Jorge Carrilho

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Hands-on with Samsung Galaxy TabPro S

I’m noticing a lot of competition trying to out-Surface the Surface these days. Hey, I don’t mind! In the end, I’m the one who potentially benefits from this little tussle. If this industry-wide showdown can get me something that’s portable, runs like a PC, and has a pen that lets me draw and paint …

Rachio Store

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Web banking service Holvi tests API for integrating other services with its platform

The Finland-based web “bank” Holvi, which recently gained a license to operate across Europe, is testing an application programming interface (API) …

Fleep collaboration tool comes out of beta, gets premium option

Fleep, an asynchronous messaging tool for teams that was unveiled a year ago by Skype veterans, has come out of beta.<p>The Estonia-based service is now …

Arthritis Research Looks to Unlock Secrets of Heart Disease and Depression

<i>The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research.</i><p>“Arthritis is for old …

Pain

Neurofeedback Increases Affection, Builds Empathy

Too many heated arguments rely on the cliché “I’m not a mind reader” to excuse one individual’s ignorance of another’s mental states. But now …

The Brain

Depressed Mice Have Excitable Neurons

Most people handle stress well, but some find it difficult to cope and as a result develop depression and other mood disorders. Researchers have …

Neuroscience

How Dads Influence Teens' Happiness

Adapted from <i>Do Fathers Matter? What Science Is Telling Us about the Parent We’ve Overlooked</i>, by Paul Raeburn, by arrangement with Scientific …

Psychology

Control Your Air Conditioning System via Smartphone: tado° Cooling [Video]

Do you remember the Tado° iPhone controllable thermostat we published on Freshome a while back? The idea was taken further with <b>tado° Cooling</b> …

First Asteroid With Rings Discovered

Move over, Saturn—rings aren't just for giant planets anymore.<p>Saturn has rings, of course, and so do the other gas giants of our solar system—Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune—albeit wispier ones than Saturn's.<p><b>But until now it seemed that only giant planets had the gravity to hold on to the billions of</b> …

Steven Chu Solves Utility Companies' Death Spiral

[<i>Updated with comment from Hawaiian Electric Company</i>.]<p>Utility companies have been looking for new regulations and higher connection charges to save them from a “death spiral” spurred by a surge in rooftop solar installations. Instead, says former Energy Secretary Steven Chu, they should get into …

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Sailogy Snags $1.15M To Expand Its Yacht Chartering Marketplace

Having recently spent an evening listening to a twenty-something former Google developer (who shall remain nameless) discussing his burning desire to own a yacht, my ears pricked up on hearing of Sailogy — a marketplace for boat chartering — that’s just closed a $1.15 million Series A funding round.<p>…

Plugaway Is An App-Controlled Plug & LED System Aiming To Undercut The Smart Home Competition

Another contender for smart(en)ing up your home has taken to Kickstarter to raise funds. The Beijing-based startup behind Plugaway has put together Wi-Fi connected plugs and LED lightbulbs which, used in conjunction with its Android or iOS app, can remotely switch your appliances on or off, or dim …

Can this iPhone app remote-control your dog?

Who wouldn't want a remote control for their pet? Or, perhaps, who would?<p>I love pet gadgets, especially wacky ones like Bowlingual, which claims to translate barks into human speech.<p>Well, a collar attachment called Pet-Remote is getting billed as a way to "control your dog with your iPhone and …

Remote Controls

MBank And The Future Of Responsive Banking

I’m not a huge fan of banks, but when senior director Michal Panowicz approached me about mBank, my interest was piqued. How could a banking spin-off of BRE Bank and founded in 2000 create one of the coolest, most high-tech banking experiences I’ve seen? The more important question, however, was …

How Firefox OS plans to kill — not reinvent — the app store

Mozilla has posted another video about Firefox OS. Intended for app developers, the clip explains a bit about how and why distribution will work in a world without app stores.<p>In this world, the mobile web rules, and apps can be found anywhere, through any mechanism, all over the web, all over the …

Walmart's $150 tablet aimed at children is missing the point

It's not often you see a piece of Darwinian evolution occur before your eyes. Swimmers tend not to sprout webbed feet, nor typists extra fingers. But …

fuseproject

Poppy Is Now Courting Developers To Build 3-D Augmented Reality Games For Your iPhone

Remember Poppy? It’s that device — now on Kickstarter — that lets you watch and record 3-D photos and videos using your iPhone. It’s kind of like a Viewmaster for the digital age.<p>Anyway, a lot’s happened since we first wrote about the company’s Kickstarter campaign. It’s racked up nearly 2,500 …

SONTE: iPhone/iPad Android DIY WiFi Digital Shades

WHY SONTE Film?<p>Our reason for starting this project is simple - curtains have been around for thousands of years without much improvement. The small …

Private Partnership to Deploy Hydrogen Infrastructure

WASHINGTON -- The Energy Department today launched H2USA -- a new public-private partnership focused on advancing hydrogen infrastructure to support …

Traveling Abroad? EatWith Wants To Help You Break Bread With The Locals In Their Own Homes

<i>Nothing</i> makes traveling to a new land more amazing than befriending a local or two. Meet the right person — someone outgoing, with knowledge of the locale — and it’s like punching in a cheat code. You’ll do better things, see better places, all while avoiding the generic tourist junk. But finding …

Saif Qaddafi, Stuck in International Legal Limbo, Heads to Court in Libya

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Saif al-Islam Qaddafi, the London-educated son of the former dictator, appeared in a Libyan court …

Geeksphone To Start Selling First Firefox OS Phones Tomorrow

While hardware giants such as ZTE, Alcatel, LG, Huawei and Sony have publicly committed to building and distributing phones running Mozilla’s HTML5-powered Firefox OS, the first company to actually go to market with Firefox OS devices (albeit only developer preview handsets for now) is a …

Six electric taxis hit the streets of New York

Nissan and New York have conspired together to bring 6 new electric taxis to the city today. The Nissan Leaf is the model for these taxis and it’s …