Incandescent Bulbs, 135 Years Ago and Today
On January 27th, 1880, Thomas Edison was awarded a patent for an incandescent lamp. It was still two years before his first power grid
You'll Waste Hours Watching the Time Tick By On this Nixie Tube Clock
Though the technology is ludicrously outdated, Nixie tubes have actually remained a popular alternative to LEDs and LCD
What's the Most Broke-Ass Piece of Technology You Still Use Every Day?
Im not sure theres anything more frustrating than tech that promises you every feature and widget and benefit you
Striking images of the first war that felt like a video game
The USAF Air Combat Command just tweeted this photo: "Today in 1991, US-backed coalition air forces attained air supremacy
Inventor of the Laser Dies
Charles Townes, the physicist whose work would help lay the foundations for the development of the laser died today. He was 99. His career also ranged
65% Of Americans Have No Idea What Bitcoin Is, What Are You Even Saying
Most Americans have no idea what Bitcoin is. A survey from Bitcoin organization Coin Center using Google
Tim Cook: Apple Watch Will Ship in April
During Apples earning call when the company revealed how they had sold a shit-ton of iPhones (74.1 million to be exact), Tim Cook
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What movies do you want to see in virtual reality?
Its no secret that virtual reality seems to be all the rage at this years Sundance Film Festival. With a number of consumer oriented VR headsets on the horizon, filmmakers are clearly excited about this technology and experimenting
Louis CK releases his first nightclub comedy special online
Louis CK has made it a habit of releasing comedy specials online, bypassing the industry gatekeepers that jack up prices and delay releases. Well, hes at it again. The laugh-maker has just posted his first nightclub special, Live
A drunk intelligence worker crashed that drone near the White House
When you heard that someone crash-landed a drone on the White Houses grounds at 3AM on a Monday morning, did you suspect that the pilot was hammered? Well, youre right. Officials have revealed that the operator was a
Tim Cook expects to ship the Apple Watch in April
Of all the mysteries still surrounding the Apple Watch, its long-awaited launch window was easily the most debated. Well, not any more. Apple CEO Tim Cook just confirmed during the companys quarterly earnings call that the companys oft-hyped
Sonos update makes it easier to play music in any room
Sonos big controller app update from last year was a case of two steps forward and one step back. It was slicker and made it easier to find music, but playing music got harder -- among other issues,
Apple's revenues soar thanks to iPhones and China
Well, its that time again. Apple has just released its latest batch of quarterly earnings, and wouldnt you know it -- the folks in Cupertino once again sold more iPhones than it has in any other quarter. Were
Thousands of laundry machines, parking kiosks and more get Apple Pay
Checking out at the super market with your phone is old hat. But topping off the parking meter, now thats kind of interesting. USA Technologies, a company that handles cashless payments, announced that about 200,000 of its points
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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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The DIY, Clutter-Free Photo Editing Workspace
London-based portrait photographer Tom Barnes has built himself one impressive, massive desk. Its as functional and clutter-free as it is unique.Read more...
Silence a Loud-Clicking Mouse with a Little Memory Foam
The repetitive, clicking sound of a mouse can become pretty irritating. If you want to silence your mouse for your own
When Time Tracking May Not Save You Any Time at All
Your productivity can largely be determined by how you spend your time, and that makes tracking your time seem
Build a Hidden Compartment in a Fake Potted Plant to Hide Valuables
Hidden compartments are fun and you know it . If youre looking for a way to hide some
Career Spotlight: What I Do as a Comic Book Artist
So many of todays popular movies began humbly on the printed page—not in novels, but in comic books. Theres a
Deadspin Whatever Happened To The Ripken Kidnapping Case?
