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Kickstarter project aims to turn iPad into MacBook Air

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The Brydge hits Kickstarter with early-adopter pricing of $150 for the entry-level model with no built-in speaker. (Credit: Oona) During Apple's second quarter earnings call yesterday, Apple CEO Tim Cook dismissed the idea of Apple releasing a MacBook-iPad hybrid device, saying such convergence was a "compromise" to the end...
Kickstarter project aims to turn iPad into MacBook Air
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Highpoint launches USB 3 Backup and RAID enclosures

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HighPoint Technologies has launched two new Mac and PC compatible external storage solutions using USB 3.0 for a theoretical speed of up to 5Gb per second per port, or 10Gb per second total possible throughput in the dual-bay, "toaster" design RocketStor Smart Backup and RocketStore Smart RAID. The units can...
Highpoint launches USB 3 Backup and RAID enclosures

Tim Cook on Windows 8 laptop / tablet hybrids: 'anything can be forced to converge'

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Apple might freely mix and match features and ideas between OS X and iOS, but CEO Tim Cook doesn't think Microsoft's strategy of putting Windows 8 on both tablets and laptops is the right idea. Asked about Windows 8 and hybrid tablet / laptop devices during Apple's Q2 2012...
Tim Cook on Windows 8 laptop / tablet hybrids: 'anything can be forced to converge'

Tim Cook On Microsoft's Surface Tablet: It's Like A Car That Flies And Floats (AAPL, MSFT)

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On the company's earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked about Microsoft's attempt to crack the tablet market with the Surface. He warned that he hasn't played with one himself, but from what he's read, "it's a fairly compromised, confusing product." He added, that one of the toughest things...
Tim Cook On Microsoft's Surface Tablet: It's Like A Car That Flies And Floats (AAPL, MSFT)

Microsoft set to destroy Apple in every games market

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Filed under: Developer, GamesDid you know that the Xbox 360 is just a PC in a box? Sure, the inputs are different and you generally attach it to a TV -- but still, internally, it's PC hardware. You can even use the controllers with your PC if you like! The...
Microsoft set to destroy Apple in every games market

Crave Ep. 114: Meet Zoe, a virtual talking head with emotions

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Researchers at Cambridge University have created a virtual talking head that expresses emotions and someday might be your personal assistant and a shoulder to cry on. Scotland may pass a law allowing Jedi to officiate at weddings. And the Image Toaster prints pictures from the headlines on your toast, making...
Crave Ep. 114: Meet Zoe, a virtual talking head with emotions

Futurist's Cheat Sheet: Internet of Things

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Through the Internet, humans have connected the world. People are closer to each other than ever while still remaining apart. The next phase of the the Internet will be about connecting things. The Internet of Things will be central to the infrastructure that we build. (The "Futurist's Cheatsheet" series surveys technologies...
Futurist's Cheat Sheet: Internet of Things
Microflow, a toaster-sized disease detector, will get its first test run in space
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What happens when you apply every available Instagram filter to one photo?

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This happens. (Via the awesome Appelogen blog) The photo on the left is how it was taken with Instagram, the one on the right is what happens when you apply a filter to it, re-upload, apply a new filter, and so on. In other words, the photo on the left...
What happens when you apply every available Instagram filter to one photo?

I’ve Been Waffled

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My junk food quest continued this past weekend. I had the opportunity to try out the Waffle Sandwich from Dunkin’ Donuts. I was looking forward to this. It’s a sandwich with waffles for bread! This cannot go wrong. I had my doubts though. The McGriddle holds a special place in...
I’ve Been Waffled

TiVo and PayPal let you buy stuff using your remote, hopes you swing past the shopping channel

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Those late-night adverts for a steam-powered ab-crunching bagel toaster (just $400, plus $99 postage and packing!) will soon be much harder to resist, thanks to TiVo. The DVR maker has teamed up with PayPal to enable you to purchase goods with your remote control during the commercial. A global...
TiVo and PayPal let you buy stuff using your remote, hopes you swing past the shopping channel

Facebook Launches New iPhone App Dedicated to Posting and Sharing Photos

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Facebook today released a new standalone iPhone app dedicated to posting and sharing photos on the 900-million strong social network. Facebook Camera aims to make using photos on Facebook "faster and easier", according to a press release. The app, much like the Facebook Messenger app launched last year, is designed...
Facebook Launches New iPhone App Dedicated to Posting and Sharing Photos

Rumored FTC probe could delay Facebook / Instagram deal, Toaster filter will have to wait

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If you were hoping that Facebook's buyout of Instagram would wrap up quickly and let you directly integrate your heavily filtered photos into Timeline, you might be disappointed. Citing the ever-present "people familiar with the matter," the FT believes the Federal Trade Commission is orchestrating a competition probe. These...
Rumored FTC probe could delay Facebook / Instagram deal, Toaster filter will have to wait

QOTD: New From Microsoft, the Windows 8 Refridgeroaster

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Well, anything can be forced to converge. … You can converge a toaster and a refrigerator, but those things are probably not gonna be pleasing to the user. – Apple CEO Tim Cook on Windows 8 tablet-laptop hybrids...
QOTD: New From Microsoft, the Windows 8 Refridgeroaster

