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Kevin Kelly's "Cool Tools" book is a tangible, hand-curated version of his iconic web site. It's 473 pages of weird, wonderful, and useful products. These are some of our favorites.
It takes a special kind of magic to make an electric motor unicycle not terrifying to ride, and Ryno Motors has somehow pulled it off.
Sleep is one of the most important factors contributing to our health and happiness. And yet it's often the most neglected -- or at least the most elusive. Now there's a tool outside of expensive sleep clinics that could help...
There are plenty of situations that warrant using your phone's vibrate-only mode. But that buzzing in your pocket won't tell you if someone important is calling. Luckily, this is easy to fix.
Teams of developers from Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, AccuWeather, Huffington Post, and others gathered in a San Jose conference room this week to learn how to make their apps work for most people around the world -- places where 2G networks...
Tivo has been bullish lately about releasing new products beyond its core DVR boxes. Today, we found out why. The company laid off nearly all the industrial designers of those products.
Intel built what could conceivably be the best set-top on the market coupled with a new way to deliver television content that doesn’t force you to buy into whatever cable TV monopoly is in your region. Then it handed everything...
If you like photos, you can get lost for hours on Flickr. If you’re looking to buy a new camera, getting lost on Flickr might be a good idea.
If your knowledge of engineering stops with putting batteries in a TV remote, you might try fiddling around with a littleBits kit for a day.
The Akebono Bin 8 All-in-One Kitchen Tool Set packs all sorts of space-hogging hardware into a wine-bottle-sized gadget.
You can't use Touch ID for every iOS password situation (yet). You can, however, bypass iOS 7's defaults so that Safari will remember your long, thoughtful, super-secure passwords and credit card info. You can even sync all that information across...
Many of us at WIRED ride bikes as a part of our daily commute, or for sport. So do a lot of other people in the Bay Area. And every few weeks (or sooner), we notice something: Someone is wearing...
The 25-pound Onewheel isn't just the unicycle version of a skateboard. This electrically-powered, self-balancing board can reach a top speed of 25mph. It can also probably hurt you very badly.
Apple may be toying around with new wireless payment systems and trying to eliminate choppy FaceTime video.
Jawbone's famous Bluetooth telephone earpiece has been redesigned. This time, it's less geeky simply because it's smaller.
Google added a curious new feature to Google+ last week that lets users email you even if they don't know your Gmail address. Here's how to turn it off.
Instead of simply offering more music, Beats new streaming service will woo new listeners with a potent mix of smarter algorithms and human curation.
Does your next trip up the mountain involve wandering beyond the ropes? Gear up for your off-piste adventure, from head to toe.
You have 40 tabs open and for some reason one of them is playing "Wrecking Ball." Thankfully, Chrome can now help you find and eliminate the offending tab.
The last product I saw at CES 2014 was one of the coolest. Pictured above is Jonas Pfeil, president and co-founder of Panono. Panono is a ball that has 36 three-megapixel cameras built into it. The one Pfeil is holding...