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12 games you should play on the new Apple TV

The Apple TV has its problems as a game console, but there's no denying that it has a ton of potential. And right now is the most interesting time there'll ever be to check it out; developers are still working out how to use the Siri Remote, others are hoping you'll pick up a controller like the …

Internet for all: The plan to turn one billion vehicles into free WiFi hotspots - Factor

The ‘Internet of Things’ is a buzzword that gets thrown around a lot by startups and internet professionals, but it’s rare that a system connects …

Internet of Things

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Y Combinator's 22 Most Fund-Worthy Startup Ideas [INFOGRAPHIC]

In September of last year, Y Combinator published its <b>“Requests for Startups”</b> – a list of startup ideas that the accelerator believes are the most …

Startups

These Are Google's 10 Boldest Projects Ever

Google Driverless Car The Google Self-Driving Car has been in the works since 2005 after a team of engineers won a grant<p>... VIEW MORE<p>David Paul …

Autonomous Cars

What we expect to see from Google in 2015

It has been a pretty exciting year for Google in a lot of ways. Android Wear has started to ignite excitement behind the future of wearable technology, the best version of Android ever—dubbed Lollipop—was released, a couple of brand new Nexus devices (one of which we leaked) came to fruition, and …

Don’t Use E-readers Before Bed

For those of us who are terrible at sleeping, reading before bed — or in the middle of the night, when sleep just won’t come — can be extremely …

Siri’s Descendants

<i>How intelligent assistants will evolve</i><p><i>The internet swarms with intelligent assistants.</i><p><i>What started as an isolated app on the iPhone has evolved.</i> …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions

It’s not the end of apps

No one was saying that apps are dying.<p>A few weeks ago we published an article entitled “The End of Apps As We Know Them“. The article hit a nerve, …

Google's Physical Web and its Impact on Search

In early October, Google announced a new project called " The Physical Web," which they explain like this:<p>The Physical Web is an approach to unleash …

Internet of Things

Early build of Gmail 5.0 adds Yahoo, Outlook, AOL and Exchange mail support

Google hasn’t officially released the newest update to Gmail for Android in the Google Play Store but if you’re feeling adventurous, you can download …

9 Weird, Hidden Design Quirks That Show Apple's Incredible Attention To Detail

Many of these details go unnoticed by the average Apple user, or are only useful to a relative handful of people using the product.<p>Some features are handy while others are purely cosmetic.<p>But Apple included them anyway.<p>Here are the best of these little design flourishes.

Inbox, Paper, And Sway: Why Tech Giants Are Suddenly Reinventing Their Core Apps

Google, Microsoft, and Facebook have all launched new takes on old apps this year, and it’s not exactly a coincidence.<p>If you look through the App Store reviews for Facebook Paper, it doesn’t take long to find the recurring theme.<p>“So much better than the main Facebook app,” one user wrote.<p>“It is …

Apps

Indian Aviation Industry on Social Media - A complete lookout

Air passenger traffic in India is increasing on a tremendous pace. It is a very well known fact that aviation sector not only brings immense benefits …

Google's Project Ara could go on sale next year for $50

Google's Project Ara modular smartphones could arrive early next year for as low as $50, reports <i>Time</i>. The company's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group — which is developing the project to make smartphones composed of small, swappable pieces of hardware — reportedly plans to finish a …

CES 2014: Sony shows off life logging app and kit

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1041000/1041851_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524614138_d1f1bcbf041596d40c768d467843976a<p><b>Sony has unveiled a "life logging" software that charts a person's activities on an interactive timeline.</b><p>It records when a user speaks to …

Why 2014 could be the most interesting year in technology in a long time

<i>Join Quartz technology, science and health editor Christopher Mims, Re/code co-executive editor Kara Swisher, and Wall Street Journal technology columnist Farhad Manjoo in a video chat this Wednesday January 8 at 1 p.m. ET. You can submit questions on Twitter with the hashtag #techin2014, on our</i> …

Consumer Tech

Intel dives into wearables with new smartwatch and headset devices

Intel wants to prove that it's not just a PC company anymore.<p>As the world has shifted to devices for people on the go, the company is trying to make sure it keeps apace with the market. Chief Executive Brian Krzanich on Monday introduced a bevy of wearable related technology at the Consumer …

Internet of Things

Super-material could create robot muscles with 1000x human strength - ExtremeTech

By on December 23, 2013 at 2:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When you flex a muscle in your …

How Google Cracked House Number Identification in Street View - MIT Technology Review

Google Street View has become an essential part of the online mapping experience. It allows users to drop down to street level to see the local area …

Vending Machine Uses Cloud Technology to Personalize Your Purchases

The days of struggling to insert a crinkled dollar bill into a vending machine and watching your precious bag of Cheetos get stuck on the way down …

Nvidia debuts 192-core Tegra K1 processor

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, after nearly a year of promising outsized computing power for so-called future "superphones," took the stage at CES today to unveil the company's latest mobile processor for Android. The 192 CUDA-core Tegra K1, demonstrated onstage on Android, is designed not only for …

11 Social Media Marketing Predictions to Watch for 2014

Shares 7K<p>Are you wondering what changes and trends are coming to social media marketing in 2014?<p>In 2013, we saw some big changes.<p>Major platforms made …

5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

Meet Torso, an ultra-portable charging cable Kickstarter project

Torso is a new ultra-portable charging cable for smartphones and other mobile devices that has plenty of other useful features, although to become reality it’s currently raising money on Kickstarter.<p>As you can see in the video above, Torso (the successor of Twig, a similar project) has a very small …

What do your homescreens look like for 2014?

New calendar year, new look for your phone or tablet<p>It's now 2014, and that means maybe it's time to clean up that homescreen for a new look in the …

What Google And Uber Have In Store For The Future

Last week, I published a piece of speculative fiction about how I saw Google and Uber evolving as companies and taking advantage of new technology 10 years from now. That “Dispatch From The Future” got quite a lot of attention, in part because more than a few people got very excited about the …

The Smartphone Grows Up

Who buys via smartphone?<p>If you imagine that the customers shopping from this small screen are mostly youngsters, you are missing the emerging trend …

Most anticipated tech of 2014 (pictures)

As August winds to a close, so do the summer tech doldrums. Manufacturers are ramping up for the big fourth-quarter buying season, and that means new products galore. Expect an avalanche of announcements in the first half of September alone, with the IFA show in Berlin followed by an Apple event, …

Gear & Gadgets