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LG Lifeband touch and Heart Rate Monitor earphones aim to help you keep fit

Televisions aren't the <i>only</i> thing LG brought to CES this year -- it's lugged along a couple of wearable fitness devices, too. In fact, we've already seen one of them. The company's FuelBand competitor showcased at CES <i>last</i> year resurfaced as the Lifeband Touch, a fitness band with a swipe-friendly …

Google Wants To Bring Android To Cars This Year

Google is trying once more to innovate in the automotive space by putting Android in cars. The firm announced Monday it has partnered with several automakers and tech companies “that share a vision for making technology in the car safer, more seamless and more intuitive for everyone.” The resulting …

Android News

CES 2014: Kolibree Debuts Smart Toothbrush to Track Brushing Habits

Kolibree has introduced the world's first connected electric toothbrush at CES this year, designed to track brushing habits and encourage better dental care. Kolibree analyzes brushing habits and then displays them on a mobile dashboard, which can be accessed via an iOS app.<p>The Kolibree uses …

Hands on: iRobot’s new Scooba 450 cleans better, charges faster, speaks verbal cues

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: iRobot<p>Chances are you’ve heard of iRobot’s Roomba vacuum cleaning robots, thanks to some very effective (and highly …

Alienware Steam Machine priced 'very competitive' with PS4, Xbox One

Third-party Steam Machine manufacturer Alienware didn't offer hardware or price specifics about its plans to build a SteamOS-ready gaming PC, but the company says it plans to price its offering very competitively with Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One.<p>The Alienware Steam Machine, which …

Associated Press News

Paint-by-rumors: Expectations for Apple in 2014

Feature<p>Despite refreshes or redesigns for almost every product under Apple's umbrella in 2013, even more excitement is expected from Cupertino in …

Apple Said to Be Targeting Fall 2014 Launch for 12-Inch iPad Focused on Enterprise

Amid rumors of a larger "iPad Pro" perhaps arriving in 2014 with a larger display in the range of 12-13 inches, Evercore analyst Patrick Wang yesterday released a research report indicating that supply chain sources are indeed supporting the circulating claims.<p>According to Wang's sources, Apple is …

Why 2014 will be Apple’s year of big reveals

2013 was a very Apple-y year, in that incremental improvements were pretty much all Apple rolled out. This kind of refinement and polish is one of the things the company does best. It’s easy to forget, for example, that Steve Jobs once unveiled a version of the Mac OS in which the only major …

MacBook Air

Report claims to reveal new details on upcoming iPhone 6

A new report from South Korean publication <i>ET News</i> says the iPhone 6, which it calls “iPhone Air,” will be just 6 millimeters thick when it is …

Toshiba cares not for 4K, has an ultra-wide 5K TV ready for CES

4K? Pah, Toshiba's already working on something, you know, <i>one better</i>. One of our eagle-eyed readers sent in this picture of a "5K" extra-wide UHD TV on the show floor. Of course, like LG's 5K model, this is really just a 4K TV with a thousand extra pixels tacked on at the edges, but the plain …

Samsung profits down 6% as smartphone competition hots up

South Korean company hit by fall in demand for chips used in higher-end devices<p>Samsung's fourth-quarter operating profit declined 6% over a year earlier, the company said today, underlining the challenges the world's largest smartphone maker faces as sales of mobile devices slow in advanced …

Why 2014 could be the most interesting year in technology in a long time

<i>Join Quartz technology, science and health editor Christopher Mims, Re/code co-executive editor Kara Swisher, and Wall Street Journal technology columnist Farhad Manjoo in a video chat this Wednesday January 8 at 1 p.m. ET. You can submit questions on Twitter with the hashtag #techin2014, on our</i> …

Internal Combustion Engine

CES 2014: Sony shows off life logging app and kit

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1041000/1041851_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522264224_60f620f8d7e6ec6f68cb212367e491ad<p><b>Sony has unveiled a "life logging" software that charts a person's activities on an interactive timeline.</b><p>It records when a user speaks to …

Wearable Tech

Hot Stuff from CES in Pictures

Intel dives into wearables with new smartwatch and headset devices

The Santa Clara, Calif.-based chipmaker is trying to prove it's no longer just a PC company, introducing new devices and partnerships.<p>Intel wants to prove that it's not just a PC company anymore.<p>As the world has shifted to devices for people on the go, the company is trying to make sure it keeps …

Internet of Things

Polaroid's Socialmatic hybrid digital/instant film camera is coming this fall for $299

The dream of a vintage Polaroid instant film camera that also gives photographers the ability to share photos to social networks has finally developed into reality. Today at CES, Polaroid announced that its long-awaited Socialmatic camera will ship in the fall for $299. The Android-based, …

State of the Blog Address and a Preview of Coming Attractions in 2014

First things first: Happy New Year! Whether you’re in Berkeley, CA, Bucharest, Romania or Shanghai, China, it’s now 2014 for everyone, and we want to …

A Crowd-Sourced Short Film Using Hundreds of Instagram Photos in a Timelapse

Just how unique are your photos? Is everyone taking the same pictures? From the looks of social media, it would seem that everything’s been done …

The 3Pod P5CRH Tripod - A Review - Digital Photography School

The 3Pod P5CRH tripod is a reliable option for photographers looking for an affordable carbon-fiber tripod system.

Photography

Samsung Unveils the NX30, Boasts Speedy Performance and Great Connectivity

You can expect a bunch of camera and gear announcements to go live ahead of CES, and breaking the ice for all of the other companies is Samsung, who …

Introducing Samsung’s First Ever Premium ‘S’ Lens: The 16-50mm f/2-2.8 ED OIS

Wrapping up the announcements from Samsung today were two new pieces of glass, at least one of which might just get your Gear Acquisition Syndrome …

Samsung Debuts Lighter and Faster Galaxy Camera 2

The second and final major camera announcement out of Samsung today was the successor to the Android-powered Galaxy Camera, aptly named the Galaxy …

Feast Your Eyes on Dubai’s World Record-Setting New Year’s Fireworks Show

Forget Times Square, the place every photographer wishes they were on New Year’s Eve 2014 (or is it 2013?) was Dubai. Why, you ask? Because this year …

First Ever Five-Axis Stabilizer Promises to Deliver Rock-Steady Video

Certain indie filmmakers may be all in love with shaky-cam production values, but for the rest of us, nausea still isn’t terribly valued as a special …

Samsung reveals Galaxy Camera 2 ahead of CES 2014

Jumping the gun before CES this year, Samsung has showed off two new cameras in preparation for the gadget show.<p><b>Jumping the gun before CES this year,</b> …

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Three Driving Forces That Will Shape Your Photography In 2014

Change is afoot and 2014 could well be the year that completely redefines the photo and video landscape as we know it. It doesn’t matter if you you …