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The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

Silicon Valley

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Thief steals iPhones, leaves Samsung Galaxy

Crime can, on occasion, veer into the territory of art.<p>It can also brush itself against black humor.<p>You must decide what you see here, when I relay the details of a robbery at a Virginia wireless store.<p>The police allege that Travis Montgomery Snyder, 25, took to a glass case with vigor at DMW …

Samsung Galaxy

New Nexus 7 to sell up to 8 million units in 2013 depending on who you ask, report says

<i>HP Slate 7 (left) vs Nexus 7 (right)</i><p>A new report from Asia seems to indicate that there’s a difference of opinion regarding new Nexus 7 sales between Taiwan-based vendors and supply chain makers in the region.<p>The new Nexus 7 is expected to arrive later this month – different reports (also from …

Time to get your butt off the couch: Fitness app market to grow 63 percent by 2017 [report]

The already wide world of sports and fitness apps is projected to grow by 63 percent over the next few years, according to a report this week from …

Samsung S4 Lines Up iPhone 5S And Moto X For Price War

The start of the week saw a lot of speculation about the future of the smartphone. Has it peaked/ has it not? Well, maybe, but competition is intensifying anyway, particularly on price in the high and mid ranges.<p>It looks like Google will soon put $500 million into launching a new Motorola …

Snaplay Wants To Be The ‘Shazam For Images’, Uses Reverse Image Search To Find Related Music & Videos

Can’t be bothered to type something you want to search for? Snaplay is a reverse image search app that lets you snap a photo of a piece of media to retrieve associated music and videos which can then be viewed within the app. Its creators, London developer D&A, describe it as a ‘Shazam for images’. …

Celebrate The Death Of Print With This 3D Printed Texture Book

A designer named Tom Burtonwood has designed a book that contains 3D-scanned textures he has grabbed from museums and architecture in his home city of Chicago. The book, which is in the form of an accordion, is called an orihon and can be made on nearly any 3D printer.<p>He writes:<p>The impetus for this …

Pebble has sold 275,000 units, with 1 million apps downloaded so far

Pebble has finally released some of its sales figures, having just gone on sale at local retailer Best Buy, and things are looking pretty good for the little Kickstarter company.<p>So far, Pebble has sold a total of 275,000 smart watches, 85,000 of which came from initial Kickstarter backers, with the …

Debate sparked about benchmark for Intel, ARM chips

Nothing like a debate about processor benchmarks to get enthusiasts blood up.<p>EE Times posted a story titled Has Intel really beaten ARM? on Wednesday that calls into question the use of the widely-used AnTuTu Benchmark.<p>"There has been a considerable amount of press around recent AnTuTu benchmark …

Samsung Galaxy

The coating that makes iPhones touch sensitive is running out

No, iPhone screens are not magic. They are coated in a transparent material called indium tin oxide that senses when a finger makes contact.<p>ITO comes …

Why Can't Offline-Borns Tell Difference Between Voluntary And Forced Actions?

The conflicts and tensions between the net generation and the offline legislators are just escalating. The legislators are sitting on all the force, …