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Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays

Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays

Have trouble seeing? No worries. A team of university researchers is developing displays that can adjust itself depending on your prescription.
Want to Know What's Happening in Your Industry? This Addictive Magazine App Can Help.

Want to Know What's Happening in Your Industry? This Addictive Magazine App Can Help.

Flipboard lets you catch up on what's hot in your line of business in a few quick swipes.
CrackBerry Part Deux? BlackBerry CEO Isn't Quite Sure.

CrackBerry Part Deux? BlackBerry CEO Isn't Quite Sure.

While the embattled company's CEO is unsure that BlackBerry will be the iconic brand it once was, he remains optimistic about the future.
Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader

Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader

If the rumors are true, the nation's largest online retailer could give Square and PayPal a run for their money.
Hilton's $550 Million Mobile Push Will Turn Smartphones Into Hotel Room Keys

Hilton's $550 Million Mobile Push Will Turn Smartphones Into Hotel Room Keys

The initiative is aimed at younger travelers who are increasingly placing hotel reservations on mobile phones.
The Internet of Things Demands That Customer Service Catch Up

The Internet of Things Demands That Customer Service Catch Up

The winning companies will figure out how to deliver a seamless and exceptional experience that satisfies users -- before they even ask for it.
This Startup Wants to Bring Personal Breathalyzers to the Masses

This Startup Wants to Bring Personal Breathalyzers to the Masses

The BACtrack Vio is a keychain-sized breathalyzer alongside which users can track their intoxication levels via a smartphone app.
The 5 Things You Must Know to Leverage the Future of Digital Marketing

The 5 Things You Must Know to Leverage the Future of Digital Marketing

Smartphones and tablets are indispensable to consumers but many business have a learning curve to take advantage of the mobile bonanza.
6 Ultra-Handy Tech Tools to Simplify Your Summertime Travels

6 Ultra-Handy Tech Tools to Simplify Your Summertime Travels

Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, these gadgets can help keep you on track, in touch and entertained across the miles.
Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses

Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses

The move signals a democratization of the uber-elite art and collectibles market, as well as growing consumer confidence in online shopping.
8 Ways to Break Bad Smartphone Habits

8 Ways to Break Bad Smartphone Habits

If we're going to be on our phones all the time, it's time to ditch 'cell yell' and other annoying habits.
Soon, Applebee's May Be Asking You to Put Your Phone Away

Soon, Applebee's May Be Asking You to Put Your Phone Away

The casual-dining giant wants you to play and pay with its shiny, new tablets. Not yours, and specifically not on Tuesdays. Check, please.
New Messaging App 'Tap' Aims to Be Even Simpler Than 'Yo'

New Messaging App 'Tap' Aims to Be Even Simpler Than 'Yo'

A decorated tech inventor enters the context-based messaging service market, claiming his app is four times faster than the viral messaging app Yo.
Mobile Nation: Two-Thirds of Millennials Don't Have a Landline

Mobile Nation: Two-Thirds of Millennials Don't Have a Landline

A new government report shows that while four in 10 adults live in homes with only a wireless telephone, that number is much higher for younger adults.
More People Want to Get Shocked Than Sit in Total Stillness for 15 Minutes

More People Want to Get Shocked Than Sit in Total Stillness for 15 Minutes

With our attention spans shorter than ever, a new study found that people are willing to go to shocking lengths to avoid sitting still.
Why the TSA Now Wants You to Turn On Your Cell Phone Before Boarding

Why the TSA Now Wants You to Turn On Your Cell Phone Before Boarding

'Powerless devices will not be permitted onboard the aircraft,' the TSA said, in order to thwart bombs potentially concealed within handheld gadgets.
Further Proof That a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

Further Proof That a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

An app for marking up images streamlines a design firm's operations.
Boston Installs Phone-Charging Solar Benches Across City Parks

Boston Installs Phone-Charging Solar Benches Across City Parks

The Soofa not only charges devices on-the-go, but captures environmental data such as weather, noise levels, air quality and number of passersby per hour.
Reading Rainbow Breaks Record for Most Backers on Kickstarter…and the Campaign Isn’t Over Yet

Reading Rainbow Breaks Record for Most Backers on Kickstarter…and the Campaign Isn’t Over Yet

A good cause + nostalgia + that song = over 100,000 backers who have raised nearly $5 million dollars for the project on the platform so far.
Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos

Wi-Fi Revealed Through Stunning Photos

A researcher in the United Kingdom built a device that transforms wireless networks into light and sound.
Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Police Can't Search Smartphones Without a Warrant

Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Police Can't Search Smartphones Without a Warrant

'The fact that technology now allows an individual to carry such information in his hand does not make the information any less worthy of the protection for which [America's] founders fought.'
Amazon Unveils Its Fire Phone

Amazon Unveils Its Fire Phone

The online retailer expands further into mobile with its first phone, complete with a 3-D interface and a media-recognizing feature called Firefly.
With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?

With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?

Starbucks and Powermat are rolling out wireless chargers nationwide – and maybe revolutionizing how we charge our tech forever.
7 Stats Show Mobile Marketing is Crucial for Your Business

7 Stats Show Mobile Marketing is Crucial for Your Business

Numbers don't lie. Everyone is using their smartphone everywhere to search for everything.
Jealous Dog Chew Up Your Smartphone? That's What You Get. (Infographic)

Jealous Dog Chew Up Your Smartphone? That's What You Get. (Infographic)

Some 28 million gadget-loving Americans have had a pet wreak havoc on an electronic device.
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