When an alien from the distant planet Hondo comes to Earth with a plan to destroy all civilization, he does what any Earth-invading alien would do: He joins a bluegrass band. Thats the plot of the 2013 film The History
Not happy that Verizon is going to throttle unlimited LTE data plans? Youre not alone. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has just sent a letter to Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead criticizing the carrier for the new policy.
Sonys had limited tests of its cloud-based gaming service running for the last few months, but its taking PlayStation Now to the next level tomorrow by letting anyone with a PS4 (thats in the US or Canada)
Today, we ponder Snapchats estimated worth of $10 billion, look at life on the ISS, round up nine of our favorite wearables and learn about an app that lets you video call your doctor. Read on for Engadgets
If youre tired of lugging around both an external battery pack and a power adapter to keep your iPhone running, todays your lucky day. Nomad (the company behind the ChargeCard) has started taking pre-orders for the NomadPlus,
Potato breeding programs at Michigan State University and Texas A&M have been churning out modified spuds for the better part of a decade, if not longer, but thanks to A&Ms Creighton Miller, we now have a better
The popular log-in repository 1Password is about to get a lot more useful on iOS devices. AgileBits has revealed an extension for using the add-on in third-party iOS apps -- if the developer chooses to build in
Theres a distinctive sound your computer makes when an online friend is trying to get your attention. Sometimes its high pitched, other times its a low, warm tone, but regardless of your chat software, the onomatopoeia probably
Despite years of rumors about what Apple might, could or should do to revolutionize the TV experience, the company hasnt done much beyond releasing (and occasionally updating) its Apple TV set-top box. The Information reports that engineers
Russia has been extra-sensitive to technological threats to its government as of late, and thats clearer than ever in the wake of a new government proposal. Communication Minister Nikolai Nikiforov has suggested that Apple and SAP should
One of the most attractive benefits of subscribing to Amazon Prime is the free two-day shipping or an overnight option available for a small fee, depending on the item and destination. But in many cases, you might
Like their fellow future doctors down the road in Irvine, medical students at Stanford University will learn surgical methods with a hand from Google Glass. Those studying cardiothoracic techniques are set use Mountain Views high-tech spectacles to...
Modbook, the company behind those aftermarket Apple tablets, just launched a Kickstarter campaign for its latest product, the Modbook Pro X. After paying a pre-order price of $1,999 today, backers will be able to convert their own
In the US, prepaid cellphone service tends to be a like-it-or-leave-it proposition that rarely fits perfectly, especially for families. Virgin Mobile may have a smarter approach in store; its launching Custom, a prepaid family plan that lets
Theres a good reason you dont usually see Square readers outside of the US: theyre built to read payment cards with magnetic stripes, not the more secure chip-and-PIN cards that are common everywhere else. All thats set
Motorola might not be the only company making a smartwatch with a circular display in the near future. Samsung has filed for a trio of US design patents for smartwatches that are much more rounded than squarish
While competitors are busy cloning Snapchat in an attempt to replicate its success, Evan Spiegel and co. have continued to forge their own path. The company is already experimenting with new features in an attempt to increase
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
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
3D printers have come a long way...(Credit:Tumblr)Leaked from todays 404 episode: - That story of the marooned woman on a Hawaiian island getting saved thanks to Google Earth is totally fake. - Chordify makes
Wine has so many varieties and varying degrees of value that it can be intimidating to order when youre out to dinner. Gerald Morgan Jr, Sommelier at Simplified Wine, has some tips on choosing and ordering wine that can help
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Good design isnt the kind of thing thats taught as a core class in most educational systems. However, knowing just a bit about how design works can help you in many jobs. This video gives even a beginner the kickstart
The FLIR One infrared iPhone case can help pinpoint the position of pipe clogs, identify leaks before they damage wood and walls, find weak spots in your homes insulation, and see if there are raccoons hiding in your shrubs.
Measuring about 2.5 inches square and a half an inch deep, the Mikey Digital is small enough to stow in a pocket or backpack. The $100 multi-purpose mic is suited for recording the occasional podcast, your bands rehearsals, or interviews
The Nokia Lumia 635 is among the first wave of handsets to launch with the latest update of Windows Phone 8.1 software out of the box. At only $130 or less, its one of the best options for low-priced 4G
Developers have been toying with the beta of OS X Yosemite since Apple announced the operating system at WWDC in June. Now you can join in too by signing up for Apples public OS X Yosemite beta program.
