Graphene Will Change Everything from Smartphones to Electric Cars

1:10 PM, Jan. 20th, 2015 · · Cool Stuff Found

Graphene, developed by British scientists, in an incredible material. It's one layer of Carbon atoms thick, highly conductive, and 100 times stronger than steel. It can be placed on a flexible substrate and is 97 percent transparent. While current iPhone displays are made with the rare and expensive element Indium, Graphene is pure Carbon, a very abundant element on earth. This video, from the summer of 2013 on the BBC airing of The One Show, while not recent, still takes your breath away at the prospects of Graphene for our future electronics. The concept shown in this video suggests a future smartphone about as thick as what we use today as ultra-thin screen protectors.

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What’s in Your Wallet: Google Wallet’s Success Depends on Apple Pay

11:28 AM, Jan. 20th, 2015 · · Analysis

Apple Pay may be the new comer to the digital wallet game, but its fast-growing popularity is ramping up competition in the mobile payment market in a big way. That has Google taking note, and it underscores the Internet search giant's failure to drive interest in Android-based smartphones for wireless transactions. Apple Pay's success is also good news for Google Wallet because now it's finally getting some notice.

Apple Celebrates New China Store with Mural and Video

9:41 AM, Jan. 20th, 2015 · · News

Apple is only days away from opening its latest retail store in China, and to celebrate the event the company released a video showing artist Wang Dongling creating a mural that's currently covering the location. The mural is a poem about West Lake in Hangzhou where the new store is located.

OS X: How to Merge Calendars

8:50 AM, Jan. 20th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Today we're going to go over an often-overlooked feature of the Calendar program: using the import/export feature to merge two calendars into one. This is a great way to clean up your calendar list, because let's face it, not many people need 15 color-coded calendars! We'll give you the skinny here in this Quick Tip.

Mount Your iPhone with a Shielded Magnet for $24.99

5:43 PM, Jan. 19th, 2015 · · TMO Deals

Mount Your iPhone with a Magnet for $24.99

Check out the Neutron S phone and tablet mount. It lets you use the magic of magnets to mount your device.  It features a neodymium magnet—that's a rare earth permanent magnet—that's shielded to protect your device. Stick the mount where you want it, stick the mounting disc on the back of your device or its case, and boom! Insta-mount. There's a video showing the Neutron S at work on the deal's page. It retails for $30, but through our deal you can get it for $24.99.