Scott Baker

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Thief steals iPhones, leaves Samsung Galaxy

Crime can, on occasion, veer into the territory of art.<p>It can also brush itself against black humor.<p>You must decide what you see here, when I relay the details of a robbery at a Virginia wireless store.<p>The police allege that Travis Montgomery Snyder, 25, took to a glass case with vigor at DMW …

The coating that makes iPhones touch sensitive is running out

No, iPhone screens are not magic. They are coated in a transparent material called indium tin oxide that senses when a finger makes contact.<p>ITO comes …

Should Your Website Be Using Adaptive Design?

In today’s multiscreen world, 27% of all web traffic comes from smartphones, tablets, and various other devices. And if your business depends on the web for revenue, then you likely know about responsive web design — which automatically adjusts layouts to fit different screen sizes. Responsive …

3D-printed 'Cortex' cast concept puts a modern spin on bone fracture treatment

To anyone that's ever broken a bone, the negatives of traditional plaster casts are familiar: they're cumbersome, heavy, and can get rather smelly. Victoria University of Wellington graduate Jake Evill is looking to change all that with his Cortex cast. A mere concept for now, Evill says the cast — …

Palantir is helping California police develop controversial license plate database

Throwing more light on the controversial use of police license plate readers, a new report from the Center for Investigative Reporting reveals the development of a new California database under development with the help of Palantir, a Silicon Valley firm whose data analysis technology is in wide …

From inside Intel Labs: using sensors, data, and LEDs to make cities better

Intel’s blue sky research group Intel Labs is tinkering with public sensors, big data and algorithms to create experimental ways to track …

An iPhone Flight App Straight Out Of The Pan Am Era

A new app called Flying aims for convenience but also hopes to bring back some of the wonder to air travel.<p>When you strip away the hassle of security checks, lost luggage, inevitable delays, and that dope next to you who won’t stop hogging the armrest, air travel is <i>amazing</i>. We step into a winged …

iOS 7 allows iPhone and iPad control with head movements?

The idea of controlling an<p>iPhoneoriPadwith a gesture may not be too farfetched. According to 9to5Mac, Apple is said to have included a head movement feature in its latest iOS 7 beta version.<p>With a simple quick jerk of the head to the left or right, users could be able to get to the home page, …