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Memoto camera launches Kickstarter campaign to bring lifelogging to the masses

Get Ready for IPS: Like GPS, Except the Signal Is Coming FROM INSIDE THE BUILDING

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via metro.co.uk Of all of Google's bleeding edge projects and technologies--say cars that drive themselves or the Internet on your goddam face--there's only one Marissa Mayer described as futuristic during a recent Q&A at the 92nd Street Y: Indoor positioning systems. Google has already implemented the technology, which lets you...
Get Ready for IPS: Like GPS, Except the Signal Is Coming FROM INSIDE THE BUILDING

What Technology Will We Expect with Next Year’s PCs and How Will it Affect Prices?

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Smartphones and tablets have a lot to answer for, at least when it comes to making technology affordable for the public.  Since the launch of the first iPhone it’s become not only accepted that sensors and other devices such as GPS, multi-touch capacitive screens, NFC, accelerometers, digital compasses and more should...
What Technology Will We Expect with Next Year’s PCs and How Will it Affect Prices?
Parrot's Starck-designed Zik headphones available in late July for $399

An Android Side Project

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Shared by Bud This is kind of exciting, the idea of being able to write Android apps in Python and Ruby. That would really open up the flood gates. I want to be able to write apps for my phone in in something other than the Java language; for example...
An Android Side Project

Smartwatch Developers Rejoice! Pebble Will Release Proof-Of-Concept Watchface SDK In Early April

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After much fanfare the Pebble smartwatch made the leap from fanciful concept to full-fledged product earlier this year, but now that units have started to ship and people have started to wear them, what’s Pebble’s next step? Why, enticing developers, of course. Pebble founder Eric Migicovsky noted in a backer...
Smartwatch Developers Rejoice! Pebble Will Release Proof-Of-Concept Watchface SDK In Early April

Open webOS ported to the Nexus 7, gives us the Touchpad Go that might have been (video)

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More than a few enthusiasts were gutted when HP exited webOS hardware before the Touchpad Go could even have the distinction of a press release. WebOS Ports' Simon Busch can't resurrect HP's miniature tablet plans, but he can give us an inkling of what we missed with his new...
Open webOS ported to the Nexus 7, gives us the Touchpad Go that might have been (video)

Kinect for Windows SDK gets accelerometer and infrared input, reaches China and Windows 8 desktops

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Microsoft had hinted that there were big things in store for its update to the Kinect for Windows SDK on October 8th. It wasn't bluffing; developers can now tap a much wider range of input than the usual frantic arm-waving. Gadgets that move the Kinect itself can use the...
Kinect for Windows SDK gets accelerometer and infrared input, reaches China and Windows 8 desktops

Samsung patents using a phone as a pointer while wearing a head-mounted display

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We're not sure how many head-mounted displays you've had your follicles on, but generally the answer around the Engadget compound is, "quite a few." If you've ever played with such a wearable gadget though, you'd know that head-tracking, while intuitive, isn't always the most accurate way to control a...
Samsung patents using a phone as a pointer while wearing a head-mounted display
New Arduino Esplora Provides A Ready-For-Gaming, Customizable, Open Source Video Game Controller

Computerized fishing rod won't put worms on hooks

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SmartRod has a bite-sensitive accelerometer. Just sit back and wait for the alarm to ring. Then reel 'em in. [Read more]...
Computerized fishing rod won't put worms on hooks
iFixit delves inside the Nexus 7 [Photos]
Broadcom's new GPS chip promises improved indoor tracking, 50 percent more battery life

Inside Google's amazing Accessory Development Kit demo hardware (video)

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The coolest thing at Google I/O this year isn't a cheap tablet or a pair of overpriced glasses or even a killer keyboard. It is, believe it or not, an alarm clock. But not just any alarm clock -- this is an alarm clock with potential. What you see...
Inside Google's amazing Accessory Development Kit demo hardware (video)
Avoiding sucking: How to make an app people actually want to use

RT @NathanBowers: You can see how thin the new phone is because the headphone jack now looks enormous. http://www.apple.com/iphone/design/#accelerometer

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RT @NathanBowers: You can see how thin the new phone is because the headphone jack now looks enormous. http://www.apple.com/iphone/design/#accelerometer

Microsoft: Designers! Designers! Designers!

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The now infamous Steve Ballmer tirade of “Developers, Developers, Developers” has turned into one of the worst tech jokes around, however Microsoft seems to have tweaked it a bit for the launch of Windows Phone 7 Series with the inclusion of a 69 page PDF.They now seem to care immensely...
Microsoft: Designers! Designers! Designers!

Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band

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For Quantified Self devotees, data hounds and fitness enthusiasts, it’s a good time to be alive. Recent improvements in sensor technology, battery life and connectivity (and lower costs) have given rise to a slew of wearable gadgets and apps that make it easy to track and make sense of our...
Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band

ZTE shows off the V98 Windows 8 slate, we go hands-on

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Intel outed just outed its new Atom SoC, and at its tablet event in San Francisco today, the company had a whole slew of slates packing the Clover Trail silicon on hand. Dell's Latitude 10, the ASUS Tablet 810, Acer's Iconia W510 and W700, Lenovo's ThinkPad 2, the HP...
ZTE shows off the V98 Windows 8 slate, we go hands-on

How One Person Captured 10,000 Photos at SXSW

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Most of us are hitting our numbers if we produce a handful of sepia-toned Instagrams throughout a conference. Not Oskar Kalmaru, the Swedish co-founder of the Memoto life-blogging camera. Kalmaru and the company’s CEO, Martin Kallstrom, brought the tiny device with them to Austin and have been taking a photo...
How One Person Captured 10,000 Photos at SXSW

ATLAS bimanual-rehabilitation glove system hands-on (video)

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The Squid Shirt that we checked out earlier today at Northeastern University certainly has the potential for healthcare use beyond straight off-season workout sessions, but the ATLAS project is an even purer expression of that application. The name is an acronym for the rather unwieldy Angle Tracking and Location...
ATLAS bimanual-rehabilitation glove system hands-on (video)

Marble Droid brings amazing 3D playgrounds that will keep you entertained for hours [Hands on Video]

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A couple of weeks ago, I reviewed 3D Stunt Marbles, which is a cool game, but if you’re looking for something conceptually the same, but a little different, the folks over at Zebralightning Studios just released Marble Droid. With 3D Stunt Marbles it’s more about getting from point A...
Marble Droid brings amazing 3D playgrounds that will keep you entertained for hours [Hands on Video]

Force Flyer accelerometer-controlled RC helicopter, we go gloves-on

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Being able to wave your hand through the air and control a physical object -- as if by magic -- is everyone's dream. And if you say it's not yours, then you sir or ma'am are a liar. That's why we had to stop at the Regal Elite booth...
Force Flyer accelerometer-controlled RC helicopter, we go gloves-on

Mosoro releases its Bluetooth LE sensors and SDK for VIP appcessory developers

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Since we last heard about Mosoro's Lego-brick sized Bluetooth LE modules, they've changed their names, picked up another member and are now making their way to iOS app developers. The 3D-Motion's got an accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer, while the Enviro measures temperature, humidity and barometric pressure. New to the...
Mosoro releases its Bluetooth LE sensors and SDK for VIP appcessory developers

WAC Whacked: Telecom-Backed Alliance Merges Into GSMA, Assets Acquired By API Management Service Apigee

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Apigee, the API management company that was most recently spotted powering that new “print to Walgreens” feature in half a dozen or so mobile applications, is now acquiring the technology assets of WAC, aka the Wholesale Applications Community. WAC, an alliance of global telecom companies, like AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, Deutsche...
WAC Whacked: Telecom-Backed Alliance Merges Into GSMA, Assets Acquired By API Management Service Apigee

Caltech laser accelerometer research may bring fine-tuned position tracking, grocery ads

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One way that sensors can track your position without using an array of satellites is by measuring your acceleration as you move around -- but unless you're piloting a jumbo jet, current devices aren't very accurate. Researchers at Caltech hope to change all that with a new, ultra-sensitive accelerometer...
Caltech laser accelerometer research may bring fine-tuned position tracking, grocery ads

Google on Android: 900 Million Activations, New Tools for Developers Coming

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Google said on Wednesday that there are now 900 million Android devices out there. “It’s an extraordinary achievement,” Google’s Sundar Pichai said at the company’s I/O conference in San Francisco. “But it is an incredible ecosystem achievement.” There were 100 million activations in 2011, and 400 million as of 2012....
Google on Android: 900 Million Activations, New Tools for Developers Coming

Nexus 4 reviewed: A fantastic phone, even without LTE

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Google is continuing to push its direct-to-consumer Android brand with the Nexus 4 smartphone built by LG. The handset showcases the new Android 4.2 software while also improving hardware over the prior model: Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus. At a no-contract price of $299 for an 8 GB model or $349 for...
Nexus 4 reviewed: A fantastic phone, even without LTE
Live notes, observations from Google's I/O 2013 keynote

Parrot Zik Headphones

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Touch-sensitive controls. An accelerometer. And an app. Meet the headphones that will make your smartphone jealous....
Parrot Zik Headphones
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