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"The energy transition will not erase 120 years of automobile history." So says Peugeot in introducing the e-Legend concept, a high-level technological showcase wrapped inside a classically inspired shell. Instead of going completely ground up with its new concept, Peugeot reimagines its 504 Coupe as a fully electric, fully autonomous car, making the point that the new era of electrification and autonomy doesn't have to mean lifeless robotic eggs. The retro-modern e-Legend arrives loaded with...

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Categories: automotive, c.c. weiss

AT&T is joining the ranks of carriers that can bring a whole suite of connected car technology to older passenger vehicles. It's launching the Harman Spark, an OBD-II dongle that adds diagnostics, tracking and LTE data to cars from 1996 and beyo...

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Categories: at&t, att, connectedcar, dongle, gear, harman, hotspot, lte, mobile, obd-ii, spark, transportation

A new study from the University of Louisville describes exciting progress in the development of a groundbreaking technique that is helping paraplegic and quadriplegic patients walk again. The experimental process, involving electrically stimulating the spinal cord, is proving increasingly promising as ongoing research works to improve the design of the treatment... Continue Reading More paralyzed patients walk again using breakthrough spinal stimulation therapy Category: Medical Tags: ...

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Categories: medical, rich haridy

A collaborative team, called MoonMars, from the International Lunar Exploration Working Group (ILEWG), ESA-ESTEC, textile architect studio Samira Boon, and other research institutions are developing a simple, versatile way of building off-world habitats on the Moon and Mars using origami. Made of high-performance textiles, the origami bases could be self-assembling and able to reconfigure themselves to meet future needs... Continue Reading Origami structures could shelter astronauts on the...

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Categories: space, david szondy

When presented with a lengthy corner site with ample street exposure, Australian architecture firm CplusC took a very creative approach to privacy in crafting its spectacular Iron Maiden House in suburban Sydney. The home is made of two volumes split down the middle by a gorge-inspired void complete with water features, creating inward-facing connections with nature that shield the interior from prying eyes. .. Continue Reading Manmade gorge splits spectacular Iron Maiden House in...

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Categories: architecture, nick lavars

As vast as space is, ironically the hardest part of the journey is the first 100 km (62 mi) or so, as we break free of the grasp of the Earth. For over a century people have floated the idea of a space elevator – which is exactly what it sounds like – but the logistics of that just aren't possible yet. Now Japan has launched a pair of satellites to test out some technologies that might help make a space elevator a reality in future... Continue Reading Japanese Cubesats are one small step for...

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Categories: space, michael irving

After a successful crowdfunding campaign, the iNrigo waterproof camera backpack is in production and shipping - and when we say waterproof, we mean it. This pressure-equalized bad boy can be totally submerged with a ton of gear on board, and it's even got a Bluetooth humidity monitor to warn you if water's getting in... Continue Reading Review: iNrigo waterproof backpack goes to extreme lengths to keep your cameras dry Category: Digital Cameras Tags: Backpacks ...

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Categories: digital cameras, loz blain

Just about six years after Facebook closed its $1 billion purchase of Instagram, both of the company's founders are resigning, according to a report from The New York Times and confirmed by a post on the company's blog. Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger...

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Categories: breaking news, business, entertainment, facebook, gear, instagram, kevinsystrom, mikekrieger, services

On Friday Telltale Games abruptly shut down, laying off most of its employees without warning. The studio was in the midst of wrapping up the Final Season of its The Walking Dead series, and tomorrow will release the second of four scheduled episodes...

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Categories: business, episodicgaming, gaming, layoffs, netflix, strangerthings, telltalegames, thewalkingdead, thewalkingdeadthefinalseason

A fascinating new study from scientists at UCLA has proposed a novel strategy to help autistic individuals improve their ability to process visual information. The experimental technique, demonstrated in mice, found that certain dysfunctional cells in the visual cortex can be genetically "tuned" to better respond allowing improved visual and sensory learning abilities... Continue Reading Genetic technique improves visual learning in mice with autism Category: Science Tags: ...

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Categories: science, rich haridy

Fall TV returns at full strength this week, with new seasons of shows we love like The Good Place and Chef's Table on Netflix. There are also new shows to look out for, including God Friended Me on CBS, the Magnum P.I. reboot and FX's criminal/magici...

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Categories: av, entertainment, listings, mustseehdtv, video

Walmart is anxious about the safety of its food following bacterial outbreaks for lettuce and other food, and it's hoping technology will set shoppers' minds at ease. It's telling its leafy green suppliers to use a blockchain system (designed with IB...

