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The Smart Key Chain Will Store Your Files, Check Your Email, And Find Your Keys

Because <i>everything</i> is getting smarter, it would be silly to think that keychains would be exempt.<p>The Smart Keychain has four uses in one small package: USB file storage, upcoming calendar alerts, incoming email notifications, and a key locator.<p>The file storage bit, to me at least, is kind of a joke …

Keep this banana iPhone case away from monkeys

What's big, long, and yellow and won't fit in your pocket? This giant banana case for your iPhone, of course.<p>You may not want to bring this phone case with you to the zoo, but if you're looking for a fashion statement, there's no doubt the Big Banana case for your iPhone 5 (and 5S) will get people …

Monkeys

OS X Yosemite Beta: First Impressions, Installation Tips, Known Issues, and Bug Fixes

Today marked the first day of Apple's public beta testing program for OS X Yosemite, letting thousands of non-developers download the software for the first time. With so many new users, new issues and bugs in the beta are coming to light and being catalogued in our Yosemite forum.<p>We've pulled out …

Amazon Fire Phone teardown reveals hints of Apple, Samsung

Gadget repair expert iFixit takes a deeper look into the guts of Amazon's first smartphone and finds several new details.<p>Amazon appears to have taken a few hints from Apple and a few chips from Samsung in the building of Fire , its first smartphone. Gadget repair expert iFixit published a teardown …

Mobile Technology

Rank Hotels Based on the Quality of Their WiFi

There are few things more frustrating than booking what you think is a great hotel, and then learning about the woeful WiFi service you are subject to when you arrive… having almost certainly already paid for your stay.<p>There may be a remedy for that, or at least a way to wise up on crappy hotel …