Alexander Weiss

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Mota smartring: For people who hate smartwatches

Not everyone is thrilled about the idea of wearing a smartwatch. Some people ditched their watches in exchange for smartphones a long time ago and don't want to go back. Others just don't want to add something chunky to their wrists. If you're still enamored with the idea of notifications, but shy …

Apple Unveils Its Hotly Anticipated Watch

The device marks Apple's entry into the wearable market.<p>The rumor mill has been working overtime leading up to Apple's event today and fewer …

This video shows there's no stopping Tiny Titan, Madden's greatest mistake

All that's left for the "Tiny Titan" Christian Kirksey — aka Madden's Littlest Biggest Mistake — is an ESPN 30-for-30 documentary, which EA Sports' latest trailer on his phenomenon attempts to capture.<p>Kirksey, who makes his NFL debut today, isn't even a (Tennessee) Titan. He's a Cleveland Brown, …

Google's prototype self-driving car will have a steering wheel after all

Google’s prototype self-driving car was unveiled to much fanfare with just two buttons – stop and go – for its test-track existence. But the introduction of new rules from the California department of motor vehicles (DMV) means the company will have reintroduce that near-obsolete technology known …

The Gift Of Graft: New York Artist's Tree To Grow 40 Kinds Of Fruit

It sounds like something out of Dr. Seuss, but artist Sam Van Aken is developing a tree that blooms in pink, fuchsia, purple and red in the spring — and that is capable of bearing 40 different kinds of fruit.<p>No, it's not genetic engineering. Van Aken, an associate professor in Syracuse University's …

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire players get their own Secret Bases

Players in <i>Pokémon Omega Ruby</i> and <i>Alpha Sapphire</i>, reimagined versions of <i>Pokémon Ruby</i>/<i>Pokémon Sapphire</i>, will be able build, customize and share their own personal areas with the Secret Base feature, Nintendo and The Pokémon Co. International announced today.<p>The area lets users create mazes and traps …

New Startup Normal 3-D Prints Custom, Premium Earphones on Demand

Its first product was chosen in part because earbuds are notorious for falling out when they don't fit.<p>The real promise of 3-D printing isn’t about manufacturing products for everyone. It’s about manufacturing products for just one person. Some people call this idea “mass customization.”<p>Normal is a …

New Google Play Services 5.0 rolls out, updating Androids without a new version of Android

You probably won’t notice it but if you have an Android phone, it should be getting a behind-the-scenes software update soon. I’m not talking about …

Nissan builds a real-life version of its stunning 'Gran Turismo' supercar

At the UK's Goodwood Festival of Speed, Nissan today took the wraps off a full-scale model of its new virtual supercar. The Nissan Concept 2020 Vision GT was created for <i>Gran Turismo 6</i>'s "Vision Gran Turismo festival," which invites car makers to present their vision of the near automotive future as …

Ubisoft Comments on Deactivated Watch Dogs PC Settings

"The PC version does indeed contain some old, unused render settings that were deactivated for a variety of reasons ..."<p>Ubisoft has released an …

This Glove Makes You Beethoven

“Have you ever seen the Matrix?” Thad Starner excitedly asks me over the phone. “There’s that scene where they need to fly a helicopter and Trinity just says, “hang on” and then uploads the instructions to her brain. That’s the future of what I’m doing.”<p>What started as a wearable experiment for the …

Super cheap Smart Home kit brings automation to the masses

If you're wondering when home automation might tip into the Walmart-level mainstream, here's a sign: Archos' Smart Home starter kit is now on sale. Along with two cameras, two movement tags and two weather tags, they're throwing in a controlling tablet, all for $250 -- or $25 each for the cameras …

The $199 MOD-T Printer May Not Amaze, But It Points Towards The Future Of Home 3D Printing

When netbook prices fell below $200 around 2010, it was a big deal. This milestone meant that the race to the bottom had started, but the resulting firestorm of popularity brought about the rise of the tablet ecosystem as well as the rise of slim, high-powered machines like the Macbook Air. The …

Oklahoma halts double execution after one is botched

A controversial double execution in Oklahoma was scrubbed Tuesday night after the first inmate to receive an experimental three-drug cocktail writhed and grimaced on the gurney, struggled to lift his head and died of a heart attack more than 40 minutes later, officials and witnesses said.<p>Clayton …

OK, Glass: How do I stop people calling me a 'Glasshole'?

Google Glass holds a fair few surprises — even if they are from the general public. How does a Glass wearer get around the social barriers of …

Scientists Are Using Metamaterials To Build Everything From Wireless Phone Chargers To Invisibility Cloaks

While the holy grail of metamaterials is still to make objects and people invisible to the eye, they are set to have a more tangible commercial impact playing more mundane roles - from satellite antennas to wirelessly charging cellphones.<p>Metamaterials are simply materials that exhibit properties …

New Moto X ad lets you change the color on a printed page

Motorola has gone to great lengths to market its flagship<p>Moto Xsmartphone as not the most powerful device, but one that a user can tailor to his or her tastes down to the color of the camera ring. To take that customizability message even further, the company infused a low-tech environment with a …