Michael Jamison

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Gmail Offers Full-Screen Compose Again

Google has just launched a brand new, but ultimately ineffectual, feature for Gmail users: a full-screen compose option.<p>Enabling this option will push the compose window to the center of your inbox, expanded across the majority of the screen for a better viewing experience.<p>Google launched a brand …

Why Sony Is Betting On Indie Games For the PS4

Octodad is the sort of game Adam Boyes, Vice President of Developer and Publisher Relations at Sony, likes to talk about. It is, suffice it to say, weird. You play a simple father who is just trying to do his best to exist in the world and raise his kids, without anyone finding out that he’s an …

Nexus 7 leaked photo may reveal more details on new tablet

An alleged product info photo of the successor to Google's Nexus 7 highlights Android 4.3 and dual cameras among the new features.<p>The next edition of Google's Nexus 7 tablet will outdo the current model with a speedier processor and two cameras, at least according to a photo served up by …

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Explosion in Number of Potentially Habitable Worlds

Climate model predicts 60 billion water-friendly planets around red dwarf stars.<p><b>The number of potentially habitable worlds circling red dwarf stars—the most abundant type of star in our Milky Way galaxy—may have just doubled to 60 billion, a new study suggests.</b><p>Using global climate models originally …

GE just invented the first “internet of things” device you’ll actually want to own

If you’ve always wanted to be able to check, from anywhere in the world, exactly how many eggs are in your fridge at home, the Egg Minder is for you. Sure, it sounds silly. Do we really need an internet-connected device and companion smartphone app to tell us something so inessential? But it’s no …

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iOS 7 Installs Hit All-Time High for Beta Software

According to mobile publishing company Onswipe (via <i>TechCrunch</i>) adoption of Apple's iOS 7 beta software is ramping up faster than for previous versions.<p>For example, after the iOS 6 beta was released to developers on June 11, 2012, Onswipe noted two weeks later that 0.25% of mobile devices that …

Cisco’s internet of things vision is about services and gear

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Cisco<p>Cisco this week hit the idea of the internet of things hard at its Cisco Live conference in Orlando. But in …

Apple announces iOS 7, 'biggest change' since the introduction of the iPhone, coming this fall

Apple has officially taken the wraps off of iOS 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference today. iOS 7 is the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system that debuted back in 2007 on the original iPhone. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, iOS 7 is the biggest change to the platform since the …

Here's 20 Startling Images Invisible To The Naked Eye

When it comes to the world around use, not everything is as it seems. Here's 20 every objects including the likes of coffee, cigarette rolling …

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WWDC wrapup: iOS 7, iTunes Radio's value, and a newly confident Apple

Apple's WWDC announcements – and particularly the unveiling of iOS 7 – have already reverberated around the tech industry. Here's your guide to what …

Astronomers Have Discovered A New Type Of Star

For years scientists have known that the apparent brightness of many stars changes over time, however, the kind of variable star seen in this new European Southern Observatory photo of the open star cluster NGC 3766 has not been studied in detail before.<p>By using the La Silla Observatory in Chile, a …

iOS 7 still 'a work in progress' alleges The Next Web

No matter your opinion on iOS 7, there's no denying it's a radical departure from any Apple design that came before it. And if you believe <i>The Next Web</i>, that may be no accident. According to the blog, as Jony Ive has taken the software design reins, he has reportedly approached design and …

Thinner Than MacBook Air, The New Razer Blade Wants To Be 'The 4th Gaming Console'

While Intel‘s HD 4600 integrated graphics in Haswell will raise the bar for what ultrabooks are capable of, discrete GPUs will always reign supreme for gaming enthusiasts. Thinness is an expected staple in the gadget world, but gaming laptops have traditionally sacrificed power for pounds. That …

Is computing speed set to make a quantum leap?

Our imagination is stretched to the utmost," wrote Richard Feynman, the greatest physicist of his day, "not, as in fiction, to imagine things which …

10 Things The Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

When the phone first came out, reviewers criticized Samsung for shoving too many complex and glitchy extras in the phone.<p>But there are some features in the GS4 that do work well and could be useful, and you won't find them in the GS4's chief rival, the iPhone.<p>Let's take a look at some of the best …

Google Makes Email More Interactive With Customizable Gmail Action Buttons

Google today announced a small but cool update to Gmail. For emails where the developer has enabled this feature, Google will now show action buttons next to emails in your inbox that let you take actions without even opening the message. The cool thing about this, however, is that it’s open to …

Here’s the real theme of Google I/O: Service unification between Chrome and Android

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>So much for my hardware predictions of what to expect at Google I/O(s goog). Instead of an updated Nexus 7 tablet or a new …

Recon Instruments Jet: hands-on with a rugged Google Glass, of sorts

Recon Instruments has been building heads-up display headgear for years, but until Google Glass showed up, not many people understood what exactly the company was trying to sell. "Google being in this space makes it easier for us to explain what we do," said Shane Luke, Recon's VP of product …

TC Makers: 3D Printing Wizards At Shapeways Show Us Their Brand New Queens Factory

It’s rare to see a company that is so established yet as cutting-edge as Shapeways. The company, founded in 2007 as a spin-off of Royal Philips Electronics, began as a one-off 3D printing service that offered basic plastic items for sale online. Over the years, however, the company has branched off …

This is the new Nexus: a first look at Samsung's Galaxy S4 with stock Android

The best cellphone hardware has been crippled by manufacturer and carrier bloatware and skins, and Google's Nexus lineup has been hamstrung by a lack of LTE and somewhat inadequate specifications. But we've just gotten a look at the big surprise of Google's I/O keynote, a Samsung Galaxy S4 running …

The sons and daughters of Google Glass

Even in the highly opinionated world of tech, there have been few products as polarizing as Google’s head mounted Google Glass computer. The device, a thin titanium band to which is mounted a computer, battery and display, is by far the sleekest and least unwieldy implementation of a technology …

What It's Like To See Through Google Glass

But now it's time to reveal what it looks like to actually see through Glass.<p>Google Glass and Android game developer Laura Ockel recently recorded a video of the user interface shown through the Glass device. Ockel and her company, Tesseract Mobile, are also the developers behind the unofficial …

Hacker Andrew Auernheimer Placed In Solitary Confinement For Tweeting From Prison

Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer has been placed in “administrative segregation,” prison shorthand for solitary confinement for “investigative purposes.” Supporters believe he was locked down and given no Internet access because of his ability to send Tweets to a third party who relayed them on his …

Apple Continues Building iWork Team, Adds New Job Listings

Apple has been beefing up its iWork team since early February, and has posted several new job listings in recent weeks.<p>The latest job posting, which was added this morning, seeks a software QA engineer. As noted by <i>Apple Bitch</i> (via <i>AppleInsider</i>) the position specifies that the engineer will work on …

Satellite eye on Earth: April 2013 – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/may/09/satellite-eye-on-earth-in-pictures<p>720<p>Deforestation, fires, flooding and melting ice are …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

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