Bluetooth speed probably isn’t the kind of hardware detail you’re interested in when buying a new computer or smartphone, including the iPhone 6s. In fact, Apple did not even talk about the iPhone 6s’s Bluetooth capabilities during its...Show More Summary
Bionic hands startup Open Bionics now makes Iron Man and Elsa-themed hands and arms for the smallest of amputees – kids. Open Bionics hopes to get kids excited about their prosthetics with designs from Marvel, Frozen and Star Wars. “[Kids] won’t have to do boring physical therapy, they’ll train to become heroes,” reads the Open Bionics website about the… Read More
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Today, they’re ubiquitous, but would you believe Tim Leatherman struggled for years to find a buyer for the first-ever multitool? He was inspired to invent it after a 20-country drive through Europe on a shoestring budget. Read more...
Cool Tools Show 40: Andrew Leonard
We’re waiting for some bright-eyed tech company to come up with a system to fix everything we hate about email, but in the meantime we can do some things ourselves to make it more tolerable. In fact, here are nine hacks we can use to make using email much less annoying. Show More Summary
Recently crowned as the top camera on DxOMark, Sony’s Xperia Z5 smartphone had appeared to be the current gold standard for smartphone cameras. But a recent comparison between the iPhone 6s Plus and the Xperia Z5 seems to indicate that Apple’s new phone might be even better than Sony’s best smartphone camera for a number of reasons. Show More Summary
The first color images returned of Pluto by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reveals blue skies and surface water-ice deposits. Previous non-color images of the dwarf planet's tenuous atmosphere have displayed a surprisingly complex multilayer...Show More Summary
If you have allergies or recently had a baby, you’ve probably heard that getting a humidifier can do wonders. And it’s absolutely true. By putting moisture into the air, humidifiers can help with dry skin and itchy eyes, take care of sore t... via JustLuxe.com
Lego Dimensions’ brand bonanza, featuring franchises like Scooby-Doo, Portal, and Back to the Future, may the Lego game of the holiday, but next January Lego gaming returns to a universe more than capable […]
The last XPS 15 laptop that Dell put up for sale was a pretty nice machine, but it sure had a lot of bezel. The rumblings we heard this summer were true, though: […]
When it comes to audio quality, the sky’s the limit, basically. You can never quite tell just how much someone is willing to fork out when it comes to making sure that they are able to hear just about the best kind of audio playback that money can buy, and in recent times, surround sound speakers have come under the spotlight. Having said that, the folks over at Fluance have...
After nearly a decade of research, development, and prototyping, Apple not too long ago decided to completely scrap its plans to release an HDTV. Instead, the company regrouped and decided to go all in with a multipurpose set-top box, the fruits of which were unveiled last month with the introduction of the fourth-gen Apple TV. Show More Summary
How do you tie water in a knot? First you make parts of it into vortices, which move more like long continuous strings than groups of autonomous molecules. Then you need to tangle those strings together. Read more...
The Freescale Freedom development boards come in several different flavors and at several different price points. It is pretty clear that Freescale counts up pennies to hit their desired target price. For example, the costlier boards...Show More Summary
If there’s one thing that can be said of any smartphone, it’s this: the battery never lasts as long as you want it to. Even if you have a giant phablet with a huge battery that packs more than a full day of power, you’re still goingShow More Summary
DC Comics held its Dark Knight Returns 30th anniversary panel at New York Comic Con Friday morning. It was momentarily a retrospective on the seminal Batman graphic novel published in 1986, but the […]
NASA's New Horizons probe is well past its brief encounter with Pluto, but the slow data connection to Earth means there's plenty of data still to extract.