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This miniature robotic printer rolls across a sheet of paper

Would you replace your desktop printer with a tiny robot that prints by creeping across a sheet of paper? Zuta Labs, which recently launched the Pocket Printer on Kickstarter, hopes so. The Pocket Printer, fundamentally, is a robotic Ouija planchette containing an inkjet printer head. Place it on a …

Facebook reportedly building smart speaker with touch screen

Facebook may launch its own smart-home gadget to get you messaging more friends and looking at more photos. DigiTimes reports from Taiwan that Facebook is building a 15-inch touch-screen smart speaker.<p>Citing sources from the “upstream supply chain,” Chinese iPhone manufacturer Pegatron is building …

Tandem is a messaging app where language learners chat

Shortly after downloading the Tandem app I’m trying to explain the finer points of using the English auxiliary verb ‘will’ in a messaging chat with Juan, 35, from the Dominican Republic.<p>I’ve already explained that the proliferation of Spanish past tenses aren’t easy for a native English speaker to …

Google Maps will now show you how much traffic to expect on your route

Google Maps is capable of some seriously impressive things, and that’s highlighted by its ability to show you how busy a business is at any given time. Now, Google is expanding on that feature by showing how busy the traffic is along your route by the time of day.<p>First spotted by <i>Android Police</i>, …

Google Street View now lets you venture inside the International Space Station [Video]

Google has been working hard to capture remote landscapes that most people won’t ever be able to see in person, including a volcano. Street View’s latest adventure takes the viewer off of planet Earth and into the International Space Station (ISS)…<p>Astronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space …

Google Maps now lets users add wheelchair accessibility details for locations

Back in December, Google finally added accessibility details to Maps. It was a long-awaited addition, but an extremely welcome one for the more than three million people in the U.S. who require wheelchair accessibility. As we noted at the time, however, the available information still left a lot to …

Google launches SOS Alerts in Search and Maps to help its users during a crisis

Google is launching a new feature for both Search and Maps today which is meant to give its users better information when a natural disaster or other crisis hits their area. These new so-called “SOS Alerts” will now prominently feature at the top of the company’s search results and in Maps when a …

Blue is a dating app for verified Twitter users

A new app is looking to romantically match folks who are verified Twitter users. Blue, by Loveflutter, has launched a new version of their existing dating app that only allows Twitter users with that little blue tick to search for love, and only amongst their fellow blue-tick holders.<p>Loveflutter …

New LinkedIn tool tells businesses about who’s visiting their websites

LinkedIn is giving businesses a new way to see what kinds of audiences they’re attracting with their marketing efforts.<p>The Website Demographics tool allows businesses to break down their website visitors across eight categories including job title, industry, company and location.<p>After all, that’s …

Orii: slimme ring maakt bellen met vinger mogelijk

Bellen met je vinger lijkt iets uit een James Bond-film, maar het is dichterbij dan je denkt. Dat is precies wat je kunt doen met Orii, een speciale …