Andres Herrera

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First Apple Watch ads in U.S. magazines favor fashion lovers over techies

Ahead the launch of the Apple Watch in April, the latest iteration of Apple's fashion-centric smartwatch approach appears in the March issue of …

New Technology Will Triple Smartphone Battery Life

The brilliance, power and sheer innovative genius of your smartphone is always balanced by the terrorising and ever present ‘low battery’ sound. At every smartphone launch, every time I get my hands on a new handset, my childlike awe is immediately tempered by the crushing reality of how much power …

Clean Energy

Jawbone Blames Manufacturing Woes For UP3 Delay

Jawbone announced the third generation of its fitness tracker last November but it has yet to ship. Appropriately called the UP3, the device builds upon its two predecessors, adding heart rate monitoring to the mix. The tracker was already delayed once. Now Jawbone tells me that it is having …

Google is working on a Chrome reading mode, try it out

Google wants to give your peepers a break. Google Chromium Evangelist Francois Beaufort laid out early versions of Reader Mode for Chrome desktop and mobile in a post today on Google Plus (of course). Reader Mode is designed to make on-screen text easier to absorb, by removing unnecessary pictures, …

Tesla Model S has a hidden James Bond mode

With a nod to Jules Verne<p>It’s not enough that Tesla’s Model S is the world’s best car, two years running — it’s also the coolest. A newly discovered easter egg lets you turn your e-car into a Lotus Esprit S1 submersible. Hold the "T" logo, enter "007" into the login, and then adjust your suspension …

Pebble Time SDK Preview Now Available For Developers

Following its massively popular Kickstarter debut, Pebble has released an early version of its software development kit for the Pebble Time watch.<p>The Pebble Time watch will bring new capabilities for developers thanks to its color screen, so the new 3.0 SDK opens up these options. Apps built with …

Apps

CyClip is an Apple Watch bike handlebar mount arriving April 30th

An upcoming product called CyClip will act as a bicycle handlebar mount for the Apple Watch. Currently in development by a company called Var out of Michigan, the team plans to launch the product shortly after Apple launches the Apple Watch in April.<p><i>CyClip provides a simple and elegant solution to</i> …

Apple Watch

Lunar’s First Apple Watch App Is Part Sundial, Part Time Machine

Onetime is a slick app that lets you track multiple time zones as easily as tracing a finger through the sky.<p>It was the middle of the night, and John Edson’s brain was frazzled with jet lag. He couldn’t get back to sleep. The president of international design firm Lunar lives in San Francisco, but …

The Future of Consumer Tech Is About Making You Forget It’s There

Microsoft, Samsung, GoPro, and others take their best guesses at the next five years of consumer electronics.<p>When Apple introduced the iPad 2 in 2011, it laid out a noble goal for the future of technology.<p>“Technology alone is not enough,” an Apple ad proclaimed. “Faster, thinner, lighter, those are …

How Cards Are Quietly Transforming The Web

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Robert Fan is the co-founder and CTO of Sharethrough.</i><p>Nearly three hours a day. That’s the average amount of time you and I spent on our phones every day in 2014. Our dependency on mobile devices for information has forced the design of the web to change. Netizens have come to expect …

Ericsson seeks US iPad, iPhone ban as it sues Apple over patents

Image copyright Derek Hatfield/Shutterstock.Last month Apple and Ericsson went to war over the fees Ericsson is trying to charge Apple for the use of …

Ericsson

Tim Cook: Apple Watch will replace car keyfobs, reward exercise, filter messages

In an interview with the UK’s <i>Telegraph</i> newspaper, Tim Cook said that while people might see limited reasons to want an Apple Watch today, they will soon find lots of other uses for it. The interview took place during a London stop in Cook’s international tour.<p>This will be just like the iPhone: …

Apple Watch

iOS 8 Features: Hidden Features

Siri<p><b>Faster voice recognition</b> - Siri now displays what is being spoken on the iPhone or iPad display as it is said, allowing users to get immediate feedback on what the voice assistant is hearing.<p><b>Voice activation</b> - Saying "Hey Siri" while an iOS device is plugged in will activate Siri, allowing …

Apple rolls out new iAd formats, launches network in Russia and Switzerland

Apple announced two changes to its iAd platform today, expanding the reach and available formats of the ad network in an attempt to reel in more advertisers. The first of these changes is support for brand new iAd styles, including those pre-roll videos we’ve all come to know and love on YouTube. …

Will a bigger iPhone push iPad buyers towards the Air... or Pro?

The iPhone 6, which is presumably going to be announced next month, is also presumably going to have a larger screen — 4.7- and/or 5.5-inches larger …

Apple is assembling a wearables and fashion dream team

For a company as secretive as Apple, one of the few ways you can learn anything about what it has planned next is to see who it has been hiring. High-profile hires say a lot about where Apple’s priorities are for the future.<p>Looking back at the hires Apple has brought on over the last year reveals …

Wearable Tech

Tim Cook: iPad sales slump is just a speed bump

The state of the tablet industry has not been promising lately. Over the last few months Apple reported slumping iPad sales, Best Buy’s CEO declared that tablet sales are “crashing,” and many analysts and pundits have eagerly declared the tablet fab is coming to an end, but Recode’s Walt Mossberg …

How to quickly find and delete duplicate contacts on iPhone and iPad

While iCloud does a pretty good job of organizing and managing our contacts, sometimes things can go wrong. Even if you don't use iCloud, contact …

Apple reportedly making a 12.9-inch iPad for production in early 2015

Bloomberg's story, which cites unnamed sources, claims Apple has been working with its suppliers to create a new lineup of larger touchscreen devices …

Apple promoting iTunes Festival contest within Beats Music in push for new users

In addition to updating the iTunes Festival lineup with new acts including Ed Sheeran and deadmau5 and reviving the Apple TV channel for viewing the concert on-demand and live, Apple’s recently acquired Beats Music is now promoting the iTunes Festival with a contest to attend the music festival in …

Yahoo Screen app for iOS adds personalized video feed of NFL Now content

Yahoo announced a new partnership with the NFL today that brings content from the recently launched NFL Now network to Yahoo apps on the web, iPhone and iPad.<p>Earlier this month Apple added the NFL Now channel to the Apple TV and before that dedicated apps for iPhone and iPad launched on the App …

Ralph Lauren introduces iPhone-connected ‘Polo Tech’ fitness tracking shirt

Ralph Lauren has announced it’s about to introduce a new iPhone-connected, sensor-filled Polo shirt capable of tracking and sending biometric data directly to your smartphone.<p>The Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt features sensors knitted into the core of the product to read biological and physiological …

New photos of purported True Tone flash and other iPhone 6/6L parts appear online

New photos of what appear to be the True Tone flash components for both versions of the iPhone 6 have appeared on ElekWorld, providing even more evidence that Apple is planning to announce and release both models at around the same time. Interestingly, the website also carries a whole host of …

Estimates say the Fire Phone hasn’t passed 35,000 units sold

According to numbers crunched by <i>The Guardian</i>‘s Charles Arthur and based on data from Chitika and comScore, it appears as if the Amazon Fire Phone isn’t exactly setting hardly anything on fire. In fact, if this report is to be believed, Amazon hasn’t sold more than 35,000 total Fire Phone units …

Facebook launches ‘Hyperlapse,’ an iOS app for making ultra-smooth time-lapse videos

Your 15 seconds of video on Instagram just got more interesting.<p>The standalone app features a simplistic interface, with only a single setting for speed. The app is available now on iOS for iPhone and iPad owners. Facebook said an Android launch is planned but didn’t share an ETA.<p>Hyperlapse won’t …

Why it would make sense for Apple to debut a larger iPad in 2015

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>Apple’s iPhone might not be the only iOS device to get a bigger screen: a trio of Bloomberg reporters are …

Facebook launches friend-tracking feature

Your phone always knows where you are. And now, if you want, your Facebook friends will always know where you are, too.<p>Facebook is introducing a mobile feature called Nearby Friends that taps into that steady stream of location information so friends can track each other in real time.<p>The idea is to …

Nike Fires Majority of FuelBand Team, Plans to Stop Making Wearables

Nike plans to cease making wearable hardware and it has fired the majority of the 80-person team responsible for the FuelBand fitness tracker. Instead, the company will focus its efforts on fitness software, according to an unnamed source that spoke to <i>CNET</i>.<p>The shoemaker isn't throwing in the towel …

Facebook's Paper app is looking less and less like Facebook

With Paper, Facebook set out to prove that it could "think small," rebuilding itself from the ground up for mobile devices. This meant removing lots of clutter, and in some cases, leaving out certain features that some Facebook users might have considered essential. Today, Facebook is launching …