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Laughing and crying my way through the new Google Photos

Last weekend I flew to Massachusetts, my first visit since my grandmother’s funeral last October. I spent Saturday with old friends, celebrating our 20th high school reunion. (We’re all pretty much the same, just older and slightly wiser. We drink less.) And I spent Sunday with my parents in our …

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Tutorial Time: The Best DIY No-Leak Wet Bag

I know the title of today's project is a bit boastful, being called the best & all, but after years of using and making wet bags, I think I've hit on …

Don’t cry for Box and Dropbox: Amazon’s real targets are Google and Microsoft

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Tesla’s chargers now moving a gigawatt hour of electricity a month

There are now enough Tesla (s tsla) Model S electric cars — as well as the company’s electric car chargers that keep them going — out there driving …

New app CitizenMe helps you control your online identity

Companies like Google and Facebook know quite a bit about you. Their services, which we use for free, have to monetize somehow. Advertisements are …

Six Things You Should Know About Amazon's Drones

Amazon has asked the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for an exemption from rules prohibiting the use of drones for commercial purposes. With this request, the company has signaled that they are serious about transitioning the idea of thirty minute Prime Air deliveries from concept to …

The Android Wear apps you should download right now

It's been about a year since Google Android Wear smartwatches started arriving on our wrists, and a dizzying array of devices round and square are competing for our attention. Once you're done ogling devices like the Huawei Watch or the LG Watch Urbane , it's time to think about how these gadgets …

Google to Offer Business Owners 2 TB of Free Storage for a Year

3 min read<p><i>Updated on July 10 at 10:45 with comments from Google spokesperson.</i><p>A storm is brewing among leading cloud storage providers, and business owners stand to benefit enormously from rapidly plummeting prices.<p>Today, Google Cloud Platform -- the arm of the company that provides computing, …

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Here's How Google Glass Could Transform Visits To The Doctor Office

Nashville-based startup Octovis, Inc. is working with doctors to bring Google Glass technology — the $1,500 wearable computing device — into examining rooms and operating rooms to make it easier for doctors to take notes and access patient information, like MRIs or other images during surgery.<p>We …

From Pong to Oculus Rift: The Evolution of the Game Controller

Some of the greatest game controllerslike the NES two-button controller or plastic axe of Guitar Heroare just as iconic as the greatest games you use them to play.<p>Some of the greatest game controllers—like the NES two-button controller or plastic axe of <i>Guitar Hero</i>—are just as iconic as the greatest …

Remote-controlled chip could be the future of contraceptives

If you could have safe, effective, long-term birth control that you didn't have to think about, would you jump at the chance? That's what's being proposed by a company called MicroCHIPS of Lexington Massachusetts -- in the form of a chip to be implanted under the skin.<p>The chip, just 20 x 20 x 7 …

Two men and their quest to make Bitcoin truly untraceable

For some, Bitcoin doesn't go far enough towards truly unregulated, untraceable currency. Cody Wilson, the man behind the world's first lethal 3D-printed gun, and Amir Taaki, a Bitcoin entrepreneur, are the two crytpo-anarchists leading the effort to build software that hopes to make Bitcoin …

Chromebooks can get cheaper thanks to new support for a low-end chip

You can pick up a Chromebook for a dirt-cheap $200, if you know where to shop. However, there are now signs that these Google-powered portables could get even cheaper. MediaTek has contributed code to Chromium OS (the base for Chrome OS) for a test device with an entry-level ARM Cortex-A7 processor …

FAA Approves Limited Use Of Drones For Utility Company

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) limited permission to use drones in parts of San Diego County. SDG&E is a Sempra Energy utility, and is the first utility in the nation to be granted FAA approval for the technology.<p>The FAA granted the company an …