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ZeroLemon SolarJuice 10000mAh Battery For $26, Save 47%

The <b>ZeroLemon SolarJuice 10000mAh Battery</b> is the ideal accessory to charge all of your gadgets when you are on the go and it can charge up to two …

This Guy Invented a System That Lets You Play Music Really Loud Without Pissing Off Your Neighbours

Xergio Córdoba's Masn´live© patent allows venues to boost the volume while maintaining the same dBA.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Spain</i><p>Xergio Córdoba is a mastering engineer from Spain who has patented a system that uses psychoacoustics to allow concert halls and nightclubs to boost …

Andalusia

Ten Sensual Classics because yes, Classical Music Can Be Sexy

We know, we know. As soon as someone mentions “erotic” classical music and sensual classics, you immediately think of Ravel’s Bolero and its joke …

Freefly’s New Alta Drone Lets Cinematographers Mount Their Cameras On Top

Freefly is best known for its MoVI camera stabilizers, but the company started out with aerial cinematograhy, and while it hasn’t focused on it all that much lately, it’s long offered a professional drone, too. At this year’s NAB show, Freefly is returning to the drone market with the Freefly Alta, …

Drones

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Silver socks, electric lighters, a $179 3D printer

<i>At any given moment there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the Web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or</i> …

The Digital Music Industry Is Inept.

I’ve been so busy. I have a new record coming out on the 23rd, I’m playing and co-producing a show at the Adler Planetarium with the most …

Moleskine 2.0: This innovative notebook just crushed its Kickstarter funding goal

Kate Matsudaira thinks she’s come up with the perfect notebook — and so far, it appears others agree.<p>The PopForms founder on Thursday launched a …

The PS4 and Xbox One Have Nothing To Fear From $500-$5,000 Steam Machines

For the first time, Valve has come out with a detailed listing page for its partner-made Steam Machines. To date, promotion for the various boxes has been murky at best, and this is really the first opportunity fans have to see all their “home PC console” offerings in one place. The result? It’s a …

Sony to release Playstation 4 virtual reality headset in 2016

Sony revealed the latest prototype of its virtual reality headset today, when it announced it will release the Playstation 4-compatible device to …

7 great uses for an old phone or tablet

Upgrading to a new smartphone or tablet always feels like Christmas morning, but it also leaves you with an old gadget that’s taking up space. Usually, nothing is wrong with it. You just don't need it anymore.<p>Or do you? Before you decide to sell it or give it away, there are some very cool things …

Elon Musk says Tesla will unveil a new kind of battery to power your home

The eccentric CEO said the product will be ready for production in a matter of months<p>Tesla didn't ship nearly as many cars this quarter as it had projected, but CEO Elon Musk remained upbeat during today's earnings call as he let some details slip about a brand new product. According to Musk, the …

The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Medicine

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Rumored To Sport Major Camera Upgrade, Arriving Sooner Than Expected

There have been lots of rumor swirling about regarding Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy S6 flagship smartphone, from its shift in gears from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 platform to Samsung’s own Exynos processor, to field test shipments being spotted with curved displays like the Galaxy Note Edge. It’s …

Life is Strange - Gameplay Trailer (PS4/Xbox One/PC)

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Before They Break: Biggest Crowdfunded Gadgets of 2015

We've scoured the web sifting through hundreds of unreleased products to uncover those with the 'coolest' crowdfunding potential for 2015. In other words, hardware products with the potential to replicate, or outdo the Coolest Cooler's 2014 success.<p>As Coolest's founder Ryan Grepper learned, when it …

Crowd Funding

Zotac Intel Haswell Fanless ZBOX CI321 Nano PC Unveiled

As well as Zotac’s parent company PC Partners, unveiling their new 2581N1-F Linux mini PC created for the embedded market powered by a NVIDIA’s Tegra …

The Virtuix Omni gaming treadmill is finally a finished product

It's like playing laser tag on ice, wearing bowling shoes. That's about as close as I can come to describing the Virtuix Omni treadmill, which has been kicking around tradeshows since mid-2013. When we first saw it, the Omni was a slippery wooden prototype that let you move in one direction. Now, …

Virtual Reality

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

These Were the 20 Most Popular Websites Every Year Since 1996

Webcrawler and AOL were the Google and Facebook of the 90s.<p><b>You could forgive Webcrawler,</b> Netscape, and Excite if they looked around in the mid-1990s and thought they would rule the internet forever. How quickly things change online.<p>The <i>Washington Post</i> just published this look back at web dominance …

Kim Dotcom takes credit for ending PSN, Xbox Live outage

Kim Dotcom, the polarizing figure behind the former file-sharing service Megaupload, says he is the reason service has been restored to two of the largest gaming and entertainment portals after they were taken down by hackers.<p>As a result of widespread DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks on …

Meet Val Broeksmit, the rock singer Sony is threatening to sue over his hacking tweets

Just when you think nothing else about the Sony hacking episode can surprise you, along comes another bizarre twist.<p>The latest involves Sony making legal threats against indie singer and songwriter Val Broeksmit of Bikini Robot Army for his prolific tweeting about the company’s hacked emails and …

Devialet’s Hi-Tech “Phantom” Implosion Stereo Sounds Better Than Speakers 20X Its Size

You need a big sub-woofer for big bass, right? Wrong. After 10 years of research, French acoustic engineers as Devialet just unveiled a giant step forward in audio that’s just one foot long. The Phantom is a petite, spherical, all-in-one amplifier and speaker that delivers what audiophiles think …

5 apps to turn your smartphone into a personal assistant

We all want a personal assistant à la Lloyd in <i>Entourage</i> — someone to walk our dogs, handle unwanted emails and ensure we're always on time. But for …

Alienware Alpha Review: A Gaming PC In A Tiny Package

For a long time, if you wanted to get into PC gaming and experience the highest quality models, textures, and shaders that developers could come up with, you had to buy an overpriced gaming rig from someone like Alienware, a more affordable PC from a shady OEM, or build a machine yourself. It was …

7 Reasons Why You Should Buy An Android Phone Over An iPhone

Android Phones

How to build a gaming Hackintosh on the cheap: assembly

Now that we’ve got all the parts for our Hackintosh, it’s time to put them all together. This is the really fun part of this project: You’re turning processors and chips and motherboards into a working computer that’s going to do all kinds of things for you.<p>You’ll get an incredible sense of …

Computer Hardware

A Wii U is mandatory if you want to talk about 2014's Game of the Year

The Nintendo Wii U has had a shaky past, and it's easy to criticize its terrible launch, confusing messaging and lack of modern conveniences.<p>It can often feel like a machine out of time, a console designed by a company that doesn't really understand how to compete in the modern market. Sales are …