walking down the street

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‘Transparent Screen’ Android App Lets You Text And Walk Without Fear

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I used to scowl when I saw people walking down the street with eyes locked on their phones, but necessity has gotten me in the habit of doing it too. Thanks to a new app called Transparent Screen though, now I can do it free from the fear of falling...
‘Transparent Screen’ Android App Lets You Text And Walk Without Fear
The BlackBerry Q10 Is A Curious Blend Of Old And New

Instagram Needs To Copy Twitter's Video Service Vine As Soon As Possible (FB)

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Twitter's micro-video making service Vine is a lot of fun. If you're unfamiliar with Vine, here's how it works: You hold your finger on your screen to record video. When you lift your finger, the recording stops. You get six seconds of recording to play with. It's a quick, easy,...
Instagram Needs To Copy Twitter's Video Service Vine As Soon As Possible (FB)
Mosquitos survive collisions with objects 50 times their weight: raindrops

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Foursquare's updated iPhone app brings Explore recommendations to the front page

Martin Cooper Placed The First Cellphone Call 40 Years Ago Today

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On April 3rd, 1973 a division manager from Motorola was walking down the street in New York City. In his hand was a device. It weighed 2.5 pounds and vaguely resembled a phone. The division manager then put the device to his ear and made a call.  The manager...
Martin Cooper Placed The First Cellphone Call 40 Years Ago Today
Everything You Need To Know To Get Started With Google Glass Development [Infographic]

Hands-On Review Of Google's Glasses: 'Kind Of Awesome' (GOOG)

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Google's computerized glasses, Google Glass, have been generating a lot of buzz this week after it released a bunch of promotional material.  As interesting as Google Glass looks, we really have no idea about whether or not it actually works as advertised. Google has been pretty strict about access to...
Hands-On Review Of Google's Glasses: 'Kind Of Awesome' (GOOG)
Highlight's latest update promotes serendipity with new social features
Social Networking For Marketers: How Pinterest Crushes Facebook [Infographic]

5 innovations looking to transform cities around the world

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Last month we reported on how the Living Labs Global Award was looking for innovative solutions to problems in 20 cities around the world. The shortlist of successful submissions has now been published and – as you’d expect – there are some interesting ideas in there. The competition sees Living...
5 innovations looking to transform cities around the world

Google Glass? I can't bear to look | Carole Cadwalladr

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New technology brightens our lives and makes us what we are. Well, up to a point...How I remember the day when I bounded up to my desk at another newspaper and, after some beginning-of-the-day chitchat, I turned to my colleague Mike and said: "Oh yes and I've found a really...
Google Glass? I can't bear to look | Carole Cadwalladr

Facebook Home presents potential advertising opportunities

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One significant component of Facebook Home for Android is that it pulls visual content from News Feed onto the lockscreen of a user’s device so they can browse stories from friends and interact with them without first visiting the homescreen and opening the Facebook app. The idea of fullscreen photos...
Facebook Home presents potential advertising opportunities

Google Glass: Is There Any Way To Jam It?

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Forget the technology issues. The social acceptance of Google Glass and other wearable computing devices is a much bigger and more complex question. Is society ready to deal with yet another unstoppable influx of cameras and recording devices documenting our every move? But is that intrusion really inescapable? Are there...
Google Glass: Is There Any Way To Jam It?

Hats off to days when boxing was sweeter than Messi's left foot | Martin Kelner

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The death of the legendary boxing writer Bert Sugar means that the sport has lost one of its most authentic voicesI like to see a journalist in a hat. I am not that bothered about the press card stuck in the brim, or the cigarette hanging out of the side...
Hats off to days when boxing was sweeter than Messi's left foot | Martin Kelner
Google Glass Augmented Reality Project Now Open To Regular People
MyForce stands guard against attackers in the night

Meet Jean And His Brand New iPad

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Meet Jean. He’s one of a few very lucky owners of the brand new iPad. And he’s thrilled. We caught up with him over at Apple’s 5th Ave flagship store in New York city, where he was standing in line waiting. Like a smart lad, he pre-ordered the device...
Meet Jean And His Brand New iPad

Hot Background Location App Highlight Gets Funding, Gets Ready For SXSW

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The new generation of location apps is here, just in time for the world’s best event for using them — South By South West. And today, my favorite of the group is announcing that it’s pushing out a new version for the event, and a funding round. The latest updates,...
Hot Background Location App Highlight Gets Funding, Gets Ready For SXSW

Groupon Now! reaches 1.5 million real-time deals sold in under one year

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Daily deals pioneer Groupon announced today that its real-time, location-based offers service Groupon Now! has reached 1.5 million deals sold in a year from its launch, achieving the milestone less than three months before its traditional deals service. In what will be of little surprise to anyone, Groupon’s 1.5 millionth...
Groupon Now! reaches 1.5 million real-time deals sold in under one year
Why Google Needs A Style Infusion For Project Glass

Highlight unveils location-focused photo sharing tool and event feature with an eye for spontaneity

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Highlight today announced the release of a new version of its location-based service app. The company calls it a “big evolution of its product” and centers around a new photo-sharing service that centers around your location — the company calls it “photos + physical space”. Additionally, the update includes the...
Highlight unveils location-focused photo sharing tool and event feature with an eye for spontaneity

Radio Is Social, Says Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman

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When Bob Pittman first joined media conglomerate Clear Channel as chairman, he swore he’d never take the CEO job. A year later, he’d done just that, raising his already big bet on radio — a business that many would argue is in decline. Now, under his guidance, the nation’s largest...
Radio Is Social, Says Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman

Ignorify Wants to Help You Avoid the Physical World So You Can Keep Playing 'Angry Birds' in Peace

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You're walking down the street, texting, listening to some music ... and, without realizing it, you step into oncoming traffic. Or a fire hydrant. Or another person. The perils of distracted driving may be many, but so are the ones associated with distracted walking. Ignorify -- acknowledging that "there's no...
Ignorify Wants to Help You Avoid the Physical World So You Can Keep Playing 'Angry Birds' in Peace

Pranksters Destroy iMacs in Hilarious, Cruel Sociological Experiment

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You're walking down the street, chatting with your friends, when you see a guy carrying a huge iMac box. The guy trips, awkwardly, dropping the box and shattering the contents within. How would you react? In the video above, the pranksters Alex Goyette and Michael Rowland stage that scene...
Pranksters Destroy iMacs in Hilarious, Cruel Sociological Experiment
Blipboard's iOS app tunes you into the cool things around you

Why I Think Google's Ingress Could Redefine Mobile Gaming [Video]

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It was 10:30pm on a Tuesday in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A slurry of snow and rain fell in clumps as I huddled in front of my local post office, clutching my smartphone and shivering. People walked by, giving friendly nods to me, this creep lurking on the street with no apparent...
Why I Think Google's Ingress Could Redefine Mobile Gaming [Video]

THE TRUTH ABOUT THE GALAXY NOTE: There's No Way You're Going To Buy This Absurdly Large Phone (T)

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Samsung's Galaxy Note is probably the most controversial and polarizing smartphone right now. Its launch kicked off with this Apple-bashing commercial that aired during the Super Bowl. Apple fans reacted predictably, criticizing the Note for its monstrous size and resurrection of the stylus. Samsung's goal with the Galaxy Note...
THE TRUTH ABOUT THE GALAXY NOTE: There's No Way You're Going To Buy This Absurdly Large Phone (T)

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