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The Galaxy Note 5 looks so much cooler with a transparent back

We can't believe it was this easy.<p>A Reddit user named Skarface08 turned the back of his Galaxy Note 5 fully transparent — making it every geek's …

The head of Google Play in Europe told us about the future of Android

It's largely an evolutionary — rather than "revolutionary" — update, full of small tweaks and performance improvements rather than a total user interface overhaul.<p>When I met the head of Android in London prior to launch last month , Andrei Popescu, he said to expect "slickness." Popescu explained …

Apps

These smart leggings can help you shop for jeans, if you'll forgive that button placement

Add LikeAGlove to another one of the many smart clothing that are quickly entering the market. Built with sensors and conductive fibers to measure a woman’s figure, LikeAGlove leggings are designed to help ladies shop for the perfect pair of jeans anywhere on the Web.<p>How it works is simple: Just …

Can robots truly be creative and use their imagination?

Two scientists and two artists give the answers you might not expect

This Giant 3-D Printer Prints Entire Houses

WASP makes smaller printers with essentially the same design. They’re cabinets with three arms that run up and down the three edges of the box. By …

3D

Google blocks Kickass Torrents in Chrome and Firefox due to ‘harmful programs’

Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox users visiting popular torrent site Kickass Torrents (KAT) are seeing a malware warning today. Whether you’re going to http://kat.cr or https://kat.cr, you’ll get a message cautioning you to go no further.<p>This issue only affects those browsers because Google’s Safe …

Firefox

Glazen hangbrug China breekt - National Geographic Traveler Nederland/België

Vorige week schreven we nog over de pas geopende glazen hangbrug in China en de toenemende populariteit van dergelijke bruggen in het Aziatische …

Google maakt ons vergeetachtig

Nu we altijd en overal alles op kunnen zoeken, hoeven we ook steeds minder te onthouden. Dat zorgt er jammer genoeg ook voor dat we ook steeds minder …

Even Uber drivers are now protesting against Uber in France

Uber chauffeurs stage protest outside Paris headquarters over recent reduction in fares<p>A group of Uber drivers staged a protest outside the company's Paris office Friday morning over a recent reduction in rates across the French capital. As the French newspaper <i>L'Express</i> reports, the group of about …

Share Button: het meest sociale netwerk van Nederland?

"Een dag zonder sociale media is een dag niet geleefd" (<i>iedereen, anno 2015).</i> Facebook, Twitter en Instagram nemen niet alleen onze vrije tijd in, …

Elon Musk: Apple hired the Tesla engineers we've fired

During an interview with German business newspaper <i>Handelsblatt</i> on Thursday, Elon Musk unleashed some very CE-Oh No He Didn't!-worthy words about Apple's car efforts. "They have hired people we've fired," he responded when asked if he was worried about a new competitor that's been snapping up former …

8K displays may reach tablets by 2020

4K displays haven’t even become prevalent in mobile devices. We can say 2015 is the year of QHD (2560×1440), but as always, the Japanese are thinking ahead and planning big things for their 2020 Olympic Games, an event that has been known to serve as a great medium to showcase technology in the …

Mobile Devices

3D Touch-like features could come to Android devices next year

Synaptics has announced that its ClearForce technology, which enables functionality in mobile devices similar to Apple’s 3D Touch, will be integrated into phones that are expected to ship early next year.<p>ClearForce allows for enhanced control by applying varying levels of pressure on an interface …

California bans paparazzi from using drones to spy on celebrity homes

Following campaigns by several lawmakers and complaints from celebrities, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday prohibiting …

Android Marshmallow: Google kan apps die toestel uit slaap houden bestraffen

De Doze-functie is een belangrijk onderdeel van Android dat er voor moet zorgen dat je accu veel langer meegaat, door het toestel min of meer vaker …

Laundroid, the laundry-folding robot of our dreams, is slightly ominous in real life

TOKYO -- No, that glowing door you see there isn't some portal to an unknown dimension or etherial plane. It's actually part of a robot designed to be built into the closet of the future. The whole contraption is called Laundroid and it exists to make the very pedestrian task of folding laundry a …

Google’s $30m race to the moon is ready for lift-off

Israeli non-profit space exploration company SpaceIL has announced that it’s become the first company to successfully deliver a launch contract in pursuit of Google’s $30 million lunar XPRIZE payout.<p>Google has supported the lunar XPRIZE initiative since 2007 to try and spur “a new era of affordable …

Elon Musk: ‘Er komt een Tesla Model Y’

Met falcon deuren!

Android Marshmallow: Google Translate kan direct in andere apps vertalen

Als je al Android 6.0 gebruikt op je Nexus-device en de nieuwe update voor Google Translate hebt gedownload, dan kun je nu direct vertalen in …

Porsche won't use Android Auto because Google wants too much information

If you’re looking to buy a 2017 Porsche 911, you better have iOS. The car manufacturer won’t carry Android Auto because Google wants too much data.<p>According to Motor Trend, Porsche is uneasy with Google’s desire for data about your habits — and the car’s performance:<p>As part of the agreement an …

Zelfrijdende vrachtwagen gaat de Autobahn op

In Duitsland heeft een bijna zelfstandig rijdende vrachtwagen een proefritje op de ‘echte’ Autobahn gemaakt. Na zo’n 20.000 kilometer op testwegen te …

NASA gooit meer dan 11.000 Apollo-foto's online

<b>Tussen de duizenden foto’s van de beroemde maanmissies zitten ook veel kiekjes die je nog nooit gezien hebt.</b><p>De foto’s zijn nu allemaal – in …

Philips Announces New Hue Bulbs, Hue Bridge 2.0 With HomeKit Compatibility

Philips today announced its first HomeKit-enabled product, debuting the Hue Bridge 2.0, an updated version of its original Hue Bridge. With the Hue Bridge 2.0, its line of Philips Hue lights are able to work with Apple's home automation platform, allowing all existing and future Hue bulbs to be …

Netgear's Arlo camera houdt een oogje in het zeil

Wat kan Arlo?<p>Arlo maakt opnames in 720P. Het is dus geen Full HD maar HD Ready. Omdat de camera's zonder draden werken (zowel voor stroom als data) …

Ozon gesture ring concept from 16Lab lets you wrap all your devices around your little finger

TOKYO -- As our devices shift and shrink and we find ourselves relying less and less on keyboards and mice and more and more on touchscreens to go about our work and play. In some situations, this makes interactivity a challenge. Voice is a potential solution for some situations, but gesture …

The AppAdvice tech week in review: Peeple backlash, new Apple TV, Surface Pro 4

The biggest story of the week: Tuning in the next Apple TV<p>At last month’s media event, Apple mapped out a three-month product release schedule for …

Apple made the iPhone 6s nearly waterproof and didn't tell anyone

Leave it up to Apple to downplay a surprisingly useful engineering feat: A water-resistant iPhone. It turns out the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sport a combination of new technology that makes them far more resistant to liquid damage than past iPhones, iFixit reports. Apple packed in a new gasket around …

Nexus 6P-feitjes: 'zwarte balk' en opletten bij aanschaf hoesje

Die 'zwarte balk' op de achterkant van de Nexus 6P, vind je die apart en mooi of spuuglelijk? Waarom heeft Huawei hiervoor gekozen? Onder andere de …

Hoe start-ups traditionele businessmodellen ontbundelen

Column – Er waren eens radiomeubels. Bekende spelers in de markt van radiomeubels waren Philips, Grundig, Panasonic, SchaubLorenz. Een radiomeubel is …