Dan Agate

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Apple Nears 50 Billion App Store Downloads, Plans Giveaway

Apple said on Thursday that it is approaching 50 billion downloads from its App Store.<p>As has become customary for such events, Apple is prepping a …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

American Airlines Pilots Lose 40lb With Apple iPad Electronic Flight Bag

American Airlines recently got permission to use its iPad Electronic Flight Bags in the cockpit during all phases of flight, saving an estimated $1.2 million of fuel annually. (Hat tip Mactrast, image)<p>For pilots, it’s a huge benefit. A bag full of airways charts, airport maps and operations manuals …

Toyota creates bizarre Plug-In Championship game app

If you’re anything like me when you hear that Toyota has launched a new app for smartphone users, you probably assume it has something to do with …

Electric Vehicles

More Apps Coming to Cars, but They’re Still Miles From Perfection

One thing is certain at today’s New York International Auto Show: Auto makers are getting more app-happy.<p>But auto apps are still far from high-tech …

Apps

Apple in court over Siri patent infringment claim

Apple is dealing with another problem in China and this time it involves its personal assistant program, Siri. A couple of weeks back, Apple had …

Siri

Bright Lights, Old iMacs

Even with their outdated CRT displays, Apple's old rainbow assortment of iMacs are just too damn adorable to toss. But what do you do if you have a …

Google Glass will reportedly be manufactured in the US

Google Glass headsets will be manufactured in the US, according to a report from <i>The Financial Times</i><i>.</i> Specifically, Google wil be manufacturing the headsets at a Foxconn plant in Santa Clara, California, making it the second product that we know Google has manufactured on US soil. The first of which …

Location Data Can Uniquely Identify Cellphone Users

A new study demonstrates how easy it is to identify people from the location-tracking data on their cellphones.<p>Just a few data points from a location-tracking cellphone are enough to identify most people, a new study found. It doesn't matter if those data are "anonymized" so they aren't linked to …

California city launches free public WiFi to all residents

This week, Santa Clara broke some new ground by blanketing its entire city with free public WiFi. The public WiFi network spans across 19 square …

Google uninvites some winners of Google Glass contest

Google giveth Google Glass invitations and Google taketh away.<p>The Web giant has begun notifying winners of its Glass Explorer #ifihadglass contest, which invited people to submit their applications of Google's high-tech specs if they were among the first chosen to have access. Kicked off a month …