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This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

Advertisement<p>32 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of …

Computer Science

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Amazing

Patents show Samsung smart watch with a flexible screen

Samsung has already confirmed it's working on a smart watch, and now three new patents have shed some light on exactly what the timepiece might be …

Electronics Industry

Hacking competitions seek cybersecurity superstars

<b>As cybersecurity becomes a bigger threat for American government and businesses, high school and college students are being recruited early to help fill vacant technical positions. In Virginia, these students compete against one another for top slots.</b><p>The attack started a little after 08:00.<p>Numbers …

Edward Snowden

10 Incredible Ways Technology May Make Us Superhuman

In the last half of the twentieth century, medical science came up with some pretty astonishing ways to replace human parts that were starting to …

Singularity

Alienware 14 review

"There's a thousand thin notebooks out there. If you want one, there's plenty of options," says Alienware's Frank Azor. Here at E3, the company's announcing the first new industrial design for its laptops in four years... and yet where most firms are focusing their efforts on ever-thinner machines …

MacBook Air review (13-inch, 2013)

Toby’s Estate Coffee in Brooklyn should be my favorite local coffee shop. The Australian company’s first US location is big and bright, with ample seating, great service, and terrific coffee — the ultra-expensive Strada variable-pressure espresso machine behind the bar sees to that. It’s also full …

James Bond Lotus Esprit submarine car headed to auction [w/video]

We've covered many cars from the movies and TV that have made their way to auction (the original Batmobile, good old General Lee and even Bond's iconic Aston Martin DB5), but this one ranks up there among the rarest and coolest. RM Auctions has just announced that the Lotus Esprit submarine car …

What is a next-gen game?

This November, the Xbox 360 will be eight years old. The PlayStation 3 will be seven. At the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo, we finally got acquainted with their successors. The new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 represent a new generation of consoles, the fabled "next generation," and with them …

How YouTube Became The Most Popular Video Site In The World

YouTube is far and away the most popular video sharing site in the world. People watch over 6 billion hours of YouTube videos per month.<p>So, how did YouTube become THE place to go to watch videos online?<p>Find out everything you could possibly want to know about YouTube below:<p><i>Produced by William …

Video Sharing

Hyping Hypercars: 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari vs. 2014 McLaren P1, Lamborghini Veneno – Comparison Test

Geneva is a quiet Swiss city of enormous but restrained wealth. The Palexpo center, where the auto show is held every gray March, is modestly sized, and the automaker stands are, by regulation, relatively small. The scene is pretty chill.<p>If you wandered to the front of the Lamborghini sanctum this …

Sports Cars

Playing 'Battlefield 4': no, you can't blow everything up

"Absolutely nothing compares to the sheer scale and scope of <i>Battlefield 4</i>," touts the game's official website. "Your actions physically change the battlefield in real-time, providing interactive game environments that react to your every move." If only that were the case.<p>At E3 2013, Electronic Arts …

New WORLD WAR Z International Poster Features a Zombie Swarm

HTC One wins Gold at Computex 2013 for best design and innovation

The good news for HTC just keeps on piling up. Earlier this year, it managed to win the “Best Mobile Handset, Device or Tablet” category in the Global Mobile Awards for its flagship HTC One. Now, that same phone has also netted the Taiwan-based company the Gold award in this year’s Computex design …

Cellular Networks

What Android has over iOS

Apple’s WWDC will be upon us in a few hours, and Apple hopes to reignite a stale iOS, after it has fallen behind Android in recent times. Join us as we take a look at all the reasons why Android is king of the mobile operating system world.<p><i>Disclaimer: I do not absolutely, positively hate iOS. I</i> …

Android News

Is Google Wallet the future of mobile payments, or a money pit?

It has been two years since Google first introduced its “Wallet” service, offering its users an easy way to store credit/debit card information, as well as make purchases both offline and in-stores via their phones. In that time, the company has invested over $300 million just in acquiring digital …

Banking
HTC One

CBS Had 12 Of The 25 Highest-Rated TV Shows Of The 2012-2013 Season

We tend to focus most of our attention on cable dramas like <i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>Breaking Bad</i>, and <i>Justified</i>, as well as under-watched, perpetually-on-the-bubble comedies like <i>Community</i>, <i>Parks & Recreation</i>, and <i>Happy Endings</i> (R.I.P.). We do this because we like nice things. The fact remains, however, despite …

CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS - Widescreen Presentation Trailer - E3 2013

Apple unveils its latest desktop operating system: OS X Mavericks, coming this fall

Developer conferences have taken a turn in recent years, becoming as much an opportunity for companies to interact with the dev community as a platform for launching hardware outside larger all-industry shows. This year's WWDC, however, has been all about the software thus far. Apple has, as …

Microsoft Explains Xbox One Controller’s New Buttons

Menu and View are the new Back and Start.<p>Microsoft has explained the names and functionality of those mysterious new buttons on Xbox One’s controller …

Xbox One vs. PS4 - You Decide!

Does the Xbox One have you more excited or does the PlayStation 4?<p>Welcome to Versus, a video series where we'll be pitting Xbox One and the …

Google Glass is Always Listening, Assuming You Have a Hack

The rumored "wink" feature also discovered.<p>Privacy concerns are a big deal in this always-connected tech age. Beyond the constant litany of reports …

The 10 Best Moments in Return of the Jedi

Star Wars' Episode VI celebrates its 30th anniversary this weekend.<p>May 25th marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Star Wars: Episode VI - …

HTC One sales doubled in May, but expected to decline by July

After receiving news of strong revenue numbers for HTC in May, sales estimates of the HTC One by CitiGroup Global Markets reveal that sales doubled …

HTC One

How to manage labels and folders in the new Gmail

The buttons changed places, but the core functionality has remained the same<p>The latest update to a new version of Gmail has reminded many of us of …

Apps

Wishlist: 10 things Apple should, but likely won’t, announce at WWDC 2013

We’ve got a pretty good idea of what Apple intends to give us at WWDC. Even the things we’re not so sure about seem on the radar.<p>But what does Apple need to do long term to tighten up the ecosystem and bring some excitement back into its hardware, software and services? I’ve got a few things…<p>1.</b> …

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