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Apple To Deploy Robot Mapmakers Inside Buildings
Popular Science - Gadgets, May 21, 2015
When Apple unveils changes to iOS 9 next month, big changes are said to be in store for its Maps application. Transit maps will be added in major cities, but more exciting is…
Cars Are Becoming Devices With Apple Watch Apps
Popular Science - Gadgets, May 20, 2015
People want their cars to be devices, and car companies are jumping onto the Apple Watch platform to make those dreams come true.
10 Things We''re Obsessed With In June
Popular Science - Gadgets, May 19, 2015
This article was originally published in the June 2015 issue of Popular Science, under the title "Obsessed."…
CubeSensors Sniff Out Changes In The Air
Popular Science - Gadgets, May 19, 2015
How much do you know about the climate inside your home? Humidity, volatile organic compounds (VOC), and barometric pressure? We thought so. That's where CubeSensors come…
This Talking Grill Will Cook You The Perfect Steak
Popular Science - Gadgets, May 19, 2015
The Lynx SmartGrill is a voice-controlled, Wi-Fi-connected, app-driven stainless-steel cooker that takes your order and executes it with precision.
How Should You Pay For That Sandwich? [Flowchart]
Popular Science - Gadgets, May 19, 2015
Paying for things used to be simple: paper or plastic. But the new world of mobile payments brings your smartphone into the mix. Apple CEO Tim Cook promised that 2015 would…
How The Raspberry Pi Sparked A Maker Revolution
Popular Science - Gadgets, May 19, 2015
Three years ago, Eben Upton needed a cool gadget to lure students to his computer science program at the University of Cambridge. So he invented the Rasberry Pi. It has since…
Meet Chimp, A Disaster Response Robot With Four-Limb Drive
Popular Science - Gadgets, May 19, 2015
This month, 25 robots will traverse rubble, saw through walls, and drive a vehicle through a simulated disaster zone in the DARPA Robotics Challenge final showdown. The three-year competition--inspired by the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear accident--is motivating the development of robotic technologies f...
The Lazy Hacker''s Guide To Fitness
Popular Science - Gadgets, May 19, 2015
Working out is tough. Activity trackers like the Nike+ FuelBand are good motivators, but they're bad at crunching important data. Some can fail to track calories burned by as much as 40 percent, according to a study last year from Iowa State University. Still, technology can help you lose weight and...
How To Make Your Home Smarter, Step 1
Popular Science - Gadgets, May 19, 2015
Different products can cause chaos when they don't communicate. So choose a platform that uses a networking hub or an app (or both) to marry disparate devices and give your…
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