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Dec

iTunes Match Expands to Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden


Apple has recently expanded iTunes Match availability to several Scandinavian countries, according to both reports on Twitter and tip from a MacRumors reader.
iTunes users in Finland, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden now have access to the service, which has a yearly price of 249 kr in Denmark,…

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Dec

Facebook is reportedly working on a ‘sympathize’ button to show support for somber updates


If you’ve ever felt strange “Liking” a status concerning the death of a pet or other gloomy news on Facebook, you may be able to voice your support in a more appropriate way soon. According to The Telegraph, the social network has a “Sympathize” b…

9
Dec

Hour of Code campaign teaches programming in 30,000 US schools (video)


Code.org wants to make computer science a staple of the classroom, and it’s taking a big step toward that goal today with the launch of its Hour of Code campaign. Over 30,000 US schools (35,000 worldwide) will devote at least one hour this week to…

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Dec

Facebook hires NYU professor to lead its artificial intelligence efforts


Facebook’s fledgling artificial intelligence group now has a leader — the social network has hired New York University professor Yann LeCun to run the research division from New York City. He’ll remain at the university part time, but most of hi…

9
Dec

Deutsche Post shows off its Paketkopter drone delivery service in Germany


Well, it looks as if Amazon really started a trend since taking the wraps off of its Prime Air service. Not long after UPS said it, too, was experimenting with a delivery method lead by drones, Deutsche Post DHL, which is deemed to be the world’s …

9
Dec

Moto X Update Sees Festive Boot Animation and Active Display Fix


The Moto X was updated to Android 4.4 KitKat a few weeks ago, but apparently after the chocolatey update was loaded up on devices, there were some issues when it came to the Active Display. Users reported getting some lags when utilizing Active Display, so Motorola pushed an update to Active…

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Dec

Square Debuts New Card Reader Developed by Former Apple Lightning Connector Designer [iOS Blog]


Square today unveiled a newly redesigned Square Reader, which is approximately 45 percent thinner than the previous version and more accurate at reading credit and debit cards thanks to a new slightly wider but tapered design. As noted by Wired, Squa…

9
Dec

Engadget’s Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Home Theater


Welcome to Engadget’s holiday gift guide! Head back to our hub to see the rest of the product guides as they’re added throughout the month.
For many of us, “home entertainment” systems can be tucked in backpacks or propped up on an airline tray t…

9
Dec

Halo: Spartan Assault coming to Xbox One on December 24th for $15


We knew Halo: Spartan Assault would be making its debut on Xbox One at some point this month, but today Major Nelson made the title’s release date official. Starting December 24th, the new series spinoff will be available as a digital download for…

9
Dec

Pandora adds alarm feature to iOS app, lets you trade clock radio buzzing for the Buzzcocks


Granted, this might not be for everyone. Some need that infernal clock buzzing to get out of bed — particularly on a cold winter’s day like today — but for those who prefer to be lulled awake by machine-curated internet radio, Pandora’s followed…

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