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Hands-on: Massless Wants to Bring High-precision Stylus Input to VR

Massless is developing a stylus designed specifically for high-precision VR input. We got to check out a prototype version of the device this week at …

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Scientists say the dream of unlimited clean energy is about to come true

In just 15 years, the U.S. will be producing unlimited amounts of nearly free, completely green energy. Not only would such an energy holy grail mean the end of humanity’s dependence on expensive fossil fuels, it would also be a panacea for climate change.<p>Amazingly, this is not a science fiction. …

WTF is an Airdrop? A Detailed Guide to Free Cryptocurrency

Money can’t appear out of no where… But cryptocurrency can<p><i>Here’s an awesome article by Kenny Li Originally Featured in Hackernoon</i><p>What is an …

Creative's new Super X-Fi audio tech is frigging mind-blowing

When Creative called me up to ask if I was interested in hearing something incredible, I was skeptical but curious.<p>After all, this was Creative we were talking about, the creator of the SoundBlaster, the default standard for audio in PCs in the '90s and early '00s, but the company as a whole hadn't …

Audiophile

Nova LED Athletic Jacket

Keeping yourself visible to motorists is key for nighttime exercise. Instead of relying on reflective fabric, the Nova LED Athletic Jacket uses …

How-To's

Cauldryn has made the swiss army knife of heated travel mugs

If you thought that the cutting edge of vacuum-insulated coffee mugs was to buy one in a color other than black then, boy, have we got news for you. Cauldryn Coffee is showing off its modular coffee cup that promises to revolutionize the way we carry around beverages. At its heart, is the coffee …

ONYX BOOX Max2 is the “world’s first” dual mode eInk tablet w/ HDMI input

eInk is a wonderful thing. I love reading on my Kindle as it feels like I’m reading actual paper. Long has the technology been around, but for as long as we’ve had it, it’s been mostly confined to eReaders. ONYX has made a few of those eReaders in the past, generally in much larger sizes, up to …

There's a new religion centered around artificial intelligence and it sounds terrifying

There's a new church for tech-minded folks, and it sounds like something out of a science fiction novel.<p>"Way of the Future" (or WOTF, as they …

Singularity

There’s finally a good robot vacuum you can get for just $75

Want a good robot vacuum? Don’t want to pay $400 or even more for a Roomba? You’re in luck. The Pure Clean Smart Robotic Vacuum Cleaner ditches many …

Chinese startup's '8K' VR headset is surprisingly advanced

As much as I enjoy the occasional VR gameplay, I've been waiting for headset manufacturers to boost the pixel density in order to reduce the screen door effect, as well as to widen the FOV (field of view) for a more immersive experience. There's no doubt that the big names like HTC and Oculus are …

Virtual Reality

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs, No Matter How You Like Them

Scrambled eggs are easy to make, but they’re kind of difficult to make <i>perfectly</i>. Rubbery, dry curds are no good, but runny scrambles can be just as …

Convert Your M.2 SSDs Into USB 3.1 Flash Drives Using External SilverStone SST-MS09C Enclosure

SilverStone has announced the release of a new piece of kit which is capable of transforming your M.2 solid state drive (SSD) into convenient USB 3.1 …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: Still a great big phone | Trusted Reviews

What is the Samsung Galaxy Note 8?<p>If you’re after a big phone, with big phone features then the Note 8 is really the only choice currently. …

Phones

Hack Your Memory

Imagine a fire hydrant being lifted high into the air by a large helium balloon. It goes higher and higher, but suddenly gas starts to leak out of …

Omega Ophthalmics is an eye implant platform with the power of continuous AR

Google and other tech companies have come up with glasses and contact lenses for the purposes of AR, but Omega Ophthalmics is taking a much more invasive approach by using surgically implanted lenses to create a space for augmented reality inside the eye.<p>It sounds wild, but lens implants aren’t a …

Intel lets you stick an AI brain into your USB port

Want to give your PC an IQ boost? Intel's $80 Movidius Neural Compute Stick lets you plug some computing brains into your laptop's USB port.<p>The device, geared for tinkerers and programmers, can crank out 100 billion mathematical calculations per second while consuming a paltry 1 watt of power. …

Machine Learning

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Our favorite new smart thermostat isn’t just controlled by Alexa, it can replace your Echo speaker

Last year’s Ecobee3 was by far our favorite smart thermostat, combining all of the intelligent features we’ve come to expect with the convenience of …

Monoprice Wants to Affordably Outfit Your Kitchen

Most people don’t have the budget to snatch up every cool kitchen gadget, because, let’s face it, there are a lot of them. But Monoprice, a consumer …

ASUS ZenScreen is the slickest USB monitor I've ever seen

ASUS is known for its design chops, so much so that it could turn even a router into an eye candy. The same goes for its latest USB monitor, the ZenScreen (MB16AC), which turned up on the show floor here at Computex in Taipei. This 15.6-inch, 1080p IPS device is the slickest of its kind I've ever …

Fujifilm's SQ10 is an instant camera for the Instagram generation

Instant film cameras have been making a comeback in recent years, and Fujifilm is partially responsible for this. The manufacturer's Instax Mini 8, for instance, is a best-seller on Amazon, which may have to do with the fact it only costs around $70. But the company seems to think people are …

Cameras

LG intros new 43-inch 4K FreeSync display that supports four sources at once

<i>From 9to5Toys:</i><p>Ever since Apple made the decision to leave the display game (and subsequently return), we’ve seen an abundance of new releases from brands like Philips, LG and others trying to fill the void. Today, one of those major players is returning with another fresh announcement.<p>LG has …

Sony E-Paper Tablet

Sony's original Digital Paper was designed to replace folders full of printed PDF documents. The new Sony E-Paper Tablet aims to do the same, only …

'American Guns' reality star convicted of selling firearms illegally, evading taxes

The star of the reality TV show “American Guns” faces up to 15 years in prison after his conviction last week on firearms and tax evasion charges.<p>Richard Wyatt, 53, ran a Denver-area gun shop called Gunsmoke that was the setting for the Discovery Channel show for two seasons in 2011 and 2012.<p>He was …

Nvidia's new GTX 1080 Ti is a ripsnorter - 35% faster than a standard 1080 and faster than a Titan X!

Plus new faster memory versions of GTX 1060 AND GTX 1080 announced

Break Out of Your Scrambled Egg Rut With These International Recipes

There are many ways to scramble an egg, but it can still be easy to find yourself in a scrambled egg rut. To help you mix it up and keep it …

Breakfast

Free stuff from NASA! Robots, drones, satellites!

Just because you don't work for NASA doesn't mean you can't use its code.<p>On Wednesday, the space agency released its latest online software catalog of over 1,000 code descriptions related to topics such as guidance systems, robotics, aeronautics, climate simulators, biological sensors and design …

Freebies

BioLite's new off-the-grid gear doubles down on power and light

BioLite released most of its 2017 product line today, spearheaded by the new and improved CampStove 2. All the products share common design features, centered around either battery improvements, expanded lighting possibilities, or both. Along with the redesigned stove, which now includes onboard …

Gear & Gadgets

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