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Categories: blockchain, food, food and drink, food-and-drink, foodanddrink, gear, groceries, ibm, internet, retail, safety, samsclub, vegetables, walmart

As the US heads closer to November's midterm elections, a number of social platforms are making an effort to encourage their users to vote. The latest to join in is Twitter, which launched its #BeAVoter campaign today. Through the campaign, Twitter w...

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Categories: election, gear, internet, politics, turbovote, twitter, voterregistration, voting

It was a couple of years ago that Australian entrepreneurs Stefan Wrobel and Sean Stoney headed to Kickstarter with a rather clever device known as the Upside Rack, which allows cyclists to carry a wide variety of bicycles upside down on their car's existing roof rack. It's now in production, and we recently had a chance to put it to the test... Continue Reading Review: Upside Rack will make you flip (your bike) Category: Bicycles Tags: Bike Racks Reviews

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Categories: bicycles, ben coxworth

Facebook's content moderators don't have an easy task. They often have to see the very worst of what people post, including graphic violence and sexual abuse. And while the social network has resources to help, at least one former worker doesn't beli...

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Categories: facebook, gear, internet, lawsuit, mentalhealth, moderator, moderators, socialnetwork, socialnetworking, trauma

Netflix has certainly touted its Halloween shows before, but this year you may have a particularly good reason to pay attention. The streaming giant has outlined all the horror movies and thrillers you can expect to see in the run-up to October 31st...

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Categories: castlevania, chillingadventuresofsabrina, entertainment, internet, movies, netflix, services, stanleykubrick, streaming, television, theshining, tv

It's been a few weeks since Apple announced that macOS Mojave would launch today -- in that time, many app developers have been at work getting their creations ready for the new OS. Probably one of the changes Mac users want to see first and foremost...

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Categories: airmail, apple, bear, darkmode, dayone, fantastical, gear, iawriter, macos, macosmojave, mojave, omnifocus, personal computing, personalcomputing, services, spark, things

While a growing number of professional sports leagues are supporting esports, not everyone is too pleased that they're doing so. This weekend, fans of two Swiss soccer teams -- Young Boys and Basel -- protested the rise of esports during a game, hurl...

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Categories: av, esports, football, gaming, protest, soccer

If you're a fan of Alto's Adventure, you might be pleased to know you can at long last play the revered endless runner on Mac. It's available on the redesigned Mac App Store for $10. Alto's Adventure debuted on iOS in 2015, so it's taken quite some t...

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Categories: altosadventure, altosodyssey, av, gaming, macos, snowman

Earlier this year, the Match Group, which owns the dating service Tinder, filed a lawsuit against rival Bumble, alleging that the company had infringed on patents and misused intellectual property. Just weeks later, Bumble countersued the Match Group...

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Categories: bumble, dating, gear, match, mobile, onlinedating, tinder

Slack has acquired email app company Astro and it will be using the company's expertise to better incorporate email into Slack channels. The company said that with over 50 million channels created to date, they're increasingly becoming the platform t...

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Categories: acquisition, astro, business, email, gear, internet, slack

It's no secret that not getting enough sleep can cause a person to be a drowsy, dangerous driver. What's difficult, however, is being able to objectively determine whether or not a driver is sleep-deprived. Soon, a blood test could provide the answer... Continue Reading Simple blood test could detect drowsy drivers Category: Science Tags: Driving Road Safety Sleep University of Surrey

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Categories: science, ben coxworth

Apple Watch Series 4 brings a lot of changes, but how much has it changed on the inside? Quite a bit, actually -- iFixit has torn down the new smartwatch, and it's clear that this was Apple's opportunity to rethink some of the hidden details. For o...

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Categories: apple, applewatch, applewatchseries4, gear, ifixit, smartwatch, teardown, wearables

If you're an iPhone owner in need of driving directions, you've probably had one thing on your mind since June: when will that version of Waze with CarPlay support show up? Thankfully, you don't have to wait any more -- it's here. Hot on the heels...

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Categories: app, crowdsourcing, gear, google, ios, ipad, iphone, mobile, navigation, waze

Just because Microsoft is bent on moving everyone to cloud-based subscriptions doesn't mean it has forgotten about those who want a one-and-done purchase. The company is rolling out Office 2019 for Mac and Windows, giving you a "subset" of the upgra...

