Google has acquired Nest, the business behind the smart thermostat and smoke detector, for $3.2 billion. “They’re already delivering amazing products you can buy right now—therm…
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Doing some cool stuff with Google Glass lately. It’s been a pretty interesting experience so far. There’s not one but 2 API sets I can tap into. One is called the GDK and the other is called the Mirror API. The latter is a pure services layer where I can build a services oriented application…
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Android/iOS: If This Then That is one of our favorite web apps out there, but if it’s missing anything, it’s location-based triggers. LIFTTT is an app for Android and the iPhone that adds just that.
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In yet another round of the patent fights going on over smart phones we find that Microsoft has just been dealt a blow over the revenues it gains from Android hand sets. Yes, read that again, Microsoft makes money out of many to most of the Android handsets out there. […]
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Up until now, we haven’t gotten a real good look at Google’s plans for prescription eyewearers looking to outfit themselves with Google Glass. Sure there
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Apple’s new iBeacon technology is now being rolled out to the company’s U.S. retail stores, but it’s real promise will only be realized by other retailers willing to offer discounts to shoppers.
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The growth of tablet sales has been outstripping that of more traditional desktop and laptop personal computers for a while, and now it looks like we are..
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Microsoft currently ships Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Phone software on a variety of devices, but it’s heading towards a future where just a single version of Windows will exist. Speaking…
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Quantum computers–which use advanced physics to go way faster than computers bogged down in 1s and 0s–are going to blast our passwords out of the…
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