Kurt F. Cravens

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First Public High Res Satellite Struts Its Stuff, Releases Sample Images of Madrid

Cue privacy overreaction in three… two… one…<p>Remember DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3, the first high-res public imaging satellite we told you about …

Judge denies Apple's request for injunction against Samsung

As the Apple vs. Samsung patent war appears to be coming to a close, a US judge denied one of Apple's last-ditch attempts for a permanent injunction against Samsung.<p>US District Judge Lucy Koh ruled Wednesday not to place a permanent injunction against Samsung for selling certain older model …

Swiss startup creates a wearable chair so you can rest anywhere

Most of the wearable gadgets getting people hot and bothered either strap onto your face or your wrist, but Swiss startup noonee has cooked up a little something that straps to your legs instead. Well, fine, maybe it's not exactly <i>little</i>: in a bid to keep factory line workers more alert and more …

Tesla Model S Software Update Brings iPhone Unlocking And Ignition Start

Tesla owners have been looking forward to OS 6.0, a software update for their vehicles, for a while now, but it’s finally rolling out to vehicle owners, reports Electrek. The system adds a bunch of new features for Model S vehicles, including a new Calendar app for in-car use, and big improvements …

Microsoft set to unveil Windows 9 on September 30th

Microsoft is planning to unveil its Windows 8 successor next month at a special press event. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the software maker is tentatively planning its press event for September 30th to detail upcoming changes to Windows as part of a release codenamed …

Designing for the Organized Traveller: Chargers & Adapters

Being an organized traveller involves packing just the right stuff—and for most end users, that involves electronics. After deciding which devices to …

Google's 'Knowledge Vault' seeks the answer to life, the universe and everything

Google's Knowledge Graph is pretty good at telling you who was the 37th president of the US, or what the square root of 342345 is. Ask it more complex questions, like "why does the sun set at night?" and it'll still send you off to find the answer yourself. Next week in New York, Google researchers …

Wrike's refreshed mobile app lets teams collaborate remotely without skipping a beat

For project management teams working on a tight deadline, even breaking for lunch or walking across the street for coffee can disrupt the workflow.<p>That is one of the main focuses of project collaboration startup Wrike’s refreshed iOS and Android apps, which launched today. Wrike’s platform allows …

How to improve battery life on any mobile device

We here at CNET have written numerous articles with tips and tricks for improving battery life on iOS and Android, some of which you can find here, here and here, but not everyone owns an iPhone or Android device. Despite which kind of mobile device you prefer, battery life tends to be an issue …

Sturgill Simpson Extends Fall Tour

Sturgill Simpson continues to tour worldwide and has added several dates to the trek that will continue into the fall. The singer-songwriter, who has …

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