Tad Adams

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Wireless charger uses ultrasound to power your phone from across the room

We first came across uBeam's unusual wireless charging technology three years ago, at the <i>All Things D</i> Science Fair, where the fledgling company was only just introducing its creation to the public. Today, the company's finally ready for a big move forward -- uBeam co-founder Meredith Perry just …

NSA chief knew of Snowden file destruction by Guardian in UK

General Keith Alexander, the then director of the NSA, was briefed that the Guardian was prepared to make a largely symbolic act of destroying documents from Edward Snowden last July, new documents reveal.<p>The revelation that Alexander and Obama's director of national intelligence, James Clapper, …

The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control

William Binney is one of the highest-level whistleblowers to ever emerge from the NSA. He was a leading code-breaker against the Soviet Union during the Cold War but resigned soon after September 11, disgusted by Washington’s move towards mass surveillance.<p>On 5 July he spoke at a conference in …

Amazon Wants To Test Drones Outside The FAA’s Testing Sites

The FAA has six designated drone-testing sites across the country, but Amazon wants to run its tests near Seattle, where its private R&D center is located, according to CNET.<p>Amazon Prime Air was announced in a "60 Minutes" special on CBS last December.<p>With the exemption, Amazon hopes to speed up …

LG Display unveils flexible TV panel that can be rolled up to 3cm

The display tech company comes out with two new 18-inch television panels, one extremely bendy and another virtually transparent.<p>LG Display has come up with a new flexible TV panel that people can roll up just like a newspaper.<p>The South Korean company on Thursday unveiled two 18-inch OLED panels -- …

A Burger Chain You've Probably Never Heard Of Was Just Named Best In America

An obscure burger chain was just named the best in America by Consumer Reports.<p>The Habit Burger Grill claimed the top spot for the best-tasting burger in the country, beating out competitors like In-N-Out Burger and Five Guys Burgers and Fries.<p>Habit Burger was established in 1969 in Santa Barbara. …

Facebook for Google Glass - Concept

We live in this transitional phase where wearable devices are becoming reality. From simple devices tracking your health stats to smartwatches and …

Alex Reben

In a room piled with resistors, circuit boards and projects in various states of completion, we spoke with talented artist and engineer Alex Reben about his body of work. Reben—an alumni of MIT's Media Lab and NASA—has moved away from his traditional line of work to apply his engineering expertise …

Apple Patents Glass Fusing and Machining Technology

Never mind Google Glass, let's talk Apple glass. While Apple files manufacturing patents all of the time, the one that fansite Apple Insider …

Confirmed! Voyager 1 Probe Is Really in Interstellar Space

New readings collected by NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft have helped scientists confirm that the far-flung probe is indeed cruising through interstellar space.<p>Voyager 1 made headlines around the world last year when mission scientists announced that the probe had apparently left the heliosphere — the …

Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix

Netflix is like the candy dish at your grandmother’s house. Most of the movies are crap, but you know, buried somewhere in there, is something worth your time. A Better Queue is a site dedicated to finding the Werther’s Originals in Netflix based on Rotten Tomatoes ratings.<p>It’s simple enough: Set …

Silent Circle takes on Skype and Viber with global, encrypted phone calls

Secure communications firm Silent Circle is taking on Skype and mobile operators alike by adding private, encrypted international calls without roaming charges to its Silent Phone service.<p>Its new Out-Circle Calling international call plans start at $12.95 (£7.55) for 100 minutes, rising to $39.95 …

Watch Dogs’ scary app puts the power of the NSA in your browser

If you think that the conceit behind Ubisoft’s hacker-themed video game <i>Watch Dogs</i> isn’t real enough, be sure to take a look at this website.<p>Watch_Dogs We Are Data takes real world, publicly-accessible location-based data and parses it into a display ripped directly from the video game of the same …

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Control Google Glass with your mind... and a second headset

Up until now, you can only navigate Google Glass by touching or talking to it, but London-based firm This Place just made it possible to control the device using something else: your brainwaves. The company just released an open source application called MindRDR that gives you something akin to …

Apple Has Relaunched Its 'Secret' eBay Store To Unload Refurbished Phones

Apple's eBay store— which undercuts the prices on Apple's online store — appears to be back up, according to TechCrunch. The store originally appeared in October 2012.<p>It makes sense that Apple might link arms with eBay once again. Apple doesn't sell refurb phones online, but with the iPhone 6 on …

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