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Board Games

If you love staying up late and sleeping in, doing otherwise might actually hurt your health

Here’s one more way our modern sleep schedules might be killing us.<p>Night owls might get a rap for staying up too late watching Netflix or getting lost in meme spirals on the web, but it’s not all fun and games. Study after study shows the later you sleep and rise, the more likely you are to develop …

Sleep

Download Waze to hear "Linny T Whiskey"

Listen to custom turn-by-turn directions from your friend.<p>On desktop? Hop on your phone before tapping a …

Why didn’t anyone tell me Warframe is now the perfect game?

This isn’t OK. How did this happen.<p>Playing <i>Warframe</i> in the year of our Steve 2017 is quite the experience.<p>The game began its life as a mediocre third-person free-to-play shooter on the PlayStation Whichever and was promptly forgotten. But the developers continued to work on it. And update it. And …

12 Virtual Reality Gadgets to Give You a Unique Experience

VR is indeed the next big thing in technology. You can’t deny that. Just to make sure you are in line with this side of technology, here are some of …

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

Hello World, Episode 7: England’s Bold Attempt to Revive Its Tech Industry

Land of the Pi People: England’s Bold Attempt to Revive Its Tech Industry<p>Episode 7: Once a computing pioneer, England has struggled to remain …

A Self-Piloting Human Transport Drone Flew Untethered for the First Time

As tech companies, car manufacturers, and governments like France usher in a self-driving transit ecosystem, handing the keys over to computers seems …

These on-demand drone lights are a clever idea

It's a marketing gimmick rather than a real product, but give it time<p>UK insurer Direct Line has a clever idea: drone streetlights you summon on your phone and that follow you around when you need them. As the video above shows, this is very much a marketing campaign rather than a real service, but …

Apple’s Innovative Ways Are Gone, Says Analyst

By<p>Nov. 21, 2016 5:47 p.m. ET<p>Apple will be celebrating the iPhone’s tenth birthday in June 2017. One analyst uses the approaching milestone to assess …

Wall Street

Apple to replace iPhone 6s handsets that are shutting down for no reason

Some of Apple’s iPhone 6s handsets are shutting down for no reason, the company has said.<p>Apple will now replace any phones that display the issue, …

Review: Nerf N-Strike Elite Terrascout Remote Control Drone Blaster

What's the best way to elevate a family holiday gathering? Tactical warfare!<p>Nerf's latest rolling drone should win a few battles. The Nerf N-Strike …

Scientists have created a solar-powered fabric that would let you charge your phone with your jacket

When it’s sunny out, there’s energy all around us. But right now, portable solar panels generally can’t store the energy they produce. It either has to flow into a device directly, or requires a separate, heavy battery to store it, making solar power still a work in progress for everyday consumer …

Clean Energy

You Can Stash This Folding Under-Desk Heater in a Filing Cabinet Until You Get Cold

It doesn’t matter how fancy the office you work in is, it’s an unwritten rule that when winter arrives, you’re going to be cold at work. Even the …

AirSelfie Mini Camera Drone (video)

Smartphone photographers that would like to capture images from a different perspective may be interested in a new miniature camera drone which has …

How to build an interplanetary internet one reprogrammed spacecraft at a time

Asking stupid questions is an occupational hazard for DW's Zulfikar Abbany. But they can elicit smart answers from people like internet pioneer Vint …

Mozilla’s Quantum Project

A few months ago, Mozilla began a project to make significant changes to our Gecko rendering engine to make it faster and more reliable. The project …

Concurrency

On Parallel Paths: HPC and Many-Core Architectures

Over the past decade or so, a quiet but dramatic change has come to the world of computing. From desktop systems to supercomputers, the era of the …

What you need to know about Hadoop

Unless you’ve been hiding away from the world of computing for the last few years, you’ll have come across Hadoop.<p>Apache Hadoop, to give it its full …

Unlocking the Power of Parallelism with Rust

Parallelism is the topic of the second video in our series about the Rust programming language. Despite the increasing ubiquity of multi-core …

Inspirations of outstanding conceptual art

<b>Inspirations of outstanding conceptual art</b> is a journey into the world of some artists conception and their works. We will meet talented artists …

Art

11 Animated Websites, for Design Inspiration

Animation can be a powerful tool to bring life to a website and engage visitors with background videos, traditional illustrations, parallax …

Parallax

Microsoft Spends Big to Build a Computer Out of Science Fiction

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft is putting its considerable financial and engineering muscle into the experimental field of quantum computing as it works to build a machine that could tackle problems beyond the reach of today’s digital computers.<p>There is a growing optimism in the tech world that quantum …

Quantum Computing

Twitter bots were rampant during the US election

If you believe one study, it's not just fake news that polluted the internet during the US election... it's bogus accounts, too. Researchers at the international Project on Computational Propaganda report that the use of politically minded Twitter bots reached an "all-time high" during the 2016 …

Alphabet's autofocusing contact lens won't be tested in 2016

Bad news if you were hoping that Google's (now Alphabet's) smart contact lenses would be available relatively soon: they're running into some hurdles. Novartis, which is partnering with Alphabet's Verily Life Sciences on an autofocusing lens that addresses farsightedness, says it won't make its …

Sony, Kabam, and Blippar: AR is the gateway drug to VR

Sony’s launch of its PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset could mark an inflection point in virtual reality’s steady march toward mainstream adoption. The headset is compatible with the wildly popular PS4 platform; at $500, it’s being offered at a reasonable price point (and one that’s less expensive than …

Disney's 'Avatar' theme park robots are as amazing as the film characters

Disney's live-action amusement park experience called "Pandora: The World of Avatar," which promises to deliver some of the magic of the <i>Avatar</i> film, …

Microsoft partners with D-Link to deliver speedier Wi-Fi in rural regions

Microsoft has joined forces with networking equipment maker D-Link to deliver faster Wi-Fi to rural communities around the world.<p>Microsoft is …

There is no IoT

Ajay Kulkarni Contributor<p>Ajay Kulkarni is co-founder and CEO at iobeam, and curates the new Minimum Reliable Product hardware blog.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How Hardware-as-a-Service will save IoT<p>There’s a general malaise growing around IoT. After years of hype, more hype and even more hype, …