Archive for December 30th, 2011

Fresh iPhone Apps for Dec. 30: Grid Lens, Cloth, Jailhouse Jack, Night of the Living Dead Defense (Appolicious)

December 30, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Dec. 30: Grid Lens, Cloth, Jailhouse Jack, Night of the Living Dead Defense 
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Still prepping for New Year’s? You might want to check out Grid Lens for the big night, an app that lets you take interesting photos and arrange them in grid frames to tell a story. If you’re stuck on what you might wear to your Dec. 31 parties, use Cloth to share your outfits...
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End-of-the-year iPad 3 rumors: two versions, better battery, new display tech (Appolicious)

December 30, 2011
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End-of-the-year iPad 3 rumors: two versions, better battery, new display tech 
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Wait, wait! There’s still roughly 36 hours left before it’s 2012 – we can definitely slip in one last iPad 3 rumor round-up.
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S&P 500 ends year unchanged (Reuters)

December 30, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The broad S&P 500 endured wild daily swings, but a year of drama left the index on Friday pretty much where it started. Not since 1970 has the index ended a year as close to unchanged as it did this year.
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Stocks ending flat for year after big ups, downs (AP)

December 30, 2011
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NEW YORK – The stock market is ending a tumultuous year right where it started.
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SCI Plans Biggest Convention Yet, No Matter That Hunting Numbers Are Declining

December 30, 2011
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Forty years ago, Safari Club International’s first annual hunter’s convention seemed more like a gathering between 20 hunting enthusiasts in someone’s garage. At the next convention in February 2012, SCI President Dr. Larry Rudolph expects 15,000 to 20,000 attendees; a record high number.
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Significance Of Focus In Training and Life From A Denver Personal Trainer

December 30, 2011
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Something that I think almost everyone can benefit from is reevaluating their focus. This is one thing that is not clear to me but gradually, I am having a grasp of it. In the realm of fitness I think it is easy for people influenced by Crossfit (as I have been) to become unfocused....
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Terra Noctis leads iPhone Games of the Week (Appolicious)

December 30, 2011
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Terra Noctis leads iPhone Games of the Week 
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The holiday week has seen a freeze on adding new games to the iTunes App Store, but there are still plenty of great ones floating around. Leading this week’s charge is Terra Noctis, a side-scrolling platforming game that will remind players of the greats in the genre. Check it out, and four other quality...
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Collages take just a tap in Grid Lens photo app (Appolicious)

December 30, 2011
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I have quite a few photo apps on my iPhone, but most of the time I forget to use them and only rely on the native camera app. But new app Grid Lens, for iPhone and iPod Touch, is making me sit up and take notice — I don’t think I’ll be forgetting I...
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Futures flat as volatile year nears end (Reuters)

December 30, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures were little changed on Friday, the last trading day of 2011, as investors waited until the next year to begin making large bets.
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Markets in Europe, Asia end 2011 down but US up (AP)

December 30, 2011
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LONDON – Stock markets around the world were seeing out 2011 fairly positively Friday, but many are still posting big declines for the year in the wake of Europe’s debt crisis, a faltering U.S. economy and signs that China’s economy is no longer sizzling.
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