Jonah Corbin

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Proto.io Lets You Create Mobile App Prototypes And See Them Run In A Native App

Proto.io, a mobile prototyping platform that’s been organically growing its footprint over the last couple of years, is now offering a fairly notable new feature: In addition to being able to easily build mobile app prototypes using its service, it has just launched native iOS and Android apps that …

"Mini-kidney" grown from stem cells

Instead of having to wait for one of the limited number of available donor kidneys, patients in need of a transplant may eventually be able to have a …

Stem Cells

Edward Snowden delivers 'alternative Christmas message' on UK's Channel 4

Channel 4 has a reputation for delivering an "alternative Christmas message" every year as a counterpoint to the Queen's annual Christmas address, and 2013 is no different: it tapped NSA leaker Edward Snowden to speak directly to UK citizens about privacy issues and, according to Channel 4, "why he …

With Satago, Freelancers Can Anonymously Report When They Actually Get Paid

As a freelancer or small business owner, you probably know that one of the most pressing issues is late payments and chasing customers months after a job was done. Meet Satago, the online platform where small businesses and freelancers can anonymously report when they get paid by their clients. It …

Sony offers a magnetic solution to the Windows 8 hybrid problem

At IFA in Berlin this week there have been a host of new Windows 8 laptops and PCs. Some small enough for your pocket, ones that recline into your lap, and the usual hybrids that twist and turn from laptop to tablet. While Acer, Lenovo, and Samsung have experimented with their own unique flipping …

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 …

We want privacy from the government, but we're an open book on social media

I recently trailed a friend – inadvertently – through New York City, during a Facebook chat.<p>Each message he sent via the mobile app, Facebook …

Apple and Samsung set to continue their duopoly in 2014

For the foreseeable future, it appears that Apple and Samsung will continue to carve up the majority of profit and a growing portion of sales of devices.<p>In 2014, an estimated 2.5 billion devices will be sold worldwide, an increase of 6 percent over the previous year, according to Gartner. More than …

Windows Phone

Eric Schmidt has a Moto X and he's using it right now

Being Google's executive chairman has its perks<p>Google chairman Eric Schmidt took part in the annual Allen & Co. business conference yesterday — and took the time to show off Motorola's latest hardware. Italian site Corriere.it has posted photos showing Schmidt placing a call and generally playing …

eBay Exact for iOS: Buy 3D-Printed Products

eBay has announced a new iOS app called eBay Exact that lets you buy customizable 3D-printed merchandise on the go. You can download the new addition now directly from Apple’s App Store.<p>The products in question are available from three leading 3D printing companies, according to eBay: …

Moto X and the Droids of the future: what we know so far

Motorola tries to reinvent itself under Google's care with a new set of phones due this summer<p>The hopes of a reinvigorated Motorola are riding on a single much-rumored phone called the Moto X. CEO Dennis Woodside confirmed that the Moto X existed and provided the first official details on the phone …

Pirate Bay co-founder teases upcoming spy-proof messaging app called ‘Hemlis’

Peter Sunde, best known for his work as co-founder of torrent sharing service The Pirate Bay, is today teasing his latest project: a truly secure messaging app for mobile devices called ‘Hemlis’ (which means “secret” in Swedish). Peter, along with other team members Leif Högberg (@leihog) & Linus …

HTC One is highly repairable with special secret tool, says lead designer

Many folks who've torn down an HTC One agree that it's practically impossible to do so without damaging the body, hence iFixit's low repairability score of 1/10. That said, as we found out from HTC's Frequencies Asia event earlier today, there's apparently an elegant solution to this problem. This …