The ZenWatch 2 Is a Damn Good-Looking Smartwatch For Not Too Much Cash
We got an early peek at the ZenWatch 2 earlier this summer , but today, we’re getting the full specs. Wow, can you actually get good Android Wear without spending a fortune?Read more...
This Accident-Recording Dash Cam Will Now Help Prevent Them Too
If the endless supply of crazy Russian dash cam videos haven’t convinced you to get one for your car, maybe Garmin’s new Dash Cam 35 will. In addition to documenting accidents, it now has Forward Collision Warnings
These Two Computers Get Better When You Dock Them
Acer is serious about external graphics—the idea that you can plug a graphics card into a relatively weak computer and make it more powerful whenever you need. How serious? The company will sell two computers with external
A Successful Launch Means it's About to get Crowded on the Space Station
The latest trio of astronauts are safely space-bound after an early morning launch out of Kazakhstan. Soyuz will take the scenic route to meet the International Space Station, which is in a higher-than-usual orbit after avoiding space
Denali Once Again Officially Known By Its Proper Name
Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that in answer to a request made 40 years ago by Alaska’s then-governor Jay Hammond, the name of the highest mountain in North America has now officially been
A Nixie-Powered Wall Clock Is the Ultimate Hipster Timepiece
Before dot-matrix displays took over the known world, Nixie tubes — glass lightbulbs containing light-up tubes for the digits 0-9 — were the best way of displaying changing numbers. One designer had the bright idea of taking
A Supercapacitor Stylus Is The Best Thing About Lenovo's New Laptops
Lenovo has announced a couple new Thinkpad Yoga convertible laptops at IFA. Mostly, they’ve got the kind of upgrades you’d expect: thinner, faster, lighter. But as it happens, the most exciting thing is the decades-old tech powering
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Watch a wild light show controlled by textile punch cards
German artists from Lab Binar have created an elaborate light show exhibition set in an abandoned textile factory. It's aimed at showing the "schizophrenia" of the textile industry -- the beauty of fabrics versus the brutality of
Here's how to watch ASUS' IFA 2015 press event!
It's nearly ASUS' turn to take to the stage at this year's IFA conference, and so we invite you to join us here in Berlin, albeit virtually. The company's teased a couple of announcements on the social
Lenovo's AIO 700 is a beast of an all-in-one PC
Even if you're a geek who's steadfastly refused to consider all-in-one computers, Lenovo's new Ideacentre AIO 700 might be worth a look. It sports a 24-inch or 27-inch display in up to a 4K resolution with multitouch,
Acer has a gnarly gaming phone with a deca-core processor
Acer's at IFA in force this year, showing off a wide array of gaming PCs, laptops, tablets, and now, a phone. The Predator 6 looks a lot like the company's new gaming tablet, with some super-gnarly black-and-red
Acer adds two laptops and a tablet to its Predator gaming line
Acer revealed an aggressive new design for its duo of Predator gaming desktops earlier this month, but at IFA today, the company's focusing on powerful portability. Acer's been pretty open about its plan to introduce Predator laptops
Acer's Nitro notebooks put gaming power into a regular case
Acer has revealed its latest Aspire V Nitro notebooks that are aimed at gamers without looking like gamer laptops. Dressed in basic-black, tapered cases, the 15- and 17-inch models still bring the latest Intel Skylake sixth-gen core
Acer's latest Chromebook gets a flip-around screen
Acer has announced the Chromebook R11, the company's first Chrome OS-running device that comes with a 360-degree rotating hinge, as made famous by Lenovo's Yoga. Your eyes will be staring into an 11.6-inch 1,366 x 768 touchscreen,
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The Complete Guide to Refinancing Your Student Loans
What if there was a way to cut the cost of your outrageously priced student loan? That’s what refinancing promises: ideally, you save thousands of dollars in interest over the life of your loan. But that’s not
The Baffled, Bias-Lit Workspace
YouTuber Mumbo Jumbo makes some pretty rad Minecraft videos, and posted his equally rad workspace to Reddit’s battlestations subreddit for everyone to see. Some ambient bias lighting, some acoustic foam baffling, and a well-placed microphone, and he
This Video Explains What "Complete Breakfast" Actually Means
You’ve probably had a lot of commercials tell you that their cereal is “part of a complete breakfast,” but what does that really mean? This video explains why cartoon mascots use that phrase so often, as well
Deadspin Shut Up About Tom Brady’s Legacy | Jezebel Here’s How New Texas Public School Text(...)
Deadspin Shut Up About Tom Brady’s Legacy | Jezebel Here’s How New Texas Public School Textbooks Write About Slavery | Kotaku Steam Is Getting An Uncensored Sex Game | Lifehacker Why Facebook Makes Your Images Look Like Crap, and How
Break the Ice and Make Friends at Conferences By Bringing a Power Strip
Conferences and conventions are great places for meeting people, but it can be a little nerve-wracking to introduce yourself to random strangers. Plugging in a power strip can make the whole process a lot easier.Read more...
$5 Lightning Cables? $5 Lightning Cables!
Even by our standards, $5 is a ridiculously good price for a Lightning cable. Read more...
Most Popular Universal Remote Control: Logitech Harmony 650
Universal remotes come in many flavors, from simple sticks to control a few devices to smart home-enabled monsters. Last week we asked you for your favorites , then looked at the five best universal remotes . Now
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Google Wants to Crush Agitating ‘Install Our App’ Ads
Will the madness soon end? The post Google Wants to Crush Agitating ‘Install Our App’ Ads appeared first on WIRED.
