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What Happens When Our Cellphones Can Predict Our Every Move?

Posted in Software on 14th Aug, 2012 06:25 AM
by AlexMuller
An algorithm that uses tracking data on peoples phones to predict where theyll be in 24 hours. The average error: just 20 meters.
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Why Apple Wont Sue Microsoft Over Surface

Posted in Software on 14th Aug, 2012 06:09 AM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft was offered the licensing deal, and took it.
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Computer vision can now recognize thousands of objects

Posted in Software on 14th Aug, 2012 06:05 AM
by AlexMuller
The field of computer vision has vastly improved since it began in the 1960s
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15 Current Technologies We will Still Be Using in 2030

Posted in Software on 11th Aug, 2012 04:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Back when I was growing up in the 1970s, we fully expected that, by 2012, we would all be driving flying cars to our condos on the moon where robotic butlers awaited
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Google revamped voice search coming to iOS, tackles Siri on her home turf

Posted in Software on 9th Aug, 2012 03:40 AM
by AlexMuller
itll be bringing with it the vocalized responses that debuted as part of Jelly Beans revamped search offerings.
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+5

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Seems to enable a new level of productivity

Posted in Software on 8th Aug, 2012 08:14 AM
by AlexMuller
Other features I find especially impressive are an apparent ability to run two apps side by side in tandem
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+4

Seeing around corners: laser system reconstructs objects hidden from sight

Posted in Software on 7th Aug, 2012 05:32 PM
by AlexMuller
By combining bouncing photons, using advanced optics, researchers can see 3D images of objects hidden around a corner
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How to watch everything in 3D

Posted in Software on 5th Aug, 2012 12:00 AM
by AlexMuller
Gene Dolgoff has developed a converter called 3D Vision that he claims will instantly transform any 2D video content, from TV to video games, into 3D
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Mountain Lion causing crazy battery drain for some Mac owners

Posted in Software on 4th Aug, 2012 11:58 PM
by AlexMuller
A number of Macbook Pro and Macbook Air owners are reporting that the Mountain Lion OS X upgrade is behaving like a vampire by sucking life out of their battery.
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Saga, an intelligent companion for iPhone, aims to do what Siri cant

Posted in Software on 31st Jul, 2012 06:03 PM
by AlexMuller
Saga, which launches today for iPhone, is Siri if she were proactive.
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+2

New research enables cursive writing with your eyes

Posted in Software on 30th Jul, 2012 05:29 PM
by AlexMuller
Retaining the ability to communicate effectively can be one of the key challenges facing those who suffer a severe restriction in mobility
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From Information to Understanding: Moving Beyond Search In The Age Of Siri

Posted in Software on 29th Jul, 2012 03:42 PM
by AlexMuller
Any fool can know. The point is to understand. Albert Einstein
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Who cares if Microsoft lost a decade, Windows 8 is the real thriller

Posted in Software on 29th Jul, 2012 03:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft has lost a decade in its competition against rivals; Apple, Facebook, and Google have roared by it with more relevant offerings
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Mountain Lion already on 3.2 percent of Macs

Posted in Software on 28th Jul, 2012 08:22 PM
by AlexMuller
According to Chitika, more than 2 million Mac users are now running Apples newest version of OS X, which came out earlier this week.
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Bloomberg: Facebook Launching HTC Built Phone With Custom OS in 2013

Posted in Software on 26th Jul, 2012 03:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Bloomberg is reporting that Facebook is working closely with HTC (again) to launch a Facebook phone by 2013.
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Glasses translate languages into subtitles on the fly

Posted in Software on 25th Jul, 2012 03:44 PM
by AlexMuller
Learning a new language can be tough, but what if you could just look at someone speaking a foreign language, and with a pair of glasses, translate their speech into subtitles?
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