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Why Does Twitter Feel So Angry?

Studies show that, yes, anger is the currency of the social web.Last week, my colleague Sarah Kessler wrote an excellent analysis (...)

2014-09-04
How to make a lyric video: The creation of Cobra Starship’s newest clip

Jordan Roland is a staff designer/illustrator for the Shutterstock blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog (...)

2014-09-04
Yandex beats Google to offline translations on iOS

The so-called ‘Google of Russia’ Yandex has rolled out a new update to its translation app this week, bringing offline access (...)

2014-09-04
4 great TNW Deals to save you money on apps, gadgets and skills

We’ve got some amazing offers this week at TNW Deals, with everything from gadgets to business training, available at great prices. (...)

2014-09-04
Sky News is on the way for Xbox 360 users in the US and UK

Xbox 360 users in the UK and US will soon be able to watch Sky News coverage directly through their console, as the media giant prepares (...)

2014-09-04
Google makes site-specific search more prominent, adds Autocomplete and support for your site’s own search pages

Google today updated its sitelinks search box, used for searching within websites directly from Google’s search results. The company (...)

2014-09-04
Forget alarm clocks, Wakie wakes you with phone calls from strangers

There’s alarm clock apps that force you to spin around, and ones that require you to move closer to your router. Then there’s (...)

2014-09-04
Korea’s top chat app gives a glimpse of what Facebook Messenger payments could look like

There’s plenty of speculation that Facebook will introduce mobile payments to its Messenger app in the future, and South Korea’s (...)

2014-09-04
Online learning platform Coursera fixes vulnerabilities, says no user data was compromised

Online learning platform Coursera said it has patched a vulnerability that left the names and email address of its nine million (...)

2014-09-04
8 lesser known, but very useful, Apple Mac utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, (...)

2014-09-04
Boxer brings its hybrid email client/to-do list app to Android

Following its rebrand from Taskbox last year, Mailbox-rival Boxer has finally brought its email client to the Android realm too. To (...)

2014-09-04
Movli is a movie database, social network, and recommendation engine all in one

Even though it’s had $1.5 million in the coffers via a seed investment several years ago, Movli has remained an ‘under the radar’ (...)

2014-09-04
Motorola brings its Moto Maker custom smartphone designs to the UK

Motorola has announced that buyers of its new Moto X device in the UK will be able to customize their handsets in the same way US (...)

2014-09-04
Moto Hint is a Bluetooth earbud that you can use to control your smartphone

Alongside the announcements of a few new gadgets this season, Motorola introduced the Moto Hint, a Bluetooth earbud that will allow (...)

2014-09-04
Hands-on with Motorola’s new Moto G: A delicate balance of price and performance

Motorola today lifted the lid on revamped versions of its Moto G smartphone, which it says is its best-selling smartphone of all time, (...)

2014-09-04
The new Moto X, now available in the US, is even more fashionable and customizable

Motorola has officially released the new Moto X, its latest flagship smartphone, offering improved specs, more customization options (...)

2014-09-04
Motorola’s Moto G is back with a 5-inch screen, microSD expansion slot and upgraded cameras

Motorola has unveiled an updated version of its best-selling Moto G device that includes a larger display, improved front and rear (...)

2014-09-04
Tesla chooses Nevada for its battery Gigafactory location

Tesla has announced that it will build its $5 billion battery Gigafactory in Nevada. News of the deal leaked out ahead of time, but (...)

2014-09-03
WordPress 4.0 arrives with embedded content previews, automatically expanding editor, and new plugin installer

WordPress.org today launched WordPress 4.0, which adds a slew of new features to give you a “smoother writing and management experience” (...)

2014-09-03
Google exec Megan Smith named Chief Technology Officer of the US

Today the White House announced it has selected Megan Smith, an experienced Google executive and engineer, as its newest Chief Technology (...)

2014-09-03
24me smart assistant updated ahead of iOS 8, Android beta launched

24me, a mobile smart assistant for tracking chores, tasks, schedules and more, has been updated today to bring a visual refresh (...)

2014-09-03
Enhance your projects with 90% off $1000 worth of images from Depositphotos

Enhance your next design, advertising, media or Web project with beautiful high-quality stock photos, vector images and videos from (...)

2014-09-03
Google meshes ‘smack talk’ with GIFs to launch the Madden Giferator for the new NFL season

You may have noticed that GIFs have made a big resurgence in recent times, and as such, to mark the start of the new (US) football (...)

2014-09-03
Ollie is a phone-controlled robot toy that does tricks and goes as fast as 15 miles per hour

Robotics company Orbotix has followed up last year’s Sphero toy with Ollie, a cylindrical robot that cruises at speeds of up to (...)

