Monthly Archives: June 2011

NetTalk joins forces with LightSquared, enters the cellular arena

MagicJack rival NetTalk is planning to crawl out of the infomercial doldrums and launch its own, branded LTE wireless service with the aid of LightSquared. See, when the cellular wholesaler is done taking out GPS signals it plans to sell … Continue reading

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Yahoo! Messenger now censors the links you share

We’ve all thought it, but never dared think it could be true: what if Microsoft, Yahoo, and AOL actively monitor our instant messenger chats? What if mentions of ‘bomb’ and ‘underage’ are tracked and sent to law enforcement agencies? What … Continue reading

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TweetDeck to launch as HTML5 Web app, now accepting beta testers

When TweetDeck landed in the Chrome Web Store, it seemed like an indication that it might eventually evolve into a pure HTML5 Web app. Now it looks as though that’s exactly what’s going to happen, with TweetDeck announcing that a … Continue reading

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Arista Transcoder: Media Conversions Without the Technical Inquisition

Converting media files can be a huge chore. The lack of standardization results in competing audio and video file standards. The file conversion fiasco is further compounded by a lack of choices that do not require a computer degree to … Continue reading

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Zoho Docs 2.0 adds iPad support

Zoho has offered an iOS app for a while now — at least for the iPhone and iPod touch. Those of you who have been wanting to use the Zoho app on your iPad were out of luck, but that’s … Continue reading

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Altaro Hyper-V Backup beta launched, only 250 places available

This one’s for the sysadmins in the audience: Altaro, makers of our favorite “time machine for Windows” back solution, OopsBackup, have just announced a new product entering beta called Hyper-V Backup. It’s a backup solution for virtual machines running on … Continue reading

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Top Stories: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 [Video]

71 Photos from Directly Above | The best bird’s eye views from this week’s Shooting Challenge More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/4wcWyL-rzF0/top-stories-tuesday-june-28-2011 Siemens Zoran Zions Ban Yahoo!

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Evoluce Win&I brings Kinect gesture controls to Windows 7

We’ve been looking at some pretty cool Kinect and Windows interactions for a while now, but we were hoping that the release of an official SDK would lead to even more coolness. Evoluce has stepped up, and is now offering … Continue reading

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Sony’s new VAIO Z ultraportable laptop with Power Media Dock hands-on (video)

Now that we’ve seen Sony’s new VAIO Z in its luscious press shots, it’s time to face reality and lay our itchy hands on this 13-inch ultraportable laptop, along with its eccentric expansion dock that packs both a Blu-ray drive … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s revised LUXGEN7 SUV offers THINK+ computer, defends itself from thieves

Tired of the ho hum amenities within your luxury SUV? Us too. Luckily for affluent drivers in Taiwan, the THINK+ in-car computer situated within the comfy confines of the LUXGEN7 MPV offers plenty of innovation. First, the vehicle boasts an … Continue reading

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