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The Senate has advanced a bill to legalize cell phone unlocking – Washington Post (blog)

Thursday, July 10, 2014

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How to use your Android tablet as a second laptop screen – Greenbot

Thursday, July 10, 2014

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HP Pavilion x360 (11-inch) – CNET (blog)

Thursday, July 10, 2014

If hybrid laptops in 2014 have a theme so far, it’s the rise of the Yoga-like, a term we use to describe a system with a hinge similar to the one found on the popular line of Yoga laptops from Lenovo, as well as me-too models from Dell and others. One of the newest and least expensive of these is the 11-inch HP Pavilion x360. This version starts at $399,…

What cell phone ownership says about poverty in America – Vox

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Not too long ago, cell phones were considered a luxury or even a status symbol. Now, mobile phones are an increasingly basic necessity for Americans of all income levels. New data from the Centers for Disease Control finds that the majority of households in poverty also are cell phone-only homes — the only economic group studied for which that’s true. Pew breaks down the data on its Fact Tank blog,…

Electric Objects wants to put the digital art world on your wall – Engadget

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Digital photo frames are one of those product categories that seemed like a good idea at the time. As it turned out, no one really wanted a low-resolution LCD screen in their living room that needed to be plugged into a chunky power brick just to display pictures of their kids. New York-based startup Digital Objects believes it’s fixed that problem with the EO1, “a framed high-definition screen and…

Cutting the High Cost of Digital Living – New York Times

Thursday, July 10, 2014

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California prison dog finds 1000th cell phone – SFGate (blog)

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Prison dog is a ‘star’ in sniffing out contraband. Courtesy, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. A dog based in a Vacaville prison has proven to have a great nose for a common piece of contraband: the smuggled cell phone. In late June, state corrections officials said, the dog found his 1,000th phone after working in prisons around the state. The Belgian Malinois, Drako, has spent 4 1/2 years working for…

Film Purist Chris Nolan Predicts Hope For The “Bleak” Digital Future – Deadline.com

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Interstellar director Christopher Nolan has long been a vocal champion of film over digital. This week, asked to play Nostradamus in a WSJ op-ed on the future of moviegoing, the filmmaker has made predictions for the “bleak” digital future months after appealing to theater owners at CinemaCon. Related: Hot Trailer: Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’ Studios have already largely phased out film prints in favor of digital files. Nolan writes that…

For Those in the Digital Dark, Enlightenment Is Borrowed From the Library – New York Times

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

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First 5 Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellows Named – National Geographic

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The National Geographic Society and the U.S. Department of State today announced the five awardees selected as the first Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellows. The Fellowship provides a unique platform for U.S. Fulbright awardees to build awareness of transnational challenges, comparing and contrasting cross-border issues. Fellows will share their stories on nationalgeographic.com, using a variety of digital storytelling tools, including text, photography, video, audio, graphic illustrations and/or social media, the two…

‘Candy Crush’ Maker King Digital Hopes to Create Fizz With Sequel – Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

STOCKHOLM—After a dismal stock-market debut back in March, shares of King Digital Entertainment PLC are trading back around their initial public offering price—as investors warm to the idea that the game maker may be able to replicate its megahit “Candy Crush Saga.” It falls to Sebastian Knutsson, the company’s creative chief, to prove them right. A King co-founder, the 46-year-old Mr. Knutsson says the company has a…

Three critical laptop accessories for summertime travel – PCWorld (blog)

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

With July in full swing now that Independence Day is over, thoughts are turning to company-sanctioned time off for travel and relaxing in the sun. Before you head out on your great summer vacation, you’ll want to make sure you pack well not only for yourself but your laptop as well. No matter if you’re headed across the country in a VW bus or across the Atlantic on a 777,…

‘Candy Crush’ Maker King Digital Hopes to Create Fizz With Sequel – Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

STOCKHOLM—After a dismal stock-market debut back in March, shares of King Digital Entertainment PLC are trading back around their initial public offering price—as investors warm to the idea that the game maker may be able to replicate its megahit “Candy Crush Saga.” It falls to Sebastian Knutsson, the company’s creative chief, to prove them right. A King co-founder, the 46-year-old Mr. Knutsson says the company has…

4 In 10 US Homes Are Cell Phone Only – CBS Local

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

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US Supreme Court holds that cell phone data may not be searched without a … – al.com

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

  Riley v. California, [No. 13-132, June 25, 2014] and U.S. v. Wurie, [No. 13-212, June 25, 2014], 573 U.S. ___ (2014). The U.S. Supreme Court recently addressed Fourth Amendment rights concerning police searches of cell phones. In a decision authored by Chief Justice Roberts, the Court determined that police may not search cell phone data of an individual who has been arrested without first obtaining a warrant. The opinion…

‘Candy Crush’ Maker King Digital Hopes to Create Fizz With Sequel – Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

STOCKHOLM—After a dismal stock-market debut back in March, shares of King Digital Entertainment PLC are trading back around their initial public offering price—as investors warm to the idea that the game maker may be able to replicate its megahit “Candy Crush Saga.” It falls to Sebastian Knutsson, the company’s creative chief, to prove them right. A King co-founder, the 46-year-old Mr. Knutsson says the company has…

Baby Boomers: Here’s How Digital Health Tools Can Save You Money — And … – Forbes

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Guest post written by Beth Seidenberg, M.D. Beth is a general partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, focused on life science and digital health investing. The digital health revolution could not be arriving at a better time. The U.S. population is getting older, sicker, fatter and more sedentary. As the population ages, and the number of people with serious chronic conditions grows, the financial strains on the economy mount….

New TSA cell phone rules for incoming international flights – WJXT Jacksonville

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

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Nielsen’s Mid-Year Report Reveals Demise Of The Digital Download – Forbes

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

12 Music Jobs That Can Pay Six Figures Nielsen SoundScan and Nielsen BDS released the annual Mid-Year Music Industry Report for 2014 late last week, and the results revealed the acceleration a trend this publication has long been predicting: the demise of the digital download. According to the report, digital track sales dipped from 682.2 million in the first half of 2013 to 593.6 million in this year’s first six months, a…

Post Office launches mobile phone network through EE – The Guardian

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

The Post Office is launching a mobile phone network to challenge similar services offered by Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and the Co-op. The new service will initially be sold through 50 Post Office branches and online from the autumn, followed by a nationwide rollout by the end of the year if it is a success. It will use the nation’s largest network, EE, which underpins the T-mobile and Orange mobile phone…