Tecnología

By Manel Rives | Hardware, soft y futuro en la tecnología

Pocket’s new iMessage app just made sharing stories via chat a whole lot easier

Pocket, the smart bookmarking and content discovery service that was recently acquired by Mozilla, just launched an iMessage app that is pretty nifty for those who use both services regularly.<p>I’ve been pretty frustrated with the lack of genuinely useful iMessage apps since its launch last …

Apps

Mossberg: The PC is being redefined

Keep your eye on the software, and on Apple.<p><i>Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and</i> <i>reviews column on The Verge</i> <i>and</i> <i>Recode</i> <i>by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of</i> <i>Recode</i><i>.</i><p>If you became a frequent computer user starting anytime between, say, 1990 …

Chromebook

With Thingiverse Upload, Users Can Publish 3D Designs Straight from Tinkercad

Popular in-browser 3D design and modeling tool Tinkercad, which was acquired by Autodesk and joined its 123D product family in 2013, is offering …

3D Printing

NASA lanza una nueva edición de su catálogo de software

Ya sea para obtener imágenes desde astronaves, para descargar imágenes satelitales, para acceder a base de datos de peligros naturales a nivel …

Dubai plans to introduce flying drone taxis as early as this summer

A growing number of companies are looking at the viability of airborne, autonomous taxis as a way to ease urban congestion and transportation woes, but the city of Dubai could leapfrog those with a plan to deploy a passenger-carrying drone as early as this summer.<p>Uber, Airbus and others are still …

Drones

Dropbox’s note-taking app Paper launches globally in 21 languages

Dropbox said today that it is rolling out Paper — its note-taking app that it’s emphasizing is a tool that’s built for managing workflow as well — globally.<p>In addition to the regular launch of Paper, the company said that users will also be able to automatically generate presentations and run them …

Collaboration

The list of smart things that use Apple HomeKit gets longer at CES

Smart Homes

Lego Boost is going to turn all your Lego toys into programmable robots

CES is full of robots, but Lego robots... well, that doesn't happen every year.<p>Educational codable robot toys have been a mega-trend in kid tech over the last year, from Jimu to Cozmo. Lego has had its own Mindstorm educational robotics kit for years, but its pieces come from the older-skewed …

Lego

This ultra-thin sticker can add wireless charging to your iPhone

Energysquare promises to add wireless charging to all of your devices.<p>A French startup, called Energysquare, has created a new type of technology that can wireless charge almost any device. This includes devices that don't have wireless charging capabilities built-in, such as Apple's iPhone and …

Gear & Gadgets

AirBar converts MacBook models to touchscreen for just $99, starting with 13-inch MacBook Air

If you’ve ever wished your MacBook/Air/Pro had a touchscreen, you’ll soon be in luck – at least if you have the 13-inch MacBook Air. AirBar is a plug-and-play infrared device which allows you to use touch on your MacBook Air simply by magnetically attaching the device to the bottom bezel of your …

MacBook Air

Apple Publishes Its First Artificial Intelligence Paper

Apple CEO Tim Cook (Photo credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)<p>Earlier this month, Apple made a splash when it told the artificial intelligence research community that the secretive company would start publishing AI papers of its own. Not even a month later, it’s already starting to make good on …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook launches Live 360 video from NatGeo now, everyone next year

Following YouTube’s rollout of 4K 360 live broadcasting, but beating Twitter’s Periscope to the punch, Facebook today announced initial support for 360-degree Live streams. National Geographic‘s Facebook Page will publish the first 360 Live video tomorrow at noon Pacific time as scientists emerge …

Facebook

16 Free Apple Teacher Starter Guides

Earlier this school year I shared the new Apple Teacher program which gives teachers the power to earn badges and become an Apple Teacher (read the …

Education Technology

Paper Planner Connects Directly To Your Digital Calendar

Slice is a personal notebook that is trying to marry the world of analog and virtual storage

