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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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New Take on Google Glass

New Take on Google Glass I’ve come around a bit on Google Glass.  Not entirely, but perhaps 270°. To clarify, I’d be surprised if I ever adopted Glass personally.  I’m just an old guy, stuck in some rut from the 1970s or thereabouts....

Jan 23 2014, 9:30am CST

CBS will use Google Glass for Super Bowl 2014 Coverage

CBS will use Google Glass for Super Bowl 2014 Coverage It seems that Google Glass has scored big at the up coming Super Bowl.  It was revealed today that CBS will be using Google Glass to add one more view to the TV screens of over 100 million network TV viewers....

Jan 23 2014, 2:26am CST

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things

Endpoints Versus The Internet Of Things Last week on Twitter, a few friends of mine, IT industry analysts and journalists, were tossing around the conversational ball.  We were debating terminology — The Internet of Things — that has come into common...

Jan 22 2014, 4:13am CST

What Does Google's Purchase Of Nest Mean For The Internet Of Things?

What Nest Takeover by Google For The Internet Of Things? The Internet of Things (IoT) seemed to be an underlying theme of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), with companies showing off cloud-connected Crock-Pots, heart monitors, and even bed mats that monitor how a...

Jan 20 2014, 1:18pm CST

Google and the Social CRM Business

Google and the Social CRM Business Relax, CRM vendors. Google is not getting into the customer relationship management business (CRM) anytime soon. But they should. Google seems to understand the Social CRM needs of small and medium sized companies...

Jan 20 2014, 9:13am CST

Chrome Adds Welcome Relief To Noisy Tabs And Windows 8 Metro Interface

Chrome Adds Welcome Relief To Noisy Tabs And Windows 8 Metro Interface The newest stable version of Chrome (version 32) now has a way of seeing tabs that are playing audio, whether it’s music or the sound track of a video. It’s a big help for those of us who hate having to listen to sound...

Jan 17 2014, 5:31pm CST

Facebook Backdoor Gives Clues To Private Email Addresses

Facebook Backdoor Gives Clues To Private Email Addresses If you forget your Facebook profile name, you can enter your name, email or phone number into a page called Find Your Account to find your Facebook profile and some alternative email addresses, which are partially...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31am CST

Blackphone Sets Out To Uphold Objectives Of Privacy

Blackphone Sets Out To Uphold Objectives Of Privacy At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Feb, 24, a joint venture that appears to be somewhat covert in nature between Silent Circle and Geeksphone, will launch a new ultra secure smartphone that gives the user the...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

CES 2015 News
Google Makes Private Messaging Someone Easier... World Freaks Out.

Google Makes Private Messaging Someone Easier... World Freaks Out. Google’s growing portfolio of sentient devices filled with sensors collecting information about the world includes its search engine, its Android phones, its Street View cars, its driverless cars, its new robots, and as...

Jan 14 2014, 1:06pm CST

How To Reinstall Windows And Your Programs In 20 Minutes

How To Reinstall Windows And Your Programs In 20 Minutes Did your PC or laptop run faster when you bought it? An often over-looked fact is that by simply re-installing Microsoft Windows, your system run just like new again – snappy and responsive. If your system has been on...

Jan 13 2014, 6:01am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: PureLight pulse oximetry sensor from Nonin Medical, Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: PureLight pulse oximetry sensor from Nonin Medical, Inc CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: PureLight pulse oximetry sensor from Nonin Medical, Inc

Jan 12 2014, 8:08am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Pulse Oximeters and Sensors from Nonin Medical, Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Pulse Oximeters and Sensors from Nonin Medical, Inc CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Pulse Oximeters and Sensors from Nonin Medical, Inc

Jan 12 2014, 8:05am CST

New Gmail feature lets anyone from Google+ email you by default

New Gmail feature lets anyone from Google+ email you by default New Gmail feature could mean mail from strange people

Jan 10 2014, 9:43am CST

Google Experience Launcher - An Easy Hack To Get The Look Of The Nexus 5 On Any Android Phone Or Tablet

Google Experience Launcher - An Easy Hack To Get The Look Of The Nexus 5 On Any Android Phone Or Tablet The Google Search Evolution One of the best surprises in Android 4.4 Kitkat was the inclusion of Android RunTime or ‘ART’. It makes your phone run faster and its battery last longer and my December post will tell you...

