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Archive for / 'Gadgets'

November 17, 2014

Gadgets Jason Korwek
Extra Cool: Scuba Diving In The Future

Extra Cool: Scuba Diving In The Future

  If you go somewhere warm this winter, diving in the Maldives may be an idea. You’ll need the Scubus S, a new gear for diving that will make you feel like you’re in the future. Matt Sampson has the details.

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November 15, 2014

Gadgets News Software Rachel Suggs
Google Maps App Will Show Cyclists The Flattest Route

Google Maps App Will Show Cyclists The Flattest Route

  It’s about to get easier for cyclists to use the Google Maps app to plan the best route. Google is rolling out an update to the Android version of Google Maps that will incorporate elevation information into cycling directions and improve voice commands during navigation. The new feature will enable cyclists to see a […]

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November 13, 2014

Gadgets News Jason Korwek
The Skully Smart Motorcycle Helmet Sharpens Your Senses On The Road

The Skully Smart Motorcycle Helmet Sharpens Your Senses On The Road

  The Skully AR-1 helmet started quite literally as a fever dream by founder and CEO Dr. Marcus Weller, who had been in multiple motorcycle accidents before. Using an elaborate network of sensors, microprocessors, and a camera, the AR-1 is able to deliver a Heads Up Display, with turn-by-turn GPS navigation, with information appearing approximately […]

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November 11, 2014

Gadgets News Anthony Gonzales
Cree’s New Bulb Is the Simplest LED We’ve Ever Seen

Cree’s New Bulb Is the Simplest LED We’ve Ever Seen

  With an attractively familiar design devoid of heat sinks, this $8 bulb is built to appeal to incandescent holdovers.

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November 9, 2014

Gadgets News Software Wireless Rachel Suggs
Best Apps for Tailgating

Best Apps for Tailgating

  Football season means tailgating and fun, and there are a few fabulous apps that can help you take your tailgate to the next level! Bet you didn’t think your smartphone was gonna be much help during tailgate-a-palooza, but alas it’s proved to be impossible to live without … again!

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November 8, 2014

Gadgets News Andrew Reichenberg
Can This Big Red Button Really Do It All?

Can This Big Red Button Really Do It All?

  A new Indiegogo campaign, the Bttn, promises that users will be able to do everything from starting the coffee maker to ordering pizza with the click of one big button. The idea behind the big, friendly-looking button out of Helsinki, Finland, is that users connect it to the Internet either through Wi-Fi or by […]

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November 1, 2014

Gadgets News Andrew Reichenberg
CraftBot 3D Is Another Take On Making An Affordable, Accessible 3D Printer

CraftBot 3D Is Another Take On Making An Affordable, Accessible 3D Printer

  You wait ages for an affordable 3D printer and then two come along at once. Mota 3D’s Kickstarter campaign’s goal is to raise $100,000 to get a fully featured, high resolution $600 3D printer to market. And CraftBot 3D’s makers are seeking $40,000 via Indiegogo, to make an “easy to use and affordable” 3D […]

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October 26, 2014

Gadgets News Andrew Reichenberg
Pelty Bluetooth Speaker Runs on Candle Power

Pelty Bluetooth Speaker Runs on Candle Power

  This latest gadet can really handle the heat…litterally! The Pelty speaker uses a property of thermoelectrics known as the Seebeck Effect, which converts heat into electric current. The generator inside the Pelty speaker powers it directly from the candle’s heat so there are no batteries to depelet except of course the candle itself.   […]

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October 23, 2014

Gadgets Gaming News Philip Anderson
App Teaches Kindergarteners to Code

App Teaches Kindergarteners to Code

  They can’t all read yet, but soon kindergarteners may be able to create basic computer code. Researchers in Massachusetts developed an app that teaches young kids a simple computer programming language.

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October 22, 2014

Gadgets Philip Anderson
Smart Gadget Aims to Monitor Your Dumb Smoke Alarm

Smart Gadget Aims to Monitor Your Dumb Smoke Alarm

  Leeo is a device that alerts you when the smoke alarm or carbon monoxide detector goes off. At $99, it’s the same price as Nest, a smart smoke alarm.

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