TECHNOLOGY

New smart glasses warn when you’re tired

New smart glasses warn when you’re tired

Many people know that they should take breaks when they’re fatigued, but actually recognizing that worn-down state is tricky; it’s all too easy to push past the breaking point. If JINS’ upcoming Meme smart glasses live up to their billing, though, you’ll always know when it’s time to relax. The Bluetooth wearable includes both eye […]

Google hit by search results ruling

Google hit by search results ruling

People should have some say over the results that pop up when they conduct a vanity search online. That is the thrust of a landmark European court decision that Google must listen and sometimes comply when individuals ask the internet search giant to remove links to newspaper articles or websites containing personal information. Campaigners say […]

With Beats, Apple becomes bigger streaming music player

With Beats, Apple becomes bigger streaming music player

Beats headphones helped create a new premium category of product, but haven’t always been considered best-in-class. Still, over the years, the headphones have gotten a better rap. Headphones, however, may not be the driver behind Apple’s reported purchase of the company for $3.2 billion. It could be the music service. When it launched in January, […]

New smartphone cases amplify sound, improve selfies

New smartphone cases amplify sound, improve selfies

Think of the reasons you dress up your smartphone in a case: Fashion. Protection. Utility of another sort — extra battery, perhaps, or wallet-like features. Two accessory makers have just introduced cases with a fresh purpose: iLuv Creative Technology claims its $49.99 Selfy case for Samsung Galaxy devices and iPhone 5 and 5s is the […]

A new way to clean your phone: Zap it

A new way to clean your phone: Zap it

The Phonesoap charger looks like a tanning bed for cell phones. According to recent scientific studies, one of the most common contaminants of mobile devices is – wait for it – fecal matter. That’s not to say that we’re all gross Neanderthals who wipe our backsides with the latest technology. But this is one problem […]

LinkedIn reports loss despite 46% jump in revenue

LinkedIn reports loss despite 46% jump in revenue

LinkedIn posted quarterly results on Thursday that, at least temporarily, deepened investor angst over social-media stocks. The world’s largest social network for professionals, which is an indispensable tool for recruiters, reported a 46% rise in first-quarter revenue, to $473.2 million, but a loss of $13.3 million. The news sent LinkedIn shares down 2% in after-hours […]

Facebook makes moves to let you be more private

Facebook makes moves to let you be more private

Facebook users will get more privacy control with a new Anonymous Login feature and some changes announced Wednesday in how the existing Facebook login works. At its developers conference, the social networking giant unveiled new privacy features that let you decide how much information you want to share with apps for games and such that […]

Microsoft issues Internet Explorer security fix

Microsoft issues Internet Explorer security fix

Microsoft issued a fix on Thursday for a security flaw in Internet Explorer that led the Department of Homeland Security to suggest users change browsers until the problem was solved. The fix updates the computers of all users of the Windows operating system who have automatic updates turned on, the company said on its security […]

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