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Dress Up Your Autumn Table With Fall Leaves

Gather Leaves<p>Take a stroll outdoors to gather especially beautiful fall leaves — or head to your local craft store to buy silk versions. Sort leaves …

Can you spare a Coin? Universal credit card launch delayed until next year

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Coin<p>Coin made waves when it debuted last November, promising to be a type of universal payment card that can actually …

Microsoft Research Shows Off “DeLorean,” Its Tech For Building A Lag-Free Cloud Gaming Service

When looking to the future of gaming, few concepts get people as excited as the mythical “Netflix for gaming.” It’s a concept that we’ve seen in multiple forms, from OnLive’s early efforts to Sony’s new PlayStation Now service.<p>Serving up games from giant clusters of servers has several advantages …

Exclusive: Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling

TOKYO (Reuters) - Suppliers to Apple Inc (AAPL.O) are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month’s expected launch, supply chain sources said.<p>It’s unclear whether the hiccup could …

Google's self-driving cars will need steering wheels, at least for now

Rules issued by the California DMV say the search giant's software-powered car prototypes still need physical controls during testing.<p>Google has been hard at work developing self-driving cars, but it looks like the company will need to wait before software is truly in the driver's seat.<p>The …

Driverless Cars

New wearable wants to help you run better, smarter and safer

As great as running is for your health, it can also cause you some pain if not done properly -- like a lot of things in life, overdoing it could turn out unwanted results (hello, shin splints). Thankfully, there's a new Kickstarter project which is looking to alleviate some of these issues. Meet …

Plan B Uses Old Printer Parts To Create Detailed 3D Models

If you’re bored this weekend, go ahead and tear apart your old inkjet printer and grab a few pieces of aluminum. Then head over to Yvo de Haas’ website and get cracking. His new project, called Plan B, is an open source 3D printer that lets you print solid plastic objects by binding a thin layer of …

You Won't Believe What's Hidden In This Floor

A hidden feature makes for a bold design decision.<p>Most people display the collections they love in their home—stacks of coffee table books, worldly finds from their travels—but this home displays the owner's beloved collection in a new and unexpected way.<p>The KRE house in Tokyo, designed by Takuya …

Thoughtfully Detailed Three-Storey Residence in Seaside, Florida

This three-storey residence located in Seaside, Florida was conceived by NYC architect Alexander Gorlin to be his personal haven. Similar to …

Light Field Photography to Replace DSLRs? Lytro Says Yes

On July 31, photographers will finally be able to wrap their hands around the Lytro Illum, the world’s first pro-level light field camera. Unlike the DSLRs that everyone is now used to, the Illum lets you create what Lytro calls “living pictures,” derived from the camera’s sensor and lens, …

CHART: Online shoppers use multiple devices to complete their purchases

Smartphones now account for a greater share of mobile commerce purchases than tablets, according to data from Custora.<p>However the path to a purchase begins long before someone clicks “buy.” And, as it turns out, 41% of e-commerce purchases made on a smartphone begin with a shopping session that …

4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Front Panel Subjected to More Rigorous Scratch Tests, May Not Be Sapphire

Last week, a video posted by YouTube user Marques Brownlee showed the alleged front panel of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 being put through a number of scratch tests and significant bending. Now, Brownlee has released another video putting the same display through more rigorous scratch tests, this time …

Dell becomes largest retailer to accept bitcoin payments

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flickr/Zach Copley<p>Gigaom’s Derrick Harris said last year that Dell, upon going private, “should let its freak flag fly …

The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …

Time, quite simply.

When it comes to timekeeping, you might say wristwatches are in a battle with our digital devices. The Time Reminder watch is just that- a reminder …

Architizer

Modern Architecture

Google opens applications for Project Ara developer boards, judges your technical expertise

Now is your chance, if you are a proven dev and have a magnificent project in mind, to snap up a Project Ara developer board. Google is taking applications now over on the Project Ara website. The developer boards in question are designed to facilitate the development of Ara modules and are subject …

Mountaineering

Google strikes smart contact lens deal to track diabetes and fix farsightedness

With Glass and Android Wear, Google has already invested a lot of time and resources into developing the next-generation of wearables, but it's another of its eye-focused projects that has today received its first major boost. The search giant's secret Google[x] team has confirmed that it's …