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SilverStone ECM20 PCIe Card Adds M.2 SSD Support To Your PC

More and more solid-state drives are showing up in the new M.2 "gumstick" format, and SilverStone has an answer for those whose PCs lack the right slots. The ECM20 is an add-on card that supports both SATA and PCIe-specific M.2 SSDs, but check if your motherboard can properly support it first.

Thumbs and Bottoms Up: Norway’s Army Gets Eco-Friendly Underwear

Norway's armed forces are about to receive some brand new eco-friendly underwear. Read all about the 50,000 bras, boxer shorts undershirts and pants that will soon be covering  some very important military private parts.

Asus' USB 3.1 UPD Panel Gives You Dual Type-C USB Ports

Got a newer motherboard with a SATA Express connector? Tired of waiting for SSDs that use it? Check out the Asus USB 3.1 UPD Panel, which adds two of the newfangled, reversible Type-C USB ports to the front of your case. Plus, you're not out of luck if your case doesn't have a spare 5.25" bay to mount the thing...

Invention Of The Week? EvaDrop Is World’s First Smart Shower Device

An inventor has developed a very unique device that will save you water without ruining your shower experience. Called EvaDrop, this device will reduce water usage by up to 50 percent. So, will this new device make a “splash” when it hits the market?

Eko Smartphone Stethoscope Is The Wave Of The Future

Silicon Valley medical-device startup known as Eko Devices has launched Eko Core, a next generation digital stethoscope that works with a smartphone app designed to help address cardiovascular disease.

Check Out This 6” 4K-Resolution AMOLED Screen

The 4K UHD format is big with TVs currently, offering a whopping 3840x2160 pixels of room for supported high-def video content. That said, Everdisplay Optronics have managed to cram that many pixels onto a tiny 6" display. While you may think these are meant for the latest smartphones, that's actually not the case.

Epson EcoTank Printers Drop Ink Cartridges For Ink Tanks

It's really about time: Epson's latest lineup of consumer and business all-in-ones ape the ink systems of large-format printers, snubbing disposable ink cartridges for user-refillable ink tanks. Not only are these much cheaper to refill than your average set of ink cartridges, but they apparently last much longer before you need to top up.

iPhone-Charging Jeans: Hello, Who’s Calling, Please?

Read on to learn more about this innovative line of women’s jeans  which allows iPhone users to charge their phones directly from the pants.

Ecocapsule Is A New Independent Micro-Home

Going nomadic just got way easier and cozier too. You see, a team of Slovakian inventors have developed Ecocapsule, which is a portable house that offers a very unique dwelling experience. So, where will your next backyard be?

Fingers As A Service: Business Reinvents The Foam Finger To Be A Little More Sass, And A Little Less Class

Today, I opened my mailbox and was pleasantly surprised.  Typically only filled with flyers and the occasional bill (that duplicates the one sitting in my email inbox), I actually found something that was worth more attention than an immediate trip to the recycling bin. You're going to have to read on to find out what it is, but I can tell you that it was a gift from a hot new business out there that subscribes to my brand of sarcasm. While I was pleased with the appearance of their namesake item, you may not be if you're on the receiving end.