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KeyProp: A Key-Sized Smartphone Stand

The KeyProp is a super portable smartphone stand that you can take with you anywhere right on your keyring. In fact, it’s just like a key except that …

Mac Mailbox

Well that’s certainly one good way to reuse and old computer case! This Mac Mailbox holds that snail mail in a Power Mac G4 case. Perhaps it’s full …

Dancing Robot iPhone Stand

How much fun is this iPhone stand? As you can see in the video on Takara Tomy‘s site the Dancing Face Stand holds your iPhone and dances around. His …

iPad Holding Toilet Paper Stand

Holds the two most important things you need when you’re going to the bathroom! The iPad Commode Caddy lets you take care of business while you take …

Be Secure at the Shore with a Beach Safe with Loud Alarm

Putting your wallet and phone in your shoe at the beach or pool isn’t fooling anyone! Keep your valuables safe while you go in the water this Summer …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Vs. HTC One (comparison)

It’s comparison time, folks. But this one is far from predictable. If you thought our last comparison was a heated contest, then you should prepare …

Intel launches Haswell processors: here's what you need to know

Longer battery life and enhanced graphics for your next Windows 8 portable<p>Last year, Intel's Ivy Bridge processors provided a modest but very welcome speed bump, just in time for all of the crazy transforming computers which heralded the launch of Windows 8.<p>This year, the company's new Haswell CPUs …

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Apple Reportedly Testing 1.5-Inch OLED Displays for Smart Watch

Japanese blog <i>Mac Otakara</i> points to a pair of reports in today's edition of Taiwanese newspaper <i>Economic Times</i> addressing rumors surrounding Apple's smart watch effort. According to the first report [Google translation], Apple has begun sampling 1.5-inch OLED displays from RITEK subsidiary RiTdisplay.<p>…

Apple hits record revenue per store visitor, says analyst

Apple stores continue to outpace the rest of the retail industry in sales per customer.<p>The company took in record revenue per visitor of $57.60 during the first quarter, mobile analyst Horace Dediu said Monday in his Asymco blog. That's up from $51.75 per visitor in the first quarter of 2012.<p>At the …

LG to demo bendable, unbreakable smartphone screen

LG Display is preparing to demonstrate a new, flexible smartphone panel that promises to be unbreakable.<p>The new screen is set to pop up at the Society for Information Display's annual exhibition, Display Week 2013. The event, which showcases display products, is taking place this week in Vancouver, …

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Hundreds of LED-equipped umbrellas will descend on MIT this Sunday night

Residents in the Boston area will have the chance to see a pretty unique art installation this weekend. On Sunday evening, hundreds of LED-enabled umbrellas will light up Cambridge thanks to a collaboration between MIT and a Connecticut-based dance group known as Pilobolus. The event is called UP: …

Google's top product of I/O 2013: You

As I sat through the last half hour of a nearly 4-hour keynote, sweat pouring through my shirt, my attention waned. Most people's did. Where were the gadgets? Last year, Google seemed like the hottest (or, most conversation-starting) hardware company around. This year, the only hardware mentioned …

HTC Pledges To Pump Up ‘One’ Production While Samsung’s New Flagship Ships Like Crazy

Oh HTC. You’ve produced one of the finest Android smartphones ever (seriously, just look at all these reviews), but you’ve faced more than your share of challenges when it came to actually pumping your top-tier One smartphone. As it happens, that may all soon change.<p>FocusTaiwan reported earlier …

Being A Google Intern Is So Funny, Hollywood Made It Into A Comedy

"The Internship" is about two older guys who become interns at Google.<p>Naturally, it's filled with techie humor.<p>We first saw a clip of the movie on Google's jobs site. In that scene two unemployed dudes, Billy (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Owen Wilson) interview with Google over Google Hangouts, which …

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Saturday Night Live Takes On Google Glass

Aaaand the Google Glass jokes have officially gone mainstream.<p>Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update — the bit that long ago became the best reason to tune into SNL — took on Glass last night… and, well, they kind of nailed it.<p>Starring the legendary Fred Armisen* as “Tech Correspondent” Randall …

Shapeshifters: phones of the future could morph on demand

Download an app, transform your handset<p>Scientists in Europe have developed prototype devices that could drastically change the way we interact with our smartphones and tablets. The six working prototypes, known as "Morphees," are thin, electronic displays capable of automatically changing shape to …

The Tech That Helped Take Down Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev

The second suspect in the brutal Boston Marathon bombings has been apprehended, after five days of uncertainty and fear. And while all credit for …

Minuum is a touchscreen keyboard that wants you to make mistakes

And it doesn't take up half of your screen<p>Minuum started life as a research project at the University of Toronto, but has since turned into a tool that makes your keyboard much smaller, without sacrificing speed. Minuum looks like a QWERTY keyboard that's been squashed to just one line, and when …

Apple stock drops to lowest point since 2011, AAPL drops below $400 per share

.<p>Update: AAPL has briefly dipped below 400 and continues to trade around that mark.<p>This morning, Apple’s stock has reached its lowest levels per share since late 2011. Since the beginning of 2012, Apple’s stock has rallied all the way up to over $700 per share, but since the end of the 2012, the …

Arctic will be basically ice-free by summer 2050, NOAA study says

It's been apparent for several years now that the Arctic is melting. But it's melting much faster than most studies previously predicted. As early as 2020 and no later than 2050, it will be almost completely ice-free, according to a new paper out this week. "It's pretty scary how rapidly all this …

Verizon to offer one year payment plans on smartphones costing over $349.99

In addition to the dour news that Verizon will be strictly enforcing a 24-month upgrade cycle, the company is extending a small olive branch. Customers who want to get a new phone before their contract is up (or, presumably, anytime) will be able to do so without paying the full device cost up …

Mark Zuckerberg stars in new Facebook Home ad, only to be ignored by his employees

Facebook has released a new commercial with an unusual star — CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The company's "Launch Day" ad, published to the web yesterday, sees Zuckerberg deliver an address to his employees prior to the release of Facebook Home, Facebook's new Android-integrated mobile operating …

Telescope that can see into the early universe to begin construction in April 2014

Construction will begin next year on the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), an instrument that will allow researchers to see galaxies forming 13 billion light years away near the beginning of the universe. The TMT will be the world's largest optical telescope when it's completed later this decade, and …

How do you follow up 'Gangnam Style'? Psy's new single hits 32 million views in one day

Can Psy pelvic thrust his way back to "Gangnam Style" success? That seems to be the strategy behind the South Korean singer's followup video, "Gentleman," which has gathered 32 million views on YouTube since Saturday. It once again features Psy dancing and wreaking havoc across South Korea, and …

Cyber threats at the top of US intelligence report for the first time

Cyber threats are the number one type of danger facing the United States, according to US national intelligence director James Clapper, the man in charge of coordinating the CIA and the NSA, among many other agencies. "As more and more state and nonstate actors gain cyber expertise, its importance …

First Google Glass devices rolling off the production line

Production of the first Google Glass units is being completed and the units will be shipped out to members of the early-access Explorer program in batches, likely within the next few weeks. The news comes from an email sent out to Google's backers (below) saying that "we’re seeing the first few …

Hovercraft Golf Cart, Fore the Win

Professional golfer Bubba Watson and Oakley had this souped up golf cart made that can go right over the water hazards, sand traps, and greens …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Launch Date April 26th...Maybe

The Samsung Galaxy S4 needs no introduction. Pending a new Google phone, which will succeed the Nexus 4, the Galaxy S4 is the most highly anticipated …