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<b>The Temple of I & I</b> is now available in stores and on streaming services.<p>We hope you enjoy it, and as always thank you for your support.

Accessory makers plan to tap Apple Watch’s hidden port for battery straps, faster charging

One of the first companies to announce plans to make a battery strap for Apple Watch— allowing you to charge the device while on the go while continuing to wear it— has confirmed plans to tap into Apple Watch’s hidden port to charge the device and offer faster charging.<p>Apple utilizes a magnetic, …

True personalization is the next big thing in multiscreen TV | Videonet

For many platform operators, multiscreen TV is deployed and it is achieving what they hoped it would: consumers like it, there is evidence that they …

Your Apple Watch might be free from ads after all

Remember when just a couple days ago, mobile marketing firm TapSense said at CES they would release a service for the Apple Watch that allowed developers to push ads to your wrist?<p>Well, it turns out it’s not as bad as all that. Yes, you’ll probably have ads on the Apple Watch in one way or another. …

Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy

You almost certainly associate Tesla with cars — very cool cars — but the company has an even grander vision beyond that. Today, CEO and founder Elon Musk unveiled ‘Tesla Energy’ — a new business arm that is focused on ending our dependence on grid power and switching instead to solar energy.<p>The …

Tesla

Tesla's new low-cost battery: 'the missing piece' in sustainable energy?

Elon Musk says ‘this is within the power of humanity to do so’ as he unveils new batteries in effort to change the way the world consumes energy<p>Will the world become battery-powered? That’s certainly the ambition of Elon Musk, the PayPal billionaire turned would-be space explorer and electric car …

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5 waves of technology disruption that are just getting started

Changes in technology are happening at a scale which was unimaginable before and will cause disruption in industry after industry. This has really begun to worry me, because we are not ready for this change and most of our leading companies won’t exist 15–20 years from now. Here are five sectors to …

Samsung beats out Apple for mobile internet usage

Samsung devices have accounted for 25.7 per cent of all mobile internet use around the world, edging past Apple.<p><b>Samsung has once again pulled in</b> …

Sony Announces $100 'PlayStation Vita TV' Micro-Console

A while back, I said that the Kickstarter-funded Ouya was in trouble because some big corporation would probably come along and offer something much better for about the same price.<p>Now, Sony has announced the PlayStation Vita TV at the Tokyo Games Show. The tiny console connects with a standard PS3 …

PayPal unveils Beacon: a USB stick that powers hands-free checkout (video)

PayPal's offered its Here service since last year to simplify buying items in brick-and-mortar shops, and today they've just unveiled their latest crack at in-person shopping: a USB stick dubbed Beacon. Business owners running a compatible Point of Sale system (Booker, Erply, Leaf, Leapset, Micros, …