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New 3DS LL is a perfect Super Famicom homage

Now available for preorder in Japan<p>Nintendo has a new skin for the 3DS LL that replicates the classic Super Famicom aesthetic, down to the packaging. The graphic on the back of the system looks like the top of a Super Famicom — the original Japanese version of what most of us know as Super Nintendo …

Retrogaming

Watch a group of puppies unbox LG's new G5 smartphone

The G5 unboxing war heats up, with puppies<p>LG's G5 has a lot going for it. The beautiful Android flagship is also a modular smartphone that could radically change how we think about accessories, and it's armed to the teeth with some of the best components available. So it's safe to say there's …

Puppies

Hacker Makes His Amazon Echo A Car Starter

This is a feature Amazon should offer<p>Amazon Echo is an interface in search of a use. When it was first released, the web-connected, voice-activated tower was a lot like a telephone with just the local operator on the other side. As more web-connected household devices have worked with Echo, the …

Amazon Echo

The Devil Lives in Florida! We Saw His Den.

Apart from some other devilish entities I will not here name, Florida has its fair share of weirdness and oddities. Many are artificial, but this one is natural. The tiny town of Williston (less than 3,000 inhabitants) is famous for its peanuts and the festival that goes with it, but also for an …

Nature

'Leaked' Nintendo NX controller is driving gamers crazy

Nintendo has been incredibly tight-lipped about its upcoming console, codenamed NX, so naturally, we gamers are analyzing any tidbit of information to death.<p>Needless to say, alleged leaks of a prototype controller are driving the internet crazy.<p>A redditor by the name of perkele37 today posted a few …

Domino's has built an autonomous pizza delivery robot

For a pizza chain, Domino's actually has a pretty rich history of innovation. It's embraced social media, created a one-click Easy Order button and even built a delivery car that has its own pizza oven. Now it's looking at robots. More specifically: delivery robots. What you see here is DRU …

Driverless Cars

Nike's self-tying shoes are coming this holiday season

Nike is yet to deliver on its promise to bring us the self-lacing MAG shoes made infamous by Michael J Fox in <i>Back to the Future II</i>, but it’s done the next best thing.<p>The company’s new HyperAdapt 1.0 tightens around your foot as soon as your heel slips into the shoe and activates the sensor inside. …

Shoes

US to ban hoverboard imports following Segway complaint

Feds might seize even more "hoverboards" now that the US International Trade Commission has banned most of them from being imported into the country. The ITC didn't issue the order because they're prone to exploding and catching fire -- it did so because of a patent complaint filed by Segway. Under …

Cruise Ships

World’s Best Caribbean Resorts 2015

Last year, this 393-room resort—the largest in St. Kitts and Nevis—had some minor updates, including new solar showers on the beach, new beds, and …

Puerto Rico

Kids Are Facing Criminal Charges for Using Emoji

Emojis are quickly becoming the language of the Internet, but with that power comes a raft of new legal issues. Cases are beginning to emerge in …

Harvard Law School

Hoverboards Are Unsafe, U.S. Government Agency Says

They were one of the hottest-selling items of the holiday season, but Friday the head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission says no hoverboard …

Hoverboards

Drink Inside a Massive Bubble at the Highest Rooftop Hotel Bar in New York City

Arguably the worst part of winter is the fact that you can't comfortably enjoy your favorite cocktail on a roof. Bar 54 at the Hyatt Centric Times …

The life-size BB-8 is real and you can get one this year

NEW YORK — The rumored life-size BB-8 droid from <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is real, everyone, and you’ll be able to roll it around your house later …

Coldplay Rocks Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show Performance

Coldplay performed some of their biggest hits, including “Paradise,” “Viva La Vida” and “Yellow,” during the Super Bowl 50 halftime show at Levi’s …

Mark Ronson

These luxury RVs are like five-star hotels on wheels

Dining Rooms

The $83 million Skyacht One private jet is basically a luxurious super yacht that can fly

That's the bet SottoStudios is making with its new Skyacht One design. The concept takes an Embraer Lineage 1000E private jet and infuses it with a ton of yacht-style luxury, creating what the studio is calling "a yacht that can fly."<p>It'll cost you $83 million to build — a $30 million increase from …

Super Yachts

New Segway transforms into a cute robot companion when you’re not riding it

In the past, the Segway has often been, well, a little laughed at, if not ridiculed – the personal transportation devices are most often seen with a horde of slightly overweight tourists leaving the “walking” out of a walking tour.<p>But the latest Segway could be about to change all that. It is a …

Robotics

New robot with built-in projector turns any room into a movie theater

At CES 2016 we got to check out Cerevo's Tipron robot that can roll around the house shooting projections on your walls and ceilings.<p>Read more about …

The BoomStick makes any wired headphones sound better

A $99 dongle for your ears<p>Most of us would like our music to sound better, even if we're not willing to do much about it. The only real solution — buying better headphones — costs money, and picking the right ones takes time and effort. That's why a new company called BoomCloud 360 created the …

Audiophile

Samsung is sticking a massive touchscreen on its next smart fridge

Samsung is well-known for having some crazy ideas about how to integrate technology into people's lives, and CES is undoubtedly ground zero for the strangest of them. It's also well-known for big advertising blitzes, and so out in the public, main hallway at CES you will find huge banners …

Smart Homes

The Best New Candy from 2015

After tasting hundreds of sweets in 2015, these are Food & Wine's 5 favorites from 2015.<p>Here at Food & Wine, we diligently sample hundreds of …

Dessert

Oculus begins shipping the finished Rift to developers

Oculus has announced that it's shipping "early builds" of its Rift VR headset to developers, along with the developer kit SDK 1.0. According to the company's blog, "the Rift SDK 1.0 and runtime include features tied to the consumer product, so we've currently limited the release to developers …

The new iOS-connected Hamwells e-Shower recycles your water with eyes on saving energy

Low-flow shower heads are not a new phenomenon. They’ve been around for some time, with varying degrees of annoyance for many years. The idea of saving water while enjoying a long, hot shower has been discussed and executed in many different ways. A new $3,000 shower that recycles (and purifies) …

The most anticipated video games of 2016

Gaming Industry

Life-size moving R2-D2 fridge has an unearthly price tag

If you want to own Haier's remote-controlled R2-D2 refrigerator, it's going to cost you — big time.<p>Haier tells <i>Mashable</i> the life-sized droid fridge …

This Flying Car Just Got Approval to Move Into Test Mode

The Federal Aviation Administration has authorized flying car company Terrafugia to start testing out prototypes of a flying car that could some day …

Flying Car

Nintendo invents a gamepad dominated by its touchscreen

Nintendo has said precious little about its plans for the NX (other than that it won't be like a Wii U), but it <i>might</i> have hinted at what's coming through some recent paperwork. The console maker has filed for a patent on a gamepad design where a touchscreen would cover the entire front panel. You'd …

Flickr Comes To Gear VR With 360 Degree Photo Viewing Experience

Flickr’s 15 billion photos are there for our consumption at any time, but beyond seeing static photos there hasn’t been much of an experience upgrade over the years for diving into the world around you.<p>Today, Yahoo has announced a new Flickr experience powered by Oculus for Samsung Gear VR. The …

Gear VR

Apple May Take Away One of the iPhone's Most Used Features

There's a new report making predictions about the iPhone 7.<p>In a move likely to upset lots of people, Apple is reportedly removing its 3.5 mm headphone jack from its next generation iPhone. Instead, the iPhone 7's Lightning connector would be used to attach headphones, according to Japanese blog …

Mobile Technology