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Building as a modular gadget

TechCrunch - 49 min 47 sec ago
lego architecture Researchers and companies have been exploring new ways to improve buildings through analytics software, prefabrication, connected devices, new materials and construction automation. It’s striking that most of these efforts are trying to patch problems within the legacy framework of “permanent” construction. Could it be that the one thing that is taken for granted is the… Read More

Google Play starts showing apps' actual download sizes

Engadget - 58 min 9 sec ago
Google Play now displays the actual storage space a whole app or an upgrade will take up, so you don't accidentally download anything too big. If an update is only 2.91MB, it will show that exact figure right there in each app's detail box. That will...

'Legends of the Hidden Temple' television movie trailer debuts at SDCC 2016 - CNET

CNET News - 1 hour 25 min ago
Nickelodeon's 90's game show turned television movie features all kinds of re-imagined nods to its source material: including scary temple guards, the Steps of Knowledge and the infamously difficult Shrine of the Silver Monkey.

Cyanogen reportedly cuts jobs as it changes course

Engadget - 2 hours 1 min ago
The Cyanogen team formed a company with hopes of becoming the third major mobile platform, but it looks like the custom Android developer is scaling back its ambitions. Sources speaking to both Android Police and Recode claim that Cyanogen is making...

New 'Justice League' teaser debuts -- and it's almost funny? - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 19 min ago
Our first official look at the team inspires more confidence, but it still doesn't show off the big guy(s).

'Wonder Woman' gets a badass official trailer - CNET

CNET News - 2 hours 53 min ago
Finally! Women are kicking ass and taking names in the first full-length trailer for the 2017 DC film.

The 'Station' desk cradles your body and gut-punches your wallet

Engadget - 3 hours 15 min ago
Our computers have rapidly shrunk from room-size behemoths to hulking desktops to the svelte laptops that now dominate modern offices. What haven't changed much are the tables and chairs that the computers (and we) sit on. A new integrated workspace...

'Wonder Woman' movie costumes on display at SDCC 2016 - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 20 min ago
The DC Comics booth at San Diego Comic-Con 2016 features an up close and personal preview of the costumes that we'll see in the upcoming "Wonder Woman" movie. Plus, the heroine's original costume and concept art from the 1970s "Wonder Woman" TV show with Lynda Carter are also featured.

Quiz: Can you name these video game controllers? - CNET

CNET News - 3 hours 49 min ago
Think you're a die-hard video game expert? It's time to prove it.

'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' is bringing the fiery Ghost Rider to life - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 16 min ago
Showrunners unveiled the newest cast member, discussed season 4 developments and shared some of the show's lighthearted moments.

The 2016 RNC was celebratory and friendly, both online and off

Engadget - 4 hours 20 min ago
Donald Trump has, whether knowingly or not, tapped into some deep-seated bigotry still lurking just beneath the surface of this country. I do not know if Trump agrees with the openly racist people he retweets or if he's merely aping the language and...

I was Harley in 'Suicide Squad' thanks to VR - CNET

CNET News - 4 hours 48 min ago
Warner Bros. and Samsung Electronics tap virtual reality to immerse you in the set of the highly anticipated DC film.

New in our buyer's guide: All the phones (just the good ones)

Engadget - 6 hours 20 min ago
It took us a while, but now that we've reviewed the Moto Z, we think we're done testing flagship phones until the iPhone 7 or next Galaxy Note come out (whichever arrives first). With that in mind, we can now confidently say that the following phones...

Six vehicles powered by coffee, saltwater, sewage and other crazy fuels

Engadget - 7 hours 50 min ago
By Cat DiStasio When it comes to advances in automotive technology, the search for alternative fuels is pretty exciting. Of course, you've heard about biodiesel engines converted to run on used vegetable oil that sputter out little more than water a...

Recommended Reading: Social media's effect on the truth

Engadget - 8 hours 50 min ago
How technology disrupted the truth Katharine Viner, The Guardian Stories spread around Facebook and Twitter before they're even confirmed to be true. By the time they are or aren't, it doesn't matter. The news already made its way around the inter...

ICYMI: Bubba Watson builds a jetpack, Facebook flies its solar drone

Engadget - 9 hours 50 min ago
Today on In Case You Missed It: To celebrate the return of golf to the Olympics, PGA Tour Pro Bubba Watson is teaming up with Oakley to create the "Bubba Watson Jetpack" -- a mode of transportation sure to blow the roof off of conventional golf...

Cancel your weekend plans and go watch 'Stranger Things' - CNET

CNET News - 10 hours 49 min ago
The new Netflix series blends classic King and Spielberg to create masterful contemporary television.

Pokemon No: All the ways you shouldn't play the latest app craze - CNET

CNET News - 10 hours 50 min ago
It's easy to find tips about how to catch the best Pokemon. But what you won't find is a list of all the hazardous ways people are playing Pokemon Go. Yes, there are wrong ways -- unfortunately.

'Project Sonic' is coming to Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo NX

Engadget - 17 hours 30 min ago
While Sonic fans will celebrate the series' 25th anniversary with a 2D throwback game in Sonic Mania, the official Sonic Team is working on something new. Tonight Sega dropped this teaser trailer for "Project Sonic," which is due for the 2017 holiday...

Kaine you even? Tim Kaine could be the punniest VP pick ever - CNET

CNET News - 17 hours 34 min ago
Well that didn't take long. Puns start flying on Twitter as soon as Hillary Clinton names Kaine to be her vice presidential candidate of choice. Or is that Kaindidate?