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Loving Father Creates Adorable Drawings on Daughter’s Eye Patch Every Day

Born with a small cataract, baby Layla was forced to wear a patch over her eye to make the other one stronger. Making light of a challenging issue, her father, Redditor Gfgrubb, starting drawing clever and creative drawings on her patch. After receiving a wave of internet support over the last few …

Intel Changes the IoT with Altera Buy

Intel yesterday announced its intention to acquire chipmaker Altera in an all-cash deal. This is not a business news publication, and this story is …

Internet of Things Market Statistics - 2015 - IoT stats

The internet of things is already upon us. To be convinced of this, all one has to do is visit an Apple Store and browse the connected home section …

Internet of Things

Triathlon Training, Gear, Nutrition, Photos, Race Results & Calendars

Bizarre wearable banana tech to feature at Tokyo Marathon

Dole's device joins Kagome's hands-free tomato-eating machine<p>The Tokyo Marathon is this weekend, and no doubt some participants will use the opportunity to rack up more Nike Fuel than ever. But two runners wil be employing a somewhat different technology solution: a smart banana. The Japanese arm …

Is this the first wearable computer? 300-year-old Chinese abacus ring was used during the Qing Dynasty to help traders

• Ring features a 1.2cm long, 0.7cm wide abacus that sits on the finger<br>• The ring's abacus has seven rods with seven beads on each rod<br>• Due to its size, …

Wearable Tech

Agile Is Dead: The Angry Developer Version

Yesterday, Dave Thomas wrote an incredible post about the death of "Agile" and the birth of "Agility." Words have never resonated so well with me, …

This Arduino-powered business card looks like a Game Boy and runs Tetris (video)

Off-white business cards with Silian Rail lettering are <i>so</i> passé -- these days; it's all about creativity. This Game Boy look-alike, for instance, demonstrates its creator's skills in one fell swoop: It doesn't just display a résumé, it's also a simple gaming handheld that can play <i>Tetris</i>. The device …

20 Resources for Teaching Kids How to Program & Code

(Image credit: Flickr User Vauvau)<p>Isn't it amazing to see a baby or a toddler handle a tablet or a smart phone? They know how technology works. Kids …

Programming

Interns at top tech companies make more than $5,000 per month

When it comes to pay, internships can be a struggle -- that is, of course, unless you work at one of the world's top tech companies.<p>Nineteen out of the top 25 highest-paying companies for internships come from the tech industry, according to a Friday report by Glassdoor, a jobs and careers website. …

Nokia X hacked to run Google’s Android apps and services

Nokia unveiled its X Android phones less than a week ago, with plans to use the handset to promote Microsoft services and not Google’s. After just a few days, hackers have managed to gain root access to the Nokia X and covert it to run most of Google’s key services. xda-developers member …

Samsung Announces Gear Fit Fitness Band with Heart Rate Monitor

Alongside its Galaxy Gear 2 smartwatch and the new Galaxy S5, Samsung has announced the Gear Fit, a fitness band that will take on the likes of Nike, Fitbit and Jawbone when it hits the market on April 11. The device weights 27 grams and includes a heart rate monitor, pedometer, sleep tracker and a …

I'm pretty sure the Mio Link's optical sensor is watching you (pictures)

BARCELONA, Spain -- The<p>Updated:March 4, 2014 Caption:Eric FranklinPhoto:Eric Franklin/CNET<p>Obviously up to something nefarious.<p>Updated:March 4, 2014 Caption:Eric FranklinPhoto:Eric Franklin/CNET<p>Updated:March 4, 2014 Caption:Eric FranklinPhoto:Eric Franklin/CNET<p>Updated:March 4, 2014 Caption:Eric …

Eye Tribe shows off working eye-tracking on a mobile phone

BARCELONA, Spain--Having recently announced an Android SDK for its Eye Tribe Tracker, the company also showed off how its eye-tracking software would work on a mobile phone without using said Tracker.<p>Eye Tribe's Anders Bo Pedersen, mobile lead and partner, gave us a demo proof of concept by using a …

Perlman's pCell: The super-fast future of wireless networking, or too good to be true? - ExtremeTech

Perlman’s pCell: The super-fast future of wireless networking, or too good to be true?<p>By on February 19, 2014 at 2:03 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Wi-Fi

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Petnet Is Applying The Internet of Everything Concept To Your Pets

The Internet of everything is all the rage now in the tech scene — especially after Google pumped in a hefty $3.2 billion to acquire smart home device maker Nest, one of the hottest brands in the connected home space. This was also a major theme at CES earlier this month.<p>As new solutions …

Cuttable Multi-touch Sensors: Cut, Paste, Tap, Swipe, Pinch - Technabob

Disney’s Touché concept can turn many ordinary objects into touch sensors. But what if you could buy materials such as wood, foil or paper that were …

"Internet of Things" cartoon | Marketoonist

Last week’s news that Google would buy Nest triggered a lot of discussion on the future of marketing (this cartoon was inspired by a joking tweet …

The Internet of Things outlook for 2014: Everything connected and communicating

The Internet of Things is more than Internet-connected refrigerators and shoes that tweet; it's a new wave of enabling devices to become more …

With AirWatch, VMware gets phones and tablets and a toehold in Internet of Things

At the very least, VMware’s $1.5 billion buyout of AirWatch proves the company, famous for its inside-the-data-center server virtualization focus, is …

Report: Next Windows 8.1 update in March to slim down the software

Update 1 for Windows 8.1(s msft) could hit in March but don’t expect major visible changes. Noted Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley reported the …

The Ideal Dreamers

Photographing Earth from the Cupola on the International Space Station

NASA’s Image of the Day today is a photograph showing one of the best photo op spots to be found on the International Space Station: the Cupola …