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The Future of Quantified Self Devices

I was sitting at the back of the API discussion at the Quantified Self Conference this Friday in San Francisco, and realized that <b>there is something</b> …

Twine review: the little blue box that hacks the world around you

It's hard to remember life before we were bombarded with notifications throughout the day on all manner of devices, for everything from Twitter replies to earthquake alerts in Japan. With very few exceptions, though, these all have one limiting factor in common: you're relying on someone else's …

Funny or Die's Steve Jobs Movie 'iSteve' Now Available Online

After being delayed yesterday, Funny Or Die's Steve Jobs movie "iSteve" has now been released online. The movie stars Justin Long as Steve Jobs and <i>Lost</i>'s Jorge Garcia as Steve Wozniak.<p>The film is the longest video produced by the humor site and runs nearly 80 minutes long. The script for the film …

Jomi’s Smart Water Bottle Sleeve-Plus-App Wants To Track & Chart Your Liquid Intake To Make You Drink More

Move over HAPIfork. Estonian startup Jomi Interactive is cooking up a pair of smart devices that will remind people to drink <i>more</i> water. Or at least whatever liquid/poison of choice you put in your water bottle. The aim, says the startup, is to encourage healthy behaviour and counteract the mild …

Google Glass infographic – how it works

If, like me, you’ve been trying to figure out just how Google Glass works then you’ll definitely want to check out this insightful infographic created by Martin Missfeldt. The infographic is a handy, albeit brief glimpse at the hardware setup, including camera, microphone, and speaker locations, …

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Why Do We Keep Making Ebooks Like Paper Books?

Comparing books to ebooks is like comparing mechanical watches to digital watches, or manual cars to automatic cars. No one doubts the convenience, …

Quadstreaker is a digital scratch map for iPhone

Quadstreaker is the digital equivalent of a scratch map, giving users a simple and visual way to keep track of where they’ve been.<p>Unlike location based-apps such as Foursquare, which confine travel to specific buildings, places and events, Quadstreaker records all of the location data picked up by …

Google Updates Gmail for iOS – Adds Ability to Swipe Between Messages, More

- Mar 27, 2013<p>Google has released version 2.1 of its Gmail app for iOS, adding swipe controls to allow you to move back and forth between emails …

Google Glass will reportedly be manufactured in the US

Google Glass headsets will be manufactured in the US, according to a report from <i>The Financial Times</i><i>.</i> Specifically, Google wil be manufacturing the headsets at a Foxconn plant in Santa Clara, California, making it the second product that we know Google has manufactured on US soil. The first of which …

Researchers create hollow fiber optic cable, almost reach the speed of light

Fiber optic cables are usually made of glass or plastic but those materials actually slow down the transmission of light ever so slightly. Researchers at the University of Southampton in the UK have created a hollow fiber optic cable filled with air that's 1000 times faster than current cables. …

3-D printers: putting a factory on every corner

People love the idea of 3-D printers. These devices can build (or print) all kinds of things from toys and (gulp) guns to houses. And some say as the …

DICE+ launches $99 developer kit, pre-orders for $40 consumer model start this summer

Game Technologies, the Poland-based company behind the little electronic die that is DICE+, has just announced a $99 developer edition that bundles a transparent-cased model along with its software development kit. As a reminder, the DICE+ is an inch-sized rubberized cube packed with Bluetooth, an …

Developer Spotlight: Laser Dog Games

With the firm's first release, <i>PUK</i>, hitting the App Store this week, we thought it was the perfect time to get to know more about the folks at up and …

T-Mobile’s iPhone 5 Will Feature HD Voice At Launch

Even though T-Mobile’s iPhone 5 looks just like the handsets offered by Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T on the outside, it does have some unique …

T-Mobile To Begin Selling The iPhone 5

Next month, on April 12th, <i>T-Mobile</i> will begin selling the iPhone 5 and is the first company to offer the phone with no annual contract in addition to …

Forecast: A New, Gorgeous Weather Service & API by Dark Sky

Forecast is a new weather service and API launched by the same folks behind Dark Sky, a beautiful iOS weather app. During the short time we’ve spent with Forecast since its release earlier today, it’s safe to say that we’ve been blown away.<p>Above all else, Forecast is both high functioning and …

Path Follows Twitter and Flickr to the Hashtag Party

Path has followed in the footsteps of Twitter and Flickr (and possibly Facebook?) with the addition of support for hashtags to its iOS app.<p>The new feature links hashtagged comments to a search across moments, aka posts, but the resulting search will pull non-hashtagged posts as well. For instance, …