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Apple Patents Built-In Automated Emergency Detection And Assistance For iPhone

A new patent application by Apple just published by the USPTO (via AppleInsider) adds a feature to an iPhone that may not be as cool as an optical heart rate sensor, but could be just as (or more) life-saving: the new tech would use data from onboard sensor to automatically detect when a user is …

'A gamekeeper shot my phone' - the strangest mobile insurance claims

Being blasted with a shotgun to being mistaken for a biscuit and dunked in a cup of tea are among the reasons given for the demise or loss of a mobile phone to gadget insurers<p>Gadget insurer Protect Your Bubble has rounded up the strangest reasons customers have given for the demise or loss of their …

Gareth Bale

Exclusive: Cybercrime firm says uncovers six active attacks on U.S. merchants | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - A cybercrime firm says it has uncovered at least six ongoing attacks at U.S. merchants whose credit card processing systems are infected with the same type of malicious software used to steal data from Target Corp.<p>The sign outside the Target store is seen in Arvada, Colorado …

Apple iWatch concept imagines the 5S and 5C of smart watches

What if Apple isn't working on one iWatch, but two? After introducing two iPhones in the shape of the 5S and colourful 5C, new concept designs …

Schumacher fans hold birthday vigil for injured driver

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1041000/1041053_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524684033_a5e65142e8cca4ba0df11f810ea9fd8e<p><b>Fans of Michael Schumacher have held a vigil outside his hospital to mark the injured F1 legend's 45th birthday.</b><p>Schumacher's family said in a …

[Updated] Gaming PC Form Factors Continue To Shrink With Velocity Micro's SmallBlock

<i>UPDATE: I’ve received a detailed email from Velocity Micro CEO Randall Copeland explaining the differences between SmallBlock and the Lian-Li Q27, of which there are many. “First and foremost,” Copeland says, “the Q27 is sold as a bare chassis, and is not designed to be populated with the weight of</i> …

Hovering Tree Illusion by Daniel Siering and Mario Shu in Potsdam, Germany | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying this rural intervention (?) created earlier this week by Daniel Siering and Mario Shu in Potsdam, Germany. The duo wrapped a …

New Google Glass opportunities arise, as rumors talk retail pricing

For as much growth as smartwatches and fitness trackers saw in 2013, we’ve only been just getting the ball rolling; 2014 could well see wearables …

Developer Spams Google Play With Ripoffs Of Well-Known Apps…Again

It’s not uncommon to search the Google Play app store and find a number of knock-off or “fake” apps aiming to trick unsuspecting searchers into downloading them over the real thing – especially when the app in question isn’t yet available on Android. But one developer <i>really</i> went out of his or her …

Surface Pro 2 tablet gets a quiet speed bump to 1.9GHz

Sometimes, it pays to avoid the bleeding edge of technology. Microsoft has confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> that newer Surface Pro 2 tablets are shipping with a faster 1.9GHz Core i5 inside instead of the 1.6GHz chip that came with the earliest models. The company isn't saying just why it rolled out the …

Out of Order

GS Lookup - Snapchat<p><b>GS Lookup - Snapchat</b> is out of order. Since we initially created this tool in <i>Jan, 2014</i>, we've decided it's no longer needed. …

Build 3D printable castles and pirate ships one cube at a time with Blokify

Alright, this is pretty neat. We suspect the responsible parties won't be mentioning the likes of Lego and Minecraft in its press material, so we'll have to do it in this post. The conceit here is pretty simple: Blokify is an iOS app with a 3D environment where you can build models with cubes -- …