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CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

BlackBerry is fighting for its rightful place in in the smartphone market, especially when it comes to keyboards.<p>Last Friday the company filed a lawsuit against Typo, an LA-based startup that makes a physical keyboard accessory for the iPhone. Co-founded by American Idol presenter Ryan Seacrest, …

How HP could reshape itself and the 3D printing market

In the basement of HP’s Palo Alto research lab, there’s a five-foot-tall machine that will soon evolve into the company’s first real product for the …

CubePro 3D printer does up to three colors, can create basketball-sized objects

It's hard to say whether "sub-$5,000" really qualifies as consumer-level pricing. We suspect that whatever the final cost of the new CubePro ends up being when it ships in Q2, it'll be priced at "prosumer" levels, at best. Still, the follow-up to the CubeX boasts some pretty enticing specs. Like …

12 Of Valve's Steam Machine Partners Unveiled

Yesterday we talked a bit about the challenges facing Valve’s Steam Machine ahead of their 8PM EST press conference tonight at CES 2014. One of them was figuring out how multiple manufacturers making multiple version of a Steam Machine will exist in harmony, and now it appears there’s going to be a …

Polaroid's Socialmatic camera to fuse retro style, instant prints and Android this fall

Last we heard of Polaroid's Socialmatic camera, which promises to bring back instant prints with a modern flair, it was bound for store shelves in the first quarter of 2014. Here at CES, the firm's announced that the hardware is cruising for a fall release now that it's finalized the necessary …

Huawei's huge Ascend Mate 2 4G works as an iPhone charger

Battery drain is a constant concern for smartphone users, but Huawei is confident in its latest flagship’s endurance power. So confident, in fact, that it’s positioning the phone as a portable battery pack for other mobile devices. The Ascend Mate 2 4G is a straightforward follow-up to last year’s …

Bill Gates Funds A Smartphone Battery That Runs On Human Urine

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is on a mission to improve human sanitation, particularly in areas of the world that don't have a reliable water supply. Much of that effort is about reinventing the toilet but the foundation has also challenged scientists to find ways to turn human waste into …

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Apple patents a hover touch sensor and heart rate monitor for smartphones

Apple is getting closer to having you interact with your iPhone without even touching it.<p>Apple today received U.S. Patent No. 8,614,693, which describes a method for accurately determining user interactions with touchscreens for touch and hover events (bringing your finger close to a screen but not …

The Footwear Of The Future Looks Totally Gross

London-born designer Shamees Aden has fashioned the footwear of the future. The protocell shoe is 3-D printed and made from a synthetic biological material that would function like a second skin and could repair itself. And ohmygod they make your feet look like they’ve been swallowed by swamp …

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The First Trek to Mars, Available Now on Indiegogo

Seeing as we typically receive about a dozen Kickstarter/Indiegogo/etc. pitches in the inbox on any given day, your humble editorial team has a case …

Why You Must Attend Autodesk's CAVE Conference Next Year, Part 1

As we reported back in August, at this year's Autodesk University they decided to try something different, kicking the conference off with a sort of …

Why You Must Attend Autodesk's CAVE Conference Next Year, Part 2

<i>This is the second part of Hipstomp's reporting from the inaugural Autodesk CAVE Conference, which took place in conjunction with their annual</i> …

Plié Lamp Collection by Vitale

Spain-based design studio Vitale works in interior design, but they also design products. Bringing an architectural eye to product design is paying …

Bathroom Chromotherapy

The Northern Lights have attracted the night sky watchers for ages. This collection of backlit bathroom furniture takes inspiration from and mimics …

Minimalist Posters Depict The Architecture Of 13 Classic Films

An Italian artist illustrates the iconic buildings of your favorite movies from The Big Lebowski‘s Malibu bachelor pad to The Incredibles‘ futuristic suburban home.<p>Sometimes, even more than wanting to be a film’s beautiful heroine or superhero protagonist, viewers are swept away by a desire to …

Featherlight Pocket Watch

The latest addition to ZIIIRO’s collection of modern timepieces is this sleek pocket watch or stylish pendant accessory, depending on how you use it. …

Photographer Víctor Enrich Imagines the Same Building in Munich Configured in 88 Ways | Colossal

<p>As part of his latest project NHDK, photographer Víctor Enrich challenged himself to digitally reconfigure the same building in Munich, Germany in …

Transformation Car Design Project

Olivier Gamiette is a self-taught designer from Paris, France. With the main interest of bringing new exciting ideas to life Olivier today works for …

1865 Electric Velocipede Project Inspired by Iconic Pedal-Cranked Bicycle in 1865

<b>1865 Electric Velocipede</b> is a nice concept vehicle inspired by historic pedal-cranked bicycle in 1865. Teamed up with BASF, DING3000, a German design …

Chameleon-like Lucid Stead shack illuminates the desert

What lives in the desert, changes color throughout the day, and is powered by sustainable energy? That would be the chameleon-like Lucid Stead, by …

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