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February 2013 Archive


The Intelligent Window from Samsung


Source: Mobile Nations

Samsung’s Smart window made its debut during the CES 2013, featuring functions as a real glass window would, but much more.
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American Twitter-Idol Fan-meter


Source: New York Times

American Idol is aiming to use Twitter as a platform to help boost viewership amongst the younger generation.
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Instagram Still a Piece of Hotcake


Source: CNN

Social media application, Instagram, reaches a new milestone of 100 million users, just a few months after turning two.
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Mirror Mirror on the Oscar Wall


Source: Philly.com

Sharing behind-the-scenes of big annual events, like the Oscars, on Twitter appears to be a growing trend.
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Pulling Down the Shade on Google Glass


Source: CNN

Arguments that the Google Glass technology infringes on user privacy, especially from the European Union (EU), is still underway as the company prepares to launch the device. S
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The Aereo for a New Generation of Television


Source: New Yorker

A tiny, dime-sized antenna device, produced by Aereo enables undisrupted viewing of about 30 broadcast channels for a price cheaper than what cable television (TV) companies are offering.
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Paint Castles in the Sky with WobbleWorks’ 3Doodler


Source: CNN

WobbleWork’s newest innovation, the 3Doodler, a 3-D printing pen, now allows people to create three-dimensional physical objects without an expensive 3-D printer.
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Launch: Sony’s Playstation 4


Source: CNN

Video gaming gets bigger and better with the newly unveiled Playstation 4, with technology promising a top-of-the-line, 8 GB RAM console, ease of social integration, and a new DualShock 4 controller featuring a center touchpad.
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Twitter’s Happy-sad Meter


Source: CNN

Positive and negative words used in tweets were analyzed using the Mechanical Turk Language Assessment word list; Hawaii emerges as the world’s happiest state.
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Smartphone Users Emerge as Movie Junkies


Source: MediaPost

Nielsen’s NRG’s 2012 American Moviegoing Report has found smartphone users attend up to 9% more movies than an average moviegoer.
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