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23 Impossibly Cool Gadgets For The Person Who Has Everything

Innovative stuff they'll *actually* use.

Report: Apple plans to nix 3.5mm port on iPhone 7, require Lightning for wired headphones

Citing a reliable source, a report from Japanese blog Macotakara claims that Apple plans to remove the 3.5mm headphone port from the upcoming iPhone 7, helping to achieve a “more than 1mm” reduction in thickness compared to the iPhone 6s. While the screen shape and radius will remain similar, the …

Aftershock's Titan is a laptop with desktop parts

The Aftershock Titan's name is no exaggeration. In fact, with specs that outstrip most desktop computers, it's shaping up to be one of the most beastly gaming laptops ever made.<p>Built by Singapore-based gaming PC maker Aftershock, the Titan costs S$4,500, which roughly converts to US$3,185, AU$4,430 …

Computer Hardware

Turn your thoughts into 3D images with WordsEye

WordsEye is a Web and mobile app that can turn your written text into a 3D image.<p>Featured on Product Hunt this week, its creator says the idea came from the fact that 3D artists can make pretty much anything they imagine, while the rest of us aren’t as well equipped.<p>“The most intimate digital …

See the radio waves constantly bathing you with this app

Whether or not you realize it, there are radio waves constantly washing over you. Thanks to the countless WiFi routers, cellular towers, and GPS satellites (not to mention all the Bluetooth and other smaller wireless devices) the air is literally just a sea of energy. <i>Architecture of Radio</i> is an app …

Opinion: Steam Machines Aren't Helping PC Gaming Evolve

Steam Machines were supposed to bring PC gaming to the masses, but cost, convenience, and confusion are holding them back.<p>The first wave of Valve’s …

Hide your apps inside an invisible folder with this hack

Have you ever wished you could hide apps on your Home screen so others couldn’t see them? Maybe you don’t want to advertise what financial …

Apps

Everalbum aims to bring the emotion back to photos

Over the past decade-plus, Apple, Google, Flickr and others have all tried to re-imagine the way we store and interact with photos.<p>They’ve failed.<p>Storage has shown improvement in recent years with geo-location, facial recognition and better search capabilities but the way in which we interact with …

Air Button adds handy shortcuts to NFC-enabled phones

The idea of customizable add-on buttons for smartphones isn't exactly new. First we had Pressy (which was quickly cloned by Xiaomi and others), then the Dimple NFC button pad came along. So what's next? Well, a Hong Kong startup thinks Dimple has space for improvement, which leads us to the Air …

The 57 best tech gifts you should scramble for this Black Friday

Holiday shopping season is here.<p>Tech Insider's gift guide for tech lovers is chock full of cool gadgets that all make excellent gifts. You'll find something for just about any tech enthusiast in this list.

Android Phones

Chromebit Mini-PC Hits Stores for Only $85

Chromebit Mini-PC Hits Stores for Only $85 Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteGoogle and Asus have created a user-friendly mini-PC at an …

Phazon One Size Fits All Bluetooth Earbuds

Forget those interchangeable buds. Using a simple twist motion, the Phazon one-size-fits-all Bluetooth earbuds provide every user comfortable and …

eora 3D – High Precision 3D Scanning on Your Smartphone

Editor's Rating<p>4.8?<p>Discovered on 2015-11-21<p>Get scanning no matter where you are with eora 3D, the high precision 3D scanner for your smartphone. …

Crowd Funding

Samsung's 'first consumer' VR headset goes on sale

There's a new option for people who need some alone time after Thanksgiving dinner this year -- virtual reality.<p>Samsung's first consumer VR headset, the Gear VR, officially went on sale Friday for $100. Online pre-orders at Best Buy, Amazon and Samsung began November 10.<p>Samsung launched its first …

All configurations of Nexus 6P back in stock at Google Store, shipping in 1-2 days

Going back to at least the Nexus 4, inventory shortages have been the name of the game when it comes to the release of new Nexus devices. Often it can take months or more of fighting and struggling before stock reaches a stable point, as was especially true with the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5.<p>Keeping with …