2014-09-03
Nest Protect updates bring new Pathlight controls and Steam Check, but no return of Wave feature

Nest, the Google-owned company behind the ‘conscious’ in-home thermostat and Nest Protect smoke alarm, has announced today that (...)

2014-09-03
Email productivity app Acompli arrives on Android

We loved the Acompli email app when it first launched on the iPhone earlier this year, so we’re glad to see it come to Android. (...)

2014-09-03
Homejoy launches its first cleaner-booking app for iPhone

Homejoy, a service for booking a cleaner in the US, the UK and Canada, has today launched its first native iPhone app. Users simply (...)

2014-09-03
Microsoft’s Lumia 830 launched with 10MP PureView camera, Lumia Denim firmware and a focus on value

Microsoft has today unveiled the newest member of its Lumia smartphone family, the Lumia 830, describing it as the first “affordable” (...)

2014-09-03
Rocket Internet merges five of its e-commerce services to create a global Amazon rival

Rocket Internet has made a major move ahead of its upcoming IPO in Germany after announcing that it will merge five of its global (...)

2014-09-03
Reddit’s AMA interview app is now available on Android

Reddit this week introduced an app that makes it easy to peruse its treasure trove of interviews with people of note. It was initially (...)

2014-09-03
8 tips for measuring e-commerce ad campaigns

Jake Peterson is the head of customer success at Segment, a customer data hub that lets you integrate analytics, advertising and (...)

2014-09-02
Meta M1: A smartwatch that you won’t be ashamed to wear

The latest trend is for smartphone makers to expand into the watch market, but many of them lack the experience of designing for your (...)

2014-09-02
The difference between productivity and getting things done

This post originally appeared on the Exist blog. I’ve been a sucker for so-called “productivity porn” for a while. I still am, (...)

2014-09-02
Google-founded Calico teams up with AbbVie to research treatments for age-related diseases

Calico, the Google-founded research and development company with a healthcare focus on diseases of the aging, has announced a new (...)

2014-09-02
Twitter adds more prominent tweet to and direct message buttons to Web profiles

If you’ve been poking around Twitter.com today, you probably noticed a couple new buttons on the site. Twitter announced today that (...)

2014-09-02
Digg expands Digg Deeper with Reader and iOS app integration, Daily Digest email roundup

Digg today announced it is expanding its recently-launched Digg Deeper service, which shows you what interesting links your friends (...)

2014-09-02
Samsung Gear VR hands-on: The secret lies in a really big smartphone

We had months in advance to prep for the launch of Samsung’s latest Note device, but when the Gear VR headset popped up on the radar (...)

2014-09-02
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge hands-on: Curved OLED never looked so cool

The idea of a curved screen isn’t particularly new: Sony, LG and Samsung have all unveiled curved OLED televisions at past CES events, (...)

2014-09-02
The Next Web is hiring two writers. Come join us!

Here at The Next Web we’re always looking for great writers. Currently we’re specifically on the lookout for two new people to (...)

2014-09-02
Samsung announces the Super AMOLED Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge with curved screen

At its global unveiling event today, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 4, the latest addition to its family of Android phablets. The (...)

2014-09-02
Samsung reveals its virtual reality headset, the Gear VR Innovator Edition, launching this year

Alongside the announcement of the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung has also introduced a virtual reality (VR) headset, the Samsung Gear VR (...)

2014-09-02
Warby Parker Goes Country, Opens Second Corporate Office in Nashville

How the New York-based eyewear startup used data to pick its second homeThe fast-growing eyeglasses startup Warby Parker, which is (...)

2014-09-02
Flares wants to be the Yo of real-time location sharing, available now for iOS users in the US

Flares, an app that allows users to quickly share their location in real-time, is now available to download for iPhone users in (...)

2014-09-02
Messaging app Telegram gets background media downloads, tweaked UI on Android

WhatsApp rival Telegram has updated its Android mobile app to include new features like automatic downloading of media in the background, (...)

2014-09-02
People Like To Watch Porn On Mobile Devices--Not So Much In North America

Talk about a mood killer: In Asia, a video can stall 38.4 seconds for each minute of playback.When it comes to mobile video, YouTube (...)

2014-09-02
Hackers are reportedly using a ‘law enforcement tool’ to download users’ iCloud backups

While Apple has denied that its iCloud service was at fault in last week’s leaking of nude celebrity photos, Wired is reporting (...)

2014-09-01
Reddit Users Get Remorse Over Nude Pictures, Try Donating to Charity

UPDATE, September, 2, 5:32 p.m. ET: The Prostate Cancer Foundation have shut down the charity page referenced below and released (...)

2014-09-01
30 actionable tips for getting serious about influencer marketing

Barry Feldman is a content marketing consultant, copywriter, social media advisor and more. This post originally appeared on his (...)

2014-09-01

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