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This home-made Smart Mirror that runs Google Now is the IoT device we all want

Medium<p>When the world doesn’t offer you a Smart Mirror, sometimes you just have to make one yourself. At least, you do if you’re a software engineer at Google with a bit of spare time on your hands. Max Braun created this awesome DIY Smart Mirror in his spare time, and it runs Google Now.<p>Using a …

How one Googler installed Google Now on his bathroom mirror

I mentioned earlier today that I still miss some things about Android. One of those things is definitely Google Now, the insanely useful …

Today only: Get a pair of sweatproof Bluetooth earbuds for only $18

If you’ve been on the hunt for a pair of solid Bluetooth earbuds with good sound quality and enough battery life to carry you through the day with no …

New Chromecast dongles take on games and music

Google has announced two new Chromecast devices designed to take over your living room with faster wireless video and audio streaming and an …

Nexus 6P has the second best mobile camera (according to DxOMark)

The Nexus line-up has never been famous for its cameras. In fact, some of us are willing to say a few of their devices have had significantly disappointing photographic results. This is why most of us weren’t expecting much out of the Nexus 6P camera technology (and let’s not even mention the Nexus …

Psychologist: Giving your kid an iPad is ‘child abuse’

Steve Jobs didn’t let his kids use an iPad at home for fear that they would become technology addicts.<p>According to a leading child psychologist it’s a whole lot more serious than that, however — giving very young children an iPad to play with may be “tantamount to child abuse.”<p>Describing it as …

Tablets

Apple win in appeals court ruling may force Samsung to change one of its products

In May 2014, a jury decided that monetary damages were ample compensation for Samsung’s infringement of three Apple patents. However, this Thursday a US appeals court ruled that monetary compensation wasn’t enough, and that Apple should be able to “exclude competitors from using one’s property …

Judiciary

Can't believe your eyes? Scientists build tiny invisibility cloak

Scientists might be a step – a teeny tiny step – closer to developing that Harry Potter-style invisibility cloak of your dreams. Researchers at UC Berkeley have created a thin metamaterial that can conform to irregularly shaped objects and render them invisible in certain wavelengths of light.<p>For …

UC Berkeley

UE Boom 2: One of the best wireless speakers gets even better

Ultimate Ears is at it again, updating the last straggler in its line of Bluetooth speakers to get them all on the same page in terms of build and software. A few months ago, the company revamped its entry level offering and today Ultimate Ears is announcing the UE Boom 2. This is the mid-level …

Ultimate Ears' Boom 2 speaker cranks the volume up to eleven

How do you make the UE Boom, one of the best Bluetooth speakers you can buy, even better? You make it 25% louder, water- and dust-proof, and double …

iPhone 6S and 6S Plus: Our Complete Overview

This morning Apple announced the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus at their September Special Event Keynote. Despite it being just an "S" year, the new iPhone lineup was packed with interesting new features and improvements.<p>3D Touch<p>The marquee feature of the new devices was a new technology that …

Enter The Matrix! This iPad App Lets You “See” Wi-Fi Signals

A new exhibition by Richard Vijgen reveals the invisible architecture of radio waves, all around us.<p>The invisible world around us pulses with radio waves, an electromagnetic tide that washes over everything. If you could see it, everything around us would ripple with information, like dropping a …

Leaked BlackBerry ‘Venice’ photos show Android-powered QWERTY slider in the flesh

If there has been one thing missing from the Android smartphone market over the past few years, it’s a great device with a physical keyboard. In fact, ever since the T-Mobile G2 (HTC Desire Z) hit the market in 2010, there’s been nothing worth paying attention to. That’s why — to me — the rumored …

Cast Photos for Season 2 of Batman Prequel Gotham Released

Gotham<p>was a little hit and miss during its first season, though it was easily good enough to make it worth returning to each week. Despite the …

How Ammunition And Apple’s Ex-CEO Plan To Disrupt The “Design Center” Of The Smartphone World

John Sculley and Apple’s former lead designer reveal two sub-$200 Android smartphones that prove great design can come cheap.<p>Both John Sculley and Ammunition Group’s Robert Brunner left Apple before the iPhone era. Sculley, the former CEO of Apple from 1983 to 1993, is perhaps best known as the man …

(Updated) Report: Lenovo Mobile to be dissolved and sell all phones under the Motorola branding

<b>Update 2 (11/24):</b> Thought Lenovo was done rearranging things? Think again. According to a new report from <i>DigiTimes</i>, Lenovo has announced plans to replace its Vibe line of mid-range and high-end smartphones with its Lemon series. The report states that smartphones under the Motorola brand will …

Mobile

Former Apple CEO John Sculley launches a line of stylish smartphones

Like most consumer items, the lower the price point of a phone, the less exciting the design. Obi Worldphone co-founder (and former Apple CEO) John Sculley and Ammunition design founder Robert Brunner decided to challenge that by creating mid-level, inexpensive international smartphones that look …

Mirror your Android device on your Mac or PC with Vysor

There are plenty of ways to mirror your smartphone onto your desktop, but none are as apparently easy (or snappy) as this one. Vysor has been cooked-up by AllCast creator Koush as a seamless way to mirror your Android device's display onto a Windows, Linux or Mac computer. All you'll need to do is …

Debugging

South Korea turns off propaganda as Koreas reach deal

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both …

North Korea

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaked in much clearer set of photos

We have seen plenty of great Samsung Galaxy Note 5 renders, but the few actual photos out there leave plenty to be desired. The eminent launch of Samsung’s new over-sized smartphone(s) is coming and we have been hoping to get a clearer look at the handset. Grab a seat and stick around, for that day …

Galaxy Note