Google's connected Levi's jacket is coming out in 2017

Google is working on making a connected, technology-laced jacket that you’ll be able to wear in any type of weather, Google announced Friday. It’s called Jacquard, and the company has been working on it since 2015. It’s set to come out in spring 2017. Jacquard is made with interactive denim, …

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Tech unicorns see greener pastures outside America

Have you heard? The unicorns (non-public tech companies with billion-dollar valuations) are dying. They’re falling from the fluffy funding clouds they occupy, landing on the cold, hard earth, and dying with a wheeze and a cough of fairy dust. “Dead unicorns are on the horizon,” said CNN Money last year. …

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Google’s plan to revolutionize smartphones will start shipping next year

Google wants to revolutionize how you use and buy smartphones by creating a device where you can swap out different parts of its hardware on-the-go, like the battery, camera, speakers, or screen.  A base frame contains the phone’s core components, but each additional part will be bought separately so that your phone specializes in whatever …

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Star Trek Beyond's new trailer rips the Enterprise apart

When director Justin Lin jumped from the Fast & Furious franchise to Star Trek Beyond, it promised an even bigger emphasis on adrenalized action, and the movie’s latest trailer seems to support just that. The clip, which was debuted during a fan event this evening hosted by Adam Savage, shows Chris …

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Mathpix will solve handwritten math equations for you

Today is the first time in a decade that I actually wished I was back in school. Mathpix is an iOS app that can recognize and answer handwritten math equations in seconds. Open the app, point the camera toward your math problem (you’ll need legible handwriting, or it won’t work …

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Someone made a wearable dehumidifier, here's what we know

A wearable dehumidifier launched on Kickstarter yesterday. It’s called the Dry-Active and it claims to lower your body’s humidity level by up to 40 percent. I don’t fully get the Dry-Active, so to better understand, I’m going to make a bulleted list of all the things I know and then …

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