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Researchers Have Developed Socks That Generate Electricity Using Urine

What were we thinking getting rid of our urine all those years, when we could be using it to power electric socks? A team of researchers from the University of West England has developed a pair of socks that use urine to generate electricity. The new socks are able to store as much as 648 milliliters of urine, almost 22 ... Read More »

DJI And FLIR Are Creating A Thermal Imaging Camera For Drones

Popular drone manufacturer DJI has announced a partnership withFLIR Systems to build a thermal imaging camera for drones. The camera will be built for the Inspire1 and Matrice 100 drone series’, and will be very helpful for things like measuring ahome’s thermal efficiency and spotting fires. DJI has fast become the most-used drone company for people like cinematographers, who are looking for new ways to ... Read More »

Remember The $3.5M Zano Drone Failure? Kickstarter Wants An Investigative Report On The Matter

Kickstarter hired Mark Harris, a professional journalist, to investigate the $3.5-million crowdfunding flop that was the palm-sized Zano drone. Shortly after the Zano project achieved the ambitious sum of $3.5 million through its Kickstarter campaign, its manufacturer Torquing Group let everyone know that it was closing. The company managed to deliver only 600 of the 15,363 paid-for units. The crowdfunding ... Read More »

Samsung Gear VR Hits Canada In Limited Quantities, Already On Backorder: Where To Buy

The affordable Gear VR HMD, which works with the latest generation of Galaxy handsets, is the result of a joint effort from Samsung and Oculus. After launching in the U.S. a little while back, the headset finally reached Canadian stores as well. Last month, the device entered stores in the United States, but technology enthusiasts from Canada had to sit ... Read More »

Christmas Wish List For iDevice Lovers: Apple iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, Apple Watch And MacBook

Apple fans have no shortage of options to choose from if they are thinking of buying an iDevice for the holidays. Here are some Apple devices and deals where you can purchase them. iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus (Photo : Apple) The iPhone 6s, along with its larger counterpart the iPhone 6s Plus, has taken the smartphone market by storm. ... Read More »

This Company Turns Recycled Potato Chip Bags Into 3D Printing Filament

While many view 3D printing as the future of fabrication, the technique uses a lot of plastic. One company, however, is trying to cut down on just how much plastic it uses. The company is called 3D Brooklyn, and it is a small studio that uses materials like potato chip bags, which can’t really be recycled in the traditional way. ... Read More »

The Sunnyclist Is Powered By Three Different Energy Sources

While electric cars save on gas, they still use energy that may not be totally environmentally friendly. An Indiegogo campaign, however, has been started for Sunnyclist, a tricycle-golf cart mixture that has a solar panel on the roof, then harnesses that solar energy and stores it in the battery. Of course, sometimes the sun disappears for a while, and while ... Read More »

This Camera Drone Is $34.99 And Fits In The Palm Of Your Hand

While drones are on the rise (no pun intended), they are normally pretty large and expensive. Cheerson, however, has released a drone without either of those issues. The CX-10C Nano Drone is small enough to fit in the user’s hand and can easily navigate obstacle-ridden environments. Not only is the drone small and nimble, but it’s also very cheap, coming ... Read More »

Apple Shelves Streaming TV Plans After Negotiations Fail Due To ‘Skinny’ Bundles: Report

It seems that customers will not be getting a live streaming television service from Apple in a little while. A new report indicated that Apple shelved its live TV plans after negotiations with content owners failed as the Cupertino-based tech titan was pushing for a “skinny” bundle of TV channels priced at less than $30 every month. While Apple wished ... Read More »

Another Report Says Xiaomi’s First Laptop Will Ship Early 2016

A Taiwan-based news report has claimed that Xiaomi is working on its first notebook computer which is being manufactured by Inventec. Taipei Times quotes Inventec chairman Richard Lee who claimed that the first laptop from Xiaomi’s stables can be expected to start shipping in the first or second half of 2016. “I am upbeat about the business outlook for Xiaomi’s ... Read More »