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Documentary on the DRM-breaking farmers who just want to fix their tractors, even if they have to download bootleg Ukrainian firmware to do it

Motherboard's short documentary, "Tractor Hacking: The Farmers Breaking Big Tech's Repair Monopoly" is an <i>excellent</i> look at the absurd situation …

Emberlight

Why spend a fortune on smart light bulbs when the ones you have work just fine? That's the idea behind Emberlight. This intelligent lighting …

Smart Garden Sensor Edyn Moves Past Kickstarter Goals, Eyes Android

A month ago, I wrote about an Internet of Things soil sensor called Edyn that tracks light, humidity, temperature, soil nutrition and moisture data for gardeners.<p>The company, which first launched at TechCrunch Disrupt last year, beat their initial $100,000 goal for a first production run on …

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 …

Soundhawk

Soundhawk is a Bluetooth headset that reduces background noise. It comes with a mobile app that lets you pick from different settings (driving, …

Jawbone Era

Jawbone have released a new updated version of the Era Headset. It is smaller, lighter and more comfortable than its predecessor, it also features an …

Trax | Real-time Gps Tracker

Trax is the world´s smallest real-time GPS tracker. Unlike other trackers on the market, Trax delivers real time positioning, meaning the exact …

Powerqube

The Powerqube is a revolutionary device that allows you to charge and power up to nine devices simultaneously! It features three USB ports and six …

Igrill Mini

iGrill Mini is the ultimate gadget for the BBQ lover, the ultra compact Bluetooth grilling thermometer lets you know when your food is ready from …

5 Ways to Secure Your Home with SmartThings

SmartThings lets you know what’s happening at home wherever you are—and at a fraction of the cost of traditional home security systems. It reacts …

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How NASA, Cisco, And A Tricked-Out Planetary Skin Could Make The World A Safer Place

The Earth’s largest sensor network has evolved and now utilizes a space-to-mud-to-ocean sensing system to help protect Brazil from disasters of all kinds. Could it work across the globe?<p>It’s 2011 in Brazil.<p>Following a series of mega landslides in the country that resulted in 1,000 deaths, Brazil’s …

Government Scientists Created Crude Oil from Algae in Mere Minutes

Be excited, Earthlings, because science has a surprise for you. Engineers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Profiles<p>Atlanta’s realest rapper doesn't say much—but when he does, we listen.<p>By Samuel Hine20 hours agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>Your new summer secret …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

SanDisk’s wireless flash drive: A simple storage boost for your iOS or Android phone

I love my 32GB iPhone 5s(s aapl), but it’s barely a month old and I’ve already used more than half of the storage capacity. When my previous iPhone …

The team behind Mac image editor Pixelmator plays David to Adobe's Goliath

Feature<p>What began as a spark of inspiration between two brothers has grown into one of the most popular image editing applications in the world, and …

Revolv Home Automation Hub

Home automation can be great — it helps you efficiently keep everything in your house chugging along smoothly and on schedule — but at some point all …

Alternative Android OS CyanogenMod Launches 'One-Click' Installer

CyanogenMod, a replacement Android distribution for smartphones, has released a ‘one-click’ installer to lower the barrier of entry for Android handset owners looking for a more open-sourced and feature packed version of Google’s mobile OS.<p>Based on Android’s Jelly Bean 4.3 release, CyanogenMod is a …

The Spy Who Saved The World—Then Tried To Destroy It

Meet the Russian spy who saved the world from disaster during the Cuban Missile Crisis—and then almost provoked the West into launching a preemptive …

The Living Cube

One for the DIY lovers. The Living Cube is a homemade project by Till Konneker. After moving into a small apartment studio without storage room, Till …

Disconnect Search, Built By Ex-Google And Ex-NSA Engineers, Lets You Use Google, Bing And Yahoo Without Tracking

Started as a side project by then-Googler Brian Kennish back in 2010 to cut out ad tracking during a person’s Facebook browsing session, Disconnect has gone on to raise funding (twice), to work on multiple browsers and sites, and create apps for specific users (e.g., kids), and take on more …

Baron Fig Notebook

Writers, artists, designers, musicians, and other creative sorts know the importance of a great notebook (and no we aren't talking about your laptop) …

Nymi

Nymi is a new smart wristband capable of replacing your passwords, your car keys, even your fingerprints! Developed by Bionym, it uses a person´s …

Hexbright Flex

After an uber successful kickstarter campaign, HexBright Flex is now available. The flashlight is capable of 500 lumens of dazzling power! it is also …

800 Pound Gorilla Among Data Brokers Lets You See Their Dossier About You Starting Today

As first reported here in Forbes in June, data broker Acxiom, after long denying consumers access to complete dossiers about them in their files, has decided to open their vault to the general public. The big day has finally arrived. Earlier on Wednesday, the Little Rock, Ark. company launched a …

The Terrifying Search Engine That Finds Internet-Connected Cameras, Traffic Lights, Medical Devices, Baby Monitors And Power Plants

Marc Gilbert got a horrible surprise from a stranger on his 34th birthday in August. After the celebration had died down, the Houston resident heard an unfamiliar voice coming from his daughter’s room; the person was telling his sleeping 2-year-old, “Wake up, you little slut.” When Gilbert rushed …

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10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

HTC One wins Gold at Computex 2013 design and innovation awards

The good news for HTC just keeps on piling up. Earlier this year, it managed to win the “Best Mobile Handset, Device or Tablet” category in the Global Mobile Awards for its flagship HTC One. Now, that same phone has also netted the Taiwan-based company the Gold award in this year’s Computex design …

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