X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Razer Nabu SmartBand Offers Mobile Notifications and Band-to-Band Social Connectivity

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

Razer has pulled the covers off something a bit different for it at CES 2014. The new product isn’t a gaming mouse, keyboard, or headset. Rather the Razer Nabu SmartBand is a compact wearable device meant to interface with your smartphone and more.

razer-nabuzoom in

The device will provide notifications from your smartphone on its small OLED screens. The outer public icon screen shows the user incoming calls, texts, emails, and app updates via notification icons. The private message screen on the inside of the wrist gives detailed info on texts emails, and more that only the user needs to see.

The Nabu also has advanced sensors for data tracking with location information, bio data feedback for steps and more, as well as sleep data. One of the more unique features of the Nabu is that it allows band-to-band communication capability to find nearby friends and other users based on settings that are defined by the wearer. Razer plans on offering the Nabu to developers first to see what sort of innovative apps they can develop for the device.

The Nabu supports Android and iOS smartphones. The developer price for the Nabu is $49(USD) with the retail price to be set later.

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Anderson .Paak vs. Hot Nuggets

Anderson .Paak vs. Hot Nuggets

When Batman Cries

When Batman Cries

Return of the Obra Dinn

Return of the Obra Dinn

Advertisement
2019 Yenko/SC Stage II Camaro Channels the ’60s with 1000 hp

2019 Yenko/SC Stage II Camaro Channels the ’60s with 1000 hp

Xing Miss R is a 1300+ hp EV for Track or Off-road

Xing Miss R is a 1300+ hp EV for Track or Off-road

2018 Audi TT RS Coupe Review: A Turbocharged Fist-Full of Exotic Fury

2018 Audi TT RS Coupe Review: A Turbocharged Fist-Full of Exotic Fury