Puddle Jumpers: We Put 4 Waterproof Running Shoes to the Test

Puddle Jumpers: We Put 4 Waterproof Running Shoes to the Test

Puddle Jumpers: We Put 4 Waterproof Running Shoes to the Test

We tested several pairs—trail shoes, street shoes, even a running boot—and four made the final cut. The post Puddle Jumpers: We Put 4 Waterproof Running Shoes to the Test appeared first on WIRED.
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Viber is the latest messaging app to clone Snapchat with new ‘Secret Chat’ feature

Viber is the latest messaging app to clone Snapchat with new ‘Secret Chat’ feature
 Everyone is cloning Snap right now, but messaging app Viber has gone back to the old school by copying Snapchat’s core ephemeral messaging feature. Unlike Facebook, which has thrown Snapchat’s 24-hour Story mode into all of its core mobile apps, Viber — which was acquired by Rakuten for just shy of $1 billion three years ago — has copied the original feature that… Read More


Source: Tech Crunch

Reports: Intel buying Mobileye for up to $16B to expand in self-driving tech

Reports: Intel buying Mobileye for up to B to expand in self-driving tech
First they partnered, and now comes the acquisition: media in Israel are reporting that the computing giant Intel is acquiring Mobileye, a leader in autonomous driving tech, for up to $16 billion. TechCrunch sources tell us that Mobileye has now gathered staff for an announcement, so the news could be official very soon. If confirmed, this would be the biggest ever acquisition of an Israeli… Read More


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The Morning After: Monday, March 13th 2017

The Morning After: Monday, March 13th 2017
Welcome back. While our team out in Texas continues to struggle against wave upon wave of BBQ and beers at SXSW, they're also finding time to bring us all the cool stuff worth talking about. SXSW is a weird one, and we've already seen specialized VR…
Source: Engadget

Engie, the car diagnostics app and mechanic marketplace, launches in UK

Engie, the car diagnostics app and mechanic marketplace, launches in UK
 Engie, the Israeli startup that offers a car diagnostics device and app to enable you to better understand the health of your car, tied to a marketplace for local mechanics, sees its full U.K. launch today. Read More


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Watch NASA's Mars rocket tests in 360-degree video

Watch NASA's Mars rocket tests in 360-degree video
NASA will eventually use the Space Launch System to send humans to Mars — it might even carry a crew the very first time it launches. Unfortunately the world's most powerful rocket is a tad behind schedule (it was originally supposed to launch this…
Source: Engadget

PlayStation VR horror title lets friends mess with your game

PlayStation VR horror title lets friends mess with your game
Most solo virtual reality games don't make for great entertainment at parties… not unless your definition of fun involves making everyone wait their turn. Firesprite, however, has a way for your friends to join in. Its upcoming PlayStation VR sci…
Source: Engadget

Artist runs an electronic sound exhibit using his own blood

Artist runs an electronic sound exhibit using his own blood
Russian artist Vtol is no stranger to making sounds with unusual technology, but one of his latest projects might top them all. He recently created Until I Die, an electronic sound installation powered by himself — namely, his blood. His creation…
Source: Engadget

Bittercoin: true blockchain believers vs. the trough of disillusionment

Bittercoin: true blockchain believers vs. the trough of disillusionment
 The last 12 months have seemed an annus horribilis in the cryptocurrency world. The Bitcoin community is still fighting its years-old esoteric-to-an-outsider civil war, and is still nowhere near consensus; Ethereum’s public image has not recovered from the DAO fiasco; the much-hyped R3 consortium has abandoned blockchain technology; and the SEC rejected the touted Bitcoin ETF. Read More


Source: Tech Crunch