Jan 9 2014, 12:46pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: CruizCore XG1010 from Microinfinity Co., Ltd

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: CruizCore XG1010 from Microinfinity Co., Ltd CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: CruizCore XG1010 from Microinfinity Co., Ltd

Jan 8 2014, 12:43pm CST

'Fortune 500 Companies Seek StartUp Mojo'...And Promptly Look In The Wrong Place

'Fortune 500 Companies Seek StartUp Mojo'...And Promptly Look In The Wrong Place You may have missed it over the holidays, but The Wall Street Journal had a fascinating blog about big companies and entrepreneurship. Rachel King wrote: “In 2013, corporations worked to create closer relationships with...

Jan 8 2014, 4:51am CST

Why Grandma Shouldn't Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook

Why Grandma Shouldn't Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook A well-intentioned grandmother accidentally hurt her grandkids’ feelings. She took screenshots of their delightful Instagram photos and proudly uploaded them to Facebook for all of her social network friends to see. If...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16pm CST

Roku TV launched in partnership with TCL and Hisense

Roku TV launched in partnership with TCL and Hisense From streaming players to actual TVs.

Jan 6 2014, 3:00am CST

Supervolcano Eruptions Studied by Scientists

Supervolcano Phenomenon Revealed Scientists have studied the special phenomenon of supervolcanos and found that they could recreate the conditions in artificial lab settings. There are future disasters lying in wait for an unaware humanity in the form of supervolcanos. And the more prepared we are, the better we can handle them.

Jan 6 2014, 2:29am CST

Samsung Smart Home wants to build the ideal connected home

Samsung Smart Home wants to build the ideal connected home Samsung promised a big show at CES 2014 this week, and that meant going beyond Galaxy smartphones and tablets in different sizes. Meet Samsung's dream for the ideal connected or "wired" home - the Samsung Smart Home....

Jan 6 2014, 12:09am CST

Say Hello To Lenovo's 4K Gaming And Entertainment Laptop

Say Hello To Lenovo's 4K Gaming And Entertainment Laptop Lenovo is poised to launch a new line of gaming and entertainment laptops featuring 4K displays and a new generation of mobile GPUs from AMD and Nvidia. Lenovo is unleashing a ton of new product at this year’s annual...

Jan 5 2014, 6:21pm CST

Yota Phone Review: The Android Smartphone From Russia With Two Screens

Yota Phone Review: The Android Smartphone From Russia With Two Screens Last year at CES, Russian manufacturer Yota demonstrated a prototype smartphone with two 4.3 inch displays, an LCD screen on one side and an e-Ink screen on the reverse. Now in production and available to buy in a...

Jan 4 2014, 5:16pm CST

I4U news

Snapchat suffers security breach Snapchat quiet after hacking exposes millions of user phone numbers NEW YORK (AP) — Snapchat, the disappearing-message service popular with young people, has been quiet following a security breach that...

Jan 2 2014, 12:31pm CST

Dell Venue 7 Review - A Serviceable And Affordable Android Tablet

Dell Venue 7 Review - A Serviceable And Affordable Android Tablet With the Venue 7, Dell makes their play in an increasingly congested 7-inch Android tablet market. Is it a compelling impulse buy at $149, or are you better served spending more on a competitor device from Samsung or...

Jan 1 2014, 6:56pm CST

Protecting Your Privacy From Corporations, The Government And You

Protecting Your Privacy From Corporations, The Government And You Thanks in part to Edward Snowden’s revelations of NSA snooping, privacy was a dominant theme in 2013 and will continue to be in 2014. To me, there are three major sources of risk when it comes to privacy: corporations,...

