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DIY Raspberry Pi Wall Calendar Display Project

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for a project to keep them busy may be interested in a new DIY Raspberry Pi wall calendar which has been created …

Raspberry Pi

Marvel wanted Wakandans in 'Black Panther' to have British accents

When you're hearing Wakandans speak in <i>Black Panther,</i> you're actually hearing the Xhosa accent, which originates from South Africa.<p>But things could've …

Black Panther

Learn a Foreign Language Through Immersion Using TV Shows and Books With This App

When you’re trying to learn a foreign language, there’s no better way than being immersed in it. Language immersion, after all, is how most of us …

TV shows

These AirPod-Alternatives Cost Less Than $50

Y2 Blast True Wireless Bluetooth Earphones have all the functionality of expensive wireless earbuds without the budget-destroying downsides. The Y2 …

Tech Trends

Stabilized GoPro footage from a roller coaster looks like an alternate reality

During a recent trip to Six Flags Magic Mountain in California, YouTuber and skydiver Jeb Corliss took GoPro Fusion video of himself riding Goliath, …

This Raspberry Pi rival offers a beefy CPU, 4K video, and more

Libre Computer<p>The Renegade Elite, from tech company Libre Computer, is a single-board computer that delivers more power than the Raspberry Pi.<br>• It isn’t the cheapest single board computer around, at $100, but you’re getting a lot for your cash.<br>• The Renegade Elite sports a hexacore processor, USB …

Raspberry Pi

German student comes up with an amazing 'mobile airbag' for your phone

We've all been there: A minor fumble, and seconds later your $500 (or more!) smartphone crashes to the floor.<p>A good case and a screen protector might …

Here's What Happened To Every Studio Microsoft Has Bought

Microsoft garnished a big E3 presentation with the news that it had formed a new studio in Santa Monica called The Initiative, and perhaps more …

The Sensel Morph trackpad is a digital creative's dream

Our computers have become indispensable creation tools, but let's face it: The decades-old keyboard-and-mouse combo aren't the best way to edit video, draw or play music. That's where the Sensel Morph comes in. It's a pressure-sensitive touchpad that lets you swap in multiple overlays and instantly …

Gear & Gadgets

Razer’s Core X and V2 turn your tiny laptop into a monster gaming rig

Previous Next<p>1 of 7<p>PC gamers have a lot of computers to manage.<p>If you own a high-powered gaming rig at home, it’s probably not your only computer. If …

Laptops

MIT wants to control your dreams with a glove

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently developed a device that allows a person to maintain a semi-conscious state between wakefulness and sleeping.<p><b>Why it matters:</b> There’s now a working “sleep interface,” in the form of a device that allows humans to have a small amount …

MIT's AlterEgo headset can read words you say in your head

I don't want to alarm you, but robots can now read your mind. Kind of.<p>AlterEgo is a new headset developed by MIT Media Lab. You strap it to your face. You talk to it. It talks to you. But no words are said. You say things in your head, like "what street am I on," and it reads the signals your brain …

This startup turns video from your phone into movie scenery

If you stream a movie tonight after dinner, you'll see the same thing as your neighbor or a person on the other side of the continent. But a startup called Urus Entertainment thinks it's got a way to bring that movie closer to home.<p>A lot closer to home. So close that some scenes will look like …

VR exhibit allows the blind to 'see' art thanks to special gloves

Forget massive headsets. An art exhibit in Prague is helping blind and visually impaired users to touch artwork in virtual reality thanks to special gloves.<p>The Touching Masterpieces exhibit offers visitors a series of 3D models of famous statues to “view” via haptic feedback in the gloves. The …

Restaurants make big bucks off people who aren’t eating a thing

If you can’t sell enough food and booze, try marketing the toilet.<p>Slammed by soaring costs for food, labor and rent, New York’s bars, restaurants and …

Can You Replace Gaming PCs With Shadow Cloud Gaming?

