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Apple working on products no one has guessed at, says Tim Cook

Apple chief Tim Cook talks about new products, Apple TV and the legacy of Steve Jobs in US interview<p><b>Apple</b> chief executive Tim Cook has revealed that the company is working on products that "haven't been rumoured about yet".<p>In a wide-ranging interview with with the <b>Charlie Rose Show</b> in America, the …

How Apple HomeKit Is Already Changing The Smart Home Industry

At Apple's developer conference this year, the secretive tech giant devoted less than a minute and half to unveiling HomeKit, its iOS-based protocol for hooking up connected gadgets in the home. But 90 seconds was all startups and hardware makers needed to begin scrambling to figure out ways to fit …

Research Shows that Spanking May Lead to Less Gray Matter in Kids' Brains

To spank or not to spank is one of those heated debates that can turn a room full of otherwise logical parents into a room full of crazy people. Many …

THE SELECTS: More from the History of Silicon Valley

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Rubbery, crawling robot can traverse snow, fire

Harvard's Michael Tolley created the 65cm long, soft, pneumatic robot whose operating parameters allow it to run over -9'C terrain or walk through …

Nvidia is going to change the way games look

Making a realistic-looking scene in a game so that the player will suspend disbelief and immerse themselves in the experience is what drives many developers. Games are real-time simulations that will soon be running on multiple 4k screens. Just to drive those screens with today’s images is going to …

PayPal Here Gains Support for Android Tablets

PayPal today announced its PayPal Here app now supports Android tablets. You can download the new version now from Google Play in five markets: the US, the UK, Australia, Japan and Hong Kong.<p>The app’s changelog explains the update means merchants can now take payments on their Android tablet, as …

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …

Mobile Payments Are Finally A Reality Thanks To Apple

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Robert McCarthy has designed, developed, researched and evangelized mobile products and technologies, with a focus on mobile and emerging payment eco-systems, for more than 15 years. At Mobiquity, Robert advises clients in areas including mobile communications, network and mobile</i> …