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Giada i80 Mini Desktop PC Supports Dual 4K Ultra HD Output

Giada has this week unveiled a new addition to their range of mini desktop PC systems with the launch of the new Giada i80 which measures just 4.6 x …

Gear & Gadgets

AT&T implementing 30% down payments with Next program on May 28th

We know AT&T is planning on completely doing away with traditional two-year contracts, but that leaves a good bit of confusion over what happens to …

T-Mobile

T-Mobile Un-Carries Its Way to New Alabama Facility

T-Mobile defines itself as “America’s fastest growing wireless company,” and it’s doubling down on that claim by opening a new customer care facility …

T-Mobile

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RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Galaxy Nexus

Apple Bringing Transit Directions to iOS 9, Deploying Robots for Indoor Mapping

Apple is planning to finally bring transit directions to Maps with iOS 9, after originally hoping to ship the features with iOS 8, according to …

How To Create Super-Intelligent Machines That Won't Kill Us

Preventing an Age of Ultron<p>In the most recent installment of Marvel's Avengers franchise, the artificial intelligence Ultron is hell-bent on exterminating humanity. In Ultron's own words, "I was designed to save the world," but the robot ultimately concludes that when it comes to humans, "there's …

Singularity
Gear & Gadgets

LG G4 with curved display tipped for late April launch

LG will reportedly launch its eagerly anticipated G series flagship smartphone, the LG G4, by the end of next month, to take on the company's biggest …

LG says you can have an LG G4 weeks before it’s released, here's how - Pocket-lint

LG has announced that it will be giving away loans of its LG G4 smartphone weeks before it gets released, and you could get one.<p>The Korean company …

Apps

Apple Watch Instantly Dominates the Smartwatch Industry

While other companies may have gotten into the smartwatch business first, Apple suddenly finds itself at the top of the heap in market share after …

LG Electronics awarded for recycling efforts - The Nation

At the award ceremony in Vancouver,ISRI recognised LG “for advanced new television products that emphasise recycling during every lifecycle …

ADT Partners With LG And Nest To Make Your Smart Home More Secure

ADT has entered into new partnerships with LG Electronics and Nest as part of its aim to deliver advanced home security solutions to its …

The LG G4: Three things right, three things wrong

This week the G4 smartphone from LG Electronics starts shipping outside its home country, with arrivals in the U.S. and Europe expected in a couple of weeks. While the smartphone has a great screen and camera, it doesn’t get everything right.<p><b>What works:</b><p><b>Screen:</b> Even though the G4’s screen has the …

Windows 10 build 10125: Windows Hello finally makes an appearance | On MSFT

Microsoft announced Windows Hello a few months ago, but has been rather quiet on the feature since. Windows Hello is a new form of security for your …

Windows 10
Internet of Things

Court agrees Samsung copied Apple, but reduces damage award

$930 million US in damages originally awarded to Apple, but that may be cut by $382 million<p>​A federal appeals court has agreed that Samsung illegally …

Cars Are Becoming Devices With Apple Watch Apps

Find your way, your car, or a bus with a tap of your wrist<p>Automotive enthusiasts have been lamenting lately that these kids today don’t want cars; they want devices. That may be true, but there is a way to have both: develop apps for the Apple Watch (and other soon-to-be-sold smart watch platforms) …

Will iOS 9 finally introduce split-screen multi-tasking on the iPad?

One of the most sought after “missing” features on the iPad platform has been the ability ti use split-screen multi-tasking. Other competing tablets like the Samsung Galaxy Tab, and the Surface Pro 3 have already successfully offered this feature. One could argue whether the implementation is on …

Hospitals Giving Out Apple Watch to Aid Cancer Treatment

When I first heard about the Apple Watch, I wasn't sold. Now, after a massive commercial rollout and major word-of-mouth hype, I'm still skeptical. …

Apple Watch

China aims to be leader in robotics[1]

<b>Country is world's largest market but wants to become a major manufacturer as well by 2030</b><p>China, the world's largest industrial robot market for the …

China

Angry robot aims to cool call centre tempers

A robot is being built to help call centre staff deal with irate customers.<p>More evil than Megatron, more threatening than The Terminator's T-800 – a …

Customers

The US Army is developing robot trucks that drive themselves into battle

The US Army and Lockheed Martin developed and tested a self-driving convoy system.<p>"The Army envisions a future operational concept where autonomy-enabled formations augment the warfighter as team members, not just as tools," Army Lt. Col. Matt Dooley told an audience, according to Defense …

Military

Nobot wants to put people to work ... in robot form

The Indiegogo campaign describes the concept as being "like a person in a robot suit," which is a helpful way of understanding it – as long as you …

Robotics

Apple To Deploy Robot Mapmakers Inside Buildings

Starting with the Cupertino HQ<p>When Apple unveils changes to iOS 9 next month, big changes are said to be in store for its Maps application. Transit maps will be added in major cities, but more exciting is the rumor of Apple deploying small robots to map inside the company’s Cupertino headquarters. …

Google Maps

Japan launches countrywide Robot Revolution

Lawmakers in Japan have launched an ambitious plan to transform the way the country uses robotic technology.<p>The plan, called the ‘Robot Revolution …

Manufacturing