Monthly Archives: September 2014

Researchers want to make tech more accessible for animals, too

Studying human-computer interaction is certainly nothing new. With a growing trend of using gadgets to work with animals though, a new conference aims to further research into our furry (and not so furry) friends’ tech tendencies. In November,… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Zero Motorcycles’ new e-bikes can last 185 miles on a single charge

With the bad memories of 2012 product recalls firmly banished to the past, Zero Motorcycles is today unveiling its 2015 lineup of e-motorbikes. Changes from the 2014 models include improved seats, a slight increase in price, and larger batteries that… … Read the rest of this entry

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Apple Watch makes first public appearance at Paris Fashion Week

Colette is one of those ultra-hip Paris shops that may tempt you with its eclectic toys, clothing, tech and art — until you see the prices. For Fashion Week in Paris, it’s about to have a shiny new bauble: the … Read the rest of this entry

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Netflix is getting the sequel to ‘Crouching Tiger’ the same day it hits theaters

Netflix’s tight relationship with The Weinstein Company has scored another win, and the streaming service’s first big movie debut. The two revealed tonight that next year when the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon arrives in theaters, it will… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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This insane round reminded me why Counter-Strike is wonderful

Evan writes about FPSes every Monday in Shooterology. There was a round of CS:GO during last Friday’s Dreamhack Invitational matches that I found really inspiring. I’ve recorded some commentary over it at 25% playback speed in the video above. The … Read the rest of this entry

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Xbox One launches in China

Chinese gamers have just witnessed their first major console launch since authorities lifted their 13-year ban on most video game systems. Following a last-minute delay, Microsoft has released the Xbox One in mainland China; people in 37 cities… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Nixie is a wearable drone that captures your activities on the fly

Remember the dronie? If not, it’s a self-taken photograph (sigh, selfie) from a UAV like the Parrot AR Drone 2.0 that provides a bit more creativity than your arm reach allows. Imagine that you can attach that drone to your … Read the rest of this entry

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Documentary shows how One Laptop Per Child has helped kids in Peru

The staff changes, massive layoffs and the shutdown of its entire Boston office over the years make the One Laptop Per Child program sound like a huge failure. But this documentary by filmmaker Michael Kleiman shows that OLPC really did … Read the rest of this entry

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Inhabitat’s Week in Green: jewel-like greenhouses, solar planes and a space elevator

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. Could Apple’s new spaceship campus be the greenest building on the planet? It will be, … Read the rest of this entry

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New exhibit showcases art in the digital surveillance era

It’s safe to say that surveillance technology had a profound effect on American culture, even before Edward Snowden’s leaks arrived — there’s a sense that you can never really escape the government’s eye. If you’ve ever shared that feeling, you’ll… … Read the rest of this entry

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