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Apperian launches first administrative remote control solution for iOS [Video]

Apperian just launched “Remote Control for iOS”, a feature for its Enterprise App Services Environment that it called “the first and only solution that empowers IT departments to remotely view and interact with employee’s iOS devices as if the device was directly in front of them.” The solution …

Nexus 6, Amazon Fire TV Stick and other stories you might've missed

Ready to catch up on all the juiciest tech news from the past seven days? Of course you are! Read on for all of our biggest highlights, including the Nexus 6, HP's 3D-scanning all-in-one, and the Amazon Fire TV Stick. Oh, and be sure to subscribe to our Flipboard magazine!<p>Gallery: Nexus 6, Amazon …

Hundreds of life-sized Tetris pieces descend on L.A. in marketing stunt

Hundreds of people helped set a new world record as they created the longest continuous line of human Tetris pieces, known as Tetriminos, at an event in Los Angeles.<p>The event took place at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo, named after the famous creator of Marvel Comics heroes such as the Amazing …

Google releases its new ‘Stars’ Bookmark Manager for Chrome

After multiple leaks over the past few months, Google’s new Stars interface for the Chrome Bookmark Manager has launched on the Chrome Web store. Downloading the extension completely replaced Chrome’s old bookmarks interface, so you’ll want to keep that in mind if you’re thinking of installing.<p>Once …

Evernote Rolls Out Its New “Work Chat” Feature

Evernote has rolled out a new “Work Chat” feature to its web and mobile applications which allows users of its online note-taking and collaboration software to discuss ideas and projects directly in the Evernote interface itself, instead of having to shift those conversations over to email. …

CVS Stores Reportedly Shut Down Apple Pay Support

While the new way to pay using your iPhone 6 is easy to use, recent reports indicate that CVS stores have already removed Apple Pay support, according to MacRumors.<p>Earlier this week, Rite Aid pharmacy shut down its unofficial Apple Pay support, asking customers trying to pay with the new system to …

Apple Pay

Millions of historic images posted to Flickr

<b>An American academic is creating a searchable database of 12 million historical copyright-free images.</b><p>Kalev Leetaru has already uploaded 2.6 million pictures to Flickr, which are searchable thanks to tags that have been automatically added.<p>The photos and drawings are sourced from more than 600 …

Genealogy

Apple Has Considered $400 Price for Wearable Device

Apple's high-end wearable will be among the most expensive of the category.<p>Apple executives have discussed charging around $400 for the company’s new wearable device.<p>Pricing has yet to be finalized for the forthcoming product, which is expected to begin shipping next year. Sources say consumers …

How You’ll Be Able to Use Your iPhone 6 as a Wallet

Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 6 on Sept. 9, and rumors about some possible features have been years in the making. One of those features is …

Slow Comcast speeds were costing Netflix customers

Why did Netflix pay Comcast to stream its videos faster? Because Netflix was losing customers.<p>That's according to a petition Netflix filed to the Federal Communications Commission this week in opposition to Comcast's (CMCSA) proposed mega-merger with Time Warner Cable (TWC).<p>In February, Netflix …

5 Awesome Things Apple's New iPhone 6 Is Rumored to Have

It’s Apple devotees’ favorite time of the year again.<p>Apple appears set to roll out its new iPhone this month, with a planned Sept. 9 event likely to …

Google Glass Update Adds Support for All Contacts

Google has announced a new update to its Google Glass firmware that will provide access to all your phone contacts on the headset.<p>Your top 20 contacts will be available by voice command, and you’ll have to swipe to get to the rest. Earlier versions of the software only allowed you to store up to 10 …

New photos claim to show 5.5-inch ‘iPhone 6L’ shell compared to smaller model

New photos leaked online today claim to show the body of the upcoming 5.5-inch iPhone, recently dubbed the “iPhone 6L” in another leak. The parts in the images are said to have come directly from Apple’s supply chain, though that claim is obviously quite difficult to verify. The design of the body …

A Second Act For The Internet Of Things

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>David Hirsch is co-founder and partner of Metamorphic Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm headquarterd in New York City. Prior to Metamorphic, he spent eight years at Google where he was on the founding team that launched Google’s advertising monetization strategy and</i> …

Will The New Nook Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Turn The Tide For Barnes & Noble?

