A new patent granted to Apple by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a device called “iTime” reveals what we might see in the company’s much-anticipated smartwatch device.
Believed to be called the iWatch (but referred to in a picture as “iTime”), Apple has patented a wristband wearable device that supports both arm and wrist gestures and features sensor-filled straps. In theory, this could allow users to answer an incoming call by flicking or shaking their wrist.
When a former Israeli spy chief this week called for talks with Hamas, he probably wasn’t referring to chatting with them on Twitter
But that is, apparently, what some Israelis are doing
While fighting between Israel and Hamas continues into its second week, the social media network provides an interesting window through which to look at the, at times, darkly comic exchanges between the two sides
“QassamHebrew, I need…
It seemed like the entire nation was proud of Team USA’s World Cup performance, and so was President Obama.
On Wednesday, Obama called the U.S. Men’s National Team’s (USMNT) captain Clint Dempsey and goalkeeper Tim Howard to congratulate them on a job well done.
According to a statement released by the White House Press Secretary, Obama congratulated the two USMNT veterans for their performance, but also for “carrying…
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard to thank him for defending the United States of America at the World Cup, the Pentagon says.
Howard stopped 16 shots on goal — the most for any goalkeeper at a World Cup match in more than 50 years — leading many on Twitter to call him an American hero and at least one Wikipedia user to name him the U.S. Secretary of Defense, for a moment.
This is awesome….
Demonstrating its adaptation to the idiosyncrasies of world markets, Facebook has introduced “missed call” ads in India that address a common practice in the country.
Since voice calls are expensive, many Indians call and hang up to communicate a message. Somewhat similar to a collect call, people dial a number and hang up before connecting to save voice minutes and send a signal to a friend or family member, such as ‘I’m outside,’ or ‘call me back,’” Facebook explained in a blog…
A mysteriously bright anomaly has winked in and out of existence on the seas of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan — potentially the first time waves, bubbles or some other unknown features have been seen there, scientists say.
Scientists usually call this spot a “transient feature,” but the researchers have playfully dubbed it “Magic Island.” Titan, the largest of Saturn’s 62 known moons, is 50% wider than Earth’s moon and 80% more massive. You can