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Tesla's updated Model S officially exceeds the 300-mile range marker

The Environmental Protection Agency has officially given Tesla's facelifted Model S 90D a 303-mile range, pushing past the 300-mile threshold for the first time. Critics may have to look for new arguments against using an EV as the main…

Glassouse lets users control a mouse cursor with their eyes — and mouth

Inspired by his disabled friend's difficulty with using technology, Mehmet Nemo created Glassouse, a wearable device that lets users control a cursor without using their hands.
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This creepy snake-like robot is designed to fix equipment on the ocean floor

Developed by engineers at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Konsberg Maritime, and Statoil, Eelume, the snake-like robot, will live on the ocean floor and help maintain deep sea equipment.
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A German designer's AR pingpong table reacts to every shot 2:16

We've come a long way since the 1970s, both in terms of our political relations with China and in terms of technology, and now, one interaction designer has created an augmented reality tool that can take your pingpong game to the…
Movies & TV

Liam Hemsworth seeks revenge on Woody Harrelson in new trailer for The Duel

Liam Hemsworth and Woody Harrelson played two of Katniss Everdeen's biggest supporters in the Hunger Games franchise, but now they'll be the ones possibly fighting to the death in the upcoming Western The Duel.

Livestream: Trends with Benefits podcast

For Episode 80: April 28, 2016 we ask the question: Do we need a selfie drone? What about drone delivery on a golf course? Or mind controlled drone racing? Also, Elon Musk is sending a rocket to mars in 2018.

Check out leaked pictures of BlackBerry's next Android phones: 'Hamburg' and 'Rome'

BlackBerry isn't dead yet! The company may be readying two new Android smartphones for release later this year. Here's everything we know about the devices, what they look like, and what they can do.
Movies & TV

Who was The Walking Dead’s Negan before the apocalypse?

The Walking Dead fans know Negan, the latest villain to be introduced in the post-apocalyptic world. But who was he before the infected began roaming the Earth? The answer might surprise you.
Virtual Reality

Crytek’s The Climb drops onto the Oculus Store from dizzying heights

We were impressed by Crytek's rock-climbing VR title The Climb when we checked it out back in December, and now it's out, and looking more impressive than ever, with leaderboards, day/night cycle, and ghost racing.

Google is building a hardware division under former Motorola CEO

Rick Osterloh, former president of Motorola, is now senior vice president at Google and will report directly to CEO Sundar Pichai. Osterloh will lead a new hardware division at Google, and will be in charge of Google's Nexus program.

Philips turns to its Hue 2.0 user base before rolling out a much-needed app update

After working closely with its users, Philips has finally updated the user interface and available features native to its companion smartphone application for the Hue 2.0 smart lighting system.

Google and Fiat Chrysler in ‘late stages’ of technical partnership talks

A new report claims that Google is in the late stages of technical partnership negotiations with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Google may offer to self its self-driving tech to the Italian automaker.