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Almost anything can become a touchpad with some spray paint

What if you could turn nearly every surface, no matter the size or the shape, into a touchpad? Even a Jell-O mold. Or how about a guitar?<p>Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have come up with a low-cost touch-sensing technology called Electrick that, they say, can do just that.<p>"For the first …

Samsung's 360-degree wireless speakers take aim at Sonos

Samsung's biggest announcement at IFA 2015 was the Gear S2, its long-rumored round smartwatch. But, as expected, that's not the only thing the company is showing off in Berlin, Germany. The R1, R3 and R5 are new wireless, multi-room speakers designed to take on Sonos. What makes them different than …

Run Android in Windows with Amiduos

There are plenty of reasons to run an Android emulator on your PC. Maybe you want to test-drive the OS before buying your first smartphone or tablet. Perhaps you're looking to repurpose an old laptop (or Windows tablet) with something a little less complex than Linux, or access your favorite …

What if 3D printing was 100x faster? | Joseph DeSimone

TED Talks

Ikea is launching a new line of furniture that can charge your phone without wires

Ikea's furniture, which it calls its "Home Smart" line, will integrate the popular Qi wireless charging technology into special "charging pads" on the furniture. People will then be able to buy and assemble the furniture and leave their Qi-supported devices on those pads for a quick battery …

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2015 Apple MacBook

At just 2lb. and with a single USB-C port for everything, the new MacBook is as minimal as it gets. It has an insanely small fanless logic board, a …

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Energous WattUp | Best of CES 2015

Googlicious - Google will control Android TV, Android Auto and Android Wear

How to escape education's death valley | Sir Ken Robinson

The Story Behind Google’s Cardboard Project

The surprise hit of Google I/O was without a doubt Cardboard. Google’s paper product — or phone-based VR viewer — made its debut during yesterday’s keynote, and today, David Coz, the project’s founder, revealed its origins.<p>Depending on who you ask at I/O, Google went ahead with this project either …

Google Project Tango tablet demo at Google I/O 2014

Buy A Google #Cardboard Clone For $20

Want to play around with a cardboard VR kit? Dodocase has you covered. For $19.95, the San Francisco-based manufacturer will ship you an unofficial #Cardboard kit. Some assembly is required and the NFC tag costs an additional $5.<p>As Greg demonstrated yesterday, the official #Cardboard kit is …

There's One Big Issue That's Slowly Killing The Xbox One And PS4

Resolution plays a huge role in the overall gameplay experience, and it's fast becoming a low-hanging ceiling that effectively limits the "next-generation" Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles.<p>Here's an example.<p>"Titanfall," the parkour shooter with large mechs thrown into the mix, is arguably the …

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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 …

LG's Self-Healing Smartphone

These impressive demonstrations of the self-healing coating and durability of LG’s G Flex smartphone with a curved display will probably make you as …

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Watch the full 2014 Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 and enterprise mobility summit - MSPoweruser

Microsoft and The Register have recently hosted a Mobility Summit in UK where they discussed cloud and enterprise mobility and the role Windows Phone …

Small Plane Crashes Into Minnesota Home, Killing Two Onboard

Federal officials on Saturday will investigate why a small sightseeing plane crashed into a Minnesota home, killing two people on board and starting a fierce fire Friday night, police said.<p>The single-engine private aircraft crashed into the house in Sauk Rapids just after 8 p.m. local time, forcing …

PS4 vs Xbox One controller

T3.com looks at the controllers for the Microsoft and Sony consoles which will battle it out for a slice of the Christmas market.<p>With both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 due to be released in the UK before Christmas, the experts at T3.com give you all the information you need to decide which has …

Artificial human blood substitute could help meet donor blood shortfall

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 107 million blood donations are collected around the globe every year, most of which goes on …

Top 5: Reasons you want 4G in your car

Watch Microsoft’s Xbox One E3 2014 Press Conference Here

Tune in on Monday, June 9 at 9:30 am PDT to watch Microsoft’s E3 press conference.<p>It’s safe to say that Microsoft is once again the underdog in the gaming world. The PS4 is handily outselling the Xbox One and Microsoft just retreated on its stance about the Kinect by releasing an Xbox One version …

Xbox at E3 2014: Where to see Microsoft, online and in person

E3 isn't open to the public, but Microsoft is hosing several events online and in Los Angeles during E3 2014 where fans can see what's in store for the Xbox platform, according to a post on Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb's blog.<p>The details, locations and times of Microsoft's events are as</b> …

Why good leaders make you feel safe | Simon Sinek

This animated short about the future will make you cringe

OK, so an animated cartoon about a lazy delivery guy in the future isn't exactly unique (hello, "Futurama"), but "Johnny Express" on Vimeo is a highly entertaining short that will have you laughing and cringing for the duration. Johnny is a lazy space delivery guy whose only desire is to catch a …

Andrew Bastawrous: Get your next eye exam on a smartphone

Maybe the best robot demo ever | Marco Tempest

Plastic hit by bullet regrows after getting hit

Self-healing materials are a bit of a holy grail at the moment, and several have been developed that can fix small cuts and hairline fractures, but this latest development appears to advance the technology by a major leap. Researchers at the University of Illinois have invented a type of plastic …

This Microsoft sensor could make touching your phone screen a thing of the past

Microsoft Research has announced that it is currently working on a new transparent electric field sensor that may allow users to execute commands on …

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