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This Is The Demo That Magic Leap Was Going To Show At TED Before It Backed Out

Virtual reality company Magic Leap has been eerily quiet since it announced its $542 million fundraising round last October, with heavyweights like Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins, and Google all participating. Now, for the first time in months, we finally have another glimpse of what the …

James Dyson Foundation gives £12m for creation of engineering school

A £12m donation by Sir James Dyson to Imperial College London has been announced for the launch of a new Dyson school for engineering, which will open its doors later this year.<p>The new Dyson School of Design Engineering is aimed at helping to train the next generation of graduate engineers and …

Engineering

A Closer Look at Google and Mattel’s Updated View-Master

Now kids are getting in on the virtual reality bandwagon<p>One of the biggest announcements at Toy Fair 2015 was a partnership between tech giant Google and toy giant Mattel. The two teamed up to revamp the old View-Master system, turning the nostalgic children’s toy into an augmented reality/virtual …

Christ the Redeemer mapped by drone to create first ever accurate model

"Christ the Redeemer"is one of the most recognizable pieces of art in the world, and yet a perfect replica of the 38-meter high statue does not exist. The technology wasn't around when the statue was being designed in the 1920s, and the location of the statue — on top of the 700-meter Corcovado …

Dropbox for Windows Phone Update Adds Shared Folders

Dropbox for Windows Phone has been updated, bringing it to version 1.1, and adding the ability to create and manage shared folders from within the app. As usual, there’s a smattering of bug fixes too.<p>The change means Windows Phone users can now create, unshare and edit shared folders directly from …

Blackberry OS Update Brings Android Apps to Older Devices

BlackBerry is rolling out an OS update that brings Android apps to its current line of devices through the Amazon Appstore.<p>BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 will arrive on the Z30, Z3, Z10, Q10, Q5, Passport, and Porsche Design P’9983 and P’9982 models.<p>It also adds BlackBerry Blend, which syncs your email, …

Facebook hanging on to its adult users in the US, claims study

Facebook is weathering the growth of rival social networks including LinkedIn and Twitter well, according to a new study of Americans’ social media habits by the Pew Research Center.<p>Contrary to regular speculation that Facebook users are drifting away, Pew’s survey of 1,597 adult internet users in …

Pew Research Center

Fitbit Launches Two New Fitness Trackers

Fitbit officially launched the sale of two new fitness and activity trackers, Charge HR and Surge, on Tuesday. Both wrist trackers feature caller ID …

Sony 4K TV is slimmer than an iPhone

Sony has launched a ludicrously slim 4K television, which at 5mm (0.2 inches) thick, measures up as the world's thinnest LCD. Not only that, but it …

Televisions

Nest products can now talk to LG appliances and Philips lightbulbs

One of the smartest things that Nest did last year was launch the Works with Nest initiative, enabling companies to connect their gear to its smart thermostat. Initially, it was just home automation firms that got in on the act, but now that companies like Pebble and Jawbone have joined the ranks, …

Home Automation

HTC already planning a sequel to its oddball RE camera

There will be a follow-up to HTC's periscope-cum-asthma-inhaler RE action camera, according to a report from <i>Focus Taiwan</i>. North Asia president Jack Tong told the publication it would launch a new standalone model next year, in order to expand its roster of products in light of slowing smartphone …

USB 'critically flawed' after bug discovery, researchers say

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1099000/1099384_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524676271_b677eba2374d19f35babc8407be70565<p><b>Cyber-security experts have dramatically called into question the safety and security of using USB to connect devices to computers.</b><p>Berlin-based …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

More Secure Credit Cards With Chips Coming To The U.S.

