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Arduino's new 3D printer lets you modify just about everything

If you're a fan of Arduino's tinker-friendly approach to computing, you'll be glad to hear that it's now extending that open philosophy to 3D printers. The company has teamed up with Sharebot to unveil the Materia 101, a small (5.5 inches by 4 inches) printer that's built to be both friendly to …

How To Create a Social Network That Makes Money

Creating a successful social network is no easy task. Making money from it is arguably even harder. Peter Ward knows this better than most. Ward is co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of WAYN (Where Are You Now?) a British-Polish startup and social network for travellers.<p>WAYN is a veteran …

Amazon already designing eighth generation of delivery drones, says Jeff Bezos

Amazon has plenty of issues to resolve before its Prime Air delivery drones stand a chance of getting in the air, but CEO Jeff Bezos says the company is rapidly testing more prototypes. In a letter to shareholders published with the SEC, Bezos said that the Prime Air team is "already flight testing …

This 'Wonder Material' Could Make Your Next Phone Super Thin With Internet That's 100x Faster

They've found a technique that could help the company make your future smartphone thinner, more durable, and even a deliver Internet 100 times faster.<p>The "wonder material" is called graphene— a substance that's stronger than steel and so thin it's considered to be two dimensional.<p>In fact, it's 1 …

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Is Anti-Gravity Possible? Brian Greene's WSU Has The Answer

By now you've probably heard about Neil deGrasse Tyson's reboot of <i>Cosmos</i>, running every Sunday night on FOX (yes, that FOX) for the last few weeks. It was a controversial step to take Carl Sagan's beloved early 1980s-era tour of the universe and revamp it for the modern era. According to most …

This ridiculously cool robot kangaroo stores energy between jumps (video)

A team of German engineers have completed work on a new robotic kangaroo that mimics the movements of the real-life flesh and blood animal.<p>The robot, officially called BionicKangaroo, is interesting because it pushes the boundaries of what most people think of when it comes to transportation. While …

Robots and sex: creepy or cool?

Consenting adults’ private activities seem to get a lot of other people very cross. Almost nowhere is this more pronounced than activities involving sex: the position, placement and management of people’s genital activities seem to keep a lot of other adults awake – but in an unhealthy, …

KickStarter Projects Aims to Fix Surface Volume Issues

If you’re the owner of a Microsoft Surface Tablet and are often pained by poor audio on your device, there’s a new Kickstarter project that may interest you.<p>‘Ears for the Surface Tablets’ is a campaign seeking $5,500 in funding to produce a set of $10 clip-on, plastic ‘ears’ that it is claimed …

Giant Game of Tetris Played on 29-Story Building

Tetris fans leveled up — and up and up — this weekend.<p>Hundreds of enthusiasts played the classic video game on the 29-story Cira Centre high-rise …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom - more specs revealed through Antutu benchmark

Last year, Samsung launched a unique device that could best be described as half Galaxy S4 and half camera. It even looked like the two were physically spliced together, resulting in an Android powered camera called the Galaxy S4 Zoom. This year, along with the rebooted flagship phone that is the …

The Micro is a 3D printer 'designed for everyone'

M3D is making a bid to bring 3D printing to everyday consumers. Today the company is introducing the Micro, a product it claims to be the world’s "first truly consumer 3D printer." The Micro — now live (and already funded) on Kickstarter — was designed around three key principles: reliability, …

Coming Soon To The iPhone 7s, 0% To 100% Battery Charging In Under A Minute?

Sick of waiting for your iPhone to finish charging? By 2017, your iPhone could completely charge from 0% to 100% in just 5 minutes, in a portable, consumer-friendly package that will make long charging times a thing of the past.<p>An Israeli startup called StoreDot has demonstrated new technology at …

Livestream Comes To Google Glass

With just a voice command and a click of a button, a Google Glass wearer can launch the new Livestream app and start streaming from their face. The video streaming startup just announced the Glass app at the National Association of Broadcasters show.<p>Glass already featured a live video streaming …

It’s now possible to convert a GSM HTC One (M8) into a GP Edition

With its improved hardware and refined looks, the HTC One (M8) is a solid improvement over its predecessor and seems like a solid step in the right direction for HTC. If you are interested in the handset, HTC offers it in many different flavors including carrier-branded, unlocked, developer edition …

GoPro Channel with exclusive content launches on Xbox 360 tomorrow

Back in January, GoPro tipped us off that it was bringing a dedicated channel to Xbox 360 and Xbox One. At the time, we didn't really have much more info, other than it was a port of the company's existing offering that had been entertaining Virgin America customers since last fall. Today Tomorrow …