Cloud

8,887 Added | 14 Magazines | 7 Likes | 25 Following | 386 Followers | @xpresso | Keep up with Cloud 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 “Cloud”

Apple's 'iTime' Patent Hints at Possible iWatch Features

A new patent granted to Apple by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a device called "iTime" reveals what we might see in the company's …

Lytro’s new Illum camera brings light-field tech to pros (and it could change photos forever)

Two years after Lytro debuted its innovative light-field camera, the startup is back with something bigger and better in every way.<p>Lytro announced the Illum camera today, a new light-field camera that resembles a hefty DSLR more than the boxy camera the company originally launched in 2012. …

Apple Expected to Announce iPhone 6 in Early September, With Launch Later in the Month

Rumors and past release date info have thus far pointed towards a September launch date for the iPhone 6, which has now been confirmed by a reliable source that spoke to <i>MacRumors</i>.<p>Mass shipments of the iPhone 6 from China to the United States are expected to occur during the last two weeks of August …

Apple reportedly poaches Tag Heuer VP of sales for iWatch

Swiss watchmakers have apparently been recruitment targets for some time<p>The luxury conglomerate LVMH, which own brands as diverse as Louis Vuitton and Hennessey, has reportedly lost an executive from its Tag Heuer watch division to Apple. The news comes from the head of watch brands for LVMH, …

The Technology Update Guide

If we are talking about Apple iPhone, no rumor is a rumor and no timing is too early. It’s always been hot trending that as soon as the new iOS …

Stunning Video Shows iOS 8 Demo on iPhone 6 Model

Recommended Reading<p>New images have cropped up that appear to be the rear shell of the iPhone 6 and line up with previously leaked schematics and …

Mobile Technology

For the vinyl curious: A complete $380 hi-fi system for LPs & audio files

The Audiophiliac matches the Audio Technica AT LP60 turntable with a pair of Audioengine A2+ speakers -- the combination really clicked!<p>You've probably read plenty about vinyl's sales surge that's been going on for years. Then, just a few weeks ago, Jack White's new "Lazaretto" LP sold 40,000 …

Dolby adds a new dimension to sound

Coming later this year, Dolby takes its professional Atmos theater sound technology to the home theater market.<p>I was taken aback by Dolby's recent announcement that Atmos sound will be "coming soon to a home theater near you," because as far as I can tell most consumers want fewer, not more home …

Former NFL Wide Receiver Mark Clayton To Compete In Crowded Headphone Industry

There is no lack of choices when it comes to purchasing headphones. The more popular brands include Beats by Dre, Bose, Klipsch and Koss. Yet, former National Football League wide receiver Mark Clayton recognized the increasingly crowded headphones space and still decided that the industry was ripe …

The demise of Apple’s Aperture and iPhoto: What does it mean for you?

The shoe has finally dropped. Apple confirmed today that it’s ditching Aperture, its photo management tool, and iPhoto, its consumer photo editing app, in favor of Photos, a brand new desktop and iOS duo slated for debut in 2015.<p>It all makes sense. While Aperture has undergone some fairly high …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

Learning

Everything We Know About Facebook's Secret Mood Manipulation Experiment

It was probably legal. But was it ethical?<p><i>Updated, 09/08/14</i><p>Facebook’s News Feed—the main list of status updates, messages, and photos you see when you open Facebook on your computer or phone—is not a perfect mirror of the world.<p>But few users expect that Facebook would change their News Feed in …

Are we in a tech bubble? VCs say yes and no

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr/401(K) 2012<p>Everyone has an opinion about whether the current state of startups in Silicon Valley is actually a …

Venture Capital

Is this procedure the first step toward genetic engineering?

