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Science & Technology | Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Life-seeking telescopes, scuba arms, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

Travel | Travel

10 Gadgets for Surviving a Noisy Flight

From noise canceling headphones to portable VR headsets, these gadgets should help you block out distractions.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

11 'Star Wars' gadgets that seemed cool in '77, but we're way beyond now

"Star Wars is not science fiction" is one of those arguments that gets trotted out a lot, and it's fundamentally true — but tell that to a 4-year-old kid who's just seen the original George Lucas film in a theater in 1977.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Things You Do Every Day That'll Seem Crazy in 50 Years

A medical futurist predicts some of the shifts that will happen in health care over the next half-century.

Products & Services | Products & Services

What to look out before buying a gps dog collar?

Buying a gps dog tracker can be a hefty investment and you could end up spending a lot of money on a gadget that you stop using after a week or so. Here are all the main charactestics you need to b…

Science & Technology | Tech

The 10 Best (and 3 Worst) Gadgets of 2016

It was a year of ups (brilliant smartphones and laptops) and downs (a phone that can explode).

Science & Technology | Technology

Top Tech Gadgets for Back-to-School and College - NBC News

As the long summer days come to an end, here are some top tech gadgets, from laptops to USB cables, to help make sure the school year is a success.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

These are the 10 best gadgets under $100

WeThese are beautifully designed, high-value devices for improving your life without draining your wallet.

Family & Parenting | Kids

11 Terrific Mealtime Tools for Toddlers

We've got 11 great gadgets to help make toddler mealtime (we hope!) a breeze.

Science & Technology | Technology

Can Meditation Gadgets Help You Reduce Your Stress—and Find Happiness?

New gadgets and apps are trying to make mindfulness meditation—an often perplexing practice—a lot easier for beginners. But how much can we expect our smartphones to enlighten us?

Entertainment | Star Wars

This Life-Sized R2-D2 Fridge IS The Droid You’re...

This Life-Sized R2-D2 Fridge IS The Droid You’re Looking For Just when you thought ‘Star Wars’ tie-in merchandise couldn’t get any more bizarre, behold the R2-D2 fridge. Haier Asia’s AQUA have created...

Science & Technology | Technology

Should you buy a curved TV?

If it’s been a while since you’ve shopped for a new television, expect to be blown away by the quality, size and thinness of the latest curved models.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Stop your gadgets from keeping you awake at night - CNET

Staying up late with your tablet or phone can rob you of a good night's sleep. Fight back with these tips.

Science & Technology | Technology

R2-D2 USB Car Charger | ThinkGeek

R2-D2 USB Car Charger - No need to go to Tosche Station. We've got it covered.

Health & Fitness | Wheels

This Collapsible Bike Helmet Can Fold Up Into Your Laptop Bag

A bicycle helmet funded on Indiegogo aims to make commuting to work even more convenient -- and a lot less bulky. "The Morpher" is designed to fold flat, making it easier to carry around than a traditional helmet. And while cyclists wil...

Science & Technology | Technology

Travel gadgets of the past that could have revolutionized travel, but didn't

These inventions seemed innovative until they didn't. In hindsight, the failures seem obvious. Did we really think we'd all be zipping around on Segways in 2015?

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple Watch: Everything We Know | MacRumors

Apple's Watch is designed to be both fashionable and functional, available in an array of different color and materials with six different types of watch straps that are easily interchangeable. Prices for the device, which will be available for pre-order and in-store previews on April 10 ahead of an April 24 launch, start at $349 and go as high as $17,000.

Science & Technology | Technology

What to Expect from Tech in 2015 Based on CES, the Year’s Biggest Gadget Show

The annual Consumer Electronics Show hosts so many technology companies debuting so many new products that it often provides a glimpse at the year in tech ahead. Here, Yahoo Tech writers share what they saw at the show, and what they see as some of the ma

Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

This R2-D2 Doesn't Project Princess Leia - He Projects A Keyboard

Projected Keyboards have been around for a very long time, and yet they still have the 'It's the fuuutuuuure' vibe for me even though I realise they're probably not the most practical solution. The practical side of my brain shuts off when it's R2-D2 proj

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Why Does My Gadget Say It's December 31, 1969? | Mental Floss

If you’ve ever had the date on a cell phone or computer mysteriously switch to December 31, 1969, you may have thought it was simply random. However, the reason behind this odd glitch is a nice little tidbit of computer trivia.

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

Apple updates its website with more details on the Apple Watch

Keen to get the very latest official word on the Apple Watch? The Cupertino company has updated its official site to offer up a more detailed look of how the wearable's software works.