Connor Schulte

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Up Close And Personal With Nintendo's Amiibo Figures

Because the <i>Skylanders</i> and <i>Disney Infinity</i> figures weren't enough, the toy population of my desk has been increased by a dozen Nintendo icons. Let's …

Retrogaming

A 23-Year-Old Set A Guinness World Record For Playing A Video Game At 18,569 Feet

"I was on the phone with a new hire at my company," he said. "My phone beeped, and I looked at it, and I got this email saying 'Congratulations, you won,' and immediately I checked out," he tells Business Insider. "Like, I couldn't understand one thing the guy was saying anymore. I just held my …

Mountaineering

Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo is an omnidirectional Bluetooth speaker and a personal assistant. You can ask it to make lists, get the news, search the Internet and …

Amazon Echo

FAA Updates Rules To Prohibit Drone Flights Over Stadiums

The FAA has updated their rules to more clearly prohibit drone flights over stadiums, the update to a “Notice to Airmen” or NOTAM modifies a previously existing restriction on overflights of certain stadiums by manned aircraft. The NOTAM was issued after the September 11th attacks and is justified …

DARPA creates first 1THz computer chip, earns Guinness World Record - ExtremeTech

By on October 31, 2014 at 10:50 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>DARPA, the US military’s R&D …

Apple ‘iPhone’ Trademark Challenged By Indian Firm With Its Own ‘iFon’

Apple confronts yet another trademark issue as an Indian firm has challenged the Cupertino-based technology giant’s “iPhone” brand. iVoice …

Man who owns a smart TV says he’s ‘afraid’ of using it after reading its privacy policy

Just like with other electronic devices that used to be “dumb,” TVs have become increasingly smart lately, but that doesn’t mean that’s necessarily a …

Hewlett-Packard's 3-D Printer Is Essentially a Replicator

The computing and printing giant wants nothing less than to transform industrial manufacturing.<p>When the computing and printing giant Hewlett-Packard announced its plans to enter the nascent market for 3-D printing earlier this week, it set the stakes by saying its technology could trigger a “new …

SkylinkNet Alarm System Starter Kit review: Skylink's DIY security kit is basic but dependable - CNET

Skylink's DIY security kit is basic but dependable<p><b>The Good</b> SkylinkNet's kit was a reliable performer in our tests, with responsive sensors and an easy-to-use app.<p><b>The Bad</b> Skylink won't call the police for you if the alarm goes off, and its system won't integrate into a larger connected-home</b> …

Home Automation

London police raise privacy hackles with gang violence software

London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has completed a 20-week study in a bid to more accurately predict whether specific gang members are likely to commit violence. The software, developed by Accenture, pulls data together from systems already used by the MPS and runs it through an analytics …

If You Want Unlimited Power, Visit Kickstarter, Pronto!

I don't like to recommend Kickstarter projects too much, because I've been burned and I hate to let others down. But once in a while a project comes along, like the Pebble watch I backed on Kickstarter, that makes it worth it. That was an example of an existing smartwatch firm, with a good design, …

Kickstarter

The Kyocera Proteus is a shape shifting flexible smartphone

Despite the amazing progress in display technology in recent years, one thing still remains beyond the mainstream consumer’s grasp: truly flexible screens. Last year Samsung and LG both released high end devices with bendable technology, however in the case of the Galaxy Round it was fixed to the …

Galaxy Note

There's A 'Minecraft' Version Of Disney World, And It Might Be Better Than The Real Thing

This time I wanted to take it easy. So I wandered around the Germany Pavilion at Epcot. I rode on Pirates of the Caribbean at Magic Kingdom. Twice, actually. I ate some snacks so I wouldn't die.<p>Oh, and I did all of that from my couch in "Minecraft."<p>Someone built a 1:1 scale of Disney World in …

Walt Disney Company

Sam’s Club’s Black Friday deal has iPhone 6 for $99 on-contract starting Nov. 15

A leaked sales flyer for Sam’s Club reveals that the wholesale retailer will begin selling the iPhone 6 for as low as $99 with a new two-year service agreement starting November 15th. The upcoming Black Friday promotion will see each iPhone 6 model on sale for $100 off their standard on-contract …

Apperian launches first administrative remote control solution for iOS [Video]

Apperian just launched “Remote Control for iOS”, a feature for its Enterprise App Services Environment that it called “the first and only solution that empowers IT departments to remotely view and interact with employee’s iOS devices as if the device was directly in front of them.” The solution …

R2-D2 and C-3PO Wedding Rings

Ahh geek love. When a pair of Star Wars super fans get married surely you cannot expect them to go with boring old plain metal rings. No, they must …

3D Printed T-Rex Showerhead

Well now I guess we all are going to have to add 3D printers to our holiday shopping lists. With 3D printing technology your imagination is the limit …

WriteBoard

A concept for an electronic whiteboard. The WriteBoard is a 27″ 1080p LCD touchscreen that comes with a marker-sized stylus. Anything you write on it …

Mobile Devices

Microsoft Band

A slim smartwatch that tracks heart rate, steps, calories burned, UV exposure, sleep and has a guided workout. It also receives text messages and …

Apple Retina 5K iMac Has a Screen That Can Stop Traffic

There is a lot to like about Apple's 27-inch iMac With Retina 5K Display. In addition to having the fastest processor that Apple's ever put in an …

This Mesmerizing Map Of The Internet Lets You Explore The Web's Tiny Connections

Web traffic companies like Alexa do a good job of showing the relative ranking of websites, but what about the connections between websites? What do those look like?<p>The Internet Map is an online project that seeks to visualize metrics like web traffic and linking between sites, and the result is a …

Internet

The One App You Need On Your Résumé If You Want A Job At Google

Average pay at Google is $141,000.<p>It's relatively easy to get a job at Google, too.<p>The company is so large and has such a massive need for talent that hiring for Google is something of a headache, so if you have the right skills, Google is really enthusiastic to hear from you.<p>Especially if you know …

MATLAB

The PlayStation TV Might Not Be An Apple TV Killer, But That's Not The Point

It can also read games from a memory card or from the Vita's game cards.<p>It can't stream Netflix. Or Hulu. Or YouTube videos. You can download those apps, but they don't work.<p>And it doesn't look like Netflix will ever be available for the device. "We have no current support plans for Netflix on PS …

Televisions

Dubs Ear Plugs

Dubs Acoustic Filters are stylish ear plugs. They sit flush against the ear and come in four colorways. Dubs claims that the ear plugs have a 12dB …

Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter

The Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter sends content from any Miracast-enabled device to any HDMI-equipped display. Unlike Chromecast, it doesn’t …

Seek Thermal Mobile IR Camera

Unlike the FLIR One, Seek Thermal’s infrared camera is a dongle for Android and iOS devices. It has a 206×156 thermal sensor and a temperature range …

Sony NWZ-WS610 Walkman

This waterproof wearable MP3 player has a ring-shaped Bluetooth remote control for on-the-go adjustments. Lasts up to 8h but can get 1h of use on …

Rapide Lite 3D Printer

An upcoming series of competitively priced 3D printers. The entry-level Rapide Lite 200 for instance has an 8000cm3 build volume, a precise 50 micron …

fps1000 High Speed Camera

A relatively affordable and compact high frame rate camera. The base model’s resolution is 640×480 at 840fps, right up to 16,500fps at 64×64. The …

Paper Airplane Machine Gun

This amazing device was built using 3D printing, a cordless screwdriver, and mechanical know-how. What does it do? It takes flat sheets of paper, …

3D Printing