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Star Trek's Renaissance Man Leonard Nimoy, dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Renaissance Man, Dead at 83

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

HTC M9 goes official with 20 MP camera and new color options

HTC M9 Goes Official with 20 MP Camera and New Color Options

Huawei Unveils its Watch along with  TalkBand B2 and TalkBand N1

Huawei Unveils Its Watch along with TalkBand B2 and TalkBand N1

Samsung has raised the bar with the all new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung Has Raised the Bar with the All-New Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Prototypes

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire

Apple To Infinity: Mobile Payments, Touch ID And All That Sapphire Forget Gorilla Glass. Apple has its own patented method of affixing a sapphire substrate to a touch screen. According to a report on the Chinese language Apple Daily blog (translated via Google and Apple Insider), Apple...

Jan 26 2014, 10:10am CST

ViviTouch HD Feel Technology Is Enhancing Audio, Gaming, And Even Adult Toys

ViviTouch HD Feel Technology Is Enhancing Audio, Gaming, And Even Adult Toys Have you ever experienced sound as an actual tactile sensation? Or truly felt the difference between firing an M14A4 and a SCAR-L in Battlefield 4? That’s the promise of ViviTouch technology: translating sounds and...

Jan 21 2014, 3:48am CST

Digital Health Update: The Google Contact Lens

Digital Health Update: The Google Contact Lens Today, Google told the world about their experimental contact lens. The story in the official Google blog and can be read here.  It’s another part of the expansion of Google into health and wellness. We’re now testing...

Jan 16 2014, 8:06pm CST

I4U news

The Future Of 3D Printing And Manufacturing 3D printers are extensively used in manufacturing. However, so far, their use has been limited and restricted to specific processes. What will a future 3D printing manufacturing ecosystem look like? In an interesting...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

I4U news

2014 Marketing Trends You Probably Haven't Heard It’s that time of year.  I’m hopped up on eggnog and ready to go!  Last year’s “10 Marketing Trends for 2013 You Haven’t Heard” was a popular one.  Let’s do it again.  Hoping three or four of these are ones you won’t...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

Ready For Virtual Reality Withdrawals? The New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Prototype Is That Good

Ready For Virtual Reality Withdrawals? The New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Prototype Is That Good An in-depth preview of the Crystal Cove prototype shown behind closed doors, and what it means for Oculus VR as their virtual reality headset edges closer to a public launch. “We’re going to need a lot of therapists...

Jan 11 2014, 2:21pm CST

I4U news

3-D printing set to break out of niche 3-D printing set to break out of niche, into mouths (candy) and onto fingers (diamond rings) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some of the oddest items on display this week at International CES gadget show were edible,...

Jan 11 2014, 9:21am CST

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014 The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. After all, the book’s principal...

Jan 10 2014, 1:45pm CST

Save Money By Tripling Your Costs And Other Friday Stories

Save Money By Tripling Your Costs And Other Friday Stories Right about the same time the new Meryl Streep/Julia Roberts movie, August: Osage County is hitting the theaters, the real Osage County is in the news for another reason. It’s apparently no less dysfunctional in real...

Jan 10 2014, 9:51am CST

I4U news

Gadget Watch: Case makes iPhone a BlackBerry clone Gadget Watch: Typo keyboard case turns iPhone 5, 5S into close BlackBerry clone LAS VEGAS (AP) — If you love your iPhone but would prefer a physical keyboard, Typo could be for you. But you...

Jan 9 2014, 2:36am CST

I4U news

Your next TV: Will it be Ultra HD? TV manufacturers and content companies bank on mainstream adoption of Ultra HD TVs LAS VEGAS (AP) — After attempts to hawk 3-D and OLED TVs fizzled in recent years, television manufacturers are taking...

Jan 7 2014, 5:56pm CST

Toyota Shows New Hydrogen Car In Vegas; Probably Uses Less Energy Than A Slot Machine

Toyota Shows New Hydrogen Car In Vegas; Probably Uses Less Energy Than A Slot Machine We’ve long scratched our heads over why the auto business finds itself necessary to encroach ever deeper into the purple haze of high-tech product unveilings held every January at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las...

Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Innovators Arise: 8 Rules For How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups This is the second of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part one is available here.  An Infographic summarizing the 8 rules is available here. In the companion piece to this article, I...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

Sony may release a Windows phone in 2014

Sony may release a Windows phone in 2014 The Japanese tech giant Sony is now considering launching a dashing Windows Phone device sometime in the next year; the news is according to a new report from The Information.

Jan 7 2014, 4:50am CST

Prediction 2014: Hardware Is The New Software

Prediction 2014: Hardware Is The New Software The biggest thing that I noticed in 2013 was the amount of energy in small hardware startups. Even without a really robust infrastructure for the Internet of Things (IoT), the same kinds of developers who have been...

Jan 1 2014, 10:16am CST

Sony Reportedly In Talks With Microsoft About Making Windows Phone Devices

Sony Reportedly In Talks With Microsoft About Making Windows Phone Devices According to sources with TheInformation.com, Sony may become the next major Microsoft Windows Phone hardware partner in 2014.  Sony has been building Google Android smartphones for the last four years so this would be...

Dec 31 2013, 10:51pm CST

'iWatch' Coming in October Next Year, Capable of Wireless Charging?

'iWatch' Coming in October Next Year, Capable of Wireless Charging? The rumors of the launch of Apple’s IWatch are alive and well: it is coming next year in October, with the wireless charging capability

Dec 18 2013, 8:58am CST

Apple iWatch tipped for October 2014 Launch

Apple iWatch tipped for October 2014 Launch iWatch rumored to debut with new iPhone

Dec 13 2013, 10:03am CST

Apple’s Spaceship Headquarters; Behind-the-Scenes Video

Apple’s Spaceship Headquarters; Behind-the-Scenes Video Apple has been given the go-ahead by authorities to construct its spaceship headquarters in Cupertino. But in a recent video revelation it shows how the whole design process took a lot of brainstorming.

Oct 23 2013, 6:56am CDT

Sources Tip Microsoft is Working on Google Glass Competitor

Sources Tip Microsoft is Working on Google Glass Competitor Microsoft wants to compete with Google Glass

Oct 22 2013, 10:14am CDT

Valve Issues Steam Machine Prototype Hardware Specs

Valve Issues Steam Machine Prototype Hardware Specs Valve has issued certain hardware specs related to its Steam Machine prototype. Over 300 of the prototypes will be shipped to users towards the end of 2013.

Oct 5 2013, 9:53am CDT

Apple Speculated to Design Flexible OLED Display for its iWatch

Apple Speculated to Design Flexible OLED Display for its iWatch A Korean news website claims about Apple’s involvement in building a flexible screen for its forthcoming wearable product-the iWatch.

Oct 1 2013, 3:37pm CDT

Samsung Plans to Launch Curved Display Smartphones in October

Samsung Plans to Launch Curved Display Smartphones in October Samsung Electronics is planning to introduce a smartphone with curved display having plastic organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels in South Korea next month.

Sep 25 2013, 2:57am CDT

Apple Built Google Glass Like Prototypes

Apple Built Google Glass Like Prototypes Apple is thinking big for wearable tech as its rumored iWatch is slated for 2014 launch. Apple has experimented and tinkered with various products in the past. It is even rumored to have built several prototypes like of the Google Glass in its heyday, but have no time to work on it.

Sep 10 2013, 10:00am CDT