You just designed the perfect circuit board but don’t have the cash to fund its manufacture. Seeed Studio, an “open hardware” company in Shenzhen, China, helps tinkerers move their concepts onto the assembly line. Inventors can submit an electronics schematic to Seeed for review; a community of inventors and customers then improves the design with feedback. If interest is high, Seeed builds the device, sells it online, and shares its profits with the inventor.
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The New York Civil Liberties Union wants everyone ready to record stop and frisk searches.
Game the golf course with high-tech gear.
Cleaner driveways, cars, and sidewalks—without the backache
It's not a tablet, despite its looks. But it is a gorgeous, impressively powerful, and very very small Windows 8 laptop--one of the best on the market.
I repeatedly dried my hands with the best hand dryers in the world. By the end, my hands were very dry.
The butane-powered Nectar fuel cell can get your phone some juice when it needs it.
This month we're running the gamut from fun to functional: highlights include a foosball app, a sled for adults, easy-install tire chains, and the Cadillac of vacuum cleaners.
A simple surveillance rig that e-mails photos of visitors.
Microsoft is "unlocking" the Xbox's Netflix app this weekend so users can watch a premiere without paying a monthly fee. But Netflix, and all the other video apps, should be unlocked all the time.
BlackBerry has completely reinvented itself with a brand-new operating system and two killer-looking new phones. Here's what you need to know about them.
With Super Bowl XLVII coming up Sunday, we take a look at how military tech has changed the game.
Including a beautiful photo made by a beer can, BMW's slick new bobsled, and more
The hardware will die so the software can live.