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These wireless bone-conducting headphones let you listen while you listen

Kickstarter, it's a funny old place. A weird soup of real ingenuity and beermat ideas. <i>Headbones</i> might initially sound like it'll fall in the latter camp, but you'd be wrong. Once you know they're bone conducting headphones, the name reveals its clever twist. Yes, you may have seen bone conducting …

NASA tests Mars 'flying saucer'

LOS ANGELES — A saucer-shaped vehicle launched by balloon high into Earth's atmosphere has splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, completing a successful test of technology that could be used to land on Mars.<p>The $150 million experimental flight Saturday tested a novel vehicle and a giant parachute …

Toyota's first hydrogen car is priced to go head-to-head with Tesla

Sure, Elon Musk is giving away Tesla patents, but don't be surprised if more established manufacturers politely decline his offer. Instead of batteries and electric charging stations, players like General Motors, Mercedes, Honda and Toyota are focusing their efforts on a very different sort of fuel …

Viral App 'Yo' Hires Its Hacker

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have your heart set on working for a particular tech company? Try hacking the company’s website or app. That might just get you the job.<p>The viral messaging app “Yo” was hacked last week and now the hacker is working with the founder of Yo.<p>…

Apple vs. Google: The race is on for the wrist, TV, car

SAN FRANCISCO — Google and Apple are reaching beyond smartphones, tablets and computers to connect with our living rooms, cars and even our bodies.<p>This month, both tech titans detailed presentations to software developers, outlining their vision. Which one is closer to making it happen?<p>The short …

How iOS8 extensions could help college students dump their laptops and rely on their iPads

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Losevsky Photo and Video<p>Every year around this time I start composing an article about how to get by …

Microsoft reveals folders are coming to Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft has always taken a fairly simple approach to app management on Windows Phone, avoiding folder interfaces that iOS and Android have adopted with the company’s "Metro-style" interface. It appears that’s about to change. A now removed support article over at Microsoft’s Windows Phone site …

As Android's reach expands, Google attracts fewer pioneer partners

The official theme of Google IO last week was Design, Develop and Distribute — but the unofficial one was Android Everywhere, as the mobile OS mounted new and renewed assaults on families of consumer devices.<p>In embarking on this expedition to new (or at least revisited) territory, Google is coming …

Material world: how Google discovered what software is made of

“It is a sufficiently advanced form of paper as to be indistinguishable from magic.”<p>Matias Duarte, vice president of design at Google, is telling me about the central principle of Material Design. It’s the unifying metaphor behind Google’s new design direction, providing a unified set of physics …

Your Facebook News Feed Can Make You Happy or Sad - TIME

Did your Facebook News Feed seem a little too happy, or perhaps a little too depressing, for one week in January 2012? That may have been because …