Alec Sadler

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Set Up a Raspberry Pi as a Live Streaming Camera That Broadcasts to YouTube

If you’ve ever wanted to live stream to YouTube but didn’t want to spend much money to do so, MakeUseOf has a guide for setting up a Raspberry Pi as …

Make really slick GIFs with text that follows movement, using Google's Motion Stills app

Google's Motion Stills app just got a sweet update, allowing you to add text that can track moving objects in a video automatically.<p>The text follows …

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

Deals on the coolest gadgets from CES 2016

As usual, CES 2016 provided us with a glimpse of things to come in consumer tech this year. From virtual reality, smart home devices, the internet of things, and more, there was no shortage of awesome, cutting edge gadgets on display. Now that many of those products are moving out of prototype and …

Zeus 3D copier and printer does it all in one

We're already used to 2D copiers and printers. Slip a piece of paper in, push a button, and a copy comes out. Now, that same sort of capability is coming to the 3D world with the AIO Robotics Zeus all-in-one 3D scanner, copier, and printer on Kickstarter.<p>The process is fairly simple. You place an …

Leap's Airspace app store hits beta ahead of July 22nd launch

About a year after Leap Motion's "Kinect on steroids" controller made its debut, Leap's Airspace app store has finally moved into beta testing. Access to Airspace will be available on both the Mac and PC, and is limited to the 12,000 or so developers who currently own a Leap controller. As of …

Google X acquires Makani Power, an airborne wind turbine manufacturer

Larry Page just picked up another bird for his flying craft collection, and this plane doesn't even carry passengers. In fact, it's not used for transportation at all -- the aircraft is tethered to the ground. Google X, the tech giant's experimental arm, recently acquired the device's designer, …

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: the next console war pits living room against cloud

Microsoft and Sony's consoles are alike, but their visions diverge<p>We think of video game consoles as being principally about, well, the games. But when the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 went head-to-head in 2006, it wasn't games that truly determined the victor. What eventually drove the Xbox 360 to …

Vudu Player for iOS Gets Updated With Ability to Download Movies

VUDU, the third most popular internet video-on-demand provider behind Apple's iTunes and Amazon's Instant Video, today updated its app with a feature that allows users to download movies for offline viewing, a redesigned video player, and more.<p>Previously, VUDU users using the VUDU Player app had to …

This 18-Year-Old's Invention Could Make Your Future Phone Instacharge

While you are hanging out on the Internet (in your underwear, maybe?) on a Saturday, kids that are smarter than either of us are out there getting …