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Reverie Classic is a crowdfunded watch with some beautiful bones
There are two kinds of crowdfunded watches – fashion accessories and real efforts at classical design and workmanship. Thankfully the Reverie Classic holds the latter place. The Classic is made by Samuel Tay who previously crowdfunded and built the Sea Spirit a handsome, nautical-themed automatic that did quite well. The Classic costs $350 and runs a Miyota 8218 movement – bog… … https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/28/reverie-classic-is-a-crowdfunded-watch-with-some-beautiful-bones
Gadget Lab Podcast: Privacy on the High Seas

This week: WhatsApp privacy changes, the sale of Instapaper to Pinterest, and we say so long to our good friend Joe. The post Gadget Lab Podcast: Privacy on the High Seas appeared first on WIRED.from RSSMix.com Mix ID 8176395 http://redirect.viglink.com?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wired.com%2F2016%2F08%2Fgadget-lab-podcast-286%2F&key=ddaed8f51db7bb1330a6f6de768a69b8 via http://www.kindlecompared.com/kindle-comparison/ [...]

31% off Logitech Harmony Smart Control with Smartphone App and Simple All In One Remote - Deal Alert

The Logitech Harmony Smart Control systems turns you smartphone or tablet into a one-touch universal remote. Now you can control your entire entertainment system with the smartphone or tablet you already own. The Harmony Hub combined with a powerful app give you personalized control of up to 8 devices and works with over 270,000 devices including cable TV boxes, Apple TV, Roku, Sonos, Amazon Fire TV, Phillips Hue, Xbox One, PS3, and TV-connected PC or Mac—even through closed cabinets and walls. Plus, you get a simple Harmony remote for everyone in the house to use when your smartphone isn’t handy.  This system currently averages 4 out of 5 stars on Amazon from 1,900+ people (read reviews) and its list price of $129.99 has been reduced to $89.99.

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Anglr is Fitbit for fishing
As an avid non-fisher it’s hard for me to quite grasp the depths of depravity associated with a fishing trip. Waking up at 4am? Swinging a pole at some water? Drinking beers all morning in a hot boat? Catching and eating a squirming live thing? Not for me. The folks at Anglr want to change my mind. Their product, the Anglr Tracker, is an activity tracker for fishing. https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/25/anglr-is-fitbit-for-fishing
Brooks Wants You to Test Its New Helmets—Responsibly, Thank You Very Much
The storied British cycling brand famous for its saddles is moving a ways up the body with its newest product release, a line of bike helmets. The post Brooks Wants You to Test Its New Helmets—Responsibly, Thank You Very Much appeared first on WIRED. from RSSMix.com Mix ID 8176395 via https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/24/brooks-wants-you-to-test-its-new-helmets-responsibly-thank-you-very-much
This all-analog DNA circuit calculates without going digital
It’s a sign that we’re living in the future when using our own genetic machinery as a form of calculator or storage is nothing new — but make no mistake, it’s still very early days in this field and there are plenty of surprises ahead. Today’s surprise, for instance, is the use of DNA to do exact arithmetical calculations entirely in analog. https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/this-all-analog-dna-circuit-calculates-without-going-digital
Google’s Daydream VR reportedly launching soon along with original YouTuber content
Google is set to launch Daydream VR sometime “in the coming weeks,” according to Bloomberg, after laying the groundwork for its launch with the official debut of Android 7.0 this week. The new report says Google is investing big in original content to accompany the launch of its VR platform, which will be built-in to upcoming Android smartphone handsets that meet the recommended… … https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/googles-daydream-vr-reportedly-launching-soon-along-with-original-youtuber-content
Canons 5D Mark IV Is Here With 4K Capability and Improved Autofocus

The versatile 5D Mark IV has plenty of useful upgrades compared to its well-loved predecessor. The post Canon's 5D Mark IV Is Here, With 4K Capability and Improved Autofocus appeared first on WIRED.from RSSMix.com Mix ID 8176395 http://redirect.viglink.com?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wired.com%2F2016%2F08%2Fcanons-5d-mark-iv-4k-capability-improved-autofocus%2F&key=ddaed8f51db7bb1330a6f6de768a69b8 via http://www.kindlecompared.com/kindle-comparison/ [...]

