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EverCam is a wire-free security cam with a battery that lasts a year

Nowadays, installing a home security system is so easy and affordable that more and more people are setting up cameras inside and around their homes. …

Smart Homes

Devialet Squeezes Even More Power Out of the Phantom Wireless Speaker System

The French manufacturer takes its “entry-level” Phantom to eleven with an upgraded amplification system that spits out 1,200 watts.<p>The original …

Audiophile

If You're Looking For A Great Pair Of Wired Earphones For Your SmartPhone... Your Quest May Be Over

The majority of music listened to ‘on the go’ is probably stored and played on a smartphone. How many people have dedicated MP3 players these days? When it comes to wired earphones for use with a smartphone, there really is a price ceiling beyond which it’s not very sensible to go, for a few very …

UrbanX Converts Any Bike Into An Electric Bike (video)

The UrbanX Team based in Los Angeles has created a new piece of hardware that can be installed on any existing bicycle and transform it into an …

Electric Vehicles

This Neat Knick-Knack Lets You Defy Gravity to Distract Yourself

Meet 'Moondrop,' a desk toy that employs the same free-fall physics as the Moon or Mars to give you something to fidget with.<p>They've done it: the near-weightless feeling of walking on the Moon is now something you can experience right here on Earth with Moondrop, a tiny, metal desk toy that mimics …

Rock Jaw Scores Again With Resonate In-Ear Monitors

Headphones fit over your head and earphones plug in your ears. It’s simple, isn’t it? Well, maybe not. Now we have a third category: In-Ear Monitors or IEMs. They work like headphones and earphones except they plug directly into your ear canal with custom eartips and they often include really …

Audiophile

Meet the Holy Grail of Retro Gaming Consoles

On a Wednesday after work, I was in my apartment playing <i>Super Mario Bros. 3</i> on the new Analogue Nt Mini, when my two roommates and one of their …

Schatzii's Wireless Earbuds

<b>100% wireless stereo earbuds for on-the-go audio.</b><p>Schatzii has made a name for themselves with a line of wireless earbud headphones and Bluetooth headsets. The Bullet 2.0 is a set of stereo earbuds that provide clear music and voice audio for any activity with noise suppression and echo …

Three-deal Thursday: A Dell, a drone and a dynamite tablet

<i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the</i> <i>CNET Deals page. Follow the Cheapskate</i> <i>on Twitter</i> <i>for more deals and deal updates.</i><p>Today's deal is really a main …

Gear & Gadgets

Steadicam comes to smartphones with the gyro-stabilized Volt

Steadicam changed the film industry with unrestricted tracking shots in films like <i>Rocky</i> and <i>The Shining</i>, and now, it's going after smartphone users. Parent company Tiffen has unveiled the Steadicam Volt, a handheld gimbal up for grabs on Kickstarter for $139. Unlike models you may know like DJI's …

Save 65% On The Code Black Drone with HD Camera

We still have a great deal on the Code Black Drone with HD Camera in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store, it is available with 65% off.<p>The Code Black Drone …

Give the gift of security with this home camera you can pan and zoom from your phone

Internet-connected home security cameras are all the rage right now, making them the perfect gift for just about anyone this holiday season. Of …

HandEnergy Pocket Power Generator Uses Magnetic Rotors (video)

If you continually forget to charge your backup batteries to help keep your mobile devices and wearables charged during the day whilst away from the …

Gear & Gadgets

Battery breakthrough will let phones charge in seconds and last for a week

A new type of battery that lasts for days with only a few seconds' charge has been created by researchers at the University of Central Florida.<p>The high-powered battery is packed with supercapacitors that can store a large amount of energy. It looks like a thin piece of flexible metal that is about …

There's now a way to hijack nearly any drone mid-flight using a tiny gadget

A researcher has developed a gadget that is capable of hijacking most drones mid-flight — locking the owner out and giving the attacker complete control over the device.<p>Jonathan Andersson, a manager at Trend Micro's TippingPoint DVLab, showed off his findings at the PacSec Security conference on …

DeWalt Backpack Carries Tools, Charges Gadgets - Technabob

These days we carry a ton of gadgets with us everywhere. It can be a real pain trying to keep all of those devices charged up. Conventional charging …

5 Ways to Deal With a Psychopath

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

Psychology

You can try Android 7.1 later this month

Android 7.0 Nougat may have only launched in August, but that isn’t stopping Google from already prepping a major update. The company today announced version 7.1 – the same running on its new Pixel phones – will be available to beta test later this month.<p>Though the company is calling it an …

Stop what you’re doing and buy these $38 headphones

The Carbo Tenore could cost ten times as much and they’d still be a steal<p>Words fail me. I’ve seen — or, more accurately put, <i>heard</i> — the audio price-performance curve shattered into tiny little pieces and I’m still reeling from it. The Carbo Tenore ZH-DX200-CT earphones from Japan’s Zero Audio are …

Running at 150,000 RPM, this tiny motor could help satellites keep on course

The future is small in space: picture Cubesats the size of toasters and Femtosats an inch across crowding the skies. A newly invented motor that’s both tiny and powerful goes hand in hand with that vision, providing compact spacecraft with the ability to adjust their position without using a drop …

Engineering

Love VR? Get a free headset from Canadian developer Tek Gear

There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but a free mobile VR headset? Those exist. Meet the FreeHMD, the world’s first free VR HMD from Canadian …

Update: Pint-sized Nintendo Classic Edition won’t support additional games

What’s old is new again, or at least it comes with an HDMI port. Nintendo has announced the plug-and-play Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic …

How the Smallest Change Made This Speaker Eight Times Better Than Any Other

Say hello to Devialet's new Gold Phantom.<p>Sitting on a Soho rooftop early one sunny morning, with The Beatles' "Here Comes The Sun" blasting as the rest of New York City rushes to work, is perhaps the perfect way to start the day. That it's coming through the French company Devialet's new Gold …

Get a free VR headset then buy a new phone in virtual reality

By Dom Reseigh-Lincoln<p><b>Want to pick up a VR headset, but still unsure about the big investment? Well, Chinese electronics firm OnePlus has the answer</b> …

BEHOLD: This simple AAA battery is one of the most perfect gadgets in the world

Rafi Letzter/Tech Insider<p>After a year together, I can conclusively say: I really, really like this little battery.<p>While the rest of the world was …

Hotter than the sun: GE’s hot sauce combines the world's hottest peppers and science

There’s something unsettling about 10^32 Kelvin. The deep, red-orange body of the hot sauce looks almost like Frank’s Red Hot, but menacing flecks of …

Food

Crowdfunding project of the week: Jiffy will keep your devices charged with no outlets

It is the weekend and we know you are expecting your dose of crowdfunding awesomeness. Like every Sunday, we have a featured crowdfuding project of the week coming from sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Both host great campaigns, powering amazingly innovative technology, but they are also full …

15 Legit Weed Gadgets You Can Actually Buy On Amazon

Prime herb, amirite?<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

The Brilliance of the Birds

What are the most intelligent creatures on the planet? Humans come first. (Though there are days when we have to wonder.) After Homo sapiens, most …

Birds

Unboxing video reveals the wonders of a $4 Android phone

Last month we told you about a new Android phone called the Freedom 251 that costs as much as a cup of coffee. This particular device is ridiculously …