Julie Lee

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How Tablets Have Redefined the Rules of Personal Computing

Back in 1990, I was asked by Microsoft to look closely at a product in the works that turned out to be the company’s first tablet. The focus on this …

The Death Of The "Dumb" Phone Is Near

If you have been holding on to that old flip phone for just a little too long, there is a good chance you are finally ditching it and buying a smartphone for the first time.<p>For the first time in the history of cellphones, the smartphone is now more popular globally than the “feature” phone, which …

OpenGlass uses Google Glass to identify objects for the visually impaired (video)

Dapper Vision's OpenGlass project sees Google Glass' camera as useful for more than just hands-free pictures -- it's a tool for interpreting the world around us. To show that potential, the two-person group has tested two of its Glass apps with visually impaired wearers. The first, Question-Answer, …

Apple's new iPhone 'has fingerprint sensor'

Examination of Apple's latest beta software has revealed a folder labeled 'Biometric Kit' in iOS7.<p>A string of code from iOS 7 revealing 'a fingerprint that changes colour during the setup process' was posted online yesterday, sparking rumours that the new iPhone could contain a fingerprint …

Google Glass enters a casino: Watch what happens (or doesn't)

I was waiting to hear about a large security guard grabbing our hero by the lapels and reading him his (lack of) rights.<p>I was twitching at the idea that he would be summoned to meet an Alec Baldwin-type character who would sever a fingertip or two, before speaking sweetly and wishing him a pleasant …

Google Glass

Apple reportedly 'aggressively' hiring talent for iWatch project

Apple has gone on a hiring spree for its iWatch effort, suggesting it needs additional expertise to address design issues, The Financial Times reported Sunday.<p>The gadget maker has been "aggressively" hiring new employees in recent weeks to work on developing the wearable computing device, …

Wearable Tech

'OK Glass, Save A Life.' The Application Of Google Glass In Sudden Cardiac Death

Google Glass has made its way into healthcare. Its use in the operating room and in medical education has been profiled here. Yet the magic of Glass will be found in the applications that can make this “technology” into real-world solutions for health and medicine. It’s a bit like the smart phone …

Graphs make headway, but simplicity is still a few hops away

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flickr user yaph<p>Webscale companies such as Facebook, (s fb) Google, (s goog) and Netflix (s nflx) have come clean about …

Digital Dementia: Gadget and Gaming Addiction Among Young Koreans

South Korean doctors are blaming a spike in neurological trauma – usually associated with severe head injuries, psychiatric disorders, and strokes – …

Google Glass – hands-on review

I'd expected a lot more from Google Glass. The hype around this wearable device – a pair of glasses which incorporate a little screen in the top …

Google Glass: privacy fears continue

Google's claim that it will not need to alter its privacy policy to reflect the impact of its new Glass product has been met with scorn by US …

Tablets Are The Top Mobile Commerce Device

<i>Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today.</i><p><b>BII Tablets Account For Majority Of Mobile Commerce Volume (Adyen)</b><br>A new study finds that tablets now account …

Smartphone use may make you wussy, says Harvard study

Your reputation as a tough, hard-nosed business go-getter may take a hit if you spend a lot of time using your little smartphone. A study conducted by researchers at Harvard Business School suggests that using devices with small screens can cause people to behave less assertively than those using …

Harvard Business School

iOS 7 allows iPhone and iPad control with head movements?

The idea of controlling an<p>iPhoneoriPadwith a gesture may not be too farfetched. According to 9to5Mac, Apple is said to have included a head movement feature in its latest iOS 7 beta version.<p>With a simple quick jerk of the head to the left or right, users could be able to get to the home page, …

iOS

Is the iWatch the new iPad, we ask in Podcast 345

The classic wristwatch: it takes a lickin' and keeps on tickin', but is a twenty-first century makeover about to make the humble watch the new …

Google Glass gets full-on web browser, new hands-free functions in monthly update

One of the early complaints with Google Glass, still a young technology in and of itself, has been the lack of a proper web browser. Until now, web search results merely brought up a list of headlines and some brief summaries covering your subject. It wasn't ideal, and Google knew as much. …

Ultra-Wired South Korea Is Battling Smartphone Addiction

The grim presentation by the social campaigner follows a survey with the loaded title: "Who's your real family?" It asked the students to compare the hours they spend on their smartphones with the time they spend interacting with relatives.<p>South Korea's pride in its high-tech prowess, from …

Apple supplier Foxconn cooks up its own smartwatch

One of Apple's key suppliers has beaten the company to the punch with its own smartwatch.<p>At its shareholders meeting on Wednesday, Foxconn, aka Hon Hai, demoed a smartwatch that can wirelessly connect to an iPhone to display incoming phone calls and Facebook posts, Want China Times has reported. …

Foxconn

Foxconn Announces iPhone-Compatible Smart Wristband

Foxconn has announced a new smart wristband that can measure vital signs like respiration and heartbeat, and also check phone calls and Facebook posts, according to a report from the <i>Want China Times</i>.<p>Terry Gou, the head of Hon Hai Precision Industry -- the name of Foxconn's parent company -- said …