Rameet Chawla had a career in finance, in which he primarily analyzed risk. He was ready to leave finance and wanted to do something new in the tech world. But one thing stood in his way.
“Starting a technology startup was fairly high-risk,” he says. “It was questionable whether I wanted to do my own startup because I knew the chances of success were really slim.”
He analyzed the ways in which a business could be more successful, and noted that a service company traditionally had a higher…
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Treadmills. They’re just so monotonous, no?
It’s a challenge to keep your mind off exhaustion or muscle fatigue, so many gym users turn to TV shows or books to distract themselves. But even that may not be enough to make exercise less of a chore for regular folk.
So Charles and Kai Huang, who are behind Guitar Hero, got the band back together and started Blue Goji. Today they’re launching Goji Play, which is a set of exercise equipment-friendly game controllers that lets you play games…
As mobile hardware and game developers push the limits of technology for entertainment, more thrilling games feature experiences as fun as PC or console titles. This year was no exception. Dozens of excellent releases hit app stores in 2013
This list doesn’t include remakes of games first released on other platforms. Although many are worth your time (think XCOM or Limbo), we wanted to recognize the best in titles specifically…
LG has released a Google Play edition of its G Pad 8.3 Android tablet, a sister device to its existing G Pad 8.3 already on the market
The Google-centric 8.3-inch tablet ($349) is among the first devices that will run the new Android operating system 4.4 KitKat.
This is the first tablet from a third party to receive the Google Play treatment. Google has embraced this concept with smartphones before, including with the HTC Google Play.
Unlike the original…
Square Reader, the popular gadget that turns iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones into credit-card accepting devices, received a sleek reboot on Tuesday, with a slimmer form factor and no battery necessary.
Square first launched its reader in 2009, giving small businesses — from retail shops and contractors to a stand at a farmer’s market — a way to easily complete transactions with customers. But this is the first major redesign of its hardware and software since the launch, incorporating…
Twitter users can now share and receive images in direct messages
Twitter unveiled the new feature in an update to versions of its iOS and Android apps on Tuesday. Users who update the app can send and receive images through DM on both mobile and web versions of the service
The new versions of Twitter include a few additional changes, including the ability to swipe between the “Home,” “Discover” and “Activity” timelines within the app.
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Today, Viber is launching a new feature called Viber Out to its entire user base.
See, Viber Out lets Viber users make calls to people who don’t have the Viber app, effectively mimicking a Skype Out feature by charging a low per-minute rate to mobile or landline numbers.
According to Viber, the prices are generally lower than Skype.
About a month ago, Viber prematurely launched Viber Out to help Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines connect with their loved ones.
To use Viber Out, just…
Tech habits can be particularly tough to break, especially when you interact with multiple digital interfaces everyday. But just because your bad habits are ingrained into your daily device routine, that doesn’t mean they’re excusable.
The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to make a change for the better in your digital day-to-day. The most important — and, perhaps, daunting — question is where to start.
While it may not cover every tech…
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