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This Microsoft sensor could make touching your phone screen a thing of the past

Microsoft Research has announced that it is currently working on a new transparent electric field sensor that may allow users to execute commands on …

The Sphinx - The World's First Intelligent Tablet Dock

We are excited to announce that the Spinx will be powered by The Raspberry Pi Compute Module, a smaller version of the original Raspberry Pi, …

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It's no longer illegal to rip CDs

An update to UK copyright law means that from 1 June 2014 it will no longer be illegal to make copies of CDs -- or ebooks or any other media -- that …

Pokémon Emerald GBA GameShark Codes

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'Smart tags' can sense when food or medicine go bad

What if you never had to do a smell test for spoiled milk again? Instead of having to take a whiff of the sour liquid, you could just check the color of a small tag placed on the container.<p>This is exactly what researchers at Peking University in Beijing, China, are working on: color-coded "smart …

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Preserved woolly-mammoth autopsy shows cloning is a real possibility

The female woolly mammoth unearthed in the Lyakhovsky Islands in May 2013 could one day become the "mother" of the first woolly mammoth to walk the earth in millennia.<p>The discovery of the beast caused excitement when the scientists who unearthed her found that she was very well preserved -- to the …

How to Learn JavaScript Properly

<b>Resources:</b><br>— Professional JavaScript for Web Developers (3rd Edition)<br>— JavaScriptIsSexy.com (4 articles)<br>— Codecademy.com (2 tracks)<p><b>Prerequisite:</b> You …

The Become A Web Developer Video Course: Transform Yourself With Elite Training [Deals]

This <b>Cult of Mac Deals</b> promotion features the perfect in-depth course to take you from a tech beginner to a tech expert without having to attend a university and go through all the class and homework. You can do it yourself, for less money and learn the same techniques at your own pace.<p>This course …

This Is What Smart Watches Should Look Like

The majority of the smart watches we have seen so far are not exactly the best designs when compared to a traditional watch.<p>Most of them feature a …

Coin | All-in-one Credit Card

What if you could replace your handful of credit cards with one super card? Meet Coin, one thin card that stores an unlimited number of payment …

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iMirror Interactive Mirror

Remember Corning and Microsoft’s visions of the future? Well, they’re coming true. A company called Posh View is working on the iMirror, which is …

Samurai Sword Kitchen Knife Set

As they say in New Jersey (if you’re a Real Housewife), why don’t you put your knives “on display, on display”? Tucking your knives away in a knife …

Laser Guided Pizza Cutter: Pew Pew Pizza

Take your pizza cutting to the next level of accuracy and awesomeness with the Tactical Laser-Guided Pizza Cutter. This 100% necessary kitchen tool …

Use These Emacs Legacy Keyboard Shortcuts To Move Around In Your Text Files [OS X Tips]

When you’re writing up a long document, or even in the middle of a simple one, it’s good to be able to move around and edit in the text without taking your hands off the keyboard. All the little switches from keyboard to mouse and back again take up valuable time, and–perhaps more importantly–force …

Rice Cuber: It's Hip to be Square (Food)

Turn your food into perfect cube shapes with the Rice Cube. No need for mats or even sticky rice to make your own sushi at home. The Rice Cube works …

Build Your Own Cloud Storage with Raspberry Pi and BitTorrent Sync

Advertisement<p>Don’t believe the hype: the Cloud is far from secure. But have no fear – now you can forget Dropbox once and for all, and show the …

Overview | Raspberry Pi as an Ad Blocking Access Point

I do suggest whitelisting your favorite ad-supported sites so that you can continue to support them (this tutorial shows how to do this as well).<p>It's …

How to make a DIY home alarm system with a raspberry pi and a webcam

Convert a simple webcam to a fancy digital peephole viewer with motion detection features<p>Traditional wireless CCTV cameras are cheap but anyone with …

Retro Phone Handset Actually Pretty For Desk Jockeys

I never make actual phone calls – they’re for people who don’t know how to use the internet. But I used to, and I remember one thing: real telephone handsets are way more comfortable to use than cellphones, especially for long calls.<p>Which is to say, the POP Desk handset will look great next to your …

HP first to embed Leap Motion tech into a computer

From the beginning, Leap Motion's founders were certain their gesture-control technology was a natural to be embedded directly into computers.<p>That bet paid off Thursday when Hewlett-Packard became the first computer maker to build Leap Motion's technology into one of its machines. Starting in a few …

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Girl scores with immersive Mario-themed bedroom

When it comes to decorating rooms for young girls, most people think of pink and princesses. The only princess on Redditor carpenter75's mind was Princess Peach. Carpenter75 invested 60 hours of painting time and a whole lot of ingenuity into creating a Mario-themed room for a daughter who …

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Google and Raspberry Pi join forces to create Coder

Over the last few years, interest in coding (especially for the web) has led to a blossoming of resources that help average people learn how to …

Google's Coder project turns the Raspbery Pi into a mini app server

Hackers and educators love the Raspberry Pi, and at least a few people at Google do too. For a year, Google has provided funding to a UK program that trains teachers on how to use the small, inexpensive computers in classrooms. This week, Google introduced Coder, a free software download built by a …

15 DIY Gadgets You Can Make with Raspberry Pi

Nope, that’s not a misspelling in the title. Raspberry Pi has as little to do with raspberry pie as it does with giving someone a raspberry (you know, the kind you used to give people on the playground back in the day).<p>Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized computer – it can literally fit in your …

Oree Touch Slab

If you're getting tired of the all-brushed-aluminum motif you have going on your desk, it might be time to consider a replacement for your trackpad. …

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A Beginner's Guide to Starting and Marketing an App

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building a mobile app for the first time? You no doubt have many questions: Is it worthwhile? Does it make sense? How will people know about it?<p>Having helped build more than a hundred apps from categories ranging from social …

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Intel's updated NUC squeezes in Haswell Core-i5, HD 5000 4K graphics

Intel has cranked up its NUC (Next Unit of Computing) mini-computer to near gaming levels of power with the release of its 4th-gen Core-i5 D54250WYK kit. The new model comes with the latest HD Graphics 5000, for one, and also uses Intel's Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 to kick the CPU into overdrive …