Category: Technology

Oh Thank Goodness, the Galaxy Note III Might Be Smaller Than We Thought

Oh Thank Goodness, the Galaxy Note III Might Be Smaller Than We Thought

How big can Samsung’s Galaxy Note go? Apparently not as huge as we originally expected. Last December, Korea Times reported that the Galaxy Note III would have a 6.3-inch display, citing “officials from local...

Microsoft Girds for Battle Over Motion Control

Microsoft Girds for Battle Over Motion Control

With the threat of smaller, cheaper start-up efforts looming, Microsoft is pulling back the curtain on the future of its Kinect motion controller. In a video, Microsoft demonstrates hand and finger tracking with current...

Why YouTube is Launching a Music Service

Why YouTube is Launching a Music Service

A Bloomberg report that Google would launch a “Spotify killer” gained credence on Tuesday with Fortune’s report that YouTube — a division of Google — is in fact working on a subscription service, according...

Finally, a Billboard That Creates Drinkable Water Out of Thin Air

Finally, a Billboard That Creates Drinkable Water Out of Thin Air

I’ve never cared much for billboards. Not in the city, not out of the city — not anywhere, really. It’s like the saying in that old Five Man Electrical Band song. So when the creative...

Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider

  [vsw id=”nFBrgeSjj-0″ source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]We’ve seen Lara Croft in many forms over the years, from busty action-heroine to Atlantean explorer to wise-cracking aristocrat. But we’ve never seen her like this before. Crystal...

E.U. Fines Microsoft $733M for Breaking Browser Pact

E.U. Fines Microsoft $733M for Breaking Browser Pact

The European Union Commission has fined Microsoft Corp. (EURO)561 million ($733 million) for breaking the terms of an earlier agreement to offer users a choice of internet browser. The penalty is a first for...

Obama Administration: Mobile Phone ‘Unlocking’ Should Be Legal

Obama Administration: Mobile Phone ‘Unlocking’ Should Be Legal

The Obama administration will push to reverse a new prohibition on mobile phone unlocking, after an online White House petition protesting the ban drew more than 100,000 signatures. The ban makes it a federal crime for consumers...

Twitter to Take TweetDeck Web-Only, Axe Facebook Integration

Twitter to Take TweetDeck Web-Only, Axe Facebook Integration

We had a good run, TweetDeck. Thanks for the memories. Your ability to show me my Twitter feed and Facebook feed in a single column, combined with the ability to post work-related updates to...

Half of $1 Billion Apple Awarded from Samsung Invalidated

Half of $1 Billion Apple Awarded from Samsung Invalidated

A federal judge on Friday erased nearly half of the $1 billion in damages that a jury decided that Samsung Electronics should pay Apple in a high-profile trial over the smartphone and tablet computer...