Luís Magalhães

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Everything you need to know about NFC and mobile payments

Now available in the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch, NFC is poised to play an important role in the way we use our phones, especially when it comes to mobile payments. Here's how it works.<p>One day, we'll all be paying for things with our phones, and NFC is the ticket to that future.<p>Sharon …

Mobile Payments

CareCloud nabs another $9M for electronic health records

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: rangizzz/Shutterstock<p>Earlier this summer, digital health startup CareCloud said it had raised $20 million in a Series …

3D-printed 'Final Fantasy VII' figurines are polygon-perfect

Although 3D printers are proliferating to the point where NASA plans to bring them into space, consumer-level machines still produce fairly crude results. Joaquin Baldwin has played that to his own advantage, however, by using the technology to recreate an equally crude subject — the cast of …

5 Sneaky Ways The NSA Spies On Americans

The U.S. government needs only three degrees of separation to look at Kevin Bacon's phone records.<p>The U.S. National Security Agency remains at the center of controversy this summer, nine weeks after <i>The Guardian</i> and the <i>Washington Post</i> broke the news about its PRISM online data-mining program. While …

Can an audiophile find joy in a full-size $40 headphone?

JVC's HA-RX700 not only sounds better than a lot of $100 headphones, it's remarkably comfortable and ruggedly built.<p>I'm always on the lookout for great sounding products in all price ranges, so when an Audiophiliac reader suggested the almost too good to be true JVC HA-RX700 full-size headphones, I …

Audiophile

Why did the Dreamcast fail? Sega's marketing veteran looks back

Tadashi Takezaki, these days, works at Sega in the position of "head of project implementation department, president's office," which doesn't describe very well the things he's been involved with since joining up in 1993. A veteran of Sega's marketing and PR department in Japan, Takezaki was …

Ryanair Is Going To Start Plastering Ads On Its Planes To Make Money

With four possible ad locations to choose from — Ryanair will keep its own logo on the tail fin — spokesperson Robin Kiely told potential partners this offer "ensure[es] their brand is featured on Europe's largest - and cheapest - outdoor advertising medium."<p>Air Nation reports that a 12 month …

Ryanair

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

The Xbox One Might Let Sony's PS4 Win By Default

Last night, Microsoft dumped a pile of information into our laps about some of the more controversial specifics of the Xbox One. We heard confirmation about its practices for always on, used game resale, and game ownership in general. Some of the highlights:<p>- Your Xbox must check in via the …

5 Bands You Should Be Listening To This Weekend

Lucky for you, we at FILTER love listening to everything and have compiled a list of bands we think you should be listening to right now!<p>May birthed some epic albums by a batch of our favorite artists, so for this installment, we're featuring those recent albums that we're <i>still</i> listening to on …

Indie Music