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Amazon patented a wristband that tracks warehouse employee hand movements

The seemingly far-future dystopian worlds of films like Blade Runner may be closer than we think if modern-day corporations have their way. Ford was …

Mars Rover Curiosity Takes a Break to Survey Conquered Terrain (Photos, Video)

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity recently took a quick break from its mountain-climbing work to reflect on its epic Red Planet journey.<p>About three months …

Rainbow Tunnel Made of 120,000 Paper Numbers Visualizes the Passage of Time

Tokyo-based architect and designer Emmanuelle Moureaux is known for creating multi-sensory installation art using bright colors as three-dimensional elements. For her latest project, as part of an ongoing <i>100 Colors</i> series, Moureaux created her largest rainbow-hued art installation to date. Most …

Art

Scientists have found the source of anxiety in the brain - and how to turn it off

Anxiety is a useful emotion, but it can result in crippling personality disorders.<p>Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, which …

Instagram’s new ‘type mode’ lets you add text-only pages to your stories

Not so photogenic<p>Instagram’s newest Stories feature doesn’t feel much like Instagram. The platform’s new “type mode,” which starts rolling out today, lets users add pages to their stories that just involve text. No photos or videos are needed. Users can choose from colorful, customizable …

Apps

Radius is a rechargeable device that allows you to keep mosquitoes away without sprays

There’s nothing more annoying than being at a backyard BBQ or any other outdoor get together and being attacked by mosquitos. Sure, you can spray yourself down with chemical repellants, but there has to be a better and easier way to get rid of these pests. An Indiegogo funded device called Radius …

China Is Building the World's Largest Steerable Radio Telescope

The upcoming Xinjiang Qitai 110-meter Radio Telescope will be able to hunt for distant galaxies and search for extraterrestrial life.<p>For the past two years, the most powerful radio telescope in the world has been located in China. Ever since the FAST telescope was completed in the province of …

The Dark Side: Wilson releases "Black Edition" collection

Piggybacking on the popularity of their tuxedo-inspired Pro Staff models, Wilson has expanded the look and unveiled a new “Black Edition” tennis …

Meet the Galaxy S9: Your Best Look at Samsung's Next Phone

Samsung has had no luck keeping a lid on leaks surrounding its upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones, so it was only a matter of time before we saw …

See What Google's Secret Fuchsia OS Looks Like

Google — apparently not satisfied with having a pair of operating systems in Android and Chrome OS — is not-so-secretly building a third: Fuchsia. …

Consumer Tech

Apple rolls out more Meltdown and Spectre fixes as the Linux founder calls Intel's patches "utter garbage"

Apple has pushed out an additional security fix to older Macs and operating systems in an attempt to dampen the risks<p>A serious design flaw present in …

Information Security

Drone comes to the rescue of two swimmers in Australia

One day, they may yet turn against us, but for now, they’re still our allies: A drone rescued two teenage swimmers in distress off the coast of New South Wales in Australia, according to a new report. The drone spotted two teenagers in trouble around a half-a-mile out from shore, and then dropped a …

Drones

Google looking into Home and Chromecast devices that kill Wi-Fi networks (Update)

Updated January 17, 2018: Google has since updated its support site to announce that it's found a fix for this Wi-Fi bug and will be releasing an …

Smart Homes

Physicists Say They've Created a Device That Generates 'Negative Mass'

Say what?<p>Physicists have created what they say is the first device that's capable of generating particles that behave as if they have negative …

Electric Vehicles Cost Less Than Half As Much To Drive

Electric vehicles cost less than half as much to operate as their gasoline-powered counterparts, according to a study of fuel costs released Thursday by the University of Michigan.<p>The average cost to operate an EV in the United States is $485 per year, while the average for a gasoline-powered …

Electric Vehicles

How to find everything Google Home can do

Google Home can do much more than it's given credit for. Here's a website that will show you all it's capable of.<p>One of the biggest boons for Amazon's Alexa speakers were third-party skills. Now with over 30,000 skills available, there isn't much Alexa can't do. Similarly, Google Home has its own …

