science
Smartphones and Tablets Might Be Hurting Kids’ Hearing, but No One Knows for Sure

Most of us know that spending too much time at loud rock concerts can be bad for our hearing later on. But a new study published Thursday in JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery suggests that kids as young as nine can be at risk of hearing loss from an unexpected source: their smartphones and tablets. Read More >>

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I Knew Buying a Newly Redesigned MacBook Pro Was Stupid And I Did It Anyway

Do not be me. I was desperate for a new Apple laptop to replace my dying 2012 one and as soon as the 2016 Macbook Pro with Touch Bar was available to buy I ordered it. This was a major redesign for Apple, and experience with previous Apple laptops, and one very bad iMac, told me that buying the first generation of a new laptop would be a very bumpy ride. I did it anyways. Read More >>

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CES 2018: Samsung’s New TV Is Just a Giant Wall

Anyone who’s read Fahrenheit 451 appreciates the awesome possible future where the walls of our homes are just televisions and we get to live in TV land. Well, Samsung just made that possibility a reality with a 146-inch MicroLED screen. It’s called The Wall, and it is breathtaking. Read More >>

robots
Sharp Will Sell This Mini Robot as a Smartphone. Would You Use It?

Earlier this year, we reported on Tomotaka Takahashi, the famous engineer who sent the first talking robot into space, and his plans to make robots as popular a consumer electronic as smartphones. He’d been teasing a humanoid phone to debut this year, and here it is: a cutesy, talking, limbed phone that hitches rides in your front pocket. Read More >>

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6 Incredibly Accurate Predictions About TV From 1989

It's easy to laugh at futurist predictions. But when they're proven accurate, it's hard not to be impressed. Especially when it comes to technology that we now use every day. Read More >>