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Android Paranoid 4.4 hits Final version, safe for daily driving

Not all of us enjoy living on the edge of new custom ROM releases, and sometimes not even Milestones or Release Candidates are stable enough for critical-bug-free usage on a daily basis.<p>If you value stability more than cutting-edge features, the latest release of Android Paranoid is for you. The …

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This App Will Get You Drunk

Raise your glass — like, right now. We’ve found a new friend for those boozy bottles on your bar cart! It’s an interactive cocktail mixology system, called Perfect Drink. This drinking tech is a two-parter. Firstly, there’s a free app, available for iOS and Android. Secondly, there’s Brookstone’s …

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4 DARPA Projects That Could Be Bigger Than the Internet

Forty years ago, a group of re­search­ers with mil­it­ary money set out to test the wacky idea of mak­ing com­puters talk to one an­oth­er in a new …

Google Glass sells to the public tomorrow. Here’s how to decide whether or not to buy

Tomorrow, April 15, Google Glass will finally go on sale to the public.<p>Granted, you’ll have just one day to buy it, and supplies will be limited. That’s the kind of sales tactic any company would use to pressure you into buying a shiny, new toy you don’t really need.<p>So start thinking about it ahead …

Portable Robot Printer Is Like A Roomba That Squirts Ink

“What is a printer?” asked Zuta Labs, then reimagined it as the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer, as small as your hand.<p>Designed by Zuta Labs and now on Kickstarter, the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer is one for the mobile age. It cleverly sheds the bulk of consumer printing by re-imagining what a printer …

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How It Works: An Electronic Cigarette

The future of smoking<p>Since electronic cigarettes hit the market in 2007, yearly sales have reached $1 billion in the U.S. Although they’re popular, it’s still unclear how safe they are. Last year, a study from an international group of scientists showed that the toxins in e-cigarette vapor are 9 to …

Samsung's new monitors include one with a billion-color, 3,840 x 2,160 screen

Now that Samsung's shown us the GS5, Gear 2 smartwatch and its latest Chromebook, it's time for the company's lesser-known product teams to come out of the woodwork. Next up: the display division, which today introduced three new models for 2014, including one with a billion-color, 3,840 x 2,160 …

Here's the 'Luminous Ceiling' you never knew you wanted

Here's the result of Philips' latest LED experiment -- the OneSpace Luminous Ceiling, which glows with a white light and makes a room feel like it's …

Elon Musk Turns To Medium And GIFs To Reveal New Model S Fire Safety Feature

Is the company blog dead? Instead of posting on the Tesla blog, Elon Musk announced a significant new Model S feature on the personal blogging site Medium.<p>Following two incidents which resulted in fires, Tesla is adding a titanium underbody shield to the Model S. This triple underbody shield was …

Mom Tries to Teach Her Daughter How Fast a Photo Can Spread Online, Plan Backfires

A Colorado mother learned an important lesson of her own last week when her plan to teach her daughter just how quickly a photograph can spread …

Bringing Back The Detail - Sharpening Tutorial

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Apple engineer explains where the iPhone came from

Offering a rare interview in the run-up to another legal fray between Samsung and Apple, the senior engineer behind the iPhone has explained where it all started, part of Apple's plan to communicate how groundbreaking the original iPhone was. Talking to the <i>WSJ</i>, Greg Christie explained how the …

The Curious Double Standard of Google Glass

"That's tight."<p>"Yeah she looks good."<p>"I'd hit that."<p>I was watching as two gentlemen at the table next to me at the SXSW Interactive festival ogled an attractive young woman. They weren't admiring her low cut blouse or a well-filled-out pair of green skinny jeans. Instead they were looking at what …

Microsoft Is Doing Us All A Favor By Killing Windows XP

The end is nigh. No, really. Less than a month from now Microsoft will officially stop supporting the Windows XP operating system. Many security experts predict that it won’t be pretty for Windows XP users once the security patches stop rolling out, and some feel that pulling the plug on support is …

8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains

Technology has altered human physiology. It makes us think differently, feel differently, even dream differently. It affects our memory, attention …

Titanfall, the game that will ruin all other shooters and win over customers for the Xbox One

Titanfall launched earlier this week with a year’s worth of hype behind it and was received with much excitement from the gaming community. Gamers flooded online as it launched at midnight in the US, taking the game’s dedicated servers offline seemingly immediately.<p>Call of Duty changed the way we …

Physicists, Generals And CEOs Agree: Ditch The PowerPoint

About six months ago, a group of physicists in the U.S. working on the Large Hadron Collider addressed a problem they've been having for a while: Whenever they had meetings, everyone stuck to the prepared slides and couldn't really answer questions that weren't immediately relevant to what was on …

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

Kid leaks HTC phone, receives threat, denies everything

<img src="http://cdni.wired.co.uk/138x138/a_c/ars.png" alt="Ars Technica" style="float: right;"/><p>A kid posted a 12-minute hands-on review of HTC's …

Disney deal blazes trail for a Dish without the dish

analysis Dish Network's deal with Disney sacrifices AutoHop, but it does more than just keep ESPN and gain access to more mobile-video apps: It slings Dish into the lead for full-on Web TV.<p>Dish Network just took the lead in turning Internet TV into reality.<p>Long have the biggest names in technology …

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How I Quit Google

I think it was the search for “pink glitter tiny toms” that finally prompted me to quit Google.<p>I had long been worried that Google knew too much …

Playing Tetris Can Reduce Urges to Eat, Smoke, Drink

Three minutes of the game reduced cravings by 24 percent in a recent study.<p>The never-ending falling blocks of Tetris have caused innumerable people untold amounts of frustration. YouTube star Hank Green even has a song memorializing the evil of “The Man Who Throws The Tetris Piece.” But a new study …

Report: Tesla’s gigafactory could get $1B from Panasonic, suppliers

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>A week after Tesla confirmed that it plans to build a huge battery making “gigafactory” in the U.S., more news is trickling …

Goophone took just two days to rip off the Galaxy S5

Goophone's a bit like a covers band that just happens to make knock-off smartphones. Not content with just plundering better artists' catalogs, the company has apparently managed to copy the Galaxy S5 in under <i>two days</i>. The Goophone S5, <i>yep</i>, has a 5-inch, 1,920 x 1,080 display, paired with a 2GHz …

Obama assessing four alternatives to NSA phone data collection: WSJ

Proposals range from placing the program under phone companies to abolishing it altogether<p>The Obama administration has been presented with four wide-ranging options on how to reform the National Security Agency's (NSA) phone data collection program — including doing away with it altogether — …

OpenID Connect Identity Protocol Launches With Support From Google, Microsoft & Others

Signing users in to a mobile or web app isn’t necessarily hard, but keeping their credentials safe is something that’s often best left to specialists. The OpenID Foundation today announced the launch of OpenID Connect, the organization’s latest standard for authenticating users and building …