Pepsi Phone comes out of the blue in China

We don't exactly know why, but China seems to have a thing for the Pepsi brand. Following the Pepsi edition Oppo N1, another company from the Far East is launching a new device that's simply dubbed the Pepsi Phone. From afar, you may mistake this aluminum device as a rebadged Oppo R7 Plus, but it's …

Huawei can quick-charge your phone without hurting its battery

That fast-charging smartphone you just bought has a dirty secret: more likely than not, it's reducing the lifespan or capacity of the battery to get that breakneck speed. Huawei doesn't think you should have to compromise, though. It just showed off a lithium-ion battery whose graphite-coated anode …

Apple Loop: iPhone 7 Leak Is Bad News, iPad Pro Review, Tim Cook Attacks Microsoft

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the potential iPhone 7 Mini, Apple ditching AMOLED screens, various iPad Pro reviews from around the web, Tim Cook’s attack on the Microsoft Surface, Apple’s failure in design, Apple Pay in 10 Downing Street, …

IPhone 7

OnePlus X's poor LTE support makes it a bad choice for the US

If you’re in the US and have been waiting to buy the budget-friendly OnePlus X which will go on sale on November 19, hold that thought: depending on where you live, you may not be able to access LTE networks on AT&T and T-Mobile.<p>The Verge reports that the $250 handset can connect to AT&T’s LTE …

Will Apple's New Money-Transfer Idea Leave Visa and MasterCard in the Dust?

It would set a dangerous precedent for the card networks if Apple builds a new payment product that routes money around their pipes.<p>When Apple launched Apple Pay last year, the more progressively minded in the payments industry were disappointed that it decided to work closely with credit card …

FinTech

These Are the Gadgets Everybody Wants This Holiday

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4-inch iPhone 6c tipped for release in mid-2016

A 4-inch iPhone 6c is rapidly becoming the iPhone equivalent to the Sasquatch — something much discussed, but never actually witnessed.<p>However, according to China’s IHS Technology Research Director Kevin Wang, we should keep faith because this mythical device is really on the way — and will be with …

Apple's Tim Cook says a converged MacBook and iPad won't happen

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't sold on the Surface, and the company doesn't plan on bringing together its MacBook or iPad into a single product like Microsoft's computing device, either. In an interview with the <i>Irish Independent</i>, Cook said: "We feel strongly that customers are not really looking for a …

Jaguar Land Rover wants to make your car pillars disappear

Beautiful as your car’s frame might be, some consider them as visual obstructions that keep drivers from getting the full view of their surroundings …

LG leaps quantum dot rivals with new TV

You'll hear a lot about the awesomeness of "quantum dot" TVs at CES 2015, but don't leap to any conclusions.<p>In fact, LG just announced its first QD-equipped TV, with 4K resolution, natch, three weeks before the start of the Las Vegas tech show on January 6, jumping the gun against rival Samsung.<p>LG …

Amazon sellers hit by nightmare before Christmas as glitch cuts prices to 1p

There were Christmas shopping bargains galore on Amazon’s website over the weekend … for about an hour. Because of a technical glitch, the prices of thousands of items crashed to 1p – giving eagle-eyed customers a pre-Christmas treat while leaving scores of small family-owned businesses nursing …

8 of our favorite smartphone highs and lows of 2014

This year, like all years in recent memory, has seen its share of highs and lows in the mobile world. On the one hand, you have key players making strides, like Apple successfully joining the big-screen party with its new iPhones, and Google launching its Android One initiative off the ground.<p>On …

Mobile Technology

The Pirate Bay archives resurrected as “Old Pirate Bay”

It’s a familiar story: The Pirate Bay goes down, and then it comes back around some time later. Recently The Pirate Bay was taken down after a raid …

Archives

Samsung's virtual reality headset, Gear VR: what you need to know

Samsung's virtual reality headset, dubbed "Gear VR," is available for purchase as of today. For those not following the last three years of virtual reality's return from obscurity, today is a big day: Gear VR is the first virtual reality headset available to general consumers. Though Sony's …

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 …