Mingis on Tech: Cars and autonomous driving don't always mix

As automakers follow the direction Tesla pioneered with autonomous driving, a question arises: Is this really a good thing? Senior Writer Lucas Mearian gets into gear with Executive News Editor Ken Mingis about what's going on.from RSSMix.com Mix ID 8176395 http://redirect.viglink.com?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.infoworld.com%2Fvideo%2F68615%2Fmingis-on-tech-cars-and-autonomous-driving-dont-always-mix%23tk.rss_mobiletechnology&key=ddaed8f51db7bb1330a6f6de768a69b8 via http://www.kindlecompared.com/kin [...]

DJI upgrades its 4k handheld gimbal camera with zoom lens, motion timelapse
DJI just announced an upgraded version of its lovely Osmo camera. Called the Osmo Plus, this model offers key features not found on the original Osmo such as zoom, motion timelapse and an improved stabilization system. Like the original, which is still available, the Osmo Plus gives shooters a stabilized camera system thanks to the 3-axle gimbal system. It’s similar to the gimbals used… … https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/25/dji-upgrades-its-4k-handheld-gimbal-camera-with-zoom-lens-motion-timelapse
‘MegaMIMO 2.0’ wireless routers work together to triple bandwidth and double range
Wireless interference is one of those things that we tend to not think about, because, well, we can’t see it. But routers are all over the place, sometimes several in a room when you’re in an office, conference, or campus — and make no mistake, it’s an epic battle at the frequencies they share. Some enterprising researchers have found a way to make those routers work… … https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/25/megamimo-2-0-wireless-routers-work-together-to-triple-bandwidth-and-double-range
Sony unveils PlayStation Now for PC and wireless DualShock 4 USB adapter
PlaySation Now, the all-you-can game subscription service that provides access to classic PlayStation titles on-demand, is making its way to Windows PCs, starting now in Europe and rolling out soon in North America. Sony’s also making it easier to game on your PC, with a DualShock 4 USB wireless controller adapter, letting you use your PlayStation 4 gamepads on both Mac and Windows… … https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/sony-unveils-playstation-now-for-pc-and-wireless-dualshock-4-usb-adapter
It’s time to strap on your Skeletonized Androgyne Royale
Something meets boy, and something meets girl and they both look the same and they’re overjoyed in this world. But how much more overjoyed would the be if they could on a Skeletonized Androgyne Royale from Manufacture Royale? This wild watch costs a mere $61,000 and might be good for your father but not for your dad. What is this monster, exactly? https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/its-time-to-strap-on-your-skeletonized-androgyne-royale
Student projects leapfrog governments and industry in ‘Data Science for Social Good’ program

Student projects leapfrog governments and industry in ‘Data Science for Social Good’ program

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 Big Data is hardly new at this point — nor has it wrought anywhere near its potential effects on many companies and institutions insulated by inertia and red tape. A summer program at the University of Washington called Data Science for Good shows that fresh eyes and good code can make more in 10 weeks than some have done in as many years. Read More from RSSMix.com Mix ID 8176395…

