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Apple AirTags

Apple is finally taking steps to help stop AirTag stalking

February 10th, 2022

AirTags can be extremely useful devices. They can help you keep track of your keys, wallet, purse, luggage, backpack, and just about anything else you put them on. However, they also come with a glaring issue that many have been worrying about, unwanted tracking. Unwanted AirTag tracking is a huge issue that Apple has come …

Printing the prototype of a metamaterial on 3d printer

Mind-boggling new metamaterial makes decisions on its own

January 10th, 2022

It looks like the world is getting even more meta than it already is. According to a new study, researchers have managed to create a “metamaterial” that can make its own decisions. The researchers say the new material can sense, make decisions, and act on those decisions. As a result, this type of metamaterial could …

Food scientist showing tomatoes in a greenhouse

DARPA is working on revolutionary tech that turns air into food

December 14th, 2021

DARPA wants to make a microbial food production system that can create foodstuff using air, electricity, and water. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is looking to upgrade how it supplies food for military consumption and humanitarian relief efforts. To do that, it’s holding a proposer’s day on December 15, 2021, to help come …

police drone

Trusty law enforcement drone helps nab hostage taker in California

February 26th, 2019

Drones have become big sellers in hobbyist circles and prices on them are now low enough that just about anyone with the desire to fly one can pick up a decent quadcopter for a reasonable cost. But drones aren’t just recreational in nature, and law enforcement agencies have begun to adopt them in greater numbers. …

Tech execs slam Trump administration’s decision to end DACA

September 5th, 2017

Tech executives ranging from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Google CEO Sundar Pichai have slammed the White House’s decision to end DACA, an immigration policy founded by the Obama administration in 2012. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy allows certain illegal immigrants who have entered the U.S. as minors to receive a renewable two-year …

Tech workers publicly pledge not to help make a Muslim registry

December 14th, 2016

Invoking the legacy of the Holocaust, hundreds of people from the technology industry have published a statement saying that they would not cooperate in creating a database that tracks Muslim people in America or does something similar. The statement, posted online, says that the people who stand behind it, have “jobs [that] include managing or …

The next step for BGR!

October 31st, 2010

It has been four years since the launch of Boy Genius Report and I can easily say that I have enjoyed every single day while working on growing, expanding, and continuing to break the biggest stories in the mobile category. Today, Boy Genius Report is growing up. We are finally switching over to the

Want to write for BGR?

July 26th, 2010

If you live and breathe gadgets and tech, and love writing about them, then we might have something for you. We’re currently expanding faster than ever and are looking for talented, dedicated, hardworking individuals to help grow BGR. Professional writing experience is not required, though it will most certainly help. Some of these are full time gigs …