"Gadget" is a catch-all word these days for nifty devices. We've covered the basics, such as clocks & watches, plus delved into the world of present-day and future high-tech gadgets, such as digital jewelry and restaurant pagers.
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How Rolex Came to Rule the Wrist
How the Pebble Watch Works
10 Ways Watches Have Evolved
People Still Use Fax Machines, But, Um, Why?
How Thermal Fax Machines Work
History of the Fax Machine
Running While Female: Safety Apps and Tech
Is This Why Your Buddy Is Always No. 1 on Fitbit?
Are people who wear fitness trackers healthier than people who don't?
New MIT Headset Can 'Hear' Your Thoughts and Respond
Is It Time for Civilians to Start Wearing Their Own Body Cameras?
Should Smart Devices Be Able to Automatically Call the Cops?
Google Home Speakers Argue, Talk About Their Feelings on Twitch
Why Some People Are Refusing 'Smart' Utility Meters in Their Homes
The Uber-popular Aeron Chair Was First Made for Grandma
Self-stabilizing 'Smart' Utensils Counteract Hand Tremors
Salty Fork for Salty Folk
How Digital Shopping Lists Work
Virtual Reality Helps Distract Kids From Painful Medical Procedures
Explore Deep Ocean Thermal Vents With This 3-D Virtual Reality Video
Body Blow! Body Blow! Counting Punches With Wearables for Boxers
Watch: The Secret Life of Luggage — And the New Tech That Tracks It
How Satellite Phones Work
How Electronic Language Translators Work
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