Evolution Of Android's Sweet Names: From G1, Cupcake To Marshmallow
The original aim was for Android to be an advanced operating system for digital cameras, but seeing that there weren't too many cameras for Android to become a powerhouse OS, the founders tweaked their vision to develop smart mobile software that could ...
August 21, 2015
5 things to help you unplug this weekend
We've all had that feeling. The early morning groggy regret of staying up far too late playing Hearthstone, Facebooking or checking emails. The wistful sigh as we trawl through Instagram, looking at some beautiful person standing chopping wood against ...
August 7, 2015
VTech?? Wins Nine Prestigious National Parenting Publications Awards
Collect Sandy's friends (each sold separately), and they can switch clothes, wigs and accessories for more fun styles. The watch helps teach kids how to tell time by letting them choose between more than fifty 3D digital and analog displays. In ...
August 15, 2015
Sleepless in America: How Digital Devices Keep Us Up All Night
Danny Fulton gets into bed every night at 10 p.m., plenty of time for a solid eight hours of rest before his alarm goes off in the morning. But the 31-year-old —who's struggled to sleep all his life — almost never falls asleep before 3 a.m. Instead ...
June 24, 2015
The climate alarm clock will be seawater sloshing against your cheeks
Oh! What the…? Hey! We didn't realize we could get WET! The latest forecast is that we may be looking at a sea level rise of TEN FEET. In THIS CENTURY. Once again, though, we will turn over and go back to sleep. We'll just move to the higher bunk....
July 21, 2015
Scent Received, With a Tap of a Smartphone
Back when people communicated more often through physical letters, there was a strong market for perfumed stationery. One sniff, it is said, could bring a rush of memories or longings. Now communication is digital and instant. You can watch videos and ...
July 8, 2015
Trying to Win the Public's Trust With Autonomous Cars, at 120 MPH
For that, Audi has an in-car alarm clock: The repeating tone grows louder until the driver wakes. It will also have a facial recognition system that can tell if the driver is asleep. “At this point, substantial effort in the automotive community is ...
July 16, 2015
Feature: Handheld LCD Gaming Past And Present
Nintendo first hit the LCD game scene all the way back in 1980 with Ball ... to their combination of quality gaming and sensible-justification-of-purchase clock/alarm functionality. But just as Sega, Atari, SNK, NEC and others tried to compete with ...
August 31, 2015
Why the Tooth Fairy is the weakest link
At 6.25am my alarm clock started blaring its annoyingly tinny chimes and my ... If fantastical beings were all on a game show, she'd be the first contestant to go home. Unlike her competitors, Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny, the poor Tooth Fairy has ...
August 27, 2015
Locrian announce brief East Coast tour, including stop at Hopscotch
For one thing, that’s the year that fem-punk superheroes Bikini Kill originally self-released their demo tape Revolution Girl Style Now ... CD, and “digital” (since that particular word meant “alarm clock” in 1991), this new 2015 version will ...
August 20, 2015
Volume review: Unadulterated, engaging Metal Gear-style stealth action
The way in which the game coaches ... Once the clock fills you're done for, but should you manage to evade the attack within the allotted time, you can regain cover. This disrupts the pursuer's patrol, meaning levels constantly adjust to your style of ...
August 17, 2015
Smartest Watch for Kids Gets Even Smarter with VTech®'s Kidizoom® Smartwatch DX
The Kidizoom Smartwatch DX also has more play value than ever before with 11 entertaining games kids ... show off their style when they choose from more than 50 strikingly fresh 3D clock faces offering fun animations, displayed in digital and analog ...
August 17, 2015
This retro alarm clock looks old-school but it’s actually digital and feature-packed
a bedside clock that retains the vintage design of alarm clocks past but packs a litany of digital conveniences. There’s no mistaking the Retro Clock Radio for a mechanical clock: a light-up digital display dominates its front, media and power ...
August 5, 2015
Today Show alarm clock app is a wake-up call
Lisa Wilkinson on the Today Show Alarm Clock app. The app also, conveniently, serves to get a purpose-built gateway to get NineMSN content and advertising into the hands of consumers literally from the second they wake up, taking users either to the latest ...
March 3, 2015