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Skype App Coming to Android Marketplace Soon? [Android Apps]

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Despite talk of an exclusive agreement with Verizon, the folks at Skype are now saying that a Skype app will hit the Android Marketplace later this year and be available to everyone regardless of carrier. [SkatterTech via Android Central] More »…

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AT&T Will Sell iPhone Insurance For $13.99/Month Through App Store [Att]

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Looks like we’ll finally be able to insure our iPhones through AT&T soon. Word is that the carrier will allow us to purchase the iPhone insurance service right through the Apple App Store for $13.99 per month. More »




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Coming Soon: Printable Prescription Pills [Health]

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Only a small portion of the pill you swallowed earlier is actually an active ingredient, the rest is filler. That bit of information is what caused researchers to explore a way to start printing active ingredients onto blank filler tablets.…

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You Killed My Counter-Strike Character, Prepare To Die [Crime]

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After his Counter-Strike character died in a knife fight, 20-year-old Julien Barreaux spent six months tracking down the virtual killer. Then he grabbed a real kitchen knife and paid the man a visit. More »




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V-Moda Over-The-Ear Headphones [Vmoda]

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We may not all agree about V-Moda products’ quality, but most of us will admit that there’s something appealing about their funky designs. So for those who love the brand, there’s good news: V-Moda has finally started making over-the-ear headphones.…

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Foxconn Workers Receiving 20 Per cent Salary Increase [Foxconn]

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Hon Hai Precision Industry has announced that it will raise the salaries of employees at its Foxconn factory by about 20 percent. The company claims that the raises were planned for a while and aren’t in response to recent suicides.…

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AT&T Confirms Intermittent Service Disruption In Parts Of California [Updated] [Att]

Uh oh. We’re hearing reports that AT&T service is down in Los Angeles. Anyone experiencing issues there or in other parts of the country? More »




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Thanks To An Intern, Android Devs Can Now Integrate Facebook In Their Apps [Facebook]

The Facebook SDK for Android is the result of an engineering intern’s project and will allow Android developers to easily integrate the Facebook platform into their apps. It is now available as a beta. [Facebook] More »




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Microsoft Might Lower Zune Pass Price To Keep Up With Competition [Microsoft]

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According to Bloomberg, Microsoft might be considering lowering the price on its Zune Pass service in order to better compete with Apple and RealNetworks. Currently the service gives you unlimited music streaming and 10 song downloads for $14.99/month. [Bloomberg] More »…

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Now Both Windows And Mac Users Can Sync Their Jailbroken iPhones and iPads Over Wi-Fi [IPhone Apps]

Previously Wi-Fi Sync, the clever app that allows folks with jailbroken devices to sync to iTunes over Wi-Fi, was only for Mac users and iPhones. But now Windows lovers and iPad owners can join the fun as well. More »




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Google Latitude’s History Dashboard Just Got A Bit Smarter and Creepier [Google]

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Despite the fact that it’s opt-in and has decent privacy settings, I find Google Latitude’s location history dashboard a bit creepy. It now gives step-by-step views of where I’ve been and even knows how many total miles I’ve traveled. More »…

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0888 888 888: The Cursed Phone Number That Killed Its Owners [Curses]

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Vladimir Grashnov died of cancer, possibly contracted due to radioactive poisoning. Konstantin Dimitrov was assassinated while on a date. Konstantin Dishliev was gunned down during lunch. All three were assigned a cursed phone number: 0888 888 888. More »




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Soon Your Firefox Browsing Sessions Will Sync To Your iPhone [IPhone Apps]

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The Firefox Home iPhone app will allow you to sync your desktop browsing sessions to your iPhone. This means that you’ll be able to access your Firefox history, bookmarks, open tabs, and Awesome Bar right on your iPhone. More »




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WebMD iPad App Is A Hypochondriac’s Nightmare [IPad Apps]

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My toes are tingly, my head kinda hurts, and last night’s a bit fuzzy. Did I have a seizure? Is it lupus? Where’s my iPad? The WebMD app will help me figure it out—Oh God! It’s Sjögren’s syndrome! More »




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Free Bitbop App Streams and Downloads TV Shows Via 3G or Wi-Fi [Apps]

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Bitbop is a clever little app that allows you to stream or download full-length TV shows to your mobile device. Currently only a few BlackBerry models are supported, but other cellphones will soon enjoy the mobile Hulu-like fun, too. More »…

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What Verizon Does To Gym Employees Who Find Unreleased Phones [Verizon]

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Yesterday an employee at a corporate Verizon gym found an unreleased Motorola Droid Shadow. The device’s owner eventually returned to pick it up, but a photo and specs were still emailed to us. Hours later the gym employee was fired.…

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BookLover iPhone App Makes It Simple To Maintain A To-Read List [IPhone Apps]

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It’s tough to keep track of books you want to read or random thoughts about them sometimes, but the BookLover iPhone app makes life just a bit simpler by letting you maintain a virtual bookshelf and saving notes with ease.…

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A Python Code That Makes Any Song Swing [Music]

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We rarely write about coding projects, but this particular one is too wonderful to keep to ourselves. It basically makes any song swing by “time-stretching the first half of each beat while time-shrinking the second half.” The results sound fantastic:…

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WIRED Magazine’s Gorgeous App Now Available On The iPad [IPad Apps]

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We knew it would happen rather soon, but WIRED Magazine now finally comes in iPad format. And it looks great: More »




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Tweet Defense iPad Game Lets You Slaughter Zombies With Tweets [IPad Apps]

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Tweet Defense HD, the iPad version of the popular iPhone game, looks as fun as the original. The only difference is that now the zombie-filled tower defense game is made specifically for the iPad. And a bit pricier. More »




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