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LEGO's 60th Anniversary: A brick-by-brick walk down memory lane

<b>On this day in 1958, the first LEGO brick made its way into a wide-eyed child’s hand – and the toy world would never be the same. On LEGO’s 60th</b> …

Lego

Fitness tracking app Strava gives away location of secret US army bases

Data about exercise routes shared online by soldiers can be used to pinpoint overseas facilities<p>Latest: Strava suggests military users ‘opt out’ of heatmap as row deepens<p>Sensitive information about the location and staffing of military bases and spy outposts around the world has been revealed by a …

Falkland Islands

A new approach to rechargeable batteries

A type of battery first invented nearly five decades ago could catapult to the forefront of energy storage technologies, thanks to a new finding by …

Clean Energy

Microsoft Just Released an Education Laptop That's a Total Dunce

The Microsoft effort to compete with Chromebooks has fallen flat.<p>Just what the world needs, another low-end laptop that doesn't quite have the chops to run legitimate apps like Photoshop, the graphics prowess for real action games, or do any editing or video work. Worse yet, these newly announced …

Laptops

How quantum dots could challenge OLED for best TV picture

It won't happen this year, but when Samsung figures out how to make quantum dot TVs without depending on decades-old LCD technology, watch out LG.<p>We've said it before but it bears repeating: Samsung's QLED TV technology is not the same as LG's OLED TV technology.<p>Sure they have similar names, down …

OLEDs

Sketchy Nokia 10 leak points to penta-lens camera and IFA debut

<b>Nokia is working on a high-end smartphone that’s equipped a penta-lens camera, reveals a dubious-looking render that surfaced over the weekend.</b><p>The …

Mobile Technology

The high-tech coating that makes ketchup, toothpaste and glue glide out of the container

Politics Jan 19<p>By Michelle L. Price, Associated Press and Anita Snow, Associated Press<p>Politics Jan 19<p>By David Porter, Associated Press<p>World Jan 19<p>By …

Engineering

What If Children Should Be Spending More Time With Screens?

New guidance on children and technology makes the distinction between passive exposure and active play and learning with screens<p>Imagine someone traveling through time to the days before the internet, regaling audiences with fantastical tales of a future in which children can access devices …

Time Travel

Inside Amazon’s surveillance-powered no-checkout convenience store

By now many have heard of Amazon’s most audacious attempt to shake up the retail world, the cashless, cashierless Go store. Walk in, grab what you want, and walk out. I got a chance to do just that recently, as well as pick the brain of one of its chief architects.<p>My intention going in was to try …

Olympus Cameras

Get These DIY Tech Toys If You Can't Wait For Nintendo's Labo

Image credit: Littlebits<p>Nintendo's upcoming Labo series of games is novel in more ways than one: the DIY cardboard construction kits are filled with …

Kids

Sphero lays off dozens as it shifts focus to education

Sphero was ready to conquer the world last year. The company quintupled its product release schedule, flying high with the help of a Disney licensing deal that gave the world several Star Wars droids and talking Spider-Man and Lightning McQueen robots.<p>But following a holiday season that failed to …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

CES highlights include smart toilet, VR gym & AI dog

HTC announced a newly redesigned Vive Pro headset that has better screen resolution.<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is held every January in Las …

L'Oréal

Apple puts the pressure on your selfies in new iPhone X ad

Commentary: In a new commercial, Apple suggests you'll create perfect portraits with its new phone. But will you?<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>You have no excuse now.<p>Your photo app was once full of questionable photography that even …