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How to go completely paperless with iOS

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>There are some obvious first steps one can take to cut down on the amount of paper used on a day-to-day basis if you’re an …

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New Apple TV Could Be A HomeKit Hub

Apple announced their new Apple HomeKit at WWDC earlier this month, it is a collection of tools that can be used to control things around your home, …

Smart TV

WeChat Now Lets You Recall Sent Messages

WeChat is the latest messaging app to take a leaf out of Snapchat’s “ephemeral” book, introducing a new feature on the WeChat iOS app that lets you recall the last message you sent within two minutes. All you have to do is long-press the message to activate a series of options, click ‘Unsend’ and …

A Tale Of Two Patents: Why Facebook Can’t Clone Snapchat

Facebook released Slingshot, its second attempt at an impermanent sharing app, last Tuesday. The app borrows heavily, in concept and features, from Snapchat, as well as smaller startups like Frontback and Look.<p>Slingshot and Facebook Messenger feature the same photo and video recording interface–a …

Google might try to stretch a telecom cable across the Pacific

Google’s famous brand name may someday be living on another telecom cable that stretches across the ocean floor of the Pacific.<p>According a recent report in The Wall Street Journal that cited “people familiar with the matter,” the tech giant is thinking about investing in such a multi-million dollar …

Apple 'iWatch' hype is building toward iPhone-like levels

The buzz around the iWatch, which will likely make its debut in time for the Christmas shopping season, has been getting noticeably louder in the past few days.<p>Several media outlets have uncovered new details about the “iWatch” in the past few days:<p>The Chinese website <i>Laoyaoba</i> says the iWatch is now …

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

Google Glass go on sale in the UK for £1,000

Smartglasses finally go on general sale for anyone in the UK over 18 with a credit card<p>Google Glass smartglasses are finally available in the UK for £1,000, two years after they were extravagantly launched by skydivers in the US.<p>The smartglasses have been praised by adherents who describe it as the …

This Glove Makes You Beethoven

“Have you ever seen the Matrix?” Thad Starner excitedly asks me over the phone. “There’s that scene where they need to fly a helicopter and Trinity just says, “hang on” and then uploads the instructions to her brain. That’s the future of what I’m doing.”<p>What started as a wearable experiment for the …