Basis Peak: A $199 Fitness Tracker With Smartwatch Dreams
From the very beginning, the Basis Band wanted to do more than the Fitbit and Nike competition. With high-tech sensors designed
Could a Simple Pill Make You Mentally Stronger?
Camp Mackall, North Carolina, is home to the US Armys survival school. Here, soldiers take part in survival, evasion, resistance and escape (SERE)
The First Full Color Photo of Mars from India's Orbiter
With Indias Mars Orbiter now successfully circling the Red Planet , its now beaming back its first images—like the striking full
iOS 8.1 Code Reveals Apple Pay Settings and Touch ID for iPads
The roll-out of iOS 8 hasnt been a smooth one , but new reports suggest that a fully-fledged 8.1
Google's Modular Phone Will Let You Swap Hardware While It Runs
Googles plan to create a cheap and versatile modular smartphone, known as Ara, has garnered interest from more than just
The Apple Watch Is on Show at Paris Fashion Week
Apple has made it well known that its Watch is more than a piece of technology: its a thoroughbred fashion
What it's like to be on the railroad when a train zooms by at 75mph
Ill admit it: I ducked. The combination of the zipping sounds with the light shining in
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Edinburgh becomes the first UK airport to openly trial Google Glass
Google Glass is still a rare sight in the UK, but its proving popular amongst brands and businesses, especially when customer service is involved. Virgin Atlantic previously used the headset to welcome passengers to Heathrow, but only
Basis unveils its first fitness tracker since getting acquired by Intel
You probably mainly think of Intel as the company trying to make 2-in-1s happen, but lately its been dabbling in fitness, too. It all started when the chip maker acquired Basis, the creator of what was quite
Samung Gear VR demo units start showing up in Best Buy
Samsung still hasnt announced Gear VRs pricing and release date, but at least a couple of people have already seen demo headsets in certain LA Best Buy stores. Redditor hackertripz and Matthew Terndrup from Yourift have recently
Wii U now has folders to help organize your massive game collection
Having too much software isnt a problem many Wii U owners are complaining about. Nonetheless, perhaps in anticipation of brighter days ahead, Nintendo is updating its troubled console with an improved UI for organizing games and apps.
EU says Apple's Irish tax deal is illegal
An EU commission has accused Ireland of granting state aid tax breaks to Apple that may break market rules. That was the result of an investigation by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) over Irish
Premier Inn's new smart hotel lets you book, check in and get cosy with an app
More than four years in the making, Premier Inn has taken the wraps off its first smart hotel rooms. The UKs biggest hotel chain has embraced mobile with both hands, letting you book your stay, check in
'Doctor Who' skins for 'Minecraft' hit Xbox 360 this Friday
Fancy yourself a master of the Sonic Screwdriver? Well, in a few days you can put those skills to the test... in Minecraft, that is. Whether youre a timelord fanperson or a Dalek-sympathizer, youll be able to
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Where badass fish climb rock cliffs... with their mouths
Some of the worlds toughest rock climbers live on Hawaiis Big Island, where they scale sheer rock the equivalent of a 26-mile vertical marathon.
Google's Schmidt: We don't (yet) have a connection inside your brain
In conversation with Glenn Beck, Googles executive chairman explains that humans can still occasionally be useful -- for now. Originally posted at Technically Incorrect
Rideable Super Mario Kart races into reality (for kids anyway)
A battery-powered Super Mario Kart toy car speeds its way from the video game realm into your home, ready to take young Marios for a spin.
Are selfies causing the spread of head lice?
A lice-removal professional claims selfies are contributing to an increase in the spread of head lice among young people, but for now at least, the link is by no means conclusive.
BBC News suffers spectacular, entertaining camera disaster
One minute youre watching the presenter, the next she begins to disappear. Originally posted at Technically Incorrect
Seth Rogen to helm film on '90s console wars
The star of This is the End and The Green Hornet will help turn the classic battle between 90s video game giants Sega and Nintendo into a cinematic thriller.
880-pound asteroid slams into moon, watch it go boom
The biggest lunar asteroid impact ever recorded on video creates a flash visible from Earth.
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Six Ways to Power Through Writer's Block
Writers block is the bane of all who seek to put pen to paper. Whether its your ideas, motivation, or just your brain
The Software Development and Camera Combo Bag
These days, prepping your bag is rarely about preparing for one task. Case in point, software developer and photographer Dean Putney needed a
Slap Garnishing Herbs to Bring Out the Most Flavor
An herbs flavor and aroma comes from the essential oils inside, and knowing how to release those oils properly is important.
Apple has released a patch for last week's Shellshock bug.
Apple has released a patch for last weeks Shellshock bug. If you didnt patch the bug manually , you can download and install Apples patch for OS X Mavericks here.Read more...
