Chromecast Turns One With 400 Million Casts In The Bag
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Chromecast Turns One With 400 Million Casts In The Bag

Today (minus 90 minutes) is Chromecast’s first birthday. To celebrate it, we have two new bits of information to share. First is that Chromecast has reached 400 million casts, and second is that if you buy a Chromecast … [Read more...]

Google Maps Explore Might Beat Foursquare at its Own Game
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Google Maps Explore Might Beat Foursquare at its Own Game

Just yesterday we heard about the new and improved Foursquare, and how it would give users targeted recommendations based on where they are and what they liked. As it turns out, Google took yesterday as an opportunity to … [Read more...]

YouTube Music Exec Departs Over Delayed Launch
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YouTube Music Exec Departs Over Delayed Launch

Chris LaRosa, the executive in charge of YouTube’s nascent – and as yet unlaunched – music streaming service, is leaving the company, the Wall Street Journal reports today. This is the second person to occupy that … [Read more...]

Facebook Refers 1/4 of All Shareaholic Traffic, But What About Pinterest?
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Facebook Refers 1/4 of All Shareaholic Traffic, But What About Pinterest?

Facebook has been declared “the social network to end all social networks” by Shareaholic, a social media analytics and publishing firm. This past June Facebook reached an all time high with a 23.39% share of all … [Read more...]

Location Sharing App PlaceUs Offers Unique Features, But Is It Useful?
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Location Sharing App PlaceUs Offers Unique Features, But Is It Useful?

PlaceUs is the latest location-sharing app to hit the App Store, but before you roll your eyes, take note of its impressive list of features. Developed under Alohar Mobile by former Google Maps architect, Sam Liang, … [Read more...]

Did Microsoft Mention Surface Mini in its Earnings Call?
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Did Microsoft Mention Surface Mini in its Earnings Call?

Oh, Surface Mini. Maybe someday we’ll see you – but it seems like that day might never come. Despite recent claims from @evleaks that the Mini is still coming, it seems like Microsoft has buried the Surface Mini for … [Read more...]

A Simple Journey Begins
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A Simple Journey Begins

I’m making a pretty big change to the way I handle my finances, and I’m not going to lie -- I’m a bit uneasy. After using two checking accounts -- one for bills and one for spending money -- and an assortment of … [Read more...]

Foursquare Shifts from “Checking In” to “Check This Out”
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Foursquare Shifts from “Checking In” to “Check This Out”

When you think Foursquare, you think, “checking in.” Well, that, or, “checking in is kind of lame” (or maybe that's just me). It seems as though Foursquare’s aware of that conception, which is why it’s taken … [Read more...]

Apple Orders Staggering 80M iPhone 6 Units
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Apple Orders Staggering 80M iPhone 6 Units

The iPhone 6 is coming – that’s something we’ve known for quite a while now. A new report from the Wall Street Journal, however, offers up more concrete details about the production of the iPhone, and the fact that … [Read more...]

Nvidia Announces Shield Tablet. But Will Gamers Buy it?
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Nvidia Announces Shield Tablet. But Will Gamers Buy it?

Last summer, graphics chip maker Nvidia released the Shield, an all-in-one portable Android console and controller whose main trick was being able to stream games from your PC over local Wi-Fi. Today, Nvidia’s back … [Read more...]

A Year Without Cable, Week 13: Broadening Your Media Horizons
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A Year Without Cable, Week 13: Broadening Your Media Horizons

I’ve been on this cable-free journey for 13 weeks now, and I’ve talked a lot about how you can try to replicate the cable TV experience at a much lower cost. If you’re willing to hack together a system in the name … [Read more...]

Facebook Introduces Save Feature
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Facebook Introduces Save Feature

Facebook is in the process of rolling out “Save,” a new feature that allows users to bookmark interesting content such as links, places, TV shows, or music from their Newsfeed so they can access it at a later … [Read more...]