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Patent Company Goes After Podcasters

After going after podcast software makers, a patent troll may now be going after individual podcasters in an attempt to get licensing money. While many claim the patent system is broken, and President Obama recently called for a reform, it may not come fast enough for some in the podcasting community.

New Arm Computer May Be The Future Of Tech

According to the company behind the gadget MYO, a wearable computer may be in our future. By using gestures in combination with the armband device, one is able to control devices, robots and more, leading to a revolutionized way to work with a computer.

Asus PadFone Delivers Phone And Tablet

Asus showed off their PadFone Infinity at the Mobile World Congress, a phone that turns into a tablet, proving that this concept may never die. While this particular device is still expensive, it does provide a lot of features for someone who may need this sort of two-in-one gadget.

Three Technologies That Will Change The Face of Retail

This piece will look at three of the biggest trends that are going to come about in retail stores in the near future. By examining trends such as touch screens, wireless payment processes and the use of printed electronics and e Ink technology in stores, as well as how they may be used in your local stores.

While Google Glass Stalls, Augmented Reality Has Eyes On Innovega's Contact Lens

The blogosphere has been cybersalivating over the potential debut of Google Glass supposedly to arrive in time for the Christmas holidays, 2013. As if the $1500 price tag is a reasonable price point for the Average Joe consumer? But aside from cost are glasses going to provide the Augmented Reality experience people are really looking for?

Is The Transparent Smartphone Coming?

Is the transparent smartphone coming? One company would like us to think so, but others are sceptical.

New HTML5 Gaming Kit For Developers

A new game engine called Game Closure allows anyone to get started making games for the web, desktop, mobile platforms and more using HTML5.

Is Apple Working On An iWatch?

Is Apple working on the iWatch? This has been a question that many pundits have asked for years now, and again today, the New York Times reports that this may indeed be the case.


3D-Printed Chocolate Truffle Self-Portraits Make Tasteful Valentine's Day Gifts

Smile, you're on candied camera! Japan's FabCafe is employing a 3D printer to create extra sweet, eminently edible, chocolate truffle self-portraits just in time for Valentine's Day.

Shanghai's New Air Quality Mascot Puts A Brave Face On Smog

Raining today? Bring an umbrella. Smoggy again? Put on a face mask. Since checking both the weather and the current level of air pollution before going out is the new normal in China, the Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau is making the latter a lot easier by featuring a new air quality mascot at their website.