Apple's Tim Cook: Microsoft Surface 'compromised' and 'confusing' -- like a flying car

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On Apple’s earnings call just now, CEO Tim Cook was asked for his opinion of Microsoft’s Windows 8 and its Surface tablet, and their potential to challenge the iPad in the tablet market. “I haven’t personally played with a Surface yet but what we’re reading about it is that it’s...
Apple's Tim Cook: Microsoft Surface 'compromised' and 'confusing' -- like a flying car

Ticketmaster Finally Dropping Captcha System...For Ad-Driven Captcha Clone

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I hate Captcha systems. Now, I don't only hate them because they're only mildy effective while being creatively annoying, but also because I'm a toaster-class Cylon and I consider them an affront to my intelligence. Okay, that isn't true, but the fact is that Captcha hasn't evolved all that much...
Ticketmaster Finally Dropping Captcha System...For Ad-Driven Captcha Clone

Image Toaster prints headline images on your bread

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Creative contraption makes your breakfast more "photogenic" by toasting the latest online news images onto your bread. [Read more]...
Image Toaster prints headline images on your bread

Broadcom introduces low-power WiFi and Bluetooth chips for the Internet of things

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The Internet of things -- that nebulous term usually associated with interconnecting everyday objects in a meaningful way -- is in the news again. Yesterday, Broadcom announced that it's launching a couple cost-effective, power-efficient wireless chips geared towards appliances, home automation and wearable devices. The first SoC, BCM4390, incorporates...
Broadcom introduces low-power WiFi and Bluetooth chips for the Internet of things

Business lessons from the Five Guys

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Great interview with Five Guys Burgers and Fries founder Jerry Murrell. Their entire focus is on the product. The magic to our hamburgers is quality control. We toast our buns on a grill -- a bun toaster is faster, cheaper, and toasts more evenly, but it doesn't give you that...
Business lessons from the Five Guys

Apple patent filing looks a lot like Microsoft Surface

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Great minds think alike? A patent application submitted by Apple last year — and made public just this morning — describes a flexible, magnetically attached cover for a tablet device. It’s similar to Apple’s existing smart cover for the iPad, except that this cover can also function as an...
Apple patent filing looks a lot like Microsoft Surface

Inside MakerBot, Where The Future Is Printed In 3D [OFFICE TOUR]

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Bre Pettis profoundly believes that 3D printing can make the world a better place. And after talking to him, it's hard not to leave feeling the same way. The key is how it lets you experiment in the physical world in the same way people do with software. "You learn...
Inside MakerBot, Where The Future Is Printed In 3D [OFFICE TOUR]

Stay on track with the Hamilton Beach Keep Warm Toaster

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The Hamilton Beach Keep Warm Toaster features one very important function for those times when the morning routine doesn't play nice. [Read more]...
Stay on track with the Hamilton Beach Keep Warm Toaster

Why Facebook Just Launched Its Own Instagram

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Just a month after announcing its plans to devour hit app Instagram to the tune of $1 billion, Facebook has released its very own photo sharing app. But is two a crowd? Camera, Facebook's brand new photo sharing app, is built to do precisely the same thing as its wildly popular...
Why Facebook Just Launched Its Own Instagram

Drobo Brings Thunderbolt to New Personal Storage Devices

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Drobo, which makes storage bays and network-attached storage devices, has introduced two new products that include Intel’s super fast Thunderbolt data transfer technology and solid-state drive support. Drobo Mini There’s the Drobo Mini, a four-bay device that boasts more portability than previous Drobos and connects to your computer via either...
Drobo Brings Thunderbolt to New Personal Storage Devices

Brydge keyboard turns iPad into a MacBook Air clone

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There are no lack of Bluetooth keyboards for the iPad, but the newest Kickstarter project is most impressive. Called Brydge, the wireless keyboard makes the iPad look more like a MacBook Air than anything I’ve seen yet. Backing starts at $150 and the project will fund if it tops $90,000...
Brydge keyboard turns iPad into a MacBook Air clone

Microsoft's Got A Big Problem With Windows 8: It's Not Easy For Windows Users To Figure Out (MSFT)

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Microsoft has a problem with Windows 8. The new "Metro" interface (see right) bears no resemblance at all to traditional Windows. That's fine -- it was designed for tablets, where Windows has never been a good fit. But unlike the iPad (and iPhone), which were immediately intuitive, Metro is not....
Microsoft's Got A Big Problem With Windows 8: It's Not Easy For Windows Users To Figure Out (MSFT)

Apple: touch ultrabooks mixing a 'toaster and refrigerator'

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Apple CEO Tim Cook during his company's fiscal Q2 results call slammed the idea of merging touchscreens and ultrabooks. When asked by Sanford Bernstein's Toni Sacconaghi why Apple wouldn't merge the iPad and MacBook Air like Intel and Microsoft wanted Windows 8 and ultrabooks to unite, he described it as...
Apple: touch ultrabooks mixing a 'toaster and refrigerator'
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