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Vankyo’s Leisure 410 LED projector is bright, brilliant, and budget-friendly

When it comes to purchasing a projector for your home theater there’s usually only one important question for consumers: How much do you have to spend? Because, typically, inexpensive projectors don’t perform well. The idea of, let’s say, a $99 projector that’s bright, clear, and capable of working …

How to Get Everything Possible Out of Your Old Gadgets in 2018

There comes a time in every gadget’s life when it needs to accept the reality of growing old—software lag has gone beyond a joke, it’s no longer …

Gear & Gadgets

Cheap Wyze security camera is sneaky-good - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Wyze Cam Pan indoor security camera costs just $30 and includes free 14-day cloud storage and optional local storage. It also works with Alexa and IFTTT, has motion detection zones, can listen for smoke and CO alarms, and can send you custom alerts.<p><b>The Bad</b> It doesn't work with Google …

Home Security

How To: This Tweak Gives You Free YouTube Premium Features on Your iPhone for Nothing, Including Background Playback

If you want the ability to play YouTube videos in the background as you multitask on your iPhone, you'll have to shell out $11.99 a month for the …

YouTube Premium

This funky new font is made up entirely of brands

How many of the logos can you identify?<p>A digital studio called Hello Velocity has created a typeface that embraces well-known corporate logos and is still somehow far less annoying than Comic Sans. The studio says it creates "thought-provoking internet experiences," and its Brand New Roman font is …

Graphic Design

CrowPi Teaches Coding and Electronics Using a Raspberry Pi

It also doubles as a portable computer if you add a keyboard and mouse.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

The Flair Espresso Maker brews great coffee for cheap - no electricity needed

Making great espresso is a skillful balancing act. You need good coffee beans – preferably roasted within a few weeks – and a considered combination of grind, pressure, temperature, and time. Mess up one or more of these variables, and you’ll end up with a shot too strong or to dull, too sour or …

Coffee

Vizio SB362An-F6 sound bar review: Beautifully basic

There are times at which you pull a $100 product out of a box and expect very little. And there are times at which you pull a $100 product out of a …

Gear & Gadgets

The Wheelchair Has Been Stylishly Re-Invented

For some individuals, a wheelchair is their primary mode of transportation, and as well as enabling them to get from point A to point B, it …

Breezeye: Universal Eye Drop Bottle Design

Breezeye is an eye drop bottle design that makes the experience of applying eye drops easy and smooth. With an aiding feature integrated into the …

This AI-Powered Robot Can Find Waldo Instantly

This AI-powered robot can pinpoint Waldo within seconds, thereby ruining Where's Waldo forever.<p>Creative agency redpepper made a AI-powered robot that can pinpoint Waldo in 4.45 seconds (“better than most five year olds,” according to redpepper). The robot is complete with a rubber hand that points …

Comic Books

Apple Watch helps Aussie man discover a hole in his heart

People sometimes say the loss of a loved one has left a hole in their heart. A young Australian man discovered he had a literal one. And this serious medical condition wouldn’t have been diagnosed without his Apple Watch.<p>The heart-rate monitor on his smartwatch found that his heart was beating far …

Heart Rates

All-female Saudi team reigns supreme at world's largest hackathon

The first ever Hajj Hackathon finally concluded August 3rd with a prize ceremony after three days of activities.<p>The event brought almost 3,000 makers from all around the world who created different products to improve the experience of pilgrims. In the process, the event broke the Guinness World …

RIP EmuParadise, a haven for retro gamers for almost two decades

If you’re a fan of retro games, chances are you have a few emulators installed to let you play Mega Drive or Atari 800 titles. And if you have a few emulators installed, you probably have some ROMs. And if you have some ROMs, it’s likely that sometime since the year 2000 you visited EmuParadise, a …

Kensington’s new Surface Pro dock looks like a Surface Studio with tons of ports

Microsoft’s Surface Studio is a high-end, high-priced all-in-one computer that has an absolutely beautiful design. But, for those who don’t want to spring for the high-priced Surface Studio, there’s always the Surface Pro. Being a portable tablet, this device features similar styling to the Surface …

