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How to protect your kids' eyes and ears from too much screen time

Everywhere you look these days, whether at the mall, restaurants or grocery stores, you see kids hunched over screens, eyes glazed over and entranced …

A 15-Year-Old Google Science Fair Finalist Has A Simple Idea To Help Alzheimer's Patients http://www.businessinsider.com/kenneth-shinozuka-google-science-fair-2014-8

Redes 6: Somos predeciblemente irracionales (28 min)

Cuando tomamos decisiones creemos que tenemos el control y hacemos elecciones racionales, pero ¿es así? ¿Tenemos realmente el <b>control sobre nuestros</b> …

App Reviews to Help Choose Ed Tech this Holiday Season

If you’re a parent or educator thinking of purchasing some apps this holiday season, you may decide to consult one of a growing number of lists and …

iOS desde cero: ID de Apple, tu cuenta de usuario

Comenzamos nuestro curso integral de iOS hablando de algo muy importante a lo que normalmente los usuarios noveles prestan menos atención de la …

Ex-Apple Genius reveals 8 ways to extend your iPhone battery

Battery drain has always been one of smartphone users' biggest bugbears. Former Apple Genius Bar worker Scotty Loveless offers tips on how to extend the iPhone's battery life<p>Battery drain has always been one of smartphone users' biggest bugbears, and since the launch of Apple's iOS 7.1 mobile …

Apple vs Samsung documents show Galaxy Tab was a failure - appPicker

A new report from AppleInsider reveals some important sales data for Samsung’s Galaxy Tab range. Over the past few years, IDC, Gartner, and Strategy …

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15 Important Milestones As Apple Inc. Turns 38

Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne on April 1, 1976 to develop and sell personal computers. Less than a year later, it …

Loop Is A Mobile Survey App Now On Android

Survey-making app Loop, previously available only for iOS devices, has now landed on Android in 135 countries and 34 languages.<p>Loop lets companies create surveys entirely on a mobile device — without having to visit a website at all — and survey customers in-person. After a company downloads Loop …

Watch Out For iBeacon—Because It’s Watching You

It might even tell you about mayo discounts.<p>Last June, Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software, sneaked something big into his Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. On a slide listing features that would debut in iOS 7, an unfamiliar word appeared: iBeacons. An iBeacon is a …

Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next

'Hello. Thanks for Coming'<p>We use Jonathan Ive’s products to help us to eat, drink and sleep, to work, travel, relax, read, listen and watch, to shop, …

How the Biggest Scientific Discovery of the Year Was Kept a Secret

Author: Adam Mann. Adam Mann Science<p>Date of Publication: 03.20.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Great surprises in science don’t just …

Calculating Pi For Pi Day

Happy Pi Day to you and everyone around you!<p>I always like to find something cool to do with pi on Pi Day. What if I just try to determine the value …

Essential Anatomy 3 app review: a valuable medical tool

Introduction<p>There are some apps that stand out as invaluable tools and if you're in the medical community we've come across an app that may just be …

Hidden AirPlay feature in the AppleTV 6.1 (iOS 7.1) update

Here’s one that will make educators and education network administrators realllllly happy. There’s a hidden gem in the AppleTV 6.1 update that was …

These Mad Scientists Want to Replace Solar Panels With Potted Plants

Designer Fabienne Felder wants to reupholster jumbo jets with moss. In her vision, passengers will sit on verdant tufts while the bryophytes purify …

How to Make a Microscope Out of Paper in 10 Minutes

A new microscope can be printed on a flat piece of paper and assembled with a few extra components in less than 10 minutes. All the parts to make it …

Apple's Next Big Acquisition Should Be Here

In short order, the sale of Nokia’s mobile phone division to Microsoft will be official. What’s left of the Finnish company is basically two businesses: One that provides mobile network infrastructure and one that provides mapping services, called Here. Apple should pay Nokia whatever it takes to …

You can now mirror your Android screen on Chromecast, if you have a Nexus 5

Cyanogen's Koushik Dutta has been teasing the prospect of mirroring your Android screen on Chromecast for a few weeks, and today you can finally try the feature -- if you have the right smartphone, that is. An updated version of the Mirror for Android beta includes early support for mirroring to …

'Wello' iPhone case can track your blood pressure, temperature and more

Last year, Scanadu caught our attention with Scout, its simple-to-use tricorder-style health monitor. Now a new iPhone case promises to make monitoring your vital signs even easier. Called Wello, the case has sensors built in that can give you a picture of your overall health after holding it a …

Study: Music Prodigies Beat Math Prodigies at Numbers; Art Prodigies are Awful at Shapes

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>At age 6, Mozart performed at the court of the Prince-elect Maximilian II of Bavaria. At age 8, Joy Foster represented Jamaica …

Does Planning Kill Creativity?

<i>Answer by Sarah Lewis, author of</i> <i>The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery</i>, on Quora,<p>Leonard Bernstein once said, “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time.” Planning is good, but deviating from it is key for blue-sky performance. …

Textbooks replaced by iTunes U downloads

Every pupil at the school has an iPad<p><b>The exam revision season is approaching. It's when students want as much information as possible at their fingertips.</b><p>So how about if you could touch a screen and download all the lesson materials you need?<p>Not just broadly relevant, generic materials, but the …

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SLXtreme 5 iPhone Case - XTreme Protection + XTreme Battery Life

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>I’m not going to pull any punches here — the SLXtreme 5 iPhone case (for 5 and 5S) is not for everyone. It’s bulkier… heavier… …

Google’s Sundar Pichai: Android not designed to be safe, would target Android too if he were making malware

Responding to a question about malware on the Android platform, <i>FrAndroid</i> reports that Google’s Android head Sundar Pichai gave a surprisingly frank answer to an audience at <i>Mobile World Congress.</i><p>We cannot guarantee that Android is designed to be safe, the format was designed to give more freedom. …

How-to: Use AirDrop to share files between iOS devices [Poll]

AirDrop can be a be a quick, simple way to transfer files between iOS devices. It can be especially handy because it is truly a device-to-device transfer that works even when neither device has internet access, although Wi-Fi and Bluetooth have to be turned on for it to function. In this article I …

Origami, un plugin para crear prototipos interactivos para iOS sin necesidad de crear código

Con el lanzamiento de Paper, la nueva aplicación de Facebook, han ido saliendo algunos temas interesantes a su alrededor. Uno de ellos, y sin duda el …

How The L.A. Times Is Honoring Homicide Victims Through Data Visualization

The Los Angeles Times unveils a visualization seven years in the making and shows the human story behind the county’s homicide stats.<p>A year ago, the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> Homicide Report was struggling for attention in an increasingly busy newsroom. Reporters continued to update the project, which began …

Here Are The Breathtaking Pictures That Won National Geographic's 2013 Photography Contest

More than 7,000 photographers from 150 countries submitted stunning images for this year's edition of the annual contest.<p>A panel of National Geographic photographers chose winners in three different categories: people, places, and nature.<p>The winning photos in each category will be published in an …

What I Learned from Hour of Code (x12)

Three and a half years ago, when my son was in kindergarten, his teacher connected him with his idol, Steve Jobs. That sparked my son’s computer …