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Printeer

This 3D Printer is (Literally) Childs’ Play

Remember when 3D printing was the newest, most exclusive thing you could be doing? Well, now kids can print their own 3D designs at home—or at least, they’ll be able to very soon. Printeer, which was crowd-funded on KickStarter and raised more than double its $50,000 goal amount, is a kid-friendly 3D printer that can [...]

Cyber Dust

Mark Cuban Wants Your Text Messages to Self Destruct

Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and frequent “shark” on Shark Tank, has been pushing a new app on Twitter lately—Cyber Dust. It destroys text messages, much like Snapchat destroys photos. (PS, his handle for the app is @blogmaverick.) Cyber Dust for iOS (and coming soon for Android) sends completely encrypted text messages that [...]

Productivity

These 5 Apps Will Get Your Productivity on Track

Let’s face it. Phones have become one of our biggest distractions in life. Between Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, text messages, and a slew of other time suckers, if can be difficult to stay focused on your real-time tasks—you know, those ones you get paid to do. Luckily, a slew of iPhone and Android apps are [...]

Ringly

Ladies: Who Needs a Smart Watch When You Can Have This?

Wearable tech got you down? If you want to stay connected but don’t want to be tethered to a clunky smart watch, may I suggest Ringly: a classy way to get the notifications you need without distracting you from the real world right in front of you. The concept is simple: these stylish rings connect [...]

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This is Your New Favorite—But Intelligent—Way to Waste Time at Work

It’s important to work when you’re at work. But even the most productive individuals in the world will tell you: you have to take a break sometimes. And this, ladies and gentleman, is your new break go-to. Smarty Pins is the latest Google creation, and it utilizes their Google Maps (for iOS and Android) technology. [...]

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This App Could Make You WAY More Productive Right Now

Concentration in today’s world is a scarce commodity. With distractions everywhere—and with blogs being no exception—it’s difficult to focus on the tasks at hand, whether at work or in your personal life. Focus@will wants to change that with music specifically designed to soothe the brain’s limbic system—you know, that ancient part of you that’s always [...]

Greenhouse

This Browser Extension Shows You Your Politicians’ Pocketbooks

Money talks. This is something to consider when evaluating the words of your favorite (or least favorite) politician. With the Greenhouse browser extension, free for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, you can now see all the main supporters (aka investors) of every member of the House of Representatives and Senate with a simple hover of your [...]

Vhoto

You’re Guaranteed a Great Photo with This

If you’re like me, using your phone to capture a fun moment goes one of two ways: You get a photo of the action, but the one you get just doesn’t turn out, or You get a video, but then you have to watch the video every time to relive it, when you wish you [...]

YouTube

YouTube Announces New Features to Enhance Video Awesomeness

YouTube isn’t playing around. Their CEO, Susan Wojcicki, stepped out in front of the VidCon to announce how the .com plans on becoming even more relevant—and useful—to businesses, international users, and regular contributors. Here’s a short and sweet breakdown of the enhancements you’ll see popping up on YouTube in the coming months: A virtual “tip [...]

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How do you improve Google Earth? With this.

I’m not knocking Google Earth. It’s super impressive, and the images are amazing. But it lacks a little pizzazz—or, to put it more accurately, moving pictures. Well, now Google Earth has taken a step in making itself even more relevant by entering into an agreement to buy a company called SkyBox for $500 million. Skybox [...]

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