Paul Scanlon

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Apple Introduces iOS 7

We heard it would be flat. We heard it would be black and white. We heard that it would be a totally different experience.<p>It is. iOS 7, the latest version of Apple’s flagship mobile operating system, is here, and it’s almost entirely different from the versions that came before. Gone are the …

Indonesian Instagram-Clone PicMix Gets Monetization Right From The Start

At first glance, the similarities between PicMix and Instagram are obvious. Both apps are photo sharing platforms with simple, square Polaroid-esque aesthetics, and display photos from friends in streaming feed.<p>But while Instagram is figuring out how to monetize, Indonesian startup, PicMix seems to …

Oculus snags $16 million from investors to bring virtual reality to the masses

Oculus announced its first round of funding today, wherein the company secured $16 million from investors specifically aimed at putting the Oculus Rift in consumer hands. The nascent virtual reality hardware company has repeatedly said its end goal with the Rift is to make it a consumer product; …

Want to 3D print your next home? It’ll take you 220 years to finish

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>These days, 3D printing is everywhere. From charms and <i>tchotchkes</i> to guns and even body parts, the automagical thing-maker is …

Chromebooks are coming to three times as many stores, including Walmart, Staples, and more

We've heard very little about Chromebooks since Google revealed the high-end Pixel earlier this year — even Google I/O passed by with barely a word on Chromebooks — but it should soon be a bit easier to buy one of the Chrome OS-based machines. Google has struck deals with Walmart, Staples, Office …

Microsoft offering Surface RT tablets for $199 to educational institutions

If you thought Microsoft's effort to push Surface RT tablets into classrooms would stop with a 10,000-unit giveaway, you'd be mistaken. Ryan Lowdermilk, a technology evangelist for the company, revealed that it's offering 32GB Surface RT slates to K-12 and higher education institutions in 25 …