Keith S

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Dell Outlines The Death Of The PC

The era where the PC is dominant in IT is rapidly coming to a close as we move towards a future dominated by post-PC devices such as smartphones and tablets, and if your business is reliant on the PC to keep the dollars flowing in then you’d better start working on “Plan B.”<p>The message that the era …

Frustrated with iCloud, Apple’s developer community speaks up en masse

Some are turning away from iCloud altogether after bad user experiences.<p>Apple's iCloud is marketed to us end users as a convenient and centralized …

Stamp-On Circuits Could Put Your Phone On Your Finger

Remarkable new tech that places ultra-thin circuits on your skin could revolutionize health care, entertainment, and more.<p>Transistors. Resistors. Capacitors. Inductors. Diodes. RF antennas. Inductive coils. Lithium ion batteries. These are the components of microprocessors, wireless communications, …

We know who you are: the scary new technology of iris scanners

Last month, a company called AOptix unveiled its latest creation, pitched as a game-changer in the world of iris recognition. In less grandiose terms, it's basically an iPhone case for cops, providing military-grade biometric scanning on the move. The AOptix shell is built to provide everything an …

5 Places to Look for Your Digital Footprint

Recently, many iPhone and iPad users were incensed to learn that Siri — the personal digital assistant for iOS devices — has an eerily long memory. …

Defense Distributed claims to have created the world's first fully 3D-printed gun

The world's first gun made up almost entirely of 3D-printed components has been created, <i>Forbes</i> reports. The firearm, called the "Liberator," is a small pistol-like weapon that can shoot various types of handgun bullets through several interchangeable plastic barrels. It's still a prototype for now …

Beamcaster blasts the internet along lasers through the open air

Using only beams of light, a new networking hub is able to distribute gigabit internet to a receiver as far as 18 feet away, reports <i>Ars Technica</i>. Earlier this week, RiT Technologies unveiled its Beamcaster networking unit, which operates using a similar principal to fiber optics — that information …

Your Smart TV Could Be Hacked to Spy On You

LAS VEGAS — The next time you watch something on your Smart TV, beware, the television might be watching you too.<p>As in turns out, just like …

iOS 7 Beta 6 Arriving Next Week as Final Seed Before Golden Master?

<i>BGR</i> reports that its sources have laid out a rough timeline for the final developer seeds of iOS 7, unsurprisingly noting that Beta 6 should arrive sometime next week, roughly two weeks after the release of Beta 5.<p>The report indicates that Beta 6 is planned to be the final developer release before …

Editorial for iPad is the new text editor to beat

I realize I’m probably in the minority, but to me, the iPad is a lot more than a consumption device; it’s a real computer. Sure, it has all the benefits that usually get touted whenever tablets come up — light weight, small size, long battery life. But there's more to it. There's the clarity and …

Kinect app that turns any surface into a 'touchscreen' debuts for $149

Microsoft launched a Kinect Accelerator program for startups last year, and the results are starting to be shown. Ubi Interactive worked closely with Microsoft to create a system that uses a projector in combination with a Kinect sensor to create a virtual touchscreen that can be cast onto any …

Google is preparing for screenless computers

The spread of computing to every corner of our physical world doesn’t just mean a proliferation of screens large and small—it also means we’ll soon come to rely on mobile computers with no screens at all. “It’s now so inexpensive to have a powerful computing device in my car or lapel, that if you …