While human cryogenics is still in its pie-in-the-sky, butt-of-the-joke phase, a frog that lives in Alaskas subzero temperatures can pull off a surprisingly similar feat. Scientists have now documented the wood frog surviving through its longest and coldest states ever.
If your Sony Vaio Fit 11A spontaneously combusted in the past week, youre in luck: Sony just announced a repair program to replace your battery. Click here to check and see if your product is at risk. Read more...
Every year, Nikons Small World in Motion Competition rounds up the best microscopic videos from scientists across the world. The winners of the 2013 competition have just been announced, and the results are strange yet beautiful.Read more...
Despite how far weve come with technology, malaria is still a serious threat for huge chunks of the developing world. A prototype tool from UK-outfit QuantuMDx, however, could help stave off mosquito-related deaths by giving health-workers the
Its always sad when a company stumbles during its victory lap, but as Sony looked to gracefully exit the PC business, some spontaneously combusting laptops ruined the day. The company has now issued an update about the
Cochlear implants already help those with auditory damage to hear better, but what if they could also grow new nerves while theyre there? Scientists at the UNSW have discovered a way to do just that, at least
When you hear a scandalous conversation, theres always the temptation to live tweet it for the internets benefit -- but what if your furniture could do that for you? Conversnitch is a project by artists Brian House
Rediscovered artwork like a napkin Picasso or unearthed Matisse can be identified on sight, but pieces crafted in the digital age by pop-artist extraordinaire Andy Warhol and encoded in an outdated format are far more difficult to
While taxi services like Uber may be flat-out unwelcome in Belgium, neighboring France is still trying to figure out how to manage them. Under pressure from traditional cab drivers in the country, a new law was introduced
The hacker subplot in House of Cards second season might have felt out of place, but from the sounds of a recent New York Times report, Frank Underwoods methods for putting captured hackers to work might not
The first federal regulations for electronic cigarettes will be announced this Thursday, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The proposals will include a ban on sales to minors, as well as requiring approval from the FDA,
Watson had been a doctor, a geneticist, a game show contestant and even a chef in the past. But now IBMs supercomputer has a new career: personal shopping. IBM has partnered with digital commerce firm Fluid to
Looking forward to the day you can buy a Xiaomi smartphone in the US? Keep waiting. The companys founder announced the first ten countries in Xiaomis international expansion today, and the United States didnt make the cut.
Doctors dream of using 3D-printed tissues to patch up injuries, but current techniques tend to kill a lot of the cells used in the process. Thankfully, researchers at Oxford University spin-off OxSyBio have found a gentler way
While the world has been deciding who governs the internet, Brazil has been busy establishing internet rules of its own -- and they may just set an example for everyone else. The country has passed a bill
Amazons constantly announcing new efforts to enhance customers shopping experience, most recently with the Dash gadget for restocking items around the house. Now the retailers unveiling a new program called Prime Pantry for household essentials...
Your kids in-school web searches may soon be much safer and smarter: Microsoft has just expanded availability of its Bing school program (now Bing in the Classroom) to all K-12 institutions in the US. The move lets
In the latest and perhaps most tastelessly sweet Internet meme, people are wrapping their faces in sticky tape and snapping the results. Perfect for your 3-year-old this weekend. Originally posted at Technically Incorrect
Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Ataris corporate shame, but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first. Originally posted at News - Tech Culture
3D printers have come a long way...(Credit:Tumblr)Leaked from todays 404 episode: - That story of the marooned woman on a Hawaiian island getting saved thanks to Google Earth is totally fake. - Chordify makes
(Credit: Video screenshot by Lexy Savvides/CNET) Daniel Boschung is a cartographer, but not as you know it. He creates intricate photographs captured by his robotic camera that provide incredibly high-resolution overviews of
Android/iOS: If youre looking for a new (or alternative) email address, or just a way to get a ton of free cloud storage, My.coms new mobile-only email service lets you get any address you want at their domain, and it
For the first time, analysts, investors, and the public widely expected Apple to post a drop in iPad sales numbers during its second quarter earnings today. And the numbers didnt lie: The public is not gobbling up iPads like they
If you’re interested in building your own ASIMO, you’ve got to start somewhere. Kinematics’ modular TinkerBots provide a very great jumping-off point, letting you quickly assemble and program your own robots.
A regular mobile phone is enough to keep you in touch around most of the populated parts of the world. But if you really want to go into the boonies, youll appreciate a device that can talk to satellites.
Nothing can help the gut-wrenching sensation of despair youll feel when you realize youve lost your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. But by following a few simple steps in iOS, theres at least some hope it can land back in your
Let people who love sore backs and dirty fingernails painstakingly tend their gardenias. Today’s backyard should be a maximized, automated, hyperefficient system of caloric production. With a little science—and some engineering prowess—you can keep your plot tidy, pest-free, and healthy
Today at the New York International Auto Show, Volvo provided a live demo of how Apple’s CarPlay system -- a newly developed in-car interface for the company’s iPhone 5, 5s, and 5c -- will work in the company’s upcoming vehicles.
Apple potentially wants your next iPhone (or maybe an iWatch) to be able to detect humidity, atmospheric pressure and temperature data according to a couple of new patents spotted by AppleInsider today.
