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iPad Mini Retina's display is a moving target: Here's why

Apple faces some tough choices when deciding on a display technology for the upcoming iPad Mini. That results in vagaries in suppliers' production schedules.<p>Exactly when Apple's Retina version of the iPad Mini will appear isn't easy to predict. That's because display suppliers' plans change -- …

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GEAK Ring puts NFC on your finger, unlocks phones and shares your contact card

Some say NFC is dead, but GEAK from Shanghai wants to prove them wrong. Announced alongside the GEAK Watch earlier today was this GEAK Ring, a tiny NFC-enabled wearable device that stores your identity. The ring's pitched as an intuitive way to unlock your phone -- just hold it with the hand that's …

Woz talks iOS 7 and PRISM in an off the cuff airport interview

Steve Wozniak, a technology icon for his work at Apple, is an elder statesman in the industry; he’s a person whose opinion carries measurable weight. Recently, in an airport, the fine folks of FayerWayer caught up with Woz to talk over iOS 7’s new features, and the NSA’s PRISM program.<p>Whatever the …

U.S. schools not making the grade when it comes to education technology

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Here’s a bit of disappointing but not-so-surprising news: according to a new report from the nonprofit think tank Center for …

Alabama-Based CMR Demos Programmable Magnets That Changes Polarity And Strength On A Whim

Magnets are pretty basic – some poles attract, some repel, and you can use them to hold stuff up on your fridge. However, what happens when magnets can be “programmed” to react in different ways? Huntsville, Ala.-based Correlated Magnetics Research has some magnets that can do some amazing – and …

Apple shows off major design overhaul for iOS 7

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>Apple(s appl) has announced a major overhaul of iOS 7 on Monday at the company’s WWDC event, totally refreshing the design …

Malaysia Is Poorly Marketed To Entrepreneurs, Says 500 Durians’ Khailee Ng

Malaysia is an easy place to get cheap, good, English-speaking talent, with overheads that are often far lower than in more advanced markets in Southeast Asia. But it continues to suffer the effects of brain drain. Simply put, Malaysia isn’t cool to be in for some of the nation’s brightest, and …

Girl Loses Friends Because Her Phone Is Too Big To Carry

Somewhere on the dance floor, she vanished. It would have a been no problem, except her smartphone was so large she left it at coat check. In the pursuit of a big, beautiful screen, she’d sacrificed why people carry phones in the first place. We had no way to find her in the massive nightclub, and …

Biology Shows Us How To Prevent Hackers From Stealing Data

Given that digital information is more central than ever, it's worrisome that the history of data security is littered with failure.<p>Organizations seeking to be better prepared for and more resilient in response to information threats may want to draw on a far larger and older source of lessons on …

Thieves Stole $45 Million From ATMs Because The U.S. Uses Absurd 40-Year-Old Technology

If we weren't all using 1960s technology to conduct financial transactions, maybe we wouldn't get heisted.<p>Yesterday, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn revealed that an international team of thieves had stolen close to $45 million in the biggest ATM fraud case in history. The heist required some …

Desktop Othermill carves out circuit boards, jewelry

This successful Kickstarter project lets you make anything from printed circuits to brass earrings and molds for precision parts.<p>What if you could easily add custom-designed circuits to DIY projects like 3D-printed stuff? Here's a small mill that can churn them out with precision and …

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Hackers release modified T-Mobile carrier update file to amplify iPhone 5 cellular speeds (jailbreak unnecessary)

Just prior to the official launch of the iPhone, T-Mobile issued a carrier update to enable LTE, improve battery performance and add Visual Voicemail support . The only problem is that some users were reporting slower speeds after the update. TmoNews reports that two well known cellular …

Meet 'algoraves:' Raves with music generated by artist-controlled algorithmic software

You might never attend one, but keep this bit of information in your back pocket: A new trend today is the ‘algorave,’ in which people dance in a rave-like environment to music generated by algorithms.<p>According to a central algorave website – I abstain from dubbing it ‘official – the goal is to …

Why 3 celebrity data scientists are willing to work for free — for you

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Pinar Ozger<p>Hadoop-in-the-cloud startup Mortar Data is on a mission to bring recommendation engines to the masses, and …

Apple Photographer Details the Process of Capturing Product Photos

Apple is well known for the simple, no-frills product photos that highlight its lineup of mobile devices and as it turns out, a lot of work goes into capturing those images. <i>The Verge</i> interviewed Peter Belanger, a photographer who has worked with Apple for years, to shed some light on Apple's …

Disney Joins The Private Social Networking Craze With New Photo & Video Sharing App Called “Story”

The latest to join the cadre of startups offering tools for more private sharing outside of Facebook’s massive footprint is not, in fact, another startup, but rather another media giant: Disney. Citing its “rich heritage in storytelling,” Disney’s Interactive division, best known for games, sites, …

Sole female, minor coder wins hackathon with anti-spoiler app

17-year-old Jen Lamere won the grand prize for a Chrome app in her first solo coding competition.<p>As the father of a 5-year-old girl who adores all things princess but also digs stars and comets and mastered the user interface for both Android and iOS in about half a day, I'm always on the look out …

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Wacom’s Cintiq 13HD Is A Whole Lot Of Drawing Tablet Packed Into A Smart Little Package

If you’re a graphics professional, you know Wacom. The company consistently puts out the best in digital art tablets, and over the past year has announced and released a variety of improvements to its top-end Cintiq gear. The Wacom Cintiq 13HD is the most portable of the line, which features …

Paper by FiftyThree updated with ‘Made With Paper’ feed, pinch to zoom, & Expressive Ink Engine built on OpenGL

The extremely popular 2012 App of the Year ‘Paper by FiftyThree’ has been updated today with a few notable new features making it even easier to create beautiful sketches, illustrations, and more. Among the new features, developer FiftyThree has added a new “Made with Paper” feature that acts as a …

Why Two-Factor Authentication Won't Stop The Hacking Crisis

Important? Yes. But not foolproof. Hackers find their way through the internet's next great safeguard.<p>As high profile hacks continue to make news, "two-factor authentication" is becoming a household term. This year alone, Apple, Microsoft, and Evernote have rolled it out to users, and two weeks ago …

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Ori Allon Has Hired 63 Ex-Googlers, Twitter Employees, And Harvard MBAs To Solve New York's Biggest Headache

One week after Google met Ori Allon in a tiny, server-crammed office in Sydney, the young developer had a first-class ticket to Mountain View.<p>Allon, then 26, had created and patented a search algorithm that was used by his peers at UNSW instead of Google. On Orion, users could pull up search …

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