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Instagram Video to Kill Vine?

Everyone staying in the technological “know” has probably at least heard of Vine by now. It’s a little app that allows you to easily take 6 second …

Tesla’s 90 Second Battery Swap (video)

Tesla Motors showed off their battery pack-swapping process earlier this week to show how recharging an electric vehicle could take less time than …

Meet B, the flying car that'll make it even easier to terrorize local wildlife (video)

Sometimes, when a remote-control car and a remote-control helicopter love each other very much, they come together and produce something like the B. Well, okay, that's not exactly how this small flying car came about, but it's a nice story. Witold Mielniczek, a computational engineering Ph.D. …

Keep your mind on the road

CARS, to paraphrase some in America’s gun lobby, do not kill people. People kill people. And among the people more likely than others to kill people …

Traffic Safety

Power shift

CONSOLIDATION in the 3D-printing business continues as the big companies in the industry aim to provide services and products that cover the entire …

Extend the battery life of your MacBook, no matter how old it is

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>The battery life of the brand new MacBook Air is an enviable 12 hours (or more, as some reviewers found). If you can’t afford …

PS4 could get two week head start on Xbox One as potential release dates leak out

Reports this weekend suggest that the Sony PS4 could go on sale two weeks before the Xbox One console this November.<p>German and Dutch retail outlet …

Posters

Thunderbirds are gone

READERS of a certain age may remember Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s sci-fi puppet shows—“Supercar”, “Fireball XL5”, “Stingray”, “Thunderbirds” and …

Military Aircraft

Google's Waze acquisition catches FTC's investigative eyes

Google officially acquired the crowd-sourced mapping and traffic app Waze earlier this month, but the $1.1 billion deal is hitting a last-minute jam. The search giant has confirmed with <i>Reuters</i> that the Federal Trade Commission recently opened an antitrust investigation into the purchase, even …

Finding the next AWS, VMWare or EMC: Five areas where cloud startups can make it big

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: mmar/Shutterstock<p>In a world where, in the blink of an eye, anyone with a credit card can access what is essentially the …

Windows Azure and new Oracle DB up in a tree

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Carlos Gutiérrez G.<p>Sometimes it helps just to look at the obvious when you’re trying to sort out a news …

Acer Aspire P3 review: a nice enough tablet, but wait for the refresh

Back when Windows 8 first launched, the Acer Iconia W700 quickly became one of our favorite laptop / tablet hybrids. There were two reasons for that, really: the price was right, and the battery lasted longer than pretty much any other Win 8 device we'd tested. The thing is, it was more of a …

Electric dreams: how Nissan is building the future of auto with kick-ass, avant-garde tech

A few weeks back T3 flew to Tokyo, Japan, on an invitation to come and check out Nissan's new autonomousProPilot drive assist technology. We …

Alt-week 6.22.13: The LRO's fourth moon-year, a 3D brain and alien telegrams (video)

The moon is far from old hat. In fact, after exactly four years on the job, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is just scratching its jagged surface. The dearth of info on our celestial neighbor isn't stopping us from trying to send personal space messages to a far-flung star system, though. …

RSS Readersplosion Shows A Lot Of Skating To Where The Puck Has Been

Google Reader is turning off the lights in just over a week’s time, but people will have no shortage of alternative options when it does die, since everyone and their brother is building an RSS reader to fill the perceived gap. It’s hard to blame them; when Google announced the shutdown of Reader, …

RIP Snapjoy: The Dropbox-Acquired Photo Service Is Shutting Down

Snapjoy, the online photo storage service that Dropbox acquired in December, has some bad news today for its users: it is shutting down. The company noted the information in a blog post, as well as in an email it’s currently sending out to users (I am among them: I’m copying the text below).<p>Users …

Mobile Miscellany: week of June 17th, 2013

If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the firehose for the truly hardcore. This week, Ting went rogue and all but confirmed the HTC Tiara, Boost Mobile did the obvious and announced a phone that's long been rumored in its pipeline and Wind welcomed …

Today’s Acqui-Hires Will Become Tomorrow’s Innovators

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Peter Relan is a former programmer and Internet executive, as well as a successful serial entrepreneur, Silicon Valley executive, angel investor, and technology veteran for over 25 years. He founded YouWeb Incubator in 2007, spinning out a string of successful mobile and gaming</i> …

Walmart permanently drops iPhone 4S price to $39, iPhone 5 to $129

While brief sales on iPhones are relatively common, it's rare to see permanent price drops outside of a hardware refresh cycle. Walmart is willing to give those cuts a shot, however. Visit the company's stores from this point onward and you can pick up the 16GB iPhone 4S in its AT&T, Sprint or …

Cyber warfare: Don’t get caught in the cross hairs

We are on the precipice of a cyber-war. The recent revelations around Prism provide an extreme example of how nation states are taking a more proactive approach to security in the online world, using it to defend themselves from future attacks.<p>As well as gathering intelligence on potential threats, …

Cybersecurity

Huawei Ascend P6 solves 4 x 4 Rubik's Cube in 50 moves, considers meaning of life (video)

Okay, it might not be the fastest phone-cubing you've ever seen (or the funkiest,) but it's likely some of the shrewdest. Using an Ascend P6 at its heart, "MultiCuber 3" is the latest contraption from serial cube-coder (and ARM Engineer) David Gilday which combines Lego Mindstorms, algorithms and …