Barnes & Noble unveiled a new device this morning at its flagship store in Union Square in New York, but will it be enough to turn around its sagging digital business?<p>The new Nook Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 — the company’s first new tablet since taking a break from making tablets last year — is sleek, …

OS X Server 3.2 developer preview, Safari 7.1 and 6.2 beta 3 now available for developers

Apple has released new beta builds of two coming versions of its Safari browser, versions 7.1 and 6.2. The two updates will be available for Mavericks and Mountain Lion users later this year, presumably. The update will introduce updates to the WebKit engine, including support for IndexedDB, …

The iPhone 6 Could Have A Protruding Camera Lens That Might Make It Easier To Attach Different Lenses

The image purports to be a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 with a camera that extends 0.77mm from the phone itself.<p>It's unclear how a protruding lens would affect the camera's overall functionality.<p>We've previously reported that the iPhone 6's camera will be 10 megapixels, an upgrade from the iPhone 5's …

Vine allows users to upload videos made with other apps

Twitter’s video sharing service has expanded the options to users, letting them upload from the camera roll for the first time<p>Vine, Twitter’s video-sharing service, will start allowing users to upload video clips created elsewhere, alongside a series of changes to the app designed to make it easier …

Traffic Lights Are Vulnerable to Simple Hack, Researchers Find

A team of security researchers from the University of Michigan, led by computer science professor J. Alex Halderman, found that the state's traffic light infrastructure is wide open to hackers. The team, with the permission of a local road agency, took control of a system of nearly 100 lights with …

Information Security

These beautiful objects symbolize human contact using cold, hidden machinery

Ask anyone who's tried maintaining a long-distance relationship: it's <i>hard</i>, and video chats, text messages and phone calls don't always satisfy our emotional needs. A lot of human relations are indirect, subtle actions of body language or behavior that aren't easily captured in video or text. …

MediaFire Updates Android App with Automatic Photo and Video Syncing

MediaFire, the file hosting and sharing service, has updated its Android cloud storage app to offer a host of new and improved photo and video services as well as new sharing options and a refreshed interface.<p>The new 2.0 Android version is free on the Google Play Store.<p>With this upgrade, Android …

Savioke’s first robot begins its career as a hotel bellhop

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>If you call down to the front desk at the Aloft hotel in Cupertino, Calif., to replace that toothbrush …

Check out these hacked Netflix apps for Oculus Rift & Philips Hue (videos)

Netflix’s semi-regular company hack events usually produce some pretty awesome ways to combine the streaming video service with gadgets or third-party services — and this year is no different.<p>Today the company revealed a slew of hacked Netflix apps that enhance the TV show or movie watching …

Someone Made An App Like Yo, But It Shares Your Location Instead

Lo is an iPhone and Android app that allows users to instantly request and send their location information to their friends. In an obvious tribute to Yo, the app is made of big colored blocks and simple white text. When a friend accepts your request and sends his or her location data to you, it …

Apps

Verizon Says It Has No Plans for Another App Store

Big Red says that, despite a report from The Information, it has no interest in going down the app store road again.<p>Verizon threw cold water Wednesday on a report that it was in talks to set up another app store.<p>The Information reported that Verizon was talking with would-be partners about a …

Samsung's first Nook tablet arrives at Barnes & Noble today for $179

Samsung is becoming Barnes & Noble's first partner to create a Nook-branded tablet today with the unveiling and release of the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. The name is a mouthful, but it basically means that the tablet is a rebranded version of Samsung's existing Galaxy Tab 4 tablet — part of its low-end …

Facebook is doling out bounties to folks who find Oculus bugs

Facebook has a storied history of shelling out bounties to whomever manages to unearth bugs in its systems, and according to <i>The Verge</i> now it's willing to pay out cash to folks to find who do the same for Oculus VR's code. Interested? You'll stand to make a minimum of $500 for your efforts, and just …

LG debuts L Fino and L Bello for emerging markets

The new low-end 3G smartphones come with some of the software features found on the LG G3 and have the same rear-button design.<p>LG's two latest handsets, the L Fino and L Bello, aren't exactly the top of the line products you'd expect the company to debut at the upcoming IFA tradeshow in Berlin. For …

Mobile Technology

Parallels Desktop 10 announced with support for Yosemite, iCloud Drive, and much more

Parallels Desktop has been with the Mac almost as long as it has run on Intel hardware.<p>Today, the company announced the 10th major release of its industry-leading virtualization software for Macintosh and mobile. It has more of what makes Parallels so special: Performance, integration and …