Surface Pro

Get the treat-tossing Furbo 1080p Dog Camera for its lowest price yet $139 (Reg. $249)

Thanks to our sponsor Furbo, you can get its popular Furbo Dog Camera– best selling dog camera on Amazon– for its lowest price yet with the company offering $110 off for a limited time. That brings the original $249 price tag down to just $139 while supplies last.<p>Get the Furbo Dog Camera for <b>$139</b> …

Wild Balloon Creatures Overtake the Streets of New York in Jason Hackenwerth’s Animal Soul | Colossal

<p>In Animal Soul, a fleeting exhibition at Brookfield Place in New York City, artist Jason Hackenwerth (previously) brought to life a menagerie of …

Four Inquiry Qualities At The Heart of Student-Centered Teaching

<b>By Trevor MacKenzie</b>Whether it be project-based learning, design thinking or genius hour, it’s easy to get confused by the many education buzzwords …

Here's How Your Kids Can Build Lego Models Digitally and Then Buy Their Own Creations

The best way to get your kids into Legos is to hand them a tub of Lego bricks and say, “Here, go wild.” But eventually, they may want to think even …

The best designs from Makerbot’s NYCxDesign Challenge

3D printing may have reached every household, but there’s still time for it to take off as a design tool. Designers use printers today to validate …

Z-Scooter Is the First Self-Balancing Scooter Inspired by the Vespa

Barcelona-based artworks and upcycling firm Bel & Bel introduces its latest project with the Z-Scooter, the first self-balancing scooter design …

Slavery: What They Didn't Teach in My High School

A man I have known since grade school changed his name, years ago, to an Arabic one. He told me he rejected Christianity as "the white man's religion …

Boeing gave $20,000 to these ten wacky personal flyer designs

They were the winners of the first phase of its GoFly Prize.<p>Last year, Boeing announced the GoFly Prize, a new competition that will award one winner $1 million for a successful personal flying device prototype. It has to take off and land vertically, carry a human 20 miles without the need for …

Apple announces winners of the 2018 Apple Design Awards

<i>Image via TechCrunch</i><p>At WWDC today, Apple officially announced the winners of the Apple Design Award for 2018. The company gives the award to applications that it feels best represent the capabilities and goals of its various platforms.<p>Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip<p>Winners this year came from nine …

MacBook Pro

These 32 Handy Products Are Trending On Amazon Because They're Effing Brilliant

When was the last time you organized your cabinets or found a way to scrub your counter so well that it gleamed? Annoying chores like this can be a …

This sci-fi author predicted everything about the smartphone, now he has insights for our AI world

StreetScape TV<p>Science fiction writers are some of the great creative forward-thinkers of our time.<p>Hard science fiction is the particular category within the genre that matters the most in imagining our shared future, where the laws of physics are adhered to, usually with specified accuracy. The …

Ted Dabney, a Founder of Atari and a Creator of Pong, Dies at 81

Samuel F. Dabney, an electrical engineer who laid the groundwork for the modern video game industry as a co-founder of Atari and helped create the hit console game Pong, died on May 26 at his home in Clearlake, Calif. He was 81.<p>The cause was esophageal cancer, his wife, Carolyn Dabney, said.<p>Mr. …

San Francisco

This 4K action cam comes with an extra battery and a dozen accessories for only $53

Spring has sprung and warm weather has arrived, which means it’s time to get out there and have some fun. No, seriously, it’s OK to step away from …

Batteries

12 Things Costco Employees Won’t Tell You

Warehouse clubs are a fantastic way to save money, and brands like Costco have revolutionized the way that consumers shop, both in person and online. …

DIY fitness tracker: zOrigin wearable kit arrives in August for $149

Will wearable tech end up being the next hackable maker frontier? Maybe, like Raspberry Pi and Arduino, we'll see homemade smartwatches and heart rate monitors next.<p>That's the plan for zGlue, whose zOrigin is a chipset and platform to create wearable tech on your own. The zOrigin is aiming at …