Monthly Archives: August 2016

Free Software August 31, 2016 posted by

Clipper – the organization app for clip board

Most people primarily access the internet from mobile devices today. It makes sense, you can explore the vastness of the web (or just your FB timeline) from just about anywhere in the world. This doesn’t always make saving things for later the easiest thing. If you find yourself having to constantly share the same links, check out Clipper, the app that will help you organize and keep them together.

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Clipper – the organization app for clip board
Gadgets August 30, 2016 posted by

Aim To Wash – lower your TP bills with this device

I had never seen a bidet before I moved to Italy where they are pretty common in homes. That’s just not a thing where I’m at in the world. Still, some people swear by them. If you’re one of those people and lament that homes don’t come standard with them, check out the Aim to Wash, the attachable bidet for any toilet.

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Aim To Wash – lower your TP bills with this device
future tech August 29, 2016 posted by

Kernel – the brain implant for a better you

We’ve talked about a future where machines take over all the jobs because, let’s face it, they’re better faster, stronger and we humans can only do so much. What if there was a way to increase what we, as humans, can do? Kernel wants to boost brainpower so that we can avoid a jobless future.

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Kernel – the brain implant for a better you
Fun & Games August 29, 2016 posted by

Powerup 3.0 – next level paper airplanes

When was the last time you made a paper airplane? Probably not that long ago considering that you, dear reader, are probably an adult. That being said, paper airplanes are fun and you should be able to play with an adult version of them. Check out the Powerup 3.0, the smartphone controlled paper airplane.

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Powerup 3.0 – next level paper airplanes
Cool Web Apps & Sites August 26, 2016 posted by

GiveDirectly – a different way to give

Many people give to charity as a way to help people who really need it but there have also been many headlines in the news that point out that those donations don’t always go towards things that will help anyone, other than the pockets of the charity themselves. GiveDirectly is a way to send money directly to the people who need it most.

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GiveDirectly – a different way to give
huh..? August 25, 2016 posted by

Israeli UGV – fully autonomous weaponised cars are almost here – have we all gone completely mad?

Apparently the first fully autonomous self driving military vehicle has been deployed by the Israelis to patrol the border with the Gaza Strip. The idea is for this UGV (unmanned ground vehicle) to take over from regular troop patrols to secure the border against problems. The horrifying news, however, is the fact that they’re already talking about equipping the vehicle with weapons such as machine guns (and who knows, rockets?), and eventually giving it autonomous AI (artificial intelligence) control of…

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Israeli UGV – fully autonomous weaponised cars are almost here – have we all gone completely mad?
Reviews August 25, 2016 posted by

2016 Jaguar XF – Super 70 MPG Economy And Ultra Sleek Style: This Cat Purrs! [Review]

Back in 2007 when Jaguars still had a whiff of Werther’s Original about them, the first generation XF represented a big change of direction for the company. Out went the yesteryear styling and in came modern designs that proved there was life in the old cat yet. Fast forward to 2016 and there is now a new XF on the prowl. For 2016 this new Jaguar XF has received a bodywork upgrade, not just in terms of its desirable lines…

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2016 Jaguar XF – Super 70 MPG Economy And Ultra Sleek Style: This Cat Purrs! [Review]
but is it art? August 24, 2016 posted by

Matter and Form – the little 3D scanner for your desktop

3D printing is a lot of fun. If your 3D design game is on point, you can make a lot of really cool objects. There are a lot easy to us programs to help people build the things of their dreams. Still, it’s a little difficult to recreate from life. If the object you want to make already exists, why not just scan it in? The Matter and Form is a small scale 3D scanner for your design studio.

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Matter and Form – the little 3D scanner for your desktop