Humans are Evolving to Walk and Text

While technological advancements are meant accommodate the way people live, sometimes humans are the ones that must adapt to technology. This is especially noticeable when walking with a friend who’s texting. As new research suggests, they subconsciously “shorten their step length, reduce step frequency, lengthen the time during which both feet are in contact with the ground and increase obstacle clearance height,” effectively modifying their …

You’re Using Emoji Wrong

According to Unicode—the people that set the standards for emoticons around the world—we’ve been using many of our favorite Emoji all wrong. In a new proposal, Unicode suggests a few changes that may help people better understand what exactly each Emoji is trying to represent. For example, if you’re an avid user of the face blowing steam from its nostrils to illustrate your anger, you’re …

Earthmate PN-60w

A breakthrough GPS device for extreme mapping and remote messaging

Projected to hit stores this summer, the DeLorme‘s Earthmate PN-60w combines GPS mapping technology with satellite messaging for the utmost in convenience and reliability. Using DeLorme’s Spot technology, the Earthmate delivers messages via email, social networking sites or SMS texts, while the GPS displays high-resolution aerial images, North American topography maps, and the ever-reliable NOAA nautical charts. The world’s first example of such dual functionality, …