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With Google Reader shutting down, NewsBlur saw its daily users go from 1,500 to 50,000. They did not scale well, and now they posted some lessons learned from the event, and what others should know when they start a new online service.
Today, I'd like to talk to all of you fine folks out there who are trying to keep old-school gaming and nostalgia alive on the PC through the magic of emulation - I've a too you'll find very interesting. Old gaming hardware is becoming scarcer and scarcer and the games that we all once knew and loved are becoming more and more difficult to find. There may eventually come a day when ROMs and Emulators are the only way to keep the passion - and the memory - alive.
Facebook's new news feed will provide a brand new design that is unified between desktop and mobile, provide more options for users, and bring better content to the top. The company hopes that these changes will make the social network more relevant in the coming years.
Tweetbot has been shaming pirates by suggesting that they tweet a funny sentence to their Twitter followers. According to a simple Twitter search, many people are pirating Tweetbot and haven't realized what they did is now exposed for all to see.
by Austin Keenan
After we covered Hotel 626, an online haunted house full of multimedia-rich material that went viral, we found our readers love to have their socks knocked off in horror. Unfortunately, Hotel 626 is no longer online, so we went to work to see where fans of horror games can go next. Check out these other scary online games that will cause your cursor to shake uncontrollably.
A new game engine called Game Closure allows anyone to get started making games for the web, desktop, mobile platforms and more using HTML5.
After reaching 300 millions monthly users, Opera decided that it was time to switch to the WebKit engine for future versions.
The Star Wars opening text is visible through an Internet traceroute. Geeks and techies rejoice as the opening crawl appears on your consoles.
by Cindi Brown
MedXCom is a new smartphone app that is changing the way doctors and patients interact by providing a central place for medical records and a secure way to exchange information, but that's not all. The benefits of this little app extend well beyond the doctor's office and into the singles bar.
by Katie Gatto
Custom 3D printing is all the rage, and one company is helping you to turn your social networking profile into a custom monster, object or world with models starting at about $15 a head.The site allows you to turn your personal data into a creation that will allow you to make your profile into a visual treat.