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MIT’s DuoSkin turns temporary tattoos into on-skin interfaces

Your next tattoo could be functional as well as aesthetic. A new MIT Media Lab product called DuoSkin created in partnership with Microsoft Research turns temporary tattoos into connected interfaces,

The FBI is working on a tattoo tracking system that has privacy groups up in arms

According to research unearthed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the FBI has teamed with government scientists to work on a technology system designed to track tattoos. In 2014, the Imaging wing

Ephemeral is developing tattoo ink designed to disappear after a year

Practically everyone who has ever considered a tattoo knows the old parental refrain of “you’ll have it forever.” It’s a fairly stark warning tinged with the regret of a generation covered in

InkHunter is an AR app for trying tattoos before you ink indelibly

If you've been procrastinating about getting a tattoo here's a neat little AR app, called InkHunter, that's aiming to help you decide what and where to ink without having to regret that snarling wolf

HTC trademarks five names, get ready for more devices

HTC has a long history of naming its devices after a strong noun. There was previously the Excalibur, Cavalier, Blackstone, Apache, Prophet, and more recently, the Hero. Well, get ready for five more

Blast from the Past: Robotic tattoo machine running Palm OS [Update]

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/img_tatto2.jpg" alt="" />This is probably the oldest bit of news you’ll ever see get posted on CrunchGear, but I came across this today

Google, Windows and BlackBerry tattoos don't make you cool

I want to jump kick the back of this dude’s head.

Would you get a tattoo to win a BlackBerry?

Look, I like BlackBerries just as much as the next guy, but this is beyond fanboyism. This is just plain stupid. TJ from Toledo, OH, fails to realize (maybe) that his tattoo, which probably cost him a

Video: Dell taps Mike Ming for five new Special Art Edition laptops

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Digital Tattoo Interface: creepy concept that runs on blood

Concepts are usually beyond me since I have enough real gadgetry to get me worked up, but once in a while I’ll come across a few things that catch my attention. The Polaroid concept from yesterd

Sailor Jerry + Rock Band = my dream life

As the resident tattooed freak at CG, I feel inclined to inform those of you with Rock Band that you’ve got some great Americana included besides those classic rock tracks you’ve been jamm

Stop with the 'Tattoo Designs' already

This is more or less addressed at CE and/or CE-related companies. Stop making products with stupid tribal tattoo designs. It’s a fad that’s been long gone, like 10 years ago or something,

3/4 Sleeve Mario Tattoo

I bet the ink gun sounded like this: Doo da doo da do do Doo da doo da do do Doo da doo da do do do do do do dododododododo da da da doo. (Hint: 1-2) Remember kiddo, it’s on there forever. Your

RFID Tattoos Leave No Place To Hide

Think those barcode tattoos we used to see in the movies were just a fantasy? Think again, Somark Innovations has tested a special ink that changes pattern with each injection of the needle. A proprie

Tattoos for the Indescisive

For years I’ve considered tattooing various lines of verse and prose all over my back. The problem is that I often change my mind on what lines I’d want to stick on my body (although the o