Our world is a colorful one—and not just in the metaphorical sense. It's filled with vibrant, lush colors that many of us would like to replicate when it comes time to repaint a room or design a website. Of course, as any designer will tell you, matching colors with just the human eye takes a lot of guesswork and can often end with mixed results. The Nix Mini Color Sensor removes this gambling from the color-matching process, and it's on sale in the Boing Boing Store for $69.
Roughly the size of a ping-pong ball, the Nix lets you scan any color critical surface, like vinyl, leather, and plastic, save it to your phone or tablet, and match it to an existing color library of more than 28,000 brand name paint colors, as well as RGB, HEX, CMYK, and LAB colors. You can browse and match to leading paint brands like Benjamin Moore, Dulux, Farrow & Ball, and Sherwin Williams, and the Nix even lets you share colors with customers, colleagues, and friends via social media or email,
The Nix Mini Color Sensor is on sale for $69 in the Boing Boing Store.
I’ve mentioned it online before, but here we go: Two years ago, my wife and I decided to leave our rented home behind and move into a 40-foot RV. We spend our spring and summer in Alberta, Canada where she has a job for six months of the year working as an addictions counselor. The […]
Androkavo tests some of the cheap eBay solder against the brand-name stuff; it gets there in the end, but it’s surely not the advertized 60/40 alloy and needs to be close to 400° before it behaves itself.
MIT Tech Review's Antonio Regalado rounds up the year's stupidest, worst moments in tech, from the guy who created his own CRISPR-based gene therapy to beef up his muscles and injected it to Donald Trump's Twitter feed to the FCC's Net Neutrality catastrophe. Of course, Juicero rates a mention.
Businesses big and small use Microsoft Excel for everything from data visualization to bookkeeping, and chances are you’ve already had some exposure to this ubiquitous tool. Whether you’re looking to improve your hiring potential or boost your Excel efficiency, the Ultimate All-Level Excel Bootcamp can get you Excel-savvy with nearly 70 hours of training, and it’s […]
The workday is long, and inevitably, you’re going to find yourself needing to take a break from the daily grind. With Mini Materials Miniature Cinder Blocks, you can take some time for yourself and decompress by turning your desk into a miniature construction site. They’re available today in the Boing Boing Store for $22.49. Handmade […]
Handheld radios might seem a bit archaic, but in an emergency situation, few things will keep you as reliably connected to the outside world. This Emergency Multi-Function Radio & Flashlight takes the utility of the tried-and-true radio and combines it with a powerful flashlight and self-sufficient energy system. It’s available in the Boing Boing Store for […]