Archive | March 19th, 2011

iPhone 5 rumored to come with larger edge to edge screen display

19. March 2011

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Building on the growing number of rumors pointing to a larger screen on the iPhone 5, 9to5Mac cites a reliable source at Foxconn who divulged that the iPhone 5 will soon begin the normal stages of mass production. More tantalizing, though, is that the iPhone 5, while looking similar to the iPhone 4, will come […]

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Apple Store in Grand Central Station ain’t gonna happen

19. March 2011

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Back in February, word spread that Apple was exploring putting up a new Apple Store inside the historic Grand Central Terminal, otherwise known as Grand Central Station in NYC. But getting an Apple retail store inside a city landmark is no small feat, and requires an inordinate number of applications and a long drawn-out approval […]

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Super Mario as a first person shooter [Video]

19. March 2011

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Freddie Wong operates the extremely popular YouTube channel freddiew and has amassed over 1 million subscribers in just one year, making it the 18th most subscribed YouTube channel of all time. How, you ask? Well, with original and expertly produced videos like this – Super Mario as a first person shooter.¬†Amazing. In case you’re wondering, […]

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Kevin Rose leaves Digg to focus on new startup

19. March 2011

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Digg founder and all around Web 2.0 icon Kevin Rose is saying goodbye to the popular social media site he founded back in December 2004 and will now divert his efforts to a new startup he’s working on. Word has it that this new company is already closing on a $1 million financing round and […]

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The opportunity cost of the New York Times’ Pay Wall

19. March 2011

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There’s been a lot of debate surrounding the New York Times’ recent announcement of a pay wall. The merits and complexities of the Times’ subscription options aside, former Times employee and design director Khol Vinh argues the opportunity cost incurred to develop the pay model will not be worth the payoff. Explaining that it took […]

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