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$5 Lightning Cables, Solar Batteries, and More Gadget Charging Deals

There’s no such thing as owning too many Lightning cables, and this extra long 5’ model from Spigen is only $5 today with promo code SPIGENCS [ 5’ MFi-Certified Lightning Cable, $5 with code SPIGENCS] Update: Sold Out. Check out this AmazonBasics alternative for $8. »7/07/15 9:20am7/07/15 9:20am

What Is Bypass Suspension? Explainers You Won't Get Bored Watching

You’ve been eyeing some bypass shocks for your truck because you heard “they’re good,” but some colorful gif distracts you every time you try to read more. Help is here short-attention spanned friends; I found some neat quick videos that break down how bypass shocks will make you faster off-road. »6/24/15 10:09am6/24/15 10:09am

Stock Up On Portable Gadget Chargers During This Amazon Clearance Sale

If you have any summer trips coming up, you’ll want to be sure you have enough extra battery power to keep your phone and other gadgets untethered from a power outlet. Luckily, RAVPower is offering an Amazon clearance sale right now on several of their most popular chargers. »5/06/15 9:45am5/06/15 9:45am

Apple Wants To Make Navigation Like A Friend Reading You Directions

Apple has filed for a patent titled “Humanized Navigation Instructions for Mapping Applications.” It’s exactly what it sounds like, nixing voice prompts that say, “turn right in 600 feet” to “make the next right after the McDonalds.” And it could explain its fleet of sensor-laden minivans.
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Tapping Into Your Bike's Brains To Make You A Two-Wheeled Tony Stark

We've seen a spate of "smart" helmets that incorporate tiny screens to show everything from navigation to rearview camera feeds, but none of them pull data from the motorcycle's onboard computer. A couple of Intel engineers decided to change that with a new chipset and a smartphone app that answers to "Hello Jarvis." »3/03/15 5:20pm3/03/15 5:20pm

​Feds Want Technology To Fix Transportation Problems They've Created 

The Department of Transportation is out with its Beyond Traffic 2045 report and it's fucking bleak. It's also telling that U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sat down with Google's Eric Schmidt to introduce the report, because the feds are hoping technology is going to pick up the ball they keep dropping. »2/02/15 9:45pm2/02/15 9:45pm