Himanshu Pandey

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New Concepts Imagine the iWatch as a Lifestyle Device, Traditional Timepiece

While earlier iWatch concepts were inspired by the wearable's health-tracking features, a new set of renderings from Argentine design student Tomas Moyano imagines the iWatch as a device that'll produce "a further and deeper interaction between human beings and technology."<p>Moyano pictures a …

Instagram reportedly signs $100M ad deal with big agency Omnicom

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Instagram (s FB) only started showing ads in users’ streams last fall, but now it’s ramping up the program quite a bit: The …

Mobile Technology

Google Play preparing to celebrate its birthday with app sale

<b>Update (3/6):</b> Google’s limited time deals promotion is now live for those in the United States as well. Just like in other markets, there are no free premium apps, instead there some in-app purchase promos and discounts on movies, music and select apps. Click here for more details!<p>It looks like …

Apps
Android News

Samsung snags patent for new pressure sensitive touchscreens

Looking to simplify the electronics and reduce costs of pressure sensitive touchscreens, Samsung has a patent in the works for what they call “Touch Display Apparatus Sensing Touch Force.”<p>The general idea is pretty simple, current pressure sensing touchscreens require the installation of additional …

Patents

Texas Instruments' new pico chipset makes possible 720p projection from smartphones

Texas Instruments has built a new chipset for pico projectors. The 0.3″ HD TRP DLP® Pico™ chipset is TI’s smallest, most efficient chipset, capable of generating 720p HD displays and can fit inside of compact devices, such as tablets or smartphones.<p>TI is a major producer of pico projection …

Gear & Gadgets
College & University
College & University

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week - Google Play Weekly

Hello and welcome back to Google Play Weekly! March started out with quite a bit of good news. Square Enix has announced a new mobile RPG called Rise of Mana. Ouya is looking to expand their platform. XBMC Gotham is in beta and is boasting some great fixes for Android. There’s a new Humble Bundle …

Apps

Smash Hit arrives for Android, game's main objective is to break glass

Ever had one of those days where you really want to hit something, or rather, you want to completely smash it into pieces? We’ve all been there. Instead of taking it out on that glass coffee table, however, you might want to turn your attention to <i>Smash Hit</i>.<p>Smash Hit is the latest game from the …

Android News

Indie app of the day - Zofari

What is Zofari?<p>Zofari is a new application that helps you find fun things to do in your general area. It’s not unlike many travel apps you’ve seen before like TripAdvisor or Kayak except that it focuses more on recommendations rather than just listing things that are near you. It can be handy for …

Apps

The world's largest photo service just made its pictures free to use

Getty Images is betting its business on embeddable photos<p>If you go to the Getty Images website, you'll see millions of images, all watermarked. There are more than a hundred years of photography here, from FDR on the campaign trail to last Sunday's Oscars, all stamped with the same transparent …

Classic paintings of world cities meet Google Street View – in pictures

Following on from his amazing series last week, here are Halley Docherty’s latest collages for us – well known historical paintings of city scenes around the world, from Istanbul to Saint Petersburg and Tokyo to New York, superimposed on to Google Street View<p>• Classic London paintings meet Google …

10 Things That Every Brand New Creator of Science Fiction Should Know

Being a science fiction creator is the most amazing adventure — you get to invent whole new worlds, brand new futures, and fantastic technologies, …

Every single satellite orbiting Earth, in a single image

As we gear up for an era where space travel becomes more common thanks to the efforts of companies like Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic and Elon …

Can Facebook’s Massive Courses Improve Education For Developing Nations?

Facebook is on a mission to prove that social media-empowered education can help some of the poorest nations on Earth. It recently announced a big industry and Ivy League alliance to bring experimental educational software to Rwanda, providing Internet access and world-class instructional resources …

Oops! Apple revealed confidential deal with Nokia while seeking damages from Samsung for the same thing

<i>FOSS Patents</i> discovered that while Apple was asking a court to sanction Samsung for using confidential information about a patent deal between the Cupertino company and Nokia, Apple inadvertently made the very same information public.<p>As part of a patent dispute between Apple and Samsung, Apple was …

In a Merger of Personalized Magazines, Flipboard Is Buying Zite from CNN

A few years ago, a profusion of personalized-magazine apps debuted. These apps for the iPad and other platforms wove together content from the web …

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A Teenager Redesigns The Web For The Color Blind

This high school student in India is developing algorithms that make the image-laden web more accessible for color blind users–a great 25th birthday present for the internet.<p>Color-blindness affects 7% of the world’s population. When it comes to surfing the web, the condition can make it impossible …

Computer Science

Evernote for Android now supports handwritten notes

No matter how great your Android keyboard is, sometimes good old handwriting is the best way to take notes in a meeting or jot down your next big idea. If carrying a notebook with you everywhere isn't your style, starting today you can create digital handwritten notebooks using Evernote's Android …

Arrested Bitcoin Mogul Charlie Shrem Defiant In First Public Appearance Since Criminal Charges

Before he was charged with money laundering in January, Charlie Shrem was a board member of the government-friendly Bitcoin Foundation and the public face of the New York Bitcoin startup community. Now, he sounds like a revolutionary.<p>In a speech to the Texas Bitcoin conference in Austin Wednesday, …

Google Play Games for Android now shows you who wants to play

Google Play Games just became much, much more useful for avid Android gamers. A newly released update to Google's entertainment hub lets you see all your invitations; it's now much clearer that someone wants to play. The upgrade also shows you a not-quite-live view of who's playing, and a new Find …

Create a bestselling app in three hours for less than £100

You don't need to be a programmer to break into the App Store's top charts. All you need is 100 bucks and a free afternoon.<p>You'll need a halfway …

Mozilla Investigating Why Dell Charges to Install Firefox

Dell is charging customers £16.25 ($27.18) to install Firefox on a newly purchased computer. We contacted Mozilla to find out more. The company told us it is investigating the issue and denied it has any such a deal in place.<p>“There is no agreement between Dell and Mozilla which allows Dell or …

Robotiky makes coding as simple as A B C++

Meet Robotiky, the two-wheeled robot toy that teaches people young and old how to program.<p>Robotiky -- described as "Scratch meets Lego Mindstorms" -- …

This Hilarious Photo Shows Why Twitter Is Amazing

It's not a secret that Twitter is pretty great.<p>News, networking, socializing, promoting, sharing — you name it, and Twitter has been a platform for all of it.<p>It has also been a way to break the wall between celebrities and government officials and the masses. Anyone can tweet, anyone can reply, and …

Networking