Xavier Harding
at 10:12 AM Jun 29 2016
Gadgets // 

Amazon Echo serves as the retail company's always listening home device, which allows its voice controlled virtual assistant Alexa to serve many of your requests, such as reading out the news or weather forecast, and setting timers.

Ryan F. Mandelbaum
at 10:12 AM Jun 29 2016
Gaming // 

Online gaming can be an equalizer, a place where it doesn't matter what you look like so long as you're killing the crap out of every other character. Double arm amputee George Levay knows that better than most. He's the one beating you.

Coby McDonald
at 10:46 AM Jun 22 2016
Mobile // 

An app called I SEA made a splash last week when it purported to give anyone, anywhere the power to save Mediterranean migrants. With just a smartphone, a few spare minutes, and a sharp eye, users of I SEA could help spot migrant-laden vessels in distress and alert authorities. Numerous publications including Reuters, Wired, Fast Company, and Newsweek published positive coverage.

G. Clay Whittaker
at 10:46 AM Jun 22 2016

Bone conduction is a cool trick. When a vibrating tuning fork is held to your temple, you can hear the tone without there actually being a sound.

Coby McDonald
at 11:40 AM Jun 17 2016
Gadgets // 

Going green can be a rather thankless effort. Nobody pats you on the back for your reusable water bottle, diligent recycling efforts, and insistence on buying local. But one Dutch entrepreneur wants to reward residents of Amsterdam for their efforts to bring down air pollution. And he's doing it with birdhouses.

G. Clay Whittaker
at 11:40 AM Jun 17 2016
Gaming // 

Star Wars fans who've always wanted to use the force may have a new hope. We're all hopeful after seeing a video shared today showing an interactive mixed reality simulation featuring characters from the movies—in the room with you.

Carl Franzen
at 11:02 AM Jun 15 2016
Gaming // 

Earlier today at the annual E3 videogame conference in Los Angeles, Nintendo pulled back the curtain on the latest installment in its iconic Zelda franchise. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be the first new Zelda game created for Nintendo's four-year-old Wii U system (instead of just updated versions of games for older systems). Based on the new trailer, it looks pretty incredible.

 
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