Find the Solution to Any Stain with This Searchable Database
Nobody likes a big ugly stain on their carpet or clothing. This searchable database has stain solutions for everything from
Overcome TV Show Binge-Watching with a Lesson In Plot
If you cant seem to stop your TV show streaming marathon, learning about the plot lines that hook you in can
Deadspin Brady Hoke's Dangerous Incompetence So Bad ESPN Announcers Denounce It | Gizmodo I Flew to
Deadspin Brady Hokes Dangerous Incompetence So Bad ESPN Announcers Denounce It | Gizmodo I Flew to Work in the Uber for the Skies | io9 Why Do Your Pupils Get Larger When Youre On Drugs? | Jezebel Groping YouTube Prank
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A Smartwatch That Nudges You to Meet Your Fitness Goals
Basis introduced one of the first general purpose fitness tracking watches back in late 2012. Its newest version, the Peak, comes with a slimmer design, better mobile
Touch-Controlled Headphones That Know When They’re on Your Head
Calling Parrot’s new Zik 2.0 headphones “headphones” is like calling the Iron Man suit a “shirt.” These cans are loaded with sensors, connectivity options, noise-cancellation features, and gesture
This Tiny Device Lets You Control All Your A/V Gear With a Smartphone
Blumoo, a three-inch-tall component for your home audio/video setup, wants to replace your remotes with your Android or iOS device. But is that really
Could Skinny Jeans Bend Your iPhone 6 Plus?
Honestly, I think this whole bending of the iPhone 6 Plus thing is over blown. If you want, you could bend or break just about any electronic device. They
GoPro’s New Cameras Sport Better 4K Features, Low-Light Shooting
Go Pro has announced three new cameras: the new 4K flagship Hero4 Black, the new Hero4 Silver with a touchscreen, and a new entry-level Hero camera that costs
Gadget Lab Podcast: We Dig Deep Into the Bendy iPhone Controversy
The hosts discuss the structural integrity of the new iPhone 6 Plus, and whether this is in fact a really big problem Apple needs to fix,
This Week’s Apple Rumors, Ranked From Dumbest to Most Plausible
This weeks rumors point to a new 12-inch Macbook Air and a large-screened iPad Pro. The post This Week’s Apple Rumors, Ranked From Dumbest to Most Plausible
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Pavlok’s Wristband That Electroshocks You For Facebooking Or Skipping Workouts Now On Indiegogo
 Pavlov and his dogs proved conditioning shapes behavior patterns. 100 years later, a startup called Pavlok hopes the same theory and its electroshock wristband will make us exercise, wake up on time, and stop
Basis Unveils The Peak, A Smarter Fitness Tracker
Today Basis is taking the lid off of the Peak, its followup to its Basis B1 fitness tracker. Like its predecessor, it’s a device focused on tracking your health, fitness, and sleep, but with this time the company has spent
iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Arrive In China On October 17
 Apple has announced the official launch date for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in China. On October 10, customers will be able to pre-order the devices from Apple’s site. On October
HP Plunges Downmarket With A $99 Windows Tablet, $199 Windows Notebook
 The race to the bottom is back. Reminiscent of the netbook war of yesteryear, HP just followed Toshiba’s lead with a $99 tablet along with introducing a $199 Windows notebook.
BlackBerry Is Gonna Get Weird With Smartphone Design At Least Once A Year
 BlackBerry could be about to become the most interesting company in the smartphone business: The Canadian telecommunications firm will deliver a minimum of one “unconventional device” per year, according to a new
For Those About To Rock The Jamstik, We Salute You
 I love stringed MIDI instruments. After messing with the gTar two years ago I’ve been looking for the perfect portable MIDI device that allows me to meld my inability to play keyboards
Mophie’s Samsung Galaxy S5 Juice Pack Gives You Ample Smartphone Life
 Mophie has a new Juice Pack out, designed for the Galaxy S5. The case packs a huge 3,000 mAh battery within its glossy shell, which is slightly larger than the 2,850 mAh
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Mario Kart VR For The Oculus Rift Puts Gamers In The Driver’s Seat
One of the interesting things that developers have managed to do with the Oculus Rift is make normal games playable in virtual reality mode. It definitely adds a different dimension and creates a more immersive experience. Well if you’ve always
Battlefield: Hardline Won’t Repeat Battlefield 4′s Mistakes
Back in 2013 when Battlefield 4 was released, it was met with a wave of criticism. It wasn’t that the game was bad, it was namely because of the
Gresso’s Titanium iPhone Cases Will Prevent Your Phone From Bending
So we have been hearing reports of the new iPhone 6 units bending in the pockets of some of its users. Well if you’d rather
Windows TH Moniker Spotted On Microsoft Landing Page
Later today we can expect Microsoft to make some kind of Windows-related announcement, which many have speculated
BlizzCon 2014 Virtual Ticket Rewards Revealed
Earlier this year, Blizzard announced that BlizzCon 2014 will be taking place from the 7-8th of November. For those not in the area or who
Windows 9 Could Come With Real-Time Telemetry System
If the reports are to be believed, later today we could be given a preview of Microsoft’s next-generation Windows operating system, which at the moment could either
Nokia Lumia 830 Rumored For AT&T Come 7th November
Earlier this month, Microsoft had officially announced the Nokia Lumia 830 and according to AT&T, they have plans to launch the device, although no specific dates were
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Light Saber Keys
We suppose you could paint your own keys and pretend they’re “light saber keys” too. But what’s the fun in that? These blanks have already been painted for you, andThe post Light Saber Keys appeared first on OhGizmo!.
