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Mute all the disruptions in your life with this noise-canceling device

'Muzo' is a portable acoustic device that prevents vibrations to cancel out unwanted noise.

Portable

The 9 Coolest Gadgets From This Year's CES

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The adorable robot that can teach you French and control your home (hands-on with the Alpha 2) - CNET

Everyone loves robots, right? I know I do. But UBTech's Alpha 2 promises to be an especially fun toy for grownups -- or really lucky kids. Selling for $1,300 around March (it launched as an Indiegogo campaign in November), the voice-controlled Alpha 2 has a whole bag of tricks that range from …

Solar-powered action camera charges itself in about an hour

Mountable action cameras are pretty cool, but almost all of them share the same fatal flaw: limited battery life. At best, most cameras will only record continuously for a few hours before calling it quits for the day. What if you could get more recording time without swapping out batteries? That's …

Batteries

This supersized drone will fly you to work (or anywhere)

It's happened. Someone built a quadcopter big enough to carry human cargo. The future is officially here, and it's kinda scary. Scary in the cool way, though. The same company that brought us the regular-sized Ghost drone has just announced the "184" Personal Flying Vehicle (PFV). It's about the …

Lumen - Eternal Flashlight That Doesn't Need Batteries

Have you ever thought how much energy is wasted by humanity? Exactly, right now by You!<p>I'm absolutely sure that if we want to build a better world …

On the court with the promising Qlipp tennis sensor

It wasn't long ago that we rounded up a collection of gadgets aimed at tennis players -- everything from fitness trackers to sensor-laden rackets. But this is still a young market and we've seen several new entries since then. Equipment maker Babolat announced the Pop, a stat-tracking sensor housed …

This startup is trying to win the $600 billion industry that Uber didn't

Convoy, a Seattle-based company that presents itself as "Uber for trucking," launches today. The online service and app pairs shippers with available local carriers based on proper equipment, payload, capacity, and distance. Convoy gives pre-approved carriers the option to accept or decline a job …

6 high-tech bikes that bring cycling to a new level

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>For cyclists who want to go farther, ride faster and look cooler doing it, there are a lot of options on the market when it comes to high-end bikes. This week we're gawking over a few of the world's most technologically enhanced cycles. Some are electric hybrids; some transform for …

Cycling

This stroller folds up small enough to fit in a backpack

Pack your baby food, pack your diapers, and pack your stroller?<p>Now you can, with the GB Pockit — one of the newest strollers on the market — which …

Dyson's big, heavy, complicated robot vacuum that never was

Introduced to the public way back in 2004, Dyson's first robot vacuum never wheeled itself into retail. While it was apparently close enough to a finished product to pick up a sticker with a helpline number, the sheer number of sensors (over 70), and a total of 54 batteries was a problem. While it …

Robotics

The best cheap scanner

<i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>The Wirecutter</i><i>, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p><i>By Lizz Schumer</i><p>After more than 40 hours of researching scanners and testing the four units that made our final cut, we found the $90 Canon CanoScan LiDE 220 is the fastest, most …

Printing

Tony Hawk Helped To Design The Hendo 2.0 Hoverboard

Back to the present<p>We’re almost at the end of 2015, and the question isn’t <b>if</b> <i>Back To The Future</i>’s Marty McFly would have a hoverboard to ride, but <b>which one</b>?<p>If McFly has any sense of branding, perhaps he'll be swayed by the new Hendo 2.0, a redesigned magnetic levitation board featuring design input …

RYNO: Electric Attitude On One Wheel

The personal transportation market has seen more and more electric bikes, scooters, skateboards and the like appearing on the scene. Part scooter, …

MEATER: The First Truly Wireless Smart Meat Thermometer

Meater is the first truly wireless smart meat thermometer. Along with the Meater app, it will help you cook the juiciest steak, chicken, turkey, fish …

Smart Bike Startup Yunmake Gets Series A From Xiaomi Founder’s Investment Firm

Yunmake, a Hangzhou-based smart bike maker, has raised a Series A led by Shunwei Capital, the investment firm led by Xiaomi chief executive officer Lei Jun. The company did not reveal the precise amount, but an article posted to Yunmake founder and CEO Qiu Yiwu’s Weibo said that the round is worth …

2 men were just awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for unlocking the secrets of the strangest particle in the universe

The prize goes jointly to Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo in Japan and Arthur B. McDonald of Queen's University in Kingston, Canada "for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass."<p>The two recipients were leaders of two major underground neutrino …

Visions of Future Physics

Get Nima Arkani-Hamed going on the subject of the universe—not difficult—and he’ll talk for as many minutes or hours as it takes to transport you to …

Physics

Goldman Sachs' former technology chief is building 'the FedEx of money'

As Earthport's boss, Uberoi is obviously biased. But he seriously believes the company can revolutionise the way international business payments are made.<p>"If you think about manufacturing, go back 30, 40 years, if you wanted to buy materials in one country, manufacture in a second country, then …

Elon Musk and SolarCity unveil ‘world’s most efficient’ solar panel

The sun is a virtually endless supply of energy that goes mostly untapped. The solar panels you see covering the roofs of an increasing number of …

Solar Power

Moleskine Smart Notebook

Watch paper evolve as the creative process is condensed into a few simple steps. The Moleskine Smart Notebook, Creative Cloud connected lets you …

Fujifilm's Newest Instant Camera is Unashamedly, Adorably Retro

You don’t buy an instant camera because you care about photo quality. You buy it because you yearn for a simpler, easier time, when photographs were …

Mind-controlled robotics company blasts through Kickstarter goal in just hours

When I hear “mind-controlled super-accurate robot arms with lasers on them,” the first things to flash through my mind are Terminator and Inspector …

Flyshark 2 Pocket Folding Keyboard Hits Kickstarter (video)

Smartphone users that are looking for a small pocket sized folding keyboard to provide physical keys, as an alternative to the small touchscreen …

TinyMOS Aims to Be the GoPro of Astrophotography

The Tiny1 is a new camera that’s being developed by a three-person startup called TinyMOS over in Singapore. The tiny aluminum-bodied camera aims to …

Astrophotography

Hands-On With Google’s New Nexus 5X And 6P Phones

Google unveiled two new Nexus phones, an updated version of its Chromecast dongle and an audio-only version of the Chromecast at a press event in San Francisco today. This was Google’s largest dedicated hardware event to date, and we spent some quality time with all of the new devices.<p>The …

Freevolt generates power from thin air

What you see above may look like an unremarkable slice of electronics, but it can theoretically power a low-energy device forever, and for free. If that sounds like a big deal, well... that's because it is. Drayson Technologies today announced Freevolt, a system that harvests energy from radio …

SmartPlate offers on-demand iOS-powered meal analysis

SmartPlate, a soon-to-be-released iOS-compatible accessory, promises to help users take control of their daily food intake.<p>The device is a round, …

iOS Apps

Shaving will never be the same with this laser razor

It's 2015, so it only makes sense to shave our hair off with lasers, right?<p>Right. That's why Skarp Razor is replacing blade with a laser and plans to …

Kickstarter