Angela Rovatti-Leonard

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Twitter refreshes iPhone app interface, adds new Tweet composer, notifications when friends sign up

Twitter has updated its application for the iPhone and iPod touch with a refreshed user-interface for the Tweets timeline.<p>Additionally, the updated application features a new Tweet composer interface that actually allows users to preview what a posted Tweet will look like in the timeline. Also …

Home 3D printer for under $500 excites Kickstarter

One of the lures of a 3D printer is the ability to create and get a result that is so tactile. Your design dreams become real objects. If only the price weren't so high.<p>A lot of people are waiting for a 3D printer that is easy to use and doesn't cost much more than a regular printer. The Buccaneer …

Hello Doctor Helps Patients Navigate Complex Medical Conditions

<b>A missing link in the personal management of health information</b><p>I’m confused.<p>That’s one of the most important insights around patients and caregivers who find themselves lost in the complexities of healthcare. Ths is espically true when the condition is complex or confounded by multiple issues or …

Groceries Could Be Amazon's Next Killer App — If It Can Solve the Math

This week, Amazon announced the expansion of its experiment in grocery delivery to Los Angeles. The bigger news, however, was the unveiling of a new …

One-Click GIF Apps : one-click gif

Still photos can be pretty boring to send and receive, but now with Stilly, the one-click GIF-making app, text message photos never have to be dull …

Oculus Rift Shakes Up Gaming With Virtual-Reality Headset

To say the videogame industry is in a transition phase is putting it gently. Physical videogame sales have been on a continual decline, while console …

With SmartThings, the Automated Home Suddenly Becomes More Accessible

The notion that one’s home appliances could all be connected in some way — and respond with a simple tap, swipe or voice command — was once only a …

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How to Customize Your Twitter Trends

How to Tailor Twitter Trends<p>1. Tailored Trends<p>2. Change the Default<p>3. Choose a New Setting<p>4. Region Options<p>5. Your New Twitter Trends<p>In addition to …

Facebook is the suburbs while Twitter is the city

Social networks enable varied forms of interaction between their users, through spectrums of openness, hierarchy, and discovery. Facebook and Twitter …

Makerbot Updates Their Design Software And Firmware To Make 3D Printing Easier

Makerbot, besides making a darn nice printer, offers some amazing software for laying out and printing objects. Their product, Makerware, is free to download and use and supports some other 3D printers including the FlashForge. The new software adds some interesting features to the package …

Cracking Kinect: the Xbox One's new sensor could be a hardware hacker's dream

Will a higher-resolution camera lead to more inventive DIY creations?<p>One of the biggest upgrades to Microsoft's recently unveiled Xbox One console is the new and improved Kinect: the device now features a higher fidelity sensor, a larger field of view compared to the original, and better skeletal …

WiSee prototype detects gestures from the next room using only Wi-Fi

Researchers at the University of Washington have successfully created a prototype of a system that uses Wi-Fi — and only Wi-Fi — to detect gestures. Called "WiSee," the system cleverly measures the Doppler shifts created by human movement on regular Wi-Fi signals. That means that the system doesn't …