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This iPhone case is revolutionary! Adds dual SIM, wireless charging, Android OS, second screen and more - IBTimes India

The smart iPhone case adds secondary Android smartphone to the back of an iPhone with all these features.<p>Forget all the iPhone accessories you've …

The Best New Gadgets and Tech of 2017

For your consideration: The most exciting things we played with over the past year.<p>The Must-Have: Nintendo Switch<p>$300<p>Buy Now<p>Attribute some of the Switch’s appeal to its namesake trick—you can carry it around and play anywhere, or detach the controllers and play it on a big TV. That flexibility …

Revolutionary nanowire battery tech can be charged over 200,000 times

Lithium-ion batteries have enabled a brave new world of powerful wireless devices, but they're not without their limitations. After being charged a number of times, they start to lose their ability to hold that charge, requiring either a replacement battery or a brand new phone. Most batteries last …

The Problem With Flat Design, According To A UX Expert

Just because people like flat design doesn’t mean they get how to use it.<p>As a user experience expert at Nielsen Norman Group, Kate Meyer has watched a lot of people use a lot of websites. But her favorite quote comes from a young adult–under 25–talking recently about navigating a flat web design: …

How to search YouTube and watch videos on the same page

One of my favorite features of YouTube’s mobile apps is the ability to minimize a video to a thumbnail and continue watching it while searching for another clip.<p>The YouTube Picture in Picture Chrome extension brings this same functionality to the desktop and it works like a charm.<p>Once you’ve …

Smart mat can help diabetics prevent amputations

A Jackson State University professor challenged his engineering students to develop a technology that solves a problem for their senior project. And one particular group decided to create a smart mat that can help diabetics save their lower limbs from amputation. The mat detects the temperatures of …

Razer explains how an ultrabook can also be a gaming PC

If I had to choose my highlight of CES so far, it would be a tie between two Windows laptops: HP's exceptionally slick Elitebook Folio and Razer's Blade Stealth. Both are built with beautiful precision out of CNC-machined aluminum. Both have 12.5-inch displays (with up to 4K resolution) and both …

Pushbullet update lets you browse Android and PC files remotely, available to free and Pro account users

Just when you thought Pushbullet couldn’t get more useful, the company has updated its popular cross-platform app to include remote file browsing. With the new update you’ll be able to access files on your phone from your computer, or vice-versa, even if you don’t have one of the devices with you. …

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Japanese Scientists Create Touchable Holograms

A group of Japanese scientists have created touchable holograms, three dimensional virtual objects that can be manipulated by human hand.<p>Using femtosecond laser technology the researchers developed 'Fairy Lights, a system that can fire high frequency laser pulses that last one millionth of one …

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This little app promises to extend your Mac’s battery life by 20%

We've all been caught without a power cord and been forced to watch our Mac's battery get dangerously low.<p>But an app called Endurance claims to extended your Mac's battery life by at least 20% when enabled. It works by monitoring battery-intensive parts of your Mac, like screen brightness, Adobe …

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This smart helmet gives you eyes in the back of your head

<i>(By Ben Gruber, Reuters) –</i> For Marcus Weller the idea started off with an accident. He was riding a motorcycle in Barcelona when he took his eyes off the road to look at a road sign and smashed into the back of a car. A couple of years later he dreamt about that accident, but in the dream Weller …

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Tech companies are lining up to slam a proposed US cybersecurity bill

As The Washington Post reports, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) has bipartisan backing and is due to be voted on next week — but is prompting significant opposition from the tech industry. Apple and Dropbox are the latest to challenge the proposed legislation, and join a chorus of …

Why iPads And Chromebooks Won’t Save the Classroom

The founder of Kano, a kid’s computer, says DIY is better than off-the-shelf.<p>Alex Klein is the co-founder and CEO of Kano, which creates computer and coding kits for all ages, all over the world. His reporting and writing has appeared in <i>Newsweek</i>, the <i>New Republic</i>, <i>New York Magazine</i>, the <i>Nation</i>, the</i> …

