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Thermodo turns your smartphone into an instant thermometer

Today’s smartphones offer countless apps to check the weather, find out upcoming forecasts, or even get alerts when it’s about to rain or snow. But no app can tell you exactly what the temperature is right where you stand. That’s why Robocat, the developers of Haze and other smartphone weather …

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Turn any inkjet printer into a circuit printer with this DIY kit

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: AgIC Inc.<p>Circuits–the wires that carry electricity from point A to point B in an electronic device–are becoming more …

Google's 3D-sensing phones are taking a trip to the International Space Station

It's arguably cool enough that Google is working on smartphones that can scan your surroundings, but now those devices are slated to take a spin in space too. How's that for living in the future? NASA first started sticking smartphones to machines back in 2011 when it used Samsung's Nexus S as the …

What if Netflix switched to P2P for video streaming?

Advertisement<p>22 Comments<p>Could Netflix (S NFLX) change its video streaming service to use a P2P architecture, in order to save money on content …

Artificial intelligence startup Vicarious collects $40 million from tech elites

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>It has been a big year for artificial intelligence. Google bought DeepMind in January for …

IBM’s Watson Tackles The Tumor Genome, On The Way To Personalized Cancer Treatments

To develop a specific treatment for each person’s cancer, doctors would need to learn their tumor’s genetic code. It’s a task too difficult for humans to do for every cancer patient. But it might not be too difficult for a problem-solving supercomputer.<p>IBM’s advanced artificial intelligence program …

Seagate Backup Plus/Slim portable drive review: A fast portable drive with massive storage space - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The fast and affordable Seagate Backup Plus/Slim has the highest capacity of any portable drive. The drive includes helpful backup software and a free two-year 200GB subscription to Microsoft OneDrive online storage.<p><b>The Bad</b> The two-year warranty is short and there's no security option to …

Gear & Gadgets

Is the Internet Making Us More Democratic?

<i>Matthew Carpenter-Arévalo is a peer at #DemocraciaEnRed, a Latin America-based movement to promote the evolution of democracy through modern tools.</i><p>While discontent rooted in the offline world continues to be the source of protests worldwide, few can argue that the lowered cost of communication …

This Font Was Designed By A Robot Practicing Calligraphy

Robosans is a new font that was created by a disembodied robot arm.<p>We’ve seen robots that can walk, talk, sing, write music, and more. Thanks to graphic designer Mostafa El Abasiry, we now have Robosans, a font you can download to your computer that was made using a disembodied robot arm. It’s a …

Typography

A Smart Watch For Kids, Designed For Worried Parents

Helicopter parents, rejoice: FiLIP’s technology lets you keep track of your kids.<p>An estimated 60% of parents in the United States get their pre-teens cell phones, for reasons like peace of mind and safety. The catch, however, is that those smartphones come loaded with tools that kids can abuse. …

Kids

Bill Clinton: If the U.S. gives up Internet oversight, Internet freedom will suffer

Obama’s plan to relinquish control of the Internet will enable foreign governments to crack down and limit Internet freedom, according to former U.S. president Bill Clinton.<p>Clinton joins a lengthy list of critics of the U.S. decision to give up oversight of ICANN, the non-profit organization …

LG lights up smart bulb that responds to your phone

The Bluetooth-equipped smart bulb can talk to your mobile device so you can remotely turn it on and off, adjust the brightness, and schedule its activity.<p>LG has unveiled a light bulb that can you can control from your smartphone.<p>The company revealed Sunday that the new bulb can connect with phones, …

Home Automation

Panasonic 4K wearable camera arriving in May

Shooting video in 4K is quickly becoming more and more accessible, and Panasonic is about to begin offering another option to get shooters started. In May, it will release the HX-A500, a wearable camera that can shoot 4K video at 25 frames per second — a feat that Panasonic claims its camera is the …

Google releases new Chromecast photo collage app

Google has launched a playful new app for Chromecast that lets a group of people create and draw on a collage of photos displayed on a TV. The app is called Photowall, and though it requires an iOS device to get started right now, anyone with a smartphone or a tablet can join in once it's going. …

