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EU to launch free WiFi4EU Internet hotspots

The hotspots will give tourists and residents alike the chance to use free public Wi-Fi in popular areas.<p>The EU has inked a deal to launch public …

Telecoms

3D-printed ‘bionic skin’ could give robots and prosthetics the sense of touch

Schematic of a new kind of 3D printer that can print touch sensors directly on a model hand. (credit: Shuang-Zhuang Guo and Michael McAlpine/Advanced …

3D Printing

Zepp phone apps use AI to study your basketball shots

You may know Zepp for sports tracking sensors you can slap on your baseball bat or soccer ball, but its latest tracking involves little more than your phone and a good view of the action. Its game recording and training apps (Android, iOS) are adding a dash of AI technology (namely, computer …

Apps

Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018

These sleep googles by a company called Sana Health cost a lot more than your typical mask, but it promises peaceful sleep 10 minutes after you put them on. That's because they more than just block the light: they have mechanisms inside that chunky, VR-headset-like frame that give them the power to …

Sleep

The 50 best computer science schools in the world

A computer science degree from a top university can help graduates land their dream job at companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.<p>But which computer science courses are the best ones to try and to get onto if you want to impress employers?<p>Using the QS World University Rankings 2017, we took a …

Online Education

This office accessory leaves the sitting or standing desk debate in the dust

HOVR is a leg swing that helps users burn calories at work while improving circulation and cognitive productivity.

Standing Desks

This kitchen invention takes away the worst thing about peeling fruit

The 'Pelamatic' peeler will make getting to the hardest to reach fruits a breeze.<p>It is also pretty cool to watch.

Drop the scissors because this barber is so lit, he cuts hair with fire

Mohamed Hanafy is famous for his fiery haircuts. He says using flames can straighten hair, while also making it stronger.<p>And people just can't seem …

Jet underwater with this tiny handheld scooter

The WhiteShark Mix will have you falling in love with pool time all over again. It lets you swim like a dolphin, or live out your James Bond dreams.

Love

Bionic skin that's 3D printed could give robots a human touch

Engineers at the University of Minnesota have developed a way to 3D print mechanical sensors that could one day give robots the ability to feel.

Robotics

Who needs a plane when you can go skydiving from a drone

This is the world's first drone jump. A 28-rotor drone lifted a man about 1,000 feet in the air before he let go.<p>The stunt shows the drone's …

Drones

Scientists have created edible water orbs that can help replace plastic bottles

'Ooho' by Skipping Rocks Lab is an edible water bottle created out of 100% biodegradable brown algae that is an environmental-friendly alternative to …

Pollution

Robots are plotting to make your salads

'Casabots' creates robots to help restaurants with food prep. Their first robot, "Sally," makes salads.

The ROLI NOISE sound production app is now in early access for Android

ROLI's modular BLOCKS studio has gained popularity recently, as a way to easily create music. Taps and gestures on the BLOCKS turn into musical …

Android News

Want to Raise Emotionally Healthy Kids? Try to Keep Them Off These Two Social Networks | Inc.com

Is spending lots of time on social media good or bad for your mental health? Mostly bad, according to a comprehensive new study by the Royal Society for Public Health in the U.K. The Society looked into many different aspects of social media's effect, especially on those between the ages of 14 and …

Social Media

Tips and Tricks: Backing Up Your iOS Device

Backing up is something that you don’t think about until it’s ALL you can think about. You don’t really need it until the day comes when a device fails, and then you REALLY need it. As the old adage says, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” In that spirit, let’s take a look at what …

Operating Systems

NASA Pictures From Space Show How Powerful Its Cameras Are

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Karthik Venkatesh.</i><p>Crappy? HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!<p>You have no idea kid!<p>This is the image of New York …

Twitter co-founder: I’m sorry if we made Trump’s presidency possible

If anyone knows how important Twitter is to Donald Trump, it's the president.<p>“Without the tweets, I wouldn't be here,” he told the Financial Times last month.<p>To which Twitter's co-founder says: Sorry about that, world.<p>Evan Williams, who still sits on the company's board of directors<b>,</b> recently told …

Donald Trump

Microsoft Research shows off its augmented reality glasses

Because we're spoiled and don't appreciate amazing technology unless it's immediately convenient, some tech pundits are dismissing VR in favor of AR, …

Google is boring now, and that's bad news for innovation

Trust me, I never thought it would come to this. If you had asked me a week ago what I was expecting from Google's I/O developer conference, "boring" …

Global warming is forcing the Global Seed Vault to make an early upgrade

The Global Seed Vault is sometimes called the doomsday vault, as it is meant to store the Earth's genetic bounty in the event of a natural or …

Global Warming

World's thinnest hologram will make screen size 'irrelevant'

Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi -- the future is more awesome than I expected!<p>A team of Australian and Chinese researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne has unveiled the world's thinnest hologram with the potential to change the way we look at technology -- quite literally.<p>The "nano-hologram" is set apart …

RMIT University

This mug solves the worst thing about coffee

The Ember travel mug is temperature-controlled and can be managed from a smartphone app via Bluetooth connection.

Coffee

Snack and game worry-free with this handy desktop mop

Greasy, crumb-covered hands are a problem of the past for gamers. The 'Wype' hand rag is a quick any easy way to clean your hands. Whether eating …

Handy

Feed all your senses in this newly designed interactive restaurant

'Sagaya' restaurant in Tokyo, Japan partnered with teamLab to create an interactive dining experience.<p>Customers can watch their food come alive right …

Food & Dining

This groovy camping pod is all you need this summer

'Happier Camper' will take care of your road trips. This mini camping pod is super versatile. You can use it for sleeping, lounging, or eating. Plus, …

Fitness meets VR gaming with this badass flying machine

ICAROS is a fitness machine that simulates flying and pairs with a VR headset to merge gaming and exercise.

Google Lens turns your phone into a super-intelligent camera

Google's image-recognition AI just got way smarter.<p>The company announced a new computer-vision platform, Google Lens, which could give our smartphone …

Mobile Photography

Google video shows how its new VR feature could be a game changer

Google's virtual reality announcement Wednesday at Google I/O was a big deal.<p>But that might not be readily apparent to those still getting their feet …

Virtual Reality