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‘Electronic tongue’ identifies brands of beer with 81.9% accuracy | Kurzweil

Electronic tongue identifies beers (Credit: Manel del Valle)<p>Spanish researchers have managed to distinguish between different varieties of beer using …

Machine Learning

Panoramic hi-res augmented reality glasses: most radical CES intro so far? | Kurzweil

Innovega Inc. is demonstrating at CES prototypes of what looks like the most radical augmented-reality eyewear yet.<p>Intrigued, I called Innovega CEO …

Augmented Reality

Wearable ‘neurocam’ records scenes when it detects user interest | Kurzweil

(Credit: Neurowear)<p>Keio University scientists have developed a “neurocam” — a wearable camera system that detects emotions, based on an analysis of …

Wearable Tech

First map of core white-matter connections of human brain developed at USC | Kurzweil

Graphical representation of the human-brain connectivity scaffold. Standard 3D graphs (A) and a connectogram (B) are used to visualize white-matter …

Neuroscience

New algorithm arranges pictures artistically | Kurzweil

New graphic algorithm arranges images by visual characteristics such as size and color (credit: Bernhard Reinert/MPI)<p>In an Oxford study last year on …

Algorithms

Supplement added to a standard diet improves health and prolongs life in mice | Kurzweil

Representative photographs from blinded histopathological analysis of kidney, liver, and lung panels for mice on standard diet (SD) and SRT1720 …

Neuroscience

Lucid dreaming made easier with the Aurora EEG headband

The system is two-part: a headband that circles around your forehead and an app which can connect to the Aurora via Bluetooth LE. The band is …

Sleep

Top 10 Tech of 2013 According to Tumblr

Top Tech According to Tumblr<p>1. Prototype Real / Digital Info Interface System<p>2. Robotic Spider Dress<p>3. IRIScan Mouse<p>4. Mataerial<p>5. Samsung's Flexible …

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Upp personal hydrogen fuel cell hands-on

Screwpull Advanced Lever Wine Opener

The Screwpull Advanced Lever Wine Opener from Le Creuset is a true masterpiece that Sommeliers will appreciate and prize just as much as a fine wine. …

Wine

High-tech Skully helmet: A Google Glass that's born to be wild

The Skully P1 motorcycle helmet's heads-up display and integrated tech is far from ready, but it holds the promise to revolutionize both biker lids and consumer-grade heads-up displays.<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- The scariest thing about riding a motorcycle is the cars and trucks. To help riders deal with …

Google Glass

AViiQ Portable Charging Folio Mini Charging Station

AViiQ recently released two portable charging stations, but if you prefer portable design, the Portable Charging Folio Mini <b>charging station</b> may be …

Gear & Gadgets

Solar-panel sunglasses recharge your iPhone in the evening

Slap some solar panels on your Ray-Bans and soak up some juice for your iPhone 5.<p>This may have been suggested before, but if not it's a great idea that's been sitting on our noses all this time.<p>Designer Sayalee Kaluskar has turned a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses into an iPhone charging device by …

Solar Panels

Elertus keeps an electronic eye on the wine cellar

Wine can be a very expensive tipple – so expensive that, for some people, it’s an investment that they expect to see a real return on. The trouble …

Wine

Invotis Ashtray Factory

The Invotis Ashtray Factory is a clever combination of design and engineering for something as mundane as a humidor. It’s shaped like a miniature …

Cigars

Nimbus Smart Dashboard + Clock

The Nimbus Smart Dashboard + Clock is just as wickedly cool and trendy as Harry Potter’s Nimbus 2000 flying broomstick. This one doesn’t fly, but it …

Harry Potter

The Coburns Minimalist Wooden iPad Stands

There are a lot of different options available when you are looking for a stand for your iPad, the latest one is a very simple yet clever idea, the …

Gear & Gadgets

Review: Estes Proto X nano quadcopter

What's in the box<p>The Proto X costs US$39.99 and comes ready to fly with its own controller right out of the box.<p>Inside the package, you'll find:<p>the …

Drones

White Ouya Limited Edition Console Announced

The team behind the Ouya games console have announced a new limited edition Ouya console, this one will be available in white and will come with a …

Nvidia

RetroN 5 Will Let You Play All Your Old Video Game Cartridges

One of the key problems in video game history, as it’s built, is that it’s impermanent. It can be difficult to find any information about older …

Garb: Huntsman

Fall bird hunting is a Southern tradition. Just don't run afoul of the cooler weather.<p>Langdon Pullover ($145). Beige Harwood Pullover ($145). Orange …

Electronics - Product Reviews - Comparison for 2018

Expert Reviews on the Best Products, Software & Services<p>Gadget Review was founded on one simple premise: honest expert reviews that will help any …

Gear & Gadgets

Grasshopper Vaporizer

We don’t normally say “best *insert product here* ever” because tastes are subjective, and there are lots of different products on the market in each …

Crowd Funding

Koostik Amplifier

Ditch the cables and insert a little style into your musical experience with the Koostik. Available in Walnut or Hard Maple, the Koostik naturally …

iPhone

Old Salt Merchants Teas, Salts & Sugars

Taste the flavors of the world without ever leaving your zip code with Old Salt Merchants Teas, Salts & Sugars ($10-$15). Imported from far-flung …

Brew Trip Vermont: Rock Art Brewery

With a wider distribution area than many Vermont breweries (VT, MA, NJ, PA and CT), Rock Art may already be a name on your radar or in your fridge. …

Beer

Soundcast Melody Wireless Speaker Review

The evolution of Bluetooth speaker solutions has been an interesting and often canorous site to watch unfold. Mad tinkers have toiled to bring music …

Gear & Gadgets

Gifpop uses lenticular printing to print any animated GIF

Animated GIFs are not exactly a new piece of technology, having been introduced in 1987. Lenticular printing is a technology even older, as it …

GIF Animations