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Tentative Samsung smartwatch design unearthed in Korean patents

While Samsung hasn't been shy about its desire to build a new smartwatch, we've had few clues as to what that wristwear could look like. However, <i>Moveplayer</i> has uncovered a trio of Korean design patents that, combined, could represent a design template. Registered between March and May, the patents …

Step Is A Journaling App That Helps You Make Sense Of Your Life

There are already plenty of journaling apps out there, but Step Journal stands out as a personal data aggregator that records and helps you make sense of your life’s minutiae.<p>As a big fan of using my iPhone to journal, I often check apps like TimeHop or Momento to see how my life has changed over …

Rendezvous Connects You With Nearby Folks Who Share Your Interests, Keeps Track Of Who You’ve Met

Rendezvous is an upcoming mobile application built at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 hackathon by San Francisco developer Taran Gill and designer Mehtab Bajawa. The app intends to connect you with others nearby who share your interests, as based on Facebook profile data. But while other mobile …

A Personalized News App At Its Simplest: No Articles, Just Data

Instead of tracking headlines, Numbeez tracks numbers. Here’s why that might not be as absurd as it sounds.<p>When Mark Zuckerberg says he wants to build a “personalized newspaper,” he’s talking about photos, conversations between friends, music, and news articles. But when a small startup in Tel Aviv …

GadgetellSolutions Media

26Jul/18<p>There are multiple departments within a retail organization, so which are most important? If we’re equating worth to cost — i.e., the annual …

Next up for Google TV: An NBC app with full, free episodes?

Google TV (s GOOG) has long lacked one key feature: Free or fixed-price access to full episodes of shows the day after they air on TV. There is no …

Time Warner to bring out-of-home streaming to iOS live TV app

Two years ago, Time Warner Cable released a live TV streaming app for the iPad, however, one caveat was that you could only stream live TV while …

Hopscotch for iPad Makes Coding Kid-Friendly

More and more schools have been ramping up STEM education — science, technology, engineering and math — in the classroom. Even the White House has …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView …

Twitter Music App is Launching Friday

Get ready to rock. Twitter is about to launch its long-rumored standalone music app Friday, according to a report.<p>The app's existence was rapidly …

Booking a doctor online is getting competitive, as medical startup Practice Fusion eyes ZocDoc’s territory

Two of the biggest names in the growing world of health tech are about to go head to head. On Tuesday, San Francisco-based Practice Fusion, which …

Wearable tech: How three designers weave technology into fashion

These three designers have created novel ways to incorporate the ever-changing world of technology into the fast-paced world of fashion. Their …

Apple to reportedly secure licensing agreements for iRadio next week

We’ve known for a little while that Apple is trying to launch a music streaming service of its own, reportedly called iRadio, that will rival the …

AirBeats / AirHarp creator demos his forthcoming Leap Motion music apps

When it comes to developing music apps, Leap Motion's naturalistic interface seems like a no-brainer. Sure it doesn't offer the sort of tactile feedback you get from an actual instrument, but it certainly beats the heck out of, say, a keyboard and mouse. Adam Somers is among the early developers …

Smile photographers: Pics.io delivers RAW photo edits in the browser

Does a browser replacement for Photoshop sound too good to be true? What if, to make it even better, it took advantage of Google Drive? Lets take it …

Yep, LinkedIn Acquires Newsreader Startup Pulse for $90 Million

LinkedIn announced on Thursday it has acquired mobile news aggregation startup Pulse, as Kara Swisher reported last month that it would, signaling …

Why your 8-year-old should be coding

Learn-to-code startups abound these days, but one in particular is focusing on the very young and is having some success in elementary schools around the country — even underserved schools with no budgets for STEM but a great need for better tools.<p>The startup is Tynker; it makes a web-based …

Adobe Goes Primetime With Comcast, NBC Sports To Jumpstart TV Everywhere

TV Everywhere, the television industry’s attempt to respond to viewer demand for more TV content on other screens such as tablets and computers so they don’t cut the cable cord, has been seen even by industry insiders as disappointing, even embarrassing.<p>That’s starting to change as more cable …

How Dave Goldberg of SurveyMonkey Built a Billion-Dollar Business and Still Gets Home By 5:30 PM

SurveyMonkey is an atypical technology company. They’ve been profitable from almost day one. They’ve grown at an astonishing rate and even with well …

My Startup Failed. Fuck.

I finally said it, my startup failed. Fuck. I felt like I was coming out of the closet when I first stated it aloud to my co-founder. We both knew …

Show me the Honey! E-commerce startup sweetens online shopping by saving you money

Honey doesn’t just make tea better, it also helps you save money on shopping.<p>Honey is a Chrome extension that surfs the web for discounts when you are checking out of an online store. Today, the startup announced it has closed a seed round of an undisclosed six-figure amount from angel investors.<p>In …

PayPal buys young startup Iron Pearl to help it acquire more users

Payments giant PayPal has acquired Palo Alto startup Iron Pearl to help it grow past 123 million customers, the company announced today in a blog post.<p>Iron Pearl offered customer acquisition and engagement software to help companies understand the best ways to grow using predictive modeling. …

Teen developer funds startup by auctioning 10% of her future income (interview)

Who wants to go to college if you can start earning money right away?<p>That’s one of the questions that Sarah Hanson, a 19-year-old developer and entrepreneur, asked herself. Especially since she knows exactly what she wants to do with her life already.<p>Last year, Hanson helped her grandmother find a …

Showboatr, An iOS App That Lets You Show Off By Completing Unique Video Challenges

Showboatr by Nyquist Design is an app for iOS that allows users to take on unusual challenges like peeling a banana with their feet or spinning two …

CloudFlare is trying to fight DDoS attacks by designing its own gear

It’s not just the big boys like Google, Facebook and Netflix that are building their own gear these days. CloudFlare, the popular web-performance and …

Foursquare to sell check-in data for ad targeting, says report

Foursquare may be looking to monetize its business and settle up outstanding debts with an aggressive new game plan: selling the data buried behind 3.5 billion check-ins to help advertisers target their advertisements.<p>The company, which has shifted from check-ins to local search to compete with …

Shark Week Plus Web Video Plus Comedy = YouTube’s New Ad Pitch

YouTube wants to be more like TV — at least when it comes to attracting TV ad dollars.<p>So here’s its latest strategy: Copy TV’s programming …

Analyst: iPhone 5S Will Have Larger Camera, New Fingerprint Technology, Same Screen Size

Topeka analyst Brian White today issued a new research note summarizing his thoughts on the phone he calls the iPhone 5S, expected to be released this summer. Most notably, he seems to have reversed his prior assertion that the next iPhone will have multiple screen sizes, noting that at a trade …

Google adds local safety alerts to search results

Alerts from police, firefighters, and other authorities should soon start popping up in your Google search results.<p>The new initiative comes courtesy of a team-up between Google and Nixle, a San Francisco-based startup.<p>Nixle allows people to sign up to receive crime alerts, missing person …