“One of the Strangest Phones on Shelves Today” and More, In Five for Wednesday
In this week’s Five for Wednesday:
- Blackberry’s new Passport smart phone is unlike anything else on the market today. For some use cases, that’s great. For others, not so much.
- CNET’s Fall Tech Preview covers wearables, computers, tablets, smart home tech, and lots more.
- Our smartphones are smart about many things, but dumb when it comes to knowing exactly where you are. There are a few companies looking to change this.
- Wikihouse publishes open-source building plans that are free to download. Print the plans and build a house for $80,000 in just a few days.
- What do you do when your city’s residents lose over 1 million pounds? You start redesigning your city to keep those pounds off.