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Fully modular desk is every computer geek's dream come true

Matej Grozdanovic had a dream. His dream was to build the best computer desk in the world. Even better, he wanted to build a desk that can be used in …

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Doodling

Shaw Communications announces plans to acquire Wind Mobile

Canada's Shaw Communications has announced plans to acquire Wind Mobile, aiming to dip its toes into the wireless market. Shaw, which currently …

Drone fights fires by dropping flaming balls

The thought of a fire-starting robot would normally have us fleeing in terror, but we'll make an exception for this one. Researchers are developing a drone, the Unmanned Aerial System for Fire Fighting (UAS-FF), that helps contain and prevent fires by dropping ping pong-sized flaming balls. If you …

Fire Fighting

Sprint adds new $20 plan with 1GB of 4G data and unlimited 2G data

Sprint has added a new $20 'unlimited data' plan that nets you 1GB of high-speed data, and once you exceed that you can continue to use data at 2G …

The ZENS Built-in wireless charger lets your desk give your phone extra power

ZENS, a company that specializes in wireless charging products, has announced the ZENS Built-in wireless charger, which integrates into your existing …

Google awards the man who owned Google.com for a minute over $10,000

Sammay Ved, the man that recently owned Google.com for a minute, was actually awarded over $10,000. Ved, a former Google employee, was searching …

Android News

Verizon to raise price of grandfathered unlimited data plan by $20 for those not under contract

Verizon may soon be raising the price of its unlimited data plan for those who are grandfathered in if they are not under contract anymore. This …

Samsung's Wallet service folds shut on June 30th

Now that Samsung Pay is nearly here, the company is riding its two-year-old Wallet service into the sunset. Samsung is now telling users that Wallet will stop taking purchases on June 30th. Any reservations and tickets you score before then will still be valid, but you'll otherwise be left out of …

Samsung Pay

Twitter kills MS-Dos games embedded in tweets

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>Once there was a game, now there is just a link.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/4/1430728569034/64c917f4-7b0e-488d-9106-072b11650de7-460x276.png<p>460<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>Once there was a game, now there …

Social Media

John Legere praises Project Fi for contributing “fresh blood and fresh thinking”

There are existing two wireless networks that Google’s Project Fi operates on in addition to more than one million WiFi hotspots. They belong to …

Telecoms

This smart knob upgrades your stove with automatic temperature controls

From old-fashioned slow cookers to newfangled sous vide machines, there seems to be a never ending array of appliances aimed to take the guesswork out of cooking. But they're often limited in functionality -- you can't really deep fry something in a sous vide machine, for example -- and they take …

Google wants no-cost international roaming for its phone service

Google may not have grand ambitions for its upcoming cellular network, but the company could still have a few clever tricks up its sleeve. <i>The Telegraph</i> claims that Google is talking to wireless giant Hutchison Whampoa, the owner of Three (and soon O2), about letting American customers roam at no …

Google files for patent on cancer-killing wearable

Google X, the company’s “moon shot” research lab, is known to be involved in a lot of projects in a wide variety of fields. Last fall one of those …

Wearable Tech

German neighborhood warns public urinators ‘it’s peeback time’

The people of St. Pauli in Hamburg, Germany are pissed off about being pissed on.<p>Declaring “Peeback Time,” an anti-public urination group has coated neighborhood walls with a special chemical that will return the stream back to anyone too lazy to find a bathroom.<p>St. Pauli draws throngs of visitors …

Study says that Sprint is not the worst network anymore

RootMetrics<p>According to RootMetrics, Sprint is not the worst wireless network in the United States. That title now belongs to T-Mobile. RootMetrics collects mobile network performance information.<p>As ReCode points out, it isn’t all bad news for T-Mobile as they continued to do well in many major …

Tesla destroys Dodge Challenger Hellcat at dragstrip

But you can bet on a rematch for this one.<p>This matchup was bound to happen.<p>In the near lane, you've got a 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, a 707-horse dream machine seemingly built as the vehicular embodiment of "AMERICA, F**K YEAH"—a retro-styled ICBM on wheels, one that Dodge says will do the …

Sports Cars

Dashlane can now change all your passwords with a single click, and it's amazing

A feature we have been waiting for forever<p>Dashlane, the subscription-based password management service, is introducing a feature today that ought to become standard in every product like it: the ability to change all your passwords with a single click, including accounts with two-factor …

Carbon Black might just be the coolest wheelchair on the block

The clunky old wheelchair has experienced its fair share of innovation in recent years. We have seen everything from the integration of solar-power, …

New Apple malware can infect your iPhone or Macbook via USB (update)

China and Apple devices still aren't getting along super well, it turns out. WireLurker's a malware that's been attacking Cupertino's ecosystems in the region for the past six months, and according to cyber-security firm Palo Alto Networks (which discovered it), it's the biggest that's delivered …

3D-Printed Moto 360 Bumper Cases Now Available On Shapeways For $8 - Wait, What?

Most watches don't have much in the way of accessories beyond straps and winders. But then most watches don't hold a ton of electronic guts, and most …

Leaked image purportedly shows HTC's Nexus 9 tablet

A new image from @upleaks, along with an apparent trip through the FCC has provided solid evidence that Google is set to release the Nexus 9 tablet built by HTC. If real, the pic clearly shows Nexus and HTC branding on the back, which appears to be made of some kind of grippy, Nexus 5-like plastic …

The two talking cats

Pets

Swimming Manta Rays Look Like Sci-Fi Underwater Space Ships

Manta rays are just amazingly cool. This GoPro footage of a school of giant oceanic manta rays off the coast of Maui proves that in mesmerizing …

Absurd Creature of the Week: Satanic Leaf-Tailed Gecko Wears the World’s Most Unbelievable Camo

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 07.25.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Advertisement<p>Related Galleries<p>What Would …

Conan O’Brien makes fun of the iPhone 6

Samsung recently released a commercial telling iPhone fans to stop waiting for a bigger iPhone, and apparently Conan O’Brien saw it as well, and is …

Samsung Galaxy

Brain implant and high-tech sleeve used to bypass spinal cord and move paralyzed limbs

The Neurobridge system, which was developed by nonprofit R&D organization Battelle through work that began a decade ago, uses algorithms to …

Hey, remember that time Google accidentally made Skynet?

We’re on the eve of Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference. That means there’s going to be a lot to chew on over the next few days in terms of software, APIs, and anything that runs under the hood in Google’s increasingly diverse portfolio of products and services. One of the most …

Google Gesture concept sees real time translation of sign language [updated]

<b>Correction:</b> A previous version of this article stated that Google was behind the Google Gesture arm bands, though it now seems<p>more likelypainfully …