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The Android-killer that wasn’t? Tizen is “almost dead”, says industry insider

Yesterday, news broke that Samsung would delay the release of the first smartphone running Tizen, a Linux-based operating system that the Korean company has been developing together with Intel and other partners.<p>According to the Korean website <i>iNews,</i> the reason for the delay of the device, widely …

Mobile

Angry Birds Updated For iOS and Android With New Abilities and Levels

Pigs, beware! The Angry Birds have some new tricks up their<p>sleeveswings. An update to Angry Birds on iOS and Android brings 15 new levels, a new egg …

PortKit Highlights Equivalent User Interface Elements For iOS And Android

Porting a mobile app from one platform to another can be painful and challenging. The PortKit site lists the iOS 7 and 6 Cocoa elements alongside the …

GM and Honda team up to produce next-gen fuel cells by 2020

You'd be forgiven for thinking that hydrogen fuel cell cars have vanished when EVs rule the headlines, but GM and Honda haven't forgotten them -- in fact, they've just unveiled a new fuel cell partnership. The automakers are jointly developing next-generation hydrogen systems and storage, using …

Oppo is working on a dedicated camera to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Camera

Details are still sparse, but a source tells us that Oppo is working on a dedicated camera. Much like the Samsung Galaxy Camera, this is said to be a standalone device for point-and-shoot enthusiasts.<p>What we do know is that Oppo has held a briefing on the camera, a photo from which you will see …

Here Come The Bespoke Apps: Dolo Is Just For Finding Friends In SF’s Dolores Park

Apps don’t have to be for everyone. Development tools, reduced costs, and the trend of nailing a single use case are spawning a generation of homespun applications. The latest is Dolo. Useful for finding friends in San Francisco’s crowded Dolores Park, useless for everyone else. Bespoke apps …

Yahoo Acquires Xobni for Upward of $30 Million

Yahoo said it has bought Xobni, as <b>AllThingsD</b> had previously reported it was planning to do.According to numerous sources close to the company, Yahoo …

Silicon Valley

Twitter to target ads based on your browsing history, but will support Do Not Track opt-out

Though Twitter is one of the few companies that lets its users opt out of browser tracking, the social network is gearing up to deliver advertisements based on that very technology and more. Twitter says that it'll soon begin delivering sponsored tweets within the United States that are based on …

High-Hanging Tea House Offers Suspended Getaway

Flying Mud Boat, a tea house that seems to hover in mid-air, is another surreal creation by Japanese architect Terunobu Fujimori (images by Kazumasa …

Infinitum Table by Louise-Anne van 't Riet

Louise-Anne van 't Riet's infinity table is designed for people who never tidy up.

The Handleband by Daniel Haarburger

If you’ve ever tried riding your bike and using your phone at the same time, then you know how difficult it can be to focus on the road ahead. We use …

The Army's Job is to "Put Boots on the Ground." Who Designs the Boots?

Some of you shared my enthusiasm for the exploratory nature of Adidas' Springblade kicks; others did not (you Cassandras, you). But if there's one …

Moto X Details Revealed: Colors, Wallpapers, Engravings Will Be Customizable at U.S. Factory

Motorola's upcoming phone called the Moto X will allow users to fully customize the look of the device with different colors and an engraving, …