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A selection of the most remarkable gadgets found during our obsessive research for cool technology news topics. These are the little things that make your life better, more productive, or that would simply make you smile.

Home Audio System From The 1960s Overhauled

02/02/2016, There is no limit to human creativity, that is for sure, and hence it is interesting to check out this hack of a home audio system that hailed all the way back from the 1960s. Talk about bringing back a blast from the past, complete with the latest...

Google Engineer Creates The Perfect Smart Bathroom Mirror

02/02/2016, There aren’t a lot of companies out there selling smart mirrors, the kind that lets you follow up on the news and such while you check yourself out in the morning. You can find plenty of instructions for DIY projects on the internet since many have...

Google Finally Adds Guest Network Mode To OnHub

02/02/2016, Google launched its OnHub routers last year and focused primarily on the simplicity of it all. The idea was to make it very easy for users to set up, use and troubleshoot the router however it didn’t quite have features that one easily finds in...

Nintendo Looking Into Virtual Reality Once Again

02/02/2016, It appears that Nintendo is looking into virtual reality once again after the Virtual Boy flopped some two decades ago. Company president Tatsumi Kimishima has decribed virtual reality as “interesting technology” in a recent earnings call and...

Tesla Will Launch An Improved Powerwall Home Battery This Year

02/02/2016, You’re mistaken if you think that Tesla only makes electric cars, given that it does make electric cars, Tesla knows a thing or two about extracting the best possible performance out of batteries. Last year it branched out with a rechargeable...

Microsoft Band 2 Update Adds Weight Tracking Capabilities

02/02/2016, Fitness bands are great if you’re trying to get in shape or better understand your body. They can track your calories, steps, distance, some even track your heart rate, sleep cycles and more. Now if you’re the proud owner of the Microsoft Band 2, you...

The Audicus Solo Is A Personal Sound Amplifier

02/01/2016, Have you ever been in situations where the environment is too loud and it’s hard for you to hear what people around you are saying? We’re sure many can empathize with such scenarios, and that’s what the Audicus Solo PSA wants to help you with. Now...

GE Doing Away With CFL Bulbs In Favor Of LED

02/01/2016, The shift towards LED lighting has been gradual but one can’t deny that it’s happening and GE wants to nudge it along. The company has announced that it’s going to slowly phase out the sale of CFL light bulbs in the United States over...

Dutch Police Training Eagles To Neutralize Drones

02/01/2016, Drones pose a significant privacy and safety risk. You wouldn’t want one hovering over your backyard recording your activities just like the government won’t like a drone recording footage near its sensitive installations. The need for...

Apple Reportedly Forming A Team To Kickstart Their VR Efforts

01/29/2016, Is Apple interested in virtual reality? We would be surprised if they weren’t, but whether or not that interest translates into action is a different story, although a new report from the Financial Times has revealed that Apple could be putting a secret...

Google Beefs Up Its VR Team, Shuffles Employees Around

01/29/2016, With the surprising launch of Google Cardboard several years ago, Google’s interest in virtual reality was made pretty clear. However as is the case with most Google products, the company simply provided an idea and opened it up to manufacturers who...

Sony Unveils Flash Drive With USB-C & USB-A Connectors

01/29/2016, We are kind of at that awkward stage right now where USB Type-C is expected to become the future of connectors. In fact from what we’ve seen, it can be used as more than a mere connector and can actually be used to power laptops, like Apple’s 12-inch...

SeaAerial Uses Seawater As Antenna

01/29/2016, Seawater is a very good conductor for electricity, and we have seen enough electrocution scenes in the movies to know this. Well, in real life, are there any other kinds of uses for water? Apparently so, as Mitsubishi of Japan has stepped forward to...