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  • A Gift Guide For The Core Gamer Who Wants It All

    A Gift Guide For The Core Gamer Who Wants It All

    Do you like games? Do you also like playing them, regardless of surroundings, access to power, Wi-Fi or a clean water supply? We’ve got you covered, with a list of must-haves for those who’d rather play in virtual worlds than exist outside them. Strap in and prepare your hands with ample stretching, because what follows will arm you for hours of game time, both on-the-go, and at… Read More

  • The T Machine Swipes All The Tinders

    The T Machine Swipes All The Tinders

    Human interaction is hard. Humans are weird animals, covered in hair and full of blood and stuff and getting to know one or two for the purposes of procreation or whatever is really hard. But not if you have Tinder! It’s a dating app that lets you pick people based on appearance. But what if you really can’t tell if a human is pretty? That’s a stumper but finally, there’s… Read More

  • Samsung Gear S Smartwatch

    The Samsung Gear S Is A Smartphone On Your Wrist

    Announced back in September, the Samsung Gear S is the South Korean electronics company’s sixth attempt at making a smartwatch. It’s got the specs of a mid-range phone from a few years back and runs Tizen, Samsung’s own operating system. Read More

  • Can This Connected Toy Inspire The Next Generation Of Makers?

    Can This Connected Toy Inspire The Next Generation Of Makers?

    Don’t doubt the commitment of MIT graduate and Dynepic co-founder Krissa Watry. She used to work for the U.S. Airforce as a chief engineer designing and building aerospace hardware and helping launch satellites. But working on kit destined for space was a just stepping stone on the road to her real dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Read More

  • Most People Prefer The iPhone 6, But The 6 Plus Is Selling OK, Says Analyst

    Most People Prefer The iPhone 6, But The 6 Plus Is Selling OK, Says Analyst

    Turns out you weren’t the only one that thought the new iPhone 6 Plus is just too big to carry around as a normal phone. A new study suggests [PDF] that the sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are largely driven by the 4.7-inch model. However, while forming less of the sales figures, the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus has still captured a sizeable market share in Apple’s sales. On the flip… Read More

  • As Developers Depart, Google Glass Is Ready To Become This Era’s Segway

    As Developers Depart, Google Glass Is Ready To Become This Era’s Segway

    Just over 18 months ago Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said he found having to talk to Google Glass out loud “the weirdest thing” and admitted that there would be “places where Google Glass are inappropriate.” Well, hello! I think the average person could have told Google this long before they spent millions developing the thing, and as I wrote at the time, the product… Read More

  • Atlas Wearables Raises Another Million For Its Smarter Fitness Tracker, Starts Shipping This Winter

    Atlas Wearables Raises Another Million For Its Smarter Fitness Tracker, Starts Shipping This Winter

    Wearables are a crowded market, but in the fitness-tracking niche, many of the top devices today are still just glorified step trackers with fancier software and a few more bells and whistles. A company called Atlas Wearables wants to push the fitness-band market forward with a device that’s able to track which exercise or activity you’re currently doing, the reps you’ve… Read More

  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Nexus 6, Scout Alarm, And Other Fun Toys

    This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Nexus 6, Scout Alarm, And Other Fun Toys

    The fall weather and the swift approach of the holiday season has us aspiring for some of our favorite things and settling in for a cold winter. Darrell is unimpressed with the boat-sized Nexus 6, but I’m loving my new, configurable Scout Alarm home security system. Matt is obsessed with a new drone, and John’s excited about some special sintering desktop 3d printer. Read More

  • The Point Will Watch Your House While You’re Away

    The Point Will Watch Your House While You’re Away

    When you leave home, who makes sure all of your newspapers, back issues of TV Guide, and take-out containers are safe? If all goes according to plan, the Point has got your back. The point is essentially a simple sensor that listens for loud noises – glass breaking, doors opening – and senses motion. If anything happens you’ll receive a notification, allowing you to… Read More

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