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Facebook launches shared albums, officially making Cluster obsolete

Last week I wrote an article about how pointless the recently released photo-sharing app Cluster -- which raised a ridiculous US$1.6 million in funding -- is, given that the vast majority of its features are already mimicked on more popular services, including Facebook. Today, in an interview with...

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Do we really need yet another photo sharing app? No, we do not

Yesterday, photo-sharing app Cluster announced it had scored US$1.6 million in seed funding from a variety of parties, including Instagram investor Steve Anderson. Cluster v1.0 also hit the App Store yesterday, and as it swims in a sea of "me too" photography apps, you have to ask yourself: What's t...

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Rig of the Day: Me and the cluster

It's just another day at the office. That is, an office that houses two racks bulging with Xserves. Here you'll find Flickr user el frijole standing next to 42 Xserve G4s, 5 G5 Xserve cluster nodes and 1 Xserve G5. We'd call that a pretty decent rig, wouldn't you? "Me and The Cluster" post...

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Rig of the Day: iPod and Goliath

"This iPod is linked to another iTunes Music Library massive Xserve cluster. Do you want to change the link to this iTunes Music Library massive Xserve cluster?" We realize that this isn't your typical Mac rig, but we just had to point it out. Flickr user XaOS posts this shot of his iPod g...

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