Google Now wins Popular Science’s 'Innovation of the Year' award
November 26, 2012, 10:20 a.m. by LapTop News
Its ability to learn behavior, predict needs and pre-emptively provide information earned the software the vaunted award.
Nuance's Swype: 'Living keyboard' combines voice and touch
June 20, 2012, 10:36 a.m. by Davey Alba, LAPTOP
The next-generation keyboard learns a user's preferences over time. The more it's used, the smarter it gets.
'Neflix for magazines' app: Salvation for digital publishers?
April 5, 2012, 1:05 p.m. by Davey Alba, LAPTOP
Although it's been several years since the iPad hit the market, few people are reading magazines on their tablets.
Hope for flyers: FAA to test electronics use during landing, take-off
March 22, 2012, 10:41 a.m. by LapTop News
Tests will determine if using popular electronic devices on a flight interferes with the plane’s sensitive avionics.
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