Samsung Galaxy S4, With Skin
Today at the 2013 Google I/O conference in California, Google announced that the company would begin selling the Samsung Galaxy S4, the newest in the most successful Android phone line on the planet, themselves. When you buy a Galaxy S4 from your wireless carrier or a retail store, it comes with a skin called TouchWiz and a two-year contract. With Google, you'll pay more, but you won't get stuck with either the skin or the contract.
Light scattering with a laser
Paul Kaye, University of Hertfordshire, UK
Asbestos is an insidious killer, with a nasty habit of being most deadly when it is least visible. Fortunately, a new device can detect asbestos on site, without a lab test.
BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer
Whether you're in a contest with your buddies over who's the drunkest, or legitimately trying to determine whether your blood alcohol content is low enough to drive home (just take a cab, dude), personal breathalyzers can be pretty fun to whip out at a bar, at least for those of us obsessed with numbers. But perhaps it's not enough of a social experience for the 21st century?
This Weasel Is Not Food Nor A Selfie
Good work by the research team at the University of Gothenburg, which has a bright future as respectable-looking, labcoat-wearing con men if this whole science thing doesn't work out. The three-person team gave phones with Instagram to a bunch of people at a museum and watched what they did with them.