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5 Great Front-End Developer Tools You Must Try

<i>Arnaud Breton is a full-stack developer at mention with a specific focus on the front-end side and user experience. This post originally appeared on the mention blog.</i><p>Over the last few years, we’ve seen tremendous growth in an entirely new generation of Web applications. These apps have become much …

Asus Unveils Five-Mode, Three-In-One Dual-OS Device

Taiwanese PC maker Asus took the wraps off a series of devices at Computex today, with the headliner being the Transformer Book V — a device that wants to be everything all at once.<p>The Transformer Book V is what Asus terms a “five-mode, three-in-one converged laptop” that features a Windows and …

Betty translates plain english into command line code

The old-fashioned computer command line isn't going anywhere.<p>But it may soon learn to speak our language.<p>For all the advances in the way we interact …

Swapping Young Blood for Old Reverses Aging

Muscle tone, endurance, memory, and smell improve in elderly mice infused with blood from younger mice<p>In what could have profound implications for understanding the process of aging, a trio of scientific papers published today show that infusing elderly mice with the blood of young mice can reverse …

Nod smart ring is a wearable remote control

Ex-Google engineer Anush Elangovan does not lack ambition for his invention, Nod.<p>The $150 (£89) smart ring lets its wearer use a finger as an input and control device.<p>The idea is to offer more fluid and natural interactions than alternative gesture technologies, and even voice control software, …

Consumer Physics’ $150 smartphone spectrometer can tell the number of calories in your food

Would you like to be able to look up the calorie content of the specific apple you’re eating? You could take it to a lab and run it through a …

Fleep, The Team Messaging App Built & Funded By ‘Skype Mafia’, Adds Mac, Windows And Android Apps

If your aim is to be an enterprise messaging app to help cut down on the (over) use of something as ubiquitous as email, then it probably follows that you will need to be available on as many platforms as possible. Fleep, built by an impressive Estonian team comprising a number of ex-Skype …

Stephen Wolfram Wants To Make Computer Language More Human

At South By Southwest, programmer and scientist Stephen Wolfram showed off more of his Wolfram Language software.<p>Last month, Stephen Wolfram--scientist, founder of Wolfram Research, and the closest thing Big Data has to a rock star--unveiled Wolfram Language, a "symbolic" computer language more …

How to Make a Microscope Out of Paper in 10 Minutes

A new microscope can be printed on a flat piece of paper and assembled with a few extra components in less than 10 minutes. All the parts to make it …

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

Finally, A Strip-Proof Screw

Using your head<p>The common screw may not have been screaming for a makeover, but consider its shortcomings: stripped heads, tedious pilot holes, endless bit swapping. The company Outlaw has developed a new fastening system that cures all those headaches and could unseat the Phillips head as the …

Woodworking

A Tiny Desktop Museum With Dinosaur Eggs, Moon Rocks, and Titanic Coal

Don't lament the fact that your tiny podunk town recently spent all its money on a new waterpark instead of a museum. Thanks to a lifelong dream of …

Mount Everest

HTC wants to combine all your Android phones to cure diseases (video)

With smartphones packing so much processing power these days, HTC reckons we can combine them all to do some meaningful number crunching à la SETI@home and Folding@home. We're talking about curing diseases (AIDS, cancer, Alzheimer's and more) as well as searching for alien life. As such, the mobile …

This Perpetual Plotter Clock Is More Relaxing Than a Zen Garden

There's a certain charm to old-school analog clocks, unless you're part of the generation that never learned how to properly decipher a bunch of …

Learn to code through dungeon crawling

Looking at a bunch of code for the first time can be something of a daunting affair. All those strings and symbols can simply look like a mess to the …

Open Source Software

Chromecast's Fireplace Visualizer hopes to set hearts aflame on Valentine's Day

Hey, loverboy/gal, Don Juan called to let you know that listening to Sinatra during a steak dinner isn't enough to set the mood for Valentine's Day. You need a roaring fire to induce some serious cuddling time, and that's where Chromecast's seasonal fireplace mode (that's just been redesigned for …

The Dash | Wireless Smart Earphones

The Dash is the name given to the world´s first wireless smart in ear-headphones. The sleek earphones can be paired with a smartphone or mp3 player, …

Sony 4K UST Projector

The 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector uses laser technology to beam video at up to 4096×2160 just a few inches from your wall or screen. Its modular …

Gear & Gadgets

Nix Color Sensor

A small device that lets you sample colors from surrounding objects. You can save the RGB values of colors and even look for paint stores that sell …

Orée Touch Slab Wooden Trackpad

The Touch Slab is a Bluetooth trackpad made out of a single piece of wood. It supports multitouch and also works as a numerical pad. Like Orée’s …

Durr, the faceless watch that vibrates every 5 minutes

Time may be constant, but our perception of it is constantly changing. If you're happy and having fun, it tends to pass more quickly than if you're …

Wearable Transmitter Turns Your Palm Into a Touch Interface

The world could be at your fingertips, thanks to a new wearable, gesture-based gadget.<p>Fin enables users to control up to three devices such as …

I Turned My Tiny, Dark, And Overpriced New York Apartment Into A 'Smart Home' For Just $300

That's one of the problems with living in New York. I spend about a zillion dollars per month in rent, and still have a teeny tiny apartment that faces the back of a bunch of taller buildings that block the sun. My bedroom window faces some other guy's bedroom window across a narrow, dark alley.<p>So …

Working from Home with Solo Remote Access Device

<b>Solo Remote Access Device</b> is a portable device offering the user access to desktop computing power when away from the studio, granting the user …

Burn An (Almost) Infinite Candle With This Clever Wax-Catching Holder

To all of you convinced there's no such thing as a perpetual motion machine, behold Benjamin Shine's brilliant Rekindle candlestick holder that …

Candles

earHero Earphones

Like the AfterShokz, earHero are open ear earphones. Its speakers are so tiny that they won’t block your ear canal, so you can still hear the sounds …

Camera Level Cube

Want to get that perfect shot but don’t know if your camera is level? While some tripods have built-in levels, we like this simple gadget which …

Squito Ball Camera

Invented by Steve Hollinger, the Squito is a ball-shaped throwable camera. It takes 360º panoramic videos or pictures and has built-in image …

Imaging

Cross Plane Gaming Controller

Put simply, the Cross Plane is a supercharged version of the NVIDIA Shield. It can control and stream games from a PC (regardless of the GPU), Xbox …