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Parrot's Hydrofoil Drone Conquers Air and Sea Alike

A new drone from Parrot does double duty, flying through the air like any other quadcopter but converting in a snap to propel a small hydrofoil boat. It's actually quite simple: By attaching the drone perpendicular to the body of the boat, the gadget sends its thrust rearward instead of down, …

Drones

Chevrolet-FNR Concept Looks Too Good to Be Self-Driving

Look at this crazy thing. It’s perfect. It’s like a sports car escaped from the <i>Blade Runner</i> prop room and came to life. It’s the world’s angriest roller skate. It’s the future we all dreamed about when we were 10, where the cars on the street look like wacky Hot Wheels concepts. It’s the Chevrolet …

Blade Runner

The Big Picture: Chevy's self-driving concept car is straight out of sci-fi

Thought that Mercedes' F 015 self-driving car was futuristic? It looks old hat next to GM's autonomous electric concept, the Chevrolet-FNR. The pod-like design appears ripped straight from a sci-fi flick, complete with crystal laser lights, "dragonfly" swinging doors and sensors (including radar) …

Driverless Cars

WLTM Bumble – A dating app where women call the shots

Tinder has changed the way we meet, but is increasingly proving a turn-off for female users sick of the misogyny it attracts. Now a new generation of app developers is fighting back<p>It’s 4am on a Tuesday when my phone pings. Still in the depths of sleep, I reach out and grab it, knocking a cold cup …

Relationships

Uber-Like Cannabis Delivery App Meadow Blazes Out of Y Combinator | Inc.com

The Uber of medical cannabis delivery has arrived, and the venerable accelerator Y Combinator has given its rubber stamp of approval. Meadow, a San Francisco-based startup, allows card-holding medical marijuana patients to browse different types of cannabis from nearby dispensaries and place an …

Cannabis

Liquid metal printing puts flexible circuits on 'anything'

Thanks to top universities and some companies, soft robots and stretchy electronics are already a reality. Now a group of researchers from Purdue claim they've found the right manufacturing process to produce those types of devices en masse. Their method entails printing out circuits using an …

DJI’s Phantom 3 drone shoots 4K video, uses new sensors to navigate indoor airspace

Drones have entered the mainstream, most consumers are familiar with them and the beautiful imagery that these flying, camera-wielding, devices can capture. Perhaps no company has had a greater influence on consumers becoming more familiar with this technology than DJI.<p>Since 2006, DJI has been …

Nikon's dive into 4K starts with the 1 J5 mirrorless camera

Nikon's bread-and-butter business may be its entry-level and high-end DSLRs, but the point-and-shoot and mirrorless models are equally as important to the company. This is particularly true now more than ever, as these cheaper cameras begin to lose ground to smartphones with great photography …

You'll soon get 10TB SSDs thanks to new memory tech

SSDs and other flash memory devices will soon get cheaper and larger thanks to big announcements from Toshiba and Intel. Both companies revealed new "3D NAND" memory chips that are stacked in layers to pack in more data, unlike single-plane chips currently used. Toshiba said that it's created the …

A First Glimpse of Canon’s Small 4K Camera

Canon has long been rumored to have a small 4K camera up its sleeve, and now the world is getting its first glimpse of the new product. The company …

Cameras

Nvidia's Titan X: The 4K Gaming Graphics Card You've Been Waiting For

Let’s skip the foreplay. Nvidia’s Titan X is the best single-GPU graphics card on the market, and a remarkable feat of engineering. This is an inarguable conclusion. <i>If</i> cost is no concern and you want exceptional 1440p gaming and/or surprisingly strong 4K gaming from a single-GPU graphics card …

Graphics Cards

Microsoft cooks up way to run Windows 10 on Android devices

The software giant is starting with Xiaomi's Android-based Mi 4 smartphone with a custom-based ROM that wipes out Android and installs Windows 10.<p>Microsoft has crafted its own technology that can transform Android phones into Windows 10 devices.<p>While announcing the summer launch of Windows 10, …

Android News

IRS Owes Taxpayers More Than $1 Billion In Unclaimed Tax Refunds

Looking for some extra cash? The Internal Revenue Service has $1 billion of it waiting to be collected.<p>An estimated one million taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2011 have failed to pick up refunds totaling $1 billion. The IRS estimates that about half of those refunds …

Finance

Quicklapse: Capturing 8K Video with a Nikon D800 Using Burst Mode and Interpolation

Director of photography Miguel de Olaso, Macgregor and architectural photographer Art Sanchez have been working on a new technique called the …

Cameras

Cuitla Vega - Ay Corazon (Encore Sessions)

Arevalo - Así No Mas (Encore Sessions)

Sony's PlayStation 4 Virtual Reality Hardware Targeted for 2016

Sony targets 2016 for a “Project Morpheus” virtual reality release on the PlayStation 4. Having<p>Sony targets 2016 for a “Project Morpheus” virtual reality release on the PlayStation 4. Having revealed a new and much-enhanced prototype of a VR headset at the Game Developers Conference, Sony also …

Manny El Guapo Encore Sessions

More Lightroom 6 Details Leak Out: HDR & Panorama Merge

Lightroom 6 is expected to launch within the next week or so with several new features. Thanks to leaks from Adobe, we now know a little more about …

Google & SolarCity partner on $750M fund for rooftop solar

Image copyright Courtesy of SolarCity.Solar installer and financier SolarCity announced on Thursday that it plans to raise a $750 million fund to …

Solar Power

WriteBoard

A concept for an electronic whiteboard. The WriteBoard is a 27″ 1080p LCD touchscreen that comes with a marker-sized stylus. Anything you write on it …

Mobile Devices

Smart Kapp

Looks like someone beat the folks behind WriteBoard. Smart Kapp is a dry erase board that streams its content to computers and mobile devices. You …

A Practical Guide to Creating Superresolution Photos with Photoshop

We’ve seen it in plenty of thriller/crime solver TV shows and movies: upon reviewing some grainy and very low-resolution surveillance footage, …

Miracle-Gro AeroGarden 3 SL

<b>Pros</b><p>Super-fast plant growth. Easy to set up. Little upkeep required.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Noisy. Rim gets a bit messy.<p><b>Bottom Line</b><p>The Miracle-Gro AeroGarden 3 SL makes …

Samsung’s 2TB Spinpoint M9T quadruples your PlayStation 4 or laptop storage for $100 shipped (Reg. $120)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>If you’ve wanted to rejuvenate your old laptop or quadruple your PlayStation 4’s hard drive space, now’s the time to do it. Built …

Program Your Arduino With an Android Device!

Introduction: Program Your Arduino With an Android Device!<p>Hi,<p>in this Instructable I want to show you, how you can program your Arduino with your …

Scientists Have Found A Crystal That Can Let You Breathe Underwater

It’s a great scientific irony that water is full of oxygen yet none of it is breathable to humans. But that might be about to change, thanks to a research team in Denmark and a bizarre crystal they’ve discovered.<p>Carrying the catchy label of [{(bpbp)Co2II(NO3)}2(NH2bdc)](NO3)2 * 2H2O, and what we’re …

Google releases Android Studio 1.0, the first stable version of its IDE

After two years of development, Google today released Android Studio 1.0, the first stable version of its Integrated Development Environment (IDE) aimed at Android developers. You can download it right now for Windows, Mac, and Linux from the Android Developer site.<p>Google first announced Android …

3D Printing Models From Computer Games

Wouldn’t it be cool to extract 3D models from your favorite video games and then 3D print them? As it turns out, it’s pretty easy to do!<p>In the …