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A German Man Invented This Lock for Your Jar of Precious Nutella

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 2:09 pm

Have we reached peak Nutella? It seems like every day BuzzFeed creates another new recipe that uses the delicious hazelnut-chocolate concoction. I mean, sure it’s good, but is it so good that you have to safeguard your jar of Nutella from friends and family…

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Chef Charger, a New Way to Charge Gadgets in Restaurants

By | Aug 31, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Restaurants, bars, cafes, and other dining environments are great places to hang out with friends. With today’s craving for technology, smartphones, tablets and other gadgets have been a common sight in those places, sometimes even replacing the traditional social conventions like actual conversations. While…

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The Hottest Wearable Tech and Smart Gadgets of 2015

By | Aug 28, 2015 at 5:15 pm

Google might have retreated with its Google Glass, but wearable tech finally seems to be poised enough to burst into the mainstream. Such products were previously limited to the athletically minded people who were the first adopters of this kind of technology. According to…

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Make Your Beer Foamier (and Presumably Better) with Fizzics

By | Aug 26, 2015 at 11:00 am

I’ve never had a brain for science. An excuse? Perhaps. But I could never seem to wrap my head around the intricacies of biology, chemistry, or physics. Maybe it’s because it was never presented in a way that was engaging to me. However, I think my disinterest…

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The Sensel Morph Multi-Touch Input Device Met Its Kickstarter Goal in Three Hours

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 5:17 pm

The Sensel Morph, an input device that utilizes multi-touch pressure-sensing technology to allow consumers to do anything from using it as a replacement for their design tablet to creating music and even using it as a keyboard, has met its Kickstarter campaign goal a…

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Erida Gen B is a Personal Drone that Helps Take Beautiful Aerial Shots

By | Aug 25, 2015 at 10:00 am

Drones serve a number of functions these days, and some people love them while others hate them. There’s an ongoing debate about how drones will impact our lives in the future, and how they can be used most safely and ethically. Drone technology and regulation…

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Wearsafe is Wearable Tech with a Life-Saving Mission

By | Aug 24, 2015 at 4:00 pm

This device can be filed under “Why has no one thought of this before?” The device I’m talking about is the Wearsafe Tag which just completed a successful Kickstarter campaign, raising over $100,000, well over their goal of $75,000. The team at Wearsafe has been…

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Security, Simplicity, and Style With the DropAP Router

By | Aug 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm

These days, not all household Internet connections rely on wires anymore. With smartphones and tablets, we have a huge need for wireless connections, such as Wi-Fi, which is why the old routers with no wireless capabilities are absolutely doomed to extinction. The market is filled…

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What’s a Bigger Joke? This Wearable or the Actors in its Promo?

By | Aug 15, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Who doesn’t want to look cool while talking into a finger device to help manage the devices around you? There’s a new wearable that allows you to do just that. Called ARING (Get it? Because it’s a ring…), the wearable tech device is a…

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Copenhagen

Bekey, a Smart Lock for Apartment Buildings, Launches Kickstarter

By | Aug 15, 2015 at 8:00 am

There are a lot of smart lock options out there, and they have proven to be an invaluable tool for those who rent out their spaces through Airbnb or Vrbo. Exchanging keys in person is not always a convenient option, and smart locks allow…

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What Happens When You Track Your Workouts for a Week

By | Aug 10, 2015 at 8:00 pm

In an effort to lead a much healthier lifestyle, I’ve filled the past two or three months with various different physical activities – from your standard, outdoor runs and vinyasa yoga sessions to indoor bouldering and CrossFit workouts. For the majority of that time,…

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It’s That Time of Year Again: Back to School Gadgets

By | Aug 10, 2015 at 8:00 am

We’ve reached that time of year again. The time of year when parents and students spend an obscene amount of money in the name of education. Everyone wants the best gadgets that will make make the actual learning and degree earning process as painless as possible….

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iPod Touch Review – Does the Update Matter at All?

By | Aug 9, 2015 at 6:00 pm

It is time to welcome back the iPod. Apple has finally updated the iPod Touch after three years with a faster processor and a camera reminiscent of iPhone 5S, and it’s priced at $199. The main question with this updated device is whether it is still relevant…

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NYC

Has Brooklyness Developed the Smartest Smart Bike Ever?

By | Aug 5, 2015 at 10:00 pm

This is not your typical collapsable bike. This is a lightweight, electric, collapsable bike with bluetooth connectivity that can detect traffic patterns, hazards, and even help you find the next train home. Brooklyn based Brooklyness (yep), has recently launched an Indiegogo campaign with a goal…