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Jan 31, 2015
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Apple Watch spotted in the wild turns skeptic into true believer »

Apple Watch spotted in the wild turns skeptic into true believer

The second you see an Apple Watch, you’ll want one. Photo: Leander Kahney/Cult of Mac I’ll admit it: I don’t think I want an Apple Watch. I don’t need another screen to notify me about what’s happening on another screen. via Pocket


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Jan 31, 2015
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Will SWYP Be The Best Credit Card? »

Will SWYP Be The Best Credit Card?

If you’re sick of carrying all of your credit cards, loyalty cards and store-specific cards in your wallet, then prepare to be excited for the latest is credit card technology: SWYP. via Pocket


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Jan 31, 2015
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The Level Gives You a Standing Desk Workout »

The Level Gives You a Standing Desk Workout

The Level, from FluidStance, is not just content with you standing up on the job – it wants you to move around at the same time. This crowdfunding project is built around the newfound popularity of the standing desk and the dangers associated with sitting at a desk job all day. via Pocket


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Jan 31, 2015
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An Old Duplex Becomes a Single Family Home in Montreal »

An Old Duplex Becomes a Single Family Home in Montreal

la SHED architecture was hired to do a major renovation on the De Gaspé House, located in the Villeray district of Montreal, Canada, to bring an old duplex with a garage to a single family home. via Pocket


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Jan 31, 2015
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10 Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings »

10 Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings

Ten buildings by the architectural legend were nominated to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The group contains the first works of modern architecture to be nominated by the U.S. via Pocket



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Jan 31, 2015
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Incredible Designer Suites at the Ice Hotel »

Incredible Designer Suites at the Ice Hotel

This is literally the coolest hotel ever. Every year, 50,000 plus visitors flock to ICEHOTEL, a hotel in Jukkasjärvi, a small village in Northern Sweden. Not only is this hotel made of ice, it transforms itself every year with a new design theme. via Pocket


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Jan 31, 2015
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Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free »

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. via Pocket


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Jan 31, 2015
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New app promises to give your iPhone a 32MP camera »

New app promises to give your iPhone a 32MP camera

8 megapixels not enough for you? Try 32. Photo: Apple How would you like an app that transforms your regular 8-megapixel iPhone 6 camera into a 32-megapixel one? via Pocket


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Jan 30, 2015
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FullContact’s new app will clean up and improve your iPhone’s contacts list »

FullContact’s new app will clean up and improve your iPhone’s contacts list

FullContact has today released an iOS app designed to keep Gmail users’ iPhone’s contacts in sync and up-to-date. In fact, it’s not quite a new app – it’s a rework of the old Cobook app that the company acquired a year ago. via Pocket


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Jan 30, 2015
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Flash is dead, and YouTube dealt the killing blow »

Flash is dead, and YouTube dealt the killing blow

Flash is dead, long live Fl– actually, no, scratch that, Flash really is dead and it deserved to die. Flash is terrible. The killer blows to Adobe’s multimedia browser plugin were delivered this week in a one-two punch. via Pocket


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Jan 30, 2015
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Blinq Enhances Your Favorite Messaging Applications With Extra Information »

Blinq Enhances Your Favorite Messaging Applications With Extra Information

A new mobile application called Blinq is launching today into public beta to add a layer of contextual information to your favorite mobile messaging applications. Founder Yossi Ghinsberg, who’s better known for his adventures in the Amazon (not Amazon. via Pocket


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Jan 30, 2015
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6 Months Later, AP's Robot Journalism Is In Full Swing, And It's Working »

6 Months Later, AP's Robot Journalism Is In Full Swing, And It's Working

The Associated Press published a story Tuesday that contained no byline. It wasn’t a mistake — not a slip-up on the part of the editor. But rather the story’s author was not human; it was written by a robot. via Pocket


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Jan 30, 2015
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Microsoft May Have Just Released The Best Gmail App For The iPhone »

Microsoft May Have Just Released The Best Gmail App For The iPhone

Microsoft just released its new Outlook email app for iPhone, and the first reviews are overwhelmingly positive. For iPhone users, finding an email app that works well with Gmail isn’t easy, and Outlook in many ways represents Microsoft’s bid to beat Google at its own game. via Pocket


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Opera founder unveils feature-rich Vivaldi power browser »

Opera founder unveils feature-rich Vivaldi power browser

Almost two years ago, the Norwegian browser firm Opera ripped out the guts of its product and adopted the more standard WebKit and Chromium technologies, essentially making it more like rivals Chrome and Safari. via Pocket