• !Contractor hoped to sell social media surveillance to oppressive regimes
    Western companies are still interested in selling surveillance tools to governments that could easily abuse them. The Intercept claims to have leaked documents suggesting that Circinus, the defense contractor run by Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy,.…
    - 5 hours ago 25 Jun 18, 5:10am -
  • !Scientists validate theory of relativity on galactic level
    Einstein's theory of general relativity is rather important when it's crucial to the modern understandings of the universe and technology like satellites. But does it hold up with something as vast as a galaxy? Thanks to researchers, we know the an…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Jun 18, 3:12am -
  • !Xiaomi's latest tablet offers LTE on the cheap
    Save for the earlier false alarm of Google nixing the tablet section on its website, things have been a little quiet in the Android tablet world. But earlier today, Xiaomi updated its tablet lineup with the Mi Pad 4, an 8-inch, 0.76-pound metallic sl…
    - 8 hours ago 25 Jun 18, 1:34am -
  • !AT&T managers encouraged unethical DirecTV Now sales pitches
    There's no question that AT&T really, really likes it when customers sign up for DirecTV Now. It regularly touts the subscriber numbers, and it has lately offset troubles with the telecom's conventional TV business. However, its sales staff may h…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Jun 18, 12:05am -
  • !Navy backs 'omniphobic' coatings to help ships travel farther
    Researchers have already explored the idea of using water-repellent ship coatings that let ships travel faster and farther. The US Navy, however, is taking things a step further. It's backing University of Michigan work on an "omniphobic" coating tha…
    - 11 hours ago 24 Jun 18, 10:34pm -


  • !Oh Jimmy, Not the HAIR
    Poor Jimmy Fallon makes enemies on all sides. Fallon conceded this week that the infamous Donald Trump hair-ruffle—which riled viewers and helped tank his numbers—was perhaps not his best career move. Now, he appears to have lost the respect of h…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Jun 18, 2:55am -
  • !Best of Gizmodo: The EU's Bad New Copyright Law, Microsoft's ICE Contract, and Comic-Con 2018
    The bad news: The European Union is moving forward with its potentially disastrous new Copyright Directive, a law that could have potentially sweeping repercussions for how open the internet remains—and yes, that means the continentals might be co…
    - 10 hours ago 25 Jun 18, 12:00am -
  • !Actions Have Consequences
    The media firestorm that kicked off on Friday night when Sarah Huckabee Sanders was refused service at a Virginia restaurant has reached its logical conclusion: a message from the editorial board of the Washington Post that the Real Problem is mildly…
    - 10 hours ago 24 Jun 18, 11:51pm -
  • !Black Astronaut Jeanette Epps Still Doesn't Know Why NASA Cancelled Her Historic Mission This Year
    NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps, who was slated to be the first African-American spacefarer to serve as a long-term crew member on the International Space Station until she was pulled from the roster in January, is still waiting on an explanation of why…
    - 11 hours ago 24 Jun 18, 10:45pm -
  • !Creepy Doctor Makes a Sex Robot That Kinda Requires Consent
    A famous sex robot called Samantha was created for sex, but it wasn’t created to take abuse. Samantha’s creator, Dr. Sergi Santos, introduced a new feature that will render the robot unresponsive if it determines that its human partner is behavin…
    - 12 hours ago 24 Jun 18, 10:00pm -


  • Bag Week 2018: Why I still love the Peak Design Everyday Backpack
    Welcome to Bag Week 2018. Every year your faithful friends at TechCrunch spend an entire week looking at bags. Why? Because bags — often ignored but full of our important electronics — are the outward representations of our techie styles, and we…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 2:17pm -
  • Bag Week 2018: Mission Workshop’s Radian rolltop starts simple but grows piece by piece
    I've always been wary of modular, rail-based bag systems. They've always struck me as rather military and imposing, which I suppose is kind of the point. Even Mission Workshop, whose other bags I have always enjoyed, put out one that seemed to me exc…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 12:02am -
  • Bag Week 2018: The Nomadic NF-02 keeps everything in its right place
    Nomadic, a Japanese brand sold by JetPens in the US, makes some of my favorite bags and backpacks. The Wise Walker Toto was an amazing little bag and I’ve always enjoyed the size, materials, and design. The $89 Nomadic NF-02 is no different. The be…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • Bag Week 2018: WP Standard’s Rucksack goes the distance
    WP Standard – formerly called Whipping Post Leather – makes rugged leather bags, totes, and briefcases and their Rucksack is one of my favorites. Designed to look like something a Pony Express rider would slip on for a visit to town, this $275 sa…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 18, 3:00pm -
  • Inside Atari’s rise and fall
    By the first few months of 1982, it had become more common to see electronics stores, toy stores, and discount variety stops selling 2600 games. This was before Electronics Boutique, Software Etc., and later, GameStop. Mostly you bought games at stor…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 18, 2:30pm -

