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Researchers make biomedical adhesive inspired by slug slime

Being able to repair internal tissue with adhesives would be incredibly useful in the medical world. As of now, those kinds of repairs are limited to sutures and staples, which are far from ideal and while external wounds can be closed with ce…

ASUS Chromebook Flip C302 review: King of the Chromebooks

It’s been years in the making, but Chromebooks are escaping “second computer” or “cheap netbook” status. Google thinks these machines can be your main computing device, and they’re finally getting better build quality, nicer screens and quality keybo…

US self-driving car bill heads to the House floor

Last month, a Senate committee created a proposal to allow autonomous vehicles onto the roads under specific safety and “tech neutral” requirements. Now that the bill has hit House of Representatives, the bipartisan Energy and Commerce Committee vote…

Flash was useful, but developers are glad it’s on the death march

Earlier this week, Adobe announced it would cease support and development of Flash at the end of 2020, a decision that had many people saying, “Finally.” The “Flash is dead” rhetoric has been around for years, and people like Facebook’s chief securit…

Apple granted approval to test its 5G wireless technology

The FCC has approved an application for Apple to begin testing its 5G technology, which means the company is joining a number of others already working towards bringing 5G to the masses. Sprint is looking to launch its 5G service in 2019, whil…

Motorcycle helmets finally get decent heads-up display navigation

I’m a huge proponent of reducing any and all distractions while riding a motorcycle, scooter, or moped. Helmets and padded gear are great, but when you get down to it, riders are still just squishy people zipping through traffic next to giant machine…

Scientists can turn crystals into reusable electrical conductors

For some time, scientists have been experimenting with crystals to see if they can become a new kind of memory storage. Now, scientists at Washington State University have figured how to make a transparent crystal conduct electricity. What’s more, it…

Apple trims its iPod lineup to one lonely model

The iPod is clearly an endangered species after 15 years. Apple has quietly discontinued the iPod nano and iPod shuffle, yanking their product pages from its website. Both MP3 players are hanging around retail stores, but not for long — if you’re…

Fitbit makes Cortana your new workout partner

Fitbit might have had a few issues (okay, many issues) developing their long-expected smartwatch, but they have some good news today if you use Windows. You can now use the Fitbit skill with Cortana, Windows’ virtual personal assistant. Microsoft int…