While Europe, Canada and Mexico have had chipped cards for years — usually with a chip and a PIN (personal identification number), the U.S. card issuers have studiously avoided the more secure, but more expensive, cards. To some extent American issuers didn’t need the card-based security. Unlike …

Apple Retail Announces 2014 Summer Filmmaking, iBooks Author Camps for Kids

As it has done in prior years, Apple will once again be offering free summer camps for kids 8 to 12 at its retail stores, with this year's sessions focusing on filmmaking with iMovie and interactive storytelling with iBooks Author. The classes will run for three days with each class going for 90 …

An intelligent, sneaky, wireless camera for the ultra-connected home

The Butterfleye serves as eyes and ears for smart connected houses.<p>According to startup Butterfleye, traditional Web and IP cameras are just not smart enough. The company's new battery-powered camera, also called Butterfleye, will supposedly change all that. Envisioned to merge Nest …

Facebook Adds Shazam-Style Audio Recognition To Help You Automatically Tag Posts With TV Shows And Songs

Facebook has a new weapon in the battle against Twitter to host lucrative conversations about media. A Shazam-esque opt-in feature coming to the iOS and Android status composer can activate your phone’s microphone, recognize a TV show you’re watching or song you’re listening to, and tag it in your …

Google helps out cyclists by adding elevation data to Maps bike routes

Google has quietly begun adding elevation data for bike routes listed on Google Maps. <i>TechCrunch</i> first spotted the new elevation profiles, and the company has since confirmed it's taking new steps to offer cyclists a better preview of bike routes and trails. It'll certainly be a welcome improvement …

Tesla's Elon Musk: On Creating A 'Cool' Battery System For Home Energy Storage

Tesla Motors, which plans to build a giant lithium-ion battery factory, is keenly interested in the emerging energy storage market, where home and businesses owners might want to buy battery systems for backup power or for managing solar electricity generation and use.<p>The company has been thinking …

Facebook plans campaign to 'friend' small business

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook wants to increase its advertising and get more clicks on all kinds of ads. It believes tapping into the lucrative small …

The concept cars that helped shape the future

Fantastical automobiles like the Norman Timbs 1947 Special pictured above may have never entered mass production but the same cannot be said of the ideas they inspired. <i>Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas</i> is an upcoming exhibition showcasing concept cars made over the last 80 years or so. …

Disney ‘s New 3-D Printing Technique Makes Any Object Transmit Sound

Disney Research has revealed an exciting new technology that turns any object into a speaker.<p>What if every object in your life could talk? A door handle warns you when someone has attempted to enter without a key. A desk ticks off your appointments when you sit down. A rubber duckie quacks at a …

YouTube Creators Can Now Add a 3-Second Intro to All Their Videos

YouTube has added a new feature for content creators: they can now add a 3-second intro to all their videos. The intro will automatically start on …

Snapchat now does video chat and IM, with self-destruct still included

Snapchat, the photo messaging app beloved of cheeky monkeys everywhere, has just undergone a major transformation. Self-destructing messages are still at the core of what it does, but the iOS and Android apps are being updated today to also handle instant messaging and live video chats -- just …

The Mobile Browser Is Dead, Long Live The App

Analytics firm Flurry has published data on mobile usage by US consumers during Q1 2014. While users are spending more time on their devices (an average of 2 hours and 42 minutes per day, up four minutes on the same period last year), how they use that time has changed as well. Only 22 minutes per …

32 Million Underinsured in U.S., Report Finds

A new report finds that 32 million people were underinsured in the U.S. in 2012, meaning their health insurance didn’t do enough to cover their costs.<p>That makes for 80 million Americans who either have no health insurance at all, or who don’t have enough, the report finds.<p>It will be important to …

Woman Power: All-Female Police Guard Filipino Refugee Camps

Verna Paredes finished her breakfast—fish and rice prepared by the family of a woman she'd taken to the hospital—and laced up her black combat boots. She placed her handgun in a special holster designed to make it impossible to tell she's armed.<p>"So the children don't see," she said.<p>Then she and her …

SmartMio Offers Athletes Wearable Muscle Stimulation Controlled By Your Smartphone

Athletic wearable devices are not anything new, but a new product launching today on Indiegogo has a different take from the myriad activity trackers out there: The SmartMio connected sports muscle stimulator is designed to bring so-called electronic muscle stimulation (EMS) to enthusiast and …