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These IIT graduates have built an electric scooter that charges faster than your phone

For four years, Tarun Mehta and Swapnil Jain slogged for hours in their dorm rooms, working on prototypes of devices ranging from clean combustion engines to efficient battery packs. By the time they graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) in 2012, their dream of …

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Google Glass could cost $600 in 2014

Google Glass never came in 2013 much to the disappointment of those who wanted to get a pair. The price will be the key as to whether it is a success …

Apple Looking Into Practical Solar Charging For Notebooks, iOS Devices

A new patent application published by the USPTO this week (via AppleInsider) indicates that Apple has been thinking about how to practically deliver the benefits of solar power to mobile devices, without requiring clumsy and gigantic external converters. Solar charging is still fairly fringe when …

Google Nexus 5 Gets Taken Apart, Before It Is Official (Photos)

The Google Nexus 5 is expected to be made official later today, the handset will come with Android 4.4 Kit Kat, and now we have some photos of the …

DacMagic: A Headphone Amplifier For Your Computer That Works

Your computer is OK at playing audio, but that’s not really its job, and as a result, audiophiles at work and at home are constantly looking for new …

LG G Flex To Be Shown Off At November 5th Event

Earlier in the week LG announced their new flexible, curved display smartphone, the LG G Flex, and now LG has announced that they will be showing off …

Omate TrueSmart Watch Developer Edition Delayed (video)

The creators of the new Omate TrueSmart Watch which closed a successful funding campaign over on the Kickstarter website on September 20th, have this …

Sony Publishes Complete List Of PS4 Launch Games

It’s been a few months since Sony gave us a list of games for the PS4. We are only 15 days away from the console’s launch and so Sony wants to help …

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Gadgets Will Be Allowed On Take Of And Landings On US Flights

You will soon be allowed to use your gadgets during take off and landings on flights in the US, as the FAA has now changed their guidelines and will …

iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner Home Button Will Be Nearly Identical As iPhone 5

As we edge closer to the highly anticipated Apple event taking place on September 10th 2013 more rumoured information is coming to light about how …

LG exec: tablet, phablet, smartwatch and Firefox OS device coming soon

LG's mobile communications head in Bulgaria, Dimitar Valev, has laid out some of the company's key plans in an interview with <i>Dnevnik.bg</i>. For starters, he confirmed that the company will fire up its temporarily mothballed tablet lines with a new model, likely the 9.8-inch V500 we saw at the FCC …

iTap wants to be the ultimate Apple plug 'n' play device

With the tech world awash with rumours about the iPhone 5C, iWatch, and Apple iTV, a new product is hoping to tap into the steady stream of coverage …

Gameloft and Amiga Games to release 56 titles on Windows 8, WP8 before 2014

Sure, Microsoft's battle for next-gen supremacy starts in November, but those who lean on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 for their gaming just got a little something to look forward to. Gameloft is readying a total of 15 games that'll arrive within the next 12 months and launch simultaneously on …

Streaming outfit Orb Networks acquired, winding down operations

Orb has long kept busy making its media streaming solutions compatible with everything from Android to the Wii, but now the business as we know it is trotting off into the sunset. Joe Costello, founder and CEO of Orb Networks, quietly announced on the firm's website that the team and technology …

Samsung announces the Galaxy Golden, another dual-screen Android flip phone

Just one week after announcing the dual-screen, quad-core Hennessy, Samsung is back with another Android(s goog) flip phone, the Galaxy Golden. If …

Despite bad press, Udacity founder says he’s found the ‘magic formula’ for online education

It hasn’t been a great few months for massive open online classes (or MOOCs), particularly those offered by the Silicon Valley startup Udacity. In …

iTunes Radio to launch in September with McDonald’s and Nissan

The hotly-anticipated Apple iTunes Radio will launch in September with advertising from a number of global brands including McDonald’s, Pepsi, Nissan and Procter & Gamble, according to reports.<p>Deals with the brands range from “the high single-digit millions of dollars to tens of millions of …

Dino Pet: marine algae in a sauropod-shaped case that glow when irritated

Build a better Sea Monkey and the world will -- well, fund your Kickstarter campaign, hopefully. Dino Pet's certainly got a couple of things going for it: tiny glowing animals and dinosaurs. The pet's creators clearly took the whole "dino" part of dinoflagellates to its logical extreme, fashioning …