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What you should know about the OS X flaw

The latest version of OS X includes a new bug that is being exploited by hackers. The bug enables hackers to install malware on a Mac, even without a password.

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Singapore just made augmented reality stamps a real thing

Augmented and virtual reality tech is growing more popular by the minute. The difference between the two — if you don’t already know — is one takes place in a completely digital world while the other merges digital elements with that of the real world. Unlike VR tech, augmented reality devices allow you to interact with the real world in unique ways.

The Technology Behind Fishnet Art

Janet Echelman isn’t your typical artist. Far from the traditional image of a lone painter standing at her easel with only a brush and paint palette, she works in conjunction with entire teams to build enormous public art displays.

TechnologyTell Review: Kensington 5200mAh USB Mobile Charger

Is there ever going to be an end to external battery packs? Probably not for quite some time. So you might as well get in and get one now, right? While there are many, many to choose from, not all portable battery packs are equal. Curious as to how this one by Kensington holds up? more »

Forget about 2D. Holus bumps entertainment to 3D holographic glory

The world we live in and interact with is three dimensional. Chairs, books, and even the technology we handle on a daily basis has substance on three axis. Digital content? Most all of that is flat. But if you’re curious to take a peek into the future of digital entertainment, then look no further than Holus.

New research a boon to gadgets, spells doom for future of batteries

Forget about induction technology, which is the biggest wannabe for wireless charging. You still have to set your device in a fixed location, and the benefit is that of an abysmally-slow rate. The real future of gadgets and power may not even need batteries at all.

TechnologyTell Review: Justin 5400mAh Power Bank

External battery packs are totally useful, that is, until you happen to forget the cable. There’s nothing worse than having a need unfulfilled because of just one missing element. Fortunately, some manufacturers, such as Innovative Technology, has taken this into consideration. You’re not going to lose a cable that’s built-into the battery itself! Design The more »

TechnologyTell Review: Life N Soul KiiTAG Bluetooth locator

Bluetooth trackers are still kind of new, but definitely very neat. Especially if you happen to be a person who tends to leave things here or there. Most trackers let you find your smartphone with the tracker itself, or find where the tracker is (it’s usually attached to something of importance) with the accompanying app. more »

Want better sleep? These new gadgets could be your solution

It’s no secret that the quality of our sleep has a direct impact on our daily lives. Our very busy lives – it’s almost like a vicious cycle. Days that are overpacked and/or demanding require more and better rest in order to do the same the next. But we tend to sacrifice sleeping hours in order to find the time to finish what needs to be done.

These crowdfunding projects seek chumps & their easy money

Browsing projects on Kickstarter and Indiegogo is, in a way, similar to checking out garage sales. You know that most of the stuff there is going to be junk and/or overpriced and/or irrelevant to your needs. But that’s not why we look – it’s the shining gems and special finds that make it exciting and fun. more »

Want one flashlight with power of two? Pre-order the Owltac A1T Endure

You may have heard the saying, “two is one and one is none”, in military, survival, prepper, or other circles. It’s based on the very real Murphy’s Law and experienced fact that things fail. And they oftentime fail at the worst possible moments. Putting redundancies in place – critical backups or backup plans – is more »

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TechnologyTell Review: LinearFlux LithiumCard Pro battery

The portable external battery pack market is huge and saturated, which can make choice pretty hard. Thankfully, the selection dwindles down quite a bit once you focus on important aspects and stick with it. But sometimes you’ll find a device that impresses all over, even if it may not truly fit your criteria. So then what do you do?