shapes and sizes

shapes and sizes

Google's New Line Of Nexus Devices Challenge Apple On All Fronts

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The three new Nexus devices Google announced on Monday -  two tablets and a smartphone - will be the Android linchpins for the holiday shopping season. This is the first time that Google has announced more than one of its flagship Nexus touch screen devices at once and the trio diversifies the company's...
Google's New Line Of Nexus Devices Challenge Apple On All Fronts

Engadget's summer gear guide 2012: docks

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In the interest of keeping cool this summer, we've put together a list of the hottest products out right now. From smartphones to e-readers and everything in between, there's no time like the present to re-up that post-spring-cleaning stash. So grab a popsicle or a cold one and dive...
Engadget's summer gear guide 2012: docks

Panasonic's UFO-style Bluetooth speaker invades Earth in July

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Portable Bluetooth speakers now come in all shapes and sizes, including one from Panasonic that looks like a mini spacecraft -- or a snack cake. [Read more]...
Panasonic's UFO-style Bluetooth speaker invades Earth in July

An oft-overlooked benefit to Windows 8 licensing: Device variety

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Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform is set to debut this week on Oct. 26 and the company has already introduced its new Surface with Windows RT tablet. With the build-up to the software launch event, Microsoft’s hardware partners are wasting no time in announcing desktops, laptops and more that will run...
An oft-overlooked benefit to Windows 8 licensing: Device variety

Boot up: Apple's US win, Microsoft v EC numbers, phone switchers and more

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Plus HTC's dwindling numbers, Apple's sandbox bug, how Google helped Twitter, running Metro on the Windows desktop, and moreA burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamReturn of the Borg: how Twitter rebuilt Google's secret weapon >> Wired EnterpriseBorg is a way of...
Boot up: Apple's US win, Microsoft v EC numbers, phone switchers and more

Build your own haunted house in Monster Mansion

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Monster Mansion is a new iOS game from Meridian4. It’s available now as a free Universal download from the App Store. Monster Mansion is a horror-themed tower-building sim in which players must construct the titular mansion, fill it with monsters and then attract humans in order to “scare” them. This,...
Build your own haunted house in Monster Mansion

Why building SaaS well means giving up your servers

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(L to R) Byron Sebastian, GM Heroku and SVP, Platforms, Salesforce.com Adam Bosworth, CTO Keas(c)2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.comKeas co-founder and former Google VP of product management Adam Bosworth knows a thing or two about building software-as-a-service applications, and he’s convinced that anyone not doing so atop a platform-as-a-service framework either...
Why building SaaS well means giving up your servers

The Google I/O 2012 Android app is live, grab it for live streaming, maps and scheduling now

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Google’s Roman Nurik has announced that the company’s Google I/O 2012 conference app is now live, offering session listings, scheduling and more. There is a live streaming component that will go active during the conference, as well as the normal lab and session scheduling and maps to help you get...
The Google I/O 2012 Android app is live, grab it for live streaming, maps and scheduling now

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 possibly spotted in 8-inch variety

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When Samsung revealed the third iteration of its Galaxy Tab line, it was met with a somewhat underwhelming reception. But Samsung's never held back on trying out different shapes and sizes, which make this latest leak -- of a reported 8-inch Galaxy Tab 3 -- at least plausible, and...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 possibly spotted in 8-inch variety

Concept: iOS icons get a Windows Phone Live Tile and Android widget makeover [Video]

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Apple’s iOS platform may have millions of users, but not everyone is entirely comfortable with how it operates and the features it offers. As the smartphone wars rage on, both Google and Microsoft have iterated their own mobile operating systems to differentiate themselves from their rivals. Microsoft might be on...
Concept: iOS icons get a Windows Phone Live Tile and Android widget makeover [Video]

The Startup Incubator For Robot Overlords: GRASP

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Philly's GRASP Laboratory creates robots that can play sports, perform surgery, and fly in insect-like swarms.[twistage 7e932538ec39b]The first thing you notice when visiting the University of Pennsylvania's GRASP Laboratory -- General Robotics Automation, Sensing, And Perception -- is that the robots are everywhere. Massive workrooms at the laboratory are filled with bots...
The Startup Incubator For Robot Overlords: GRASP

Doing good with data: why Datakind is launching in the UK

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US organisation Datakind - which joins developers with charities - is starting up in the UK. Kaitlin Thaney explains why"If you don't have data, you're just another person with an opinion." - Benita Refson, Chief Executive at Place2BeYou don't have to look too far (or too hard, really) to spot...
Doing good with data: why Datakind is launching in the UK

Digital Mapping Company TomTom Launches Location-Based Platform, Portal, SDK To Drive App Licensing Revenues

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Digital mapping company TomTom has launched a location-based services platform and developer portal, complete with SDKs and APIs, as it seeks to drive licensing revenue of its mapping data. The company supplies maps to some big names in the mobile space, including Apple, HTC and RIM, but says it’s aiming...
Digital Mapping Company TomTom Launches Location-Based Platform, Portal, SDK To Drive App Licensing Revenues

