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Starbucks now allowing Square Wallet payments

11/08/2012, Starbucks, the popular Italian-style coffeehouse chain, has announced today that it will begin accepting mobile payments through Square’s Square Wallet in around 7,000 Starbucks stores. The “aromatic” announcement follows after Starbucks and...

You Will Be Able To Change Your Genes To Fight Diseases Next Year

11/05/2012, Glybera is a drug meant to fight a very rare disorder: Lipoprotein lipase deficiency ,(LPLD) which prevents patients from metabolizing certain fat enzymes in the blood . It does this by modifying a patient’s DNA, and the European Commission...

Apple Eyeing Move Away From Intel Processors to ARM for Mac

11/05/2012, When Apple moved to Intel processors back in 2005, it was a coming-out of sorts for the Mac OS X operating system. No longer forced to run on PowerPC processors built by Motorola and IBM, software availability bloomed, and the Mac platform became much...

These Jeans Are 20% Plastic Bottles and Food Trays

10/31/2012, Recycling is great, but there’s a point where it stops being beneficial to the environement and starts being a marketing term. Levi’s new jeans, from the Waste Less line, fall firmly into the latter category: supposedly they’re made out...

LaCie Porsche Design P’9223 Slim SSD for Macs

10/24/2012, Porsche Design carries the German supercar name, which is why when it comes to the kind of computer peripherals that it churns out, we more or less look forward to something stunning and of high performance caliber. Well, we are pleased to say that...

Asus Announced a Whole Slew of New Windows 8 PCs Today

10/23/2012, Our very own Eliane Fiolet is at the Asus Windows 8 event in New York City–yes, there are two technology events going on today–where Asus has just announced six–count them, six–new lines of Windows 8 PCs. We got some hands on time with the with a...

Asus Transformer Book Hands-On!

10/23/2012, Let’s take a look at the new Asus Transformer Book: The Asus Transformer book takes the Transformer moniker from the popular line of convertible Android tablets.  This guy is running Windows 8, though, and is packing a Core i7 processor and 4GB of...

Asus All-In-One Hands On!

10/23/2012, The new lines are the VivoTab, VivoBook, the Transformer Book, the Touch Zenbook, the TAICHI, and the Asus All-in-One. Let’s take a look at Asus’ new desktop: The Asus All-In-One PC (creative name, guys) is a 23-inch all-in-one Windows 8 PC...

Motorola’s Wearable Computer Beats Google Glass to Market

10/22/2012, Google Glass, the Brin-approved, fashionable (or not) wearable computer still isn’t available to consumers, and it may be another year. If you’re itching to put a tiny screen in front of your retina, you should take a look at Motorola...

16 crazy things we learned about Google’s data centers

10/17/2012, Google’s data centers are secretive, massive locations filled with cutting-edge proprietary technology. So of course most Google fans will never get a chance to step inside one. But Google knows how amazing their data centers are, and so they...

ZTE executives commit business seppuku, cut their own pay

10/15/2012, ZTE, a Chinese telecommunications company, which, according to who you ask, is either a threat to national security or a middling handset manufacturer, announced today that they were going to report losses for the first nine months of 2012. In a...