Video – Science and Technology
Mike Lynch is backing a start-up focused on augmented reality. The technology aims to help a device such as a mobile phone to recognize objects in the real world, such as a building, and overlay relevant information onto the image on its screen. The start-up, called Taggar, allows people to share video and other content […]
‘Tis the season of the common cold, and we’re always looking for ways to remedy the congestion and sore throat. Grandma recommends chicken soup, but does it really do the body good? Watch this video to see if you should be slurping soup next time you’re hit with the virus. “Fit or Fiction: Is Chicken […]
While Apple has continued to crush the US smartphone market, Samsung and Motorola also have seen some gains. New data from ComScore analyzing the smartphone market in August through October shows that Apple nabbed 40.6 percent of the market share, up 0.2 percent from July. Samsung’s share went up 1.3 percent to 25.4 percent, and […]
Friday, Apple rolled out its location-aware shopping application, iBeacon. “Apple’s iBeacon Location-Aware Shopping App Goes Live” is categorized as “science and technology”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of this page.
It looks like President Barack Obama’s fickle health insurance website is finally starting to put up some respectable sign-up numbers, but its job only seems to have gotten harder. Two months in and out of the repair shop have left significantly less time to fulfill the White House goal of enrolling 7 million people by […]
Despite some complaints about Apple’s iOS 7 redesign, with its flat graphics and zooming animations , it appears the lion’s share of users have now adopted the operating system. Apple published an updated chart on its developer Web site for the iOS App Store, which shows that iOS 7 is now on 74 percent of […]
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that would cut down on frivolous or vague lawsuits brought by patent trolls. “Anti-Patent Troll Legislation Passes House” is categorized as “science and technology”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of this page.
Leading up to this current holiday season, the venerable PC has been laid to rest at the approximate age of 33. Alleged cause of death: an overdose of tablets. Earlier this week, IDC reported that it believes even though PC shipments will decline in 2014, they will turn “slightly positive in the longer term” thanks […]
Apple’s iBeacon will find its way to Apple Store customer pockets on Friday. Apple will start using the iBeacon feature built into iOS 7 to be a personal shopper for customers on Friday at its 254 stores across the US. As long as a user has Apple’s official Store app installed and allows the program […]
Consumers who order the iPhone 5S through Apple’s online store now face a wait of just one to three business days before the device ships. The latest shipping estimate is good for virtually all models and sizes of the new iPhone , Wi-Fi-only as well as Wi-Fi+Cellular. Only the recently-released unlocked, SIM-free version of the […]
Facebook announced that it was changing the way it ranked content in its all-important News Feed — the main page Facebook users see on their desktop and on their phones — in order to promote “high-quality content.” And Facebook said it would make things like “meme photos” harder to see. “Facebook Changes News Feed” is […]
Several companies offer all-in-one e-bike wheels. FlyKly, launched in 2010, blitzed through its $100,000 Kickstarter campaign with pledges of over $700,000. A similar design introduced a year earlier by MIT students was acquired by Superpedestrian, while Italian firm Zehus has devised a particularly slick system for its own e-bike. That such devices retail for between […]
Shares of chip maker Intel jumped nearly 2.5% in pre-market trading after receiving a favorable upgrade from an analyst at Citi. The Associated Press reports Intel’s stock was boosted from “Neutral” to “Buy” by Citi’s Glen Yeung, saying the company’s guidance for PC shipments could finish better than expected despite the market’s continued decline. The […]
A new study shows that crocodilian species use cunning hunting techniques and “tools” to catch prey. “New Research Reveals Crocodiles Use Sticks To Hunt Birds” is categorized as “science and technology”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of this page.
Grab a set of five-pound dumbbells and take five minutes to sculpt some seriously sexy arms! This quickie workout, created by celebrity trainer Astrid McGuire, will burn out your biceps and triceps and prep your arms for the little black dress. “Fitness Quickie: 5-Minute Workout For Sexy, Sculpted Arms” is categorized as “health”. This video […]