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Arduino's new 3D printer lets you modify just about everything

If you're a fan of Arduino's tinker-friendly approach to computing, you'll be glad to hear that it's now extending that open philosophy to 3D printers. The company has teamed up with Sharebot to unveil the Materia 101, a small (5.5 inches by 4 inches) printer that's built to be both friendly to …

Light Up Arcade Belt Buckle

Any crafty person with some hot glue and a Pinterest account could just put together a belt buckle from some old arcade game parts. But this Arcade …

Asus VivoMini Mini PC Launches In November For $149 (video)

Asus has this week added a new addition to their range of mini PC systems, in the form of the newly unveiled Asus VivoMini mini PC that is capable of …

Pebble Slashes The Price Of Its Smartwatch To $99 Before Apple Starts Selling The Apple Watch

Starting Tuesday, the entry-level Pebble will cost $99. The Pebble Steel, which is basically the same device as the regular Pebble but comes encased in a metal body, will cost $199.<p>Pebble watches work with both Android phones and the iPhone and can show you incoming notifications like texts, …

Smartwatches

This is what your first food 3D printer could look like

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>Last time I checked in with 3D printing startup Structur3D, its unusual paste-extruding machine was a …

Stationary bike MMO lets you race the world without leaving home

Indoor cycling normally isn't as fun as the outdoor variety, and it certainly isn't as social. Where's the thrill of blowing past a rival? That's what Zwift's upcoming massively multiplayer cycling game promises to solve. So long as you have a training bike with at least speed and cadence sensors, …

iOS 8 third-party keyboards want 'Full Access,' but some are concerned over privacy

Through the years, there are features that have debuted for other platforms that many iOS users have clamored for. Third-party keyboards are some of …

The Pneumad portable shelter inflates itself

This is one of a number of similar portable shelters that can be towed by a car. Others include the very basic Taku-Tanku made from two water tanks, …

In-app browsers for iOS may be sniping your data

The hits keep coming for iOS today, don’t they? A new report suggest in-app browsers for iOS can log you keystrokes, right down to your username …

First iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Shipments Reportedly Land on U.S. Soil

Apple's first iPhone 6 and 6 Plus shipments are already landing on U.S. soil, reports <i>CCAonline</i> (via <i>iPhone in Canada</i>). According to the report, the first cargo pallets have been transported to Chicago in two "special cargo" batches from Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport via China Southern …

Why Terrorists Love Twitter

In 2011, the Somali Islamist group known as Al-Shabab took to Twitter. Its official handle taunted the group’s enemies, boasted of battlefield …

H2OME – Your house at the bottom of the ocean

Living on the bottom of the ocean is not a new concept. It's a theme that has been visited in literature, cinema, games, and even a few hotels have …

Motorola's new Bluetooth headset hides inside your ear

In case you need a stylish new Bluetooth headset to go along with your brand new Moto X, Motorola also announced the Moto Hint. Meant to be as discreet as possible, the Hint almost looks like an ear plug when worn. It's so discreet that the Hint doesn't even have buttons -- simply tap its …

Who is putting up 'interceptor' cell towers? The mystery deepens

Mysterious “interceptor” cell towers in the USA are grabbing phone calls — but they’re not part of the phone networks. And, two experts told VentureBeat today, the towers don’t appear to be projects of the National Security Agency (NSA).<p>The towers were revealed by Les Goldsmith to Popular Science …

Parallels Access remote access app jumps from iPad to iPhone, gains Finder-like functionality

The name Parallels is synonymous with software for running the Windows OS on a Mac, but over the past couple of years, the company has turned into so much more. Last year, we reviewed Parallels Access, an application for the Apple iPad that allows the iPad to serve as a conduit for remotely …

The Konstruktor F Is The Best Do-It-Yourself SLR Camera

Once the rage was all about taking a snapshot and getting the film developed fast so you could look at the picture. That’s part of the reason that …

Cameras

Bleep Cable Charges your Phone and Backs Up Data

I’d bet many people out there back up most of the data on their smartphones using a cloud service of some sort. If you are the type that thinks …

Mysterious Phony Cell Towers Could Be Intercepting Your Calls

Every smart phone has a secondary OS, which can be hijacked by high-tech hackers<p>Like many of the ultra-secure phones that have come to market in the wake of Edward Snowden's leaks, the CryptoPhone 500, which is marketed in the U.S. by ESD America and built on top of an unassuming Samsung Galaxy …

A video first look at Apple’s new iPhone charger and fully reversible Lightning cable

Over the past week, two new leaks from abroad have given us new details about what accessories will be coming with the iPhone 6. The first leak suggested that the iPhone 6 would ship with a Lightning cable with a fully reversible USB plug; the second leak — which came just this morning — suggested …

iPhone 6 Leaks Reveal Protruding Camera And Detailed Dimensions

Two weeks. That’s how long we have left until Apple is expected to officially announce the iPhone 6 on 9 September. But until then the leaks keep coming and this week they cover two areas that had seemingly been shrouded in secrecy: the camera and the phones’ exact dimensions… and one appears to …

Governments are buying tools that track your phone nearly anywhere

Don't think that widespread cellphone surveillance is the sole province of big nations like the US and UK; apparently, it's within reach of just about any country with enough cash and willing carriers. The <i>Washington Post</i> understands that "dozens" of countries have bought or leased surveillance …

Makeshift Apple VR headset: How to use Google Cardboard with an iPhone (Video)

If you’re not familiar with Google Cardboard, it’s one of the most affordable and portable VR headsets to date. It’s a very simple creation in terms of design and functionality, but provides a solid look into the future of technology without breaking the bank. Why? Because it’s made almost entirely …

iPhone 6 Apparently Confirmed By China Telecom

The long wait is over. The iPhone 6 has been revealed, but the announcement didn’t come from the lips of Tim Cook on a stage in California. Rather, China Telecom seems to have become a bit impatient and gone ahead and announced the upcoming Apple flagship phone on its own with a post on Weibo, a …

ADAK camping trailer keeps you cozy off the grid

"We are hunters, fisherman [sic], campers, and enjoy all things outdoors, especially when we can get off the beaten path and go where there are no …

This New Card Skimmer Is Almost As Thin As A Credit Card

Good old Brian Krebs has the scoop on a new card skimmer found in Europe. How is it different? It literally fits right into the card slot of any ATM, essentially allowing unfettered access to cards as they slide through. Add in a tiny camera and you’ve got a complete card cloning system.<p>The skimmer …

iSensor HD Home Security Camera System With Panning Feature (video)

Anyone in the market for a new home or office security camera system might like to give this new iSensor HD IP security system more investigation.<p>The …

The Living Cube by Till Könneker saves space in micro apartments

This space-efficient box by Swiss designer Till Könneker creates a separate sleeping area and compact storage solutions for studio apartments (+ …