Shawn McIvor

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The Surprising History of Hot Chocolate | The Art of Manliness

‘Tis the season for hot cocoa.<p>At least it is for red-cheeked children who are looking to warm up after coming in from a well-spent snow day.<p>And for …

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

3D print extra-tall models with the Deltaprintr

“Delta” style 3D printers are among the most elegant in the 3D printing world. They’re tall, adaptable and capable of much more daring prints than …

Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch 2.0 puts full Android phone on your wrist (pictures)

The 1.54-inch IPS display on the Omate TrueSmart shows off a variety of nice-looking watch faces. Yes, it's a watch...but that only scratches the surface of what this wrist-phone can do.<p>Updated:December 7, 2013 Caption:Scott SteinPhoto:Sarah Tew/CNET<p>Apps in a grid, plus they can be put in folders. …

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This Bug-Inspired Rescue Robot Can Bounce Off Walls And Keep Flying

When a robot goes into a dangerous location–a collapsed mine, or an irradiated power plant, for example–it’s likely to run into a lot of obstacles …

NORAD: tracking Santa for 59 years

The unlikely tradition of NORAD - usually tasked with defending US airspace - hosting a website to track Santa Claus around the globe can be dated back to a happy accident in 1955<p>For most of the year NORAD is tasked with monitoring airspace around the US and Canada for incursions by foreign air …

Still looking for a PS4? This may help (or discourage) you

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>I’ll just come right out and say it: I was scared to preorder a next-gen console. I worried about wide-scale hardware failures, and despite the thousands of …

Suspect arrested in PS4 shooting case

San Francisco police have arrested a 21 year old man in connection with the killing of a Daly City resident during an attempted robbery over a PlayStation 4 console.<p>After responding to an online ad for the gaming system and arranging to meet at a location in the Bayview area, Ronnie Collins …