Clever Crook Uses Heat Vision Drone to Hunt Down Weed and Steal It
The police have long used thermal imaging cameras to detect marijuana growing operations. Now, thanks to
Sony a6000 Review: A Solid Mirrorless Camera That's a Small Step Up
Pretty much all mirrorless cameras—Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, to name a couple—with APS-C size sensors can take a
Everything You Need to Cut The Cord, Fresh Air, Nest Thermostat
If youre ready to cut the cord, Newegg will sell you everything you need to get started today for
LED Holders Upgrade Newspapers With the Latest Headlines
If youve ever read the newspaper in a library or a coffee shop, youve probably used those long wooden holders that help
How Ford Crammed A Mind-Blowing Movie Theater Into A Van
From the outside it looks like a normal Ford Transit van , but on the inside theres a private movie
Facebook's Paper has finally added events notifications as well as the ability to insert photos into
Facebooks Paper has finally added events notifications as well as the ability to insert photos into comments. Hey—its almost like real Facebook. Almost.Read more...
HD Video From Space Makes the World's Tallest Building Look Like a Toy
Static, low-res satellite imagery is so passé. Watching HD video from space satellites is the future, especially
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Camera deals of the week: 4.18.14
Snatching up a new camera can be a considerable investment, especially if youre after a unit that combines stellar images with a host of features. Fret not friends: Were here to help. Just beyond the break, youll
Facebook Paper got its first big update today, but is anyone using it?
Heres a shocker: Facebooks first major update to Paper, its socially-augmented news-reading app, makes it more social. Specifically, the apps 1.1 update now allows users to comment on posts using photos, added birthday and event notifications and...
The Open Source Initiative hopes public awareness is Heartbleed's 'silver lining'
​Looking for a positive take to cut though all the negative press that Heartbleed has been getting? Then the Open Source Initiative (OSI) has one. The news has been full of stories about the exploit in OpenSSL
FCC sets up the 'incentive auction' that will lead to faster wireless internet for everyone
Last week at the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) show, FCC head Tom Wheeler pushed broadcasters to loosen their grip on spectrum that the agency plans to auction off to give wireless internet room to grow. Now,
Sony Xperia Z2 review: a big, powerful slab of a phone
Its been nearly three years since I reviewed the Xperia Neo, manufactured by what was then Sony Ericsson. The Neo represented just the second generation of Xperia phones running on Android, from a period when Sony was
The Engadget Podcast is live at 12PM ET!
After last weeks Very Special Episode, weve grabbed a Hair of the Dog (or two...or three), a bit of rest, and were back for a regular ol episode of The Engadget Podcast. Were discussing a triplet of
Elite soldiers will soon ride into battle on stealthy hybrid motorcycles
The US special forces units frequently cant rely on conventional ground transportation for their covert ops -- a loud engine is guaranteed to blow their cover. To tackle this problem, DARPA has just awarded Logos Technologies a
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Crave Ep. 152: App lets you make music with a full symphony
Ever wanted to hear how youd sound with full orchestral backup? An app out of Harvard puts you on the same stage as some of the worlds greatest symphonies.
Tour the Milky Way in 20 billion pixels
NASA has launched an interactive map of the Milky Way galaxy, constructed over the course of 10 years from more than 2 million infrared images from the Spitzer Space Telescope.
Flame-breathing RC dragon flies for only $60,000
It belches propane flame, flies 70 miles per hour, and can be yours if youre willing to forego a year or so of your salary.
Low Latency No. 91: Hurricane Morpheus heads to your living room
You might want to watch where youre swinging once Sonys new virtual-reality headset for the PlayStation 4 lands.
Food-gnashing compost container tops Grommet awards
In a battle of product pitches, between biodegrable cat boxes, sensory toys, toothy compost bins, and other gizmos, two products emerge victorious.
