iPad prototype had bigger screen, was a full inch thick

According to new images leaked onto the Web, the so-called 035 iPad prototype, which dates back almost a decade, was a huge machine. Continue reading

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Draw Something sheds millions of users, figures suggest


Less than two months after it was sold for $200m (£123m), mobile game Draw Something may be suffering a large dip in users, figures have suggested.

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Wherever you go, this app follows you

New app Placeme, available on iPhone and Android phones, tracks movement of a person and also records time spent at every location

BANGALORE, INDIA: Well, if the Internet has magically vanished the meaning of anonymity, this new app Placememakes you feel the world is a tiny place as it stealthily tracks your every movement. It has a sort of negated the need for those suspicious spouses planning to hire a spy to keep tab on their better halves.

Sounds creepy isn’t it? Continue reading

The skinny on gadgets’ growing energy appetite

Energy use from the menagerie of consumer electronics — PCs, iPad, DVRs, etc. — has ballooned, a result of our always-on lifestyle. Better efficiency and powering down can help. Continue reading

Run Windows 8 on your iPad

The Win8 Metro Testbed app connects your iPad to a Windows 8 PC, giving you a taste of how the new OS works on a touch-screen device.

Want to see how Windows 8 looks and feels on a tablet? Now you can tap into the experience on your iPad via an app called Win8 Metro Testbed. Continue reading

Stink different: New fragrance smells like Apple Mac

Three artists in Australia team up with a scent marketer to create a fragrance based on the smell of a brand-new Apple product. Is the smell that distinctive?

Would you like to smell like your MacBook Pro? Continue reading

New Nook solves a dark problem

As rumors swirl that Amazon is developing a new Kindle with an integrated light, Barnes & Noble’s new $139 Simple Touch with GlowLight is already a reality. Continue reading