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Huawei’s Ascend Mate 2 Is Now Available… Unlocked, For Cheap

I admit, I'm skeptical of phablets still to some degree. True, I technically own one: A Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is my regular go-to phone. And I do like the large screen, but for the cost, I can understand the leeriness of some p...
 
Household
 
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CoeLux “Skylight” Brings Sun To Dark Places

Seasonal affective disorder is a very real phenomenon, and it can seriously mess with your head. In extreme situations, it can be crippling or even fatal. CoeLux, though, has a solution, and it involves a "skylight" with a clev...

 
Household
 
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Soon, Your Fridge Will Run On Magnets

The basic refrigerator hasn't changed very much in the last fifty years. It's still essentially a cabinet with a lot of pipes and hoses in the walls, most of which are full of toxic chemicals that aren't great for the environme...
 
Computers
 
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Hewlett Packard Is Building A Completely New Kind Of Computer

Currently, everything on the Internet, including this article you're reading, is at the mercy of the functioning of data centers. These are enormous ranks of machines, one on top of the other, handling enormous amounts of data ...

 
Cell Phones
 
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The Portable SIM Card Makes Switching Phones Easy

Ask anybody who's spent far too much time trying to get that tiny little tray open with a paper clip; switching out SIM cards on modern phones is an enormous pain. And it's not just annoying for consumers. Manufacturers would a...
 
Cell Phones
 
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6 Things We Supposedly Know About Microsoft’s Smartwatch (List)

Microsoft is making a bid to be its own hardware manufacturer. That hasn't exactly paid off the way the company has been hoping; the Surface Pro was widely critically praised and just as widely ignored by consumers. But Microso...

 
Toys
 
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See The Sabertron In Action (Video)

Recently, we told you about the new Kickstarter taking the nerd world by storm, Sabertron. But one thing we didn't have was a demonstration of the Sabertron in action. Fortunately, this injustice has been corrected. Warriors Of...
 
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The Moto Stream Brings Back An Old Google Idea

Of all the results one expected out of Google's brief time owning its own cellphone company, this is decidedly wasn't one of them. One of Google's early stabs at a physical product has been reshaped and is now being sold by the...

 
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Vittel’s Water Bottles Now Include A “Hydration Reminder” (Video)

Vittel is in the business of selling you bottled water, it must be said. Still, they have a point in that quite a few of us forget, in the course of our busy lives, to drink a little water to stay refreshed and active. So, some...
 
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Fuelbox Wants To Be The Be-All And End-All Of Phone Chargers

It's happened to us all; we get somewhere and realize we've forgotten a charger, or a cord, and now we're up the creek. And the more devices you have, the more likely this is to happen. Fuelbox, however, wants to ensure you've ...

 
Offbeat
 
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The Tactical Necktie Is Now A Reality!

Every year, Thinkgeek rolls out a bunch of satirical products on April 1st, and every year, it's a delight. And increasingly, the response is voluble enough that ThinkGeek actually lays down the money and makes some of its "fak...
 
Android
 
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4 Things Worth Knowing About Google’s Project Tango (List)

It's been rumored for a while, but Project Tango seems finally to be stepping out of the shadows. Just one of the many, many weird ideas you can find at Google's "secret" lab, Project Tango. So what, precisely, IS Tango? 1. It'...