The Web out-Picassos itself: Welcome, sticky tape selfies
In the latest and perhaps most tastelessly sweet Internet meme, people are wrapping their faces in sticky tape and snapping the results. Perfect for your 3-year-old this weekend. Originally posted at Technically Incorrect
Not so fast: Environmental concerns halt Atari 'E.T.' cartridge dig
Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Ataris corporate shame, but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first. Originally posted at News - Tech Culture
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A Cord Cutter's Starter Kit, Nest Thermostat, True HEPA Purifiers
If youre ready to cut the cord, Newegg will sell you everything you need to get started today for
Stress Test Your Mac with the "Yes" Command
If your Mac is having intermittent problems when its under a heavy load, you can perform a simple stress test in
The Knot Helps You Plan Everything Related to Your Wedding
Planning a wedding can be a stressful affair , but web site The Knot has a ton of stuff
The Biggest Tech Industry Buzzwords, Defined for Normal People
The tech industry loves catchy phrases, but the truth is that most of them either dont mean anything or theyre
Why Recipes Tell You to Slice Meat "Against the Grain"
Youve probably heard that you should slice meat "against the grain," but why exactly? And how do you figure
Do You Sleep Near Your Phone?
We all know we should avoid screens before bed and checking our email in the morning , yet many of us sleep with
Holiday Friday Open Thread
Welcome to the Friday open thread! What are yall doing for Passover? Any plans for Easter? 4/20? The weekend in general? Share tips, hacks, and
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This Week’s Apple Rumors, Ranked From Dumbest to Most Plausible
This weeks Apple rumors include more hints about the iPhone 6s final design and speculation about a new, Shazam-like song ID system for iOS.
Small Type
Adding a physical keyboard to an iPad mini is an easy and inexpensive way of converting the small tablet into something closer to a laptop. OK, more like a netbook.
Vinyl Freaks Show Off Their Epic Collections in Beautiful New Photo Book
The idea for the coffee-table tome is simple: The author traveled around the world, photographing record collectors in their homes with their vast libraries.
High Tech
How Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are rushing to cash in on cannabis.
Your iPhone Will Be the Center Console in Volvo’s New Cars
Today at the New York International Auto Show, Volvo provided a live demo of how Apple’s CarPlay system -- a newly developed in-car interface for the company’s iPhone 5, 5s, and 5c -- will work in the company’s upcoming vehicles.
This Robotic Wi-Fi Telescope Is the Coolest App-cessory in the Galaxy
Celestron’s line of robotic, Wi-Fi-enabled telescopes will ensure you never get lost in space.
See How Cadbury Hatches 350 Million Goo-Filled Eggs a Year
Heres how the Cadbury factory in Birmingham, England, achieves candy magic, ova and ova.
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Nest Uses Its Data To Turn Electric Utilities Into Cash Cows
 When Google acquired smart thermostat maker Nest for $3.2 billion, the startup quickly stated that it wouldn’t ever share its user data with other Google services and outside companies. Yet, according to
The Xbox One Still Lags Behind The PS4
 Titanfall was supposed to change it all, but it didn’t work. So far, Microsoft announced that it has shipped 5 million Xbox One units to retailers. In comparison, Sony has sold
The Rufus Cuff’s Size And Features Lord Over Puny Smartwatches
 With its three-inch screen, the Rufus Cuff thumbs its nose at smartwatches with their tiny faces and dainty wristbands. The wearable device, which bills itself as a “wrist communicator” and runs on
Chromebooks Could Soon Be Unlocked Automatically When Your Smartphone Is Near
 Passwords, geez those things suck. You may not need them to login to your computer in the future, and Chromebooks might be the first PC device to offer that feature natively, according
Google Launches Home Try-On Program For Glass
 Interested in owning Google Glass, but not sure how it will look on your face? Google now has an in-home try-on program that lets prospective buyers try all four colors of
Tactus Taps Wistron To Bring Its Magical Physical Touchscreen Buttons To The Masses
 Tactus makes keyboards that appear out of seemingly flat glass touchscreen surfaces, thanks a fluid-based layer that reacts to electrical signals to create rises and bumps that serve as keys and buttons.
