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Why Hackers and Makers Latest Toy is Puerto Rican

As we noted in a previous post on Puerto Rico’s nascent tech ecosystem, launching startups after or before graduating is still new on the island, where computer science graduates often take job offers from large corporations in the continental U.S.<p>However, Kytelabs’ story shows that things have …

Apple Retail, Square partner to sell iPad-based Square Stand beginning July 9

Jack Dorsey’s Square payments company has teamed up with Apple to sell the new Square Stand point-of-sale system through Apple’s large chain of retail stores, according to multiple sources. The Square Stand is an iPad accessory that works with the Square Register app to turn in the iPad into a tool …

TomTom's Runner and Multi-Sport watches now available

With all this talk of some prominent companies casting their wrists into the increasingly hot world of wearables, let's not forget the number of folks that have been toiling away in that world for some time now. Companies like TomTom, which is already on the, erm, pulse of the watch world. The …

New Apple Patent Could Finally Take Gadgets Like An iWatch Beyond The Bezel

Apple has just been granted a new patent (via AppleInsider) for unique bezel technology that could not only add touch controls to a bezel on a small device screen (like one for an iWatch), but that would also make it possible for that bezel to fade in and out of view, providing maximum screen real …

Canary’s “Smart” Smoke Detector Alerts Your Smartphone When Things Get Hairy at Home

Admit it: You’ve wanted to smash your smoke alarm with a baseball bat.<p>That’s where the Canary smoke and carbon monoxide detector comes in. This …

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