Photos: Top tech gift ideas for gadget lovers – TechRepublichttps://www.techrepublic.com/pictures/top-tech-gift-ideas-for-gadget-lovers/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27689259515740508250262421970472A cool new gadget is always fun to get as a holiday gift. Here are some interesting gift ideas to consider.
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Can smart house paint cool your home? – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/how-to/can-high-tech-house-paint-cool-your-home/?ftag=CAD3c77551&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756We test claims that a coat of paint can act like air conditioning. Spoiler Alert: It seems like any white paint is amazing at keeping your house cool.
Why the New Apple Watch Faces Are Much Cooler Than You’d Expecthttps://www.idropnews.com/news/apple-watch-news/why-the-new-apple-watch-faces-are-much-cooler-than-youd-expect/83664/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=09212018&utm_term=NewsletterThe Apple Watch Series 4 and watchOS 5 come packed with slick new watch faces that are equally beautiful and hypnotic. On the surface, these new Fire, Water, Liquid Metal and Vapor faces are just plain cool. But when you find out how they were made, you get a much deeper appreciation for Apple’s extreme attention to detail.
We killed the cigarette. What we got in return is mango-flavored nicotine in ‘party mode.’ – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/we-killed-the-cigarette-what-we-got-in-return-is-mango-flavored-nicotine-in-party-mode/2018/08/08/bf4db3a8-8b8a-11e8-8aea-86e88ae760d8_story.html?utm_term=.5055628e9592Juul puts a cool new gloss on smoking that teenagers might find, well, addicting.
‘Wonder Woman’ goes airborne with giant 300-drone light showhttps://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/wonder-woman-drone-light-show/How do you celebrate the giant hit movie that was Wonder Woman? With a giant light show comprising 300 drones, of course.
3 Essential Design Trends, November 2017 | Webdesigner Depothttps://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2017/10/3-essential-design-trends-november-2017/If you’re a fan of this monthly design trends series, there’s a strong possibility you’ve seen a trend or two that you just didn’t like. And that’s OK. This month, each of the three trends should be design conversation starters. While the visuals look cool, are they readable and usable? (Questions every website designer should ask when undertaking a project.) Take a look, see what you think about these trends and decide for yourself. Here’s what’s trending in design this month…
3 Essential Design Trends, November 2017 | Webdesigner Depothttps://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2017/10/3-essential-design-trends-november-2017/?ref=donvy.comIf you’re a fan of this monthly design trends series, there’s a strong possibility you’ve seen a trend or two that you just didn’t like. And that’s OK. This month, each of the three trends should be design conversation starters. While the visuals look cool, are they readable and usable? (Questions every website designer should ask when undertaking a project.) Take a look, see what you think about these trends and decide for yourself. Here’s what’s trending in design this month: 1. Underlined Text and Elements Underlined text is a trend that’s rather unexpected. Thankfully the underlines aren’t the standard underlining you might see from a hyperlink or default setting in a word processor. The underlined text and elements trend uses color and lines to highlight specific information and bring focus to a certain content area. The cleverest uses of underlining combine the stroke with something else so make it feel like a seamless part of the design. For underlining to be successful, it
iPhone X’s Face ID has at least 3 cool hidden features – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/iphone-x-face-id-cool-hidden-features/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756And we don’t mean selfie portraits or animated poop. Apple’s least-flashy use for Face ID may be its most convenient for phone owners, because in order to benefit from it, you won’t have to do anything at all. This subtler part of Face ID is the type of context-aware AI that devicemakers have been struggling to make people care about.
The Best Beach-Ready and Pool Accessories to Enjoy | 9to5Toyshttps://9to5toys.com/2017/06/23/the-best-beach-ready-and-pool-accessories-to-enjoy/Make a splash with beach and pool accessories while enjoying the sun. Whether it’s festive sandals, stylish sunglasses, a cool inflatable, or even a printed towel draped over your shoulder.
Preparing for the August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse | NASAhttps://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/preparing-for-the-august-2017-total-solar-eclipseOn Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will pass in front of the sun and cast a shadow upon all of North America, coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918. The total solar eclipse begins near Lincoln City, Oregon, at 10:15 a.m. PDT (1:15 p.m. EDT). Totality ends at 2:48 p.m. EDT near Charleston, South Carolina. The partial eclipse will start earlier and end later, but the total eclipse itself will take about one hour and 40 minutes to cross the country. For areas within the narrow path of “totality” (100% eclipse), the air will cool as complete darkness falls in the middle of the day for up to 2 minutes and 40 seconds.