Washington Post has record traffic month after adding digital staff — is it the Bezos effect?

The Washington Post saw record traffic to its website in July, and editor-in-chief Marty Baron credits the paper’s new digital projects and the addition of about 60 new editorial staff for the growth Washington Post has record traffic month after adding digital staff — is it the Bezos effect? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright ...

Engadget giveaway: win a 960GB Extreme PRO SSD courtesy of SanDisk!

Looking to optimize your gaming PC or breathe new life into last year’s laptop? A high-performance SSD should probably be in your bag of tricks. Recently, SanDisk improved its own offerings in that area with its new Extreme PRO SSD. This solid state… Powered by WPeMatico

Sony gives up on selling e-readers

Sony gives up selling its line of Reader devices for e-books after failing to find a big enough market. Powered by WPeMatico

Blood app 'can detect diseases'

A team has developed an app and small lens add-on that allows blood-cell analysis via your smartphone, which it says can detect diseases such as malaria in seconds. Powered by WPeMatico

Why your brand new plane doesn't have a seat-back TV

Earlier this year, I boarded a United flight from Newark to San Diego. After passing the first few rows, a young boy turned to his mother and asked, “Why aren’t there any TVs?” “It’s probably an older plane,” she responded — but that couldn’t be… Powered by WPeMatico

Samsung’s own processors will reportedly be powering the skinny, metal-clad Galaxy Alpha

More photos of Samsung’s metallic Galaxy Alpha have leaked, and they further reveal an very thin device with a 4.7-inch screen. Samsung’s own processors will reportedly be powering the skinny, metal-clad Galaxy Alpha originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…. Powered by WPeMatico

Sols begins selling its custom 3D printed shoe inserts

Getting custom-made shoe inserts is generally a lengthy process that involves a visit to the doctor or sending measurements back and forth in the mail. 3D printing startup Sols plans to change that with its first product it began selling today: orthotics that can be custom made […] Sols begins selling its custom 3D printed shoe ...

Solidoodle's latest 3D printer is friendly to newcomers

As much as 3D printers have evolved in their short history, they still tend to look like they were made for hobbyists, by hobbyists. You’ll see boxy frames, sometimes with exposed parts — and you may have only limited help if something goes awry…. Powered by WPeMatico

Hotel’s $500 threat to brides backfires in latest dust-up over Yelp reviews

A hotel told wedding couples that it will deduct $500 from their deposit for every negative review left by a guest. The ill-advised policy produced a backlash, and also reveals how small businesses have come to fear Yelp. Hotel’s $500 threat to brides backfires in latest dust-up over Yelp reviews originally published by Gigaom, © ...

In-store, $149 screen replacements for iPhone 5s reportedly begin

In some Apple Stores you can now have that cracked iPhone 5s display replaced in under an hour; expect to pay $149 if you don’t have AppleCare. In-store, $149 screen replacements for iPhone 5s reportedly begin originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…. Powered by WPeMatico