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Your ability to read this message reveals something incredible about the mind

Can you read the message below?<p>That's not exactly true — just about everybody can read the message with ease. But according to one scientist, our ability to read such messages reveals something pretty incredible about the brain.<p>Interpreting passages like this hardly activates the section of the …

The case for stealth: Should you buy a privacy pouch for your phone?

A couple weeks ago, a British clothing company called The Affair sent me a sample of one of its “1984” blazers, along with the so-called “UnPocket” …

A Smartphone Sidewalk Pops Up on a Busy Street in China

Back in mid-July, a two-way walking lane appeared in Washington, D.C. One side was a dedicated path for smartphone users and the other for people not …

Behavioral Sciences

Sprint’s newest gadget lets you route mobile calls over a wired phone

You may have cut the cord on your home landline, but if you’re like me, you might sometimes get a little nostalgic for the wired telephone. I’m not …

Off-the-grid texting device GoTenna attracts antisurveillance crowd

"If you're solving a problem that is real to them, they're going to come out of the woodwork."<p>Daniela Perdomo, GoTenna CEO

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Script to create a wireless hotspot on a Raspberry Pi

Simon Walters has written a nice script which automagically turns your Pi into a wireless hotspot. It only works with 8188CUS-based adapters at the …

Logitech's backlit keyboard for smart TV

Logitech's Living-Room Keyboard K830<p>Smart TV is great, it enables you to watch media content from your computer or the 'net without the need for a PC in your living room. The one bad thing? Typing with a remote control is the worst.<p>Thankfully, products like the new Logitech Living-Room Keyboard …

Making a Reset Switch for your Rev 2 Raspberry Pi

One of the changes on the Rev 2 Raspberry Pi board, which I haven’t seen anybody write about yet, (apart from Eben in his original announcement) is …

Official ArchWipi - Download Arch Linux Raspberry Pi WiFi Access Point

Change log<p><b>03-22-2015 – Added Raspberry Pi 2 support.</b><br>• 07-17-2014 – Stripped down and optimized Arch Linux even more.<br>• 07-17-2014 – Due to popular demand, …

Iridium's satellite hotspot will get you online nearly anywhere on Earth

Globalstar's Sat-Fi won't be the only game in town for satellite hotspots. Iridium has unveiled the Iridium Go, a hotspot that lets up to five WiFi-equipped devices hop on the internet, send texts and make phone calls from just about anywhere on the planet. It's built for outdoor adventurers with …

Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera Module V2

The Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera v2 is the official “night vision” camera board released by the Raspberry Pi Foundation.<p>The Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera …

Using a USB Audio Device With a Raspberry Pi

My previous tutorial on the Raspberry Pi, Using a Raspberry Pi as an AirPlay Receiver, made use of the device’s built-in 3.5mm jack for audio output. …

Raspberry Pi

Virtual radar - Raspberry Pi and RTL-SDR

As you probably know it's been over a year since Raspberry Pi hit the market. Mine spent most of that year in the drawer, so I decided to see if I …

Supported Wireless Cards

3COM 3CRUSB10075<br>7DayShop W-3S01BLK<br>Alfa AWUS036NEH<br>Alfa AWUS036NH<br>Alfa AWUS036H<br>Alfa AWUS036H<br>Alfa AWUS036NHA<br>AirLink101 AWLL5088<br>Asus USB-N10<br>Asus …

How to Build a Raspberry Pi Retro Game Console 

Since its release, the $35 Raspberry Pi mini-computer has been hailed as the perfect all-in-one retro game console. Now, it’s easier to do than ever, …

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Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Sony's QX Smart Lens attaches an entire camera to your smartphone

Gives a whole new meaning to the idea of interchangeable lenses<p>The rumor that once seemed too wild to be true has just become an official reality with Sony's announcement of the new QX Smart Lens series of smartphone accessories. These so-called lens-style cameras contain almost all the hardware …

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Here’s why your email is insecure and likely to stay that way

Email is the most ubiquitous method of communication on the Internet – maybe even on the planet. It’s built into almost everything, from phones and …

E-ink display wirelessly powered by NFC, offers a second screen for your second screen

By on August 20, 2013 at 11:21 am<p>For a while now, battery tech has been one of the biggest bottlenecks through which future devices and impressive …

Pogo Breakaway Headphone Jack: MagSafe Your Music - Technabob

A few months ago we featured the Neo-Plug, a mobile device charger with a two-piece magnetic tip similar to Apple’s MagSafe. Designer Jon Patterson …

Ofcom clears way for superfast broadband on UK aircraft

The broadcast regulator Ofcom has cleared the way for broadband speeds to be increased by up to ten times on aircraft travelling in the UK.<p>The …

10 Ways to Watch TV and Movies on Your Apple iPad

The iPad's big, high-resolution screen and long battery life make it the perfect gadget for watching TV and movies. Here are the 10 best ways to do …

Garmin Head-Up Display review: Modern HUD guides the way with retro flair - CNET

MSRP: $149.99<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Garmin Head-Up Display</b> reduces driver distraction by projecting GPS information onto the windshield and in the line of sight. Setup is largely automated and painless. Garmin includes two methods of viewing the display.<p><b>The Bad</b> Only one reflective film is included in the box, …

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From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

NEW PRODUCT – Lithium Ion Polymer Battery – 3.7v 150mAh

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2013/04/05/new-product-lithium-ion-polymer-battery-3-7v-150mah/<p>NEW PRODUCT – Lithium Ion Polymer Battery – 3.7v …

Five Can't Miss Cafes in Paris

There seem to be almost an unlimited number of things to do in Paris, including enjoying countless idyllic cafes. To save you hours of listless wandering, below are five incredible cafes in Paris that will leave you longing to return.<p>There seem to be almost an unlimited number of things to do in …

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