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Chromebook choices abound: 3 top picks for kids
Chromebooks have become the computer-of-choice for many kids, for a number of reasons. They’re relatively inexpensive. They’re lightweight. And they’re easy to maintain.
Instant photos, from Polaroid, with Zink technology
Polaroid’s been synonymous with instant photography forever, and now the company is using a new technology, from a company called Zink (as in “zero ink”), to bring a instant photos to a new generation.
Ranked #10 in Viral Video 100
Patrick Jean’s short film, shot on location in New York, depicts the invasion of New York City by 8-bit creatures. Strange and wonderful.
Snowboarding New York City
Ranked #36 in Viral Video 100
Snowboarding in New York City? Yes, you can do it, and with style. Snowboarder Casey Neistat shows you how in this fun and thrilling clip.
Wirecutter names Panasonic RP-TCM125 the best cheap in-ear headphone
In considering in-ear headphones under $30, the Wirecutter tested 40 (after evaluating about 150). That’s a lot of listening.
NY Times: Xbox One or the PS4?
Molly Wood, of the New York Times, offers a thought-provoking take on the game console debate: Do you go for the Xbox One or the PS4? Her conclusion? The PS4 prevails.
Never lose your keys with the Proximo Proximity system
Technology can do a lot for us, and now it’s promising to help us from losing our keys. Really.
Ranked #46 in Web 100
With Kickstarter, you can experience the vicarious thrill of helping to fund wonderfully creative new products dreamed up by artists, designers and inventors from around the country.
Ranked #15 in Viral Video 100
Felix Baumgartner rode a balloon pod high into the stratosphere, 24 miles above the Earth, and then — jumped! He reached the speed of sound on his descent. Wild. And sorta crazy.