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Electric aircraft are on the way: Stylish Airbus plane makes its first flight

While electric vehicles are gaining popularity in the automotive world, the aviation industry is also looking into ways to clean up its act.<p>French firm Airbus is best known for its large passenger jets — including the double-deck Airbus A380 — but its latest project is rather smaller.<p>The E-FAN is a …

Renders of 4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Allegedly Sourced from Foxconn Surface

New alleged renderings of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 said to be sourced from primary Apple supplier Foxconn have surfaced on Chinese site <i>Wei Feng</i> [Google Translate, via <i>GforGames</i>].<p>The renders, which show measurements of 138 x 67mm for the device, appears to be consistent with drawings published in …

15 Stunning Photos You Wouldn't Believe Were Taken With A Smartphone

A few years ago, smartphone cameras were valued for their convenience rather than the quality of the images they produced.<p>Now, smartphone manufacturers are putting much more attention into beefing up the cameras on their mobile devices.<p>For example, Nokia has managed to squeeze 41 megapixels into …

What does Apple stand to gain from Dr Dre's Beats headphones?

Apple is reported to be buying Dr Dre’s headphone brand Beats for $3.2bn, in a deal that would be the Cupertino-based company’s largest acquisition to date. But what does Beats offer Apple that the iPhone manufacturer can’t do itself?<p>Beats is one of the most high-profile brands in headphones. The …

Here’s a video of Dr. Dre and Steve Jobs video chatting about iTunes and the iPod

In light of the impending Apple/Beats deal, above is a video of Dr. Dre and Steve Jobs video iChatting at an Apple event (a decade ago!) about the iPod and iTunes. It seems that the relationship goes back quite a few years, and the Steve Jobs biography has a great quote about that:<p>“Perhaps the …

Tumblr’s New App Has 3.3 Billion Unique Designs

The mobile app has enough ways for every Internet-connected person on earth to design a Tumblr.<p>Sure, you can change your poster image and your avatar as much as you’d like. But whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, or virtually any other social-media site, your identity and feed can only fit into <i>one</i> …

This Simple Device Harvests Sunshine And Beams It Down To Dark City Streets

But while all of that density can help cities become more sustainable, it does create one obvious problem–there’s less and less natural light …

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Turn your voice into a Siri for people with speech impairments

It's easy for most people to tell others what they want, but it's actually a luxury that those with speech disorders don't have. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders estimates that 7.5 million people in the US have trouble using their voices, and now a program called …

A Smart Watch For Kids, Designed For Worried Parents

Helicopter parents, rejoice: FiLIP’s technology lets you keep track of your kids.<p>An estimated 60% of parents in the United States get their pre-teens cell phones, for reasons like peace of mind and safety. The catch, however, is that those smartphones come loaded with tools that kids can abuse. …

This Is How Google Can Dominate The Smartwatch Industry For Years To Come

This week’s announcement of Android Wear by Google has felt like a shot in the arm for the smartwatch industry. Short of Apple’s mythical iWatch appearing on a wrist near you, the entrance of Google into the wearable space with a clear focus on the smartwatch as a platform is the move that everyone …

Meet fashionable wearable tech: Cuff and Epiphany

In the growing world of wearable technology, most of what's come out so far is way more geek than chic. Sure, Google Glass has shown up on the runway, but we have yet to see a truly head-turning blend of high tech and haute-couture. Deep inside the hoodie-clad hills surrounding the Silicon Valley …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

How to Save Your Phone When It Falls in the Toilet

Of all the things that belong in the toilet, most would agree that cellphones definitely don't make the list. Then how does it come to pass that 19% …

iPhone 6 concept video shows off 4.5″ curved display with iPad Air design

As mockups go, this iPhone 6 concept video via Ran Avni and company shows off much of what I would love to see in the next iPhone redesign. The design language from the iPod touch, iPad Air, and iPad mini is just begging to be coupled with the iPhone. Personally, I’m a big fan of the smoother, less …

iOS 8: Apple considers Notification Center + Messages tweaks, removing Game Center app

