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As Apple devices rapidly migrate to Lightning cables, you may have a few 30-pin docks with speakers around. While you could use something like Airfoil Speakers (a great app, I might add) to push sound around, attaching a US$300-plus device to an old dock seems excessive. Enter the Auris Skye -- a...

October 25th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Palo Alto is an ideal place for electric vehicles when it's full of wealthy, tech-savvy executives. It only makes sense, then, that the city council has voted in favor of a proposal requiring that new homes include wiring for speedy Level 2 EV chargers. The mandate should add less than $200 to a h...

September 28th 2013 at 2:41pm 0 Comments
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Hey gals and guys, you know what we've been wondering? We've been wondering how Shroud of the Avatar's been doing. Should we check in with Richard Garriott's upcoming title to see how it's cooking? Oh, let's! Two updates this month have highlighted several projects that the team's been tackling. F...

September 13th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Oh, Philips. Why'd you have to make it so easy for ne'er-do-wells to go full Aiden Pearce on Hue smart light users? A recent study by researcher Nitesh Dhanjani reveals that Hue's control portal -- known as the bridge -- uses a shoddy authentication system when communicating with smartphones and c...

August 14th 2013 at 4:36am 0 Comments
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Benjamin Rivers' atmospheric psychological horror jam Home, which originally launched on PC in 2012 and on iOS back in June, is now available for computers of the Macintosh persuasion through Steam and the Amazon Indie Store. As with the recently-updated PC version, the Mac port of Home includes al...

August 9th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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A new app called KeyMe has launched that allows users to scan copies of their physical keys for safekeeping. Should those keys ever become lost, users can log into their app and order a duplicate key right away. The application also stores locksmith-specific data should you lose your keys and want...

August 9th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Spooky side-scrolling horror game Home is on sale across several platforms. It's been dropped to $0.99 on iOS, and has debuted at the same $0.99 price on Amazon's Indie Store. The PC version has also been discounted on Steam (along with everything else) and can be had for $1.01. Home has been upd...

July 11th 2013 at 7:05pm 0 Comments
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Even avid cooks might have a tough time swallowing the price of a quality sous-vide cooker, but a new Kickstarter hopeful dubbed Codlo could drastically lower the bar to entry by turning one of your existing kitchen appliances into one. While the technique boils down to sealing food in a plastic b...

July 2nd 2013 at 9:41am 0 Comments
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Home probably isn't for everyone, but a certain type of audience will really love it. The game is an indie title originally put together for the PC by a developer named Benjamin Rivers, and it's in the horror-adventure genre. The controls are very simple: You walk left and right by tapping on eith...

June 28th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments