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How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Google Drive for iOS now supports multiple accounts, AirPrint and CloudPrint capability

Not super thrilled with the prospect of using iCloud for your web storage needs? Google Drive presents an ever-improving alternative to Apple's in-house solution, and today's iOS app update brings a couple of new features into the fold. The app now supports multiple accounts, so you can access your …

AppSeed Transforms Your Sketches Into App Prototypes

Author: Liz Stinson. Liz Stinson Design<p>Date of Publication: 09.30.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>AppSeed is an app that turns your sketches …

Keynote about iOS 7, focused on design & how we must rethink apps of our clients

We, the designers and developers community, asked for a refreshment of our beloved OS. For the past 6 years it remained the same and Apple was getting behind the competition instead of define the standards. Jony Ive leads the software department (before hardware) and we expected a big update.<p>Now, a …

Yahoo Acquires Image-Recognition Startup IQ Engines To Improve Flickr Photo Organization & Search

Oh, so you thought Yahoo’s acquisition spree was over? Not even close. A Yahoo spokesperson has confirmed that the revitalized web giant has snapped up yet another company — this time it’s an image-recognition startup called IQ Engines.<p>Yahoo has declined to disclose the terms of the deal, but the …

Uber Finally Confirms $258 Million Fundraising

It’s not like Uber to be quiet. But after a day without comment, the car-hailing company has now responded to our report yesterday that it raised a …

Venture Capital

College Student Put His Life Savings Into Tesla, Made A Killing

A year later, he's glad he ignored their warnings.<p>The 22-year-old student at the University of California, Berkeley invested $30,000 into Tesla stock a year ago and has parlayed it into an investment worth approximately $250,000 today.<p>"I was always preaching to my friends, 'Tesla's gonna be huge' …

Mark Zuckerberg wants to bring the entire world online with Internet.org

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced the formation of Internet.org, a group with the specific goal of helping make the internet available to the entire world. It's a partnership with a number of prominent technology companies — Facebook, Ericsson, Nokia, Qualcomm, and Samsung are among …

Let's take a deeper look at Xbox One's next-gen Kinect (video)

While Gamescom hasn't technically started yet, Microsoft's troops have already arrived in Cologne. In fact, we've already been gifted some details about new titles, but we also managed to get a little more intimate with the new Kinect. You know, the one there's been all that fuss about. But if you …

NASA wants to print a spacecraft, but first it’s printing the electronics

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: PARC/Thinfilm<p>PARC — home of the laser printer, ethernet, the graphical user interface and the Alto computer — is best …

Waze traffic incident reports coming to Google Maps

Google has begun integrating features from Waze, the social navigating app it bought this summer, into Google Maps, starting with the addition of traffic incident reports.<p>Now, when Waze users report road incidents that may cause delays, the incidents will also show up on the Google Maps apps for …

Google Maps

Tesla’s Model S Breaks Roof-Testing Machine, Car-Safety Record

Not only is electric automaker Tesla’s Model S sedan the safest car on the road today, evidently it’s the safest car ever.<p>Earlier this month, the …

3D Printing Goes Mainstream Retail

Just another day at UPS: Photocopy the ol' resume, ship back shoes to Zappos, print a car part.<p>About a month ago, a UPS store in eastern San Diego started offering a new service: 3D printing. Six weeks ago, store owner Burke Jones says, "I didn't know anything about 3D printing."<p>"I'd love to take …

Intelligent To Do List App Any.DO Raises $3.5 Million, Will Further Expand Into Personal Productivity Space

Q: <i>Why does a to do list application need $3.5 million in funding?</i> A: <i>Because it’s becoming more than a simple to do app</i>. Today, Any.DO one of the more popular to do list applications for web and mobile, announced a seed round of funding led by existing investor Genesis Partners, with participation …

Squirrel Evernote Hack Creates A Personalised Newsletter From The Cool Stuff You’ve Saved To Read Later

Another simple but neat Evernote hack that came out of the 24-hour Disrupt NY Hackathon earlier today was Squirrel. Created by coder duo Zainab Ebrahimi and Jabari Bell, the hack turns articles that Evernote readers have saved for reading later into a personalised newsletter. So, unlike the average …

Jarvis Is A Personal Assistant That Goes Beyond Siri To Embrace The Connected Home

If you’re an Iron Man fan, you already know about Jarvis, Tony Stark’s personal assistant (who’s either a human or a virtual AI, depending on how long you’ve been following the comic). Jarvis is the glue that keeps Stark’s business, personal and super hero lives running smoothly. Which is why …

Mailbox For iPad Is Coming, Mac App Being “Considered”

Mailbox may be the best email app out there, but it’s only on the iPhone. In Cult of Mac’s official review, we noted that one of the biggest cons was a lack of iPad support. Because Mailbox has such a distinct workflow for managing email, it’s difficult to use when not present on all devices.<p>The …

Apps

Scapple, The Virtual Sheet Of Paper From The Makers Of Scrivener

Scapple is a great new app for writers. If you were looking for an app that creates a sheet of paper on your Mac, then this is it. Scapple comes from Literature and Latte, the folks behind the amazing Scrivener, so you know that it has been designed and used by writers.<p>Set the app to full-screen …