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multipurpose

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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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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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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

Review

Quirky Spotter Multipurpose Sensor

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

November 26, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 26, 2013
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Off-the-grid texting device GoTenna attracts antisurveillance crowd

A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities -- even though that wasn't its creators' intention.

By September 7, 2014

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Get a BlueVibe sports headset and Bluetooth receiver for $19.99

This nifty combo is great for runners, but the receiver can also be used with other earphones or even a home stereo.

By August 12, 2014

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Quirky's smart home has a name

Quirky's new company will deal exclusively with connected products.

By June 23, 2014

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This robot can take the weight off soldiers' shoulders

Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a rolling robot that could carry much of the load soldiers and Marines take into the field. Will the Pentagon authorize it?

By June 24, 2014

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Control your climate with these smart devices

From sensors to thermostats and even a connected ceiling fan, these gadgets can offer cooling smarts this summer.

By June 10, 2014

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Origami unfolds a new world of shape-shifting electronics

Researchers are using the geometry of paper folding to come up with futuristic antennas that can retract and compress.

By May 22, 2014