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Weekly Rewind: Food porn, jet ski vs. drone, a new world’s fastest EV

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
Emerging Tech

Teach your toddlers how to code with Cubetto, the wooden robot

Cubetto is an adorable little wooden robot that is specifically designed for pre-literate children, ages 3 and older, that teaches the basics of computer programming and STEM, sans screen.
Smart Home

Nightmare in the kitchen? Gordon Ramsay has five quick tips for better cooking

If you can't boil water or slice an onion, chef Gordon Ramsay has some quick tips for you in this video. And thanks to his chopping technique, you won't even cry (from his intimidating persona or the onions).

Wurrly turns your phone into a professional recording studio

Thanks to a new app called Wurrly, aspiring songbirds everywhere (or at least, those equipped with an Android or Apple smartphone) will be able to turn their mobile devices into an easy to use recording studio.

TP-Link will block router frequency customization in June

TP-Link will block frequency customization this summer in accordance with a recent FCC ruling. Sad for enthusiasts, but the manufacturer says it's looking forward to seeing the modding community adapt rather than go away.
Home Theater

The Z4 Aurora projector is a full home entertainment system

Who needs a television when you've got a projector and a wall? And when you've got the Z4 Aurora projector from XGIMI Technology in your home, your home entertainment system has never looked this good.

How to download a Windows 10 ISO file legally, and install Windows 10 from it

Microsoft is offering free Windows 10 ISO files, so you can upgrade your Windows 7 or 8 machine clearly. Here's where to download the ISO file, and how to use it to install Windows 10.
Emerging Tech

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: high-tech Spandex, butter blasters, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

Yahoo Livetext and Games face axe in ‘streamlining’ plan

Yahoo says it's planning to shutter more products in the coming weeks and months, including Livetext, which launched just last year, and Yahoo Games, which has been going considerably longer. The cull is part of Yahoo's ongoing plan to…

Shocker: Reading an iPad before bed affects your quality of sleep

In news that should surprise no one, science has now definitively determined that reading from a tablet before your bedtime affects your sleep quality. So if you're having trouble sleeping, consider putting all those electronics away.

Google is headed your way … in a van

Google is putting some of its best and brightest researchers in a van, and they're headed your way. All in the name of making Google's products (those that are already in your city) all the better.
Emerging Tech

Scott Kelly is officially hanging up his space helmet

In what may be the most well-deserved retirement of all time, record-setting astronaut and NASA darling Scott Kelly has announced his official departure from the agency, effective April 1.