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Categories: access, excel, gear, mac, macos, microsoft, office, office2019, outlook, personal computing, personalcomputing, powerpoint, productivity, publisher, visio, windows, word

What would your music selection sound like if it reflected every last bit of your genealogy? Ancestry can tell you... if you're willing to shed some control. The company has partnered with Spotify to offer custom playlists based on your genetic her...

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Categories: ancestry, ancestry.com, ancestrydna, dna, entertainment, gear, genetics, internet, medicine, music, services, spotify, streaming

Comcast has made a significant investment in Tile, TechCrunch reports, and the two companies will work together on products and marketing going forward. Though numbers aren't being disclosed, someone with knowledge of the deal told TechCrunch the inv...

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Categories: bluetoothtracker, business, comcast, gadgetry, gadgets, gear, tile, xfinity

Google is celebrating the twentieth birthday of its search engine, and is continuing to make changes to the way we find information. Searches are getting more visual, and the results that Google delivers need to cater to what we're looking for -- lik...

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Categories: gear, google, googleimages, googleimagesearch, googlelens, googlesearch, internet

Last year, Google announced Feed, a personalized news feed that lives under the Google search box in the mobile app. Today, however, the company is rebranding Feed to Discover. You'll still get the same listing of current topics and upcoming events,...

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Categories: discover, gear, google, internet, personal computing

A Bureau of Justice report noted that there were over 3 million burglaries in the US during 2016, which might lead you to consider installing a security system to keep watch over your home while you're out. A Californian startup has launched an easy setup, wire-free, battery-operated smart home security camera called the Eyecloud Cam. And it's been designed to eliminate false alerts caused by non-human intruders... Continue Reading Home security camera won't waste time recording feline...

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Categories: around the home, paul ridden

Climbing the mountainous terrain west of Denver, Colorado is a true test of vehicle capabilities. We were invited to an event where we took vehicles from several manufacturers up the mountain near Breckenridge, Colorado and learned the capabilities (and limits) of those trucks and SUVs at over 11,000 feet... Continue Reading Colorado Climb: Off-road in the Rockies with trucks, crossovers, and SUVs Category: Automotive Tags:

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Categories: automotive, aaron turpen

Building engineer Jim Costigan has spent decades constructing high-rises in Manhattan for a living. He's also spent a significant chunk of his spare time over the past six years putting his building experience to use realizing a passion project: a green-roofed energy-efficient hobbit home in New York State. .. Continue Reading Green-roofed Hobbit Hollow introduces Shire living to New York State Category: Architecture Tags: Building and Construction Green Roofs ...

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Categories: architecture, adam williams

Throwing 4K images onto a wall or screen can be very expensive if you opt for projectors like Sony's LSPX-A1 laser model. But a 4K-capable projector doesn't have to cost the same as a luxury car, as Epson is proving with its Home Cinema 4010 4K Pro-UHD projector... Continue Reading Epson's latest home cinema projector offers 4K for under $2,000 Category: Home Entertainment Tags: 4K UHD Epson Projectors

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Categories: home entertainment, paul ridden

Vietnamese architect Chu Van Dong from D12 Design studio has completed his second edition to the tiny Forest House, which we brought to you earlier this year. Dubbed Forest House 02, the additional tiny dwelling sits up-hill from the original tiny home and is surrounded by vast forest landscape in the Sóc Sơn District, 30.6 km (19 mi) outside of Hanoi, Vietnam... Continue Reading L-shaped treehouse meets tiny house in Vietnamese forest Category: Architecture Tags: House ...

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Categories: architecture, bridget borgobello

Moza's Mini-Mi is a very affordable (US$109) mobile phone stabilizing gimbal, letting you shoot cinematic steadicam-style shots using your phone camera. It's got a few tricks up its sleeve too, including wireless phone charging, hyperlapses, "inception mode" and some very cool but not-quite-there motion tracking capabilities... Continue Reading Review: Moza Mini-Mi is a smart, motion-tracking smartphone gimbal Category: Mobile Technology Tags: Filmmaking Gimbals ...

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Categories: mobile technology, loz blain

As the world warms up, it's becoming increasingly obvious that we can't just keep belching all our carbon dioxide out into the atmosphere. Scientists are searching for ways to pluck it out of the air and stash it underground, store it in concrete, turn it into carbon nanofibers or even make fuel out of it. Now researchers at MIT have found another way to reuse this unwanted element – build lithium-carbon dioxide batteries... Continue Reading MIT's lithium-carbon dioxide battery generates power...

