Tag Archives: gadgets

Alone Together

Via USA Today: There once was a time when the family gathered around the living room TV. Then the tech era armed everyone but the family dog with their own personal screen. Now Marc Todd wants to go back to the future. SkreensTV is a $399 ($499 after the crowdfunding campaign) 7-by-2-inch WiFi- and Bluetooth-enabled box with five HDMI outputs ...

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The Hottest Gadgets At CES 2014

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FAA To Ease Rules On Electronics

The FAA is expected to relax its rules about using electronic devices on flights. For fliers, the new rules would likely mean an end to familiar admonitions to turn off and stow all electronic devices. Cellphone calls are expected to remain off limits, however. The draft doesn’t make any recommendations regarding phone use because the FAA didn’t authorize the panel ...

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Open Thread Thursday

Tell us about your latest electronic toys.

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The Sony SmartWatch

It’s the 21st century version of that geek favorite, the calculator watch. And Gizmodo really hates it.

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And Rentboys Rejoice

A company called Square has launched an iPhone credit card swiper. The device is expected to be a boon to mobile businesses such as food trucks and flea market entrepreneurs. And, I imagine, “in-home personal fitness trainers.” Wired rates the device as easy to use and reliable.

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Radar Love

From the Department of Bizarre Gadgets comes the Erectile Quality Monitor: Once you obtain an erection via your stimuli of choice, simply place the head of the penis against the pressure sensor of the device and apply pressure towards the body for a count of 5 seconds or until the penis inflects (bends). At this point a reading will flash ...

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