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IFTTT hooks up with Twitter to bring back tweet-based triggers

When Twitter announced a strict new set of rules for how developers could use its API, automation service IFTTT removed all of its popular Twitter triggers, which let you do things like archive your tweets and save links you favorite to Pocket. Today, IFTTT is reviving four of its most useful …

Fitness App Hot5 Launches To Get You In Shape With High-Intensity, 5-Minute Workouts

Remember that scene in There’s Something About Mary when the dude is telling Ben Stiller about his great idea for a workout video, called 7-minute abs? Well, what if I told you that you could get in shape with just five minutes of working out, thanks to a new mobile fitness app?<p>This new app, called …

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

MakerBot’s Scanner Will Cost $1,400 and Ship in October

MakerBot today started preselling its next product, a 3-D scanner called the MakerBot Digitizer. Pairing it with a MakerBot 3-D printer, you’ll soon …

iWork for iCloud beta now open to anyone with an Apple ID

First it was available to developers, then a select few who received invitations, and now the beta of iWork for iCloud is available for all. Apple's made no official announcement, but point your browser to icloud.com, punch in your Apple ID details, and there you have it: Pages, Numbers and …

Tour Management Startup TourCommand Upgrades With An Eye On Up-And-Coming Musicians

Given the challenges facing the recorded music industry, touring seems like an ever-more-important way for musicians to make money. Yet TourCommand co-founder Asad Yusupov said there hasn’t been that much done to make it easier to actually manage a tour.<p>“There are very few tools for the backend of …

Justdelete.me Wants To Help You Pull The Plug On All Those Pesky Online Accounts

It’s tiring, isn’t it? Doing everything online, I mean. Everyday you log into services tailor-made for shopping, searching, sharing, watching, chatting, curating, reading, bragging — that’s a lot of places to keep your personal information, and no one could blame you if you wanted to try to pare …

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Automattic Launches Social Media Curation Tool for WordPress

Automattic has released a Media Explorer tool for the WordPress blogging platform that lets authors curate trending content from Twitter and YouTube all without needing to leave their post. The feature is available today for WordPress.com and WordPress.com VIP users.<p>Akin to having Storify right in …

Dispatch From The Future: Uber To Purchase 2,500 Driverless Cars From Google

<b>July 25, 2023</b> — As part of its second-quarter earnings announcement today, local transportation and delivery giant Uber announced its biggest bet on autonomous vehicles yet, saying it would purchase 2,500 driverless cars from Google. In addition, the two companies have agreed to a deal in which …

Square Market launches, provides easy online storefronts for small businesses

We've come to know Square for its efforts in making it easier for small -- and not so small -- businesses to get paid in real life with card readers, iPad registers and apps, but its latest project is trying to help them sell online as well. Square Market has just opened up, and features …

New crowdfunding site gets YouTubers a regular paycheck

Jack Conte says he’s earning over $60,000 a year making music videos for his YouTube channel, and he wants to help other artists do the same. Launched in May, his crowdfunding platform Patreon aims to get YouTube personalities get paid for the things they make—great and small.<p>Unlike Kickstarter, …

Make It A Movie: Disney Princesses As Sexy Warriors

This is a series of Disney princesses reimagined as scantily armored warriors by artist Mike Roshuk. Why all the bare midriffs? Because they're so …

The Best Weekend Escapes From L.A.

<i>Just because you don't have the luxury of stockpiled vacation days doesn't mean you have to stay within the city limits. There are plenty of fabulous</i> …

Lytro’s New iPhone App Mobilizes The World’s Craziest Camera

The Lytro is a real camera from some sort of sci-fi future. And now, you can use and share its advanced filters from your iPhone.<p>The Lytro appears to be the future of camera technology. Its claim to fame is sucking in not just one piece of light per pixel, but all sorts of pieces of light flying in …

Kiip Opens Up Its Mobile Ads Network To Any Brand With New Self-Serve Tool

Self Serve opens up Kiip’s mobile ecosystem of more than 1,000 apps to any brand that wants to get in front of users through custom rewards for …