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Intel’s voice recognition will blow Siri out of the water—because it doesn’t use the cloud

There’s a problem with today’s voice recognition systems: They’re just too slow. Anyone who has waited in frustration while Siri or Google’s Voice Search “thinks” about even the simplest commands knows what I’m talking about.<p>The problem isn’t voice recognition software per se, which is more …

Wearable Tech

Apple Patents 'Desk-Free' Computer With Wireless Charging

The innovations that regularly emerge from Apple’s Cuptertino research labs generally present something of a surprise to tech insiders as well as the …

How to shoot the best portraits with your iPhone

The iPhone is a capable device for most of our daily snapshots. And even though it’s not quite as versatile as a dedicated digital camera, you can …

New Apple Patent Could Open Apps Without Touching the Screen

Apple acquired two new patents on Tuesday — one that patents a "touch and hover" display, similar to the technology found in Samsung products like …

iPad Air reviewers praise tablet for being slim, speedy and long-lasting

iPad Air on display at an Apple event in San Francisco on Oct. 22.<p>It's the Tuesday night before the iPad Air goes on sale, and that means ... here come the reviews. No surprise, it's a hit. If there's any "but" in the messages of this first wave of reviewers, it's that shoppers should sheath their …

iPad benchmarks confirm Apple claims, Intel joins the ARM party, Macs next?

Apple’s claims that the iPad Air is around twice as fast as the iPad 4 have been validated by Geekbench scores posted by Primate Labs. The iPad’s multi-core performance score increased by 88 percent, while the single-core performance jumped by 90 percent …<p>Geekbench 3 is a set of processor speed …

Thanks to Glympse, Verizon customers can coordinate their location via SMS

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A new treatment for baldness shows promise for men -- and women

It's a safe bet that whatever else we've reported tonight, this will be the story that people will be talking about -- a new treatment for baldness, …

NYC plans free public WiFi expansion in all five boroughs by December 2013

A handful of neighborhoods in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens and the Bronx will have high-speed WiFi access available for businesses and residents by the end of this year. NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced an expansion today that'll roll out over the next few months, lighting up …

Apple Highlights New Apple TV 6.0 'Touch Setup' Feature in Support Document

Apple today released a support document detailing a newly implemented Apple TV setup feature that was introduced last week with its Apple TV 6.0 software update.<p>Users that have a third-generation Apple TV running the 6.0 software can use an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 7 to automatically …

Man's nose grown on forehead ahead of transplant

A Chinese man whose nose was severely disfigured following a car accident will soon get a replacement -- in the form of a nose that has been growing …

Video isn’t breaking the internet: The industry giants are

The web can’t handle video, goes the common refrain. For example, Comcast (S CMCSK) estimates that if people wanted to watch the television content …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

Revel Goes Big With Full Stadium Deployment Of iPad Point-Of-Sale System At ASU

iPad-based point-of-sale market leader Revel has just completed its biggest single deployment to date, outfitting the entire Alabama State University stadium with Revel POS equipment. The brand new stadium for the ASU Hornets now has Revel-powered iPads at all 30 concession stands throughout the …

The iPhone 5s M7 Motion Coprocessor Is Way, Way More Useful Than You Think [Opinion]

I have a feeling that the M7 is so fundamental to the workings of future iOS (and iWatch) devices that the whole fitness app thing is just a cover

Riding High: Coffee and Endurance Sports

Coffee and cycling go together like beer and brats. It may be because the local coffee shop is the ideal spot to hook up with your buddies for a …

Purported images of next-gen iPad shell leak out

Just days before the expected launch of two much-anticipated iPhones on Tuesday, more images have emerged of what's purported to be Apple's next-generation iPad.<p>Sonny Dickson, who is a frequent leaker of all things Apple, on Sunday posted an extensive gallery of alleged fifth-generation iPad parts, …

You can now replace your PC with a smartphone. But will you?

Sales of PCs continue to decline, and that’s forcing PC makers to get creative. The latest example is an attempt by Acer, currently the number four maker of PCs in the world by market share, to replace the PC forever—with the smartphone.<p>Meet the Acer Extend prototype, which was unveiled this week …

Ask Nick Sullivan: How Do I Fold a Pocket Square?

<i>From the September 2013 issue</i><p><b>What are some different ways to fold a pocket square? I like the look of them, but I never really know if I'm folding them right.</b> <i>Justin Stewart, San Francisco, CA</i><p>Justin, there are several ways to fold a pocket square, but a lot depends on the material from which it's …

Apple Patents iOS Unlocking Methods That Determine Level Of User Access To Device Features And Software

A big request from parents regarding iOS has been that Apple implement user accounts on its mobile devices, in order to make it so that a parent can sign in with greater access to device features and apps than a child, for instance. It’s a system that already has an analogue on the desktop, and …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

Siri Is Great, But When Will We Get 'Jarvis'?

I like Siri. No, really. I use Siri on my iPhone all the time. Admittedly, though, the most common uses are “Siri, set a timer for 10 minutes” when I’m cooking something, or “Siri, play Mockingbird by Eminem” when I want to listen to a specific song. There are still many things Siri is not very …

Apple inadvertently asking developers for iOS 7-optimized app icons

Ahead of Apple’s iOS 7 launch (presumably alongside the new iPhones in September), Apple seems to be asking developers to submit larger app icons. As part of iOS 7’s dramatic interface changes, the Home screen icons have been slightly enlarged compared to the iOS 6 icons.<p>For example, as shown in …

Blocking TV ads: The new Whack-a-Mole?

August 30, 2013 | 9:40 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/08/30/tech/blocking-tv-ads-new-whack-mole/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/08/30/tech/blocking-tv-ads-new-whack-mole/popout" …

Who’s your new mobile carrier? How ’bout Wi-Fi?

Almost two years ago Republic Wireless launched with a crazy plan to offer phones that would use Wi-Fi as their default network, sending any requests …

Trouble sleeping? CDC says you're not alone

Posted:Friday, May 25 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:42:38 GMT<p>Updated:Friday, May 25 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:28:47 GMT<p>Seattle Seahawks wide …