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Watch this 15-year-old hacker play DOOM on McAfee’s ‘unhackable’ crypto-wallet

John McAfee’s ‘unhackable’ cryptocurrency wallet – the one with a $250,000 bug bounty on it – has been cracked to run the iconic game DOOM, courtesy of a teenage security researcher.<p>Video of the old-school first-person shooter has surfaced on Twitter. Self-described adversarial thinker Saleem …

McAfee

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Apple iCloud targeted by new blockchain technology

Apple might be in trouble if the creator of a decentralized personal cloud that uses blockchain technology is correct.<p>Keda Che, the founder of Universal Labs, created the Ubbey Box, which he describes as a more secure, easy-to-understand product that can be used as a private dropbox or to upload …

PayPal Alum: How Blockchain Will Change Investing and Why Real Estate Will Be First

There’s a lot of hype about turning property into digital tokens and trading it on a blockchain—but so far no one is actually doing it. That’s going …

The Atomo Modular Electronics System is like LEGO for electronics

One of the hardest things about Raspberry Pi and Arduino is figuring out where to stick all the pieces. While both of these systems work well alone — you can have a lot of fun with just a board and an internet connection — it’s also fun to add little things like printers and screens to make fun …

This house was 3D printed in just 24 hours

This house was 3D printed in 24 hours. It was constructed by Apis Cor, a company that specializes in mobile 3D printing at the cost of only $10,000.

3D Printing

Ricoh's next camera can stream live broadcasts in 360

Ricoh makes one of the best, simple 360-degree cameras out there. It's gradually added better picture quality, more video skills (and cheaper models) to its Theta series, but the company's taking its tech in a different direction with a spherical video camera capable of live streaming 2K at 30fps. …

Really hot stuff: AR and VR spending to double in 2017

Strap on a headset and you'll fuel a growing piece of the economy.<p>Worldwide spending on virtual reality and its cousin augmented reality could reach $13.9 billion in 2017, nearly half of that driven by consumers, according to a new forecast by market researcher IDC. That outlay, on AR and VR …

This $130 ring is actually a panic button in disguise

While smartphones make it easier than ever before to dial 911, and smartwatches include features like SOS, sometimes you just want the people in your life to know where you are <i>before</i> something bad happens.<p>Enter Nimb: a panic button disguised as costume jewelry.<p>The Nimb ring is designed to be a …

Android Phones

Facebook is once again putting the $41 billion computer network industry to shame

And Facebook will again share it with the world for free, putting commercial network tech vendors on notice. (We're looking at you, Cisco).<p>The new innovation, revealed on Tuesday, is something called Backpack and it's a second-generation computer switch, the successor to the one it released last …

Livestreaming

The first Google Tango phone delivers true augmented reality gaming

The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is shipping now<p>If it weren’t for <i>Pokémon Go</i>, augmented reality might have stayed another forlorn futurist technology the public paid little attention to. Instead, the AR mobile game from developer Niantic Labs, a former Google subsidiary, catapulted the technology to hundreds …

Room-scale tracking dev kit for your iPhone

VR-iPhone. <br>VR-iPhone - All about Virtual Reality for iPhones.A company called Occipital launched a room-scale motion tracker for iOS and Android. …

Virtual Reality

Pantomime launches Creatures AR app with shared augmented reality

Pantomime, a maker of augmented reality technology, has unveiled its new Creatures AR app with shared augmented reality.<p>Sebastopol, Calif.-based Pantomime has come up with a way of viewing virtual reality imagery without wearing goggles. The new technology is part of the promise of virtual reality …

Stop What You’re Doing and Watch Bohemian Rhapsody in VR

Brian May from Queen is into VR and is also an astrophysicist. Who knew?<p>Not content to merely pioneer progressive rock, Queen is helping Google Play pioneer virtual reality. Along with Enosis VR, they turned "Bohemian Rhapsody" into a trippy, 360° 3D journey featuring interactive elements and …

Virtual Reality

Google launches final release version of Angular 2.0

After Google launched the first version of its Angular web application framework in 2010, it quickly became one of the hottest web technologies. Since then, the web has changed, though, and when Google announced Angular 2 in 2014, it created quite a stir in the web development community because …

JavaScript

Microsoft explains how its augmented reality headset HoloLens is going to work

Controlling a device that has no physical input will take users time to learn and Microsoft is clearly looking to get the first users adjusted quickly.<p>Microsoft previously let developers and employees show off apps and games running on HoloLens, including "Halo 5: Guardians," Netflix and "Candy …

PowerUp FPV

Posted in Gear<p>PowerUp Toys new FPV can turn your paper airplane into a full-on drone. It’s a device that mounts to a paper airplane featuring a …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

5 Raspberry Pi Projects to Build This Weekend

Here are some of my favorite recent Raspberry Pi projects. Each project will take you less than a weekend and if you’re super quick, you might able to make them all before Monday morning.<p>Dig out your Raspberry Pi, grab a handful of components, and get making!<p>Security<p>With security vulnerabilities …

15+ tech startups tackling transport concerns of commuters in Indian cities

Try picturing the following scenarios: A person is going to bed on Sunday night thinking about her 15-km commute to office the next morning. A …

5 reasons startups should use Drupal

I like to be technology/platform agnostic, but last couple of years I’ve built everything on top of Drupal. I get this question many times: “Why not …

Mapping Technology: D.C. Map Startups Like MapBox Expanding Fast

On Wednesday, <b>MapBox</b> announced it had raised a $52.6 million Series B that will set it up to reach more customers and further develop its proprietary …

7 skills you never knew you needed for a career in IT

Being skilled at computers and troubleshooting is an essential part of working in IT, but if you plan on truly excelling in the field, it's vital to have a combination of hard and soft skills.<p>Here are seven soft skills every IT professional should have.<p>It's sort of a no-brainer, but when you're …

Customer Service

The startups in this hot market are all vanishing

Cisco bought a company called Piston Computing, whose roots go back to the very creation of OpenStack, when it was born as a project inside of NASA.<p>IBM bought a Seattle startup called Blue Box.<p>Neither Cisco nor IBM disclosed terms, and it's not clear yet whether all these acquisitions in this …

Startups

Archaeologists Could Use Augmented Reality To Immortalize Ancient Sites

And also let tourists peek inside<p>The caves of Cappadocia (also spelled Kapadokya) in Turkey have attracted people for thousands of years. The strange peaks and valleys are now a tourist destination and a World Heritage Site, but they used to be a refuge for people fleeing violence and persecution. …

35 Weeknight Vegetarian Recipes to Embrace #MeatlessMonday

These hearty vegetarian mains prove going meatless isn't all salads.<p><b>With so many tasty, hearty vegetarian</b> options, it's never been easier to skip the meat for a day or two. These vegetarian mains are filling and fast enough to get on the table tonight.

Google-funded Magic Leap takes step toward awesome AR apps, announces SDK

Exciting developments in the world of augmented reality could be just around the corner after Magic Leap – an AR outfit that last year caught the …

Augmented Reality