Maybe its the time of year. Maybe its the weather? But people are extra cranky this week about fixie bikes and craft brews invading their cities. Theres a definite anti-hipster vibe in the air, and its global, from Portland, to
What is it with unboxing videos? At best, theyre poorly-focused movies of disembodied hands fumbling with packaging. At worst, theyre a platform for some jerk to brag about his new gadget. Trust me—this is the only iPhone 6 unboxing video
Right around this time every year, when the thermometer quits dipping its toes in the sub-60s range and does a cannonball into coldness, the radio station in my head switches format. No more blistering summer tracks. Its fall now—time for
Making a pilgrimage to the Videogame History Museum has been tough so far; most of its collection is in storage, and what little you do see has been going on cross-country tours. Pretty soon, though, it will
Its no secret the number of iPods that Apple has sold has significantly decreased over the last few years. As our smartphones have become more powerful and the types of tasks theyre capable of have grown, theres
Ray Bradbury, the author of Fahrenheit 451, once said: Nothing a computer can do can compare to a book. For some, the pleasure of flipping through a paperback may never change, but pragmatism is starting to take
Salt water covers the vast majority of the Earths surface, making it one of the most abundant and under-appreciated resources on the planet. Taking advantage of this resource, Nanoflowcell has developed the worlds first saltwater-powered electric...
There was no shortage of VR headsets at the Tokyo Game Show this year -- but that didnt stop the lines forming endlessly over the weekend. Hidden, at least slightly, in Hall 8 was Cyberith, demonstrating their
If you had any lingering concerns that hybrid cars were boring, Peugeot just smashed them to bits. Its new Quartz crossover concept blends the muscular, offroad-ready profile of a small SUV with green powerplants and aerodynamics that
Microsoft has been rather generous with free OneDrive storage lately, and that doesnt seem to be changing anytime soon. Now Redmond is bumping the previous gratis 15GB up by 100 percent, to 30GB. Whats the catch? There
If youve ever wanted to modify a virtual reality headset (or even create one from scratch), Oculus VR just gave you a big head start on your project. The Facebook-owned firm has opened up the code, mechanical
Presence. Its the ability of VR headsets to fool your mind and body into thinking that you are actually in a virtual world, and that experience is what Oculus seeks to deliver with its latest prototype. Codenamed
This week, we reviewed Apples new large-screened iPhones, investigated Microsofts investment in Minecraft, whipped up some magical butter, learned about Googles new budget handset initiative called Android One and more. Read on for Engadgets news...
Oculus VR has a new headset. CEO Brendan Iribe showed the prototype, dubbed Crescent Bay, off today at the first Oculus Connect conference. It has built-in audio, its lighter and packs 360-degree motion tracking. Developing......
The first HiFi I had all to myself was a hand-me-down Sony music center (something like this). It was a mix of faux-wood panels and brushed metal, with three media options: cassette, vinyl and radio. Then the
When Verizon launched its Advanced Calling 1.0 feature earlier this month (read: voice over LTE), it only worked with two phones: The Samsung Galaxy S5 and the LG G2. Now the company can add the iPhone to
We know, all your friends rushing out to buy new iPhones and youre stuck with that outdated iPhone 5s you just bought. Thats what happens when you go swimming without checking your pockets first. Still, its not
A lack of its own new PCs to use the service on isnt stopping Sony from bringing its Video Unlimited platform to the web. As the beleaguered electronics outfit notes on the PlayStation Blog of all places,
Need to make a new Gmail account but dont want to deal with creating a mandatory Google+ profile to go with it? Dont sweat it, because Mountain Views removed that requirement to join its ailing social network,
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
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There’s a robust third-party market for everything that connects to or protects the iPhone. And now that the Apple Watch is official, you can expect to see a new frontier of accessories and apps for the wearable device, too. The
Heres a breakdown of the new settings and customizations you can make to your system in OS X Yosemite. The post OS X Yosemite: Handy Tips and Tweaks to Customize Your Experience appeared first on WIRED.
