Deb Schaffer

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Path 'a Bit Late to the Party' With iOS 7 App Launch

Path, the social network that limits users to just 150 friends, unveiled a new version of its app for iOS 7 on Monday, nearly five months after Apple …

Netflix performance on Verizon and Comcast has been dropping for months | Ars Technica

Latest Netflix data shows some ISPs struggling, while Google Fiber soars.<p>Netflix's speed rankings show that video streaming performance on Verizon …

Teaching psychology isn't about Freud, profiling serial killers or reading body language

Psychology teacher Marc Smith argues that the popular image of the subject is ripe for review – it's a science that commands respect and is anything but a "soft" option<p>With another school year over I'm already thinking ahead towards September and devising new ways to educate and inspire the new …

iPad Tips: iOS 7 Gesture Guide

Let’s be honest, sometimes it can look a bit weird to the uninitiated outsider when they see you magically waving your fingers in different ways all over your shiny iPad (things look even weirder if you start talking to it via Siri too). However, from a user’s point of view, gestures on the iPad …

Apps

Apple: A Requirement on Campus?

As I sit in the busy student bookstore at my university, I can't help but notice a growing trend overshadowing the Starbucks cups, Ugg boots, and North Face backpacks: Apple tech everything. In the large lecture classrooms where electronic devices are permitted, I cannot go 10 seconds without …

College & University

KGI predicts Samsung Galaxy S5 specs, including 5.2-inch display and fingerprint sensor

KGI Research has issued its predictions for Samsung’s next flagship Galaxy device. The document suggests that the phone will be available in two different configurations. The standard version will come equipped with 2 GB of RAM, a quad-core Qualcomm MS M 8974AC or 8-core Samsung Exynos 5422 …

(Photo: Lee Balterman—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton’s candidacy-without-a-campaign is the cover story of TIME this week. See LIFE’s photos of young Hillary from her Wellesley days in 1969.

Kingston displays 384GB of DDR4 in top-secret Intel server at CES

<b>CES 2014 -</b> It's always fun to find a few diamonds in the rough at CES, and luckily this year held a few as usual. Kingston was demonstrating a …

Samsung's new Galaxy Tab Pro series comes in 12-, 10- and 8-inch sizes, but looks a little too familiar (hands-on)

Not stopping with its new productivity-centered Galaxy Note Pro, Samsung has <i>three</i> more tablets to launch this year. Say hello to the Galaxy Tab Pro, in 12.2-, 10.1- and 8.4-inch screen sizes. Curiously, the resolution is actually uniform across the three differently sized tablets: 2,560 x 1,600, …

Pinterest, Yahoo, Dropbox and the (kind of) quiet content-as-data revolution

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>If you’re keeping count, Pinterest’s acquisition of Visual Graph on Monday is at least the seventh of its kind by popular web …

Twitter, Square cofounder Jack Dorsey joins Disney board of directors

Twitter and Square cofounder Jack Dorsey is the newest member of Disney's board of directors. The Mickey Mouse company announced as much on Monday afternoon, and said he's acting as an independent director "effective immediately." The man better known as @jack -- Twitter's first human user and its …

Building a better nest: Inside Twitter's continuous redesign

Will aggressive experimentation help Twitter grow faster?<p>It’s early evening on the day of Twitter’s holiday party, and the company’s headquarters are emptying out. Michael Sippey, the company’s vice president of product, is holding office hours in the large dining area next to Twitter’s cafeteria, …

Alarming Study Shows How Your Mac’s Camera Can Secretly Spy On You

When your Mac’s iSight camera is running, a tiny green light lets you know that it’s turned on. Or at least it’s supposed to. New research from Johns Hopkins University shows how hackers can remotely control the iSight camera in certain Macs without turning on the accompanying LED indicator …

Instagram announces Instagram Direct for private photo, video, and text messaging

At an event in New York City today, Instagram announced Instagram Direct, a new messaging feature available today for iOS and Android that lets users send text, video, and photo messages to each other privately. "Communication is not about photography, necessarily," said CEO Kevin Systrom. "If we …

Apple taps former radio exec to head iTunes Radio sales

Apple has hired former Cumulus Media exec Michael Pallad to lead advertising sales of its new iTunes Radio streaming music service.<p>The move is interesting because it could signal that Apple is ready to start monetizing its seemingly popular smart radio service rather than leave it to (primarily) be …

Microsoft labels US government a ‘persistent threat' in plan to cut off NSA spying

Microsoft is unveiling an aggressive plan today to combat government surveillance. Brad Smith, Microsoft’s general counsel, says the software giant shares the concerns of its own customers about government surveillance of the internet, and is planning to address them with improved encryption, legal …