Category Archives: Tech
Of the four major operators in the US wireless industry, Verizon seems to be the most hesitant in making a transition to phone installment plans. Last year, the company launched a plan called Edge in which customers agree to pay for the full retail…
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Verizon: ‘it’s a mistake’ to abandon subsidized phone plans
It’s no secret that New Yorkers love to complain — the city’s ’311′ non-emergency line serves as a hotbed for grievances on everything from burnt out streetlights to wildlife on the loose. Now thanks to a new project called HereHere from Microsoft’s…
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Microsoft’s ‘HereHere’ project maps what’s wrong with NYC neighborhoods
Edward Snowden owes some of his successful NSA leaks to weak internal supervision — the agency simply couldn’t detect any suspicious data transfers. Would-be leakers may not be so lucky in the future, though
Smartwatches are a dime a dozen these days, so if you’re making one and want to get noticed, you’d better have an enticing hook.
Competitive gaming depends heavily on live streaming to build its audience these days, and it’s about to get a big boost through a new partnership between Capcom and Twitch. The two are launching the Capcom Pro Tour, a year-long Street Fighter IV…
Alongside the release of iOS 7.1, Apple TV also received a software update today. Most notable among the changes
Apple TV update hides unwatched channels with ease
The Jacksonville Jaguars don’t exactly generate much excitement on EverBank Field.
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Jacksonville Jaguars get the world’s biggest LED-lit HD displays, little else
The frost-crusted wooden cage was carrying me to my death.
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HBO pushes the boundaries of virtual reality to sell you Game of Thrones
We saw Epson’s Moverio BT-200 glasses back at CES, and while not much has changed on the hardware front since then, the company dropped by SXSW to demo a few new games. There’s also a new homemade camera rig, so it’s now possible to share the…
During South By Southwest 2014, I tweeted, “Here’s the list of all the amazing tech that launched at #sxsw this year,” and then posted an image of a 404 ‘page not found’ error. It was a joke, but it felt all too real in Austin. Years ago, when major corporations with massive marketing budgets started to come to Austin and sponsor SXSW Interactive, they were seen as an invading species.