Oculus announced the “Oculus Platform” store for developers to distribute their virtual reality apps and experiences today at the Oculus Connect conference. Starting this fall on the Samsung Gear VR made
Oculus‘ headset lets you look around virtual reality but requires integrations with unofficial controllers to move an avatar, fire weapons, or input other commands. But at tomorrow’s Oculus Connect virtual
Osmo, the gaming device from former Googlers that combines real world play and the iPad, is now shipping after receiving $2 million in pre-orders, including those from over 2,000 schools. The company is
Apple has a new patent application (via AppleInsider) that describes incorporating bone conduction tech into its EarPods, as well as packing them with sensors for better noise cancellation.The sensors include accelerometers to
Every weekday, our friends at Faveable compile a list of awesome gadgets and gear that men would love to discover. No matter what you think, online courses aren’t an easy A. And,The post Clever Gadgets for Online Classes appeared first on OhGizmo!.
There’s nothing like some good ol’ food porn to wind the week down, and what we’ve got here definitely qualifies. It’s pepperoni pizza with a big twist: instead ofThe post Caloriegasmic: Pizza With French Fry Dough appeared first on
You’ve got your power bank for emergencies. But when there’s a socket in the area, then leave your power bank for the real emergencies and bring out the Chargerito.The post Chargerito: Charge Your Phone On the Go appeared first
This belt is for survivors. It’s Slide Belt’s Survival model, and it stays true to its name because it’s built to last through the toughest of situations. The beltThe post Survival Belts: The Belt for Boy Scouts appeared first
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Every weekday, our friends at Faveable compile a list of awesome gadgets and gear that men would love to discover. Today (9/18) is National Backpack Awareness Day and our editorial team atThe post Best Laptop Backpack Suggestions by Faveable appeared first on
Like a desk, an apartment, or even the back of your car, your Mac requires a bit of tidying now and then. You download stuff, install programs, back things upThe post Deal Of The Day: 50% Off On Clean My
In recent years, people have reached new heights when it comes to vanity. Maybe the era of selfies began when phone makers began putting a camera with each smartphone theyThe post Check Out Acer’s Selfie Hat for London Fashion Week!
We’re just a few months away from 2015, the year Marty McFly travels to in Back to the Future 2. Our hoverboards are nowhere to be seen, and our flyingThe post BTTF 2 Light-Up Shoes Available For Purchase appeared first
Winter is just around the corner, and you’ll be wanting to booze up on the slopes, we know. No, you’re not? What kind of a person are you? And youThe post MittenFlask Is Perfect For The Slopes appeared first on
If you’re tired of rubbing elbows online with nothing but, you know, regular people, you’re going to want to take a look at Netropolitan. It’s an exclusive social network thatThe post There’s A Facebook Clone That Charges $9,000 For Membership
There are many jurisdictions where you’re not allowed to text while driving. It makes sense: the practice kills. But of course, illegal doesn’t mean people don’t do it. Now aThe post Texting-while-driving Detection Device Being Developed appeared first on OhGizmo!.
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Playing games on mobile devices with on-screen controls just isn’t as much fun as with a dedicated controller. So if you’re in the market for something like that, you mightThe post Deal Of The Day: 25% Off On NES30 Bluetooth
Have a Stormtrooper give each and every one of your guests a warm and illuminating welcome with this porch light cover. You don’t necessarily have to be on theThe post The Force is With Your Porch: Stormtrooper Porch Light
Walking is for chumps. Ok, no, not really. Walking is great, but it’s nice to have options. If you need to commute, are traveling, or otherwise have the desire toThe post Movpack Is The World’s First Backpack Electric Vehicle appeared
We’re slowly moving towards a cashless economy, and that’s all fine except for those among us who depend on tips to boost our income. You buy a large coffee atThe post DipJar Takes Care Of Tips In A Cashless Age
This is the way the Doctor Who brushes his teeth. Well, okay, not so much on the way he does, but what he uses to, anyway. His Sonic Screwdriver isThe post Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Toothbrush appeared first on OhGizmo!.
