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  • New invention expands Wi-Fi bandwidth tenfold

    4h By Colin Jeffrey
    The vast range of Wi-Fi-enabled devices available today means that anyone could have several personal electronic devices all trying to connect to a network simultaneously. Multiply this by many hundreds of people in a busy public place with Wi-Fi connectivity…
  • Save 40% On The iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit Bundle

    4:12am By Nick Lavars
    Many of us would prefer to fix broken gadgets instead of throwing them away. The folks at iFixit are known for showing us how, and this bundle of iFixit tools contains all the kit you need to start mending — and it takes 40% off the standard price...…
  • Protein converts pancreatic cancer cells back into healthy cells

    3:21am By Nick Lavars
    Scientists working in the area of pancreatic cancer research have uncovered a technique that sees cancerous cells transform back into normal healthy cells. The method relies in the introduction of a protein called E47, which bonds with particular DNA sequences…
  • "World's first battery-powered rocket" readied for launch

    2:55am By David Szondy
    Though there have been tremendous advances in space technology in recent years, when it comes to getting into space, we're still like cavemen trying to get beyond the breakers on a floating log – at least, that's the view of New Zealand-based company Rocket…
  • Sena 10C – the first Bluetooth headset with a built-in action camera

    2:32am By Loz Blain
    Sena's 10C is the first Bluetooth headset to hit the market with a built-in action camera. It takes the intercom and phone integration features of the SMH-10, and mashes them together with the video capabilities of the Sena Prism we reviewed last week, while…
  • Wakē alarm uses targeted light and sound to leave your partner in peace

    2:09am By Nick Lavars
    Lucera Labs isn't the first startup to mimic the natural sunrise for a more subtle start to the day, but by bringing highly targeted sounds into the mix it hopes to save your significant other some valuable shut-eye, and perhaps even your relationship. ..…
  • Review: nabi Big Tab children's tablet

    2:02am By Lakshmi Sandhana
    If you're in the market for a big family tablet, the nabi Big Tab more than delivers with your choice of a whopping 20-in or 24-in touchscreen, supported by a child-friendly selection of educational and entertaining games and apps. Read on, for Gizmag's review…
  • Evel exhibition: A look back at a daredevil ahead of his time

    1:54am By Vicki Smith
    Long before the now daily bombardment of death defying stunts on YouTube there was motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel. With no movie magic or modern suspension to soften his landings, he was a superhero who could actually fly, or crash, for money and fame. A…
  • McLaren unveils V8-powered "entry level" 540C Coupé

    Mon 11:20pm By Scott Collie
    McLaren has continued its rapid range expansion with the unveiling of its new "entry-level" 540C Coupé at the Shanghai Auto Show. This isn't your average poverty-pack range starter, however, with the cheapest member of McLaren's Sport Series still capable of…
  • NASA plans LandSat 9, Earth's most high-tech selfie stick

    Mon 10:27pm By Eric Mack
    For over 40 years, Landsat has quietly but consistently been taking images of the surface of the Earth, amassing an impressive collection of data about our planet. This month, NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced that the effort would continue…
  • Video review: Evolve 2 in 1 Carbon Series electric skateboard

    Mon 9:10pm By Nick Lavars
    Jeff Anning was scoping out waves at his local surf spot back in 2008 when somebody buzzed past him on a motorized long board. In that moment the seed for what was to become Evolve Skateboards was planted. Since the launch of its own first generation Electric…
  • SipaBoard stand-up paddleboard uses a motor for extra speed – and to inflate itself

    Mon 5:50pm By Ben Coxworth
    While stand-up paddleboards are usually a lot of fun to use, they can be a hassle to transport and store. That's why we've seen ones that can be folded up and disassembled. The SipaBoard, however, takes yet another approach – it's inflatable. An onboard…
  • Ultratide watch puts surf alerts on your wrist

    Mon 4:37pm By Ben Coxworth
    Surfing is one of those sports where you don't just go out at a scheduled time – you go out as soon as you hear that conditions are good. Surfline is an established service that provides information on those conditions, in the form of alerts on a smartphone…
  • NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft set to smash into the surface of Mercury

