Colin Tepfer

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4SeTV will let you watch four live TV shows at the same time

4SeTV wants to launch a box that will help you watch four different TV shows at the same time. That lets you multitask like never before when it comes to viewing your television shows.<p>The company is launching a Kickstarter campaign on Aug. 19, and it is revealing a new piece of its business model. …

Apple's Plan to Change How You Watch TV Forever

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Years of halting negotiations with cable companies haven’t gotten Apple much closer to its grand …

Big box retailers make a big bet on the connected home at CES

The smart home isn’t mainstream yet, but two platforms sold by big box retailers have lined up some new features and gadgets that might drive more …

The FLIR ONE Case Gives Your iPhone Thermal Vision

The FLIR ONE iPhone case significantly ups the imaging powers of your iPhone 5 or 5s, making it into a thermal imaging camera that lets you see heat signatures from either live people and animals from up to 100 meters away, or from environmental sources including heating ducts, wall gaps and …

MakerBot Is Changing The World

It was an inauspicious beginning. At the MakerBot event last night at CES 2014 the intro music tended towards soft hard rock. On the plate was a lilting guitar anthem by the Foo Fighters and then a song by Incubus, <i>Pardon Me</i>.<p><i>So pardon me while I burst into flames.</i><p>Luckily, nothing did.<p>Instead, as I …

Microsoft's Project Siena lets you create Windows apps with ease

If you think creating an app is something only whizkid developers and those with programming skills can do, think again. Microsoft has recently unveiled Project Siena, a Metro-style app that lets anyone create their own Windows 8.1 program with regular PowerPoint and Excel knowhow. As it's a Metro …

Hulu's Billion-Dollar Milestone: A Sign Of Just How Far Behind Netflix It Has Fallen

On the Hulu blog yesterday, CEO Mike Hopkins was excited to announce a significant milestone. “Hulu will reach $1 billion in revenue in 2013,” he wrote. “When you think about the fact that Hulu first launched out of beta in 2008, it’s quite an impressive feat to scale the business from zero to $1 …

Walmart could own the retail 3D-printing business by 2020

<i>This post originally appeared at 3DLT news. It serves as a rebuttal to our piece “It’s the end of Walmart—and mass-market retail—as you know it.”</i><p>I’ve noticed an important trend when writing about different retail markets. Usually there will be one or two “category killers” in each segment. Then …

eCommerce

MakerBot wants to put a 3D printer in every US public school

NEW YORK -- MakerBot wants to put a 3D printer in every school in the United States, and it's drumming up support from the industry and general public to make it happen.<p>While 3D printing, for now, remains a gimmick to many, it garnered enough attention for President Barack Obama to mention the …

3D Printing

3D Faxing: The Natural Evolution of 3D Printing?

We've already heard a lot about 3D printing. But what about 3D faxing?<p>The technology startup AIO Robotics is planning to create an all-in-one 3D …

3D Printing Will Explode in 2014 When Key Patents Expire

Here's what's holding back 3D printing, the technology that's supposed to revolutionize manufacturing and countless other industries: patents. In …

World's First 3D Scanner for iPad Triples Kickstarter Goal in One Day

Yesterday morning San Francisco-based Occipital launched Structure Sensor—the world’s first 3D scanner for iPad—on Kickstarter with a fundraising …

Interactive Video: The Next Big Thing in Mobile

It may seem odd to say this, but sliced bread and interactive video have a lot in common. Let me tell you a story.<p>Otto Rohwedder was an expert …

How Working Remotely Changed My Life (and Can Change Yours, Too)

<i>Justin is the Product Manager for Industry Mailout. He’s passionate about building products that delight customers, and also blogs on justinjackson.ca and tweets via @mijustin</i><p>Working remotely is a hot topic of debate these past years. Many companies are beginning to allow the flexibility to help …

8 Effective Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers

Scenarios are a great way to make online training more engaging. They help participants learn at a deeper level. Instead of just reading, learners …

Aereo fumbles on NFL opening day, but it's still a streaming sports champion

Ditching your hefty cable bill sounds great on paper, but one glaring issue has prevented scads of would-be cord cutters from flipping the all-digital switch: The lack of live sports. While Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and their ilk carry a cornucopia of TV shows and movies, none cast live sports, …

Media Management

A Beginner's Guide to Starting and Marketing an App

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building a mobile app for the first time? You no doubt have many questions: Is it worthwhile? Does it make sense? How will people know about it?<p>Having helped build more than a hundred apps from categories ranging from social …

Apps

5 Reasons Ryan Seacrest's New Game Show Could Remake TV

Ryan Seacrest isn’t sure quite what to expect on Sept. 9, when he begins hosting <i>Million-Second Quiz</i> on NBC. He just knows it will be different. “This is intense. It’s a sporting event,” he says. “And if you look at the amount of money that’s guaranteed at the end of this — almost $2 million — there …

Aereo Streaming TV Lands On Android This Month

Android smartphone and tablet owners might be interested rot learn that Aereo Streaming TV will be launching on their devices later this month.<p>The …

10 Things To Do While You're Unemployed

If you’re unemployed and worried that employers will turn you down for taking on unimpressive work during the recession or for the large employment gaps on your résumé—you needn’t panic. A survey released by the careers website CareerBuilder.com last year revealed that the vast majority of …

Kevin Spacey Delivers the Definitive Wake Up Call to Anti-Tech TV Execs

Leave it to Kevin Spacey, the first actor in the Edinburgh International Television Festival's 37 year history to deliver the keynote James …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

College Student Put His Life Savings Into Tesla, Made A Killing

A year later, he's glad he ignored their warnings.<p>The 22-year-old student at the University of California, Berkeley invested $30,000 into Tesla stock a year ago and has parlayed it into an investment worth approximately $250,000 today.<p>"I was always preaching to my friends, 'Tesla's gonna be huge' …

Freakin’ Sweet Knots

My Dad’s been teaching me how to tie knots since I was a kid. I’ve been able to tie a bowline backwards or forwards in seconds for as long as I can remember. It was the practical knots that always stuck — I wasn’t as interested in the decorative knots. He’d often tie a type of decorative knot …

How to Make(rBot) All the 3D Printed Stuff You Want

The magic of 3D printing is getting even more accessible with MakerBot's first desktop scanner, the Digitizer, a $1,400 gizmo that will model all the …

Arduino and LEGO Projects, A Book Full of Coding, Wiring, and LEGO Crafts by Jon Lazar

<i>Arduino and LEGO Projects</i> is a new book by developer Jon Lazar that gives detailed instructions on how to build, wire, and code projects like a …

Arduino

Internet TV Broadcaster Aereo Continues Growth Despite Angering Networks

The internet broadcasting startup that the TV networks love to hate is expanding.<p>Aereo is placing its tiny antennas in Dallas, Houston, and Miami in …

Elon Musk and Richard Branson's Best Advice for Entrepreneurs

Via Google Hangout, Musk and Branson talked about starting out, partnerships, failure and more.<p>On Thursday, Google for Entrepreneurs hosted a Google Hangout where Elon Musk and Richard Branson offered their top advice for aspiring business owners. Here are the highlights.<p><b>For Budding</b> …

Entrepreneurship

3D Printing Hits The Fashion World

The word “printing” probably conjures up images of 8.5 x 11 paper jammed in a malfunctioning machine. But not for long. As 3D printing becomes more mainstream, its applications are broadening.<p>Architects and scientists have been using 3-D printing to create models for decades, but it’s beginning to …