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La computación vestible da para todo: Sony patenta "Peluca Inteligente"

La industria tecnológica está con su ojo muy atento a lo que están apostando que será la próxima gran tendencia: La computación vestible. Y como se …

Microsoft Should Be Worried About Google’s Chromebooks

Just ahead of the holiday shopping season, Microsoft ramped up its FUD machine and launched the next phase of its infamous anti-Google Scroogled campaign last week. This time, the company is targeting Chromebooks, Google’s cheap ChromeOS-based, web-centric laptops. Why is Microsoft worried about …

Apple Stores now using iBeacon tracking for app-enhanced personal shopping

While shopping online often means your whims are creepily tracked, at least there's respite in brick-and-mortar retail, right? Actually, following tests at a New York outlet, Apple has just rolled out iBeacon technology that can shadow your every move in all 254 of its US stores -- if you want it …

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

Apple Has A New Way To Watch You While You Shop And It Could Soon Be Everywhere

iBeacon can give you turn-by-turn directions to help you find an item on a shelf, or it can tell you when your order is ready for pickup, or alert you to deals as you walk by them.<p>iBeacon is one of the new features of iOS 7, and Apple isn't the only one with plans to use it. As the AP's Barbara …

Apps

On Everybody's Shopping List This Year: The Internet Of Things

The forecasting pundits all seem to have zeroed in on one must-have IT gift for 2014, and that’s the Internet of Things. I have to admit to being somewhat puzzled by this, for a variety of reasons.<p>First of all, unless someone has slipped a sensor under our skins without our being aware of it, I’m …

Qualcomm Toq review: a brief glimpse at the future of smartwatches

The perfect smartwatch is deceptively simple: give it a great, always-on, glanceable display. Make it last for days on a charge. And for goodness’ sake, make it <i>look good</i> — it’s on your wrist all day, after all. You can’t hide it in your pocket like you do a phone.<p>No one’s yet figured it out and …

El vehículo sin conductor acelera una revolución legal

La futura comercialización de los coches autónomos implica la necesidad de realizar extensos cambios en normativas como el Reglamento General de …

El marcapasos más pequeño del mundo ya está aquí y no necesita operación a corazón abierto

55 años tiene ya <b>el primer marcapasos</b> que se implantó con cirugía a un paciente. Desde 1958 ha llovido mucho y han aparecido, especialmente a finales …

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.<p>After all, the book’s principal argument is that continued exponential improvements in price and performance of …

App Monetization To Get Tougher Still, With Gartner Predicting 94.5% Of Downloads Will Be Free By 2017

The business of making money from apps is going to get tougher still, with analyst Gartner predicting that through to 2018 less than 0.01% of consumer mobile apps will be considered a financial success by their developers.<p>A key factor making it harder for apps to attract a paying audience is the …

12 Companies That Want A Part Of Your Body This Year

Wearable computing is the ultimate convergence arena. Stimulated of course by Google and Google Glass, excited by Apple’s still to be seen iWatch, in the past twelve months a wide range of Davids and Goliaths have made known their intent to compete for the wearables market. It’s the sheer range of …

La ley de Moore, uno de los pilares fundamentales de la electrónica

En 1965, Gordon Moore enunció una ley que, durante 50 años, ha sido uno de los pilares fundamentales de la electrónica: la ley de Moore. ¿En qué …

To understand the future of TV, look in your pocket

The future of TV is a hotly debated topic. And while consumption of TV content has increased (Nielsen reports that the average American watches …

Whatsapp alcanza los 430 millones de usuarios activos al mes

El Economista America - 2:25 - 20/12/2013 - Actualizado: 19:05 - 21/01/14<p>Más noticias sobre:<p>El servicio de mensajería instantánea <b>Whatsapp ha</b> …

Samsung Said To Be Planning ‘Galaxy Glass’ Computing Eyeware This Fall

Samsung was early to market with a smartwatch in the Galaxy Gear, and now it looks like it might be one of the first in the mix with a glasses-based computing device. A new report from the Korea Times (via Verge) suggests that Samsung is currently developing a Google Glass competitor, which is in …

3D Printed Food: It's What's for Dinner

Although squeezing out food, layer by layer, from a 3D printer may not yet be particularly efficient — nor sound that tasty — companies are already …

Tim Cook as good as confirms mobile payment via Touch ID on the way

When Touch ID was first rumored, there had been much speculation about whether the iPhone 5s would act as an electronic wallet, with payments to retailers authorized by fingerprint. While that hasn’t yet happened, it does now seem clear that it’s on the way.<p>Asked about mobile payments during …

Tomorrow's Innovators Need Challenges And Opportunities Today

The future of American innovation is in the hands of our next generation of entrepreneurs and relies on their ability to solve problems and connect multiple technologies in creative ways.<p>Over the weekend, I saw some of this happening right in front of my eyes. I was a judge at the first collegiate …

Analyst: Apple’s iWatch could generate $17.5B in first year

Apple(s aapl) could be sitting on a potential goldmine, according to Morgan Stanley analysts. In a research note to investors on Tuesday, the firm …

How big will the ‘Internet of Things’ be?

Let’s get this out of the way first and quickly: You probably don’t need a toaster that is connected to the Internet.<p>There is probably, however, a …

‘You’re going to have a heart attack’ – Apple’s iWatch could predict medical emergencies

Most smartwatches on the market today pair with a smartphone, offering a range of notifications such as incoming calls, emails, chat messages, and …

The 'Internet Of Things' Will Be Bigger Than The Smartphone, Tablet, And PC Markets Combined

In the consumer space, many products and services have already crossed over into the IoT, including kitchen and home appliances, lighting and heating products, and insurance company-issued car monitoring devices that allow motorists to pay insurance only for the amount of driving they do.<p><i>Here are</i> …

Internet of Things

Google's Smart Watch Will Launch In June

Like with the Nexus line of smartphones, LG will be taking care of the hardware details of the watch while Google designs the software. The watch will debut at Google's I/O conference in San Francisco.<p>Previous reports about Google's smart watch have hinted that it will be integrated with Google Now …

Android Phones

Google se atreve con los smartphones al gusto del consumidor

El buscador apuesta por los teléfonos que se montan de acuerdo a las necesidades del cliente y permiten potenciar aquella funcionalidad que más le …