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An Apple Pencil for iPad Air 2, iPad mini and iPhone: Adonit launches new $79 Pixel stylus as worthy competitor to Apple Pencil

<b>Update</b>: Adonis Pixel is now on sale for $69.99.<p>The stylus market was shaken up last fall with Apple’s first-party entrance into the race with the Apple Pencil, which works in concert with special sensors in the iPad Pro display for pixel-accurate recognition. This left third-party stylus accessory …

This Brilliant Tool Helps Designers Refuse Dismal Pay

Industry-wide change starts with designers saying no to unpaid work, and talking to clients about why. Jessica Hische shows us how.<p>Working for free is a hotly debated topic at all levels of the design industry—from established firms that work on spec to young designers hoping to get their foot in …

Hexagonal Tiles and Hardwood Make the Most Beautiful Flooring Combination

This trend is dominating Pinterest right now.<p>Traditionally, flooring treatments have been separated by "transition strips" — narrow boards that neatly cut off wood or carpeted sections of a room — but now, homeowners and designers are doing away with the defined separation in favor of something far …

CarMax Keeps Facing Sales Challenges

In recent years, the auto industry has seen record sales for new vehicles, and many have seen that as evidence of a strong U.S. economy. Yet more recently, fears that the auto boom might have topped out have hit shares of used-car retailer <b>CarMax</b> (NYSE: KMX), and coming into its fiscal …

Zungle Panther Bluetooth Sunglasses

It’s about time we get introduced to wearable tech that’s actually wearable. Los Angeles-based Zungle, a young tech startup, was fed-up with sorry …

Your New Favorite Sunglasses: An Under $10 Pair that Fits Every Man, Every Time (and How to Make Them Better)

There's definitely a case to be made for the investment pair of sunglasses. That classic, quality pair that works with everything from a tuxedo to …

Paddleboarding

From Ammunition, A Radically Redesigned Guitar That Anyone Can Pick Up And Play

This Juilliard-trained musician hated the UI of the traditional guitar, so he set out to design a better one.<p>The reason music games like <i>Guitar Hero</i> and <i>Rock Band</i> work is because they make it so easy to pick up an axe and shred. But as Internet spoilsports are quick to point out, there’s a huge gulf …

Watch a Pro Drifter Take a Cargo Van to Its Limit

With Chris Forsberg at the wheel, a Nissan NV Cargo van can do a convincing impression of a drift car.<p>There's an annoying April Fool's premise to this video. Ignore that. Instead, focus on Formula Drift ace Chris Forsberg drifting a Nissan NV Cargo van around an obstacle course like its a tiny, …

SOM debuts "world's largest 3D-printed polymer building" designed for off-grid living

There are days when it seems like the future has arrived, and this is one of them. Architecture firm SOM’s new project, a fully 3D-printed structure …

9 Excellent Everyday Carry Flashlights

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated with new picks for 2017. You can find last year’s picks on Page 2.<p>A good EDC flashlight should have some, …

Batteries

China's Xiaomi Just Launched A $316 'Hoverboard'

Last April Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi took part in an $80 million investment in scooter-maker Ninebot. At around the same time, Ninebot acquired its iconic American rival Segway for an undisclosed sum.<p>On Monday we saw the first fruits of that corporate union.<p>The Ninebot Mini is a …

New Adonit Jot Dash stylus aims to be the ballpoint pen for tablets

If you’re someone who grabs your iPad or Android tablet first and a paper notebook second — if at all — Adonit’s new Jot Dash stylus is designed to be your new ballpoint pen.<p>Designed as a general, all-purpose digital pen for just about any mobile device, Jot Dash has a balanced anondized aluminum …

Batteries

Epson's new printers ease refill woes with ink tanks

We've all been there. It's late, and you have a final project or presentation due first thing in the morning. You've been awake for days and you've finally finished. Only when you go to print, there's no ink. Epson's latest printers offer a simple solution that should go a long way to remedying the …

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

Snag affecting health law sign-ups gets a fix

WASHINGTON (AP) — A technical problem that had been interfering with sign-ups for President Barack Obama's health care law has been fixed, officials …

Health Care

This Unique Mobile Keyboard Folds Smaller than an iPhone 4

Typing on cellphones and tablets sucks. Virtual keyboards can be effective, but they take up half of your screen’s real estate. On the other hand, portable keyboards then tend to be either too small (limited by your tablet’s screen size), or too clunky to carry.<p>A company called WayTools wants to …

Tinitell Wearable Mobile Phone for Kids by Mats Horn

Parents, you can have a piece of mind and allow your kids to play around freely, just as all kids should be. <b>Tinitell wearable mobile phone</b> has been …

Mobile