Marco A. Salinas

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Instagram’s “Bolt” Leak Could Be A New Facebook App Or An App Install Ad Test

Some Instagram users are reporting having briefly seen a banner advertisement within the Instagram application which pointed to a new app called “Bolt,” described as a “one tap photo messaging” app. Next to the app’s name and description, a download button linked out to a non-functional URL on the …

iOS 8’s iPhoto to Photos app transition to ditch Journals, Books, and Slideshows

Starting in iOS 8 beta 4, which was released this past Monday to developers, Apple has begun notifying users of the soon-to-be-defunct iPhoto for iOS to migrate their iPhoto data to the totally revamped Photos app in iOS 8, as part of Apple’s new photo strategy being rolled out this fall and early …

Google’s new moonshot project maps out what a healthy human being looks like

There’s a new project brewing at Google X — the company’s research arm — and it has to do with how a healthy human being should look like. As first reported by the Wall Street Journal and later confirmed by Google in a press release sent to TNW, ‘Baseline Study’ will put together anonymous genetic …

Apple Rolling Out Two-Step Verification for iCloud.com

As first noted by AppleInsider, Apple has started rolling out two-step verification for iCloud.com, allowing iCloud users who opted-in for the authentication system to sign into web apps through a verification code sent to a trusted device.<p>Previously, iCloud.com web apps only supported basic logins …

Apps

How Do Animals Re-Grow Limbs (And Why Can't We?)

Big Touch ID Improvements Coming this Fall?

Apple's Touch ID may be getting more than just software enhancements this fall. The fingerprint sensor system is slated to expand beyond unlocking the iPhone 5s and making purchases in the App Store and iTunes. Apple announced at their WWDC event that Touch ID would be accessible to app developers …

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

Drug lets blind eyes 'see light'

<b>A drug can restore the ability of the eye to sense light after blindness, animal studies show.</b><p>Reacting to light is the job of the rods and cones in the retina, but these can be destroyed by disease.<p>A study, in the journal Neuron, showed a chemical could give "support-duty cells" in the eye the …

University of California

New 'Exosuit' To Take Ocean Divers To Stupendous Depths (PHOTO, VIDEO, INFOGRAPHIC)

Talk about taking the plunge. A new submersible body suit will take ocean divers to a depth of 1,000 feet and let them spend hours there observing and collecting marine species that are hard to get at with conventional diving gear or submersibles.<p>If all goes according to plan, the metal Exosuit …

Sketchy Report Claims Apple Will Release 5.6-Inch 'Experimental' Phone Without iPhone Branding

Apple is planning on introducing two new phones this year featuring displays of 4.7 and 5.6 inches, with the former using a traditional Gorilla Glass display and the latter featuring a sapphire screen, according to a new report from Taiwan's <i>Economic Daily News</i> [Google Translate] (via <i>Mac Otakara</i>). …

Report: Apple's 'iWatch' To Monitor Blood Oxygen Levels And Heart Rate

There’s more news about Apple’s “iWatch.” Electronics industry analyst Sun Chang Xu says that Cupertino’s long-rumored wearable device may monitor …

The Dash Builds Wearable Fitness Sensors Into The Headphones You’re Using Anyway

We’re finally starting to see some real consolidation around wearable tech, and Kickstarter project The Dash is a great example of that trend in action. It’s a pair of Bluetooth in-ear headphones that also offer up performance tracking via in-built health and body sensors. With passive noise …

6 Gorgeous Concept Photos Of The Big-Screen iPhone 6

A few weeks ago, The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple plans to release two new iPhones with bigger screens this year.<p>The first device will have just under a 5-inch screen, likely 4.7 inches to keep the same size ratio the 4-inch iPhone 5S has. The second phone will have a very large screen, …

iPhone

Meet Looking Glass: The 2-D Tech That Could Crush 3-D Printing

“Purely visually, I think Looking Glass sort of crushes–it will crush–3-D object printing,” says Frayne.<p>To explain Looking Glass, Frayne met me in a …

3D

Fitbit Force fitness and sleep tracking watch officially announced, launching soon for $130

Well, Fitbit had a little trouble keeping the wraps on its Force activity tracking watch. But the company is ready to officially unveil its latest wearable and plans to launch it in the coming weeks for $129.95. The Force borrows heavily from the aesthetic successes of the Flex, with its clean …

Watch: LG G Flex smartphone heals itself after being scratched

The LG G Flex features a curved screen, but that isn’t even the weirdest thing about it. More interesting, I’d argue, is LG’s “self-healing” coating …

Bringing Back the Unconscious: The Latest Science on Awakenings

Hundreds of thousands of patients in the U.S. languish in unconsciousness, cut off from the world by severe brain injuries. But the latest research …

Evena's smart glasses offer nurses a through-the-skin view of patients' veins (video)

It's not always easy for nurses to find the right vein for an intravenous drip -- the target vessels are sometimes hidden below the skin. Evena Medical's new Eyes-On smart glasses may make those injections a little easier. The Moverio-based eyewear overlays a 3D blood vessel map on the patient, …

Honda Is Working On Hydrogen Technology That Will Generate Power Inside Your Car

Although fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) are rare today, they may have what it takes to be very popular one day.<p>FCEVs run on hydrogen gas and oxygen, which an onboard fuel cell stack converts, via a chemical reaction, into electricity.<p>This version of the electric car offers the same performance …

Energy

Wave fingers, make faces: The future of computing at Intel

"Once you give computers the ability to assess depth, a lot of wonderful things can happen." <br />--Intel's Anil Nanduri

Take A Seat On The Ergonomically Correct Toilet Of The Future

Squatting while on the toilet is better for your health, but Western nations insist on sitting. Now a new toilet design reduces the risk of colon diseases, and could even tell you if you’re pregnant.<p>The average Western toilet looks pretty much like it did when indoor plumbing started to become …

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

This Pen 3-D Prints Live Cells On A Damaged Bone

Everyone from McDonald’s to Apple is jumping on the 3-D printing bandwagon. But it’s only when you see live cells being printed right onto a damaged bone that you finally start to grasp what this technology is capable of.<p>A new “bio pen” will allow surgeons to “draw” layers of cells on damaged bones …

A Device That Knows When You’re Dozing Off And Nudges You Awake

Blink analytics? Yes, one device analyzes blinking patterns to quantify drowsiness.<p>Admit it: Whether you have a screaming newborn or had a late night at the bar, there are moments when you’re prone to yawning and stretching at work. One device claims it can identify patterns in a person’s blinking …

PointGrab will let you control devices and appliances by pointing at them

The future of motion and gesture control is quickly approaching, and a few companies are already working hard to make this kind of a tech not just a reality, but also practical for general consumers. One such company, Tel Aviv-based PointGrab, has maintained radio silence for nearly three and a …

Smart socks give runners data most fitness trackers don't

We live in an age of smart. We talk on smartphones, ride smart bikes, chill beer in smart refrigerators. And soon we'll be wearing smart socks. At least that's what Redmond, Wash., startup Heapsylon hopes.<p>"The vision for the company is that the garment, whatever we wear, is going to eventually turn …

How Costa Coffee Used Data To Drive Loyalty And Sales

By Meg Carter4 minute Read<p>With a coffee shop, maybe two, on every street corner, coffee has become the ultimate takeout commodity. Yet despite coffee …

Costa Coffee

Transparent electronics are so light and thin they can sit on a contact lens

The ultimate wearable may be one we hardly even recognize is there. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology researchers published a paper (subscription …