Deadspin Whatever Happened To The Ripken Kidnapping Case? | Jalopnik Here Are The Four Legal Ways To Import A Car To The United States | Jezebel A Note to Chait: Dissent Isnt Suffocation, Internet Isnt Real Life | Kotaku My
TodayRemote Controls Your Mac's Music from the iOS Notification Center
Mac/iOS: Apple has a handy remote for controlling iTunes from your phone, but its limited to iTunes and requires you
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Apple Sold a Bonkers Number of iPhones Over the Holidays
Apple sold a whopping 74.4 million iPhones last quarter, shattering its previous record of 51 million. The post Apple Sold a Bonkers Number of iPhones Over the
New Case Turns Your iPhone Into an Interchangeable-Lens Camera
The slick Moment Case just launched on Kickstarter. Snap on a compatible lens, and your phone is transformed into something more closely resembling a real-deal camera. The post
A Convertible Pannier You Can Strap to Your Back or Bike
North St. Bags Route Nine Convertible does double duty, converting from a sturdy pannier to comfortable backpack depending on your needs, and looking handsome in either
The Tablets That Paved the Way for the iPad
Apple introduced the iPad to the world five years ago today. It was a new product, but not a new idea. These tablets paved the way for Apples
You Know You Want One: A Turbo Diesel Snowblower
One awesome thing about a massive Noreaster: You get to bust out the riding snowblower. The post You Know You Want One: A Turbo Diesel Snowblower appeared first on WIRED.
A Rugged Laptop Built for Military-Grade Beatdowns
With an array of essential crunch-time features and improved performance and functionality over its predecessor, Getacs V110 is something of a must-have for anyone whose worksite conditions skew toward the
Leatherman’s New Wearable Tech Can Repair Your Wearable Tech
Leathermans new Tread is an industry first: a serious multi-tool thats worn on the wrist. Each link on the band includes two to three functional tools, for a
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Apple Sells 5.5 Million Macs In Q1 2015
 Apple sold 5.5 million Macs over the holiday quarter (ending December 28), according to the company’s Q1 2015 earnings report released today. Analysts estimated that Apple would sell 5.68 million Macs
Apple Beats In Q1 2015 With $74.6B Revenue, $18B Profit And $3.06 EPS
 Apple has just released its fiscal Q1 2015 earnings, reporting $74.6 billion in revenue, $18 billion in net profit representing $3.06 per share. This is the largest corporate quarterly earnings of all
Apple Sells A Super-Sized 74.5M iPhones In Q1 2015 Thanks To Super-Sized 6 And 6 Plus
 The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have helped Apple sell an astounding 74.5 million iPhones during the first quarter of the company’s fiscal 2015 year. That’s more iPhones than they’ve ever sold during
The Pirx One Printer Mixes High Design And 3D Tech
 Poland is a hotbed (get it?) for 3D printing and now up-and-comer Pirx is entering the fray. Their printer, the Pirx One, is a $1,199 PLA printer
With Mimo, MIT Alums Are Disrupting The Baby Nursery, Onesie At A Time
 For all the innovation that has come out of startups, few have addressed one of the hardest tasks in the world: caring for a newborn infant. Whether it is providing milk at
Moment Creates An iPhone Case And App To Help Mobile Photographers Take Better Pictures
 Mobile lens startup Moment has spent the last year trying to help smartphone users take beautiful photos. It got started with a couple of interchangeable lenses that could be
New Apple Pay Deal Gives It Greater Presence In A Key Market: Self-Serve
 Apple has a new partnership in place with USA Technologies that will help the latter company accept Apple Pay at approximately 200,000 in-use self-serve payment terminals, 9to5Mac reports. The roll-out will
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Microsoft Lumia 435 Could Be Seeing A Release Stateside
Earlier this month, Microsoft announced the entry-level Lumia 435. The handset came with very basic features and based on that, we can only assume that it will come with a very affordable
Microsoft Confirms Project Spartan Will Support Extensions
During Microsoft’s Windows 10 announcement last week, the Redmond company also took the wraps off Project Spartan which would be the new and official browser that will come preloaded on Windows 10
Microsoft Surface 2 Manufacturing Has Ceased
Microsoft’s Surface 2 tablet has been out for a couple of years now and has since been succeeded by the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, which is why we guess it doesn’t come
Prynt Smartphone Case Comes With A Printer Built Into It
One of the great things about digital cameras is that we get to snap as many photos as we want, and get to keep them in our computer, phone, hard drives, and so on without it taking up much physical
