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Amazon has invented tiny plastic buttons that allow for instant product ordering

It’s 2AM and you’re changing your baby when you realize you’ve just used up your last diaper. Or you go to reach under your sink to grab another roll of toilet paper only to discover you've forgotten to order more. And maybe you eat nothing but mac and cheese, and did not correctly calculate your …

eCommerce

Emvio's smartwatch will tell you when you're stressing out

Smartwatches are growing ever more capable by the day. Sometimes, though, there's no harm in a little focus. Enter Emvio, a watch with one core goal: to help you manage stress. There are no message notifications or apps, instead, Emvio monitors variations in your heart rate (HRV), only bothering …

Be Thankful For the Invisible Belt That Saves Earth From Radiation

Well, here's something cosmic to be thankful for this weekend. A NASA-led study of the Van Allen radiation belts has uncovered new information about …

Artboard

A plan for how your school will engage its campus network in outdoor activities (think: clear marketing and outreach strategy and a list of …

Logistics

Google’s New Skybox For Good Program Gives Real-Time Satellite Imagery To Non-Profits

On the heels of acquiring satellite startup Skybox in August, Google and Skybox have announced the Skybox for Good program, which will provide real-time satellite imagery to organizations and programs that save lives, protect the environment, promote education and positively impact humanity, …

Google Just Released Hundreds of Cool Icons That You Can Use For Free

As part of its Material Design project, Google has published a set of lovely icons, designed for use in mobile apps or whatever else you fancy using …

Magical, Hands-Free Video App 'Cycloramic' Cleverly Uses Your iPhone 6 Charger To Rotate Automatically

Cycloramic featured the unique ability to use an iPhone 5's internal vibration motors to rotate the phone for perfect panoramas. The app wowed both the Shark Tank judges and viewers, and a $500,000 deal was struck at a $3 million valuation.<p>Since Cycloramic originally relied on the iPhone 5's flat …

Handsfree

Plastc wants to replace your wallet with one high-tech card

It looks as though 2015 will be the year of mobile payments, as Apple Pay, Twitter, Facebook, and others join in on the likes of PayPal, Coin, and …

Apple Pay

Littlebits' Halloween kits make old-school decorations more techy

So you want to make your Halloween just a <i>little</i> more geeky, but you're not quite ready to port Tetris to a pumpkin -- maybe LittleBits is more your speed? The modular prototyping platform has created a series of themed kits that should make augmenting holiday easy. There are three in all: a …

Asus VivoMini Mini PC Launches In November For $149 (video)

Asus has this week added a new addition to their range of mini PC systems, in the form of the newly unveiled Asus VivoMini mini PC that is capable of …

VSSL Outdoor Utility Tools Offer Everything You Need To Survive (video)

If you like adventuring in the outdoors you might be interested in a new Kickstarter campaign called VSSL Outdoor Utility Tools, that is looking to …

Outdoors

Samsung Offers $200 Trade-in For Any Working Smartphone With Galaxy Note 4 Pre-order

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is up for pre-orders in the US on AT&T and Verizon for $299.99 on-contract. If you’re thinking about pre-ordering the device, …

Samsung Galaxy

State of the smartphone industry: top trends in 2014

Yet again this year has yielded some impressive smartphones, but not all of them have come from the familiar brands. Chinese manufacturers have continued to improve their offerings, while Samsung has reported its poorest earnings in years. Android One looks set to bolster the mid-range market in …

North America

Fobo Sartphone Tire Pressure Monitoring System Unveiled (video)

Drivers looking a more convenient way to check the tyre pressure on their vehicle using just their smartphone, are sure to be interested in this new …

Gear & Gadgets

Instagate Tailgating Kit

Football season is finally here in all its glory, and it's once again given Sundays a purpose. And of course with football comes tailgating. But what …

Tailgating

By the Shining-Big-Sea Waters - A Week at Isle Royale National Park

<i>“Bright before it beat the water,</i> <i><br>Beat the clear and sunny water” – The Song of Hiawatha</i><p>With credit to Longfellow, there is really no other way to …

The Best Meditation Retreats in the U.S.

You don’t have to journey to an exotic ashram in India a la <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> for an exclusive, life-changing meditation retreat. Whether you’re traveling solo, want to reconnect as a couple, or take an unforgettable trip with friends, some incredible resorts and getaways in the States are geared to …

Meditation

Flyshark Pocket Wireless Keyboard (video)

Tablets and smartphone owners that prefer to use a physical keyboard when typing longer documents on their mobile devices, might be interested in a …

Sony's tiny, wireless, battery-powered portable projector throws images anywhere

The LSPX-P1 let you project an image onto a wall, a piece of paper or anywhere else you want an image up to 80 inches, and a built-in battery and Wi-Fi communication lets you take it anywhere.<p>Portable wireless projection seems like something out of the near future, and that's exactly when Sony will …

Gear & Gadgets

80% off Android Programming for Beginners Course

If you’ve been tinkering with the thought of getting into programming, or toying with a neat idea for a mobile app, now’s the time to take it to the next level. We’ve got a great deal on an Android App Programming training course, that will have you building out your own apps in no time! When …

Apps

Whoopr Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane Is Equipped With Dual Engines (video)

A new smartphone controlled paper airplane has been created by Toys Tekk called the Whoopr, that has been designed to be controlled by a 2.4 GHZ …

Gear & Gadgets

Moleskine Embraces Livescribe Smartpens

Livescribe has long been a purveyor of smart pens that blur the boundaries between physical and digital. And today, it’s been revealed that Moleskine is now embracing its technology too, with Livescribe-compatible notebooks.<p>The new Livescribe Notebooks look familiar on the surface to anyone who’s …

An Isolated Case: OM/ONE Is World’s First Levitating Bluetooth Speaker

Audiophiles often debate the merits of coupling or isolating speakers from their stands: the “coupling” contingency believes speakers should be …

Audiophile

Most smartphone users don't download apps; here are 5 worth snatching

These days, it seems everyone has a smartphone, but that doesn't mean everyone's downloading apps.<p>Each month, 65.5% of U.S. smartphone owners refrain from downloading any new apps, a report this week by Internet analytics firm ComScore said. That number is surprisingly low, but there are a few …

MakerBot And Fraemes Join Forces To Create 3D Printed iPhone Cases

This week MakerBot and Fraemes have announced that the companies are joining forces to allow access to a range of 3D printed iPhone cases that can be …

Arduino Motor Shield, Arc-Controller Launched By Arc Robotics (video)

Maker, developers and hobbyists that enjoy building Arduino platform based projects might be interested in a new Arduino Motor Shield called the Arc …

Chromecast software vulnerability paves way for another root exploit

Google regularly rolls out Chromecast updates that plug up previous root-friendly exploits, but there's a new method you can use if you want complete control over your streaming device. A group of hardware hackers (fail0verflow, Team Eureka and GTVHacker) have not only discovered a vulnerability in …