228 Results for

multipurpose

Review

Quirky Spotter Multipurpose Sensor

Despite this gadget's clear potential, there are still too many performance kinks for us to recommend it outright.

By November 26, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 26, 2013
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The many faces of multipurpose gadgets, part 2

We're not sure we'd wear false metal eyelashes that also control gadgets, but we have to respect how seriously all these creations take versatility.

By November 19, 2013

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Very versatile: The many faces of multipurpose gadgets

From Swiss Army Knives to smartwatches, multifunction tools are all about convenience and efficiency. Here's a look at a few we crave.

By November 12, 2013

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Marvelous multipurpose gadgets (pictures)

Who doesn't want to get two or more things for the price of one? Here's a look at some offbeat versatile creations we crave.

12 Images By November 12, 2013

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Kids perform better at schools that ban phones, study says

Technically Incorrect: A UK study suggests that schoolkids' performance significantly improves when they can't get hold of a phone at school. It also showed that low-achieving students improved the most.

By May 18, 2015

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Baby duckies rescued from storm drain with iPhone ringtone

Six ducklings that fell down a storm drain are lured out by a firefighter using the duck call ringtone on his iPhone.

By April 28, 2015

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Fund this: WonderCube packs 7 handy features into 1 cubic inch

A seriously versatile keychain accessory, this little cube converts into a sync cable, kickstand, flashlight, and whole lot more.

By March 12, 2015

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How Apple's embrace of the new USB points to world without wires

Apple's reliance on a single, more powerful version of the USB port in its new MacBook might alienate customers today, but analysts say the company is leading the way to future PC design.

By March 11, 2015

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At CES 2015, gadget makers to test promise of a do-it-all wearable

Selling consumers a multipurpose wearable device is clashing with the idea of cheaper, single-serving products. At CES 2015, companies are eager to figure out the future.

By January 2, 2015

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Penguin Scope is a home endoscope for nervous parents

Not content with just googling your child's symptoms? The Penguin Scope, seen at CES 2015, lets you check out Timmy's ear infection at 30 frames per second.

By January 7, 2015