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Estimote introduces iBeacon power management tools for extending battery life

Estimote, the company behind the iBeacons I tested in my Launch Center Pro 2.3 coverage and used by easyJet in select European airports, is introducing a round of improvements to its beacon product line and corresponding software today. The primary focus of the improvements deals with power …

Airfy’s Beacon Wants To Make The Smart Home Smarter

Berlin-based Airfy, maker of the Airfy WiFi router that our very own John Biggs called one of the sexiest Wi-Fi routers he’d ever seen (and the man has doubtless seen a lot of WiFi routers), is launching a crowdfunding campaign for a new product today. Rather than tackling the ugliness and (often) …

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The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …

HP's new smartwatch actually looks good

Michael Bastian partnership could be a winner<p>Fashion designer Michael Bastian is partnering with HP and retailer Gilt to sell a smartwatch this fall. Described by Gilt as a "Michael Bastian smartwatch engineered by Hewlett-Packard," the timepiece couples a circular face with a fairly aggressive …

Initial iWatch Shipments May Be Limited Due to Sapphire Issues, Half of Devices May Use Glass Displays

Echoing his earlier iWatch predictions, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo today suggested (via <i>AppleInsider</i>) that Apple's iWatch will be available in limited quantities in 2014, with only three million devices hitting store shelves before the end of the year.<p>Kuo says that while market predictions …

The World's Fastest Network Lets You Download a Movie In .2 Milliseconds

Danish researchers just created the Usain Bolt of networks. A team from the Technical University of Denmark used a single multi-core optical fiber to …

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Introducing Stellar

Stellar is a decentralized protocol for sending and receiving money in any pair of currencies. This means users can, for example, send a transaction …

Rumors: iPhone 6 Announcement Sept 16, iWatch in December

It's quite possible that Apple itself doesn't yet know when the iPhone 6 will be announced, since there are so many factors involved in ramping up production for the huge number of devices that Apple sells.<p>Still, the latest rumor, reported by <i>MacRumors</i> and citing someone who got information from an …

People Apparently Called the Police Because Facebook Went Down

If you freaked out about Facebook going down earlier today, we hope your next call wasn’t 911. Sounds obvious, right? Apparently not to everyone, …

If you're paranoid about Google Glass, here's a network tool that can shut it down

Google Glass has entered the building. But do you know that it’s here?<p>For the team at Fluke Networks, people wearing Glass in your office isn’t necessarily a good thing. That’s because, to them, Google Glass has the potential to infringe upon your privacy, doing things like recording and …

As of today, Americans can legally unlock their phones again

It's finally happened: as of today, unlocking your cellphone to work on other networks will be legal again in the US. The White House and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), who helped pass legislation earlier this year, announced that President Barack Obama is signing the Unlocking Consumer Choice and …

Apple closes $3B Beats deal, welcomes the company 'to the family'

Apple has officially closed its $3 billion deal to acquire Beats.<p>The iPhone maker posted a page on its site on Friday, announcing that the deal has officially closed. Apple provided no insight into what it has planned for Beats now that it owns the company, but did welcome the firm "to the …

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Google Workshop will reportedly wrap your Nexus with custom cases

Let's face it: options for outfitting the Nexus line with covers and cases have been rather limited (and pricey) coming directly from Mountain View. That could be about to change though, as <i>Android Police</i> reports that a new option could offer a major boost in custom accessories. The so-called Google …