Mario Garzon

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Bizarre iMessage bug deletes last word of certain texts

Today news of a bizarre bug affecting Apple's iMessage platform is quickly spreading across Twitter. The bug appears to render the final word of certain messages sent from an iPhone or Mac invisible to both sender and recipient. Two phrases have been confirmed as affected by the issue, with one …

Google Glass Has Already Been Hacked By Jailbreakers

With a name like Glass, it was just asking to be cracked.<p>Just days after its release to developers, Google’s Glass headset has already been hacked to give users full control of its Android operating system, according to Jay Freeman, a well-known Android and iOS developer who tested a known exploit …

Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5 drop test: not again, Samsung!

Eight months ago we brought you the world’s first Galaxy S3 versus iPhone 5 drop test. As much as we hated to admit it at the time, the iPhone proved superior to the Galaxy S3 when it comes to build quality and sturdiness. The S3’s plastic cover popped open upon impact with the ground, and its …

Phones

Undercover Cops Are Selling iPhones On The Street To Get People To Stop Buying Stolen iPhones

In San Francisco police are trying a new tactic to disincentivize people from buying stolen iPhones: they're trapping them in undercover stings. …

Apple Considering Lower-Priced iPad Mini at $199-$249?

Along with his recent research note addressing Apple's notebook launch plans, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has also published a note examining Apple's iPad prospects.<p>In particular, Kuo looks to the iPad mini as the future of the company's iPad portfolio, but with Apple's efforts to bring a …

Elastic touchscreen prototype lets you pinch and zoom in '2.5D'

Touchscreen technology may have evolved over the years to offer true multi-touch and give us control of our digital workspaces, but flat glass displays largely lack any type of tactile feedback. A new prototype designed by Dhairya Dand and Rob Hemsley of MIT's Media Lab, called Obake, looks to …

Google Glass not fully compatible with iOS

Google began shipping Google Glass a few days ago, and many developers have received their units, spurring anticipation on we’ll see from these devs. …

Image leaks of lower-cost iPhone with plastic case

A plastic, cheaper iPhone might be a reality, after all.<p>After rumors surfaced recently suggesting Apple would launch a thicker, cheaper, plastic iPhone, an image seeming to be just that device has hit the Web. Earlier today, mobile case maker Tactus shared a photo of what it claims is the rear, …

Mobile Technology

iPad 5 said to be 15 percent thinner, 25 percent lighter

Apple's next iPad will be both thinner and lighter than its predecessor, bringing back the company's old habit of iPad shrinkage.<p>That's according to KGI Securities analyst Mingchi Kuo, who in a note to investors last night said to expect a full-size iPad that's 15 percent thinner than the …

MacBook Pro

Thanko glasses give you HD POV video on the cheap

If you long for high-tech eyewear but can't afford, or wait, for Google Glass, these Japanese glasses let you record in HD for less than $100.<p>Mitamanma Megane from Japan's Thanko hide the camera in the frame and only cost 8,890 yen ($91). That's cheaper than similar products like Pivothead video …

Google Glass

Apple heads to lows not seen since Steve Jobs died

The last time Apple ran into serious trouble, its founder Steve Jobs was there to save it. But now, the stock is crashing back to levels not seen since the company's visionary leader died.<p>Shares of Apple (AAPL) continued their vicious slide Friday, falling another $1.52 to close at $390.53, after …

Xbox again reigns supreme in U.S. console market

Another month, another victory for Microsoft's Xbox 360.<p>Research firm NPD released its monthly game industry sales figures yesterday, revealing that, for the 27th consecutive month, the Xbox 360 was the top-selling console in March, beating out Nintendo's Wii U and Sony's PlayStation 3. According …

Gaming Industry

Apple sets earnings call for Tuesday

The hard numbers on Apple's fiscal second quarter will come out first on Tuesday. But for further details, Apple watchers will want the lowdown from the company's conference call.<p>Apple said Friday morning that it will host its conference call for the press at 2 p.m. PT on Tuesday, April 23, a …

