09 4 / 2014

Neat Photo-Sorting App, Impala, Lands On Android To Herd More Cat Pictures
Natasha Lomas, techcrunch.com
Be care­ful of Impala, the help­ful, AI-powered photo-sorting app which has just land­ed on Android. You might not like what it reveals about your life after it’s sift­ed through your per­son­al photo stack and pigeon-holed your phone snaps into…

Neat Photo-Sorting App, Impala, Lands On Android To Herd More Cat Pictures
Natasha Lomas, techcrunch.com

Be care­ful of Impala, the help­ful, AI-powered photo-sorting app which has just land­ed on Android. You might not like what it reveals about your life after it’s sift­ed through your per­son­al photo stack and pigeon-holed your phone snaps into…

09 4 / 2014

WhatsApp could add voice calling very sooncnet.com
What­sApp users may not have to wait much longer for the chance to make phone calls direct­ly from the app.Vol­un­teers who trans­late the Hindi lan­guage received new trans­la­tion requests this past week, accord­ing to a tip received by Win­d…

WhatsApp could add voice calling very soon
cnet.com

What­sApp users may not have to wait much longer for the chance to make phone calls direct­ly from the app.

Vol­un­teers who trans­late the Hindi lan­guage received new trans­la­tion requests this past week, accord­ing to a tip received by Win­d…

29 3 / 2014

Why Solid State Drives Are Your Best Performance Upgrade And They’re Getting Cheaper Too
Dave Altavilla, forbes.com
Noth­ing and I mean lit­er­al­ly noth­ing, has done more for gen­er­al com­put­ing per­for­mance in the past 3 – 5 years, than the SSD or Solid State Drive. Faster proces­sors, more mem­o­ry, and even faster graph­ics cards don’t offer the kind of…

Why Solid State Drives Are Your Best Performance Upgrade And They’re Getting Cheaper Too
Dave Altavilla, forbes.com

Noth­ing and I mean lit­er­al­ly noth­ing, has done more for gen­er­al com­put­ing per­for­mance in the past 3 – 5 years, than the SSD or Solid State Drive. Faster proces­sors, more mem­o­ry, and even faster graph­ics cards don’t offer the kind of…

26 3 / 2014

Facebook Denies NYT Claim It Will Rebrand Oculus With Its Logo And Interface
Josh Constine, techcrunch.com
Face­book has offi­cial­ly denied a claim by a New York Times source say­ing the social net­work will plas­ter its logo and inter­face onto the hard­ware of its new $2 bil­lion acqui­si­tion Ocu­lus.The New York Times’ Nick Wing­field and Vindu…

Facebook Denies NYT Claim It Will Rebrand Oculus With Its Logo And Interface
Josh Constine, techcrunch.com

Face­book has offi­cial­ly denied a claim by a New York Times source say­ing the social net­work will plas­ter its logo and inter­face onto the hard­ware of its new $2 bil­lion acqui­si­tion Ocu­lus.

The New York Times’ Nick Wing­field and Vindu…

17 3 / 2014

The era of Facebook is an anomaly
By Ellis Hamburger, theverge.com
Researcher danah boyd talks about teens, identity, and the future of digital communicationdanah boyd’s SXSW keynote is sold out. When it’s over, a dozen fans rush the stage.These fans aren’t young groupies hop­ing to get a clos­er glimpse at…

The era of Facebook is an anomaly
By Ellis Hamburger, theverge.com

Researcher danah boyd talks about teens, identity, and the future of digital communication

danah boyd’s SXSW keynote is sold out. When it’s over, a dozen fans rush the stage.

These fans aren’t young groupies hop­ing to get a clos­er glimpse at…

17 3 / 2014

Steve Jobs quote app rejected by Apple, report says
by Don Reisinger, cnet.com
The app’s creator has decided to turn the app into a Web-only program after Apple decided daily Steve Jobs quotes weren’t enough.A new app has sur­faced that fea­tures Steve Jobs quotes. But it turns out Apple wasn’t impressed, accord­ing to a …

Steve Jobs quote app rejected by Apple, report says
by Don Reisinger, cnet.com

The app’s creator has decided to turn the app into a Web-only program after Apple decided daily Steve Jobs quotes weren’t enough.

A new app has sur­faced that fea­tures Steve Jobs quotes. But it turns out Apple wasn’t impressed, accord­ing to a …

15 3 / 2014

Predictive tech is getting smarter and more pervasive — but more controversial, too
Devindra Hardawar, venturebeat.com
We’re see­ing the biggest change in how we inter­act with com­put­ers in years. And it’ll mean much less input from you.Apps like Google Now, Tempo AI, and oth­ers rep­re­sent the first wave of “pre­dic­tive technology.” These are apps and…

Predictive tech is getting smarter and more pervasive — but more controversial, too
Devindra Hardawar, venturebeat.com

We’re see­ing the biggest change in how we inter­act with com­put­ers in years. And it’ll mean much less input from you.

Apps like Google Now, Tempo AI, and oth­ers rep­re­sent the first wave of “pre­dic­tive technology.” These are apps and…

12 3 / 2014

The maker of Candy Crush could be the most profitable tech company to go public since Facebook
John McDuling, qz.com
King, the Swedish com­pa­ny behind the insane­ly addic­tive Candy Crush mobile game, is firm­ing up its IPO plans. This morn­ing it released an updat­ed reg­u­la­to­ry fil­ing, set­ting the price range for the offer­ing, which implies a val­u­a­ti…

The maker of Candy Crush could be the most profitable tech company to go public since Facebook
John McDuling, qz.com

King, the Swedish com­pa­ny behind the insane­ly addic­tive Candy Crush mobile game, is firm­ing up its IPO plans. This morn­ing it released an updat­ed reg­u­la­to­ry fil­ing, set­ting the price range for the offer­ing, which implies a val­u­a­ti…

10 3 / 2014

iOS 7.1 Includes Support for Two Unannounced iPads, Likely Minor Tweaks
by Juli Clover, macrumors.com
iOS 7.1, released ear­li­er today, includes sup­port for exist­ing iPad mod­els along with sup­port for two unan­nounced mod­els, labeled iPad4,3 and iPad4,6. It is pos­si­ble that these new model num­bers rep­re­sent minor hard­ware revi­sions fo…

iOS 7.1 Includes Support for Two Unannounced iPads, Likely Minor Tweaks
by Juli Clover, macrumors.com

iOS 7.1, released ear­li­er today, includes sup­port for exist­ing iPad mod­els along with sup­port for two unan­nounced mod­els, labeled iPad4,3 and iPad4,6. It is pos­si­ble that these new model num­bers rep­re­sent minor hard­ware revi­sions fo…

08 3 / 2014

Twitter bans porn on Vine appbbc.co.uk
Video-sharing Twitter app Vine says it has banned all sexually explicit content from being published on the platform."We’ve found that there’s a very small per­cent­age of videos that are not a good f …

Twitter bans porn on Vine app
bbc.co.uk

Video-sharing Twitter app Vine says it has banned all sexually explicit content from being published on the platform.

"We’ve found that there’s a very small per­cent­age of videos that are not a good f …