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Weekly Rewind: Crowdfunding astronauts, flying cars, self-cleaning toilets

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top tech stories from this week.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/top-tech-stories-11-9-2017/

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: AR life coaches, controller-free eboards, more

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/awesome-tech-new-crowdfunding-projects-quartz-taro/

This remote-control sex toy app is secretly recording your intimate adventures

A sharp-eyed Redditor discovered that the Lovense remote-control vibrator app was making secret audio file recordings while using the sex toy. The company responded, saying it was just 'a minor bug.'

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/lovense-remote-control-sex-toy-secret-recording/

A cut above the rest: Here are the best circular saws money can buy

If you are just starting to get into DIY, a decent circular saw is one of the first tools you should buy. To help you navigate the nearly endless options, we've rounded up the best circular saws on the market in this list

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/best-circular-saws/

Project Loon has restored internet access to 100,000 people in Puerto Rico

Alphabet's Project Loon has reached a new milestone in Puerto Rico with the company announcing that it has restored internet connectivity to more than 100,000 users across the island.

The post Project Loon has restored internet access to 100,000 people in Puerto Rico appeared first on Digital Trends.


Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/alphabet-activates-project-loon-over-puerto-rico/

The RazorX Cruiser shows that not all eboards have to cost you an arm and a leg

Don't be fooled by the listed target demographic of the RazorX Cruiser -- really, the fact that kids as young as nine can have fun on this new electric skateboard means that it's all the harder for grownups like us to fall off of.

The post The RazorX Cruiser shows that not all eboards have to cost you an arm and a leg appeared first on Digital Trends.


Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/razorx-cruiser-electric-skateboard/

Meet the ‘Hesla,’ a modded Tesla Model S that runs on hydrogen fuel

A company in the Netherlands has added hydrogen fuel cells to a stock Tesla using an extreme after-market modification. The 'Project Hesla' prototype nearly doubles the range of the luxury electric vehicle.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/hesla-modded-tesla-hydrogen-fuel/

Riptide R1 Elite review

By going back to basics, the R1 Riptide Elite shows you that you don't need anything fancy to make one of the best electric skateboards around.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/riptide-r1-elite-review/

Get your Sagan on with 50 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier

Few things instill a sense of wonder quite like the final frontier. The best space photos show off the beauty of Earth, our solar system, and the far corners of the universe. Here are our current favorites.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/photography/best-space-photos/

The Snow White scooter is easily the coolest way to travel this winter

When it comes to cool ways to travel, but there are few cooler than Gravity Scooters’ new Snow White snow scooter. And when we say “cool,” we mean that both literally and figuratively.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/outdoors/gravity-snow-scooter-kickstarter/

Don’t sweat it: Scientists propose perspiration-based authentication

A research team from the University at Albany has proposed a novel use for sweat -- as a biomarker to better secure our mobile devices. All a user needs to do is make a sweat profile.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/sweat-biometrics-analysis/

Behold the majesty of our world with the 50 best drone photos

Most of today's drones come equipped with high-end cameras, which are quickly revolutionizing the world of aerial photography as we know it. Here are 50 of the best drone photos from around the world.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/best-drone-photos/

Hilarious A.I. bot fights email scammers by trolling them, wasting their time

Email scammers are the worst, aren't they? Fortunately, a New Zealand cybersecurity company called Netsafe has come up with an ingenious chatbot designed to help turn the tables on them.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/scammers-ai-chatbot/

Apple AR glasses: News and rumors about ‘Project Mirrorshades’

Apple AR glasses may be closer to reality than we thought. Here is everything we know so far about the augmented reality system, including the rumored specifications of Apple's Project Mirrorshades.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/apple-project-mirrorshades-news/

You’ll be flossing all your teeth at once with Blizzident’s customized 3D-Flosser

Blizzident's 3D-Flosser uses a 3D scan of a person's mouth to create a wireframe for dental floss. The result? Just bite down on it and you'll be flossing all of your teeth in just five seconds.

The post You’ll be flossing all your teeth at once with Blizzident’s customized 3D-Flosser appeared first on Digital Trends.


Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/flossing-gadget-blizzident/

Algorithm learns to predict the perp on ‘CSI’ by binge-watching episodes

Researchers at the U.K.’s University of Edinburgh trained an algorithm to predict the perpetrator on episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation by getting it to binge-watch episodes.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/csi-prediction-algorithm/

NASA describes its plan for reaching Mars, but timing could be challenging

After publishing a 36-page report last year on its ambitious Journey to Mars, NASA shared more of its work during a recent two-day event in New Orleans which was capped off by a test of an SLS RS-25 engine.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/nasa-talks-journey-to-mars/

Live-stream from almost any camera with a single cord and a little black YoloBox

Live-streaming might mean choosing between a smartphone and several thousand dollars worth of pro equipment with the YoloBox. The device is a bit bigger than an iPhone and is an encoder, monitor, control panel, and switcher.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/photography/yolobox-live-streaming-system-kickstarter/

MantaDroid robot may one day join its inspiration in the depths of the ocean

MantaDroid is a new manta ray-inspired swimming robot designed by engineers from the National University of Singapore that could someday be used for carrying out underwater missions.

The post MantaDroid robot may one day join its inspiration in the depths of the ocean appeared first on Digital Trends.


Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/manta-ray-robot-singapore/

The best LED flashlights for the trail, glovebox, or that general eureka moment

LED flashlights and headlamps may excel in terms of longevity and overall brightness but knowing which is the best isn't always easy. From a rugged model to a solid budget option here are the best LED flashlights on the market.

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Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/outdoors/best-led-flashlights/

Source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/
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