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  • Fitbit Offering Refunds Or Device Swaps To Owners Of Force Wristband With Skin Irritation

    Fitbit Offering Refunds Or Device Swaps To Owners Of Force Wristband With Skin Irritation

    Fitness device maker Fitbit is offering up an honest deal to customers who are reporting that their Fitbit Force is causing them skin irritation: you can either get a full refund, or swap out your tracker for a different one from the Fitbit line, the assumption being that you'll likely opt for one that won't continually touch your epidermis. Read More

  • Robots Will Soon Get Touch-Sensitive Skin

    Using carbon nanotubes, Stanford researchers have been able to create touch-sensitive, gooey skin for AI sensing, prosthetics, and touch-sensitive sex androids. The skin could give robots touch-sensitivity and allow patients to regain feeling in their artificial limbs. The tubes, when embedded into the plastic skin, act as tiny, compressible springs. These tubes can bend and squeeze as… Read More

  • Review: Iomega Skin External Hard Drive

    Review: Iomega Skin External Hard Drive

    Short version: It’s an external hard drive, decorated by designer Al Borda. Iomega is hoping to capture the college market by providing an alternative to the plain old box external drive. It’s a quality drive, and while the decorative touches may not be for everyone, a 500GB external drive for less than $100 isn’t a bad deal. Read More

  • Get Wood For Your MacBook, iPad, Or iPhone

    Get Wood For Your MacBook, iPad, Or iPhone

    If you’re like me, your MacBook Pro is “gently loved”, and the lid is a little scratched up. Or maybe you just want something that looks a little more custom then what the rest of the Mac users are packing around. Whatever the reason, Recover’s skins are made in my home town of Portland, Oregon from real wood veneer. Compared to the prices you see from some vinyl sticker… Read More