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This Desk Will Order Lunch and Adjust Your Thermostat for You

Did you know you spend approximately a third of your life at your desk? Surprising, no, but a little groan-inducing for sure. There are all kinds of products out there to help you with office productivity — portable standing desks, workout desks, even desks you can use while in bed. But until now, …

Tesla basically just ignited the driverless car era

The computer-controlled driverless car is barreling down the road of the future towards us. We've known this for a long time, but the speed and the …

Autonomous Cars

Paperspace Lets Anyone Access A Better Personal Computer That Lives In The Cloud

Imagine never having to buy new and expensive hardware to upgrade your personal computer with more speed and storage space. That’s the vision behind Y Combinator-backed Paperspace, a new company launching today, which is building a full, personal computer that lives in the cloud, which you access …

This Gadget Turns ANY Lightbulb into a Movie Projector

Projectors are not just for the movie theater anymore. They’re not even just for movies. Beam is a projector that lets you project whatever is on your smartphone’s screen wirelessly, and it doesn’t even require any fancy setup. Just screw it right into any light socket, and point it at a flat …

Samsung TVs start inserting ads into your movies

Thought you could watch that video on your local hard drive without ads? Think again: A number of owners of Samsung’s smart TVs are reporting this …

The FCC’s net neutrality proposal is awesome, but has a loophole

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has taken the unprecedented and awesome step of using Title II to ensure that the internet remains open and that ISPs cannot …

Report: Google working on car service to compete with Uber and Lyft

Google self-driving car concept<p>If we can believe the reports, Google is about to put together their own car service that will compete with ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft. But there won’t be any drivers to contend with, we’re looking at a fleet of Google’s self driving cars.<p>This news comes …

You can now order Postmates delivery from your web browser

Unlike, say, food delivery services like Seamless or Peapod, Postmates delivers almost everything, from a slice of pizza to an iPhone case or a …

This App Will Replace Gmail, Dropbox and Slack

When you’re sending tax documents, personal photos or really anything via email, it can be a little unsettling. Is there a third party peeping at this? Could this somehow fall into someone else’s hands? Some of our emails have become as personal as our underwear. Good thing 24-year old Nadim …

WTF: This Wearable Turns Your Skin into a Touchscreen

We’ve seen futuristic wearables in movies like <i>Iron Man,</i> where Robert Downey Jr. maneuvers a Google Glass-look-alike and makes a touchscreen appear out of thin air. Now there’s a company that is bringing that touchscreen even closer… skin close! This new wearable could have you saying good-bye to …

Freaked Out About Flying? This App Will Help

Traveling is literally the worst, especially during the holidays. So many people, so many delays and so much stress. Especially if you end up at one of the worst airports in the US. Trust us, there’s only so many beers you can drink to pass the time during those long layovers. A Japanese airline, …

Travel from NYC to LA in 3 Hours = The Future

For those of us who live far from our families, it can be hard to address the challenge of returning home, especially for the holidays. Prices are high for one, but there’s a major physical strain that comes along with a six hour flight in a cramped cabin; until now.<p>Lockheed Martin is designing a …

Why Download Photoshop When You Can Stream It?

The days of buying a disc to install a program are long gone. While it was only a couple years ago that Adobe moved to a cloud-based creative suite, holding a software disc in your hand already feels like ancient times. Access to the suite is getting even more accessible with Project Photoshop …

WTF: Facepay Is Now a Thing

Australia-based food retailer 100% Genuine has released a technology called “facepay” in their Shanghai store. Facepay is a smart payment system that uses face recognition to process payments — meaning, this is way beyond Apple Pay. The technology scans your face and hands, records the capillary …

How to Turn Your House Into a Custom Smart Home for $249

Remember the original Disney Channel Movie, <i>Smart House</i>? C’mon, it only came out in… oh, 1999… (What the heck, it’s already been that long?!) Well, regardless of how old we’re feeling, that movie is slowly becoming a reality (minus the part where the smart home turns into the ultimate overbearing …

