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LinkMe Is An LED Smart Bracelet That Displays Scrolling Lines Of Text

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/540550394/linkme-wrist-billboard">LinkMe</a> is an LED smart bracelet that connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and displays SMS and s

Seagate Ships World’s First 4TB HD With Four 1TB Platters

Seagate will be shipping a 4TB hard drive that has the distinction of being the world’s first to include a 1TB per platter design. This basically means that each spinning disk in the hard drive has

Social Collaboration Platform For Students Kolab Opens Public Beta To First 15K Users

If you whipped Google Docs, Facebook Messenger, and OneNote around in a blender, the resulting concoction would look something like Kolab, a new Canadian startup that is vying to become the ultimate s

LocalSqr Announces Partnership with Saks Fifth Avenue On Employee Healthy Eating Program

LocalSqr is an app that aims to encourage healthy eating by promoting locally grown food. The app locates farmers markets and other organic produce suppliers in your vicinity, and if you end up shoppi

Treasure Data Projects 500 Percent Growth This Year, Launches New “Plazma” Distributed Database

It’s only been six months since cloud data warehousing company Treasure Data launched its services, but they’re already reporting some impressive growth figures. Treasure Data achieved month-to-mo

Brooklyn Band Ghost Beach Launches Ad Campaign That Encourages Fans To Pick A Side On Piracy

A large billboard in Times Square formerly occupied by American Eagle is currently cycling through the following phrases: Piracy is progress. Piracy is freedom. Piracy is harmless. Piracy is inevitabl

Shutterstock Launches Offset, A New Brand For Its Curated Collection Of Licensable Images

The leading online stock photography company <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/shutterstock">Shutterstock</a> launched a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/29/shutte

Duo Is A DIY 3D Motion Sensing Controller

The Duo is a 3D motion sensing controller, much like the Leap Motion Controller and the Kinect – but with a DIY twist. Whereas the Leap Motion Controller comes in a small and elegant package, th

Thanks To Poor Holiday Sales, B&N Will Give Away A Free Nook Simple Touch With Every Purchase Of A Nook HD+

There’s been nothing but bad news coming from Barnes & Noble lately, and it seems as though the company has decided to resort to the desperate measure of giving away Nooks for free. Reuters is r

Mobli Update to iOS App Lets You Switch Between Your Smartphone’s Cameras While Recording Video

Perpetual underdog <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mobli.com">Mobli</a>, an app that’s a cross between Instagram and Vine, has released a new update to its iOS app in their latest effort to gain

The Raspberry Pi Dynamic Headlight Can Tell You How Fast You’re Cycling

A Brooklynite named <a target="_blank" href="http://mattrichardson.com/">Matt Richardson</a> has built a working prototype of a bicycle headlight that uses a Raspberry Pi to project his current travel

Dear Microsoft, Samsung Isn’t Very Happy With You

There’s been a lot of talk lately about Samsung’s growing rift with Google. But what about Samsung and Microsoft? Samsung has indeed been moving away from Google’s native apps with their own com

Want Help Offsetting Your Transport-Based Carbon Footprint? GiveO2 Is An App For That

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.giveo2.com/">GiveO2</a> is an app that calculates your transport-related carbon footprint. The app uses your smartphone’s 3G or GPS connection to track your daily

Samsung Unveils A Bluetooth Wireless Gaming Controller For The Galaxy S 4

Samsung is releasing a bombardment of accessories along with their Galaxy S4, one of which is a fully functional, boda-fide wireless gaming controller. The oval shaped controller is a great deal sm

Rapyuta Is A Hive Mind For Robots In The Cloud

Just as we share all sorts of tidbits about our lives over the web, The scientists over at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.roboearth.org/">RoboEarth</a> have created an open source network that ro

Don’t Panic! Today’s Google Doodle Honors Douglas Adams’ 61st Birthday

Google has put together a fitting <a target="_blank" href="https://www.google.com/">tribute</a> for what would have been sci-fi writer and humorist Douglas Adams’ 61st birthday.

Does Spotify Need A Web Player? (Of Course It Does)

News broke out today that Spotify would be making a beta version of its web player available to all of its users in the UK, with the promise that a full release would come later this year. I’m not c

The Lumio Lamp Looks Like The Most Beautiful Book You’ve Never Read

Sometimes the best <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/Kickstarter">Kickstarter</a> projects are the simplest ones. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.hellolumio.com/">Lumio</a> is a lamp masque

LifeBeam Brings Fighter Pilot Heart-Monitoring Technology To Your Bicycle Helmet

<a target="_blank" href="http://life-beam.com/">LifeBeam</a> is kicking off an <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/IndieGogo">Indiegogo</a> campaign for a new smart cycling helmet that uses smart

Let’s Create! Pottery, Because Virtual Pottery And 3D Printing Were Made For Each Other

I can’t tell you how many times I wished my virtual pottery collection in <a target="_blank" href="http://www.potterygame.com/">Let’s Create! Pottery</a>, a fun game on iOS and Android that lets y
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