Zhengfei says that no relative possesses all the qualities necessary to lead his company's high-flying business.<p>Telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies won't be a family-run business for long.<p>In a letter sent to employees on Sunday and obtained by Reuters, Huawei CEO and founder Ren …

Google Now for iPhone and iPad: It's Here, and It's Great (UPDATED)

Rumors have been swirling that Google Now (the Big G's super-useful personal assistant application) would be coming to the search page on Google.com, …

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10 Apps That Made My Life Better

10 Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail Power Users

10 Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts<p>1. Compose<p>2. Scroll Up & Down<p>3. Select a Message<p>4. Move Between Conversations<p>5. Archive<p>6. Reply & Forward<p>7. Save Draft<p>8. …

As Injuries Rise, More Calls To Refuse The 'Cinnamon Challenge'

It's hard to stop a fad, even one that sometimes goes bad.<p>But it's time to end the so-called cinnamon challenge, doctors say.<p>If you're one of the few who hasn't heard about it already, that's probably a good thing.<p>The game, if you want to call it that, involves trying to quickly swallow a spoonful …

10 Million People Watch Netflix Without Paying

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>All that anecdotal password sharing we've been hearing about is more than just a few media savvy …