Games consoles should learn from Google's modular phone

Last week, Google showed off its vision for the future of smartphones: Project Ara — a modular device with interchangeable hardware pieces that snap in via electro-permanent magnets. (via Games consoles should learn from Google’s modular phone)

With FuelBand layoffs, Nike signals the limits of tech's appeal

For the better part of the last decade, starting with its iPod sensor and carried by the FuelBand tracker, Nike has juggled two distinct narratives. (via With FuelBand layoffs, Nike signals the limits of tech’s appeal)

The Omega Speedmaster: Continually NASA approved, Apollo 13 tested watch for badasses (via The Only Watch That NASA Astronauts Trust With Their Lives | Gadget Lab | WIRED)

The Omega Speedmaster: Continually NASA approved, Apollo 13 tested watch for badasses (via The Only Watch That NASA Astronauts Trust With Their Lives | Gadget Lab | WIRED)

Source: Wired

SpotTheStation April 22, 2014 at 10:01AM

International Space Station will be visible in Raleigh, NC:
Time: Tue Apr 22 9:30 PM, Visible: 2 min, Max Height: 68 degrees, Appears: NW, Disappears: NE

Yea… I don’t think I’ve said any of these. Oh yea… Probably not safe for work unless you’re around nothing but veterans, then it’s fine.

Honey badgers: Invincible and smart. They are going to take over, folks.

AT&T copies Google, names 100 cities where it could offer gigabit fiber | Ars Technica

Too bad I can’t even get AT&T service at my house in Raleigh yet.

Flickr shows it could still be the ultimate home for storing and sharing photos

While I was studying photography in college, Flickr was the best place to store, organize and share photos. Almost everyone with a DSLR used it, poring over photosets and meticulously crafted albums. (via Flickr shows it could still be the ultimate home for storing and sharing photos)

Powdered alcohol is coming to a liquor store near you

Putting a can of beer in a brown paper bag is about to look like child’s play. A new product that’s somehow been approved by US regulators makes booze as discreet as a packet of sugar. It’s called Palcohol, and it transforms a shot of vodka or rum into a pocketable pouch of powder. (via Powdered alcohol is coming to a liquor store near you)