Crowdfunded Ubuntu Edge smartphone breaks $10m barrier

If you decided to fund your next car purchase by begging for money on a street corner and promising people that you would get a really sweet ride with the money, you would be treated like the tramp that you are. If you go on Kickstarter/Indiegogo or any other crowdfunded site, you are an entrepreneur who knows how to hustle and you are sticking it to the man (VC/Angel/Rich Uncle Larry).   

Smart diapers: there's an app for everything

360 million diapers are changed everyday. Some day, every single one will have a digital story to tell. And you will be downloading them to your phone.

$70 Drone Shield wants to protect you from flying spies

There are quite a lot of people who are seriously concerned about maintaining their privacy in an age where aerial drones - like the Parrot AR - are increasingly easy to build or buy.

Arduino gets a Pinoccio microcontroller

If you're a fan of DIY projects that involve Arduino, you might want to check out the new Pinoccio microcontroller.