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Get a custom Boombotix Bluetooth speaker for $55.99

I'm a sucker for anything custom. One of my favorite early iPhone cases was emblazoned with a photo of my very own kids. And Motorola's Moto X smartphone with all those nifty you-pick design options? It was almost enough to get me to switch to Android. ( Almost.)<p>You can get a lot of cool custom …

Rechargeable Batteries

LG Watch Urbane Lands In The US

The LG Watch Urbane is now available in the US for $349, LG’s new Android Wear smartwatch is being sold from the Google Store in the US.<p>The device …

Gear & Gadgets

Twin-fuselage Carplane prototype makes public debut

We've been teased with the prospect of a flying car for years now, with many designs, like the Terrafugia Transition, having been under development …

New Adafruit WiFi Microcontroller Breakout Launches For $9.95

Hobbyists, makers or developers that are looking to add wireless communication to their next electronics project may be interested in a new breakout …

Microcontroller

Hook Budget Home Automation System (video)

A new budget home automation system has been created by Hack-a-Joe Labs that has been designed to enable you to control your homes electrical outlets …

DARPA Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) Steerable Bullet Demonstrated (video)

Earlier this year DARPA unveiled their new project that has been tasked with creating a steerable bullet and has been dubbed the Extreme Accuracy …

Samsung Galaxy S6 And S6 Edge Get $500 Free Gifts Package

Samsung has announced that it is giving owners of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge a free Galaxy Gifts package which Samsung says is worth …

Connected Bike Pedals Track your Rides and Prevent Bike Theft

One of the big issues that face people who like to ride their bikes as an alternative to cars or public transportation is theft. Bike theft in many …

Connectivity

Samsung Level On Wireless headphones and Level Link audio gear launches

Samsung has expanded its line of Level audio offerings with two new products that will allow music fans to listen to their favorite tunes without …

Consumer Tech

SmartRim takes sideways approach to preventing wheel damage

Few driving noises can be as deflating as that of a car wheel scraping against the curb when parking. It means you've misjudged your distance from …

Parking

130 Inspirational Quotes About Taxes

In this world, nothing is certain except death, taxes and "inspirational quote" posts on Inc.com<p>Taxes got you feeling blue? Don't despair! Here are a slew of famous (and not so famous) quotes to make your tax season a bit less taxing. Enjoy!<p><i>Adam Smith:</i> "Little else is requisite to carry a state to …

Income Inequality

5 Tips to Improve Your Portrait Photographs

In portrait photography, there are a few technical and artistic elements to consider when you are on the quest for the perfect portrait photograph. …

6 Creative Ways to Integrate Social Media and Email Marketing

14 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Digital marketers—like you!—are all stars. You have your hands full with all the many ways to reach your audience. At any given time, you may need to be fluent in email, content and social media because your audience is cross-platform.<p>Few people …

Social Media

The Myth of Complementary Protein

Recently, I was teaching a nutrition class and describing the adequacy of plant-based diets to meet human nutritional needs. A woman raised her hand …

Nutrition

Why California's Plastic Bag Ban Might Backfire

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Lightweight, ubiquitous and much maligned, the plastic bag is under fire.<p>Its role in pollution has sparked a statewide ban in California, but this good-intentioned measure could have unforeseen consequences.<p>As part of the ban, grocers and pharmacies …

Sustainability

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation found to boost memory

Failing memory is one of the (many) drawbacks of old age, but can also impact younger people suffering stroke, early-stage Alzheimer's disease, …

The Brain

Robotic raptors look and fly like the real thing

Dubbed "Robirds," these flying raptor creations are the brainchild of Nico Nijenhuis from Clear Flight Solutions. The remotely controlled, realistic …

MOTA SmartRing will put a smartwatch on your finger

One ring to rule (almost) all notifications and on your finger bind them. That, in a poetic nutshell, is what MOTA will be bringing to the table when …

Wearable Tech

Apple iWatch Apparently In Engineering Verification Test Stage

The last thing we heard about the new Apple iWatch, is that the device will be announced along with the new iPhone 6, at Apple’s press event next …

Heated, Connected Insoles? Whatever Next…

Are there any limits to the everyday objects that will get connectivity and become controllable via an app? Sanity and smartphone battery life might suggest so, but this soon to launch Kickstarter project which is seeking to crowdfund a pair of connected, heated insoles to warm your tootsies and …

Android Wear Is Getting GPS And The Ability To Talk To Other Bluetooth Accessories

Google’s Android Wear platform is going to gain more powers on a continuing basis, thanks to frequent significant updates, the Android team has revealed. Upcoming features planned for Android Wear in the immediate future include support for GPS on devices, instead of having to rely on connected …

The Movpak Is An Electric Skateboard That Folds Into A Backpack

For those with a long commute to work, the hardest part can be the last mile between getting off of the subway or train and walking to the office. The Movpak is an electric skateboard built into a full-size backpack, designed to make that final stretch a bit less of a hassle without making you pay …

Boot up: album sales crash, tablet forecasts down, Google blocks privacy app

A set of 8 links for you, as picked by the Technology team<p>Album sales hit historic low, falling below four million sold in week >> Rolling Stone<p>The music industry has struggled in recent years as consumers have shifted from physical CDs to MP3s, but even the digital side has been hit hard in 2014: …

Five of the best: Android launchers

Google Now Launcher<p>If you like Google’s own treatment of Android, but don't own a Nexus device, then you’ll want to give the Now Launcher a try. …

A Sauna In Your Pants: Delfin Spa Capris Will Make You Sweat

Cellulite plagues many of us. Darn you subcutaneous fat causing dimpling of the skin! Creams, wraps and other products claim to remove cellulite, but …

Skin Care

Google’s self-driving car is programmed to speed, just like you

The thought of self driving cars is pretty neat — unless it’s a perfectly driving shaming machine that will only make you feel like a scofflaw all …

Autonomous Cars

Stickmen Bookends

If KungFu is what you fantasize learning in the near future, you may as well start the process by storing your favorite reads using these Stickmen …

App lets you customize sneakers with Instagram pics

In case your social feeds aren't enough of a platform, you can now take a selfie and print it -- on your sneakers.<p>Adidas says it's creating mobile apps that will let users make a fashion statement by printing any photo, including Instagram pics, on a pair of shoes. The app will launch for iPhone …