Amazon's Echo and Tap are 15 percent off today

Amazon has put both the Echo and the Tap on sale today, knocking 15 percent off the price of these two combination Bluetooth speakers and digital assistants. The always-on Echo is selling for $153.71 (down from $179.99), while the portable, touch-to-talk Tap is available for $111.01 (down from $129.99). We’re big fans …

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Counter-Strike hacked to run on Android phones

Ultra-popular online shooter Counter-Strike rewards precise aim, careful planning, and planned movements, all of which are pretty tricky to do on a smartphone when your fingers are covering the screen — but that doesn’t stop this unofficial Android port of the 13-year-old Counter-Strike 1.6 from being an impressive accomplishment. It’s the …

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Nixie Watch gets first redesign in more than 10 years

The original round Nixie Watch made famous by Steve Wozniak is now available in a thinner, rechargeable, square design. Like its predecessor, the Square Nixie Watch features two Nixie tubes, a vintage technology that displays orange glowing numbers on bent pieces of metal suspended in gas. And like the original, it’s still …

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