Misfit's Flash Is a $50 Fitness Tracker That Packs a Punch
We first wrote about Misfit Wearables first activity tracker, the Misfit Shine , back in 2012. Not only did it
Microsoft's New Universal Mobile Keyboard Has Android and iOS in Mind
Microsofts got a new mobile keyboard, but you wont find a Windows key anywhere on it. You will find a
Those Great Fire Phone Headphones Are Just $10 Right Now
The Fire Phone might be underperforming, but its accompanying earbuds are great. Gizmodos Eric Limer had great things to say about
Sunshine Superman Review: An Exhilarating BASE Jumping Origin Story
Sunshine Superman, a nostalgia-flecked look at the beginnings of modern BASE jumping , is an exuberant look at the life of Carl
Three Uses For Google+ That Don't Involve Social Networking
Google+ first popped up as Mountain Views answer to Facebook, but as the platform has grown its most useful components have been
Moto G (2014) Review: A Phone This Cheap Shouldn't Be This Good
You are now entering the world of inexpensive smartphones. Youre in the bargain bin, the bottom end, the
There's No Way to See the Photos You Shoot on Leica's New Camera
Either the folks at Leica are just plain out of ideas, or they simply enjoy playing jokes on
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Microsoft's new accessories include a wired Xbox One controller for PC gaming
If yesterday was Microsofts day for announcing big news (read: a $2.5 billion acquisition), today is the day it moves on to less pressing topics. The companys hardware team just unveiled a few new accessories, including a
Misfit's wearable Flash tracks your moves and sleep habits for $49
Remember the Misfit Shine? It was yet another in a long line of crowdfunded wearables that won some points for its uber-clean looks and its activity tracking skills (not to mention the Klingon instructions on the box).
Engadget giveaway: win a Scorpion EX Pro Kit courtesy of Cam Caddie!
Unless youre aiming to film the next Cloverfield-style cinematic masterpiece, you may want to consider some tools to smooth out those shots. Cam Caddie has just the thing, with kits like its Scorpion EX Pro. It includes
Meet the Leica X-E, an almost-affordable APS-C compact
Leica just released an update to its X2 point-and-shoot camera here at Photokina. The X-E has a look and feel thats very similar to its predecessor, with comparable specs as well. Theres a 16.5-megapixel APS-C sensor that,
Goodbye Clear Channel, Hello iHeartMedia
When iHeartRadio first launched years ago, it was a just a mobile app to let people listen to any of Clear Channels 800-something radio stations on their phones. Now, three years and some 50 million subscribers later,
LittleBits' BitLab wants to be the app store of hardware components
Thinking about building something out of LittleBits library of interconnecting circuit boards? Until today, your creativity has been artificially limited -- LittleBits uses a proprietary magnetic connector for each of its snap-on components, without...
NFC on the iPhone 6 is limited to Apple Pay, at least for now
If you were hoping to use NFC on the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus to pair with your camera or share files with friends... well, youll have to keep waiting. Apple has confirmed to Cult of Mac
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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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Those Great Fire Phone Headphones Are Just $10 Right Now
The Fire Phone might be underperforming, but its accompanying earbuds are great. Gizmodos Eric Limer had great things to say
Blinkist Breaks Down Nonfiction Books into Easy 15 Minute Bites
Android: Despite the internet revolution, books are still a valuable source of information. Reading takes time, though. If youre the type to stick to non-fiction, fact-filled books, Blinkist can help you get to the good parts.Read more...
Moto G (2014) Review: A Phone This Cheap Shouldn't Be This Good
You are now entering the world of inexpensive smartphones. Youre in the bargain bin, the bottom end, the
Repair a Damaged Power Cord
A cut or damaged power cord will often mean a costly replacement of an otherwise-working tool or appliance. However, there are times when you can
Gawker Cult Rush Week: I Punched Myself at Dahn Yoga | Gizmodo The NFC Chip In Your New iPhone Is On
Gawker Cult Rush Week: I Punched Myself at Dahn Yoga | Gizmodo The NFC Chip In Your New iPhone Is Only Good For Apple Pay — For Now | io9 10 Lessons From Real-Life Revolutions That Fictional Dystopias Ignore |
TunnelBear Mobile Is an Elegant, Easy Mobile VPN That Keeps You Safe
Android/iOS: Its no secret that a good VPN is a must-have , and we even have some favorites
Amazon is Discounting a Ton of Logitech Gear, Today Only
We all love Logitech gear, and theres a boatload of it on sale today on Amazon. Read more...
