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Montblanc Announces A Smart Bracelet For Your Fancy Watch

What did I tell you? In a last-ditch effort to save themselves, watchmakers are now turning to the band in order to ensure that timekeeping remains well in the realm of the mechanical.<p>The new band, part of the Montblanc Timewalker Urban Speed collection, is a little metal screen that can receive …

Lego Cubestormer robot solves Rubik's Cube in less time than it takes to read this headline

Until yesterday, the world record for fastest time in solving a Rubik's Cube was 5.27 seconds, which was set in the fall of 2011 by a Lego robot named Cubestormer 2. Thanks to the machine's successor (aptly named Cubestormer 3), the time to beat is now <i>3.253 seconds.</i> The robot, which is the third in …

A High-Tech Bra That Unhooks Only For 'True Love'

A weird/bad/nerdtastic idea from Japan.<p><i>Note: Video is a tad NSFW.</i><p>Japanese lingerie manufacturer Ravijour has designed a bra, called the True Love Tester, that apparently knows "how women truly feel." Yes, this is a goofy marketing scheme. But it's also a science bra, so... carry on.<p>The ad above …

Horror Movies

Thirty years of the Apple Macintosh – in pictures

It is 30 years since Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne sold their most valuable possessions – a VW bus and a calculator – to launch what would become a revolution in home computing. Here we take a look back at Apple history over the years

At 30, The Original Mac Is Still An Archetype Of Innovation

Thirty years ago this week, Apple aired what is widely considered one of most iconic commercials in Super Bowl history. The ad boldly claimed that "1984 won't be like <i>1984</i>" — the George Orwell dystopian novel — because of the imminent arrival of the Macintosh computer.<p>The Apple Macintosh computer …

376 of the best one-liners on the internet

<b>One one-liner a day keeps the doctor away…so, here is a shortlist of the best one-liners you can find on the internet today. Have fun!</b><p>1. I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.<p>2. Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to …

This Tech-Infused Bed Is So Much Better Than Your Bed You’ll Wonder Why You Even Bother Sleeping

If you’re going to spend a cool eight grand on a bed, said bed might as well come with all the bells and whistles. And believe me, this bed comes …

Shazam clocks ten billion tags, powers 10% of all digital music sales

Shazam announced a major milestone Thursday: The company’s apps have been used more than ten billion times to identify songs and other types of …

Wikileaks Just Released A Massive 'Insurance' File That No One Can Open

Anti-secrecy organization Wikileaks just released a treasure trove of files that, at least for now, you can't read.<p>The group, which has been assisting ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden after he leaked top-secret documents to the media, posted links for about 400 gigabytes of files on their Facebook …

Security

Phone screens could soon be visible in direct sunlight and even fight germs

What is unusual about this sheet of glass?<p>That circle in the center isn’t actually a hole; it received a new treatment from glass manufacturer …

Bank clerk falls asleep on keyboard and accidentally transfers £189million to customer

A bank clerk who fell asleep on his keyboard accidentally transferred €222,222,222.22 (£189million) to one very lucky customer.<p>The tired bank worker …