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Corsair Updates Bulldog With Cleaner Look, More Options

After all the lukewarm feedback Corsair received on its Bulldog's edgy exterior design, the firm has (we'd like to assume) listened. This upcoming 4K-capable console-replacement PC has had its look cleaned up a tad, and Corsair have announced some new hardware bundling options to boot.

New Sensor Based On Human Nose Could Have Multiple Applications

According to a recently published study, a team of researchers in South Korea has developed an advanced bioelectronic sniffer for detecting stinky molecules in water that could one day be practically applied to multiple safety and consumer-based applications.

Qball Is A Microphone You Can Throw, Drop, Or Roll

An inventor from Salt Lake City, Utah, has found a way to make classroom lectures, conferences, and meetings far more entertaining. Shane Cox has developed Qball, which is a throwable microphone. So, who’s next up on the mic?

When The Livestream Went Mainstream a la Twitter & Facebook

It’s been reported widely that ‘livestreaming’ video apps are having their moment in the sun! It’s taken a while, but similarly to when social media first captured our zeitgeist a little over a decade ago, livestreaming seems to be tapping into that same need by both the viewer and the citizen journalists who are out there, capturing stories on-the-go.

SilverStone ECM20 PCIe Card Adds M.2 SSD Support To Your PC

More and more solid-state drives are showing up in the new M.2 "gumstick" format, and SilverStone has an answer for those whose PCs lack the right slots. The ECM20 is an add-on card that supports both SATA and PCIe-specific M.2 SSDs, but check if your motherboard can properly support it first.

Thumbs and Bottoms Up: Norway’s Army Gets Eco-Friendly Underwear

Norway's armed forces are about to receive some brand new eco-friendly underwear. Read all about the 50,000 bras, boxer shorts undershirts and pants that will soon be covering  some very important military private parts.

Asus' USB 3.1 UPD Panel Gives You Dual Type-C USB Ports

Got a newer motherboard with a SATA Express connector? Tired of waiting for SSDs that use it? Check out the Asus USB 3.1 UPD Panel, which adds two of the newfangled, reversible Type-C USB ports to the front of your case. Plus, you're not out of luck if your case doesn't have a spare 5.25" bay to mount the thing...

Invention Of The Week? EvaDrop Is World’s First Smart Shower Device

An inventor has developed a very unique device that will save you water without ruining your shower experience. Called EvaDrop, this device will reduce water usage by up to 50 percent. So, will this new device make a “splash” when it hits the market?

Eko Smartphone Stethoscope Is The Wave Of The Future

Silicon Valley medical-device startup known as Eko Devices has launched Eko Core, a next generation digital stethoscope that works with a smartphone app designed to help address cardiovascular disease.

Check Out This 6” 4K-Resolution AMOLED Screen

The 4K UHD format is big with TVs currently, offering a whopping 3840x2160 pixels of room for supported high-def video content. That said, Everdisplay Optronics have managed to cram that many pixels onto a tiny 6" display. While you may think these are meant for the latest smartphones, that's actually not the case.