littleBits Just Made Programming a lot More Fun

littleBits is an open source library of modular electronics that snap together  with magnets. By connecting tiny pre-assembled circuit boards, users are able to create sophisticated projects without having to know anything about electronics or programming. Often compared to a fancy version of Legos, littleBits has been used by interactive artists, engineers, and anyone who […]

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Parrot Unveils New Drone and Controller, Both Oculus-Compatible

The company behind Newegg’s best-selling drone has just unveiled a brand new model that is ultra-lightweight, has embedded GPS with flight map control, and fully supports the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Coined “Bebop”, Parrot’s new drone also features an impressive 14MP HD camera with a fisheye lens and built-in image stabilization. The Bebop won’t […]

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Tom Wheeler and FCC to Decide Thursday on “Net Neutrality” Policies

The FCC has been going back and forth recently due to pressures from all sides regarding its Internet service regulations. The threat has been whether or not Internet Service Providers can allow high-paying companies “paid prioritization” – more efficient web trafficking at a cost that only very large corporations can afford. What does this mean […]

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Recap: GIGABYTE’S 9-Series Motherboard Launch at Newegg’s Hybrid Center

  Yesterday, GIGABYTE teamed up with Newegg to officially launch their new Z97 motherboards at our City of Industry Hybrid Center. Newegg customers not only got to see the boards up close, but they also got to meet pro gamer Kat Gunn, were treated to live overclocking demonstrations by sin0822, and entered raffles to win […]

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Google Holds One-Day Glass Sale at Golf Tournament, Still No Word on Official Launch

Since its announcement, Google Glass has been one of the most sought-after pieces of technology in recent history. The voice-activated wearable computer has been touted by many tech enthusiasts as being the next step into a future where man and machine are melded as one. Although met with harsh criticisms over privacy concerns, thousands of […]

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Regenerating Plastic: Is This the Future?

Until now, regenerative material has been a thing of futuristic sci-fi movies. Previous applications of the concept were only successful in repairing small, microscopic cracks. According to an article released in Science Magazine, researchers at the University of Illinois have taken this concept to the next level by developing a self-restoring plastic material that is […]

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Meet Michael Essa, Newegg Automotive’s Formula DRIFT Champion

When Michael Essa was 16 years old, he entered his first autocross race and set the fastest time of the day. Since then, much of his life has been dedicated to studying drivers on and off the track while learning as much as he can about mechanics. The end result was him founding two motorsport […]

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Newegg has Partnered up with GIGABYTE to Launch the Intel 9-Series Motherboard

*UPDATE: Melonie Mac is no longer participating in this event. Pro gamer Kat Gunn will be there in her place. Motherboards equipped with Intel’s 9-series chipset won’t be released until May 11, but Newegg is the only U.S. retailer that is shipping select Z97 and H97 motherboards and is taking pre-orders on several more models. Intel […]

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Is Drone Journalism a Constitutional Right?

Recently, a judge with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ruled that there are no laws against flying a drone commercially and that Raphael “Trappy” Pirker would no longer have to pay a $10,000 fine administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for flying a drone in what they characterized as “careless and reckless behavior.” […]

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Preview: Round 2 of Formula DRIFT at Road Atlanta

On May 9th and 10th, the second round of the Formula DRIFT championship series will take place at the renowned Road Atlanta racetrack in Braselton, Georgia. The 2.54-mile, 12-turn track first opened in 1970 and has a special place in Formula DRIFT history. Because it was the site of the inaugural Formula DRIFT event in […]

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