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Amp Solar Charger from Voltaic Systems

This is a versatile solar charger and battery, and one of Voltaic System’s most compact and travel-friendly chargers. You can use to recharge just …

Chinese Apple Fans Prefer to Buy From Carriers

The days of riots and launch day madness at Apple Stores in China are over, with consumer interest in the iPhone now more focused on carrier stores and long-term pricing deals, as today’s launch of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c showed.<p>The new Apple devices went on public sale in China today but, far …

Crave, A Maker Of USB-Powered Luxury Vibrators, Raises $2.4M Series A

Crave, a San Francisco startup that creates upscale, tech-savvy sex toys, announced that it has closed a $2.4 million Series A investment from over 60 angel investors, many of whom it reached through AngelList. The company will use the funding to increase inventory, expand its product line and find …

Receipt-Scanning Service Shoeboxed Launches “Labs,” A Place For Experimental Products, Starting With Price Drop Alerts

Receipt and business card digitization service Shoeboxed is now starting to do something with all the data it scans and stores online, which now includes tens of millions of receipts. The company this week launched a new initiative called “Shoeboxed Labs,” which will allow it to roll out …

Airbnb hires maverick hotelier Chip Conley as its head of hospitality, hoping for better hosts, happier customers

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>A few years ago, I got a chance to listen to hear Chip Conley, the enigmatic founder of Joie de Vivre Hotels, address a group …

Showyou launches slick new website, Android app update

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Social video discovery app Showyou relaunched its website Tuesday with a slick, minimal look that comes as a welcome change to …

Distill Raises $1.3M To Make Technical Recruiting, Hiring Dead Simple

With recruiters viciously competing for the best talent in the Valley, startups end up with plenty of paperwork and files to contend with.<p>A San Francisco-based startup called Distill is looking to make recruiting dead simple and just picked up $1.3 million in funding in a round with Felicis …

CHART OF THE DAY: Technology Platforms With A Billion Users

Here's a cool, if a bit overwhelming, chart from Horace Dediu at Asymco.<p>It tracks which platforms have hit a billion users. Windows was first, then Facebook, then Android, and iOS should hit 1 billion in the next year or so, says Dediu.<p>Android hit the milestone faster than any other platform, …

Technology

Former Egghead CEO launches LearnBig, a clearinghouse for online education content

Online learning has exploded in the past few years, with new companies like Khan Academy and Coursera offering students a way to learn subjects …

Griffin MultiDock Charges 10 Devices Simultaneously

Griffin has created a great solution in the form of the Griffin MultiDock for those who need to charge a variety of different devices such as …

Nymi Uses Your Cardiac Fingerprint To Secure Your Life

We all want to be more secure, especially now that we know government authorities can basically find our underwear size if we’ve shopped online. And …

AppoLearning For iPad Helps Parents & Teachers Find The Educational Apps Worth Buying

With an ever-expanding selection of apps on the market making educational claims, parents today have a tough time deciding which apps are worth their investment. Earlier this year, app search and discovery portal Appolicious launched a new resource called appoLearning to specifically address this …

Meet Human, A Beautiful Fitness Tracking App To Help You Effortlessly Stay Healthy

Human is a newcomer in the crowded fitness space, but its take is different. Instead of being a stat-heavy activity app like RunKeeper or a life tracker gadget like Withings, Fitbit or Jawbone, Human is a passive iOS app designed to help you stay healthy. The goal is to move for 30 minutes every …

Ping Wallet Offer Bluetooth 4.0 Connectivity To Your Smartphone (video)

A new and unique wallet has been created called the Ping Wallet which is a super slim aluminium smart wallet with anti-loss, anti-theft and card …

Sony Smart Shot Smartphone Lens Accessory Leaked

As well as the new Sony Xperia Z1, Sony will also be launching a range of other devices at IFA this week, one of those will be a new camera lens …

Dell Launches New TouchScreen Monitor Range

Dell has today launched a new range of Touchscreen monitors in the form of the new Dell 20 Touch Monitor, Dell 23 Touch Monitor and Dell 27 Touch …

ParaShoot 2.0 Wearable Smart HD Camera (video)

We have featured a number of wearable cameras here on Geeky Gadgets over the past year or so and now and new creation called the ParaShoot 2.0 hope …

Dispatch From The Future: Uber To Purchase 2,500 Driverless Cars From Google

<b>July 25, 2023</b> — As part of its second-quarter earnings announcement today, local transportation and delivery giant Uber announced its biggest bet on autonomous vehicles yet, saying it would purchase 2,500 driverless cars from Google. In addition, the two companies have agreed to a deal in which …

iPhone 5S release dates, specs keep pouring in

It's up to Apple now to top or debunk the flood of iPhone 5S rumors, but many of the rumors seem credible.<p>We have iPhone 5S release dates, colors, and specs. Did I leave anything out?<p>Oh yeah, I forget to mention that they're all just rumors. But there's little left to the imagination these days …

Mobile Technology

Modus III Is A Portable Workstation That Wants To Turn Your iPad Into A Desktop

This embed is invalid<p>To the untrained eye the evolution of technology can appear to be a rather futile oscillation. We had laptops. Then we threw away their keyboards and worked only on a screen. Then we decided touchscreen typing on tablets was annoying, so brought back a physical keyboard and …

Study: playing Starcraft can increase your cognitive abilities

Real-time strategy games like <i>StarCraft</i> might not only increase a person's perceptual abilities, but also enhance their cognitive abilities.<p>In a study …

Canon PowerShot N has Facebook button for speedy sharing

The Canon PowerShot N camera has a dedicated Facebook button and Wi-Fi, letting you quickly share your shots.

Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

Kapture will hold people accountable or replay a minute of your life

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Much like Google(s goog) can settle a bar argument with the tap of a finger, a device launching on Kickstarter might stop …

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24Jan/18<p>To see the full list of this year’s Top Women in Retail honorees, click here. What do you enjoy most about working in the retail industry? …

Pen-shaped gStick mouse promises extra precision

Gordon Alan Stewart of Anchorage, Alaska, conceived of gStick after trying to sign a contract online using a traditional mouse and realizing quite …

Auris Carmen Bluetooth Music Receiver For Car

Auris carmen wirelessly integrates your smartphone with your car stereo system. Simply plug it into your vehicle’s AUX input for hands-free calls and …