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Finally, a Bluetooth speaker that matches my axe
There’s no shortage of portable Bluetooth speakers out there, but lord are a lot of them ugly. What I need is something that will not look amiss sitting on a stump next to me while I hew a yew in my red plaid flannel. Wait, what’s this one?! Read More from RSSMix.com Mix ID 8176395 via https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/25/finally-a-bluetooth-speaker-that-matches-my-axe
Exploits patched by Apple today hint at years of surreptitious government hacks
You’ll want to be updating your iOS devices to 9.3.5, the version released today by Apple — especially if you’re a prominent human rights activist. A recently thwarted attack on just such a person employed not one but three zero-day exploits. And that’s just the beginning of the story. Read More from RSSMix.com Mix ID 8176395 via https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/25/exploits-patched-by-apple-today-hint-at-years-of-surreptitious-government-hacks
Xiaomi packs a massive battery and deca-core processor into a $135 phone
Xiaomi’s numbers have been slipping some of late in its native China, but the company’s still announcing handsets at a healthy clip. A month after debuting the Redmi Pro, a high-end take on its budget line, the company is eyeing a rock bottom price point with its latest offering. With a starting price of 899 yuan ($135), the Redmi Note 4 still manages to offer some key upgrades… … https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/25/xiaomi-packs-a-massive-battery-and-deca-core-processor-into-a-135-phone
Harvard’s Octobot is the first autonomous machine to be made with all soft robotics
For years roboticists have been looking into using softer materials for parts rather than the usual metal and plastic — sometimes even building entirely soft robots. But this Octobot from Harvard is the first that not only contains no hard parts but is also entirely autonomous. Read More from RSSMix.com Mix ID 8176395 via https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/25/harvards-octobot-is-the-first-autonomous-machine-to-be-made-with-all-soft-robotics
The 48 startups that launched at Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 2
The world’s most prestigious startup school launched 48 companies today at part 2 of its Summer 2016 Demo Day. Nanoparticle analytics and delivery robots were amongst the products revealed in the B2B, biotech, enterprise, edtech, fintech, and hardware verticals. You can check out our write-ups of all 44 startups that launched yesterday, and TechCrunch’s picks for the top 7 from… … https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/24/the-48-startups-that-launched-at-y-combinator-s16-demo-day-2
The top 7 startups from Y Combinator S16 Demo Day 1
In-flight VR entertainment and security guard drones were amongst our favorites from the 44 startups that launched at Y Combinator’s Summer 2016 Demo Day 1. After querying investors and our writers, here are TechCrunch’s picks for the 7 most promising companies from the first half of the batch, plus an honorable mention. Check back later for all the startups and our picks from… … https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/the-top-7-startups-from-y-combinator-s16-demo-day-1
Student projects leapfrog governments and industry in Data Science for Social Good program

 Big Data is hardly new at this point — nor has it wrought anywhere near its potential effects on many companies and institutions insulated by inertia and red tape. A summer program at the University of Washington called Data Science for Good shows that fresh eyes and good code can make more in 10 weeks than some have done in as many years. Read More from RSSMix.com Mix ID 8176395 http://redirect.viglink.com?u=https%3A%2F%2Ftechcrunch.com%2F2016%2F08%2F26%2Fstudent-projects-leapfrog-gove [...]

Garmin releases its first luxury smartwatch, the Fenix Chronos
Garmin has just announced the Fenix Chronos, an amazingly elegant smartwatch with all the features of their standard GPS exercise watches – the Vivoactve, for example – with a case and aesthetic that would be at home in a fine watch shop. That’s right: this is the first fancy smartwatch that you could wear in the boardroom, bedroom, and gym. Oh, and it costs $1,499.99 for… … https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/25/garmin-releases-its-first-luxury-smartwatch-the-fenix-chronos
Best Buy bets on VR for the holidays with 500 stores demoing Oculus Rift
Best Buy has provided in-person demonstrations for Oculus Rift basically since there were real Oculus Rift headsets to demonstrate – the retailer announced back in May it would provide demos at 48 locations in the U.S. Now, it’s doubling down on that bet, with a plan to give customers a taste of VR in 500 locations in time for the holiday shopping season, according to Bloomberg.… … https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/24/best-buy-bets-on-vr-for-the-holidays-with-500-stores-demoing-oculus-rift
NSF puts $110 million toward building out the XSEDE national computing initiative
It’s in the country’s best interest to stay at (or at least near) the forefront of advanced computing techniques, and the National Science Foundation has just put $110 million down to make sure that happens. Read More from RSSMix.com Mix ID 8176395 via https://kindlecomparedinfo.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/nsf-puts-110-million-toward-building-out-the-xsede-national-computing-initiative
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