Photos For OS X Removed From Apple’s Website, Hints At Possible Delay
Last year Apple announced that they would be ceasing the development of their Aperture photography app. However the Photos app would be taking its place where it is expected to
FCC To Aggressively Go After Establishments That Block Personal WiFi Hotspots
You might recall that the Marriott hotel recently got into some hot water with the FCC when they decided to block the personal hotspots of their guests, which ultimately forced guests
Android Games Starting To Become Just As Profitable As iOS
In terms of smartphone platform market share, it is no secret that Android is leading the way. This is thanks to the fact that there are many Android OEMs out there,
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Deal Of The Day: 79% Off On IDrive 1TB Hard Drive & 10TB Cloud Backup Bundle
Backing your files up is important, this much we’re sure you know. How you go about it is another question, with a ton of options available to you. iDrive hasThe post Deal Of The Day: 79% Off On IDrive 1TB
Moog Theremini is a Thermin For The Rest Of Us
If you’ve ever heard a Theremin, you might’ve become intrigued by this otherworldly instrument. Used for decades as the eerie instrument in countless movies, as well as being popular withThe post Moog Theremini is a Thermin For The Rest Of
Coolbox Is The World’s Most Advanced Toolbox
Last summer we told you about the Coolest Cooler, a smart cooler that integrated so many extra features that it went on to become the most successful crowd funded projectThe post Coolbox Is The World’s Most Advanced Toolbox appeared first
Chill to Warm Up: Icycls are Fruit-Flavored Ice Pops Made With Vodka
If you can’t handle regular shots or just feel like trying out something new, then you might want to stock up on these Icycls. They bring something new and differentThe post Chill to Warm Up: Icycls are Fruit-Flavored Ice Pops
Water Bottles That Look Like Classic 35mm Film Canisters
You don’t have to be into photographer to appreciate the awesomeness of these water bottles, although you’ll have to be a biker (or someone who drinks has a need forThe post Water Bottles That Look Like Classic 35mm Film Canisters
Deal Of The Day: 64% Off On MOTA Smartphone Battery Case
The skinny: a $35 iPhone 6 case that carries a 3,800 mAh battery. That’s 125% the amount you have on your phone to start with so you’ll more than doubleThe post Deal Of The Day: 64% Off On MOTA Smartphone
This Case Keeps Your iPhone On A Leash
Ok, just admit it, you probably should keep your iPhone on a leash. You’ve dropped and shattered the screen a couple of times, haven’t you? Or maybe you put itThe post This Case Keeps Your iPhone On A Leash appeared
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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: Outdoor Tech 6000mAh Kodiak battery
Outdoor Tech has been on a roll lately, bringing some great new products to the masses. Turtle Shell. Big Turtle Shell. They’ve got their Chips headphones in production, ready to ship to backers and new consumers fairly soon. If you
Limited Edition PlayStation 4 Sells for a whopping $129,000
To celebrate the original PlayStation’s launch in Japan in December 1994, Sony released the 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 consoles. They only manufactured 12,300 of these units, each having a serial number embossed on them.The post Limited Edition PlayStation 4 Sells
Bargain hunters, listen up: this LTE-capable LG G Pad 7.0 is $90 on eBay
LG G Pad 7.0It’s raining incredibly lucrative deals on aging but enticing LG gear, and instead of hiding under an umbrella, you should look to get wet. If the recent G3 and G2 promos somehow failed to pique your interest,
The 10 best #Snowmageddon2015 tweets
Because whats the point of a disappointing emergency weather alert if we cant have a laugh on Twitter about it? Heres the 10 best #Snowmageddon2015 tweets in response to winter storm Junos moment of fame. The post The 10 best
Who needs Snapdragon 810 when the Exynos 7420 chip performs like this?
Despite Samsung’s reticence to adopt in-house Exynos processors for high-end smartphones on a global scale, these have long been hailed as more than decent Qualcomm Snapdragon alternatives. And willy-nilly, the Korean company may need to rely entirely on Exynos inside
The Asus ZenFone Zoom is launching soon
The ZenFone Zoom features a ton of amazing camera features, including a 3x optical zoom and a 13-megapixel f/2.0 imager. The post The Asus ZenFone Zoom is launching soon appeared first on GadgeTell.
OnePlus One sequel pushed back to Q3, numeric branding predicted
What comes after One? Two or 2? Apparently, the latter, as far as OnePlus is concerned, with the Chinese mobile startup reportedly intent to move a few things around for its second-generation flagship.The post OnePlus One sequel pushed back to
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