From the monthly archives:

October 2014

HexSkin – Bandage That Dissolves Into Your Skin

by Jeremiah on October 29, 2014

HexSkin Girl

Falling in love is beautiful. Falling on hard concrete in hot daylight isn’t so. But now with HexSkin, you can at least mend your wounds better, and faster.

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FrootVPN

Ever been to Stockholm, Sweden? Neither have we. But now you can make whoever might be snooping on you think you’re in Sweden.

A few days ago, The Pirate Bay promoted FrootVPN on their main page. Out of pure curiosity we checked it out and while it sounded a little too good to be true, they seemed legit and their offerings were too good to pass. So we jumped right in to test the waters and we’re quite surprised with the results. Most free VPN services out there are outright scams with slow speeds, but we’re getting decent speeds here with no noticeable issue across all our devices (a couple laptops and Androids).

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Fitbit Surge Fitness Watch Is Now Available For Pre-Order

Fitbit’s Surge fitness super watch is currently available for pre-order at Brookstone. Designed for fitness enthusiasts, the Surge is equipped with built-in GPS tracker and eight-sensors that give you more accurate fitness stats such as steps taken, distance traveled and calories burned. It has a touchscreen display offering easy access to fitness stats. You can also track your overall sleep quality and monitor your trends by wirelessly syncing data to your smartphone and computer. It is compatible with over 60 leading smartphones. [Brookstone]

iFixit Slays an iMac Intel 27″ Retina 5K Display

by Jeremiah on October 20, 2014

iMac Retina 5k

Since the advent of life, we and animals alike love to tear and rip each other apart and gorge on each other’s insides. We have come a long way from that, but the curiosity beneath is still there. So today, how would you like to tear something apart and see what’s inside? And how do you like it if it’s the latest Apple iMac Retina with 5K display? Yes we just talked about it last month, and now the kind folks at iFixit has slayed the beast and put up a video to show us what wonderful electron pumping, memory flashing innards it contains. Enjoy!

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The Fastest Way to Exchange Your Cryptocurrencies

by Jeremiah on October 14, 2014

shapeshiftio

Shape Shift is the fastest way to exchange cryptocurrencies. You can swap coins instantly with no sign-ups, no emails, and no passwords. For now you can swap between Bitcoin, Litecoin, Darkcoin, Peercoin and Dogecoin, but we suspect that soon they would be adding more cryptocurrencies as they rise in popularity.

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