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The Logitech Craft keyboard’s giant button is a tactile dream

Button of the Month: Logitech Craft keyboard<p><i>In today’s digital age, it can sometimes feel like hardware has taken a back seat to the software that drives devices. Button of the Month is a new column that will look at some of these buttons and switches on devices both old and new to appreciate how</i> …

From Japan, a typewriter in your pocket

The Pomera DM30 is a distraction-free word processor that goes 20 hours on a pair of AAs. However, this latest generation of a decade-old product …

Samsung launches LED that 'boosts plant growth'

Samsung Electronics has launched the LH351B Red, an LED that emits red at 660nm wavelength and boosts photosynthesis of plants.<p>Samsung has launched …

This Incredible Repair Tape is 100 Times Stronger Than Duct Tape

Look out duct tape; FiberFix Repair Wrap is the handyman’s secret weapon every homeowner deserves to know about.<p>Originally designed for the military, …

Review: ElevationLab’s innovative hybrid CordDock blends a unique MFi cable and slim, sturdy dock

We tested out the ElevationDock 4 (reviewed) last fall and concluded that it lives up to the self-proclaimed title of “the best dock for iPhone.” The company released its latest offering, CordDock – a hybrid product last month, and we’ve been able to test it out for the last few weeks. Here’s how …

Get smart: The best educational apps for iPhone and Android

“Educational” is a broad term. When it comes to mobile apps, there’s a diverse range of software that falls under the umbrella of education. You …

Apps

Wacom's digital notepads take you halfway to a Yoga Book

Just tape a tablet to the top for the rest<p>One of the most interesting bits of tech at IFA this year has been the digital notepad feature of Lenovo's Yoga Book. Slip a pad of paper onto the touch panel, start drawing with Lenovo's pen (using real ink!), and your analog scribbles will be immediately …

Gear & Gadgets

Stop what you’re doing and buy these $38 headphones

The Carbo Tenore could cost ten times as much and they’d still be a steal<p>Words fail me. I’ve seen — or, more accurately put, <i>heard</i> — the audio price-performance curve shattered into tiny little pieces and I’m still reeling from it. The Carbo Tenore ZH-DX200-CT earphones from Japan’s Zero Audio are …

For Amusement Only: the life and death of the American arcade

If you’ve never been inside a “real” arcade, it could be hard to distinguish one from say, oh, a Dave & Buster’s. Authenticity is a hard nut to crack, but there are a few hallmarks of the video game arcade of days gone by: first, they have video games. Lots and lots of video games, and (usually) …

Turn any hard drive into networked storage with Raspberry Pi

Networked hard drives are super convenient. You can access files no matter what computer you're on -- and even remotely.<p>But they're expensive. Unless you use the Raspberry Pi.<p>If you happen to have a few of hard drives laying around you can put them to good use with a Raspberry Pi by creating your …

16 Tips That Will Increase Your iPhone Game Level To Legendary

Written by the Providr.com editorial team<p>ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER AD<p>9/ If you are in rush and need your phone to be charged ASAP just …

Ceco Home keeps your smart home connected via 3G

<i>Each week we’re profiling one company that has been selected for Boost – our early-stage startup growth program. Catch up with these companies in person at The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam on May 26-27.</i><p>The ‘smart home’ has made great strides forward in recent years, but there are still basic …

Best iPhone camera accessories for iPhone 6s

For many of us, the iPhones in our pockets have long since replaced the need to carry around a regular DSLR or point and shoot camera. While the iPhone itself is typically all you need to start capturing great photos, there are a few iPhone camera accessories that can help take your iPhone …

iDevices Outdoor Switch review: iDevices Outdoor Switch is worth the steep price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The iDevices Outdoor Switch is convenient, filling a niche not many smart plugs have attempted to fill, and the power tracking will help savvy holiday decorators save money.<p><b>The Bad</b> You can't control the dual outlets individually, the price is a little steep, and HomeKit user sharing can be …

Review: blueLounge’s Portiko + Pixi bring elegance to Mac / iOS / Apple Watch charging + cable management

blueLounge isn’t a typical Apple accessory maker. If you look through its 15-year backcatalog of releases, you’ll notice that its products are markedly different from somewhat overlapping alternatives produced by rivals — intensely practical and cleanly-designed, yet sometimes so conceptually minor …

xNT NFC Tag [NTAG216]

More Details<p><b>WARNING</b> <i>This kit definitely contains dangerous things. While the xNT transponder device has undergone several quality checks during</i> …

General Assembly Launches Dash, A Tool For Coding Newbies

As General Assembly moves away from co-working and focuses more heavily on educating entrepreneurs and startups, the company is releasing a brand new tool to the public. It’s called Dash, and it’s an interactive online program that helps teach people how to code through a series of interactive …

KnowRoaming SIM sticker slashes roaming fees abroad

International phone-roaming fees can be enough to make you never want to step outside your own home. Sure, you can pick up a local SIM card everywhere you go, but that's an inconvenience. KnowRoaming's new SIM card sticker lets you connect to local networks without having to do a thing.<p>KnowRoaming …

Are iOS 7 apps burning a hole in your pocket?

Outdated App Store policies make paid app updates a hassle for everybody<p>When developer Realmac announced that it would release a new, separate version of its popular Clear to-do app for iOS 7, the crowd went wild. With anger, that is.<p>"What’s this? Greed?" one user said on Twitter. "I have to get a …

How Atari box art turned 8-bit games into virtual wonderlands

The cover for <i>Adventure</i> on the Atari looks nothing like the title it’s promoting. The game itself is essentially made of a series of rectangles, with a few blocky enemies prowling around, while the main adventurer is simply a square. You’re forced to imagine the fantasy world you’re meant to be …

The real reasons Apple's 64-bit A7 chip makes sense

Apple injected a lot of marketing hyperbole into its claims about the wonders of 64-bit computing when it showed off the A7 processor at the heart of the new iPhone 5S. But there are real long-term reasons that Apple is smart to move beyond the 32-bit era in mobile computing.<p>The iPhone maker did …

Raspberry Pi gets audiophile credentials thanks to RaspyFi Linux distro

Raspberry Pi and the Raspbmc OS already make a solid combo as a media center, but if you encounter music-related limitations then it may be worth giving the RaspyFi distro (v1.0) a shot instead. In addition to supporting Apple AirPlay and a range of lossless file types, this audio-centric form of …

The Death Of Nintendo Has Been Greatly Under-Exaggerated

I love Nintendo . I love Nintendo. I love Nintendo.<p>I feel the need to say that over and over again to begin with because this post will inevitably be read by some as some sort of anti-Nintendo screed. I know that because every single time I write anything <i>mildly</i> critical of Nintendo, groups of folks …