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Hello Lamp Post sheds light on the secret life of Austin streets

If Austin could talk, what would it say? For the next few months, Hello Lamp Post will give you the chance to find out.Brought to town as part of the …

Samsung's next flagship phone will combine metal back with three-sided screen, says Bloomberg

Corroborating rumors and speculation ahead of the next Galaxy S release, Bloomberg today reports that Samsung's upcoming flagship Android smartphone will come in two variants, one of which will feature a dual curved-edge display. Both are said to have "all-metal bodies" and will apparently retain …

Here’s how to unlock your phone under the new rules

New rules governing U.S. wireless carriers went into full effect on Wednesday, although many carriers had been following the guidelines for nearly a …

The Woman Who Followed Her Identity Thief for Two Years

Photographer Jessamyn Lovell put her own identity thief under surveillance for two years—and exhibited the results for all to see.<p>Portrait of …

Dirty car artist leaves masterpieces in the dust

He is an Eagle Scout, a versatile bar-band drummer and a senior GUI designer for a company that creates mobile apps for the health care industry.<p>But Scott Wade is famous for drawing dirty pictures.<p>It’s not the content that raises eyebrows but the canvas on which Wade creates. Present him with a …

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Home theater at CES 2014: Sound bars, streaming, and over-the-air TV

Home theater is always one of the major stars at the Consumer Electronics Show, with every major company rolling out a full suite of new products promising to make your digital entertainment look and sound better.<p>Those product lineups tend to include plenty of products that feel pretty stale, such …

Smartphones at CES and beyond: Big, bendy, 64-bit

CES, the largest consumer electronics show in North America, often sets the stage for smartphone technology and trends in the coming year.<p>There are plenty of those brewing for 2014 even beyond the big show, from the smartphone's screen size and shape to the stuff that goes inside and even pairs to …

Rumor: Galaxy S5 wearing “new material,” flexible display “under review,” announcement at MWC 2014

A new report from South Korea says that Samsung’s Vice President and Head of Design Strategy Dong-hoon Chang revealed various Galaxy S5-related details in an off-the-record discussion with reporters. Strangely though, these details have been published.<p>According to him, the reports that say the …

Phones

Toyota makes Fuel Cell Vehicle star of CES 2014

While other automakers highlight autonomous car technologies at CES 2014, Toyota will be taking a different tack. The company will use the venue to show off its latest Fuel Cell Vehicle concept car.<p>Fuel cell vehicles combine pure hydrogen with air to create water, a reaction that also produces …

Augmented-reality contact lenses to be human-ready at CES

Anyone who has ever dreamed up a sci-fi future in which neon interfaces float in front of us and information exists not on screens, but projected onto our eyes, is likely watching the blossoming wearable technology market with great anticipation. With its iOptik system, wearables startup Innovega …

Navigating CES Through Rose-Colored Google Glasses

<i>Tim Moore is the founder and CEO of</i> <i>Venture Glass</i><i>,</i> <i>which creates</i> <i>wearable products and solutions, and was recently identified by Forbes as “an emerging thought leader in wearable technology.” Tim has over 20 years experience in digital leadership, having worked at The New York Times Company and as CEO</i> …

Samsung’s entire new tablet lineup leaks ahead of CES debut

Samsung’s early 2014 tablet lineup won’t be official until Monday afternoon when Samsung is scheduled to show off all of its new gadgets during the …

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ASUS unveils Zenfone line packing Android, Intel chips and a simple interface

It's been a while since we've seen an ASUS smartphone that wasn't meant to be used with (or as) a tablet, but the company is making up for that absence by launching the Zenfone line. The Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 all sport dual-core Intel Atom processors and a range of exotic color options. They also tout …

CES 2014: Toyota says fuel-cell car has 310-mile range

The prototype is unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas<p>LAS VEGAS — The hydrogen-powered car is back, and this one is wearing a Toyota badge.<p>After its initial debut at the Tokyo Motor Show in November, the hydrogen fuel cell-powered Toyota FCV made its first U.S. appearance at CES …

