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Eve takes SmartThings outside

The Eve Irrigation controller uses the Adam moisture sensor and weather info from SmartThings to set up a perfect watering schedule.

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ElectroVine: Power cord disguised as a house plant

The mild-mannered power cord gets a makeover that would turn Poison Ivy green with envy.

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Learning the Tao of Toad the Wet Sprocket, geek to geek

Crave's Eric Mack has spent a lifetime geeking out over Toad the Wet Sprocket. Here's what it was like for him sitting down with lead singer Glen Phillips to talk about life and the band's new Kickstarter-funded album.

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Talking crowdfunding and the age of geeks with Toad the Wet Sprocket

Crave's Eric Mack sat down for a chat with Glen Phillips, lead singer of Toad the Wet Sprocket, about the band's geek pedigree and Kickstarting a new album after 16 years.

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Bluetooth padlock eliminates need for keys

Just click this nifty new lock now seeking funds on Kickstarter, and if it senses the right smartphone nearby, it's supposed to open like magic.

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Tricera Hi-Tops make your feet dino-mite

These Cretaceous kicks will make feet fancy for the coolest kid in town.

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Business cards grow a brain with SwivelCard

SwivelCard, a business card that folds into a USB drive, directs recipients to a Web page and can be updated, even after you've handed it out.

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IceLiners ice the inside of your drinking glass

Forget frosted glasses -- the IceLiners Kickstarter project wants to coat the inside of your drinking glass with ice.

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Water-balloon gadget fills 100 balloons fast, soaks up Kickstarter funds

Kickstarter backers really, really want to fill 100 water balloons in a minute. They express their joy by pouring money into an entertaining water-balloon gadget project.

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Backpack self-inflates into pillow, sleeping pad, chair cushion

The Windcatcher Air Pakk is not nearly as odd as the popular Ostrich Pillow, making it an ideal alternative for people who want to lay low.

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How Google scans email for child porn

Questions are raised when Google tips police to illegal images found in Gmail. Also: Navdy shows apps on a car's windshield, and the iPhone 6 is said to be revealed Sept. 9.

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How Google scans email for child porn

Questions are raised when Google tips police to illegal images found in Gmail. Also: Navdy shows apps on a car's windshield, and the iPhone 6 is said to be revealed Sept. 9.

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