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These headphones mold to your exact ear shape in 60 seconds

Headphones are a major pain point for music and podcast lovers. Traditional headphones are clunky, while earbuds fall out and can't seem to stay untangled.<p>But a new kind of earbuds might just fit better than other headphones. That's because they're custom fit to your ears.<p>Revols, created by a …

Consumer Tech

Apple has a genius solution for using the iPhone with one hand

You might not need an iPhone SE if you want a phone you can use with one hand.<p>An Apple patent describes how in the future your iPhone could detect how it’s being held, and automatically move interface elements for optimal thumb reach. Using your left hand? Buttons move to the left. Is you thumb …

Patents

Tesla Model S floats well enough to act as a boat, according to Elon Musk

Video of vehicle floating through flooded Kazakhstan tunnel suggests electric cars can turn into makeshift boats in a pinch – but Musk doesn’t recommend it<p>There’s a common misconception that electric vehicles don’t like water any more than gas guzzlers, but apparently that isn’t true. It turns out …

Tesla

iPhone display maker takes hit as Samsung steals OLED orders

The rumors that Samsung is ramping up its OLED facilities bodes well for superior displays on next year’s iPhone refresh, but there’s one party that’s not quite so pleased: struggling Apple display maker Japan Display.<p>The reason? Because while other companies bet big on OLED, it seems that Japan …

Disney gator attack: 2-year-old boy found dead

<b>Lake Buena Vista, Florida (CNN) —</b> A 2-year-old boy pulled by an alligator into a lagoon near a Walt Disney World hotel has been found dead, authorities said.<p>An Orange County dive team found Lane Graves' body intact about 1:45 p.m., not far from where he was grabbed Tuesday night, Sheriff Jerry …

Walt Disney World Resort

The first phone with Google Tango is a 6.4-inch monster from Lenovo

The Phab 2 Pro is coming this fall for $499<p>Lenovo is today announcing a new range of smartphones that will be coming to the US later this year. The Phab 2 and Phab 2 Plus are updates of last year's Phab model and feature oversized 6.4-inch displays, metal construction, and low prices. But the most …

Mobile Technology

On the road with George Hotz’s $1,000 self-driving car kit

Sitting in an Aria Hotel penthouse suite with views of the Las Vegas Strip and the vast Mojave Desert beyond, George Hotz was ready to bury the hatchet with Elon Musk. “I’m an Elon Musk fan,” he said. “He jerked me around, I jerked him around, we’re even.”<p>In a splashy <i>Bloomberg Business</i> feature …

Autonomous Cars

Song of the Summer 2016: Industry Insiders Pick Their Favorites

For EW’s new Summer Must List—the one with Nick Jonas on the cover, on newsstands now—we asked industry insiders and top artists to peer into their …

The case of the missing iPhone 7 audio jack

If leaked photos claiming to show an iPhone 7 case have any merit, your next iPhone could sport dual speakers. Meanwhile, the standard audio jack appears MIA.<p>You may get better sound out of the next iPhone, but you might have to do without the standard 3.5mm audio jack.<p>Photos of an alleged iPhone 7 …

Mobile Technology

An Old iPod in Mint Condition Now Costs a Wheelbarrow Full of Cash

Baseball cards. Beanie Babies. iPods.<p>If this recent eBay listing is any indication, maybe you should have never taken your original iPod out of its packaging.<p>The iPod in question is the second-gen 20GB model seen below, with an asking price of a cool $20k. Luckily, if you were contemplating a …

Police camouflage surveillance truck as Google Maps van

Technically Incorrect: Philadelphia police admit that one of their surveillance trucks masqueraded as one of Google's. It had a Google Maps logo on its side window.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I bring good news.<p>If you live in …

License Plates

McLaren needs a 20-year-old Compaq laptop to maintain its F1 supercar

McLaren's F1 supercar is special in more ways than one. Even now it's still the world's fastest production car with a naturally aspirated engine, and McLaren only built 106 F1s in total. <i>Jalopnik</i> visited McLaren recently, and discovered another special aspect to the F1: a 20-year-old laptop. McLaren …

