What might seem like a meritocracy of free-flowing information is really just a way for Google and Apple to appropriate truckloads of free information to create proprietary databases of good-enough data. Where does this leave unique, local voices?
Cash was one of history's greatest technologies. For millennia, cash turbo-boosted commerce and enabled trade between people and cultures across the globe. But in the 20th century, cash's relevance began to diminish.
Although Apple has no stores in Cuba -- nor does any other U.S. company -- it is among the most desired brands in the widespread illegal trade.
In our 21st Century society, I'll be cautiously optimistic that a well-intentioned CPUC will recognize the value dynamic new smartphone apps such as SideCar bring to the table.
Apple doesn't want its workers leaking information to the media or blogosphere. But increasingly Apple pays a price for this employee secrecy. It doesn't get the serendipitous collaboration across company silos that many other businesses enjoy.
With Halloween just a few weeks away, here are a few apps for you to load on your smartphone to get your family in the Halloween spirit!
I have three flat touch devices on my desk right now. All three pretty much do the same thing. I feel having three of these things should be an extravagance but it's not.
The bug is the result of an IOS 6 problem that connects the phone to the cellular data network whenever the phone is connected to a WiFi signal.
"I can't afford it" means nothing to a 4-year-old. My son Rhett's solution was swift and simple: "Oh Mommy, don't use real money. Use that magic piece of plastic."
Of course poverty is a relative term. In the context of higher education, the phrase "one flat tire away" is often used to describe a large and growing number of college students for whom one minor financial setback is the difference between persistence and dropping out.
ARART takes well-known paintings or drawings and translates them into real-time virtual animations.
With all the buzz around the newly released iPhone 5 and the anticipation of the upcoming iPad Mini, you might be thinking about creating a mobile app...
The IGNITEgood Millennial Impact Challenge is asking individuals around the country to share their solutions for social change through service. There ...
It used to be that a standard feature of the home of the upwardly intellectually mobile was a shelf of books -- a display of erudition to all visitors. Alas, books and the bookshelves groaning under their weight are going the way of the landline.
You're excited to get the hot new cell phone... but your phone is pretty much out of date before your contract is up! Getting an even newer I phone is out of the question and can cost you as much as $800! Did you know that you can get a newer cell phone for less?
A selection of iPhone photos taken floating off the coast of Southern California this summer. ...