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Walmart is having a sick sale on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus this weekend

It’s the holiday season, and every buck counts. So if you’re in the market for an iPhone to put under the tree, here’s a great reason to head over to Walmart: they’re slashing prices on the iPhone this weekend.<p>According to a report by Bloomberg, the big box retailer is offering as much as $50 off …

New A9 Chip Will Be 'Made in America' For The Powerful iPhone 7

The first A9 chips are rolling off Samsung’s fabrication lines in Austin (reports the Korean Electronic Times). The chips will be used in the next-generation iPhone smartphones from Apple, potentially exploiting Samsung’s 14nm technology. I’m confident that Phil Schiller will have a number of …

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 chip shows speed isn't everything

If you're already bored by the annual speed upgrades we're seeing in mobile chips (can you really feel the difference between a Galaxy S4 and S5?), Qualcomm's giving you a few more reasons to consider upgrading. Its octa-core Snapdragon 810 chip, which will likely end up in many of next year's top …

Twitter Co-Founder: ‘I Don’t Give a S*** If Instagram Has More Users’

Yesterday, Instagram announced it has 300 million monthly active users. The news drew immediate comparisons between the photo-sharing app, which sold …

Chromecast update brings screen casting to most Android phones

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Robert Fruehauf/Shutterstock<p>Chromecast got its long-awaited guest mode earlier this week, but Google also quietly …

Apple contracts may have hiked Canadian prices for cellphones, wireless services

<i>Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> tgam.ca/essayguide.<p>This is not a sad story.<p>At some point in my life, during the consistent and consistently overwhelming occupation of growing up, I sat down with my opportunities, my …

Watch This Man Turn a DeLorean Into a Monster Truck, a Limo, and a Hovercraft

Avoid flat-spotting and choose your own tire-storage adventure.<p>John Z. DeLorean's DMC-12 began with an ambitious idea—a Wankel-powered sportscar—that was whittled down by production pressures and other issues to become a not-particularly-sporty shadow of DeLorean's dream. It became an icon in spite …

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Mobility-as-a-service: Turning transportation into a software industry

It’s the future. You have just bought your first fully autonomous car and let it drive you to work this morning. It was a little scary at first, but you forgot about the lack of a driver quickly, and now you are at your office.<p>What is the car doing right now? Right, it is sitting in the parking …

Sorry, Haters: Facebook Won’t Add a ‘Dislike’ Button

Lynsey Addario for TIME/Getty Images Reportage<p>Lynsey Addario for TIME/Getty Images Reportage<p>Lynsey Addario for TIME/Getty Images Reportage<p>Lynsey …

How fitness apps and wearables can impact your performance at work

<i>Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the SumAll blog.</i><p>In a pair of recent studies, the CDC called attention to two alarming trends. Americans are not getting nearly enough exercise and a majority fall many hours short of the …

DreamFactory Software grabs $4M so you can hook up your old database to your shiny, new mobile app

It can be a challenge to access legacy databases from the spiffy new enterprise mobile app your company just built.<p>Nine-year-old DreamFactory Software is well aware of the problem, and has built open software that generates a Rest API to plug into any backend database. The company also recently …

WhatsApp might be working on a web client

WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned mobile messaging app, might be landing on desktops in the near future.<p>While WhatsApp rose to popularity as a mobile messaging app that uses the smartphone’s SIM card to authenticate, and it’s stuck to mobile devices so far, that might be changing soon, according to an …

Google Fit gains offline Android Wear support, 100 activities

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Janko Roettgers/Gigaom<p>Android fans will find a Google Fit software update waiting for them, and those who have an …

Why the sharing economy needs the Internet of Things

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Zipcar<p>Sharing economy companies such as Lyft, TaskRabbit and Spinlister (bike sharing) usually assume that the person …

With 3D Printing, Medical Devices Are Cool Again

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Dr. Michael Patton is co-founder and CEO of Texas-based Medical Innovation Labs.</i><p>The recent and successful human implantation of a 3D-printed vertebra at Peking University in China captured the public’s imagination. I read the news (and its quick spread) as evidence that medical …

State surveillance is enabled by our own sloppy habits

One night last week, I had a conversation over dinner with a student who is as puzzled as I am about why people seem so unworried by online surveillance. What would it take, we wondered, to wake people up? If the Snowden revelations did not constitute a “Milly Dowler moment”, then what would?<p>The …

Deals: 80% Off Lifetime Access to 5,000+ Training Videos to Make You and Adobe Software Expert

Fancy becoming a Photoshop whiz? Or mastering CSS3 or HTML 5? Then today’s featured deal may be of interest. It’s another crack at lifetime access to a huge collection of Adobe Training videos from Train Simple at 84% off – you can get ‘em for $79, instead of the normal $500 price.<p>There’s over …

Discover the Hottest Twitter Trends, Mentions, and Photos in Your Area Through Zoom Social

For an entrepreneur, data from social media sites can be a gold mine as they can present unlimited opportunities if the information tapped is handled efficiently and effectively. But this data can most often be overwhelming especially to the untrained eye. Whether you want to know what’s hot and …

How Airplay makes Apple TV a great gift idea for Mac and iOS fans

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>Since its reintroduction as a smaller set-top box running a modified version of iOS 4.1 on an Apple A4 chip in …

Apps can bring an 'Uber' world of beauty to your doorstep

Getting an entourage of beauty professionals to show up at your door is no longer a privilege reserved just for celebrities and the ultra-wealthy. Thanks to a growing number of on-demand beauty apps, summoning hairstylists, makeup artists, masseuses and even personal trainers to a home, office or …

iPad App of the Week: New MSN Apps

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all out picks below and …

Stretchy Artificial Skin Lets Prosthetic Hand Sense Heat, Humidity, and Pressure

It's so sophisticated, it can even tell the difference between a dry and soggy diaper<p>Prosthetic limbs that can be controlled by an amputee’s thoughts or muscle movements already exist. But what if they could also sense the environment and then send that information back to the amputee’s nervous …

The best Chromebooks so far: Acer C720 and Chromebook 13

Acer C720 and Chromebook 13 Review<p>Chrome That Keeps on Ticking<p>Chromebook C720<p>Core Power<p>Great Keyboard<p>Chromebook 13<p>Monitor Connection<p>Ace Design<p>C720 …

The Backed Pack: An open source platform, sensor & tablet

<i>Each week, our friends at Backerjack bring us updates on some of the most successful gadget crowdfunding campaigns.</i><p>Mono<p>Mono is an open source, programmable platform designed to test ideas out on. The tiny device comes equipped with a 2.2″ TFT touch display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, an accelerometer, and a …

4 thoughts on 4 clouds, from a guy who sees them all

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Scalr<p>Sebastian Stadil has been managing cloud environments for years as the creator of the Scalr project and founder …

Best-sellers of the week: 10-foot iOS Lightning Cable, Cloud Backup and more [Deals]

There are dozens of great deals at Cult of Mac Deals every day. Today we highlight 3 offers that are ending very soon.<p>This is your last chance to get in on these popular offers for The 10 Ft. MFI-Certified iOS Lightning Cable, a lifetime of unlimited mobile backups with IDrive and the BACtrack</b> …

7 Reasons Why You Should Buy An Android Phone Over An iPhone

Which surveillance agency just released an encryption app for kids? GCHQ

British surveillance agency GCHQ has launched an app teaching children to understand “basic encryption techniques”, despite its director having criticised technology firms for making more advanced tools available to their users.<p>Cryptoy is a free app for Android tablets, with an iPad version …