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Plastic Bottle Cutter Shows Innovative Products Can Be Low Tech

In a world filled with 3D printers that can make pizza on command and smart-watches that can monitor daily health, it seems that low-tech gadgets can still be game-changing and innovative. Take the Plastic Bottle Cutter.  The product first appeared on Kickstarter on February 23, 2016. With no moving parts and a simple design, this handy handheld device seemed to explode in popularity nearly ... Read More »

Startup Knewton Creates Individualized Education Tools

Today’s teachers face a number of huge challenges. One of the most prevalent is that of personalized education. For overworked educators with overcrowded classrooms, creating assignments that work for each individual student’s skill level and learning style is next to impossible. But one-size-fits-all curriculum rarely works out for the majority of students in a classroom either. That’s the conundrum that ... Read More »

Startup Makes Wearable Tech to Monitor Vitals, Head Trauma

Believe it or not, there are some tech companies that aren’t interested in smartglasses or smartwatches. MC10′s approach to wearable technology has been to completely re-imagine how that technology can be used to monitor and improve a person’s health. It’s technology that can take your vitals, monitor for possible trauma, and even improve the outcome of surgical procedures. This is ... Read More »

Google Gadget Helps Customers Find You In Real Life

Everyone loves useful gadgets and Google has just come out with yet another one. Meet the Google Maps driving directions gadget that makes it easy for customers to get directions to your brick and mortar store. Thanks to Google, the directionally-challenged folk out there (myself included), will no longer have to suffer through directions that are based on the location ... Read More »

The Best Gadget Gifts for Geeks

Editor’s note: For an earlier list of similar items see Best Gadget Gifts for Geeks, Toop Picks for 2015. If you’re looking for some unique gifts for the people on your holiday gift list, you might consider purchasing some new tech gadgets. There are plenty of different items available with varying price tags and functionality. Here are some gadget gifts ... Read More »

Retailbound Wants to Build a Retail Platform for Gadget Entrepreneurs

So you have a successful crowdfunding campaign. Your product has been funded, manufactured, and shipped. The question is, now what? According to Retailbound, Inc. only one in fifty crowdfunded gadget entrepreneurs manage to get their product on the shelves of major retailers. The team behind Retailbound wants to improve these odds. The Chicago based company has been around since 2008, ... Read More »

Netflix Finally Adds the Ability to Download Content

HIGHLIGHTS Netflix users on iOS and Android can download content to watch offline Only select titles are available for download right now You need to be running the latest version of the Netflix app Netflix has announced you can now download select titles and watch them offline, a feature that should improve its prospects in markets like India where users ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Happy New Year Offer: Your 10 Point Cheat-Sheet

Reliance Jio Happy New Year Offer: Your 10 Point Cheat-Sheet HIGHLIGHTS Reliance Jio is offering another three months of free data to new users Existing customers will also be migrated to the new free offer on Jan 1 Usage limits will go from 4GB a day to 1GB a day Billionaire Mukesh Ambani extended free services being offered by his ... Read More »

Wire App Offers a Clutter-Free Chat Experience

Wire App Offers a Clutter-Free Chat Experience Even though most people use WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger for chatting, there is no dearth of alternatives available. There are privacy-focused options such as Telegram, and sticker-filled apps such as WeChat, so there is a messaging app for every purpose. One such app, Wire, takes a slightly different approach. Wire’s appeal lies in ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Allegedly Explodes, Causing Severe Burns to Owner’s Hands

Samsung Galaxy S7 Allegedly Explodes, Causing Severe Burns to Owner’s Hands HIGHLIGHTS Galaxy S7 owner received second and third degree burns due to explosion The owner is yet to reach out to Samsung Several cases of Samsung phones exploding reported in last few months There has been a drastic increase in exploding smartphone cases these days and one of the ... Read More »