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Epson Made Their Own Version of Google Glass and You Can Buy It Now

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The company that spent years bringing you printers, ink, paper is now challenging Google with their …

Birdly Oculus Rift simulator recreates flying like a bird

Ever dreamed of flying like a bird? You're in luck - new flight simulator Birdly lets you do just that, through the power of virtual reality<p>When Nelly Furtado said 'I'm like a bird', we're not sure this is what she had in mind. New flight simulator <b>Birdly</b> aims to recreate the experience of flying …

This remote-controlled robot can run faster than you (video)

RC cars and helicopters are cool and all, but if you want a combo breaker in your collection, here's something different: a multi-legged robot that <i>runs</i>. At the moment, you can only get this remote-controlled sprinter called the OutRunner through Kickstarter, where its creators are trying to raise …

Teardown reveals the risks of counterfeit iPad chargers

A teardown by an engineer investigating the differences between genuine and counterfeit iPad chargers found that despite looking almost identical externally, there were big differences internally, impacting on both power delivery and safety.<p>One safety difference is obvious: the Apple charger has …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

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Meet the electric motorcycle that's now the fastest production bike in the world

The Lightning LS-218 boasts a model number that actually means something. Back in 2012, a prototype of the electric bike clocked in a wholly unnecessary (yet much appreciated) 218mph, helping it to win at Pikes Peak and setting it up to become the world's fastest production motorcycle. The finished …

17 of the Most Beautifully Bizarre Cars Ever Designed

The history of automotive design is littered with bold attempts to create vehicles so different in how they look and how they work that they render …

Long-Delayed Connected Device Tile Finally Starts Shipping

The Bluetooth-powered lost item finder called Tile, which last summer raised $2.6 million via crowdfunding, has finally begun shipping, the company now claims. Early backers may be a bit skeptical, given the delays the company experienced since raising a significant round of funding many months …

Meet the Smartisan T1, a surprisingly unique Android phone from China

A little over a year ago, a fresh Chinese startup by the name of Smartisan ("smart" and "artisan" combined) showed off its first work: the Android-based Smartisan OS. What caught our attention was its truly unique UI and insanely thoughtful UX features, so naturally, we had very high expectations …

The New Apple Store In Istanbul Is Absolutely Beautiful

According to Dezeen, Foster first started working for Apple in 2009, when he received a cold call from Steve Jobs himself. Jobs reportedly told the architect, "Hi Norman, I need some help." Apple was looking for someone to design its new campus at the time, and Foster + Partners was soon …

IRL: A few weeks with HTC's One M8 Harman Kardon Edition

When HTC CEO Peter Chou first confirmed the existence of the Harman Kardon edition One M8 at a small press event in New York City, I leaned over to a reporter friend sitting next to me and mouthed a few choice expletives. Wasn't this Sprint event supposed to be about Spotify? And HD Voice? Where …

HTC One mini 2 review: average by design

The HTC One is a smartphone you can fall in love with. It presents an irresistible mix of sculpted contours, gorgeous display, and fast performance. When the list of best Android phones for 2014 is drawn up, the One will be at or near the top. But the One is also expensive — a premium device at a …

Google's driverless car: no steering wheel, two seats, 25mph

Google has demonstrated its own driverless car, a design that does away with all conventional controls including the steering wheel, and says it will build 100 of the vehicles for testing with the eventual aim of "bringing this technology to the world safely".<p>The company had for several years been …