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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


Revealed: How 'Game of Thrones' kills so many people in a single day

While we wait for winter to end so winter can finally arrive this April, HBO is sharing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the hit show.

By January 20, 2015


GE hosts hackathon to help spur innovation

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

By February 10, 2014


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


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


Why don't smart phones work any more?

It seems like not a day goes by without something going wrong with the latest kit. Are modern phones too complicated for their own good?

By February 1, 2012


Skype calls on Kinect will follow Microsoft's £5.2bn takeover

Microsoft and Skype have revealed more details about their multi-billion dollar partnership, including the news you'll be able to make Skype calls on your Xbox console using Kinect.

By May 10, 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