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Gigs 2 Go Flash Drives

A credit-card sized pack containing four flash drives ready to be shared. Their cases are made from recycled paper and plastic, while the drives are …

SanDisk 128GB microSD Card

SanDisk managed to cram a whopping 128GB of storage in its newest microSD card, way more than the capacity of most smartphones, tablets or digital …

SanDisk

Self-healing engineered muscle grown in the laboratory

Biomedical engineers have grown living skeletal muscle that looks a lot like the real thing. It contracts powerfully and rapidly, integrates into …

This quarter-sized chip platform could power future Android Wear devices

While Intel has backtracked on its "Edison" chip size claims, another Android Wear partner is claiming that its system-on-chip <i>is</i> the size of the proverbial SD card. Imagination Technologies (MIPS) has just revealed the Newton platform based on its MIPS architecture, built by chip-making partner …

Sony unveils new Digital Paper office-based tablet

Sony has unveiled a new office-orientated tablet which utilizes the E-Ink display to mimic a piece of A4 paper. The electronics giant believes that …

Respawn Begins Banning Titanfall Cheaters

Good news, everyone!<p>Respawn Entertainment announced it has flipped the anti-cheat switch for the PC version of Titanfall.<p>In a post on the official …

Motorola Moto 360 To Feature OLED Display And Sapphire Glass (Rumor)

The Motorola Moto 360 smart watch was announced recently, although when the device was made official, no hardware specifications were revealed for …

Microview Shrinks Arduino Into A Teeny, Weenie OLED Module

Do you desire a teeny, tiny, little Arduino board with OLED display? You bet you do! Microview is a new “chip-sized” Arduino on Kickstarter that costs $45. What can it do? All kinds of stuff!<p>You basically get a micro controller and a lot of inputs and you can drive the display via software, …

ISS has another coolant problem says NASA

The ISS is having another cooling issue according to NASA. The coolant system aboard the orbiting space station is giving NASA fits. Last year NASA …

MOTO 360 smartwatch’s sapphire: wearables’ first must-have feature

Motorola took the wraps off its Moto 360 smartwatch earlier this week alongside Google’s introduction of the Android Wear platform. The Moto 360 was …

NSA leak reveals citizen targets: “I hunt sys admins”

System administrators, tasked with the operation of computer systems, are unwitting potential targets for the NSA, new documents leaked by Snowden …

SATA Express: New storage standard promises dramatically faster performance

By on March 15, 2014 at 10:01 am<p>The advent of cheap solid state storage has been one of the most significant performance enhancements to hit the PC …

Workstations

Graphene smart contact lenses could give you thermal infrared and UV vision

By on March 17, 2014 at 11:36 am<p>A breakthrough in graphene imaging technology means you might soon have a smart contact lens, or other ultra-thin …

Nanotech

Sony announces Project Morpheus VR helmet for the PS4

By on March 19, 2014 at 6:01 am<p>Virtual reality just went mainstream. After the Oculus Rift prototype blew the doors off in 2012, it was only a matter …

Virtual Reality

Google announces Android Wear, the best chance for smartwatches

By on March 18, 2014 at 4:09 pm<p>We’ve seen a handful of smartwatches launch in the last year, although none of them have sold in huge numbers. …

Smartwatches

Sony’s Project Morpheus prototype is a hit, bodes well for the future of virtual reality

By on March 21, 2014 at 8:30 am<p>In the days since the Project Morpheus announcement, the internet has been abuzz with excitement. Sony’s new VR helmet …

Virtual Reality

Immortality, biotechnology, and the woefully unprepared criminal justice system

By on March 21, 2014 at 11:00 am<p>Here’s an interesting thought experiment for you: What happens to life imprisonment — for murder and other heinous …

Sony, with PlayStation Now and Project Morpheus, is our best bet for the future of video games

By on March 19, 2014 at 11:30 am<p>Last year, Sony released the most powerful game console ever created at a price point lower than the competition. At …

Virtual Reality

Facebook’s facial recognition software is now as accurate as the human brain, but what now?

By on March 19, 2014 at 1:38 pm<p>Facebook’s facial recognition research project, DeepFace (yes really), is now very nearly as accurate as the human …

Machine Learning

Oculus Rift DK2 goes on sale for $350, features low-latency 1080p displays, more polished appearance

By on March 20, 2014 at 9:30 am<p>Obviously terrified of being squeezed out of the market by Sony’s Project Morpheus virtual reality headset, Oculus VR …

Ready Player One

Intel announces updated Haswell, eight-core enthusiast chips, and desktop Broadwell details

By on March 20, 2014 at 2:41 pm<p>Intel made a number of announcements at GDC this week, many of them aimed at a market that felt a bit neglected in …

Samsung pushes ahead with 20nm DDR3 RAM, signaling uncertainty about DDR4

By on March 14, 2014 at 8:45 am<p>Samsung has announced that it is pushing forward 20nm DDR3 DRAM, and has already begun volume production on the …

Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so…

It's hard to know where to start with Ray Kurzweil. With the fact that he takes 150 pills a day and is intravenously injected on a weekly basis with a dizzying list of vitamins, dietary supplements, and substances that sound about as scientifically effective as face cream: coenzyme Q10, …

HUVr: The Back to the Future hoverboard is finally here

By on March 4, 2014 at 3:03 pm<p>Ladies and gentlemen, the 15-year wait is finally over: HUVr Tech has announced what appears to be the first ever …

Cortana: Microsoft prays its Frankensteinian mashup of Siri and Google Now can win some fans

By on March 5, 2014 at 9:55 am<p>Yes, <i>that</i> Cortana. New footage shows the first images of Microsoft’s new Siri- and Google Now-competitor in action — …

Windows Phone

Massive Linux security flaw dwarfs Apple’s cryptography problems of just last week

By on March 5, 2014 at 1:03 pm<p>A newly discovered bug in the popular GnuTLS library has the potential to dwarf Apple’s SSL encryption problems of just …

Information Security

60,000 miles up: Space elevator could be built by 2035, says new study

By on March 6, 2014 at 12:15 pm<p>Imagine a ribbon roughly one hundred million times as long as it is wide. If it were a meter long, it would be 10 …

How to download and install the latest Windows 8.1 Update for free (updated)

By on April 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm<p>Microsoft Windows 10 may be around the corner, but the company is still issuing Windows 8.1 updates on a fairly regular …

Orbital computing: An amazing atomic-level tech for future computers

By on March 11, 2014 at 2:01 pm<p>There seems to be no end to the claims that the data storage technology of the future has just been found. The …

Nanotech

Super-thin optoelectronic diodes could finally make flexible, wearable tech a reality

By on March 11, 2014 at 11:09 am<p>Research into novel materials is usually focused on improving a particular technology, but a trio of just published …

Nanotech