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Here’s an iPhone keyboard concept that measures vibrations to figure out what key you’re typing [video]

The iPhone can pick up some killer vibrations with it’s accelerometer. In fact, one developer Florian Krautli has come up with a prototype Vibrative Virtual Keyboard for the smartphone. The Vibrative Virtual Keyboard uses the iPhone’s accelerometer sensor to “measure the amplitude of tiny vibrations that emerge when a person is ‘typing’ on a hard [...]


AT&T Rolling Out FaceTime Over Cellular for iPhone Users

We all know that in the U.S. FaceTime has been available on Sprint and Verizon over cellular data for free since iOS 6 came out. I know that using it with my family over cellular data has been quite a bit of fun. AT&T Announcement Apparently it will take a bit of time before AT&T [...]

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Apple updated the category and sub-category pages for the App Store

Yesterday, I noticed a tweet from Dave Stevenson that mentioned a change in the sub-category pages in iTunes. Dave was right, the pages got a makeover. Promotional Space Apple gave themselves more promotional space and featured lists by adding targeted category pages. The change means that each category has it’s own ‘Featured’ section, as well [...]


This gadget cleans your keyboard with 200 MPH winds

Compressed air in a can gets costly. When you work a desk job at an office, if you’re the kind of person that likes to clean behind their keys, it’s easy to run through a new can nearly every other week. Maybe it’s my OCD, is it not normal to clean with air that often? [...]


Macy’s is the first to integrate this indoor GPS mobile app

Indoor GPS is a killer technology. Meridian is a startup that seems to have solved the indoor positioning problem. For a long time, the only way to build an app with their tech was to use their custom editor. Now, they’ve opened up with a pair of SDKs to help businesses take advantage of their [...]


Angry Birds Star Wars toys launch alongside iOS and Android apps

Fresh of the news that Disney has purchased future rights to the Star Wars franchise, the Angry Birds franchise has their own intergalactic news: Star Wars toys. The Angry Birds Star Wars edition is hitting the iOS App Store and Google Play today. The apps will cost $.99 and contain all of the Luke, Han, [...]


Video: The CEO of Nintendo unboxes the Wii U

If you’re going to have an unboxing video, or unboxing pics, there may not be a better actor than the CEO of the manufacturing company. Mr Iwata opens the Wii U Premium Pack for the first time. I love his little joke that the white gloves make him feel like Mario. Check out the video: [...]


If you have 15 minutes, this YouTube video will teach you how to make an origami Naboo Starfighter

Origami can be pretty cool. When I was in grade school it was all about the cranes and 4 way decision makers. You made those too right? Martin Hunt has put together paper origami techniques to create Star Wars vehicles and robots. Which are, of course, a little more advanced than a 4 way decision [...]


Prank Your Friends With These Tech Gifts

Have you ever seen a Prank Pack product? They make $8 boxes to put the real gift inside. “Prank Pack fake gift boxes appear to contain ridiculous products from clueless companies. Just pack your real gift inside, sit back and revel in your gift recipient’s half-hearted enthusiasm.” They have some fun tech boxes to wet [...]


Concept Video: Transparent Technology

The coolest tech videos always show off transparent displays. We’ve seen some of this tech in concept videos by prototypers and researchers like MIT. Now we have consumer electronics companies researching the tech, and showing it off. Check out the video and look at all the crazy things video makers think they’ll do with this [...]

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