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Dropbox Alternative Lima (Née Plug) Works With Chromecast, Breaks Into Kickstarter Tech Top 10

It’s been a crazy 36 days since Plug started its Kickstarter campaign. First, Plug is now called Lima due to some trademark issues. But everything else stays the same. The $69 adapter will seamlessly transform your USB drives into a personal Dropbox for all your devices. And now it will support …

Facebook responds to Home privacy concerns, specifies what it will and won't know

Some of the discussion about Facebook Home since its debut yesterday has related to concerns that it gives the social network too much access to user's information, and now Facebook has responded. Its blog post specifies that Home is subject to the same controls as everything else in a user's …

Google Drive inches closer to iCloud with new developer features

Google is announcing some new additions to its Drive SDK that borrow a page out of the iCloud playbook, helping developers use Drive as a dependable place to store application data by locking the user out. The first addition, called app data folders, can be used to store files that you would want …

Google Glass developer presentation from SXSW finally available to stream in full

If you're still thirsting over details about life with Google Glass, you can now sit back and experience the presentation (though not filmed in first person with one of the units -- opportunity missed) from SXSW last month. We covered it in our liveblog and dug up news on various apps already …

Apple’s Next Two iPhones Reportedly ‘Already Designed’ Under Steve Jobs’ Supervision

- Apr 2, 2013<p>Those of you that may be concerned about the future of the iPhone now that Steve Jobs is no longer at the helm may yet have something to …

Chinese search engine develops Google Glass rival, says report

China's top search engine, Baidu, is working on wearable tech similar to Google's Project Glass device, according to the Chinese media.<p>Unnamed sources told news site Sina.com that Baidu is testing a prototype called Baidu Eye.<p>The device has an LCD display, voice-controlled image recognition, and …

Apple Is Preparing Such Big Changes To The iPhone Software That Engineers Are Using Special Filters To Hide Their Screens

He says the "word on the street" is that engineers inside Apple who are authorized to carry around new iPhones have a filter on their screen so that the side viewing angles are diminished. (Think about one of those filters people put on their desktop screens at work.)<p>The filter on the iPhone screen …

iOS

Reuters: Google to Launch Second-Gen Nexus 7 in July

Reuters is suggesting that Google will launch a new version of its Nexus 7 tablet in July—which will bring with it a decent spec bump, if the rumors …

New Nexus 7 reportedly gets Qualcomm chip, better screen, and lower price

Sources expect it in July, could be introduced at Google I/O in May.<p>Google and Asus' Nexus 7 tablet won us over quickly upon its release last year …

Apple prepping Final Cut Pro X campaign to win back video editors

Final Cut Pro X debuted in 2011 to groans from many in the professional video editing community, and now Apple is planning a marketing push to win …

Apple Patents iPhone With Wraparound Display, Including Designs That Plug Together Voltron-Style

Apple has a new patent filing just published by the USPTO today, first spotted by AppleInsider, which details a wraparound-style AMOLED display that could make it possible to create an iPhone that’s almost entirely screen, with touch gestures and virtual buttons replacing physical ones completely. …

I played 'Hawken' on the Oculus Rift and it made me a believer

Human embodiment, extended<p>On a breezy, sunny day in San Francisco, I joined the team behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset at a private room in a restaurant a few blocks from the 2013 Game Developers Conference. They’re showing off <i>Hawken</i>, a game that hasn’t been seen on the Rift until now. …

Print your own Google Glass and look the part

Han Solo, Honest Abe, and even Aristotle are just a few of the people who look absolutely fantastic wearing their Google Glass computers. But unless you're a deep-pocketed developer from the US, chances are nil of getting anywhere near the audacious $1,500 spectacles. So why not do the next best …

T-Mobile's iPhone 5 Reviews: LTE Speeds Are Impressive, HD Voice Difference Notable

T-Mobile announced that it will carry the iPhone 5 this morning at its "Uncarrier" event in New York City, alongside new pricing plans. Though the iPhone 5 is not a new device, several media outlets went hands-on with the device after the event to test out the phone's speeds, pricing, and feature …

Russians Make iPad-Controlled Car

- Mar 26, 2013<p>If you’ve ever seen <i>Tomorrow Never Dies</i>, you’ll know this is cool. Remember the scene where Bond gets out his phone, controls his BMW …

These Six Regular People Just Got Invited To Use Google Glass

It will be sending out thousands of invites telling these lucky people that they can buy the Google Glass device for $1,500.<p>Google just sent us a list of some of the winners along with the things they will do with Glass once they own a pair. Here's the full email.<p>In February we asked people across …

Google Glass

Flipboard 2.0 adds new social features, lets users create own digital magazines

Users of Flipboard, the app that transforms all sorts of content sources into full-blown digital magazines, are in for a very special treat once version 2.0 finally rolls around for Android. How do we know this? Because Flipboard 2.0 is already available for iOS and, though we aren’t that …

Apps

London-Based Startup 3D Industri.es Aims To Become The Google Of 3D Search

Halfway between the Chinese factories and Silicon Valley tech giants, right in the heart of London’s emerging tech scene, is a startup that aims to revolutionize both manufacturing and internet search.3D Industri.es (3DI) commercializes advanced 3D search technology, creating applications based on …

Some iOS 6.1.3 users hit by battery drain and Wi-Fi issues

Another iOS update, another round of complaints.<p>Released last week, Apple's iOS 6.1.3 was designed to fix a security hole that let someone access the iPhone by sneaking past the lock screen. But the update also seems to have plagued some users with other problems, according to blog site Gotta Be …

Apple iWatch or Google Glass - Finally Taking Wearable Computing Mainstream?

With both the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and Mobile World Congress behind us, in the coming weeks and months some of the announced devices will start to hit the shelves. Reception thus far for <b>Research in Motion-Blackberry’s</b> (BBRY) new Z10 device is mixed and has people questioning what may or …