dmoren
at 08:04 AM Dec 18 2014
Gadgets // 

Among the problems with Google Glass—and there are many—is a general lack of style. Those who don't wear glasses regularly can find it cumbersome, while those who do may find it doesn't play well with their existing models. Sony's aiming to solve those problems with a new microdisplay that can turn any pair of glasses into a Google Glass-like device.

sarahfecht
at 10:47 AM Dec 12 2014
Fitness // 

The world wastes a lot of food every year. Like, 1.4 billion tons of food.

dmoren
at 09:05 AM Dec 11 2014
Gadgets // 

We've all probably left the house and hopped in a car before realizing that we left our wallet at home—but most of us have probably been lucky enough not to then be pulled over. If the state of Iowa has its way, however, you may soon be able to produce your smartphone when you're asked for your driver's license.

dmoren
at 09:05 AM Dec 11 2014
Gadgets // 

If you've longed to have a robot sidekick of your very own, but weren't sure where to start, iRobot is here to help. The company behind the iconic Roomba has released a new version of their classic floor-sweeping bot, aimed squarely at students interested in hacking robotics.

dmoren
at 09:26 AM Dec 10 2014
Gadgets // 

With everything from malware and security breaches to fake cell towers designed to intercept your calls, you can't be too careful with your smartphone these days. If you value your privacy more than anything, you've probably been keeping tabs on the Blackphone, the Android-based phone designed from the ground-up to focus on security. But if you were also wondering what you could do with such a phone besides keep all your secrets under wraps, you'll be glad to know that the team behind the Blackphone says it will also be providing an app store.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 09:12 AM Dec 8 2014
Gadgets // 

A group of scientists in India have developed a way to recycle discarded lithium-ion laptop batteries into easily charged sources of light and power. Researchers in Bangalore developed prototype devices that can be used to provide hours of light to people who don't have access to the electrical grid.

fcdiep
at 11:33 AM Dec 4 2014
Fitness // 

As many Americans settled down to watch some football after dinner last weekend, a flurry of fresh news about sports-related brain injuries came to light.

 
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