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Weekend Workshop: Detect radio waves (and nuclear detonations) with this DIY coherer

Weekend Workshop: Detect radio waves (and nuclear detonations) with this DIY coherer

By using tech made popular in the early 1900s, anyone with a 3V battery, metal shavings, and electrical wiring can easily build a coherer energy detector.
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Weekend Workshop: Wrap modern tech in retro style with a DIY Bluetooth Boombox

Weekend Workshop: Wrap modern tech in retro style with a DIY Bluetooth Boombox

Bose makes a great Bluetooth speaker, no doubt, but why not try building one yourself? Here's how to build a Bluetooth boombox in a matter of hours.
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How power became portable: An introduction to battery technology

How power became portable: An introduction to battery technology

Batteries power many of the devices we use every day, yet their inner workings may be a mystery to many. How exactly do they work?
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10 tech stories you missed this week: Jeep hacking recall, iTunes sale, and more

10 tech stories you missed this week: Jeep hacking recall, iTunes sale, and more

From Grooveshark’s co-founder Josh Greenberg passing away at 28 to cheating site AshleyMadison.com being hacked, and Google announcing it’s shutting down Google+ Photos on August 1, it’s all here.
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: 4K camera balls, pro optics for your phone

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: 4K camera balls, pro optics for your phone

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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DJI’s new Phantom 3 drone gets 4K cam, live HD streaming, ‘follow me’ autopilot

DJI’s new Phantom 3 drone gets 4K cam, live HD streaming, ‘follow me’ autopilot

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Stuck in the middle? Use these tips on locating the best economy seats

Stuck in the middle? Use these tips on locating the best economy seats

Flying in the economy cabin isn't the most comfortable, but some seats are actually worse. Here are tips and tricks to follow for your next booking.
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10 new devices that help you keep tabs on your kids, and boost their development

10 new devices that help you keep tabs on your kids, and boost their development

We run through ten gadgets designed to boost your parenting skills and help keep your kids safe and healthy. From baby monitoring to programmable robots, there's something for everyone.
HELP sonar watch

Watch inspired by bats and moths uses sonar and vibrations to guide the blind, costs $60

Watch inspired by bats and moths uses sonar and vibrations to guide the blind, costs $60

The HELP is a watch uses sonar and vibrations to alert visually impaired wearers of obstacles in their way. It's inspired by bats and moths.
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Everything you need to know about the FDA’s proposed e-cig regulations

Everything you need to know about the FDA’s proposed e-cig regulations

The FDA just released a 241-page proposal for new rules regulating the use of e-cigarettes, so we put together a quick overview of the most important parts

Want to know what the future of design looks like? Ask Sixense

Want to know what the future of design looks like? Ask Sixense

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Cash, trash, or karma: How to get rid of your old gadgets

Cash, trash, or karma: How to get rid of your old gadgets

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Gadgets for cyclists

Gadgets for cyclists

Gadgets for cyclists can make the sport safer, easier, or just more fun. Here are our favorite techie gifts for the biker in your life.
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Survival and adventure gifts

Survival and adventure gifts

Got daredevils in your family? Help them pack some essential tools that help them enjoy the outdoors, but, most importantly, survive.
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TVs, tablets and games consoles help Walmart break Black Friday records

TVs, tablets and games consoles help Walmart break Black Friday records

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Unsurprisingly, the $300k lab-grown burger tastes horrible. Here’s what to eat instead

Unsurprisingly, the $300k lab-grown burger tastes horrible. Here’s what to eat instead

Since the lab-grown "cultured beef" patty tastes nothing like real meat, priced at $331,200 a burger, here are the things you could be eating instead.
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5 easy DIY projects to automate your house on the cheap

5 easy DIY projects to automate your house on the cheap

You don't have to have boatloads of cash to live like a playboy in a penthouse. Check out these five DIY projects that will pimp your pad in no time.

Patent troll, flame war, and more tech lingo you need to know

Patent troll, flame war, and more tech lingo you need to know

Things are heating up in New York, so we were inspired by the rising temperatures to bring you words relating to heat in this week's tech lingo explainer.
How life-like CGI will revolutionize more than movies

What happens when we can whip up movie-grade CGI in real time?

What happens when we can whip up movie-grade CGI in real time?

PAR Works MARS app: Augmented reality guide for those who’ve given up on life

PAR Works MARS app: Augmented reality guide for those who’ve given up on life

SXSW 2013 Interactive Award finalist MARS app adds augmented reality to anything you take a photo of to provide additional data, making life a step easier.

Supercapacitor, SoLoMo, and more tech lingo you need to know

Supercapacitor, SoLoMo, and more tech lingo you need to know

South by Southwest is quickly approaching, so it may be a good idea to learn about these SoLoMo apps people keep buzzing about.

Crapject, hat tip, and more tech lingo you need to know

Crapject, hat tip, and more tech lingo you need to know

Found your life revolved around the Internet? Here are some jargon you definitely need to know to keep up with the Web.

How do you make an indestructible soccer ball? You start with Crocs …

How do you make an indestructible soccer ball? You start with Crocs …

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Neuromarketing, curated crowdsourcing, and more tech lingo you need to know

Neuromarketing, curated crowdsourcing, and more tech lingo you need to know

Have you ever felt lost reading an article with technical riff raffs which seemingly make no sense? We're here to help you decode those trendy tech jargon.

What the Superdome control room looked like during the Super Bowl blackout

What the Superdome control room looked like during the Super Bowl blackout

An official statement claims an abnormality in the system caused half of the Mercedes Benz Superdome's lights to shut off during Super Bowl XLVII.

How to avoid getting suckered when you shop for gadgets

How to avoid getting suckered when you shop for gadgets

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How to digitize your travel for a hassle-free vacation

How to digitize your travel for a hassle-free vacation

The technophobe’s guide to wireless home theater gadgets

The technophobe’s guide to wireless home theater gadgets

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Skyfall gear guide: If it’s good enough for James Bond, it’s good enough for you

Skyfall gear guide: If it’s good enough for James Bond, it’s good enough for you

Skyfall hits theaters this week, and here's a look at gadgets Bond will use in the movie. Prepare your lusty eyes over these one-of-a-kind pieces.

Hands-on with Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus Solar Charger

Hands-on with Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus Solar Charger

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Time Warner wants to know what to do with the future

Time Warner wants to know what to do with the future

With Serge, the idea is to take photos of products, labels, and other media to scan for related content online using a smartphone.

Opinion: How to earn a Ferrari and help launch a new search company

Opinion: How to earn a Ferrari and help launch a new search company

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How to inject some DIY into your outdated digital camera

How to inject some DIY into your outdated digital camera

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How robotic glasses can make the blind ‘see’

How robotic glasses can make the blind ‘see’