Liam Walker

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Hand-cranked iPhone battery case puts you in charge

Now more than ever, we are able to manage our anxiety over a dead iPhone battery. There are plenty external power banks and battery cases on the market, but even those need to be charged.<p>The AMPWare Case revives a dead battery much like your great grandfather started his horseless buggy – with a …

The military is building an implant for controlling machines with your mind

Today, the US military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced a program that aims to build an implantable neural device that would allow the human brain to communicate directly with a computer.<p>Roughly the size of a sugar cube, this device would attempt to achieve real-time …

Singularity

The Oukitel K4000 can survive a hammer beating… and 7 days on a single charge

Oukitel is among the newest Chinese smartphone brands that are starting to get the more recognition. Their devices come with very unique capabilities and offer great value. The most popular happens to be the Oukitel U6, which has mid-end specs and a secondary E-Ink screen that extends battery life …

Elk Kloner

Rich Skrenta claims to have written the world's first computer virus--on an Apple. In 1982 Skrenta coded what he called "Elk Cloner," a virus that spread via floppy disks in the days before computers had hard drives, or for that matter, any security measures. The virus infected thousands of …

Jimmy Fallon’s Mac throws Clippy into a rage

If you’re going to own a Mac, you should maybe put it away somewhere if you’re expecting a visit from Clippy.<p><i>Tonight Show</i> host Jimmy Fallon learned that lesson the hard way when he was talking up the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft’s latest OS last night. As is his wont, Microsoft Word’s built-in …

Jeb Bush reveals extreme Apple fanboyism

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>There's something blessedly nerdy about Jeb Bush.<p>I wonder how much of advantage this will become when all the pushing, shoving, accusing, shouting and denouncing really gathers pace during election …

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This speaker lights on fire (and it's supposed to)

Your Sonos setup is pretty handy, what with its wireless audio and all that, but you know what it's missing? <i>A mothereffin' open flame that bounces along to your music's beat</i>, that's what. Because seriously, a jammin' stereo is basically useless if it doesn't run the risk of burning down the your …

Handy

Hate Needles? This 3-D Printed Device Makes Injections Pain-Free

Three college freshmen invent a disposable, 3-D printed device that numbs the skin around an injection site.<p>No one likes being jabbed with a needle. Some people can’t stand it at all. According to research in the <i>Journal of Family Practice</i>, at least 20% of Americans have needle phobia, and as a …

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How to survive with only one USB-C port on your new MacBook

If there's one thing about Apple's new 12-inch MacBook that seems to drive people crazy, it's that the slim, 2-pound laptop has only a single shared port to handle data, power, video output and accessories.<p>Forget Apple's current scheme of packing in USB, Thunderbolt/mini-DisplayPort, HDMI and even …

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