Engadget

  • !Google's Gboard debuts a quick way to create reaction GIFs
    Google's Gboard for iOS is lagging a bit behind its Android counterpart, but a new update for iPhone users comes with a game changer. As The Verge has noticed, its dedicated GIF-maker button is no longer hidden at the bottom and now has a more promin…
    - 7 mins ago 21 Jan 18, 2:31pm -
  • !Ben Heck's mini pinball game: Designing the case
    With the electronics, mechanisms and simulations done, the miniature pinball game is starting to come together. Now it needs a great case. Remember, not every design element needs to be done on the computer first; sometimes it's better to get han…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • !Verizon's lower-cost unlimited plan now works in Canada and Mexico
    Verizon's latest unlimited plans may have some undesirable... limits, but at least you won't have to pay for the more expensive plan the next time you're on a North American vacation. As of January 25th, the $75 Go Unlimited plan will include calling…
    - 6 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 8:12am -
  • !'Overwatch' pro player suspended for homophobic slur
    The Overwatch League's honeymoon is over. Dallas Fuel player Felix "xQc" Lengyel has been suspended by both the League and Fuel after hurling a homophobic insult at the Houston Outlaws' openly gay player Austin "Muma" Wilmot. After Wilmot used one.…
    - 11 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 4:04am -
  • !Twitter may lose the exec driving its live video strategy
    Twitter's big bet on live video might be running into trouble. Wall Street Journal sources have claimed that COO Anthony Noto, the exec that has been driving Twitter's live video push, is in talks to become the CEO of online lending startup Social F…
    - 12 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 2:32am -

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  • These high-speed ‘nano-cranes’ could form molecular assembly lines
     Things aren’t going well down at the ol’ nano-factory. They’re having trouble getting all those tiny workers to synchronize and move quickly together. But leave it to the Germans to get things running smoothly! All it took was a careful appli…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 10:53pm -
  • Tile lays off dozens after a disappointing holiday
     Tile, one of the best known item-tracking gadgets out there, has laid off some 30 people and reportedly froze the potential hires of another 10, TechCrunch has learned. This comes less than a year after the company raised a $25 million B round last…
    - 3 days ago 19 Jan 18, 1:57am -
  • The BecDot is a toy that helps teach vision-impaired kids to read braille
     Learning braille is a skill that, like most, is best learned at an early age by those who need it. But toddlers with vision impairment often have few or no options to do so, leaving them behind their peers academically and socially. BecDot is a toy…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 18, 8:21pm -
  • Fli Charge demonstrates its charging pad with Craftsman power tools
     Don’t call Fli Charge wireless charging. Fli Charge is conductive charging. It’s just like plugging something into a wall but uses powered surfaces to distribute power. And thanks to proprietary tech, it’s safe to the touch and just as fast a…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 18, 1:13pm -
  • Nomad’s new wireless charging hub is a traveler’s best friend
     If you spend any meaningful amount of time in hotels, you’ll know that many of them are still living in the age of the 30-pin adapter, even though most of us have already moved on to Lightning, wireless charging and USB-C. Nomad’s new wireless…
    - 4 days ago 17 Jan 18, 10:31pm -

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  • NumWorks Graphing Calculator– check out this modern take on the calculator
    Remember graphing calculators from high school? I had a TI-83. I put a Pokemon sticker on it and I think I still have it somewhere. The heavy black box got a modern, sleek up date with the NumWorks Graphing Calculator. This is a graphing calculator m…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • Reelight CIO – Battery-Free Bike Light! [REVIEW]
    Do you sometimes go out on your bike without decent lighting? Or you have no new batteries for your bike light? The Reelight CIO fixes that for you. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=Su-3XCc6giw   PROS It works when installed properly After installation no…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • Freewrite – the modern typewriter for distraction free writing
    I really like typing on typewriters. There’s something about the lack of being connected to the internet that gives me that extra boost in productivity. And click clack keys are nice as well. If you want that distraction free writing time with a mo…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • Edifier R1280T – mega cool gaming speakers that don’t cost the earth [Review]
    Most computer speakers don’t really amount to much when you get them out of the box. The cheap models are lightweight, with manufacturing quality to match. And that’s not to mention the poor sound quality. So it’s refreshing to find a set of st…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 18, 10:08am -
  • MyFax – turn your email into a fax machine
    It’s 2018 and we still need to use faxes. I know, it seems like that technology would have died but it’s still hanging on. If you find yourself with a life that calls for a fax machine and you don’t want to run out to your local stationary stor…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 18, 10:00am -

The iPhone Blog

  • !Official Pokémon Go wallpapers for 2018
    Looking for your favorite Pokémon Go loading screen wallpapers? You'll find them — and the story of how they get made! — below!Pokémon Go changes its loading screen wallpaper roughly once a season, and always in a way that ties into whatever…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • !How to trigger Emergency SOS on your iPhone (and shut it off)
    How do you quickly call emergency services and notify your emergency contacts on your iPhone? With Apple's SOS feature.Wherever you are in the world, there is likely access to some sort of emergency service for police, medical, or fire help. Differ…
    - 19 hours ago 20 Jan 18, 8:00pm -
  • !The best tech deals that you don't want to miss out on
    Our friends at Thrifter post some great deals every day, and here are the best ones available right now!From mobile phones to general tech, home goods and much more, the team at Thrifter is scouring the web every single day to find the best deals…
    - 20 hours ago 20 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • !How to record any audio from the web with Audio Hijack 3 on the Mac
    The name says it all. You can 'hijack' any audio that plays from your Mac... any audio.If you have any need to record an audio track on your Mac — from the web, from your microphone, from some streaming source, from a connected musical instrument…
    - 21 hours ago 20 Jan 18, 6:00pm -
  • !How to control your lights with Amazon Echo
    Want to use Amazon Echo, Dot, or Tap to control your lights? Here's how!Amazon's Echo smart speaker is a great device for music listening, setting timers and reminders, and ordering stuff you probably don't need from Amazon's vast online store, but…
    - 22 hours ago 20 Jan 18, 5:00pm -

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The Gadget Flow

  • !Would you pay $16,000 for a robot to do your laundry?
    60% of our laundry is synthetic fabrics which can really stink. Luckily, HEX Performance is coming up with a solution for our activewear. Be grateful you don’t have 63,000 lbs. of laundry on fire. The Samsung QuickDrive washing machine works... Co…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • What Will the Future of Gaming Look Like?
    New hardware announced at CES 2018 offers better controls, improved graphics and upgraded Wi-Fi for PC gamers. Players are also looking to retro games for accessible fun. Industry experts believe that the market for augmented reality gaming will grow…
    - 1 day ago 20 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • Are robots taking over the world?
    There’s a lot of concern over robots taking our jobs in the future. But, it’s for good reason. They’re punctual, nearly perfect, and never tired. It’s no doubt that robots are smart. But this robot helps you maintain others so... Continue Re…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 18, 3:11pm -
  • Do you really need to spend $6000 on a smart toilet?
    With some of us spending more time in the bathroom than exercising, it’s not surprising we’re upgrading the technology in the loo. Kohler debuted its super smart $6,000 toilet. But, they also offer (slightly) cheaper options as well – the... C…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 18, 2:20pm -
  • Are streaming services killing cable TV?
    Facebook Watch isn’t the latest wearable on the market. It’s actually the social media giant’s hat in the ring for streaming services. Despite its drop off in success, they’re offering exclusive titles right in your browser. Too much of a...…
    - 4 days ago 17 Jan 18, 1:41pm -

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