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Kyocera reveals its latest Rafre phone you can scrub clean

Smartphones are a breeding ground for germs. Kyocera wants to help change that.<p>The Japanese manufacturer's latest Digno handset, called Rafre, is not …

This high-tech bracelet can track your emotions throughout the day — here's how it works

That's what Palo Alto, California-based Sentio believes, anyway, and it's built a tool to help you do just that.<p>Sentio's yet-to-be-released Feel wristband is a discreet wearable device that keeps track of your emotions throughout the day. It's designed to log how you're feeling (with the aid of a …

Wearable Tech

‘Elf’ Recut As a Horror Thriller Is a Terrifying Holiday Treat

“Taken as a child, tortured, twisted and broken.”<p>Buddy the Elf may seem like a happy-go-lucky kind of fellow, but in a new recut horror version of …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

The Brain

Solartab is back with a more powerful (and waterproof) solar tablet charger

<b>The newest version of this solar charger & battery is lighter and offers a more powerful solar panel, and includes dual USB ports and a USB-C …

Apple: Nearly 90% Of 'Genuine' iPhone Chargers On Amazon Are Counterfeit

Have you ever purchased an iPhone charger from Amazon.com only to realize that it did not function correctly? That is because Apple revealed the majority of iPhone and iPad adapters and charging cables labeled as “genuine” and “official” are actually fake. So Apple recently filed a lawsuit against …

eCommerce

Self-healing battery withstands the rigors of wearable computing

Though only in their experimental, early stages, flexible electronics are starting to show some real promise for things like LED-laden clothes, …

These are the Top 5 scariest movies of all time, we're sleeping with a nightlight forever

If you haven’t picked up on the theme yet, we at HelloGiggles love the Halloween season, and the excuse to watch all of our favorite creepy (or …

Nintendo Switch powered by Nvidia Tegra ⊟ I’m not sure exactly how powerful– since there are multiple Tegra chips and this one’s a custom one anyway– but that’s the architecture inside the former NX, according to a blog post by Nvidia this morning. “The high-efficiency scalable processor includes an NVIDIA GPU based on the same architecture as the world’s top-performing GeForce gaming graphics cards. The Nintendo Switch’s gaming experience is also supported by fully custom software, including a revamped physics engine, new libraries, advanced game tools and libraries. NVIDIA additionally created new gaming APIs to fully harness this performance. The newest API, NVN, was built specifically to bring lightweight, fast gaming to the masses. Gameplay is further enhanced by hardware-accelerated video playback and custom software for audio effects and rendering.” Tegra is Nvidia’s line of mobile processors, found inside phones, tablets, that Nvidia Shield thing, and Chromebooks. Tigra is one of the co

I’m not sure exactly how powerful– since there are multiple Tegra chips and this one’s a custom one anyway– but that’s the architecture inside the …

Nintendo’s new console is coming out March 2017

Nintendo’s next gaming system isn’t a portable machine or a home console—it’s both.<p>The Japanese company has long been teasing its next console, which it had codenamed the NX, but today (Oct. 20), it finally revealed some details about the follow-up to its underwhelming Nintendo Wii U console. The …

Retrogaming

This App Puts an M.D. in Your Pocket, So You (Almost) Never Need to Go to the Doctor

Sherpaa<p>Most times we go to the doctor, the diagnosis ends up being something minor. Our sore throat isn’t actually strep; it’s just part of having …

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Tiles, SnapNotes

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When …

Anki's Cozmo robot is the new, adorable face of artificial intelligence

Humanizing smart robots for the masses<p>Human beings have an uneasy relationship with robots. We’re fascinated by the prospect of intelligent machines. At the same time, we’re wary of the existential threat they pose, one emboldened by decades of Hollywood tropes. In the near-term, robots are …

How to Find Your New Zodiac Sign After NASA's Recalculations

Not that it actually affects your personality or your future.<p>The Babylonians were lazy: When they came up with the zodiac signs, they left one out on …

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Spectraboom Wireless Boombox

Spectraboom Wireless Boombox<p>This compact boombox has two-way light-up speakers that cycle through multiple colors, or display just one color of your …

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Nintendo brings back the Famicom for retro gamers in Japan

After announcing the NES Mini for the western market in July, Nintendo is now set to delight fans of its 80s game consoles in Japan with the palm-sized Famicom Mini.<p>The reimagined game system is based on the console that Nintendo released in its home country in 1983. It comes with two hardwired …

Retrogaming

Roku introduces 5 new streaming players, including the tiny Roku Express

If you've been thinking about upgrading your streaming setup, Roku just gave you five new options to choose from.<p>The company unveiled its new line of …

How to Search the Deep Web

Search engines such as Google index well over a trillion pages on the World Wide Web[1], but there is information on the web that common search …

Stop what you’re doing and buy these $38 headphones

The Carbo Tenore could cost ten times as much and they’d still be a steal<p>Words fail me. I’ve seen — or, more accurately put, <i>heard</i> — the audio price-performance curve shattered into tiny little pieces and I’m still reeling from it. The Carbo Tenore ZH-DX200-CT earphones from Japan’s Zero Audio are …

Opera just released an Android app that gives you unlimited free VPN

Opera made waves back in April when it announced the addition of unlimited free VPN service to its desktop web browser. VPN, or virtual private …

This Seam-Healing Fabric Liquid Won’t Have You in Stitches

“Squid is a limited resource.”<p>“Discarded clothing is a major global problem.”<p>Raise your hand if you think you know where this is going. BZZZT! Sorry, …

The Mystery Science Theater 3000 Revival Is Coming to Netflix

Back in November, bad movie-loving cineastes got some exciting news when <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i> creator Joel Hodgson announced his plans to …

Beware of fake Prisma Android apps: Here's the legit Google Play link

Did you hear? The unique, artistic photo-filtering app Prisma is now available on Android. But in the early days of the app's availability on the …

Military Diet: Lose 10 Pound In Just 3 Days!

The concept of this Military diet includes precise menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Basically, you have to stick to the meals, except for some …

Nutrition

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge update now rolling out in the UK

Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge owners in the UK are currently receiving a maintenance update for their devices that brings better touch response and camera fixes. It seems to be the same software update that rolled out earlier this week to Galaxy owners in the U.S. and China, although the build …

United Kingdom