Fernando Hernandez

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world's first 3D printed metal gun successfully fires 50 bullets

<b>world’s first 3D printed metal gun successfully fires 50 rounds of bullets</b><br>all images courtesy solid concepts<p><b>3D printing service leader solid concepts</b> …

Prototypes

Gameloft's 'N.O.V.A. 3' and 'Gangstar Rio: City of Saints' Are Free for the Weekend

Gameloft is offering up two of its most popular games for free this weekend. Both <i>N.O.V.A. 3 - Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance</i> and <i>Gangstar Rio: City of Saints</i> can be downloaded at no cost for the first time ever.<p>Originally released last year, N.O.V.A. 3 is a first person shooter with impressive …

This 18-Year-Old's Invention Could Make Your Future Phone Instacharge

While you are hanging out on the Internet (in your underwear, maybe?) on a Saturday, kids that are smarter than either of us are out there getting …

Batteries

Are Apps The Future of Book Publishing?

We’re at the dawn of the tablet era now. Earlier this month, Apple sold 3 million of its new iPad during the opening weekend, with some analysts expecting over 60 million of the tablets to be sold worldwide. What’s more, e-book readers are selling even more briskly than tablets. People are using …

In Tomorrow's Wars, Battles Will Be Fought With a 3-D Printer

A 3-D printed drone is shot down by insurgents near a far-flung base manned by the U.S. military. Within hours, a small lab dropped onto the base by …

New App Lets You Boycott Koch Brothers, Monsanto And More By Scanning Your Shopping Cart

In her keynote speech at last year’s annual Netroots Nation gathering, Darcy Burner pitched a seemingly simple idea to the thousands of bloggers and web developers in the audience. The former Microsoft programmer and congressional candidate proposed a smartphone app allowing shoppers to swipe …

Google-built media player hits the FCC, reveals only a Hitchhiker's Guide reference

With much of its information obscured it's hard to say what Google has planned for this new device revealed by its FCC filing, but the model number at least indicates someone has a sense of humor. Called an "H840 device" and rocking the model number H2G2-42 (<i>Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy</i> - 42, …

Android this week: Google I/O recapped; Better Bluetooth; Galaxy S 4 Google Edition

The annual Google I/O(s goog) event has come and gone, with plenty of news specific to Android. While the event focuses on developers, consumers will …

Big Data: It's Hyped, but Here's How it will Change the World

Is there too much hype around ‘big data’? Kenneth Cukier thinks so, and yet he remains passionate about what we can achieve with it.<p>Cukier is the Data Editor at The Economist and co-author of the book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. At The Next Web …

Buycott app lets you vote with your wallet in the supermarket

Supermarkets are labyrinthine behemoths laid out in a convenient linear fashion. So where's the maze? On the supermarket shelves, of course. Food products galore stare back at us, silently appealing to our penchants for sugar, salt, and fat. We pick and choose, knowing full well what we are getting …

ZTE and Huawei face EU investigation over predatory pricing

After US retreat, Chinese companies face scrutiny in Europe<p>Chinese telecommunications giants ZTE and Huawei are set to face an EU investigation for anti-competitive behavior. Although the pair have both seen moderate success marketing their consumer devices in the region, the investigation is …

Week in Review

Inside Flipboard / May 17, 2013<p>This week provided a rude awakening about the perils of life in the Information Age. On Wall Street, many were …