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The World’s First Hoverbike Could Revolutionize the Drone Industry

In Back to the Future 2, Marty McFly time travels to the year 2015 to save his future children from a lifetime of disastrous events. The film is full of slapstick humor, intense action and one of the most memorable soundtracks of all time. Anyone that’s seen it will probably tell you it’s one of […]

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Gadget of the Week: goTenna, Create Your Own Wireless Network When You Need One

There I was, smack dab in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley and I was lost amongst a sea of wild horses and wildflowers. I had decided to veer off the horse trail I was on to do a bit of “exploring” and ended up being separated from my group. I somehow ended up […]

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Nest Launches Developer Program, Brings Us One Step Closer to Living Like The Jetsons

The Jetsons took place in the year 2062, exactly 100 years in the future at the time of the show’s debut. The plot revolved around a futuristic utopia called “Orbit City” where life was extremely leisurely thanks to modern technology. All of life’s labor-intensive tasks were assisted by robots, computers, and other gadgets that not […]

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Tired of Drones Flying Over Your Head? Build a Drone Detection System

The use of drones for personal use has increased exponentially in recent years. While this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, the Federal Aviation Administration imposes no guidelines on these individuals and there have been many mishaps. Drones crashing into buildings or nosediving onto sidewalks are some things that have not only happened, but are also […]

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3D Printers: A Must-Have Household Appliance or a Waste of Time and Money?

3D printing technology has been around since the early 1980’s but has only become affordable in recent years. What started as a way for manufacturers to develop cheap prototypes of their products has captivated hobbyists into creating all sorts of common household items. Eyeglass frames, clothing, toys, cutlery, and even guns, are all being printed […]

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Meet Spire: A Wearable Device That Tracks Your State of Mind

Activity trackers have become commonplace in today’s tech-obsessed society. Seeing someone wearing a smartwatch, Fitbit, Jawbone, or Nike+ Fuelband is not that unusual to us anymore. And while these devices do provide a lot of useful information, they are mostly limited to providing the user with nothing more than data. It’s up to the user […]

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Meet Pepper, a Robot That Wants to be Your Friend

Aldebaran, a robotics company founded in 2005, produces and sells autonomous humanoid robots with a goal of contributing to the well-being of humans. Their first product, a 22-inch tall robot known as NAO, has sold over 5,000 units and is utilized throughout the world as a research and educational platform in 70 countries. NAO is […]

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Intel Foresees a Future Without PC Cables

Now in its 34th year, Computex has become one of the largest and most popular computer expos for technology fans around the world. Over 130,000 visitors and 1,700 exhibitors make the annual trip to Taipei to catch up on the latest news, get a sneak peek at upcoming gadgets, and watch keynote presentations from all […]

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An Apple iHome Coming Soon?

Imagine it – you’re talking to your significant other on your iPhone – with your Bluetooth, of course – as you drive up to your house. You fumble with your garage door opener, then stumble into your house, reach for the light switch, turn off your alarm, turn the AC or heat on, open windows, […]

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Tesla-Inspired Skateboard Aims to Change the Way We Commute

The exact date of the skateboard’s invention is not certain, but it was probably conceived sometime in the late 1940s or early 1950s. The idea was originally developed by surfers in California who – out of sheer boredom – wanted something to surf on when they weren’t in the water. These early skateboard designs were […]

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