Rishi K

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Apple licenses former Palm smartphone patents for $10M

From the original smart device to the device that changed the definition of smart?<p>In March Apple licensed patents from the original Palm smartphone and PalmOS, which the Japanese company Access Co currently holds. The patents include technology also developed by Bell Communications Research and …

What cameras see that our eyes don't - Bill Shribman

An amazing new photo from the European Southern Observatory shows the most detailed view yet of the glowing green planetary nebula IC 1295, 3,300 light-years away from Earth. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/3tel

Wide Body: Kickstarter Darling Pebble Sparks Its First Crowdfunded Accessory

Wide Body is a Kickstarter project that proposes making a wider watch strap for the Pebble. Really.<p>At $10,266,845 the Pebble watch is the most …

Animal Farm: a look at the 'Ag Gag' laws that are making it tough to film cruelty

Legislators send mixed messages on why the laws exist<p>A still from <i>Burger King Cruelty</i>, produced by Mercy for Animals.<p>Americans love their hamburger, but they hate to see where it comes from. That dichotomy is leading to a rash of so-called "Ag Gag" laws being enacted across the US, as reported on by</i> …

Roku Hits 5M Streaming Players Sold In The U.S., Has Streamed 8B Videos And Music Tracks

Roku just announced via its blog that it has sold 5 million of its streaming Internet media players since its launch back in 2008. The devices have managed to stream a total of 8 billion pieces of content in that time, impressive for a device that started out as essentially a dedicated Netflix box. …

Dropbox is launching Dropbox For Business with single sign-on: http://on.mash.to/10To3Ov

SimCity Arrives On the Mac on June 11th With Cross-Platform Servers

The new SimCity will ship for the Mac on June 11, EA reported today. Gamers will be able to purchase SimCity for Mac as a $60 digital download via Origin, EA's Steam-like digital store that launched earlier this year, as well as other digital retailers. Owners of the PC version of SimCity will …

California Court: Even Checking Maps on Phone While Driving Not Okay

It’s well known that it’s not okay to text while driving, and presumably the same should apply to tweeting, checking email or most other cellphone …

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Mega Review: The absolute best portable Bluetooth speakers you can buy

<i>Updated for 2015! The Best Bluetooth Speakers review has now moved here!</i><p><i>TL;DR: Overall winner (updated), Best Value, Best sound, Best Portable/Sound, Charger too, Apps/Updates, more</i><p>Spring is finally here and it is time to bring our music and speakerphones outside. There’s no better way to enjoy …

Apple’s Ouster of AppGratis Is Just the Start of an App Store Crackdown

Simon Dawlat, founder of AppGratis — the app-discovery application removed from the iTunes App Store this week for developer guideline violations — …

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