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Innovators and Essentials: Ryan Grepper, The Coolest Cooler

Unique design, careful planning, and a wave of followers helped elevate the Coolest Cooler to the top of the Kickstarter mountain.

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The hottest cooler on the planet: Coolest Cooler takes top spot on Kickstarter

After washing out in its first effort, the Coolest Cooler came rolling back to become the highest funded Kickstarter campaign in the history of the site. The ice chest with everything from a blender to a Bluetooth speaker has now reached over $10 mill in…

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Back to school car accessories guide

The 2014-2015 school year is coming up, and that means back to school shopping. Because we don’t care about pencils and notebooks here, we’re counting down the eight best car gadgets for the upcoming school year.


World’s first ‘smart’ cruise ship features robot bartenders, virtual balconies and more

Tech fans considering a cruise for their next vacation may well be tempted by the Quantum of the Seas, a vessel that its owner, Royal Caribbean, describes as "the world's most technologically advanced ship ever to sail."

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7 upcoming wearables that make us laugh, cringe, and secretly covet

A chair you can wear? Pass. A ski helmet with a camera, GPS tracker and MP3 player built right in. Now we’re getting somewhere.


Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of August 24, 2014

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

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Meet Denny and Yerka, two bikes that securely lock themselves without the help of a lock

Two new bike designs may make bike locks a thing of the past. The Denny is a high-tech bike filled with useful features, including a handlebar that acts as a bike lock. The Yerka's frame opens up to securely lock the bike.

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Biovigil badge checks to see if your doctor’s hands are clean

Definitely ideal if looking for a safe, clean hospital for an upcoming surgery, a badge system created by Biovigil checks to see if the medical staff is washing their hands after interacting with patients.

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The 10 most hilariously awful Kickstarter projects of all time

Kickstarter backers may have flocked to the Coolest Cooler and Neil Young's Pono Player, but other projects weren't quite as successful. Check out our picks for the 10 worst Kickstarter campaigns, whether talking video games or Red Bull-fueled road trips.

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Can Coin survive? Project delayed, backers outraged, doubts loom (Updated)

It looks like Coin is in a serious predicament. The e-wallet for your credit cards has delayed its launch, is charging backers for the beta version and has yet to answer important questions about its feasibility.


Samsung’s clever new cable will charge three gadgets at once

Samsung is preparing to release a new charging cable, which splits one end into three separate microUSB connectors, allowing you to charge up three gadgets using a single plug socket.

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The ‘Chairless Chair’ is a chair you can wear

A piece of wearable kit that attaches to your legs like an exoskeleton and transforms into a chair at the touch of a button has caught the interest of BMW and Audi, both of whom plan to test it out with factory workers in the coming months.


FDA approves AliveCor’s heart monitoring app and iPhone case

AliveCor aims to help those with serious heart conditions monitor their own health with its heart monitor, app, and ECG algorithm. The company's app and heart monitor attachment are now FDA approved.