"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.
How Dash Headphones Work
Can a T-shirt turn sound into electricity?
Can I turn my iPhone into a guitar amp?
What3Words App Is Changing How We Map the Globe
A Breathalyzer for Drugs? We're Not There Yet
Wearable Alcohol Sensor Could Text You if You're Too Drunk
How Rolex Came to Rule the Wrist
How does the Puls Wearable differ from a smart watch?
How the Pebble Watch Works
People Still Use Fax Machines, But, Um, Why?
How Thermal Fax Machines Work
History of the Fax Machine
Our Apps Are Tracking Us 24 Hours a Day
So This Might Be Why You Ditched Your Fitbit
Running While Female: Safety Apps and Tech
New MIT Headset Can 'Hear' Your Thoughts and Respond
March Madness: A High-stakes Game for Virtual Reality
Is It Time for Civilians to Start Wearing Their Own Body Cameras?
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
Google Glass Can Teach You Morse Code in Four Hours
Explore Deep Ocean Thermal Vents With This 3-D Virtual Reality Video
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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By Jeff Harder
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