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Voltera's circuit board printer wants to be the 'Makerbot of electronics'

<i>Update on Nov. 8 at 11:21 a.m. Pacific: Corrected to reflect the printer’s resolution which is 10 mil, not 10 millimeters, and to the timing of its fundraising plans.</i><p>Cyril Ebersweiler, hardware accelerator Haxlr8r’s founder, believes that if hardware startups learn how to prototype, iterate, and …

How to approach girls without being creepy

While it's tempting to write off everyone who seeks to learn from Pick Up Artists (PUAs) like Julien Blanc as misogynist twits, it's not actually …

The Tah Bluetooth stick lets you control (almost) anything with a smartphone

We've seen plenty of development boards, but this might be the first that comes with both Bluetooth LE and built-in USB. Tah is the creation of India's Revealing Hour and has been designed to both lower the cost of adding Bluetooth to Arduino projects, but also to connect your smartphone to other …

3 ways crooks attack on public Wi-Fi

When you're on the go and running out of data on your cellular plan, finding free public Wi-Fi is like getting a fantastic present on Christmas morning<p>But unlike a Christmas present, free public Wi-Fi comes with a cost. No, not your firstborn child (although some people in London agreed to do just …

Windows 10: Nine things you need to know

Have burning questions about Microsoft's operating system? Here are some answers.<p>Windows 10 has arrived. I've spent the last nine months running the Windows Technical Preview on desktops, laptops and tablets, watching it evolve from interesting concept to my primary operating system.<p>If you're new …

Software

Sound off! How would you make a killer smartwatch?

It looks like the smartwatch is here to stay, and now that Apple has shown off their own attempt at creating some svelte looking electronic wrist candy, you can guarantee more people will be wearing them in the near future. But are smartwatches really useful? Besides showing off your latest …

The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …

Mystery object in lake on Saturn's moon Titan intrigues scientists

Nasa's Cassini probe took image last year as it passed by planet's largest moon – nothing seen when other images taken<p>Scientists are investigating a mystery object that appeared and then vanished again from a giant lake on Titan, the largest moon of Saturn.<p>They spotted the object in an image taken …

Is supersonic passenger travel set to make a comeback?

When the realistic prospect of supersonic passenger travel first came up in the 1950s, it seemed like the logical progression in the field of civil …

Aviation

Five ways Apple could push headphone technology forward

Advertisement<p>25 Comments<p>Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images<p>In early May, the tech world was buzzing about a rumor posted on Secret that Apple might …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Take control of Ultra Power Saving Mode on your Samsung Galaxy S5 with UPSM Manager

Samsung introduced a powerful tool with the Galaxy S5 called Ultra Power Saving Mode. As the name suggest, it is designed to bring maximum battery life to your smartphone, boasting up to 24 hours of standby time on just 5 percent battery. The trade off is a limited color display, switching off most …

Apps

Earin Wireless Earbuds

Bluetooth is great for cutting the cables between your phone and your ears — but up 'til now, basically all BT earbuds have still had a cable running …

Samsung explains the Galaxy S5’s audio features

Samsung eased the functionality overload on the Galaxy S5, holding off on new features and removing some of the older ones that users didn’t really care about. But let’s face it, the S5 is still stuffed to the gills with features large and small, to the point that even seasoned users can feel …

Music Production

Turning off your iPhone won't stop NSA bugs, but this will

Just because you turned off your phone doesn't mean the NSA isn't using it to spy on you.<p>Edward Snowden's latest revelation about the NSA's snooping …

13 Best New Android Apps Released in May 2014

May 2014 was a great month for Android. We saw some awesome smartphones and some big announcements. Google I/O is now just around the corner. There were also a ton of great Android apps and games that got released. In this list, we check out the best Android apps of May 2014. If you’d rather watch …

Apps

Simband, sensors key to Samsung wearables push

The Korean electronics maker looks beyond today's Gear Fit with new hardware and software platforms designed for "the future of health." And it wants other companies to join in.<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- Samsung on Wednesday made a new push into digital health, and it doesn't want to go it alone.<p>The Korean …

Digital Health

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

Apple looking to ban sale of Samsung products

Early-May trial verdict found Samsung infringed three Apple mobile patents. Apple wants gadgets using the features banned.<p>Apple is looking to ban the sale of Samsung gadgets yet again.<p>The company filed papers Friday related to the patent-infringement trial that was brought to a close in California …

Gear & Gadgets

Your Button-Mashing Could Be Causing Permanent Hand Injury

Whether you're reading this at your desk, on your phone lounging on the couch, odds are you're doing it wrong.<p>The way many of us use our tech could, …

Samsung Galaxy S5 tips & tricks

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has been one of the most hotly-anticipated smartphones in this early part of 2014. Even if the consumer response to the Galaxy S5 ended up to be lukewarm compared with that of Samsung’s earlier flagship devices like the Galaxy S4, we still consider the S5 to be a worthy …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Galaxy S5 update improves camera speed and fingerprint sensor accuracy

An update is pushing to the unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F), reportedly improving the phone’s camera, gallery, and fingerprint sensor operation.<p>The update is currently available in the UK (BTU) through the Kies companion software and as an OTA, but it will likely follow to more …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung explains the Galaxy S5's "Camera Failed" issue

Last Friday, Samsung and Verizon officially acknowledged the “camera failed” issue that has been affecting a small number of Galaxy S5 customers. Although Samsung has said that it will replace any handsets that succumb to the fault, it doesn’t look like there’s much the company can do to advise …

Customers

New to nature No 121: Cavichiana bromelicola

Leafhoppers, family <i>Cicadellidae,</i> are hemimetabolous insects whose young look like miniature versions of the adults, minus fully developed wings. They use their piercing-sucking mouthparts to extract sap from xylem tubes of host plants as diverse as grasses, shrubs and trees. As the common name …

This Portable Printer Could be Yours for $180

Technology and the Internet allow us to work from anywhere in the world, but there are still some tasks that require an office or administrator. One of those is printing. Sure, email is the communications medium for business, but very often you’ll need physical (hard) copies of documents and other …