Laptops

A Chinese company can use the name 'iPhone' for non-Apple products, court rules

Apple lost a trademark dispute<p>A long-drawn-out battle has been ensuing between tech giant Apple and a Chinese company you probably haven't heard of — and it's not looking good for Silicon Valley's star child. Apple recently lost a trademark suit against Beijing's Xintong Tiandi Technology, which …

China

Galaxy Note 6 Leak Reveals Significant Design Changes

The Galaxy Note 5 was a mistake. The productivity focused phablet suffered greatly from losing its expandable memory and removable battery, while – for the first time – it didn’t get a global release. Now Samsung looks set to fix these mistakes…<p>In a leak obtained by GSM Helpdesk, we learn Samsung …

Phones
General Motors
The Walking Dead
Apple Watch

Samsung starts shipping the world's largest capacity SSD

Samsung has started shipping the 16TB (well, okay, 15.36TB) SSD it showed off at the Flash Memory Summit in California last year. The company says the positively tiny, 2.5-inch drive has the largest capacity among all the SSDs in the world. It still didn't mention how much one would cost you -- not …

An Upgradeable Xbox One Would Lose To PS4's Boring Simplicity

Phil Spencer has had some interesting things to say about the future of Xbox recently. In short, he wants to turn the Xbox One from a static product to a shifting one, offering hardware upgrades throughout its lifespan and, theoretically, eliminating the concept of hardware generations. It’s a bold …

Living Rooms

In Displays, Samsung Galaxy S7's OLED Is Killing It, Apple is Lagging: Researcher

In display technology, Samsung is killing it. Apple is lagging. And Apple gets further behind with every new Samsung phone.<p>Raymond Soneira, the display expert at DisplayMate Technologies, has been making this case for a while now. And makes it again with his review this week of the Galaxy S7 and …

Electronics Industry

Apple's new 4-inch iPhone is reportedly called the iPhone SE

Apple may have landed on a name for its upcoming revamp of the iPhone 5S: the iPhone SE. According to <i>9to5Mac</i>, Apple has chosen to to drop "5" from the new iPhone's name and go entirely with letters. It had previously been rumored that the phone would be called the iPhone 5SE, to indicate that it's …

Mobile Technology

Android Circuit: Galaxy S7 Release Dates, Top Five Galaxy S7 Leaks, Samsung's New iPhone Challenge

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes the top five features of the Galaxy S7, release dates for Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the S7 challenging Apple’s newest iPhone, why Samsung is making it easier to move to iOS, details on the …

Google Play

Headphone makers quietly prepare for the iPhone 7

No one at CES seems alarmed by the death of the headphone jack<p>Apple is the perennial absentee newsmaker at CES. The Cupertino company never attends the Consumer Electronics Show, but it always manages to stir up some hype and excitement around its products during the show. Call it a happy accident. …

Consumer Tech

Samsung built the most amazing TV ever

Samsung rarely disappoints when it debuts new TVs. Its latest marvel, launched at this year's CES, definitely is one of the best ever.<p>The new TV technology allows you to stack televisions like Lego bricks. When you move them or even spin them around, a powerful processing engine powering the …

Electronics Industry

30 experiences everyone should have before they turn 30

For many it means that you're no longer in the hard-partying, bad decision-making stage of your life, for better or worse.<p>Before you turn the big 3-0 — or even if you already have — here are 30 things you should do, from adrenaline-pumping activities to experiences that help you grow.<p><i>Additional</i> …

Mount Everest

Here’s that $2.2 million Bugatti yacht you didn’t know you needed

Ultra-exotic car maker Bugatti doesn't currently have any cars in production, and it's months away from showing its next model — the Chiron — to the public. But that doesn't mean you can't buy Bugatti-branded stuff right now. Very expensive Bugatti-branded stuff, in fact.<p>Meet the Niniette, a series …

Bugatti