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This pocket thermal camera helps you see in the dark

The next time I find myself camping in the Sahara surrounded by lions, I'm going to wish I had a FLIR Scout TK on me. It's a monocular thermal camera shaped like a cartoon bomb and easily usable in one hand; it picks up objects based on heat, so you can see animals even when obscured by foliage, or …

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Planets

A futuristic razor that shaves hair with a laser has raised nearly $4 million on Kickstarter

But two Swedes think they have a solution: A razor that shaves hair with a laser, not a blade. They call it the Skarp Razor.<p>The project went nuts on Kickstarter but has now been kicked off the crowdfunding site over concerns that it didn't have a working prototype.<p>As we previously reported, in its …

Crowd Funding

Light's L16 camera challenges DSLRs with 16 lenses in one package

Photography startup Light has launched L16, which the company's calling a "a multi-aperture computational camera," at the Code/Mobile conference. It's named L16, because it's equipped with 16 individual lenses, though unlike bulky and heavy DSLRs, <i>Recode</i> says it's just about the size of a Nexus 6 …

New NASA images show Pluto’s moon Charon in stunning detail

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has sent incredible images of Pluto’s largest moon Charon back to Earth.<p>The latest images reveal the moon’s complex and violent history, according to NASA. “Many New Horizons scientists expected Charon to be a monotonous, crater-battered world; instead, they’re …

Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)

Ashley celebrates the news of liquid water on Mars, ponders the creepiness of a "living" cape that responds to anyone who stares at it, checks out a new high heel design that aims to be better for wearers, and announces the show's new co-host!

3D Printing
Solar System

It’s a trap! Sphero's BB-8 is more than just a toy

Small startups can have some of the biggest dreams, just ask Sphero. Shortly after becoming the darling of 2012’s CES, the annual consumer …

Robotics

Amazon Echo now supports shared Google calendars

Amazon's odd but intriguing Echo personal assistant / speaker has received a number of useful updates throughout its short lifespan, and today Amazon announced a few more tweaks to the device. If you're a Google Calendar user, the Echo now supports shared calendars, whereas before it could only …

Smart Homes

New Apple TV Features and Leaked iPhone 6s Dimensions

Dyson brings ultraviolet humidifier and mite-sucking vacuum to the U.S.

BERLIN — Dyson has developed a pretty good strategy for selling you new gear: reveal some disgusting truths about your existing environment and …

2nd-gen Moto 360 allegedly shows up in the wild, complete with “flat tire” and regular watch strap lugs

Not long ago, we revealed that Motorola’s next generation smart watch has made its way through testing and registration with the FCC in Brazil. That was after Motorola itself ‘accidentally’ leaked it. Now it seems, people testing the device in Chicago are just walking around and hopping on public …

Asus is making a snazzy special edition of the ZenFone 2 with 256GB of storage

That's a lot of storage!<p>The competitive $300 Android smartphone market is more about good performance than good design, and Asus' ZenFone 2 is no exception. But the company is trying to make progress on both fronts: today it announced the ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition, which contains a whopping …

Mobile Technology

Laptop-sized people movers are angling to make walking a thing of the past

Kickstarter has birthed yet another nifty gizmo that treads the line between intriguing and totally unnecessary.<p>The “WalkCar” fancies itself as a small electric vehicle that you can slip in your backpack. It’s about the size of a laptop, and weighs between 4.4 to 6 lbs (2 to 3 kg), depending on …

Walking

Why walk? Ride this portable personal transporter instead

Technically Incorrect: Why would humans ever want to walk when they can have a laptop-size platform to roll along sidewalks? Welcome to the amazing shrunken Segway.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Here's something I find bonkers.<p>People …

Wall Street

Commodore returns as a 5.5-inch, nostalgia-powered smartphone

It hasn't been a legitimate name in computing for over 20 years, but somehow the Commodore brand always manages to find a way back into our lives. In 2004, it came back as a simple TV-Game joystick. In 2011, Commodore USA sold gaming PCs stuffed into retro-styled keyboard chassis. Today, the brand …