Payments company Adyen has published its latest quarterly mobile payments index, and it shows mobile web payments accounted for a fifth (20.1%) of all payments transactions on its network globally in March
Early backers of the Bluetooth-powered lost item finder called Tile, backed by $2.7 million in crowdfunding, have been patiently waiting for the device to begin shipping (which it finally is, they say). But in the
Samsung preloads its own apps on its Android devices, including replacements for stock apps like the phone dialer and SMS software, as well as more advanced note-taking and WhatsApp competitor apps. But app
While the Samsung Galaxy S5 might not necessarily be the most luxurious looking smartphone in the market at the moment, its design is more than capable of getting the job done, not to mention it is pretty nice to look
As a kid growing up, you probably never really understood why your parents would freak out over certain things, like making you wear safety gear when going out on bike rides, even though it would make you look extremely dorky,
Do you feel heartbroken when you leave your home because your cat has to stay behind with no one to play with? Kittyo would like to come to your rescue,The post Kittyo Lets You Creep On Your Cat From The
Lytro made a huge splash two years ago with the introduction of their “light field photography” camera, which captured images that could be refocused after the fact. It was groundbreakingThe post “Shoot Now, Focus Later” Camera Maker Lytro Releases Illum,
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Oldie but goodie here. Axes have been round for quite a while; after all, what’s simpler than driving a sharp metal edge into a piece of wood? Unlike the wheelThe post It Turns Out It’s Possible To Reinvent The Axe
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The road to the perfect proposal is a tough one. But before you drop down to one knee, there’s the matter of getting the ring made. Obviously asking for yourThe post This Business Card Doubles As A Ring Sizer appeared
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Honda’s Mean Mower is exactly what its name implies: mean. It’s exactly that as it speeds down the road at a whopping 116MPH. Honda didn’t exactly make this forThe post Honda’s Mean Mower Clocks In At 116MPH appeared first
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We spotted them first at CES; the new Jabra Revo wireless headphones and have been eagerly anticipating trying them out. We werent disappointed. Heres the good, the bad and the ugly.Good: * Connectivity is
We first spotted this baby on the floor of the CES convention hall. Its the brand-new microphone from Blue Mic. Besides its good looks, the adaptive USB mic delivers studio-enhanced sound for desktop recording
Previously, we reviewed the FoxL Bluetooth portable speaker, agreeing with Time magazine, who declared it the Top 10 Gadget of the Year.While its hard to improve on perfection, Sound matters has done that with
Aside from the Galaxy S phones, Galaxy Tabs, and Galaxy Gear, the Galaxy cameras are something to be excited about. Im more inclined to get a new compact camera as I just got back from a vacation. My iPhone 4s
It’s been a long time coming, and at least one deadline has been missed, but all’s well that ends well and the KitKat for HTC Droid DNA saga is closing down on its happy ending. In roughly 24 hours, the
Ah yes. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is one highly anticipated Android smartphone that is now making waves in the market. We knew it would be a seller like the previous Galaxy S phones.The post Samsung Galaxy S5 quickly grabs 0.7
Nvidia did its damnedest to turn the Shield handheld game console from a tech oddity into a box-office hit and trend-setter, but at the end of the day, all the discounts and software updates were simply not enough.The post Benchmark
This month started with us learning the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 dropping by the FCC. And now we know that its WiFi 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch models will be released on May 1 with the following prices: $199.99, $269.99,
It looks like the floodgates have opened for the Android – Intel love affair, with a bevy of budget-conscious tablets packing low-cost, low-power Bay Trail processors revealed by premature online listings.The post Android + Bay Trail = Asus. Two unannounced
We’ve only been waiting for this new smartphone and now it’s finally here: the One. We knew the new smartphone would be announced officially today, April 23. This is OnePlus’ very own phone offering what was initially described as the
While power users are gearing up to welcome LG’s next-gen flagship phone, the G3, folks on (much) tighter budgets should take note of a lower-end LG duo already available stateside. The L70 and L90 may not have much in common
Yesterday was Earth Day, and it served as a good reminder that we should recycle our old electronics rather than throw them out. Now that were going green, lets save some green with todays best deals on gadgets, games and
Unlike its component shortage-plagued little brother, Sony’s Xperia Z2 Tablet seems to be doing just fine inventory-wise, first rolling out in UK and several other European markets and now almost ready to see daylight in the US of A.The post
Each week, we bring news about the latest industry shakeups and articles about upcoming gadgets. Ultimately, in the grand scheme of things, its all first-world chit-chat. As audiophiles flock to Neil Youngs Pono Player, speculators discuss the latest smartphone rumors,
I hate charging my phone. Seriously. Looking for an outlet, finding the charger, trying to keep the phone off the floor so it doesnt get stomped. But what if you didnt need to find a charger or an outlet? What
As if to aggravate the heartache we all felt when it was announced that Motorola was no longer “a Google company”, incredibly optimistic (and fairly trustworthy) rumors continue to pile up vis-à-vis Moto X and G’s follow-ups, expected out this
LG’s diminutive G2 mini is barely a couple of months old, the “full-sized” G3 is at best a couple of months away from going official, yet believe it or not, we think we have the scoop on the company’s next-gen
Remember that laptop adapter you heard about and have been waiting for? Well it’s finally here, and it’s selling like snacky cakes. The FINsix Dart Kickstarter campaign has been open for only a few hours and it has already passed
We dont know about you, but were totally absorbed in the NBA and NHL playoffs right now. Theres so much playoff action on TV every night that we arent getting much sleep. With baseball season also in full swing, its
You have to hand it to LG, they sure know how to build buzz around their recently unveiled G Watch without revealing too much and spoiling the surprise ahead of the gizmo’s probable June launch.The post LG G Watch pictured
Cute things are a girl’s kryptonite. A lot of unnecessarily gendered products hit the market regularly and many times it’s silly, inappropriate or just plain awkward. Other times it’s adorable and desirable and I’m 100% all about it.The post Technologytell
As much as bigger tends to be better (but not always), pocket-sized functionality is really where its at. A large device does one little good if they dont have it immediately on hand, right? When it comes to mobile lifestyles,