Waylens Horizon action camera for cars captures the thrill of driving

waylens At a glance 157 degree wide-angle f/2.4 aperture 1/1.8″ image sensor 1080p 30/60pfs, 720p 120/60fps Pros Camera design itself is top-notch Built-in OLED touchscreen Cons Included mounting hardware for cable not great Expensive at $499 Connecting the car The Waylens Horizon is essentially a conical, dense metal camera replete with optics, onboard processing power and battery.… Read More

The EFF calls on HP to remove DRM from its printers

HP logo The Electronic Frontier Foundation has called on HP to restore customer’s ability to use third-party ink cartridges in its Office Jet printers. It is also urging consumers to sign a petition, which as of this posts’s publication, has nearly 7,500 signatures. In an open letter to HP Inc. President and CEO, Dion Weisler, activist Cory Doctorow calls on the company to take five… Read More

Mattel’s ThingMaker, the 3D printer that let kids make their own toys, delayed until next year

thingmaker Remember ThingMaker? Mattel’s $300 3D printer that would let kids print out their own toys? Its ship date – which was supposed to be this month – just got pushed back another year, according to a report from Engadget. The toy maker says it needs the extra time to “enhance the digital functionality” in order to deliver the “most engaging” experience… Read More

Sit With Us Helps Promote Kindness, Inclusion in Schools

A simple act of kindness can make the world of difference, especially when you’re in school.
Back in August, Florida State football player Travis Rudolph saw a young boy eating by himself when making a visit to a local middle school. He decided to sit down by the autistic student – Bo Paske. Someone at the school snapped a photo, and the gesture went viral, showing what true kindness is all about.
Coordinate lunch with friendsAnd a new app, Sit With Us, wants bring that same spirit to every school lunchroom.
App creator Natalie Hampton knows the effects of bullying first hand. The 16-year-old Californian was took inspiration from being bullied in middle school and having to eat lunch by herself. She talks about the experience on the app’s site:
Sit With Us was born because I am committ…

Where Pokémon Go is going, and Tesla’s trajectory: Listen to TCBC Episode 4 with Greg Kumparak

tcbc-draft5c On this week’s episode of TCBC, after a brief Disrupt-induced hiatus, longtime TechCruncher Greg Kumparak dishes on Pokémon Go – what made it so appealing at launch, what’s going on with product development, and where he’d like to see it go in the future.
Greg and I are both big Pokémon fans, so it’s a subject about which we have no shortage of things to say. Read More

The Fuze Case Gives You Back the Headphone Jack on Your iPhone 7

If you’re someone who’s not quite ready to embrace the future of wireless, the new Fuze iPhone 7 case on Indiegogo might be for you.
Apple emphatically announced that it was moving away from the nearly 100-year-old 3.5mm headphone jack this month, but this company believes that Apple made the wrong bet.
The inventors of the Fuze Case aim to ship their product in December if they reach their funding goal of $60,000.How much is this case you say? Just $49 plus shipping.
How much will the case set you back? Just $49 plus shipping.
What people put into their own ear holes is a very personal choice, and it’s a choice we should all get the chance to make, not one that should be made for us.According to the campaign, the Fuze case takes the adapter dongle that Apple includes in the iPhone box and builds it directly into the …

Become a Professional Dogsledder in Dog Sled Saga

Dog Sled Saga by Dan FitzGerald iconDog Sled Saga ($3.99) by Dan FitzGerald is a dogsledding simulation game that will appeal to all dog lovers out there. If you liked games like Punch Club but wish you had something a bit colder and filled with more dogs, then Dog Sled Saga will be right up your alley.
As a person who lives in Southern California, I honestly don’t know what having a real winter is like, though I wish I did, because I can’t stand being in the heat. I yearn for rain and snow, or at least some overcast, but my only salvation…

This Is the Thinnest iPhone 7 Case You Can Get

If you’re like me, and you hate big bulky cases on your iPhone but want to protect it from everyday scuffs and scratches, this is the case you should get.
I really dislike cases. I know that nearly 90 percent of iPhone owners use one, but something about the added bulk really bothers me. Cases annoy me so much that since owning the first-generation iPhone, I don’t think I’ve ever had a real case on my phone.
That said, I’m also someone who likes to keep my devices as pristine as I possibly can. I don’t know why, but I love knowing my phone is in really good shape, even after a year of use.
That’s where a new type of case has emerged.
The idea behind perfect fit cases is that they add almost no bulk but protect the back and the edges of your iPhone from getting scuffed and scratched from everyday objects like keys or pocket change.
With the iPhone 7 only being out for a couple weeks now, it’s not easy to find one of these cases, but I stumbled u…