Joey Reilly

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Here's a Dog Collar That Lets Humans Train Man's Best Friend From Anywhere

4 min read<p>Let’s face it, owning a dog is a serious commitment. They constantly need our attention and care. And we want to know where they are and what they’re up to at all times. If Fido is gnawing on my slippers again…<p>Good news: Now you can keep an eye on your pup, and even bark commands to him …

Pets

What a View: World's Largest Telescope Gets Green Light for Construction

The world's largest telescope has gotten its official construction go-ahead, keeping the enormous instrument on track to start observing the heavens in 2024.<p>The European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), which will feature a light-collecting surface 128 feet (39 meters) wide, has been greenlit for …

Come On, Put This Google-Owned Surveillance Device in Your House. It'll Be Great!

Google's Nest is running its first TV ads. They're good, in a self-conscious, winking way.<p>How do you convince regular people to buy Google-owned monitoring gadgets and install them in their homes?<p>First, don’t mention Google in your nationally televised ads.<p>Next, make those ads pretty funny.<p>That’s …

Suicide prevention charity suspends tweet-scanning service over ethical concerns

The Samaritans suicide prevention charity in the U.K. has suspended its controversial Samaritans Radar Twitter app, which scanned the tweets of …

Jibo Robot - He can't wait to meet you

Your definition of robot is about to change. Buy today and be one of the first to welcome Jibo into your home.

Robotics

Drummer is a beautiful, minimal drum machine for iPhone

"The world of pro audio gear has not yet been hit by the <i>tidal wave</i> of the internet, nor by the….. <i>earthquake</i> of good design," howls Jake Lodwick. He’s the effervescent, manchild co-founder of Vimeo, and more recently of Elepath, a software development company based out of New York City’s hip …

Xbox One’s new digital TV tuner lets you stream TV to a tablet or smartphone

Liquid hard drive could store 1TB data in a tablespoon

A liquid hard drive containing a suspension of nanoparticles could be used to store impressive amounts of data: 1 terabyte per tablespoon.<p>Researchers …

The plot to maim Google: How AT&T and Comcast plan to upend the internet

<b>(Associated Press)</b><p>The world’s most valuable brand backed out of the net neutrality fight. Here’s how it could backfire in a major way<p>Matt Stoller<p>October 17, 2014 10:58am (UTC)<p>One of the more interesting aspects of the debate over net neutrality is that search giant Google is no longer a vocal …

How much do coders make? Check out this data from around the country

iOS rules the roost and beats Android, Bay Area coders get paid the most, and Node.js developers are up and coming: This sums up three findings from …

Blocks' modular smartwatch will talk to your iPhone

Blocks first unveiled its modular smartwatch with a plan to use Android Wear, much as Project Ara smartphone will use a special version of Android. However, there has been a change of plans -- and it's good news if you're not of the Google persuasion. The team now says that it's using a version of …

Comey: Encryption 'Is Like a Closet That Can't Be Opened'

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Forget everything you thought you knew about how women orgasm

A new study claims that there is no such thing as a vaginal, or clitoral orgasm. Oh, and apparently the G-spot is a myth, too. Radhika Sanghani reports<p>The elusive G-spot does not exist, according to a new study.<p>So far, so typical. It seems we can’t go a few months without researchers offering a new …

Control your smartphone with pinchy fingers

A new app uses a smartphone’s built-in camera to detect hand gestures that resemble sign language. The gestures aren’t intended for communication …

Augmented Reality

Six months that changed aviation forever

War has always spurred technological change, but in the early months of World War I a whole new way of fighting emerged: from the air. A century ago this month, two French airmen made history by becoming the first to shoot down an enemy aircraft. Within weeks, the first rudimentary aircraft …

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Emotions Linger After Forgotten Events In Alzheimer's Patients

A new study suggests that people with Alzheimer's can hold on to happy or sad feelings, even if they forget what triggered them. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with the study's author, Edmarie Guzman-Velez.<p>Transcript<p>ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:<p>A new study suggests people with Alzheimer's may keep feeling happy or …

Why A Blue LED Is Worth A Nobel Prize

Plus, a little history of making semiconductors glow<p>Three scientists have jointly earned the Nobel Prize in physics for their work on blue LEDs, or light-emitting diodes. Why blue in particular? Well, blue was the last -- and most difficult -- advance required to create white LED light. And with …

This App Turns Your Phone Into A Cosmic Ray Detector

Donate your phone's capabilities to science! Plus, if physicists use data from your phone in their paper, then you'll get credited as an author.<p>Want to turn your smartphone into a cosmic ray detector? Well there's an app for that. Cosmic Rays Found in Smartphones, or CRAYFIS, uses smartphones' and …

The Future of Microsoft Depends on Windows Being Free

Remember the days when you would head out to the store to pick up the latest version of Windows, on DVD, for something like $130? Or if you were unlucky enough to not qualify for upgrade pricing, maybe even $239? Those days might seem in the distant past, but in reality Microsoft is still charging …

Samsung readying crazy fast next-gen WiFi devices

Samsung has revealed that by 2015 it may be selling WiFi devices that use unlicensed, 60GHz spectrum to transfer data at 575MB/s -- five times faster than current tech. If that sounds familiar, it's also the WiGig Alliance's 802.11ad WiFi standard, which has a moderately faster theoretical speed of …

Fast-charging batteries will power your gadgets for 20 years

Fast-charging batteries are all nice and good, but the lifespan matters, too -- why should you have to replace power packs (or entire devices) every couple of years ? You may not have to give up performance <i>or</i> longevity if researchers at Nanyang Technology University have their way. They've …

Go Beyond Emoticons and Avatars: comiXchat Messaging App

There’s a new chat app in town that doesn’t feature a new way to shoot selfies or make anything mysteriously disappear — and it’s not dull and boring.<p>comiXchat, a free messaging app by Nubis that displays individual or group chats in an artistically appointed, hand-drawn comic interface, debuts …

NHS medical records to be stored in regional data centres

Confidential patient information is to be housed in a network of regional centres across the country, in a proposal that critics say amounts to an attempt to reintroduce the national database of medical records that was abandoned earlier this year.<p>Harvested from GP and hospital records, medical …

Flexible electronics could draw their energy from graphene supercapacitors

Imagine if your phone was always awake and processing data. How long would the battery last? Three hours? One hour? The next generation of …

Twitter Sues The Government Over Data-Request Disclosures

Twitter wants you to know that it is serious about data request transparency, and that is a darn fine good thing.<p>The social company is suing the government for the right to share, in more granular detail, the requests for user data that state makes. The United States government would like such data …

Obscure lets you edit messages, send them, and delete them later if you want

Obscure is a new free app that has arrived to Google Play, bringing an experience somewhat akin to photo/message sharing apps like Snapchat but with a few twists to the experience.<p>Obscure actually lets you send messages and pictures to your existing contacts, Google+ friends, Facebook friends and …

Microsoft Can Now Turn Any Space Into The Holodeck

Prepare yourself. This is the craziest interactive demo you’ll see all year.<p>Last year, Microsoft Research revealed Illumiroom–which used projectors to stretch the image on your TV to take over a whole wall. Now comes the sequel. Called RoomAlive, this new system can turn every surface in a …

Augmented Reality