Sandpaper & Crossbows Overcome ‘Sapphire’ iPhone 6 Screen

Contrary to some rumors, it appears the new iPhone 6 screen is neither made of 100% sapphire, nor is it indestructible. Oh, and it’s probably not great as body armor for elk. Some videos that popped up on YouTube recently appeared to show what’s claimed to be an iPhone 6 screen being completely resistant to […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 45% Off Duracell DRPP600 Powerpack 600 Jump Starter and Emergency Power Source – $120 + FREE Shipping

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the Duracell DRPP600 Powerpack 600 Jump Starter and Emergency Power Source for just $120 plus free shipping. That’s 45% off on the Powerpack 600’s regular list price of $219.99. On a full charge a 60W AC appliance runs for 3.5 hrs or 35 cell phones […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Up to $50 Off Kindle Fire Tablets + 20% Off Select Kindle Accessories

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to $50 off on Kindle Fire Tablets and 20% off select Kindle Accessories. Get a Kindle Fire HD 16 GB from $129, a Kindle Fire HDX 64 GB from $259 and a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ from $339. [Up to $50 Off Kindle Fire […]

Use the ‘Force’ to Control Your Electronics! [VIDEO]

You can soon control your electronics with just a wave of your hand! Thalmic Labs has created the Myo, a “gesture control armband” that uses Bluetooth to control any devices that have been paired with it. While prototypes were shipped back in December, the company went back to the drawing board, of sorts, around October […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 67% Off Photive BOLT 9000mAh Rugged and Water Resistant Portable External Battery Charger (For Smartphones and Tablets) – $39.95 + FREE Shipping

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the Photive BOLT 9000mAh Rugged and Water Resistant Portable External Battery Charger (smartphones and Tablets)for just $39.95 plus free shipping. That’s 67% off on the charger’s regular list price of $119.95. Great power with Great protection- Water-tight ports and Impact resistant housing means serious protection. […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: GreatShield Legacy Series Ultra Slim Fit Dual Layer Hybrid Case with Kickstand for Apple iPhone 5 / 5S / 5C – $8.99

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the GreatShield Legacy Series Ultra Slim Fit Dual Layer Hybrid Case with Kickstand for Apple iPhone 5 / 5S / 5C for just $8.99. That’s 64% off on the case’s regular list price of $24.95. GreatShields Legacy Series Case protects your iPhone 5/5S/5C from scratches […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Save BIG on Bluetooth Speakers and Headphones

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here is a selection of Bluetooth speakers and headphones that are currently on sale on Amazon.com Speakers –Altec Lansing iMW555-BLK Inmotion Bluetooth Speaker (Pictured Above) – $149.99 $99.99 (33% Off) –Photive CYREN Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with Built in Speakerphone & 8 hour Rechargeable Battery – $119.95 […]

Electronic Contraceptive Implant Has Remote Control

A new firm of birth control could allow women to switch contraception on and off with a remote control. It could also be adapted for other drugs. The device is 20mm x 20mm x 7mm and includes a battery and a 1.5-cm wide microchip. At scheduled intervals, the chip releases an electric charge that melts […]

Uncharged Cellphones Banned From Flights

Passengers flying to the US will need to check their phones and other devices are charged before travelling. New security rules mean devices that won’t switch on will not be allowed on the plane. According to the Department of Homeland Security, the changes are part of “enhanced security measures” which are “informed by an evolving […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: HUGE Savings on SanDisk Cruzer Fit USB 2.0 Low-Profile Flash Drives (8GB, 16GB, or 32GB)

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has some SanDisk Cruzer Fit USB 2.0 Low-Profile Flash Drives at ridiculously low prices! –SanDisk Cruzer Fit 8GB USB 2.0 Low-Profile Flash Drives – $10.85 $1.49 (86% Off) –SanDisk Cruzer Fit 16GB USB 2.0 Low-Profile Flash Drive – $18.99 $4.15 (78% Off) –SanDisk Cruzer Fit 32GB […]

AMERICA, THE BEAUTIFUL: Guy Flies a Drone with a Camera Into Fireworks Show [VIDEO]

Jos Stiglingh used a GoPro — and a drone — to get really, REALLY up close and personal with the recent Fourth of July fireworks show over West Palm Beach, Florida. [via Gear Junkie]

Park Benches Get Solar Phone Chargers in Boston

Boston’s parks are getting a string of benches with built-in cellphone chargers. But it’s unclear at best whether it’s a financially viable proposition. The Soofa, described as an urban hub, has a built-in solar panel which provides the power for two USB ports for charging. (You need to bring your own charging cable.) Officials say […]