Smart apps prevent smartphone distractions while you drive

1.4 million cell phone-related car accidents each year, with around 200,000 of those involving texting and driving. And those metrics will undoubtedly rise with the rapidly growing number of smart device users. Let that sink in for a moment. Now think about what you can do to help avoid an unnecessary accident.Smart apps to stop texting and driving

What better time to take action than during April’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. How can you help, you ask? First and foremost, don’t be dumb and use your smartphone to text, play games or mess around with apps while navigating the road. However, emerging apps and technology are aiming to keep drivers from being distracted. Continue reading

3D Printer tattoos your arm

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Yep! The 3D printing revolution is on. The latest from our friends over at Mashable tells the tale of Pierre Emm, Piotr Widelka and Johan Da Silveira, French design students who’ve modified their MakerBot printer to give you that high-concept tattoo you’ve always wanted: A perfect circle! (Video demo after the jump)

Sure I joke, but it will be interesting to see how the tattoo industry reacts to this. Do industry leading artists:  Continue reading