3D print a gummy version of your face and eat it

Sometimes you don’t know what you need until you have it. Like how people lived without cell phones, or laptops, or any technology, really. That’s how I feel about the 3D gummy printer that’s now stationed in Dylan’s Candy Bar locations around the US. There’s really not much to the …

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A closer look at Google’s modular phone prototype

Ara is mechanically simpler and more complex than earlier versions. That’s a weird phrase to write, but it’s actually true. Caramago isn’t trying to pull off some of the crazier ideas that we saw in earlier versions, like magnetic locking mechanisms and wireless capacitive communication from module to body, but …

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Samsung showed off a new 6GB DRAM chip yesterday

Samsung brought its 10 nanometer LPDDR4 6GB DRAM chip to a mobile conference in China yesterday. While that’s impressive, the company didn’t elaborate on where it plans to put all that memory — Samsung’s old 20nm 6GB chip for mobile didn’t get much use. Most phones max out at 4GB …

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Google is building its own consumer Android phone

We’ve spent a lot of time this past year wondering if and when Google would bite the bullet and just build its own Android phone for consumers to take on the iPhone directly — there have been hints and leaks, but nothing real. And in true Google fashion, the reveal …

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This is the new nutrition facts label coming to your food

Today, the US Food and Drug Administration finalized its design overhaul of the nutrition facts label, a major change to health information provided on Americans’ food packaging. The new label isn’t completely unrecognizable, but there are a few notable tweaks. Most significantly, a new “added sugars” section will be required, over the …

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This portable microwave is perfect for adventures

Oh, the microwave. The preferred gadget of college kids in need of a quick dinner and New Yorkers who only eat takeout but need to heat up their leftovers. The box has typically been stationed in kitchens and dorms rooms, but now, a company is freeing the microwave and letting …

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