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  • Stream the content you want, wherever you are, with a lifetime of Getflix — just $39

    Hearing that Getflix is great probably won’t come as a big surprise to longtime readers — we’ve been touting this service’s avalanche of benefits for months. But if you’re not down with Getflix yet, consider this one more earnest suggestion to get with the program and start watching TV the way it should be watched — unblocked at top streaming speeds — at TNW Deals’ super-low lifetime subscription price of only $39, a 95 percent ...

  • This fire-breathing drone is having none of your rubbish

    A power company in China found a novel way to eliminate trash on power lines -- set it on fire. A video posted to Chinese social media site QQ shows what appears to be a test of the process in Xiangyang, Hubei Province. In the video, the eight-bladed drone flies to the line and releases a huge plume of fire at the trash. After the burned trash falls off the line, the drone descends to a man in uniform holding its controller. While this could ...

  • ZTE's Project CSX phone gets second wind after failed Kickstarter

    ZTE did something pretty cool last year when it asked users to submit ideas for a crowdsourced phone - dubbed Project CSX - eventually settling on an eye-tracking device tentatively called the Hawkeye. But after all that hullabaloo, ZTE has decided to kill it's Kickstarter campaign and go back to drawing board. The winning CSX concept garnered popular support for both its wacky ideas - the phone was supposed to be able to magically stick to surfaces ...

  • Engineers built a folding shield that can stop a bullet

    Chances are you've never folded an origami swan with thoughts that it could save your life. Engineers at Brigham Young University did -- well, kind of. It's not a swan, but the inspiration is hard to miss. BYU's origami shield tips the scales at only 55 pounds. Ultra portable, the suitcase-sized device expands with a unique folding mechanism. It's not nothing, but engineers say common ballistic barriers weigh in at up to 100 pounds. Reinforcing ...

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