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The best coffeemaker

<i>This post was done in partnership with the Sweethome, a list of the best gear for your home. Read the full article at</i> <i>TheSweethome.com</i><p>After two months surveying readers; interviewing coffee experts; researching makes, models, and reviews; and testing five finalist machines with a 10-person tasting …

Coffee

Your iPhone 6 Plus might be the best Game Boy ever

Remember the good old days of gaming with the original Nintendo Game Boy? I poured countless hours into the handheld gaming platform playing games like The Legend of Zelda, Donkey Kong and Metal Gear Solid as a kid, and now I and everyone else might be able to relive those glory days with the Smart …

Watch this solar-powered plane attempt to fly around the world

While you're just about to head to bed, over in Abu Dhabi the Solar Impulse team will attempt to fly around the world, powered by solar energy alone. While the plane takes off today in March, it won't likely return until late July, early August. The route will take in the sights of India, China, …

This strange-looking ‘Impossible’ electric bike can be easily folded into a backpack

“Impossible” is the name of a new electric bike Kickstarter project started by Impossible Technology that has almost doubled its target goal, with 41 …

USB Type-C and Thunderbolt 3: One port to connect them all

Look around your house and chances are you have at least a few devices that use Universal Serial Bus. On average, some 3 billion USB ports are shipped each year, making it by far the most successful peripheral connection type in the world.<p>In fact, device manufacturers are so confident in the new …

The Bike That Can't Be Stolen

On the militarization of police and more.<p>(Photo Credit: Yerka Project/Facebook)<p><b>Today in ingenious humans around the world</b>, three engineering students at Chile's University of Adolfo Ibáñez have designed a bicycle that cannot be stolen. More than novel for mere wow's sake – this is no two-way …

The SmartPlane: The world’s first smartphone-controlled aircraft [Deals]

Want to take the skies by storm? Then grab the best flying experience around with the crash-proof <b>SmartPlane</b> at an incredibly low price courtesy of Cult of Mac Deals!<p>SmartPlane is the world’s first smartphone-controlled gadget airplane. Tilt, turn and accelerate your plane with just a simple slide …

Mobile Photography

Windows XP Declines To Die, Sheds Mere 1.5% Market Share In April

Massive worries about security? Check. Officially past its support date? Yep. More than a decade old in an industry that values youth not as a virtue, but as a weapon? Certainly. But akin to the diminutive animal, Windows XP doesn’t care.<p>The most recent data is plain: Windows XP retains market …

A Telescope That Finds Stars For You

Eyes to the skies<p>For non-astronomers, stargazing may seem simple: Just plop down a scope, and peer toward the heavens. It’s usually not quite that easy. Scopes can be tricky to set up and celestial objects elusive. The Celestron Cosmos 90 GT uses a Wi-Fi connection with a smartphone to do the hard …

Telescopes

How Edward Snowden went from loyal NSA contractor to whistleblower

In late December 2001, someone calling themselves TheTrueHOOHA had a question. He was an 18-year-old American male with impressive IT skills and a sharp intelligence. His real identity was unknown. Everyone who posted on Ars Technica, a popular technology website, did so anonymously.<p>TheTrueHOOHA …

A High-Tech Bra That Unhooks Only For 'True Love'

A weird/bad/nerdtastic idea from Japan.<p><i>Note: Video is a tad NSFW.</i><p>Japanese lingerie manufacturer Ravijour has designed a bra, called the True Love Tester, that apparently knows "how women truly feel." Yes, this is a goofy marketing scheme. But it's also a science bra, so... carry on.<p>The ad above …

Horror Movies

Prudential: The Curious Secrets of a Long Life (Kind of)

Android Lost helps you find and control your lost phone

Credit: Daum<p>Android Lost is an easy to use app which allows you to find your phone or to remove sensitive data from it in order to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.<p>The app is easy to use, and the web interface provides a lot of useful features, without much of a learning process …

Android News

Dell's Project Ophelia will turn any HDTV into an Android computer this May

Dell introduced Project Ophelia to the world at CES back in January, and now it's revealed shipping timeframes for the Android-powered MHL stick. Ophelia will ship in May to developers, with cable providers and telecoms able to buy it in July. A consumer release will follow shortly thereafter. When …