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Here are some ideas to productively use old smart phones. I particularly like using them as a remote camera, and also learning to root or jailbreak.
You might remember Wappwolf from its previously released product, which was crazy successful. The Dropbox Automator allowed you to set up folders and a series of rules and actions for those folders, whenever you dropped files in them.
The team has taken that success and poured it into a new product specifically for Google Drive, aptly named GDrive Automator. The service allows you to do the same thing as the Dropbox service does, with some added features since we last took a look.
A Better Queue is a simple mashup of Netflix and Rotten Tomatoes that allows you to view what’s available to watch instantly from Netflix in a list sorted by Tomatometer ratings.
Google News’ US edition now has a realtime mode, meaning that stories will hit your news stream as soon as Google grabs them.
It’s also supplemented by discussions, powered by Google+, which pulls in the top posts on each topic giving a sense of what others think.
After months of hype and rumors, Samsung’s Galaxy S III smartphone is finally in front of us.
So what’s the new Galaxy all about, and when can you get your hands on it? Here are answers to all of your burning questions.
A new iPad app from Ender Labs called Track 8 is little more than a music player that’s been unapologetically decked out in Windows 8’s Metro UI, and if nothing else it’s incredibly well-put together as a technical exercise. If you don’t like Apple’s music player, give it a try.
If a friend of yours shares a song on Google+, you get a free listen of the entire track. Now those tracks are being collected in a single place with the addition of an automatic playlist called “Shared with me.” Google likens this feature to an email inbox, and that doesn’t seem too far off the mark — there’s a counter of songs that you haven’t yet listened to, and those new tunes appear bolded in the playlist.
You may have heard a lot of talk about Solid State Drives (SSDs) recently. In the last six months or so they’ve really taken the mid-range to high end computing world by storm. If a manufacturer decides to include a solid state drive in their computer, they’ll make sure that you know it’s there. But what are they?
Find out in Hard Drive of the Future: Your Guide to Solid State Drives.