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Category: Gadgets

Viewbox Rubber VR Headset Stretches Your Phone’s Capabilities

Viewbox Rubber VR Headset Stretches Your Phone’s Capabilities
Mobile phone 3D or virtual reality headsets are one of the newest tech accessories. Like Google’s Cardboard, the Viewbox is on the cheap and low-tech side. But instead of paper it’s made of neoprene, a synthetic…
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Jaasta E-ink Keyboard Black and White and Everything in Between

Jaasta E-ink Keyboard Black and White and Everything in Between
Last year we featured Maxim Mezentsev and Aleksander Suhih’s concept for a keyboard with E-ink screens on each key. The idea is for the each key to display a set of shortcuts, similar to Art Lebedev’s…
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PocketBook CAD Reader Flex 13.3″ Flexible E-reader: Paper v.1.5

PocketBook CAD Reader Flex 13.3″ Flexible E-reader: Paper v.1.5
Last year, we featured the PaperTab, an extremely flexible E-ink reader prototype. PocketBook’s upcoming CAD Reader Flex isn’t as thin or flexible as the PaperTab, but it is real and will be available soon. It’s a…
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KipstR Wristband Starts TiVo Recording When You Fall Asleep: Blue Collar Band

KipstR Wristband Starts TiVo Recording When You Fall Asleep: Blue Collar Band
Earlier this year we saw a Netflix and Fitbit hack that pauses the video when the viewer falls asleep. Virgin Media’s KipstR wristband is a very similar device, but it works with TiVo instead of Netflix.…
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‘Hotel My Phone’ App Lets You Use Someone Else’s Phone Like It Were Yours

‘Hotel My Phone’ App Lets You Use Someone Else’s Phone Like It Were Yours
It’s ironic how you seem to run out of battery when you need your phone the most. Don’t fret if you’ve got the Hotel My Phone app installed on your phone, though. Just borrow the phone…
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Pluggage Suitcase is for the Worldly Traveler

Pluggage Suitcase is for the Worldly Traveler
Traveling is all about having fun, touring, and shopping until it’s time to pack up and go home. It’s then that you have to deal with the hassle of cramming all those souvenirs you bought into…
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Gaems M155 15.5″ Monitor: Console Laptop Mod Noob Edition

Gaems M155 15.5″ Monitor: Console Laptop Mod Noob Edition
Aside from its name’s distracting spelling, Gaems is known for its specialized suitcases for Xbox and PlayStation consoles. The suitcases come with a monitor, speakers and the requisite cables, so all you need is to strap…
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KeySmart Compact Key Holder: Swiss Army Key

KeySmart Compact Key Holder: Swiss Army Key
Key rings are fine, but suppose you only carry a few keys on you. In that case, there’s no need to make them extra bulky in your pocket by putting them on a round ring. The…
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Pinć Phone VR Headset Comes with Motion Sensing Rings: Don’t VR & Drive

Pinć Phone VR Headset Comes with Motion Sensing Rings: Don’t VR & Drive
While the world awaits for the prophesied Oculus Rift to rise, we’re seeing more and more virtual reality headsets that use smartphones as their brain. However, most of these peripherals are content to provide you a…
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This Guy Made a Decent 3D Scanner Using a Cheap Webcam and a Laser Level

This Guy Made a Decent 3D Scanner Using a Cheap Webcam and a Laser Level
If you want to 3D scan things, you’re going to have to shell out some serious cash. The MakerBot Digitizer, which inspired this project, for example, is a whopping $800. That’s definitely worth it to a…
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Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Peeler for Timey-Wimey Salads

Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Peeler for Timey-Wimey Salads
If you are a fan of salads with carrots and cucumbers, you probably peel them nicely before you toss them in. Peeling with a plain old metal peeler is too boring for fans of Doctor Who.…
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Giant Hamburger Computer Mouse: Say What?

Giant Hamburger Computer Mouse: Say What?
Lotteria is a Japanese hamburger restaurant chain, not a lottery for diarrhea like it sounds. They have a reputation for making huge, multi-patty burgers that are hard, but apparently fun to eat. Their signature burger has…
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Aura Wireless Christmas Lights: Oh Christmas Tree! Thy Lights Are so Untangled

Aura Wireless Christmas Lights: Oh Christmas Tree! Thy Lights Are so Untangled
A new lighting system on Kickstarter is going to make decorating Christmas trees much easier. Called Aura, it consists of LED balls that are powered wirelessly by an electromagnetic transmitter, which fits inside or at the…
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Pyro Fireshooter Lets You Shoot Fireballs out of Your Hands

Pyro Fireshooter Lets You Shoot Fireballs out of Your Hands
I grew up hearing the words “Incantus pulcher imperium” and seeing a little 2D sprite launch a fireball at Irenicus or some hobgoblins or Sarevok shortly afterwards. As a result, I really, really wish I could…
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Smart Kapp Screencasting Whiteboard: You Get a Note! You Get a Note! Everybody Gets a Note!

Smart Kapp Screencasting Whiteboard: You Get a Note! You Get a Note! Everybody Gets a Note!
Last October, we talked about WriteBoard, a concept for a touchscreen display that can stream its screen to mobile devices. Its fundraiser is a complete flop, but if you were hoping for such a device check…
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Carbon Flyer Video Drone is Cool and Cheap

Carbon Flyer Video Drone is Cool and Cheap
There are a bunch of drones on the market today that have video cameras inside them. The thing most of those drones have in common is a high purchase price. A new drone is on Indiegogo…
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