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Glimpsing the future in Singapore

The future has arrived early in Singapore with more ultra-modern infrastructure - skyscrapers, parks, metro lines - being built every day. Many of the projects showcase technologies that we may soon see in other countries - and that could someday help all of us deal with global challenges such as …

You won't need roads with this $85,000 hoverbike

With Hyperloop still a twinkle in Elon Musk's eye, we've got to look elsewhere for our futuristic transport. Thankfully, Aerofex has stepped up with its Aero-X, a hoverbike that is finally scheduled to launch in 2017. Two users can ride this motorbike-like vehicle, where the wheels have been …

If You Really Must Snap iPad Photos, Try the Olloclip Lens

Hands on with Olloclip iPad 4-in-1 Photo Lens<p>Olloclip at Work<p>Olloclip in the Box<p>Olloclip Gear<p>Olloclip on iPad Air Sideview<p>Olloclip on the …

Living in: Great university towns

Usually liberal and forward thinking, these five cities have culturally vibrant, well-educated populations and are often ranked as some of the most sought after places to live.<p>Close to major metropolitan centres but inclusive enough to exert their own sphere of influence, university towns and the …

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20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

Yes, Netflix And Hulu Are Starting To Kill Cable

Cable companies, you've been put on notice.<p>Cord cutting -- ditching your steep monthly cable or satellite bill and instead watching video online -- is on the rise, according to a new report from Experian Marketing Services.<p>In fact, some young adults may never even pay for cable TV in their …

Toyota Has A Tron Bike

The FV2 is a motorcycle straight out of a 1980s vision of 2050.<p>I have made this comparison before, and perhaps will again, but, damnit, this is a _Tron _bike, right? That is, inarguably, what this is.<p>The FV2 is a concept motorcycle from Toyota, set up only a little ostentatiously at the New York …

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Wave your hands like you just don't care to control videos on Vimeo

There's never been a better time to just kick back and watch whatever you want, what with the many ways in which content can be consumed nowadays. And if you enjoy watching videos on Vimeo, things are about to get even easier. The company recently announced that its Couch Mode feature is now …

Who are Silicon Valley's biggest earners?

Yahoo's chief executive Marissa Mayer is not the company’s highest paid employee, but Meyer is not alone is taking a symbolically lower pay packet than some key members of her executive staff.<p>Mayer, whose pay was disclosed in a regulatory filing this week, earned a total of $26.9m last year - down …

Android 4.4.2 KitKat for Xperia Z/ZL/ZR/Tablet Z Coming in May

KitKat update expected towards next month-end<p>The Android 4.4.2 KitKat software update will be released for Xperia Z series devices next month.<p>Sony …

Google Glass is now ‘try before you buy’

Google is trying to make “fetch” happen.<p>And by “fetch,” we mean making Glass appear like a normal fashion accessory. That’s what Google is trying to do with its new “try-on kit” program for potential Glass owners.<p>Apparently, Google is now permitting potential Glass owners to order a kit containing …

GoPro-Equipped Drone Offers Bird's-Eye-View of NYC

The best views in New York City aren't accessible by subway.<p>Equipped with a DJI Phantom drone and a GoPro Hero 3 camera, New York photographer and …

Watch Google test its 3D-sensing phones on robots in zero gravity

Wonder what Google's Project Tango-equipped SPHERES robots will look like when they're in action aboard the International Space Station? The company is more than happy to show you. It has posted video of a recent test that took the machines on a zero gravity simulation flight to see how the 3D …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

Turkey to censor tweets with 'malicious' content

Twitter might not be banned in Turkey anymore, but the country's government isn't quite done putting it through the censorship wringer yet. In fact, Turkish Communications Minister Lütfi Elvan just released a written statement that says: "We [Twitter and Turkey] have reached a consensus to …

Honeywell's Bluetooth air purifier gets pollen alerts from your smartphone

Your air conditioner may already be connected to the web, but what about that lowly air purifier gallantly battling dust in the corner? If a completely connected home is on the docket, prep your 270 bucks and get ready for an upgrade. Honeywell's latest air purifier includes integrated Bluetooth, …

Amazon Fire TV's voice search expands to cover Hulu Plus and Showtime, but not Netflix

Fire TV came out of the gate with an impressive initial effort, however one of its rough edges is that the voice search is actually quite limited. At launch it could only provide results from Amazon's own movie and TV selections or music videos from Vevo, but the company is already adding new …