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Google Project Sunroof

"There's this giant power plant in the site creating free energy people can catch," Google says. Google<p>You can now "Google your roof."<p>To ecourage more people equip their homes with solar panels, the company just launched a new initiative dubbed Project Sunroof.<p>Search your home address and Google's …

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Project Sunroof - Solar Calculator

Search for your home. Discover your solar savings potential.<p>See what’s possible with solar in your community.<p>How Project Sunroof Works<p>Your own …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

How We Redesigned Our Product in Less Than a Week

<i>Bastiaan Janmaat and Mike Dorsey are co-founders of DataFox, a predictive intelligence company reinventing the way investors, analysts, and business development professionals research and track technology companies.</i><p>Time is often the scarcest resource for a startup. When you’re building a complex …

Complete iOS 8 & Swift Developer Course | TNW Deals

• Over 350 videos and 36.5 hours of content<br>• Swift: learn the language used to develop all native iOS & Mac apps<br>• iOS 8 and Xcode 6: learn the latest technology platforms from Apple<br>• API integration: connect with third party APIs like Facebook and more with NSURLSession<br>• Storyboard: learn how to create …

Steve Jobs' ad man rejects Apple ad analysis

I couldn’t quite put my finger on what bothered me about the Ace Metrix chart Peter Burrows used to support Apple Is Still Searching for Its Inner …

The Many Ways Google Glass Users Risk Breaking British Privacy Laws

There is much hyperbole around Google Glass’ impact on privacy and the apparent widening of the panopticon of surveillance the wearable technology will help bring about. Yet whatever moral issues are at play here, the law could well be on the side of more paranoid folk, at least in the UK.<p>On …

Google Makes Glass Play Better With Your Smartphone

The most interesting thing Google announced as part of its software update for Google Glass yesterday was an update to the MyGlass app for Android. Photos taken on Glass now instantly sync to your device, where you can apply filters and share via whatever photo-sharing services are available on …

Report: Apple to Announce Smart Home Platform Next Monday

As my fellow blogger Todd Bernhard discussed in this post, there was a report out Monday from <i>The Financial Times</i> saying that Apple will be announcing a new Smart Home platform during next Monday's keynote at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Apple has been working on an integrated home …

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8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive

Google Drive Tips and Tricks<p>1. Crop photos<p>2. Experiment with add-ons<p>3. Check out your Drive activity<p>4. Look at your revision history<p>5. Use …

Google sells out of ‘Cotton’ Glass model in hours

Google's one-day Google Glass sale has proven to be a success. In just a few short hours, the white "Cotton" version of the wearable has sold out.<p>"Wow, what a morning! We're happy to see so many new faces (and frames) in the Explorer Program," the Google Glass team wrote on its Google+ page. "Just …

“OK Glass, book a room”: Starwood Hotels comes to Google Glass

Need a place to stay? Starwood Hotels(s hot) is happy to oblige, particularly if you’re wearing Google Glass(s goog). The hotel chain has a beta app …

Apple Patents Indoor Navigation System Based On Existing Wi-Fi Access Points

Apple has a new patent granted by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider), and it describes a for determining a user’s position when they’re indoors, using existing Wi-Fi infrastructure instead of requiring newer tech and hardware installations to support something like iBeacons. The system also …

What Google Glass has taught us one year in

Google opened up its now iconic Glass for sales to a limited number of “Explorers” just over a year ago, and is allowing the general public to purchase Glass for $1,500 for one day only today. Like any substantial piece of technology that becomes pop culture, Google’s face computer has been the …

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Google embeds camera in smart contact lens

Earlier this year, Wired.co.uk wrote about Google's invention of a smart contact lens that could monitor blood glucose levels through tear fluid. …

8 Of Google’s Craziest Offices

Google is known for its zany office designs, from stroopwafel ceilings to slides to scooters. And you thought your office’s foosball table was cool.<p>While most of us 9-to-5ers hunch over in boxy, fluorescent-lit cubicles, feeling lucky if our office has a snack machine, the Google employees of the …

Doctor says Google Glass saved a man's life

Google Glass can be used to check emails or search for information on the move. It can also apparently be used to save lives. <i>The Boston Globe</i> reports that Dr. Steven Horng, working at Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, was wearing Glass last year while working on a man whose brain was …

Could Apple buy Square to accelerate its mobile payment plans?

<i>Re/code</i> is reporting that both Apple and Google have considered making acquisition offers for payments company Square, with CEO Jack Dorsey said to favor a sale to Apple.<p>In the last year, both Apple and Google have considered making acquisition offers for Square, according to industry sources …

Google plans Glass for Work program, report says

Google Glass, the search giant's eyewear technology that provides everything from directions to the ability to snap photos, will become a little more useful in the corporate world, a new report claims.<p>Google on Tuesday will announce Glass for Work, a program designed by the search giant to bring …

Get Ready for Google Glass at the Office

Forget BlackBerry thumb. In the near future, business executives could be managing their schedules and sending emails through Google Glass.<p>This week, Google announced Glass at Work, its effort to push its wearable technology into the office.<p>Some businesses have already experimented with Google …

Google Glass Just Became an Excellent Way to Live Stream

Google Glass Explorers have a new way to live stream events through Glass.<p>Livestream.com launched its first app for Google Glass, which app allows …

Livestream app for Google Glass broadcasts from your point of view

The world has entered the era of live, point-of-view mass broadcasts with Livestream’s new app for Google Glass.<p>The new app, unveiled at the National Association of Broadcasters conference, complements an existing Glass video streaming app available through Google Hangouts.<p>“Hangouts is a one-to-one …

One Of America’s Largest Hospitals Brings Google Glass Into The ER

Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center, one of America’s largest hospitals, is testing Google Glass in their ER so doctors don’t have to break eye contact with patients while treating them.<p>Patients at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center (BIDMC) might notice something different if …

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Apple engineer shares details on the iPhone’s long birth

By now most people are familiar with the introduction of Apple’s(s aapl) iPhone, which debuted in a 2007 Steve Jobs presentation that literally …

You Can Now Buy Nest Products on Google Shopping Express

Less than a month after completing its acquisition of Nest Labs, Google today revealed Nest products are now available for sale on Google Shopping Express. This means you can now get a thermostat or smoke alarm delivered the same day, assuming you live in San Francisco or Silicon Valley.<p>Currently …

Google exec: Android adoption most successful in history

A Google executive claimed Wednesday that Android has seen the fastest and most successful adoption of any operating system in history.<p>Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference, Nikesh Arora, senior vice president at Google, said the following, courtesy of Seeking …

It’s time for a Mac OS X and iOS security checkup

Any time there is a major security update to a piece of software I use or some sort of breach to an online service that I am associated with, I am …