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Holiday gift list for geeks

Wondering what to buy for a geeky person? Here is my list: Apple iPad (Great to consume content) MacBook air 11″ (sexiest laptop to take with you everywhere) iPhone 4 (the best phone ever, with the best camera) Time Capsule or Airport Extreme (the first if you have a mac to forget about local backups, the […]

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It is a boy card

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A bridge to the cloud: Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office now available to early testers

Tens of millions of people have moved to Google Docs because it’s 100% web: it provides real-time collaboration in the browser, with no software to install, manage or upgrade. Of course, we know that many more of you still use Microsoft Office, because until recently, there weren’t many tools to help you collaborate and share […]

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intelligent chimpanzee

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Look again, the brunette on the back is not naked. It’s the front girl’s left arm. The blond is not hairy… It’s some guys’ leg.

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Google Launches Personalized Fashion Shop Boutiques.com

Google launched a personalized online fashion shop Boutiques.com, letting users visually search and discover fashion goods as well as create their own fashion boutique. Currently limited to the U.S. and women’s fashion only (with plans to expand in the future), Boutiques assists you in refreshing your wardrobe with a combination of curated fashion choices from […]

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Editing your Google Docs on the go

Cross posted on the Official Google Blog, Google Enterprise Blog and the Google Mobile Blog With Google Docs, we’re always trying to make you more productive—and part of that means making it possible for you to get things done from anywhere, at anytime. That’s why we’re excited that the new documents editor now supports editing on […]

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Facebook email

Yesterday Facebook annouced a new email system for Facebook with @facebook.com. Mark Zuckerberg said “This is not an email killer. This is a messaging experience that includes email as one part of it,”. It’s all about making communication simpler. “This is the way that the future should work,”. Here are the keys to what a […]

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3D Video Capture with Kinect

By combining the color and the depth image captured by the Microsoft Kinect, one can project the color image back out into space and create a “holographic” representation of the persons or objects that were captured .

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Foursquare, Gowalla: checking in is not a game…

I have written in the past about the fight of location based apps like foursquare, gowalla, tellmewhere, brightkite, Google etc… in several posts. Now, time has passed. I have tested everything it was new. At thebeginning it was fun: having badges and mayors with Forusquare, leaving stuff and taking stuff with Gowalla… but with time […]

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Google’s New Feature: Trap My Contacts Now

Want to import your Gmail address book into Facebook? Google is happy to let you do that (although it doesn’t want to make it easy). But first, it wants you to be aware of what you’re doing namely, that you are importing them into a place where you will never be able to get them […]

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Evol: Mini Buildings With Mighty Details

Evol is a Berlin based artist who is his own kind of urban planner. Like Russian dolls, Evols creations are a city within the city; he specializes in stenciling intricate building details onto surprising surfaces. Three dimensional balconies, windows, and mini graffiti create a realistic building facade in the middle of the sidewalk. Here is […]

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Parkour for Lazies: The Bizarre British Lying Down Game

Its happening all around the world: people are taking pictures of their friends awkwardly lying face-down in all sorts of unlikely places. On top of statues, in the middle of roads, in front of famous landmarks absolutely anywhere you can conceivably fit a horizontal human body, youll find someone playing the bizarre game. The […]

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mimic octopus

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New iPhone, iPad App Lets You Search Inside Local Restaurants

EveryScape, a startup working to create visual guides for local search, is today rolling out its Eats application for iPhone and iPad to users in the Seattle, San Francisco and SoHo areas. The application takes mobile users inside nearby restaurants for a more up-close and personal search experience. UsingEats, application users can essentially explore the […]

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