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Verizon will speed up San Francisco data by installing 'small cells'

by Mariella Moon on

Some carriers use "small cells" to boost their coverage, because these relatively tiny transmitters are 1.) a lot cheaper, and 2.) more inconspicuous than their traditional counterparts. Verizon is one of those carriers ... Read full article

Watch a robot play the violin better than you can

by Jon Fingas on

Wish you hadn't been so quick to give up violin practice as a kid? You may never get to turn back the clock, but retired engineer Seth Goldstein is showing that there's still hope of reliving those musical ambitions through technology.... Read full article

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Solar-powered yachts, windmills and Apple car rumors

by Inhabitat on

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.... Read full article

The top 10 wearables you can buy right now

by Jon Turi on

This year's CES was awash in wearables and while many of them took the form of wrist-worn fitness trackers and smartwatches, the genre has expanded beyond the basics. ... Read full article

Wearable banana shows your heart rate and is still edible (sort of)

by Mat Smith on

Cleverly folding in this weekend's Tokyo Marathon with the current appetite for fruit-named wearables, here's some advertising silliness from fruit moguls Dole: the wearable banana. Underneath the skin, ... Read full article

Sony tests the waters for self-driving cars with a small investment

by Jon Fingas on

Apple and Google aren't the only tech giants exploring the brave new world of self-driving cars. Financial Times tipsters report that Sony has invested roughly $842,000 into ZMP, a Japanese autonomous vehicle startup. ... Read full article

Watch what castAR's projected augmented reality can do

by Nicole Lee on

In November last year, former Valve engineer Jeri Ellsworth and her team over at Technical Illusions finally shipped their first ever castAR headset... Read full article

Google Now starts showing gas stations along your route

by Jon Fingas on

Google already has ways to find gas stations before you hit the open road, but it hasn't usually offered relevant stations. ... Read full article

Microsoft will soon help you find friends with Windows phones

by Jon Fingas on

It's fairly easy to locate friends and family if you have an Android or iOS device, but finding your pals with a Windows phone? Not so much,... Read full article

A video game for the socially anxious

by Jessica Conditt on

Italian developers Sebastiano Morando and Francesco Lanciai didn't set out to make a game about social anxiety disorder when they created Sym. That idea spawned from the drawing of a character, a black figure with one eye disintegrating into a stark ... Read full article