Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 1085:

James Trew / Engadget:
Samsung Gear 2 review: much improved, but that doesn't mean you should buy it   —  2013 was the year of the smartwatch.  In promise, anyway — maybe not delivery.  Of the many, many different, colorful and unusual timepieces that would populate our blogroll, it was perhaps Samsung's Galaxy Gear that made the most headlines.
Apr 16, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
How Cool Planet founder Mike Cheiky convinced Silicon Valley to invest in his shoddy science   —  The inventor of everything  —  How an egotistical genius convinced Silicon Valley to invest hundreds of millions in his shoddy science  —  It's a sunny morning in Camarillo, California …
Apr 14, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Ashley Feinberg / Gizmodo:
From Sexting to Sacraments: How Mobile Apps Are Taking on Religion   —  At this point, our entire lives could be boiled down into a series of apps.  Schedules, diets, friends, family, play—it's all there in a set of brightly colored, easy-to-digest icons that have come to define the way we see ourselves.
Apr 7, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Twitter now shows emoji characters on the web   —  There's a good chance that some of your smartphone-toting friends use emoji to express themselves on Twitter — wouldn't it be nice to see those icons while you're surfing the web?  As of today, you can.  Twitter has updated its web client …
Apr 3, 2014, 11:25 PMIn context
Dana Wollman / Engadget:
Nokia announces MD-12, a Bluetooth speaker with 15 hours audio playback for $55   —  Nokia shows off ‘MD-12’ Bluetooth speaker to match its new smartphones  —  It's not all fun phones and games at Nokia's Build shindig here in San Francisco.  In addition to giving us a closer look at the new Lumia 930 …
Apr 3, 2014, 12:20 AMIn context
Joey Parker / MTV Act:
Apple plans to add more diversity to Emoji character set   —  What Does Apple Think About The Lack Of Diversity In Emojis?  We Have Their Response.  —  When you browse through the emojis on your phone, there are very few non-Caucasian ones to choose from.  I mean, they have a water buffalo but no representation of people of color?
Mar 25, 2014, 11:25 PMIn context
James Surowiecki / New Yorker:
King Digital should have remained private; of 100+ games, 80% revenue comes from Candy Crush   —  ONE-HIT WONDERS  —  For more than a year now, tens of millions of Americans have found time each day to devote themselves to an essential task: swiping at their phones and tablets to arrange colorful candy icons in rows.
Mar 10, 2014, 10:20 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple seemingly turns to Tumblr to promote the iPhone 5c   —  Apple appears to have taken to Tumblr to start up a new advertising campaign for the iPhone 5c.  The campaign is called “Every color has a story,” and the webpage called “ISee5c” appeared within the past couple of days.
Mar 3, 2014, 8:00 AMIn context
Dante D'Orazio / The Verge:
Court sides with T-Mobile, bans AT&T's Aio Wireless from using magenta color   —  A federal court has granted T-Mobile a preliminary injunction against AT&T subsidiary Aio Wireless on grounds that the low-cost carrier's color scheme infringes on T-Mobile's iconic magenta.
Feb 8, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Alex Dobie / Android Central:
Nexus 5 now available in red   —  New color option launches on Google Play  —  After a flurry of recent online leaks the Nexus 5 is now available in “bright red” through the Google Play devices store.  —  The new color has launched on the Google Play Store at the same price point as the black …
Feb 4, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Microsoft Brings World's Fastest Texting to Windows Phone 8.1  —  Gaurav Sharma appeared relaxed but focused in his purple hoodie on Jan. 16, 2014.  Less than 20 seconds later, Sharma, a 15-year-old …
Atlassian:
Every team needs kick-ass code reviews  —  Code reviews help spread knowledge and coding best practices throughout a team.  In this article we'll take a look at why code reviews are important, and how to optimize the practice.
Zoho Blogs:
2 Ways Live Chat Can Enhance Your Customer Service  —  Landing a new customer is 5x more expensive than keeping an existing customer.  How do we keep our customers happy?  By providing outstanding support.
Silicon Valley Bank:
Strengthening the U.S. Innovation Economy by Ending Abusive Patent Litigation  —  In Silicon Valley Bank's Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey, we asked executives what they see in today's patent system …