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google glass

Google Glass gets facial recognition, devic...

May 13, 20133 Comments404 Views

Google Glass has incredible apps being developed for the emerging technology, but some substantial problems remain to be fixed prior to publicly launching the device.

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“Facebook phone” flops, rumored...

May 13, 20131 Comment278 Views

The HTC First (the "Facebook phone") launched last month as AT&T and Facebook's maiden voyage together, but due to dislike of Facebook Home, the device may be discontinued shortly.

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Google Plus Hangouts get live rewind, bette...

May 08, 2013No Comments235 Views

Google Plus Hangouts now offer live broadcasting and better mobile features, and there are even sites to practice your Hangout skills before hosting or participating in important gatherings.

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Google Fiber: why Austinites are only margi...

Apr 14, 20134 Comments439 Views

Austin has been announced as Google Fiber's second city ever, so what is wrong with Austinites? Why aren't they drooling over this?

microcone

Microcone multi-directional device records,...

Mar 22, 2013No Comments291 Views

The Microcone is an award-winning device designed to recognize individual voices in a group as it records and transcribes meetings. Genius!

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Device theft on the rise, how to protect yo...

Mar 14, 20134 Comments376 Views

Device theft is increasingly common, and may lead to out of pocket replacement costs, but following these tips can fight thieves at their own game.

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Thread app: caller ID and social media get ...

Mar 13, 20132 Comments619 Views

Thread re-imagines caller id and adds a dash of social media that offers immediate benefits to serious professionals.

small call

Small Call Android app kills incoming inter...

Mar 12, 2013No Comments295 Views

Small Call makes incoming calls and texts go away without the caller knowing they've been ignored, boosting productivity while helping you seem less rude.

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InSight: Google Glass app finds people base...

Mar 09, 20131 Comment186 Views

InSight, developed at Duke University, is an app that goes far beyond facial recognition and dives into outfit recognition to help you find your contact in a crowd.

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Microcomputers fit in your pocket, connect ...

Feb 24, 20131 Comment67 Views

Microcomputers can easily be mistaken for a flash drive, but don't underestimate these devices - an entire computer can now fit in your pocket and attach to any screen from a computer display to a giant billboard.

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Data loss: most common causes, prevention, ...

Feb 13, 20133 Comments450 Views

Data loss can occur when you spill your coffee all over your laptop or when your desktop gets a virus, but there are things to look out for and ways to prepare, or even recover the data.

vibrating pen

Vibrating pen alerts you of any spelling er...

Feb 03, 2013No Comments257 Views

Imagine taking notes and being instantly alerted when you've made a spelling error. A new invention could some day be on the market to do just that.