Today’s Instagram Update Could Ease the Dreaded @ Wars
A new messaging update to the photo platform might ease the @ wars. The post Today’s Instagram Update Could Ease the Dreaded @ Wars appeared first on WIRED.
Amazon Prime Lets You Download Videos and Watch Offline Now
Netflix still doesnt. The post Amazon Prime Lets You Download Videos and Watch Offline Now appeared first on WIRED.
Nextbit’s Robin Is Another Pretty Phone—But With Infinite Storage
The $399 Robin is a different kind of smartphone with a different kind of software. The post Nextbit’s Robin Is Another Pretty Phone—But With Infinite Storage appeared first
The Newest Nest Thermostat Looks (And Sees) Much Better
Thinner device, better screen. The post The Newest Nest Thermostat Looks (And Sees) Much Better appeared first on WIRED.
How to Tap a Keg
Youll have to learn how to do keg stands on your own. The post How to Tap a Keg appeared first on WIRED.
Samsung’s Slick New Smartwatch Makes Calls Without a Phone
There will be a few versions of the circular and slick-looking Gear S2, including one with its own e-SIM card. The post Samsung’s Slick New Smartwatch Makes Calls
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Intel Invests In Qnovo’s Battery Boosting Tech
 Qnovo, a Newark, California-based firm that’s been developing battery charging enhancement technology since 2010, is today announcing an $8.6 million Series B funding round, with Intel Capital
In Pursuit Of Presence And True Immersion
 The experience of “reality” is a result of our sensory organs delivering information about the external world to our brains via electrical stimulus. The brain interprets this input and creates our
Kinsa’s New Smart Ear Thermometer Will Tell You What To Do When You’re Sick
 Kinsa, the maker of a smart thermometer that tracks the spread of illness, has today announced their second product in the form of the Kinsa in-ear thermometer. Unlike the first thermometer, which
Ride This One-Wheeled Gyro Skate They Call A “Hoverboard”
 The mad scientist who started Hoverboard Technologies calls his vehicle an “earned experience.” That means it’s hard to ride. Despite the name, this hoverboard* doesn’t levitate. Instead, it uses gyroscopes like
Siri Drives Apple CarPlay (Review)
 The streamlined 2016 Corvette Stingray is one of the first vehicles to ship with Apple CarPlay in the States. Simply put, it’s an iPhone for your dashboard, which Apple and car makers hope
Samsung Announces The Samsung Gear S2, Now More Round
 Samsung has just announced their new smartwatch, the Samsung Gear S2. The watch is unique in that it has a round rotating bezel – the thing on the edge of
Apple TV 4 Will Retail Under $200 Starting In October: Report
 Though there has been quite a bit said about the forthcoming Apple TV 4, price is still a yet-to-be-determined factor. But 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman has sources who say the new box,
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PayPal.me Is A New And Easy Way To Send Money To Friends
Let’s say you’re out with your friends and you want to pay for dinner using your credit card, and everyone will just pay you back. There are many ways to go
Amazon Video App Now Updated With Offline Playback
There are several video streaming services that are available to users at the moment. This includes Amazon Video, Netflix, Hulu, and more just to name a few. However Amazon wants to
Google Will Soon Downrank Websites That Prompt App Downloads
How often have you surfed on over to a website on your phone, only to have it prompt you to download its app before proceeding? Some websites that come
Acer Revo Build Series (M1-601) Mini PC Revealed
Modular computing might be an idea that could very well catch on in due time, where the level of customization certainly makes life a whole lot easier. Well, Acer
Acer Liquid Z630 And Z630s Smartphones Set To Rock
Acer would like to beef up their smartphone range with a couple of new releases – namely the Acer Liquid Z630 and the Acer Liquid Z630s. You can be sure
Acer Chromebook R 11 Does The Convertible Dance
It looks like the world of Chromebooks are about to get a whole lot more exciting – in fact, what makes the Acer Chromebook R 11 so different from the
Ace Predator 8 Gaming Tablet Announced
It looks like Acer of Taiwan intend to up the ante where the gaming market is concerned with their brand new Predator 8 gaming tablet at IFA 2015 in Berlin.
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Nest Thermostat – 3rd Generation
Nest thermostats have been saving families from high cost energy bills ever since 2011 and now with the 3rd gen Nest Learning thermostat, things are going to be even better.
Deal Of The Day: 60% Off On UDI HD Discovery Drone & Crash Pack
To say that the market is being flooded with drones would be an understatement. But that’s fine, because more competition means better choices for you, the customer. The UDI HD
Finally: A Nutella Lock
Wake up in the middle of the night with a Nutella craving, only to find your jar nearly empty because your significant other got to it before you? Yeah, it
Underwater Mask With Integrated GoPro Mount
It’s very often not until you actually have to do something that you realize just how hard it is to accomplish. Like… how often have you thought about how complicated
EggMap Lets You Zoom In By Squeezing
The iPhone brought us “Pinch-to-zoom”, but the EggMap is hoping to get us acquainted with “Squeeze-to-zoom” instead. It’s a conceptual creation by Denes Sator, a product/industrial/graphic designer based out of
Minimal Float Wall Desk by Orange22 – Multi Use Workstation or Display Shelf
With the Minimal Float Wall Desk by Orange22, you won’t have to compromise on the amount of floor space at your home or studio for an office desk anymore. This
Solar Charger With Ultra-High Capacity Battery
You may ask why go for a solar charger at all when there are tons of standard chargers available. But when you have one like this Solar charger with ultra-high
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