Gerda Diteriha

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This Is How Little Kids React These Days When You Show Them Old Computers

We saw them cringe when they learned what a Walkman was, and now the infamous little kids are back to learn about more old technology.<p>The Fine Brothers created another video, showing little kids what computers looked like before the days of iPhones and MacBook Airs.<p>As usual, the kids can't even …

Kids

LittleBits' Arduino module puts the focus on programming, not wiring

Getting your feet wet with programmable hardware can be tricky; even if you're comfortable with coding, you may not want to break out the soldering iron just to build a usable device. LittleBits is aware of just how intimidating these make-it-yourself gadgets can be, so it has just launched its …

Microsoft welcomed Nokia employees with a history book

Nokia employees who joined Microsoft as a result of the recent merger received a surprise package to welcome them aboard.<p>Designed by a company called TCOLondon, a 128-page illustrated commemorative book was sent to former Nokia staffers last month on the day Microsoft and Nokia officially merged. …

Xiaomi's 49-inch Android TV boasts 4K for just $640

The Mi Pad wasn't Xiaomi's only announcement today. Following the Chinese company's first smart TV from last September, today it has unveiled a slightly larger model with a nice surprise: 4K for just CN¥3,999 or about $640! Like its affordable predecessor, this 49-inch TV comes with built-in …

AT&T announces rollout of voice-over-LTE ahead of likely iPhone 6/iOS 8 integration this fall

United States-based carrier AT&T today officially announced its rollout of voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) calls. The VoLTE rollout comes in tandem with AT&T HD Voice launch, which provides better sounding phone calls. Starting on May 23rd, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota and Wisconsin will be the initially …

Windows Phone beats BlackBerry in North American Web traffic

Microsoft's Windows Phone mobile operating system has surpassed BlackBerry in yet another market stat.<p>Surveying all recent Web traffic generated by smartphone operating systems in North America, Chitika found that Windows Phone finally inched past BlackBerry to earn the No. 3 spot behind Apple's …

Windows Phone

PlayTimer insists that you put your phone down

Maybe you have a busy life, and you need some help making time for the things that matter. Like, a lot of help. I’m talking about zero willpower here.<p>PlayTimer is for you. It locks your phone down but good so that you can play with your kid or focus on other things for a while. You just set the …

Will Power

Google Ventures-Backed Startup Develops Mobile Games to Ease Urban Congestion

Can big data and simple games alleviate crowded city streets, buses and trains?<p>People are pouring into cities as the world continues to shift away from an agrarian economy, putting ever greater strains on transportation systems, including roads, highways, buses and trains.<p>It’s a familiar problem …

The Internet Is Not a Rotary Phone

Why Title II would tangle America's broadband future.<p>As the Federal Communications Commission returns to the subject of net neutrality, it is once again under pressure to reclassify broadband under Title II of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.<p>Title II was designed for POTS, the …

Mark Zuckerberg is 30. Facebook’s users are aging, too

Mark Zuckerberg turned 30 today. Facebook’s CEO is getting older as his users are, too.<p>Conventional wisdom says that Zuckerberg’s creation has been driven by young people willing to adopt a new technology. Facebook began as a service available only to university students, and the median age of its …