Thirst is one of the best iOS apps I've seen yet for catching up on hot news topics by category, with a smart search algorithm that uses the power of the Web to bring stories to you.
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Google is in a pole position to make human-to-computer voice interaction mainstream. Google Glass is its high-profile test case.
The layout of Thirst for iOS is extremely intuitive, with big photos you can touch to read the latest stories from a specific topic.
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We're not convinced that the cylindrical design of the phone, which doubles as a tube you can drink from, will win hearts, but the idea does sound fitting for a tropical island.
Since the Phoenix Lander touched down near the north pole of Mars, the mission to find water has been on. CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi interviews planetary scientist Paul Doherty about Martian water, ice, and snowflakes, and why finding any of them would be a big deal.
After a small plane crash brings down power in Palo Alto, Calif., refugees seeking Wi-Fi flow into cafes and coffee shops in neighboring Mountain View.
Called Thirst, the app sends hydration alerts based on current weather conditions and allows users to take and share pics mid-workout on the app's microsite.
The Bevometer keeps track of how many drinks you have had. Every time a drink is inserted, the counters go up by one.