Could This Camera Prevent Police Brutality?
Popular Science - Gadgets, 23 hours ago
Taser Axon Wearable Security Camera. Taser Surveillance cameras permeate modern life. Mounted in convenience stores, retail outlets, bars, clubs, ATMs and elsewhere, silent observers record everything from the mundane to the criminal. The cameras serve a dual function as both deterrent and instant l...
Players Build Working Hard Drive Inside Minecraft
Popular Science - Gadgets, August 21, 2014
Minecraft HDD Controller Top View The0JJ/imgur.com Over the hills, across the stone bridge, past the giant pony, around the lake of questionable test, and beyond the giant rainbow barrier sits a work of great artifice on a grey plain. Far larger than any single inhabitant of this virtual world, the ...
The 10 Best Things Coming This September
Popular Science - Gadgets, August 18, 2014
Parrot''s Jumping Sumo Courtesy Matt Wiechec Each month at Popular Science, we sift through a mountain of new products-everything from gadgets and tools to books and movies-so that you don''t have to. View the gallery below to see?10 of our?favorite things hitting the shelves (or are already on them...
A Pocket Fitness Tracker That Studies Your Breathing
Popular Science - Gadgets, August 14, 2014
Spire Brian Klutch Fitness trackers use suites of sensors and algorithms to turn data from your training regimen into (hopefully) meaningful information about how race-ready you are. But for the rest of the time-when you're sitting at a desk-there's not much for devices to do. Spire, a clip-on track...
Facial Recognition: Now Helping You Find Hot Dates, Cute Pets
Popular Science - Gadgets, August 14, 2014
A mobile app like PetMatch let''s users narrow their search of pets to lookalikes - even celebrities like Grumpy Cat or Lil Bub. Adam Rifkin/Flickr Facial-recognition software cut its teeth on criminal mugshots, but now it offers an arguably more civic service: uniting people with potential life par...
An Origami Microscope For Less Than a Dollar
Popular Science - Gadgets, August 13, 2014
Little device, big magnification. Photograph by Brian Klutch Imagine a world where every child owns a microscope. A clever new method to fold the instrument from a single sheet of paper may bring that dream closer to reality.? In the Foldscope, invented by Stanford University engineers, creased pape...
A Pocket Zen Master
Popular Science - Gadgets, August 12, 2014
Spire Brian Klutch Fitness trackers use suites of sensors and algorithms to turn data from your training regimen into (hopefully) meaningful information about how race-ready you are. But for the rest of the time-when you're sitting at a desk-there's not much for devices to do. Spire, a clip-on track...
Technology Gets Nostalgic
Popular Science - Gadgets, August 12, 2014
A mobile app like PetMatch let''s users narrow their search of pets to lookalikes - even celebrities like Grumpy Cat or Lil Bub. Adam Rifkin/Flickr Facial-recognition software cut its teeth on criminal mugshots, but now it offers an arguably more civic service: uniting people with potential life par...
10 Back-To-School Gifts For College Students From The Future
Popular Science - Gadgets, August 12, 2014
Her roommates will wonder where the DeLorean time machine is parked. Sense Struggling to wake up for that early morning class? It''s probably because your alarm isn''t smart enough. Meet Sense: an intelligent alarm and sleep tracker that sits on your nightstand. Along with a sensor called the Sleep ...
10 Great Gifts For College Students From The Future
Popular Science - Gadgets, August 12, 2014
Sense Hello Inc. Chances are that, if you''re reading this article on this site, you''re after the perfect present for your future-forward college student. Worry not.?We''ve scoured the web to round up 10 gift ideas for your grad''s dorm room, including a maintenance-free bike, a set of gender-stere...
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