A new piece in <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> looks at the growing controversy surrounding three-parent fertilization. The procedure introduces a donor's cytoplasm into the mother's egg, potentially adding a third parent's genetic data to the child, but effectively treating mitochondrial disorders and …

These wireless bone-conducting headphones let you listen while you listen

Kickstarter, it's a funny old place. A weird soup of real ingenuity and beermat ideas. <i>Headbones</i> might initially sound like it'll fall in the latter camp, but you'd be wrong. Once you know they're bone conducting headphones, the name reveals its clever twist. Yes, you may have seen bone conducting …

Facebook secretly experimented with the moods of 700,000 of its users

In an experiment it conducted earlier this year, Facebook injected the feeds of nearly 700,000 of its (unknowing) users with negative content to see if it would make the posts they wrote more negative.<p>The researchers believe that it did. The mood of the posts seen in the news feeds of the …

With The World Cup, TV Everywhere Has Finally Arrived

Thanks to the World Cup, millions of people will never watch TV the same way again. Literally.<p>As a cable television subscriber for the past two years, I knew I could stream ESPN to my iPad or phone through its authenticated app, WatchESPN. But I never got around to actually downloading the app, …

Google's Nest Moves To Become Master Of The Smart Home, By Talking To Other Devices

Nest Labs is taking the next step in its quest to become a hub for the smart home, by letting other gadgets and services access its learning thermostat and smoke detector for the first time.<p>With the long-awaited developer program Nest is launching today, other apps and devices will be able to …

Viral App 'Yo' Hires Its Hacker

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have your heart set on working for a particular tech company? Try hacking the company’s website or app. That might just get you the job.<p>The viral messaging app “Yo” was hacked last week and now the …

Viral

Apple vs. Google: The race is on for the wrist, TV, car

SAN FRANCISCO — Google and Apple are reaching beyond smartphones, tablets and computers to connect with our living rooms, cars and even our bodies.<p>This month, both tech titans detailed presentations to software developers, outlining their vision. Which one is closer to making it happen?<p>The short …

Aereo announces 'pause' in operations after supreme court rules it illegal

Chet Kanojia, CEO of company the US supreme court found to have violated copyright law, ceases operations at 11.30 ET<p>Chet Kanojia, the chief executive of the internet TV service Aereo, on Saturday announced a “pause” in operations, in reaction to the supreme court ruling against the company on …

Amazon promo: 31 apps normally worth $100 FREE until tomorrow

We’ve already got a sweet deal from Amazon today in the Gold Box offer on Sony memory cards for up to 70% off.<p>Now Amazon is giving away a bunch of apps that you can use to fill all that storage, as part of a sweet 48-hour promotion.<p>The promo can net you 31 normally paid applications for free, for a …

Shopping

Facebook secretly moved all of your Instagram photos to its own servers

“Instagration.”<p>That’s Facebook’s term for the live migration of Instagram — all of Instagram — from Amazon’s servers to a Facebook data center. The firm shared yesterday that it completed the transition without so much as a whisper to Instagram’s 200 million active users.<p>Planning the secret …

Round vs. square: Smartwatch design divide steals Google I/O spotlight

As devices running Android Wear emerge, the big debate at Google I/O was the choice between a practical square or a more natural round design.<p>The most divisive debate rippling through the smartwatch community is not about software, price point, or battery life. Rather, it centers on a simple design …

Google I/O: Android Auto

In Google's vision, Android will be with you wherever you go. It’s in your smartphone. When your smartphone’s far away, it’s on your watch. And when it’s illegal to look at your smartphone, it’ll find a way into your eyes anyway — through your car dash.<p>Forbes took a demo ride with Android Auto, the …

Android Wear smartwatches get the jump on Apple’s iWatch

With Google showing off Android-powered wearables from Samsung, LG and Motorola at its Google I/O developers conference this week, the smartwatch competition has officially heated up.<p>The LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live will ship in early July, so Android Wear smartwatches will definitely beat …

Wearable Tech

YouTube Unveils New Features For Content Creators

YouTube has unveiled a series of new features for its content creators as it seeks to boost their business on the video site, in turn drumming up more engagement and stickiness on the platform.<p>A Creator Studio app is now live for Android and launching on iOS in the “coming weeks” while there will …

Walmart to Slash iPhone 5C and 5S Prices to $29 and $99 Friday

Walmart will cut the prices of the iPhone 5C and the iPhone 5S to $29 and $99 with a two-year contract Friday, a company spokesperson told <i>CNET</i>.<p>The …

LG G3 REVIEW: The Superphone We’ve Been Waiting For

The smartphone market is going through a predictable cycle. Has been for a few years now. That is: specs get bumped up, and designs change in a …

Phones

Fire Phone vs. LG G3: Amazon’s big phone against LG’s spec powerhouse

Amazon’s highly anticipated smartphone event occurred today and the company announced its first venture in the smartphone game with the Amazon Fire …