7/28/2014 Last Week In Tech, In Tweets

1. Apple files a patent for its smartwatch, possibly named iTime. Apple may not have a smartwatch — yet — but it certainly has a patent for one. http://t.co/4fKehcJUXF — TechHive (@TechHive) July 22, 2014 Jimmy Kimmel decides to have a little fun with the news. Watch Jimmy Kimmel trick people into thinking a $20 […]

1. Apple files a patent for its smartwatch, possibly named iTime.

Jimmy Kimmel decides to have a little fun with the news.

 

2. Shoes become the latest accessory to be turned “smart”, thanks to Indian startup Ducere Technologies.

 

3. Facebook launches a new feature, called “Save”, with a function similar to Pocket.

 

4. Is 3D printing going mainstream already? Amazon creates an online market place for 3D printed goods.

 

5. Apple aiming to step up its e-book game by acquiring e-book data startup BookLamp. Should Amazon be scared?

 

6. Amazon becomes the latest big player to take a shot at a virtual “wallet”. Can they succeed where Apple and Google couldn’t?

 

For gamers:

EA Games has announced a Netflix-for-games subscription service that gives you unlimited access to their titles for $5 a month. Excited? Just don’t forget to take a break and eat once in a while!


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