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SanDisk's wireless flash drive gives your phone more storage

For all the advances we've made in mobile computing, transferring files between your phone and your desktop is still kind of a pain in the ass. We've tried using dongles, adapters and even double-sided USB thumb drives, but none of them <i>really</i> solved the problem. Today, Sandisk announced a new …

Synaptics SmartBar brings capacitive touch capabilities to the spacebar

Numerous manufacturers have been integrating touchpads into keyboards for a while now – some of which even boast touch panels that that allow …

World Environment Day 2015: 10 easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint and curb climate change

From heating our homes to fuelling our cars and buying food, our carbon footprint is ever-increasing. The average surface temperature of the Earth …

Smart credit cards are coming. Here's what you need to know

At least four startups are betting the world isn't ready for mobile payments.<p>Unlike services like Apple Pay and Google Wallet (which use your phone), all-in-one cards or "smart cards" embrace a familiar medium -- the plastic credit card -- and turn it into an all-in-one payment solution.<p>Smart …

The smart card: Apple Pay competitor or simple stopgap?

The only problem [smart cards are] addressing is a fat wallet full of cards. Is that really that big of a problem?<p>Sucharita Mulpuru of Forrester Research

FinTech

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7 Green Innovations That Are Changing the Way We Do Business

While we as individuals can do a lot of good by practicing our three R's—reduce, reuse, recycle—we can't do it alone. Innovation—from sustainable …

China's Great Green Wall Helps Pull CO2 Out of Atmosphere

HONG KONG—After improving energy efficiency, piloting emissions trading and ramping up renewable energy expansion, China has also been moving on …

How Packing Peanuts Could Power Your Phone

What if there was a thinner, faster battery waiting to be discovered in the trash?<p>The humble packing peanut, yes, that floor-cluttering plastic confetti, could be getting a new livelihood soon. Researchers have started using packing peanuts as raw material to make carbon for batteries—and they’ve …

The lazy man’s guide to saving the planet

Sure, every day <i>should</i> be Earth Day. We should all go green, cut carbon, recycle religiously. But not everyone wants (or can afford) a Prius. …

13 Ways to Save Money and Protect the Planet at the Same Time

With Earth Day 2015 almost upon us, it’s a good time to think about how our actions impact the planet and, more importantly, what we can do to reduce …

Personal Finance

It's BYOK(ernels) With This Re-Usable Microwave Popcorn Bag

Despite the lingering smell it leaves in the break room at work, microwaveable popcorn bags are truly one of humanity’s more ingenious inventions. …

Inventions

Why Do We Have Allergies?

<i>Allergies such as peanut allergy and hay fever make millions of us miserable, but scientists aren’t even sure why they exist. Carl Zimmer talks to a</i> …

Immune System

Four Advantages to Solar Installation

Do you have a lot of sunny days without interruption by clouds and rain? You may be in the market for solar installation. These amazing panels can …

This Mesmerizing Faucet Saves Water By Creating Beautiful Spirals

A new faucet is designed to use 15% less water by spinning water in two separate streams, creating a lattice-like liquid vortex instead of a single …

Mysterious Bright Spots on Dwarf Planet Ceres May Be Water Ice

Strange features are most likely made of ice, and may be venting water vapor into space.<p>One ofseveral mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres could be venting a plume of water vapor into space, suggesting that the little world is far from geologically dead.<p>The possible plume appeared in …

Crystal Clear Solar Panels Could Turn Your iPhone Into an Energy Generator

Today’s smartphones are dominated by their screens – and researchers just unveiled a new type of 100% transparent solar panel that could turn …

The New Power Plants That Could Actually Remove Carbon from the Atmosphere — NOVA Next | PBS

What’s better than a zero-carbon source of electricity like solar or wind? One that removes carbon from the atmosphere—a negative-carbon source.<p>It’s …

12 Technologies Which Could Save The World

It's easy to get downhearted about climate change. But amazing things are happening that could slow it down.

Solar Panels

Buying Solar Panels for My Home Will Save Me Thousands of Dollars

One day, as a child in the early 1980s, I spotted a strange device on my grandfather’s roof in San Diego. I asked my dad about it, and he told me, …

Dropping a Brick in Your Toilet Has Never Felt so Good

Drop-A-Brick in your toilet and save half a gallon of water with each flush.<p>Most of us are repeat offenders when it comes to excessive toilet …

Energias Renovables | Noticias | Actualidad

Un nutricionista deportivo miembro del Cenard, en Argentina, hizo las recomendaciones para la correcta nutrición que deben tener las personas que …

WonderCube accessory provides emergency charging and storage in one

WonderCube is a 1-inch cube keyring that’s designed to function as a numerous accessories for your iOS or Android smartphone. The product, which is …

Wocket wants to replace your wallet

No one wants their credit or debit cards, or even their NFC-enabled smartphone falling into the wrong hands. While there are already various security …

Why Google Killing Google Voice Would Be Fantastic

Even if it's not quite as amazing as it could be, Google Voice does some wonderful things. That's what makes it hard to admit the truth: It's time …

Android News

Google’s Project Ara $50 Modular Smartphone Could Change The Way We Buy Phones Starting Next Year

Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects Division just announced its first developer event for Project Ara, a modular smarpthone, yesterday, and a new follow-up profile by TIME indicates we could see the device come to market by next year, with a $50 price tag to start. The key phrase there is “to …