Bouncing Back

Texting juror tossed in jail

It was the glow that gave him away.<p>Benjamin Kohler, 26, a jury member at a trial in Oregon, was sitting through testimony.<p>You might imagine that the testimony was interesting to a 26-year-old man. For the defendant was accused of armed robbery.<p>Indeed, the lights dimmed to show a surveillance video. …

Text Messaging

The Tech That Helped Take Down Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev

The second suspect in the brutal Boston Marathon bombings has been apprehended, after five days of uncertainty and fear. And while all credit for …

What Our Gadgets Will Look Like a 100 Years From Now

Some objects age gracefully. Think the design of products from 1960's era Braun. Or some of Apple's stuff. But that's just the design that stays …

Walmart is offering the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 for only $168

By now we have a pretty good idea of just how Samsung and the carriers plan to introduce the Samsung Galaxy S4 into the U.S. market. To recap, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint are all shipping the Galaxy S4 before the end of April, with Verizon dropping the S4 sometime during May.<p>AT&T is offering the …

Google Glass Is Up For Sale On eBay Again. Buyer Beware.

Google is in the process of distributing its newest product, Glass, to a few thousand early-adopting “Explorers.” Glass is a wearable technology that brings all the things you do on your smartphone — such as surfing the Internet, making phone calls, texting, mapping out directions, watching XXX …

Samsung testing out mind-controlled Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Researchers from Samsung’s Emerging Technology Lab are working together with the University of Texas, Dallas, to develop mobile devices that can be …

The Crazy Accurate Thermal Images That Saw Dzokhar Tsarnaev Through a Boat Tarp (Updated)

There was no small amount of technology that went into the capture of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev, but perhaps none was more …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

Guess Something About A High Altitude Balloon And Maybe Win A Trip To Space

KLM is going to send someone into space on an SXC Lynx spaceship in 2014. They're releasing a high altitude balloon tomorrow morning and if you guess …

Now is your chance to tell the TSA what you think of 'nude' full-body scanners

After being ordered by a DC circuit court to hold public rulemaking hearings for its Whole Body Imaging scanners more than a year ago, the TSA has finally opened the screening policy for public comment. As of today, the TSA has received more than 600 public comments, and online comments will be …

Will Samsung's next phone be metal like the iPhone?

There's something about the plastic nature of Samsung's phones that make them slightly less attractive.<p>To me, that is.<p>I know that there are millions to whom it doesn't make a difference. There are even many, no doubt, who believe -- in some idiosyncratic way -- that plastic says now, rather than, …

Galaxy Note

As Apple loses value, analysts ask: How low can it go?

NEW YORK -- Apple may have lost nearly half of its value since its peak in September, but it's still the talk of the town. Only this time, it's all about how low can it go?<p>Wall Street would normally be set for a technical rebound after a drop of more than 2 percent, the worst weekly decline so far …

Investing

Cancer Research wins second ban on ads attacking plain cigarette packs

Cancer Research UK has won a second victory in as many months against Gallaher, which markets brands including Benson & Hedges, Camel and Silk Cut, …

Most teen-drinking deaths aren't traffic-related

MADD is warning parents of teenagers that drunk driving is not the only underage drinking concern. Its analysis of federal data estimates that just 32% of underage drinking deaths are traffic-related.<p>When it comes to teens and alcohol, drunken driving is far from the only thing that should concern …

Dennis Rodman speaks to FBI

The United States government has apparently changed its tune toward Dennis Rodman.<p>Rodman, who visited North Korea and leader Kim Jong Un in February, …

How to become internet famous for $68

Santiago Swallow may be one of the most famous people no one has heard of.<p>His eyes fume from his Twitter profile: he is Hollywood-handsome with high cheekbones and dirty blond, collar-length hair. Next to his name is one of social media’s most prized possessions, Twitter’s blue “verified account” …

Social Media