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Augmented reality comes to Barnes and Noble, featuring Brooklyn Decker!

January 19, 2011

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Brooklyn Decker, voted the sexiest women alive by readers of esquire magazine will now appear in 700 Barnes and Nobles locations. Well, kind of. Utilizing the augmented reality plus GPS location based APP developed by Goldrun, a New York based agency, customers can use their iPhone to place themselves into a picture with Ms. Decker […]

Mobile Payment Debuts Nationally at Starbucks

January 19, 2011

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Long awaited use of mobile payment portals takes a big step with the announcement that Starbucks will now facilitate the use of mobile devices in the payment process. Although the technology is not new, use on a large scale in the U.S. has been somewhat slow. Not anymore! SEATTLE, January 19, 2011 – Starbucks (NASDAQ: […]

Nokia pulls the plug on OVI in 27 countries

January 19, 2011

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Originally launched as competition for iTunes, Nokia is ending its subscription service for free streaming music in 27 countries. Ovi Music Unlimited will continue in a limited capacity, with 12-month subscriptions in China and India and six-month subscriptions in Brazil, Turkey, and South Africa. Nokia launched the service in the UK in 2008 but really failed […]

Groupon prepares for a a 15 billion dollar IPO potentially.

January 19, 2011

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Groupon is poised to make a splash with a $15 Billion dollar IPO. Google shot a bit low in their offer. Great work for the long established (by internet terms) social buying site. Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. […]

The Apple-1- The original home computer; number 82 of 200 to sell at Christie’s auction house for a quarter million dollars? WOW

November 15, 2010

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This writer loves this kind of article. Having built electronics from effects pedals to full blown amplifiers based on profiles on RCA’s Radiotron Designers Handbook (volume 3) and hoping to work towards the Colossus or the ENIAC! I wonder how much my MAC 180C is worth now! 160 MB of hardcore memory with a 8.4″ […]

Apple issues iOS 4.2 Gold Master- Calls for APP’s

November 2, 2010

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(Fierce Developer  & Apple Dev Site) Apple issued its iOS SDK 4.2 gold master seed to registered iPhone and iPad developers, indicating the computing giant is close to releasing the operating system to consumers sometime in the imminent future. A message posted on the Apple Developer portal calls on developers to build, test and compile applications […]

Apple announces new OS Lion will act more like their mobile devices

October 21, 2010

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(WSJ) Apple Inc. moved to infuse its Macintosh computers with popular features from its newer iPhones and iPads, including a new online store for Mac applications. The company also introduced a restyled version of its ultrathin MacBook Air notebook. Like the iPhone, the new notebook uses chips known as flash memory rather than a disk drive […]