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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
Madefire demonstrates why digital comic books should move at Comic-Con

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

How IBM Brings the Masters to Golf Fans

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The Masters Golf Tournament got under way today and will run through the weekend. While last year’s tournament was overshadowed by the controversy involving whether or not IBM CEO Ginni Rometti should be granted membership at Augusta National — an honor generally extended to every IBM CEO before her —...
How IBM Brings the Masters to Golf Fans

Inside Google's new location APIs for Android

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Setting: Large ballroom in Moscone. Large enough that two sets of projected screens are on, one up front, and one pair amidset. Crowded, one or two open seats per long row. Two bright-shirted Google employees in blue. We start on time. Today during the I/O developer conference, Googlers Waleed Kadous and...
Inside Google's new location APIs for Android

ZTE Mimosa X official: ICS, Tegra 2, HSPA+ and 4.3-inch qHD display, arriving in Q2

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And then there were three. Not 24 hours after announcing a pair of Android 4.0 handsets, ZTE is back with the Mimosa X, a 4.3-inch, HSPA+ device running Ice Cream Sandwich. Interestingly, this is the first time since NVIDIA acquired wireless chip maker Icera that we've seen a phone...
ZTE Mimosa X official: ICS, Tegra 2, HSPA+ and 4.3-inch qHD display, arriving in Q2

Oculus Rift dev kit: Good virtual reality involves science and easy assembly

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Virtual reality is a wonder, but cracking the latest in technology removes a little of the mystery. That’s a good thing. The tech site IFixit posted a teardown of the developer edition of the Oculus Rift headset, which is basically an early prototype of what consumers will receive. We...
Oculus Rift dev kit: Good virtual reality involves science and easy assembly
The new iPad for developers – better screen, better cameras, better graphics

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

HomeSnap Maker Raises $3.5M For Real Estate App That Uses iPhone Camera To "See" The House In Front Of You

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Sawbuck Realty, the makers of that clever mobile app called HomeSnap, which lets users access MLS and public record data just by taking a picture of any U.S. home, has closed on $3.5 million in additional funding, the company announced today. The financing comes from Revolution Ventures and Washington D.C. real...
HomeSnap Maker Raises $3.5M For Real Estate App That Uses iPhone Camera To "See" The House In Front Of You

ASUS outs Tablet 600, a Transformer-like Slate running Windows RT

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How many times have we posted a review of an ASUS Transformer tablet only to read comments that say, "Put Win8 on it and I'll buy it." Well, folks, it's time to put your money where your mouth is. ASUS just announced the Tablet 600, a Transformer-like slate running...
ASUS outs Tablet 600, a Transformer-like Slate running Windows RT
Parrot AR Drone 2.0 quadricopter available for pre-order today [video]

HomeSnap Is Not A Boring Real Estate App

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Sawbuck Reality, an online real estate broker, has just launched a new app called HomeSnap which lets you discover information about any home nationwide just by taking a photo of it. Using a combination of mobile phone sensors to determine location and orientation as well as MLS and public records...
HomeSnap Is Not A Boring Real Estate App

Journeys to the International Space Station

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April 12th marked the 49th anniversary of human spaceflight, when Yuri Gagarin became the first person to orbit the Earth in 1961. At this moment, 13 humans are currently in low-Earth orbit, aboard the International Space Station. Several were already aboard the ISS when a Soyuz TMA-18 brought a fresh...
Journeys to the International Space Station

The NRA launches a target-practice shooting app on iOS...for ages 4+

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The National Rifle Association (NRA), an organization that promotes firearm ownership, safety and self-defense in the United States, has launched an app for iOS devices that allows users to reenact practicing in a shooting range. The game, reported on by The Appside and titled “NRA: Practice Range”, has been developed...
The NRA launches a target-practice shooting app on iOS...for ages 4+

A ray of light for struggling artists?

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Online video may yet help beleaguered artists and their labels get back on their feet. Here’s how. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Janet Morrissey, contributor"] FORTUNE — In a world of downloads and streams, making money as a musician is not easy. The days when getting one popular song onto Billboard’s Top 10...
A ray of light for struggling artists?

Patent diagrams of Google Glass show a new, detailed view

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Today, a United States Patent Application filling revealed three detailed diagrams of Google Glass. Yesterday, Google announced that it would open up applications asking people to answer the question “If I had Glass”. A Google approved answer along with $1500 will score you a set of the futuristic glasses...
Patent diagrams of Google Glass show a new, detailed view

Cat Car turns your feline into a furry RC vehicle

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Lasers, Arudinos, cats doing funny things -- here's a student project custom built for the internet age. We popped by the Winter Show at NYU's ITP school to check out a new batch of works exploring the intersection between art and technology and couldn't help but be enamored by...
Cat Car turns your feline into a furry RC vehicle

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

More Google Glass details: experimenting with connectivity options, control possible via voice

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While Vic Gundotra wasn't willing to talk Glass in our run-in here at Google I/O, a few others were. In speaking with folks from Google, we learned a few new details about the project, while confirming some whispers that we'd heard floated in the past. Here's a quick rundown:...
More Google Glass details: experimenting with connectivity options, control possible via voice
Nintendo Wii U Gamepad officially unveiled

Google Nexus 7 review: Sets the small slate standard

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Google didn’t surprise anyone when it announced its $199 8GB Nexus 7 tablet in late June; rumors of the small slate leaked on a weekly basis for months prior. What may surprise many consumers, however, is the overall experience of the 7-inch tablet, especially when compared to competitors in this...
Google Nexus 7 review: Sets the small slate standard

ASUS Padfone formally launched: 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display, Snapdragon S4 CPU, ICS, HSPA+

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Just like it said it would, ASUS has formally unveiled its versatile, form-changing Padfone at Mobile World Congress. There are two stories here, and they're both quite compelling, frankly. On the one hand, you've got yet another high-end device, with a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display, Snapdragon's new dual-core...
ASUS Padfone formally launched: 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display, Snapdragon S4 CPU, ICS, HSPA+

aisle411 buys indoor geo-location firm WiLocate's technology assets, IP

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Mobile retail navigation service provider aisle411 today announced that it has acquired the indoor positioning technology assets and certain patents pending of geo-location company WiLocate. The move is meant to expand aisle411′s existing in-store search and navigation offerings. Aisle411 already offers an indoor map and search solution, covering more than...
aisle411 buys indoor geo-location firm WiLocate's technology assets, IP
The best video yet from inside a Chinese iPad factory

#Apple #iPhone gets 6-axis via Gyroscope. Now if someone would make a "Descent" game port, I'd join the hoard http://bit.ly/ceP7uV #wwdc

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#Apple #iPhone gets 6-axis via Gyroscope. Now if someone would make a "Descent" game port, I'd join the hoard http://bit.ly/ceP7uV #wwdc
Microsoft Surface vs Apple iPad: the battle of the specs

Asus Qube Google TV box to debut April 23

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Asus' first foray into the Google TV space, the Qube, is set to debut on April 23, reports GTVSource. The Qube first appeared at CES 2013 and is a relatively diminutive device that offers the full interactive Google TV experience. It ships with a complex remote control that includes a...
Asus Qube Google TV box to debut April 23
Escape Plan Review - No way out

Android trojan steals keystrokes using phone movements

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Computer scientists have devised an attack that logs phone numbers, Social Security IDs, and personal identification numbers entered into smartphones by monitoring the devices' integrated motion sensors. TapLogger, as their proof-of-concept application for phones running Google's Android operating system is called, masquerades as a benign game that challenges the...
Android trojan steals keystrokes using phone movements
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