Isaiah Mathews

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This is what could force Verizon and AT&T to finally ditch data caps

Verizon and AT&T have long insisted that the majority of their subscribers face no danger of going over their monthly data caps, but that may be …

MIT engineers have invented a JARVIS-style home automation system

The home automation systems of tomorrow won’t look anything like they do right now. In the future, you wont have to whip out your smartphone and fire …

Home Automation

Updated: NORAD Tracks Santa's Path on Christmas Eve Because of a Typo

In December 1955, a Sears ad misprinted a phone number—the North Pole's.<p><i>Update, 12/17/13: Yoni Appelbaum,</i> Atlantic <i>contributor and historian extraordinaire, has passed along some of his own fascinating research into the Santa-tracking story. First of all, he wrote in an email,</i><p><i>It turns out that the</i> …

What's In Store For Commuting's Future? (Hint: There's Hope)

If you want to look into the future of commuting, you need only go to the graduate transportation program at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Calif.<p>The program's creator, Geoff Wardle, says he started it because he sees a coming tipping point "where all aspects of transportation, …

Security Researchers Gave Snapchat A Nasty Christmas Present By Telling The World How To Hack Snapchat

That's because these same researchers just published detailed instructions on how to hack Snapchat.<p>The researchers, who call their company Gibson Security, were frustrated that Snapchat had ignored their previous work, sent to Snapchat in August, they said. That's when they had found a bunch of …

Grippity returns as a transparent Android tablet with two-sided touch (video)

When we last saw Grippity, it wasn't much more than a pretty media center keyboard. Well, it just grew up -- its creators have revived the concept as a full-fledged, crowdfunded Android tablet. The new design still centers on a transparent, dual-sided touch surface, but there's now more to do than …

Scientists Are Using Metamaterials To Build Everything From Wireless Phone Chargers To Invisibility Cloaks

While the holy grail of metamaterials is still to make objects and people invisible to the eye, they are set to have a more tangible commercial impact playing more mundane roles - from satellite antennas to wirelessly charging cellphones.<p>Metamaterials are simply materials that exhibit properties …

Dogecoin Hacker Makes Off With $13,000

Dogecoin, a virtual currency that was created for fun and actually gained some traction, has suffered its first hacking incident after online wallet service Dogewallet saw an estimated 21 million Dogecoins belonging to its users snatched by a hacker.<p>Dogecoin isn’t as valuable as Bitcoin, but the …