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Plex is getting more expensive -- unless you sign up right now

Already a subscriber to media outfit Plex's services? Good news: when the company raises its prices at the end of the month, you won't be affected. For everyone who signs up for the firm's Plex Pass subscription come September 29th, however, the...
Published on: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | link

Ray Ozzie's 'Talko' app is not the right productivity tool for the Atlanta Hawks

New team collaboration / messaging apps are seemingly everywhere, from Trello to Slack to (now Microsoft-owned) Yammer. A new entrant Talko is interesting not only for its pedigree -- the team is led by Lotus Notes co-creator and former Microsoft...
Published on: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | link

UPS now lets you use 3D printers in nearly 100 US stores

UPS' experiment with in-store 3D printers apparently went off without a hitch -- the shipping service has expanded the availability of 3D printing services from six test markets to nearly 100 locations across the US. While the hardware is still...
Published on: Monday, September 22, 2014 | link

Dartmouth's StudentLife app can tell you if your mental health is hurting your grades

Not sure if you're depressed? Your smartphone may be able to clue you in. Researchers at Dartmouth have developed an Android app that keep stabs on student behavior -- silently logging how long they sleep, the number of conversations they have, how...
Published on: Monday, September 22, 2014 | link

MakerBot's Bre Pettis opens a workshop for 3D printing innovation

When MakerBot announced that Bre Pettis would be stepping down as CEO earlier this month, we knew he wasn't going far. Today, the 3D printing guru's new project was revealed. The Pettis-led Innovation Workshop at Stratasys is called Bold Machines,...
Published on: Monday, September 22, 2014 | link

Adobe buys Aviary to bring photo editing to more mobile apps

The world of image editing has changed a lot in the past few years -- you're now about as likely to tweak a photo on your phone or tablet as you are on your PC. Adobe is clearly aware of this shift, as it just bought Aviary and its cloud-savvy image...
Published on: Monday, September 22, 2014 | link

Cosmic dust definitely clouded Big Bang researchers' findings

Earlier this year, researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and the BICEP2 telescope in Antarctica were thought to have found evidence of gravitational waves produced during the first moments of the big bang. The discovery was...
Published on: Monday, September 22, 2014 | link

Mobile Chrome apps get improved notifications and sign-ins

Google's Chrome Apps for Mobile project has been handy for developers who want to repackage their websites as native apps for your phone, but the resulting projects have been limited in what they can do -- it's pretty obvious that they're recycled....
Published on: Monday, September 22, 2014 | link

Valve makes finding your next Steam game easier

When Valve debuted game-recommendation tags not long ago, it was apparently a precursor to something much bigger. Today the PC game-sales juggernaut has revealed a new look for its store that aims to put games in front of you that you didn't even...
Published on: Monday, September 22, 2014 | link

Engadget Daily: Hands-on with the new Oculus Rift, the deal with agricultural robots, and more

What's the latest in VR? Oculus Rift's new Crescent Bay prototype, that's what. Read on as we take said headset for a spin, investigate the reality of agricultural robots, ogle at a chart of all our favorite fictional spacecraft, and take a look at...
Published on: Monday, September 22, 2014 | link