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DJ software veteran Serato launches iOS app to intelligently mix your music

DJs will be well familiar with the name Serato. It’s one of the — if not <i>the</i> — leading software products around for DJs that make the hop from vinyl to digital sets (and that’s most of them these days). But the company hasn’t had a huge presence on iOS devices outside of that world — save for its …

The Winners from the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest

Selected from more than 13,000 entries, a photo of a tornado in Colorado was chosen as the grand-prize winner of the 2015 National Geographic Photo …

Bluetooth frying pan senses when your food is done

Who has ever overcooked an egg, undercooked a chicken breast or totally massacred a seemingly benign grilled cheese sandwich?<p>:raises …

Diet Soda

Snapdrop is a handy Web-based replacement for Apple's fiddly AirDrop file transfer tool

Anyone who’s used AirDrop knows it can be a bit fussy. A new web-based option named Snapdrop might actually be a better choice.<p>It works simply enough: open the Snapdrop Webpage on two devices while on the same network, then transfer files between the two with a few clicks. Discovery happens only …

Uber And Beyond: 12 Transportation On-Demand Services In Asia

Contrary to popular assumption, Uber is in no way the only company offering transportation services on demand. While the U.S. company, which is valued at an eye-watering $62.5 billion, pioneered the genre, the concept has been picked up and localized right across the globe.<p>Here — in our latest …

Transportation

16-year-old inventor launches new smartphone lens

The young entrepreneur has sold 4,000 Magnibands and is hoping for a Christmas 'surge' in orders<p>Toby Liew, a 16-year-old A-level student from Gillingham, Kent, has created a macro lens that fits on most available smartphone models, which he hopes will become the next consumer technology "it" gadget.<p>…

Japanese researchers created holograms you can touch

The touchable holograms, called Fairy Lights, could serve as the beginning to developing technology where humans could interact with the hologram.<p>This could particularly come in handy in medicine, where hologram technology is used to demonstrate certain procedures.<p>The holograms were made using …

InterAct

You partly have Eric Schmidt to thank for the new $5 Raspberry Pi

While many of you were supposed to be eating turkey on Thursday, you were instead geeking out over Raspberry PI's newest computer, the Zero: a pint-sized module that costs just $5. But according to a new interview, that $5 computer was originally supposed to cost around $60 -- and you have partly …

13 Tips to Perfect Your Landscape Photography

“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer—and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel AdamsIn my opinion, landscape …

Landscape Photography

Xiaomi’s new $15 high-fidelity in-ear headphones don’t suck

China-based Mi (formerly Xiaomi) has been working to show that it’s more than just a phone manufacturer, even branching out into its own class of accessories. Earlier this month, the company released its latest high-fidelity earbuds and, while they’re not available for order in the U.S., …

Animal pictures of the week: 27 November 2015 - Telegraph

Get ready for Li-Fi, a technology 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

The world might eventually have to shift its reliance on Wi-Fi to Li-Fi, an alternative technology that scientists say can reach speeds of 1 Gbps in …

Air Button adds handy shortcuts to NFC-enabled phones

The idea of customizable add-on buttons for smartphones isn't exactly new. First we had Pressy (which was quickly cloned by Xiaomi and others), then the Dimple NFC button pad came along. So what's next? Well, a Hong Kong startup thinks Dimple has space for improvement, which leads us to the Air …

AmpMe links phones and tablets to turn them into a giant, distributed speaker

For listening to music around the house, probably everyone knows the old toss-your-phone-into-a-bowl trick that makes your phone’s puny speakers sound a little bit better, but one developer has a new, innovative solution to this problem. Their app AmpMe, which shares its name with the company, …

Google Play

This unique case makes your iPhone's back touch-sensitive too

The HandyCase, now raising funds on Kickstarter, lets you see your hands through your iPad or iPhone so you can operate your devices without blocking the screen.<p>Think about it. When holding a phone or tablet, 80 percent of your fingers wind up on the back of it, while your two stubby little thumbs …

IPad Air

It’s a trap! Sphero's BB-8 is more than just a toy

Small startups can have some of the biggest dreams, just ask Sphero. Shortly after becoming the darling of 2012’s CES, the annual consumer …

