Colossus was the world’s first programmable digital electronic computer and gave the Allies an advantage over Axis forces in the Second World War (via)
IBM is challenging developers to insert Watson into mobile apps -
IBM announced its Watson Mobile Developers Challenge on Wednesday. The company is pushing Watson as a cloud service hard because it knows it has its work cut out to win developers away from startups and large companies like Google also pushing AI via API.
Hands-on with Samsung’s Tizen OS: An impressively capable Android clone (via)
New Samsung Gear Fit, announced at Mobile World Congress - combo health tracker and smartwatch (via)
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4 Ways to Take Better Care of Your Laptop’s Batteries -
You likely spend more time on your laptop than with your significant other, your dog or — at the very least — your plants. So there’s no reason you shouldn’t treat it with the same tender loving care. Here are a few tips to ensure that your gadget’s battery has a long and happy life. (This guide is focused on lithium-ion batteries, which is what most modern laptops are packing.
Google wants to build a new kind of smartphone—one that can see your environment just like you can, or help blind customers navigate the visible world. This isn’t a new version of Android, at least not yet; it’s a new experimental beast entirely. Google calls it “Project Tango.” (via)