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Apple Patents 3D Gesture Control Via Hover-Based Input On Touchscreen Devices Like The iPad

Apple has had a new patent published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider), and it’s one that details an extension of multi-touch input that would take gestures above the screen, allowing for 3D manipulation of objects via 3D gesture inputs. Fitting that I should just finish trashing 3D gesture …

Sigmo Device Lets You 'Talk' in 25 Languages

If learning a new language through Rosetta Stone proved too difficult, a new gadget offers an easier solution for real-time language …

Simple technique puts graphene capacitors on par with lead-acid battery

Fabrication could be as simple as making paper.<p>Individual pieces of graphene have some pretty amazing properties, but finding a way to produce bulk …

Scientists make "Impossible Material" ... by accident

In an effort to create a more viable material for drug delivery, a team of researchers has accidentally created an entirely new material thought for …

Breakthroughs

Disney's Amazing Air Cannons Let You Touch the Digital World

>Aireal could provide tangible feedback that's utterly natural.<p>If you've ever played with one of those plastic air cannons, you'll get the general …

Fake memory implanted in mice with a beam of light

Mice taught to fear a location after they were no longer in it.<p>If you’ve ever been frustrated by erratic memories, spare a thought for the mice …

Kite patch is claimed to make you "invisible" to mosquitoes

Depending on what part of the world you live in, mosquitoes can range from being an annoyance, to acting as carriers of life-threatening diseases …

Chromecast Is Google’s Miracle Device

Author: Mat Honan. Mat Honan Gear<p>Date of Publication: 07.24.13.<p>Time of Publication: 2:23 pm. 2:23 pm<p>At an event where everyone was expecting a new …

Meet Helpouts, Google’s Secret Project That Turns Hangouts Into A Commerce Platform

While its roots lie in search, today, Google wears many hats. From self-driving cars and wearable technology to social networking and mobile operating systems, there are few industries where the search and advertising giant has yet to make its presence felt. Lately, however, Google’s expansion has …

Mercedes tekent ultieme golfkar

Om ook de golfers van passend vervoer te voorzien heeft Mercedes-Benz tijdens het British Open in Schotland deze Vision Golf Car gepresenteerd.<p>Het op …

Apple Fashion Coming To A Store Near You

Apple clothing in a store near you soon? Initial reactions to Apple hiring Yves Saint Laurent CEO Paul Deneve have focused on the iWatch. But could Apple really have hired the CEO of a major fashion brand to help sell a watch? Unlikely. Impossible in fact.<p>More likely it is to explore the extension …

Telescopic contact lenses magnify sight 2.8 times, turn wearer into cyborg

Interested in upgrading your eyeballs? Well, a team of DARPA-funded researchers led by Joseph Ford of UC San Diego recently published a proposal for a new type of telescopic contact lens in <i>Optics Express</i>. Designed for people with age-related macular degeneration, the lenses are only 1.17mm thick …

How a total n00b mined $700 in bitcoins

We take a Butterfly Labs Bitcoin miner, plug it in, and make it (virtually) rain.<p>This is the second in a two-part series exploring Butterfly Labs and …

VANMOOF 10 Electrified bike has GPS tracking and smart power systems

In its mission to "shake the unshakeable," Dutch bike manufacturer VANMOOF has created what it calls the world's first intelligent commuter bike. The …

Electric Vehicles

Here's What's Wrong with the 'Sharing Economy'

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Milo Yiannopoulos is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Kernel and yesterday he gave a talk at LeWeb London entitled “Why the Sharing Economy is Bollocks.” It certainly proved a divisive argument and today he’s summed it up in this politically-charged post. Think he’s gone too far</i> …

Intel Capital creates $100M fund to invest in perceptual computing

Intel Capital has created a $100 million fund to finance perceptual computing projects, or those that use more senses to interact with computing devices. Perceptual computing includes gesture recognition using 3D depth cameras, which send signals into a room and measure the time it takes to bounce …

Mid-March Update

Hi backers,Roger here. First off, I’d like to apologise for the lack of response to queries sent to us. We’ve had a bit of a turnover in our support …

What’s inside Motorola’s digital tattoo?

Motorola dropped some jaws this week, when Advanced Technology and Projects Group chief Regina Dugan revealed the company’s tinkering on digital …

What is Happenning in Istanbul?

To my friends who live outside of Turkey:<p>I am writing to let you know what is going on in Istanbul for the last five days. I personally have to write …

Frozen plants from the Little Ice Age regenerate spontaneously

Carbon dating shows they bounce back from 400 years of being stuck in a glacier.<p>Retreating glaciers are proving to be good news for plant scientists. …

Noise-canceling tech could lead to Internet connections 400 times faster than Google Fiber

The basic mechanism behind noise-canceling headphones could boost both the speed and reliability of Internet connections, according to researchers that published findings via Nature Photonics.<p>Noise-canceling headphones use a microphone to pick up any outside noises within range of your ears. It …

Is This Kickstarter Project the Future of Blogging?

Ghost, an open-source blogging platform that hopes to shake up the personal publishing space, is nearing the end of its Kickstarter journey.<p>Almost a …

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The illusion of simplicity: photographer Peter Belanger on shooting for Apple

You’ve almost certainly never heard of Peter Belanger, but you’ve definitely seen his photographs. In fact, you may even see his work every day, and it’s likely that you own some of his most famous subjects. Belanger is the man behind some of Apple’s most iconic product images, a San …

Leica Teases ‘Mini M’, Coming June 11

Leica has its upcoming ‘Mini M’ camera listed on its website now. The ‘Mini M’ name appears to be where it fits in the lineup among Leica cameras, …

Google’s Conversational Search Now Live In Chrome

Google has quietly rolled out its new conversational search feature in the latest version of its Chrome browser for Windows, Mac and Linux.<p>Users that hit up the Google homepage will now see a small microphone symbol in the right-hand side of the search field, as well as at the top of any page …

Star Trek's Tricorder Becomes Reality With Scanadu's Scout

If you’ve been longing for the day you can just scan your body at home to find out what’s wrong when you’re sick rather than head to the ER — your …

Glowing Robots Injected Into Eyes May Save Your Sight

Tiny, glowing robots could soon be injected into the eye to alert doctors of low oxygen levels that can lead to blindness.<p>Led by Bradley Nelson, a …