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MommyTech TV at CES 2015: Disney

Disney’s new Imagicademy brings a comprehensive, big picture view to kids’ education and keeps parents in the loop.

MommyTech TV at CES 2015: Spinmaster Toys’ Meccanoid Robot

MommyTech TV at CES 2015: Spinmaster Toys’ Meccanoid Robot

MommyTech TV at CES 2015: Vera Sweeney & Audrey McClellan talk fashion tech and more

Vera Sweeney & Audrey McClellan talk fashion tech and more

Kube Bluetooth speaker cooler keeps you lubricated and entertained

The next time you’re drinking with your buds, why not bring the noise and the booze in the same package? That’s what Kube, a new product we spotted at CES, proposes.

Monster sues Beats

After Beats by Dr. Dre sold out to Apple, a lot of people felt badly for Monster, the company that originally invented Beats and got royally screwed, locked out of the financial windfall by a bad contract. Well, now Monster, which never met a lawsuit it didn’t like, is taking the whole sordid mess to court.

Beam Smart Presence Systems let you be there when you’re not

The CES booth of Suitable Technologies was spacious. And it had to be, because there were a bunch of people walking around who weren’t there. Well, the essential parts of them were there, even if their physical bodies weren’t. What the hell am I talking about? The Beam Smart Presence System.

Quitbit smart lighter helps you quit smoking

Hi, my name is Joe. I’m a smoker and I hate myself for it. I’ve tried a bunch of quitting solutions and none of them have stuck. The Quitbit “smart lighter” might be the latest innovation coming to my rescue.

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Miiya smartwatch keeps kids fit

Launching through an Indiegogo campaign, Miiya is a colorful kids’ gadget that turns physical activity into a game “in which your child is a hero.”

#GivingTuesday washes away the sour taste of Cyber Monday

It’s a welcome relief to hear of #GivingTuesday, which follows Cyber Monday this year, on December 2. This is a day when you can focus on spending money without being a consumer. Imagine that!

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Flygrip makes sure you don’t drop that phone again

Flygrip is a $29.95 plastic doohickey that attaches to the back of your phone (or, for most of us, your phone case) so you can securely hold it while you’re multitasking. It also serves as a handy kickstand in both portrait and landscape mode.

“Fake” cellphone towers spotted in Washington, D.C.

Mysterious cellphone towers have allegedly been spotted in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., and no one seems to know who put them there.

Bold Machines seeks to take 3D printing to the movies

Following in the steps of animation, claymation and CGI, a new “Innovation Workshop” appears to be shooting to bring 3D printing and the entertainment industry together, among other things.