Codementor Wants To Be An Uber for Developers In Distress

Junior developers stuck on a coding problem for hours will probably breathe a huge sigh of relief to hear they can get help instantly from experts with the click of a button — as that’s what Codementor is setting out to do.<p>Codementor is a Techstars-backed startup based in Taiwan and San Francisco …

Deal with the devil: why Netflix broke its own rules on net neutrality

By agreeing to pay Comcast, Reed Hastings set a painful precedent<p>Netflix CEO Reed Hastings published an impassioned blog post last week criticizing internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon for asking his company to pay interconnection fees in order to ensure that their data reaches …

Search

FORTUNE — Despite excitement from the business world, consumers aren’t keen on the latest innovations in retail advertising. A whole new category of technology has sprung up to serve “omnichannel” retailers, who combine online analytics with brick-and-mortar sales. They do that by connecting to a …

YC-Backed Gbatteries Launches BatteryBox, A 50Whr Backup Battery For MacBooks & Other Gadgets

Over the years, users of portable consumer electronics have just come to accept that battery life gets worse over time. But it doesn’t have to: Gbatteries, which is in the current batch of Y Combinator companies, has come up with a new technology called BatteryOS that provides better performance …

Disconnect unveils private search Android app and web interface

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Maxkabakov<p>Disconnect Search, a tool that lets people use popular search engines without having their …

Dell buys data-viz company StatSoft to sweeten its business offering

Since it went private last year, Dell has been reorienting itself toward business needs. Today, it added a new toolset for data visualization and big data analytics: advanced analytics provider StatSoft, which joins Dell via an acquisition deal of an undisclosed amount.<p>StatSoft, founded in 1984, …

Meg Whitman\’s 3-D printing error: H-P takes back June rollout announcement

RoomScan app creates floor plans just by tapping walls

Turn your iPhone into a magic tape measure with this surprisingly adept tool.<p>Shopping for furniture? Need to figure out how much paint you need for a living-room makeover? Planning to sell your house? These and other activities can benefit greatly from having a floor plan, but who's got time to …

Apps

Video Depicting Demolition Progress at Apple Campus 2 Site Surfaces [Updated]

A supposed internal Apple video depicting the demolition of Hewlett Packard's former offices in preparation for Apple's Campus 2 project has surfaced on YouTube (via <i>9to5Mac</i>).<p>The video itself, which appears to be consistent with Apple's production quality, shows excavators tearing through multiple …

What Project Ara could mean for the future of mobile customer service

When we first heard about modular phone projects like PhoneBloks, initially mobile tech publications like <i>Android Authority</i>, industry experts and even tech enthusiasts were skeptical about whether such a concept could ever be anything more than just a pipe-dream.<p>Although a smartphone that can have …

Mobile

Your phone will read people’s emotions better than you ever could

Computers stole your job; now they know your pain. Using a combination of facial recognition software and machine learning algorithms, researchers have trained computers to be dramatically better than humans at reading pained facial expressions. And they’re working on new programs to help clue you …

Machine Learning

BatteryBox portable charger promises to keep the juice flowing even after five years

A new portable battery promises to carry enough juice to charge eight iPhones and keep your MacBook Air going for 12 hours, <i>five years</i> after you buy it. Unlike others that lose their capacity over time, BatteryBox uses a new energy management system called BatteryOS that monitors what's going on …

Elephant Trunk Robot Learns Like A Child

You know, like a child with mechanical tentacles.<p>Four years ago, German engineering firm Festo came up with a concept for a robotic arm. Somewhere between an iron snake, a mechanical claw, and a sci-fi tentacle, the Bionic Handling Assistant is functionally most similar to an elephant's trunk.<p>But …

Google encrypts Gmail between data centers to keep the NSA out of your inbox

Google just announced that as of today, Gmail is more secure than ever before. And the company isn't hiding the fact that it's actively trying to stop the government from spying on your email activity. Google says that Gmail will now use a secure HTTPS connection whenever you check or send email, …