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Upgrade to LTE Will Let Phones Talk without Cell Towers, Allowing New Forms of Social Apps and Advertising | MIT Technology Review

“Qualcomm, Facebook, and other tech companies are experimenting with technology that lets smartphones use their LTE radio to connect directly to other devices up to 500 meters away.”

Upgrade to LTE Will Let Phones Talk without Cell Towers, Allowing New Forms of Social Apps and Advertising | MIT Technology Review.

A Wearable Camera That Would Turn Into a Drone and Fly Off Your Wrist

A Wearable Camera That Would Turn Into a Drone and Fly Off Your Wrist

“Intel is holding a competition to encourage new wearable technology ideas, and the Nixie is one of the finalists. So far, it’s still in development, so the flying wristlet camera is rough around the edges. Team captain Christoph Kohstall eventually wants you to be able to send the the Nixie flying with a gesture. It would recognize where you’re standing, snap a picture, then return to the wrist, like a futuristic paparazzi boomerang.”

A Wearable Camera That Would Turn Into a Drone and Fly Off Your Wrist.

5 expenses you don’t plan for, but should – MarketWatch

“A survey released Monday by American Express that nearly half (47%) of all Americans experienced unforeseen expenses in the past year — many of which they easily could have planned for. More than four in 10 Americans got hit with car-related and health-care expenses they didn’t expect, and roughly one in three with house-related expenses like repairs. Still others found themselves facing unforeseen education and insurance bills.”

5 expenses you don’t plan for, but should – MarketWatch.

Dremel’s $1000 Idea Builder hopes to bring 3D printing to the masses | ExtremeTech

Idea Builder

“3D printers are no longer gigantic DIY monstrosities that you have to assemble yourself, but they are far from being a consumer-ready solution — until now, perhaps.”

Dremel’s $1000 Idea Builder hopes to bring 3D printing to the masses | ExtremeTech.

Focus On Building Net Worth Even More Than Growing Income | Financial Samurai

There’s even more uncertainty involved with your day job income. We all think our income will continue to grow to the sky for decades, but one day it’ll likely stop growing.

Focus On Building Net Worth Even More Than Growing Income | Financial Samurai.