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Tough Armor Case for the Apple Watch by Spigen

Editor's Rating<p>4.9?<p>Discovered on 2015-05-22<p>Keep your Apple Watch safeguarded from bumps and scratches by enveloping it with the Tough Armor case for …

Crowd Funding

ZeroChroma Folio-Slide iPad Air 2 Case with Removable Bluetooth Keyboard

Integrated kickstand, removable Bluetooth keyboard plus robust design, ZeroChroma’s Folio-Slide <b>iPad Air 2 case</b> may be a must-have accessory if you …

How I nearly became hooked on a $335 laptop bag

When I was first approached about checking out the WaterField Designs $335 Rough Rider messenger bag, it occurred to me that I've never written about something as decidedly non-technical before. Let's face it: When I plop down my case and begin unloading my work stuff, my focus has always been on …

Google Makes it Easier to Search on Your Phone

It’s hard enough to conduct a Web search on a smartphone without the results being at best, irrelevant or at worst, indecipherable. But so often they are both.<p>Today, Google announced that it is rolling out a fix to improve how people view mobile search results. Specifically, it is updating the …

Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

Project Management

Soundbrenner Pulse Helps You Get Down To Your Own Sick Beat

If you find yourself staying out too late with nothing in your brain, perhaps you could use the Soundbrenner Pulse. This haptic smartwatch won’t make calls or manage your calendar for you but it will buzz out time while playing a musical instrument, allowing you to stay on the beat while you’re …

Wearable Tech

The Flir FX security camera and companion apps promise to keep you covered

You may primarily know Flir from its Flir One thermal camera — the one that attaches to the back of your iPhone or Android phone. Alongside its companion app, the Flir One translates thermal energy into real time color images that let you identify obstacles and danger spots in the dark — and even …

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

How to make your Gmail address public without going nuts

At a time when we're all socially connected, making your email address publicly available is often the friendly and approachable thing to do.<p>It can …

ShySpy GPS bike computer designed to monitor performance and protect against theft

There are dozens of bike computers on the market. There are also a few GPS bike security systems out there, like the SpyBike. The ShySpy merges those …

A Smart Watch For Kids, Designed For Worried Parents

Helicopter parents, rejoice: FiLIP’s technology lets you keep track of your kids.<p>An estimated 60% of parents in the United States get their pre-teens cell phones, for reasons like peace of mind and safety. The catch, however, is that those smartphones come loaded with tools that kids can abuse. …

Kids

Panasonic's latest Toughpad has the strength, thickness of 10 smartphones (hands-on)

Panasonic may have bowed out of the consumer smartphone game, but gadgets for businesses are a completely different story. That's why the Japanese company came to Mobile World Congress with a new pair of rugged Toughpad smartphones in tow. You can't mistake them, despite their identical looks, …

Nest's mobile app gets a full makeover, Protect smoke detector support

Since Nest's hardware and app go together like birds of a feather, new mobile software was inevitable after it launched the Nest Protect smoke detector. However, the startup darling has also taken the opportunity to completely revamp its app, mostly to make it easier to see all the important …

Meet Lesson.ly, A Training-As-A-Service Startup That Is Clocking Quick Revenue Growth

If you work for a large company, you likely dealt with an onboarding process. Perhaps little quizzes or pamphlets. I recently enjoyed this precise exercise while joining TechCrunch a few months ago, given that our corporate boss AOL is a fan of all things ancient.<p>The gist is that corporate training …

Bill Gates

<b>Net Worth: $72 billion</b><br>Bill Gates remains atop The Forbes 400, a perch he's held since 1994, despite giving away $28 billion, most of it to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He's also again the world's richest person, having reclaimed that title from Mexico's Carlos Slim earlier this year. Shares …

Instacart, Birchbox Men And The Prowl Take E-Commerce Three Big Leaps Forward

While many of us are slogging through the midweek slump, three companies are sailing over consumers’ pain points with innovative solutions to shop online.<p><b>Real Community Shopping Online</b><p>CafeMom launched The Prowl today adding to their portfolio of online destinations such as TheStir.com and …