5 can't-miss apps: Workflow, Popcorn Buzz, 'Hitman: Sniper' and more

With Pinterest rolling out buyable pins and rumors swirling in the wake of Twitter investor Chris Sacca's epic 8,000-word rant on why Google should …

These smart headphones come with a Google Glass lookalike on the side

The unholy union between a pair of over-ear headphones and wearable display that bares a more than passing resemblance to Google Glass. That's how we're going to summarize the SiMe smart headphones. It's a self-contained media player and, by virtue of being attached to large, cushioned headphones, …

Asus' ZenWatch 2 sports a digital crown

Asus has revealed a new Android Wear smartwatch — the ZenWatch 2 — at the Computex trade show in Taipei. The timepiece comes in two sizes, in silver, gunmetal or rose gold.<p>Taking after the Apple Watch, it features a digital crown to interact with the device. It also comes with a new magnetic …

Fortune.com

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Print Media

After 3 Years And $64M In Seed Funding, Onshape Launches The Mother Of All Products

Behind every product is a product, almost invariably a computer-aided design (CAD) software package known as Solidworks. If you are a designer and want to draft a belt buckle for a new handbag, you have to use this software to carefully extrude the metal contours so that it is ready for …

Beta Testing

Monster catfish which looks big enough to swallow a man whole caught in Italy

The giant fish, which weighed 20 stone, was caught by twin brothers Dino and Dario Ferrari in northern Italy<p>With its huge, gaping mouth, it looks big enough to swallow a person whole.<p>This giant catfish, which weighed 20 stone (127kg) was caught by twin brothers Dino and Dario Ferrari in the Po …

Austrian law rules imams must be able to speak German

Austria's parliament has passed a bill amending historical laws on Muslim organisations which will ban foreign sources of financing and require imams to be able to speak German.<p>The text aims to promote what conservative Integration Minister Sebastian Kurz called an "Islam of European character" by …

North Africa

Turn Your Old iPhone Into A New, Braun-Inspired Radio

Your old iPhone might not run the latest apps or hold a charge all day, but it’s still an amazing little machine, capable of upgrading almost any appliance in your home, if only there was a way to make that happen.<p>The iReadyO radio ($83), a new Kickstarter project by the Korean design studio PlusD, …

Product Design

Portable Travel Drones: Forget The Selfie, Welcome To The Dronie

The luxury traveler is now adding a new toy to their luggage, the portable and packable personal drone. Gadget lovers and selfie fans are quickly making the Drone market explode and by the end of this year it will have replaced the prehistoric selfie stick with something breathtaking and …

Drones

16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year

Gallery16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year<p>The Chinese New Year is just around the corner. What better way to ring in the Year of the Goat than with a smattering of delicious Chinese appetizers? From Dan Dan Noodles to dumplings galore, we've got 16 starters to help you kick off the new …

Doctor Who game helps kids to learn to code

Gallery: Doctor Who game helps kids to learn to code<p>Gallery: Doctor Who game helps kids to learn to code<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>The BBC has revealed its fiendish side …

Peter Capaldi

Raspberry Pi 2 runs free Windows 10, costs $35

Microsoft is making a free version of Windows 10 that will run on the updated, quad-core microcomputer.<p>Microcomputing fans take note -- there's a new Raspberry Pi in town.<p>The all-new board brings a host of new hardware, including a Broadcom 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor and 1GB of RAM. …

Raspberry Pi

Leatherman’s New Wearable Multitool Is TSA-Approved

Since 1983, Leatherman has made a mint selling men increasingly elaborate multitools, under the rather fanciful notion that they will someday be in a position where instantaneous access to, say, a torx wrench the size of a pencil eraser will somehow save the day. For that man, we write this post: …

Wearable Tech

NVIDIA's newest GPU crams in tons of power without a hefty price

If you've been tempted by NVIDIA's high-end GTX 970 and 980 video cards, but couldn't justify their high prices, the company's latest entry is made for you. NVIDIA is rounding out its Maxwell family of video cards today with the GTX 960, a desktop GPU that it describes as hitting the "sweet spot" …

Nvidia