Robotics

Smart dog collar tracks your pooch's diet and location

There are a lot of devices out there that you can use to keep track of your pets, but the Buddy collar is akin to several types rolled into one. The LED collar makes sure Fido's visible in the dark, but it's also a temperature sensor, an activity tracker, and location monitor. This waterproof …

Computer scientists invented a way to turn your skin into a mobile touch pad

The latest in touch-screen technology involves the use of your own skin.<p>According to Reuters, a new product called iSkin uses silicon rubber and pressure-sensitive sensors to create an elastic film. When iSkin is combined with a medical-grade adhesive the electronic skin can be painlessly attached …

Robots

Walkcar: "The World's Smallest Electric Vehicle"

Odd name aside, this is pretty tight.<p>Japanese designers at Cocoa Motors have created the WalkCar, a tiny electric vehicle about the size of your laptop. Akin to the industry standard Segway, this helpful gadget moves wherever its operator leans their body, and quite smoothly and swiftly judging …

Microsoft boosts Bug Bounty program to fight software flaws

The maker of Windows and Office has revised its bug-hunting schemes with improved rewards, bonuses and the addition of new valid programs.<p>Microsoft is using the occasion of the Black Hat hacker conference as a springboard to unveil a new approach to bug bounties.<p>With the launch of Microsoft's …

Information Security

Researchers reduce VR sickness by letting your eyes focus

Virtual reality has unlimited potential, but it could make you sick. Stanford researchers are trying to solve that problem by tapping another new tech, light-field cameras. You see, VR devices can cause fatigue and nausea because of the "flat plane" 3D images they produce. Since those images don't …

Former Mt. Gox CEO arrested in Japan over missing bitcoin

It's been months since Tokyo police revealed their belief that the Mt. Gox bitcoin heist was an inside job, and tonight they arrested its former CEO, Mark Karpeles. Some 650,000 bitcoin still remain unaccounted for since the exchange shut down in 2014, which Karpeles blamed on a computer flaw. …

Uber Is Now Worth More Than $50 Billion

Five years after its launch, Uber is valued at more than $50 billion. The ride-sharing company just announced a new funding round, in which it raised nearly $1 billion.<p>Just shy of $51 billion, Uber’s new valuation puts it on par with Facebook in 2011, the only other venture capital-backed startup …

Venture Capital

Canon's new full-frame camera will capture footage in near-complete darkness

Imagine being able to shoot video in almost total darkness and not wind up with a noisy, undifferentiated mess? That capability may be closer than you think with the announcement of Canon’s ME20F-SH, a full-frame multi-purpose camera that promises a maximum ISO of over 4,000,000.<p>That is not a …

Google Gives Android Developers New Beta-Testing Options

Google has long given Android developers the option to manage closed beta tests from the Google Play Developer Console. To join these betas, users had to become part of a Google+ community or Google Group, however. That was obviously not the most intuitive way of joining a beta program, but at the …

Android News

Tencent turns venture capitalist to conquer China's digital wallet

A joke was making the rounds a few years ago in China: If a U.S. startup had a great idea, Google might buy it. If a Chinese startup had a great …

China

Uber's fake feature blasts NYC regulators

Uber cars began outnumbering yellow cabs in NYC back in March, but that will change if Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal passes. See, de Blasio wants to put a cap on the number of licenses given out to ride-sharing companies. Obviously, Uber isn't happy about that, so it's putting the mayor on blast …

Apple Music tracks don't work with the new iPod Shuffle or Nano

Thinking about a new iPod to take advantage of offline listening in Apple Music? You'll want to hold off for now.<p>In an attempt to curb piracy, tracks …

Jewelbots Is A Friendship Bracelet That Teaches Girls How To Code

Jewelbots, a programmable friendship bracelet that debuted on Kickstarter last week, is on a mission to make coding popular among pre-teen girls.<p>Jewelbots surpassed its $30,000 crowdfunding goal in the first 19 hours. In the past five days, the campaign has pulled in over $70,000 from nearly 800 …

Tweens

Google partners with Khan Academy, NASA, more to teach kids science via a 4-week summer camp

We’re nearly midway through summer vacation, but still far from the start of the school year. Can’t send your children off to camp, but still need to keep them entertained? Google wants to help you out. The technology company today kicked off its inaugural free summer program, aptly called Camp …