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Jonathan Franzen's New Yorker Piece Hides Behind a Facebook Like Wall

Jonathan Franzen has a new piece in The New Yorker, but you'll have to become a fan of the magazine on Facebook if you want to read the whole thing. Taking its cue from the likes of Lil Wayne and Jennifer Lopez, The New Yorker has published Franzen's piece exclusively on its Facebook page in an effort to engage readers on the social network. The essay covers Franzen's trip to the island of Alej...

The New Yorker for iPad: Finally, A Magazine Goes Digital and Stays True to Itself

Hey Condé Nast! Did someone hear our plaintive cries about your app ventures? Because we're happy to report that 'The New Yorker' iPad app, released today, resoundingly does not suck. Well, it's got some issues (of which the editors seem to be aware), but we'll save those for last. We were worried when we heard that The New Yorker was coming to iPad, because it's a medium that is simply ...

Sidestep Blocked Web Tubes, Remote Combo Skips DVD Previews

There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Get past those clogged Web tubes with Lifehacker's handy guide to side-stepping pay walls, accessing Gmail when it's down and downloading YouTube videos to edit on you...

Steve Wiebe to Attempt 'DK' Record, Google Buys Picnik Photo Editing Site

There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Steve Wiebe, focus of the oddly riveting 2007 'King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters' documentary (which should be thanked for bringing the "kill screen" phrase into com...

The Daily Engadget: Vista Security Update; Sexy, Affordable Lenovo PCs

Our friends over at Engadget obsessively cover everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics, which is why we compile this daily roundup of their top stuff (or, at least, what we think is tops). For more details on any of these stories, click on the Engadget links in each story below. Vista SP2 Released Waiting for a security update for Windows Vista? Wait no more. Vista Service Pack 2 is n...

New Yorker Magazine Offers Digital Edition

Last week, the editors of The New Yorker unveiled an online, digital edition of the magazine, PaidContent.org reports. While The New Yorker has been offering excerpts of the magazine in digital form for some time now, those articles were only made available online to coincide with the print edition's arrival in mailboxes and on newsstands. As of the most recent issue, the digital edition will a...