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This clever dot screen is a fun widget for your high-tech hipster office

animated_dot_v0-3 Look, it’s 2016. A cereal bar, pet grooming station, nap pod, and ping pong hovel aren’t enough to get a young programmer’s guts boiling. You need something unique. You need a flip disk system. This system, created by a BreakfastNY, is basically a modern version of those massive analog-digital signs you used to see in airports. Each pixel flips from dark to light (or dark… Read More

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John Biggs

November 29th

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This clever dot screen is a fun widget for your high-tech hipster office

animated_dot_v0-3 Look, it’s 2016. A cereal bar, pet grooming station, nap pod, and ping pong hovel aren’t enough to get a young programmer’s guts boiling. You need something unique. You need a flip disk system. This system, created by a BreakfastNY, is basically a modern version of those massive analog-digital signs you used to see in airports. Each pixel flips from dark to light (or dark… Read More

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John Biggs

November 29th

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YouTube is now available on your Dish DVR

A picture shows a You Tube logo on December 4, 2012 during LeWeb Paris 2012 in Saint-Denis near Paris. Le Web is Europe's largest tech conference, bringing together the entrepreneurs, leaders and influencers who shape the future of the internet.        (Photo: ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images) YouTube, everyone’s favorite source for Adele lyric videos and ASMR-inducing paper crinkles, is joining Netflix and other on-demand services on the Dish Hopper 3 DVR. The service will appear on channel 371 and as a standalone “app” in the main menu. You can also send videos to your DVR via the YouTube mobile app, ensuring that you can show everyone Charlie the Unicorn as soon… Read More

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John Biggs

October 21st

Gadgets

Wink 2 Hub Review: A smart home hub built for the future

wink-hub-2-3-of-3 If the Amazon Echo is the face of home automation, a smart home hub is the brains. It sits silently, stuffed under a couch or on a bookshelf, connecting all the smart devices around a person’s home. There are a few competing hubs available, but the latest from Wink packs the most connectivity options. This is the second Hub from Wink. Called the Hub 2, it costs $99. The changes are… Read More

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Matt Burns

October 18th

Gadgets

Avast CEO on why it’s just spent $1.4BN to absorb security rival AVG

Avast CEO vince steckler with staff from its threat lab Security firm Avast has today confirmed the completion of a $1.4 billion acquisition of fellow Czech-based antivirus company AVG. The deal will see Avast’s customer base nearly double — swelling from 230 million to more than 400 million in total, 160M of whom are mobile users. Read More

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Natasha Lomas

September 30th

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Mobile

The SMOVE stabilizes and charges your phone for steady video shoots

rwxbr1i3kzyzpdeaju72 When unmanned aerial vehicle makers and gimbal engineers get together they like to have a few beers and make something like the SMOVE. Designed to connect to a regular smartphone the SMOVE is basically a steadicam for your iOS or Android device, allowing you to take steady shots in rough conditions, follow faces in front of the camera, and even take seamless panoramas. The SMOVE team… Read More

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John Biggs

September 27th

Gadgets

Glance Clock keeps your life together with subtle yet vibrant notifications

There’s something intriguing about low-fi solutions to high-tech problems and the Glance Clock is no exception. In today’s world, a missed Uber can be the difference between a confidence-inducing 5.0 rider rating and a clearly shameful 4.8. Glance Clock, a smart clock that looks more analog than digital at first glance (see what I did there), wants to make your life easier by… Read More

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John Mannes

September 19th

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Glance Clock keeps your life together with subtle yet vibrant notifications

There’s something intriguing about low-fi solutions to high-tech problems and the Glance Clock is no exception. In today’s world, a missed Uber can be the difference between a confidence-inducing 5.0 rider rating and a clearly shameful 4.8. Glance Clock, a smart clock that looks more analog than digital at first glance (see what I did there), wants to make your life easier by… Read More

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John Mannes

September 19th

Gadgets

Behold! It’s the tiniest MAME cabinet in the galaxy

gaming_pi-inside In the world of MAME cabinetry – essentially a subculture of arcade lovers who build amazing cabinets for their emulators – the goal is usually to either recreate the arcade games of yore or build something really wild. Adafruit built something really wild. Originally a weekend project, this MAME cabinet is a few inches tall and uses a screen about as big as a thumbnail. The kit is… Read More

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John Biggs

September 16th

Gadgets

Behold! It’s the tiniest MAME cabinet in the galaxy

gaming_pi-inside In the world of MAME cabinetry – essentially a subculture of arcade lovers who build amazing cabinets for their emulators – the goal is usually to either recreate the arcade games of yore or build something really wild. Adafruit built something really wild. Originally a weekend project, this MAME cabinet is a few inches tall and uses a screen about as big as a thumbnail. The kit is… Read More

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John Biggs

September 16th

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