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Starbucks test will let mobile users order items ahead of time

Some Starbucks customers will be able to order their favorite venti mocha double-shot no-whip before they even reach the counter.<p>In an interview with Bloomberg published late Wednesday, Starbucks Chief Digital Officer Adam Brotman said that the coffee chain is "actively working" on mobile ordering. …

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Samsung wants a patent to let you unlock your phone with a squiggle

Swiping from left to right to unlock your phone is so passé.<p>The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application last week from mobile device maker Samsung for a new way to summon a “mobile terminal” out of lock mode: by dragging your finger in a curved line and having it intersect at …

T-Mobile's tech chief: I want to decimate Verizon's map ad campaign

T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless have an increasingly complicated relationship.<p>The two companies are in the middle of closing a deal in which T-Mobile would get valuable wireless spectrum for $3.3 billion, a move that would aid its ability to offer coverage in rural and less populated regions of the …

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Will Cell Phones Prove as Cancerous as Cigarettes?

This week we commemorate the 30th anniversary of the first handheld cell phone, the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X (pictured abpve), going on sale (which you can read more about here).<p>But will we one day rue the day cell phones became the world's most ubiquitous gadget the way we discovered, after 30 …

Google Drive receives hefty price cuts, 100GB for just $1.99 a month

Starting today, Google is significantly cutting down the cost of Google Drive storage. While you still get the same 15GB for free, you can now jump up to a sizable 100GB for just $1.99 (previously $4.99) a month.<p>For those looking for 1TB of data, you’ll see a savings of 80% over what Google used to …

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Nomi Introduces Proximity Beacons To Help Retailers Market To Customers

Nomi, a location-based marketing platform provider, has released a new product called Nomi Mobile that’s geared towards helping retailers and merchants leverage proximity in their mobile apps. Through the integration of its product’s SDK, store apps can leverage push notifications and in-app …

The Napwell Knows When You Are Sleeping, Then Coaxes You Awake

Is this the year of the sleep mask? Napwell thinks so. The Boston-based company is creating a napping mask that allows you to grab some shut-eye and wake up gently as lights inside the mask slowly rouse you from your slumber.<p>The device lets you set a nap duration and then nod off. Once you reach …

How feds use one “seed” and 3 “hops” to spy on nearly everyone

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lightspring<p>The U.S. government has tried to reassure critics of its massive phone surveillance program …

Facebook helped apprehend sexual predator

Federal agents in South Carolina were able to track down and apprehend a sexual predator earlier this year with the help of Facebook, reports South Carolina news outlet <i>The State</i>. Investigators were able to link child pornography found on a hard drive confiscated in Boston to photos on Facebook …

Smartphone smackdown: the best (and worst) of 2013 – video review

It's the end of 2013 and there have been a lot of smartphones released this year, from the likes of Blackberry, Sony, Motorola, HTC, Apple and Google. But which ones are the dogs and which ones are the winners? Charles Arthur and Samuel Gibbs try and test the best – and the worst. They also cast …

Yes, this is dog: No More Woof aims to translate canine thoughts into human speech

Head over to Indiegogo today and you'll find a particularly wacky (and risky) project bidding for your investment. It's a device that goes by the name of No More Woof, which admittedly sounds like it does horrible things to dogs' vocal cords, but which actually promises something very different. …

Revamped PrivacyStar App Uses Color Coding To Help You Avoid Telemarketers

PrivacyStar released a version of its Android app today aimed at making it easier for users to avoid calls from aggressive telemarketers and debt collectors.<p>The previous PrivacyStar app already provided real-time caller ID, as well as call and text blocking. (You can watch an old TechCrunch TV …

Insanely lifelike Morgan Freeman portrait painted on an iPad

A talented artist can get a lot of mileage out of the various art apps available for the iPad, but we ain't never seen anything like this. Digital …

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Samsung latest to embrace the second screen and take on Airplay

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Samsung believes that one of the best remotes may already be in your pocket: The company announced its new multiscreen SDK at …

Ara is a Motorola Project to Make Phones as Customizable as Android

If you thought Motorola and its Moto X Maker helped you customize a unique smartphone, then prepare for even more. The Google-owned company has just announced Ara, a hardware platform that is entirely open to customization — essentially letting tinkerers develop their own smartphones.<p>“We want to do …

Mother Creates Adorable Adventures for Her Sleeping Son

As we've seen many times before, with Adele Enersen's <i>Mila's Daydreams</i> or with Anna Eftimie's <i>Blackboard Adventures</i>, magical adventures can happen when a baby is dreaming. Well, that is, if the baby has a creative parent! In the series that's quickly making its way around the web, mother Queenie Liao …

It's Back To The Future For E-Cigarette Ads, At Least For Now

E-cigarettes are a booming business among smokers who want to light up indoors and smokers who want to quit. And, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last month, use is also growing among children.<p>And right now, e-cigarette-makers have a tremendous amount of latitude in the …

15,000 Workers Won't Get Back Pay After Shutdown

The House of Representatives voted unanimously on Saturday to pay back a half-million federal workers who have been furloughed due to the government shutdown. But for thousands of furloughed workers who aren’t federal employees, no paycheck is coming.<p>The shutdown of national parks has sent home as …

Incredibly Detailed Portraits Created Exclusively with Black Ink Dots

Armed with nerves of steels, artist Pablo Jurado Ruiz creates incredibly detailed portraits by adding thousands of tiny ink dots to a white canvas. …

US postal worker caught driving across lawn to deliver letter

CCTV footage of a lazy postal worker mounting the curb and driving across a customer's front garden to deliver a small parcel has gone viral.<p>Mark Anderson installed security cameras at his home in LaGrange, <b>Georgia</b> to keep an eye on his disabled mother from work.<p>But while taking a brief look at the …

11 Mindblowing Facts That Will Completely Change Your Perspective On The World

<i>Life will never be the same.</i><p><b>1. The continents look entirely different than you think they do.</b><p>The map you're used to is more Western-focused and stretches out the size of continents near the poles. Africa and South America are actually way bigger. Here's a more accurate representation of the world, …

DID COCAINE GIVE RONSTADT PARKINSON’s?!

<b>Different Drummer LINDA RONSTADT’s cocaine use during the 1970s may have caused the Parkinson’s disease that’s taken away her ability to sing!</b><p>A …

Linus Norgren, Naked Man, Referenced Sasquatch Before Attacking Hunter With Rock: Police

Because clothed assaults are <i>so</i> last year.<p>Police in Oregon still aren't sure why Linus Norgren, 20, allegedly attacked a hunter with an apple-sized rock on Thursday morning. According to KPTV, the hunter, who turned out to be the young man's neighbor, said Norgren came out of the woods naked then …

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