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The 8 biggest product fails of 2014

Google Glass has become a punchline, while Ello will be remembered as the anti-Facebook revolution that wasn’t<p>Over the past year, some of the most hyped products, even those that showed promise, either turned out to be huge failures or still had quite a few kinks to work out. While some products …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

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Now You Can Play 'Super Smash Bros.' on a Graphing Calculator

Math class has never been so fun.<p>A user named Hayleia on Internet forum <i>Omnimaga</i>, which is dedicated to game programming, created a code clone of <i>Super</i> …

KnowRoaming sticker SIMs can now help more people avoid roaming charges

Remember KnowRoaming? That seemingly magical sticker SIM supposed to be attached on top of your usual one, so you can avoid expensive roaming charges? It's finally available for purchase. KnowRoaming works with a GSM Android, iPhone or Windows mobile device and connects you to a local carrier as …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing it.<p>But are you doing it correctly? Is your web browsing as efficient, productive and fun as it could be? If you're unsure, and you should be, follow …

How iOS 7 Helped Me Kick My Jailbreaking Addiction

Travel The World From Your Web Browser With This Beautiful Instagram Hack

French hacker Benjamin Netter recently released a cool hack called Somewhere, an addictive jukebox machine for travel destinations using Instagram, Foursquare and Wikipedia data — the most impressive part of this simple hack is that people are spending 13 minutes on average on the website.<p>“While …

Supercharge your Android Device's Abilities with Tasker

Recently, we took a look at five apps to augment your Android experience with the help of a little artificial intelligence and automation.<p>All of those apps were nifty little utilities that targeted a particular area of smartphone usage and added some heuristics to it to make your phone smarter …

Native Union's Jump charging cable can juice up your devices on the go

It only took a little over 24 hours for Native Union's Jump, a charging cable with a built-in battery pack for juicing up on the go, to reach its funding on Kickstarter. Still, the company hasn't abandoned its booth here at CES to go out and celebrate, so we dropped in and laid some paws on the …

Marvel Reveals First Look At Its $30 Million Traveling Theme Park

Starting this spring, the Avengers and Spider-Man will be touring the nation in a giant traveling theme-park like attraction called "The Marvel Experience."<p>Marvel and entertainment company Hero Ventures released the first look at their huge traveling dome this morning and it looks pretty cool.<p>The …

Polaroid's Socialmatic camera to fuse retro style, instant prints and Android this fall

Last we heard of Polaroid's Socialmatic camera, which promises to bring back instant prints with a modern flair, it was bound for store shelves in the first quarter of 2014. Here at CES, the firm's announced that the hardware is cruising for a fall release now that it's finalized the necessary …

Parrot reveals new affordable flying drone and two-wheeler built from the AR.Drone

There’s always been little doubt that drones make great toys — the problem is that they’re far from cheap. Now the makers of the AR.Drone are revealing two new toys built from their technology that are small, easy to use, and — if the time we’ve spent with them here at CES is any indication — a …

Haloband Lets You Control Your Smartphone With A Tap On Your Wrist

The rise of mobile has given me so much: 24/7 connections with friends around the world, information exactly when I need it, the ability to track my fitness and health goals. Unfortunately, it’s also given me a complex about my giant sausage fingers and their constant inability to navigate the tiny …

5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

LG's new Pocket Photo 2 printer is incrementally smaller, better

We'll have to take LG's word on the success of its Pocket Photo mobile printer. Primarily because we fear the lady above and her soul-stealing stare, but also 'cause it would explain the investment in a sequel. LG's Pocket Photo 2 is slightly thinner than its predecessor, and is said to have an …

Watch some stunt footage from the upcoming Need For Speed movie

Lubricant company Royal Purple has started a video series called <i>Outperformer</i>, its latest episode looking at stunt coordinator Lance Gilbert working on the coming film <i>Need for Speed</i>. Gilbert is a third-generation stunt man with a family lineage going all the way back to Mickey Gilbert in <i>Ben Hur</i>. The …

Oppo teases a “2K” display for its Find 7 smartphone

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Oppo<p>According to Oppo, its Find 5 was the world’s first smartphone to feature a 5-inch, 1080p display. Now it’s …

“Become An iOS Developer In 8 Weeks”: The Truth About Hack Schools

As coding courses and bootcamps flourish, some students get left behind–and that promise of a six-figure salary pops like a bubble.<p>After the design firm where he worked as a web developer went under, Ray S. turned the bad news into an opportunity to transition into iOS development. The Chicago-area …

Contextual Lockscreen Cover Hits Google Play Boasting Less Battery Drain And 100 More Upgrades

Cover is bringing its situation-aware lockscreen to more Android users today after its beta test launch six weeks ago. It’s now available in the Google Play store to Android 4.1+ users in the US, Canada, and Europe. Cover’s 100 new improvements include cutting down battery drain and being better at …

China is Cheating the World Student Rankings System

The results from a global exam that evaluates students’ reading, science and math skills are in and, once again, Chinese students appear to be …

11 Things You Didn't Know About Dubai

Last week, Dubai went wild when it was chosen to host Expo 2020, the upcoming world's fair.<p>Already a city of luxury, Dubai will spend an estimated $6.8 billion prepping for the six-month event. Rulers say the city's spruced-up Trade Center and surrounding sites will "astonish the world."<p>A few …