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Van Gogh vs. Candy Crush: How museums are fighting tech with tech to win your eyes

As a visual experience, museums are finding new rivals in services like Netflix and YouTube. But many are incorporating new tech to enhance the museum-going experience.

Cornell University is laughing in the face of Moore’s Law

Cornell has announced that a team of researchers have successfully manufactured a die of chips with transistors that measure just three atoms across, shattering Inte'ls previous record of 5nm on silicon.

3D printing company is the newest addition to Microsoft's HoloLens project

Microsoft's HoloLens is said to have many applications and uses because it is bringing virtual objects into the environmental space. Sketchfab's partnership with Microsoft is a huge step forward to bringing 3D objects into reality.

This talking desk will do everything for you but your actual job

It's pretty widely known that we shouldn't sit at our desk all day. The Autonomous Desk goes beyond the standard standing desk with voice-recognition capabilities and the ability to sync with smart devices.

Indiegogo cancels modular phone project without an explanation

Google's Project Ara isn't the only modular smartphone we can expect to see launch this year. Meet Fonkraft, a new modular phone that's cheap, easily modified, and expected to be ready in September.

Who ya gonna call? Microsoft’s age-guessing photo site finds ghostly face in picture

Microsoft's website has taken social media by storm, thanks to its uncanny ability to not judge anyone's age correctly using face recognition software and complex algorithms. However, it may have another, slightly more…
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Watch this ridiculously fast drone zip into the stratosphere in half a second

Consumer-oriented drones are getting more advanced with each passing month, but for all their crazy capabilities, they still can't hold a candle to some of the custom setups that multirotor hobbyists are putting together out in…

Turn your green beans into coffee with Ikawa’s at-home roaster

The Ikawa Home Roaster, which has just debuted on Kickstarter, is the perfect product for any coffee lover who wants to feel like a professional barista by roasting his or her own beans.
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Crack any Master combination lock in 8 tries or less with this online combo calculator

Serial hacker and white-hat troublemaker Samy Kamkar has devised a new method that allows anyone to learn the lock’s combination in eight tries or less — and thanks to a handy online calculator, the entire process only takes about two…
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This nanotech toothbrush cleans your teeth without toothpaste

While our computers keep getting smaller and our processors keep getting faster, one thing has remained constant: We still brush our teeth like people did in the 1800's. Japanese designer Kosho Ueshima aims to change that.