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Review: Transcend’s JetDrives add whopping 240-960GB SSD to MacBook Air at a great price

See that little $190 daughter card up there^? It houses 240GB of Transcend SSD and it could replace the 64GB or 128GB SSD that came in your MacBook Air in as little as 5 minutes. Even better, Transcend just released larger versions in 480GB and 960GB sizes to blow your SATA III MacBook Air or Pro …

With this digital pen, you can spell check your handwritten notes

With a Kickstarter pledge of £109 (add £10 for overseas shipping) that equals about $162, I could never misspell potato or broccoli again on my …

New 'Steve Jobs' Grade Schools Will Use iPads Instead Of Books, Blackboards, And Everything Else

It will open up 11 schools where the only tool students and teachers will use is the iPad.<p>The idea of an iPad-centric school is so wild, these schools have been informally nicknamed as "Steve Jobs schools," reports Marco Evers at Dutch site, Spiegel Online.<p>Evers writes:<p>Some 1,000 children aged four …

Tumblr: David Karp's $800 Million Art Project

David Karp is in the midst of a rite of passage that seems universal for the young tycoons of the Internet’s social era: He’s buying himself a proper swank pad. And like Mark Zuckerberg‘s luxe but dowdy $6 million manse in Palo Alto and Sean Parker‘s Greenwich Village carriage house-cum-party …

Microsoft says games for the Xbox One will still cost $59.99

Microsoft has confirmed that the games it releases for the Xbox One will sell for $59.99, just like those for the Xbox 360, and Sony has previously suggested that it will also be sticking to the old price point. A spokesperson told <i>Polygon</i> that Microsoft Studios games will have a standard price of …

GameStop President Tony Bartel Believes Used Games Playback Will Play Key Role In Next Gen Console War

GameStop President Tony Bartel was one of the 48,200 attendees who made the annual pilgrimage to E3 2013 in Los Angeles this week to see the best games of this fall and early next year. The exec was at all of the major press conferences and spent time meeting with top game publishers, manufacturers …

World's Oldest Person Dies—How Can You Live to 100?

For starters, eat nuts and socialize, says longevity expert Dan Buettner.<p><b>The oldest man ever known to have lived—Japan's Jiroemon Kimura—died Wednesday at 116. Kimura, who was born April 19, 1897, was recognized by Guinness World Records as the oldest living person, oldest living man, and oldest</b> …

Jarvis Is A Personal Assistant That Goes Beyond Siri To Embrace The Connected Home

If you’re an Iron Man fan, you already know about Jarvis, Tony Stark’s personal assistant (who’s either a human or a virtual AI, depending on how long you’ve been following the comic). Jarvis is the glue that keeps Stark’s business, personal and super hero lives running smoothly. Which is why …

Google Now for iPhone and iPad: It's Here, and It's Great (UPDATED)

Rumors have been swirling that Google Now (the Big G's super-useful personal assistant application) would be coming to the search page on Google.com, …

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A newborn's placenta may reveal autism risk

Yale researchers show that analysis of placentas can reveal whether a newborn is at high risk of autism.<p>Doctors may be able to diagnose a child's risk of autism at birth, which would allow treatment of the burgeoning disorder to begin in the child's earliest days, a new study finds.<p>Solely by …

How The New $100 Bill Will Foil Counterfeiters

The most complicated $100 bill yet<p>For as long as there has been money, there've been people trying to make fake money. In the U.S., the latest effort to stop counterfeiting will arrive October 8, when the next $100 bill is released.<p>The Federal Reserve has mixed in new features to make the bill more …

Amanda Knox reiterates innocence as memoir is published

Amanda Knox has reiterated her innocence and revealed she contemplated suicide while jailed in Italy for the murder of Meredith Kercher, ahead of the …