Asa Neal

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It's no longer illegal to rip CDs

An update to UK copyright law means that from 1 June 2014 it will no longer be illegal to make copies of CDs -- or ebooks or any other media -- that …

CloudGOO’s New App Turns All Your Cloud Storage Accounts Into One Big, Combined Drive

CloudGOO, a newly launched Android application with something of a silly name, offers a way for you to smush together all your cloud-based file storage accounts to form one big cloud drive in the sky. That is, the app aggregates your cloud drive accounts into one mobile interface, then uses that …

A 3D-printed house is being built right now in Amsterdam

Architects in Amsterdam have begun construction on what they're calling the first full-sized 3D-printed house. Using what's essentially a large-scale version of a desktop 3D printer, Dus Architects is building what will eventually be a 13-room Dutch canal house made of interlocking plastic parts. …

Apple’s New Patent Wants To Make Texting And Walking A Little Safer

Sick of colliding with lampposts and the elderly whilst walking and texting? A new Apple patent for ‘Transparent Texting’ might be right up your alley, using your iPhone’s video camera to pipe through a live feed of what’s happening in the real world behind your Messages window.<p>Here is the abstract …

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Making the case for a large Apple 'iPad Pro'

Should Apple build a larger iPad for the professional crowd? I think it's a necessary evolution of the tablet.<p>If Apple doesn't build a large, professional tablet, then the Android and the Windows camps will. Oh wait, they <i>already are</i> building them.<p>Samsung has the Android-powered 12.2-inch Galaxy …

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How to Get Started With Microsoft Office On iPad

Now that Microsoft Office is available on the iPad, it’s a runaway hit: The three apps in the mobile productivity suite are sitting solidly at the very top ranks of Apple’s App Store.<p>Here’s how to get started.<p>First, Make Room For Office<p>All of the apps are sizable, running between 215 and 259 …

Ryan Seacrest’s Typo keyboard for iPhone earns its first prize: A sales injunction

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>BlackBerry earned a preliminary sales injunction against the Ryan Seacrest-backed Typo keyboard attachment for iPhone(s aapl), …

Renderings Based on Leaked Schematics Show Sapphire Glass-Backed iPhone 6 'Air'

Last week, Japanese magazine MacFan published alleged schematics for a 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch iPhone 6. French Apple website <i>Nowhereelse.fr</i>, along with graphic designer Martin Hajek, took these schematics one step further and created 3D "iPhone Air" renderings using these blueprints as a guide (Via</i> …

Toshiba Encore review: an 8-inch Windows tablet that struggles to stand out

Toshiba is no stranger to Windows tablets, but what we've seen to date has typically been targeted at businesses or has otherwise been... limited. In that sense, the Encore is something special. It's not just the company's first 8-inch Windows tablet -- it's the first aimed at a truly broad …

Samsung's next Windows Phone arrives in April without 8.1 update

Samsung is preparing to release its next Windows Phone handset on Verizon next month. Sources familiar with Verizon’s plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the Samsung Ativ SE will be made available as a Windows Phone 8 device, despite the upcoming announcement of an 8.1 update. While images originally leaked …