Shadow is a streaming service that grants you access to a full-on, high-end Windows 10 PC in the cloud. This means that you can stream PC games from a gaming rig located on a remote server to any cruddy old computer you have lying around. While this might sound a little like the now defunct OnLive …

Obesity Can Actually Scar Your Fat Tissue, Making Weight Loss Even Harder

It only gets worse.<p>Our body's fat-storing mechanisms - called adipose tissues - are very good at the job of taking our excess calories and storing …

Is This Science Hacker a Heroine or a Villain?

In 2011, 23-year-old Alexandra Elbakyan did something radical: She created Sci-Hub, a digital repository housing copies of 64.5 million scientific …

Social Sciences

Philips Hue lights will sync with music and games on your PC

It's also preparing a line of outdoor lights.<p>Philips' team-up with Razer is just the start of Hue-to-PC syncing. The lighting behemoth is preparing to launch a Hue Sync app that will let you sync games, movies and music on any Windows 10 PC or High Sierra-equipped Mac. While the exact functionality …

How to find everything Google Home can do

One of the biggest boons for Amazon's Alexa speakers were third-party skills. Now with over 30,000 skills available, there isn't much Alexa can't do. Similarly, Google Home has its own catalog of third-party software. These third-party services are referred to as Assistant apps and, since the …

Philips Hue Entertainment is a smart lighting game-changer

It's been a busy CES for color-changing light. Nanoleaf made a splash by teasing its newest color-changing, touch-sensitive light panels. Then, Lifx followed suit with the impressive-looking Lifx Tiles.<p>Now, it's the team at Philips Hue's turn, and this year, their sights are set on entertainment, …

‘Netflix for theaters’ sending industry into a frenzy

Mitch Lowe has created a monster fit for the big screen.<p>The chief executive of MoviePass took a sleepy, little-known, 20,000-member movie …

Donald Trump's teleprompter trick - or is it a tic?

copied!<p>Thing 1/Thing 2: Much like a blues guitarist who might improvise around a misplayed note, watch what President Trump does when he misreads his …

Daily Briefing: Spain's Catalonia - stand-off deepens

LONDON (Reuters) - The often surreal stand-off between Spanish national authorities and leaders of the region of Catalonia enters new territory today as the first of hundreds of local mayors appears before the prosecutor for backing an illegal Oct. 1 independence referendum.<p>Catalan pro-independence …

'They've called me a traitor': Catalans divided as independence vote nears

Planned referendum on independence from Spain not just pitting Madrid against Barcelona, but also splitting Catalans<p>Behind his counter in the <i>Mercat de la Independència</i>, a handsome <i>modernista</i> market that commemorates the centenary of the outbreak of Spain’s war of independence in 1808, Jaume Florensa …

Index is a clean, colorful app for organizing your ideas and digital content

The makers of Index are hoping they’ve created the only app you’ll need to access all your files, notes and links.<p>“We’re giving people a full control panel for the digital world,” founder Brian Cox told me.<p>Cox said he actually developed Index for his own personal use five years ago. And while he …

What’s new in Android Oreo

Google officially launched Android Oreo. today. To be honest, it’s probably one of the least exciting operating system releases in recent memory. While the team did plenty of work on the backend, Android Oreo only includes a few noteworthy user interface updates. The highlight of this release is …

Android Oreo

Motorola patented a display that can heal its own cracked screen with heat

Motorola is thinking about a day where phones can heal their own cracks. A patent published today explains how a phone could identify cracks on its touchscreen and then apply heat to the area in an effort to slightly repair the damage. The process relies on something called "shape memory polymer," …

Trust us, this $15 gadget will be the best thing that ever happened to your HDTV

Whether you have a tiny little 32-inch TV with 720p resolution or a gigantic 75-inch 4K UHD TV, there’s one simple $15 accessory that will completely …

Remote Controls

5 futuristic home lighting solutions starting at just $15

You don’t need to be a millionaire to step up your home decor, and creative lighting is one of the best ways to make a big impact on your guests …