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Categories: energy, michael irving

If a device connects wirelessly to other things, chances are high that it has an antenna in it. But as crucial as these components are, the rigid metals they're made of can limit what devices they can be built into. To help with that, researchers at Drexel University have developed a new kind of antenna that can be sprayed onto just about any surface... Continue Reading Sprayable antennas turn surfaces into ultra-thin, transparent transmitters Category: Electronics Tags: ...

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Categories: electronics, michael irving

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Subscriptions for high-end vehicles are emerging as real alternatives to traditional car ownership, with the likes of Porsche, Audi and BMW all recently launching services to that effect. Polestar made mention of a similar option for its forthcoming debut hybrid earlier this year, and has now shared more details on how the not-so-well heeled can get their mitts on its first luxury sedan. .. Continue Reading Polestar rethinks car ownership ahead of its debut luxury hybrid Category:...

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Categories: automotive, nick lavars

Every year, the world enters an arms race with the flu. With the virus adapting constantly, scientists try to predict which strains will be the most prevalent in a given year and develop vaccines to fight those, but they don't always get it right. Creating a universal flu vaccine would give us the upper hand for the foreseeable future, and a new study from Oxford has identified a way to make that possible... Continue Reading Oxford scientists lay out blueprint for universal flu...

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Categories: biology, michael irving

A lot of thought has gone into making Lumi the ultimate toilet brush. Its battery-powered base UV-sanitizes the brush after use, and evaporates off any drip water. It's weighted, so it's hard to knock over, and it opens and closes automatically. If it wasn't a toilet brush, you could eat your dinner off it... Continue Reading Lumi: Self-sanitizing toilet brush blasts cleansing UV light on your shameful deeds Category: Around The Home Tags: Cleaning Kickstarter ...

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Categories: around the home, loz blain

The revolution of smart devices marches on as researchers have made printable tags that mirror some functionality of standard smart gadgets. While that might sound like a major leap at first, it obviously […] The post These Tags Convert Just About Anything Into a Smart Device appeared first on Geek.com.

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I like tools that are designed ergonomically, for simple and easy use. I also like tools that can be easily weaponized. ThinkGeek’s Thor Hammer Tool Set falls squarely in the latter category, since […] The post GEEK PICK OF THE DAY: Mjolnir Tool Set Puts a Hammer Inside a Hammer appeared first on Geek.com.

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I’m a fan of useful tools. I’ve sung the praises of iFixit’s Pro Tech Toolkit, and I keep a variety of multitools and utility knives by my desks at work and at home. […] The post SOG’s Rad, Ratcheting Baton Q4 Multitool (and Sync I Belt Buckle Tool) appeared first on Geek.com.

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Every year we get a peak at the latest and most exciting developments in tech at the Consumer Electronics Show. In many ways, it is the grand showcase for what the best software […] The post The Best Robots of CES 2018 appeared first on Geek.com.

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Magnets are rad. Electromagnets, doubly so. We’ve known they can be used to levitate things at least since Raul Julia told us the nature of his powers in Street Fighter. If you have a […] The post You Might Be Vaporwave, But You’ll Never Be Mac Tonight in a Floating Dessert Cup Vaporwave appeared first on Geek.com.

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Roku, Google's Chromecast, and Amazon's Fire TV Stick are your best choices, but which is the top choice? The post The Best Streaming Media Device: Roku, Chromecast, or Amazon Fire appeared first on Geek.com.

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Samsung kicks off the annual device-reveal season with today’s unveiling of the Galaxy Note 8. Various leaks and teases have piqued consumer attention, which, frankly, is mainly focused on whether or not this […] The post Livestream Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 Unveiling appeared first on Geek.com.

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Lots of people like being outdoors. Not geeks, usually (hyuck hyuck), but a lot of people. And, unfortunately for, presumably, some of those folks, there aren’t too many solid portable vaporizers that could […] The post Vapium Summit: The Vape for the Great Outdoors appeared first on Geek.com.

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Most vaporizers cost a pretty penny. Even if you’re looking at cheaper options, you can still expect to spend at least $150 for something that does everything well. But the Vie is looking […] The post Vie Review: The Best Budget Vaporizer Ever Made appeared first on Geek.com.

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I’m going to say it. Fidget spinners are fun. At least, they’re fun for people like me who have what is best described with the Yiddish word shpilkes. As a giant nerd, however, […] The post ThinkGeek’s Nerdy Fidget Spinners (and My Own Failed Game Boy Spinner) appeared first on Geek.com.

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