Onur Salman

13 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Follower | @onursalman | Keep up with Onur Salman on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Onur Salman”

Dear Nintendo: Give Me Super Mario On My iPhone Already

Dear Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata,<p>I write to you not as a know-it-all tech analysis pontificator or even a hardcore gamer. I’m just a guy who spent his childhood Saturday afternoons hunting for 8-bit Warp Whistles and Tanooki Suits in Super Mario Bros 3 for Nintendo. And I have a simple idea.<p>As you …

Lawmakers rush to ban 3D-printed guns, but enforcement options are murky

Local legislators take aim at a plastic pistol<p>Defense Distributed's attempts to 3D print a firearm have always been a shot across the bow of politicians. The group made a point of naming its ammo magazines after anti-gun legislators, and founder Cody Wilson has said the project is a way to make …

Beamcaster blasts the internet along lasers through the open air

Using only beams of light, a new networking hub is able to distribute gigabit internet to a receiver as far as 18 feet away, reports <i>Ars Technica</i>. Earlier this week, RiT Technologies unveiled its Beamcaster networking unit, which operates using a similar principal to fiber optics — that information …

'Geography of Hate' maps racism and homophobia on Twitter

Twitter, even more than many other social media tools, can feel disconnected from the real world. But a group of students and professors at research site Floating Sheep have built a comprehensive map of some of Twitter's most distasteful content: the racist, homophobic, or ableist slurs that can …

Microsoft, Samsung to do glasses, prices to range from $200 to $500

Watch out, Google. Even with a headstart in developing wearable computing devices through Glass, there are two major competitors possibly on the horizon, waiting for the right opportunity to pounce.<p>Reports indicate that Microsoft and Samsung are both keenly interested in competing against Google in …

Wearable Tech

Galaxy S4 mini

Two Samsung Android devices that are yet to become official have been spotted, one on Samsung’s own website, with a picture of another appearing on a Twitter account well-known for mobile-related leaks.<p>We’re talking about the Galaxy S4 mini, which is yet to be made official by Samsung, and the …

Galaxy Note

What Steve Jobs And Bill Gates Really Thought About Each Other

"He and I, in a sense, grew up together," Gates said. "We were within a year of the same age, and we were kind of naively optimistic and built big companies. And every fantasy we had about creating products and learning new things — we achieved all of it. And most of it as rivals. But we always …

Rumor: New Gmail UI launching on Wednesday

Google is reportedly going to unveil the new Gmail user interface on Wednesday, with the new UI expected to include some of the features seen in previous reports.<p>Earlier this week we found out that potential Gmail UI changes were revealed at Google I/O and then we saw a bunch of screenshots …

Android News

A year after SpaceX's first major launch, space exploration has never been hotter

A year ago, space transportation startup SpaceX successfully launched a private unmanned ship into space to bring cargo to the International Space Station.<p>SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket blasted into space carrying a Dragon capsule full of supplies on May 22, and three days later, the ISS captured Dragon …

Samsung Opens US-Based Patent Firm

Samsung is ramping up its patent efforts in the US after the company announced this week it had invested $25 million to form Intellectual Keystone Technology (IKT), a wholly-owned Washington DC-based patents firm.<p>A report from Korea Times states that the business opened in March, and represents the …

The Latinos of Silicon Valley

<b>@giorodriguez: What’s different about us? Why does it matter?</b><p>It’s an early Saturday morning — still dark, in fact — and I’ve got a picture of an iconic satellite dish in my mind’s eye. Couple of reasons for this, but the one most obvious is that I will be speaking on a panel this morning at the …

Osborne: G7 agree to target tax evasion and avoidance

<b>The G7 group of industrialised nations have agreed that there must be collective action against tax evasion and avoidance, the UK's finance minister has said.</b><p>Chancellor George Osborne said after the talks that it was "incredibly important" that firms and individuals paid the tax they owed.<p>The …

United Kingdom