Australia Post stamps presents with a video message

Australia Post stamps presents with a video message

By Darren Quick on November 11, 2013. Email may have decimated snail mail, but luckily for postal services and couriers, packages aren’t as easy to send as bits and bytes. This Christmas is likely to be another bumper year for presents being sent in the mail and Australia Post is providing gift-givers with the ability […]

2013 Tablet Comparison Guide

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2013 Tablet Comparison Guide

By Will Shanklin on November 9, 2013. Planning on putting a new tablet on your holiday wish list? Or maybe you’re trying to find the perfect slate for a loved one? There are a lot of tablets out there, but Gizmag is here to help you sort through the mess. Join us, as we compare […]

Rhino Shield could save your Gorilla’s glass

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Rhino Shield could save your Gorilla’s glass

By Ben Coxworth on September 27, 2013. Gorilla Glass, which is used in the displays of mobile devices such as the iPhone, is pretty tough stuff. That said, it still isn’t that uncommon to see iPhones with cracked screens. Such carnage may become a less common sight, however, if Rhino Shield takes off. The clear […]

IN1: The Swiss Army knife of iPhone cases

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IN1: The Swiss Army knife of iPhone cases

By Dave Parrack on September 26, 2013. Some people wouldn’t leave home without a Swiss Army knife boasting an impressive array of tools. However, with the IN1 iPhone case they could perhaps ditch their multi-tool of choice and just make sure to keep their smartphone close at hand at all times. The IN1 iPhone case […]

#Ring! Twitter opens at $45.10 in long-awaited debut

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#Ring! Twitter opens at $45.10 in long-awaited debut

By Don Reisinger on November 7, 2013. Twitter has finally gone public, and as expected, its shares have surged in early trading. The wildly popular microblogging site is now a publicly traded company, with investor enthusiasm launching shares up 73 percent from Twitter’s set price. Twitter had priced its shares at $26 on Wednesday under […]

MIT’s SkyCall system uses a drone to guide people around campus

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MIT’s SkyCall system uses a drone to guide people around campus

By Lakshmi Sandhana on September 25, 2013. The latest personal tour guide to zoom around the MIT campus flies a few feet off the ground use GPS and responds to phone calls. Aptly named Skycall, the drone that functions as a hovering tour guide is the brainchild of MIT’s SENSEable City Lab, which created the […]

Google Search for iOS’ big update: push notifications, reminders, and more

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Google Search for iOS’ big update: push notifications, reminders, and more

By Will Shanklin on November 5, 2013. For the last couple of years, you could argue that Google Now was a big advantage that Android had over iOS. Its predictive capabilities and speedy voice search made it much more than just another Siri rival. But with today’s update to the Google Search app for iPhone […]

Wired wood: Top ten wooden gadgets

Wired wood: Top ten wooden gadgets

By Randall Marsh on September 24, 2013. We may be surrounded by gadgetry clad in shiny aluminum and gaudy plastic, but there’s still a place left in the digital age for the comfort, simplicity and beauty of wood. Perhaps it’s the trend towards a “green” aesthetic or some deeper drive to get back to nature, […]

Unbeatable rock-paper-scissors robot gets even faster

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Unbeatable rock-paper-scissors robot gets even faster

By Jason Falconer on November 4, 2013. Remember that high speed robot from last year that could beat humans at rock, paper, scissors? Since then, researchers at the University of Tokyo’s Ishikawa Oku Lab have continued to work on it. The result? Well, they couldn’t really improve its accuracy beyond 100 percent, so instead they […]

Structure Sensor: 3D scanning and augmented reality for iPad

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Structure Sensor: 3D scanning and augmented reality for iPad

By Heidi Hoopes on September 17, 2013. Structure Sensor is a clip on accessory for iPad that’s designed to let you 3D scan objects, play augmented reality games and build a digital manipulable model of a room, complete with measurements. Occipital is looking to bring this sleek device to market by raising funds on Kickstarter, […]