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Don’t Throw it Away: Ways to Repurpose Your Old Tech

Don’t Throw it Away: Ways to Repurpose Your Old Tech

Tech today just isn’t made to last. Carriers want you switching phones once every few years, headphones break far too often and you’re probably getting another phone case next month. And as the usual narrative goes, our old tech gets lost somewhere in the nooks and crannies of our rooms, or worse, thrown out. With some simple tools and a little bit of creativity, you’ll find plenty of use for old tech. This is a list to give your unwanted products new purpose and save you a little bit of cash. It’ll also put a huge smile on Mother Nature’s face.

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Panasonic LUMIX S1R and S1 detailed with hands-on pro demo videos

Panasonic LUMIX S1R and S1 detailed with hands-on pro demo videos

The Panasonic LUMIX S1R and Panasonic LUMIX S1 were revealed in full detail this morning with a set of new lenses. These two Panasonic LUMIX S series cameras roll with 4K 60p/50p (PAL area only) video recording, rugged durability (when protected sufficiently, of course), and what Panasonic suggests is "expandability." The LUMIX S1R's specs start with a 47.3-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, while the LUMIX S1 sports a 24.2-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor.

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Cyber Monday 2018: The best tech and gadget deals in a simple list

Cyber Monday 2018: The best tech and gadget deals in a simple list

Today we've gone through deals online for electronics and filtered out the duds. The following list is comprised of the deals that make sense. These are the electronics we've found with prices cut from their normal average points to levels that are genuinely good. That is to say their prices are better than normal, if not downright surprisingly low.

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The Instant Pot Black Friday deal is back [Update: Price drop #2!]

The Instant Pot Black Friday deal is back [Update: Price drop #2!]

The Thanksgiving 2018 menu may be settled, but the post-turkey-day feasting could probably do with an Instant Pot in the kitchen. The perennial favorite electric pressure cooker is in for another Black Friday deal, and you don't even have to wait until the end of the week for it.

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Amazon Black Friday 2018 deals include free Echo and Fire TV gear

Amazon Black Friday 2018 deals include free Echo and Fire TV gear

Joining Best Buy and select other retailers is Amazon with its own early Black Friday sales. The company has posted its deals on its website, where customers can get Echo, Kindle, and other Amazon devices at big discounts. As well, Amazon's device sale includes bundles with IoT gear, including connected lightbulbs and cameras.

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Skydio R1 Apple Watch app puts autonomous drone control on your wrist

Skydio R1 Apple Watch app puts autonomous drone control on your wrist

Skydio's self-flying drone is getting Apple Watch control, bringing the key autopilot features of the intelligent flying camera out of the app and to your wrist. Arriving as an update today, the new Apple Watch interface promises to make it even easier than before to operate the Skydio R1 and navigate through its various tracking modes. At the same time, the R1 drone is also arriving in Apple Stores.

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Panasonic has a clever device to de-stink smelly shoes

Panasonic has a clever device to de-stink smelly shoes

Great shoes can be ruined by bad odors, but Panasonic says it has the solution. The company has introduced a new shoe deodorizing gadget that it says can remove smells from shoes in a few hours, restoring them to their non-smelly state. The model, MS-DS100, utilizes "nanoe X" and other technology to strip away the odors.

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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2018: the best tech gifts for dad

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2018: the best tech gifts for dad

Father's Day is June 17, and that gives you just enough time to figure out what to get dad on his special day. Not sure what to get? There's no shortage of excellent gadgets this year and we're here to help narrow down the choices. Looking for a wearable, smart clothes, laptop, lifestyle accessories, or something truly unique? This list is for you.

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Jaquet Droz Signing Machine now available four years later

Jaquet Droz Signing Machine now available four years later

There are countless sophisticated ways these days to forge a signature, but none are as exquisite, eccentric, and expensive as this. OK, this isn't an illegal, counterfeiting machine but the Jaquet Droz Signing Machine will save you from the pain of having to sign something over and over again, potentially giving you carpal tunnel syndrome. Presuming, of course, you can afford this odd contraption.

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This Mellow sous-vide deal is a half-price geek kitchen dream [Updated]

This Mellow sous-vide deal is a half-price geek kitchen dream [Updated]

Sous-vide isn't quite mainstream yet, but smarter cookers like Mellow are aiming to help it in that direction, which is why it's great to see a solid deal on the geeky appliance. If you've been sleeping on your new fangled kitchen tech, sous-vide involves sealing food inside plastic bags, submerging them into a water bath, and then holding them there are a very precise temperature for extended periods.

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Beoplay P6 is the most chic bluetooth speaker of them all

Beoplay P6 is the most chic bluetooth speaker of them all

There's a new smart speaker in town, and it comes from B&O PLAY. That's a Bang & Olufsen brand, and it means this speaker's gonna be banging out the beats in a top-notch fashion. This speaker was designed by industrial design master Cecilie Manz, creator of some of the world's most elegant modern devices and high-end furniture today.

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Dyson Cyclone V10 ushers in a new cordless era

Dyson Cyclone V10 ushers in a new cordless era

Dyson has a new vacuum it would like to sell you, and this is perhaps the biggest vacuum it's ever released. Not just because of what this vacuum, dubbed the Cyclone V10, can do, but also what it means for the future of the Dyson's product line. Change, it would seem, is in the air.

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