Andy Gilmore Look at your smartphone. Think about the decisions you will make on it today. You may snag a dinner reservation, tell your spouse youre running late, or craft a response to an email from your boss. But you
David Sparshott Invoke the word autocorrect and most people will think immediately of its hiccups—the sort of hysterical, impossible errors one finds collected on sites like Damn You Autocorrect. But despite the inadvertent hilarity, the real marvel of our mobile
Modbook has been making tablets out of Mac portables for years, combining the Apple computers with Wacom digitizers to let digital artists have all-in-one graphics-creating powerhouses that run full OS X software
An affordable yet high quality consumer 3D printer has turned out too good to be true, surprising no one. The 3D printer market is generally sitting in a quasi-limbo state that’s progressed beyond proving itself on
It has long been advocated that we should use long and complex passwords to protect our online accounts. This is because complex passwords makes it harder for anyone to guess what it is. After all, a password of “12345” is
Are you a graphic designer? There are tons of tools that will not only make your life easier, but that some may actually consider essential to the carrying of yourThe post Deal Of The Day: 95% Off On Productive Design
Numerous car accidents are caused by having a sleepy driver at the wheel. Whether they had a particularly long day or are driving long-distance, the risks remain the same. Driving while drowsyThe post Just What We Need: This Seatbelt Jolts Drowsy Drivers
Taking selfies one step farther and giving them the 3D treatment is Shapify. Their service lets you turn your self-portraits into a three-dimension action figure that you can proudlyThe post Mini Me, Mini You: Shapify 3D Selfie appeared first
Hair loss can be a pain to deal with. There are many hair growing treatments available, ranging from non-invasive shampoos and topicals to the excruciatingly-invasive hair plugs and implants. SomewhereThe post Theradome Helmet Stimulates Hair Growth By Shooting Lasers At
Smartphones, smart cars, smart watches, smart glasses…in case you haven’t noticed, everything is being upgraded to smart status these days. Another thing to add to that list is the SmartThe post Smart Keychain Is Your New Best Friend appeared first
Every weekday, our friends at Faveable compile a list of awesome gadgets and gear that men would love to discover. Tired of all the boring stuff you have got lying around onThe post Top Office Accessories for the Coolest Workspace appeared first
As a writer, it’s nearly impossible to resist the temptation to make Star Wars puns when writing Star Wars related headlines. Our apologies for that. But, unnecessary apologies aside, it’sThe post Darth Vader Outdoor Wood Stove Lets You Join The
The logistics of drinking coffee are pretty straightforward: find a flat surface and set your cup down. But for those long lazy sessions on the sofa, you might want toThe post Lap Mug Is Made To Rest On Your Lap
When it’s not TARDIS, it’s the Sonic Screwdriver. These are two things you’ll find the Doctor constantly reaching for in times of need or whenever he feels like it. YouThe post You Need One: ‘Doctor Who’ Sonic Screwdriver Bottle Opener
Think of the XiStera XS Plus as a swiss-army knife for the iPhone 5/5S. It does octuple duty as a: Lens Adapter Comes with a Fisheye, Macro, and wide angleThe post Deal Of The Day: 35% Off On XiStera XS
If you’ve been to college and haven’t participated in any beer pong related shenanigans, you haven’t been to college. Like it or not, it’s a staple drinking game, but itThe post Every Beer Pong Tournament Needs A Ball Washer appeared
Did you know that that disposable lighter you bought for a couple bucks can actually be turned into a powerful, windproof torch capable of outputting a 2,300ºF flame. You justThe post Soto Pocket Torch Turns Any Regular Lighter Into Powerful
There’s nothing quite as much fun as a water balloon fight on a hot summer day. But it’s safe to say that water balloon warfare is a field that’s seenThe post Water Balloon Fights Will Never Be The Same appeared
Traveling on a budget shouldn’t mean having to compromise your security. Unfortunately, going for the cheaper hotel sometimes means outdated locks or alarm systems. Although this isn’t always the case,The post Every Traveler Needs One: Travel Door Stop Alarm appeared
According to the CDC, “from 2005-2009, there were an average of 3,533 fatal unintentional drownings (non-boating related) annually in the United States — about ten deaths per day.” That’s muchThe post iSwimband Helps Prevent Kids From Drowning appeared first on
The following article is brought to you by 21st Century Smoke. -Ed. If you’re a longtime smoker, you’re probably already aware of all of the downsides to smoking. Aside fromThe post The Case For Electronic Cigarettes appeared first on OhGizmo!.
Fancy spreading some jam on your mug and eating your face every day? Sounds a bit crazy but that’s what you’ll be doing if you get one of these customThe post Selfie Toaster: Eat Your Face appeared first on OhGizmo!.
