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A Tiny New Chip Promises Internet 400 Times Faster Than Google Fiber

Fast internet is fast. Google Fiber's gigabit connections? That's like driving a sports car compared to the go-cart-speed connection that's probably …

Roadshow

<b>The Renault KWID is a concept multi-purpose vehicle that comes with its very own drone for scouting terrain and traffic conditions.</b><p>Renault has …

Drones

Should NASA's Dryden Flight Research Centre be Renamed for Neil Armstrong?

In 1976, NASA’s Flight Research Centre in Edwards, California, was dedicated to Hugh Latimer Dryden. At the time of his death in 1965, Dryden was NASA’s deputy administrator, a position he’d held since the agency opened in 1958. Last month, President Obama signed into law a congressional resolution …

Johns Hopkins University

The 10 Best Things from February 2014

Rats will help a stranger if they recognize his ‘type’

Rats will help a stranger in distress, but only if they have had prior social experience with the type of the unfamiliar individual.<p>Empathy-driven …

Supercomputer Takes 40 Minutes To Create Super-Detailed Model Of 1 Second Of Brain Activity

The human brain won't be surpassed by computers any time soon.<p>Futurists have long talked about the day when computers become as powerful and versatile as the human brain. A recent simulation shows that day is not exactly imminent. In one of the most accurate simulations of the human brain to date, …

Inside California's $25 billion plot to save its water supply

The state's key estuary is in serious jeopardy, but can a bold new plan solve the problem?<p>Behind many of the shiny fruits and vegetables in the produce aisle, there's a decidedly ominous backstory: California, supplier of much of our domestic produce, is just one earthquake away from drying up.<p>The …

Photoshop Now Supports 3-D Printing

3-D printing, getting more mainstream all the time<p>Good news, 3-D printing enthusiasts: Adobe thinks your weird little hobby could actually be a thing! The company's adding support for 3-D modeling files to its Photoshop software, letting users manipulate objects, then send them off to a home 3-D …

Google's Niantic follows Ingress with Endgame

Not quite strong enough to stand on their own, the future of augmented reality games lies in ties to other media. At least, that's the plan that Niantic Labs appears to be pursuing.<p>As development continues on Ingress, Niantic's first offering which recently left beta, the quasi-independent startup …

You can draw circuit boards onto paper with this pen (video)

When dreaming up that world-changing invention, wouldn't it be great if you could just sketch out the circuits and have them magically work? That's the idea behind Circuit Scribe, a ballpoint pen that's full of quick-drying ink that'll help you doodle your circuits on notebook paper. Emerging out …

Prescription Lenses for Google Glass Coming in January

Despite having its fair share of skeptics, Google Glass continues to accrue enhancements that could make it a mainstream hit when it officially …

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Motorola's 'Project Ara' modular smartphone setup switches out hardware like apps

We were intrigued by the Phonebloks concept phone that teased the ability to switch out a handset's components the way most users change ringtones, and now Motorola is putting its resources behind it. In what Motorola calls Project Ara, the advanced Technology and Products group is working with …

Would Steve Jobs Have Become Steve Jobs Using A Computer Designed By Steve Jobs?

Multitasking, facilitated by modern computers, is considered a significant threat to our ability to focus. But a new study says we’re adapting just fine.<p>In 1975, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak took part in their first great collaboration, designing the Atari game <i>Breakout</i> by working four straight days …

Apple: No, We Can’t Read Your iMessages (And We Don’t Want to, Either)

Touting its commitment to user privacy in the wake of the NSA surveillance scandal earlier this year, Apple said that the end-to-end encryption …

Privacy

Android 4.4 KitKat will let you choose your own default texting app

Android users will be able to choose third-party apps to handle their text messaging by default when the operating system's next big update, version 4.4 KitKat, eventually launches. On its developer blog, Google notes that many third-party SMS and MMS apps have already been made using workarounds …

Samsung's curved smartphone is the Galaxy Round, launches in Korea tomorrow (video)

Samsung's concave phone is very much real, and after being teased in leaks hours earlier, SK Telecom has announced it'll launch the Galaxy Round on its network as soon as tomorrow. The device's highlight is obviously the gently curved 1080p 5.7-inch OLED screen, and Samsung is also promising a …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

You Should Be Afraid of Artificial Intelligence

I, for one, do not welcome our new robot overlords.<p>Let me elaborate.<p>Writing about Artificial Intelligence is a challenge. By and large, there are two …

LearnXinYminutes Is The Occasional Coder’s Best Friend

If you’ve never written a line of code, let me let you in on a not-so-secret secret: once you’re pretty good at one programming language, picking up others becomes a <i>whole</i> lot easier.<p>That’s not to say that mastering one language makes you a master in all of them. Hardly. Each language has its own …

If you're getting spammed on iMessage, now you can spam Apple about it

You're not the only one irked by iMessage spam -- Apple is too. Cupertino's finally gotten fed up with those pesky spammers and has established an email line to receive reports about them. So, next time your phone beeps and your slumber's rudely interrupted by ads for prescription drugs, take a …

Samsung Denies Inflated Galaxy S4 Performance for Tests

Samsung has denied claims that it tweaks its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone to help create inflated perform scores during benchmark tests.<p>AnandTech claims the company set the device to yield an 11 percent performance enhancement for benchmarking applications, which does not carry over into regular …

Dialogue controls your smartphone from your Mac, lets you make and record phone calls

As Apple continues to refine its mobile and desktop operating systems, the company has slowly integrated messaging and other mobile-centric features into Mac OS. With an Apple ID, Mac and iOS owners can send and receive Messages and also make FaceTime video calls, but traditional phone call support …

Bacteria That Cause Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer's

Wreaking havoc in your mouth and head<p>Could Alzheimer's disease originate in your mouth?<p>It sounds like a strange idea, but scientists have recently found one small clue that dental bacteria may play a role in some cases of Alzheimer's.<p>A team of researchers from the U.K. and the U.S. found …

SanDisk Wireless Flash Drive Is A Portable Media Streamer

We don’t think much about the humble flash drive. It’s there, in our desk drawers, on our keyrings, socketed into our laptops, making life a little …

These Anatomically Correct Carafes Are Both Beautiful And Kinda Gross

There’s nothing quite as classy as serving your guests wine out of a carafe. It bespeaks taste and refinement, or at least a desire to keep your …

All-solid lithium-sulfur battery stores four times the energy of lithium-ions

Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have come up with a promising design for a lithium-sulfur rechargeable battery that is …