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Video: Here’s how Android Wear actually works – BGR

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Google on Tuesday unveiled Android Wear, a clear sign that wearable devices are very important for the company, and that it certainly wants smartwatch designers to first consider Android than anything else when creating new devices. The company has already made available several Android Wear resources for interested developers and OEMs, including videos that describe how an Android Wear watch should work, and what smartwatch-optimized apps should look like. From…

Why Is PS4’s Camera So Unexpectedly Popular? – Forbes

Thursday, March 20, 2014

During a presentation at GDC this week, Sony’s Chris Norden revealed a piece of rather interesting information. While it’s common knowledge that the PS4 is selling extremely well with around 6 million units sold worldwide, also faring surprisingly well is its optional peripheral, the PlayStation Camera. Norden says that the camera is “severely supply constrained” at the moment, and is sold out in a large number of retailers. Further surprising…

Kennedale Teacher Arrested; Camera Found in Faculty Bathroom – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Kennedale Teacher Accused of Improper Photography …

Nikon 1 V3 vs. Samsung NX30 Mirrorless Cameras – Tom’s Guide

Thursday, March 20, 2014

If you’re shopping for a small, high-performance camera that you can take pretty much anywhere, there are a slew of options. The contenders include the upcoming Samsung NX30 ($999) and the just-announced Nikon 1 V3 ($1,200), a mirrorless camera with a promised shooting speed of 20 frames per second. Because the Nikon isn’t out yet and the Samsung is just arriving in the U.S. market, it’s too soon to do…

Take the ultimate selfie: Samsung launches camera with flip display – and … – Daily Mail

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Samsung NX mini weighs 158g and is just 0.8-inches thick A touchscreen display flips out from the rear, and rotates 180-degrees Camera’s 1-inch sensor captures up to 20.5MP and can shoot 1080p video It is WI-Fi enabled and fitted with an NFC chip so photos can be shared Photos can be taken either by pressing the shutter or winking at the sensor Samsung claims the NX mini can also…

The Roost is a Portable, Foldable Laptop Stand for Standing or Sitting – Lifehacker

Thursday, March 20, 2014

We’ve highlighted some great laptop stands in the past, but if you’re looking for a stand that allows you to sit or stand while you work, is strong enough to hold your laptop, and portable enough to take with you anywhere you go, the Roost is the perfect stand for you. The Roost is a portable laptop stand, small enough to fold up and slide into its included carrying bag,…

AAA: Range of electric cars cut in cold, hot weather – USA TODAY

Thursday, March 20, 2014

A Nissan LEAF Electric Car is displayed at the Houston Auto Show on Jan. 21, 2014.(Photo: Marie D. De Jesus, AP) The range of electric vehiclescan be greatly reduced, by up to 57% , depending on the temperature outside, auto club AAA says. The AAA Automotive Research Center in Southern California found that the average range of an electric car dropped 57% in very cold weather – at 20 degrees…

L’Wren Scott’s Death Still Puzzles Industry – Women’s Wear Daily

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The fashion industry remained in shock Tuesday over the death of L’Wren Scott, seeking answers to why the designer took her own life. A spokeswoman for the New York City’s medical examiner’s office said Wednesday the official cause of L’Wren Scott’s death was hanging and the form of death was suicide. The 49-year-old Scott had been suffering from depression over the last few months, several sources told WWD, but even…

Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen list their $50 million Los Angeles mansion for sale – New York Daily News

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Brady bunch has left their mark in Los Angeles. Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen have listed their 14,000-square-foot home in the posh neighborhood of Brentwood for $50 million with the Westside Estate Agency, the Huffington Post confirms. RELATED: JENNIFER ANISTON: I WOULD ‘TRADE BODIES’ WITH LINDSEY VONN, GISELE “Gisele and I have eight sisters between us, and there are lots of kids,”…

Tribune Digital Ventures Launches Newsbeat, An Audio App Aimed At News … – TechCrunch

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Since the Tribune Company launched its technology and innovation arm, Tribune Digital Ventures, it’s been trying to find new ways to appeal to both consumers and its partners. The latest move in that effort is the launch of a new app called Newsbeat, which provides personalized audio streams of news stories consumers can listen to during their commute. Newsbeat is designed to help listeners get caught up on all the…

