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  • Agent Makes Your Smartphone A Little Bit Smarter

    Agent Makes Your Smartphone A Little Bit Smarter

    You can’t teach an old phone new tricks. Hah! Just kidding. Of course you can. This isn’t 1998. Agent is an app that aims to make your Android smartphone just a little bit smarter, using all of your phone’s sensors to detect what you’re up to and tweak your settings automatically. Driving? It’ll automatically respond to texts to let people know you’re busy… Read More

  • Trulia Now Allows You To Find And Promote Real Estate Agents

    Trulia Now Allows You To Find And Promote Real Estate Agents

    Trulia, the online marketplace for buying and selling homes, has added a service that allows users to search specifically for real estate agents by location, name and company. The search engine returns a list of local agents with pictures, recommendations and other information. This new update comes after Trulia announced a program to partner with such real estate companies as RE/MAX and… Read More

  • Meet Agent, A Smartwatch With A Second Processor For Minimizing Power Consumption And Wireless Charging

    Meet Agent, A Smartwatch With A Second Processor For Minimizing Power Consumption And Wireless Charging

    Smart watches are all the rage, and judging by the turnout and level of enthusiasm at the recently year one meetup for Pebble Kickstarter backers in San Francisco which I attended last week, there’s at least a passionate niche audience for the things. So it isn’t surprising to see them continue to pop up on Kickstarter. A new one called Agent has a few unique tricks, however, which… Read More

  • It'll linger for a week: Japanese security system sprays stinky smell on thieves

    Does anyone remember the Japanese anti-burglar mat for stores and restaurants I blogged a few months ago? Well, there’s another security system from Japan and it clearly raises the bar: It’s a new mechanism, dubbed Capture, for these places and it sprays stinky agent on thieves who won’t be able to get rid of the stench for a week. Read More