Most people get a night light so they can see better in the dark without blinding themselves with sudden brightness in the middle of the night. They do notThe post Diablo Night Light Shines Bright to You a Fright
Why sport a plain, old, boring analog watch when you get can something like the Ritot? Instead of reading the time on its face or having it displayed on aThe post You’ve Got Time On Your Hands: Ritot Projection Watch
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
We first spotted this baby on the floor of the CES convention hall. Its the brand-new microphone from Blue Mic. Besides its good looks, the adaptive USB mic delivers studio-enhanced sound for desktop recording
Previously, we reviewed the FoxL Bluetooth portable speaker, agreeing with Time magazine, who declared it the Top 10 Gadget of the Year.While its hard to improve on perfection, Sound matters has done that with
The Amazon Books Team has provided specific details about e-commerce giant Amazon’s objectives regarding e-book pricing.The post Amazon talks about goal of lowering e-book prices appeared first on GadgeTell.
Yahoo’s photo-sharing and storage service, Flickr, has just announced the rollout of a new licensing program whose purpose is to help its users have their work discovered by the right agencies and generate revenue through commercial licensing.The post Flickr to
Need some fresh hard evidence Xiaomi, which just took the wraps off the immensely promising Mi 4, is a name to be reckoned with in the smartphone scene? According to Kantar’s latest research data, the China-based OEM conquered its domestic
Given it accommodates essentially the finest components an Android device maker can gain access to nowadays, Quad HD display and Snapdragon 801 processor included, plus an exquisite, nearly edge-to-edge, one-of-a-kind design, it’s hard to picture the LG G3 could get
The On 2 Bean Bags girls love souvenirs, and thats exactly what we got with MiP. The adorable balancing robot was exhibiting at the WowWee booth at CE Week, and we couldnt help but take him home. Check out all
Klipsch has launched its Reference R6m in-ear monitor, a universal headphone for any device. The product joins Klipschs other Reference Series headphones: the R6 and R6i.The post Klipsch introduces Reference R6m in-ear monitor appeared first on GadgeTell.
Although I’m not an Apple user, I greatly admire the thought and design that go into Apple’s best products. They look good, what can I say? While many accessories out there complement and flow with Apple’s svelte designs, some do
Just as the world was about to abandon hope for an extra-sturdy, “premium-looking” metal-clad Samsung smartphone, given the rumored Galaxy S5 Prime’s debut as a bland, plastic-made S5 LTE-A, reports of a Galaxy Alpha or S5 Alpha started piling up.The
Making good on their last week’s promise, Nvidia has begun shipping the powerhouse gaming-centric Shield Tablet to tech-savvy consumers in the United States and Canada. Meanwhile, Europeans can pre-order the beefy Android-based 8 incher via “many top e-tailers”, with an
How about a wireless mouse that also is a wireless scanner? An intriguing idea, and one now seeking crowdfunding.The post Design to Innovation launches Zcan, a wireless mouse that also scans appeared first on GadgeTell.
Showcasing an unreleased product yourself and letting info trickle out gradually instead of trying to be all mysterious and getting sidetracked by professional “leakers” is sure an unconventional way to build buzz ahead of a commercial release.The post BlackBerry Passport
User profiles in LinkedIn’s mobile app will be undergoing a design overhaul to make pertinent information about its members stand out.The post LinkedIn user profiles will undergo design overhaul appeared first on GadgeTell.
As Windows Phone steadily increases its relevance in the always competitive mobile operating system arena, it’s probably time we started taking an interest in the platform’s statistics as much as we do with monthly Android distribution charts.The post Windows Phone
The London Police’s intellectual property crime unit (PIPCU) is using warning banners to replace pop-ups that offer pirated content – all in their crusade to crack down on copyright-infringing websites.The post UK police replace ads with warning banners in copyright
Although technological advances have been marching us toward environments of wireless-everything, cables are still a reality. Even if you don’t mind how they coil about and criss-cross everywhere, wires still require management. Unless you really, truly don’t care. But the
The Blackfire Clamplight LED Lantern reminds me of a work/trouble light with a camping lantern’s influence. I think it’s the handle shape and how the Clamplight looks when hanging upside-down. This light looks and feels well-built and rugged. The water-resistant,
Remember when a slew of internal codenames for unannounced Nokia devices surfaced online? Many of those remain question marks to this day, though at least “Superman” and “Tesla” are starting to cut the mystery act.The post Nokia Superman and Tesla
Indian e-commerce company, Flipkart, has just announced that it has raised $1 billion in investment funds. This investment is a boon to the company as it aims to augment its operations and compete against industry heavyweights like Amazon and eBay.The
In February of this year, Microsoft invested $15 million in Foursquare. In exchange, Foursquare agreed it would offer their assistance to Microsoft in regards to the latter’s products and services.The post Microsoft’s virtual assistant Cortana adds Foursquare integration appeared first
Details about a new HTC phone, which is a basically a reconfiguration of the Android-based One M8 for Windows Phone, are trickling their way onto tech sites all over net. And apparently, the phone will be called “One (W8) for