Gadgets

The Rite Press takes low-tech coffee making to high-tech highs

If coffee be the food of innovation, pour on. Give me excess of it that, surfeiting, the appetite may sicken, and so die. And if you wish to pour me coffee, do so from the Rite Press, a clever hack on

Microsoft confirms plans for a new flagship store in Regent Street opposite Apple

Shopping may be turning into an increasingly virtual experience, with people buying goods online and through apps, but there is no denying the power of a physical in-store experience -- a lesson Micro

Karma’s next device is a Wi-Fi hotspot with built in Tor and a VPN

Wi-Fi hotspot maker Karma Mobility will this fall unveil a specialized version of its KarmaGo hotspot device that includes built-in security features, including support for private anonymous browsing

Intel reveals its new 18-core, 36-thread “extreme” Core i9 processor at Computex

At its Computex event in Taipei today, Intel unveiled its new Core X-series of processors. The debut of its latest high-end desktop CPUs wasn’t a surprise after plans were leaked earlier this month,

Booze investors favor apps, gadgets and biotech

Archaeological records show humans have been making alcohol since at least 7000 BC. We figured out wine more than 6,000 years ago. By the time the ancient Egyptians entered the scene, brewers were mak

unGlue helps parents set screen time limits on any device

A new startup called unGlue wants to help kids better manage their time on connected devices. Just don’t call it parental control software, says co-founder and CEO Alon Shwartz. The idea, he exp

Apple Watch will soon let you talk to Siri to use your apps

The next version of Apple Watch’s software will let you talk to Siri via your smartwatch in order to interact with third-party applications, according to new developer documentation from Apple r

Unboxing six gadgets from CES 2017

I had a great time out here at CES 2017 in Las Vegas -- every once in a while I got to sneak away and walk around a little bit and check out the goodies. A little walking here, a little checking stuff

12 picture-perfect gifts for your photographer friends

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10 gifts for the data-driven driver or car lover

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11 smart gifts for the connected homebody

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15 gifts for the social media addict in your life

Whether it's for work or for fun, you probably know someone who pretty much lives on Facebook/Instagram/Snapchat/all-of-the-above. Buying them a gift? We can help.

9 great gifts for your favorite 20-something

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13 techie gifts for moms (as picked by moms)

Moms are some of the greatest, smartest and kindest people in the world. (Trust me: I'm a mom. 😇) And if you are thinking of showing your appreciation for the moms in your life this holiday seaso

11 awesome gifts for your awesome Dad

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This is Snapchat’s new Spectacles store in New York City

Snapchat surprised everyone this morning when instead of dropping its Spectacles vending machine in a remote location like the Grand Canyon or Oklahoma, it opened a legitimate storefront in New York C

Aurora is a set of connectable, color-changing LED wall panels

Looking for a piece of wall art that doubles as lighting for your home? You’re in luck. Aurora, launched by Canadian smart-lighting startup Nanoleaf, is a set of smart LED panels designed to go

Loop brings retro-styled entertainment to the grandparental generation

Content is consumed from the big screen in the corner and you're probably on your smartphone morning, noon and night. Cramming itself into the gap in-between is Loop, a retro-looking device aimed at a

PBS debuts its own tablet for kids, the Playtime Pad

The public broadcaster PBS today unveiled a new plan to bring its children’s television programming to its young audience, who spend more time behind tablets than sitting in front of TV sets.

Aura rethinks the digital picture frame with smarter software, sensors & gesture control

We’re taking more digital photos than ever, but we’re not very good about printing them out to enjoy them in our homes. Meanwhile, the digital picture frame market has filled with cheap p
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