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Satechi monitor stand has built-in smarts

- November 12th, 2014

Satechi F3

Having your monitor or notebook on a stand on your desktop is often handy, not only to add a little visual height to your peripherals, but also to give you some extra space on an often cluttered desktop for some of your other gadgets and accessories. Satechi has taken it one step further with their F3 Smart Monitor Stand; it helps clear the clutter and also helps you optimize your productivity.

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Blast Basketball captures accurate real-time performance metrics

- November 7th, 2014

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There are all kinds of data sensor capture devices out there; many of them you see are for walking running and golfing. You don’t hear too much about these types of devices for Basketball, but it makes sense that if you can use technology to measure and improve your game – why not?

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Amazon launches its same-day delivery service in Toronto, Vancouver

- November 6th, 2014

Amazon’s same-day delivery service has finally come to Canada. Well, Toronto and Vancouver at least.

The newly launched service allows for customers to choose from a select group of items at Amazon.ca. Customers can place their orders as late as noon and should expect to receive the packages by 9 p.m. the same day. The service is even available on the weekend.

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The next frontier for drones: Porn?

- November 6th, 2014

Drones can deliver pizza and may be used to deliver other types of packages in the future if the rules and regulations get more lax.

And back in September, six U.S. production companies got an exemption from the FAA’s ban on commercial drones, provided they don’t fly above 120 metres and stay inside the film set. (The FAA is looking at other exemption requests as well.) But one use it probably wasn’t expecting drones to be used for is to shoot porn.

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Airframe+ lets you mount your phone on your car vent

- November 5th, 2014

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If you’re one of those people who occasionally like to mount your phone in your car without attaching it to your dashboard or window or use up a cup holder, then check out the Airframe+ by KENU. It’s a tiny little portable car mount that clips into the grill of your car’s air vent, ideal for when using your smartphone for getting directions.

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