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By Ariel Coro | Lo cautivante del mundo de la tecnología / All things technology

AirSelfie Mini Camera Drone (video)

Smartphone photographers that would like to capture images from a different perspective may be interested in a new miniature camera drone which has …

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

For years, Apple followed user-centered design principles. Then something went wrong.<p>Once upon a time, Apple was known for designing easy-to-use, easy-to-understand products. It was a champion of the graphical user interface, where it is always possible to discover what actions are possible, …

UX Design

3 wireless carriers you probably never heard of can save you a ton of money

You don't really need the talk or text portions of your carrier's plan to make a phone call or send and receive texts.<p>With apps like WhatsApp, Viber, …

The secret to Audeze's $2,000 headphones

<b>(CNN) —</b> Headphones have come a long way since Nathaniel Baldwin invented the first modern headphones in 1910 -- from heavy circumaural designs (surrounding the ears) to little earbuds that you can tuck away in your pocket.<p>Now, in a market filled with millions of inexpensive choices, U.S. based …

Headphones

The best designed products of 2015

Shirley Rodriguez<p>It's that time of the year again — when perfectly fine household goods suddenly seem inadequate because a shiny newcomer has broken …

The government hired a jazz musician to jam with its artificially intelligent software

Artificial intelligence (AI) can paint hallucinatory images, shut down internet trolls, and critique the most creative paintings in history.<p>Now, with …

Jazz

Tres alarmas para la casa que no te romperán el bolsillo

¿A quien no le preocupa la seguridad de la casa cuando están ausentes? Las compañías de alarmas están aterrorizadas con estos nuevos gadgets que …

Los nuevos e impresionantes drones

¿Qué es un drone? Un drone es un vehículo aéreo que puede ser controlado por un piloto remotamente o puede cumplir misiones programadas. La variedad …

Watch Out Bricklayers, This Robot Is Coming For Your Job

Meet the machine that will build your future home in just a few days.<p>Beware bricklayers, this machine is coming for your job.<p>Developed in Australia, the Hadrian 105 is a prototype robot that lays bricks as well as humans can, according to the company behind it. And yet, it does so much more …

Robots

F-U-N-D-E-D: The crowd wants their robots at home -- and under the covers

The masses have been speaking with their cash this year, donating hundreds of millions of dollars through crowdfunding sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter.<p>And this week, Silicon Valley's venture capitalists answered with theirs, giving the crowds what they, apparently, really want: robots at home …

Crowd Funding

It’s Time For “The Visual Internet”

One of the amazing accomplishments of the smartphone is how it’s inspired us to take photos and share them — tons of them, with everyone. It’s estimated we have already taken more than a trillion photos in 2015. That would be more snapshots than have been taken in all of photographic history till …

Turn-On

This New Medical Device Can Improve Healing Rates by 30%

It tricks skin cells into behaving much younger than they are.<p>A new medical device that can accelerate the body's capacity to heal wounds by up to 30 …

Medicine

Voxel8 raises $12M to help bring 3D-printed electronics to the masses

Voxel8, creators of a 3D electronics printer, has raised $12 million to grow its team and develop the core technology that enables companies to 3D-print products with built-in electronics.<p>Founded out of Somerville, Massachusetts, Voxel8 lays claim to having created the world’s first “multi-material …

Startups

Vulnerability Warning: Hackers Can Haunt Homes Hitting Horrible Honeywell Security Holes

In modern houses, it doesn’t take a poltergeist to turn lights on and off, unlock doors or send a shiver down occupiers’ spines anymore. Hackers have numerous avenues into people’s properties thanks to growing numbers of connected machines managing residential environments.<p>Today, a slew of …

Information Security

Funding To VC-Backed Education Technology Startups Grows 503% over 5 Years

Investments in education technology totaled $641M in Q1’15 alone.<p>Funding to education-technology companies is booming. Overall, the period from 2010 …