Besides adding new Maps, Healthbook, and iTunes Radio applications, Apple plans to enhance and refine the functionality of some of its current pre-bundled applications and features for iOS 8. Here is a list, provided by sources, of some of the refinements Apple is <i>considering</i> for select applications …

iOS 7.1 makes everything faster — including your battery drain

iOS 7.1 may have only been released this week, but it’s already got it’s own “gate”-worthy issue: battery life is abysmal. Reports on Twitter and Apple’s support discussion forums indicate that users are seeing significant drain on their batteries after installing the new update.<p>[tweet …

The generation dependent on the phone charger

<b>The European Parliament is voting on whether to have a single charger for all phones. Shorter battery lives mean many are prisoners to their chargers, notes Harry Low.</b><p>It's a common sight. We see people plugging in at airports, on trains and in the office. Charging hubs have been springing up at …

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Emotion in Marketing: How Our Brains Decide What's Shareable

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog and has been republished with permission.</i><p>Every day it seems like we feel hundreds of different emotions – each nuanced and specific to the physical and social situations we find ourselves in.<p>According to science, it’s not that complicated by a long …

Report: This is what iOS 8 looks like, at least right now

Apple's next version of its mobile operating system, iOS 8, looks an awful lot like the iOS you've already got on your iDevice. At least that's according to screens leaked on Chinese microblog site Weibo and lent credence by veritable Apple site <i>9to5Mac</i>, which show what is supposedly iOS 8 in …

The Company That Makes Glass For Apple Isn't Happy About Apple's Move To Sapphire

Corning senior vice president Tony Tripeny was one of two executive from the company to speak at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media, and Telecom Conference yesterday.<p>As CNET's Brooke Crothers noted last evening, the mood of the conversation got very serious when Morgan Stanley analyst James …

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Apple's Siri yaks in Ferrari for auto show splash

Apple's CarPlay system is a simplified way to communicate in your car -- thanks to Siri<p>Normally, some breathtaking car model is what those attending a big auto show remember. But this year, at the Geneva Motor Show, the big winner may be Apple.<p>Apple didn't just introduce its new CarPlay in-car …

Half of Broadcast TV Viewers Are 54 and Older—Yikes

More like ... greys' anatomy. Right?<p>In the last 20 years, the median age of Americans has increased from 34 to 37. The median age of broadcast TV viewers has increased from 41 to 54. Not a three-year jump, but a 13-year jump.<p>And therein lies the existential challenge for CBS, NBC, FOX, and ABC: How …

iPhone alarm wakes you up with the smell of bacon

An iPhone accessory has been developed that can wake you up in the morning with the smell of bacon, rather than an audible alarm<p>Meat producer Oscar Mayer claims to have created an adapter which releases the scent of frying bacon as a morning alarm.<p>Bacon lovers set an alarm within the official app …

This iPhone case lets you answer calls while it's closed

Both LG and Samsung have phone cases that let you take calls without exposing your screen to the elements, but what if you have an iPhone? As of today, you can check out Moshi's SenseCover. The iPhone 5 and 5s flip case includes both a preview window as well as a touch strip that lets you answer …

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 …

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Apple Might Go Full 'Phablet'

Last year with the iPhone 5C, Apple gave customers more colors, but customers more or less didn't care.<p>But soon, Apple may offer something the public has actually been asking for: bigger iPhones.<p>Apple is planning on larger displays for a pair of iPhones to be released this year, sources familiar …

Bored of your normal résumé? Sumry wants to replace it with an interactive timeline

Looking for a job and sending out résumés is a full-time job in itself, and in order to make yourself stand out from the crowd you might be considering adding some flourishes to your existing CV.<p>However, tweaking that existing Microsoft Word template isn’t going to cut it. According to Sumry, a …