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Track Your Sleep and Activity on the Cheap With Misfit’s ‘Flash’
Priced at $50, the Misfit Flash is one of the cheapest fitness trackers you can buy. The post Track Your Sleep and Activity on the Cheap
Zippy New Canon DSLR Captures Ultra-Smooth 1080p Video
Canons new 7D Mark II improves on its predecessor with a 10fps burst mode and the ability to shoot 1080p video at 60fps. The post Zippy New Canon DSLR
Here’s How to Purge Your iTunes of That Horrid U2 Album
After pushing out the new U2 album to its 800 million iTunes users last week, Apple has finally released instructions for deleting it from iTunes for
This Ant-Sized Radio Is Powered by the Messages It Receives
A joint team of engineers from UC Berkeley and Stanford University have printed an ant-sized radio onto a silicon chip that harvests energy from the signals it
The New Nikon Full-Frame Is the Next-Gen DSLR We’ve Been Waiting For
The new Nikon D750 combines the fairly small size of the D700 (its predecessor) with promising low-light specs, a snappy continuous-shooting mode, and an articulating
On Death and iPods: A Requiem
Have you ever loved a car? Maybe it was an old truck you drove for hundreds of thousands of miles, or maybe it was your very first car: where you had your very first beer and your very first kiss.
The Next Great Gold Rush: Apps and Accessories for the Apple Watch
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
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3D Printing Company Stratasys Is Buying GrabCAD For Around $100M
 Some M&A activity afoot in the world of hardware design: GrabCAD, an online community that has been described as the ‘Github for mechanical engineers’, is getting acquired by 3D printing
Roku Tops 10 Million Media Streamers Sold
 The media streaming world is alive and growing, as streaming set top box maker Roku has just announced that it passed the 10 million unit milestone.According to the press release, Roku has
CEO Of Guess Watches Welcomes Apple To The Fray
 In what amounts to a “welcome” turned sputtering softball aimed at Apple’s broad side, the CEO of Guess Watches Cindy Livingston wrote an open letter to Apple while,
Watch This Robotic Cheetah Run Like A Real Animal
 It’s not every day that you see a robotic electric cheetah traipse merrily on the MIT quad and football field, but here you go: the Cheetah, a robot that will be able
Swatch Group Head Nicolas Hayek Jr. Is Putting Smart Watches In The “No Fly Zone”
 A source close to the decision said that Swatch Group head Nicolas Hayek Jr., son of the late SG CEO Nicolas Hayek, is adamant that the company would not be pursuing smart
DipJar Raises Funding For A Tip Jar Where You Pay With Plastic, Not Spare Change
 The move to a more “cashless” society has not been without its victims – namely, those whose incomes relied on the spare change and small donations that once came from customers emptying their
The Surface 2 Slow Fade
 The 64GB SKU of the Surface 2 is sold out on Microsoft’s website, and, according to a sales person that Neowin spoke to, it likely won’t be restocked. The sales rep
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Barclaycard Launches bPay Band In London
If you happen to be a commuter in London, then here is some good news for you as the financial folks over at Barclaycard have started to launch the
NVIDIA LTE SHIELD Tablet Pre-Orders Start
NVIDIA has just announced that pre-orders for its SHIELD Tablet LTE have started. This comes within the timeframe originally hinted by
Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) With Zoom Lens Announced
If you’re into taking photos of wildlife, chances are you might want to think about investing in a camera or a camera lens
Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) Announced
Thinking of picking up a new compact camera? Well Leica has you covered as the company has recently announced
E-Book Publishers Turn To Invisible Watermarks To Track Pirates
Piracy in the tech scene is rampant. After all with music, movies, and books becoming digital, what’s stopping people
Bose CineMate 15, Solo 15 Speaker Systems Announced
As much as we’d all love to furnish our homes with huge speakers and that will allow us to enjoy our
Bose Unveils New SoundLink Bluetooth Speakers And Headphones
If you’re in the market for new Bluetooth audio products, you might be interested to learn that Bose has recently unveiled
