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No Google Glass For People Who Wear Glasses

No Google Glass For People Who Wear Glasses

Google Glass is finally nearing the point where developers may finally land their early units. The consumers are expected to get the smart glasses later this year. However, what is rather unfortunate is that Google currently has no Google Glass offerings for such people who wear prescription glasses.

By On March 12, 2013 Respond
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Al Gore Says Snapchat’s Popularity Is Due To ‘Stalker Economy’

Al Gore Says Snapchat’s Popularity Is Due To ‘Stalker Economy’

Former Vice President, Al Gore, was at the SXSW 2013 recently. During a discussion with journalist Walt Mossberg, he discussed a number of issues. Among these was, quite interestingly, the increasingly popular Snapchat app, the success of which Al Gore credited to the ‘stalker economy.’

By On March 11, 2013 Respond
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Artefact Designs Wearable Pilates Shirt For Posture Monitoring And Correction

Artefact Designs Wearable Pilates Shirt For Posture Monitoring And Correction

For those of us who have to spend hours on our desks, doing whatever tasks, maintaining the right posture is a problem. We don’t do it and end up having backaches, cramped shoulders and other issues. Design firm Artefact has now come up with a Pilates shirts that is equipped with a number of sensors and can monitor your muscle movement.

By On March 10, 2013 Respond
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Senators Introduce Bill To Legalize Cellphone Unlocking

Senators Introduce Bill To Legalize Cellphone Unlocking

The issue of cellphone unlocking has been at the heart of a heated debate that involves the users, the wireless carriers and the White House. A petition filed with the White House, garnering more than a hundred thousands signatures, demanded that cellphone unlocking be made legal. Now, a Senate bill has been launched which will accomplish this, if approved.

By On March 10, 2013 Respond
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Judge Gives Apple Green Signal For Siri Case Against Samsung

Judge Gives Apple Green Signal For Siri Case Against Samsung

The legal battle between Apple and Samsung continues to rage; this time, it is confined to the court-room of U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh. While Judge Koh recently cut down Apple’s damages in half in a recent ruling, she has given the iPhone-maker the green signal to proceed with yet another case against Samsung – this case involves Apple’s Siri.

By On March 10, 2013 Respond
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MakerBot Stuns The World With Its Digitizer 3D Desktop Scanner

MakerBot Stuns The World With Its Digitizer 3D Desktop Scanner

In the past, MakerBot has earned a lot of fame and acclaim for creating some of the most intriguing 3D printers. Now, the company is trying to accomplish something far more extra-ordinary. It recently unveiled Digitizer 3D desktop scanner which essentially lets you scan actual objects, and then print them in 3D.

By On March 9, 2013 Respond
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Facebook Acquires The Team Behind Storylane

Facebook Acquires The Team Behind Storylane

Storylane is a company that tried to popularize a rather unique aspect of personal blogging. The site had only recently launched an iPhone app and was still in the process of taking off. But apparently, Facebook has spotted promise and potential in the Storylane team and has decided to acquire it.

By On March 9, 2013 Respond
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Alleged Co-Founder Launches A Lawsuit Against Snapchat

Alleged Co-Founder Launches A Lawsuit Against Snapchat

Snapchat is the wildly popular app that lets you send impermanent messages, which expire after a given time. The app has mustered wild popularity in recent months and now, Reggie Brown has filed a patent against the company, claiming that he is a co-founder of Snapchat and deserves one-third ownership.

By On March 9, 2013 Respond
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Best Buy Follows Yahoo In Cancelling Telecommuting Program

Best Buy Follows Yahoo In Cancelling Telecommuting Program

Yahoo recently stirred a debate on the social media when the company decided to end the option of telecommuting for its employees. Apparently, the incident has served as an inspiration for Best Buy who has also decided to abandon its telework program, demanding that the employees must be present at the offices during work hours.

By On March 7, 2013 Respond
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EU Fines Microsoft $730 Million For Lack Of Browser Choice Screen

EU Fines Microsoft $730 Million For Lack Of Browser Choice Screen

It might be a nightmare for the software giant Microsoft. Due to “Browser Ballot” blunder, the European Commission (EU) planned to fine Microsoft a big amount. But who knew that EU will really fine Microsoft such big amount? Recently, EU has fined Microsoft a whooping US$730 million for failing to provide clients with a choice of Internet browser, as it had promised to do. Details inside.

By On March 7, 2013 Respond
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Nokia Surprisingly Joins Apple In Patent Litigation Against Samsung

Nokia Surprisingly Joins Apple In Patent Litigation Against Samsung

The patents warfare between Apple and Samsung is nothing new. The duo has been embroiled in multiple patent lawsuits all across the world for quite some years now. However, in a very surprising move, Nokia has chipped in with its support for Apple in one of such cases against Samsung.

By On March 7, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Shows Off Kinect Hand Recognition, Supports Multiple Gestures

Microsoft Shows Off Kinect Hand Recognition, Supports Multiple Gestures

Microsoft has been bringing a lot of limelight to its motion-control Kinect hardware. In the past, the company has shown off how Kinect may be used in collaboration with Windows and now, Microsoft has revealed Kinect’s hand recognition, which looks quite impressive.

By On March 7, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Displays Research Projects, Big-Screen Prototypes At TechFest

Microsoft Displays Research Projects, Big-Screen Prototypes At TechFest

Every year, Microsoft brings together an event where the fruits of Microsoft Research’s year-long hard work are displayed. Traditionally, the event is fairly coveted since it features a number of cutting-edge technologies. At this year’s event, named TechFest, Microsoft showed off a number of big-screen prototypes crunching big data.

By On March 7, 2013 Respond
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Samsung Secures 3.08 Percent Share In Sharp By Investing $112 Million

Samsung Secures 3.08 Percent Share In Sharp By Investing $112 Million

Sharp electronics, well known for creating top-quality displays, LCDs and TVs, has been in trouble for quite some time now. The company has apparently been struggling with its finances and has been trying to secure outside investment. Now, Samsung has decided to pool in with $112 million, securing 3.08 percent share in the company.

By On March 6, 2013 Respond
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Google Play Offers Goodies And Discounts On Its First Birthday

Google Play Offers Goodies And Discounts On Its First Birthday

It has been a year since Google branded its apps marketplace into a single, consolidated Google Play store. Celebrating its firth birthday, Google has now announced a whole week of awesome deals, discounts and other goodies for Google Play users.

By On March 6, 2013 Respond
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