Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son’s school report and labels on bottles in the fridge. In seconds, he was listening to audio of the printed words the camera captured, courtesy of a new app on his Apple Inc iPhone.
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Earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, iHome caused quite a stir when they offered a sneak peak at their new waterproof Bluetooth speaker, the iBN6. Today, it’s available online.
Apple Inc invited media to a “special event” in its hometown of Cupertino, California, on Sept. 9, when the iPhone maker is expected to unveil the latest versions of its best-selling smartphones.
The makers of the “Grand Theft Auto” video games say Lindsay Lohan sued to get attention when she asserted the games’ latest installment features a character based on her.
Hackers attacked Sony’s PlayStation Network and disrupted the travel plans of a top company executive by going on Twitter to suggest that there was a bomb on his American Airlines plane.
The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that handles security clearances, an agency official said Friday.
When Joanie Pelzer signed up with a dog-friendly online dating service a few years ago, she was honest about her Chihuahua — he likes people more than other dogs, craves attention, steals food and can’t stand to ride in the backseat of a car.
Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled a new reading-focused tablet that will replace the bookseller’s own Nook tablets.
Twitter and some other social media outlets are trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants.
A talking, bucket-bodied robot has enthralled Canadians since it departed from Halifax last month on a hitchhiking journey to the Pacific coast.
Elio Motors wants to revolutionize U.S. roads with its tiny car, which has two seats and three wheels and gets 84 miles to the gallon.
Twitter has vowed to improve its policies in the wake of the very public decision by Robin Williams’ daughter, Zelda Williams, to abandon Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram after vicious cyberbullying attacks.
A second local company is producing a smartphone e-hailing application that would work with regulated transportation companies in Southern Nevada.
Dustin Griffie and Blake Wilson learned the importance of teamwork. The two incoming seniors at Foothill High School, 800 College Drive, received gold medals for Web design at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City, Mo., June 23-27.
A satellite designed to produce high-resolution images of Earth from space was launched Wednesday from a California military base. DigitalGlobe says the satellite will be able to capture images of objects as small as 1-foot across.
Apple primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley’s economic boom is largely excluding women, blacks and Hispanics.
Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.
A 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the U.S. and throughout the world is available at a click of a button. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same under the sea.
The startup for Factorli, which received support from Downtown Project, Tony Hsieh’s $350 million downtown redevelooment program, reported on its website that it shut down operations as of Monday.
In what may be the birth of cheap, easy-to-make robots, researchers have created complex machines that transform themselves from little more than a sheet of paper and plastic into walking automatons.
It used to be that outdoor enthusiasts went into the wilderness to unplug. Now, most want to stay plugged in to their electronic devices as long as they can.
StubHub, the ticket reselling subsidiary of eBay Inc., is launching its StubHub Music app nationwide as it goes after core music fans in a challenge to Live Nation in the concert business.
This week’s news that a Russian crime ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations makes now a good time to review ways to protect yourself online.