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AIRbudz Let You Simultaneously Hear the Outside World and Your Music

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It's an epidemic, really. When most people put on their earphones, they become dead to the outside world. The cyclist can't hear the car honking at him. The runner can't hear the person screaming, "Look out!" We're not about to give up our music any time soon, so what do we do?

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tōd: The Bluetooth 4.0 Beacon That Lets You Connect To The World Around You (Video)

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What you see above is the tōd (pronounced "toad"): a tiny Bluetooth 4.0 beacon that will let you know whether or not it is in range of your mobile device. You might not have realized it, but we are pretty sure that you will find a lot of uses for this new accessory.

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RunKeeper App Being Developed for Pebble E-Paper Smartwatch

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Yes, the Pebble e-watch is also an app platform and its first app partner comes by way of RunKeeper, which is developing an app specific to the upcoming smartwatch.

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Triggertrap: Trigger A DSLR Camera With Your iPhone, iPad Or iPod touch (Video)

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The app will run on any iPhone, iPad or iPod that uses iOS 5, and you will have to buy a $9.99 dongle which should be connected to your DSLR by cable or infrared. Connect the dongle to your iDevice and then you can simply use your device’s sensors as triggers (motion, facial recognition and more).

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TapCaps: Use Any Gloves With Touchscreen Devices (Video)

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Using your iPhone or any other device with a capacitive display is a real problem during cold winter conditions as the touchscreen won’t work if you are wearing gloves or mittens (or else you should be using the new iPad which makes sure that your hand stays really warm). Washington, DC-based inventor Alice Ning has a solution for the problem. Her TapCaps will allow you to use a capacitive screen while wearing any pair of gloves.

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E-Paper Smartwatch Breaks $1 Million on Kickstarter

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Even though the folks behind the Pebble e-paper smartwatch were only seeking $100k to get their project off the ground, they've already received well over a million dollars in pledges.

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iPhone Camera Mount Connects With Binoculars, Telescopes, and Microscopes

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We've seen products from companies like Lensbaby that let you take more interesting pictures with your iPhone, but this Magnifi case is so much more versatile. It can be adapted to work with even higher end optical instruments, including giant telescopes.

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Kickstarter Rules

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The basis that Gizmodo has chosen to blacklist the creative community Kickstarter is laughable and should really have us take a closer look at the ethics and morals of Gawker media as a source of information.

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Revolve Affordable Camera Dolly for Smooth, Dynamic Video

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Sure, you could just set up your video camera on a tripod and leave it in a static position, but moving, dynamic shots can be so much more interesting. The trouble is trying to get those motions to be as smooth as possible without breaking the bank and that's where Revolve comes in.

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MagniCase for iPhone Magnifies Display for Easier Reading

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Currently a project on Kickstarter, MagniCase is a case for the iPhone 4/4S that comes with a built-in magnifying lens. It swings out from the back with an attached arm and it effectively gives you the experience of using a 5.3-inch display

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Jam To Your iPhone Or iPod With The Cardboard-Constructed Berlin Boombox

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When it comes to iPod stereos, there are certainly plenty of options, but many of them are bulky and boring. The Berlin Boombox is neither of these things with its unique retro styling and its entirely cardboard constructed design.

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Galileo Robotic Arm Does a 360 With Your iPhone

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Apple iPhone, meet the new robotic arm, Galileo. This uniqe arm is capable of tilting at a 360 degree angle with the swipe of your finger on a remote iOS device.

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Tabber LED Light Sleeve to Change How We Learn Guitar

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What if technology could making learning how to play an instrument easy too? That's exactly what the Tabber Guitar system aims to do. Essentially it is a sleeve that contains thirteen LED lights that communicate with an Arduino Uno Processor and are recharged through a lithium-ion battery.

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JuiceTank Case for iPhone Has Built-In Wall Charger

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Where is that darn charger? We've all had the experience of misplacing our phone chargers, but the JuiceTank eliminates that problem altogether by integrating the charger right into the iPhone case. And it looks half decent doing it too.

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The Camera Rifle That Lets You Shoot, But Not Kill

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Brothers Randy and Michael Gregg have come out with a new product that will help hunters to shoot a deer even if the hunting season is over, well, sort of. Their Kill Shot is a proposed camera-equipped replica rifle which, as you might have guessed by now, will allow you to take photos instead of firing bullets.

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