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The Next Generation Of USB Connector Will Plug In Either Way

Truly revolutionary<p>The USB 3.0 Promoter Group, which is a group of tech companies that promotes USB, has announced that the next USB plug specification is currently being developed.<p>The new plugs and receptacles will be bilaterally symmetrical, so <i>never again will you try and fail to plug in a USB</i> …

USB 3.0

This company wants to help you escape your terrible corporate job

After three years of working at Ernst & Young in London as a management consultant, Dominic Jackman felt unfulfilled and decided it was time for a change. In 2009, he asked his boss for a sabbatical but was told “no.” In the past three months, six of his colleagues had also asked for sabbaticals …

Goldman Sachs

Square considers going public next year, says report

The mobile payments company explores the possibility of a 2014 initial public offering, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>Mobile payments company Square may go public next year, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.<p>The company has been in discussions with banks, including Goldman Sachs …

Jack Dorsey

Apple buys motion sensor maker PrimeSense

<b>Apple has purchased PrimeSense, an Israeli firm that specialises in making 3D motion detection technology.</b><p>PrimeSense is best known for developing gesture control for Microsoft's Kinect sensor, and has made strides towards bringing the technology to mobile.<p>Apple's deal is likely to spark speculation …

Google Nexus

How Flat Design Is Preparing iOS For The Gadgets Of Tomorrow

iOS 7’s new look isn’t just a fresh coat of paint. It’s a powerful design language that can be extended to the iWatch, iTV, and iCar of the future.<p>When we talk about Jony Ive’s massive overhaul of Apple’s mobile operating system in iOS 7, we tend to think about it in terms of a mere facelift. First …

iOS

Revolutionary Paper Computer Would Be Your Future Flexible Smartphones and Tablets

Getting ready to revolutionize the interactive computing world is the latest interactive paper. This small sheet of paper computer lets the user bend …

Cutting-Edge Jet Capsule is a Cozy New Powerboat

Looking as if it has just launched out of a sci-fi or spy film, the <i>Jet Capsule</i> is a contemporary take on small-scale recreational boating. Created by Italian designer Perpaolo Lazzarini, the egg-shaped vessel measures nearly 25 feet in length and houses a 325 horsepower diesel engine, allowing for …

Boats

REVIVE Alarm Clock Creates Effect of Simulated Sunlight In Your Room

I’m not a morning person, well, I bet most of you aren’t too. I have to drag myself out from under the blanket, I even hate my alarm clock for making …

Why Apple Hasn’t Managed to Kill Pandora Yet

Pandora remains the king of Internet radio for now. The online music service’s position atop the sector has been in question ever since Apple …

The TSA Is No Match For This Mad Scientist And His Gun Made With Junk From Airport Stores

Evan Booth hacks together working weapons–like a shotgun, a grenade, and a crossbow–with purchases anyone can make after they go through security, to show that the TSA is more spectacle than real protection. And the FBI is taking notice.<p>Things you can’t bring on a plane: Scissors, gel candles, …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Android Phones

Glass Just Got Way More Interesting

It feels like over the last year, Google Glass went on a roller coaster ride that spanned the first half of the infamous hype cycle. It went from rumored prototype to completely overhyped object of one of tech’s most spectacular demos to the butt of jokes on late night TV. Until this week, however, …

DARPA wants to build a fleet of underwater drones for the Navy

DARPA wants to build a fleet of drones stationed beneath ocean waters around the world that can quickly deliver supplies and equipment to Navy personnel near coastlines, on submarines or ships, and even aboard airplanes. The program, called Hydra, is currently in the early planning stages — just …

P2P Dropbox competitor BitTorrent Sync comes to iOS

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>BitTorrent Sync, the P2P-based Dropbox competitor built by the people who brought us µTorrent, arrived on iOS devices Tuesday. …

Why Micro-Location iBeacons May Be Apple's Biggest New Feature For iOS 7

With all of the “color commentary” about the next iPhones, and the equally off-color criticisms of the design of iOS 7, we may have missed a really important new feature. Thanks to a really detailed discussion by Daniel Eran Dilger at AppleInsider, we can now see the full implications of the …

Thanks to a new chip, the Galaxy Note 3’s huge screen won’t kill its battery

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / koya979<p>The charge on the Galaxy Note 3 is going to last a lot longer than you think – and not just …

Apple testing iPhones with screens as big as 6 inches, report says

A 6-inch screen iPhone? It could happen.<p>Days ahead of the expected iPhone 5S announcement, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple is testing iPhone designs with screens larger than any it has had before.<p>The report says Apple is testing screens as small as 4.8 inches and as large as 6 …