Once you manage to let go and not worry about drowning, just floating on water is pretty darn relaxing. But there’s still a little bit of effort to be made,The post Float Cap Makes Your Noggin Float, So It Stays
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 Equil Smartpen 2 works like a standard ballpoint on regular paper. What makes the Equil Smartpen 2 advanced is the sensor to track and record strokes.The post Equil Smartpen 2 bridges ballpoint and digital media appeared first on GadgeTell.
Get them while they’re hot… and still around. You’ll need to hurry, as they expire next Wednesday, on the 24th, but for once, haste will not come with any regrets. Not if you follow our advice and grab one of
Eager to get your metal Samsung fix and don’t feel like waiting for the Galaxy Note 4 or unnamed SM-A500? Maybe not so psyched about the Note 4 in the first place due to the phablet’s uncomfortable footprint?The post Unlocked
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to tell Motorola has bigger fish to fry than the not-so-popular Verizon-restricted Droid line of smartphones. There’s the handsome Moto 360 wearable piece, which many pundits are calling Apple Watch’s number one Android Wear
Most projectors are pretty boring to me. We commonly associate these hulking, ugly things with school classrooms, work meetings, or presentations in front of groups. The kind of projector I like is the one that pulls out of my pocket
Samsung’s third (semi-) metallic smartphone to come out this year, and the second that targets the mid-end sector, is no longer a scuttlebutt. And it might be closer than you thought, as a recent regulatory approval in China suggests its
Judging by Sony’s latest financial forecast, but also the company’s highly publicized Western distribution struggles, it becomes clearer and clearer the Xperia creators need a win in the premium US smartphone sector, and they need it yesterday.The post Sony Xperia
As usual, Stephen Colbert and I agree on something. Recently, an app called Checky was released, and its purpose should just make consumers bow their heads in shame. Its main feature is to educate consumers about the amount of times
With no official release date known (or even speculated), and the dessert name also kept under lock and key, it’s really no surprise device manufacturers aren’t willing to hazard any guesses as to Android L update timelines.The post Samsung rumored
Just when we were ready to deem Motorola’s resurrection complete, what with the exciting new launches of the second-generation Moto X and G handhelds, and the long awaited debut of the Moto 360 smartwatch, the soon-to-be Lenovo subsidiary goes on
It’s hard to escape portable Bluetooth speakers these days. They’re everywhere, and the competition continues with ferocity. It’s almost getting to that point where they all sort of just blend together. But every once in awhile, one catches your attention
As one of the device manufacturers that laid the groundwork for the unexpected mainstream rise of Chromebooks, it must pain Samsung to see rivals like Asus, Lenovo, HP and Acer do better business in the growing PC market sector.The post
Just the other day, we were talking about AT&T crossing swords with Sprint for Galaxy Tab S availability, while Verizon and T-Mobile appeared to stand idly by, relying on their existing portfolios of 4G LTE-enabled slates.The post Samsung Galaxy Tab
The good news is that there are things you can do to save your favorite gadgets. Using these tips in times of a tech-related crisis can help you get the most out of gadgets. You can even reverse the damage
Amazon has introduced upgraded Kindle tablets, including a beefed up Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, as well as the Kindle Fire HD. The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 comes with top-of-the-line specifications, offering users a top-notch performance. The Kindle Fire HD also
Republic Wireless? More like Republic Moto-less. Or rather Republic Moto-more. Needless to point out wordplay isn’t my strongest suit, although be sure to not let that get in the way of researching the hybrid carrier that, if we didn’t know
Blackberry Porsche Design P9983 was officially announced by the company on Wednesday. The device comes with Blackberry OS 10.3, and costs a fortune so it may not see a widespread adoption -- the Porsche Design Blackberry handsets have never seen
After emphatically throwing its hat in the 7-inch low-cost, low-end Windows 8.1 tablet ring with the $119 Encore Mini, Toshiba seems prepared to up the ante soon enough, chasing higher-end, higher-stakes pieces of the slate market.The post Toshiba looks to
AT&T sure jumped the gun back in June, boasting about being “among the first US carriers” to score 4G LTE-enabled flavors of Samsung’s top-notch Galaxy Tab S slates, and getting our hopes up for nothing.The post AT&T opens pre-orders for