Amazon's Plan For The Future Of Shopping Is More Than Just Buttons

Yesterday, Amazon announced that it was introducing a physical One-Click button, in its ongoing effort to remove any friction or thought from the mindless ordering process. But one detail from the announcement escaped most people’s notice: the fact that Amazon wants to integrate its auto-buying technology into… » 4/01/15 10:00pm 4/01/15 10:00pm

Meet Amazon's #1 Reviewer, a Quirky Woman Who Loves Battery Chargers

Ali Julia may or may not be her real name. But to the complex and influential world of Amazon reviews, Ali Julia is a name to be reckoned with. The mysterious Boston woman with an affection for computers and battery chargers is the number one ranked reviewer on Amazon. She sounds a little quirky, too. » 12/20/14 9:01am 12/20/14 9:01am

Square's New Reader Works With the Smart Credit Cards of the Future

Magnetic strips are an outdated credit card tech. In the future, we'll hopefully all be on chip-based smart credit cards that help prevent fraud. To that end, Square's got plans to push out a new version of its mobile credit card reader that can read the EMV smart cards that will be adopted by banks like Chase and… » 7/30/14 9:24am 7/30/14 9:24am

The iPad Mini with Retina Display Is On Sale Now

Apple quietly put the new iPad Mini with Retina display on sale early this morning, with orders set to arrive for US customers from November 20-22. Prices start at $399 for a 16GB Wi-Fi model, and scale up from there. If you're not caught up, here's everything you need to know about Apple's tiny new tablet. » 11/12/13 3:21am 11/12/13 3:21am

Pantech & Curitel PT-S280 Keeps Yo' Bling in Check

Slider phones seems to be my latest bag. So I am happy to present that PT-S280 slider from Pantech & Curitel. What makes this phone stand out from the usual slew of crap Korean phones is the included Moneta software. Moneta is a banking application capable of performing money transfers, balance checking, etc. The… » 11/14/06 2:45pm 11/14/06 2:45pm