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Deputy Mobile Editor — Wall Street Journal
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Product development, editorial, analytics for Quartz. Past includes WSJ, Wired and priya {at}

U2 Hangs up on Apple, Dials BlackBerry — U2 and the ultra-cool, geek favorite Bono are all over the airwaves with the release of the band's latest album, No Line On The Horizon. As the group gets ready to go on tour comes the news that the band may also be giving up on its long relationship with Apple.

A Closer Look at Apple's New Tablet, the iPad — After months of speculation, Apple has unveiled its tablet, called the iPad. The slim, large screen device evokes much of the same user interface as the iPhone, but it's bigger and has some surprise features including Apple's own custom chip. Here's the rundown on specs and some highlights of the device.
Jan 26, 2015

It’s funny to look back at early iPad reax and remember a time when not having Flash was considered controversial:

Gallery: Robot Bartenders Sling Cocktails for Carbon-Based Drinkers — The secret to a great cocktail, most connoisseurs would agree, has something to do with the ice, the liquor, the glass - and the bartender. But what if the bartender is not a warm-blooded human with a sympathetic ear, but rather a cold, soulless machine made of pistons,...
Sep 30, 2014

Would you take a drink from a robot bartender? If you answer no, should we really be friends?

Apple Updates iOS with Keyboard, Touch ID Enhancements — Apple has released an update to the iOS mobile operating system used in iPhones and iPads, bringing enhancements to the keyboard and TouchID fingerprint recognition feature. The iOS 7.1.1 update fixes a bug that could potentially affect how responsive the keyboard is and improves the TouchID fingerprint recognition feature, according to documentation from Apple.
Apr 22, 2014

Apple Updates iOS with Keyboard, Touch ID Enhancements

Apr 23, 2014

Apple Updates iOS with Keyboard, Touch ID Enhancements @wsj

10 Apps People Actually Want in a Connected TV — Apparently, Internet-connected TVs and media set-top boxes really are catching on: A whopping 75 percent of connected TV users actually care about their video apps, says The NPD Group, a firm that tracks market data and consumers. Topping the list of most wanted apps is Netflix, followed by YouTube and The Weather Channel.
Apr 21, 2014

10 Apps People Actually Want in a Connected TV via @WSJD

Apr 21, 2014

What apps do you actually want on a connected TV? @pgcat has the scoop on @npdtech study's top 10: (History tops HBO)

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$50,000 Robot Seeks Room, Board-and Programming — If you think $50,000 is not too much for an adorable, smart robot that can be trained to unload a dishwasher or get a beverage, a startup called Unbounded Robotics says it is ready to ship you one soon. The eye-catching UBR-1 stands 4 feet tall and weighs about 160 lbs.

Smartphone-Connected Air Purifier Cranks Up When the Pollen Is High — On the heels of the GE app-enabled window air conditioner, Honeywell has introduced the first Bluetooth-enabled air purifier, one that can be controlled with a smartphone app. The air purifier, priced at $250, filters dust, mold and other allergens like less expensive models.
Apr 16, 2014

As an itchy-nosed tree-pollen allergy sufferer, I'm intrigued by this smartphone-connected air purifier: by @pgcat

Apr 16, 2014

Wish there was a buyback scheme for gadgets. I want to trade in my current air purifier for this app-enabled one!…

Apr 16, 2014

Smartphone-Connected Air Purifier Cranks Up When the Pollen Is High

How to Trade In Your Cellphone for a New Samsung Galaxy S5 — Samsung's latest smartphone, the watertight Galaxy S5 reviewed here, is now available from most major cell carriers. If you want to save a little money on the upgrade price-$200 with a contract, $650 or so without-consider a trade-in.

Refresh App Turns Your Contact Lists Into a Social Cheat Sheet — Refresh App If you attend a lot of meetings or calls, you may often have trouble keeping track of who's who. The Refresh app-which comes out of beta today, and is available for iOS in App Store-aims to make that easier. It aggregates information from email, social media accounts, your calendar and notes into a very [...]
Apr 10, 2014

Refresh App Turns Your Contact Lists Into a Social Cheat Sheet

Self-Destructing Email: Pluto Aims to Be Snapchat for Longer Messages — Most of us have, at some point in our digital lives, experienced email regret-a sinking feeling that comes after you hit the send button in anger, or following one too many glasses of wine. Two recent Harvard law school graduates have an answer to that: emails that expire once read.
Apr 10, 2014

RT @sabrina2997: What's better than self-destructing pictures? Disappearing emails! Check out @PlutoMail Story by @pgcat…

Apr 09, 2014

Self-Destructing Email: Pluto Aims to Be Snapchat for Longer Messages

Apr 10, 2014

Snapchat for longer messages? Web-based service Pluto lets your emails expire once you've read them

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Jul 31, 2015

@Marinperez @Gawker exactly. and what did the hubspot exec do that was so illegal they can’t even say it loud? Very odd.

Jul 31, 2015

The Hubspot-Dan Lyons saga is very strange. Also surprising that @gawker and most tech sites not reporting much on it.

Jul 31, 2015

@learmonth or he may just become one of those oversharing parents on FB.

Jul 31, 2015

Impressive. How a Chinese Billionaire Built Her Fortune

Jul 31, 2015

@rohindhar Hi! would love to connect with you to talk about a partnership. how can i best reach you?

Jul 30, 2015

@AmyVernon @carlazanoni I want to be this mom! toddlers get obsessed with strangest things and a sense of humor helps everyone!

Jul 29, 2015

The Cat Circus is looking for an assistant. My dream job. Now I gotta find the courage to pursue it.…

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