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MIT's color-changing robot 'skin' was inspired by the golden tortoise beetle

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created an insect-inspired, 3D-printed robot “skin” capable of changing color in response to the physical stimuli that it receives.
Wearables

Tag Heuer's Connected Modular 45 is a Swiss timepiece first, smartwatch second

Tag Heuer's luxury world of Swiss watches and the high-tech smarts of Intel have come together in the new Connected Modular 45 smartwatch, and you better believe the hype; this is a real Swiss smartwatch through and through.
Music

For the Dollyrots, crowdsourcing fans free them from labels, keep them authentic

Luis Cabezas of the Dollyrots speaks with digital trends on how both vinyl and digital music have their time and place, and why crowdsourcing their fans keeps their music authentic.
Mobile

Google is reportedly working on a new social app for photo editing and sharing

Google is reportedly working on yet another photo-based app. Unlike Google Photos, this app may be for groups to edit and share their photos. Google says that it's "just experimenting" and that there aren't any release plans yet.
Gaming

Nintendo's latest tweet suggests upcoming Nintendo Switch availability

The Nintendo Switch may make it to the masses eventually, but Nintendo's latest console is currently hard to come by. Here are you best bets for purchasing the console, whether you want to nab an individual unit or a bundle.
Cool Tech

Scientists are building a 3D-printed robot hand with a humanlike sense of touch

A laboratory at the University of Bristol is combining the world of 3D-printed robots with brain-inspired algorithms for a five-year research project to build robot hands as capable as our own.
Home

Save time and space with this fast-growing vertical garden from EcoQube

The EcoQube Frame is a vertical garden that grows nutritious microveggies fast and easily. It's built to be a low-maintenance, living decoration that grows microveggies in just over a week.
Product Review

Fujifilm X-T20 Review

Fujifilm’s X-T20 is an affordable gateway drug into professional photography
Gaming

Diminishing difficulty: ‘Nioh’ update adds the ability to pause the game

Team Ninja's challenging Souls-like game Nioh received a patch that adds the all-important ability to pause the game, further differentiating it from the Dark Souls series it was inspired by.
Computing

Samsung Book user manual and new launch video offer interesting details

Samsung's Galaxy Book will need to address issues with the previous model, and Samsung has faced keyboard deficiencies head-on with a new design. There is some weirdness on hand, however, according to the machine's user manual.
Podcasts

Between the Streams: ‘Justice League’ teaser, Han Solo, Michael Shannon in ‘Deadpool 2?’ 38:37

This week, we'll chat about the latest Justice League news, go over the blockbuster busts at the box office, and discuss why producers of terrible movies shouldn't whine about Rotten Tomatoes.
Cool Tech

Genome 10K wants to sequence the genes of endangered species

The Genome 10K project wants to carry out gene sequencing for 10,000 different animals species, including those most at risk of extinction. And we thought the Human Genome Project was ambitious!