We asked 7 new MacBook Air owners how the extended battery has impacted their lives. It’s a game changer. + MORE

We asked 7 new MacBook Air owners how the extended battery has impacted their lives. It’s a game changer. + MORE

Twitter has released a Kindle Fire app for its short video service Vine today.
Vine has enjoyed steady growth since Twitter acquired the service last year. Initially, Twitter released an iOS app for Vine followed by an Android version about four months later. I can’t help but wonder of the release of this Kindle Fire version has something to do with the company trying to keep up that growth after Facebook’s recent announcement that the filtered picture sharing service Instagram would be gaining the ability to record 15-second videos…

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'World's Fastest Ship' Is Powered by Modified Jet Engines
Australian shipyard Incat claims to have built the world’s fastest ship, the Francisco, which can travel up to 58 knots or 67 miles per hour.
Described as a “high-speed dual-fuel vehicle and passenger ferry,” the ship is powered by two modified jet engines driving a pair of water jets
“This is certainly the fastest ship in the world,” Kim Clifford, Incat managing director, said in a statement…

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We asked 7 new MacBook Air owners how the extended battery has impacted their lives. It’s a game changer.The new MacBook Air is the first mainstream laptop to have truly pushed the boundaries on battery life; and we were as curious as you might be as to just how impactful a battery life of 12+ hours would be on someones life.
I put the word out and received responses from 7 people agreeing to share their thoughts…

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Social Media News: Instagram Video, Twitter Ads, Google+ Badges
While you’ve been busy updating your company’s Facebook page, keeping your customers up to date through Twitter and posting the latest corporate video on YouTube, we’ve been reporting on the latest in social media news for businesses large and small.
In case you’ve missed any of it, here’s a recap of this week’s breaking stories…

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It’s been a little more than a year since former Huffington Post CTO Paul Berry first launched RebelMouse, a service allowing users to pull their content together from across social networks. To mark the occasion, Berry stopped by the TechCrunch office to look back at the past year and hint at his plans for the future…

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Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. What’s New This Week? LinkedIn Adds New Features on Homepage : LinkedIn introduces two new features “to your productivity toolkit: ‘Who’s Viewed […

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The Vine vs Instagram Battle Illustrates The Speed of Change in Social Media
I thought I’d share with you all some interesting observations I’ve made over the last couple of days in regards to Instagram Video & Vine.
Vine and the introduction of Instagram Video provide a fascinating case study which underscores how incredibly quickly things can shift in the realm of emerging platforms…

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