Juan Amaya

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Innovation On Two Wheels: How The Humble Bike Is Becoming Increasingly Smart

There’s something moving between the wheels, and it’s not only the pedals. The old, humble, bicycle is increasingly becoming a hotbed of innovation, with several companies trying to reinvent its main components, from the tires to the pedals and frame.<p>Earlier this month, for instance Vanhawks, a …

Mesh Network

How to make a million dollars on Etsy — buy from Alibaba and run your store like eBay

Online marketplace Etsy is known as a place to buy home-made items, clothing, artworks, and jewelry created by individuals or produced in limited runs by small businesses. But not everyone using the site ascribes to this folksy philosophy. Others, such as Alicia Shaffer, are using Etsy like eBay, …

What is HTTP/2 and is it going to speed up the web?

Biggest change to how the web works since 1999 should make browsing on desktop and mobile faster<p>The web is about to get faster thanks to a new version of HTTP – the biggest change since 1999 to the protocol that underpins the world wide web as we know it today.<p>Hypertext Transfer Protocol is …

Tim Berners Lee

The crazy-expensive gold Apple Watch could make $5 billion per quarter

News flash: Apple products are expensive, and Apple makes significant revenue every quarter because of it’s thick margins. The high-end version of …

Drones could be used to seek out arteries to prevent heart attacks

New trials suggest microscopic stealth drones could be used to seek and repair damaged arteries and prevent heart attacks<p>Scientists have carried out trials using microscopic drones that could be used to seek and repair damaged arteries, preventing heart attacks and strokes.<p>Researchers have …

Medical Research

Microsoft’s OneNote for iPad app gets handwriting, and same OCR functionality as Mac app

A day after Microsoft updated its OneNote for Mac app, adding OCR scanning of text within images, it has today updated its iPad app. OneNote for iPad gets the same OCR functionality, along with the ability to add handwritten notes–a feature previously available only on the Windows and Android …

Microsoft Brings Handwriting and OCR to Onenote for iPad

Microsoft has updated its cross-platform note-taking tool, OneNote, on iPad, adding two new features that make it easier to capture ideas naturally.<p>The latest version adds handwriting support so you can write and draw directly into notes. There’s a range of tools, including a pen, marker and …

Here's how souped-up your smartphone will be in 2016

If the personal computer is ever killed off, ARM is hoping it will have had something to do with it.<p>The British chip-design firm, whose technology is used in nearly every smartphone, unveiled Tuesday more-powerful technologies -- the Cortex-A72 processor and Mali-T880 graphics chip -- that should …

Video: Here’s what’s new in iTunes 12, iOS 8 beta 4 & OS X Yosemite preview 4

Earlier today, Apple released iOS 8 beta 4 with a redesigned Control Center feature, OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 4 with various interface tweaks, and a new iTunes 12 Mac app with a refreshed look and feel. Above is our video that takes a closer look at these various changes and enhancements.

LG patent reveals an idea for a wrist worn smartphone

An interesting looking patent has just passed through the US Patent and Trademark Office, which grants LG another patent for a mobile phone. Nothing unusual so far, LG patents plenty of phone designs, but when we look at the actual documentation, the device looks much more like a smartwatch than a …

Data centers built into cellsites could boost mobile Internet speed

Growing demand for mobile data connectivity has prompted device makers and networks to kick their speeds up a notch, especially with rich content like video conferencing and video streaming. However, even with increased bandwidth, there is still the problem of latency, which is mostly due to the …

2014 Kia Soul 2.0 Arrival

Finding Out if It's Hip to Be Square<p>Alien II. That’s the color of our new long-term 2014 Kia Soul. Of all the seven colors available for our top-trim Exclaim model, our car was delivered in a shimmery green color — perhaps the most eye-catching choice on the palette after bright Solar Yellow. But …

2016 Smart Fortwo First Look

The Seriously Small Smart Gets a Bit More Serious<p>The 2016 smart fortwo has matured into a more serious contender in the microcar segment. It hasn’t lost its quirky and funky looks, but the Fortwo now sports improvements where it counts, including revised powertrains, new premium features, and a …

