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Framebench’s New “Mail Markup” Tool Lets You Annotate Files Right In Gmailview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Framebench, a Google Docs-like platform for creative collaboration, is out today with a new tool for those who regularly need to annotate and markup attachments shared via email. (IT news)

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TalkAndroid Daily Dose for August 12, 2014view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – With hectic schedules, it can be hard to keep track of everything in your news feed. That’s why we created the TalkAndroid Daily Dose. This is where we recap the day’s hottest stories so you can get yourself up to speed in quick fashion. (IT news)

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Sony Has Sold 10M PlayStation 4 Consoles To Consumersview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Sony just announced at Gamescom 2014 that its latest console, the PlayStation 4, has sold 10 million units since it launched last year. That’s 10 million PS4s sold through to consumers, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe CEO Jim Ryan explained on stage at the company’s keynote at Gamescom, not just 10 million units shipped the way hardware sales are sometimes reported. (IT news)

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Study: Chromebook Sales to Increase to 5.2 Million in 2014view story

http://thevarguy.com – In a new study, Gartner is predicting that the already popular Chromebook will reach milestone sales records, with the cloud-based devices seeing sales of 5.2 million units by the end of the year. (IT news)

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Microsoft Late to Backpedal on Patch Tuesday System Crash Problemview story

http://thevarguy.com – It’s not the first time Microsoft (MSFT) has issued a “never mind” on one of its Patch Tuesday software updates but it’s kind of a whopper anyway. Content Classification:  Curated read more (IT news)

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Make Your Own Lonely Electric Zoo Of One Using Wavepotview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Knob-twiddlers take note: Wavepot is a cool new way to program some hot EDM beats in the privacy of your bedroom/techno cave. Designed to be a live, programmable digital audio workstation (at this point it’s more of a digital signal processor), the website lets you program music and sound the way you’d program a web page or simple app. (IT news)

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Tom Daschle’s Son Raises Half A Million To Remake Ruck.us Into The Kickstarter Of Local Politicsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Political startup Ruck.us has raised half a million dollars and made a major switch from the political social network it started out as back in 2011 to a local political fundraising platform. The site went through a reboot after it didn’t get the votes needed to make a social play over the last few years. (IT news)

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Empire: Total War Might Be Getting a Linux Release Soonview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Empire: Total War, a real-time strategy game developed by The Creative Assembly and published by Sega, might be a getting a Linux release soon. Empire: Total War is one of the most successful games in the entire franchise and now it shows up in the Steam database, under the Linux category. (IT news)

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Amazon Fire Phone gets update to Fire OS 3.5.1view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Amazon’s iffy Fire Phone is getting a software update today, bringing it up to version 3.5.1. (IT news)

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This Real-Time Projected CGI Makeup Is Beautiful And Terrifyingview story

http://techcrunch.com –  CGI has come a long way – from simulating Jar Jar Binks on the silver screen to replacing green screens with King’s Landing. Today, we should add this video to the progression. Producer and technical director Nobumichi Asai has used a projection technology called Omote to project makeup onto a live model’s face. (IT news)

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Last Chance to Get 2D Platformer Mark of the Ninjaview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Mark of the Ninja, a 2D action platformer developed by Klei Entertainment and published by Microsoft, can now be purchased on Steam for Linux with an 80% discount. Mark of the Ninja is a game developed by Klei Entertainment, the same studio responsible for the Shank series, but the gameplay is very different. In fact, players will have to do everything they can to remain unnoticed. (IT news)

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Looking Ahead To Windows 9view story

http://techcrunch.com –  A preview of Windows 9 will be made available in either September or October, according to ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley. That timeline keeps ‘Threshold’ — Windows 9’s codename — out into the public market as a finished product likely in early 2015. The Windows 8 era isn’t merely closing, it’s racing to an end. (IT news)