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Symlis Sparrow OTG USB Flash Drive and Phone Charger for Android and iOS

The charging cable features an integrated USB flash drive, so you can also use it to store your digital content. Like the idea? Let’s go on for …

Aston Martin takes wraps off the Vulcan

According to Aston Martin, the limited-edition Vulcan gives the public a hint at what the next generation of of its cars will look like. Designed by …

Kyocera to reveal smartphone with solar charging at MWC 2015

One of the most pressing problems smartphone users have these days is the battery life. We’ve seen a lot of addons, tricks, and gimmicks that aim to …

Audi prologue Avant Concept car packs 455hp hybrid punch

Audi is showing off a new concept car called the prologue Avant and it is a very modern and sleek shooting brake or station wagon as we would call it …

Iotera Raises $1 Million For Its Super Simple GPS Tracking Device

Iotera, a U.S.-company that produces GPS devices with months of battery life, has closed a $1 million seed funding round led by ZenShin Capital Partners.<p>Crunchfund*, Startup Capital Ventures, String Ventures, EarlyMarket and Rubicon Venture Capital also participated in the round. Iotera raised a …

McLaren 675LT Supercar Gets Official

The new McLaren 675LT is now official and the company will be showing off their new supercar at the 85th Geneva International Motor Show next …

Panasonic’s new 4K VIERA LED TV line to run Firefox OS

The platform wars are moving to smart TVs. Don’t believe it? Samsung is putting Tizen on all its smart TVs this year. LG‘s own sets already have …

Perceptiv Shift Brings Smarter Photography To Drones

Perceptiv Labs have announced the launch of a new kit for your drone that is designed to bring smart photography to your device, called Perceptiv …

Science chief warns on acid oceans

<b>The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.</b><p>The oceans absorb about a third of the CO2 that’s being produced by industrial society, and this is changing the chemistry of seawater.<p>Sir Mark Walport warns that the acidity of the oceans has …

NASA missions may re-elevate Pluto and Ceres from dwarf planets to full-on planet status

Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt, and NASA’s Dawn spacecraft will arrive at this dwarf planet on March 6, 2015.<p>Pluto is the largest …

Chasing The Mystery Of Spacetime's Local 'Bulk Flow'

For decades, the root cause of our Milky Way galaxy’s “bulk flow” in the direction of the Centaurus and Hydra constellations has retained an air of mystery. Our own star’s motion through the Milky Way is relatively well understood. But a full understanding of the exact forces driving our Local …

The NSA has hacked your phone: What you need to know, and how to protect yourself

Each passing leak from former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden seems to paint a darker picture of the state of privacy and …

A digital dark age may be coming, Google VP warns

Father of the Internet and Google Vice President Vint Cerf has issued a warning to photographers and data storage lovers at large: Physically print …

Raspberry Pi Sensor Connection Card Enables The Easy Addition Of External 5v Devices

Raspberry Pi tinkerers, makers and developers that enjoy building projects using the awesome mini PC might find this Raspberry Pi sensor connection …

The Truth About How Your Brain Gets Smarter

“What’s your greatest fear?” I asked Bill Gates one night, over Tom Yum Gai.<p>“Easy—not getting smarter.”<p>Bill then laid out his plan to ensure he’d always be surrounded by super smart people.<p>Maybe he didn’t know about myelin.<p><b>The Smarter Secret</b><p>Let’s assume “smarter” means making better choices, …

You might already have a cosmic ray detector in your pocket

Our world is constantly being struck by cosmic rays–mysterious radioactive particles that likely come from supernovae and other distant sources. They …

Hackers Have Figured Out A Major Security Flaw In USB Sticks

Wired reports that the "BadUSB" vulnerability, first developed by security researchers, has been released online. This means that hackers can now start using it to infect computers.<p>The "good" news is that vulnerability only comes from one USB manufacturer, Phison of Taiwan. The bad news is that …

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ProtoPalette Helps Build Awesome Arduino Projects With Ease (video)

Developers and makers interested in creating new Arduino projects, prototypes or teaching others about the Arduino platform, might find the …

Material world: how Google discovered what software is made of

“It is a sufficiently advanced form of paper as to be indistinguishable from magic.”<p>Matias Duarte, vice president of design at Google, is telling me about the central principle of Material Design. It’s the unifying metaphor behind Google’s new design direction, providing a unified set of physics …

You Won't Believe All the Crazy Hardware the NSA Uses for Spying

Over the weekend we learned a lot about the National Security Agency’s Access Network Technology, or ANT, division, that, in the words of Der …

Astronomers discover Earth-sized 'diamond' 900 light years away

The world's largest diamond, the Cullinan, is a tad over 3,100 carats uncut. Its estimated value is some $2 billion, and it only weighs about 1.37 pounds. That stone, while enormous relative to others like it, is but an invisible speck when up against the Earth-sized diamond discovered 900 light …

An Earth-size Diamond in the Sky: The Coolest Known White Dwarf Detected

We live in a vast, dark Universe, which makes the smallest and coolest objects extremely difficult to detect, save for a stroke of luck. Often times …

Surprise! Big Jupiter Moons Shine Even When Eclipsed

Jupiter's largest moons don't go completely dark when the giant planet blocks their sunlight, astronomers have found.<p>The discovery could reveal more …

All you need to know about Dolby Atmos, a new dimension for your home theater

Just a few short years ago, Dolby Atmos still seemed like the tech of the future. Sure, it had been in theaters for a while, but mainly only …

Ganymede May Have Multi-Layered, 'Sandwich'-Like Oceans

There may be up to three layers of different kinds of ice.<p>Here's some planetary news that could make you hungry: Jupiter's moon Ganymede may have a multi-layered ocean of alternating ice and liquid water that resembles a "club sandwich," according to NASA. This is actually what Steve Vance of …

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Why Does Carbonation Make Drinks Taste Good?

What makes drinks bubbly? The science is pretty simple: Carbonation is a solution of carbon dioxide gas in liquid water. If kept under pressure, the …

A 'club sandwich' may support life on Jupiter's moon Ganymede

At least one corner of the solar system may be serving up an ice-and-water sandwich, with the possibility of life on the rocks.<p>NASA researchers, publishing in the journal Planetary and Space Science, have demonstrated that this "club sandwich" phenomenon may be happening on Ganymede, the largest …

The Day When Our Antibiotics Stop Working Is Coming Very Soon

We are close to entering a “post-antibiotic era.” It’s not a place we want to go.<p>It’s hard to overestimate the importance of antibiotics. These drugs have literally been one of the cornerstones of modern civilization, minimizing deaths from all kinds of common infections, and saving society …

Bye bye braille! This FingerReader ring can read books to the blind

Researchers from MIT Media Labs are developing a wearable device that can read out printed text using a synthesized voice, helping the sight-impaired …