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Refresh App
Though many think Googling someone on the way to an interview is effective enough, a more useful aid in last-second research is Refresh, a new app for iDevices. The app connects to your calendar and contacts, features a notes section for pre- and...
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MAXHASH
MAXHASH, the first app from design and developer studio HYPERHYPER, is the newest way to browse the internet. The app conglomerates hashtags from popular social media networks (so far just Instagram and Tumblr) to bring those tagged images onto a...
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Editions for iPad
To keep up with the fast-paced iPad app industry, AOL's latest effort to up their relevance comes in the form of Editions, a magazine-esque daily news update specifically geared to the reader. After a test run, it rates surprisingly good—well...
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This is Head: "0001"
For summer bike rides, picnics and general fun in the sun, dreamy, burned-out music makes the perfect warm weather soundtrack. The electro-pop sounds of Swedish band "This is Head" have been making my ears happy as of late, so I asked band member...
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It'll Be Better
The world's first HTML5 embeddable album, Francis and the Lights' It'll Be Better site simplifies the music listening process for Apple's new less Flash-friendly digital world. Developed by Muxtape founder Justin Ouellette, he created it specifically...
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Lars Amhoff: Neo Gramophone
We were able to chat with Lars Amhoff of the German-based Kinkyform, which has been collaborating with artists to produce furniture and objects that meld art with a functional purpose or "Usable Art." In Amhoff's latest creation, the...
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CH Memorial Day Muxtape
For your listening pleasure this Memorial day, we put our diverse tastes together to create the very first Cool Hunting Muxtape. It's a bit eclectic and we think you'll find something you like. Even better, have a listen and you could win...
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February 2008 Playlist
This time of year brings a surplus of album releases and, for us, along with the fresh tunes comes a desire to do little more than stay home and listen to music while watching surf videos. The result is a collection of new faves and old jams, both...
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Motorola ROKR E8
The lastest in Motorola's line of music phones, the ROKR E8, has a new feature that (believe it or not) rivals the iPhone. The innovation is a little piece of tech called "localized haptic feedback," which makes pushing a button on...
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Moody for iTunes
One-upping most other iTunes enhancers, Moody does a better job of creating playlists by basing them on mood. A Crayon Room creation, it's a more accurate way to predict what you want to hear across all types of music and creates a streamlined...
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Now Play It
Whenever I get a tune in my head that I can't get rid of, not only do I end up humming along for hours, but I get an uncontrollable urge to bash it out on my axe - sorry, play it on my guitar. Most other players will no doubt agree, which is...
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Internet TV Alternatives
Apple TV snagged much of the fortune and fame as a stylish, no-fuss way to transfer web content to your television screen. (How very Apple.) For all of the sleek box's plug-and-play appeal, several new products showing up in the market offer different...
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Run, Loud Graphix, Run!
LCD Soundsystem's specially–commissioned Nike+ mix has been a welcome accompaniment on the Nano when I'm pounding the streets, so I'm glad to reveal that the works of four more musicians are about to be released, but this time...
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The Filter
Joining the family of iTunes plug-ins, The Filter is a free program that works like your own personal DJ by automatically creating playlists from your library and syncing them to your iPod with just a few clicks. Selecting a few songs directs the...
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TateShots
Bringing the best of the Tate to cyberspace, TateShots is the unpretentious two month-old podcast covering the goings-on at the museum as well as backstories in the form of mini art history lessons, like the first issue's look at Rodin's...
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iConcertCal
You may already know, but iConcertCal is very useful and we think it is worth another reminder. With the free plug-in, you should never again miss a show due to bungled dates or forgetfulness. Eliminating the need to thumb through magazines or surf...
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Lily Allen Heads Up
Just a quick heads-up for American readers: Smile by Lily Allen, who we wrote about back in April and who last month made her live stateside debut, is this week's Free Download on the U.S. iTunes Store. A gently-skanking tale of being dumped...
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iTunes Phone
Well it's finally official. After many months of rumors, the Motorola ROKR (pronounced rocker) was just announced as the first phone with built in iTunes software. It only holds 100 songs and is therefor a phone that can sync with iTunes (as...
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