The Motiv Ring is a sleep and activity tracker you can wear around your finger

Activity trackers are useful little gizmos, but they aren't exactly inconspicuous. If you want to free your wrist and track your vitals a little more discreetly, you might like where Motiv Ring's creators are going.

Apple MacBook Pro 2017 with 32 GB RAM due out by Q4

Apple could be attempting something radical with a new 2017 15-inch MacBook Pro version that will comes with a 32 GB of desktop style RAM for memory intensive tasks.

First Android Wear 2.0 devices revealed: Google and LG’s Watch Sport and Watch Style

Google has teamed up with LG in a Nexus-style partnership to produce the first devices powered by Android Wear 2.0: the LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style. The two companies will unveil these smartwatches on February 9 at an event for the platform’s official launch.

Self-assembling particles brighten future of LED lighting

Researchers have illuminated another path forward for LED technologies by refining the manufacturing of light sources made with crystalline substances known as perovskites, a more efficient and potentially lower-cost alternative to materials used in LEDs found on store shelves.

UV light can aid hospitals' fight to wipe out drug-resistant superbugs

A new tool -- a type of ultraviolet light called UVC -- could aid hospitals in the ongoing battle to keep drug-resistant bacteria from lingering in patient rooms and causing new infections.

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Launched In India

Samsung has launched its first smartphone with 6GB of RAM in India, the Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro and the device will go up for pre-oder in India on the 27th of January.

Researchers develop lithium-ion battery with inbuilt flame retardant to prevent Note 7-style fires

2016 was an especially bad year for lithium-ion batteries. The component’s reputation took a hammering in the wake of the Note 7 disaster, and there were numerous cases of other devices (hoverboards, e-cigarettes) catching fire.

Why Linux users should worry about malware and what they can do about it

Preventing the spread of malware and dealing with the consequences of infection are a fact of life when using computers. If you’ve migrated to Linux or Mac seeking refuge from the never-ending stream of threats that seems to target Windows, you can breath a lungful of fresh air—just don’t let your guard down.

Xiaomi MIX EVO could sport a Snapdragon 835 processor

Of 2016's major smartphone releases, the Xiaomi Mi MIX was among the biggest surprises. We had a good idea of what Xiaomi's October keynote would present with the Mi Note 2, but it was the subsequent unveiling of the 6.4-inch Mi MIX concept phone that really stole the show.

Patent suggests Microsoft may have its own range of foldable smartphones in the pipeline

Is Microsoft done with mobile phones, both smart and dumb, for good? Should we still hold out hope for a businessy, professional and productive Surface Phone after so many years of unsubstantiated gossip and fruitless behind-the-scenes work?

Outer layer of human heart regrown using stem cells

A multidisciplinary team working at Pennsylvania State University claim to have used human stem cells to regenerate the cells that cover the external surface of a human heart. The new research may one day help replace damaged tissues caused by a heart attack or genetic defects.

Google takes another step towards launching its own self-driving Uber-killer with new patent

Google has a lot of self-driving cars that have driven a lot of miles, but so far, no commercial use for them. But that could change if the Silicon Valley giant pursues its rumored plans of developing an autonomous ride-sharing network to compete with Uber and Lyft.

Nobel Prize Winner Claims to Have Found the Key to Slowing Aging

Science is making strides in trying to truly understand aging and any real ways in which we can slow its march or perhaps even stop it altogether. One scientist says that the key to slowing down aging is in lengthening the ends of your DNA, telomeres, by certain behavioral changes.

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton is now Snapchat’s chairman

 Michael Lynton, the CEO of Sony Entertainment, will be stepping down from the company in order to serve as chairman on Snap (the makers of Snapchat), according to The Hollywood Reporter.

WhatsApp: That 'backdoor' in our encryption is actually a feature

Neither WhatsApp nor The Guardian are having a good day. The UK-based newspaper published a scathing exclusive report early Friday morning, purporting to reveal disturbing news about the encryption used by WhatsApp's, the Facebook-owned messaging service.

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro timidly goes official in China with 16MP rear and 16MP front cameras

Less than a couple of weeks after unveiling a subtly upgraded trio of mid-range Galaxy A (2017) phones, Samsung is at it again, officially confirming (with even less fanfare) everything we already knew about the C7 Pro.

Rocket Crafters granted patent for safer, cheaper 3D-printed rocket fuel

We've seen 3D-printed rocket engines, but what about 3D-printed rocket fuel Florida-based Rocket Crafters, Inc. (RCI) has been awarded a patent for a method of fuelling hybrid liquid/solid rockets using 3D printing technology.

ElliQ is an adorable robot that helps the elderly stay connected

The company Intuition Robotics has introduced a new home robotic device that helps the elderly stay connected with their friends and family, only without the confusing aspects of using a smartphone or tablet.

ASUS Announces Designo Curve MX38VQ: 37.5 Inch Curved Display with Qi Charging

ASUS has introduced its largest Designo Curve display to date that weds style with a sophisticated feature set. The new MX38VQ uses a UWQHD-class (3840x1600) IPS panel and is equipped with a Qi wireless charging pad, as well as a Harman/Kardon-designed audio sub-system.

Microsoft launches StaffHub to connect deskless workers

Microsoft is taking another step toward serving workers who aren't at computers all day with a new Office 365 service launched Thursday. StaffHub, which is part of the company's enterprise productivity offering, allows managers to set schedules for deskless workers like retail employees and service technicians.