Daniel Barnett

17 Flips | 3 Magazines | 6 Likes | 5 Following | 1 Follower | @dgbarnett | I am a family man, part-time law student, non-profit association professional, and Missouri Notary Public. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, traveling, boating, watching movies, and listening to music. I also like writing web-based applications and spending too much time on Twitter and Facebook.

Asus rides the 2nd Wave of 802.11ac atop its new Wi-Fi router

Asus unveiled a new 802.11ac router at CES in Las Vegas on Sunday. I know, big whoop right? The newest and fastest Wi-Fi technology has been on the …

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 …

You know smartwatches have arrived because they finally have their own app store

This morning we told you that 2014 would be the year of the smartwatch. Now Pebble has basically guaranteed it.<p>As expected, the company’s major CES announcement unveiled a Pebble app store, as well as presenting a new, high-end model of its smartwatch. The original will still be sold, but Pebble …

Apps

The Transformer Book Duet combines Windows with Android, tablet with laptop

Aiming to be all things to all people, this is the very epitome of a hybrid<p>On stage at CES today, Jonney Shih proclaimed his company's new Transformer the world's first 4-in-1 device. By that he meant that it's a Windows laptop and tablet as well as an Android laptop and tablet. This new 13.3-inch …

Hot Stuff from CES in Pictures

Sponsored Data: AT&T will now let companies buy out your data charges for specific videos and apps

Today at CES, AT&T announced a new service called Sponsored Data, offering a way for companies to pick up the tab for data usage whenever particular products or services are being used. If the service is in effect, users will see a "sponsored" symbol in the status bar, and all the data charges will …

Teens dumping Facebook? Not true says Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook isn't on the outs among teenagers, at least according to its chief operating officer.<p>In an interview with AllThingsD published on Friday, Sheryl Sandberg responded to concerns that the social network has seen a drop in its teenage population. Those concerns were triggered a few weeks ago …

Social Media

This Is The Best Twitter Conversation You Will Read Today

It starts as a chat between a mobile operator and a customer, and then it just gets weirder and weirder.<p>It's probably still going on. You can follow it here.<p>You are all awesome.

Wibbitz Turns Articles into Easy-to-Digest Video Summaries

<i>UPDATE: Wibbitz co-founder Zohar Dayan reached out to Mashable to clarify that users can actually see the article text on Wibbitz by swiping up while</i> …

Google just pulled a “Facebook Home”: KitKat’s primary interface is Google Search

Android 4.4 quietly moved the entire home interface into a souped-up search app.<p>One of the headline features of Android 4.4 is a revamped home screen …

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 …

Teens Are Deserting Facebook, And They're Heading To Places Where Their Parents Can't Find Them

Their gradual exodus to messaging apps such as WhatsApp, WeChat and KakaoTalk boils down to Facebook becoming a victim of its own success. The road to gaining nearly 1.2 billion monthly active users has seen the mums, dads, aunts and uncles of the generation who pioneered Facebook join it too, …

Google Plus Creates Uproar Over Forced YouTube Integration

Google Plus is back in the headlines again, but not for any spike in users or must-have new features. Rather, Google’s social network has now become further entwined in yet another of Google’s properties, YouTube.<p>YouTubers, both video creators and commenters, are upset about the new requirement of …

Marvel and Joss Whedon announce 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' to cap off Comic-Con panel

Marvel is capping off Saturday night here at Comic-Con 2013, and Joss Whedon just took the stage and revealed that the name of the sequel to <i>The Avengers</i> will be <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>. The reveal came at the end of a brief teaser, with the camera rotating around an image of Tony Stark's Iron Man …

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