Dec 31 2013, 4:41pm CST

My Take: The Best Video Games of 2013

My Take: The Best Video Games of 2013 It’s been a big year for video games. The latest consoles from Sony and Microsoft arrived with a splash, selling millions of units and making huge waves in the media; new competitors also took the field, including the...

Dec 30 2013, 6:01pm CST

First Look At SketchFab: A Youtube For 3D Files

First Look At SketchFab: A Youtube For 3D Files SketchFab is a web service to publish, share and embed interactive 3D models in real-time. Put simply, the site is part of a growing network of online 3D software to enable artistes, designers, and lay users to design...

Dec 28 2013, 1:01pm CST

Wireless Association Site Estimates Apps' Data Usage

Wireless Association Site Estimates Apps' Data Usage CTIA, the wireless association, has launched a new site that enables mobile device users to estimate data requirements for popular apps. Unless you’re one of the lucky ones with an unlimited data plan, it’s an important...

Dec 27 2013, 6:26pm CST

How To Jailbreak Your IOS 7 iPhone Or iPad

How To Jailbreak Your IOS 7 iPhone Or iPad If you’ve never tried to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad, then there’s a whole world of tweaks and add-ons that await you. Despite misinformed accounts, jailbreaking will not void your warranty and it’s simple to...

Dec 27 2013, 5:16am CST

The LEET Pure PC - A PS4 And Xbox One Killer For Your Entertainment Room

The LEET Pure PC - A PS4 And Xbox One Killer For Your Entertainment Room Home theatre PCs (HTPCs) have been around for more than a decade, but they remain fairly niche additions to your living room or entertainment room. This is despite the fact they’re actually more flexible in many ways...

Dec 24 2013, 4:16am CST

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013 Forget “twerking” and “selfies.” Dictionary.com dubbed “privacy” the word of the year in 2013. Here at The Not-So Private Parts, it feels a little like the unknown indie band we’ve been obsessed with for years just won...

Dec 23 2013, 8:26am CST

14 Bad Tech Habits To Break In 2014

14 Bad Tech Habits To Break In 2014 Thanks to smartphones, cloud technology and social networks, we can take the Internet with us everywhere these days. The down side–we can take the Internet with us everywhere these days. We are a society tethered to our...

Dec 23 2013, 6:36am CST

Top Ten Healthcare Quotes For 2013

Top Ten Healthcare Quotes For 2013 This list is by no means comprehensive – it’s simply a list of ten quotes I heard (or saw) throughout the year that made me grab a keyboard. The 11th quote is a straggler that I missed from my list last year (here), but...

Dec 22 2013, 11:11pm CST

The Passive Smoking Issue Is A Rorschach Test For The Ability To Think Scientifically

The Passive Smoking Issue Is A Rorschach Test For The Ability To Think Scientifically Word of the latest “study” only recapitulates the confusion surrounding the issue. Earlier this month the prestigious Journal of the National Cancer Institute carried a news item titled “No Clear Link between Passive...

Dec 21 2013, 7:56pm CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Mr. Heater Portable Buddy Propane Heater at $81.99

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Mr. Heater Portable Buddy Propane Heater at $81.99 Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in hot gifts offered online. It might be even on sale right now.

Dec 21 2013, 12:07pm CST

Google Remembers Where You Were

Google Remembers Where You Were A recent story on TechCrunch highlighted a little-known feature of Google's mapping services; the ability to record and display a daily history of your whereabouts. The feature is called Location History and is...

Dec 21 2013, 10:36am CST

Google Play Books Now Allows to Upload Your Own Books Directly From Android Devices

Google Play Books Now Allows to Upload Your Own Books Directly From Android Devices Google has updated the Android app of Google Play Books. New version 3.1.17 of Google Play Books now allows users to directly upload their own digital books via Android phones or tablets.

Dec 11 2013, 8:46am CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Dell XPS 12 12.5-Inch Convertible 2-in-1 Touchscreen Ultrabook at $799.99

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Dell XPS 12 12.5-Inch Convertible 2-in-1 Touchscreen Ultrabook at $799.99 Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in hot gifts offered online. It might be even on sale right now.

Dec 10 2013, 9:50am CST