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Volvo Shows Apple CarPlay In New Video, Says Wi-Fi Connectivity Is “Coming Soon”

Apple’s CarPlay is close to being available in the wild via partnerships with a handful of car manufacturers, and Volvo is already showing off what it will look like in practice. The car maker just posted a video to their YouTube account that provides a glimpse at how the system works.<p>CarPlay will …

How To Read A 223-Page Novel In Just 77 Minutes

The basis of Spritz's concept is that much of the time spend reading is "wasted" on moving your eyes from side to side, from one word to the next. By flashing the words quickly, one after the other, all in the same place, eye movement is reduced almost to zero. All that's left is the time you take …

Hurdles To The Internet Of Things Prove More Social Than Technical

Last Saturday’s IoT Festival at MIT became a meeting-ground for people connecting the physical world. Embedded systems developers, security experts, data scientists, and artists all joined in this event. Although it was called a festival, it had a typical conference format with speakers, slides, …

This Industry Is Completely Ridiculous. Let’s Hope It Stays That Way.

OK. Let’s take a step back from all the recent tech news, look at it with fresh eyes — and try not to burst into slightly hysterical laughter.<p>In Japan, some half-billion dollars’ worth of cryptocurrency vanished from a site founded to trade Magic: The Gathering cards. In New Zealand, the world’s …

Xbox One will get Twitch live video game streaming on March 11th

Xbox One users will soon be able to live stream their games, join games with broadcasters, and save game footage to watch later using the vastly popular streaming service Twitch. Microsoft will release a patch for the console alongside the North American launch of <i>Titanfall</i> on March 11th that will …

Twitter Is Bringing Promoted Accounts To Its Search Results

Twitter just announced that it will now be showing Promoted Accounts in search results.<p>For those of you who aren’t familiar with Twitter’s ad formats, well, the names are pretty self-explanatory. A Promoted Account is an account that businesses pay to advertise to users (and hopefully gain more …

Meet Rebump, The New Worst Thing About Email

Email is probably the bane of your life. There is too much of it, and there’s a special hate reserved for people who selfishly fill your inbox with balderdash.<p>Email is broken because it’s far easier to send someone a message that creates work for them than it is for them to do that work. So you can …

The Gear Fit is what wearables should look like

Samsung steals its own limelight with a smartly designed fitness band<p>The original Galaxy Gear was always a beta device. Samsung’s first smartwatch was testing waters the company had never waded in before, and it took a lot of well-earned criticism for its shortcomings. Less than six months later, …

Google's Project Ara could go on sale next year for $50

Google's Project Ara modular smartphones could arrive early next year for as low as $50, reports <i>Time</i>. The company's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group — which is developing the project to make smartphones composed of small, swappable pieces of hardware — reportedly plans to finish a …

The Ring Input Device Puts Gesture Control And Home Automation On Your Finger

This embed is invalid<p>There was once a rumor that Apple would actually use a ring device for input to an Apple television. Neither of those gadgets exist yet, of course, but Ring is a Kickstarter project trying to fund a finger-based wearable that could enable the kind of controls envisioned in that …

For $1, you can build a device that uses TV signals to recognize gestures

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: University of Washington<p>There’s energy all around us in the form of TV, radio and WiFi signals. Develop a device that …

Apple is reportedly launching iOS in the Car next week with Ferrari, Mercedes and Volvo

Apple's iOS in the Car has been a long time in coming -- we first heard about the automotive interface last June, and it still isn't ready despite the presence of relevant code in recent iOS 7 builds. The wait may soon be over, though, as the <i>Financial Times</i> hears that Apple will unveil formal car …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Has Three New Battery Saving Technologies

Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with a 2,800 mAh battery, which is considered a big upgrade over its predecessor, which was equipped with a 2,600 mAh one.<p>The …

Computers in the car: court decision on iPhone maps adds to confusion over what drivers can do

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>The law has spoken: you can’t use your cell phone when driving unless it’s hands-free, except in cases where you want to look …

As India User Base Nears 100M, Facebook Hopes To Earn Big Revenue From SMBs

India is set to become Facebook’s biggest market in terms of number of users later this year, but don’t expect that to translate into ad dollars for the Palo Alto company anytime soon. India’s online advertising market maxes out at around $360 million, making it difficult for the company to …