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Mobile

Tile puts its Bluetooth tracker on a diet, releases the slimmed-down Mate

The new Bluetooth tracker is 25 percent smaller than the original and Tile now allows you to leverage the community to help find your lost items.
Mobile

ZTE wants you to design its next product with Project CSX — Vote now!

ZTE has a master plan to shake up the mobile industry with a daring new crowdsourced competition called Project CSX. Anyone can submit ideas for the next great mobile product to ZTE, and the company will make it.
Outdoors

Air-33 is a zippy, foldable ebike that weighs just 33 pounds

The Air-33 ebike aims to offer a stylish ride for city trips. At just 33 pounds, it's also remarkably light, and even folds into a compact package for easy transportation.
Cool Tech

South Korea is about to spend big money on making better robots

South Korea is already a major player in the robotics industry, but fresh government investment worth nearly half a billion dollars represents the countries biggest ever push into the fast-growing global market.
Cool Tech

Those self-lacing ‘Back to the Future’ sneakers just auctioned for $100,000

When tying laces is too much of an effort and simple slip-on shoes are just too darn boring, Marty McFly's self-lacing Mag sneakers could be just the ticket. Someone in Hong Kong apparently thought so, as they just bid $104,000 for a pair…
Computing

Is a new HoloLens coming in late 2017? Analyst rumors say yes

Tom Sepenzis, an analyst with Northland Capital Markets, is of the opinion that a new HoloLens version will make its way to the market later in 2017 as the augmented reality market continues to fluctuate.
Cool Tech

Desktop pick-and-place machine will create your own printed circuit boards

New Kickstarter project Chipsetter One is promising the world's first industrial-grade desktop pick-and-place machine, designed for modern innovators.
Home

Portable Smart Cube lets you lock any drawer, unlock it with your phone

Justin Zastrow's Smart Cube is go-anywhere smart lock that turns any drawer or cupboard into a mini-safe. The phone-operated gadget is currently raising funds on Indiegogo, where it’s already proven to be a big hit.
Cool Tech

Engineers cultivate fungus in brewery wastewater, develop biomass battery

A team of engineers at the University of Colorado, Boulder, are using wastewater from breweries to raise organisms, which will be used to create materials that may offer a cheaper alternative for renewable fuel cells.
Home

The Ding Smart Doorbell ensures you will never miss a potential guest again 2:34

Launched on Kickstarter, the Ding Smart Doorbell comprises an outdoor doorbell button, indoor portable chime, and connected smartphone app. You will never miss the mailman again!
Outdoors

Leafboard electric skateboard kicks it up on your way to work

Electric skateboards are adding features, speed, and range. The Leafboard is lightweight and trucks at speeds up to 19 mph, even up 28-degree hills. A full charge in 70 minutes gets you on your way.
Home

Healthy Home Coach will analyze your environment and suggest how to improve it

Healthy Home Coach is a new smart device that promises to analyze indoor air quality, humidity, temperature and noise -- and then make suggestions about how these can be improved, via a mobile app.