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Shop All Apple-Related Kickstarter Projects on This Website
2:45:36 AMAnita Li
For Apple fanatics who crave accessories and attachments for their beloved iProducts, one website acts as a hub for successful Kickstarter projects that provide additions to devices from the Cupertino, Calif. company. Described as a "one-stop shop," showcases some of the most successful Kickstarter projects that offer accessories for the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and MacBook Air, among other products.

Is Grumpy Cat John Boehner's Spirit Meme?
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 11:11 PMNeha Prakash
Why didn't anyone tell us Grumpy Cat got an invite to this year's State of the Union address? Wait, he wasn't there? It was Speaker of the House John Boehner, you say? No! The resemblance, some say, is uncanny. Much of Twitter agreed: Johnny boy put on his best grumpy-puss face while U.S. President Barack Obama outlined his plans for the future.

Salesforce Alums Raise $3 Million to Bring Analytics to Stores
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 10:59 PMLauren Indvik
The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. Name: Nomi One-Line Pitch: A platform that lets retailers track and analyze customer data across multiple channels, including in-store, online and mobile. Why It's Taking Off: Bringing shopper analytics to bricks and mortar.

YouTube: Here's How 'Harlem Shake' Went Viral
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 9:47 PMChris Taylor
It's too soon to tell if the various bizarre 30-second versions of "Harlem Shake" have what it takes to be 2013's answer to "Gangnam Style." But to the delight of everyone who enjoys getting jiggy in dorm rooms and offices, the Harlem Shake meme has taken off fast enough to get some serious credit from the powers that be at YouTube itself.

LIVE: The Funniest Tweets From the State of the Union
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 9:05 PMChristine Erickson
The President's State of the Union address on Tuesday night will likely lack comedy and wit, because there's nothing funny about the nation's laundry list ... or anyone else's, for that matter. That's why the brilliant collective minds of Twitter comedy, WitStream have accepted the challenge. While you listen to Obama's first SOTU speech of his second term, follow along with the embed below as professional wise-crackers crack some wise.

Travelgram Adds Gorgeous Location Stamps to Your iPhone Photos
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 7:22 PMEmily Price
A new app called Travelgram attempts to spruce up the standard vacation shots you take on your iPhone by automatically adding location stamps. Simple to use; date, time, and location information is automatically added to shots you take with the app. Time and date information is optional, so you can remove it if you want to keep any part of your photo-taking adventure a secret.

Upcoming 'Arrested Development' Could Hit iTunes After Netflix
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 6:46 PMLauren Indvik
The fourth season of Arrested Development is scheduled to arrive exclusively on Netflix in May. But it may one day be available to watch on DVD or iTunes, Ted Sarandos, chief content officer and vice president of content at Netflix, said at AllThingsD's media conference Tuesday.

Netflix: 'House of Cards' Is Our Most Popular Show Right Now
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 6:13 PMLauren Indvik
Netflix's original series starring Kevin Spacey, House of Cards, is the most-viewed show on Netflix right now in all of the countries it operates in, Ted Sarandos, chief content officer and vice president of content at Netflix, revealed on stage at AllThingsD's D: Dive Into Media conference on Tuesday. The show, which was released on Feb.

Lady Gaga Cancels Tour Dates via Twitter, Citing Chronic Pain
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 6:08 PMSamantha Murphy
Lady Gaga issued a series of personal tweets to announce she will be cancelling three concert dates, citing a show injury and chronic pain.

Comcast Buys GE's Stake in NBC Universal
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 5:33 PMTodd Wasserman
Comcast on Tuesday purchased General Electric's 49% stake in NBC Universal for $16.7 billion, making Comcast the full owner of the media giant. The cable firm originally bought its 51% stake in NBC Universal in December 2009 for $6.5 billion in cash. Under the deal announced Tuesday, Comcast will also buy GE's remaining NBC Universal properties, including 30 Rockefeller Plaza and CNBC's headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

Facebook Wants to Go Deeper Into TV Recommendations
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 4:40 PMLauren Indvik
Approximately half of the commercials during the last Super Bowl included Twitter hashtags to encourage conversation on the platform during the broadcast. Where does that leave Facebook in the TV ecosystem? That was the question posed to Dan Rose, vice president of partnerships at Facebook, at AllThingsD's D: Dive Into Media conference in Dana Point, Calif., on Tuesday morning.

Are Apple Stores Like Prozac?
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 4:28 PMChris Taylor
Tim Cook isn't the kind of guy you imagine casually throwing around drug references, not even to prescription drugs. The Apple CEO's schedule involves rising at 4am; he's a quiet, perfectly calm and steely manager who gets his kicks from road biking; his dress code is the nearest thing Silicon Valley has to button-down.

HBO Go Comes to AirPlay
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 4:01 PMLauren Indvik
HBO subscribers can now use the HBO Go app on their iPhone, iPod touch or iPad devices to stream shows on to their HDTVs using AirPlay,

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