The Nintendo Switch: Everything You Need To Know

Ever since Nintendo dropped a mysterious-but-alluring trailer for its upcoming console, we’ve all been itching with anticipation for more news. Shown to be a fusion of a handheld gaming device and a console, the latest Nintendo product heralded some innovative features in the world of gaming. Originally thought to be called the NX, Nintendo’s new console is actually being dubbed the “Switch.” And after a recent press conference held by Nintendo in Tokyo we finally have some concrete details on the Japanese gaming company’s latest…

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Wristwatch Clip Keeps Things On Time

There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned mechanical wristwatch. I like to have the time displayed to me elegantly and digital watches are just so impersonal. Plus, they’re usually super stylish and can pair well with any wardrobe. Mechanical wristwatch wearers do run into a common issue, however. The watch sometimes gets a little out of sync. It’s easy to find them lagging behind or speeding up slightly from proper time. Obviously, this is not ideal and kind of defeats the purpose of having a wristwatch in…

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Know When A Baby Stops Breathing With This New Smart Monitor

It’s often hard to spot movement on a fuzzy live feed from baby cameras. That’s something that matters a lot when movement is all you have to remind you that your child is still breathing. Enter First Alert’s Envirocam, a smart monitor that keeps track of a baby’s breathing. Sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, is a growing concern for parents because there is a lot of information about the syndrome we still don’t have. Although the Envirocam smart monitor won’t prevent SIDS, the ability…

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Google's new app with BMW will allow shoppers to see life-size images of vehicles.

Google To Incorporate Virtual Reality Into Shopping

{{unknown}}For years, e-commerce has been all the rage — you’d be hard-pressed to find retailers who don’t make their products available online. However, there remain inherent drawbacks of online shopping, as opposed to visiting a bricks-and-mortar retail location. Sometimes, it can be hard to tell what you’re actually purchasing — even with established retailers. We’ve all had times when we’ve ordered a product online, only to find ourselves disappointed once we see the item in person. But now, Google just gave online shoppers a new reason to rejoice.…

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Watch Korea’s Giant Robot Mobile Suit Take Its First Few Steps

Anyone who has ever watched the anime series Gundam has dreamed of piloting their very own giant robot, or mech suit. If anime isn’t really your jam than you may have had the same thought when watching Pacific Rim or Avatar, both of which feature humans piloting giant robots capable of fantastic feats. And now that thought may soon come to fruition. Korean tech company Hankook Mirae has built a functional prototype of a real-life, human-piloted giant robot, the first of its kind in the…

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How You Can Build Your Own Tractor Beam At Home For $100

Technology has progressed at an alarming rate in the last twenty years. The stuff of stories has become everyday tools and digital devices. Essentially, what used to be science fiction is now a reality. Take the tractor beam, for example. A piece of technology popularized by space-epics like Star Wars, the tractor beam used to be something you could only expect to see in the movies. But now, thanks to modern innovations like 3D printers and newly published research, almost anyone can build their own tractor…

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The 16-Lens Smartphone-Sized Camera That Will Revolutionise Photography

Photography isn’t just about the camera you’re using. Taking the perfect photo also requires using the perfect camera lens. Able to augment focal length, optical zoom, or the intake of light, camera lenses allow a photographer to fully capture their environment. Unfortunately, understanding how camera lenses work or buying the ideal camera lens is far from simple. Wouldn’t it be nice, then, if there was a camera that could inherently take amazing photos without the need of a lens? Enter the L16, a newly developed…

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This Japanese “Virtual Girlfriend” Is Inventively Creepy

If you’re a fan of adult-comedy cartoon Archer, then you’ve no doubt laughed at (and been creeped out by) Krieger’s strange romance with Mitsuko Miyazumi. For those who don’t know the show, what makes the relationship both creepy and hilarious is the fact that Krieger is a living, breathing male whereas Mitsuko is a holographic virtual girlfriend that looks like an anime character. In the context of a rather off-the-wall and crude cartoon, the idea of a man pursuing a romance with a hologram makes…

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4 Organization Apps To Keep You On Track In 2017

As the New Year approaches, we’re all finding ways to be our best selves in 2017 from resolutions to new agendas to “new year, new me” plans. If you want to start your New Year on track, consider getting an organization app for your smartphone or tablet. An organization app can be easier to manage and travel with than agendas or notebooks. Plus, they come with the latest technology to help you stay on track. Not sure where to start? We’ve put together a list…

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How Digital Cameras Could Grow With Social Media

Digital cameras and social media don’t seem to have the closest relationship. Why use a camera to take a photo when you’ll have to use another device to post it online? When your phone does both, it’s hard to see the logic in that. Surprisingly, a study from Zion Market Research is estimating that the digital camera industry will grow by six per cent over the next five years. That might not sound like much. But considering that 2016 was the worst year for digital…

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