Micah Schulman

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Titanfall May Give Microsoft and Game Consoles A Boost

Its name is “Titanfall,” and its importance to Electronic Arts and, especially, Microsoft is immense.<p>Microsoft is hoping the game will spur sales of its Xbox One game console and give its video-game business new energy in its big battle with Sony's PlayStation.<p>“Titanfall” will also, the software …

Talking Dog Device Ready to Hit Market Soon

What if your dog could greet you with more than a growl, or announce the reason he's scratching at the door?<p>It sounds absurd and much like the …

Qualcomm Toq smartwatch price drops to $249

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>When I reviewed the Qualcomm Toq watch in December, I thought $349 was a bit much for what’s essentially a Qualcomm(s qcom) …

Apple Makes Big Improvements In iOS Management Tools For Enterprise And Education

Apple has been busy in the IT department. Today, it released a slew of improvements and alterations to its large-scale deployment tools for education and enterprise customers.<p>Some of the tweaks get way out in the weeds of deployment strategies, so they’ll only be really exciting for the actual pros …

MakerBot Starts Taking Pre-Orders For Their Itty-Bitty 3D Printer

Back at CES 2014, MakerBot announced three new 3D printers: one small (Replicator Mini), one huge (Replicator Z18), and one that’s about the same size as the one they’ve sold for years (now just the “Replicator”). With a new smart leveling system and built-in webcams for monitoring prints, these …

First Image Recognition App Coming Soon To Google Glass

One central problem of Google Glass, besides a geeky appearance and the potential for bodily harm, is that it’s not apparent why most people would want one. Now, a startup is offering up one possibility for a killer app for Google’s head-mounted computer: the ability to recognize objects and other …

‘Time’ Goes Behind the Scenes with Google’s Project Ara

Dovetailing with Google’s announcement of a developer conference for its Project Ara modular smartphone effort, Time’s Harry McCracken has a fascinating inside look on the makings of the project.<p>McCracken goes into the development process at Motorola’s Advanced Technology And Projects (ATAP) group …

New partnership could produce a 3D printer that prints objects 500 times faster and 10 times larger

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>3D printing is slow; so slow that printing an object several feet long is an arduous task that can take …

Tesla's raising $1.6 billion to build its battery 'Gigafactory' and mass-market $35k car

If you've been dreaming of a Tesla but can't afford a Model S and its $70k+ sticker price (before tax credits), the company is announcing a major step towards building an electric vehicle in your price range. CEO Elon Musk has targeted 2017 for building a vehicle that costs half that, and has …

Google’s first Ara developers kits and conference are coming soon

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Motorola<p>Developers interested in creating their own features for Google’s Ara customizable phone project will soon get …

Alleged iPhone 6 parts pictured showing larger display [update: or maybe not]

Update: A Reddit post brought to attention by The Verge claims that these are indeed fake. It's claimed the images are actually renders by a chap …

Mobile Technology

iPhone Users Have A ‘Blind Loyalty’ To The Apple Brand [Report]

A further 28% said the iPhone seemed to be the best phone for them at the time of switching, while 25% said it was due to the fact that friends and family members had iPhones and they wished to retain Apple-specific features such as Facetime.<p>The survey revealed that 17% of respondents had switched …

Images of Apple's First Brazilian Retail Store Surface Ahead of Opening

Photos of Apple's first Brazilian retail store in Rio de Janeiro have surfaced by way of website <i>MacMagazine</i> [Google Translate]. The store, which is located at the VillageMall luxury shopping center, is notable for taking on a unique "pavilion" look with a single floor and a curved glass exterior. …

OUYA: Get Your Game On With A New Kind Of Gaming Console [Deals]

The first thing you notice about OUYA is that, unlike everything else stacked under your TV, it’s not a massive box that just sits there collecting dust. Rather, the Yves Behar-designed OUYA is a small and elegant piece of hardware that deserves to be on display.<p>Don’t let OUYA’s small size fool …

iWatch Concept Images Show Curved Screen, Thick Band, and Sensors

While some hints about the functionality of Apple's upcoming smart watch have surfaced through software leaks and the company's hiring of a slew of sensor experts, the design of the product still remains a total mystery.<p>It is unknown what kind of screen the device will have, how the band will work, …

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Apple Sold More Macs and iDevices Than All Windows PCs Sold in Holiday Quarter

Apple sold more iPhones, Macs, iPads and iPod Touch devices than the total number of computers sold by the entire Windows PC industry in the holiday quarter, according to research done by analyst Benedict Evans. According to the data, it's the first time that Apple has surpassed the PC market in …

STFU, Critics! Apple’s Spaceship Campus Is Pure Awesome!

Apple is still moving forward to build its $5 billion, 176-acre campus Cupertino “spaceship” Campus 2 headquarters, expected to open in three years.<p>Critics have been attacking it since Steve Jobs first proposed it to the Cupertino City Council.<p>And since that poignant moment, which was Jobs’s last …

Pegatron employee spies a pile of iPhone 5Cs, all warming up for September

When we spotted this photo on French blog <i>NoWhereElse</i>, we were close to dismissing this as just a bunch of iPhone 5C knock-offs (the shanzhai industry works <i>very</i> fast), just as the site also speculates. But after digging around the original poster's Sina Weibo profile, we deduced that this spy shot …

iPhone 5S release dates, specs keep pouring in

It's up to Apple now to top or debunk the flood of iPhone 5S rumors, but many of the rumors seem credible.<p>We have iPhone 5S release dates, colors, and specs. Did I leave anything out?<p>Oh yeah, I forget to mention that they're all just rumors. But there's little left to the imagination these days …

Can Google build its own ‘Nexus car’ without the help of automakers?

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>Credit: Cisco Systems<p>Google(s goog) is weighing building its own line of self-driving cars independent of the automakers, …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: all the news and rumors

It might not be the iPhone 6, but Apple could have some surprises this year<p>Apple’s next iPhone is approaching fast. A new phone is all but certain to be revealed at Apple's September 10th event, and there have been hints that a big surprise may be in store: since as far back as January, rumblings …

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Retire 'Within 12 Months'

Microsoft has issued a press release stating that its CEO, Steve Ballmer, will retire "within the next 12 months", remaining in his position until a suitable successor is found. The precise reasons for Ballmer's departure were not given, though he was quoted as saying:<p>There is never a perfect time …

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C to Launch in China on November 28?

Apple is rumored to launch the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C in China on November 28th for 5,599 yuan ($914.69) and 3,399 yuan ($555.23) respectively, according to a report from Chinese news outlet First Financial Daily [Google Translate] (via <i>CNET</i>). The report cites telecommunications analyst Yang Tao, …

Approvals process will delay iPhone 5C launch in China until end of November – rumor

An earlier prediction by KGI’s Mingchi Kuo that the iPhone 5C would go on sale in China by the first week in October has been contradicted by a report in <i>First Financial Daily</i> claiming that the approvals process needed would push the launch date back by almost two months, to 28th November …<p>All …

iPhone Leads Android in Smartphone Loyalty

Owners of iPhones like their handsets more than Android owners like theirs.<p>That’s the gist of some new research from Consumer Intelligence Research …

Will Embark Bring Public Transit Info To Apple Maps?

According to reporter Jessica Lessin, Apple has bought yet another small company to boost its mapping and navigation services. This time it’s Embark, a small company that released free apps to help travelers work out the details of public transport in different cities.<p>Embark from Embark on …

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to step down within a year

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Getty Images<p>Steve Ballmer, the long-time and much-embattled CEO of Microsoft(s msft) will retire within the year …