Gear

Should you upgrade to the iPhone 6?

09.10.14
Should I upgrade my iPhone? Carley Knobloch

Does yesterday’s release of the new iPhone 6 have you scrambling for your lawn chair and tent, ready to line up outside your nearest Apple store? As much fun as the bigger screen, faster processor and cooler camera may be, should you upgrade to the iPhone 6 or 6 plus?

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Good looking out: Brinno PeepHole Viewer

09.01.14
Front door

Got a peephole on your front door? They’re kind of handy, except that you need to squint to see out, the clarity isn’t great, and if the person on the other side isn’t standing right in front of it, you won’t be able to tell if it’s the UPS guy or a solicitor.

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Bright Idea: Flir One

08.29.14
Flir One

Taking pictures with your phone is one thing. But to really trick out your cell, how about giving it night vision? Flir One is a cell phone case that contains a thermal imaging camera, so you can see in total darkness. What’s that good for?

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Living

The Break-up: When an app you love shuts down

08.27.14
Abandonment Issues: When the app you love leaves you

There’s nothing more gut-wrenching than a break-up. It’s a ice-cream-tub-in-bed don’t-wanna-talk-to-anyone-but-can’t-stop-talking-about-it kind of whirlwind, especially when you didn’t see it coming. I had a few bad ones this year— but don’t worry, my marriage is still intact. My break-ups were with apps I loved.

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