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Solar-powered Solara UAV could stay aloft for years

So-called high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) UAVs like the Global Hawk have been around for a while, but a New Mexico startup wants to launch gigantic drones that won't have to land for years.<p>Titan Aerospace recently showed off its designs for the Solara 50 and 60, solar-powered unmanned flyers …

Answer Android calls by waving your hand with Air Call-Accept

One of the fun air-gesture features of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is called air call-accept, which lets you answer incoming calls by waving your hand over the phone. To give similar functionality to users of other Android phones, an XDA Developers member published a new app called Air Call-Accept.<p>Air …

If it LEDs, it shreds: Firefly guitar pick lights up in tempo

Few things go better with a face-melting guitar shred solo than a synchronized light show. OK, maybe a synchronized light show with a smoke machine. If the Firefly Pick meets its Kickstarter goal, you won't need a crew of roadies and lighting designers to rock out with colorful flair.<p>The Firefly is …

HTC One launches in 'glamour red', arrives in the UK next month (update: pricing)

Flush from launching in the US in a Google-heavy iteration, HTC is rewarding its UK fans with a sultry "glamour red" option of the One smartphone. It'll arrive at retailer Phones 4U in mid-July, although there's no specifics yet on storage (16 or 32GB?), or whether there will be any price …

iPhone users are brain-dead zombies, says new Nokia ad

They are red-eyed and dead-eyed.<p>They are brain-dead and stiff-lipped.<p>Their pale faces stare at you, ready to infect you, so that they can affect you. Who are these people? These are the iZombies.<p>Yes, no sooner had Samsung become somewhat bored with smacking at Apple's pinata of faith then Nokia …

Porsche Design P'3135 Titanium Pen

Give your favorite writer the gift of a tool they'll use for a lifetime, the Porsche Design P'3135 Titanium Pen ($1,050). Milled from a single piece …

The Ultimate Lux Sub

The MIGALOO private submarine transforms the stereotypical industrial style of submersibles into a lavish private vessel fit for a king. It offers a …

Androidly smartwatch can run Android apps from Google Play

Those of you'd like to run Android apps on your wrist may be intrigued by a smartwatch from a company called Androidly.<p>Developed by a four-person team in the U.K., the Androidly smartwatch lets you install and use apps from Google Play. So, you can access a variety of mobile apps, including …

Samsung offers more color variety for Galaxy S4

Consumers looking for a bit more variety in their life will soon have it when it comes to buying a new Samsung Galaxy S4.<p>During Samsung's big product event in London on Thursday, the company announced a bevy of new color options for flagship smartphone the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the newly introduced …

Liquid-cooled smartphones from Samsung, HTC, and Apple coming later this year

We told you about the world’s first liquid-cooled handset about a month ago when NEC introduced the Medias X-06E phone for NTT DoCoMo over in Japan. It basically uses a smartphone-centric heat pipe design that relies on cooling technology yet untapped even on today’s high-end models. How would you …

Intel leak reveals 8-core Haswell-E series desktop CPU for late 2014

Now that Haswell's available in consumer-grade laptops, it's time to look at what's next on Intel's to-do list. A leaked slide-deck is claiming that Haswell-E, the enthusiast version of the chip, is coming in the second half of 2014. The documents also promise that Intel will axe the 4-core base …

Samsung mass-producing speedier solid-state drives

Apple's new MacBook Air has adopted faster solid-state drives made by Samsung. But Apple won't be the only beneficiary.<p>Samsung announced Monday that it has started mass-producing new PCIe solid-state drives aimed at the next generation of ultrabooks. SSDs that use a PCIe connection offer faster …

Wacom Cintiq 13HD review: a space-saving pen display for designers

When Wacom teased a tablet-sized device a few months back, our curiosity was immediately piqued. However, the next reveal from the pen-wielding-peripheral company was actually the Cintiq 13HD -- a product more in line with the outfit's existing displays. We guess we'll just have to keep waiting …

Design Spotlight: Body Jet by Marc Newson

After adding his distinctive touch to typical consumer products like the Pentax K-01, Australian designer Marc Newson has now made the logical leap …

2011 MXB Shocker Motocross Board

The 2011 MXB Shocker Motocross Board ($2,999) is designed to be a different kind of fun on wheels from the usual small-motored toys guys often buy. …

