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All you need to know about Dish’s new Sling TV service

Advertisement<p>25 Comments<p>Credit: Janko Roettgers / Gigaom<p>Dish’s Sling TV online streaming service, which the company plans to launch in the coming …

Televisions

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Preview 01/15/15

This movie sharing service is the first good use of Ultraviolet we've seen

But it might not last long<p>Former Wall Street analyst Steve Wang has just launched Wavelength, a free movie-sharing service, or, as Wang is calling it, "the first social movie service."<p>Wavelength is powered by Ultraviolet, a cloud locker created by movie studios in 2010 that allows users to buy one …

UltraViolet

Hot-rod Tesla Model S will burn rubber and your cash

Tesla's Model S P85 can vault from zero to 60 MPH in 4.2 seconds or so -- pretty good for a luxury car with no pistons. Tuning outfit Saleen thought it could top that, though, and has come up with a new version called the Foursixteen. The company also bestows 700HP to Mustangs, but it thinks the …

Uber Announces UberPool, a Carpool Service with 40% Lower Prices

Uber today announced UberPool, an experimental ridesharing service that could cut costs by as much as 40 percent compared to its UberX offering.<p>The service is currently in limited beta in the San Francisco Bay Area and will roll out to more users on August 15. Google employees will also get early …

Bitcoin price crashes linked to web search surges

<b>A spike in searches for Bitcoins can be a good predictor of an imminent crash in its value, suggests research.</b><p>The conclusion emerged from a study of the web activity and social media chatter surrounding the virtual currency by Swiss computer scientists.<p>Their analysis of who was taking part in this …

Cryptocurrency

Apple files for HealthKit trademarks w/ classifications for watches, fitness sensors, & medical devices

Apple has just filed for HealthKit trademarks in both the US and Europe ahead of iOS 8’s launch this fall and in at least one filing includes watches in a list of goods that could take advantage of the health-tracking software.<p>While the filing in the US (filed July 31) only includes classifications …

Apple iWatch Coming In October With Curved OLED Screen And Health Tracking, Says Nikkei

Apple revealed a lot of news at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference this year, but it didn’t discuss or show off any iWatch. Still, a new report from Japanese newspaper the Nikkei says that an iWatch is indeed on its way, with a targeted ship date of October. The gadget will include a curved …

iOS 8: What We Know Ahead of WWDC 2014

On Monday, Apple will take the stage at WWDC 2014 and deliver its keynote to its developers. And it’s there, at Monday’s keynote, that we should get …

Experimental UI equips you with a virtual tape measure and other skeuomorphs

While companies like Apple are moving away wholesale from <i>faux</i> real-world objects, one designer wants to take the concept to its extreme. Chris Harrison from CMU's Future Interfaces Group thinks modern, "flat" software doesn't profit from our dexterity with real-world tools like cameras, markers or …

This iPhone 6 mockup is reportedly based on machine schematics

As we creep closer to the expected September release date of the iPhone 6, more mockups and reported leaks are showing up on what seems like a daily basis.<p>This latest one, which surfaced on the Chinese technology blog 86Digi, is a physical mockup claimed to be based on real iPhone 6 machine …

The new Sonos app makes music discovery simpler with universal search

Here's the deal: streaming music services are great, but thanks to various content licensing deals with labels, there's no one-stop shop to cover all of your musical bases. That's where Sonos comes in with a handy solution by way of its new app. The refreshed Controller app for Android and iOS now …

Pegatron And Foxconn Gearing Up For iPhone 6 Production [Rumor]

Production of the iPhone 6 is set to begin next quarter.<p>According to a report in the <i>Commercial Times</i>, Taiwan’s Pegatron Corp — which assembles the iPhone and iPad — is opening up new factory space and recruiting new workers in China to meet the orders it has received from Apple for the iPhone 6.<p>It …

Firefox 28 Launches With Support For VP9 Video And Web Notifications In OS X Notification Center

Mozilla today launched the latest version of its Firefox browser. The main feature in this release was originally supposed to be support for the Windows 8 Metro mode, but as the organization announced last week, it decided to scrap this because of low user adoption during the beta process.<p>Without …

Google's First Android Smart Watches To Be Made By Motorola, LG

Two of Google's most successful hardware partners of late are also the first to unveil their latest collaborations with the Mountain View monolith — this time on their respective debut smart watches running the just-announced Android Wear platform.<p>LG announced its upcoming G Watch and Motorola …

An Infographic Guide to Wedding Roles

The Ultimate Visual Guide to Wedding Roles from Great Speech Writing helps clarify the complicated and misunderstood traditions behind who does what …

iPhone 6 To Launch With Ultra Retina Display and A8 Processor (Rumor)

There are tons of rumors circulating all over the internet about the upcoming iPhone 6. Many believe Apple will increase the screen size to 4.8-inch …

Volvo's CarPlay integration looks the best yet

Apple's CarPlay is the hot topic this week and it's taking the Geneva Motor Show by storm. We've seen closer looks at what Ferrari and Mercedes Benz …

Google to launch SDK for Android wearables in two weeks

Android chief Sundar Pichai likens the evolution of wearable devices to the smartphone revolution during a panel discussion at SXSW.<p>Google plans to release a software development kit in the next two weeks that will allow third-party developers to create Android software for use on wearable …

Android News

Dad Illustrates The Hilarious Things He's Said to His Kids

As teachers, parents, and Bill Cosby can attest to, kids really do say the darndest things. Father of four Nathan Ripperger found himself responding to the odd and often hilarious things that his brood said and did. Recognizing that he had stumbled upon comedic gold, He began illustrating the words …

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Mashups

Cinematics - Timeline of Classic Films

Cinematics is a timeline of classic films and characters illustrated by Pier Paolo, it's a experimental project that he did and his spare time. The …

Calligraphy

Time Warner reveals how much money HBO makes, and why it's not splitting from cable yet

Wondering why you still need a cable TV package to subscribe to HBO in the US? Because HBO is making truckloads of cash keeping things the way they are -- even though that might not last forever. Its parent company Time Warner (which spun off Time Warner Cable in 2009) announced financial results …

Nauman Type Family by The Northern Block

Nauman – Humanist Sans Serif Font Family.<p><b>Nauman</b> is another modern type family from The Northern Block. This humanist sans serif typeface is intended …

The networked car is no longer just an idea; it will be mandated in future vehicles

Advertisement<p>28 Comments<p>For the last two years, automakers and the U.S. Department of Transportation have been investigating the idea of cars talking …

Apple said to be studying solar, motion charging for iWatch

The company has apparently spent a lot of time studying charging methods for the iWatch, according to a report in The New York Times.<p>A New York Times report is providing more fodder for iWatch speculation, including the purported use of solar power.<p>Apple has been testing both solar and wireless …

Study Skills

Room Modes and Dealing with Them

The boundaries of a room create what is known as room modes. Room modes accentuate or elevate the frequency response. In many instances certain …

Developing Enterprise Apps Isn't as Boring as it Sounds

<i>Sinclair Schuller is the CEO and co-founder of Apprenda. Prior to Apprenda, Sinclair held positions at Morgan Stanley, Eden Communications, and consulted for the State University of New York’s (SUNY) vast IT systems.</i><p>Why are the so-called “alpha developers” all the rage right now?<p>In a recent …

Xbox One pre-orders arrive ahead of Target (update: day one patch is already live)

If you were impressed by the flood of Xbox One information unleashed today or Microsoft's 12-minute demo video and just have to have one first, there may be a way. eBay seller priceless228 claims a mistake by Target sent this Standard Edition console their way weeks ahead of the official November …