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Here's everything you need to know about blockchains, the ground-breaking tech that could be as disruptive as the internet

From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies sits a technology called blockchains, which some people …

eBay launches visual search tools that let you shop using photos from your phone or web

eBay today is launching two new visual search tools that will allow online shoppers to use photos they snap, have saved on their phone, or even those they find while browsing the web or other social networking sites, in order to find matching products from eBay’s catalog. The tools, Image Search …

What shoppers really want from personalized marketing

What customers want and what businesses think they want are often two different things. Here’s what customers are looking for.<p><b>Anyone who has gotten</b> …

eCommerce

Ex-Googler’s startup gets funding to solve ‘online fashion’s oldest problem’

Photo credit: mickmiller / 123RF.Worried that the dress you just bought online might be a size too small? Wondering if the size 10 shoes you just …

eCommerce

How A Pair Of Orange Scissors Made Design History

The iconic tool turns 50 this year–here’s the story behind its immense popularity.<p>Picture a pair of scissors, and there’s a good chance they’re orange. But have you ever wondered why? It’s all thanks to the 368-year-old Finnish company Fiskars, whose ubiquitous orange scissors turned 50 this month. …

A Single Strawberry Costs Almost $22 at This Upscale Hong Kong Grocery Store

Is there any better place in the world than Hong Kong to be rich? The taxes are famously low; the beaches of the Maldives are a mere six-hour flight …

One of the top strategists in the world explains the wave of populism that's sweeping the globe and the role technology has played

Viktor Shvets is Macquarie's head of global equity strategy and Asia-Pacific equity strategy.<p>We recently spoke with him about Donald Trump and the wave of populism that's spreading around the world and what role technology has played.<p>This is part one of a series.<p><i>This interview was lightly edited</i> …

Books to buy for your smart friend

Fill their holiday season with reading material.<p>Need a last-minute gift for your favorite smartypants? These science and sci-fi books should do the trick.

Books

The best Christmas movies on Amazon UK Prime Video

Not so long ago, the festive film choice on TV at Christmas involved a toss up between <i>Mary Poppins</i> and <i>One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing</i>. Now, Amazon Prime has a small but varied selection of festive hits on offer on-demand. Here are the films we think you should add to your <i>free</i> watch list to watch …

Mark Kermode: best films of 2016

A journey into blindness, strange magic from Japan, and an Iranian spine-tingler are among the year’s must-sees<p>• Observer critics’ reviews of the year in full<p>Every year we hear the same horror story; that cinema is overrun by formulaic franchise fodder, with nothing but superheroes and sequels on …

La La Land

This ‘augmented reality’ film is incredible… and terrifying

Watch a vision of the near-future that depicts a super-charged, claustrophobic world just around the corner.<p>Watch the video below, and it’s difficult not to feel overwhelmed within seconds.<p>Called Hyper-Reality, this six-minute film depicts a person living in Medellin, Colombia, doing everyday …

Augmented Reality

21 tech products that teens love

Luckily, the folks over at Product Hunt have curated a collection of the apps and websites that teens are using, creating a list for teens, by teens.<p>From little-known wonders like "Detour" and "Downtyme" to a selfie app that can boast Justin Bieber as an angel investor, you're bound to find …

EchoWear Brings Song Identification To Android Wear Devices

While Android Wear devices like the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live are slowly starting to make its way to customers, we’re starting to see more …

[New App] Music Boss For Wear Aims To Be A One-Stop-Shop For All Your Media Controlling Needs On Android Wear

Music Boss was one of the apps Pebble users have found rather indispensible, and now there's a version for Android Wear. This is essentially an …

Wikipedia lands on Android Wear with a unique way to navigate

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Dheera Venkatraman<p>We’re still in the very early phase of smartwatch development: Nobody really knows what these …

Facebook Messenger adds Android Wear voice replies, conversation mute, more

In an announced by Facebook’s Ian Lake, an updated version of Messenger, version 9, will include lots of new Android Wear focused improvements. First on the list is voice replies. The update includes the ability to tap the reply button when a message comes in, and speak what you want to say. Also …

WearSquare

Unofficial Foursquare® Client for Android Wear.<p>Download:<p>(join the beta)<p>Features:<p>Lightning fast check-in from your watch:<p>Quickly explore your …

Get Apex Notifier on Android Wear

Loving your new Android Wear smartwatch? Well, you might just love it even more with the Apex Notifier update that now supports Android Wear. On your …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

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Latest WhatsApp update adds full support for Android Wear

After adding Android Wear support to a beta version of WhatsApp earlier this month, the non-beta version of the messaging app has now been updated to …

VimoGolf Uses Android Wear Watches To Track And Analyze Your Golf Swing

There are plenty of things you can do with a smart device strapped to your wrist that happens to be full of motion and orientation sensors. For …

Microsoft backs Android Wear and iOS 8 with new OneNote apps

Cross-platform improvements continue<p>Google’s range of smartwatches have only been available for a few months, but that’s not stopping Microsoft from throwing its support behind Android Wear. A new Android version of Microsoft’s popular OneNote application is being released today with Android Wear …

Teensy Studios Announces Global Launch of 4 More Android Wear Games

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 02, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Teensy Studios, developer of some of the world’s most beloved wearable games, today …

Wallaby Launches Android Wear App

Thursday, September 4, 2014<p>Pasadena-based <b>Wallaby Financial</b>, the developer of apps to help consumers optimize the use of their credit cards to earn …

The best VR headset you can buy

Back in 2016, the world of consumer virtual reality changed forever with the launch of the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift VR headsets. While both were …

Hilarious memes of historic moments Brian Williams may have 'misremembered' after lying about being shot down in Iraq

• <b>#brianwilliamsmisremembers quickly began to trend across social media as people mocked his fabricated memory of the invasion of Iraq</b>• <b><br>People have</b> …

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