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    Skully AR-1 is an Augmented Reality Motorcycle Helmet

    Integrating technology into vehicles safely is notoriously difficult. It’s also incredibly important—technology is going to be used on the road one way or another, so we might as well embrace attempts to get people to do so responsibly. That’s even more vital for motorcyclists, who are pretty vulnerable on the road as it is. So, […]

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    JetBlue Mint Offers Lie-Flat Seats

    Hey, just because you’re a budget airline doesn’t mean you can’t offer a first-class experience, right? JetBlue is rolling out Mint – its own premium seating arrangements for those who want to travel cheaply, but whoa, not that cheaply. Obviously, this will include larger, more comfortable seats that you can recline without being a monstrous […]

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    Google Street View Takes You Under the Sea

    The little yellow Google Street View dude must have picked up some scuba gear last week. If you throw him into the depths around Half Moon Caye in Belize or Tubbataha in the Philippines, you’ll get a glimpse of the grandeur of some of the most beautiful – and endangered – sites the world has […]

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    I Rode the Vanhawks Valour Smart Bicycle and I Liked it

    You can have a conversation with your iPhone, your car can give you directions to the nearest sushi joint, and your fridge can send tweets — so why is your bike still stuck in the dark ages? In this world of smart everything, where everyone is racing to get every gadget, appliance, and vehicle connected […]

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    AT&T Bringing 4G LTE to the Friendly Skies

    The skies are going to be a little friendlier once late 2015 rolls around. That’s when AT&T is planning on completing its rollout of their new 4G LTE network – at 35,000 feet. Flights will soon be so much more device friendly. The new LTE service will provide Wi-Fi connectivity in-flight, and there’s some suggestion […]

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    Expedia Home Page Gets a Redesign

    Not updating something since 2002 would be bad in any industry. But, when we’re talking websites, it’s a wonder that Expedia can still call itself the world’s leading online travel site with a design that’s been around before Facebook existed. Well, that’s no longer the case. If you head to Expedia’s home page today, you’ll […]

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    Danbo is a Cardboard Robot that Moonlights as a Battery Pack

    Well, that’s nice, Danbo is always cute. The little cardboard robot that could, for sale in the form of yet another little knick-knack — wait, what’s that? 6,000 mAh battery? Oh, OK then. Attention given. This is Danbo the cardboard robot’s head, but there’s way more going on in this head than just air and […]

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    XCom Global Wireless Review 2014 – International Mobile Hotspot Rental now with 4G

    A few years ago we reviewed XCom Global. XCom provides international mobile hotspot rentals for travelers. The company offers hotspot rentals in over 175 countries. You get unlimited data for a reasonable flat rate of $14.95. This is a necessity for travelers, especially since so many hotels overseas charge for Wifi internet access or don’t offer […]

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    Snow Just Got Schooled by the Madshus Smart Ski

    In all things, the ticket to excelling is refinement. It’s about getting the little details perfect, getting slight edges over others who are more or less just as skilled as you are. So it goes with skiing, and now, refinement is being offered in more depth than ever before. Madshus, a ski company from Norway, […]

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    Mophie Powerstation XL 12,000 mAh Portable Battery Pack

    Ever heard of a portable battery pack that could get your phone through a week of charging? Mophie is calling their Powerstation XL the “longest lasting universal battery available today”. This isn’t your every day portable battery, it’s a brick of 12,000 mAh that’s capable of charging two USB devices at full speed, including tablets. […]

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    Carnival LIVE Brings Jennifer Hudson and 15 Artists Onboard

    Cruises always sound good, but they’re about to sound a lot better this year, now that Carnival is rolling out their Carnival LIVE concert series. They’ve signed up over a dozen artists to get on board and kick mid-cruise entertainment up a notch. Carnival LIVE will feature Jennifer Hudson, Chicago, STYX, and Lady Antebellum on […]

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    Braven’s BRV-Bank is a Portable Rugged but Smart Backup Battery

    This is the Navy Seals of backup batteries. It is IP68 water-resistant, MIL-STD 810G shockproof rated power bank with integrated Bluetooth technology that connects with a companion App to wirelessly monitor the battery levels and automatically begin or cease charging, as well as to locate where it is from your smartphone or tablet. The durability […]

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    Check Out Our CES 2014 Survival Kit

    CES 2014 is just around the corner, and our coverage of the world’s biggest consumer electronics show starts this Sunday. But before heading out to deal with the throngs of tech loving crowds in Vegas, we’re going to share with you what is in our CES Survival kit this year – well, at least some […]