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BATTERY & POWER TECHNOLOGY
Channel the Power of the Delorean with the New Flux Capacitor Car Charger

ThinkGeek made waves in April with a much-hyped April Fools’ Day gag in which they released a gadget-charging Flux Capacitor. To the great dismay of the masses, that gadget turned out to be a fake. Now they are back with … Continue reading

DISPLAY SCREEN TECHNOLOGY
Firefox’s Open-Source HDMI Dongle, Matchstick!

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
What is That? It’s Portal, the Flexible Wearable Phablet!

THE RED-HEADED GEEK SHOW
E79- Ello, Shellshock Bug, Artificial Kidney, What the Tech | Red Headed Geek Show

INVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
Japanese Firm Aims to have Space Elevator Operational by 2050

HELPFUL TIPS
We’re Being “Shellshocked” by a Bash Bug

Remember the Heartbleed bug back in April 2014? As a refresher, it was a security threat in the OpenSSL cryptography software. Now, another bug has risen up from the ashes just in time to freak us all out again. “Shellshock” is a newly discovered bug in Linux and Unix operating systems, and it's kind of scary in how easy it is to attack.

 

THE RED-HEADED GEEK SHOW
E78- Mobile Sidewalks, Ecobee 3, Thinnest Tablet | Red Headed Geek Show

 

CONVERGENCE & CONVERTIBLE HYBRID PCS
The New 8-Bit Heroes: Mystic Searches Puts a New Twist on the Old Gray NES Cartridge

Yesterday we paid homage to “Throwback Thursday” with Polaroid’s new take on their old classic, the Socialmatic. Keeping in that same vein for “Flashback Friday”, we’re taking a closer look at a project that has taken Kickstarter and the vintage … Continue reading

 

DISPLAY SCREEN TECHNOLOGY
Polaroid Socialmatic Lets You Print, Post and Share from a Single Device

It seems as if technology has been taking quite a few of its cues from fashion lately. Every week there is a newer, more stylish smart wearable, a more sleekly designed tablet, or a new skin, wrap or cover to … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Misfit’s New Smart Tracker, Flash, Has Everything for $50

Considered buying a fitness tracker for your wrist but don’t know which one to choose? It’s undeniable you’re not the only one. With a plethora (I love that word) of smarwatches out there today, it’s hard to tell the difference … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Get a Better Nights Sleep, Sense Can Sense What’s Wrong

Hello (the company not the word), is a Silicon Valley-based startup that has made over $2.4 billion on Kickstarter since launching it’s sleep-monitoring product called Sense. Several generous investors, including ex-PayPal director David Marcus, Facebook executive Dan Rose, and Xiaomi … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Philips Brings Smart Pain Relief to Your iPhone

While a popping a couple of aspirin or ibuprofen is a suitable solution for a sore muscle or a headache, anyone who has suffered from chronic pain can tell you that medicine eventually just doesn’t cut it anymore. In fact, … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
New Smart Remote from Logitech Harmonizes Your Connected Home

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way we interact with our home, allowing everything to easily become connected via sensors and smartphone apps. From internet-connected blinds, smart coffee makers, and thermostats, the number of automated household items are … Continue reading

 

MICROSOFT
Microsoft Has Minecraft, Ok, but Just Don’t Change It!

Monday, Microsoft announced its $2.5 billion acquisition of Mojang AB, the company behind the pixelated world-building game Minecraft. The company made a previous deal to buy Mojang, but once other prospects started showing similar curiosity, Microsoft decided to latch on … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Ecobee 3 Uses Sensors around Your Home to Make Smart Choices

Heating and cooling bills are like getting test scores back, you don’t even want to look at that piece of paper because it just might ruin your day. One of the biggest reasons we crank up that A/C is because … Continue reading