Tribune’s Newsbeat app to stream audio of newspaper stories – Chicago Tribune

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Tribune Digital Ventures, a technology unit of Chicago-based Tribune Co., is introducing a new mobile app Thursday to provide audio streaming of newspaper stories, enabling listeners to create their own customized news radio stations. The Newsbeat app aggregates content from hundreds of newspapers and websites, voicing some 7,000 national and local stories each day through announcers and text-to-speech technology.  Available free for iOS and Android devices, the format includes local…

Budget thumbs up – national newspapers hail pension reforms – The Guardian

Thursday, March 20, 2014

George Osborne‘s budget gets the thumbs up from the majority of today’s national newspapers, as reflected in front-page headlines. “Pensions and savings joy for all” (Daily Express); “Pension power to the people” (Daily Mail); “You have earned it, you have saved it” (Daily Telegraph); “Osborne helps the aged” (The Independent); “The savings revolution” (The Times); and “Pensions revolution as Osborne woos the solve-haired and savers” (Financial Times). The message in…

We need Congress to fix the FOIA – The Hill (blog)

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a critical law for making sure the public has a fighting chance to get copies of records the government might not want it to see. For more than 40 years, people have used the FOIA to uncover evidence of government waste, fraud, abuse and illegality. More benignly, FOIA has been used to better understand the development and effects – positive and negative—of the…

Proposed bill in Israeli parliament would ban distribution of free newspapers – Washington Post

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Jerusalem Post reports on the bill, which would apparently also apply to newspapers that aren’t free but are seen as too cheap: The text of the bill, proposed by MKs Eitan Cabel (Labor), Robert Ilatov (Yisrael Beytenu), Ayelet Shaked (Bayit Yehudi), Elazar Stern (Hatnua), Ariel Attias (Shas) and Yoel Razbozov (Yesh Atid), says it seeks to “strengthen written journalism in Israel and ensure equal and fair conditions of competition…

L’Wren Scott’s Death Still Puzzles Industry – Women’s Wear Daily

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The fashion industry remained in shock Tuesday over the death of L’Wren Scott, seeking answers to why the designer took her own life. A spokeswoman for the New York City’s medical examiner’s office said Wednesday the official cause of L’Wren Scott’s death was hanging and the form of death was suicide. The 49-year-old Scott had been suffering from depression over the last few months, several sources told WWD, but even…

ShopBuilder hopes to boost e-commerce in Lebanon – Wamda

Thursday, March 20, 2014

After realizing the huge opportunity for e-commerce in Lebanon, Emile Boustani, a Lebanese entrepreneur who spent 20 years in the U.S. and Africa, and Lebanese-French Julien Fayad, who came to Lebanon from France four years ago, decided to try their hand at this growing sector and develop ShopBuilder, a website that builds online stores for merchants. Before pairing up, the two worked on separate projects. Fayad started e-dailydish, a food delivery platform in…

Nikon 1 V3 vs. Samsung NX30 Mirrorless Cameras – Tom’s Guide

Thursday, March 20, 2014

If you’re shopping for a small, high-performance camera that you can take pretty much anywhere, there are a slew of options. The contenders include the upcoming Samsung NX30 ($999) and the just-announced Nikon 1 V3 ($1,200), a mirrorless camera with a promised shooting speed of 20 frames per second. Because the Nikon isn’t out yet and the Samsung is just arriving in the U.S. market, it’s too soon to do…

Nikon launches D4S, D3300 DSLR cameras in India – IBNLive

Thursday, March 20, 2014

New Delhi: Japanese camera giant Nikon Corporation today said it expects 20 per cent growth in the digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera segment in India in 2014-15. “We expect a very steady growth in the coming year. We would expand with another 20 per cent growth,” Nikon India Managing Director Hiorshi Takashina told PTI. “This year, although the economy is slowing down, we would have very steady growth…

2015 Acura TLX confirmed for New York debut – Autoblog (blog)

Thursday, March 20, 2014

2015 Acura TLX to Debut at the 2014 New York International Auto ShowTLX to deliver higher levels of luxury refinement and sports-sedan athleticism with thrilling performance The production Acura TLX performance-luxury sedan will make its world debut at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. Designed to compete in the midsize luxury segment, the 2015 Acura TLX will deliver higher levels of luxury refinement and sports-sedan athleticism with exhilarating performance…

Toyota Is Fined $1.2 Billion for Concealing Safety Defects – New York Times

Thursday, March 20, 2014

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