Google’s Chrome for Android team is experimenting with a new data compression proxy feature to speed up browsing similar to the methods used by Opera Turbo and Amazon Silk. The feature is currently optional but could one day be flipped on by default if Google deems it ready, significantly helping …
Available for Android, with an incarnation also optimized for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, the app visualizes the myriad of networks that constitute that thing known as the Internet. It shows Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Internet exchange points, and organizations that help route traffic across the online sphere, such as universities.
Driving and smartphones don’t mix well. While you can get a lot done using voice commands with Siri on your iPhone, you still have to activate her. If you’re driving, that can take valuable seconds away from paying attention to the road. The AirDock Kickstarter project is looking to make Siri air-activated rather than fingertip-activated.
The iPhone has been out a while, but new cases for it keep arriving.
What’s the best one? Very hard to say. The problem is that everybody has different tastes in cases. And, of course, some folks choose not to bother with them at all.
For a mere five bucks, this little adapter lets you charge your iPad (or other tablet) from any USB port.
An Apple smartwatch device seems to be on the drawing board after all, according to a patent filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Filed in August 2011 but published today, the Apple patent filing known as “Bi-Stable Spring With Flexible Display” describes a flexible touchscreen device that can display information.
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