Kenneth Martin

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Gadget makes your $10 earbuds sound like $200 headphones

What if those lame EarPods that Apple included with your iPhone could sound like top-of-the-line headphones?<p>I'm no audiophile, but even I can hear a clear difference between cheap headphones and high-quality headphones. That is, until I plugged my crappy headphones into the new BoomStick.<p>A tiny $99 …

Audiophile

OmSignal has made a biometric-tracking smart bra

And it's actually comfortable<p>One of the trends we're expecting to see more of at CES is wearable technology built directly <i>into</i> clothing — something that comes with its own practical constraints (like washing it) but could ultimately be more useful than a wrist device that ends up in a drawer. …

Wearable Tech
Customer Service

7 Simple Steps That Will Make You Remarkably Confident | Inc.com

Would you like to be more confident? For most of us the answer is yes. Wherever we are in our lives and careers, we know we could achieve more if we could stop fear and uncertainty from getting in our way.<p>We can, according to Joe Serio, trainer, author, Russian Mafia expert, and author of <i>Overcoming</i> …

Self-improvement

Lockitron Releases 3rd Gen $99 Connected Door Lock, Aims To Improve Product Accessibility

If the connected home has struggled with anything over the past few years it’s accessibility. Ease of use has been improving rapidly but most internet-connected devices are still multiples more expensive than their “dumb home” alternatives.<p>Lockitron has been in the smart home space since 2011, and …

Home Automation

How to teach Siri to recognize only your voice on iOS 9

Tired of "Hey Siri" being triggered on your iOS device by anyone in the room? Read this.<p>When Apple launched "Hey Siri" with iOS 8, you could wake your iOS device with the simple command as long as your iOS device was connected to power.<p>The feature, as useful as it is, had a big problem: It wasn't …

Siri

12 ways to get more battery life from your iOS device running iOS 9

Apple's new iOS 9 will make your old iOS device feel like new again with all of the features and screw tightening it brings.<p>But like every new …

MRI scans used to create 3D-printed hearts for surgery practice

Heart surgeries could be so much safer if surgeons can see <i>and</i> feel an actual representation of the patient's organ before the procedure itself. A system developed by a group of researchers from MIT and Boston Children's Hospital might make that a viable option. By using MRI scans as a blueprint, it …

Keep Track Of Friends In Hazardous Weather Areas With PocketWatch

As a college student, most of my friends and family are spread out in tons of different cities across the country. While I’d love to keep track of major weather events in all of these cities, it is way too time-consuming to constantly check iOS 9’s weather app.<p>Enter PocketWatch.<p>The service lets you …

Pocket Watches

Crockpot Sunday Sauce

You guys, I promise I am well aware it is Monday, but hopefully this crockpot Sunday sauce helps you get through it….<p>I mean, I wish it was still …

Better Than Chipotle's Beef Barbacoa Recipe

This crazy-tender barbacoa made with oxtails and a blend of fruity chilies puts the fast food version to shame.<p><b>Note:</b> Look for dried chilies in a large supermarket or Latin market. If you can't find these exact chilies, any combination of mild, fruity and bright-tasting chilies will do, such as …

Boiled eggs with curly kale

Boiled eggs sitting on a bed of steamed kale, cabbage and garnished with garlic pepper.<p>You guys already know when it comes to breakfast and a light …

This App Tells Your Friends You Got Home Safe

<b>GOOD Magazine:</b> Now Your Friends Can Keep You Safe by Digitally Walking You Home at Night<p>It turns out there may be an upside to surveillance via GPS tracking.<p>A free new iPhone and Android app called Companion allows users to let friends or family members identified as “companions” keep an eye on …

University of Michigan

Pushbullet's free file-sending app Portal arrives for iPhone

Pushbullet’s Portal app that lets you send large (or small) files from your computer to your phone is now available for iOS devices.<p>First launched for Android in June, the app lets you bundle up multiple individual files and beam them to your iPhone for free, made all the more useful by the lack of …

All-week Apple Watch battery life could be possible due to MIT breakthrough

Despite many theoretical improvement, lithium ion batteries remain a very slowly progressing technology. Moore’s Law keeps on helping our gadgets better at conserving batteries, but the batteries themselves aren’t keeping pace with Moore’s Law when it comes to increasing capacity.<p>But a new …

Clean Energy

SanDisk unveils $40 Concierge service for SSD upgraders

SanDisk announces its SSD Concierge service to provide consumers with the tools, software and assistance needed to migrate their computer's data from a hard drive to a SanDisk solid-state drive.<p>SanDisk today announced the availability of its SSD Concierge service that provides consumers with the …

SanDisk

This app is everything OS X Finder wants to be

Maybe it’s just me, but Finder is one of the default Mac apps I find most annoying. Even though Apple introduced tabs to the default experience a few years ago, Finder still makes it harder than it should to move files from one folder on your computer to another.<p>Commander One, a Finder alternative …

GNARBOX - a complete photo & video editing machine that fits in your pocket

Photo and video editors will know getting work done on-the-go is no simple task. Bulky laptops and other hardware can be cumbersome; not to mention, they can get damaged in the process. We love digging through Kickstarter and came across something that may change your work flow. Enter the GNARBOX, …

Kickstarter

How to run Windows 10 on your Mac (Boot Camp)

Moov's new fitness tracker will coach you through your workout

Moov has launched its new wearable fitness device – MOOV NOW – which is available for pre-order, with a limited number being sold at a discounted price of $59.99 instead of $99.99.<p>The band itself is designed to be lightweight and breathable, and is worn on the ankle as opposed to the wrist. It …

SanDisk's wireless flash drive gives your phone more storage

For all the advances we've made in mobile computing, transferring files between your phone and your desktop is still kind of a pain in the ass. We've tried using dongles, adapters and even double-sided USB thumb drives, but none of them <i>really</i> solved the problem. Today, Sandisk announced a new …

Pocket for iOS will now read your articles to you

Pocket has updated its read-later app on iOS with a new text-to-speech (TTS) feature, so you can have it read your articles out loud to you.<p>To use it, just open up any article in the latest version of Pocket, tap the … button and select Listen (TTS).<p>The feature has been available on Android for …

Save the world using your PC or phone

By joining your machine to others around the world, you could help eradicate diseases or find alien life.<p>Volunteer computing is a way for people to get their computers or phones to link up to solve complicated modeling and calculations to aid in research projects. What's being volunteered is your …

University of Washington

Pocket for iOS adds the ability to listen to articles with new text-to-speech feature

Pocket, the popular app that allows users to save articles and read them later, has received an update that adds another way to consume saved articles. Announced in a blog post, Pocket for iOS now supports Listen, the company’s popular text-to-speech feature that was previously available only on …

Lily Camera Is A Drone That Automatically Follows You

Meet the friendliest drone on the market.<p>That's because the drone is made to follow around its user completely automatically — no controller necessary — tracking a GPS wristband and following commands issued from a smartphone app.<p>The camera is built right into the drone, and shoots video at up to …

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Amazon Launches an App Marketplace for WorkSpaces Users

Amazon has launched a new marketplace for apps that can be deployed on its cloud-based virtual desktops.<p>AWS Marketplace for Desktop Apps offers more than 100 tools for accounting, business intelligence, collaboration, productivity, customer relationship management, design, web development, and …

This Camouflage Coating Hides Submarines From Sonar

Sound waves bounce around the vessel, even if it has sharp corners<p>Imagine a material that wicks sound across its surface like water droplets sliding over a windowpane. For submarines, such a coating would mean an entirely new way to slip past sonar without detection as sound waves pass harmlessly …