    Mon 3:14pm By Anthony Wood
    After over a decade of planetary exploration, NASA's MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry and Ranging (MESSENGER) spacecraft is set to end its mission by smashing into the surface of Mercury. The collision will take place on April 30, with the…
  • Big Android Wear update brings Wi-Fi, flick gestures and emoji

    Mon 3:13pm By Dave LeClair
    Google is rolling out a massive update to its line of Android Wear smartwatches that adds quite a few features ranging from improvements to emojis to the ability for apps to integrate the platform's "always on" feature... Continue Reading Big Android Wear…
  • New MacBook review: Lighter than Air, but at a cost

    Mon 1:51pm By Will Shanklin
    After more than four years of identical-looking MacBook Airs, Apple finally made a next-generation MacBook that ticks all those boxes we've been asking for. The "new MacBook" is lighter and thinner than the Air, but also has a Retina Display like its bigger…
  • Sony's Xperia Z4 flagship is a slight spec bump over the Z3

    Mon 11:49am By David Nield
    We've already seen Samsung's and HTC's high-end handsets for 2015, and now Sony has joined the party. The Xperia Z4 offers a small specs bump and a similar design to last year's Xperia Z3, as well as a front-facing camera designed to make your 'selfie' shots…
  • Sustainable "vertical city" envisioned for the Sahara

    Mon 11:12am By Adam Williams
    Parisian architecture firm OXO Architectes, in association with Nicolas Laisné Associés, recently revealed its proposal for a futuristic mixed-use tower – or "vertical city" – that promotes sustainable high density living in the Sahara desert. The…
  • Review: The T10 in-ear headphones from RHA

    Mon 9:49am By Paul Ridden
    In November last year, British headphone maker Reid Heath Audio (RHA) released a new flagship in-ear headphone model called the T10i that featured interchangeable tuning filters which altered the frequency response from the company's reference signature to…
  • Today Is Your Last Chance To Save 46% On The Extreme Micro-Drone 2.0 w/ Camera

    Mon 4:27am By Nick Lavars
    Some of the larger drones on the market look impressive, but can be daunting, and difficult to fly. The Extreme Micro-Drone 2.0 packs big-drone features (incl. a camera) into a flyable, palm-sized package, and it currently has 46% off... Continue Reading…
  • Mercedes-Benz Concept GLC Coupé blends the SUV with the coupé

    Mon 4:16am By David Szondy
    Following in the footsteps of the GLE Coupé, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its Concept GLC Coupé at the Shanghai International Auto Show. Described as a "near-production-standard study," the Concept GLC Coupé is a four-door, four-seater concept that attempts…
  • Siemens' world-record electric aircraft motor punches above its weight

    Mon 3:43am By Colin Jeffrey
    Researchers at Siemens have created a new prototype electric motor specifically designed for aircraft that weighs in at just 50 kg (110 lb) and is claimed to produce about 260 kW (348 hp) at just 2,500 RPM. With a quoted power five times greater than any…
  • Audi joins hybrid SUV party with Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro

    Mon 3:13am By Scott Collie
    The world’s luxury SUV manufacturers have finally jumped aboard the hybrid bandwagon, with BMW, Volvo, Mercedes and now Audi preparing hybrid versions of their four-wheel drive family haulers. The Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro offers claimed best-in-class…
  • Erik Buell Racing ceases operations

    Mon 1:16am By Spiros Tsantilas
    In disappointing news for bike fans, Erik Buell Racing announced on April 16 that it has ceased operations. Initial reports blame the closure on poor sales of EBR’s commercial models, the 1190 RX superbike and the 1190 SX streetfighter... Continue Reading…
  • Rocks reveal secret of Moon's formation

    Sun 11:01pm By David Szondy
    There are a number of ideas about where the Moon came from, but, based on orbital mechanics, the accepted theory is that about 150 million years after the Solar System formed some 4.6 billion years ago, the primordial Earth was struck by an object the size of…