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The Sensel Morph Is A Keyboard On Steroids

In the world of technology, change happens with the blink of an eye. But one thing that has remained relatively constant throughout the years is the good old mouse and keyboard.<p>The Sensel Morph, freshly unveiled on Kickstarter today, is looking to change that.<p>The Sensel Morph is a touch-input …

Gmail will now automatically add Google Calendar events for emails with flight, hotel, restaurant, or ticket info

Google today announced an update that brings Gmail and Google Calendar closer together. The new feature, which adds events to Google Calendar based on information in emails sent to your Gmail account, is rolling out this week to Google Apps customers on desktop, Android, and iOS.<p>When you receive an …

Apps

This new app lets you control your Android phone from your computer

If you’ve ever gotten tired of picking up your Android phone while you’re sitting in front of your computer, well, you’re not the only one. A new Chrome app allows you to use your Android phone right from any computer that can run Chrome. It works on Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebooks.<p>The new Vysor …

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Demand for Apple Watch has been 'so high,' Best Buy will start selling it everywhere

The electronics retail chain is also expanding the Apple "store within a store" program, where it sets up a special area to display Apple products.<p>On the company's earnings call yesterday, CEO Hubert Joly said:<p>The stores-within-a-store will have new Apple fixtures and are larger with more display …

Bus-ted! Coach driver fired for using iPad at 60 mph

Talk all you want about the declining market share of the iPad, but some people are still willing to risk their life over Apple’s breakthrough tablet device.<p>One such person is Irish coach driver Sean Purcell, who recently lost his job after CCTV showed him driving his coach with his elbows at more …

Google Glass

Facebook updates photo sharing app Moments with movies, new languages

Facebook is jockeying to get a position in assisting your camera roll, and the first major update to its photo-sharing app Moments for iOS has new bells and whistles to entice users old and new.<p>The gist of Moments, which launched in June, is that it relies on Facebook’s facial recognition …

Apps

Portal Lets You Use Your iPhone As A Wireless Thumbdrive

Portal, a recently launched Android app that lets you move large files between your computer and your smartphone via your Wi-Fi connection, has today made its way to iOS. The new version offers a better alternative to something like Apple’s AirDrop, for example, as it lets you transfer as many …

Gmail to automatically add events to Google Calendar for business users

Google Apps users, take notice: Gmail and Google Calendar will start working together, with Gmail automatically adding travel-related events to your …

Ad-block software is approaching 200 million users — here's how publishers are reacting

Ad-block software usage may be more common than previously thought. There are nearly 200 million monthly active users (MAU) of ad-block software globally, according to data from a new study by PageFair and Adobe included in our latest ad-blocking report.<p>That represents a big uptick in ad-block …

Digital Advertising

Apple Loses ‘Swipe To Unlock’ Patent In German Court

Apple has lost a challenge in the German court system that sought to overturn an earlier ruling, which voided its patent for ‘swipe to unlock’ in Europe.<p>The patent (EP1964022) was granted back in 2010 and was used to win an injunction against Motorola smartphones (back when Moto was owned by …

Chrome beta now reschedules JavaScript timers to make webpages faster and interaction smoother

Google today detailed a new improvement in Chrome that results in a faster browsing experience. Available now in the browser’s beta channel, Chrome reschedules JavaScript timers to create a smoother experience when you’re interacting with a webpage.<p>JavaScript timers let web developers write code …

Adobe will introduce a new Photoshop for iOS this October

Adobe is without question the place to go for image editing on the desktop. On mobile, it's closer to an afterthought. Adobe has been trying to change that over the past couple years as it rolls out more and more free mobile apps that break out some of its most impressive desktop features. Now, …

There’s a Massive Battle Brewing Over the Future Of Wi-Fi

Verizon and T-Mobile are planning to use Wi-Fi networks to broadcast their cellular signals — a move that could clog up the airwaves and lead to …

Swipe your way to iOS 9’s suggested contacts

iOS 8 introduced the idea of showing your most-contacted contacts in the multitasking screen. You’d simply double click on the Home button to see the list of the most recent apps as well as a row of the folks you contacted the most across the top.<p>If you’re looking for that feature in iOS 9, you …

