Best Kickstarter and Indiegogo Projects of the Week

At any given moment, there are approximately a zillion crowdfunding campaigns on the web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo, and you’ll find no shortage of weird, useless, and downright stupid projects out there — alongside some real gems. In this column, we cut through all the worthless wearables and …

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Man Drops iPhone into Frozen Lake and it Still Works

One of Apple’s famous slogans is “it just works,” although if they always worked, would there be a use for the Genius Bar? Anyway, when you purchase a pricey smartphone, you expect performance and reliability. After all, we depend on these devices for everything from calling emergency road service to …

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Apple Accessories Deals: Save On Cables, Docks, More

It’s expensive being an Apple fanboy. Not only do you typically pay a premium for Cupertino’s latest hardware, but Apple’s accessories can often also cause sticker shock. Fortunately, when it comes to shopping for accessories, the Apple Store isn’t your only source. More: All the best Black Friday deals Whether …

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Mobile Shopping Made Bank on Thanksgiving & Black Friday

With Thanksgiving firmly in the rearview mirror, it is time for retailers to analyze how they did. Regardless of who you ask, however, it seems that the major sellers saw mobile shopping as a significant source of sales, reports TechCrunch. Starting with Amazon, the online retailer noted that Thanksgiving became one …

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You won't want this to happen when you're in your VR world

A spoof ad from a YouTube comedy group presents an amusing worst-case scenario for VR fans who can’t help getting just a little too immersed in their virtual adventures. Created by a group called AudVid Bros and spotted by TNW, the skit starts with a middle-aged fella hastily leaving his office so he …

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OnePlus 3T vs. Google Pixel XL | Spec Comparison

OnePlus has taken the wraps off of the all-new OnePlus 3T, boasting a number of improved specs at only a small price bump compared to the original OnePlus 3. The OnePlus 3T, however, isn’t the only flagship phone out this year — Google has also entered the smartphone game with its …

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Swappa Now Offers Protection Plans

Swappa, best known as an online marketplace that lets you buy and sell used devices, made negative headlines recently when it announced it would increase the money it would get from sales. The company now hopes to make positive headlines by announcing protection plans for devices bought through the marketplace. …

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RNI Colibri App was Trained on Film to Edit Digital Shots

A new app is aiming to recreate the color quality that often inspires photographers to shoot with film. RNI Colibri is a photo editor designed to mimic the colors of high-end films — because it’s an artificially intelligent program that was trained on film images. The app is the third …

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