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Having the right tool for the job is an adage that is any good contractor takes to heart. Trying to hammer a nail in with a screwdriver isn’t easy or fun. So, it is always nice when you are able to have a solid swiss army style tool that can handle multiple jobs. In this case Ryobi is using your Smartphone as the glue for up to eight tools. Infrared Thermometer: Measure and record surface temperatures...

Another day… another fitness band. This time Microsoft is joining the fray with their fitness tracker called the Microsoft Band. This cleverly named fitness band has some cool sensors that most other fitness wearables don’t. For example the Microsoft Band includes an optical heart rate sensor, a built-in GPS, a UV sensor to track sunlight exposure, and a galvanic skin sensor for monitoring stress. The Microsoft Band is also not locked to just Microsoft...

Seek Thermal ($200) is a new thermal camera system for your smartphone (Apple or Android) that lets you see the unseen, in both complete darkness and broad daylight.  The Seek Thermal Camera connects to the bottom of your smartphone and is much cheaper than the FLIR One version ($350). Video of the Seek Thermal Camera after the break. ...

Some people love Halloween and spend quite a bit of time thinking of the perfect costume. Others, like me, hate the idea of dressing up as something lame and end up skipping the costume party altogether. I think I might show up to the halloween costume party this year thanks to the clever kids at MorphCostumes. They are fairly priced and there are some pretty awesome designs from masks ($45-$60) and t-shirts ($25-$30) that use your smartphone/tablet screen to play custom animations....

Apple has finally launched their latest bit of the tech the Apple Watch (due out in early 2015). The Apple Watch comes in 2 different face sizes (38mm and 42mm) in three different styles (Watch, Watch Sport, and Watch Edition). Add to that a ton of different, and clever, bands and you can make the watch your own. While much about the watches future capabilities are still to be discovered some cool features we know about now are, NFC, health trackers, messaging, phone calls, email, walkie-talkie, directions, etc… ...

At first pass a windowless jet sounds like a horrible idea. Who wants to sit inside an airplane for a long flight with no window view? Not me. The IXION Windowless Jet Concept manages to take a windowless jet and give it the most awesome views via an innovative display system. The interior of the jet is one large HD display that can show panoramic exterior views in real time from fuselage and wing mounted cameras. This technology can also use the screen for watching movies or doing in-flight video conference calls. The system is only...

Remember the Skully AR-1 Augmented Reality Helmet? Well it is now ready for pre-orders which will ship in May 2015. I almost bought one… but I didn’t.  Read on for why I couldn’t pull the trigger on a Skully AR-1 Helmet, yet. ...

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Step up your advertising game with Pyle Audio's new LED Writing Boards. Pyle's Writing Boards allow users to make neon signs with LED flashing lights and fluorescent colors. It's perfectly designed for presentations, supermarkets, restaurants, hair salons, clubs and family parties with its easy hang suspension loops to display the sign everywhere. The Pyle LED Writing Boards also come with 8 neon markers and a remote...

This is a clever hack that exploits a Google bug in Chromecast and allows the Chromecast to be hijacked.  By “hijacked” I mean you can take control of the Chromecast dongle and play whatever movie/video you want on your neighbors TV. Fun right?  Read on for more details of the RickMote Controller for Chromecast hacking. ...

It must suck to be on the PC side of the fence, constantly chasing specs.  That is the nature of the beast though.  The Asus Zenbook line of high-end Ultrabooks is at it again with their latest refresh.  The Asus Zenbook NX500 comes loaded with higher end specs most notably the new 4k display.  Read on for more Zenbook NX500 details.