Jared Rice

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Japanese Sword Inspired Titanium Folding Knife

Inspired by traditional Japanese swords a new titanium folding knife is launched via Kickstarter this week in the form of the ODA VG10 folding knife. …

Industrial Design

Organise Your Desk Using Blox

If like me you have trouble keeping your desk tidy you may be interested in a new desk organisation system called Blox “precision crafted” from solid …

Gear & Gadgets

AKTIVO Electric Scooter 15 Mile Range, 18mph Top Speed

A new electric scooter has been created by AKTIVO in the form of the world’s first hubless electric scooter featuring a single piece magnesium frame …

Gear & Gadgets

Shenzhen Startup Blackview Unveils An 'Uncrackable' Walkie Talkie Phone

Last year, I came across a Shenzhen brand called Blackview which claimed that its budget phone was virtually indestructible, so I purchased a unit and tossed it around as test. It took about 20 minutes and a dozen slams to the ground, but I eventually did break the phone after a sustained …

Walkie-talkies

This new car charger has ambient lighting, car battery monitoring, and it remembers where you parked

If you have a car, there are a few things that you undoubtedly need. You need to charge your phone in your car, of course, and you need to remember …

Tech Trends

The End of All That's Good and Pure About the Internet

We regret to inform you that the internet is on red alert once again. On Wednesday, the EU’s Legislative Committee voted to adopt sweeping measures …

Internet

Square offers alternative to its iPad point-of-sale register

Square provides cash registers for small businesses. For years, these were built around iPads, but the company now makes Square Register, its own Android-based point-of-sale terminal.<p>It hasn’t dropped the iPad version, but recommends its own system for businesses that take in over $125,000 per year.<p>…

Microsoft Reportedly in Talks With Walmart to Build Checkout-Free Stores Like Amazon Go

Even though there’s only one Amazon Go location so far, it seems the existence of Amazon’s cashier-less, checkout-free convenience store has left …

This is what a stretchy circuit looks like

Researchers in China have made a new hybrid conductive material—part elastic polymer, part liquid metal—that can be bent and stretched at will. …

Can You Recommend an HDR-Capable HDMI Splitter?

<b>Q</b> I have searched extensively for an HDMI splitter that will let me connect a high dynamic range source to both my new Dolby Vision-capable Vizio TV …

Pocket iPhone dolly lets you capture cinematic shots

Few if any dollies – the wheeled rigging filmmakers use to capture smooth horizontal camera shots – fit in a back pocket. A cute little cart called MUWI does and is ready to roll on the set of your next iPhone flick.<p>Four rotary legs with tiny wheels fold out from its oval-shaped dolly base and a …

iPhone X works fine after two weeks in a river

Drop an iPhone into a lake or rushing river and you can usually kiss it goodbye. But the owner of an iPhone X was pleasantly surprised when it was returned to her in working order – two weeks after dropping it in a river.<p>The submerged iPhone was found on a recent dive by a YouTube treasurer hunter …

This TV-shaped speaker is the cutest gadget to grace your nightstand

Shenzhen, China-based hardware brand Lofree is slowly making a name for itself in the world of tech accessories. Its latest offering, the QTV alarm speaker is absolutely adorable, and could make for a great addition to your nightstand – or a gift for people who enjoy retro design.<p>The company is …

Gear & Gadgets

The EU is one step closer to banning memes and 'destroying the internet'

<b>The European Union (EU) is pressing ahead with efforts to ban online memes under new digital copyright laws, with the controversial rules – Article</b> …

Radsone's EarStudio is the best gift for audiophiles missing the headphone jack

I miss having a headphone jack on my phone. You probably do too. Bluetooth headphones are getting better, but on the whole they pale in comparison to the decades of excellent wired headphones out there.<p>That’s where the RadSone EarStudio ES100, possibly my new favorite gadget, comes in. For $99, not …

Audiophile

Lightform’s first augmented reality projection device offers ‘theme park-level special effects’

