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Kindle’s Home Screen Is Finally Getting Updated

I’ve been using Kindles since ebooks were barely a thing, and while the hardware has come a very long way, the user interface has been lingering. At long last, the much-neglected homescreen is being fixed.

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Chris Mills

February 3rd

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How Pointy Brackets Became a Computing Icon

The <pointy brackets> are an archetypal pair of characters in the world of computing. But if you’ve ever wondered how they became so pervasive, you’re in luck.

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Jamie Condliffe

February 1st

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How Pointy Brackets Became a Computing Icon

The <pointy brackets> are an archetypal pair of characters in the world of computing. But if you’ve ever wondered how they became so pervasive, you’re in luck.

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Jamie Condliffe

February 1st

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There’s a Few Good Reasons to Download the New iOS Beta

The public beta of iOS 9.3 is available for all to download today. Normally, decimal-point upgrades aren’t much to write home about, but there’s a bunch of small changes in 9.3 that add up to a serious upgrade.

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Chris Mills

January 15th

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Wacom’s Digitizing Notebook Can Finally Convert Handwriting To Text

If you’re hesitant to give up pen and paper for all your note-taking needs, Wacom’s Bamboo Spark digitizing notebook has added another good reason to avoid a touchscreen stylus for a little while longer: handwriting to text conversion.

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Andrew Liszewski

January 6th

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Thousands of Prisoners Released Early in Washington State Because of a Software Bug

It’s believed that over 3,200 Washington state prisoners were released from their sentences early because of a bug which miscalculated time credits for their good behavior.

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Jamie Condliffe

December 23rd

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Firefox Finally Goes 64-Bit on Windows

Weirdly, there’s never been a 64-bit version of Firefox until now. But if you’re running Windows 7 or later, you can now explore the internet with the browser while using twice its current 32 bits.

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Jamie Condliffe

December 16th

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Say Goodbye to Rdio By Lamenting Your Poor Music Choices

Last month, Rdio unexpectedly announced that it’s shutting down service and handing over the keys to Pandora. Existing subscriptions are rapidly dying off, which means it’s time to lament all the poor life choices you made with Rdio’s help.

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Chris Mills

December 15th

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Say Goodbye to Rdio By Lamenting Your Poor Music Choices

Last month, Rdio unexpectedly announced that it’s shutting down service and handing over the keys to Pandora. Existing subscriptions are rapidly dying off, which means it’s time to lament all the poor life choices you made with Rdio’s help.

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Chris Mills

December 15th

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Save Up to 20% on Adobe Creative Cloud Subscriptions, Today Only

If you’re a creative professional, or would like to become one, Adobe’s taking up to 20% off their Creative Cloud subscription plans today, granting you access to one or all of their industry standard applications.

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December 2nd

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