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AudioOrbs Are Speakers You Can Climb Inside of - Technabob

If you have ever wanted the biggest speakers you can get your hands on, AudioOrbs might be just what you are looking for. AudioOrbs are claimed to be …

Scientists Levitate Objects Using Ultrasound Waves - Technabob

Behold witchcraft! Some crazy mages who call themselves scientists are making stuff levitate using ultrasound waves. Check out the video below. It …

Mophie Space Pack Adds Battery and Storage to Your iPhone 5/5S - Technabob

My daughter has this penchant for installing apps on my iPhone that let her take care of virtual pets and cook virtual treats. The games are …

How to Fold a Fitted Sheet

I have a problem: none of my fitted sheets are folded properly. Yeah, they're in a drawer. But I wouldn't call them "folded."<p>To the rescue, this song …

Super-Earths likely to have oceans and continents

Massive exoplanets might be more like Earth than has been thought.<p>Massive terrestrial exoplanets – planets outside our solar system – called …

Astronomy

New HIV ‘weapon’ kills infected cells other therapies miss

Researchers have designed a potential new weapon against HIV—a combination therapy that targets infected cells standard therapies can’t kill.<p>A recent …

Future steps: exoskeleton lets paralyzed snowmobiler walk again

Ekso Bionics aims to get 1 million paralyzed people walking again by 2022<p>Robotic exoskeletons are a staple of sci-fi, pointing to a future where technology can overcome serious injury and bestow superhuman powers on people. But that future is here today for Paul Thacker, who uses an exoskeleton …

Robot Turtle Designed to Help Archaeologists Explore Shipwrecks

This robot turtle, U-CAT, was designed to help archaeologists explore underwater shipwrecks. It robot was recently on display at the London Science …

Ivee Sleek is a voice assistant that controls your connected home via WiFi

By this point, most of us are accustomed to being able to talk to our laptops and phones to get them to do what we want (some of the time, at least). Now, Ivee Sleek is here to give you the same control over all those WiFi-equipped lightbulbs, thermostats and door locks we've been seeing lately. …

Invisible intelligence: how tiny sensors could connect everything we own

The Kolibree toothbrush knows more about your mouth than you ever wanted to know. It monitors how you brush your teeth and lets you know if you're doing it wrong (yes, you can fail at brushing your teeth). Even your dentist can’t monitor your oral hygiene on a daily basis, and that’s exactly why …

Overstock.com is now accepting Bitcoin

Bitcoin got a major new ally this week, as Overstock.com began accepting the alternate currency system as payment. Overstock isn't the first company to accept the currency, but it's larger and more powerful than previous companies like Reddit and OKCupid. Now Bitcoin users will be able to buy more …

'Game Of Thrones' Season 4 Trailer: HBO Releases Footage On Vine

The first look at the "Game Of Thrones" Season 4 trailer is here. HBO released 30 seconds of the highly anticipated trailer -- seriously, people are psyched about the preview of the preview! -- via Vine on Friday (Jan. 10).<p>The five Vines show Tyrion Lannister in shackles, Daenerys patiently …

Why Apple Is Losing Ground To The Samsung Brand

Samsung is gaining fast on Apple in terms of brand affection – but we seem reluctant to admit it.<p>In Interbrand’s 2013 brand index, a benchmark measure of brand value, Apple came out on top, ending a 13 year run by Coca Cola. The signs are though that Samsung, which has been investing heavily in …

Fast fiber-optic broadband spreads across developed world

Fiber-optic broadband is becoming less of a rarity.<p>Subscriptions to the high-speed networking service grew 13.9 percent from June 2012 to June 2013, according to newly released statistics from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which monitors economic trends in North …

Everything You Need To Know About Samsung's Galaxy S5

In addition to the hints Samsung's executive vice president Lee Young Hee gave to Bloomberg in an interview, there are a handful of other rumors and bits of informed speculation about what the phone will be able to do.<p>Here's what we know so far.<p>Or, at least, that's what Hee called the device in his …

Phones

CES robots take on cleaning, fun and personal assistance

After a visit from home entertainment robot Keecker last week, it was obvious that CES 2014 would host some exciting robots. Here are a few that …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

Google X staffers meet with FDA on devices

Google Inc. sent employees with ties to its secretive X research group to meet with federal regulators who oversee medical devices, raising the possibility of a new product that may involve biosensors from the unit that developed computerized glasses.<p>The meeting included at least four Google …

4 Smart Designs For New Cities That Can Withstand Any Storm

Without serious preparation, most cities will be overwhelmed by rising waters. Here are some ideas for how to deal with climate change, from protective wetlands to shipping container reefs.<p>Since most cities are built next to water, the risk of floods threatens more people than any other natural …

Smartphone concept incorporates LiFi sensor for receiving light-based data

The lights are now dimmed throughout the many halls of CES, and none are more perturbed by darkness than the folks at Oledcomm. Illumination is the company's specialty, after all; or, more specifically, LiFi technology, which facilitates high-speed data transmission via pulsating light sources …