In this funny video series by Japanese performer and designer Showta Mori, he demonstrates how his custom smartphone quick release system works. The contraption attaches to your wrist and allows your smartphone to be quickly popped out through your sleeve so that you can make or answer a call. It is available to purchase on Etsy.
Microsoft might not be at CES this year, but that hasn't stopped the company's CEO from jumping on stage to pass the annual keynote responsibility over to Qualcomm. While its OEMs are out in force with crazy Windows 8 designs and unreleased hardware, Microsoft is preparing its next step in the Surface family — Surface Pro. I got the chance to take an early look at a pre-production Surface Pro unit today, read on for everything you need to know about Microsoft's next tablet.
Dropbox said the deeper integration includes several new Samsung devices, such as the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Grand smartphone and smart cameras. Samsung cameras will automatically push the photos to Dropbox's cloud storage service.
This small but important update shuts down a widely used scam tactic, where developers would upload game screenshots to get an app approved by Apple and then switch them out with screenshots from another popular app.
Revealing its preliminary financial results for Q4 2012, Nokia says ‘Smart Devices’ net sales came in at approximately 1.2 billion euros ($1.57 billion), with total volumes of 6.6 million units.
Obama is expected to pick current White House chief of staff Jacob J. Lew for Treasury secretary, which means his crazy signature could end up on the dollar bill.
Executives at Verizon Communications (VZ.N), AT
A few weeks ago, Etsy engineer Dan McKinley gave a talk on “Design for Continuous Experimentation.”
Amazon is today introducing a new service called Amazon AutoRip, which automatically gives customers free MP3 versions of any CDs they’ve purchased from Amazon since the launch of its Music Store back in 1998.
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada this week, Polaroid announced two new Android tablets that look to compete with Google’s (GOOG) Nexus devices.
To go along with the price cut, Apple has also released a shorter variant of the Thunderbolt cable. The new $29 version carries a length of 0.5 m.
The new essentials level offers a configuration that drops some aspects of the original, such as being able to remove the battery or have support for a Wacom active stylus, in order to put the slate's price down to as low as $500.
As TechCrunch reported, the social news site is raising money at a $400 million valuation. But people familiar with the company say Reddit is only raising a fraction of the money it could — most likely about $1 million. And it only wants the cash from certain influential angel investors.
Apple Inc's Chief Executive Tim Cook met with China Mobile's Chairman Xi Guohua on Thursday to discuss "matters of cooperation," a China Mobile spokesman said, raising hopes that a deal between the two tech giants may move forward.
Just like the GB-6900 that we reviewed last year, the GB-5600A syncs with your phone using Bluetooth 4.0 and notifies you of phone calls, emails, and alarms with a light vibration. The new GB-5600A is still durable, but its unique design is a bit more subtle than the first G-Shock model. Although the company's watches currently only sync with iOS, Casio hopes to add support for Android devices within the next six months. Casio has not yet fixed a price for the GB-5600A, but told us that it will likely cost about as much as the G-Shock at $180.
Impecca's Bamboo keyboards and mice have been on the market for quite some time, and the company will soon be releasing a smaller, Bluetooth 3.0 keyboard for Apple products to round out its lineup.
We talk with actor Jeff Bridges about Zen Buddhism and “The Big Lebowski.”