Grant Kendrick

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Google Glass enters a casino: Watch what happens (or doesn't)

I was waiting to hear about a large security guard grabbing our hero by the lapels and reading him his (lack of) rights.<p>I was twitching at the idea that he would be summoned to meet an Alec Baldwin-type character who would sever a fingertip or two, before speaking sweetly and wishing him a pleasant …

Three things you need to understand about 3D printing to talk about it intelligently

Several of the biggest brains in 3D printing joined Quartz for a discussion about the future of the technology at General Assembly in New York City on July 16. Here are the three most interesting things we learned.<p>1. Customization is effectively free with 3D printing<p>The upsides of 3D printing are …

Obama administration decides to keep spying on US phone records, says it's in the 'public interest'

Every 90 days, a secret court has to renew the controversial order that allows the FBI and NSA to spy on the telephone records of every call made in the United States. The last such order expired today, July 19th. But despite the fervor, protest, and lawsuits that have sprung up since whistleblower …

HTC One Mini cases listed already

Now that the HTC One Mini has been made official it’s nice to finally see those weeks of rumors come to fruition, and as always, it hasn’t taken long …

All Charged Up: Engineers Create A Battery Made Of Wood

The big idea behind Joe's Big Idea is to report on interesting inventions and inventors. When I saw the headline "An Environmentally Friendly Battery Made From Wood," on a press release recently, I figured it fit the bill, so went to investigate.<p>The battery is being developed at the Energy Research …

Nokia now sells more Lumias than BlackBerry sells phones

With this quarter's mixed financial results, Nokia revealed that Lumia sales were up to a record high of 7.4 million. That means that the company sold more Windows Phones last quarter than BlackBerry sold phones. Just one year ago, BlackBerry was selling almost two phones for every one Lumia Nokia …

Colorful Pipes In The Dalles

These pipes carry water in and out of Google's The Dalles, Ore., data center. The blue pipes supply cold water and the red pipes return the warm water back to be cooled.

Eastern Oregon

My friend found this steal of a deal at a yard sale for $10... I think someone is going to be mad when they see their PS2 was sold...

Apple investigating iPhone 5 user death by electrocution

Apple said Monday it would investigate claims that a Chinese woman was killed by an electric shock she received when answering a call while the device was charging.<p>The claim quickly drew attention after a woman in the western region of Xinjiang wrote about the death of her 23-year-old sister Ma …

Estimote Creator Talks About Building An “OS For The Physical World”

Estimote’s first prototype looked like a parrot. They designed it to sit in stores and count the humans entering and leaving the location and could register their paths through the aisles and even added analytics based on sex and purchasing patterns. In all, if you were a store owner, that weird …

Prismatic Layers of Air in Tuscany

Though not much is known about photographer Adnan Bubalo, his stunning nature and landscape photos speak for themselves. His most captivating works feature the hills of Tuscany in central Italy. With its spectacular rolling hills and surrounding scenery, Tuscany is one of Italy's top vacation …

Italy

Who says that clamshell phones are dead? Enter the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Folder

Today’s smartphones might have ultra-fast processors, full HD displays and tons of RAM, but we can’t help feeling like they are missing something. Where’s the clamshell design and numeric keyboard? Left behind in the late-90s you say? Nah, Samsung seems to think there is plenty of room in 2013 for …

Phones

AT&T’s “Next” Plan Offers A New Smartphone Every 12 Months, With Some Strings

Rather than “rethinking possible,” AT&T is rethinking its plans, as it becomes the latest wireless carrier to offer customers the option to upgrade …