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How To Not Get Screwed When Buying A Used Car

In a perfect world, every car seller is perfectly honest and knows every fault with the car he or she is selling. But we don’t live in a perfect …

How Apple’s super-secret Industrial Design team really works

<i>This feature is adapted from my book,</i> Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products. <i>It offers a rare look inside one of Apple’s most secretive institutions: the Industrial Design studio.</i><p>Where do Apple’s great products come from?<p>For the last 18 years — since Steve Jobs returned to the …

Google says it has now proven that D-Wave’s quantum computer really works

Last month we reported on Google planning a “watershed” quantum computing announcement, which the company and NASA delivered jointly today. Google’s Quantum AI team announced the results of its latest test in understanding the physics governing quantum annealers, which shows that quantum annealing …

Quantum Computing

How A Logo’s Color Shapes Consumers’ Opinion Of A Brand

A new study on the ethical implications of logo colors suggests that the blue might be “greener” than green when it comes to branding.<p>We live in a time of rampant greenwashing. Ever since companies realized that eco-friendliness can lure consumers, they’ve gone out of their way to market themselves …

The Better Alternative To Google Cardboard Is A VR iPhone Case

With a spring-loaded swoop, the Figment goes from an iPhone case to a VR headset.<p>Last week, the <i>New York Times</i> sent out approximately one million Google Cardboard units to Sunday subscribers, giving many people their first taste of virtual reality. But while Cardboard is an ingenious solution to …

You can now purchase Fossil’s Q Founder smartwatch for $295

First announced back in October, Fossil’s very first Android Wear-powered smartwatch, the Q Founder, was set to make its way to store shelves sometime “this holiday season.” Details regarding the watch’s availability have been pretty scarce since its launch, but thankfully that’s changing today. …

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These earbuds custom-fit to your ears in 60 seconds

Revols wants to use Kickstarter to upend the custom-molded earphone business<p>Earbuds are one of those technologies that still come loaded with annoyances. Cheap ones are almost always bad, with a terrible fit and atrocious sound. Expensive ones offer better sound quality, but often times they can …

Sean Parker on tech industry's 'tricks': 'Social media feeds our narcissism'

Photograph: Kevin Mazur/WireImage<p>Parker says it’s not up to Facebook to think about its impact on society: ‘They should try to be as successful a company as possible - I’m a big shareholder, I’d like that to be the case.’ Parker, right, with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek …

Social Media

How One Group of Massachusetts Teens Are Selling Cars with Their Tech Knowledge

Thomas Pugsley is in many ways an average teenager. The 16-year-old high school student has a part-time job, plays sports and enjoys hanging out with his friends.<p>That job, however, is by no means average. Pugsley works as a technology assistant at a Ford car dealership in Quincy, Massachusetts — …

Anonymous posts Ku Klux Klan alleged sympathisers list

<b>The hackers' collective Anonymous has shared details of hundreds of alleged sympathisers of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan (KKK) on the internet.</b><p>Anonymous said the data was "a form of resistance" against racial violence.<p>The KKK last year threatened to use "deadly force" against those protesting …

Ku Klux Klan

Google’s Project Ara modular phone has more competition – and it looks pretty

Google’s modular phone concept, Project Ara, has taken a little longer to develop than some had hoped — it’s apparently having issues with the attachment/detachment system and the number of possible permutations.<p>Finnish company PuzzlePhone is hoping that leaves room for competition, with its own …

Mobile Technology

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IIHS Releases its List of Safest Used Cars for Teens

Safety and affordability are key deciding factors.<p>Safety and affordability have always been two main factors parents look for when searching for the best used cars for their teens. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) compiles a list every year to aid in that search, and this year, the …

Shaving will never be the same with this laser razor

It's 2015, so it only makes sense to shave our hair off with lasers, right?<p>Right. That's why Skarp Razor is replacing blade with a laser and plans to …