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Dropped your phone into water, mud, soup, or even beer? Here's how you might be able to save it

Here's a service that boasts a success rate of 84 percent, which is a much higher chance of saving your phone than the popular internet trick of …

Short-Range Low Power Wireless Devices and IoT

This paper discusses the topic of the “last 100 meters connectivity” in systems where small devices (such as various sensors) are connected to …

Bill Gates unveils his 5 favorite books of 2016

Books about tennis and tennis shoes top the Microsoft co-founder's reading list.<p>Microsoft and Gates Foundation co-founder Bill Gates fondly remembers reading through his parents' set of World Book Encyclopedias in alphabetical order when he was a child (his company would later publish a digital …

Bill Gates

Amazon just launched a cashier-free convenience store

No lines, no registers, no self-checkout machines<p>Amazon just unveiled a grocery store without lines or checkout counters. Amazon Go, a 1800-square-foot retail space located in the company’s hometown of Seattle, lets shoppers just grab the items they want and leave; the order gets charged to their …

Relearning the Art of Asking Questions

Proper questioning has become a lost art. The curious four-year-old asks a lot of questions — incessant streams of “Why?” and “Why not?” might sound familiar — but as we grow older, our questioning decreases. In a recent poll of more than 200 of our clients, we found that those with children …

Apple reportedly working on smart home features for iPhone

Your iPhone could soon become the key to your smart home. Apple is apparently preparing to step into home automation in a big way, unveiling software that will allow an iPhone to control home lighting, security systems, and other appliances at its Worldwide Developer Conference on June 2nd, …

How to Improve Your Remote Workforce Hiring in 10 Minutes

The virtual worker revolution is coming, and pretty soon your best people might be wearing sweatpants. From 2005 to 2011, telecommuting increased by …

5 Documentaries About Entrepreneurs You Need to Watch This Spring | Inc.com

There's no shortage of documentaries that convey what it's like to be an entrepreneur. Which is a good thing because all too often entrepreneurs feel as if they're alone in their experience, or unaware of what it takes to succeed. Here's a roundup of upcoming small business-themed documentaries …

Entrepreneurship

9 Resume Mistakes That Might Cost You A Job

Some may be obvious, like watching out for typos and misspelled words, but others might be more sneaky job-hunting mistakes.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>While good old paper may seem passé in the digital age, LinkedIn …

Fitbit Force review: A tiny display makes a huge difference

Advertisement<p>22 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom<p>The holidays are indeed one of the most wonderful times of the year, but they’re also one of least healthy. …

Adotar soluções de nuvem está no campo estratégico de TI

Os desafios da área de Tecnologia da Informação são imensos. As atividades de administração e operação do dia a dia neste campo de conhecimento, …

Ninja Sphere Lets You Control Almost Everything in Your Home

Not even the most high-tech security systems can keep watch over <i>everything</i> in your home. And most also lack the ability to automatically alert you …

Wearable-Tech Fatigue and the New Fitbit Force

I had almost given up on all activity-tracking wristbands until I tried the new Fitbit Force.<p>You see, over the past year and a half I’ve tried a …

Fitness Technology

Tiny Remote Is Like a Swiss Army Knife for Your Smartphone

Technologists in India have developed a Bluetooth-enabled device that can serve as a lost-and-found, a personal photographer, a pet sitter and a home …

This Minimalist Wearable Device Could Protect Your Child

<i>The Launchpad is a series that introduces Mashable readers to compelling startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion,</i> …

Fitbit Force Lights Up Your Wrist Like a Watch

The Fitbit Force, the fourth wireless activity and sleep wristband in the Fitbit lineup, debuted on Thursday with an extra something special never …

Basis Band Starts Shipping to Everyone, as Health-Tracking Company Adds Another $11.75M

If you talk to people who know wearable fitness trackers, they’ll tell you that the Basis band is probably the most serious product available.<p>Did you …

Wearable Tech

The Thing System aims to Revolutionize Home Automation

Marshall T. Rose was recently at the O’Reilly Video Studio to discuss The Thing System, an open-source solution for both home automation and controlling the internet of things. It’s currently in alpha, but already boasts an impressive array of functionality with devices as varied as lightbulbs and …

#MashAdvice: Which Quantified Self Fitness Tracker Should I Buy?

Our brave new digital world presents us new opportunities — and sometimes, new challenges. When should you change my Facebook relationship status …

AT&T will bring the kid-friendly Filip smartwatch to the US later this year

Kid-friendly smartwatch Filip finally has its carrier partner — AT&T.<p>While the Filip smartwatch can do a lot, probably its most interesting feature is that it can function as a standalone phone. That’s something not even Samsung can claim for its Galaxy Gear, which requires a smartphone in order to …

The Future of Wearable Technology | Inc.com

You probably thought your Uncle Henry was a little weird (and annoying) when he kept showing you how many more Nike FuelBand calories he needed to burn/earn to reach his preset daily goal. But what’s amazing is how that little wrist band with its tight feedback loop displaying points can actually …

Wearable Tech

Back-To-School Reading for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Now that summer is officially over, the kids are back to school, and the office is no longer a revolving door of vacation schedules, it's a good time to swap out your beach reads for some books that will get you thinking. Entrepreneur.com …

With Nymi Wristband, Your Heartbeat Unlocks Your Devices

Could be convenient<p>Here's a twist on knowing thy heart. A startup is looking to manufacture a wristband that recognizes its wearer by his or her heartbeat. The wristband, called Nymi, then communicates with wearers' other devices—laptops, tablets, smartphones—to unlock them when their owners pick …

Haptix turns any surface into a multi-touch interface for $70 - ExtremeTech

By on August 14, 2013 at 1:47 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Haptix Touch has just announced a …

Multi-Touch

A 12-Year-Old's Quest To Remake Education, One Arduino At A Time

Twelve-year-old electronics prodigy Quin Etnyre wanted to make education more fun. So he became a teacher.<p>Quin Etnyre walks to the front of a crowded room at Deezmaker 3D Printers and Hackerspace in Pasadena, California. He adjusts his laptop on the workbench, then looks up and addresses the class. …

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Radical Conran camera brings back element of surprise

In the second part of BBC Future’s Imagineering series, British firm Conran reimagines the digital camera with some of the retro joys of analogue photography.<p>Forgotten that old-school feeling of waiting for your photographs to be developed before seeing how they turned out? British design firm …

Cameras

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