GoTouch makes any TV instantly interactive

The GoTouch device turns any TV or projector into a giant interactive whiteboard in about a minute.<p>Have you ever been in a presentation and wanted to …

TV

How Steve Jobs Became a Billionaire

<b>By Lawrence Levy</b><p>Illustration by Steven Wilson for Fortune<p>October 19, 2016, 6:30 AM EST<p>Steve Jobs’ name is forever tied to Apple: the company he …

Pixar

Five App lets you send messages in universal sign language

Mateusz Mach and Piotr Polański wanted to create an app to send jokey hand signs to each other. They created little animated figures that signed “I love you” or “I see you” and sent them to each other. They got 56 downloads and were about to give up when an occupational therapist named Cindy Chen …

Apps

This App Is Way Better Than Pocket or Instapaper

Artificial intelligence is being used to power everything from messaging apps to Bluetooth speakers, so why not apply similar smarts to your web …

Apps

Raspberry Pi gets its own official desktop environment: PIXEL

The Raspberry Pi, in all its incarnations, has been used in every DIY project or dream imaginable, from security systems to obstruction-detecting …

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi finally offers an official starter kit after passing 10M sales

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has finally put out an official starter kit for its low cost microcomputer — offering what it dubs an “unashamedly premium” bundle for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, complete with optical mouse and keyboard in a very Apple-looking shade of white, plus all the cables you …

Raspberry Pi

Preview, una web para crear gráficas a partir de datos

Cualquier persona que tenga un mínimo de conocimiento del mundo de las hojas de datos (ya sea Excel, spreadsheet o la plataforma de libreoffice), …

Sony's new in-dash system supports Android Auto and CarPlay

As our phones help us plug into more and more services for streaming music, navigation and messaging, it makes sense to have them power our cars’ infotainment systems. But sadly, not every vehicle supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay straight out of the factory.<p>Sony has a neat solution: its new …

Sony

Mimo’s new app teaches you how to code on your iPhone

Apple’s new iPad app Swift Playgrounds is popularizing the idea of learning to code on mobile devices, not desktop computers. But its focus is only on teaching kids to code in Swift. A new application called Mimo goes beyond that, with mini-lessons for not only Swift, but also HTML, CSS, …

Programming

Simplenote, the planet’s most useful piece of software, is now open source on iOS, macOS and Android

If you’re not using Simplenote, you’re missing out. This… well, simple note app has been a standby and lifesaver for me for years, though occasionally I have worried about its future: Will it survive if Automattic, which bought it back in 2013, goes under or gets bought itself? What if the servers …

iOS

5 Awesome Adobe Apps That Are Completely Free

Adobe is one of the oldest and biggest names in computer software. The company is synonymous with web technologies and design programs. You usually …

Formlabs raises $35 million for its 3D printing system and teams with Autodesk

Formlabs announced that it has raised a $35 million Series B round of funding that will be used to grow its 3D printing platform. The company’s latest investment comes from new investor Foundry Group and includes participation from previous funders DFJ Growth; Pitango Venture Capital; and Apple’s …

3D Printing

The Best 360-Degree Cameras for Capturing Your Surroundings

Now that major content platforms such as Facebook and YouTube support 360-degree content, it is good time to start looking around for camera that can do the trick. We have rounded up several picks worth your attention.<p>There are two distinct types of consumer-friendly 360-degree cameras: single-lens …

Cameras

10 Essential Imaging Tools For Successful Bloggers

Blog posts with images get 94% more views, and visuals increase both the time spent on posts and social shares…<p>So why are so many bloggers resistant …

Infographics

Microsoft Flow, a tool for managing workflows, launches on iOS

Microsoft Flow, the company’s recently launched workflow management tool, has now arrived on mobile in the form of an iOS application. Essentially a direct competitor to IFTTT, Microsoft Flow debuted in April on the web, offering an interface that lets you mash up up two or more cloud services in …

Microsoft