Apps

The SpaceX Dragon Capsule Returns to Earth Looking Like a Toasted Marshmallow

Two times now, SpaceX has sent a Dragon cargo capsule to space and back two times. The most recent successful twofer came on Saturday morning, when …

Space Exploration

Merge Made A VR Headset Suited For Kids

<i>LAS VEGAS, NV --</i>Merge wants to introduce your kids to VR. The company announced the Merge Mini, a smaller version of its lightweight smartphone-based …

Virtual Reality

CES 2018: Headphones made from recycled firearms

<b>Sweden's Yevo Labs has unveiled a set of wireless headphones that incorporate metal made from seized illegal guns.</b><p>The charging case and a band on the headphones themselves are made of a material branded Humanium.<p>It is created by the Humanium Metal Initiative, also based in Sweden, and used by a …

Consumer Tech

This projector screen lets two gamers see different perspectives at the same time

Say goodbye to split-screen<p>Display startup MirraViz is here in Las Vegas this week for CES to show off a gadget that at first blush looks like some arcane trickery, allowing two off-the-shelf DLP projectors to layer images on top of one another so two people can view two different images …

Augmented Reality

Red-hot Honor 7X makes its CES 2018 debut

Phones

CES 2018: First Alert's New HomeKit-Enabled Smoke Detector Doubles as AirPlay 2 Speaker and Assistant

First Alert at CES 2018 has introduced the Onelink Safe & Sound, its latest smoke and carbon monoxide detector for smart homes.<p>iPhone and iPad users can control the Safe & Sound with Siri or Apple's Home app thanks to HomeKit compatibility. The two-in-one detector can also be controlled with First …

Home Automation

UVify's Oori is a 60MPH micro-drone that leaves others in the dust

At last year's CES, drone newcomer UVify made a splash with its speedy Draco racing quad, so much so that we gave it the Best Drone award in the official Best of CES awards. This year, the team is back with a new quadcopter called Oori, and it promises to be just as much fun.<p>Like Draco before it, …

Drones

Toyota’s ‘e-Palette’ is a weird, self-driving modular store on wheels

Deals with Amazon, Didi Chuxing, Mazda, Pizza Hut, and Uber on mobility concept<p>Toyota, the second biggest automaker in the world, announced an ambitious plan today to tackle mobility and delivery services in the age of autonomous cars. Apparently it involves weird, see-through self-driving boxes …

Pizza Hut

Harman is designing smart interiors for tomorrow's autonomous cars

The days of owning your own car may soon be coming to an end, what with the growing popularity of ride sharing matched with the promise of autonomous vehicle technology. Should that self-driving car service future come about, Harman International want to be ready with audio and connected vehicle …

Driverless Cars

Toyota’s mobility business shifts into high gear at CES

Toyota took advantage of CES 2018 to signal a major shift in its business, becoming what company president Akio Toyoda termed a “mobility service company” during his keynote presentation. Toyota seems poised to embrace mobility services as a core part of its overall business, rather than an …

Car Tech

Sony’s new car head unit has a 6.95-inch screen, CarPlay, and Android Auto

And it finally upgrades to a capacitive touchscreen<p>Sony hasn’t forgotten about car audio in the wide mix of TVs, speakers, headphones, and other products it’s introducing at CES. Here in Las Vegas, the company is introducing a new head unit with a 6.95-inch capacitive display, Apple CarPlay, and …

Android Auto

Motiv's fitness tracking ring now knows even more about you

A year after we first saw it at CES 2017, the Motiv fitness tracking ring is back with a slew of new functions. The device can already measure many of the same metrics as, say, a Fitbit or Apple Watch with the goal of getting you on your feet and active for 150 minutes a week. But, at CES on …

Wearable Tech

CES 2018: LG robot Cloi repeatedly fails on stage at unveil

<b>A robot created by LG to help users control their smart home repeatedly failed on stage at its CES debut.</b><p>Cloi was meant to be the centrepiece of the South Korean firm's presentation where it was supposed to show how new artificial intelligence tech could enhance use of kitchen appliances.<p>Instead it …

Kitchens

New, Cool Stuff at CES Unveiled: Pictures

Consciousness