CES: Samsung Unveils 12.2-inch Galaxy TabPro and NotePro Tablets

Four new Samsung tablets are coming this quarter.<p>At CES, Samsung unveiled a pair of 12.2-inch tablets, dubbed the Galaxy TabPro and the Galaxy …

Yahoo acquires Aviate, the intelligent homescreen app for Android

Onstage at CES today, Marissa Mayer announced that Yahoo had acquired Aviate, an Android app that shows users a dynamic home screen with the best apps and information it thinks they need. The purchase fits into Mayer's ongoing strategy of creating personalized mobile software that becomes a daily …

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This is Samsung's 105-inch ultra-wide Ultra HD 4K TV, and it's a monster in person

Samsung's 105-inch concave Ultra HD television is a beastly-looking chap on paper, and in the flesh it's difficult not to walk away …

CES 2014: Hands-on w/ Parrot’s Jumping Sumo insect robot toy (Video)

Yesterday we gave you our hands-on demo video of the latest MiniDrone quadricopter from Parrot, and today we got a demo of the new Parrot Jumping Sumo: a Wi-Fi connected “insect robot” toy that can turn on a dime and jump up to 30 inches.It’s controlled via an iOS app, packs in a gyroscope and …

MiP is a balancing robot that works with your smartphone

Robotics company WowWee has brought its latest fun invention to the floor of ShowStoppers here in Las Vegas. MiP is a $99.99 toy-sized robot that's programmed to do pretty much whatever you want it to. In its default behavior, MiP responds to a user's claps and other hand gestures. Moving to other …

Doc Brown sets the DeLorean to 2014, arrives at CES to shill for Gibson

When Marty McFly uses your guitar to introduce the world to rock 'n' roll and "Johnny B. Goode," your marketing department is pretty much set forever. So when it's your 120th anniversary, and you're at CES 2014, a place where a replica <i>Back to The Future</i> DeLorean is basically a celebrity, there's …

Play Angry Birds right on your wall: Touchjet's interactive Android projector debuts at CES

LAS VEGAS — It’s Android like you’ve never seen it before: projected, large, and still receptive to touch controls.<p>Touchjet’s TouchPico is a tiny handheld projector that runs Android and lets you interact with the projected image using a special stylus. Think of it like a giant Android tablet — …

Grillbot: FINALLY, a Grill-Cleaning Robot

What a time to be alive!<p>I don’t know about you, but I’m sick – SICK – of cleaning my grill by hand like some sort of unbelievably handsome wild …

JVC outs more MHL-ready in-dash receivers at CES 2014

Face it: Your old car's factory stereo system isn't going to last forever -- eventually, you'll need to upgrade. Luckily, JVC is here to trot out its latest head units at CES 2014. Just like last year, the company has outfitted two of its new receivers (the KW-V0BT and KW-V40BT, specifically) with …

CES 2014: Myris Is A Personal Iris Scanner You'll Actually Want [Video]

Eye identification for the rest of us.<p>Iris identification is great for its accuracy, but the gadgets to make it happen can be expensive or unwieldy--and usually not great for personal use. Enter EyeLock and its myris, a cheap, beautiful, simple gadget for iris ID'ing.<p>The myris connects to your …

CES 2014: Popular Mechanics Editors' Choice Awards

The world's biggest consumer electronics extravaganza is in full swing, and we've seen every curved TV, Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush, and robotic gadget in Las Vegas. Here's the best of the show, the items you really want to know about in 2014.<p>The world's biggest consumer electronics extravaganza …

Gear & Gadgets

At the CES of 1970, Piracy Was a Selling Point

Behold, a tape that would allow "your kid to pirate music off the air and sell it to his friends."<p>In 1970, New York City played host to the fourth Consumer Electronics Show. The gathering featured some 200 manufacturers displaying an array of gadgets that is quaint by today's standards, but must …

Vizio at CES 2014: affordable 4K, updated PCs, and speakers that run Android

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Vizio at CES 2014: affordable 4K, updated PCs, and speakers that run Android<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Vizio came to CES with a goal in mind: winning the 4K pricing wars. The company's new 4K TVs start at only $999.99, though it's also unveiled …