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Why Apple can’t match Google’s all-seeing new smartwatches

Apple is a fantastic hardware company. And when the rumored iWatch (probably) arrives, it will no doubt be a thing of beauty. But there’s good reason to think that the key to a successful smartwatch won’t be its hardware, but its operating system.<p>Apple’s genius is in creating personal computing …

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A Smart Watch For Kids, Designed For Worried Parents

Helicopter parents, rejoice: FiLIP’s technology lets you keep track of your kids.<p>An estimated 60% of parents in the United States get their pre-teens cell phones, for reasons like peace of mind and safety. The catch, however, is that those smartphones come loaded with tools that kids can abuse. …

This Is How Google Can Dominate The Smartwatch Industry For Years To Come

This week’s announcement of Android Wear by Google has felt like a shot in the arm for the smartwatch industry. Short of Apple’s mythical iWatch appearing on a wrist near you, the entrance of Google into the wearable space with a clear focus on the smartwatch as a platform is the move that everyone …

LG's first smart light bulb flashes when you get a phone call

LG isn't about to let household heavyweights like Philips corner the connected lighting space -- it just unveiled the Smart Lamp, its first take on the concept. The 10W LED bulb gives Android and iOS users a familiar level of control over their illumination, including a light-based alarm clock and …

Bend It Like Samsung

Global spending on tech will fall this year because there’s nothing new to buy

The great rush for smartphones and tablets in the mature markets of the western world is over.<p>According to numbers from Steve Koenig of the Consumer Electronics Association, an industry body, global spending on technology devices such as smartphones, tablets and cameras, TVs, game consoles and the …

Game of Thrones S3E4: This is Madness

A friend of mine has a very bleak assessment of Game of Thrones: If you love a character, they'll die unfulfilled. If you hate a character, you'll …

Twitter #music page code shows Spotify, Rdio, YouTube, and other app integration

With Twitter's new music discovery page online but not yet available to most of us, people have started digging into the page itself for details. After looking at the landing page's HTML, designer Youssef Sarhan found another linked page and dug through its source as well, revealing some of the UI …

North Korea risks further isolation with missile launch, John Kerry warns

The US secretary of state, John Kerry, warned North Korea against test-firing a mid-range missile on Friday, while attempting to dampen the anxiety …