Kyle Snelgrove

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Google Shows A Glimpse Of How Its Modular Phone Moonshot Is Progressing

Google has released a video (embedded below) showing a glimpse of what’s going on behind the scenes at Project Ara, one of the hardware shunkworks projects coming out of its Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP). The ATAP group is also working on a 3D mapping handset which Google showed off in …

Finally, Someone Is Disrupting The Towel

Showering is great, I’m a big fan. But drying off? Laaaaammmmmeeee. All that towelling, it’s enough to make you need another shower, am I right? New York-based startup The Body Dryer realizes this, and they’ve created a device to help you skip the towel and get dry a better way.<p>The Body Dryer dries …

Pixelstick: Light Painting Evolved to Span Video and Photos

<i>Derick Rhodes is a footage content producer at Shutterstock. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been adapted with permission.</i><p>Duncan Frazier has made impressive stunning timelapse footage, but when he and his business partner Stephen McGuigan (working together as …

This 'Wonder Material' Could Make Your Next Phone Super Thin With Internet That's 100x Faster

They've found a technique that could help the company make your future smartphone thinner, more durable, and even a deliver Internet 100 times faster.<p>The "wonder material" is called graphene— a substance that's stronger than steel and so thin it's considered to be two dimensional.<p>In fact, it's 1 …

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ePantry Launches An Online Grocery Offering Sustainable Goods, Automatically Shipped To Your Door

A new online grocery called ePantry, publicly launching today, believes that consumers <i>do</i> care about buying green and sustainable products, but they often choose not to because it’s less convenient. That is, when you run out of dish soap or laundry detergent, for example, you simply head over to …

Sony Xperia Z2 review

Sony announced itself as a major player in the flagship smartphone market last year with the Xperia Z, which featured a beautiful all-glass design, and was the first true flagship to offer protection from dust and water. The company continued to build on a fantastic platform with the Sony Xperia …

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Apple buys tech that could take Siri offline

Apple has sort-of-confirmed that it recently snapped up another small company, called Novauris. The firm specializes in speech recognition and has historical ties to the core technology and patents underpinning Siri. <i>TechCrunch</i> reports that Novauris' experts are already working inside Apple to …

Here’s how the blocks in Google’s Project Ara modular phone stay put (video)

The first Project Ara developer conference takes place in two weeks to move Google’s(s goog) modular phone platform effort forward. The project aims …

Samsung Smartphone's Anti-Theft Feature Falls Short Of Demands

Samsung announced Friday that its latest smartphone, the Galaxy S5, will include new anti-theft technology, but the feature fell short of what law enforcement officials have demanded in their effort to reduce the growing number of smartphone thefts.<p>Samsung’s new feature, known as Reactivation Lock, …

Galaxy S5 wireless charging cover now available for preorder

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is on its way, but before it arrives, you might want to pick up a few accessories for your new handset. With this in mind, soon-to-be Galaxy S5 owners will be happy to know that the official wireless charging cover is now available for pre-order.<p>The cover’s status is currently …

Samsung says it is closer to flexible electronics after graphene breakthrough

Samsung and an affiliated laboratory say they have grown large-scale, impurity free graphene, an important step toward making the material …