Gigabit Wireless Comes to the Homes of San Francisco

by Ranjan Yadavon December 18, 2014
Gigabit Wireless is brought to you by San Francisco based MonkeyBrains. The company is excited to offer Gigabit to the Homes, i.e. 350Mbps to 1Gbps links to residential homes. The company is very excited to become the first ISP to introduce Gigabit to individual homes in San Francisco. Fiber to the home isn’t coming so [...]

Amazing Recreation of “Feel” of a City with Sound City Project

by RJ Kon October 28, 2014
Everybody must have had dreams to visit or even some would have even visited the places like New York, San Francisco, Stockholm or Oslo. But because of some reasons it wouldn’t have been possible. This is where the Sound City Project steps in to gives its user the real feel of the city of their [...]

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Virtual Reality and the Future of Experience Gaming

by Ranjan Yadavon August 21, 2014
Virtual Reality is indeed the next big thing in gaming sector as this is the fastest-growing entertainment sector in the world, worth $75.5bn in 2013. The gaming sector is anticipated to be worth more than $100bn by 2017. The prime event in the video-game arena is the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), where publishers and developers [...]

Google Buys Image Recognition Startup Jetpac for $3.2bn

by Ranjan Yadavon August 17, 2014
Google, Mountain View, California based tech behemoth, has recently acquired the image recognition startup firm Jetpac for $3.2billion. Jetpac, founded in 2011 has its HQ in San Francisco. Jetpac gathers information from the photos that users post on social networks – e.g. Instagram, Facebook – and via an advanced process of artificial intelligence it develops [...]

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Apple WWDC 2014: iPhone 6, new OS X, iOS 8, and a health app

by Nick Adamson June 2, 2014
Apple takes the stage at its WWDC (Worldwide Developer’s Conference) in San Francisco today. The show will begin with a keynote speech at 10am Pacific time. The good news is that Apple has announced that it will be live streaming the event, and has promised exciting announcements. If you have Apple TV navigate to “Apple Events”. The keynote speech [...]

Tunepics is the next Instagram, but with mood music

by Matthew Lucason May 22, 2014
There is a new social media network in town, which is called Tunepics, launched on Wednesday. With this new Tunepics iOS app, users can feature a song with every image they share. Users can search from more than 35 million songs on iTunes. If users decide they like the song enough to buy it form Apple, Tunepics will [...]


Free-to-play; Valve’s Documentary released

by Ryan Burgesson March 20, 2014
Valve released their documentary Free-to-play today on Steam and it details the resurgence of the MOBA. The blurb reads: Free to Play is a feature-length documentary that follows three professional gamers from around the world as they compete for a million dollar prize in the first Dota 2 International Tournament. In recent years, e-sports has surged [...]

Unity 5 engine revealed at GDC

by Ryan Burgesson March 19, 2014
At the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Unity Technologies revealed the new iteration of their engine Unity 5 and it is available to pre-order today. David Helgason, CEO of Unity Technologies, wrote in a press release: Every time we ship a new version of Unity, we’re looking to empower developers with technology that’s more [...]

Radical Faerie Approves Manning As SF Gay Pride

by Chris Murphyon May 8, 2013
Lately, Gay Pride in SF has been overshadowed by the controversial decision to name Bradley Manning as a Grand Marshall. Later rescinded and repudiated by the Pride board. But according to a source, who spoke to this reporter from Gizmorati on the condition of anonymity, the choice was motivated by a desire to play politics. [...]

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Google vs. Amazon, The Battle Begins!

by Chris Murphyon April 16, 2013
Google and Amazon are assuming the mantle of battle over same day delivery. Even though, according to Boston Consulting Group, it’s not same day delivery that wins the e-commerce battle; It’s free delivery and cheap products. Google’s same day service will be called “Google Shopping Express”, and is launching in San Francisco. Amazon currently only [...]

