May 24, 2014 6:20am

FYI Lazy Typers: Search Yelp Using Emoji

FYI: Lazy typers and emoji enthusiasts can now take advantage of a cheat in the Yelp mobile app that allows users to search for local businesses using the icons. While it’s not entirely perfect, a quick test using the shoe, sushi, police officer and tropical… Read More »

May 23, 2014 10:16am

Why Martha Stewart Owns A Drone

Even the queen bee of domesticity owns a drone. Martha Stewart loves flying her remote control drone over her farm and uses it to take photos of her (presumably) immaculate gardens and livestock. The lifestyle guru revealed in Martha Stewart Living’s May issue that her… Read More »

May 20, 2014 1:45pm

Robot Bartender Dispenses Killer Cocktails, But Not Advice

It’s like having your own live-in bartender and you don’t even have to tip. The makers of Barobot, an open-source cocktail mixing robot, recently debuted their machine on Kickstarter, where they hope to raise £91,000 (about $153,300) to help bring it to the market. The hackable… Read More »

May 1, 2014 5:33pm

Why Foursquare Is Splitting Into Two Apps

Foursquare announced today it is carving itself into two separate apps: one for discovering new places and another for knowing where your friends are. The Foursquare app will allow users to discover new places, while the breakaway app, Swarm, will allow users to meet up… Read More »

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Apr 30, 2014 6:34pm

Man vs. Computer: Which Can Best Spot Pain Fakers?

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, are working on a breakthrough that could change how doctors treat patients and their pain. Many doctors’ offices have started displaying charts with faces showing various levels of pain but what if a person is faking it?… Read More »

Apr 23, 2014 11:13am

Why Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto Wants to Hug the Bitcoin Community

Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, the man who has denied allegations he is the founder of Bitcoin, said in a new video that he wants to give the crypto-currency community a big hug to thank its members for their support. It’s one expensive embrace. More than 49 bitcoins, amounting… Read More »

Apr 22, 2014 10:23am

Apple Mocks Samsung in Earth Day Ad

Talk about a (solar) burn! Apple took a thinly vieled dig at rival Samsung in an Earth Day advertisement. The full-page ad features Apple’s solar farm and the message: “There are some ideas we want every company to copy.” “There’s one area where we actually… Read More »

Apr 14, 2014 4:32pm

Why Google Just Bought A Drone Company

Who in Silicon Valley doesn’t have their own fleet of drones now? Google acquired Titan Aerospace, a drone company, today, just one month after it was reportedly being eyed by Facebook. “It’s still early days, but atmospheric satellites could help bring internet access to millions… Read More »

Apr 9, 2014 3:28pm

Get Ready for a Change in Facebook Ads

Facebook ads in the right-hand column — the Siberia of advertising compared to the prime real estate in the news feed — are getting a makeover. “In the coming months, we’ll be rolling out a new design for ads in the right-hand column,” Facebook said… Read More »

Apr 8, 2014 4:07pm

What You Need to Know About Twitter’s New Look

Twitter began its gradual roll-out today of its new profile redesign and the result looks a lot like Facebook. The new look includes a larger profile picture and a header photo that spans the top of the entire page. Twitter said the redesign allows users… Read More »