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Drones & Agriculture: Unmanned Aircraft May Revolutionize Farming, Experts Say

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer<p>Published: 05/20/2013 11:33 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>SAN MATEO, Calif. — The word "drone" tends to conjure up images of planes that kill terrorists or of creepy surveillance tools.<p>But tiny drone airplanes made of foam may be more useful in rural environments, one …

3D-printed photographs: a new twist on your holiday snaps

Got hordes of old photos you don't know what to do with? Well, if you've got access to a 3D printer, what about blessing them with a third dimension? That's what Instructables stalwart Amanda Ghassaei (of 3D printed records fame) has done using an Objet Connex500, some algorithmic wizardry and a …

Apple still ‘the most valuable brand in the world’ – Marketing Week

Apple remains the most valuable brand in the world, in an annual ranking by market intelligence company Millward Brown, reported in <i>Marketing Week.</i><p>The Millward Brown Brandz rankings take into account both financial strength and brand equity, a measure of the value consumers place in a brand. Despite …

Chrome App Launcher coming to OSX – beta version now available

The Chrome App Launcher is coming to OSX, providing a simple way to launch Chrome ‘packaged apps’ – web apps that are written in a combination of HTML5, Javascript and CSS but which look and behave like conventional PC or Mac apps …<p>Google Chrome team member François Beaufort, who has the whacky job …

Wearables like Glass and Flex could be a $50bn industry in 3 years

The wearables industry could be worth as much as $50bn in just three years time, Credit Suisse has predicted, as gadgets like portable fitness …

Credit Suisse

Nvidia's newest Tegra chip is ready for faster LTE-Advanced networks

Nvidia's Tegra 4i — a mobile processor introduced in February and billed as a cheaper, smaller, more power-efficient alternative to the ultra high-performance Tegra 4 found in the Shield handheld — is already being shown in an upgraded form this week. Previously demonstrated with support for …

HP Slatebook x2 Tablet with Tegra 4 hands-on

Last week the folks from HP announced their latest Android tablet, one of the first devices to be powered by NVIDIA‘s Tegra 4 quad-core, and today we …

Gear & Gadgets

MessageMe Hits 5 Million Users in 75 Days

MessageMe, the US-based chat app looking to rival Line, WhatsApp, Viber and co, has confirmed that it has closed a $10 million round of seed funding and, furthermore, that it has passed 5 million registered users, just 75 days after launch. That follows an impressive start which saw it hit 1 …

Wacom Announces ‘Bamboo Loop,’ a Fun Photo Messaging App

Wacom — the same company that brings Photoshop artists and big spenders products like the 24HD Touch — announced today that it is making an addition …

Flickr Just Gave Everyone One Free Terabyte of Space! Looks Different Now Too!

<i>Update: Here is the new upgrade page</i><p>Whoa! Whoa! Whoa! After everyone has been complaining about Flickr for a super long time, the company just gave …

Flickr Launches “Spectacular” Redesign, Now Offering 1TB of Free Storage

Yahoo acquired Tumblr for $1.1 billion today, but that’s not the only major move the company announced. Today Flickr users were also treated to a …