2.7 Million Facebook Users Support Marriage Equality

by Nick Adamson April 2, 2013
Reportedly around 2.7 million Facebook users have changed their profile pictures to pink equal signs with a red background in order to show support for marriage equality. The Human Rights Campaign started this viral trend last Monday. They requested that supporters of the cause change their profile picture to the pink and red image in [...]

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Easter for a Citizen of the World

by Chris Murphyon April 1, 2013
Today I had a re-imagination of my faith. I went to Saint Dominic’s on Bush and Steiner in San Francisco, with the traditional nave and flying buttresses, stained glass in crimson and blue, and was welcomed. Me, my mother and my father witnessed the beautiful revival of a holy, and vital part of our world. [...]
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Update! Unprotected Cex is Still Broadcasting

by Chris Murphyon March 20, 2013
Unprotected Cex is still broadcasting it’s love as far as it will go. Also see Ding, Ding! Stocks Are In! The Wireless Coverage Battle Continues I conducted an informal, walking survey of the Western Addition, NOPA, Fillmore, Divisadero, Castro, Ashbury Heights, SOMA, Mid-Town, Tenderloin, Van Ness, the Mission, and lastly the Upper Haight. The only place [...]

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Twitter and Square Co-founder Wants to Be The Mayor of NYC

by Eric Brownon March 18, 2013
Jack Dorsey, one of the co-founders of the popular social network Twitter and Square, the mobile payments company, announced during an interview with Lara Logan at CBS’s 60 Minutes, that he is thinking about moving to New York City and running for the mayor position someday. He currently lives in San Francisco and he is originally from [...]
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The 10 Most Shared Ads of 2012 (WATCH)

by Nick Adamson December 1, 2012
Check out the most shared ads of this year: 1. A Dramatic Surprise on a Public Square (TNT)              Call it “reality advertising.” A practical joke of sorts spools out before a crowd of onlookers in Belgium to promote TNT, the cable network. 2. Call Me Maybe (Abercrombie & Fitch)    Lots of people jumped on the [...]


PayPal’s Peter Thiel And Investors Put $49M In Accounting Software Company Xero

by Eric Brownon November 30, 2012
PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, along with existing investors, has invested $49 million in Xero. It is Thiel’s 3rd investment in Xero. Earlier this year, Thiel and existing investors put $16.6 million into the company. He invested $3 million in New Zealand-founded Xero back in 2010. Xero provides accounting software for small businesses and their advisors. The company allows its customers [...]
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The First Ever Music Video Filmed Entirely Using Instagram

by Nick Adamson November 30, 2012
We all know Instagram as an app for retro-filtered photos, but have you considered using it to film a video, one photo at a time? That’s what director Arturo Perez Jr. did for the official music video for the song “Invasión” by Mexico  City-based band The  Plastics Revolution. With their latest music video the band [...]

This App Tells You The Best Things Happening In Your City

by Chris Murphyon November 29, 2012
Sometimes it is hard to keep up with the latest things going on around you. The solution comes from Spun, a mobile app that gives you information in real time about the best things happening in your city. Spun app was created by the same team behind Broadcastr, an application allowing users to create audio [...]


Gramophone Dock Uses A Horn To Amplify Music From Your iPhone and iPad

by Chris Murphyon November 9, 2012
The Gramophone dock borrows its iconic analogue horn speaker from the earliest sound playback devices and uses it to amplify the music from your Apple gadgets. This retro device is created by Matt Richmond, a San Francisco-based furniture designer. It works anywhere, anytime – no electricity or batteries needed. The base is handcrafted from solid [...]

Save Big Bird? Now You Can Donate Money On Indiegogo

by Gizmoration October 5, 2012
  Who would’ve ever thought that Sesame Street’s Big Bird would play a role in Wednesday’s presidential debate in Denver? “I’m sorry, Jim, I’m going to stop the subsidy to PBS,” Mitt Romney said to Jim Lehrer, the debate moderator and Executive Editor at the PBS-NewsHour. “I’m going to stop other things. I like PBS, I love [...]