Dan Heath

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Apple’s Lower-Cost iPhone Could Lack a Retina Display

- Mar 28, 2013<p>A new research report by RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani cites his supply chain checks when predicting a June or July launch …

The Weirdest Thing on the Internet Tonight: My Dreamlapse

Mixing serene stop-motion scenes with abstract 3D animation, digital artist Mitch Myers delivers a haunting vision of his dreams. Which are …

Facebook Is Going To Release Its Own Android-Based Operating System — Reports

Facebook sent out invitations for a media event next Thursday at its headquarters which read "Come see our new home on Android."<p>This immediately set off a wave of speculation about what Facebook would announce. The initial thought was that Facebook simply had a new, updated Android application.<p>But …

Operating Systems

How do I contact Amazon?

The Amazon website doesn't make its phone number very obvious, but Rick Maybury can help<p>Amazon seems to be incommunicado and I find there is no way of contacting them. I have been trying to order a DVD for over a week but the website will not accept my password. I had a similar problem some time …

Google hopes that one day Android phones will use weather info when taking photos

Google has big plans for Android, not just for Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie but also for future versions after that. One possible feature that Google are toying with is the ability to take photos on your Android smartphone tuned to the current weather. Almost all digital cameras, including those in …

The iOS 7 Jailbreak Might Already Be In The Chamber

We’ve openly speculated that the Evasi0n jailbreak might be the last public jailbreak now that Apple has closed the security holes that makes evasi0n work, but maybe we spoke too soon: well-known jailbreaker posixninjasays he’s collected enough new exploits in iOS 6.1.3 to patch together another …

iOS

BlackBerry Subscriber Exodus Accelerates

Financially, BlackBerry is back in the black, but when it comes to subscribers, the company is still bleeding red.<p>As encouraging as the smartphone …

BlackBerry

Kodak Instamatic camera turns 50

The revolutionary camera that made photography a snap was introduced in March 1963.<p>ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Eastman Kodak Co.'s revolutionary Instamatic camera, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this month, is defined by its name: easy to use, simply and smartly designed and ready for the fleeting …

Google’s unified chat service to be named “Babel”, to work across five platforms

We’ve heard several reports over the past week about Google’s upcoming unified chat service. Two separate sets of screenshots have leaked, but both turned out to be fakes on closer examination.<p>Now thanks to some “trusted sources” of <i>Droid Life</i>, we learned that the service previously rumored to be …

Apple Updates ‘Find My Friends,’ Version 2.1 Includes Customizable Geofencing

- Mar 29, 2013<p>Apple has released an update to its iOS app, Find My Friends. A slightly tweaked user interface for searches and notifications based on …

What's Facebook's Big Mysterious Phone?

Next week, Facebook is going to show us its "new home on Android." What does that mean? We're not sure—we could be days away from The Facebook Phone, …

Password denied: when will Apple get serious about security?

Last Friday, <i>The Verge</i> revealed the existence of a dead-simple URL-based hack that allowed anyone to reset your Apple ID password with just your email address and date of birth. Apple quickly shut down the site and closed the security hole before bringing it back online.<p>The conventional wisdom is …

Google’s New Chat Application To Be Named ‘Babel’ [Rumor]

Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of speculation suggesting that Google is in the process of releasing a unified chat application called <i>Babel</i>. Babel is rumored to have merged services such as Voice, Talk, and Google + Messenger. The new service is also rumored to be a cross-platform …

Stranded In SF? Corral Rides Shows Uber, Lyft, Sidecar And Muni In One App

Super Awesome SF Party A has just ended, and you need to figure out how to get to Super Awesome SF Party B <i>stat</i>… and preferably by spending as little money as possible.<p>So what do you do? Muni? Uber? Lyft? Sidecar? Hoof it? You could switch between half a dozen different apps and try to figure out …

Architects are starting to 3D print houses—but without a house-sized printer

A couple of months ago, Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars announced that he was building a curvy, loopy and for some reason, largely see-through building, to be made with the help of Enrico Dini’s D-Shape 3D printer. The project would cost up to 5 million euros ($6.4 million) and be completed in …

3D Printing

Marissa Mayer explains what it took to become Yahoo’s CEO while 28 weeks pregnant

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has become a bit of a punching bag for the women’s movement: She didn’t take a maternity leave, she banned Yahoo employees from telecommuting, and she said she doesn’t consider herself a feminist.<p>But in a just-released piece written for the Lean In Foundation, Mayer strikes …

Marissa Mayer

Dell's Forecast For 2014 Has Dropped Nearly $10 Billion

There's lots of legalese and background information on all the meetings Dell had with prospective investors. But the real takeaway are in Dell's shrinking forecast, as it tries to recast itself from a PC maker to a provider of enterprise hardware and services.<p>Last July, Dell's management team, …

Management