The Rapid Growth of Instagram-Powered Art Shows

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Instagram images come in all shapes and sizes. But when they are on the wall of a gallery instead of just existing on the iPhone or Android app, the once ephemeral images cast with filters take on a completely different meaning. As Duchamp did with a urinal nearly 100...
The Rapid Growth of Instagram-Powered Art Shows

Next-gen camera trends just came into focus

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The past few months have seen some huge developments in the camera industry. A number of just-announced cameras will offer innovative features, surprisingly low prices, and wireless capabilities that rival those of your smartphone. From Wi-Fi-enabled DSLRs to Android-powered pocket zooms, here are the highlights. Full-frame cameras in all...
Next-gen camera trends just came into focus

Ableton Push review: a dedicated controller for the Live faithful

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MIDI might be a little long in the tooth as protocols go, but it's been the prevailing standard for getting music hardware and software to play nice pretty much since its inception. As such, the MIDI controller is a fairly established staple in professional and bedroom studios alike. The...
Ableton Push review: a dedicated controller for the Live faithful

iRobot 110 FirstLook hands-on (video)

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iRobot's Bedford, Massachusetts headquarters is literally crawling (well, rolling) with robots of all shapes and sizes, from friendlier household fare like Scoobas and Roombas, to the 450-pound Warrior battlefield 'bot, which patrols the perimeter, looking for mock IEDs. The highlight of our trip this week, however, had to be...
iRobot 110 FirstLook hands-on (video)

Nissan NSC-2015 self-driving car with LTE and smartphone connectivity (test-ride with video)

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NCC-1701 is the machine that took the world's imaginations to strange new worlds in the '60s. If Nissan has its way, NSC-2015 will be the machine that keeps us out of strange new parking lots. It's a concept car from Nissan, part of the CEATEC 2012 Smart Mobility Zero...
Nissan NSC-2015 self-driving car with LTE and smartphone connectivity (test-ride with video)

Productivity Porn: 11 tips to stay productive while on the go

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Photo via Bigstock It’s hard enough to stay productive in the office or at your desk – with your full array of resources, hardware and professional creature comforts surrounding you. But when you’re away from your normal workplace – traveling on business, across town in meetings, or anytime you’re working...
Productivity Porn: 11 tips to stay productive while on the go

Editorial: Apple apologies actually aren't that infrequent, and that's okay

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Today, Tim Cook made his first major apology as the CEO of Apple. It probably won't be his last. Despite the obvious knee-jerk reaction regarding the Maps debacle, it's actually interesting that this particular scenario is yet another example of humans having extraordinarily short-term memory. It's the same reason...
Editorial: Apple apologies actually aren't that infrequent, and that's okay
Samsung projected to 'extend its lead over Apple this year' with 35% smartphone sales growth
What's responsive Web design all about?

DailyDirt: Robots Of The Sea

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Robots can come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, but some of the more interesting designs mimic some animals in the ocean. Machines that can operate underwater have some obvious military applications, but studying biomimicry can also lead to discoveries in biology and deep sea ecosystems. Here are just...
DailyDirt: Robots Of The Sea

Sony's PlayStation Mobile SDK is out of beta and available to developers in 9 key markets

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Sony has made its PlayStation Mobile platform open to developers worldwide after the Japanese entertainment giant announced the public availability of the SDK in nine key markets today. Available in beta since April this year, the program is immediately open in Japan, the US, Canada, the UK, France, Germany, Italy,...
Sony's PlayStation Mobile SDK is out of beta and available to developers in 9 key markets
Will Facebook Go Out With A Bang?

Visualized: Intel's wall of motherboards at IDF 2012

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We know you like naked motherboards, you perverts... Actually, we do too! Now close your eyes and imagine a wall of motherboards. Oh yes. That's exactly what Intel dished out at IDF 2012 -- a display of Intelligent Systems Alliance members' motherboards in all shapes and sizes, including server...
Visualized: Intel's wall of motherboards at IDF 2012
With 140M+ Users, Skype Competitor Viber Launches "Send Location" Feature For iPhone, Android
The shifting definition of the Web browser

Intellectual property crime unit to be set up by City police

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Raft of measures announced by business secretary Vince Cable to tackle copyright infringementThe City of London police is to establish an intellectual property crime unit as part of fresh measures to tackle copyright infringement, the business secretary, Vince Cable, has announced.The police force, which already specialises in intellectual property crime,...
Intellectual property crime unit to be set up by City police

Windows 8 Makes 'Windows' Make Sense

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We tend to look at products and companies-and, for that matter, people-as unchanging, but they all change dramatically over their lives. IBM has little in common with the IBM of the early 1900s, and today's Ford is not the one-size-fits-all company of Henry Ford and the Model T. Apple,...
Windows 8 Makes 'Windows' Make Sense
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