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Quick take: Bezalel Futura X wireless charging pad for iPhone X (video)

What is it?<p>The Bezalel Futura X is a Qi-compatible wireless charging pad designed specifically for the iPhone X. Obviously, it will also charge any …

Netflix's Altered Carbon Is Some Incredibly Hardcore Sci-Fi

A lot of the science fiction that's appeared on TV over the years isn't exactly what sci-fi fans would call "hardcore," from goofy procedurals with light futuristic elements to animated comedies like Rick and Morty. <i>Altered Carbon</i> doesn't have that problem.<p>Netflix's latest original show throws so …

New Apple Watch band can predict heart problems

<b>The Apple Watch’s latest band isn’t luxury leather or a Milanese loop, it’s unassuming plastic, but the sensors inside it could save your life.</b><p>The …

Audeze iSine 20 Planar Magnetic In-Ear Earphone

When first I saw the Audeze iSine models I wondered to myself, "What the heck are these for?" and, "Who will want these?" I'd never heard of an open …

Audiophile

LG’s latest ridiculous OLED screen is transparent, flexible, and taller than Tom Cruise

How’s this for an incredibly specific record: LG announced today that it’s created the world’s first flexible, transparent 77-inch OLED display. That’s one huge display. Taller, in fact, than Tom Cruise. According to Google, Cruise is 5 feet 7 inches, or 170 centimeters tall, and as this display is …

Prototypes

10 hottest products for Millennials – Now TV Smart Box

The one box you need for better TV - including Sky Sports<p>What is it?<p>The Now TV Smart Box is a small, well-designed device you connect to your TV. …

Televisions

Belkin WeMo Dimmer review: Features shine with Belkin WeMo's dimmable smart switch - CNET

Features shine with Belkin WeMo's dimmable smart switch<p><b>The Good</b> The WeMo Dimmer is Belkin's best-designed smart switch yet, and it comes with a wide range of new, thoughtful features. The upcoming addition of Apple HomeKit support cements WeMo's place as one of the most well-connected smart home …

Home Automation

This brilliant case will end your kid's iPhone addiction

Here's one way to curb phone addiction.<p>A Japanese company has created an iPhone case to help parents stop their kids from becoming too addicted to …

iPhone

Sleepless nights for new parents may be over thanks to the Max Motor Dreams

When baby is screaming yet again at 3 a.m., there’s little a parent won’t do for some shuteye — both for themselves and for their bundle of joy. …

Road Trips

Destiny: Rise of Iron - How to Get Thorn, A Light in the Dark Exotic Quest

If you’re looking to get your hands on more Exotic weapons and gear, then Destiny: Rise of Iron is exactly what you’re looking for. In this article …

Sony Ultra-Short Throw Home Cinema

Just when you were considering investing in a new 4K TV, Sony today at CES 2017, announced the latest addition to its Ultra-Short Throw Home Cinema …

Samsung goes overboard to make you care about laundry

Let's be honest: it's hard to get excited about laundry machines. Even when they have neat party tricks like Amazon refills and smartphone apps, it really boils down to one question: does it clean your clothes properly? Samsung thinks it can do enough to make you sit up and take notice, though. …

HandBrake, the ultimate video format converter, finally out of beta after 13 years

It’s common practice for apps to launch first in beta-test format for a few weeks or months, to allow early users to provide feedback before the official release. Video conversion utility HandBrake must, though, have set a new record: after 13 years in beta, the app has finally officially launched …

Earth Isn't What We Think In an Upcoming Scifi Prison Movie

I love movies that frame our planet in an unexpected way. That seems to be the idea behind <i>Prison Earth</i>, a film being developed by <i>Creed</i> producer David …

Jabra's wireless earbuds double as heart rate monitors

BERLIN — How much tech can you stuff into tiny, wireless earbuds? Turns out, quite a lot. At the Showstoppers event that's accompanying the IFA show …

Hear here: Edge-of-the-art speakers

Radialstrahler MBL 101 E MKII

Audiophile

Gadget Thirst Trap: A tattoo robot, a pen that creates 16 million colors, and a booze gadget

<i>Gadget Thirst Trap rounds up the weirdest gadgets of the week that made us thirsty for more. Be sure to follow The Verge on Snapchat for the video edition.</i><p>A tattooing robot<p>The first thing that grabs my attention about this GIF of a robot tattooing a human is the duct tape. That leg is strapped down …

Tattoos

The best ice cream maker 2018

Ice cream makers have long been one of those bits of kitchen tech you bought, then dispatched to the back of a cupboard, wedged between the pasta …

Here One earbuds bring augmented reality to your music

A few months ago, we reviewed the Here active listening system by Doppler Labs. If you’re not familiar, they are a pair of earbuds that could tune out specific sounds from your world (like a wailing baby), or help you tune <i>into</i> other ones (like the bass guitar at a live concert).<p>That made for an …

The Rolls-Royce of the future is an autonomous land yacht with an AI concierge - Pocket-lint

It's a rare day that Rolls-Royce unveils a new car, it's an even rarer day that Rolls-Royce unveils its future vision for luxury motoring.<p>Unveiled in …

Los Angeles

Scientists accidentally discover the secret to long-lived batteries

Scientists have discovered technology that could potentially make batteries last hundreds of thousands of recharge cycles, rather than just …

The 10 best devices to turn your home into a smart home

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon The modern "smart home" is still learning. It's still something we have to put in quotes like that. In the tech world's rush to …

Smart Homes

Why Everybody Needs A Connected Doorbell

Get ready to ring in the New Year with a connected doorbell. Yes, really. These Wi-Fi-enabled gadgets replace your conventional doorbell with a …

Home Security

The Best Home Automation Systems to Buy Now

Home automation is an ever-expanding market that is growing by leaps and bounds. Let’s face it — people like their technology, and they like to feel …

Aido is pretty much the robot they promised everyone back in the 1950s

My mom has only one story about robots – and it’s that back in the 50s when she was tiny, kids were promised that in the future, you’d basically all have a robot butler.<p>Alas, mother, the prediction was actually a little off, because you can now pre-order a robot that would kill your robot butler – …

Robotics

The 12 best gadgets for new parents

Being a new parent is hard.<p>But there are some cool gadgets on the market that make it a little less stressful.<p>From smart clothing to self-warming bottles, here are the 12 best gadgets for new parents:

App Store

Technology

Your MacBook needs it<p>TarDisk is one of a kind<p>No one wants to delete memories - and now, you don't have to.<p>TarDisk adds hybrid storage space to OS X. …

MacBook Pro

Samsung Dolby Atmos soundbar may be a game changer

Introduced in 2012, Dolby Atmos introduced moviegoers to immersive, three-dimensional audio. Many consumers may be aware of the name, but aren’t quite sure how it works, what the requirements are, or how to bring it into their home theater systems. Samsung came to CES this year on a mission to …

Virtual Reality

B.Sensory’s Little Bird is a vibrator that culls pleasure from digital pages

Erotic fiction is kind of a big deal — especially when you consider that the film adaptation of <i>50 Shades of Grey</i> raked in nearly $600 million at the …

Box Office

Hey Joe Coffee Mug Boasts Integrated Coffee Maker

With a mug, you can enjoy your favorite coffee at home, with a Hey Joe coffee mug, you can enjoy your favorite coffee anywhere. Cool? Let’s keep …

Coffee