Buy The OnePlus One Without An Invite This Weekend

The OnePlus One is a fantastic smartphone in almost every way, apart from how you purchase it — normally, you need an invite to be able to buy. Which means you would need to have actual friends. But as a special treat for this weekend of unbridled consumerism, OnePlus is letting you buy sans invite for the next 72… » 11/28/14 9:30am Today 9:30am

It Turns Out Sony Was Behind that E-Ink Concept Watch All Along

A month after the E-Ink FES concept watch got people excited about an innovative wearable that didn't care if it wasn't particularly smart, rumors that Sony was working on a similar E-Ink-based timepiece started to swirl. But according to the Wall Street Journal, Sony was behind the FES watch concept all along, and… » 11/28/14 8:32am Today 8:32am

Future Elevators Will Use Maglev to Go Up, Down—and Sideways

Is only going up in the elevator getting you down? Not for much longer: ThyssenKrupp, the German steel and engineering company, has announced that it's building the next generation of elevators that will use magnetic levitation to travel up, down and side-to-side at speed in the buildings of the future. » 11/28/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

A New Super-Thin Coating Could Cool Buildings Without AC

When it's hot out, buildings have a hard time staying cool: bombarded with ambient heat and generating yet more inside, their air conditioning systems have to work hard to keep temperatures down. Now, a new super-thin coating developed at Stanford could be applied to buildings to help them cool themselves more… » 11/28/14 7:00am Today 7:00am

Stock Up on iTunes Credit for 25% Off

We see iTunes credit at 15-20% discounts every now and then, but the deals almost never get better than that. Today though, eBay is selling $100 iTunes cards for 25% off, so you should absolutely stock up for the year ahead. [eBay] » 11/28/14 12:11am Today 12:11am

Seth MacFarlane Made a Christmas Album And It's Actually Very Good

Technically, right now is the exact moment when the few of us who genuinely love Christmas music can flip the switch on the carols, firing up the jingle jangle jingle with reckless abandon. Should you be one of those people, I have an album all ready for you to blast at top volume. And the dude who made it? Also… » 11/27/14 9:00pm Yesterday 9:00pm

Quirky's Black Friday Sale is Full of Great Gift Ideas

You might not have had any items from Quirky on your Black Friday wish list, but if you need some cool gift ideas for your discerning friends and family members, they have some seriously great stuff on sale right now. » 11/27/14 8:55pm Yesterday 8:55pm