NVIDIA brings its top-end desktop graphics to laptops

You no longer need a huge, water-cooled rig to play the latest blockbuster shooters, with plenty of gaming laptops doing a fine job of marrying performance with portability. But a divide still exists, with even the best mobile GPUs defined as "desktop-class," which is a nice way of saying they …

Most iPhone exercise apps don't give you the best workout

The next time you trust your smartphone as a fitness coach, you may want to be extra-picky about the apps you use. University of Florida researchers have tested 30 free iPhone workout apps to see how well they meet all of the American College of Sports Medicine's activity guidelines, and the …

The international version of the Lenovo-backed ZUK Z1 runs Cyanogen 12

There's a lot to like about the ZUK Z1, a Chinese flagship smartphone backed by the folks at Lenovo -- it has a USB Type-C port with support for audio output, a huge 4,100 mAh battery, a multi-function fingerprint reader and an attractive 1,799 yuan ($280) sticker price. If Cyanogen is your …

SanDisk's wireless flash drive gives your phone more storage

For all the advances we've made in mobile computing, transferring files between your phone and your desktop is still kind of a pain in the ass. We've tried using dongles, adapters and even double-sided USB thumb drives, but none of them <i>really</i> solved the problem. Today, Sandisk announced a new …

A man created a font that tells you if the NSA might think you're a terrorist

If you type the flagged words and the government sees it, well, you may have been added to some list.<p>Now there's a tool that shows just how often some of these suspicious words pop up in everyday conversations. It comes in the form of a font.<p>Created by a Slovenian artist, Project Seen is a typeface …

These headphones won't just help you sleep better, they may help improve your memory

“I didn’t sleep for three days before the Kickstarter campaign launched,” Tim Antos, co-founder of sleep-tracking headphones startup Kokoon told me. …

Researchers Unveil World's First 'Feeling' Artificial Leg

Leg prosthesis cuts down phantom pain.<p>Researchers in Vienna recently showed off what is said to be the first artificial leg that can simulate the …

OneBoard to rule them all? This smart keyboard PC runs Windows or Android

SHANGHAI -- As manufacturers turn almost every device into something smart and connected, Beijing-based AC000 has come up with a smart keyboard that actually makes sense -- a self-contained computer that can run either Windows or Android operating systems.<p>While keyboard peripherals have been all …

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Shuffle’s New iPhone App Lets You Create Disposable Phone Numbers…And Emails, Too

A new mobile app called Shuffle has launched a simple utility that lets you create additional, disposable phone numbers you can use to call or text as well as receive voicemail through, right from your iPhone. The app is a competitor to longtime favorite Burner, which has, for some time, offered …

The Golden Age Of Quantum Computing Is Upon Us (Once We Solve These Tiny Problems)

Literally tiny. As IBM announces a big advance, many challenges remain in building a computer that takes advantage of quantum weirdness.<p>Quantum computing is not easy. But researchers at IBM recently announced that they had taken a step toward solving one of its biggest challenges: developing a …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Microsoft is finally leading the way in mobile, 4 years too late

Microsoft smartly waited until the end of its excruciatingly long keynote to give us a second look at the HoloLens, the company's forward-looking …

Indiegogo cancels modular phone project without an explanation

Google’s Project Ara, the Puzzlephone, and startup Vsenn aren’t the only modular smartphones we can expect to see in 2015. Fonkraft is a new name in …

Tesla home battery: What it’ll cost you to keep your iPhone online during blackouts

Tesla this week will unveil a brand new product that’s not a car, yet it’ll feature some of the same amazing energy technology found in its electric …

Review: ChargeTech’s ChargeAll Portable Power Outlet lets any MacBook (or other Apple device) refuel on the road

The first time I found an AC wall outlet under my seat on an airplane, I realized that I could use my MacBook Pro with its wall charger for hours, even if I’d partially discharged the battery before boarding. Later, when I rode a bus with an AC outlet onboard, the freedom to enjoy my laptop for …

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