René G. Torres

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11 More Awesome Spotify Tips and Tricks You're Probably Not Using

Even if you listen to Spotify every day, there are tons of features you may not know about. Whether you want to show off the songs you’re listening …

How to Avoid Immediately Destroying Your New Drone

So you're one of the more than one million lucky souls the FAA estimates got a drone this Christmas. Congratulations! Now what?<p>With most consumer …

SKEYE Hexa Drone by TRNDlabs

What’s better than a drone with four propellers? A drone with six propellers. Introducing the SKEYE Hexa Drone by TRNDlabs. Easy to use for first …

Pocket Tripod – a handy smartphone tripod for hands free usage

Holding your phone gets lame after a little while. Especially if you’re not on a standard headset to ear phone call. We have other things we could be …

Gear & Gadgets

Police Militarization Takes Off With Weaponized Drones - Drone360

By Kylie Bourne, Charles Sturt University | September 14, 2015 4:01 pm<p>(Illustration credit: Kletr/Shutterstock)<p>Police in North Dakota can now use …

DJI's New Phantom Is a Brilliant Drone for N00bs

When we reviewed the DJI Phantom 3 Professional drone in June, we were impressed by both its ease of flight and video quality. Less exciting? The …

Go Off-Grid With Silent Pocket’s Leather Goods

Ever get the feeling someone’s watching you? Of course you do; you use the Internet… So what’s the answer to pervasive tracking technologies? Well, one answer — at least when you’re able to step off grid entirely because you don’t need to use your kit for a bit — is to put your devices (and …

Crowd Funding

How to Create and Share Presentations on Flipboard

Flipboard Magazines are great for gathering talking points for a presentation, class project or panel discussion. Not only is it free to create an account, it’s a quick way to put together flippable slides. Ask your organizer or A/V tech if they have the appropriate equipment to project from your …

Parrot's Tiny New Drones Travel by Land, Air, and Sea

Last year, we reviewed Parrot’s Rolling Spider, a tiny quadcopter that you could control with your phone. It was a good time, and it was …

Google’s Cardboard VR Now Works (Very Well) With iPhone

Google’s Cardboard VR app first appeared last year at I/O 2014, but the initial version was somewhat limited in terms of device support. A new version released this year works with devices with screen sizes ranging up to 6 inches, but the more exciting news for many might be that it now also works …

Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality

Uber Is Quietly Testing A Massive Merchant Delivery Program

Uber is planning to launch a merchant delivery program that would allow online shoppers to get same-day delivery of goods through both UberRush couriers and Uber drivers. TechCrunch has obtained training documents for Uber drivers and couriers who are part of the merchant delivery pilot …

eCommerce

Lockheed's New Drone Will Help Rescuers Find Missing People

Thanks to a newly developed UAV from Lockheed Martin, finding people who have gone missing is set to become easier, quicker, and less expensive.<p>The …

This Tiny Sensor Turns Your Thumbnail Into A Trackpad

Like the football phone or the Dick Tracy two-way wrist radio, humankind has always dreamt of melding two technologies together to create a synergistic improvement on our meager, exhausting existence. Today we have NailIO, a solution that adds a ray of light to our user interface needs by melding …

Wearable Tech

So Meta! Reasons to Flip a Magazine into Another

Your Flipboard magazines can house articles, photos and tweets, but did you know you could flip whole magazines as well? We informally call these “metazines” around Flipboard.<p>To do this on mobile, tap the share icon to bring up a menu and select “+ Flip this into a Magazine.”<p>On the Web, click on …

Teachers Actually Want Students To Use This App in Class

Thanks to mobile Internet browsers, text messaging and social media, cell phones have long been the enemy of teachers trying to keep students’ …

Education Technology

iOS 8.3 Prevents Desktop File Explorers from Accessing Apps

Apple’s recently released iOS 8.3 update prevents desktop file explorers like iFunBox, iExplorer, iTools, and others from accessing the app …

Apps
Drones

IBM And Apple Release Eight More Enterprise Apps For Healthcare, Airlines And More

Apple and IBM’s partnership that has the companies working together to produce enterprise-friendly apps has expanded yet again with the addition of eight more apps designed for iOS devices, including the iPhone and iPad, bringing the total number of MobileFirst apps up to now 22. The new apps are …

Apps

Create better 3D models by waving your smartphone around

Sure your smartphone makes for a passable 3D scanner, but it still can't determine the size of an item. Fortunately, Carnegie Mellon researchers are able to discover the scale of an object using a smartphone's camera and its IMU (inertial measurement unit). They just have to make sure to move the …

Ring, Ring! Dial Up to Get Flipboard Delivered to Your Ear

With Flipboard already on mobile, the Web and (soon) the Watch, what’s next? Today, we’re excited to reveal the final frontier: the FlipPhone. Now you can call 1-248-206-FLIP to get your personal magazine read to you over the phone.<p>Finally, there’s a safe way to use Flipboard while you’re driving …

Google

Google Unveils a Stick That Turns Any Display Into a PC

Caesar Sengupta reaches into his hip pocket and pulls out a PC. About the size of a cigar, it's a tiny PC. But it's a PC. If you plug it into an LCD …

Genius Faceplate Puts USB Ports on Your Wall With No Wiring Needed

The days of having to wire up a complete replacement outlet to add a USB charging port will soon be long gone.<p>The same folks behind the SnapRays …

A Simple iPad Add-On That Helps You Draw Flawlessly

The simple but brilliant iPad accessory known as Osmo, which takes real-world objects and movements and transforms them into onscreen gameplay, has a …

25+ apps to make your everyday life easier

At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs — and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, …

How to Maximize Your Free Storage Space on Every Cloud Service

Between Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and a half dozen other services, the sky's the limit on how much cloud storage you can get for free. Here are …

This Batter Bot 3D Prints Pancake Art

This embed is invalid<p>Two years after building a DIY LEGO Pancake Bot, which involved a ketchup bottle and a built-in griddle to sizzle dispensed batter, Miguel Valenzuela, the Norway-based U.S. maker behind the earlier homebrew project, is back crowdfunding a smarter batter dispenser that 3D prints …

Breakfast