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16-year-old inventor launches new smartphone lens

The young entrepreneur has sold 4,000 Magnibands and is hoping for a Christmas 'surge' in orders<p>Toby Liew, a 16-year-old A-level student from Gillingham, Kent, has created a macro lens that fits on most available smartphone models, which he hopes will become the next consumer technology "it" gadget.<p>…

GoPro adds a touchscreen to its low-end Hero action camera

GoPro today announced a revised Hero action camera which brings higher-end features to the lower end of the company’s range.<p>Most notably, the Hero+ adds a built-in touchscreen display – as found on its Hero 4 model launched at the end of 2014 – and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth support, but there are some other …

Gear & Gadgets

Doppler Labs Launches Here Listening System On Kickstarter To Curate Live Audio

Doppler Labs, the same folks that introduced us to the totally mechanical Dubs ear plugs, is today unveiling its second product. The Here Active Listening System was just launched on Kickstarter with a funding goal of $250,000.<p>But what is Here?<p>Unlike your average headphones, or noise-canceling …

Headphones

iOS bug lets anyone crash your iPhone with a text message

Glitch causes iOS to choke when certain non-Latin script is sent in a text message, causing the device to crash<p>A bug in Apple’s iOS means that anyone can crash an iPhone by simply sending it a certain string of characters in a message.<p>The bug – discovered by several Reddit users – means that when …

Text Messaging

Seattle’s Glowforge Is Building A Maker Machine To Challenge Amazon Prime

The hype and buzz that surrounds the nascent consumer 3D printing space can seem drastically out of step with the striated plastic trinketry being outputted by 3D printers. There’s only so many plastic replicas of the Eiffel Tower a person’s desk needs adorning with. And my collection of John …

Nepal earthquake death toll tops 3,600

Terrifying aftershocks continued to roil Nepal on Sunday, sending people screaming into the driving rain and complicating efforts to rescue survivors after a massive earthquake killed more than 3,700 people in the impoverished mountain nation and surrounding countries.<p>In Katmandu, Nepal's capital, …

Natural Disasters

'F--- This Court': Woman Files Bleep-Filled Tirade Against Judge

A woman upset that a federal judge dismissed her $10 billion lawsuit against Georgia officials responded with a nine-page profanity-filled tirade against the judge — calling him "an old ... geezer" and saying he's on a "one-way ticket to hell" — according to remarkable court records made available …

Terrifying Stage Collapse Leads to Numerous Injuries at High School

What happened at Gallipoli?

Photograph: Getty Images<p>A merged image of present day Gallipoli and the same scene on 25 April 1915 Australian soldier lies injured in the foreground as troops move among the dead and wounded on the beach at Anzac …

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Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev gives the finger to prison cell security camera

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man guilty of the 2013 Boston bombings, raises the finger to a security camera inside his prison cell as he awaits a verdict for the death penalty<p>Hoping to blunt the impact of a photo released by prosecutors of <b>convicted Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev</b> raising a …

Harvard researchers look to termites as inspiration for autonomous building robots

Termites may be among the most repellent and invasive insects on the planet, but they've also provided the inspiration for a set of swarm-based construction robots designed by a group of Harvard researchers. The TERMES robot project is based on the behavior of actual termites: while the insects may …

Drug lets blind eyes 'see light'

<b>A drug can restore the ability of the eye to sense light after blindness, animal studies show.</b><p>Reacting to light is the job of the rods and cones in the retina, but these can be destroyed by disease.<p>A study, in the journal Neuron, showed a chemical could give "support-duty cells" in the eye the …

University of California

U.S. couple jailed for killing mother, stuffing body in suitcase in Bali

<b>(CNN) —</b> An American teenager who helped her boyfriend stuff her mother's lifeless body into a suitcase at an upmarket hotel in Bali has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.<p>Heather Mack, 19, who gave birth to her own daughter just weeks ago, was found guilty with her 21-year-old boyfriend, Tommy …

Facebook now lets you ask someone out in the most awkward way possible

Consider this Facebook’s new “poke” button.<p>If you don’t fill out your relationship status on Facebook, a new “ask” button will appear on your profile page. Through this new feature — rolling out now — your friends can ask if you’re single, or taken.<p>While the ask feature affords friends a …

Here’s the iPhone 6: Bigger, thinner, improved camera, and more

Apple’s iPhone 6 was perhaps the most highly anticipated device of 2014. Now, after a long, suspenseful year full of rumors and contradictory …

Former Apple CEO John Sculley recalls the Macintosh launch

<i>John Sculley was recruited from PepsiCo by Steve Jobs and the board of directors to become the CEO of Apple. He joined the company 10 months before the 1984 launch of the Macintosh and remained CEO for a decade. Sculley shares his recollections of the day the Macintosh made its public debut.</i><p><i>This</i> …

The Portable Earjax Echo Bluetooth Speaker (Black) | Cult of Mac Deals

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The Top 11 Innovative Workplace Stories Of 2013

By Ariel Schwartz2 minute Read<p>This year was all about turning traditional office models on their head–and occasionally, bringing them back to basics. …

Office Furniture

Transparent electronics are so light and thin they can sit on a contact lens

The ultimate wearable may be one we hardly even recognize is there. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology researchers published a paper (subscription …

Fingernail-shaped stylus is manicure-friendly

If you have fingernails that extend beyond your fingertip and have ever used a resistive touch screen -- like the one on the Nintendo 3DS, for …

Touchscreens

Apple Reportedly Targeting Late Q3 2014 for 12.9-Inch 'iPad Pro' Launch

As outlined in our feature highlighting Apple's possible product plans for 2014, a number of rumors have suggested Apple may be working on a 12.9-inch iPad model that could launch later this year. The company is allegedly accelerating development on this device in response to Samsung's introduction …

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Hersheys to create 3D chocolate printer

Hersheys is to partner with 3D systems to create a 3D printer for creating chocolate and other edible products<p>The US chocolate manufacturer did not reveal the cost of the deal or if and when the printed products will be available to consumers.<p>Three-dimensional chocolate products are created by …

3D Printing