Accessories & Peripherals

Can You Be “In Love” With Your Gadgets? Study Says Yes

Plenty of us spend hours using our laptops, smartphones, gaming consoles and other gadgets. They come with us everywhere, and when they malfunction or break, it’s often hard to go on without replacing them immediately. But can you actually be in love with a possession? Researchers at Arizona State University say it’s possible.

It’s …

Immortality Only A Few Decades Away Thanks To Singularity

Raymond Kurzweil takes up to 200 supplements and pills a day to maintain his health. Although he is 62 years old, he estimates that his intense regiment has made him physically 20 years younger. He’s not pursuing a good lifestyle to stay fit forever. He just wants to survive until the Singularity, the event where our technology far …

Meebo Buys New Psychographic Mindset

Ever heard of “psychographic advertising”? Social platform Meebo has – and it’s so convinced that it’s bought a company that uses it, just to help its advertising partners convince you that you really want to buy their products.

Meebo has purchased online ad measuring and targeting company Mindset Media for an undisclosed sum, it’s …

British Supreme Court Approves Tweeting From Court

The British Supreme Court are fans of Twitter, it seems. The court announced yesterday that journalists, legal teams and members of the public will be allowed to tweet – sorry, I mean create “live text based communications” – from the courtroom in most cases that the court hears, because doing so may be in the greater public …

Kraft Scans Your Face To Determine What You Want to Eat

If you can’t decide what you want for dinner, Kraft’s new face-scanning technology might be able to help. Kraft and Intel’s new Meal Planning Solution device, which they hope to bring to a supermarket near you, uses analytics determined from your look to see which¬†recipes¬†you would like to make. Goodbye Grandma’s recipe box. You’ve now …

News Corp. Finally Unveils The Daily

Ending months of rumors, leaks and anticipation, News Corp. and Apple finally launched The Daily today, unveiling what’s likely to be a gamechanger for iPad apps and online news sources alike. The 100-page magazine will be published every morning, with the possibility for updates throughout the day should there be breaking stories, …

TweetDeck Launches Deck.ly For Longwinded Users

Tweetdeck has decided that 140 characters isn’t enough anymore. The company has announced Deck.ly, a new service that allows users to post tweets longer than 140 characters. Similar to the already existing Twitlonger, Deck.ly will let users post longer tweets that will be linked to on Twitter and then available to read in full on a …

Too Many Web Logins? That May Change

Confusion no more! If the US Commerce Department has its way, juggling multiple different passwords for all your different online accounts will be a thing of the past. The department is heading up a plan for a new online security system that will use one single log-in at the start of any session to grant you access to any and all …

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