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  • IKEA Is Now Putting Wireless Charging In Your Furniture

    1 March 2015, 9:30 am by: Darren Orf

    Charging cables? Who needs 'em. Smartphone makers (and even big chain coffee shops ) have been clamoring for ways to ditch those tangled microUSB nuisances—and now the world's largest furniture retailer is joining the fight.Read more...
  • Amazon's Deeply Discounting Tax Software Today, Plus More Deals

    1 March 2015, 9:05 am by: Shep McAllister, Commerce Team

    If you still haven't settled up with Uncle Sam, Amazon's offering terrific prices on H&R Block Tax Software, today only. Prices start at just $17 for the Deluxe edition (compared to $45 when purchased directly from H&R Block's website), and stretch up to $37…
  • LG Watch Urbane: LTE On Your Wrist Never Looked So Good

    1 March 2015, 7:00 am by: Carlos Rebato

    Smartwatches are still trying desperately to be cool. LG's latest attempt at pulling it off is the LG Watch Urbane. And it comes in two flavors: a basic model, and a luxury version with LTE. We tried them both here in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress and…
  • HP’s Spectre x360 Might Be The Best Transforming Laptop I’ve Ever Seen

    1 March 2015, 7:00 am by: Sean Buckley

    Milled aluminum. All-day battery life. Intel Core i5 and i7 processors. A bitchin' keyboard, and a large, clickable trackpad with excellent multitouch response. If you didn't know any better, you'd think I was describing a MacBook Air . I'm not—I'm talking…
  • LG's Bringing Curved Screens To Its Cheaper Phones, Because Why Not

    1 March 2015, 7:00 am by: Carlos Rebato

    That curve on LG Flex's screen might seem like a total gimmick, even if it's pretty rad . As far as LG's concerned though, it's the next big thing for all phones How so? They are bringing curved screen to their mid-range phones and they plan to keep doing so…
  • Holy Shit, This Weight Loss Supplement Has Prozac In It

    28 February 2015, 8:53 pm by: Cheryl Eddy

    The FDA just issued a warning not to use the weight-loss supplement Oxy ELITE Pro Super Thermogenic — because it contains fluoxetine, also known as Prozac. Not a drug humans should be taking unaware, and one that can cause serious side effects, including…
  • These Tiny Satellites Just Left The International Space Station

    28 February 2015, 7:20 pm by: Mika McKinnon

    A pair of nanosatellites were deployed by the NanoRacks Launcher on the end of the Japanese robotic arm of the International Space Station on Friday. The tiny CubeSats are loaded with tools to observe the planet.Read more...
  • A Quantum Computer Isn't Nearly As Glamorous As It Sounds

    28 February 2015, 6:00 pm by: Chris Mills

    You'd think quantum computers exist in heavily-guarded labs, with many men in white suits manning control stations filled with unfathomable screens and charts. Actually, they exist in a small cupboard in England's West Country. Read more...
  • You Can't Burn Yourself With This Teapot

    28 February 2015, 5:00 pm by: Chris Mills

    Someone at OSHA probably has a terrifying stat about the number of workplace injuries caused by teapots. But if everyone rushes out and buys this gorgeous glass hot beverage receptacle, we can do something about this critical national issue. Read more...
  • The U.S. Doesn't Like It When China Wants To Build Encryption Backdoors

    28 February 2015, 4:00 pm by: Chris Mills

    The NSA and U.S. tech giants have come to blows over government backdoors in encryption products lately, with the government arguing that backdoors are vital to national security, and the likes of Yahoo claiming it will make encryption pointless. Well, it…
  • An Incredibly Touching Leonard Nimoy Tribute From The ISS

    28 February 2015, 3:04 pm by: Chris Mills

    Since Leonard Nimoy passed away yesterday, tributes have been pouring in from around the web . But this one, posted without comment from NASA astronaut Terry Virts aboard the ISS, is probably the most touching. LLAP. Read more...
  • Adam Savage's Replica Hedge Maze From The Shining Is Scarily Accurate

    28 February 2015, 2:00 pm by: Logan Booker

    When Mythbusters' Adam Savage isn't, uh, busting myths, he spends his time crafting amazing replicas of movie props, among other hobbies. This time around it's the hedge maze from Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, prompted by Savage's disappointment in what…
  • These R/C Cars Drift So Much Better Than You Ever Will

    28 February 2015, 1:00 pm by: Chris Mills

    Drifting R/C cars isn't a completely new pasttime, but there's still something magical about watching a trio of R/C cars go flying off a jump — sideways. It's everything you ever wasted your childhood trying to achieve, but done by grown-ups with far more…
  • Insane Crowd Funded Nissan Car Holds BBQ, Karaoke Machine, And Drone

    28 February 2015, 12:05 pm by: Kat Callahan

    Japanese automakers have been shoving all sorts of devices into vehicles, especially kei cars, for years now. We've seen many a wacky concept come out of design studios, and a surprising number of them have actually made it into production. Well, Nissan may…
  • The Craziest Designs For London's Newest Pedestrian Bridge

    28 February 2015, 12:00 pm by: Chris Mills

    The great city of London currently has something of a fascination with pedestrian bridges to span the waterway that bisects the city. The latest project is for a bridge that will connect Nine Elms to Pimlico in the Borough of Wandsworth. Currently, 87…
  • Thanks For the Net Neutrality, Oligarchs

    28 February 2015, 10:55 am by: Alex Pareene

    "Net neutrality" will be the law of the land following the Federal Communications Commission's vote to reclassify broadband Internet services as public utilities. Please take some time this week to thank the outspoken citizens who made this possible. These…
  • Huawei Already Revealed Its First Android Watch

    28 February 2015, 10:15 am by: Chris Mills

    All the cool kids are peddling Android wearables these days, and it looks like Huawei is no exception: in advance of the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, it looks like the Chinese phone giant has revealed its upcoming watch in an (accidental?) ad.…
  • I Never Realized I Need A Bluetooth Wallet

    28 February 2015, 10:00 am by: Chris Mills

    When a new Kickstarter launches for an everyday item with (Bluetooth/NFC/WiFi/solar panels/CNC'd aluminium unibody — delete as appropriate) capabilities on board, I'm normally first in the line of jeering sceptics. But a wallet with built-in Bluetooth…
  • Start Your Weekend With The Hubble Space Telescope's Planetarium Clips

    28 February 2015, 1:08 am by: Charlie Jane Anders

    You may not own your own private planetarium — or if you do, can we come over to your house? But you can still experience a journey through the wonders of space, thanks to four new "fulldome" planetarium clips, released by the Hubble Space Telescope. They're…
  • Stunning video shows what it must be like to travel through dimensions

    27 February 2015, 10:45 pm by: Casey Chan

    This video is so well made and so amazing that it's unbelievable. It's like being able to step into portals that jump through dimensions and break the laws of physics. Made by artist Daniel Crooks, it's called 'An Embroidery of Voids' and you can watch it…

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