Toyota Tundra Sportsman

Toyota has been pulling out all the stops for SEMA 2010 and there are plenty of amazing concepts worth browsing. The Toyota Tundra Sportsman though …

TRAQ quadricopter locates and hones in on radio signal sources (video)

Move over, Parrot AR.Drone; there's a new (prototype) quadrocopter in town. For their senior project, electrical engineering students at Northeastern University developed TRAQ, an autonomous aircraft that tracks down the sources of radio transmissions. That functionality comes thanks to a …

MSI's 14-inch GE40 gaming laptop priced at $1,300 with specs to take on Alienware

Sure, MSI can build hunky, nine-pound gaming notebooks, but what about lightweight rigs? It's traditionally left those to the likes of Dell and Razer. Now, though, MSI has an ultra-light gaming laptop of its own. After teasing the 14-inch GE40 at Computex last week, the company is now shipping it, …

iFixit tears down the 2013 Xbox 360, finds surprisingly familiar insides

The Xbox 360 has gone through quite a few hardware transitions in its lifetime, but the 2013 model still intrigues us -- it's potentially the last, most advanced iteration that we'll see. iFixit must be equally curious, as it's tearing down the console just days after its launch. The shock of this …

Samsung Galaxy NX mirrorless camera appears in press shots, may launch later this month

Samsung's mobile chief JK Shin hinted that the company would soon be announcing an Android-powered mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera, and now the Galaxy NX is all but official. In press shots appearing on a Vietnamese gadget site, the device is pictured with a mirrorless mount and a trio of NX …

Xbox 360 / PS3 / Wii disc changer shown at E3, creators say next-gen version planned

Physical media might lend itself well to the used games market (well, usually), but it does have a distinct disadvantage over digital purchases: you still have to get up and change that disc. It's a minor annoyance, but apparently enough of one to spark the creation of the Exeo Entertainment …

Latest leak suggests Nokia EOS to pack 41MP camera, possible metallic variant also spotted (updated)

We gotta say, originally we weren't very confident in the above alleged spy shots of the rumored Nokia EOS smartphone, but after talking to the leakster from Sina Weibo, we think we got this figured out. First of all, there are two parts here: the paint-less camera cover plate that now says "41 …

Airbus A350 completes maiden flight, uber-efficient Trent XWB engine shines

With the Paris Air Show scheduled to lift off in earnest on Monday, Airbus is hoping to steal a bit of the limelight. After being conceived in 2004, the A350 finally took the public skies today in France, showcasing a highly-efficient Rolls-Royce XWB engine all the while. The jet is arguably being …

Lego faces are getting more pissed off, study says

The classic Lego person is a happy creature, sporting a smile on its barrel-shaped yellow face. These are the Lego people I grew up with. They all looked pretty thrilled to be little Lego beings. But times have changed. There are Lego battles to be fought and Lego foes to struggle against. It's …

Watch water freeze instantly as it pours

Ever wanted to be a waterbender, or maybe Iceman (not to be confused with Mr. Cool Ice)? A trick to freeze water instantaneously won't actually make it so, but you'll feel pretty cool.<p>YouTube user Grant Thompson of Random Weekend Projects has posted a video that shows how it's done. You need some …

NSA whistleblower: U.S has been hacking into China, Hong Kong

The U.S. government had been hacking into computers in Hong Kong and China for years, says NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>The former CIA employee stirred up a hornet's nest recently when he leaked details about PRISM, a National Security Agency program that collects certain user information from …

Hilarious mockups of Apple's new Mac Pro

Apple's new Mac Pro features a striking and quite innovative design -- instead of multiple heat sinks, there's a shared thermal core in the center that helps cool the CPU and twin GPUs at the same time.<p>As the fan is located right at the top of the thermal core, the Mac Pro features a large hole in …

Top 12 Must

Are you prepared for anything? Having the right special forces gear can quite literally mean the difference between life and death. You can’t ever be …

Tower House has Powerful Verticals, Horizontals & Views

Sometimes a design concept gets in the way of good design, but at other times, a generative idea can carry through to create a space both remarkable …

Essential Tech for Father’s Day

There’s still time to shop! From night-vision cameras to hard-rocking amps and laser-cutters to candles, here are nine ideas to appeal to all of you dad’s senses.