Clare Segrue

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Apple Reportedly Developing Large Curved Screen iPhones For Late 2014, Better Touchscreen Sensors

Apple is said to be working on two curved display iPhone models for the “second half of next year,” according to a source speaking to Bloomberg, with a likely release planned for the third quarter, as well as better touchscreen sensors that introduce fine pressure sensitivity for later devices to …

Google’s Chromecast Offers Another Way to Get Content From Mobile to TV

Google on Wednesday announced plans for Chromecast, which the company says is an easier way to get video and other content from a mobile device to a …

SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …

After 33 Years, Team Wins Human-Powered Flight Contest

The winners of the Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition will take home $250,000 and some serious bragging rights.<p>Even though scientists have dreamed of human-powered flight since the days of Da Vinci, it's really, really hard to pull off. Case in point: In 1980, the Igor I. …

In Chicago, 3-D Printers Are Available To Anyone With A Library Card

The Harold Washington Library's new Maker Lab is free and open to the public. Get making!<p>3-D printing may be the way of the future, but for the average Joe, actually getting ahold of a 3-D printer to use on the cheap remains somewhat challenging.<p>Starting this week, though, 3-D printing will be as …

CHART OF THE DAY: The Depressing Truth About Battery Technology

Here's an old chart that sadly still holds true today.<p>While computing power has taken off, battery life has languished.<p>Christopher Mims republished the chart today at Quartz. It came from a 2005 report by Joseph A. Paradiso of MIT.<p>Mims asked if there was an update to the chart. He was told there …

The wall between Google and Motorola could go down in the future

You know the firewall between Google and Motorola that Android VP Hiroshi Lockheimer talked about at MWC ? Well, the wall is there, for now, but it could easily go down in the future. That’s the gist of a report from the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> that quotes “people familiar to the matter” talking about …

Android News

Mind Pirate plays for games beyond the touch screen

Shawn Hardin is a true believer in augmented reality.<p>After two decades as an Internet executive at companies such as NBC, AOL, Yahoo and Flock, he is placing his bets on Mind Pirate, a 13-person startup he founded to redefine games for what he described as the "day when eyePhones replace …

In One Big Nudge, Google To Spend $500 Million To Market Moto X Phone - Report

Google isn’t fooling around with the upcoming Moto X phone due out later this summer or fall.<p>It’s set to spend $500 million or more marketing the showcase smartphone of its Motorola Mobility unit, according to a report late Monday in the Wall Street Journal. Such a sum would easily top the mobile …

IFTTT launches iPhone app: 'Mobile has always been in our plans'

Quietly, IFTTT has become an indispensable tool for a growing number of internet users, making connections between web services including Facebook, …