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The US wants self-driving cars, and fast

Just a day after a technology-heavy State of the Union comes news that the White House isn't done pushing us into the future. Reuters believes that Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will head to Detroit tomorrow to talk about the administration's efforts to accelerate the development of …

7 Airport Tech Hacks Every Traveler Should Know

<i>By: Alex Bracetti</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/scanrail</i><p>Airports are pretty bad in and of themselves, but the hassles and restrictions they place on our gadgets are the worst. No Wi-Fi, weak cellular reception, and three power outlets per terminal? Come on.<p>But not every trip to JFK or LAX has to be a brutal …

You can now play Super Mario 64 in your browser

The first level has been remade in beautiful high definition<p><i>Super Mario 64</i> is still an amazing game, but nearly 20 years after it first launched on the Nintendo 64, it looks pretty dated. But with a little love, it can look amazing. Computer science student Erik Roystan Ross recently decided to …

Google, Johnson & Johnson Partner to Build Surgery Robots

Johnson & Johnson, one of America’s largest beauty and pharmaceutical manufacturers, today announced that it is partnering with Google to develop medical robots that can assist surgeons in the operating room.<p>By looking to robots, both companies hope that the technology can help give medical …

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Neo smartpen N2 instantaneously sends handwritten words and doodles to its iOS/Android app

Today, NeoLAB officially launched its Neo smartpen N2 following a wildly successful Kickstart campaign that raised more than over $350,000. Even more impressive is that the original goal was just $20,000. After selling some 2,500 pens during the initial round of crowdfunding, those that missed out …

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Scientists make strides in beaming solar power from space

The idea of powering humanity by gathering an endless supply of solar energy from space has taken a huge step towards becoming a reality. Scientists working for JAXA, Japan's space administration, have announced a major breakthrough in wireless power transmission ... in that they've actually been …

Mobile World Congress 2015: Samsung's 'relentless innovation' brings Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge and Gear VR

"No more internet rumours," Mr Shin said. "Today, we unveil what's next."<p>There was, however, a forking enormous screen wrapped around half the …

Hot Deals Ending Soon: Revogi Smartbulb, Jump Desktop App, Mota iPhone Case [Deals]

For accessories and software that are designed to work with your Apple product, Cult of Mac Deals is the only place you need to go.<p>Check out hot items like the Revogi Bluetooth LED Bulb, Jump Desktop for Mac, and more at big discounts and all with free US shipping. We’d advise you to hurry though, …

Calendars

[Android 5.1 Feature Spotlight] Super Subtle: Swipe Once To Close The Quick Settings Panel And Unlock Your Device From The Lockscreen

In case you haven't noticed, we love tiny details that make our everyday lives as Android users better. (And really, in case you didn't notice that, …

Use just your voice to toggle flashlight, Wi-Fi, or Bluetooth from Google Now (Lollipop only)

Users running the latest version of Android can now change simple settings with simple voice commands, hands-free.<p>Google Now has long supported voice commands for jumping to device settings like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, etc. But there was no way to do it with just your voice – issuing a command would …

Wi-Fi

Luna’s smart mattress cover monitors your sleep and adjusts your Nest thermostat

If you’re not satisfied with a standard sleep tracking app, Luna’s smart mattress cover could be just what you’ve been waiting for. The smart cover monitors your sleep, controls your bed’s temperature and can hook into a range of connected devices including Nest.<p>Luna is machine washable and …

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Top 10 NBA Plays: February 2nd

Eero thinks its tiny box can fix all your WiFi issues

While many of the devices we use every day depend on WiFi -- everything from our smartphones to our TVs -- most home WiFi networks are still woefully slow compared to their wired alternatives. Enter Eero, a small San Francisco startup that aims to bring home WiFi into the future. How? By combining …

Samsung dual edge display design patent surfaces, along with a mysterious pop-up panel

It’s becoming less of a possibility and more of a reality that Samsung has plans to bring the world a dual-edge offering.<p>For the past few weeks, everyone has been fixated on Samsung’s new noteworthy nuance: the Edge Display. More specifically, the tech community has been hyped up about the rumors …

Phones

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 gets green light to shoot in Australia

Dead Men Tell No Tales likely to shoot in Queensland after Australian government agrees tax incentives worth $20.2m<p>The next instalment of Disney's blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean film series looks set to shoot in Australia after ministers approved tax incentives worth a reported $20.2m …

OM Audio's levitating Bluetooth speaker can be yours for $179

We've seen levitating pens, levitating lamps, levitating loungers and even levitating <i>fish</i> -- now there's a Bluetooth speaker to add to the mix. OM Audio, maker of such respectable audio accessories as the Inearpeace earphones and Mantra speakers, has taken a bold leap into the world of novelty …

ViaSat adds 'virtually unlimited' Freedom satellite internet plan for $70 per month

It didn't happen overnight, but ViaSat's finally on its way to transforming the satellite internet space, be it through speedy in-flight WiFi on JetBlue and United or the Exede residential service. That latter product, while the fastest internet option for customers without access to cable or …

Slingbox M1 review: A pricey streamer, but worth it for frequent travelers

It's been 10 years since Sling Media was founded, and here we stand with the fifth-generation Slingbox, the M1. Like all Slingboxes before it, the M1 can stream live and DVRed programs to your mobile devices, but this time, it's $150, making it the least expensive model yet. In particular, it's $30 …

What you need to know about hybrid and electric cars

Nearly a hundred years ago, a deal between Henry Ford and Thomas Edison to make electric cars fell apart because 1914 battery technology wasn't up to the job. From then on, cars ran almost exclusively on gas, driving us straight into our current global warming mess. Now, Ford has joined companies …

Rachel McAdams: The Hot Chick Striptease Was 'One of the Scariest Moments of My Career'

Rachel McAdams‘s biggest acting challenge came during one of her very first roles.<p>The actress made her big-screen debut in 2002’s raunchy <i>The Hot …

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Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

MakerBot 3D printers now available in a dozen Home Depot stores

The Home Depot's core business revolves around helping you craft things, so it stands to reason that you'd eventually find 3D printers there, doesn't it? Sure enough, that's what's happening today. You can now buy MakerBot's Replicator line at both the retailer's online store as well as a dozen …

Scientists: We're 'very close' to finding another Earth

Scientists looking for signs of life in the universe -- as well as another planet like our own -- are a lot closer to their goal than people realize.<p>That was the consensus of a panel on the search for life in the universe held at NASA headquarters Monday in Washington. The discussion focused not …

Unforgettable Details of Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa: Imagineer Joe Rohde on Design and Inspiration

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Joe Rohde, creative executive at Walt Disney Imagineering, about his inspirations for the design of …

Astronomers discover Earth-sized 'diamond' 900 light years away

The world's largest diamond, the Cullinan, is a tad over 3,100 carats uncut. Its estimated value is some $2 billion, and it only weighs about 1.37 pounds. That stone, while enormous relative to others like it, is but an invisible speck when up against the Earth-sized diamond discovered 900 light …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

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Google’s Modular Ara Smartphone To Launch For The Public In January 2015

Google has been showing off its Project Ara modular smartphone in a lot more detail over the past few days, likely because it’s also hosting a developer conference for the device this week. Ara uses interchangeable modules to deliver a smartphone that can be whatever a user wants it to be, complete …