Joshua Barnes

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Augmented-reality contact lenses to be human-ready at CES

Anyone who has ever dreamed up a sci-fi future in which neon interfaces float in front of us and information exists not on screens, but projected onto our eyes, is likely watching the blossoming wearable technology market with great anticipation. With its iOptik system, wearables startup Innovega …

Augmented Reality

This Amazing Accessory Turns Your iPad Into a 3-D Scanner

Author: Joseph Flaherty. Joseph Flaherty Design<p>Date of Publication: 09.18.13.<p>Time of Publication: 11:45 am. 11:45 am<p>The Structure Sensor is a new 3-D …

Brunton Hydrogen Reactor Portable Power Pack F-REACTOR-OR B&H

The orange <b>Hydrogen Reactor Portable Power Pack</b> from <b>Brunton</b> produces up to 2 Amps of portable power and never needs charging. The self-contained unit …

Samsung is planning its own custom chips and 4k phone displays

After building processors based on ARM Holdings(s armh) intellectual property for years, Samsung says it will create its own 64-bit core for mobile …

Ion Glasses offer a discrete first step into wearables

In a world where wearable devices are just emerging, albeit rapidly, is it too soon to start thinking about products that feel a little less …

Google Installs Monorail Carriages in Sydney Offices

Google is known to support its campuses and employees with some pretty off-the-wall transportation; take this unusual seven-seater conference bicycle. Now, the company has its own monorail.<p>Well, two decommissioned carriages anyway.<p>It’s a kooky move, but one that has a memorable and hilarious story …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Review

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 is the latest in its line of is-it-a-phone-or-a-tablet-I-hate-calling-them-phablets mobile devices and follows on from the successful Note and Note II, which pretty much created and thus defined the category.<p>The Note 3 can’t mess around either, with an asking price currently …

Apple’s October 22 iPad And Mac Event Now Official As Press Receive Invites

Apple has announced a special event to be held next week on October 22, after that date was leaked first by AllThingsD and then later confirmed by The Loop’s Jim Dalrymple. If rumors prove correct, the event will most likely feature the reveal of a fifth generation iPad, a Retina iPad mini, new …

It’s time for the world to think beyond the US, China declares while cutting deals in Asia

Beijing’s immediate reaction to the US government shutdown was surprisingly restrained. But with the deeply-divided US Congress seemingly unable to reconcile and get back to work after nearly two weeks, Beijing is losing patience.<p>It may be a “good time for the befuddled world to start considering …

China

iPhone 5S Touch ID Likely On iPad 5 Even Though Performance Is Erratic

Am I the only one disappointed by Touch ID on the new iPhone 5S? Apparently not. My own experience has been that it worked great the first day after I got the phone and almost not at all since. So I feel a little like I’ve been duped into actually using a passcode (which I never did before) so that …

House Of The Future: How Automation Tech Is Transforming The Home

In the late 2000s, while he was building himself a “green” home in Lake Tahoe, Calif., Tony Fadell, one of the creators of the iPod, went looking for a thermostat, and was unimpressed by the limited features and dated technology he found.<p>Fadell teamed up with former Apple colleague Matt Rogers in …

Must-see video: SpaceX Grasshopper rocket makes a half-mile hop

SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket prototype made another record-setting vertical takeoff and landing this week from the California-based company's test pad near McGregor, Texas. But what's really cool about Oct. 7's half-mile (744-meter) ascent and controlled descent is the amazing view from a …