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DigiX is an inexpensive, powerful Arduino-compatible board with onboard Wi-Fi

Supporting all existing Arduino Due libraries and even shields, but coming with onboard Wi-Fi and nearly 100 i/o pins, the DigiX makes me wonder why you’d bother with a Due in the first place.

Review: Incipio LGND for iPad converts from case to stand

The LGND is a solid case, but there's nothing really unique about it other than the method of folding the cover.

Review: Twelve South's SurfacePad for iPhone 5 is slim, yet unreliable

The SurfacePad from Twelve South is a slim and elegant, albiet not very protective, case for your iPhone 5.

The Buccaneer is an inexpensive, attractive 3D printer designed for anybody

With appealing aesthetics and a relatively low price to boot, The Buccaneer is a fully assembled 3D printer that's designed for the masses.

Makie is a fully customizable (and slightly unsettling) 3D-printed action figure

Made in London, Makies are highly detailed, fully customizable, and posable action figures that are 3D printed using lasers.

Review: Gumdrop Drop Tech case for iPhone 5 is rugged and bulky

It's bulky and doesn't compromise on protection, but the built-in screen protector should be optional.

Review: Dodocase Durables sleeve style case provides basic iPad protection on the go

For those who like the look and feel of a bare iPad, sleeve cases make a lot of sense, and the Durables sleeve from Dodocase will do a decent job protecting your iPad from scrapes and bumps.

Review: The Musubo Retro's unique two-layer design should keep your iPhone 5 safe

It's supposed to look like an old retro microphone, and provide dual protection for your iPhone 5, but that might be a bit too much to hope for.

Review: Give your iPad a touch of book-smarts with the Dodocase Classic

The Dodocase Essentials line gives your iPad the look of a book, for disguise or protection.

Review: Vaya Bags Recycled Bike Tube Laptop Bag

A weather-resistant bag made from bicycle inner tubes brings an interesting take to minimalism; is ideal for a daily commute.

Review: CM4's Q Card wallet case adds lots of bulk to the iPhone 5

While the Q Card case isn't likely to replace your wallet completely, it does make it easy to carry some of your more used cards.

The geekiest stuff we saw at CES 2013

For techies like ourselves, CES is the Greatest Show on Earth (P.T. Barnum, eat your heart out). So trust us when we tell you these are the things from CES that you don’t want to miss. You’ll thank us later.

mRobo shows off dance moves that far surpass my own (video)

Tosy's mRobo robot can dance like no other, and brings his own speakers too.


Jam Fusion headphones

HMDX gets jamming with six new Bluetooth audio products (video)

HMDX Audio announced six new Bluetooth audio products, mostly wireless speakers, at CES.