Alexander Sedam

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S.T.R.I.K.E. M Bluetooth Keyboard Review: Mad Catz's Qwerty Controller For The Smartphone Gamer

Mad Catz has a long history of designing and manufacturing gaming peripherals. The S.T.R.I.K.E. M keyboard joins their range of desk-based gaming keyboard to provide mobile users with an interface device both for gaming and more prosaic computing needs, while on the move.<p>Powered by a sealed battery …

Pizza Gio is Australia's first pizza vending machine

The vending machine dispenses artisan pizza in less than three minutes, for not too much dough.<p>It might sound like pie in the sky, but pizza vending machines have finally arrived in Australia, following examples in France, the US, and Italy.<p>The Pizza Gio machine vends two varieties of 11-inch …

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Hacker Redirects Traffic From 19 Internet Providers to Steal Bitcoins

Among all the scams and thievery in the bitcoin economy, one recent hack sets a new bar for brazenness: Stealing an entire chunk of raw internet …

Bendy Lego-like bricks might become the building blocks of the robot apocalypse

Click-e-bricks could lead to self-replicating robots<p>The machine overlords of our dystopian future may have more in common with Gumby than the Terminator, if the field of "soft robotics" continues to expand. New Scientist reports that George Whitesides and his team in Harvard University have come up …

New Google Chrome Experiment Takes You into Space

Google has launched a new Chrome Experiment focused on ISEE-3, a small NASA spacecraft that has roamed the Solar System for 36 years. The craft has now been turned into a ‘citizen science’ project thanks to a crowdfunding campaign.<p>The ISEE-3 is set to pass the Moon tomorrow and to mark this, Google …

A weird copper shrub keeps this computer totally silent

Silent Power's tiny computer doesn't even really look like a computer. It looks more like a pot with some strange hedge growing out the top of it. But in fact, the whole package is half computer, half heat sink, with an oversized copper blob on its top side being used to cool the entire machine, …

BlackBerry tries to justify the square shape of its next big smartphone

If you're anything like us, your reaction to the unveiling of BlackBerry's upcoming Passport smartphone probably involved a few choice expletives -- why the <i>hell</i> would you ship such a blocky device in 2014? Thankfully, the company is more than happy to explain in a new blog post. It argues that the …

Daily Inspiration #1805

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Tapped: All the Ways Your Phone Can Be Hacked

In our third and final episode of "Phreaked Out," we check out a slate of real-time phone hacks to tackle the question of mobile phone security.<p>The headline was published on a trusted news site that I read off of my iPhone. It stunned me into disbelief: "A 9.5 Magnitude Earthquake Destroys Central …

5 Wi-Fi security myths you must abandon now

Wi-Fi has evolved over the years, and so have the techniques for securing your wireless network. An Internet search could unearth information that’s outdated and no longer secure or relevant, or that’s simply a myth.<p>We’ll separate the signal from the noise and show you the most current and …

Mozilla's $25 Smartphone Is a Brilliant Gamechanger

Mozilla plans to roll out a $25 smartphone by the end of the year, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported Wednesday.<p>$25? For a smartphone? Sounds crazy, …

FightMe, An App That Lets You Challenge Others Through Video, Picks Up $1.35M In New Backing

Apparently, there’s still life in the old social video dog yet. FightMe, an iOS app that lets you challenge others by recording and sharing 30 second-long videos, has raised a further, modest seed round of funding.<p>New backing comes from VC firm HTG Ventures, Daniel and Raphael Khalili (who also …

3D-printed corset turns see-through the more time you spend online

Corsets are typically used to squeeze torsos into shape, but designers Xuedi Chen and Pedro Oliveira had other ideas in mind. Instead of making another waist-pinching underwear, they've designed a 3D-printed corset that demonstrates how the internet has rendered us naked and vulnerable... by …

Mark Zuckerberg wants to price the consumer Oculus Rift at 'the lowest cost possible'

Oculus wants to take virtual reality mainstream, but its executives are fully cognizant of the fact that nothing will happen overnight. During an interview with <i>Ars Technica</i>, CEO Brendan Iribe said he envisions the company's first consumer product selling "just north of 1 million units." Out of the …

Google to unify all of its design across all platforms, introducing Quantum Paper

It is no secret that Google has been pushing for designers to get involved in this year’s Google I/O developers conference. The folks over at Android Police think they know why, Quantum Paper.<p>Quantum Paper is the name given to Google’s initiative to design its properties so that they provide a …

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This Real-Life Robot Has An iPhone, Will Shame Your Instagram Friends For Lame Selfies

PicNix.co is a project being launched today by Philadelphia-based ad agency Allen & Gerritsen that does just that, using an Arduino-powered robot to …

Tweetdeck vulnerability found by teen trying to code emoji heart

A Twitter user trying to code an emoji heart inadvertently discovered a vulnerability which forced the service to temporarily shut down its Tweetdeck client.<p>Twitter has now reopened Tweetdeck, having verified its security fix, but some users are still reporting issues due to caching of the …