Robert Hubbard

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Nokia Lumia 1320 review: A supersize smartphone that fits your budget - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The wallet-friendly <b>Nokia Lumia 1320</b> is an LTE-capable phone with solid build quality, good performance, and a healthy helping of Nokia's extra software perks.<p><b>The Bad</b> You won't find your dream camera on the Lumia 1320, and storage space is limited.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Steer toward Nokia's Lumia …

Gear & Gadgets

MakerBot + RaspberryPi + Google Chrome = HappyMaker!

We recently acquired a MakerBot Replicator 2 here at Truth Labs. He is affectionately known as Arnold of Villanova II (Arnold for short). In the maker spirit, we rolled our own chrome extension to let us know what Arnold is up to. We used some cool tech – s3g Protocol, Raspberry Pi, Node.js and of …

Turnabout is fair play: Bitcoins mined with Adafruit's miner used to buy Adafruit products

When Adafruit Industries, a leader in open-source hardware manufacturing, published a Bitcoin mining tutorial last summer, helping people mine the controversial digital currency to purchase Adafruit products was not the goal.<p>"We didn't think about that at all," said Phil Torrone, Adafruit's …

The IT triangle strategy for evaluating enterprise tech startups

There have been plenty of blog posts on why enterprise startups are “hot,” but enterprise startups can range from cloud infrastructure companies to …

Bitcoin value goes up, now accepted in China

<b>(123dartist/Shutterstock)</b><p>“If James Bond, Sergey Brin and Paul Volcker…designed their ideal currency, it might look a lot like bitcoin.”<p>Olga Kharif<p>November 7, 2013 1:38pm (UTC)<p>Bitcoin’s price hit a record at $261 on the Bitstamp online exchange, driven by wider acceptance of the virtual currency.<p>The …

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Ara is a Motorola Project to Make Phones as Customizable as Android

If you thought Motorola and its Moto X Maker helped you customize a unique smartphone, then prepare for even more. The Google-owned company has just announced Ara, a hardware platform that is entirely open to customization — essentially letting tinkerers develop their own smartphones.<p>“We want to do …

A smartpen to rival Livescribe: the $150 Equil JOT that lets you use any paper

While Livescribe's offerings might be popular among those who wish to marry their pen and paper habits with the digital world, the eponymous smartpen does require users to scribble their notes on Livescribe-approved dot paper. If you'd rather use your own precious Moleskines or all you have on hand …

More proof that without competition U.S. broadband costs more and delivers less

The fastest, cheapest broadband in the world can be found in South Korea, with a triple play bundle that costs the equivalent of $36.31 and delivers …

Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

Code.org Unveils 'Hour of Code' Campaign To Promote Computer Science

Code.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting computer science education, has unveiled a new campaign it calls “Hour of Code” targeting 10 million students in the United States. From December 9-15, 2013, Code.org is asking schools, teachers, and parents for their help in motivating …

Trainer uses Master Ball to catch common Pokemon

“I ran into a Rattata in the grass, and I’m trying to complete my Pokedex, so I figured it’d be an easy catch,” Basil told reporters. “I nearly …

4chan, the cesspool of the internet, turns 10 today

It was the best of the internet, it was the worst of the internet, and it's turning 10 years old today. The influence of the ephemeral image-based message board 4chan has only grown since Chris "Moot" Poole established it as a place to talk completely anonymously about anime, cats, boobs, and more. …

Twitter Founder Reveals Secret Formula for Getting Rich Online

Ev Williams has figured out the internet.<p>That's what he told the gathered tech heads at the recent XOXO conference in Portland, Oregon, and while he …