Master Lock Dial Speed Review: For When Numbers Are Too Complicated

Was the last number 23, or 32? Wait, is this even my lock? If you've ever been late for class or stuck at the gym because of a frozen analog combo lock, you're in luck. With this digital directional lock, it doesn't matter if you can't memorize a string of numbers—but you still have to know your left from right. » 8/23/12 3:20pm 8/23/12 3:20pm

Unlocking the Master Lock dialSpeed Is Like Playing a Video Game

This Master Lock dialSpeed ditches the old combination wheels of yore and flimsy directional joysticks of two years ago for something more techy: an electronic directional interface that's more like a d-pad than a lock. You can customize the code, create multiple unlock codes and if you've forgotten 'em all, use a… » 7/17/12 5:00pm 7/17/12 5:00pm

Students Create a Locksmith Robot

Some engineering students at Olin College have built a robot that can crack the combination of any MasterLock brand combination lock. The complimentary GUI gives you the combination once it's done cracking, and offers "entertainment options" (like pictures of monkeys, and links to CNN and GrooveShark) while it's… » 3/10/11 10:13pm 3/10/11 10:13pm

How to Best a Master Lock

There are 64,000 potential combinations in a Master Lock. With a few easy steps, you can figure out the last number of any combination. From there, you'll crack the lock in 100 attempts or less. [MarkEdwardCampos via HackaDay] » 10/06/09 6:20pm 10/06/09 6:20pm

Master Lock SmartTOUCH Biometric Garage Door Opener

The Skinny: Opens your garage via fingerprint of up to 20 others. Survives in extreme temps from -30 to 122 degrees Fahrenheit and wet weather. Costs $130 bucks.
The Catch: The preferred way to open a garage is still the good old janky wireless remote from inside your car. [Smarttouch via Gearlog] » 12/26/07 1:58pm 12/26/07 1:58pm