Tyler Barnum

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Handwriting support hits Gmail, Google Docs

Gmail and Google Docs now can handle handwriting input in dozens of languages, even if you don't have a touch screen.<p>Whether you prefer writing your notes by hand or writing a complicated kanji, Gmail and Google Docs now support an extensive list of handwritten languages.<p>You can use your mouse or …

Google Docs

Stock Photos Site Fotolia Launches Fotolia Instant, An App For Selling Your Smartphone Photos

Online microstock photos marketplace Fotolia, a Shutterstock rival now based out of New York, is today making another move on mobile with the launch of an app that allows users to earn money from their smartphone photos. The app, Fotolia Instant, is much like many of the social photos apps on the …

Terminator-style self-assembling robots unveiled by scientists

Robotic cubes that can jump, flip, roll and assemble themselves into different shapes have been revealed by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).<p>Known as M-Blocks, the cube-shaped robots have no external moving parts, but each contains a flywheel that can reach speeds of …

Smartwatches Will Be Huge By 2017: Report

Prepare for a world of cyborgs.<p>Wearable technology, which includes camera-equipped smartwatches like the Galaxy Gear and Internet-connected eyewear like Google Glass, is set to explode over the next few years, according to a report released Friday.<p>The report, from Swedish telecom market researcher …

Apple's operating system aims to shift the way we interact with our devices

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Clamor for new gold iPhone gets serious

Some shoppers abandoned Apple's flagship store on Friday morning after being told there were no more gold iPhone 5s models for sale.<p>When Apple unveiled the new gold iPhone 5s earlier this month, late-night comedian Conan O'Brien quickly mocked the device's bling factor in a hilarious video.<p>But on …

Yes, Apple Is Working on a Fix for the iOS 7 Lock Screen Hack

Apple<p>When it debuted Wednesday, iOS 7 brought with it a slew of bug fixes to Apple’s mobile operating system, but it brought a new vulnerability as …

iPhone 5

Apple Adds ‘Designed for iOS 7’ Section to App Store

Following the release of the new, dramatically redesigned iOS 7 update earlier today, Apple has launched a new section in the iOS App Store to …

Time Travel Is Possible But Only To The Future, English Physicist Says

We may be able to book our ticket to the future someday -- it'll just be a one-way trip.<p>In a presentation at the British Science Festival, particle physicist Brian Cox said that time travel is possible but only in one direction.<p>"The central question is, can you build a time machine? The answer is …

CanvasPop Lets Any Photo App Sell Framed Prints To Make Money

There are over 30,000 photo apps, and many are dying a slow death with little way to make money. CanvasPop is about to give developers a hot cash injection by letting them earn 30% on framed photo prints sold through its new API. Alongside options like sharing to Twitter, web and mobile apps can …

Syria: Does The U.S. And Russia Deal Go Far Enough?

The world watches and waits to hear if the Assad government will give up Syria's chemical weapons stock. In the meantime, George Perkovich of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace talks with host Michel Martin about Israel's view on the Syrian conflict.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>I'm …

Middle East

The Most Heartwarming Moment In U.S.–Russia Relations Ever

It will make you cry.

Russia

Embattled Syria 'Expert' Was Never in Ph.D. Program

For the first time, she tells Josh Rogin she was never even in a Ph.D. program.<p>Elizabeth O’Bagy, the Syria researcher at the center of a week-long …

Syria's Sarin More Potent Than What Saddam Had, UN Says

The sarin gas used on Syrian civilians was of higher quality than was found in Saddam Hussein's chemical weapon arsenal, the U.N. said today.<p>The …

Then-and-Now Images of NYC Created by Blending in Vintage Crime Scene Photos

Then-and-now photos are always fascinating to see. Historical scenes come to life when blended into or placed side-by-side with modern-day …