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Interaction Design: Fangry Food Mobile App

We would like to share this interesting project of an app called: <b>Fangry Food</b>, it is a cooking app with the geniality of telling the app what’s in …

Google Drive is changing—here's how to prepare

New apps for the cloud-storage service.<p>File storage service Google Drive is ending support for its desktop apps in March. But what exactly is changing, what will happen to your data, and most important, what do you need to do to get ready? We'll answer all those questions and more. Here's a rundown …

Software

Tech giants living in fear of 'doing a Microsoft'

"I'd prefer to have our software in 60 per cent or 70 per cent or 80 per cent [of phones], than I would to have 2 per cent or 3 per cent, which is …

Plex makes its adaptive streaming tech available to all

If you own a giant personal media collection (legally or otherwise), few services are as useful as Plex. The media server and streaming apps combo makes it easy to watch your favorite movies and TV shows from anywhere, and on any device. Now, the company behind Plex is adding a few nifty features …

Google's taking on Apple's AirPods with $160 wireless headphones that can translate different languages in real time

Google is taking on Apple's $160 wireless AirPods headphones with a direct competitor: Google Pixel Buds.<p>Google introduced the headphones during an event on Wednesday morning in California, alongside new entries in the Google Home smart-speaker line, a new Chromebook laptop, and the next generation …

Tech Trends

Everything old is new again for fans of fax machines and pagers

Pegg is not alone in continuing to use<p>While technology continues to leap forward, making speeds faster, access cheaper and easier to use, hundreds of …

Technological Change

iBeacon: fueling startups’ growth

As we head into the second year of iBeacon, it’s interesting to think about how it has evolved. Initially beacons were proclaimed the next big thing …

Here’s why your Comcast rep is yelling at you

Warped employee incentives and an absence of competition make bad customer service inevitable<p>In 2006, a man named Vincent Ferrari called AOL and tried to cancel his internet service. It took him 21 minutes as an increasingly desperate customer service rep named John tried to talk him out of it. …

12 Expert Tips For Photographing Cityscapes At Night

<b>Jimmy Mcintyre</b> <i>is a travel photographer and educator. His photos have been published in local and national magazines, including the BBC. His online</i> …

Landscape Photography

WhatsApp shows that Facebook & Google are serious about competing with telcos

If you had any doubt about Facebook’s and Google’s intentions for the next five years, Facebook’s WhatsApp acquisition makes it clear: These Silicon Valley giants have no intention of remaining dependent on the caprices of the telcos.<p>In fact, we’re seeing the battle lines being drawn on what will …

Cheaper text messages likely as consumer watchdog targets telcos

Sending a text is likely to cost less after the Australian consumer watchdog announced it would start regulating the fees telcos charge each other for sending SMS messages across networks.<p>The decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) came at the end of a year-long …

HTC One M8 helps turn a profit (but where next?)

HTC was counting on the One M8 to turn its fortunes around, and it looks like there’s been some early movement in that direction, with a shift to …

Geek Wave Portable High Resolution Music Player Nears $800,000 In Funding (video)

Music lovers with a discerning ear are sure to be interested in this new high-performance music player called the Geek Wave which has generated over …

Gear & Gadgets

Swich Wireless Charger

If you've jumped aboard the wireless charging bandwagon, you probably know that most wireless charging stations are flat, squarish surfaces not …