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Shaving will never be the same with this laser razor

It's 2015, so it only makes sense to shave our hair off with lasers, right?<p>Right. That's why Skarp Razor is replacing blade with a laser and plans to …

The MicFlip is a fully reversible MicroUSB cable

Have you ever tried connecting your Android phone or tablet to the charger cable in the middle of the night without switching the bedside lamp on? …

USB Type-C

Google might be ready to release its smart contact lens sooner than expected

Since last year, Google X research labs has been working on a smart contact lens that would analyze the wearer’s tears and measure glucose levels. …

Wearable Tech

Skin patch turns friction into electricity to power wearables

Until we find that perfect technology to power wearables with our own bodies, scientists all over the world are going to keep developing possible candidates. A team from the National University of Singapore, for instance, has developed a flexible, postage-sized device that can convert static …

Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for first time

Einstein is wrong? That's the potential outcome of a quantum mechanics study as scientists race to disprove his views on entanglement.<p>Albert Einstein once told a friend that quantum mechanics doesn't hold water in his scientific world view because "physics should represent a reality in time and …

Quantum Mechanics

Add a 3D effect to your shots with Google Camera and Depthy

Google’s newly released Camera app comes with a nifty little feature called Lens Blur. The feature lets you select areas in a picture that you want to defocus, to imitate that special bokeh effect that you typically see on shots taken with high-end cameras.<p>To make Lens Blur work, Google is adding a …

Android News

Study shows newer versions of Android more stable than iOS

We didn’t really need a study to tell us this, but it’s nice to have a study to point to when talking to other fanboys. A study done by <i>Crittercism</i> …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Does the idea of a modular phone appeal to you?

Ever have that feeling where you look at your phone that’s six months or a year old and think, “I really wish that I could just upgrade this one part …

What is the next major breakthrough for smartphones?

Has the pace of innovation been slowing down lately? We’re used to incremental improvements to the existing technology in our smartphones, but big, bold moves are much more exciting. Our expectations are higher than ever. There have been some interesting developments in the last year. Sony has …

Gear & Gadgets

‘Evolved’ Samsung Exynos 5 Octa teased, launching next week

Move over <b>original</b> Exynos 5 Octa, after such a short time on the market, you’re already being replaced by something better! Earlier today, Samsung took to Twitter to announced it will be launching a <i>“more powerful, enhanced”</i> version of the Exynos 5 Octa sometime next week.<p>Any other details? No, but …

Electronics Industry

Make Android look like iOS 7 with this Nova-compatible package: jbOS7

It’s been almost a week since iOS 7 was announced by Apple and among its “new and innovative” features, the system also comes with a completely changed design that may appeal even to some Android users. Thanks to Google’s customizable mobile platform, those interested can now tweak Android’s …

Widgets

Apple may have finally figured out what they are

Heading into WWDC, Apple made no bones about what we’d be getting from them. Unlike I/O, which is full of delightful mystery in the months leading up to it, Apple is fairly straightforward about WWDC. Walking into the event, banners with “7” and “X” decked the Moscone center. Anyone who was there, …

Windows Phone

How supersensitive screens get touch-y (Smartphones Unlocked)

Keeping your gloves on while using your smartphone is a new capability this year. Here's how extra-tuned-in touch screens work.<p>For all of your smartphone-owning life, you've been told you can't use your expensive device while wearing gloves, no matter how low the mercury plummets. You weren't …

Mobile Technology

Use Duolingo on Android to learn languages while mobile

Duolingo eliminates the procrastinator's "no time" and "too costly" excuses by offering mobile language learning at no cost.<p>In the past I've written about Babbel for mobile and Rosetta Course (mobile version of Rosetta Stone) for language learning when you have spare time. Now another contender …

Language Learning

[Hands-On] Fleksy Keyboard Has Some Interesting Tricks, But Definitely Still Beta

Back at CES 2013, a start up touted its new on-screen keyboard as the solution to typing on touchscreens. Called Fleksy, this software promised …

Google Inserts Nutrition Info Into Search, Can Report How Many Calories Are In Full Meals

I really want to live and eat more healthily, but lets be frank - it's rough. When it comes to exercising, staying disciplined is hard. When it comes …

Check out this list of the best VoIP and SIP apps for Android!

There are a lot of people who use VoIP’s and SIP’s as alternatives to a carrier’s offering. A lot of time you’ll find that the rates are cheaper, and sometimes even free of charge. That said, we went into the depths of the Play Store in search for some of the best VoIP and SIP apps available, and …

Apps
Apps

Google Glass and wearable tech: what does it mean for the future?

There are quite a few different opinions out there when it comes to wearable tech. Some say it is a fad. Others that it is the future, and that devices like Google Glass will lead to a revolution. Then there is talk of privacy concerns, social concerns and even the belief that development of …

Wearable Tech

15 best Android Widgets for your home screen!

Widgets have been around for a long time. It used to be one of the features that made Android better than iOS. These days, our reliance on widgets has waned. Between better designed apps, quick settings, Android Nougat’s app shortcuts, and more powerful notifications, there aren’t too many reasons …

WeatherSignal turns your phone into a personal weather station

You pop up your favorite weather app, check the temp. You dress according, then head outside. That’s when you notice it: the trusty weather gods got it all wrong – <b>again.</b><p>Maybe they said it wasn’t windy outside (<i>and it it was..</i>), perhaps they revealed it was going to be a scorcher (<i>but it’s cold as</i> …

Google Play