Suzanne Marshall

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Apple 'iWatch' hype is building toward iPhone-like levels

The buzz around the iWatch, which will likely make its debut in time for the Christmas shopping season, has been getting noticeably louder in the past few days.<p>Several media outlets have uncovered new details about the “iWatch” in the past few days:<p>The Chinese website <i>Laoyaoba</i> says the iWatch is now …

VTech InnoTab Max Android Tablet For Kids With Apps Endorsed By Teachers

Parents look for a new Android tablet for kids might be interested to know that a new range of Android tablets for kids has been unveiled this week …

Tablets

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

The True Origins of ‘X-Men’

It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, he and star artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko had just birthed the …

Bracelets and Google Glass could be used to form a virtual keyboard on any surface

We've been hearing about virtual keyboards for several years now, and they usually take the form of a keyboard template that's projected onto a flat …

Text-to-911 available on all carriers starting May 15

The ability to text an emergency to 911 has long been in the works, and will finally be realized this month. Starting May 15, all four major US …

Emergency Medicine

Sponges made from wood waste may soak up oil spills

As the Deepwater Horizon incident showed us, oil spills can be huge environmental disasters. That said, there are also considerable challenges in …

Cleaning

New antibacterial fabric kills infectious bacteria within 10 minutes

With a well established ability to kill off bacteria, silver has come to play a significant role in the development of antimicrobial materials. …

iPhone 6 Dummy Images Leaked, Shows the Design Of the Purported Handset

Apple is rumored to be working on a larger iPhone 6, which can go head-to-head with the competition with large screen sizes and FHD displays. Based …

Google discusses security with the NSA, but don't draw any wild conclusions

​Following Edward Snowden's PRISM leaks last year, companies such as Apple, Google and Microsoft sought to distance themselves from the NSA and claimed to be unaware of some government surveillance activities. And while we've seen companies demand greater transparency from the NSA, that doesn't …

What Android and iOS Can Learn From Each Other

Patent fights and marketing hype aside, each of the two leading smartphone operating systems has some key features the other would do well to adopt -- for the benefit of consumers.<p>Yet another patent trial pitting Apple against Samsung, the biggest maker of Google’s Android phones, has come and …

Google Tried And Failed To Build A Jetpack

But the lab ultimately had to shelve the idea.<p>"We try to have our failures as early as possible," Teller said. In fact, Google X shuts down over 100 projects a year.<p>It turns out that there is a way to build a jetpack that won't kill you, Teller said, but the real problem was that it'd be incredibly …

Wikimedia

Google will partner with wireless carriers to make Project Loon a reality

Google's Project Loon aims to bring balloon-powered internet to remote regions around the world, and that's an ambitious goal any way you slice it. But we're starting to hear more about how Google plans to make its moonshot idea a reality. At the TechCrunch Disrupt NY conference earlier today, …

Your smartphone may soon double as a hearing aid, thanks to Mimi

Let's face it: we live in a noisy world. If we're not sitting on loud trains or traipsing past construction sites, we're retreating into music with headphones. Alas, this also means hearing loss is a problem that can't be ignored -- that's why a startup called Mimi cooked up an iOS app to help you …

$20 Android smartphones coming in the next few months, says ARM

Companies worldwide have shipped more than 50 billion ARM-based chips since 1993, with 10 billion of them in 2013 alone. Many of those chips ended up in smartphones and tablets, but ARM’s designs are also used for everything from servers, to laptops, to smartwatches. So if anyone in this world has …

Mobile

Snapchat Secretly Bought a Company to Support Its Version of FaceTime

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Snapchat added some killer new features last week: text messaging and their take on FaceTime video …

Google Classroom Offers Assignment Center for Students and Teachers

Google is launching Classroom, a new offering in its Google Apps for Education to provide students and teachers with a central place to create, store, organize and provide feedback for classroom assignments.<p>The service, which is in beta and available only in some schools, allows teachers to:<p><b>Create</b> …

This Email Shows Google And NSA's Close Working Relationship

If Google wasn't cooperating with the National Security Agency's spying program, as the company has vehemently claimed again and again, why were the guys in charge of each organization emailing so much in 2011 and 2012?<p>That's the question raised by a series of emails between then-NSA director Keith …