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Friday Links

Everyone’s abuzz about Klemens Torggler’s Evolution Door, and for good reason. (Video below if you’re too lazy to follow the link.)<p>Hilda Hellström: …

Pebble Reveals The Pebble Steel For $249 Shipping Jan. 28; App Store Coming Soon

Smartwatch pioneer Pebble is introducing something everyone has been waiting for at CES this year: new hardware. But the hardware isn’t so new that it throws the baby out with the bath water – any software developed for the current Pebble will work with the new one, and vice versa. And there’s …

The five Chinese entrepreneurs leading the country's technology revolution

From a global online 'anything store’ to high-end smartphones challenging Apple, a generation of billionaire entrepreneurs is rising in the East. We take a closer look at five of them.<p><b>Jack Ma<br>Alibaba</b> <br>e-commerce<p>Jack Ma is currently leader of the Chinese tech pack. As executive chairman of Alibaba, a …

10 easy ways to make money in 2014

You’ve heard it before: Resolutions are for quitters. So don’t burden yourself with a list of useless declarations about not spending money in …

Personal Finance

Lenovo unveils ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook with 4th Gen. Intel Processor

Lenovo unveiled a bunch of products to kick off things by introducing several new products including the ThinkPad 8 tablets, X1 Carbon Ultrabook and …

Cobra Electronics demos power pack that can jump-start your car

Cobra Electronics is a big player in the automotive world, largely thanks to its line of radar detectors. What a lot of people don't know, however, is that the company has also been dabbling with products that jump-start your car. At this year's CES, Cobra is introducing the JumPack, which it says …

The business of home automation is enabling the internet of things

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock/A-R-T<p>If we think about the homes that have a broadband connection today as the total addressable market …

Lamborghini Huracan Supercar Announced

Lamborghini recently announced their new Veneno Roadster, and now the company has announced their latest supercar, the Lamborghini Huracan.<p>The new …

Researchers Create 3D Printed Eye Cells Which Could Cure Blindness

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have successfully printed adult nerve cells using a 3D printing method, and this new technology could …

Science Says Art Will Make Your Kids Better Thinkers (and Nicer People)

A new study supports our hunch that kids who are exposed to the arts gain benefits beyond just being “more creative.”<p>Those who would consider themselves part of the creative class would probably agree that art is an important part of primary school education. Since school boards concerned about the …

Wi-Fi dangerous? Plants near routers are dying - Pocket-lint

Could Wi-Fi be more dangerous than we know? When mobiles first became popular, stories about the dangers of them cropped up all over. Now it seems …

PointGrab will let you control devices and appliances by pointing at them

The future of motion and gesture control is quickly approaching, and a few companies are already working hard to make this kind of a tech not just a reality, but also practical for general consumers. One such company, Tel Aviv-based PointGrab, has maintained radio silence for nearly three and a …

Smart homes aren’t dumb, and will employees have privacy in the smart office?

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>The smart home is still pretty dumb, but that doesn’t mean we should give up or write whiney diatribes in PC Magazine. This …

Meta Pro promises Tony Stark-style computing with a $3,000 pair of sunglasses

As opposed to the rudimentary capabilities of the current king of wearables, Google Glass, a company called Meta is building a full-fledged augmented reality computing platform into a pair of aviator shades and a pocket computer. The platform aims to provide the kind of user experience heretofore …

Meet Revolv, The Missing Link To The Modern Smart Home

Automated homes are nothing new. For decades, people have toiled over connecting household object to intranets and servers in a desperate attempt to simplify lives. But the work rarely justified the results. Then came the so-called Internet of Things. Nest, Sonos, Hue, Yale Locks; all these …

Bublcam, a 360 degree video camera, closes successful crowdfunding campaign

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Bubl<p>You’ve seen videos, 3D photos, live streaming and footage taken from a drone. But have you ever seen 3D video live …

Microsoft May Offer Samsung $1 Billion To Make Windows Phone Devices (Rumor)

Samsung has had huge success with Google’s Android platforms, it is the top maker of Android smartphones and tablets, the company has released a …

Why the Acura NSX’s Twin-Turbo V-6 is Hardly a Surprise

It was near 11 p.m. during one long night when I started reading our report, “Acura NSX Deep Dive: Supercar Gets Big Drivetrain Changes.” There it was in the fourth sentence: “The original plan had been to essentially reorient the Acura RLX Sport Hybrid’s drivetrain and add …

Automotive Design

Bill Gates uses zombies to explain the basics of computer programming

Bill Gates gives a lesson in computer programming by explaining the simple coding method he first used in his early days before founding Microsoft<p>Computer programming is really hard, right? That is why people like <b>Bill Gates</b> have become billionaires by writing software and I have not.<p>Here, however, …

Bill Gates

Prototype Camera Uses Your Brainwaves To Snap Pics

Neurocam is a clever idea wrapped in the weirdest wearable-tech product design possible.<p>If you’re weirded out by Google Glass, don’t look now–in Japan, product designers are strapping iPhones to their heads and using their own EEG signals to record animated GIFs. This “working prototype,” called …

Brainwaves

Apple iPad Air Review: Probably The Best Tablet Computer On The Market

Announced on October 22nd this year, the iPad Air updated Apple’s larger tablet range with the new A7 64-bit processor, iOS7, and a redesign of the popular tablet. Would Apple’s new tablet retain their lead in the tablet space against a rush of Android tablets from manufacturers around the world? …

The War For Your Wrist

The past decade has seen the consumer electronics war grow more furious and more personal: your living room is a battlefield, as are your desks and your pockets. Now, more than a year-and-a-half since the Pebble (née Allerta) team saw its e-Paper smartwatch concept shatter a $100,000 Kickstarter …

When Sex Doesn’t Sell

A new study finds that your average woman is not enticed by sexually charged ads–unless they’re promoting an expensive product. Ew.<p>Sex sells, but only at a high price, according to a new study. Overtly sexual advertising can make women downright angry, but they tend to view a sexualized ad for a …

Selling

Swedish University Students Design Modern Solar-Powered Home

Team Sweden, consisting of 25 students from Chalmers University, recently developed this environmentally-friendly group house that is powered entirely by the sun. <i>Halo</i> is a sustainable living concept that began as a rough sketch and eventually emerged into a full-scale, functioning building.<p>The …

Environmentally Friendly

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

A Light Show Turns A French Museum Into The Big Bang

Light artist Hervé Audibert makes a bright primordial soup inside the Musée des Confluences in Lyon, France.<p>As the sun goes down tonight, the city of Lyon, France, will light up. The Festival of Lights, a tradition that hearkens back to 1852, illuminates the entire city for four nights every …

France

Beautiful Houses: House on the Beach

This week we will show you the beautiful House on the Beach in Villa Gesell, Buenos Aires, Argentina, a project by BAK Architects. This house is …

Architecture

Photographers Beautifully Illuminate the World

Our partners over at National Geographic just created an inspiring new gallery with the photos submitted to their Your Shot community. Called National Geographic Travel's Your Shot Illuminating the World gallery, it contains spectacular, light-filled images taken by photographers all around the …

Photography

Airy Apartment Interior by Diego Revollo

The Panamby Apartment by Diego Revollo is a light and airy home that reflects the personality of its owners.<p>With a size of 170 square meters (~1830 …

Interior Design

13 ideas for creative camera work

After kicking last week off with a 41MP camera phone, the worst-kept secret in photography, the long-awaited Canon 5D Mark III, became a reality at …