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New Tactus Case Concept Brings A Disappearing Keyboard To The iPad

It was about this time last year that Tactus — the company behind the amazing disappearing touchscreen keyboard — really started making a name for itself. So what does a buzzy company do to top its previous showing at the world’s biggest consumer tech show? In Tactus’ case it quietly showed off yet …

Verizon’s LTE Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) Spotted at the FCC

Verizon is expected to launch its own version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, supporting its own LTE frequencies in the near future.<p>Recently, the …

iPhone 6 camera tipped to retain 8-megapixel sensor

It’s been suggested this week by suppliers overseas that Apple’s next iPhone will continue to work with an 8-megapixel sensor. While this – for those …

Mobile Technology

How The Business World Will Make Wearables Mainstream

Enterprises, from health insurance companies to law enforcement agencies, are expected to drive the expansion of the wearable technology market by 2020, a new report from Forrester Research says.<p>Google Glass has been featured in so many news stories that it’s easy to forget, there are still only a …

50 inch 4K TVs for under $1K? Polaroid and Vizio are on board

4K televisions have undergone tremendous progress this last year, as has been clearly demonstrated at the CES 2014 show. Both Polaroid and Vizio …

Gear & Gadgets

Droplr for Mac Updated with New Design, Screenshot Annotation Tools and More

Droplr is yet another file sharing application that lets users share any type of file seamlessly, in a few simple clicks. Recently, it also received …

Gear & Gadgets

3D Systems Chef Jet and Pro eyes-on: legitimizing 3D printed food

In the 3D realm of CES 2014 we caught up with 3D Systems, a crew that brought so many new products and services to the show that it was difficult …

3D Printing

"Threshold" to be Called Windows 9, Ship in April 2015

At the BUILD developer conference in April 2014, Microsoft will discuss its vision for the future of Windows, including a year-off release codenamed …

Windows Phone

Xbox One live gameplay broadcast feature could still be months away

Microsoft couldn't deliver one of the Xbox One's key features at launch: the ability to stream your gameplay, live, for anyone on the web to watch. Here's more bad news: the company behind that feature, Twitch.tv, has no idea when it will launch either. According to a tweet from the company, …

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 Neo purportedly appears in leaked photo

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Specs for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 Neo just appeared earlier this week, and now we might be seeing the first image of the phone …

Under The Hood Of The All-Emoji Programming Language

“Emojinal is the next step after قلب,” says Nasser, referring to Alb, the first Arabic programming language, which he created in 2012. Nasser says …

Nintendo 3DS Game Sales up 45% to 16 Million in 2013

While Nintendo failed to make much headway with the Wii U, sales of its 3DS, 3DS XL and 2DS portable gaming consoles and associated software continued to climb in 2013.<p>More than 16 million 3DS games were sold in the 12 month period, an increase of over 45 percent from 2012. The figure covers both …

We should be worrying about Google’s assimilation and consolidation, and here’s why

Advertisement<p>25 Comments<p>Credit: Paramount<p>Google(s goog) has caused quite the stir with its announcement of new integration between Gmail and its …

LoginBox Debuts A New Kind Of Password Manager That Actually Records Your Workflows (But Is It Safe?)

Loginbox, a new solution aiming to save you from typing in your username and password for various websites when accessed from your smartphone’s small screen, is taking a different approach than most. Though competing with other form fillers and password managers like LastPass or Dashlane, the new …

Steam Machines are here, but who are they for?

Too many options can be a bad thing<p>Last year at CES in Las Vegas, Valve finally announced its long-rumored Steam Machine platform, designed to bring the PC gaming experience into your living room. At the time, the appeal was obvious: a small PC that fits under your television and lets you play the …

Aereo case to be taken up by the Supreme Court

Last year, the country's largest broadcasters petitioned the Supreme Court to rule on Aereo, a service that streams broadcast TV over the internet using thousands of mini-antennas. Now, the Supreme Court is saying that it will hear an appeal from networks including Walt Disney, Fox, ABC, NBC …

Apple Continues Hiring for Oregon Data Center as Solar Farm Plans Take Shape

Apple has posted three new job listings for the data center the company is constructing in Prineville, Oregon. Apple is seeking two Data Center Maintenance Technicians, along with a Data Center Chief Engineer, a position the company has been trying to fill since early 2013.<p>While the chief engineer …

Apple's iBeacon Technology Brings New Possibilities for Location-Based Gaming

Apple's iBeacons have a lot of potential for inclusion in location-based games, according to The Tap Lab CEO Dave Bisceglia, who spoke to <i>Re/code</i> in an interview. Currently, iOS game developers who want to incorporate location into gameplay are limited to determining location via Apple's internal …

Bitcoin vault offering insurance is 'world's first'

<b>A Bitcoin storage service that is insured against the loss and theft of the digital currency has launched in London.</b><p>Elliptic Vault uses "deep cold storage", where private encrypted keys to bitcoins are stored on offline servers and in a secure location.<p>The facility's founders say they are the …

Bitcoin

Native Union's Jump charging cable can juice up your devices on the go

It only took a little over 24 hours for Native Union's Jump, a charging cable with a built-in battery pack for juicing up on the go, to reach its funding on Kickstarter. Still, the company hasn't abandoned its booth here at CES to go out and celebrate, so we dropped in and laid some paws on the …

Meta wants to augment your world with the 'Iron Man' interface

When someone tells you they have a pair of augmented reality glasses with an interface designed by the same Hollywood staple who created the Iron Man suit's UI, you listen. Then, you ask if you can put them on.<p>The glasses come from Meta, a small company with huge dreams that's already comparing …

Xbox Support Twitter Account Briefly Hijacked by SEA

Microsoft today briefly faced its second social media-based attack from the Syrian Electronic Army in a month. The @XboxSupport account posted a link to the SEA website, along with other messages tagging the group’s own Twitter account. However, the tweets were deleted within 45 minutes of being …

Everything You Need To Know About Samsung's Galaxy S5

In addition to the hints Samsung's executive vice president Lee Young Hee gave to Bloomberg in an interview, there are a handful of other rumors and bits of informed speculation about what the phone will be able to do.<p>Here's what we know so far.<p>Or, at least, that's what Hee called the device in his …