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Screw Those $300 Standing Desks. This Cardboard One Is $25

Oristand Cardboard Standing Desk Is sitting at a computer all day making you fat, but standing desks are too expensive? The Hootsuite CEO’s nifty new side project could save your spine and slim your belly. Oristand is a $25 standing desk made of cardboard. Just unfold the contraption, stick it atop your normal desk, and you can work without hunching. Some employees at Hootsuite were already bolting little IKEA shelves… Read More

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Josh Constine

January 14th

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The GoProblem

giphy Action cameras are like tablets. Lots of people want ONE. But very few need to constantly update to the latest model. I suspect this is why GoPro’s sales are slowing, it’s reduced sales forecasts, and it had to lay off 7% of its employees this week. It’s hitting market saturation. Many of the people likely to buy a GoPro already have one and don’t need another.… Read More

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Josh Constine

January 14th

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This 9-Foot-Long iPhone Cord Is The Ultimate Holiday Gift, And It’s Only $12

long iphone cord Free your friends and family from hunching over the side of their bed, sitting on the floor in airports, and infinite other uncomfortable positions. Buy them this Anker 9-foot long iPhone/iPad lightning cable that’s almost 3X longer than the normal one. Read More

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Josh Constine

December 15th

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This 9-Foot-Long iPhone Cord Is The Ultimate Holiday Gift, And It’s Only $12

long iphone cord Free your friends and family from hunching over the side of their bed, sitting on the floor in airports, and infinite other uncomfortable positions. Buy them this Anker 9-foot long iPhone/iPad lightning cable that’s almost 3X longer than the normal one. Read More

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Josh Constine

December 15th

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Augmented Reality Wizards Blippar Will Unveil New Tech At TechCrunch Disrupt London

Blippar Gif What if you could learn about anything just by taking a photo of it? Blippar already has 3 million people doing that every month plus another 62 million signed up. Now Blippar is ready to unveil the next phase of its technology and business, and it’s going to do it onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt London. Read More

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Josh Constine

December 5th

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uBeam Declassfies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible

Wireless Power It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology. So rather than let the rumors swirl, today uBeam revealed a bunch of details about how far, how fast, and just plain how it can charge a phone without wires. “People are saying… Read More

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Josh Constine

November 7th

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Arx Pax Demos Its New Steerable Mag-Lev Hoverboard

Hendo Hoverboard Gif Hoverboards are real, right now, not just in Back To The Future. Today Arx Pax showed off version 2 of its magnetic levitation Hendo Hoverboard that glides above copper flooring. The big advancement is that the mag-lev motors are tilted in towards the board to give it traction so you can shift your weight to somewhat steer its direction. Version 2 has better battery life and eliminates the… Read More

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Josh Constine

October 22nd

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Google Patents Holograms For Glass, Which Could Involve Magic Leap

Google Glass Magic Leap Today Google was granted a patent for using holograms in a head mounted display like Google Glass. It would effectively let Google create augmented reality experiences that superimpose computer-generated imagery (CGI) atop the real world. Filed in March 2014, the patent shows Google’s research into how it could merge its head mounted display technology with AR. But what’s perhaps… Read More

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Josh Constine

October 1st

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Oculus Positions VR For Primetime

Rift Today Oculus gave 1,500 developers at the Oculus Connect 2 conference (as well as those at home via livestream or on Gear VR a chance to watch) a look at how the consumer version of the Oculus Rift will roll out in Q1 2016, how Oculus plans to bring virtual reality to millions through the Samsung Gear VR, and how new platforms and controllers will expand the uses of Oculus Rift from games… Read More

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Josh Constine

September 24th

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Fender Goes Digital So You Don’t Quit Guitar

shutterstock_171708257 90% of people trying to learn guitar quit in the first year. That’s a big problem for the musical instrument industry, but also a big opportunity for one of the top guitar makers — Fender. If Fender can use digital tools like a new tuner app it’s building to keep musicians engaged, it stands to sell them a lot more guitars, amplifiers and more over their lifetime.… Read More

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Josh Constine

September 10th

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