Brian O'Kane

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Hicon Social Bangle is a wearable fashion bungle

If you waste too much time checking notifications on your phone, don't sweat it -- yet another wearable promises to help you save those countless minutes throughout the day. But if you're already leery of wrist-worn devices, the Hicon Social Bangle, which is undergoing an Indiegogo campaign, won't …

Minecraft: Pocket Edition readies substantial update

Infinite worlds, new biomes including jungles, and new mobs will come to <i>Minecraft: Pocket Edition</i> 0.9.0, an update that Mojang again promises is the version's biggest ever.<p>The update will launch on Thursday; that video above is a flyby teaser of what the new worlds will contain. Other features in</i> …

White House allows young immigrants to extend deportation waivers

More than half a million young immigrants who were granted temporary deportation waivers can apply for a two-year extension, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday, in what may be a template for more sweeping White House action before the midterm election.<p>Under a program that …

Immigration

How the inventor of strobe photography gave D-Day the go-ahead

How do you convince a World War Two pilot to take an aerial photo rather than drop a bomb? You demonstrate the powerful flash they will be using by …

Obama still has The Witcher in his backlog, president tells Poles

President Obama may be a gaming novice, but during a visit to Poland he had kind words to say about developer CD Projekt Red's Witcher series of role-playing games, TVN 24 reports.<p>During a 2011 trip to the country, Polish officials presented him with a copy of the role-playing game as a symbol of …

Try on Any Shade With Sephora’s First Ever 3D Augmented Reality Mirror

The place we’d most like to have a makeup shopping spree in (okay, at least top 5) Sephora has a new goodie we want to test out. It’s not a wacky nail polish or a hot new shade of lipstick or a shocking shadow — it’s all of those things. They’re testing out a new 3D augmented reality mirror that …

Augmented Reality

The Fire Hydrant Gets a Makeover + This Is Why You Should Care

Fire hydrants aren’t something we usually think of until we get a ticket for parking next to one. But retired NYC firefighter George Sigelakis has spent a lot of time thinking about them. He’s been working on revolutionizing the century-old design for about 20 years at his company Sigelock Systems. …

New Jersey