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Here's a $3,000 Apple Watch for the Putin-lover in your life

Oligarchs have tech needs too<p>Have you ever looked at the Apple Watch said, this could use a bit more of a dictatorial vibe? Well you're in luck Thanks to the folks at Caviar Perna Penna, there is now an Apple Watch designed to pay homage to everyone's least favorite shirtless horse rider, Russian …

Apple Watch

Like United's new first-class seat? Here are 10 of the fanciest (gallery)

United Airlines announced on Wednesday that it would introduce a new first-class seat for more than 200 of its aircraft. The 21.1-inch-wide leather seat includes a tray table that features a tablet holder, in-seat power outlets, additional in-seat storage and a granite cocktail table.<p>Friendly skies …

FAA Approves Commercial Use Of Drone Paper Airplane. Yes. Really.

In a possible sign of how seriously FAA is taking unmanned aircraft operations in national airspace — or maybe just a sign of how absurd matters have gotten — the FAA yesterday approved the first ever toy powered paper airplane to fly commercially in U.S. airspace.<p>The applicant granted the …

Drones

Microsoft Develops App That Turns Any Smartphone Into a Comprehensive 3D Scanner

It seems like it was just yesterday that I first was introduced to 3D scanning as a desktop production method used for 3D printing, yet over the past …

3D Printing

9 Crazy Body Hacks That Give You Superhuman Powers

But don't try these at home. Seriously.<p>Gamers often perform repetitive tasks to improve their character’s skill set, gain rewards, and advance to new levels. The process is known as grinding: Now, an underground movement has taken up that expression, calling themselves grinders, and they’re trying …

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

Turkish designer creates medical cast using 3D printing which could heal broken bones faster<p>A 3d printed medical cast could help bones to heal up to 40 per cent faster.<p>The black cast, known as the Osteoid, uses an ultrasound system which makes bones heal more quickly.<p>With a lattice pattern, it is …

3D Printing

Finally, A Folding Electric Bike That Can Easily Fit Inside A Backpack

Foldable bikes have always promised flexibility for bikers.<p>But most end up being far too inconvenient to ever use in a city. They are often too expensive, difficult to ride, and too big or heavy to realistically carry around with you.<p>It seemed as if finding a bike that is small enough to be …

Electric Bikes

New Nylon 3D Printing Filament Launched By 3D Systems (video)

3D Systems has today launched a new Nylon 3D printing filament expanding its range of PlasticJet Printing material, that have been designed to be …

3D Printing

This new SUV shows how car companies can't compete against Tesla

The auto industry isn't going to be able to produce a successful foil for Tesla anytime soon, and Audi's all-electric SUV shows why, says Stifel analyst James Albertine.<p>Earlier in the week, Audi announced its plans to introduce its answer to Tesla's upcoming Model X SUV.<p>The Audi E-Tron Quattro …

Tesla

Now on Kickstarter

Adarsh Simon is an aspiring product designer with a keen eye for detail, and he also enjoys hacking electronics. Now his interests have led him to …

Tamil Nadu

Yes, that appears to be iOS 4.2.1 on an Apple Watch...

A 14-year-old hacker has apparently managed to get a full version of iOS 4.2.1 running on an Apple Watch.<p>The perfectly pointless but subjectively …

Apple Watch

Some Of The Weirdest Laws In Every State In America

<i>By: Kristin Hunt</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock / Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>Although it's fun to think that some congressman pushed a law banning donkeys from bathtubs, most "weird laws" you find online are complete fantasy. But there is certainly an odd collection of US legislation still on the books, so we …

New Jersey

Video Shows What REALLY Happens To Your Checked Luggage

When you hop on a plane and shuffle over strangers to get to your seat, chances are you've often wondered about your suitcase's whereabouts.<p>We hate to break it to you, but judging by the video below, it's a ride you might be jealous of.<p>Amsterdam's Airport Schiphol showed off its advanced sorting …

Flying

InterLatin Continues Success in 3D Market with Constructor 3D Printing Software

It’s certainly no surprise that high energy regarding the latest technology is emanating from Guadalajara, a city known as a thriving, high-tech …

3D Printing

Fathom drone for divers unveiled

<b>A drone that can help divers and snorkelers explore or reveal the location of shoals of fish is being developed by a start-up in the US.</b><p>Controlled via a smartphone app, the Fathom has an onboard camera and a turbine that directs water through holes in its shell, allowing it to dive, steer and …

Drones

Meet Slick, A Motorized GoPro Stabilizer For Action Sports

Slick is a new GoPro accessory launching today with an Indiegogo campaign. Instead of attaching your GoPro directly to something, you can put your GoPro into the Slick stabilizer and then attach the stabilizer to your helmet, drone or any other standard GoPro mount. It costs $179.<p>Here’s how it …

Drones

This ‘airborne pet’ drone flies on a leash

When a two-pound toy drone crashed on the White House grounds in early 2015, the nation went into a frenzy over legal and safety issues surrounding …

Drones

This wearable drone could be your next smart device

It is 2015 and we are entering a post-smartphone era, which means it is time to work out what will be the <i>next</i> big smart device. Apple seems to agree …

Drones

Four Apple Watch Bands That Radiate Summer Style

<b>Summer is a time to loosen up and let things flow, so why shouldn’t the same go for wearable style? The ability to mix and match bands for the Apple</b> …

Texting this phone number will get you 'anything you want as long as it's not illegal'

What if you could text a number and get anything you want?<p>That's the ambitious goal of a new startup called Magic, a text-messaging-based concierge service that promises to pull strings, place orders, and schedule deliveries all so you don't have to.<p>Magic doesn't have a dedicated app. It instead …

Apps

This Tiny Swimmer's Wrist Band Is a Life Preserver

Who needs a vest?<p>A hefty, bright-orange life preserver isn't the most flattering thing to sport while spending a day on the water, but, for safety's sake, we wear one anyway. However, now that there's an alternative—the Kingii, a new type of life-preserver alternative—we may be opting out of the …

U.S. Coast Guard

A rapper turned up to an awards ceremony wearing a diamond-encrusted Apple Watch

American rapper Ludacris turned up to the Teen Choice Awards last night wearing a diamond-encrusted Apple Watch, 9to5Mac reports.<p><b>Here's how it looked:</b><p><b>Ludacris also posted a close-up of the watch:</b><p>The custom device comes from Icebox Jewelry in Atlanta, which sells diamond-encrusted watches for …

Apple Watch

Hands-on with Peak Design's camera bag that's breaking Kickstarter records (pictures)

Sewing

The Simple Fix for Vertical Videos

There’s been a lot of news coverage and editorializing about vertical video. It’s become such a scourge that PSAs have been created to stop the …

Bedtime phenomenon: scientist develops book to send children to sleep in minutes

For most authors the prospect of their books sending readers to sleep would be horrifying.<p>But the latest publishing phenomenon which is topping the Amazon charts is a book which promises to do just that, at least for children.<p>The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep, has been created by Swedish …

Where Are They Now: Terrible Kickstarters

Kickstarter started out as a platform for group buys, low-volume manufacturing, and a place to fund projects that would otherwise go unfinished. It …

Smash Wearable Wristband Helps Tennis Players Improve Their Game

Do you want to improve your tennis game? <b>Smash</b>, a wearable product worn on your wrist can help you improve your shot technique.What makes this product …

Wearable Tech