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This Beer Can Keyboard Is Your Tempting Technology of the Day This Beer Can Keyboard Is Your Tempting Technology of the Day
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Next time you pen a blubbering, pathetic, baseless Facebook message or email to your ex, you could legitimately say that it was the beer that did it. Blame it on the alcohol – because if you had this Arduino-powered device, …

Google Tops LinkedIn List of Most Desired Employers Google Tops LinkedIn List of Most Desired Employers

Today, another list has deemed Google the most desired company for potential employees. This time, it’s LinkedIn who has given Google the crown (Google was voted the best company to work for in Fortune’s list earlier this year). LinkedIn has …

SpiroSmart App Turns Your iPhone into an Accurate Spirometer SpiroSmart App Turns Your iPhone into an Accurate Spirometer
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Want to see another example of how mobile technology could make bigger, more expensive devices obsolete? Look no further than SpiroSmart, the app the turns your iPhone into a personal spirometer. Anyone familiar with chromic lung ailments like asthma or …

Self-Driving Cars to Account for 75% of Traffic by 2040, Says IEEE Self-Driving Cars to Account for 75% of Traffic by 2040, Says IEEE
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Despite the concerns of old people in Florida, it’s apparent that driverless technology is the future. Google, of course, is furiously working on developing road-ready self-driving cars, and they are hardly the only ones. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics …

Meet Popinator, the Popcorn Launching Machine You Didn’t Know You Needed (But Totally Do) Meet Popinator, the Popcorn Launching Machine You Didn’t Know You Needed (But Totally Do)
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Although throwing popcorn in the air and catching it in my mouth has always been an integral part of my popcorn-eating experience, I never thought that I needed a device that launches it at me with the sound of my …

L.A. Restaurant Incentivizes Ditching Your iPhone at the Door L.A. Restaurant Incentivizes Ditching Your iPhone at the Door
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A restaurant in Los Angeles, California that offers modern American fare with “classic French technique and a touch of Japanese flavor” has decided that enough is enough when it comes to smartphone obsession. Tired of seeing everyone in the dining …

Facebook Phone Rumors Materialize…Again Facebook Phone Rumors Materialize…Again

Apparently, there has been another sighting of the mythical Facebook phone. Well, at least a sighting of plans to build the mythical product. According to a report from Bloomberg, anonymous sources have confirmed that Facebook is currently working with HTC …

Aaand…Here’s How You Go Out With A Japanese Virtual Pop Star Aaand…Here’s How You Go Out With A Japanese Virtual Pop Star
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Hatsune Miku is an incredibly popular “singing synthesizer application with a female persona,” or, virtual pop star for short. The Japanese creation is voiced by a popular voice actress and actually performs concerts, live, as a projection. So, I guess …

Duolingo Opens To The Public After 125,000 Users Translated 75 Million Sentences During Beta Duolingo Opens To The Public After 125,000 Users Translated 75 Million Sentences During Beta

Way back in November of 2011, Duolingo opened up their private beta and was hit with a flood of excitement in the form of invite requests. “People asking me for Duolingo invites: Patience, grasshoppers,” said creator Luis von Ahn. For …

Man With Locked-In Syndrome Tweets Using Eye-Tracking Tech Man With Locked-In Syndrome Tweets Using Eye-Tracking Tech

In 2005, husband, father, and rugby fan Tony Nicklinson suffered a massive stroke that paralyzed him – almost completely. He now suffers from what is know as “Locked in syndrome,” a condition that leaves nearly every voluntary muscle in the …

DARPA Hypersonic Glider Runs Hot, Peels Itself Apart DARPA Hypersonic Glider Runs Hot, Peels Itself Apart

Back in August, the U.S. Military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, conducted the second test flight of their experimental hypersonic vehicle, the HTV-2. The project was part of a data collecting mission, a way to test global strike …

Patents: The Tech Company Goldmine Patents: The Tech Company Goldmine

Apple has filed a few patents recently that have eyebrows raised. There was the 3D display and user interface, and the 3D camera. As Shaylin Clark points out, having those patents on the books doesn’t even remotely mean that Apple …

26-Year-Old Software Engineer Congressional Candidate Impresses Reddit, Matt Cutts 26-Year-Old Software Engineer Congressional Candidate Impresses Reddit, Matt Cutts

According to 26-year-old Patrick Kelly, Washington needs more engineers and less lawyers. That’s why he has decided to run for U.S. Congress in the 6th district of the great state of Kentucky. This congressional district covers Lexington as well as …

Google+ Hangouts Move Underwater Google+ Hangouts Move Underwater

The Catlin Seaview Survey, with the help of award-winning cinematographer and shark researcher Richard Fitzpatrick, are taking Google+ Hangouts under the sea. The Catlin Seaview Survey is a research project whose mission is the “carry out the first comprehensive study …

Kermit The Frog Talks Tech Troubles

Kermit The Frog answered a few poignent questions about technology and social media in a compelling interview with Talking your Tech on USA Today. In the interview, Kermit admits he is not the real person behind his Facebook and Twitter …

Guy Spies On Wife’s Sex Life With Under-The-Bed Transmitter Guy Spies On Wife’s Sex Life With Under-The-Bed Transmitter

Sometimes, a man can only take so much. And after walking in time after time on your wife and her boyfriend having sex, you have to take some steps to protect yourself. Wait, what? As odd as that sounds, that’s …

UPenn’s Flying Robots Called Quadrotors=Skynet? UPenn’s Flying Robots Called Quadrotors=Skynet?

Apparently there are robots preparing to take over the world; it’s a scary time and we all need to band together. Nah, just kidding, but that’d be kind of cool, right? Well, if you’re a lover of robotics and technology …

Best Buy Super Bowl Ad To Ditch Celebs For Tech Inventors Best Buy Super Bowl Ad To Ditch Celebs For Tech Inventors
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Apparently, Best Buy thinks Silicon Valley inventors make the best spokespeople, and are willing to bank on that at this year’s Super Bowl. Best Buy’s Super Bowl advertisement, which will appear during the third commercial break of the 1st quarter …

ASUS Set To Reveal New Padfone February 27th at MWC ASUS Set To Reveal New Padfone February 27th at MWC

Recently, ASUS revealed its new padfone, which is a smartphone and tablet combo. The combo was introduced at CES, but was put on the back burner to be officially unveiled at the MWC. February 27th is the big day, which …

The Tech Industry Needs More Women, Less Girls The Tech Industry Needs More Women, Less Girls
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Caroline Drucker, partner marketing manager of SoundCloud, took part in an event called IgniteNYC. According to the site, they ask the question… 5 minutes and 20 slides rotating automatically in front of NYC’s brightest geeks, what would you say? For …

Pinterest 101: How Can Geeks Use It? Pinterest 101: How Can Geeks Use It?
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Yesterday, we discussed Pinterest and how it’s not just for the ladies anymore. But, for those among us who have not had a lady around talking about Pinterest and sharing pictures of shoes with each other, let’s back up a …