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Tablets Make It Nearly Impossible for Kids to Get Lost in a Story

iPads are great at a lot of things, but engaging kids in a narrative is not one of them.<p>I’ve spent a lot of time watching my three- and five-year-old daughters explore, play, and read on an iPad. While touch-screen devices are wonderful in many ways, they do a really lousy job in one particular …

Why Office for iPad Took 4 Years to Get Here

Microsoft just unveiled Office for iPad. The move makes complete sense. The iPad, after all, is by far the strongest and most popular tablet platform …

Apple Lets Parents Get Refunds for In-App Purchases

A $10 bribe to keep her kid quiet on an airplane ride turned into a $450 App Store spending spree.<p>On the way to her parents' house, Jen Appel-Longtin, 43, told her 8-year old son he could spend a little extra real world cash in his favorite iOS game, "Clash of Clans." The money would let him buy …

Printing Wikipedia Would Take 1 Million Pages, But That's Sort Of The Point

A German-based group called PediaPress is trying to raise enough money to make a print copy of all of Wikipedia. That's right, Wikipedia, the ever-evolving, always-changing, inherently digital encyclopedia of information gathered by contributors all over the world. To say this would be a massive …

Microsoft loses longtime Windows and Office leader Antoine Leblond

Antoine Leblond, a longtime Windows and Office executive at Microsoft, is leaving the company, according to Re/Code.<p>Leblond worked at Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft for nearly 25 years. But he was moved aside in a reorganization last year. He is leaving the company on Monday.<p>“After almost 25 years, …

Apple’s New Patent Wants To Make Texting And Walking A Little Safer

Sick of colliding with lampposts and the elderly whilst walking and texting? A new Apple patent for ‘Transparent Texting’ might be right up your alley, using your iPhone’s video camera to pipe through a live feed of what’s happening in the real world behind your Messages window.<p>Here is the abstract …

The frightening truth about the security of our healthcare data

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: rangizzz/Shutterstock<p>Is your healthcare data safe? That’s not something most people think about on a regular basis. …

San Francisco Giants (and most of MLB) adopt Apple's iBeacon for an enhanced ballpark experience

"It's kind of a no-brainer." That's what the San Francisco Giants' Chief Information Officer, Bill Schlough, said when asked why the team is implementing Apple's iBeacon technology this season.<p>For the uninitiated, iBeacon is a small Apple device that communicates with iPhones through Bluetooth to …

A Lot To Like About The New HTC One

Now that I’ve had a few days to play with the new HTC One, I can see what all the fuss is about. It’s probably the most stylish phone I’ve used. Its brushed metal unibody case is a delight to hold. Sure, with its 5-inch screen and case dimensions of 5.74 by 2.75 by .37 inches , it’s a bit big as …

How Sleep Deprivation Drives The High Failure Rates of Tech Startups

I work in my sleep now. I fall asleep most nights writing and rewriting opening lines and first paragraphs in my head. And every morning before I wake, I am somehow still writing sentences in my head, twisted into my sheets while comparing arguments and searching for counter-arguments that could …

Apple sues Samsung for $2bn as tech rivals head back to court

The smartphone world's fiercest rivalry is heading back to court again this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, as Apple and Samsung begin a new trial - accusing each other, once again, of ripping off designs and features.<p>The trial will mark the latest round in a long-running series of …

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Obama hampers for-profit colleges

The Obama administration on Friday took an aggressive step to crack down on for-profit career training colleges, proposing a regulatory regimen that could shut down hundreds of degree programs — enrolling a million students in fields ranging from accounting to air-conditioning repair — for failing …

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