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6 Of The Weirdest, Funkiest Designs From Salone Internazionale del Mobile

The Salone Internazionale del Mobile is essentially where designers go to show off the wildest and weirdest they've got. It's been going on this past week... and some of the stuff out there is even stranger than you might think...
 
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The Zstat Puts A Smart Thermostat In Your Home For Cheap

Increasingly, we're moving towards "The Internet of Things"; objects that have wireless connectivity, long memories, and the ability to "learn" your behavior so that you get precisely what you need around the house precisely wh...
 
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Carbon Hides A Solar Charger On Your Wrist

There are plenty of solar gizmos out there, especially on Kickstarter. But Carbon is the most visually arresting of them, for a fairly simple reason; it's not just a solar cell you can strap to your wrist; it's also a quite nic...

 
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The PillCam Will Make Middle Age Less Humiliating

As we age, there are many indiginities visited upon us for the sake of our longer-term health. Ask anybody who's been told that they're getting a colonoscopy how, precisely, that makes them feel. But fortunately, science can al...
 
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Switch Modular Pocket Knife Lets You Pick The Tools

As I am a nerd, and a former Boy Scout, I love having multi-tools in my pockets. They're useful for any number of reasons, of course, ranging from opening boxes to minor fixes, and it's nice to be ready for anything. But multit...
 
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Porkfolio: A Piggy Bank With An App

We'd all like to save more money. But it can be difficult, in a world full of microtransactions and temptations on Kickstarter. Which is why, if you want to save some change, you need a little help. Namely, a piggy bank, like t...

 
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Decibullz Custom Earphones Will Rock You Comfortably

If there's a problem with earphones, beyond the fact that they make a lot of audiophiles wince in terms of sound quality, it's the fact that they're built as "one size fits all", leaving some of us to cram the buds into our ear...
 
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Meet EcoSwitch, The Touchscreen Hot Plate

If you live in a small, crappy apartment, or a college dorm, you probably have a hot plate. And it's probably terrible; most hot plates are. But what if they could be redesigned, from the ground up, to be safer and smarter? Tha...
 
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Volvo Has Just Created The Future Of The Electric Car

Volvo has a reputation for building tanks that masquerade as cars. It generally takes emissions standards or a wrecking ball to get a Volvo off the road for good, they're that reliable. And Volvo seems out to improve that reput...

 
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LG’s Bendable Smartphone Screens Are Finally Coming

For what has felt like decades now, LG has been teasing us with the prospect of bendy screens for our smartphones. And, yet, it's never really come to pass, until now. Oooooh, Flexible! Unfortunately, you won't be able to make ...
 
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Meet Sol, The $300 Solar-Powered Laptop

One of the problems of modern computing is power. While computers have become more and more power-efficient, charging a laptop in the middle of, say, Ghana where there's no electrical infrastructure is a pretty serious problem....
 
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GlassUp Offers Augmented Reality Glasses That Look Familiar

Google Glass has, of course, caught the attention of nerds and is starting up a long, possibly complicated, discussion of what's public and what isn't when you're walking around with a camera attached to your face. But if you j...