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30 Tools That No Designer Should Live Without

Advertise here with BSA<br>Designers are extremely busy people. Fact. Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, …

That's so Rad-isson

Views for days<p>With the eighth floor height and two balconies you wouldn't be wrong in thinking the views must be pretty spectacular. After checking …

Zucchini Pesto Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes and Grilled Chicken

Ingredients<p>3 medium zucchinis<br>• 1 pot of fresh basil<br>• 1 garlic clove<br>• 1 pack of cherry tomatoes<br>• 50 g pine nuts<br>• 2 dl olive oil<br>• 4 chicken fillets (approx 500g)<br>• 80 …

Salmon Burgers with Mango Salsa Verde

For the burgers:<p>Finely chop the salmon fillets or use a food processor to coarsely mix<br>• Deseed from the chili pepper and chop it finely, save half for …

Two of the best iPhone car mounts we’ve tried: Fuse Chicken Une Bobine and MONTAR by WinnerGear

There are a lot of options for mounting your iPhone in your car. I’ve relied on the highly-rated Kensington suction cup windshield car mount for a few years without too much incident. However, I’ve never been too pleased about how it blocks a bit of my driving view and requires a non-elegant wire …

Finally! The phone-charging cable you've been waiting for

Sometimes we get so caught up in new technology that we forget to go back and fix the tech we already have. Take, for example, the phone-charging cable. While it might be fine for juicing up your smartphone during the day when it's sitting on your desk or at night when you're in bed, don't you find …

Tech Trends

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

Tile, the Mini Tracking Device for Your Personal Items, Raises $13M

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Lojack and OnStar make it easy to find a car that’s been lost -- either forgotten in a crowded parking garage or stolen from the street -- but what about everything else? Enter Tile, a small, square tracking device that can be attached to …

This Smart Cup Can Identify Any Beverage You Pour Into It

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Vessyl is the smartest cup you didn't know you needed. There's nothing tech people love as much as …

Smartphone-controlled hydroponic garden gives you green thumbs

For those of us with black thumbs, hydroponics can be a bit of a daunting prospect. However, if you can get it working, you can grow fresh, chemical-free fruit, vegetables, and herbs right in your own home.<p>Niwa, two years in development, aims to take the guesswork out of hydroponic gardening by …

Aquaponics

Scio: This device tells you the chemical makeup of your food, drinks, and pills

Consumer Physics is unveiling its Scio handheld sensor, which can scan food, pills, or plants and tell you the chemical makeup of the object. It delivers those results wirelessly in real-time to the user’s smartphone.<p>Once the device ships later this year, you’ll be able to use it to decipher the …

15 Maps Of Cape Town That Will Help You Make Sense Of The Mother City

<b>1. Cape Town City Centre according to the locals</b><p><b>2. Beer Crafting Communities – Go forth and consume</b><p><b>3. Cellphone Signal Interruption/Infuriation</b> …

'Be Right At The End Of The Meeting, Not The Beginning' - Honeywell's David Cote

Since he took over Honeywell 12 years ago, David Cote has appeared on many top business leader lists. His $40 billion sales, $70 billion market cap manufacturing conglomerate has well outpaced the S&P 500 over his tenure as Chairman and CEO.<p>So it’s worth listening to Cote’s leadership advice, as he …

Window Socket: Portable Solar-Powered Outlet Sticks to Windows, Charges Small Electronics

The Window Socket is an idea so fabulously simple, it’s slightly amazing that we haven’t seen one before. Designed by Kyuho Song & Boa Oh, the …

Clean Energy

How to Find the Right Window Treatments to Save Energy and Money

The last time you may have given thought to window treatments might have been when you noticed your neighbor peering into your living room window …

Green Energy at Home

Samsung's first Smart Bulb is Bluetooth-only and lasts 10 years

Though it got beat to the punch by arch-competitor LG, Samsung has just released its debut smart LED bulb, literally called the "Smart Bulb." It looks nothing like the multi-tiered model we saw at the FCC, but retains the Bluetooth-only spec -- unlike the WiFi-based Philips Hue and LG's …

The MicrobeScope Uses Your iPhone As A Microscopic Sidekick To Capture Views Of Bacteria In Real-Time

There are countless cool ways to extend the abilities of your smartphone by plugging in or linking up additional hardware. But here’s a Kickstarter project that wants to use your smartphone to extend the powers of something else: a basic microscope — allowing for real-time videos of microbes doing …

HP’s new ink-based enterprise printers are twice the speed and half the cost of laser printers

Hewlett-Packard is introducing several new ink-based enterprise printers that can operate at twice the speed and half the cost of laser printers. These are the big commercial printing machines that keep a whole department humming.<p>“It’s an evolution of a technology that we keep moving upward in the …

Kit: Essentials for the Budding Movie Maker

Today’s affordable tools, cameras, classes and copious creative outlets have brought making a film (one of the best story-telling devices) nearly to …

Sing Your Heart Out With The Bluetooth Shower Speaker [Deals]

Who doesn’t love jammin’ out in the shower?<p>Well, <b>The Bluetooth Shower Speaker</b> syncs up with your iPhone, Android device, iPad, or home computer – and can be played up to 10 meters away from your device. And Cult of Mac Deals has it for only $39!<p><i>Please note: The sale price includes free shipping to</i> …

I Turned My Tiny, Dark, And Overpriced New York Apartment Into A 'Smart Home' For Just $300

That's one of the problems with living in New York. I spend about a zillion dollars per month in rent, and still have a teeny tiny apartment that faces the back of a bunch of taller buildings that block the sun. My bedroom window faces some other guy's bedroom window across a narrow, dark alley.<p>So …

3 Clever New Ways to Store Solar Energy

Researchers struggle to find the most efficient—and least expensive—way to bring solar energy to consumers even when the sun isn't shining.<p><b>While engineers build cheaper and more efficient</b> solar panels to soak up more of the sun's rays, it's storage that needs a breakthrough so that solar energy can …

Clean Energy

Brightup Is A Smart Home Lighting System That Works With Your Existing Bulbs And Lamps

Smart home lighting is a growing field, with entrants including Philips and LIFX, but one other new contender has a different approach that might appeal more to some. The Brightup system consists of plug socket hardware and in-wall dimmers, connected to and controlled by a central hub via Z-Wave RF …

A new way to clean (and reuse) the waste water that comes from dirty industries

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>A startup called Axine Water Technologies has developed a new low-cost way to clean the waste water created by industries like …

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