Augmented reality is quickly becoming more and more popular, with companies like Apple and Google offering new platforms. Promising to offer a radically new paradigm for interacting with software and the world around us, many have gotten a taste of AR thanks Apple’s ARKit. The folks over at …

Augmented Reality

AI is already better at spotting skin cancer than human doctors

Artificial intelligence has already shown its ability to outperform humans at various tasks from playing board games to scanning legal documents. Now …

Today in Apple history: First-gen iPad rolls out around the world

<b>May 28, 2010:</b> Customers across Europe and Asia queue up to buy the iPad when Apple’s new tablet finally rolls out internationally.<p>The reason for the gap between the iPad’s U.S. launch in early April and its international debut more than a month later? Unexpectedly large demand for the …

We need an ‘invisibility switch’ to hide from dark interactions

Woman A: “Hello. How can I help you?”<br>Woman B: “Hi. I’m calling to book a woman’s haircut for a client. I’m looking for something on May 3.”<br>Woman A: “Sure. Give me one second — sure. What time are you looking for around?”<br>Woman B: “At 12 p.m.”<p>Most of you will recognize this phone conversation. Not …

HTC officially doubles down on the edge with the U12+

HTC has officially announced the U12+, their supersized flagship device for 2018. If you’ve been keeping up with the rumors lately you probably …

A Nintendo 64 console reissue might be on the way

Over the past couple of years, Nintendo made its beloved 8-bit and 16-bit consoles, the NES and SNES, available in modern avatars with preloaded games for fans of the originals. Now, Nintendo Life reports that a similar effort with the Nintendo 64 might be underway.<p>That’s from a Japanese trademark …

No one will know you’re secretly recording 1080p video with this $25 spy pen

If you have a reason to covertly record video and audio — a LEGAL reason to covertly record video and audio, that is — then we’ve got the perfect …

Tech Trends

Anker Soundcore Motion Q Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

Enjoy powerful sound at your fingertips with the Anker Soundcore Motion Q Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker. This speaker offers 360-degree audio with a …

Crowd Funding

New Nokia X6 Sells Out In 10 Seconds In China

It looks like the new Nokia X6 could be a hit for HMD Global as the handset has sold out in just 10 seconds in China. This is the first sale of the …

Want to live in a giant iPod? You can if you move to Dubai

Are you enough of an Apple fan that your dream is to live in a building explicitly modeled after an Apple device? Quite possibly not — but, thanks to Hong Kong architect James Law, such an opportunity is there if you want it. Well, provided you can afford it, that is!<p>The building in question is a …

From baking to air-frying, Breville’s Smart Oven Air does it all

Previous Next<p>1 of 14<p>When you think of a toaster oven, you might recall images of that cheap countertop appliance you used during college. It featured …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today in Apple history: Apple pays $15 million to promote Mission: Impossible

<b>April 18, 1996:</b> Apple unveils a massive $15 million promotional tie-in for the <i>Mission: Impossible</i> movie starring Tom Cruise.<p>Designed to promote the PowerBook, which Cruise uses in the spy flick, the marketing campaign comes at a particularly bad time. With Apple attempting to climb back into the …

Paramount Pictures

High-end mousepad makes your Magic Mouse even more magical

The Magic Mouse is one of the best mice Apple has ever built, but it doesn’t suit everyone. Some users complain that it has a high level of friction on certain surfaces, while also making an annoying scratching noise when it moves.<p>If you’re one of those folks, you may be interested in a new …

Now Anyone Can Create Their Own Personalized Alexa Skill in Just Minutes

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>(AMZN)—Amazon today introduced Alexa Skill Blueprints, a new way to create your own personalized skills and responses for …

The Ridge Warrior is a high-end eBike that’s built to handle any terrain

eBikes are awesome. I recently got one and love riding it. Having an electric motor on your bike can really help, whether you’ve worn yourself out or just need a little extra help getting up a hill, that motor and battery are irreplaceable. One thing about most eBikes, however, is that they …

Electric Vehicles