Gratuitous: Special Barrier Obliterates Truck
You’re looking at a specially built barrier stopping a truck. That much is obvious. What you may not know is that it’s developed by Texas A&M’s Transportation Institute, under contractThe post Gratuitous: Special Barrier Obliterates Truck appeared first on OhGizmo!.
LEGO Super Mario Bros. Floor Lamp Can Be Your For A Princely Sum
Everything in life comes at a price. The price you pay for not having the patience or the skill to build a magnificent 27.5″ tall, and 10″ square Super MarioThe post LEGO Super Mario Bros. Floor Lamp Can Be Your
Deal of The Day: $1,000 Google Play Store Giveaway
Want to buy all kinds of apps on Google’s Play Store, but the money isn’t there? Just enter this giveaway and run the chance to win up to $150 toThe post Deal of The Day: $1,000 Google Play Store Giveaway
What Makes a Man Cave Awesome?
Every weekday, our friends at Faveable compile a list of awesome gadgets and gear that men would love to discover. Our lives are getting busier, more stressful – intense even. And everyoneThe post What Makes a Man Cave Awesome? appeared first on
Riffy GIF Keyboard Lets You Say It With a GIF
They make you laugh. They help you get a point across. They sum whatever it is you’re feeling in a few frames. That’s what GIFs does for you, in aThe post Riffy GIF Keyboard Lets You Say It With a
Chargerito Is The World’s Smallest Phone Charger
Claims to be the “world’s smallest” anything tend to be taken with a grain of salt around these parts. Looking at the Chargerito, however, it’s really hard to imagine theThe post Chargerito Is The World’s Smallest Phone Charger appeared first
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The Sims Are Having a Better Summer Than You
Even if I dont get an idyillic paradise summer vacation, its good to know my Sims will be having a wonderful time.You see, my virtual Sims will be playing in the brand-new The
You Have Only Seconds : Tornado Gadget You NEED
As we just saw in the disaster in Oklamha, survival comes down to seconds. Having an emergency warning weather alert can make the difference from having time to find shelter when a tornado comes
E- cigs : New Tech For An Old Habit
Who knew but apparently May 31st is “World No Tobacco Day. How should we commemerate the day? Weeeelll, maybe if the smokers among us all Kick the butts and take part in a tobacco-less
What's Next? NextWorth
Believe me, we understand. You want the latest gadgets. We have so many old iPhones, iPods, iPads and game consoles we
Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who's The Fairest Of Them All?
If you owned the brand-new simplehuman Sensor Mirror, youd know the answer to that question. (Its YOU, btw.)Think of those pull-out mirrors you sometimes find in hotel bathrooms that magnify your face
Put Your iPhone in the 'Vault'
Pelican cases are known to be nearly indestructible; just ask the US Military who uses their equipment. Even if you wont be in a war zone, the iPhone Vault can be
Jabra Revo Wireless
We spotted them first at CES; the new Jabra Revo wireless headphones and have been eagerly anticipating trying them out. We werent disappointed. Heres the good, the bad and the ugly.Good: * Connectivity is
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TechnologyTell Review: Life N Soul BE501 BT headphones
I first encountered Life N Soul at CES 2014. To me, they’re a very new company, but have a very big heart when it comes to audio and music. Their style draws you in and the sound keeps you around.
Samsung Galaxy Ace Style LTE discreetly breaks cover with AMOLED 4.3-inch screen
With little to no fanfare, Samsung just took the wraps off its umpteenth entry-level Android smartphone, dubbed Galaxy Ace Style LTE. The 4.3 incher carries the convoluted SM-G357FZ model number and is not to be mistaken for the Ace 4,
Blast music not ears, DUBS deliver safe audio experience
No matter how much you like listening to your favorite band through headphones or speakers, nothing quite compares to a live experience. I take every possible opportunity to see great performances at local venues whenever artists I follow pass through.
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 drops to $250 at Best Buy, get it while you can
When Samsung supplemented its Galaxy Tab portfolio with a low-cost, low-end 8-inch option and a stunning, Super AMOLED display-donning 8.4 incher, it consciously brought the Tab Pro 8.4 dangerously close to extinction.The post Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 drops to
Phiaton announces next-gen BT 220 earbuds with ANC
If you’ve had the opportunity to get away from big cities for a night or two - like during a camping trip - you might have looked up at the sky to stare at stars. If the timing and location
Moto 360 battery life vastly improved with recent software update
While it’s hard to imagine a better-looking smartwatch than Motorola’s round, perfectly plump Moto 360, let alone find one readily available, several non-design-related pickles have thus far plagued the Android-based wearable.The post Moto 360 battery life vastly improved with recent
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 costs $350 with contracts at Sprint, $300 on Amazon
And so the circle is complete. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-order circle, that is, with a shipping start still a little ways down the road.The post Samsung Galaxy Note 4 costs $350 with contracts at Sprint, $300 on Amazon
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