OwnPhones' software turns your phone into a 3D scanner. So when you take a video of your ears from different angles, it turns the footage into 3D data, and after you pick one of 10,000 combinations of size, colour, and style, a 3D printer spits out a pair of perfect earbuds just for you – just like the ones seen above.
The story of the Sayville wireless telegraph station serves as a reminder that wireless technology, from its inception, involved a delicate negotiation between state security, secrecy, and citizen oversight.
A rat's nest of cables at the back of a desk is truly the sign of the gadget-obsessed. But Intel plans to end all that, and soon: it wants your desk—hell, your entire digital life—to be completely wireless by 2016.