2015 Smart Forfour

Smart's four-door Twingo thingo.<p>When people think of Smart, they inevitably think of the diminutive Fortwo two-seater that has roamed European cities for 16 years but is a relatively rare sighting in the U.S. What they don't think of is a four-door. The brand has been trying to change that for …

2016 Smart Fortwo

Smart lives on, quirkily.<p>It was about time. A full 16 years after the launch of the original Smart, and seven years after the second-generation minicar rolled out, the diminutive two-seater is here in its third iteration. The new Fortwo doesn't come a day too soon to bring a much-needed dynamic …

Smart update brings big changes to its tiny cars

As promised, Smart has introduced its newest fortwo and forfour tiny cars, and with them come some big changes, including the addition of a rear …

Smart's tiny Fortwo microcar gets redesign for 2016

One of the world's smallest cars got a big update this week, with Smart revealing the 2016 Fortwo.<p>The all-new model is the first major redesign of Smart's tiny car since it began scooting around the United States in early 2008. The new model goes on sale in Europe this fall, and it will come to the …

Kia recalls over 50k new Soul compacts over steering issue

Kia is recalling certain 2014 models of its adorable Soul due to a bad adhesive used in the steering system. According to the bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the "thread-locking adhesive" that attaches the plug between the pinion gear and steering gear assembly …

Evernote Updates Web Clipper for Chrome

Today, Evernote updated its Web Clipper Chrome extension with what it calls a more “thoughtful layout.”<p>The updated extension’s footprint has been reduced by only showing relevant features at a moment. The floating control panel resides in the top right hand corner of your browser window with the …

Finally, A Tesla Car You Can Actually Afford

<i>Editor’s note: This post was originally published by our partners at PopSugar Tech.</i><p>Zero-emissions vehicles for all! The luxury electric carmaker Tesla confirmed in Autoexpress that an incredibly affordable sedan called the Tesla Model 3 is in the works.<p>In the world of Tesla, affordable means under …

The top 15 smartphones you can buy right now

OK, so it <i>usually</i> doesn't cost as much as a car, but a smartphone is still an important lifestyle purchase. And it will probably be at your side 24/7 (if you're anything like us). There's always a bit of hemming and hawing, for sure, but we've distilled the options down to a short list of the top …

LG G3 Review: The Best Android Phone Available Today

If I had to buy an Android phone today, I'd would run to the store and pick up an LG G3. It is, without question, the best Android-powered smartphone available today, July 20, 2014. This may or may not be true tomorrow or in a week or a month - such is life in the world of connected devices. But …

Facebook rolling out Save, its own take on Pocket and Instapaper

Facebook is rolling out a new feature that will allow you save just about anything you come across on the social network for later.<p>Similar to the way services like Pocket and Instapaper save links on the web, Facebook’s Save will make it easy to bookmark articles, places, and other pages.<p>Facebook …

New technique could boost internet speeds tenfold

The problem with TCP/IP<p>Data is sent over the internet in "packets," or small chunks of digital information. The exact format of the packets and the …

Facebook Launches Save, A Read-It-Later List For Links, Places, And Media Pages

Two years after acqhiring read-it-later startup Spool, Facebook today launched a basic Pocket competitor called Save. It’s a feature for iOS, Android, and web that lets you store links from News Feed and Facebook Pages for Places, Events, Movies, TV shows, and music to a list where you can view …

Three ways to learn programming on iTunes U

If you’d like to pick up some programming know-how, there are several methods for doing so. One of the neatest ways is iTunes U, which offers up …

CrashCopter App-Enabled Drone Quadcopter

We have seen several nice app-controlled RC helicopters, but if you want to enjoy explosive fun, the following CrashCopter app-enabled drone …

Drones

LG Announces 18 Inch Flexible Transparent OLED Display

LG Display has announced a new 18 inch flexible transparent OLED display, this new display comes with a HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, and the …