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Swiss startup creates a wearable chair so you can rest anywhere

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Most of the wearable gadgets getting people hot and bothered either strap onto your face or your wrist, but Swiss startup noonee has cooked up a little something that straps to your legs instead. Well, fine, maybe it's not exactly little: in a bid to...

Estimote's stickers let you add tiny sensors to just about anything

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

The problem with the internet of things is that you often have to buy expensive add-ons or replacements to get all those clever sensors; you may not want to buy a bike computer just to track your rides. If Estimote has its way, you won't have to. Its...

Like Skateboarding? Try Free Riding With Brooklyn Workshop's Skatecycle

If you like skateboarding, rollerblading or riding on your RipStik, you should try Brooklyn Workshop's Skatecycle. Skatecycle looks intimidating to ride, but if you can ride a skateboard or caster board, you can get the hang of Skatecycle.

SO COOL: Functional hard drives have already been built in Minecraft

Minecraft players have taken a huge step towards building a functional computer inside the game by creating a critical computer component: A hard drive that can actually store data. In fact CNET reports that two such hard drives have...Show More Summary

The ATO Is Using Voice Recognition To Verify Taxpayers' Identity

So many accountants in one room. The Australian Tax Office is a pretty conservative organisation. It’s probably not as contemporary as it should or could be, but the organisation is working on that, Matthew Hay Assistant Commissioner for strategic program service delivery told a packed room at the Xerocon event in Sydney today. More »      

Engadget Daily: Lumia 930 review, remote-controlled moths and more!

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Today, we visit Seattle's Living Computer Museum, go hands-on with the Lumia 930, ponder remote-controlled moths, learn about Sony's plan to reclaim "20 lost years," and more. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours. ...

The Journalistic Exploits of Mr. Poon… Er, Jane Doe... I Mean, Fletch

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Dr. Rosenpenis. Dr. Rosenrosen. Dr. Rosen. John Cocktoston. Mr. Poon. Arnold Babar. Jane Doe. Ted Nugent. Fletch F. Fletch. They're all the same man: Irwin F. Fletcher. Goes by Fletch. He's actually 6'5", with an afro 6'9", and if you spend the night with him he will make you very happy. Read more...

Dearman Engine: Liquid Air is the New Energy Source

It is only liquid air but it does wonders and it’s going to soon be used on every commercial vehicle that travels Britain’s roads and highways. Yes, liquid air is now cool stuff for hot times.

These screen graphics are so cool they transport you directly to 3014

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Kristoffer Brady is a San Francisco based motion graphic designer with a great hand for futuristic screen graphics. This video is a montage of his work for Simian, an upcoming independent film. Read more...

Sony's Smart Tennis Sensor will outfit racquets in the US and Canada for $200

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

We got an up-close look at Sony's tennis gadget back at CES, and after a May launch in Japan, the accessory is prepped to hit the court in the US and Canada. The Smart Tennis Sensor plays nice with rackets from Wilson, Prince and Yonex to capture...

'Seeing Is Believing': Malcolm Turnbull Speed Tests Fibre To The Node

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull is out and about today. He’s on the Central Coast of NSW testing a new fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) site in a little community called Umina, and the speed test is actually pretty impressive. More »      

Sony exec admits he doesn’t understand why the PS4 is so popular

It’s safe to say that even Sony is surprised by how popular the PlayStation 4 has been. In an interview with Eurogamer, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida says that while the company is obviously pleased with how many consoles it’s sold so far, it’s a little apprehensive about it because it really has no idea why it’s this popular. Show More Summary

The Real Talent Behind Iggy's "Fancy" and Icona Pop's "I Love It"

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Unless you've been living vacuum-sealed under a rock on the ocean floor, the hook to Song of the Summer 2014 "Fancy" has surely wormed its way into your ear. And last summer, you couldn't walk into a party without "I Love It" blasting to the stratosphere. These two insidiously catchy songs have one thing in common, and that's Charli XCX. Read more...

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