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It’s an ergonomic keyboard-mouse all-in-one!

It’s an ergonomic keyboard-mouse all-in-one!

The aptly named KeyMouse is a split keyboard that fits your hands perfectly. Move around the two keyboard halves, and it becomes a mouse. The KeyMouse folks thought of everything. It has a mouse button at your thumbs. There’s a NumLock button on the left that lets you convert the letters to numbers on the(…)

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A creepy robot sensor that watches you sleep

A creepy robot sensor that watches you sleep

Mother is a peanut-shaped robotic sensor hub that watches over you and your family. It measures how well you brush your teeth, it knows how much you drink and it watches you when you sleep. The idea behind Mother is that you can have everything in your home constantly monitored. Affix a sensor to your(…)

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NASA designs ape-like robot for disasters

NASA designs ape-like robot for disasters

When we imagine the robots of the future, they often look and move like humans, standing up on two legs and using a pair of arms to grab and move objects. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is working on a different kind of robot for disaster response that’s designed to move like an ape. Headless but(…)

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WALLET WOODCRAFT

WALLET WOODCRAFT

As easy to use a a clothespin, Wallit is the first wooden clip wallet of its kind. A simple press on the bottom opens the wallet allowing the cards and bills to be removed or replaced. When the Wallit is closed the content is fastened by the 4 silicon knobs that also protect the cards(…)

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FLOWER-INSPIRED OUTDOOR ILLUMINATION

FLOWER-INSPIRED OUTDOOR ILLUMINATION

With its burst of LED “petals”, the latest in KEHA3’s Wannabe LED family is a street light inspired by the national flower of the group’s native Estonia. Simply named Cornflower, the elements of its lighting fittings can be freely directed with a simple joint. This enables each unit to light the road, the surrounding buildings(…)

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Endless Has Built A $79 PC For The Offline World

Endless Has Built A $79 PC For The Offline World

There are affordable computers, there are cheap computers and then there’s the Endless Mini, which is available for as little as $79. “Everybody in the world deserves the option to have a computer,” said Endless CEO and Chief of Product Matt Dalio. In other words, Endless is building Linux-based computers for people who have never(…)

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5 Of The Coolest Gadgets We Saw At CES 2016

5 Of The Coolest Gadgets We Saw At CES 2016

We met tons of brand new tech startups at CES this year and saw gadgets ranging from health-focused wearables, drones, 3D printers, and AR/VR headsets. We even got views of the Las Vegas strip from 1,000 feet off the ground in the UberCHOPPER. These were the hottest hardware startups and most interesting gadgets from the(…)

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In just a few short years, the wearables market has exploded to include a huge array of fitness bands, smartwatches, sleep monitors, and even real-time speech translators. There are some issues, of course—the most obvious of which is that there are simply too many of them. It’s hard to pick one out from the pack(…)

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Black & Decker SMARTECH Connected Battery

Black & Decker SMARTECH Connected Battery

The Black & Decker SMARTECH battery is a rechargeable, lithium-ion battery that adds Bluetooth connectivity and a smartphone app. It fits in any 20v Black & Decker cordless product—from drills and saws to hedge trimmers and vacuums—and, at $69, only adds about $20 to the cost of a conventional battery. Once plugged in, users can(…)

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Samsung SUHD with Quantum Dot display review

Samsung SUHD with Quantum Dot display review

This year’s line of Samsung SUHD TVs are deceptive. At first glance, maybe it seems like little has changed to these 4K, HDR-ready pixel portraits. But look harder at the curved, bezel-less screen and completely seamless back on Samsung’s new KS9500 TV, the flagship SUHD Quantum Dot Display, and you’ll start noticing how much work(…)

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Razer’s first ultrabook wants to be your only gaming PC

Razer’s first ultrabook wants to be your only gaming PC

Razer’s range of Blade laptops have always been designed as portable gaming machines that were thick and heavy. Razer is changing things in a big way this year, and it wants to disrupt the PC industry with its first ultrabook. The Razer Blade Stealth looks just as good as the Blade laptops we’ve seen over(…)

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ASUS Wins Five 2016 CES Innovation Awards

ASUS Wins Five 2016 CES Innovation Awards

At the 2016 International CES in Las Vegas, ASUS took home five prestigious CES Innovation Awards in four different categories! For outstanding design and engineering these are the award-winning products, including three ROG products ROG G752 and Chromebit CS10 (Computer Hardware and Components) ROG G752 will come in three flavors – G752VL with GTX 965M,(…)

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Tesla Limits Autopilot Amidst Launch of ‘Summon’

Tesla Limits Autopilot Amidst Launch of ‘Summon’

The new update limits cars to driving the speed limit maximum plus five miles per hour on residential streets. Tesla is curbing its Autopilot system, according to Reuters, so that its electric cars drive no faster than the speed limit plus five miles per hour on residential streets and roads without a center divider. When(…)

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The 10 Coolest Cars of CES 2016

The 10 Coolest Cars of CES 2016

LAS VEGAS—CES used to be all about gadgets, but this year, you can easily argue that cars stole the show. There were so many cool new concepts, technologies, and vehicles on display, that I’m almost wondering what’s left for the Detroit Auto Show next week. CES 2016 Bug ArtThings started off with a bang, with(…)

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The headphones of CES 2016

The headphones of CES 2016

From biometric earbuds to audiophile headphones, it’s been a busy show The best way to start the year as a techie is with eyes glued to what’s going down in Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show. For the audiophile things have kicked off in style with some of the most stylish headphones we’ve seen in(…)

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