Report: A New Google Product Will Rival AirDrop

Last year when Google bought Bump, an app that lets users transfer data from device to device without help from NFC, its plans for the app weren't clear. But based on reports from Android Police yesterday, Google's been working on a service that may integrate some of that functionality. » 11/01/14 8:02pm 11/01/14 8:02pm

AirDrop Is Now Baked Into iOS 7

Sharing is getting just a little bit easier in iOS 7 with the addition of AirDrop. Just like in the latest versions of Mac OS X, you'll be able to share photos, contacts, notes and the like over a peer-to-peer Wi-Fi network or over Bluetooth. So any item that works with iOS's share function, can be sent to others… » 6/10/13 2:43pm 6/10/13 2:43pm

WWDC 2013 Predictions: Here Comes iOS 7, But What Else? (Updated)

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) doesn't kick off until tomorrow, but the internet's been wildly speculating about the company's plans for months. Some of it is almost definite (hello, flat design) and some of it's absurd (stop it with this). Here are all the goodies we actually expect Tim Cook and his… » 6/09/13 8:16pm 6/09/13 8:16pm

AirDrop File Sharing: The Most Persistant iOS Rumor Has Returned

In 2011, Apple introduced AirDrop for OS X Lion, a feature that makes sharing a file between two Macs as easy as dragging and dropping it. Two and a half years later, we're still waiting to see it on iOS. Could we finally get peer-to-peer iPhone and iPad sharing in iOS 7? » 6/03/13 9:00am 6/03/13 9:00am

An Invention That Sucks the Water Out of Dry Skies Has Won This Year's…

What's in the water down under? This is the second year in a row an Aussie has won the James Dyson Award, with both designs also aiming to save lives — albeit in very different ways. This year's winning product is Airdrop, a network of pipes that sucks water from the air and irrigates drought-stricken Australia with… » 11/08/11 7:46am 11/08/11 7:46am

OS X Lion Will Have a Swift New File-Sharing Feature, AirDrop

Developers can start using OS X Lion from today, but the rest of us will have to wait until summer to start using the iPad/Mac OS hybrid—which includes a neat new way to share files over the same Wi-Fi connection. » 2/24/11 10:35am 2/24/11 10:35am

All These Paratroopers and Nowhere For Them to Land (Except the Forest)

Dear Little Rock Air Force Base,
Next time you make a spectacle of dropping one or two hundred of us out of planes, make sure we have somewhere to land other than THE WOODS.
Sincerely yours, The Paratroopers [YouTube] » 10/13/10 6:40pm 10/13/10 6:40pm