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Duolingo for Android review: Free and fun language learning on the go - CNET

<b>The Good</b> <b>Duolingo</b> is completely free and turns language-learning into a game, broken down into short lessons. Progress is stored in the cloud and can be synced between devices.<p><b>The Bad</b> The app could use a wider variety of question types and support for more languages. Also, in-depth lessons on …

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Foursquare rolls out first true ads with new check-in pop-ups

True ads have arrived on Foursquare — but, as you'd expect, there's a twist. The social network focused on check-ins and recommendations is now rolling out full-page ads in its mobile apps, according to <i>AdAge</i>. There are limitations, however, so don't expect obtrusive banner ads. Instead, the new ads …

'Can't Buy Me Like': Advertising Strategy In The Relationship Era

Katie Fisher, a Progressive Insurance customer, was killed in a car accident in June 2010. Two years later, when her parents went to court to try to prove the other driver's negligence, Progressive stood against them.<p>Fisher's brother blasted the company on his blog and the story went viral. Readers …

2013 #Canneslions Review by DigitasLBi

This year's theme for the Cannes Review is "Risk the Idea". We'll start by looking at how this maps out against some of the grand prix winners from this year. We'll then explore the other themes and trends that fit under this theme :<p>- Risk ideas with low-tech innovation<p>- Risk ideas inspired by …

UK to test self-driving cars on public roads this year

Driverless cars will soon be rolling across the UK's public roadways, thanks to a government decision to permit tests by the end of 2013, reports BBC News. A report from the country’s Department of Transport gives a rundown of the plans, which it believes will lower congestion and improve safety — …

MySpace: Casey Neistat | WIRED

<b>Storage</b><br>A plywood false floor sits 21 inches above the real one, creating a handy space for stowing gear. Essential items like tripods are kept up …

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Study: Gamers Play More and Spend More on Tablets vs. Smartphones

Tablets are the “mobile platform of choice” for gamers, according to a new study from research firm Frank N. Magid Associates. The study, sponsored …

In New Challenge to Dropbox and Box, YouSendIt Morphs Into Hightail

It may have been awhile since you’ve thought about YouSendIt, the cloud-based file-sharing service that has been around since the middle of the last …

In Russia, supermarket checkouts will read emotions to offer personalized deals

Marketing tech company Synqera wants to bring emotion detection to checkouts to offer timely promotions based on shoppers’ real-time feelings.<p>10 Jul …

THIS is social: Every service you need to know right now in one graphic

Change is the only constant in the online frontier of social media – the landscape sees endless shifting between newly-formed companies, acquired …

Is This 3-D Printed Cast the Future of Healing Broken Bones?

If you’ve ever had a broken limb, you know how unpleasant a cast can be. They’re bulky, uncomfortable and are basically a blank canvas for …

A New Exhibition Celebrates The Beauty Of Crushed Cars

Ron Arad presents contorted, crushed metal as a collection of pressed flowers.<p>People relish a good wreck. Just look at the audience interest in the television show <i>Jackass</i> and its big-screen offspring, <i>America’s Funniest Home Videos</i>, along with the reality show <i>Human Wrecking Ball</i>–entertainment …

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Study: People With a Lot of Self-Control Are Happier

Improbably enough, people who are better able to resist impulses report being more satisfied with their lives.<p>austin hsieh/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> "Among humankind's most valuable assets" is self-control, according to Wilhelm Hofmann and his team of researchers at the University of Chicago. They define it …

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How-To: 3D Print a Video Game Figurine

<i>Jenny is a gamer and a 3D printing enthusiast</i><p>Creating figurines of your favorite video games characters can be easy. The in-game models usually have low polygon count, come fully textured, and are ripe for full-color 3D printing. A lot of 3D printing services such as Shapeways and Sculpteo offer …

Motorola’s Logo Gets a Googley New Look

A new look for a new, Google-owned company.<p>Motorola has switched up its company logo. First spotted by The Verge, it’s now sporting a vibrant — dare …

Put on Your Game Face: Everyplay Adds Face-Recording to Its Mobile Gamecasting Tool Kit

Mobile gamecasting tool Everyplay has added the ability to record players’ faces simultaneously with game play.<p>In plain English, that means you can …

David Lynch directs Nine Inch Nails' latest music video, working in the medium of seizures

David Lynch is asking you to think of a music video. The pulsing lights, the quick cuts. The surreal set pieces, the singer's eyes staring into yours. No, all wrong. Too slow. Make it faster. The lights must be brighter, the imagery starker. Multiply the singer's face a hundred-fold. Let's say it's …

Facebook's Rapid Android App Schedule Makes Up For Facebook Home's Limp Adoption

Facebook has opened up a beta program for the Android client app. Users will have access to test builds of the app and asked to provide comments and feedback before the code is added to the stable release version. More importantly for the app’s development, Facebook are moving to a four-weekly …

Facebook's Ad Offerings Show Wide Variation in Price, Performance

Facebook has moved quickly to generate revenue through a variety of advertising opportunities intended to leverage the company’s huge audience and …

Baby Mugging Is Something Every Parent Needs To Do

BRB, having a child and putting it in a mug.

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Turn Your Facebook Timeline Into an Actual Book With Likebooks

These days, your Facebook Timeline can serve as a digital scrapbook of your life: birthdays, graduations, weddings, trips to Disneyland and, yes, the …

For Driving Engagement, Digital Video Ads Beat TV by a Wide Margin

Almost three-quarters of marketing professionals worldwide planned to increase their spending on branded video content or video ads in the next year, …

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