Gadgets

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  • Pebble Time Kickstarter Drew 167% More Money Per Hour The Day After Apple’s Event

    Pebble Time Kickstarter Drew 167% More Money Per Hour The Day After Apple’s Event

    The Pebble Time Kickstarter gained some momentum thanks to Apple’s special Watch event Monday. The new smartwatch from the smartwatch pioneer was drawing in funding at a rate of around $6,000 per hour on Sunday, March 8, which rose to $10,000 per hour on Monday, March 9 (when the event took place), and capped out at $16,000 per day on average during March 10, the day following… Read More

  • TC AppleCast 9: New MacBook And Apple Watch First Impressions

    TC AppleCast 9: New MacBook And Apple Watch First Impressions

    This week you get TWO AppleCast episodes, because that’s just how much Apple news we had thanks to Apple’s special event on Monday. We’ve had a few days now to reflect on the big event, as well as our hands-on experience with both the new MacBook and Apple Watch. In some ways, the intervening time has raised more questions than answers, but Apple’s latest products are… Read More

  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Apple Watch, Macbook, Chromebook Pixel

    This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Apple Watch, Macbook, Chromebook Pixel

    It’s been an amazing week for gadgets, with Apple announcing the pricing for the Apple Watch, as well as the unveil of the ultra-impressive MacBook. But that wasn’t all. Google got in on the mix with the announcement of the Chromebook Pixel second generation. We discuss all this and more on this very special episode of the TC Gadgets Podcast featuring Matt Burns, Jordan Crook… Read More

  • YouTube Now Lets You Upload 360-Degree Video

    YouTube Now Lets You Upload 360-Degree Video

    Immersive video is now accessible to just about anyone, both on the creator and audience side. Google just turned on 360-degree video uploads for YouTube creators, letting anyone who can film the immersive footage using something like the Bublcam or Ricoh Theta the ability to put their creations on YouTube, where they can be viewed in the YouTube for Android app or in Chrome (with iPhone and… Read More

  • The Woolet Is A Wallet That Yells At You When You Leave It Behind

    The Woolet Is A Wallet That Yells At You When You Leave It Behind

    The Internet of Things promised us a deeper connection with our objects. We would be hugging our toasters, marrying our fridges, and sleeping with our bathroom scales. But nothing out there so far could talk back to us until the Woolet. The Woolet is a wallet that contains a small beacon that connects to your phone. When you leave (or lose) your wallet, the phone will buzz to let you know. Read More

  • Asus Republic Of Gamers G501 Notebook Is Under An Inch Thick With A 4K Display

    Asus Republic Of Gamers G501 Notebook Is Under An Inch Thick With A 4K Display

    The Asus Republic of Gamers G501 should help bring gaming portability to a whole new level, thanks to an Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M graphics card, Intel Core i7 processor and 15.6-inch 4K display (which offers pixel density of 282 PPI). The notebook packs all that into a case that weighs just 4.54 lbs, and measures only 0.81-inches tall across the chassis when closed. The IPS display kicks things… Read More

  • Which Apple Watch Is Right For You?

    Which Apple Watch Is Right For You?

    The Apple Watch is a novel product in Apple’s lineup for more reasons than one, but the sheer range of options available to prospective buyers may be among the most challenging to wrap your head around. Have no fear, we’ve got a handy guide to help you pick a version based on your which of the broad archetypes described below you identify with most. Of course, the Apple Watch… Read More

  • Latest OS X Beta Includes Support For Force Click And Pressure Sensitivity For Drawing Apps

    Latest OS X Beta Includes Support For Force Click And Pressure Sensitivity For Drawing Apps

    Apple’s latest beta for developers for OS X 10.10.3 adds some new tools that will be available to third-party software developers targeting owners of the upcoming 12-inch MacBook and the new 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. These include support for new Force Click secondary pressure-based input, support for accelerator features that translate amount of pressure into subtle changes in the… Read More

  • This USB Drive Can Nuke A Computer

    This USB Drive Can Nuke A Computer

    Do not ever use a random USB flash drive. There are plenty software exploits that can ruin your computer or life. And with this flash drive, it can physically destroy your computer by blasting a load of voltage to the USB controller with negative voltage. Think Wile E. Coyote and an ACME Human Cannon. BOOM! Read More

  • Look Inside The New Retina MacBook Pro’s Force Touch Trackpad And Taptic Engine

    Look Inside The New Retina MacBook Pro’s Force Touch Trackpad And Taptic Engine

    Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display got some significant updates last week alongside the big Apple Watch and new MacBook announcements, and one of those was a brand new trackpad that features Force Touch pressure sensitive and a Taptic Engine for haptic (vibration) feedback. Repair experts iFixit took the new computer apart, and the most illuminating part of their teardown… Read More

  • SteamOS Hits Major Milestone

    SteamOS Hits Major Milestone

    Steam now boasts more than 1,000 gaming titles for Linux, and therefore, SteamOS. Everything from indie games to AAA titles are available from the service. Best yet, even more titles are regularly popping up, with 14 games launching this week alone. Read More

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