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Pocket weather station keeps watch on the skies

Getting outdoors means being at the mercy of the weather, and although we can check it pretty quickly with an app or the internet, the nearest …

Crowd Funding

30 Smartphone Chargers You Have Not Seen Before

As handheld mobile devices become a more common household sight, we are beginning to find the act of charging them a bit of a hassle. You have to …

GarageBand for Android: 7 Amazing Best Music Making Apps for Android

Developed by Apple, GarageBand is a very powerful music-making app for iOS and Mac which you may buy from Apple Store with a one-time in-app purchase …

How to Record the Screen on Your PC, Phone, or Tablet

With the right tools and techniques, you can create a video of the screen activity on your PC or mobile device.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Software

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

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, …

SOL Solar-Powered Laptop

WeWi’s SOL is a 13.3″ netbook that comes with a detachable solar panel array, which can fully charge the laptop in at least two hours. The laptop …

Cloud Lamp & Speaker

A cloud-shaped lamp and Bluetooth speaker. The color of its lights can be changed or made to visualize the music being played. Cloud also has a …

Homey voice-activated smart hub takes your smart home to new levels

While companies like Google and Apple are just starting to get their feet wet when it comes to advanced home automation efforts, there’s little denying that connected, smart homes are part of our future.<p>Right now, smart homes are far from commonplace though we’re seeing an increasing number of DIY …

Boogie Board Sync 9.7-Inch LCD eWriter, Black/orange (ST1020001)

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Create-write class notes or meeting agendas on the Boogie Board Sync just as you would on notebooks and memo …

Consumer Physics’ $150 smartphone spectrometer can tell the number of calories in your food

Would you like to be able to look up the calorie content of the specific apple you’re eating? You could take it to a lab and run it through a …

Onewheel is a self-balancing single-wheeled electric skateboard (video)

If the idea of combining a Segway, a skateboard and a unicycle sounds like your idea of fun, you might want to check out the Onewheel. It uses gyros, accelerometers, proprietary algorithms and a single rubber tire to give its passengers a smooth, self-balancing ride that supposedly mimics surfing …

TellSpec hand-held scanner identifies what's in your food

"We want to promote healthier eating, alert those who have allergies and educate consumers by telling them exactly what’s in their food – beyond what …

Review: The Ricoh Theta

If devices like the Spinpod, BubblePod and Lomography Spinner are any indication, we're all looking for ways to make panoramic photography a little …

DrumPants will turn you into a human drum kit

DrumPants is the brainchild of Tyler Freeman, who originally created the undercover instrument as a way to prank his friends. It's a similar device …

Phase-change mug is claimed to keep coffee hot (but not TOO hot) for hours

Drinking hot beverages can be a tricky business. If you don't want them becoming tepid too quickly, you have to pour them into your mug while they're …

Remote Control Mop

Now this is one way of cleaning the house that I can get behind. Not only is this Remote Control Mop helpful, it’s also fun. It lets you clean up …

Sound Wave Bathtub

The Kaldewei Sound Wave is a bathtub that can stream audio via Bluetooth. Its drivers are attached within its body and are facing the tub, so you can …

Smarty Ring smartring challenges Pebble and other smartwatches

While big companies like Samsung and Qualcomm are trying to tackle the smartwatch market, a new company is looking into making a smaller piece of smart jewelry: a smartring.<p>Smarty Ring is a new device that’s currently in the final hours of its Indiegogo campaign, having far exceeded its funding …

3Doodler review: a $99 3D-printing pen

I've spent a fair bit of time trying to explain the WobbleWorks 3Doodler to people over the past year or so. My descriptions generally alternate between the company's slightly misleading "3D-printing pen" to "sort of like a hot glue gun that melts plastic, so you can write in the air." Makes sense, …

Leash Plus is an All in One Dog Accessory

Everything you need to take your dog on a long walk is included in the Leash Plus. Besides the 16 foot retractable leash (duh), the Leash Plus also …

Sand Powered LED Hourglass Lamps

Harness the power of kinetic energy and light the room. This Hourglass Floor Lamp design by Danielle Trofe is a four foot tall LED lamp atop a …

Meet Bo and Yana: Robots To Teach Young Kids To Code

Can children as young as five years old start learning programming?<p>Vikas Gupta, the co-founder and CEO of Play-i, thinks so. And this is why he has started on a journey to create two robots called Bo and Yana.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to …

Dual-screened YotaPhone finally arrives to Russia and parts of Europe

Nearly a year after it was first unveiled to the world, the YotaPhone is finally making its way to Russia, Germany, France, Austria and Spain, with plans to expand to the UK, Greece and several other European countries in January. No word yet on if or when the handset will make its way to the …

Earl Solar-Powered Tablet

A rugged Android tablet for outdoorsy types. Has a 6″ E-ink touchscreen, GPS, Wi-Fi, AM/FM/SW/LW radio, weather sensors, Bluetooth, 2-way radio and a …