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Noria is a smart air conditioner that will keep you feeling and looking cool

Finally, someone came up with an aesthetically pleasing solution for keeping cool during the warm months. Meet the Noria: a smart air conditioning unit with a minimalist design that won't take up your whole window.

Epic Foundation’s new app lets you see where your donations are going

Meet Epic, the non-profit looking to introduce more technology and data to the nonprofit universe, starting with a new app called Impact that actually lets donors see where and how their charitable donations are being used.
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Converse with your cat like never before with this new 3D-printed talking collar

Thanks to the the Temptations Catterbox, designed by London ad agency adam&eveDDB, your favorite feline will now be able to talk to you. Of course, there are no guarantees you'll like what she has to say.
Home Theater

Become a master caster with these Google Chromecast tips and tricks

Google's Chromecast streaming stick is taking over living rooms as a budget-friendly option for cord cutters. We've put together a list of our favorite tips and tricks to help you get the most out of Google's impressive device.

Fitbit comes out on top in latest legal battle with Jawbone

In a huge victory for Fitbit in its ongoing battle with Jawbone, the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled that some of the crucial patents upon which Jawbone's case rested are invalid.
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Mirror, mirror, on the wall, hail me an Uber!

A San Francisco engineer posted a YouTube video demoing a touchscreen mirror he claims to have built. The video has over 800,000 views and Reddit is flaming. In the demo, the purported inventor shows music and video apps, controls…
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For the first time ever, NBC is sharing Olympic footage

For the first time, Comcast Corp.'s NBC will be distributing footage from the Olympics. Snapchat users will be able to see the events and athletes up close through the app. The content will be curated by Buzzfeed.

Uber proposes settlement for guide dog lawsuit

In a settlement offer in a two-year-old class action lawsuit about service dogs for blind people, Uber will give guidance to drivers. Uber also offered a $225,000 payment to the National Federation of the Blind California chapter

Over your oven? 3D print new, smarter controls with RetroFab

RetroFab is a system that lets you take a 3D image of your toaster or alarm clock and redesign the switches, buttons, or controls. It 3D prints the retrofit to fit over your existing appliance and make it smarter or easier to use.
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When your phone is too small for big ideas, you need a smart whiteboard 2:09

Smart Kapp is a smart whiteboard that allows you to draw with an ordinary dry-erase marker, then share a digital version of it seamlessly from an app, no sloppy camera shot needed.

Gotta give credit for sticking to it, fourth Nissan recall for same issue

More than 3.5 million Nissan vehicles are being recalled after injuries from passenger airbags. The problem is detecting what's in the seat. The airbag seat sensors have trouble knowing if the seat holds an adult, a child, or is empty.