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Sevenhugs' Smart Remote
Looking to simplify the endless number of apps and interfaces used to control smart-home products, French start-up Sevenhugs has introduced the first “contextually aware” universal Smart Remote. In other words, it’s the first remote to understand...
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The Roost 2.0 Laptop Stand
After constant hunching and slouching in front of a laptop forced James Olander to visit the doctor, the former engineer decided to build his own laptop stand. But instead of quickly hacking together a rough makeshift, he spent months over-engineering...
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Canary Provides Peace of Mind
Why stress about your pets, kids, housekeeper, repair people or seniors (not to mention burglars) when you can monitor your home with Canary? More than just a camera, Canary can sound a very loud alarm to startle intruders, and it can help you get...
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DxO One Digital Camera
The DxO One digital camera sits somewhere between a point-and-shoot and a smartphone camera. The powerful, portable attachment snaps into iPhones via lighting connection, transforming them into sharp, capable shooters thanks to a 1” BSI-CMOS sensor...
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Zootiliy Tools’ WildCard Wallet Knife
One of the lightest and thinnest bladed-multitools available—at 1.1oz and 2.0mm thick—the WildCard offers more than a bottle-opener, ruler, prybar and a 2X slotted screwdriver. In fact, it's a super-durable credit card-sized Fly Off Blade and it...
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DIY Synth Kit
Injecting fun and excitement around electronics, circuitry and coding, Technology Will Save Us offers DIY kits that teach you how to build a solar-powered moisture-sensor for your plants, a portable speaker from everyday household objects, a game console...
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Six Worthwhile "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Collaborations
With all the hype and excitement leading up to the release of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," it's no surprise several brands have jumped on the bandwagon (or, Millennium Falcon) and come up with some very playful collaborations. From bold tropical...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Legendary Typographer Adrian Frutiger Has Died at 87 Typography legend Adrian Frutiger, best known for sans-serif design and for creating the typeface used in London’s street signs, died last week at the age of 87. Frutiger began his career...
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1.10 Years After Hurricane Katrina Before the catastrophic Hurricane Katrina hit 10 years ago, New Orleans was a dramatically different city. There are now 100,000 fewer black residents living there and property prices are increasing, but new...
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Summer Bike Accessories
There's no better way to spend the dog days of summer than riding your two-wheeler around town. Regardless of your destination—be it the local park, the beach, a yoga studio or a friend's apartment—we've found some super-useful products that don't...
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Fotokite Phi GoPro Carrying Quadcopter
Utilizing the same technology as their professional model (used by the BBC for special programming and broadcast coverage), Swiss electronics company Perspective Robotics AG has just announced their consumer-oriented quadcopter follow-up, the Fotokite...
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1. NYC to London in One Hour While many thought the days of the Concord long gone, aircraft manufacturer Airbus has just won a patent for a hypersonic plane, which is being dubbed the Concord 2.0. The curious-looking aircraft (which would be able...
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1. A 390-Year-Old Bonsai Tree that Survived an Atomic Bomb Washington DC’s National Arboretum will honor its oldest artifact this week: a 390-year-old bonsai tree from Japan. But perhaps more impressive than its age is the tree’s history—which...
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Meredith Perry
Who hasn’t wished that everything in life was wireless? Meredith Perry has brought us a step closer to a wireless world with her invention of wireless electricity. Called uBeam , it’s the only wireless power system that allows you to charge your device...
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Six Products and Services That Make Every Day Easier
With countless products hitting the market constantly—all claiming to make everyday life a little quicker, easier and more efficient—it can be tough to wade through the noise and find something truly useful. The team at Gillette put us up to the task...
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Father's Day 2015 Gift Guide
Whether buying for your own dad, your partner, a pal or a father figure, finding the perfect present can be tricky. While spending time with the special humans in your life is always the best gift, sometimes giving them something they'd never spend...
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MX Master Wireless Mouse
The hand-sculpted Logitech MX Master wireless mouse was made with ergonomic comfort in mind. Its shape was meticulously moulded for comfort, while the laser sensor makes it usable on even the glossiest surfaces, and in just four minutes it can be charged...
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PAX 2 Vaporizer Improves on the Original
Over two years ago we reviewed and adored the PAX Vaporizer. Today PAX Labs has released its successor, the PAX 2—an improvement on the original in every way. The general Kazoo-like design remains the same, but the device is now smaller, lighter...
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The Robotic Future of Pour-Over Coffee: Poursteady
The crowded premium coffee shop: on the one hand, it's a lively communal living room where conservations mingle and the energy is palpable—all walks-of-life coming together in the common search for next level java. On the other hand (and often where...
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SKEYE Nano Drone
At just four centimeters by four centimeters, the SKEYE Nano Drone from Netherlands-based gadget-maker TRNDlabs is presently the smallest consumer quadcopter on the market. Appearing like a prop out of a Honey, I Shrunk the Kids/Star Wars mashup...
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Alpinestars' Wearable Airbag for Motorcyclists
Motorsports outfitter Alpinestars has reached another milestone in its illustrious 50-year history. After giving professional motorcycle racers and track riders the Tech-Air Race electronic airbag suit—which in essence inflates at the very moment...
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Mezzaluna Chopping Knife
If you love a chopped salad, this is the kitchen tool for you. The knife's curved, stainless steel blade lets you chop up a bounty of herbs and vegetables at once, creating a cohesive medley that ensures you get a mouthful of each ingredient in every...
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Stance iPhone Stand
Ideal for conference calls on the run, hand-free FaceTiming or steady time-lapse videos, the compact tripod for iPhone from Kenu is lightweight and super portable. Designed specifically for the iPhone, the stand uses your device's Lightening port...
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Nut Butter Mixer
Anybody who avoids the trans-fat saturated and sugary nut butter varieties knows the oily, separated gloop that becomes of a fancy—or just healthy—nut butter. Instead of stirring it with a knife (like a chump) try this logical, but very clever mixer...
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