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Robots May Replace One-Fourth Of U.S. Combat Soldiers By 2030, Says General

Be all the cyberman you can be.<p>By the middle of this century, U.S. Army soldiers may well be fighting alongside robotic squadmates. General Robert Cone revealed the news at an Army Aviation symposium last week, noting that the Army is considering reducing the size of a Brigade Combat Team from …

Military

The Most Epic Birthday Candle of All Time

(Image credit: YouTube )<p>This week Landis showed us how awesome long candles are on top of birthday cakes. Those beautiful candles reminded me of the …

Candles

23 Cute Football Snacks For Your Super Bowl Party

It's the most important game of the season. Better make sure your food is in good shape.

Dessert

A Marshmallow Launcher To Hit Your Sweet Tooth

Four engineering students built a cannon that aims the spongy confection at faces. Thank you, science.<p>What happens when you give four college students $250 and three months to make something for an engineering class? They build an auto-reloading cannon that blasts Jet-Puffed Marshmallows into the …

Willy Wonka

Dark Chocolate Waffles

6 Servings<p>Buttermilk brings slight tang and moisture to the batter, while olive oil offers fruity richness. Choose a mild-flavored (not too peppery) type of oil for these waffles.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>¼ cup (packed) brown sugar<p>2 teaspoons …

Breakfast

Take Your Next Flight On This Gigantic Solar Whale-Like Plane

When we picture transportation of the future, we tend to think “sleek.” A Spanish designer has gone in the opposite direction with his vision for an environmentally friendly, futuristic “whale plane” that looks like a cruise ship in the sky.<p>Oscar Viñals, from Barcelona, envisioned the “AWWA Sky …

Why You Don't Steal a Case Full of Magical Golden Lego Pieces

What if Lego minifigures were real people, you had a case of full of magical golden Lego pieces, and they wanted it back? We’re making a big assumption here, but the result would probably be a massive battle:<p>Someone please make a Lego game where humans interact with Lego characters. Oh, and by …

Robotic Gas Pumps Are Coming Soon

Forget pumping yer own gas--let the robots do the work.<p>Pumping gas is a real pain. It involves actually getting out of your car, moving the muscles in your legs and arms and surrounding yourself with <i>outside air</i>. But one company plans to introduce robotic gas pumps in St. Louis, which would do all …

Touchscreens

Moment lenses are the latest attempt to make your smartphone's camera better

Smartphone have essentially changed photography as we know it. The always-with-us devices have enabled more people to take more photos than ever before. The top four most popular cameras on Flickr bear this out: they are all iPhones. But as popular as smartphones are for taking pictures, they are …

Pandora launches station recommendations on iOS and Android

Pandora has always tried to introduce its listeners to new music, and today it's launching yet another way of doing that. On both its iOS and Android apps, Pandora will now recommend new stations for listeners based on artists it thinks they might like. As with individual stations, Pandora says its …

More Galaxy S5 rumors: New 2900mAh Li-ion battery with rapid charging

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / koya979<p>When I reported on the latest rumored specs for the Galaxy S5 yesterday, one thought kept going …

NPD: iPhone Hit 42% US Smartphone Share in Q4 2013, Samsung 26%

In Q4 2013, Apple and Samsung were the clear winners in the US smartphone race. iPhone ownership increased from 35 percent in Q4 2012 to 42 percent in Q4 2013 while Samsung Android phones increased from 22 percent of smartphones owned in Q4 2012 to 26 percent in Q4 2013.<p>The latest figures come from …

For Samsung and Galaxy Gear, less may be more

If there's one lesson to be gleaned from the myriad of wearables at the Consumer Electronics Show, it's the advantage of a streamlined, focused product.<p>When looking at the plethora of wearable devices unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, other companies certainly followed that …

Wearable Tech

Huawei launches 5.5-inch B199 in China with a battery for hire

Huawei recently outed the Ascend Mate 2 with a colossal 4,000mAh battery that can actually charge other devices, and it's now brought that tech to a mid-range handset. The 5.5-inch B199 is a successor to the A199, and packs similar specs: a 720p screen, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage (expandable via …

The celebrity parties that convert the stars to Samsung

Whether it's Jay-Z giving free albums to Samsung users, or Alicia Keys serving as Blackberry's creative director, celebrities and smartphones are a seemingly perfect match. But while the stars do a good job of selling phones to the rest of us, when it comes to their personal devices it takes a …

Android 4.4 KitKat starts to hit Galaxy Note 3

The 4.4.2 update has already reached owners of the international version of the Note 3 in Poland, says Sammobile. When could it land in other countries?<p>Owners of the international version of Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 should expect Android 4.4.2 KitKat to flavor their phablets before too long.<p>The …

Galaxy Note

Hobbyists are now building tablets using a $35 computer brain

Hobbyists have been assembling personal computers from their components for decades, buying the processors and other parts and putting them together in their basements. Now they’re doing the same for tablet computers.<p>Among them is Michael Castor of Make, the publisher of geek do-it-yourself …

Raspberry Pi

Samsung app stops you from texting while driving

Samsung has launched an Android mobile app that prevents you from texting while driving.<p>The app aims to protect people from the dangers of failing to pay attention to the road. It notes that drivers are 2.8 times more likely to get in an accident while dialing and 23 times more likely when …

Samsung foldable AMOLED display secretly show-off at CES

There was plenty on show at this year’s CES, but it seems that Samsung was also sneaking around the event with some new secret technology. Samsung was reported showing off a prototype foldable AMOLED display to selected guest behind closed doors.<p>Samsung Display showcased a 5.68 inch high resolution …

Phones

Galaxy S5 specs purportedly confirmed: “2K” display, 16MP camera, metal and plastic versions

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Never one to do things small, Samsung looks like it is really planning to push the envelope with the Galaxy S5. SamMobile …