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How New Tech Puts People Inside Their Media [Future of Entertainment]

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>A conference celebrating innovation in brand experience, retail experience and consumer culture.<p>At PSFK 2017, …

Google is preparing for screenless computers

The spread of computing to every corner of our physical world doesn’t just mean a proliferation of screens large and small—it also means we’ll soon come to rely on mobile computers with no screens at all. “It’s now so inexpensive to have a powerful computing device in my car or lapel, that if you …

Google Glass

If Tim Cook Doesn't Like What You Say In A Meeting, He'll Change How He Rocks In His Chair And Skewer You In One Sentence

The meat of the article says that there's a perception at Apple right now that Cook may not have what it takes to push for the same kind of revolutionary products Jobs once did.<p>But that doesn't mean he isn't a respected manager. One of the most interesting nuggets in the profile explains how Cook …

Tim Cook

Omate, A Smartwatch That’s Also A Phone & Sports Tracker, Passes $100K Kickstarter Funding Goal In A Day

This embed is invalid<p>Post-Pebble‘s $10.2 million Kickstarter record, the smartwatch launches keep on coming. And coming. And coming. And coming. And probably coming next month, in Samsung’s ‘Galaxy Gear’ case. The latest wrist-affixed contender to step up for a slice of smartwatch pie is called …

Coffee Meets Bagel Takes Its Online Dating Service National With Its New iOS App

Coffee Meets Bagel, an online dating site that provides a friend-of-a-friend match every day, is now making matches nationwide. Launched in New York City in 2012, the startup is also today releasing its iOS app, which includes the same features as the free web service.<p>Co-founder Dawoon Kang says …

Xbox VP Phil Harrison: 'I hope we do have to deal with tens of thousands of games'

Microsoft Xbox corporate VP Phil Harrison isn't worried that making publishing open on Xbox One will flood the console's storefront with junk. In fact, he welcomes the impending flood. "I hope we have to deal with tens of thousands of games," Harrison told Engadget in an interview this week during …

Windows Phone gets its own Instagram app, unofficially

What to do when there's no official Instagram app from Facebook? A new app called 6Tag aims to fill the bill, and it's catching on.<p>Windows Phone users can now tap into Instagram through a third-party app.<p>Served up by French developer and Microsoft MVP Rudy Huyn, 6tag for Windows Phone seems to …

Windows Phone

Apple iCloud services offline for a few million users

iMessage and other online services had been down for several hours for close to 3 million users, according to Apple's status page.<p><b>Update at 9:30 a.m. PT</b>: <i>All services were restored as of 8:30 a.m. PT</i>.<p>Apple iCloud users were hit by yet another outage, though this one seems to have affected a …

iCloud

Yahoo is number one web property for the first time since 2011, says ComScore

Yahoo has topped ComScore's list of the top 50 web properties in July 2013, outpacing Google for the first time since May 2011. The ranking is based on unique visitors from the US, and does not include traffic from the company's most recent acquisition, the 133 million-blog strong Tumblr network, …