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Boy Genius Report

The Red Ferret Journal

  • !Total Garden – the perfect starter kit for stretching your green thumb
    There are benefits to gardening besides the possibility for fresh produce. The practice is relaxing and can help some people destress and feel more grounded. If you don’t know where to even start with the whole process, the Total Garden is a kit th…
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  • !KickyPie – a free graphic art site for when you’re in a pinch
    The digital world uses a lot of visuals which is why being able to do some custom images from time to time may come in handy. If you’re not so good with Photoshop or you just need something more on the free and quick side, check out KickyPie, the f…
    - 46 mins ago 25 Jun 18, 9:00am -
  • Game Boy Watch – A Game Boy Wrapped Around Your Wrist! [REVIEW]
    A Game Boy Watch: it’s not something you see each day, but it looks pretty cool and you can read the time with it! PROS It’s an official Nintendo product It looks cool Works as advertised: date, time and timer CONS It’s a weird fit with the big…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • SpeakSee – transcribe in real time right on your phone
    Following conversations where there are many speakers and not everyone is concerned with accessibility can be very hard for deaf or hard of hearing people. If we lived in a perfect world, everyone would be more cognizant of the needs of others but we…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 9:00am -
  • Identity Theft Protection Stamp – roll on and cover up
    There are people out there that are just waiting to still your identity and other important information the stuff you throw in the garbage. Which is why it’s important to destroy all identifying information before you toss things out. You can skip…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 9:00am -

The iPhone Blog

  • !Bluetooth headphones, USB-C monitors, Philips Hue lights, and more are all discounted today
    Whether you're looking for new tech gear or household items, we've got you covered.We found plenty of great deals today that include big discounts on LG's 4K USB-C monitor, Sony's Bluetooth headphones, Philips Hue multi-color smart bulbs, and muc…
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  • !Best Fitbits for Kids in 2018
    A Fitbit tracker can make fitness fun for your kids, but which one is the best fit for your child?If your kids have caught the exercise bug, they've probably got Fitbit fever and they're pulling at your arm to get them one. There's a full line of F…
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  • !How to look up your accounts and passwords on iPhone and iPad
    Looking for your accounts and passwords on your iPhone or iPad? Here's where to find them!Apple has made some excellent improvements to password and account management in iOS, not least of which is the ability to access stored accounts and password…
    - 21 hours ago 24 Jun 18, 1:00pm -
  • What you missed this week on CordCutters.com
    Amazon Fire TV Cube, WatchTV from AT&T, and new July listings!It's been a big week for us at CordCutters.com. We've got new streaming hardware to play with, and we're taking our time and doing it right.OK, we're also keeping one eye open on the W…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 18, 8:14pm -
  • Loopy Case: The new Popsocket / Style Ring?
    There's a new loop/holder/accessory thingie for your iPhone: and it's called the Loopy Case.Over the last couple of years, accessories like Popsockets and Style Rings have found their way to the backs of more and more smartphones.The Popsocket bl…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 18, 5:00pm -

CNet News

Android Authority

The Gadget Flow

  • 13 Apple Watch accessories that will change the way you use your smartwatch
    What’s the latest Apple Watch update? watchOS 5 offers better activity tracking and even a Walkie-Talkie function for instant communication. What are some cool things this smartwatch can do? With a touch of the crown you can activate Siri and... C…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jun 18, 5:00am -
  • 8 summer gadgets you didn’t know you needed
    When does summer begin and end? In the northern hemisphere, summer started on June 21st and will end on September 22nd. Are we getting a heatwave this summer? In the US, yes. Record temperatures are sweeping across the country. What... Continue Read…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 18, 5:00am -
  • 9 gadgets to satisfy your inner gamer
    What is the hottest game in 2018? Right now, Fortnite is killing it. The iOS version made $100m in the first 90 days. What big new games are coming soon? Look out for Fallout 76, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus,... Continue Reading
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 11:51am -
  • 6 Alexa-compatible gadgets that will make your life easier
    How many skills does Alexa have? She started with 10,000 skills but that number has grown to 30,000 in the US. Clearly, Alexa is a fast learner. What is Amazon Alexa good for? There’s more to Alexa than meets the... Continue Reading
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 18, 4:20pm -
  • The Swiftpoint GT iPad mouse makes it easy to work on the move
    What are the best productivity apps on iPad? Check out Pages, Numbers, Keynote, PDF Expert, Bear, Duet Display, and TextExpander Keyboard. What is an iPad mouse? It’s a wireless mouse that lets you use your iPad without jabbing at the... Continue…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 18, 5:00am -

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