chase5

31 Flips | 4 Magazines | 1 Like | 8 Following | @chase5 | Keep up with chase5 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “chase5”

RelativeWave Gets Acquired By Google And Starts Giving Its $80 App Design Tool Away For Free

RelativeWave, creators of an $80 “interaction design and prototyping” Mac app called Form, has been acquired by Google. As a result, Form is now free.<p>In case you’ve never used it, Form is a visual editor meant to help designers/developers make visually-functional prototypes of apps without writing …

Inside The World's Most Ambitious Eco-City

Why would a petro-state erect a solar-powered eco-metropolis in the middle of the Arabian desert? To change the world.<p>At first glance, Masdar City appears a mirage. From a distance it looks like a single multicolored building, standing lonely on the horizon. Part of the illusion is due to the …

Corning launches Lotus XT Glass for high performance mobile displays, prime candidate for future iOS devices

Corning, the company that currently supplies glass for Apple’s iOS devices, yesterday introduced its second generation glass substrate with the commercial launch of Corning Lotus XT Glass. While we initially expected Corning’s recently announced Gorilla Glass 3 might end up in an iOS device, the …

Samsung backtracks on Galaxy S4 storage issues, hints at update to free up space

Samsung has said it will look into ways to free up more storage in its new Galaxy S4 handset after the issue was featured on consumer BBC TV show <i>Watchdog</i>. Offering only 8GB of free space on its 16GB model, <i>CNET</i> reports that the company will review "the possibility to secure more memory space through …

Skobbler Brings its GPS Navigation App to Android

The day after Google previewed an all-new Google Maps for iOS and Android (as well as a desktop incarnation), Skobbler has finally brought its popular iOS GPS navigation app to Android.<p>Founded in 2008, Berlin-based Skobbler produces a number of map-based products for iOS, Android, Nook and Kindle …

With Ground Truth, Google marries virtual world with the real

SAN FRANCISCO--Google Maps began as roads and satellite photos. Now, through a project called Ground Truth, it's becoming an ever more sophisticated virtual mirror of the real world.<p>But how? Google engineers described their methods Wednesday at the Google I/O show, describing how they've moved from …

Google Maps

Google Wallet support coming to Sprint Galaxy S4, HTC One, and Galaxy Note 2

Some good Google Wallet news for you, provided you’re using a Sprint Galaxy S4, a Sprint HTC One, or the Galaxy Note 2 on Sprint or U.S. Cellular.<p>The extended availability of the service has been announced on the official Google Wallet Twitter account:<p>If you’re among the lucky users of the devices …

Galaxy Note

Meet the Dudes Behind Dots, the iPhone Game of the Moment

By now you may have heard about Dots, the free mobile game that is singlehandedly responsible for at least a 27 percent decline in U.S. workplace …

In-App Purchases

Samsung to consider freeing up memory in Galaxy S4

Samsung is changing its tune regarding Galaxy S4's storage after the phone appeared on the BBC's Watchdog, saying it will try to squeeze its myriad features into a smaller space, freeing up more memory for apps.<p>The BBC's consumer affairs show investigated the Android powerhouse's claims of 16GB of …

Facebook launches app for Google Glass

Facebook on Thursday launched a version of its app for Google Glass, becoming the latest technology company to release software for the computing eyewear.<p>The app allows users to upload photos from Google Glass directly to their Facebook timelines. They also can add optional photo descriptions, just …

5 Good Drinks When You're Not Drinking

<b>My pregnant wife</b> only asked for one thing: Don't drink until the baby comes. I couldn't help carry the weight of the hormones and the aches, but at least I could miss my Bombay while she missed her Patron. I agreed to abstain, but liquor to me isn't just about a buzz. It is another burst of flavor, …

Top 5 Samsung Galaxy S3 custom ROMs

You want to bring the best out of your Samsung Galaxy S3 phone by using a custom ROM, but you dread spending days trawling the web for the best ones? …

Batteries

Hearst Magazines

Hearst Magazines

Hearst Magazines

Hearst Magazines

Hearst Magazines

Hearst Magazines

Water Worlds, Tatooines, and Earth Twins: Planet-Hunting Kepler Telescope's Greatest Hits

Author: Adam Mann<p>02:24 pm

What Google DIDN’T announce at I/O 2013

This weeks’ Google I/O developer conference was the first in several years where the company limited its keynote appearance to a single day. In this …

Google Glass

Scientists Create First Cloned Human Embryo

The process that created Dolly the sheep in 1996 has now been proven successful in humans.<p>Human cloning has arrived. For the first time, scientists have made an embryonic clone of a person, using DNA from that person's skin cells. In the future, such a clone could be a source of stem cells, for …

Untouched For The Last Billion Years, Water In Canadian Mine Holds Ingredients For Life

Scientists may have discovered the oldest free-flowing source of isolated water ever known.<p>Scientists digging around roughly one-and-a-half miles below the Earth's surface in an Ontario mine may have just discovered the oldest free-flowing source of isolated, untouched water ever known. Though they …

2013 Invention Awards: Hot Savings

An HVAC system powered by an 18-wheeler’s exhaust.<p>Semitruck drivers idle their engines to heat or cool their vehicles' cabs—a practice that burns a billion gallons of fuel each year. Small engines on the back of a cab, called auxiliary power units (APUs), get the job done with less fuel, but …

Shipping A 50-Foot Magnet Across The U.S., For Physics

From New York, around Florida and up the Mississippi, all to study a subatomic particle that only lives two millionths of a second.<p>After the discovery of the Higgs boson last summer, particle physicists are exploring new avenues to help shed light on how the universe works. But the most intricate …

Big Pic: A Fiery Ribbon Stretching Across Orion's Belt

Inside the European Southern Observatory's Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) telescope in Chile, there's a submillimeter-wavelength camera perfectly tuned to peer through the clouds of interstellar dust and gas that obscure our view of what's going on elsewhere in the universe. Fortunately for …

What High-Frequency Trading Looks Like Every Millisecond [Infographic]

Check out how much money you’re not making.<p>Something to think about as the millisecond tick by today: how much money you're not making from the slight discrepancies between the values of securities on the world's international exchanges. Developed by suburban Chicago-based financial data company …

Elon Musk and David Sacks Depart Fwd.us, Mark Zuckerberg’s Political Action Group

Elon Musk and David Sacks, two of the Silicon Valley stars behind Fwd.us, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s political action committee, have left the …

Silicon Valley

Thermal invisibility cloak in first demonstration

<b>Researchers have built and tested a form of invisibility cloak that can hide objects from heat.</b><p>Similar cloaking efforts are underway to make objects invisible to light and even sound waves, but this is the first device to work with heat.<p>The prototype, to be outlined in Physical Review Letters, …

Engineering