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Quick Review: Amazon Fire TV Stick

From the outside, Amazon’s new fire TV stick looks cutting edge. Its sleek matte black design, and beautiful curves make it the most attractive smart-TV stick out there. Inside, things are very different. The Fire Stick’s experience bears more resemblance to the original smart TVs of 2010 than to modern devices like Google’s Chromecast or Apple’s Apple TV.  Apps are hidden away in menus....

Why I’m Thankful To Google (And Why You Should Be Too)

I could write an article about why I’m thankful for Google’s products, but I’m not going to. No. What I’m thankful for, is what Google is doing for millions of people who will probably never be paying customers. A quick preview of why I’m thankful: Bringing information to oppressed peoples Saving children from slavery and Ebola Bringing better tools to the sick and needy...

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How To Build Your Own Google Glass

Wearing Google Glass is an amazing experience, but $1,500 is really expensive! What if you could make your own wearable computer for under $200? This hack comes to us via Adafruit, and features a pair of those movie-screen glasses, and a Raspberry pi. The full tutorial can be found here, but we’ve summarized it for you below. How It’s Made (A Summary) Follow @msitver The...

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Behinds the Scenes| Engineering Project ARA

Project ARA, Google’s modular smartphone, is finally coming into form. The folks from Phonebloks released a cool behind-the-scenes video that showcases how much progress has been made.. The Phonebloks crew went up to NK labs (hired by Google to develop ARA) near Boston to shoot this. Ara’s Lego-like modular connector system is really coming along too. In just a few months, Google will unveil the second major iteration...

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