Neil Young has been working on his high-fidelity digital music player Pono for awhile now, and the project is finally starting to bear some fruit, even if it is fruit of the pre-order Kickstarter variety.
Hungarian freelance designer Gábor Balogh has come up with an elegant design for a smartwatch that looks like it could deliver the features most of us want in a smartwatch, while allowing it to remain a stylish watch.
Corning Glass Execs Unsurprising Thoughts on Sapphire Glass: ‘Expensive, Heavy, Environmentally Unfriendly’
It won’t surprise many readers that Corning Glass executives may be less than enthusiastic about sapphire glass, and its uses in mobile devices.
Have you ever suffered from neck pain caused by not having the ergonomically optimal seat/desk-relation? Would it benefit you to have your iMac or Thunderbolt Display in a higher position? Enter woodster.
“Social Network” director David Fincher is reportedly in talks to direct the Aaron Sorkin-scribed Steve Jobs biographical film at Sony. Sorkin is reported to have finished the script for the flick last month, which is believed to take place across three 30-minute scenes leading up to three Jobs-led product launches.
Samsung has unveiled its next-generation Galaxy S5 flagship handset at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow on Monday, and to little surprise, the phone will feature a fingerprint sensor.
Amazon is reportedly readying a set-top streaming box to compete with Apple TV and Roku for a March release. Industry sources say the box will be powered by the Android operating system.
The United States Postal service will offer a commemorative postal stamp featuring late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in 2015.
News spanning the globe! China! Russia! Texas! All this and more, in the MacTrast News Digest for February 19, 2014
Mobile payments firm Square has teamed up with Bono’s (PRODUCT) RED organization to offer a special edition credit card reader that benefits the Global Fund to Fight AIDS.
All the news that will fit in a 580 pixel wide column… It’s the MacTrast News Digest for February 18, 2014.
In another “me too” move that Samsung has become so well known for, South Korean electronics maker Samsung will reportedly include a fingerprint reader in its upcoming flagship Galaxy 5S handset. The sensor is reported to be of the “finger-swipe” style.
Welcome to the MacTrast News Digest for February 17, 2014! All the news that fits this column, in this space…
Crowdfunding site Kickstarter – the fundraising platform used by millions of users to raise funds for their independent projects and products – got hacked this week.
Happy Valentines Day! We’ve got kill switches, Office on iPad, iBeacons in ballparks, Samsung and Apple continue to go at it in the courts, and a review of an iPad app you should take along with you on vacation. All this, and more, in the MacTrast News Digest for February 14, 2014.
Four United States Senators have introduced The Smartphone Theft Prevention Act, a federal bill that would mandate the inclusion of a “kill switch” in all smartphones sold across the country.