Thanks to 4D Printing, This Furniture Can Build Itself

Not all robots are shiny and full of gears and LEDs. Case in point — the inventions coming out of MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab. They’re designing various materials — planks of wood, pieces of carbon fiber, etc — that morph into functioning objects with just a splash of water. Kind of like those little …

Carbon Fiber

This New Smartphone Game Will Lower Your Stress

Our brains get pretty slammed on a daily basis. We’re usually going 100 miles per minute, trying to think about how we’re going to get all our work done, what we’ll do this weekend, when we’re going to squeeze in that phone call to mom and, most importantly, how we’re going to snag a date with Ryan …

This Clutch Protects You Against Identity Theft

If you’ve ever simply tapped your credit card at a checkout counter to complete a transaction, then your card is embedded with a Radio Frequency Identification chip. The micro technology is what makes the sale faster than traditional swiping, but RFID is also what makes it scarily easy for you to …

This Digital Doorman Wants to Help Prevent Break-Ins

We know how much effort you’ve put into designing your gorgeous home or apartment, right up to the front windows and doorstep. Maybe you’ve even souped up your casa to make it as smart as possible. So don’t you think you should protect it with the same amount of care you put in locking up your …

The Cable-TV Bundle Is Finally Starting to Unravel

It’s been a long time coming. For years, television viewers have griped about having to pay for a massive bundle of channels that they barely watch. …

This New Credit Card Makes Fraud a Pain of the Past

If we asked you right now how many stores, online accounts and restaurants you used your credit card for, would you know? Don’t worry, we’re not keeping track either (though we’re guessing it’s in the hundreds, eek). And usually not knowing is fine. Until, however, there’s a major security breach, …

Twitter Sues The Government Over Data-Request Disclosures

Twitter wants you to know that it is serious about data request transparency, and that is a darn fine good thing.<p>The social company is suing the government for the right to share, in more granular detail, the requests for user data that state makes. The United States government would like such data …

Forget Apple Watch for a Sec, ZenWatch Is Even Prettier

Sure, it still might be a novelty to see a smartwatch in real life (for now), but they’re not exactly the newest gadgets in the tech game anymore. Between the Pebble, the Martian Passport and the Cogito Pop, there are a whole lot of options if you’re looking to digitalize your arm candy. But …

This Startup is Taking Wearables to a Whole New, Amazing Level

We’ve seen wearables that serve just about every purpose imaginable, from dispensing drinks to unlocking your front door, but the latest in wearables is taking health technology to a whole new level. Korean startup Ybrain has designed a headband with built-in sensors that work to counteract …

Online Protest In Support of Net Neutrality Planned For Sept. 10

Web activists are planning an online protest for next week to press federal regulators for stronger rules to protect net neutrality, or the idea that all web content should be treated equally.<p>The activists are asking websites and social networks to join the protest on Sept. 10 by embedding special …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

This Device Tells You When to Workout, What to Eat and When to Have Sex!

If you’ve caught yourself wondering when we’re going to arrive at the future, well, wonder no more… With this new device, we’ve made it. Cue takes us years beyond monitoring our health as we know it today. The small device uses samples from your body, such as saliva or blood, to evaluate your …

3D-printed cast uses ultrasound to speed healing

<i>(Credit: A' Design Awards)</i><p><b>A stylish-looking 3D-printed cast for broken bones uses an ultrasonic pulse generator to help stimulate the growth of new</b> …

Film download prices 'to be determined by screen size'

<b>The cost of watching a newly released film will depend upon the size of the screen on which it is viewed in future, the head of Dreamworks Animation says.</b><p>Those who watched on a "movie screen" would pay the most while those using smartphones would only pay a small fee, Jeffrey Katzenberg said.<p>This …

Well, Your Shoes Have Never Done THIS Before

If the latest great idea from MIT Media Lab had a theme song, we think it would be a remix to “A Whole New World,” from everyone’s (right?) childhood top five fave <i>Aladdin</i>. The idea we’re singing about is researcher Dhairya Dand’s SuperShoes smart insoles. You might not expect something in the Dr. …