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Get a Samsung Gear VR for $79.99

From the Cheapskate: In my first-ever Cheapskate video (!), I tell you why this is the VR headset to buy. Plus: Get a compatible phone, the Samsung Galaxy S6, for just $299.99.<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate</i> …

WISP Is A Tiny Wireless Computer That Draws Power From Radio Waves

Batteries not included or required<p>Power is a limit. When creating an electrical device, it needs some way to draw energy, or else it might as well be an awkward, inert rock. The easiest way is to tap into the grid, limiting the device's mobility to the length of a power cord, or using batteries, …

What is it like to raise a 16-year-old startup CEO? In a word: stressful.

What do you do when your teenage son wants to drop out of high school, move to America and start a tech company? In Mark Pasternak's case, you let …

The 11 highest-paying tech jobs in America in 2016

Glassdoor sifted through the salaries reported by employees who have these jobs, limiting its search to salary reports from the past year, to come up with median salaries.<p>The website also looked at the demand for these jobs, based on the current number of job openings on its site.

Employment

We interview the guy making virtual sex robot video games

Do you ever feel like it would be awesome to combine two of your favourite pastimes? For example, I love eating pizza and also pulling out ingrowing hairs. Wouldn’t it be awesome to find a way to eat pizza while tweezing ingrowing hairs? Hmm, no not really.<p>While I can understand the urge to combine …

Viral

Modern backpack blends function with seamlessly integrated tech

Whether a student, professional, or road-warrior, it's worth having the right bag to carry all of your gear. The latest from Seattle-based Poros is …

The 25 richest self-made billionaires

The 25 richest self-made billionaires on earth have accrued more than $850 billion combined, each with a personal net worth of at least $18 billion.<p>This comes from new data provided to Business Insider by Wealth-X, which conducts research on the super-wealthy, as featured in our recent list of the …

Li Ka-shing

The Breathtaking Geometry of America from Above

Coney Island beach, Brooklyn, New York City<br>Jeffrey Milstein—REX/Shutterstock

We rounded up some of the very best apps for Hacking your Mac [Deals]

Beneath the keyboard of your Mac lies a vast ocean of untapped potential. We’ve assembled some of the best deals on the most powerful apps for drilling deep into those hidden reserves of functionality. From productivity-enhancing programs. to comprehensive hard-drive maintenance and unlocking …

Genius

Nico Gerard just invented the mullet of smartwatches

Most luxury watch makers are desperately coming up with a plan to keep traditional watch wearers from upgrading to Apple’s decadent smartwatch, but California-based Nico Gerard has decided to follow the age-old adage, if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.<p>For the company’s new Pinnacle line of Swiss …

Smartwatches

The Three Qualities Twitter’s Next CEO Must Have

Perhaps you’ve heard there’s a job opening over at Twitter. The blue bird is looking for its next CEO after longtime leader and all-around good guy Dick Costolo decided to step down after a successful run taking Twitter from mid-sized startup to public company.<p>Twitter’s next CEO faces tremendously …

How Beats conquered the world

Back in the 1970s and 80s, before he helped found Beats Electronics, Jimmy Iovine was a record producer working on albums like Bruce Springsteen’s <i>Born to Run</i> and Tom Petty’s <i>Damn the Torpedoes</i>. To help him craft hits, Iovine had a radio tower built into the A&M studio on the Charlie Chaplin lot. At …

Smart Bed Startup Luna Joins Y Combinator, Has Raised $1.3M In Private Funding

Luna had a successful crowdfunding campaign earlier this year, raising more than $1 million for a mattress cover that adjusts temperature, tracks your sleep and connects to other devices.<p>Now the company is sharing more news. It’s part of the current class of startups at incubator Y Combinator, and …

Developer careers start here: Interactive Coding Bootcamp

The ability to code is one of the most valuable and sought-after skills around, with professionals earning salaries upwards of $75,000. If it appeals to you as a vocation, then you should check out the Interactive Coding Bootcamp, which readies you for the world of development work, and it …

Programming

HidrateMe Is A Connected Water Bottle That Will Glow When You Need To Take A Sip

HidrateMe aims to help you fill up on your H20 with a sensor that monitors your intake and syncs that information up with an app on your smartphone. Should you need more water than you are ingesting, the bottle will glow.<p>The bottle is also doing exceptionally well on Kickstarter right now. The …

