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There was no selfie stick, no hashtags and no sharing with his BFF. In fact, when Robert Cornelius took his historic selfie, he sat still as a stone for 15 minutes, then watched the photo slowly appear on a silver-plated sheet of copper as he breathed in dangerous mercury fumes. That was instant gratification in […]

When Lars Magnus Ericsson installed a telephone in his car, he proved you could communicate from the road. But while the first mobile phone was indeed mobile, it was anything but simple to use. Ericsson drove around Sweden and, when it was time to place a call, he would pull off to the side of […]

These Apple Watch docks were made for Nightstand Mode

Apple Watch stand makers are responding to watchOS 2’s Nightstand Mode feature, which will turn your wearable into a makeshift alarm clock and display the time in landscape mode when it’s charging on its side. Several new docks for the… Read more ›

The home of the future arrived today and, while not exactly a whimper, it wasn’t much of a bang either. Where are the smart voice-activated refrigerators? Where are the Jetsons-style gizmos that have us firing up our Apple Pay, and… Read more ›

Voltaire was the first. Now Vader is a wax figure. Madame Tussauds has been in the business of meticulously sculpting lifelike models of the famous since 1777. Now, in a gallery far, far away (well, London), the wax museum has… Read more ›

John Mayer is world renowned for his skill at plucking strings on a guitar while singing breathy love lyrics. He’s also well known as a lover of expensive mechanical watches, but when it comes to the future of wrist wear,… Read more ›

Were giving away a DJI Phantom 2! [Deals]

Do you yearn to soar majestically above the clouds? To rise above the masses and achieve new heights? No, you don’t need to have a pilots’ license; All you need is a drone. Drones are a fun and easy way… Read more ›

Apple enjoyed historic sales this holiday season, and while the company won’t reveal its official earnings until January 27th, based on the latest smartphone activation report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, Apple dominated the holiday shopping season and accounted for… Read more ›

Twitter is introducing a new way of catching you up on tweets you might have missed. A new “While you were away” recap will occasionally be shown at the top of the timeline in the official iOS app. Twitter says… Read more ›

We’re giving away an iMac! [Deals]

For many, the iMac represents computing perfection. It combines state of the art technology with a streamlined operating system that provides the user with flawless productivity that will stay flawless for years. You could win this kind of computing perfection… Read more ›