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To Reuse This Notebook, Just Pop It In The Microwave

The microwaveable analog Rocketbook saves paper, discourages snoops, and backs up your handwritten documents to the Cloud.<p>Whether you’re concerned about your paper waste, you don’t want coworkers snooping through your brilliant, top-secret sketches, or you simply don’t have room at home to store …

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Case Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Available for Pre-Order

CryptoLabs has officially launched its Case hardware wallet at TechCrunch Disrupt NY's Startup Battlefield.<p>First announced in November, Case is …

Star Wars Battlefront will have 12 multiplayer maps

<i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> will launch with 12 multiplayer maps, at least one of which takes place on the Iceland-inspired volcanic planet Sullust, publisher Electronic Arts announced today.<p>Darth Vader mentions Sullust in <i>Return of the Jedi</i>, but the planet never appears in the film. <i>Battlefront</i> developer …

LEGO Star Wars Death Star Final Duel revealed in full

To celebrate May the 4th, aka Star Wars Day, LEGO has revealed their next Star Wars themed set – Death Star Final Duel. This is the same set you may …

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Massive LEGO Star Wars ship destroyed in high-def slo-mo

16 hours to make, mere seconds to destroy this huge LEGO model of Darth Vader’s Super Star Destroyer from <i>Return of the Jedi</i>.<p>If there’s anything more symptomatic of our consumer culture — aside from the iPhone and Apple Watch destruction videos out there — it’s this.<p>On the bright side, these folks …

Fan favorite Boba Fett is reportedly about to get his own 'Star Wars' movie

The movie will come out in 2018 and tell the story of Boba Fett's origin, according to the report. Disney has not confirmed the report.<p>Boba Fett is one of the most popular characters in the "Star Wars" universe even though he has relatively little screen time in the movies. He's first introduced as …

New Windows 10 preview leaks as Microsoft struggles to deliver official test version

A new version of the Windows 10 technical preview leaked onto the internet today, days after Microsoft detailed a delay in delivering a fresh update to its preview program. The new build, numbered 10036, has been made available unofficially on torrent file sharing sites, and includes a number of UI …

Turn your phone into a computer mouse with Remote Mouse

I'm writing this one with my wife in mind, who has been using a work-issued laptop with a broken trackpad for nearly a year. She has adapted by using a wireless mouse, but since she also has a work-issued iPhone 6, she could use that instead of the old mouse I gave her and carry one less item in …

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Mesosphere’s new data center mother brain will blow your mind

Mesosphere has been making a name for itself in the the world of data centers and cloud computing since 2013 with its distributed-system smarts and …

Why does my battery suck?

<i>Editor's note: Apple's recent acknowledgment that it slows some older iPhones because of battery issues has spurred reader interest in battery technology. This story from our archives explains the science of batteries.</i><p>When Apple redesigned the MacBook Pro in 2009, it unveiled a new type of battery …

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Xbox One readies shift to 20nm - but can a smaller node help it match the PS4's performance? - ExtremeTech

Xbox One readies shift to 20nm – but can a smaller node help it match the PS4’s performance?<p>By on October 31, 2014 at 3:11 pm<p>This site may earn …

First Third-Party SSD With Native OS X TRIM Support Launched by Angelbird

With the growing popularity and declining cost of solid-state drives (SSDs) for Macs and other personal computers, users have becoming increasingly interested in putting third-party SSDs into their machines. But one issue Mac users have been running into involves support for TRIM, a system-level …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

Good morning! We're more than half way through this month. It's been pretty good so far! Let's look at the news:

The MOD Duo Wants to be the Last Guitar Pedal You Own

Digital guitar pedals can be great. They offer a huge range of sounds via various pedals and that’s sort of the problem. They’re digital, but you’re only getting (if you’re lucky) a few effects. The MOD Duo digital pedal uses an open platform to offer you as many effects as the community can …

Nvidia stakes its claim in deep learning by making its GPUs easier to program

GPU maker Nvidia has been riding a wave of renewed relevancy lately as the popularity of deep learning continues to grow. Over the weekend, the …

Google Voice Search for Android Now Handles Five Languages

Google today updated its Google Search app for Android with support for handling multiple languages at once in voice search. You can download the new version now directly from Google Play.<p>You could use voice search in multiple languages (more than 50 in total) before, but you had to change your …

RoboThespian: the first commercial robot that behaves like a person

You don't have to be paranoid to think there are eyes following you around the Cornwall warehouse that is home to Engineered Arts.<p>Indeed, if you were not being watched, there would be something wrong, as those eyes belong to robots made by the British company that has become an industry leader by …

Watching This Robot Trying To Open A Door Will Blow Your Mind

Meet HERB.<p>HERB is a robot butler featured on the awesome new show Going Deep With David Rees. He appears in the July 28 episode, titled "How To Open A Door."<p>You can see HERB is well equipped to open doors, with two flexible arms and three fingers on each hand:<p>"A door is a device that allows ingress …

LG Builds a TV That You Can Roll Up Like a Poster

Pretty soon setting up a TV will be as easy as unrolling a poster, if LG has anything to say about it.<p>The Korean electronics manufacturer unveiled a …

How to make a video game console patch bay

Over the years you may have accumulated a lot of old video game consoles and, naturally, getting rid of them is <i>not</i> an option. After all, you've spent so much time with your beloved console. Like an old friend, full of memories and adventures, it's hard to let go.<p>Or maybe you're a collector who …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Look out LG G3, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 tipped to have same screen resolution

The race to pack more pixels into a phone display is on, with the LG G3 out of the blocks first. That phone’s screen is better than full HD, cramming …

Meet Mobile Odin, a must-have app for flashing Android phone or tablet software

Modifying the operating system on an Android(s goog) device has been an arcane process for years. There’s a benefit to knowing the process of …

Asus PadFone X, a phone with docking tablet, hits AT&T on June 6 for pre-orders

U.S. consumers looking for a modular phone and tablet device will find what they’re looking for on June 6: That’s when AT&T will begin taking …

The 6 Robots That Will Wash And Feed Us When We're Old

Between 2012 and 2050, the number of Americans age 65 or older is predicted to nearly double from 43.1 million to 83.7 million, according to a U.S. Census report published this month. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that the country's graying demographics, combined with …

You Can Now Get a 3D Printer for Under $200

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Three-dimensional printing is about to get a whole lot easier, cheaper, and more user-friendly. What …

Is sapphire glass the next big thing in mobile devices?

Once again, Apple has proved to be a company that always wants to be at the head of the innovation curve. Arguably, Apple has started several trends that have benefited mobile device consumers. These include the launch of the iPhone and iPad. This also includes changes in manufacturing …

Nintendo Forms Unusual Partnership With Mercedes for 'Mario Kart 8' DLC

A few weeks ago when Nintendo was sharing their vision for the future after a disappointing fiscal year, they mentioned that they were going to be open to “new licensing opportunities” with their characters. Specifics weren’t discussed, but it appears we may be seeing the first bizarre iteration of …

Hands On With The Avegant Glyph, A Head-Mounted Display For The Average Commuter

Every day, I see commuters hunched over their iPhones and other smartphones watching videos on their devices, and it looks uncomfortable and full of compromises. Michigan-based Avegant …

Yes, Apple is finally buying Beats. Now what?

Now that Apple is definitely acquiring Beats, the music streaming and headphones company, what’s next?<p>Don’t expect anything immediately<p>Apple expects the deal to close in its fiscal fourth quarter, which ends in September. By early October, Apple has usually finished making its product introductions …

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