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Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Demonstration

MiracleGro Aerogarden Bounty Elite makes indoor gardening simple

Gardening

A captivating illusion of a round disk fitting through a tiny square hole is the coolest bar trick you need to know

Here's something you've probably never thought much about: Is there a way to get a round disk through a smaller square hole in a piece of paper?<p>It seems silly, right? Of course not, you say! It's impossible!<p>Well, not always, according to this video by Numberphile featuring a mathematician from …

Stanford University

This ‘Dumb’ Phone That Can Only Call Or Text Is Exactly What Kids Need

The Light 2 has no apps, only call or text<p>There’s a lot of talk among parents and experts about the right time to get kids a phone. And of course, in …

Wirelessly charge your iPhone or Android w/ this $14.50 Qi Charger (Reg. $22+)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>StarTOP (100% positive feedback from 30,000+) via Amazon offers the Seneo Qi Wireless Charger for <b>$14.49 Prime shipped</b> when promo …

You Will Probably Die Before This Monstrous New Backup Battery From Duracell Does

As the organizers of CES 2018 reminded us today, when you rely on gadgets, it’s a good idea to plan ahead to ensure you’ve always got power. There’s …

Gear & Gadgets

Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

This $40 Device Adds Gigabit Ethernet to Your House Without Having to Install Anything

Even if you have fastest Wi-Fi, wired internet connections yield much faster streaming speeds, and allow you to watch your programs without …

Penske Media Corporation

Fat Shark’s new starter kit brings first-person view drone racing to the mainstream

Drones have really taken off this past year, with the entry-level Spark really stealing the show. And while DJI brought drone photography to the masses through 2017, Fat Shark is looking to replicate some of that success on a different front with its new first-person racing kit. As a way to make …

The device that lets you control any garage door from your phone has never been cheaper

Amazon’s current sale on the SmartThings Hub and all of the most popular SmartThings accessories makes it cheaper than ever to turn your home into a …

The Five Best Wireless Headphones for Your Next Workout

It’s time to cut the cord and upgrade your wireless earbuds<p>Wires are dead: Apple ditched the headphone jack years ago, and other phone manufacturers followed suit, leaving you with two options if you want to listen to music: Use a clunky adaptor for your old school headphones, or embrace the future …

Consumer Tech

Netgear's smart floodlight watches your yard day and night

Meet the Netgear Arlo Outdoor Smart Home Security Light, a smart floodlight that watches over your yard.<p>Netgear today added a new device to its Arlo line of products -- the Netgear Arlo Outdoor Smart Home Security Light.<p>Available in the US only starting in early 2018, Netgear is holding off on …

Smart Homes

Amazon’s Cloud Cam just launched, but you should get the WyzeCam instead

Amazon’s first home security camera is finally here, and it looks pretty great. The Amazon Cloud Cam includes most of the features you would expect …

Home Security

Control your smart home with a single command using Alexa routines

Amazon recently introduced routines to Alexa, which lets you perform several actions using a single command. Here's how to set it up.<p>Open the Alexa app on Android or iOS.<p>Tap the hamburger button in the top-left corner.<p>Select <b>Settings</b>.<p>Scroll down to <b>Accounts</b> and tap <b>Routines</b>.<p>Tap the plus sign in the …

Smart Homes

Koogeek Smart Wi-Fi Outlet w/ Apple HomeKit $20 (Reg. $29)

Homesmart (100% positive feedback from shoppers) via Amazon is offering the Koogeek Smart Plug Wi-Fi Socket Outlet for Apple HomeKit for $28.99, but if you checkout with code <b>LWZN3ASA</b> the price drops to just <b>$20 Prime shipped</b>. That’s a discount of $9 off the regular price, $1 less than our previous …

YI Outdoor Camera 1080p is a $99 weatherproof home security camera

Chinese company YI Technology has announced a new home security camera designed for outdoor use. Called the YI Outdoor Camera 1080p, this model has …

Nest Thermostat E review: It's kind of silly not to buy one

Article Contents<p>1 The Good<br>• 2 The Not So Good<br>• 3 Setup<br>• 4 Design<br>• 5 Features<br>• 6 Conclusion<p>Before Nest made cameras, home security systems, or smoke detectors, …

I Was a Smart-Home Skeptic — Until I Fell Head Over Heels For This 1 Smart Lamp

When I was growing up, I really loved this one Ray Bradbury short story called "There Will Come Soft Rains." It's set around a futuristic (at the time) smart home, that outlives the humans that once inhabited it and continues to function long beyond the end of the human race. While that may sound …

Smart Homes

Outfit your home with 4 Alexa-compatible Wi-Fi Smart Plugs for $46 shipped (Reg. $64)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Etekcity (100% positive feedback from 55,534 customers) via Amazon is offering its Wi-Fi Energy Monitoring Smart Plug with Alexa …

Carnival games are rigged. Here's how to beat them

This is mandatory reading if you plan to play anything at the fair.<p>It’s state fair season, which means it’s likely you’re going to find yourself in a position where you want to show off and win a giant stuffed animal. This pursuit is fine, chase your bliss — but at least watch this video first to …

Wreck

Brighten your home in 64,000 shades of white through Wiz Connected Lights

There is no shortage of companies designing ways to light your home for your every need.<p>Wiz Connected Lights is hoping its voice-controlled lighting …

Home Automation

Have Alexa control your lights with the $20 Oittm Smart Light Switch

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Oittm (99% all-time positive feedback) via Amazon offers its Smart Wi-Fi Wall Light Switch with Amazon Alexa support for <b>$20 …

Grab these $13 smart LED bulbs to expand your smart home on a budget

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Home Depot currently has the Sengled Element Plus Smart LED Bulb on sale for <b>$12.99 shipped</b> or picked up in your local store. …

Why on Earth would you watch TV without this mind-blowing $14 accessory?

What if we told you that a few tiny little LED bulbs strategically placed on the back of any television could completely change your TV viewing …

Tech Trends

The Philips Hue LightStrip might be your new favorite thing in the world

Everyone loves Philips Hue bulbs. What’s not to love? They’re class-leaders on every level. We recently told you about a sale on everyone’s favorite …

Home Automation

Control any plug in your house w/ this Wi-Fi outlet for $10 Prime shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>OtiumDirect (99% positive feedback lifetime) via Amazon has their Conico Smart Plug Mini on sale for <b>$9.99 Prime shipped</b>. Normally …

REMOVU K1 Self-Stabilizing 4K Ultra HD Camera (video)

Developers and engineers at REMOVU have designed a new self stabilising 4K camera called the K1 which is fitted with an integrated gimbal, LCD screen …

4K Ultra HD

Bose unveils new SoundSport Free truly wireless earbuds geared towards active lifestyles

Bose has this morning unveiled its first truly wireless headphones, dubbed the SoundSport Free. Much like Apple’s own AirPods and Jaybird’s latest Run in-ears, Bose is taking aim at active users looking for an audio solution during exercise.<p>As one of the biggest names in audio, Bose is taking its …

National Pepperoni Pizza Day: $1 Pie At Pizza Hut & More Delicious Deals

If you missed out on National Cheese Pizza Day, here’s your chance to get in on the next best thing: National Pepperoni Pizza Day! Here are the best …

Forget the adapter: How to install a USB outlet in 9 steps

If your connected home is anything like ours, it’s littered with USB chargers, backup batteries, and other powered items. If only your electrical …

Arduino