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From the Outside, This Looks Like a Plain White Box. But Open It Up and… Mind Blown!

From the Outside, This Looks Like a Plain White Box. But Open It Up and… Mind Blown!

What's this? Oh, nothing. Just the most epic creation you'll ever see...
Cam Lincoln in Off-Beat



If You Reach Level 999 on ‘Flappy Bird’, This Old Friend Will Show Up to Kill You.

If You Reach Level 999 on ‘Flappy Bird’, This Old Friend Will Show Up to Kill You.

Long time no see...
Cam Lincoln in Apps & Games



No Time for New Glasses? Doctors Can Check Your Eyes Over This IPhone. Here’s How.

No Time for New Glasses? Doctors Can Check Your Eyes Over This IPhone. Here’s How.

A new study suggests ophthamologists may be able to examine images sent by smartphone, which could not only help in emergency rooms, but also those who don’t have immediate access to eye specialists.
Sandy Fitzgerald in Health & Safety



These 5 Apps Are Essential for Any Vacation. You’ll Thank Me Later.

These 5 Apps Are Essential for Any Vacation. You’ll Thank Me Later.

Vacations are supposed to be fun, but they can swiftly devolve into sniping, acrimonious angst fests filled with sunburns, bedbugs, disintegrating romances and crying children if they aren’t correctly planned and executed — and mobile technology can help keep travels fun and organized.
Kate Knibbs in Apps & Games



This Is the Most Impressive Way to Stop Cyber-Bullying I’ve Ever Seen.

This Is the Most Impressive Way to Stop Cyber-Bullying I’ve Ever Seen.

Anti-bullying software can now detect even subtly hurtful comments on social media sites, as machine learning works to discourage teens from insulting each other online.
Kendra Srivastava in Innovations & Inventions



The Truth Behind Amazon’s Smartphone? It Sucks.

The Truth Behind Amazon’s Smartphone? It Sucks.

Amazon is moving into smartphones, but without a remarkable hook to snag customers, it could easily fall flat in a market teeming with worthy options.
Kate Knibbs in Strategies & Solutions



These 5 Apps Are So Expensive, They’ll Crush Your Soul.

These 5 Apps Are So Expensive, They’ll Crush Your Soul.

Apps are generally free or cheap, setting users back a few bucks here and there, a slight blip in the bank account. But amid the flurry of inexpensive games and photo editing platforms lurk some applications that cost more than a month’s rent — in Manhattan.
Kate Knibbs in Apps & Games



Discover the App That’ll Save Your House From a Wildfire.

Discover the App That’ll Save Your House From a Wildfire.

Two Colorado developers built an app to track the state’s raging wildfires, using the power of crowdsourced social media to keep people connected in emergencies.
Kendra Srivastava in Twitter



This One Thing Is Our Military’s New Secret Weapon. And You Have It, Too.

This One Thing Is Our Military’s New Secret Weapon. And You Have It, Too.

The U.S. military plans to leverage smartphones and other mobile devices in future military operations, suggesting soldiers will soon rely heavily on handsets in the field.
Kendra Srivastava in Strategies & Solutions



Hiding Your Identity from the Internet

Hiding Your Identity from the Internet

Is it hard to delete your identity from the Internet? A service used by judges in California makes it easier, and could prove popular as invasions of Internet privacy ramp up.
Kendra Srivastava in Apps & Games