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet heads to AT&T, T-Mobile

AT&T and T-Mobile will offer cellular-ready versions of the Samsung tablet in early September.<p>The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet will soon find a home at both AT&T and T-Mobile.<p>Both US wireless service providers said on Wednesday that they would carry the company's flagship metal-framed tablet, and …

Mobile

A leaked memo has revealed the release date for Office 2016 for Windows

Microsoft has asked employees to start using the public preview of Office 2016 while keeping an eye on promotional and training material until the launch becomes official next month.<p>"On September 22, 2015, we'll release Office 2016 - with updates for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Skype …

Pushbullet's free file-sending app Portal arrives for iPhone

Pushbullet’s Portal app that lets you send large (or small) files from your computer to your phone is now available for iOS devices.<p>First launched for Android in June, the app lets you bundle up multiple individual files and beam them to your iPhone for free, made all the more useful by the lack of …

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Obi reveals its first two low-cost smartphones from former Apple CEO John Sculley

It’s been more than 30 years since John Sculley became the CEO of Apple, where he presided over some of the company’s biggest hits — and the controversial ouster of its co-founder, Steve Jobs. Sculley was forced out of the company in 1993 after a series of missteps, but he never left the world of …

Infltr gives Instagram addicts millions of editing options

Photo-editing apps like Instagram are great, but usually the options are limited to a couple dozen or so filters. That's not the case with Infltr, a $2 iOS app that claims 5.1 million unique hues. With this piece of mobile software, swiping across the edit screen traverses through the color wheel, …

Mobile Photography

Adobe's next mobile photo editor could be revealed in October

When Adobe announced it was discontinuing its mobile Photoshop Touch app earlier this year, it hinted at greater things to come in a mysterious project code-named "Project Rigel." While it listed a vague "late 2015" availability at the time, a recent <i>CNET</i> report suggests we'll be formally introduced …

LG Rolly wireless keyboard folds into a stick you can fit in any pocket

The mobile accessory market is booming and LG sure doesn’t want to stay at the bench. The Korean manufacturer has been hard at work and today they are announcing one of the most interesting wireless keyboards we have seen in a while. The LG Rolly is a pretty awesome contraption with a mechanism …

Gear & Gadgets

Enterprise Users Will Fuel Shipments Of Large Tablets, Says Strategy Analytics

Shipments of tablets are struggling as phablets like the iPhone 6 Plus become more popular. Enterprise users, however, may be the tablet’s saving grace, boosting sales of higher-end models like the Surface Pro 3 and the anticipated iPad Pro, which Apple is expected to announce in fall.<p>This means …

'Assassin's Creed Syndicate' hits PCs on November 19th

If you're determined to play <i>Assassin's Creed Syndicate</i> on your sweet PC gaming rig, you're going to have to wait a while longer than everyone else. Ubisoft has announced that the Windows version of its Victorian stealth action game will arrive on November 19th, or nearly a month after the console …

Apple Patents Earbuds With Noise-Canceling Sensor Smarts

Apple continues looking at ways to improve its earbuds — including potentially ditching the iconic white cables which had such a starring role in iTunes ads, back in the day.<p>According a patent filed in February last year but published this week and spotted by AppleInsider, Cupertino is looking at …

Microsoft Windows 10 free upgrade revisited: seven more of your questions answered

More than 75m PCs were upgraded to Windows 10 in the first month, and readers still have questions about installation disks, product keys, downgrading and more<p>Download the upgrade?<p>Can I download the upgrade, store the files, and install it about a week later? <b>Ernst</b><p>Yes, you can download it from the …

Windows 10

Microsoft Snip finally brings a better way to screenshot on Windows

A new beta app from Microsoft aims to make taking screenshots on touch-enabled Windows 10 computers <i>a lot</i> easier.<p>Microsoft Snip offers an easier way to take screenshots, annotate them and even add audio to them. Once installed, the app floats at the top of the screen so you can quickly take a …

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Apple Announces Sept. 9 Event

By<p>Georgia Wells<p>Georgia Wells<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@georgia_wells<p>georgia.e.wells<p>Google+<p>georgia.wells@wsj.com<p>Apple Thursday sent out invitations to a Sept. 9 event in San Francisco.<p>“Hey Siri, give us a hint,” the Cupertino, Calif.,-based company said in an email.<p>Apple typically unveils new …

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