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Wolverton: Triple Play deal not as good as it seemed

Surprise, surprise: The triple-play deal that I cobbled together recently didn't turn out to be as good as I'd been led to believe, nor was the transition to my new services as easy as I'd hoped. Long story short: I ended Read More →

Amazon debuts Siri-like assistant for the home

Amazon is turning the virtual personal assistant into a physical product. The e-commerce giant on Thursday unveiled Echo, a cylindrical gadget that has a Siri clone built into it. Read More →

Movie industry gives thumbs down to Google Glass in theaters

It was only a matter of time. The Motion Picture Association of America and movie theaters have updated their guidelines to officially ban Google Glass and other wearable technology that's capable of recording. In other words, as always, the copyright-conscious Read More →

Great Scott! A Los Gatos company built a hoverboard

It’s official, we’re in the future – sort of. Hendo Hover, a Los-Gatos based company, has launched a Kickstarter to fund the world’s first production hoverboard. A hoverboard being the holy grail of personal transportation since the device made its Read More →

iPad mini gets little love from Apple

At its press event today announcing new iPads and Mac computers, Apple executives gave scant attention to the iPad mini. While spending a good deal of time talking about the new iPad Air 2 and the new iMac with a high-resolution Retina Read More →

Quoted: on Google Glass addiction

"He said the Google Glass withdrawal was greater than the alcohol withdrawal he was experiencing." — Dr. Andrew Doan, head of addictions and resilience research at the U.S. Navy’s Substance Abuse and Recovery Program (SARP), on a patient thought Read More →
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