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Building the ultimate paper airplane, one manila folder at a time

Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a paper airplane unlike anything you've ever seen before — and it's taking him years to get it just right. He's building a 1:60 scale model of a Boeing 777, one so detailed even the tiny chairs and bathrooms look real. There are even miniature meal carts. He starts …

Phablets Are Officially A Thing, With 20M Shipped In 2013

God help us. Phablets are officially a thing.<p>According to Juniper Research, phablets are expected to hit 120 million units shipped by 2018, up from the estimated 20 million phablets shipped last year (2013).<p>Samsung validated the trend with the super-sized Galaxy Note series, which has gone on to be …

Here's Our Favorite Apple iWatch Concept Design So Far

Everyone's hearts go aflutter at iWatch rumors, the supposed wearable wrist computer that Apple could launch as early as this year.<p>A designer named Todd Hamilton took a stab not only at what the still-speculative watch might look like, but how it might actually work to make calls. Check it out.

Wearable Tech

The death of Windows XP will impact 95 percent of the world’s ATMs

Microsoft’s 12-year-old Windows XP operating system powers 95 percent of the world’s automated teller machines, according to NCR, the largest ATM supplier in the US. While the idea of Windows powering ATMs may surprise consumers, XP runs in the background powering the software that bank customers …

Oregon fugitive arrested in Montana after 15-year manhunt

A man suspected of faking his death in a fishing accident 15 years ago to avoid a trial on child sex-abuse charges has been arrested, the Oregon State Police said Friday.<p>Daniel Clement Chafe, 55, was taken into custody Wednesday in Bozeman, Mont., where he had been living under a different name, …

Why Philips Flattened The Light Bulb

Introducing the SlimStyle, a pancake-shaped light bulb that represents the LED industry’s latest attempt to court skeptical consumers.<p>Yesterday, a federal ban on production of 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs went into effect, forcing consumers to switch to more efficient (if less aesthetically …

Light Bulbs

Google-Owned Bump and Flock Shutting Down on January 31

In September, Google acquired the mobile contact and file-sharing service Bump, but said that there weren’t any plans to shutter the company. Well now three months later, things have changed. In a blog post, company CEO and co-founder David Lieb announced that Bump and its second product Flock will …

S Sudan and rebels poised for peace talks

South Sudan's government and rebels are set for New Year's Day peace talks in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, to thrash out a ceasefire to end weeks of bloodletting in the world's newest state.<p>Both sides agreed to a ceasefire on Tuesday, mediators said, but fighting between government troops and …

OneNote for Android updated with new widget and multi-window support

Microsoft is updating its OneNote Android application today, adding some useful features to its note-taking app. While OneNote has previously supported simple widgets with quick access to photos, audio, and new notes, the latest update now includes a widget to display recent notes on the home …

Nokia Closes Out 2013 With 92% Of The Windows Phone Market

The fine folks at AdDuplex have provided Paul Thurrott with an early look at their final Windows Phone market data for 2013, giving us in the public a final look at the key statistics of Microsoft’s smartphone platform’s OEM and device makeup.<p>The figures are much as they have been all year, only …

Fewer deaths from drone strikes in 2013 after Obama policy change

President Barack Obama’s mid-year decision to wind down drone strikes has accounted for a lower number of deaths resulting from such actions in 2013, newly compiled data indicates.<p>Sifting through the estimates of three non-governmental organizations, the Council on Foreign Relations scholar Micah …

Hey, Chromebooks Are Doing O.K.

It’s time that Chromebooks got a little respect.<p>The question of whether people are buying these cheap, lightweight laptops came up again recently …

The Biggest Apple Stories Of 2013 [Year In Review]

2013 was an enormous year for Apple. Yes, there were hyped keynotes galore, fabulous new products, record breaking sales, and much, much more. But 2013 was about more than just hardware for Apple Inc. During Tim Cook’s second full-year reigning over Apple we saw the CEO really settle into his role …

Russian Police Round Up Migrants After Dual Bombings

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Russian police detained 87 people in Volgograd, following twin suicide attacks that killed 16 people …

Kim Jong-un spends New Year's Eve skiing in his 'impeccable' resort

Kim Jong-un has spent New Year's Eve at North Korea's first ski resort – and ordered that the newly-completed complex be opened swiftly so the people can 'feel the loving care of the party'<p>Kim Jong-un, the ruler of <b>North Korea</b>, has spent New Year's Eve inspecting his country's first ski resort – and …

North Korea

That Giant Bitcoin Crash in the Wake of China Restrictions? It Never Happened.

When news surfaced two weeks ago of a fresh round of restrictions that China was placing on businesses transacting in the bitcoin ecosystem, the …

Cryptocurrency

Top iPhone apps on sale

If you are looking for some exciting apps at a great price, then check out our list of the best iPhone apps for sale on December 31, 2013. These apps …

Power play: why your electric bill may be changing soon

In the near future, power companies may have to decouple electricity use from prices<p>Americans are buying bigger homes, using more appliances, and firing up more data centers than ever before. You’d expect electricity demand to skyrocket accordingly, but the trend is actually the opposite. Total …

A photographer's year in review: 2013 Edition

Motorsports of moments ago.<p>2013 had me shipping myself all over the globe. Starting in Barcelona with Formula 1 testing, I made a slight detour in Geneva with the <i>Road & Track</i> crew. I watched the unveiling of the stunningly wild Lamborghini Aventador at the VW Group gathering, and I watched Luca …

Le Mans

Google targets big brand advertisers with 'game-changing' technology

Google hopes its new technology that can track the 'viewability' of online ads will help it lure big brand advertisers away from TV<p>Ever since marketing pioneer John Wanamaker quipped that half of all the money he spent on advertising was wasted, but he didn't know which half, businesses have been …