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Scatterbrained? Focus with the Melon EEG headband

Can tracking your brain waves help you during yoga, meditation, or while drinking at bars? Slip on this headband to find out.

By June 6, 2013


Melon Meter iOS app listens for ripe watermelons

App analyzes the sound made when you thump on a watermelon to tell you which fruit is ripe and which is better left out of your grocery cart.

By August 24, 2011


Tomatoes, melons, cucumbers grown on thin films

Japanese hydrogel R&D firm is growing a cornucopia of plants on film instead of soil. The film prevents bacteria and viruses from harming the plants, so chemicals aren't needed, which could be useful when soil gets contaminated.

By August 17, 2011


Get the scoop on your fruit

The days of old-school melon-ballers are gone: the Fruit Scoops let you quickly separate the rind from the rest of your melons.

By July 27, 2010


GE hosts hackathon to help spur innovation

The result? In-sink dishwashers, beer-dispensing refrigerators, and even mind-controlled microwaves.

By February 10, 2014


Nokia Lumia X is a new twist on Windows Phone 8

The Nokia Lumia X concept design features a cool twisty camera -- but whether it's real or not is another matter.

By August 6, 2012


Gadgettes 183: The You're Killing Me Episode (podcast)

Tom Merritt joins us to discuss the many ways that technology is conspiring to kill us all.

By May 13, 2010


Wrap-a-Nap turns your head into a pillow

Move over, Snuggie. It's a combo of earmuffs, blindfold, and long pillow that you wrap around your head to block out noise and light and have a soft place to land.

By February 1, 2011


ArchPort: Walk a mile in that man's flashlights

But the luminescent flip-flops beg a question. If the wearer is walking in an area so treacherous that he or she must spot-weld high beams to the feet, why wear sandals?

By April 8, 2011


Android 2.4 update to sneak in a single feature before Honeycomb arrives?

Google is set to sneak out an update to Android before Honeycomb arrives, if reports from a tablet-maker are to be believed. Is ViewSonic talking out of its apps?

By February 7, 2011