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Journalist Tweets Photos Of Empty Seats From Trump's 'All-Time' Record-Breaking Rally

The group was big, loud and excited. But the president seemed to want more.<p>President Donald Trump said that the crowd at his Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, rally Saturday broke the “all-time” record for the arena and that people were lined up outside hoping to get in. But tweets from at least one …

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How to make the perfect Victoria sponge cake

It may not be fancy or fashionable, but I would be hard pressed to think of a cake I liked better than the simple Victoria sandwich. Coffee and …

Revealed: The 'half-cat' not created by Google Street View

At first it looks like something that may have been bred a little too close to a nuclear power plant, or perhaps even something from out of this …

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Glympse posts its free location sharing SDK in Android, iOS and web flavors

Glympse has been gradually spreading the reach of its location sharing platform, but mostly through special deals like those with BMW and Ford. It's time to fling the doors open: the company has posted a public version of its Lite software development kit. Android, IOS and web app creators can now …

Researchers develop algorithm to protect networks from cyber attacks

Amidst increasing concern about cybersecurity, researchers at North Carolina State University have taken one step closer to guarding America's infrastructure from Cylon attack. Well, almost. Dr. Mo-Yuen Chow and Ph.D candidate Wente Zeng have developed an algorithm that detects cyber attacks aimed …

Mozilla offering free phones in hopes of bolstering Firefox OS app development

Attention HTML5 virtuosos: Mozilla is thirsty for your talents. So much, in fact, that the outfit is baiting developers with a free smartphone in the hopes they'll return the favor with fresh Firefox OS apps. In order to qualify for a device, you'll need to submit a proposal to Mozilla outlining …

Springs Replace Spokes in New Shock-Absorbing Bike Wheel

The bicycle wheel hasn't evolved much in the past few hundred years. But a new design cushions bumps with an in-board suspension that promises to …

Maker Faire Inspires Father/Daughter Steampunk Table

Last year was our first trip to Maker Faire Bay Area. My daughter Sawyer and I were inspired by the work and creative projects we saw. Sawyer, who was 7, really got the bug to make things.<p>One of our first projects was a table built out of 1-inch black steel pipe, wood 2 x 4s, and glass. We finished …

First Else's Splay officially comes to Android as a thumb-friendly launcher (video)

Emblaze's long-canceled First Else may never come back in its original form, but to our surprise, its futuristic Splay interface has <i>finally</i> been ported to Android! Released as a free beta by the same company, this fan-shaped launcher offers a similar single-hand experience that the ALP device once …

Maxthon Cloud Browser adds local network file transfers for Android and Windows

While many browsers sync through the cloud, few know how to cope with the local network -- what if we just want to push a file to another device nearby? Maxthon doesn't think we should have to resort to an online service or a dedicated app for the purpose, so it's rolling a LAN Transfer feature …

Insert Coin: $250 Casetop turns your smartphone into a laptop (video)

<i>In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line.</i><p>We keep hearing about how handheld devices are replacing laptops, so how about doing it …

Living with Google Glass, Day One: The Reveal

In a loft atop Chelsea Market, Google is doing something special. Here, lucky Explorers will get their first taste of Project Glass. Yes, Google's latest X project (that we know about, at least) has finally made its way to the East Coast en masse. More importantly, it's also made its way to my …

Panasonic launches $500 Lumix DMC-LF1 enthusiast compact with WiFi, NFC

Panasonic's just unveiled the 12-megapixel Lumix DMC-LF1 compact for fans of high-end compacts like Canon's S110 who may not want to snap with a smartphone camera. But the social set will still be able to share images to their handset or tablet thanks to the LF1's built-in WiFi with NFC pairing and …

MightyText web app lets you sync photos, videos from Android to PC

Ever since its official introduction two years ago, MightyText has seemed to expand its laundry list of features on an annual basis. Today is no exception, as the company is now adding "iCloud-like" syncing to its web app. As a refresher, MightyText acts as a client that syncs information between …

TechShop: an industrial revolution for $125 a month

Someone, Mark Hatch, if I had to guess, has left a Square reader just to the left of where we've set up our cameras. It's on a table next to a small, but exceptionally diverse array of gadgets. There's a wooden book that unfolds into a desk lamp and a polymer incubation blanket for infants that's …

Ziba's Fanciful Design Projects Allow Innovation Even When No One Pays

Portland-based design firm Ziba is adding a new name to its already impressive list of clients: itself. After 30 years at the helm, founder Sohrab …

Chiplets: Xerox’s grand vision for next-generation computer assembly

By on April 9, 2013 at 1:24 pm<p>A new way to build computers is on the horizon, and Xerox intends to be the company that brings it to us. Their new …

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Feedly Mobile revamp caters to Reader escapees with fast search, Must Reads

The phaseout of Google Reader is quickly becoming a boon for developers still carrying the torch for newsreader apps -- just ask Feedly, which now says it took on 3 million new users in the two weeks since Google's decision. Rather than simply wait for more customers to roll in on their own, …

Smartisan OS unveiled in China, takes a fresh approach to Android UI design

Following the likes of Meizu and Xiaomi, another star is born in the Chinese smartphone market. In fact, some may already know the man behind this new Android-based Smartisan OS: Luo Yonghao, a self-taught ex-English teacher (and later becoming the principal of his own English school until last …

BionicOpter dragonfly drone flutters about, blows minds

Festo isn't quite the household name that Boston Dynamics is. (And, really, we're not entirely sure Big Dog is a regular topic of conversation at dinner tables yet.) But, it certainly deserves just as much attention for the work they're doing with robotics. After crafting a machine last year that …

Apple patent filing describes phone concept with wrap-around AMOLED display

Behold, the iPhone 6. Nah, we're only joking -- what you see above is a diagram lifted from an Apple patent application that popped up at the USPTO today, which describes a "consumer electronic product" that's nothing but screen. The patent involves building a device from an open-ended transparent …

D-Link ships its AC1200 802.11ac WiFi router / thermos doppelganger

True, D-Link's AC1200 may better resemble the container keeping your coffee hot at work than a traditional WiFi router, but it remains a rare take on networking design that's frankly appreciated. We're glad to report, then, that it's shipping to stores. The device (seen in the middle) is the more …

Microsoft adding more content to Xbox Live this week, including Toys R Us movies and a refreshed MLB.tv app

Mo apps, mo couch entertainment, right? Well, in order to boost the attributes of its mature gaming console and Xbox Live, Microsoft today announced it's bringing some additional content to the ever-evolving platform. To go along with the recent inclusion of Redbox Instant, Redmond this week -- and …

ModernMix is a $5 program that lets you run Metro-style apps in desktop-style windows

Sometimes you just wanna close a window. Or resize it, or drag it so that it overlaps with something else. That's how Windows works, and it's more or less how you'd expect to interact with Windows 8 in particular. The problem is, those old-world rules don't necessarily apply to newer Metro-style …

Twitterrific 5.2 brings push notifications, one handful of testers at a time

More than a few iOS-based Twitter users were happy to see Twitterrific 5 appear late last year with a fresh design, but were less than thrilled to go without the push notifications that many take for granted in other apps. Equality has come through Twitterrific 5.2 -- for some, at least. The …