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A quick history of Bluetooth

There’s a good chance Bluetooth technology is a regular part of your mobile experience these days. It covers everything from audio for wireless headphones and speakers, pairing gaming controllers and keyboards, tethering internet connections, and even occasionally transferring files over the air. …

Gear & Gadgets

Opinion: Intel’s Vaunt smart glasses are more like Project Jacquard than Google Glass

Google Glass has devolved into nothing more than a meme. What was once a genuine — and quite frankly, noble — attempt at building the first mainstream augmented reality glasses, is now the butt of every AR joke. But whatever you think of it, Glass has one thing going for it. Every single pair of AR …

Segway’s sleek S1 Self-Balancing Personal Transporter returns to $299 shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Segway via Amazon offers its One S1 Self-Balancing Personal Transporter for <b>$299 shipped</b>. Typically $500, today’s offer is a match …

Samsung wants to transform your white board experience with the Samsung Flip

White boards may be a mainstay at startups and tech companies across the country, but just as we tired of dusty chalkboards, we are likely to soon …

How the world’s fastest workstation PC compares to other machines

HP’s Z8 G4 computer is built for superpower users like VR designers and Pixar animators.<p>The HP Z8 G4 is about the size of a carry-on bag, but five years ago, a computer of its oomph would have been as large as a steamer trunk. Size isn’t a big deal to Pixar animators, Formula One engineers, and …

Sitpack ZEN Lightweight Chair Hits Kickstarter

Mono+Mono have created a new versatile chair that can be used either indoors or outdoors and can be collapsed for easy transportation when required. …

Find Problems At Their Source with This High-Res, High Toughness Camera

Clogged drain? Engine trouble? It helps to be able to see just where the problem is, which is where this handy endoscopic camera comes in. With an …

Woman Gets Diabetes, Builds Own Pancreas

For the most part, when we break out the soldering iron to make a project for ourselves – we do so for fun. Sometimes we do so for necessity. Rarely …

This $80 power bank puts a bonafide AC outlet plus USB-A and USB-C ports in your pocket

This RAVPower AC Outlet portable charger is down to $79.99 on Amazon. It was selling as as high as $140 in early October and has been on a steady …

How Your Diet Should Change In Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s

Here's our decade-by-decade guide on how you can eat healthy for life<p>Let's face it: you're not the same person you were in your 20s. As you age, everything from your brain to your metabolism to your penis slows down. Your body is constantly changing over time, so the food you put on your plate …

In a World of Portable Devices, POLATAP Is the Essential Kit for Travelers

Messing about with charging cables isn’t a pleasurable experience at the best of times. But when you’re on a long-haul flight, with your legs rammed …

Lofree keyboard feels like a typewriter, looks spectacular

If you like mechanical keyboards, you <i>love</i> mechanical keyboards. Their clickety-clack action is way more positive than the soft, short travel of any MacBook or Magic Keyboard, and once you get used to them everything else seems squishy. It’s like driving a big American boat-like sedan after spending …

A drone you can’t crash? It’s finally here, thanks to AR and smart glasses

Do you want a drone, but are too worried about either breaking it or something around you? The good folks at drone company DJI, Epson, and Y Media …

Give the ZTE 4.7-inch Android Smart Projector a try for $119 (Refurb, Orig. $400)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>DailySteals offers the certified refurbished ZTE SPRO 4.7-inch Smart Projector for <b>$118.99 shipped</b> when promo code <b>9TO5TOYSPRO</b> is …

How Retailers Use Personalized Prices to Test What You’re Willing to Pay

Have you ever looked up flights or hotels on an app on your phone, only to open your laptop and see different prices?<p>That’s exactly what happened to me recently. I was using Orbitz’s iPhone app to research a vacation package to New York City. Settling on a hotel, I accessed Orbitz’s website on my …

eCommerce

Why Hospitals Need Better Data Science

Airlines are arguably more operationally complex, asset-intensive, and regulated than hospitals, yet the best performers are doing a better job by far than most hospitals at keeping costs low and make a decent profit while delivering what their customers expect. Southwest Airlines, for example, has …

Data Warehousing

The Virtual Singapore project aims to digitize an entire city

It sounds like something out of The Matrix: take all of the data available in a living, breathing, thriving metropolitan city and use it to make a …

Platonics Ark is “the first 3D printer made specifically for architects”

A technology company based in Finland has been working the past 2 years at perfecting a new 3D printer made especially for architects. Currently, the company is seeking crowdfunding from Indiegogo and has 24 days left to get the backing necessary to produce this printer. They call it the Platonics …

6 Indispensable Travel Gadgets Designed for People Who Hate Hotel Rooms

You want to get work done in the hotel room. This gear helps you do just that.<p>Let's get this done, with or without the flaky Wi-Fi in most hotels.<p>These gadgets are designed to help you keep working no matter what, even if your flight is delayed or the power goes out in your hotel room. The real …

Gear & Gadgets

Here's everything the Amazon Echo can do

Here's Navdy, a New Gadget That Can Make Your Old Car Smart

A hands-on review of a device that allows you to get directions and receive messages projected onto a transparent screen on your dash.<p>Chalk it up to early days using the device, but Navdy monopolized my attention on a recent nighttime drive to a nearby hardware store. Toggling through music, …

Gear & Gadgets

Trello Claims 17 Million Fans For Its Popular Project Software

Trello, the startup behind the project management software of the same name, says 17 million users have signed up for its service to date—up more …

How to Make a Mirror That Tells You the Weather

Build a cool mirror that tells the time and the weather while you look at your reflection.<p>Normal mirrors are pretty great, but we live in the future now and so everything needs to be Wi-Fi-compatible. If you've got a boring normal mirror, it's time to turn it into a cool smart mirror that can tell …

Invention of the Day: Handheld Device Is Like Shazam For Fonts – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

London-based designer Fiona O’Leary’s graduation project from the Royal College of Art is a nifty little device that captures and identifies typeface …

7 new travel start-ups making business trips easier | CNN Travel

Startups

Gadget makes your $10 earbuds sound like $200 headphones

What if those lame EarPods that Apple included with your iPhone could sound like top-of-the-line headphones?<p>I'm no audiophile, but even I can hear a clear difference between cheap headphones and high-quality headphones. That is, until I plugged my crappy headphones into the new BoomStick.<p>A tiny $99 …

Consumer Tech

Pocket Tripod – a handy smartphone tripod for hands free usage

Holding your phone gets lame after a little while. Especially if you’re not on a standard headset to ear phone call. We have other things we could be …

Samsung Gear VR (2016)

<b>Pros</b><p>Easy setup. Comfortable. Relatively inexpensive.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Not as visually impressive or technically powerful as PC-based headsets. No charging cable …

Virtual Reality

Wireless Smart Gluco-Monitoring System by iHealth Labs

Price: $30Track, understand, and manage your glucose levels with the Wireless Smart Gluco-Monitoring System by iHealth Labs. This innovative glucose …

Cheerson CX-10C Nano Drone with Camera

We have another great deal in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, the Cheerson CX-10C Nano Drone with Camera for $34.99.<p>The Cheerson CX-10C Nano …

Drones