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This Hong Kong 'Smart Ring' Startup Raised $2.5M To Crack The Wearables Market

When you think wearables, the first things that come to mind are probably smartwatches and fitness bands. Wearables surfaced as a mainstream consumer electronics trend about four years ago, but eventually the trend tapered.<p>One Hong Kong startup, Origami Labs, is widening the wearables wardrobe with …

10 best gaming laptops for 2018 - from Alienware to Razer, these are the rigs you should be considering

PC gaming has always been a little bit more niche than its console cousins.<p>But if you think about it, gaming on your PC makes a lot of sense.<p>For …

Computer Hardware

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Emotional Intelligence

Children who eat fish once a week sleep better and have higher IQs, study finds

Children who eat fish once a week sleep better and have higher IQ scores, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in the US, said parents should consider simply changing the diets of youngsters rather than imploring them to go to bed.<p>Previous studies have shown that the …

Teen Brains Find It Hard to Work Out What's Actually Important

Like, whatever.<p>Even when we're teenagers, our brains still have a lot of developing to do. New research suggests that teenage brains haven't matured …

Here's Why You Shouldn't Actually Throw Out Those Annoying Silica Sachets

We had no idea.<p>Anyone who's ever bought a new electronic device or a pair of shoes will be all too familiar with those little "DO NOT EAT" sachets …

Here's Why You Really Shouldn't Clean The Wax From Your Ears

Step away from the Q-tips.<p>Earwax can feel a lot like the stuff inside pimples: It's gross, and cleaning it out feels satisfying. Even watching other …

Mark Zuckerberg

2D Game Design Just Got Better and Easier with Gamemaker Studio 2

You Have the Mind for It, Now Here Are the Tools<p>YoYo Games have gone ahead and made their cross-platform game developing tech even better. By …

As required by Chinese law, Blizzard reveals ‘Overwatch’ loot box drop rates

If you frequently buy loot boxes in <i>Overwatch</i>, but mostly wind up with duplicates and less than epic items, you’ve probably wondered: What are the …

E3 Will Be Open to the Public for the First Time Ever

E3 is one of the biggest events in gaming every year, with huge news dropping about new games and consoles. But for years, this amazing event held by …

It's Official: Your Periodic Table Is Now Obsolete

4 new elements have finally earned their spot.<p>Get ready to ring in 2017 with a brand new Periodic Table, because four more elements have officially …

One Of The Finest Gaming Headset Under $100

There are many gaming headset you can find around these days but only some of them are worth the money!<p>And today we have <i>one of the finest gaming</i> …

The Best Architecture Schools in the U.S. 2017

With schools around the country starting back up again, it’s time for the latest edition of DesignIntelligence’s yearly rankings of the Top …

College & University

The Retooled MacGyver Reboot Adds a Sense of Humor to All the Gadgets and Explosions

It hasn’t been smooth sailing for the <i>MacGyver</i> reboot. We already saw one trailer back in May, which has since been scrapped along with the original …

Biologists Just Spotted The Cutest 'Stubby Squid' Ever in The Deep Sea

We can't breathe.<p>You know what's almost as good as finding a bright magenta, googly-eyed stubby squid just chilling by itself 900 metres deep in the …

After Nine Years Of Work, Fans Release Their Own Pokémon Game

<i>Pokémon Uranium</i>, one of the more interesting attempts by fans to build an all-new <i>Pokémon</i> game, is finally finished!<p>We wrote about it a few years …

Pokémon Global Link shuts down this fall to prep for Sun and Moon

Get discounts in the meantime<p>The Pokémon Global Link system will go offline in late October, according to its official website, ahead of the release of <i>Pokémon Sun</i> and <i>Moon</i>. When it closes, players of <i>Pokémon X</i>, <i>Y,</i> <i>Omega Ruby</i> and <i>Alpha Sapphire</i> will lose access to several online features, but The Pokémon …

Watch: Here's what Overwatch's competitive mode will look like

The public test for Overwatch's highly anticipated competitive mode is now live, letting players try out ranked matches for the first time since the …

Learn counters to every Overwatch hero

Overwatch is about team composition and hero switching as well as twitch skill: it’s a game of rock-paper-scissors with twenty-one options, and you …

Self Defense

The Best Xbox One Headsets

The sound of satisfaction.<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p><i>Be sure to visit IGN Tech for all the latest comprehensive hands-on reviews</i> …

2016 Presidential Candidates Reimagined as Pokemon

The 2016 presidential race is heating up, and <i>Gravity Falls</i> creator Alex Hirsch recently took to Twitter to show everyone what some of the Presidential candidates would look like as Pokemon.<p>Hirsch posted drawings of Bernie Sanders as Charmander, Donald Trump as Muk, Marco Rubio as Diglett, Hillary …

Pokémon

Thino Pocket Smartphone Charger Now Available To Pre-Order For $20

If you find your smartphone battery requires a top-up during daily life, the new Thino pocket smartphone charger might be worth more investigation as …

Swiss Army Knives

Scientists discovered something surprising about why we take sighs of relief

Well, you can discount that advice entirely, because sighing's actually a crucial reflex that keeps our lungs healthy, and researchers have just uncovered the switch in our brain that controls it.<p>The team identified two tiny clusters of neurons in the brain stem that automatically turn normal …

Los Angeles

This cube is the best thing to happen to local multiplayer in a long time

This is portable projector that handles gaming like a champ<p>My interest in the Rif6 Cube came from a Facebook ad claiming the device was the perfect thing for gaming. I later met with the company at CES and expressed a bit of skepticism about this claim, and they offered to send a loaner unit so I …

How to Deal With a Narcissist: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

You must be tired of them. They’re everywhere. Narcissists. And if you think there are more of them than ever, you’re right. Research shows we are …

Download Mew and more Pokémon legendaries starting next week

Here's the full list of the yearlong giveaways<p>Pokémon's 20th anniversary is a major milestone for the franchise, and one of the ways The Pokémon Company is celebrating is with a year of mythical monster giveaways. Starting next Monday, Feb. 1, players can download one rare creature a month for any …

Town rejects solar panels for sucking 'up all the energy from the sun'

The good people of Woodland, North Carolina are not 100% convinced by these solar panel thingamabobs, to put it lightly.<p>On Tuesday, the Woodland Town …

Solar Power

See the Massive Mountain on Dwarf Planet Ceres

Very small worlds can do very big things—providing you're willing to grade on a curve. Take the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest body in the asteroid …