Cole Kimber

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Cryptography experts pen open letter against NSA surveillance

The pressure on the US government to reform the NSA’s surveillance programs is growing. Apple, Google, and Microsoft all called for change last month alongside a petition from international authors calling for an end to mass surveillance. President Obama announced big changes to government …

Scratch Wireless Opens Up Its Free WiFi-Only Wireless Service

T-Mobile may be trying to disrupt the traditional wireless model in the US with its Uncarrier initiative, but there’s another level of new mobile service providers that have taken things a step further. Scratch Wireless just opened up invitations to its free wireless over WiFi plan, joining …

Huawei’s ‘phablet’ takes off globally, doesn’t seem so crazy after all

China’s emergence as a global tech player is a continuing trend in consumer electronics, and the rise of China’s Huawei is a prime example.<p>The company wants to be a global brand in tech products and will continue to expand its presence in the U.S. market, Colin Giles, executive vice president at …

Why Buy Pre-Fab? Build a PS4!

The PlayStation 4 is the latest and greatest in gaming consoles and admittedly, also takes a very significant leap forward from its immediate …

Garmin's New Dashcam Will Let You Tape All The Insanity

Garmin is mostly notable for its GPS systems, but it’s been expanding into other products, ranging from fitness trackers to pilot’s watches. And now …

Gunn Audio's SX Smart Speaker Series Is World's First Sound System That Runs Android (video)

CES will see the launch of the world’s first Android sound systems with built-in Wi-Fi and LCD touch screen with Gunn Audio’s SX Smart Speaker …

Bluetooth Audio Cassette Adapter

File this one under “how does this product not exist yet?” Apparently there are many mp3 to audio cassette adapters and they’re all like this Belkin …

Sony QX Series Lens Cameras

The QX cameras are zoom lens cameras that don’t have a viewfinder. They work on their own, but they really shine when you connect a smartphone using …

Cameras

ParaShoot 2.0 Camera

A tiny camera that can record 720p video and take photos. It also has various mounts, such as a magnet mount and a car mount. It works on its own, …

Snooperscope Night Vision Camera

A night vision camera for iOS and Android devices. It doesn’t need your device’s camera; instead it wirelessly streams video to your device through …

AirTame Wireless HDMI Dongle

A dongle that lets you wirelessly send video and audio to any device with an HDMI port, even without an Internet connection. Mirror your computer’s …

M-Audio M3-8 3-Way Speaker

The M3-8 is a professional-quality powered 3-way monitor with a size, price, design and sound that even audiophiles will love. Each has an 8″ …

Garmin HUD

A display peripheral for Garmin’s Android, iOS and Windows Phone 8 apps. The HUD connects to mobile devices via Bluetooth and displays traffic …

Thodio iBox XC

The iBox XC has two 100W amplifiers, two Kevlar-coned speakers, a 12-hour battery and a beautiful case made of your choice of wood. Optional add-ons …

Geek DAC & Headphone Amp

Light Harmonic’s Geek is a DAC and headphone amplifier that plugs into computers via USB. It’s inspired by the Da Vinci DAC and can create a 3D …

Bitcoin regulation, here we come: Singapore clarifies tax policies

Singapore is providing some clear guidance on how merchants can manage taxation on Bitcoin transactions.<p>This is a step ahead of most governments, which have yet to issue clear regulations around the new alternative payment. Even many financial corporations have held it at arm’s length: PayPal …

Ripoff nation: How Verizon and AT&T stacked the deck against cellphone users

Heads they win. Tails you lose<p>If you live in America, there’s a good chance you’ve not been overjoyed by your wireless plan. Simply by using a device essential to your daily life, you have been screwed. Let us count the ways.<p>If you overestimate how many voice minutes, text messages and data usage …

Overstock makes $124K from 780 Bitcoin orders a day after giving the crypto-currency a thumbs up

Overstock.com took a gamble on Bitcoin that quickly seems to be paying off.<p>The company made $124,000 through 780 Bitcoin orders within less than 24 hours of accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment.<p>Overstock announced a partnership with popular Bitcoin wallet Coinbase yesterday, making it the largest …

Bitcoin vault offering insurance is 'world's first'

<b>A Bitcoin storage service that is insured against the loss and theft of the digital currency has launched in London.</b><p>Elliptic Vault uses "deep cold storage", where private encrypted keys to bitcoins are stored on offline servers and in a secure location.<p>The facility's founders say they are the …

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