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Writer — TechCrunch
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Writer at TechCrunch, covering Apple and startups. Email: darrell@techcrunch.com

TC AppleCast 2: Apple Watch Battery Bingo And iPad Stylus

techcrunch.com — On the second ever TechCrunch AppleCast, Darrell Etherington and Kyle Russell discuss the Apple Watch and its battery life, as potentially revealed by leaks this week. We also touch on analyst reports claiming that a 12.9-inch iPad will also include an Apple-made stylus accessory option, and dive into a closer look at Copyfeed, a handy iOS utility.

New Windows 10 Build With Cortana And Xbox App Now Available For Insiders

techcrunch.com — The newest pre-launch build of Windows 10 is now available for Windows Insider program members to download and install, and this edition brings a lot of features Microsoft showed off at its special Windows 10 preview event earlier this week.

Vice News Offers Immersive Report On The ‘Millions March’ Protest Using VR

techcrunch.com — Virtual reality promises a lot of potential changes to the way we experience the world, but the ramifications it has for how we tell stories might be among the most interesting.

GoPro Teams Up With The NHL To Bring Action Cams To Live Hockey Broadcasts

techcrunch.com — I'm Canadian so I get to bring you the following news: GoPro is partnering with the NHL and NHLPA to incorporate GoPro footage into live broadcasts of professional hockey games. The team-up marks the first time GoPro is partnering directly with a major pro sports league, and will use the company's recently introduced Live Broadcast Solution built in tandem with Vislink.

Why The Apple Watch Doesn’t Need More Than A Few Hours Of Active Use Time

techcrunch.com — Apple's upcoming wearable still prompts a lot of questions, not least of which is how long it will last on a full charge of its battery. A new report form 9to5Mac suggests that Apple is looking at a smartwatch that will offer 2.5 hours of continuous use for processor-intensive applications like games, 3.5 hours for continuous use of standard apps and 4 hours of active fitness tracking in the background.

Ring Video Doorbell Review: You Can Finally Tell The Delivery Guy To Wait 30 More Seconds

techcrunch.com — The Ring connected doorbell is actually a second-generation device: the startup behind it was originally Doorbot, with a product of the same name with very similar features. The new design and branding are intended to be more appealing to traditional homeowners looking for something more appropriate for their existing decor, and less sci-fi - and there have been functional improvements to the product to boot.

Amazon’s New Kindle Textbook Creator Takes A Different Approach From iBooks Author

techcrunch.com — Amazon has a new tool for its Kindle Direct Publishing authors, via a new KDP EDU wing of the same aimed at educators and academic institutions. It's called the Kindle Textbook Creator, and it lets authors prepare electronic textbooks for students, for publication across Fire tablets, Android devices, iPhones and iPads, Mac and PCs.

Why Google’s Plan To Sell Wireless Probably Doesn’t Scare Network Providers

techcrunch.com — Google is gearing up to sell wireless service directly to customers as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), by acquiring excess network capacity from Sprint and T-Mobile and reselling it to customers under its own brand.

NASA And Microsoft Using HoloLens To Make It Possible To Work Remotely… On Mars

techcrunch.com — Microsoft and NASA are teaming up to make remote working on the Red Planet a reality, using the newly announced HoloLens headset, and the Windows Holographic technology that it supports. The platform is called OnSight, and is being developed out of NASA's Pasadena-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).

Here’s Everything That Went Down At Microsoft’s Windows 10 Event

techcrunch.com — It was a very Windows day, with Microsoft unveiling lots more about Windows 10, the next generation of its operating system, including how it will work across mobile, tablet, desktop and other platforms. The biggest surprise was probably the new HoloLens augmented reality headset Microsoft created, and the Windows Holographic software it built to support said gadget.
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Jan 23, 2015

Windows 10 Tech preview, “installing update 2 of 1” does not give me confidence in you.

Jan 23, 2015

Without SkyMall i have no idea how i’ll bring HandPockets™ to market cc @erinbury @vinceduquette

Jan 23, 2015

I find this level of targeted advertising unsettling (I just signed up for the course mentioned this morning): pic.twitter.com/uX8cRTO9KX

Jan 22, 2015

@MikeIsaac are you sure they weren’t just very subtly insulting you?

Jan 22, 2015

@kylebrussell continuous IV and direct brain input are in, you’re so behind

Jan 22, 2015

@kylebrussell i think you made a typo because your age is making me sad

Jan 22, 2015

@alex how can i answer this without hurting your feelings

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