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GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Kano Makes Coding “Lego Simple, Raspberry Pi Powerful”

Around this time last year, Raspberry Pi coding kit extraordinaire Kano was pummeling its $100,000 Kickstarter goal. After raising over $150,000 in just one day, Kano has been excited to release its coding toolkit for programming lovers everywhere. Fast forward … Continue reading

INVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
Bitcoin Plummets Just in Time for Blockchain To Invest $30 Million

DISPLAY SCREEN TECHNOLOGY
Peel Back a Cooler Tablet Experience With FlexSense

DISPLAY SCREEN TECHNOLOGY
No Touching! With Ultrasonic Gesture Control

THE RED-HEADED GEEK SHOW
E80 – Portal Smartphone, Nixie, Syqe Inhaler, Matchstick | Red Headed Geek Show

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
Arduino Teams up with Sharebot to Give You Materia 101

Thursday Arduino, a DIY electronics platform for easy-to-use hardware and software, has teamed up with Italian 3D printing company Sharebot to create the Arduino Materia 101 3D printer. Priced under $1,000, Materia will launch at the Maker Faire Rome this … Continue reading

 

LAPTOP TRENDS
From Windows 8 to 10, Positive Changes to Be Made

Tuesday, Microsoft announced it will be launching Windows 10, which means yes, it will be completely skipping over Windows 9. In lieu of Windows 8 being perceived so poorly, Microsoft had to show a significant gain in improvement in its … Continue reading

 

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!

Matchstick hopes to one-up the likes of the Google Chromecast, Roku, and Apple TV by announcing its $25 media and internet streaming device. The California based company, whose engineering team based in Beijing, has reached its $100,000 crowdfunding goal after … Continue reading

 

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

Wearables are all the rage. Their main purpose is to provide a lot of the same functionality that a smartphone has, but with a bigger convenience factor. It makes one think, “Why not just wear your smartphone on your wrist?”. … Continue reading

 

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

Ello is an ad free, invite only, independent social media network. Think of a low budget indie movie that probably turns out being a cult classic. The new platform hopes to be a tool for empowerment, not to quote “deceive, … Continue reading

 

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

When news first broke a couple of years ago that a Japanese company felt they had the capacity to build a space elevator in the coming years, I took it to be nothing more than a science fiction fantasy project. Surely, even with the vast developments that have been made in space technology, “The Final Frontier” would never be accessible via an elevator in my lifetime.

 

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