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KFC Puts Keyboards In Trays So Greasy Chicken Fingers Can Keep Texting

Kentucky Fried Chicken in Germany just cooked up the <i>weirdest</i> fast-food techno-marketing stunt. For a week, restaurants lined their serving trays with …

This 55-Inch LG Display Peels Off the Wall Like a Poster

LG consistently produces impressive screens, and this one is no exception. The 55-inch OLED panel is just 0.97 millimeters thick, and can be removed …

DNP DS620A photo printer is overkill for consumers, but moneymaker for pros

If you print a few photos a month, or need to print them larger than 6 x 8 inches, you can skip reading this. The DS620A from DNP is not the printer …

Wall Art

VIDEO: See the Tesla Model X up close on the road in Palo Alto

This isn’t the first time that we’ve seen videos of the Tesla Model X on the road, but this is the first time we’ve seen it this close. YouTube user …

Tesla

Toyota's three-wheeled i-ROAD is the perfect solution for crowded city driving

In the not-too-distant future, personal transportation will take on a completely different shape than today. As more individuals move to city …

Electric Vehicles

Light-emitting fabrics could reinvent your '90s wardrobe

Researchers who must be <i>Saved by the Bell</i> fans have developed clothing fibers that could turn you into a walking neon sign. Rather than OLED or LCD tech, the team exploited polymer light-emitting electrochemical cells (PLECs) that are rugged enough to be used in fabrics. They created a …

Putting a virtual nose on video games could reduce simulator sickness

Virtual reality can be nauseating. It tricks a part of the brain into believing the body is moving, when it's not. A disconnect between the systems (somatosensory and vestibular, to be precise) can make some people want to throw up. But an ongoing study at Purdue College of Technology suggests that …

This smart cookie jar will only open if you deserve it

It's generally understood that being able to delay your gratification helps you to become more successful. Resisting everything but temptation can be difficult, which is why the kSafe is stepping in when your resolve weakens. Essentially, the kSafe is an oversized cookie jar, but one that'll only …

Here's another high-speed 3D printer that creates objects in minutes

If Carbon3D's capability to print out objects 25 to 100 times faster than usual is the reason why you <i>can't wait</i> for it to come out, then you'll love this machine, too. An Australian company has announced it's also working on a super speedy printer called Gizmo 3D. It creates objects out of liquid …

Mobile Technology
T-Mobile

​Google's driverless car ideas include airbags on the outside

Airbags on the inside, that's what cars typically have. That's great for protecting people on the <i>inside</i> a vehicle. But, how about airbags on the outside, for the rest of us? Google's patented the idea for its driverless cars, with a system of inflatable bumpers that would react in the event of an …

Driverless Cars

Riding in Mercedes' luxurious, self-driving car of the future

A four-wheeled vision of gleaming silver glides toward me, shining brightly under the warm California sun. The vehicle looks otherworldly against the empty backdrop of the former naval base in Alameda, a site perhaps more famous for <i>Mythbusters</i> stunts than automobile demonstrations. This, however, …

Driverless Cars

Samsung's Gear VR makes its retail debut on Friday

Starting on Friday (or March 27, if you prefer) you'll be able to stroll into one of about a hundred Best Buys and walk out with a Gear VR Innovator Edition to combine with your Galaxy Note 4. This isn't the first time Samsung and Best Buy have tied up to promote one particular vision of VR; after …