iPhone Killswitch Cuts Crime, NY Legal Chief Claims

Figures from the New York Attorney General show a sharp fall in iPhone thefts correlating with Apple introducing a “kill switch” feature. The news comes as both Microsoft and Google say they’ll put such a feature into their operating systems. Several manufacturers and carriers had already committed to releasing or supporting software to remotely disable […]

Amazon’s Own Phone Brings Gesture Tracking And Easy Buying

Amazon has confirmed it’s releasing its own smartphone. It’s not quite the 3D spectacular originally rumored and another of its key features is as much about Amazon’s bottom line as user benefit. The 32GB edition of the Fire phone is available exclusively on AT&T for $199 with a service plan, or you can buy it without […]

Dress Makes Data Exposure More Literal

A New York designer has created a dress that exposes her skin in proportion to the amount of data she has — knowingly or otherwise — exposed about herself online. Xuedi Chen says the project is designed to explore questions about how personal information is made public when somebody uses online services: “Since I have […]

The Perpetual Slinky Machine [Video]

A machine that lets you mindlessly stare for hours at a slinky that just never stop going down.. and down… and down. The perfect toy for all you procrastinators out there! [Project NESM | Never Ending Slinky Machine | Via]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 55% Off Toshiba Canvio Connect 1TB Portable Hard Drive – $57.99 + FREE Shipping

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the Toshiba Canvio Connect 1TB Portable Hard Drive for just $57.99 plus free shipping. That’s 55% off the drive’s original retail price of $129.99. –Toshiba Canvio Connect 1TB Portable Hard Drive – $129.99 $57.99 (55% Off)

Amazon Deal of the Day: Save 38% on Goal Zero Solar Recharging Kit and Portable Battery Charger

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers 38% off on Goal Zero’s Solar Recharging Kit ($79.99) as well as their Portable Battery Charger ($49.99.) Today only, save on 2 Goal Zero items. The Guide 10 Plus Solar Recharging Kit is a go-anywhere, mobile solar power kit that keeps your handheld gear going […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 65% Off SanDisk Ultra 64GB MicroSDXC Class 10 Card – $34.99

For today’s edition edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the SanDisk Ultra 64GB MicroSDXC Class 10 Card for just $34.99. That’S 65% off on the card’s regular list price of $99.99. Perfect for today’s high-performance Android smartphone and tablet users who want to get the most out of memory-intensive activities like 3-D gaming […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Save $79 on Amazon Fire TV + Kindle Fire HDX 7″ Bundle – $249

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers $79 off on the Amazon Fire TV + Kindle Fire HDX 7″ Bundle. Get it today for just $249 + FREE shipping instead of $328. Save $79—Includes both Amazon Fire TV and Kindle Fire HDX 7″, Wi-Fi, 16GB, with Special Offers for only $249 Second […]

That Looks Fun: AquaPod Water Bottle Rocket

From Vat19: Launch a 2L bottle over 100 feet into the air with AquaPod! Combining a readily-available launch vehicle (a 2L bottle) with water and air pressure, AquaPod delivers amazing results easily and safely. Simply partially fill a 2L bottle and slip it over the launch tube, add air pressure with any standard bike pump, […]

Ringly: Smartphone Ring Tone Gets New Meaning

A new “smart ring” aims to combine useful technology with fashion. Whether it does so is largely a matter of taste. Ringly is a simple enough concept: it connects via Bluetooth to an iPhone or Android handset, then either emits a colored light, vibrates, or both, to signify a particular event. The visual alerts come from […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Save Up to 50% on Star Wars Car Accessories for Father’s Day

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers some big discounts on various Star Wars car accessories such as mat sets, key chains, seat covers, wheel covers and more! [Save Up to 50% on Star Wars Car Accessories for Father’s Day]

Amazon Deals of the Day: Up to 60% Off Select SanDisk Memory Products

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 60% off on select Sandisk memory products such as solid-state drives, microSD cards, SD cards, and USB flash drives. [Up to 60% Off Select SanDisk Memory Products]