Monthly Archives: September 2010

DropMocks is a beautifully simple, HTML5-powered photo sharing site

Filed under: Photo I’m a big fan of Gmail’s HTML5-powered drag-and-drop attachment feature, and I’ve been waiting to see it pop up in other Web apps. Thanks to Ryan Wagner over at CyberNet, I discovered DropMocks — an amazingly simple … Continue reading

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Visions of Autonomous Search Dance in Schmidt’s Head

Google CEO Eric Schmidt sees mobile devices augmenting our human existence in the future. Speaking at the TechCrunch Disrupt event this week, he outlined a vision in which mobile phones will autonomously conduct searches for us, and we’ll never be … Continue reading

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A New Train Record Has Been Smashed in Shanghai’s Speedy Bullet Train [Trains]

Traveling at 415km/h, Shanghai’s latest bullet train has smashed the previous record held by the country last year, by 21km/h. It services the Shanghai to Hangzhou route, which are about 202km apart. More » Fair Isaac Factset Research Systems F5 Networks … Continue reading

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Use VPN On Your iPad To Protect Privacy | Plus Special Giveaway Inside

When it comes to online privacy while using your iPad you need all the protection you can get. Luckily Golden Frog provides a service called VyprVPN that keeps your data safe. You may not be aware but your surfing as … Continue reading

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Find Out Who’s Pulling Private Data From Your Phone With TaintDroid [Droidapps]

Many apps beam usage information—some of it enough to personally identify your phone—to marketers, behind your back. Programmers at Penn State cooked up TaintDroid (ew) to reveal the offenders and help you protect yourself from prying data miners. More » Unisys … Continue reading

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Easy2Pick Wireless Luggage Finder

We have some tree-frog green Eagle Creek luggage that’s easy to find on the luggage carousel, but if your luggage is a bit hard to spot on the luggage-go-round, you might need an Easy2Pick Wireless Luggage Finder from NAFTLI, Inc.  … Continue reading

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The Future Of Mobile Advertising Is In Pull, Not Push

We brought 4INFO founder and CEO Zaw Thet, VP of Groupon Mihir Shah and Brand In Hand founder John Hadl together to talk about their experiences in mobile marketing here at TechCrunch Disrupt, on a panel moderated by TechCrunch’s own Jason … Continue reading

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Skype and Facebook teaming up on SMS, voice and video chat

Filed under: VoIP, Social Software If you’re the biggest social network around and you need to tap someone for video chat, who better to do it than the biggest name in video calling? That’s what Facebook thinks, and they’re teaming … Continue reading

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Ping finally gets proper iTunes integration

Filed under: Audio, Apple Call me crazy, but if you’re going to integrate a new social network into your desktop media library app, it might be a good idea for users to be able to share the items in their … Continue reading

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Samsung Transform pictured in Sprint document, alongside Kyocera… err, Sanyo Zio?

Well, dear reader, we’ve got a pair of minor revelations for you, assuming this picture is real. First, that mid-range Android slatephone the Kyocera Zio is headed to Sprint, with the familiar Sanyo branding. Second, and perhaps more importantly, the … Continue reading

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