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Apple CEO drops big hints at upcoming iWatch - Neowin

Apple CEO drops big hints at upcoming iWatch - Neowin | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Speaking at D11 conference hosted by AllThingsD, Apple CEO Tim Cook has eluded strongly an upcoming iWatch, as well as expressing interest in wearable computing.
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Earth, as seen by Raspberry Pi camera attached to weather balloon

Earth, as seen by Raspberry Pi camera attached to weather balloon | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Raspberry Pi camera has been out for less than two weeks, and it's already skirted the final frontier. Armchair astronaut Dave Akerman strapped the
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Flagship phone shootout: Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One

Flagship phone shootout: Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It seems that 2013 is the year that handset manufacturers realized they had to step up their game. The contrasting situations of the two largest Android manufacturers is perhaps the ...
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Google defends its use of proprietary tech in Hangouts | TechHive

Google defends its use of proprietary tech in Hangouts | TechHive | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Weak XMPP support and capabilities prompted Google to use proprietary technology in its Hangouts video chat application, the company says in response to recent criticism.
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Jack Dorsey Says This Beautiful 'Square Stand' Will Replace Ugly Checkout Tills

Jack Dorsey Says This Beautiful 'Square Stand' Will Replace Ugly Checkout Tills | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it

On nearly every shop counter around the world, there’s a till that’s hardly changed in two or three decades. Usually grey, always ugly, these machines clutter the single point that every customer is guaranteed to see when they go to buy something...

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Myspace's New Architects Reveal How to Rebuild a Brand

Myspace's New Architects Reveal How to Rebuild a Brand | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
There's perhaps nothing harder than changing the public perception of a brand once it's been imprinted in popular culture's psyche. Especially when it's left a bad taste in user...
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AT&T adds 'administrative fee' to wireless bills, stands to rake in hundreds of millions from unwitting customers

AT&T adds 'administrative fee' to wireless bills, stands to rake in hundreds of millions from unwitting customers | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
AT&T has introduced a new "Mobility Administrative Fee" to its postpaid contracts. The $0.61 monthly fee ($7.32 per year) is being categorized "below the line" alongside tax and fees as an...
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Did Google REALLY Kill Off All XMPP/Jabber Support In Google+ Hangouts? It Still Seems To Partially Work - Disruptive Telephony

Did Google REALLY Kill Off All XMPP/Jabber Support In Google+ Hangouts? It Still Seems To Partially Work - Disruptive Telephony | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Did Google really kill off all of their support for XMPP (Jabber) in Google+ Hangouts? Or is it still there in a reduced form? Will they be bringing back more support? What is really going on here? In my excitement...
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Forrester: Windows 8 faces uphill battle as corporate desktop

Forrester: Windows 8 faces uphill battle as corporate desktop | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
IT thinks Windows 8 is a change "but not yet a positive one" from earlier Windows versions.
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Can fancy photos and lavish linking help Google+ take off?

Can fancy photos and lavish linking help Google+ take off? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Almost two years in, Google’s social network hasn’t siphoned much activity off of Facebook. But even if Google+ doesn’t yet have all your friends, it does have one of the world’s most...
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Google Maps for desktop gets major redesign

Google Maps for desktop gets major redesign | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
As indicated by yesterday's accidental leak, Google Maps is about to see a major redesign. The redesign brings Google's Maps web interface, which has remained relatively unchanged for years, in...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Sells 10 Million Units and Announces New Colors | PCWorld

Samsung Galaxy S4 Sells 10 Million Units and Announces New Colors | PCWorld | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Samsung released data this morning showing that their newest flagship model, the much hyped Galaxy S4, has been a huge success with consumers. Since its release on April 27, the S4 has sold 10 million units.
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Georgia Tech and Web learning startup Udacity introduce low-cost masters degree program

Georgia Tech and Web learning startup Udacity introduce low-cost masters degree program | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Georgia Tech has announced a partnership with Web-learning startup Udacity that sees the two organizations team up to offer its first online master of science degree, which will ...
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Critical Ruby on Rails bug exploited in wild, hacked servers join botnet

Critical Ruby on Rails bug exploited in wild, hacked servers join botnet | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Attackers' success shows many servers still aren't patched. Is yours?
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How rich would you be if you’d bought Apple shares instead of a PowerBook in 2003?

How rich would you be if you’d bought Apple shares instead of a PowerBook in 2003? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Talk about buyer's remorse; our co-founder, Patrick de Laive has been working out how wealthy he'd have been if he'd bought Apple shares instead of a shiny new 17" PowerBook G4 ...
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Size matters: how I went from an iPhone to a really big Android phone

Size matters: how I went from an iPhone to a really big Android phone | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Late on the night of September 9th, 2012, I was sitting at my kitchen table, going over notes for a piece I was writing about video game arcades. The next morning at 6AM I was bound for an Amtrak...
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How to back up Gmail to Hotmail or a desktop email program

How to back up Gmail to Hotmail or a desktop email program | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
When the news first broke of Gmail losing a small chuck of its users' inboxes, I had a rather terrifying realization: For nearly 8 years,
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Microsoft, Google Working Together On Windows Phone YouTube App

Microsoft, Google Working Together On Windows Phone YouTube App | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google and Microsoft are working hand-in-hand to produce a new YouTube app for Windows Phone.
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With downloads dwindling, music publishers throw a roadblock into Apple's iRadio plans

With downloads dwindling, music publishers throw a roadblock into Apple's iRadio plans | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
For years, when it came to driving negotiations with internet music services over licensing, the top record labels were the locomotive and the publishers were the caboose. If the labels licensed...
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Mailbox app finally arrives on the iPad

Mailbox app finally arrives on the iPad | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The popular new email app for the iPhone, called Mailbox, has made its way to the iPad in the latest version 1.3 update that arrived today. iPhone users who have used Mailbox before will be familia...
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Don't Upgrade to Hangouts If You Use Google Voice on Your Computer

Don't Upgrade to Hangouts If You Use Google Voice  on Your Computer | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In many respects Google Hangouts is impressive—it brings together Google's disparate chat options rather neatly—but you should think twice about using it if you rely on making Google Voice calls from your computer.
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10 Thrilling Minutes in Tesla's Model S

10 Thrilling Minutes in Tesla's Model S | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
After test-driving this all-electric, hard-charging beauty, I have to admit it makes absolutely no sense for me on a practical level. I so want one.
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Google Reveals How To Hack Google Glass Device (And Void Your Warranty)

Google Reveals How To Hack Google Glass Device (And Void Your Warranty) | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google cofounder Sergey Brin wearing Glass (Image: AFP/Getty Images via @daylife) No sooner was Google's wearable Google Glass device released to early developers than those developers began to try hacking it.
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Watch the First Ever Carrier Drone Jet Launch

Watch the First Ever Carrier Drone Jet Launch | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
You are about to witness an historical event: the first drone jet ever launched from an aircraft carrier.
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