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Samsung Gear 2's battery is pretty easy to replace

After having their way with Amazon's Fire TV last week, the tool-wielding maniacs educators at iFixit are back, this time inspecting the insides of Samsung's Gear 2 smartwatch. While iFixit neglected to give the original Gear the teardown treatment, its sequel garners immediate favor by moving the …

Virtual reality developers say it's 'too early to panic' about Facebook

Just because there's no 'Minecraft,' doesn't mean there won't be games<p>Not everyone is happy about Facebook buying Oculus VR. Many who backed the original Kickstarter are concerned about the fate of the company, while the creator of <i>Minecraft</i> has said that he will no longer release a version of the …

Crimea: all this virile cold war talk won't force Vladimir Putin to slink back

We know where this is likely to end. We will accept Russia's sovereignty over Crimea. Sanctions will be quietly dismantled, Moscow will reassure Kiev with a deal on neutrality. Nato will agree no further eastward expansion. The G7 will again become G8; and Crimea will join Tibet, Kosovo, East …

Glowdeck

A multipurpose dock for mobile devices. It has a 10W Bluetooth speaker and voice input, a Qi wireless charging surface, a USB charging port, clock, …

Make the world your instrument with Mogees and a smartphone (video)

It's been awhile since we heard from the Mogees camp, but the device has finally hit Kickstarter. As a refresher, Mogees is a musical tool that uses a special mic to pick up surface vibrations and translate them into sounds via a mobile app. It's sensitive enough to register everything from light …

How Dropbox streams your videos almost instantly

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>This is a pretty fascinating read for all you multimedia geeks out there: Dropbox detailed its approach towards video …

Podcast: Meet Skynet, an open source IM platform for the internet of things

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Chris Matthieu<p>Chris Matthieu, the creator of Skynet, a communications platform for the internet of things hopes his …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

Scientists exploring computers that can learn and adapt

For six or seven decades, computers have been based on processing electronic 1s and 0s.<p>Now, computer scientists are breaking out of that paradigm in strange new directions, as they seek new ways to tackle problems that digital computers can’t easily solve.<p>One approach is quantum computing, in which …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Watch an ultrasonic array move objects in 3D space (video)

Ultrasonic levitation has been possible for awhile, but it's not very practical when objects must typically hover along a single axis. University of Tokyo researchers Yoichi Ochiai, Takayuki Hoshi and Jun Rekimoto have cleared this hurdle with an ultrasonic array that can push items around in 3D …

How Visual Systems Can Improve Wearable Notifications

Many brands are excited about the opportunity that wearable technology presents. As smartphones become more common among consumers, wearables …

earHero Earphones

Like the AfterShokz, earHero are open ear earphones. Its speakers are so tiny that they won’t block your ear canal, so you can still hear the sounds …

Leap Motion: Windows Demo

Leap Motion demonstrates how its much-awaited gesture controller can be used to interact with Windows 8. The tiny sensor lets you use multi-touch …

Dyle Mobile TV Tuner

Belkin’s Dyle is a mobile TV tuner for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. It lets you watch over-the-air digital channels on the go, without the need …

Google Glass: 20 Searches

Google Glass doesn’t have a lot of interactive features yet, but it may already have a killer app. Its voice search is so good it’s terrifying. It’s …

Garmin HUD

A display peripheral for Garmin’s Android, iOS and Windows Phone 8 apps. The HUD connects to mobile devices via Bluetooth and displays traffic …

GlassUp AR Glasses

Unlike Google Glass and other smart glasses, GlassUp is not useful on its own. Its purpose is to serve as your smartphone’s second screen. It relays …

Google Glass

Haptix 3D Multitouch Controller

Haptix uses two cameras to turn any flat surface into a multitouch interface. Control your TV with your table, use real pen and paper to draw, or …

Kúla Deeper 3D Camera Accessory

Kúla Deeper is an add-on for DSLR cameras. Its four high-precision mirrors let you take 3D photos or videos. Free software lets you convert the …

castAR Augmented Reality Glasses

Like the Oculus Rift, castAR glasses can display stereoscopic 3D video and track motion. But its defining feature is the ability to project video or …

The industrial revolution in your basement: You don't own it unless you make it

"I was a graphic artist" says master modder Ben Heck. This hacking expert got into making as a hobby thanks to a library of items available at his job. With the 3D printing boom, it's now easier than ever for hobbyists and tech enthusiasts to design and prototype ideas on a small scale without the …

6 IaaS providers you should know (but may not)

Advertisement<p>33 Comments<p>When people think Infrastructure as a Service their first thought is Amazon(S amzn) Web Services. That’s fair given its early …

The future of motion interfaces: Wave goodbye to the mouse

We're still big fans of Douglas Engelbart's original pointing device, but human/computer input is moving past traditional peripherals. We're rapidly approaching a future of touchscreens, motion sensors and visual imaging control solutions.<p>"Gone are the days, probably, of the keyboard, mouse and …

Do you know where your children go online?

Thirty years ago, children were taught never to accept sweets from strangers, but the equivalent modern message, about staying safe online, doesn't seem to be getting through. For all its positives, the online world is full of potential hazards to young people. Sexting, bullying and sexual …

Live from Expand: Thinking Ahead: the Future of Consumer Electronics

It's time to look ahead. We've enlisted MIT Media Lab Director Joichi Ito and <i>iO9</i>'s Annalee Newitz to help us separate the fads from the future and predict what precisely is on the technological horizon.<p>November 9, 2013 2:00:00 PM EST<p><i>Follow all of Engadget's Expand coverage live from New York City</i> …

Live from Expand: Google Glass Senior Developer Advocate Timothy Jordan

Still got lots of questions about Google Glass? Yeah, us too. The wearable's Senior Product Advocate Timothy Jordan will be joining us on stage to discuss hardware as a platform, the company's visions for the technology and why Glass represents Google's future.<p>November 9, 2013 11:45:00 AM EST<p><i>Follow</i> …

Live from Expand: All Dressed Up: the State of Wearable Technology

Thanks to products like the Pebble Smart Watch and Google Glass, wearables are all the rage this year. We've pulled together a diverse group of companies from different aspects of the space -- including Adafruit, Narrative and Misfit -- to discuss where wearables are and where they're …

Pivothead's new video capture glasses let you mix and match power, storage and wireless add-ons

Pivothead's video-recording specs have undergone only a slight evolution since they launched early last year, gaining live broadcast abilities through the Air Sync add-on. Here at Expand NY, however, we've seen what's next, as the company's been kind enough to bring along a prototype of its …