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Lenovo is working on a giant 18.4-inch Android tablet

We went from an abundance of 7-inch devices to huge tablets that can replace PCs. At least that's what tablet makers are hoping. Samsung has released …

Tablets

The 8 biggest new features in Android N

Android N may not yet have a name, but we already know a lot about it. Google has been iterating on its ubiquitous mobile OS far more publicly than usual, issuing a couple of developer preview versions earlier this year and now releasing a "beta-quality" build that it says is ready for regular …

The $14,000 Android "Rolls Royce of smartphones" just launched

Sirin Labs was founded in 2013 by Kazakh entrepreneur Kenges Rakishev, Israeli venture capitalist Moshe Hogeg (the same guy behind Yo and Mobli), and former McKinsey consultant Tal Cohen. The mission? To create the Rolls-Royce of smartphones — an advanced device that combined "the highest privacy …

A Slide On The Side Of A Frickin’ Skyscraper? Thank Innovative Glass For That

The Skyslide will give visitors a thrill on a glass-bottomed slide 1,000 feet above downtown Los Angeles.<p>If you ride L.A.’s new Skyslide, there are a couple reasons you shouldn’t look down.<p>The first? The glass-bottomed slide is installed 1,000 feet in the air on the side of Los Angeles’ U.S. Bank …

Apple’s latest invention is an iPhone nightmare waiting to happen

Like any other tech company, Apple patents all sorts of technologies that it may or may not use in upcoming products, and <i>Patently Apple</i> has spotted a …

How To Make Speakers From Post-Its

Harnessing the power of sound using office supplies<p>On the ground floor of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation in Brooklyn, New York, a bearded and flanneled trio played gloomy arrhythmic music one Wednesday night. Upstairs, director of education David Sheinkopf taught a class on the …

Can Our National Flagship Be Saved?

We step on board the SS United States—60 years after the superliner first appeared in Popular Science—and find a rusting but still spectacular icon<p>She's the most famous ship that never sank, and a technological triumph of her era. At her launch, she boasted the most extensive use of lightweight …

Queen Elizabeth II

Salobreña. (Granada) ( el cielo es el que había. Heaven is where there was) (Explore 16.09.2014)

4 Wi-Fi Tips from Former Apple Wi-Fi Engineer

Alf Watt, former Apple Wi-Fi engineer and creator of iStumbler, joined us on this week's Mac Geek Gab 509 to talk all things Wi-Fi. The episode …

'Homemade' Telescope Spots Seven Dwarves in Space

Seven dwarf galaxies, that is.<p>Please join us in welcoming seven new galaxies to the Universe.<p>Technically, the galaxies have probably existed for billions of years, but these seven had slipped under the radar until now. They’re dwarf galaxies, so-named because they contain <i>only</i> a few billion stars, …

Awesome Sun Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Scientists spot another planet straight out of 'Star Wars'

The barrage of exoplanet discoveries we've seen in recent years has begun to point us toward greater understanding our place in the universe, but more importantly, they've made the worlds of the "Star Wars" universe seem a little more science and a little less fiction.<p>Scientists' latest find is …

Universe

The Finger Your Phone Can't Live Without (It's Not Your Thumb)

The pinky is unquestionably the forgotten finger, often considered a mere accessory in a lineup of more valuable digits. If you had to say goodbye to …

Comedy vs. anti-science: 10 amazing videos that show how humor can make a difference

From Colbert and Oliver to Sarah Silverman and Louis CK, comedians are torching anti-science activists with aplomb<p>In the latest version of America's long-running culture wars, conservatives (and even some liberals) have zeroed in what once might have seemed like an unlikely target. While all the …

Project Tango Tablet Development Kit available from Google later this year

Project Tango, a Google research project aimed at making gadgets aware of 3D space, has produced a new prototype that fits into a slim tablet form …

Somebody Flew a Drone Into a Fireworks Display and This Is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly through a fireworks display?<p>This video, shot from a drone with an on-board camera, shows exactly …