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Is Anyone Ready For The Stunning Curtiss Zeus?

California’s prestigious The Quail Motorcycle Gathering is probably the best place to feast your eyes on a few new unique bikes, but this project was …

Amazon has $9.99 LED light bulbs that can be controlled by Alexa and Google Assistant

If you’re not already invested in the Philips Hue ecosystem, we should warn you that Hue products are very expensive. Don’t get us wrong — they’re …

Smart Homes

This $38 wireless camera lets your smartphone see where no other phone can

The Depstech WiFi Borescope Inspection Camera is easily one of the coolest smartphone accessories we’ve come across in recent history. Our readers …

UPS bets on blockchain as the future of the trillion-dollar shipping industry

The world is run by trade. Freight and logistics in the U.S. alone account for nearly $1.5 trillion annually (2015 data). As the world’s economies scale up, that number is only expected to increase as we become more dependent on the international supply chain for our goods and services.<p>The …

The Best Kodi Remotes of 2016

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Bose's new Noise-Masking Sleepbuds may change your life

Bose has been quietly introducing some unconventional products over the last few months, including its Hearphones and Soundwear Companion Speaker, but its upcoming Noise-Masking Sleepbuds are making an unprecedented debut -- for Bose anyway. The company is preselling prototypes by way of an …

The US has a vast, untapped supply of renewable energy that’s neither wind, solar, or hydropower

The value of water as a liquid is obvious. We can drink it, use it to clean ourselves and our things, swim in it to cool off and to play, and build dams across it to harvest its energy. Water as clouds are also essential: they are key for the way they deliver precipitation to cropland and forests. …

Renewable Energy

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Home Automation

What’s your wifi? Nevermind, I got it.

<b>Prologue:</b> Capturing wifi is like bass fishing for some of us. Some of us just wardrive for fun. (and sometimes profit) About 3 years ago I build my …

The 5 best hidden features from the latest iPhone update

Apple's latest iPhone software update — iOS 11 — is finally here, and with it, a ton of new features and tricks. Here's how to enable the best ones: the one-handed keyboard, a hidden level in the camera, screen recording, storage optimization, and easily sharing WiFi passwords.

We may finally have a way to cheaply manufacture pure graphene

Synthesizing Pure Graphene<p>Researchers have been singing the praises of graphene ever since it was first isolated from graphite back in 2004. That’s …

Scientists Detect Mysterious Radio Signals From Deep Space

Strange bursts are coming from 3 billion light years away.<p>An initiative set up to find signs of intelligent life in the universe has detected a series of mysterious radio signals from a dwarf galaxy 3 billion light years away.<p>Scientists with Breakthrough Listen say they’ve found 15 fast radio …

Universe

100x faster, 10x cheaper: 3D metal printing is about to go mainstream

Desktop Metal – remember the name. This Massachussetts company is preparing to turn manufacturing on its head, with a 3D metal printing system that's …

Prototyping

How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity

Are you searching for a high-paying job with excellent growth prospects? You could look at some of the top jobs for the future. Or you could consider something that's hot right now: a career in cybersecurity.<p>According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median salary for information …

Researchers create a 'battery-free' mobile phone

Your future phone may never need to be charged.<p>That's the exciting implication of new research out of the University of Washington, where researchers …

Xact Metal launches $120,000 XM200 metal 3D printer that can fuse at 1.5 meters per second

Jun 29, 2017 | By Benedict<p>Xact Metal, a 3D printing company located in State College, Pennsylvania, has launched its first 3D printer. The XM200 is …

Tesla is changing the electric grid

There's a good chance flipping on the light switch 10 years from now will feel just as ordinary as it did for your parents and grandparents.<p>But behind the scenes, a radically different system for sending electrons where they're needed will be turning on those lights. Electrical power that today …

Materialise Addresses A Key Step In A Fast-Growing Manufacturing Opportunity

Automated manufacturing is taking on increasing significance across a range of industries, and 3D manufacturing is playing a growing role in that …

Greg Mark of Markforged talks about putting metal into the microwave

When a guy like Greg Mark emails it pays to reply. Mark, who is the eccentric and excitable founder of Markforged, a 3D printer systems that spits out ready-made carbon fiber and metal products, is always good for a glimpse into the future. This week he pinged me with a quick message: “We’re …

Trump says NAFTA negotiations start now -- but they can't

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump said Thursday his administration is already beginning to renegotiate NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement.<p>"It's actually starting today," Trump said of the negotiations.<p>The problem is, that's not possible.<p>Before entering into formal negotiations …

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Shopify launches a free, in-house-designed card reader

Shopify has designed its own hardware for the first time, building out a design team and coming up with a unique approach to the simple card reader, that most basic tool in the real-world merchant’s arsenal. The new chip and swipe card reader makes its official debut at Shopify’s Unite developer …

SONY's new A4 tablet recreates the tangibility of writing on paper

despite the countless new note-taking devices that technology throws at us, there’s something about the tangibility of putting pen to paper that …

eReaders

Yuneec adds livestreaming to its remote control drone app

Yuneec diverted from its earlier higher-end drones to release a more affordable model last fall, the Breeze. For bundling a 4K camera and several flight modes into a $500 package, we guessed it would make it an ideal elaborate selfie machine. But now it's getting an update that lets users stream …

Tesla's sleek solar panels are easier to install on your roof

Tesla's home energy efforts might be centered around its solar roofs, but it knows that not everyone can (or wants to) rip up their roof just to bring renewable energy to their home. To that end, the company is offering a first glimpse at Panasonic-made solar panels that would go on top of your …

MIT's self-assembly chips could keep Moore's law going

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Chicago have discovered a new method for developing microchips which …

Five Stories Indicating Auto 3D Printing Is Kicking into High Gear

Although there are numerous stories regarding the use of additive manufacturing (AM) in aerospace, due to the specialty components needed for …

Prototyping

This handheld Linux PC is actually a Raspberry Pi with iPhone keyboard

One inventive micro-computing enthusiast has managed to piece together a Raspberry Pi computer with a portable iPhone keyboard to build an awesome handheld Linux terminal that also happens to transform into a full-fledged PC when you plug it to a monitor.<p>Designed and prototyped by DIY tech inventor …

LOOK: Tom Brady shares Super Bowl LI video that will tug at your heartstrings

The quarterback had an emotional moment with his children after the game<p>One month after pulling off the most stunning win in Super Bowl history, it …