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  • Funky 3D Faces: Turn Your Head Into a Small LEGO Head

    Funky 3D Faces: Turn Your Head Into a Small LEGO Head

    A few months ago I told you about Mini-You, a service that allowed users to create a custom LEGO minifigure photo of themselves. At the time it was the best way to realize the dream of being a LEGO minifigure, but time marches on, and now we have Funky 3D Faces. Funky 3D Faces isn’t […]

  • Hopsy: Local Beer Selections Delivered to SF East Bay Doors

    Hopsy: Local Beer Selections Delivered to SF East Bay Doors

    You want to support local breweries in your area, but you don’t want to have to leave your house to support them. In the past you’d have to make a very tough choice, but in 2016 you can turn to Hopsy, provided you live in San Francisco‘s East Bay area. Hopsy provides users with a specially curated […]

  • Sevenhugs Smart Remote (Video)

    Sevenhugs Smart Remote (Video)

    It has been said that every new convenience carries with it some unforeseen inconvenience, and in the case of smart appliances and other tech in your home, that might be all the extra apps clogging up your phone’s battery and computing power in order to operate them all. Alternatively, you could skip the phone altogether […]

  • “Spinning Herbie” From ‘Herbie Goes Bananas’ Up for Auction

    “Spinning Herbie” From ‘Herbie Goes Bananas’ Up for Auction

    This one goes out to all the Herbie superfans out there: One of the stunt cars specially made for the 1980 film Herbie Goes Bananas is hitting the auction block. It’s dubbed the “Spinning Herbie,” thanks to its hidden fifth wheel that allows the car to appear to spin on its own central axis. In […]

  • Simpiz iTron: Charge Up an iPhone 6 in Just Three Minutes

    Simpiz iTron: Charge Up an iPhone 6 in Just Three Minutes

    I’ve opened enough paragraphs on this site with stuff about how everyone hates their iPhone batteries, but just in case you somehow thought you were the only person dissatisfied with your iPhone’s battery life: You aren’t. And your days of fretting over that infuriating battery icon may be a thing of the past, once the Simpiz […]

  • TipTalk: Listen to Messages by Touching Your Ear

    TipTalk: Listen to Messages by Touching Your Ear

    How’s this for a hypothetical future scenario: You get an alert that someone has committed the unspeakable faux pas of leaving you a voicemail, and to listen to it all you have to do is touch your ear, and the message is actually transmitted through your hand up to your finger and into your ear. […]

  • McDonald’s Next: Mickey D’s Gets Upgraded

    McDonald’s Next: Mickey D’s Gets Upgraded

    If you feel any deep and personal connections to your local McDonald’s, you better cherish your remaining time there as you would at a church or other house of God, since it may be getting completely revamped in the near future. It’s part of a concept for the brand’s future that’s known as McDonald’s Next, […]

  • Sony PS-HX500 USB Turntable

    Sony PS-HX500 USB Turntable

    If you’re like everyone on my social media feeds today, this morning you woke up to the news that the seemingly immortal David Bowie was actually mortal after all. Maybe it’s making you consider mortality in slightly more musical terms, which may lead you to want to digitize some/all of your record collection. If so, […]

  • Ehang184 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle: A Drone You Can Ride In

    Ehang184 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle: A Drone You Can Ride In

    The word “drone” generally carries with it the assumed modifier “unmanned,” but in fact a drone can still be a drone as long as the person inside isn’t actually controlling it. That’s not really an applicable situation to most drones as we know them, but the Ehang184 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle isn’t most drones. As its […]