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Google to build prototype of truly driverless car

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the …

How to make your old LPs sound better for less than a penny

The wiggles and undulations of an LP record groove are incredibly tiny, so it doesn't take much dust, dirt, or crud lurking down there to mess up the sound. That's why some vinyl-philes buy record cleaning machines to literally suck the debris out of the grooves. Those machines sell for hundreds or …

Cleaning

Google's Modular Smartphone Gets a January 2015 Launch Date

The Project Ara device will have a $50 starting price.<p>At the first Ara Developers Conference, happening now in Mountain View, California, Google …

An awesome small room/high-end stereo system

One of the most important factors in selecting the right hi-fi components is room size. If you're lucky enough to have a big living space (over 500 square feet), I'd recommend floor-standing speakers. Big rooms also soak up amplifier power; smaller rooms need a lot less. Here in NYC, most folks …

Audiophile

Wearables expected to graduate to 2.0 at CES 2014

Wearables are expected to go the way of the Internet -- meaning they will eventually be omnipresent, according to a new report by research firm Forrester. And a big change in the industry is expected to happen at this year's Consumer Electronics Show when wearables will graduate from 1.0 to 2.0.<p>"If …

CES

15 best eBook reader apps for Android

Finding the right eBook reader apps (also called eReaders) can be difficult. There are a variety of eBook types, plenty of file formats to deal with, and then there are different kinds of books (novels, comics, etc) that make the whole experience a little complicated. However, with the right app, …

Samsung unveils mSATA version of the 840 Evo solid-state drive

Samsung's popular<p>840 Evo solid-state drive(SSD) has just gotten more versatile. Today the storage vendor announced the mSATA version of the drive.<p>mSATA is a design form that's much more compact than the standard 2.5-inch laptop drive. This means the drive can fit in more portable mobile devices, …

Mobile Devices

HP embeds Leap Motion gesture control tech in 11 computers

Leap Motion announced Thursday that Hewlett-Packard is embedding its gesture control technology in 11 new computers.<p>In a blog post, Leap Motion -- which developed a system designed to enable users to control their computers with hand gestures alone, with accuracy down to a hundredth of a millimeter …

Standalone

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5 Things Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a …

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TapTap Wristband Keeps You In Touch with Your Loved One

<b>TapTap Wristband</b> keeps you and your loved one connected, it’s a small device that transfers touch between 2 people. Aside from transferring the …

Wearable Tech

Daily Inspiration #1616

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

North Texas Arrhythmia Associates – Visual Identity Design by Oven

Modern Visual Identity Design.<p>The design team of studio Oven has created the visual identity for the North Texas Arrhythmia Associates (NTAA). The …

Film Noir Batman Character Art

Smartphone-controlled paper airplane kit conquers the skies

I suck at paper airplanes. Though I love origami in general, I have never managed to build a truly flight-worthy paper plane. With the PowerUp 3.0 smartphone-controlled paper airplane kit, though, I could get my revenge on aerodynamics.<p>No longer will paper airplanes have to rely on clever folding …

Carbon Fiber

Microsoft releases Xbox One cheat sheet: here's what you can tell Kinect to do

Every Xbox One comes with a new Kinect sensor — a powerful peripheral that lets the game console read your heart rate and respond to your voice commands. In our review of the Xbox One, however, we discovered that the Kinect typically only recognizes extremely specific vocal cues like "Xbox turn …