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AR Measure turns your phone into a virtual measuring tape

Never be without a ruler ever again<p>If this digital measuring tape is any indication of the practical future of augmented reality, then there’s a lot to look forward to.<p>Called AR Measure and developed by Laan Labs, the coming-soon iOS app turns any iPhone or iPad into a virtual ruler that can …

Learn How to Build a 8-bit Computer From Scratch Using Breadboards

Sharing Is Caring!<p><i>CuriousBytes: This article is about a guy who has built an 8-bit computers right from scratch using regular electronic parts. Ben</i> …

NanoPi Kit Builds a One Bay NAS for $31, Just Add Storage

An $8 board, $13 enclosure, and power supply adds up to a $31 investment. The most expensive component is whatever hard drive you opt to use.<p>PCMag …

Raspberry Pi

11 reasons why Android is winning

You know the smartphone has supplanted every other consumer technology when all anyone really wants in a car now is a “smartphone on wheels.” In a …

Android Development

Scientists Find Evidence That Our Early Universe Was Once a Hologram

For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is – or once was – a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require just …

Physics

Hackers downloaded US government climate data and stored it on European servers as Trump was being inaugurated

As Donald Trump was sworn into office as the new president of the US on Jan. 20, a group of around 60 programmers and scientists were gathered in the Department of Information Studies building at the University of California-Los Angeles, harvesting government data.<p>A spreadsheet detailed their …

EPA

NASA to explore asteroid made of $10,000 quadrillion worth of metal

NASA recently announced it's latest endeavor: Explore a giant metal asteroid the size of Massachusetts.<p>Made up of mostly nickel and iron, the giant hunk of space metal is about three times further away from the Sun than Earth.<p><b>STRIKING RESEMBLANCE: Saturn moon looks like 'Star Wars' Death Star in</b> …

Drone rips huge hole in plane’s nose after it strikes it while landing

<b>A drone has ripped a series of holes in the nose of a packed passenger plane as it came in to land.</b><p>Crew on board the Boeing 737 headed for Tete, the …