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Remember Your Adventures in 360° With This New Gadget

I’ve traveled a lot in the last few years—two and a half weeks in Japan, 10 days touring the Mediterranean, Paris a few times, two weeks at a pop—and it’s always kind of a bummer to come home and flip through my pictures. “It was so much more beautiful than this,” I say. “If only [...]

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Meet People and Technology Behind the Scenes Who Make Google Maps So Great

Wired reporter Greg Miller recently got a behind the scenes look at the huge operation that makes Google Maps possible. It’s actually quite fascinating. Street View, which launched in 2007, was conceived as a way to improve the user experience by letting people see what the area around their destination looked like, says Brian McClendon, [...]

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Google is Killing Those Annoying CAPTCHAs and Replacing Them With This

You are not a robot. I am not a robot. We know this, but how do we convince computers of that? Instead of squinting at squiggly, obscure text and patterns, you’ll soon be able to just click a check box in order to verify your humanity. Say hello to Google’s latest product, reCAPTCHA. When you’re on [...]

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Nordstrom Will Soon Introduce Touch Screen ‘Smart Mirrors’ In Its Fitting Rooms

Here at ZAGG Daily, we’ve frequently talked about new technologies entering our lives that mimic things we saw in the movie “Minority Report”, with the smart glass-style screens Tom Cruise’s character worked with being a frequent source of inspiration. The latest iteration of Minority Report-style technology potentially entering our lives will come from Seattle-based retailer [...]

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Samsung Introduces a New Product to Help Those with Disabilities

We’re right in the midst of the season of lending a helping hand to others, so this story is pretty awesome. Samsung has released details about a new product they are designing to help those who are unable to use a computer with a typical keyboard and mouse. It’s called EYECAN+, and it’s the company’s [...]

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The Future of Public Communications is Coming to NYC

And it’s gonna be here sooner than you might think. LinkNYC is a unique and unprecendented communications network that will bring the fastest available municipal Wi-Fi to millions of New Yorkers and visitors. The five-borough LinkNYC network, which will be funded through advertising revenues, will be built at no cost to taxpayers and is looking [...]

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Send Money Through Snapchat

Snapchat has just announced that you will now be able to send money through their app, due to their partnership with Square. Square Cash is an app that lets you send money to anyone for free. Mike posted about his experience using cash just a few weeks ago. Give it a read. He absolutely loved [...]

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Add This Bionic Bird to Your Holiday Wish List

When I was a kid, remote controlled cars were the ultimate gift to receive. It didn’t quite matter if the car was fast—it just mattered if I could control it without touching it. That same fascination lives on today in the technology that created Bionic Bird—the Furtive Drone. It’s not a remote controlled plane shaped [...]

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Video: The First Prototype of Project Ara / Phonebloks Gives Us First Look at What’s to Come

If you’ve been keeping up with Phonebloks, the company behind the modular smartphone concept, you’ll be pleased to know it’s coming along quite nicely, on track for a 2015 release. The video above is the first we’ve seen of a working prototype. It also offers some behind-the-scenes insight into how the design and engineering team, [...]

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The New 27-inch iMac Packs a Retina 5k Display; 7 Times as Many Pixels as Your TV

In addition to two new iPads, new versions of iOS 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite, Apple also unveiled the long-awaited iMac with Retina Display. Apple skipped right over 4k Cinema quality and crammed in an astounding 14.7 million pixels — that’s seven times more than your 1080p TV. To save you the math, that [...]

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