Google Adds Natural Search to Drive

Google has brought the natural search capabilities of Google Search to Drive, making it easier and more intuitive to find your company files. Google is rolling out Natural Language Processing (NLP) worldwide and immediately so that people can search Drive…

Google Drive Lets You Launch Desktop Apps In Chrome

Google announced that Google Drive will now let you launch applications from your desktop computer in the Chrome browser. You’ll need a Chrome extension for it, but this is certainly a welcome addition to Drive users looking for increased productivity…

Find Pants That Actually Fit With Kinect

Shopping for pants is hard. I know that by watching my female friends spend hours in clothing stores only to walk out with a single pair of pants. I myself am too terrified to even shop for pants as I’m…

The Echo Nest: Where Big Data Is Taking the Music Industry

A trend known as “big data” is hitting the tech industry as consumers are sharing more and more data about themselves online through social networks, blogs, and more. The term has been given to the continually growing data sets that…

Kinect Accelerator Participants Announced

It’s pretty obvious now that Kinect is not just for games that have you flail your arms wildly about in hopes of beating your opponent senseless in Kinect Sports Boxing. The hardware has inspired countless innovations in how we interact…

Interview: uberlife Launches to Turn Online Connections into Real World Friends

With SXSW starting tomorrow, many startups are launching in hopes of becoming the next Twitter or Foursquare. One of the startups that shares this dream is UK-based uberlife. The company launched in the UK in January and launched its U.S. version earlier this week.

CES 2012: Microsoft Announces Kinect For Windows

Kinect is finally making the official move from Xbox 360 to Windows-based PCs. Last night at Microsoft’s final CES keynote, they announced that the Kinect hardware would be coming to Windows-based PCs on February 1 in 12 countries. The Kinect…

Facebook Messenger For Windows Finds Its Way Into The Public

Update: Facebook has asked us to provide this official download link for the application here. The Facebook Messenger app for Windows has been leaked early while the company is testing it with a limited group. TechIT.co.il, which discovered the leak,…

Instagram Quickly Becoming Its Own Social Media Circle

Leveraging social media on mobile devices is a task best saved for the established companies and the proliferation of the mobile applications, or at least that is the conventional wisdom. And while folks are waiting for Facebook’s photo-sharing application for…

DoubleTap Sharing On the Android

Near Field Communications (NFC — not the football division, either) is an incredibly exploitable technology with mobile devices, whether it be for consumable transactions or creating a bridge between two devices in order to share data. Now, Android users will…