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The Xbox Live app takes a baby step toward SmartGlass, tweets get beefier, and Time sells subscriptions on iPad after previously criticizing Apple's policies.
Sony Ericsson releases motion-censored earbuds, Google Earth makes you an oceanographer, and how to tell someone's sexual orientation over Facebook. Or maybe how not to do that?
Today's stories include a quick review of Spotify and the new Sonos small network speaker, a California ruling that makes Facebook trolling a crime, and a Web site that reveals previously deleted tweets of any Twitter user.
Google opens the Chrome Web Store to developers, a British ISP gives gamers preferential treatment, and Halo: Reach gets leaked on Xbox live.
Twitter shines in another moment for citizen journalism and the internet. And then there's that guy who live-tweeted the whole raid, without knowing about it. Sony officially apologizes for the PSN outage and they're giving back to the users, but is it enough? And we "Like" what the BOL Menu is serving.
As the case for Web censorship moves forward, Twitter announced today that they'll soon block tweets on a countrywide basis when they violate local restrictions, so we can all look forward to the US government making it illegal for Nickelback to fight back against their Twitter haters.
If you're a Live View-oriented shooter who doesn't care about color accuracy, the Sony Alpha DSLR-A550's good performance and decent noise profile make it attractive for the money. Otherwise, you can find a better camera.
You may soon be able to check-in to Google+, Android Market celebrates its 10 billionth app with a sale, and Facebook and Twitter share the most popular topics of the year.
This week, our Crave team talks about treats for tweets, geeky furniture, intelligent bullets, and a way to strap your phone to your face. In Geek News, we have a new Avengers trailer, a discussion on good and evil, and the gamification of our lives.
This week we run down all the Twitter tools you'll ever need to make yourself a Twitter god or goddess! Find local Twitterers in your area, phone in your Twitters, discover the best links in everyone's Tweets, and tons more. Plus the FU of the Week is served by an IBM master inventor who connected his house to Twitter, and the Artist of the Week is the designer of the infamous FailWhale!