A Japanese hotel run almost entirely by robots is expanding to 100 locations — here's what it's like to stay there

In the southwestern city of Sasebo, Japan, a hotel run almost entirely by robots has been so successful in its two-year run that owners are now inspired to open 100 more locations around Japan.<p>Hideo Sawada has run the aptly named Weird Hotel as part of an amusement park since July 2015, but …

Robots

Chinese hackers use US servers in cyber attacks

Chinese-government linked hackers are using American computer services companies in conducting cyber attacks against private company networks, according to cyber security analysts.<p>A detailed computer forensic investigation by a major U.S. security firm revealed that three recent cyber attacks were …

Cybersecurity

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones. Walton manages his year-old online store, …

Entrepreneurship

This Bricklaying Robot Can Build A House In Two Days

Replacing ancient human art with mechanical precision<p>An engineer in Perth wants to mechanize one of humanity’s oldest jobs. His robot is named “Hadrian,” after the Roman Emperor who built a wall in Northern Britain, and it can lay 1,000 bricks an hour. With a building plan programmed in, it …

Construction

As MakerBot Struggles, Desktop Milling Machines Are On The Rise

The maker community is embracing affordable mini-mills designed to machine wood and metal.<p>MakerBot’s 3-D printers will soon be able to produce items that <i>look</i> like bronze, limestone, and wood, thanks to a new line of plastic-based composite materials shipping later this year. But the launch may be …

3D Printing

The best air purifier

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a list of the best gear for your home. Read the full article at</i> <i>TheSweethome.com</i><p>It took 100 hours of research and testing conducted by an airborne particle physicist and former NOAA scientist using $100,000+ of equipment to find the best air …

Air Purifiers

The best handheld vacuum

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a list of the best gear for your home. Read the original full article at</i> <i>TheSweethome.com</i><p>For small spills and tight spots that a regular vacuum can't reach, we recommend using the Black & Decker BDH2020FLFH 20 V MAX Flex Vac ($130). Its powerful …

Consumer Reports

Hacker Can Send Fatal Dose to Hospital Drug Pumps

When security researcher Billy Rios reported earlier this year that he'd found vulnerabilities in a popular drug infusion pump that would allow a …

The Next Wave of Wearable Tech Will Be Your Clothing

<i>(Google/Project Jacquard)</i><p>The next time someone tells you your outfit is looking smart, they may not just be complimenting your fashion sense. At its …

Wearable Tech

CEO says he will pay college tuition for all of his employees’ children

As a growing number of startups compete for talent with giants like Google and Facebook, they seem to have entered an arms race of showering employees with lavish perks — whether free lunches, free housecleaning services or sending employees on free international vacations.<p>Now the CEO of Boxed, an …

Education

Film Industry Innovators On Google’s New VR System

Until now, making high-resolution, stitch-free 360-degree VR films has been time-consuming. Google is aiming to change all of that.<p>Google sure likes to shake things up.<p>Over the last few months, 360-degree virtual-reality video has become one of the hottest trends in filmmaking, given that it allows …

This robot chef can cook any type of dish

This futuristic chef, created by Moley Robotics, was pre-programmed to prepare a crab bisque. The robot handles the entire cooking process - although the ingredients do have to be prepared and placed in a pre-designated spot for the robot to successfully follow the recipe.<p>The entire robotic kitchen …

Robots

The invention that changed music forever

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Do you believe in life after love?" Cher used to sing. And if you've ever heard that song, you might now have an earworm in your head.<p>The singer's 1998 comeback track marked the first prominent use of a technology called "Auto-Tune", a pitch correcting software that has since changed the …

Britney Spears

Periscope: Four ways it's shaking up media

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's May 2, and in London, the Duchess of Cambridge has entered St. Mary's hospital to give birth to her second child. CNN Royal Correspondent Max Foster is waiting just outside in a crowded press area. He can't do much on TV until the baby is born. Instead, he turns to his phone -- clamped …

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