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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 …

19 Magical Tree Tunnels You Should Definitely Take A Walk Through

Nature in as a whole tends to be a profoundly beautiful thing, but there are few things more magical than finding yourself under a canopy of trees in …

Google deems Android ready for more Chromecast apps, lets the floodgates open

With Google's latest update to Play Services, it shouldn't be long before the Chromecast section of its app store gets a little more lively. Now that the Android SDK has support for the HDMI dongle baked in, developers can add the functionality to virtually any app they want, at-will. Google opened …

Belkin Miracast Video Adapter review

It's likely the best Miracast adapter to date, but the value proposition still isn't there.<p>Google's $35 streaming stick, the Chromecast, may be at …

Best shooter games for Android

Spill some blood with the best Android shooters currently on the market.<p>We've rounded up some of the best shooting games across Android for those who …

Your Long, Buttered-Toast Nightmare Is Over

Thank goodness! It's about time we traded struggling to spread real butter on toast with butter strings.<p>This is "Easy Butter" from Japan's Metex. In …

Breakfast

Hands-on with Dustcloud, a game that lets you virtually shoot your friends... for a price

It's Monday morning at your local coffee shop, and you pause over your vanilla latte to ponder another customer. That face, you think to yourself, I know it. Whipping out your smartphone you check a social networking app, and it's as you suspected: he's an opponent. He needs to be dusted.<p>That's not …

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CyanogenMod Installer hits the Play Store to help you flash your phone

App still needs to be paired with a Windows component to install firmware<p>In its push to make installing its custom firmware easier for the average …

Google Street View can now take you on a tour inside a naval submarine

Ever wonder what it's like to wander the narrow corridors of a 50-year-old Oberon-class British submarine? Well, you can now embark on a digital tour of the HMS Ocelot via Street View, which has become the first submersible to be fully documented by Google. Even without its backpack-worn trekker …

Motorola's hands-free controls may be the best thing that ever happened to mobile

With no confusing set up and consistent performance, Motorola finally delivers the "voice assistant" we've been hearing about<p>I hear you. I wasn't a …

Skully P-1 helmet packs a heads-up display, rear-facing camera and Android to keep motorcyclists safe

Motorcycle helmets are a simple safety measure -- they keep your noggin safe from objects and falls that would otherwise do it harm. But what if your helmet could help prevent you from getting into an accident in the first place? Marcus Weller, founder of Skully, asked just that question, and the …

Video Game Horror Has Rarely Looked This Good

The visual formula for delivering scares is pretty tried and true in most video games, movies and other entertainments: dim, obscured environments, …

Aesthetics

Notification Weather Pro beta brings themes and an easy template for budding developers

Google Now styled theme for Notification Weather Pro beta<p>Yesterday we unveiled a new feature here at AC, where we're going to have a look and test …

Spacesuit X-Rays And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Atlas Virtual Reality Turns Any Room Into A Holodeck You Can Run Around In

Archenemies for decades, video games and exercise are about to unite. Atlas is a cheap, new “walk-around” virtual reality system that uses markers you put on the ground to track your movements as you play with an Oculus Rift headset. Protagonist is Kickstarting Atlas to get real-space VR into the …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

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MoDaCo.Switch enters public beta, gives indecisive HTC One owners both worlds

Can't decide between HTC One's native spin on Android and the Google Edition's vanilla build? Now you don't have to: MoDaCo.Switch is now officially available for public beta testing. True to its name, this custom firmware allows users to reboot the phone and switch into a different version of …

Grumpy Cat Grumppuccino Bottled Coffee Drink Announced

The Official Grumpy Cat Facebook page has announced that the popular internet feline Grumpy Cat will soon have a bottled coffee drink branded with …

Chrome Stable Updated To v28 With Fullscreen On Tablets, Translate Bar, And New Languages

If you're a fan of Chrome for Android but aren't adventurous enough to live with the beta version as your daily driver, then you'll be happy to know …

[NSFW] Samsung Announces Its Glass Competitor 'Apex' That Does Everything, Including Oral Sex

Google Glass hasn't even fully arrived on the consumer market, but wearable computing competition is already heating up as Samsung announced its …

Redbox Instant Updated To v1.2, Finally Works On Rooted Devices

Back when Redbox Instant first hit Android, many users were a bit upset that Redbox and Verizon decided to shun rooted users by blocking the app's …

AMMO: Cross Section Photos of Bullets

In October of 2012, LA-based photographer Sabine Pearlman found herself ensconced in a Swiss WWII bunker photographing 900 different “specimens” of …

How long is the runway in Fast & Furious 6?

<b>Action movie Fast & Furious 6 has been a huge global success - but it would take a very long runway to make one climactic scene a reality, finds the BBC's Ben Carter.</b><p>In the scene that we're interested in, a huge cargo plane lands on a runway where it is chased by fast cars and furious men and women.<p>…

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Make Android look like iOS 7 with this Nova-compatible package: jbOS7

It’s been almost a week since iOS 7 was announced by Apple and among its “new and innovative” features, the system also comes with a completely changed design that may appeal even to some Android users. Thanks to Google’s customizable mobile platform, those interested can now tweak Android’s …

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Android 5.0 design concept imagines what the future may hold

An Android fan imagined what Android 5.0 could look like, showing various elements in design renders posted on his Google Plus account.<p>Jinesh Shah, an Electrical Engineering student at the University of Michigan, has posted four images in which he imagined the new Android 5.0 environment (see …

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The Cleverest Bike Fender We've Ever Seen Is on Kickstarter

Car sales have dropped by 30 percent over the last five years — a change fueled by the great recession, but also shifting preferences for urban …

Here's 20 Startling Images Invisible To The Naked Eye

When it comes to the world around use, not everything is as it seems. Here's 20 every objects including the likes of coffee, cigarette rolling …

Brutally Honest Disney Movie Posters Edited to Highlight Tropes and Stereotypes in Disney Films

Christine Gritmon and Nick Nadel of <i>TheFW</i> created a series of “honest” Disney movie posters, editing their titles to (sometimes harshly) highlight the …

The Single Best Thing Apple Announced At Today's iPhone Event

It's not the new font, or icons, or apps, and it's certainly not the homescreen parallax effect. It's something simple that you'll use all the time.<p>When you're at home, you want the Wi-Fi on your phone to be turned on. It saves battery life; it loads, downloads, and sends things faster; it keeps …