Steve Preston

8 Flips | 1 Magazine | @spreston1976 | Keep up with Steve Preston on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Steve Preston”

Google Glass Getting A Face Recognition App This Month, But It Won’t Get Google’s Blessing

Google Glass use cases are many, but one that inevitably comes to mind is facial recognition. Google already does a lot with reverse image searching and identifying faces in photos, so it would not be such a leap to imagine it doing something like comparing the faces of those you meet at networking …

Microsoft pulls Surface Pro 2 update after reports of battery and installation problems

We hope you weren't quick to leap on the Surface Pro 2 update that popped up last week; if you were, you may be regretting it for a while. The company has pulled the upgrade following reports of both failed installations and battery problems, including a reduced capacity and incomplete charges. A …

2013's Biggest Tech Moments, Told In Photos

Octocopters, hyperloops, bitcoin — in the tech world, this is what we call an "eventful year." But you needn't fear information overload. Looking back, these are the innovations and tech moments to remember from 2013.<p><i>This story appears the special Year in Photos issue of our weekly iPad magazine,</i> …

105-inch curved Ultra HD televisions announced by both Samsung and LG

The annual Consumer Electronics Show is just around the corner, which means it's time for companies to show off some of the most extravagant — and least practical — televisions out there. LG has announced that at CES 2014 it's going to be revealing a 105-inch curved Ultra HD television, what the …

That was quick: IBM pulls covers off a China cloud service to rival Amazon’s

This is what cloud competition in 2013 looks like: Just hours after Amazon Web Services announced that its launching a slew of public cloud services specifically for China, IBM has issued a press release unveiling partnership with a third-party company, 21Vianet Group, to sell its SmartCloud …

Vine for Android comes to Gingerbread phones, but only for viewing

Android fans running Gingerbread no longer have to sit out the Vine video craze. An updated Vine app now supports playback on the 2010-era Google OS, giving the many people using older Android phones a chance to see all the short clips they've been missing. They shouldn't expect to <i>record</i> clips, …

Intel reportedly eyes future 18-core 'Broadwell' chip

A high-performance version of Intel's future Broadwell chip will squeeze in 18 cores -- Intel's highest core count to date -- according to a report. Meanwhile, another report points to future Broadwell chips that could populate tablets.<p>Vr-zone reported this week that a future 18-core Broadwell-EP …

Intel Corporation

All new iOS apps and updates must be designed for iOS 7

<b>Apple has laid down the law on new app development. All new apps must be created with the latest Xcode software, and must conform to the design</b> …