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Briefly: FEMA's Spanish-language app, PopChar X 6.6 supports Unicode

Aug 20 2014 5:18pm CDT | Source: MacNN

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has launched a free Spanish-language app that provides disaster-related information for families and communities. Key features of the app include preparation-related safety tips for events such as flooding, hurricanes, tornadoes and other disasters, and an emergency meeting location tool that allows users to plan primary, secondary and out of state meeting locations. Users can locate ...
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Court Enables Apple and Motorola to Sue Each Other

Source: Apple Balla | Apr 27 2014, 2:31pm CDT | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan

Court Enables Apple and Motorola to Sue Each Other
The Judge declares that Apple and Motorola can take legal action against each other for the patent infringement
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Five ways to keep your student's digital life safe

Aug 20 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Mac World

As students return to school, technology goes with them. That technology—and the data generated by it—is valuable not simply as a means for getting school work done, but also as entertainment for those brief hours between one assignment and the next. It’s for this reason that it pays to plan for disaster. With a single massive power burst, storage media that suddenly heads south, or interaction with a light-fing ...
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What a Scrat-astrophe! Gameloft releases Ice Age Adventures for iOS

Aug 6 2014 11:37pm CDT | Source: App Advice

First teased by Gameloft last week, Ice Age Adventures is out now on iOS.A follow-up to Ice Age Village, Ice Age Adventures is the newest mobile game based on the popular “Ice Age” animated film franchise. In the game, you’re tasked to help Manny the wooly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger, and Sid the sloth save the herd following a watery catastrophe triggered by Scrat the squirrel’s acorn madness:Scrat’s nutty pursuit of the cursed acorn has world-changing consequences. Ma ...
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Electric currents may boost memory
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) Electric currents could be the key to treating memory impairments caused by conditions such as stroke, early-stage Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury, cardiac arrest and the memory problems that occur in healthy ageing. | by IANS
 
How movement affects hearing
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) Ever wondered why we stop moving when we carefully want to listen to someone? This, scientists have found, is not just to prevent unwanted sounds generated by our own movements. | by IANS
 
Decoded: What makes an angry face
Sydney, Aug 29 (IANS) Do you know what is the most common facial feature when you get angry at someone? It is lowered eyebrow. | by IANS
 
 

Mozilla warns of accidental disclosure of developer network database

Aug 6 2014 6:46pm CDT | Source: MacNN

At the beginning of the month, Mozilla issued a release on its security blog that there had been an investigation into accidental disclosure of its database for the Mozilla Developer Network (MDN). The company discovered a problem after a web developer found out that the data sanitization process it runs on the MDN database had been failing. The result was that 76,000 email addresses of account holders, as well as the ...
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How to prepare for a Mac disaster

Jul 28 2014 5:43am CDT | Source: Mac World

No one likes to think about disasters such as burglary, earthquake, fire, the zombie apocalypse, or other catastrophes that could potentially wipe out your Mac, your other gadgets, and perhaps even your entire home or office. But these things do happen (with the possible exception of the zombies), and despite your best efforts, you might not be able to prevent the loss. You can, however, minimize the damage and inconvenience you’ll suffer—and speed your recovery—by making sure you ...
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2014 Lexus GX 460 Test Drive And Review: The Refined Off-Roader

Source: Apple Balla | Apr 18 2014, 7:44pm CDT | by Forbes

2014 Lexus GX 460 My absolute favorite vehicle segment is the mid-sized SUV. I like mine with a robust body structure...
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IBM At The Masters: A Sponsorship Unlike Any Other

Source: Apple Balla | Apr 11 2014, 9:34am CDT | by Forbes

IBM At The Masters: A Sponsorship Unlike Any Other
It is a sponsorship unlike any other.  IBM, a global sponsor of the 2014 Masters Tournament at the Augusta National...
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Microsoft Is Just Getting Started -- Jump Onboard

Source: Apple Balla | Apr 2 2014, 2:14pm CDT | by Forbes

Being a supporter or customer of null The question right now—with Satya Nadella assuming the reins of leadership, and...
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Electric currents may boost memory
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How movement affects hearing
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Seoul, Aug 29 (IANS) With over 600 South Korean companies active in India with a total investment of over $4 billion. one of the biggest Indian business symposia was organised here with a large business audience in...
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