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LEGO To Release A 1,996 Piece, Ultimate Collector’s Edition Of Boba Fett’s Ship
The Star Wars franchise is an enduring money-printing machine, all the more so now that they’re working on yet another episode. Hoping to cash in on the craze, LEGO willThe post LEGO To Release A 1,996 Piece, Ultimate Collector’s Edition
D20 Cake Mold Brings D&D To The Dessert Table
You like Dungeons and Dragons. You also like cakes. Wouldn’t you just love it if you could combine the two? With the D20 Critical Hit Mini Cake Pan, you canThe post D20 Cake Mold Brings D&D To The Dessert Table
Radio The Size Of An Ant Developed, Doesn’t Require External Energy
Oh, the jokes to be had with this. Or more like, the cliché jokes to the tune of “what is this? A radio for ants?” Well, it is a fullyThe post Radio The Size Of An Ant Developed, Doesn’t Require
Deal Of The Day: TOCCs Feather Buds, The Lightweight, Crystal Clear Bluetooth Headphones For $25
Bluetooth headphones are great because you’re not tethered to your mobile device. But they tend to be a little more expensive for this privilege. Not so today with TOCC’s FeatherThe post Deal Of The Day: TOCCs Feather Buds, The Lightweight,
Zenytime: Breathe to Play and Relax
How you’re breathing– the pace, the deepness, how long you’re holding your breath– says a lot about how you’re currently feeling. Notice how you take short, shallow breaths when you’reThe post Zenytime: Breathe to Play and Relax appeared first on
Deal Of The Day: 68% Off On IDrive, 1 TB Of Online Backup With Military-Grade Encryption
If you’re going through life with something like a MacBook Air, you’ll know space is at a premium. You’re likely to get into space-saving habits, like deleting videos you otherwiseThe post Deal Of The Day: 68% Off On IDrive, 1
This Is What A Heavy-Duty Leaf Blower Looks Like
Look, face it: summer is over. That means leaves will soon start falling and you’ll be stuck doing yard work again. Want to put a little muscle on your side?The post This Is What A Heavy-Duty Leaf Blower Looks Like
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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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Toshiba Encore Mini with full Windows 8.1 goes on sale at $119
Admit it, when Toshiba showcased an Encore 7 tablet prototype at Computex that was supposed to ultimately go on sale for $150, you were skeptical. And who can blame you? After all, seeing Android gear cater to the needs of
10 gadgets you should score for the football season
Is there anything better than fall? Pumpkin spice lattes, cozy clothes, colder commutes, flannel, and of coures FOOTBALL. So, whether youre playing pickup tackle football in the park, tailgating at your NFL teams Sunday game, losing sleep over your Fantasy
Microsoft has announced an event on September 30th in San Francisco
Weve heard quite a lot about the next iteration of Windows in the past few weeks, codenamed Threshold. Rumors suggested that Microsoft will hold an event this month, and it turns out to be correct. The software giant has scheduled
Dell flaunts Android-based Venue 10 hybrid at IDF, Intel Moorefield likely inside
While all eyes were pointed squarely at Apple’s glamorous iPhone 6/6 Plus/Watch announcements last week, Dell was using the much lower-profile Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco as an inconspicuous launch ramp for a couple of very exciting Android
Low-cost HTC Desire 610 is en route to Verizon, six months or so too late
If HTC is somewhat on the rise of late as far as notoriety and general sales are concerned, it’s no doubt at least in part thanks to the Desire line. The mid-range family made a bigger impact than high-end Ones
Microsoft Surface 2 (RT) nears extinction as Surface Pro 3 demand flourishes
The rumor mill is about to accelerate its churning once again in relation to Microsoft’s perennially unstable Surface line, as mere weeks after Surface Pro 3’s spread and Surface 2’s discount, we have follow-up stories on both fronts.The post Microsoft
Oppo N3 press images leaked, rotatable camera still on board
The Chinese manufacturer Oppo is said to be working on its new flagship device which will launch under the Oppo N3 moniker. The company recently teased its upcoming product on Facebook with a possible October announcement date at an event
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