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The Daqri smart helmet turns a workforce into Robocops

Intended for use on work sites, Daqri replaces the traditional hard hat with a smart hat supporting HD photography and video, 3D mapping, and alphanumeric capture -- which makes it possible for the system to read instrument data and signs…
Computing

Rootpipe exploit still an issue in Mac OS X, security expert finds

Patrick Wardle, a former employee of the NSA, has shown that Macs are still vulnerable to the security flaw known as Rootpipe. Apple had supposedly resolved the issue with the release of OS X 10.10.3.
Mobile

1,500 iOS apps are vulnerable to a security threat: Here’s how you can stay safe

SourceDNA discovered a security flaw in 1,500 iOS apps that could allow hackers to steal sensitive information from users' devices. Here's how hackers exploit the vulnerability and what you can do to protect yourself.
Cars

Finally! See how the McLaren P1 stacks up to its predecessor: the McLaren F1

McLaren’s modern hypercar, the P1 is compared against the legend that came before it, the McLaren F1. Both cars represent the best McLaren has to offer in different eras and, while wildly different, both share surprisingly…
Movies & TV

You got it, dude! Full House is coming back with DJ, Stephanie & Kimmy Gibbler

A sequel to popular '80s/'90s sitcom Full House, called Fuller House, is set to debut on Netflix in 2016, and will centre around a now-widowed DJ Tanner and her two kids (one on the way) who enlists the help of her best friend Kimmy Gibbler…
Computing

Kerbal Space Program version 1.0 will add new physics model and female astronauts

Kerbal Space Program, a popular early-access PC game about managing (and mis-managing) a virtual space program, will soon hit full release. Version 1.0 will bring a new campaign "game over" state, a new physics model and female…
Movies & TV

Jon Stewart’s final episode of The Daily Show will air August 6

The longtime host of the Comedy Central talk show The Daily Show, Jon Stewart, has announced that his final episode of the series will air August 6. Stewart will be replaced by South African comedian Trevor Noah.
Photography

Adobe improves performance in new Lightroom CC, adds features to all versions

Adobe's latest version of its photo management software, Lightroom, adds new editing tools like HDR and Panorama Merge, and improves performance. Lightroom CC is also synced with versions for iOS and Android.
Cars

Scaled up from cute, Fiat’s 500X keeps its Italian charm intact

Fiat’s new crossover will fight for numbers in a very competitive market.
Computing

New tape drive with 220TB capacity smashes storage records

If you think your RAID back-ups have impressive capacity, think again! IBM and Fujifilm have managed to create a tape cartridge that can hold as much as 220TB of data at once. That's a lot of animated .gifs!
Movies & TV

New trailer for Jurassic World packs in more velociraptor gangs and one big dino

The relationship between velociraptors, humans, and the new, super-dinosaur created by the park's scientists is explored in latest Jurassic World trailer. The movie is slated to stomp its way into standard, 3D, and IMAX theaters…