Jonathan

48 Flips | 3 Magazines | 25 Likes | 4 Following | @pjofen1 | Keep up with Jonathan 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 “Jonathan”

Samsung? Nokia? Apple! - appPicker

controller->id == 'news' ? 'is-active' : ''; */?>" href="/news"> Hot<br>News --><p>controller->id == 'editorial' || Yii::app()->controller->id == …

Apple Posts iPhone 5C And iPhone 5S Introductory Videos On YouTube

Apple has just posted on YouTube three of the videos used during its keynote presentation for the iPhone 5C and the iPhone 5S earlier today. The …

The Clock Might Have Slowed On Apple’s ‘iWatch’

It isn’t supposed to arrive until 2014, but already it looks like Apple’s “iWatch” product is running into problems. Apple is suffering from …

Nymi bracelet uses your heartbeat to unlock your devices

We’ve already seen some pretty unique ideas when it comes to device authentication. Not only has Motorola shown us a few out-of-the-box solutions like tattoos and pills, there’s also the NFC ring, which took Kickstarter by storm not too long ago. Now comes yet another radical approach to …

Apple's worst-kept secret: Bigger iPhones in 2014

As Apple gets ready to roll out its next generation iPhone 5 on Tuesday, speculators have already moved on to what the company will do next with its mobile phones.<p>The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple is testing various screen sizes, ranging from 4.8 inches to 6 inches, and KGI analyst …

California first to get electronic license plates? Easier to track?

California is the home of everything that's new, exciting, and, well, accidentally nefarious.<p>It's a delight, therefore, to hear that we here in the Golden State might be the first to get electronic license plates.<p>Yes, the young and the restless of tech will be able to have their new "TE$LA1" plate …

XCAR at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

Motor Shows are a big deal. Everyone with a hand in the automotive market gets themselves a stand and puts on a glitzy press conference telling all in attendance how well their company has been doing, why their success has been achieved and then showing off either a new model, a concept or both …

How the Samsung Galaxy S4 tempted me from the iPhone 5

I'm fortunate to have several smartphones to choose from. For work reasons, I need to keep up with the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone platforms, as well as specific devices from particular makers. Usually, I take two with me when going out. But on the rare occasions that I take only one, it's the …

The Next Big Thing is a whole new way to stay connected. http://smsng.us/r3g15

HTC One in 'Metallic Blue' launching on September 15th at Best Buy

HTC is launching another color variant of its One handset. A new "Metallic Blue" color will be made available exclusively at Best Buy on AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. HTC is planning to launch the variant later this month, just days after unveiling "Vivid Blue" One and One mini variants for Europe. …

iOS 7 will come to iPhones and iPads on September 18th

Apple's iOS 7 will arrive on the iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 4 on September 18th. The all-new OS will also head to the iPad mini, the second-, third-, and fourth-generation iPads, as well as the fifth-generation iPod touch on the same day. In today's keynote, Tim Cook boasted that the operating …

iPhone 5c: a plastic and colorful iPhone available on September 20th for $99

The new iPhone 5c is finally official. After months of rumor and speculation, Apple has opted to introduce its latest smartphone today at a special event in Cupertino. CEO Tim Cook detailed the latest updates in iOS7, noting that Apple has been "hard at work completing iOS7" in time for its …

The iPhone 5c isn't a cheap iPhone, it's just a colorful one

It's a neat trick, but how will it work in China?<p>After months of rumor and speculation, Apple is launching a colorful plastic iPhone 5c. It’s the first time the company has offered color variants beyond black and white for any of its iPhones, and it marks a return to plastic that was first …

Apple closes in on China Mobile's 700 million subscribers with iPhone approval

All signs point to an imminent deal<p>Yesterday, many expected Apple CEO Tim Cook to announce that the company had finally partnered with China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile provider, to sell its devices into its previously untapped market of 700 million subscribers. But even though plans for the …

What would it take to crack Apple's fingerprint reader?

As flashy as the iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner was, it was announced at a particularly bad time, with recent national security links eroding trust in Apple and other tech companies. Was Apple creating a de factonational fingerprint database? Would fingerprint security on a phone even make sense? To …

Apple's stock drops as investors worry about 'expensive' iPhone 5c

Wall Street was hoping Apple would offer a low priced model<p>Apple showed off its newest iPhones yesterday and the market did not like what it saw. Analysts at UBS, JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, and Bank of America all downgraded their ratings on Apple's stock, which is down more than 5 percent this …

Sensoria smart socks may do more than help you run better

A slew of fancy pedometers has hit the market in recent years, capturing a range of data to help people know how many steps they've taken, how far they've gone, how many calories they've burned, and even one's sleep quality.<p>Well move over Fitbits and Omrons, because a new kid is moving to the …

T-Mobile drops the Galaxy S4’s price to $99.99 on a two-year deal

The T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S4 had its price slashed, the Uncarrier announced in a recent press release.<p>You can now purchase T-Mobile’s Galaxy S4 by paying $99.99 down and then $20 a month for two years. It’s also possible, of course, to pay for the device upfront, but then you’ll have to shell out …

Mind-controlled cursor may be easier than previously thought

When scientists at the University of Washington recently drilled into the skulls of seven people with severe epilepsy and placed thin sheets of electrodes directly onto their brains, they were surprised by the brain activity they observed.<p>While physicians were studying neuro activity to investigate …

RoboRoach: Control a live cyborg cockroach from your phone

How are your surgery skills, and how do you feel about using them on a creepy crawly cockroach? If your answers are between "excellent" and "I'm willing to find out," there's now a way to create your very own, smartphone-controlled cyborg insect.<p>RoboRoach, from Backyard Brains -- the same …

Cyborgs

Toss one down! Groovy beer bottle plays music

Aside from delivering liquid courage or serving as an impromptu weapon, what can your beer bottle do for you? As far as we know, nothing you drink out of compares with the Edison Bottle -- a beer bottle inscribed with New Zealand indie rock band Ghost Wave's latest single "Here She Comes."<p>The …

White House petition seeks to ban men from driving

Forget texting or driving with Google Glass. A petition on the WhiteHouse.gov "We The People" site is going after the true menace behind the wheel -- men.<p>Full disclosure: I'm also a man, and have been for nearly 15 years in the eyes of the law (although according to certain cultural traditions, …

Flying bicycle goes for successful test flight

Pigs may not be flying yet, but a bicycle just recently took to the air in a successful test flight. The flying electric bike is the creation of several Czech companies that have been developing a prototype. The proof-of-concept bicycle looks a bit like a regular bike crossed with a giant RC …

Brilliant special effect shocks men in bar bathroom

How can you get a tipsy man in bar not to drive his car home?<p>One thought might be to shock him so much when he goes to the bathroom that he has to rush (on foot) in the direction of the nearest ER to have his heart-rate reduced.<p>This highly entertaining PSA shows a bathroom in an unnamed British …

Samsung to use flexible OLED screen on Galaxy Note 3?

Samsung is getting closer to commercializing the first devices featuring a plastic-based (flexible) display. According to a report from the OLED Association, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be on show at the IFA 2013 Berlin show in September, and its plastic screen could be one of the phone’s most …

Archos Arnova 97 G4 tablet unveiled

Archos is racking up a considerable portfolio of tablets. The cheap Archos Titanium range was released in Europe and the US not too long ago, but now a new tablet aimed at the budget market has been confirmed.<p>The new Arnova 97 G4 has appeared on the official Arnova website, which operates as …