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Safety Tech: Self-security In The 21st Century

Street Harassment

Recently, a video was released of a woman, Shoshana Roberts, walking through the streets of New York, being harassed as she goes. Putting aside issues (and there are issues) of the races that were edited out, it’s important to note that her experience was quite sadly typical for a New Yorker. The culture of the New […]

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SXSW: International Companies To Keep An Eye, Ear, And Brain On

map of the world

Scattered in the landscape of the SXSW trade show, companies from around the world planted their flags to claim different digital plots of land as their own. Some of these companies were more successful than others and we’ll likely see them show up again as either helping to revolutionize the way we think about X […]

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NBC Potentially Kind Of Fixed Its Horrible Olympics Apps So They’re Almost But Not Quite Usable! USA! USA! USA!


With days left before the opening ceremonies at the 2012 London Olympics, NBC and Adobe has made their Olympics Android apps available to a wider (but still not universal) audience. You might want to hold off on celebrating, though. The predictable basics (schedules, results, breaking updates) are present, but past that, both the main NBC […]

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NBC Has Two Olympics Apps For Android That You Probably Can’t Use


With just days left before the opening of the 2012 Olympic games in London, it’s time to get your mobile devices ready. NBC, which again has the exclusive United States broadcasting rights to the games, has partnered with Adobe to release two separate Android apps to augment its official coverage. The main app, NBC Olympics, […]

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SnApp Judgments: X-Men


Every night at 12:15 AM Pacific, Amazon gives away a free paid app through their Amazon app store. As I am usually awake at 12:15 AM Pacific, why not let you know if today’s app is useful, or just more clutter in your app drawer? Today’s free app is X-Men by Konami Digital Entertainment and usually runs for […]

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