MIT’s FingerReader Helps The Blind Read With A Swipe Of A Digit
 At MIT’s Media Labs, researchers Roy Shilkrot, Jochen Huber and others are working on the “FingerReader,” a ring-like device that straps itself around your finger and reads
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Oculus Rift Allowed Dying Grandma To Experience The Outdoors
Are there memorable moments that the Oculus Rift is able to deliver to those who are dying? Apparently so, as game artist Priscilla Firstenberg managed to spend some time with an Oculus Rift dev kit in order to assist her
Hybrid Motorcycles To Serve The Army Soon
The military is definitely one place where you can work and “play” with the latest “toys” that are in
Next-Gen iPad Air Spotted In Leaked Photos (Rumor)
It does seem as though Apple’s iPad Air is due for a hardware revamp, and
Samsung And Swiss Federal Railways Work Out An Agreement
Samsung has inked a deal with Swiss Federal Railways recently, and just in case Swiss
One Sky, One Road Project Sees 80 Hour Drive Across Japan Recorded
Panasonic of Japan has managed to produce a full-length movie that depicts a 4,500-kilometer drive all the way from Cape Sata in Kagoshima Prefecture in the south to Cape Soya in Hokkaido in the north. What did they make use
Samsung’s Milk Music To Cost $4 Monthly For Ad-Free Experience
Milk Music happens to be a fully customizable, free and ad-free
HTC: Optical Zoom On Phone Cameras 18 Months Away
When it comes to cameras on a smartphone, you can more or less say that
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Lix is Everything a 3D Printing Pen Should Be
Lix isn’t the first 3D printing pen on the market, but it definitely has a leg up against one of the first that were released (read: the 3Doodler) because itsThe post Lix is Everything a 3D Printing Pen Should Be
Small Speaker, Great Sound: Aiia Ssssspeaker
  Big sound, small speakers. That’s probably what best describes the Aiia Ssssspeaker. At first glance, the speaker with the unusual name doesn’t really look like much of a speaker. InThe post Small Speaker, Great Sound: Aiia Ssssspeaker appeared first on
Only For the Gutsy: Blood and Guts Tent
This tent by artist Andre Hasler wins the award for World’s Goriest Tent, hands-down. Even people who would normally opt for comfort and protection from the great outdoors would probably optThe post Only For the Gutsy: Blood and Guts Tent appeared
Want This: Iron Throne Chair Backboard
  Everyone on Game of Thrones is fighting for the throne, but you can have it–at least, your very own, non-iron throne–thanks to Telegraph UK and Now TV. The pair areThe post Want This: Iron Throne Chair Backboard appeared first on
Chocolate Toothpaste: Have Dessert, Brush, and Have Dessert Again
  Remember how you wished that chocolate-flavored toothpaste existed back when you were still a kid? Well, you might have grown several feet since then but now Theodent has madeThe post Chocolate Toothpaste: Have Dessert, Brush, and Have Dessert Again
Faveable Provides Gaming Mice Recommendations
Every alternate weekday, our friends at Faveable compile a list of awesome gadgets and gear that men would love to discover. If you’re wondering which gaming mouse you should to go for,The post Faveable Provides Gaming Mice Recommendations appeared first on OhGizmo!.
Common Replies From Programmers When Their Code Doesn’t Work
Programmers in the audience… how true is this? VIA The post Common Replies From Programmers When Their Code Doesn’t Work appeared first on OhGizmo!.
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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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420 Audio rolls dope “High”-Fi Bluetooth speaker
April 20 (cough... cough cough cough) is coming up this Sunday, and it should be a rollicking good time in Colorado and Washington state, at the very least. A new audio company cheekily called 420 Audio is commemorating the occasion
7 awesome deals on gadgets and gear for April 17
Weve been gone on vacation for a couple weeks, but our Daily Deals return today! So without further ado, lets check out todays best deals on gadgets and gear, handpicked from all over the web just for you.The post 7
Denon introduces Envaya DSB200 Bluetooth speaker
There are dozens upon dozens of companies offering Bluetooth speakers these days, but few have the decades-long high-end audio pedigree of Denon. Thats why its new Envaya DSB200 Bluetooth speaker is a notable addition to the scene.The post Denon introduces
Samsung Galaxy S5 bill of materials estimated at north of $250
Forget writing, I should have got in the business of manufacturing smartphones.The post Samsung Galaxy S5 bill of materials estimated at north of $250 appeared first on GadgeTell.
Samsung Gear devices now compatible with 20 Samsung smartphones and tablets
What good is a mobile accessory such as the second-generation Samsung Galaxy Gear devices if it’s only compatible with one Samsung smartphone? Samsung apparently realizes this, as it has now made its second-generation Galaxy Gear devices — namely Samsung Gear
HTC One M7 to get Sense 6 update next month
For those wondering about the arrival of Sense 6 UI for HTC One M7, HTC USA president Jason Mackenzie tweeted that the update will arrive in May in the U.S.The post HTC One M7 to get Sense 6 update next
Are we losing our humanity to digital devices?
Smartphones havent been around for that many years, yet theyve had such an impact on society. On a whim, we can source and fulfill needs of information, productivity and entertainment with minimal obstacles. It sounds great on paper, but actual
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