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Samsung teases that the 'Next Galaxy' is borderless and metal

by Jon Fingas on

Samsung's teasers for the Galaxy S6 (or whatever it might be named) are getting decidedly less cryptic. The company's latest hype video for the new smartphone promises that "borders will disappear" and "metals will flow"... Read full article

Taking laps with the Thrustmaster T300RS racing wheel

by Timothy J. Seppala on

Let's get this out of the way up front: The market for the Thrustmaster T300RS is incredibly narrow. At $400 (the price of a PlayStation 4!) it's far beyond an impulse buy and demands you're taking every aspect of your living room racing experience V... Read full article

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Solar-powered yachts, windmills and Apple car rumors

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.... Read full article

Wearable banana shows your heart rate and is still edible (sort of)

by Mat Smith on

Cleverly folding in this weekend's Tokyo Marathon with the current appetite for fruit-named wearables, here's some advertising silliness from fruit moguls Dole: the wearable banana. Underneath the skin, ... Read full article

Watch what castAR's projected augmented reality can do

by Nicole Lee on

In November last year, former Valve engineer Jeri Ellsworth and her team over at Technical Illusions finally shipped their first ever castAR headset... Read full article

Meet Grasp, a wearable that helps instructors micromanage you

by Mariella Moon on

Can you imagine having an instructor who peers over your shoulder all the time while you practice, say, cooking or coding? Awkwaaard.... Read full article

A video game for the socially anxious

by Jessica Conditt on

Italian developers Sebastiano Morando and Francesco Lanciai didn't set out to make a game about social anxiety disorder when they created Sym. That idea spawned from the drawing of a character, a black figure with one eye disintegrating into a stark ... Read full article

Jerry Lawson, a self-taught engineer, gave us video game cartridges

by Devindra Hardawar on

If you've got fond memories of blowing into video game cartridges, you've got Gerald "Jerry" Lawson to thank. As the head of engineering and marketing for Fairchild Semiconductor's gaming outfit in the mid-'70s, Lawson developed the first home gaming... Read full article

New App or New Ad? Instagram Teases Us With Bolt

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There are a few possible explanations for Bolt. Instagram could indeed be testing app-install ads, a popular and lucrative ad format for its parent company, Facebook. Instagram only began ... Read full article

Movie News Still Rules Comic-Con. Here's What You'll See This Year

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SAN DIEGO — It's been said that TV is taking over Comic-Con — that the movie studios that shoved comic books out of the spotlight years ago are losing their grip, as shows like Game of Thrones absorb attention and set up shop in Hall H.... Read full article

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