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Apple's gadgets always get barely functional clones, but it's rare that a company actually beats Apple to the punch with a low-quality version of a device that isn't even out yet. It's rarer still that such a gadget doesn't initially show up overseas, but instead debuts right here in the U.S., and...

January 9th 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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"Meh." It's possible that Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg was thinking this when speaking at an event in New Delhi. In an interview with NDTV of India, she apologized to users for toying with their emotions in a 2012 experiment. Sandberg went on to admit that the experiment was "poorly communicated."...

July 2nd 2014 at 4:54pm 0 Comments

I'm actually driving up to San Francisco this afternoon for WWDC (and if you're there already, be sure to make an appointment to see us sometime this week!), but one of the things that I hope to get a chance to check out is the famous "app wall," a real-time view of apps being downloaded from the...

June 8th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Fluid Entertainment, a game company that employs only 14 people, has raised an impressive $3.2 million in funding for the development of a Flash-based online social game for kids aged 6 - 11. The game has an environment-friendly theme.After the successes of Webkinz and Club Penguin, these kid-orient...

March 12th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

I'm a big fan of all things Web 2.0, so when I read about Scrapblog on Mashable, I decided to give it a try. Scrapblog capitalizes on the real life hobby of scrapbooking, something I've always been fascinated by, but too lazy to do. This fits perfectly with the gamer lifestyle, as I often want to sh...

December 10th 2007 at 5:30pm 0 Comments