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  • News: SUTD and MIT scientists develop reading aid for the visually impaired

    The visually impaired can now read non-Braille text with the help of a new reading aid innovation developed by scientists from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

  • News: Navdy's planned heads-up car display works with iPhone or Android

    Using a phone while driving can be risky business, even if it's connected to an infotainment system, because it can still require a driver to glance away from the road to look at phone's screen. But a new windshield display technology that uses touchless gesture recognition and echo- and noise-canceling voice recognition hopes to address that problem.

  • News: More Moto 360 details revealed: Wireless charging dock, heart rate monitor, more

    We already know the Moto 360 is going to be the best-looking Android Wear smartwatch yet, thanks to its rounded display and simple design. We also expect it to have Qi wireless charging after documents about the device filtered through the FCC. Now Italian radio host Luca Viscardi, who also uses the moniker "Mr. Gadget," is giving the world a detailed sneak peek at the highly anticipated smartwatch--including shots of the wireless charging dock.

  • News: Toshiba focuses on improved slow motion with new camera sensor

    Toshiba has started shipping an 8-megapixel camera sensor for mobile devices that promises to shoot high-quality, slow-motion videos.

  • News: Timex Ironman smartwatch skips smartphone connection

    Watchmaker the Timex Group on Wednesday announced its entry into the smartwatch market with a fitness-oriented model that has its own mobile network connection.

  • News: After exiting PCs, Sony pulls the plug on e-readers

    Sony is stopping e-reader production following the transfer of its e-book business outside Japan to Canada's Kobo.

  • News: Researchers promote battery-free Wi-Fi technology

    The coming Internet of things (IoT) revolution may not run on batteries, but on power plucked from the air, according to researchers at the University of Washington.

  • News: WhatsApp and TuneIn Radio add Android Wear integration

    Android Wear continues to take the app developer world by storm, with WhatsApp and TuneIn Radio adding official support for Android smartwatches.

  • News: See how Framestore created heroic VFX for Guardians of the Galaxy

    Framestore reveals its extensive CG creature, environment and animation work on Marvel's sci-fi adventure

  • News: PwC: IoT will become multitrillion-dollar market by 2020

    Companies have embarked on a gradual but massive adoption of "Internet of things" (IoT) technology, investing in sensors to collect data, which is then wirelessly sent for further analysis or alerts, according to a survey.

  • News: LG issues update to stop G Watch charging pin corrosion

    Got a problem charging your LG G Watch due to metal corrosion? Turns out, there's an app for that...or at least a software fix. LG recently released a software update for the G Watch meant to address complaints of corrosion buildup on the five charging pins on the back of the LG G Watch.

  • News: HP's luxury smartwatch focuses on fashion, supports both iOS and Android

    Another smartwatch entrant is coming soon and it looks like it will be one of the few watches not packing Android Wear. Hewlett-Packard is teaming up with Gilt, a designer label discount site, and U.S. fashion designer Michael Bastian to create a smartwatch slated for release this fall.

  • News: Mysterious Google Barge headed for the scrap heap

    Like previous famous barges before it, Google's barge on the east coast is about to meet an ignominious end. After months of speculation about what its ultimate purpose would be the Portland, Maine Google barge is headed for the scrap heap, literally.

  • News: Iota offers no-fee GPS tracking, thanks to long-range RF and your neighbors' Wi-Fi

    Locating devices to keep track of your stuff (or even your pets or kids) sure are handy, but they have their limits. Trackers that rely on Bluetooth, like Tile and Proximo, have a relatively small range, so once they're more than 150 feet from your cell phone, you can't see them until they're back in range. GPS trackers, like Tagg for pets and HereO and Filip for kids, can be tracked anywhere, but you also need to pay a monthly fee for a cellular connection to send the data from the GPS chip up to the cloud before

  • News: Vision-correcting display nixes your need for eyeglasses

    Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are working on computer screens that would adjust their images to accommodate individual user's visual needs. Think of it as a display that wears the glasses so users don't have to.

  • News: PlayStation 4 beats Xbox One to 3D Blu-ray movie playback

    Sony began rolling out a new update for PlayStation 4 users on Tuesday that finally brings 3D Blu-ray movie playback to the next-generation gaming console. Sony reminded users via Twitter late Monday that PS4 system software update 1.75 was coming soon, and not eight hours later the update began rolling out in Europe.

  • News: Chromecast deals aplenty as gadget turns one

    To celebrate the Chromecast's first birthday there are some deals to be had including discounts and free Google Music All Access.

  • News: Amazon launches 3D printing store with customizable items

    Amazon wants to bring 3D printing to everyone--even if you don't have the skills to create trinkets and doodads on a 3D printer at home. The online retail giant announced the Amazon 3D Printed Products Store on Monday, which offers more than 200 3D-printed products for purchase.

  • News: Happiest Minds Uses Wearables to Improve Staff Health

    Hate your work place because it gives you no scope for any kind of physical activity? Forever tied to your workstation in that shady corner of the office? Or even worse, convinced that your occasional trip to the coffee machine is more than what your body needs? You probably don’t work at the Happiest Minds campus in Bangalore.

  • News: What drones can do for you

    From a PR standpoint this is not a good time to be a drone. Most mentions of drones in the media are not particularly flattering. You hear about military drones, predator drones, pepper-spray-bullet drones--yes, really--and drones used by creepy guys. Any mention of the word drone is usually followed by the potential threats drones pose to our safety and our privacy.



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