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Got $10,000? KFC's Col. Sanders-themed Faraday cage could be yours - CNET

7 monthes ago   |   By CNET

KFC's latest goofy gimmick is a mesh steel cage designed to cut off your cell signal during the holidays.
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Colonel Sanders wants to hug you and cut off your cell signal for $10,000

Colonel Sanders wants to hug you and cut off your cell signal for $10,000

7 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

KFC has launched lots of gadgets in the past, and we've routinely covered them. But this past week, the fried chicken company introduced a different kind of gadget: a massive Faraday cage. The Internet Escape Pod , as KFC calls it, features a drumstick-shaped door handle with a massive Colonel Sanders atop it. The dome is constructed out of steel and stainless steel mesh, a high-density foam, and enamel paint. It weighs eight pounds. Only one model exists, however, so if you want it, you have to pay $10,000.
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Democrat beholden to AT&T destroys California net neutrality bills

Democrat beholden to AT&T destroys California net neutrality bills

Assembly Member Miguel Santiago, a California Democrat, struck a deathblow to the state's “gold standard” net neutrality bills yesterday. This scores a huge victory for some of... Read more ...

Microsoft launches new Bing visual search features on Android and iOS

Microsoft launches new Bing visual search features on Android and iOS

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Instagram takes on YouTube with new video channel

Instagram takes on YouTube with new video channel

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The best-selling Bluetooth headphones on Amazon's entire site are just $28 right now

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You're not the only one who doesn't have Android Messages' web client yet

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Waiting, and waiting, and waiting... This past Monday, Google announced one of Android Messages' most long-awaited features - an official web client that allows you to send and... Read more ...

Everyone is panicking about a 'dreadful' new law that might kill off the...

Everyone is panicking about a 'dreadful' new law that might kill off the meme and change the internet forever

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Instagram's new long-form video hub, IGTV, expected to launch today

Instagram's new long-form video hub, IGTV, expected to launch today

Instagram's long-form video hub is expected to launch today, and will be named IGTV. According to TechCrunch , the new channel will launch with clips from independent creators... Read more ...

Apple, Samsung, Audi, BMW, and others are working on a digital key for your car

Apple, Samsung, Audi, BMW, and others are working on a digital key for your car

A bunch of modern cars already let you unlock your vehicle using your phone, but there isn't a standard to ensure that the feature will work across devices for years to come... Read more ...

Instagram goes all-in on longer videos in an effort to shut down YouTube

Instagram goes all-in on longer videos in an effort to shut down YouTube

Just as we had expected , Instagram has just unveiled a new app called IGTV that allows users to post long-form videos up to 10 minutes in length for the average user, and up... Read more ...

Get Netgear's Orbi mesh networking system and CM700 cable modem for $314

Get Netgear's Orbi mesh networking system and CM700 cable modem for $314

It's always better when we're together. Netgear is bundling the Orbi mesh-networking system and the CM700 cable modem together for just $313.98. The Netgear Orbi mesh... Read more ...