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4 things Android N can do that iOS 9 can't

At Google's annual conference, its Android N operating system breaks new ground against Apple's iOS 9. However, in other ways, it's still playing catch-up.<p>During Google's annual developer's conference, Vice President of Engineering at Android Dave Burke introduced a handful of new features coming …

Apps

Students Are Using 'Smart' Spy Technology to Cheat in Exams

And now ALL WATCHES might be banned in exams.<p>Students at a medical college in Thailand have been caught using spy cameras linked to smartwatches to …

Scientists made see-through wood that's stronger than glass

Researchers at the University of Maryland were able pull away color and chemicals from a block of wood to leave it impressively see-through. The result is a material that is both stronger and more insulating than glass, with better biodegradability than plastic. "We were very surprised by how …

Samsung built the most amazing TV ever

Samsung rarely disappoints when it debuts new TVs. Its latest marvel, launched at this year's CES, definitely is one of the best ever.<p>The new TV technology allows you to stack televisions like Lego bricks. When you move them or even spin them around, a powerful processing engine powering the …

Televisions

The Jaq charges a smartphone using hydrogen fuel cells

The Jaq smartphone charger, from Swedish startup MyFC, is trying to swap lithium-ion batteries for hydrogen fuel cells. MyFC says it's the world smallest and most powerful fuel cell charger in the world, and it lets you stay charged without ever having to touch a wall outlet.<p>Instead of plugging the …

Fuel Cell

Colleges tell students to leave their hoverboards at home

BOSTON (AP) — One of the holiday's hottest presents is now considered contraband at many U.S. colleges.<p>More than 30 universities have banned or …

College & University

Here's how Gorilla Glass could come to your car, walls, and fridge

About five years ago, Corning — the company behind the ubiquitous strengthened Gorilla Glass found in countless smartphones — made a concept video called “A Day Made of Glass” designed to show off how glass could be applied in futuristic ways to pretty much every aspect of life. This year at CES, …

Gorilla Glass