Never lose your keys again with HTC Fetch

How many times did you wish you could just call your keys or wallet the way you would when you misplaced your phone? Well, you can do just that with HTC Fetch, a little Bluetooth-enabled tag that just went up for preorder on the site of UK-based retailer Clove.<p>So, how does the aptly named Fetch …

What’s Asseta, A Marketplace For Used Manufacturing Equipment, Doing In Y Combinator? Um, Making Money

Thank you, Y Combinator, for not just investing in a million photo-sharing apps. While you might not be personally excited about an online marketplace where you can buy and sell used manufacturing equipment – and, at launch, primarily semiconductor equipment – a new startup called Asseta …

Autonet Mobile puts a new twist on the car key (video)

Remember Autonet? The company -- which is best known for providing manufacturers like Chrysler with in-car WiFi hotspot solutions -- is launching a new product designed to replace the key fob and enable low-latency remote vehicle control and diagnostics from any smartphone. Of course, this is …

The 25 Best Tech Companies To Work For In 2013

With help from Glassdoor.com, we've put together a list of the 25 tech companies whose own employees rate them most highly.<p>The reviewers account for culture, lifestyle, and what you can learn while working there.<p>All the reviews and ratings taken into account are from the past 12 months, and only …

Acer Aspire P3 review: Forgettable tablet - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Acer Aspire P3</b> is a solidly built, full Core i5 Windows 8 tablet with its own keyboard for under $1,000. The lower-res display at least looks crisp.<p><b>The Bad</b> Generic design, a cheap-feeling keyboard case, last-gen Intel processors.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Yet another Windows 8 Core i5 tablet, the …

Computer Hardware

Schools Choose Dell Latitude 10 Over iPad As Official Tablet

With technology evolving as rapidly as it has over the past decade, it seemed inevitable that tablets would eventually make their way into the classroom. Recently, several school districts decided to take the plunge and institute a 1-to-1 distribution of tablets. You might be thinking education’s …

Was a subway terror plot really foiled by the PRISM surveillance program?

President Obama addressed the US government's controversial domestic surveillance programs on Friday, justifying them in part because of his assessment that "they helped us prevent terrorist attacks," but without mentioning any specific incidents to back up that claim. Now, <i>Reuters</i> and <i>The New York</i> …

Inteliscope app version one shows off its iPhone-enabled sniping skills (video)

In the old days, when you wanted to double-tap a bad guy with an AR-15, you had to rely on plain-jane scopes or sights... booooring. Good thing we live in a more tactically technological time, the age of the Inteliscope -- a mount and app combo that lets you slap an iPhone or iPod touch atop an …

The RK-1 Is An Arduino-Based Mobile Robot You Control With Smartphone Swipes

London-based roboticist Evangelos Georgiou wants to offer an open-source platform for helping Arduino hobbyists take their projects mobile, thanks to a remote controlled robot called the RK-1 that combines a programmable Arduino microcontroller with apps for iPhone or Android, tank tracks, DC …

Huge Labs Launches Honey, A Reddit-Like Message Board For Sharing News In Your Company

Want a way to communicate with your team and are tired of doing so over email? Honey is a new communications platform that allows employees to have an internal message board for sharing interesting news stories or conversations and access them any time.<p>Honey provides a SaaS-based tool for internal …

LayerVault launches free online backups and version control for your graphic designs

The 'GitHub for designers' opens up free accounts to everyone<p>"Designers have kind of been living in the Dark Ages," says Kelly Sutton, the founder of LayerVault. In October of 2011, his company released a Mac application that brought real version control (think Git) to tools like Photoshop, giving …

Fiverr not just $5 anymore, now powering the ‘gig economy’ for up to $500

Fiverr reinvented itself today, keeping the five but adding two zeroes behind it as the everything-for-five-dollars marketplace goes upscale, seeking to power the emerging “gig economy.”<p>The new Fiverr will offer a dramatic new design that transforms the existing mostly text-based Fiverr into a very …

Goji's Smart Lock snaps pictures, welcomes you by name

Burglars of the future beware: the age of the smart lock is coming. There's no shortage of entries into the space these days -- in fact, it was just under a week ago that we spotted the lovely Yves Behar-designed August lock. Goji's (whoever heard of a company named after a fruit?) got a pretty …