GoPro unveils a 360-degree camera array for VR videos

Now that Google has announced Jump, a new VR technology platform that lets you create and share 3D content, you're probably wondering how you can do exactly that. Well, Google has partnered with GoPro to come up with a solution: a 360-degree camera array built out of 16 GoPros. The circular rig …

The son of China's richest man bought 2 ultra-expensive gold Apple Watches for his dog

As first reported by Shanghaiist, Wang Sicong, son of property titan Wang Jianlin, has posted photos online of his dog kitted out in some high-end Cupertino bling.<p>Wang Sicong's dog has its own popular Weibo account— a Chinese social media site. The dog is wearing the rose gold Apple Watch Edition …

China

Microsoft’s New iPhone App Could Make Siri Jealous

Microsoft’s “personal digital assistant” for Windows devices, Cortana, will soon take spoken commands on Apple and Android devices as well.<p>Microsoft …

LA-Based HelloTech Wants to Be the Uber of Tech Support

HelloTech wants to be the Geek Squad of the modern age.<p>Lots of things can be summoned with an app now, at least in certain markets — drivers, carpool buddies, fast food, slow food, dog treats and shaving tools — so it only makes sense that the idea would extend to at-home tech support.<p>That’s the …

Best Buy

Should You Buy A Tesla Battery?

For homeowners, it may only be a matter of when–not if.<p>Ten days after launching its new Powerwall and Powerpack batteries, Tesla announced that it was sold out through 2016. At the same time, the criticism started: Were the batteries just a “toy for rich green people” that “didn’t work that well …

Solar Power

Can Quality Food Be Made at Tech Scale?

CEO Gagan Biyani says his Sprig delivery service is now the largest restaurant in San Francisco.<p>Some of the best shrimp I ever ate in my life came out of my own kitchen. It was tender and garlicky and juicy. It was set off by the contrasting but also complementary flavors and textures of brussels …

Blue Apron

Quiksilver designed a wetsuit that looks like an actual suit

For when you need to combine business and surfing<p>If you're a surfer, and you love the feel of salty sea mist on your skin, and the threatening billow of a forming wave, and the rush of gliding on water, but your preferred look is business formal, I've got good news for you. Quiksilver in Japan and …

Wetsuits

Tesla wants to power your home with a battery

Tesla will introduce a battery for your home during its highly anticipated April 30 event.<p>In a letter sent to investors and analysts on Tuesday, the electric car company said it will announce a "home battery" and a "very large utility scale battery." Similar products already exist on the market, …

Tesla

Box announces Developer Edition, giving developers a new platform for enterprise applications

San Francisco

The Couchlet Puts Your Power Where Your Posterior Is

Ready to get your mind blown? You better sit down. So Chris Hawker, creator of the Power Squid is back and he wants to put power… near your butt. His new product, the Couchlet, is a foldable USB power system that peeks up between your couch cushions or mattresses and lets you plug in while seated …

Djay for Apple Watch puts decks on your wrist

Desktop, laptop, tablet, phone and (now) watch. That's a list of things you can DJ (or rather, <i>djay</i>) on, thanks to a multi-platform update to the eponymous(ish) app from Algoriddim. As Apple Watch (kinda) hits stores this week, you'll be able to update Djay 2 for iOS (the Watch version isn't a …

Here are the first images from LG's G4 smartphone camera

First sample images show up in LG's latest video teaser for the G4<p>April 28th is the biggest day of the year for LG's mobile unit, marking the launch of the Korean company's flagship smartphone for 2015, the G4. In the buildup to the event, LG has dished out most of the phone's core specs and …

Mobile Technology

How to hack the new MacBook’s power chime onto the MacBook Air and Pro

You know how the iPhone and iPad plays a little chime when you plug it in? The new MacBook also does that. But sadly, the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro remain completely silent when they connect to juice — which can make it hard to tell when you’ve accidentally knocked the MagSafe loose.<p>If you’ve got …

MacBook

How Big Tech Companies Make Their Tax Bills Vanish

Author: Sarah Fallon. Sarah Fallon Science<p>Date of Publication: 04.15.15.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Paid your taxes yet, you good little …

Money