I’ve been a regular user of the 2015 and 2016 model Dell XPS laptops – the XPS 13 and XPS 15, and have been very impressed with the overall performance, usability and build quality of these portable workhorses.
Last month we checked out a decorative tape with a circuit board design. It turns out that researchers at MIT Media Lab’s Responsive Environments group have considered such a form factor for interconnected and programmable sensors, and are looking for potential customers for their product.
Amazon has just released two variants of the Echo, a personal assistant and Bluetooth speaker. Both these variants – the Tap and the Echo Dot – are significantly cheaper than the $180 (USD) Echo. But makers can save even more money by tapping into Amazon’s Alexa voice service using a single board computer.
I had no idea this was a problem, but apparently we need a gadget for handling recently boiled eggs. These stealthy bungie-corded Egg Ninjas will help, while turning your eggs into little assassins.
All you have to do is stick an egg in the silicone suction cup, lower it down into your boiling water like your little round ninja is repelling down for his mission and leave the ring tag outside the boiling water pot.
If you want to improve your posture and ward off any back problems, purchasing the best office chair with good ergonomics is key, especially if your job is sedentary. Many office chairs try to advertise their ergonomics: but what chairs actually work if you have real needs to address?
In the past couple of years we’ve seen the rise of large digital picture frames, which try to justify their exorbitant prices with a gallery of curated images. A company called Pins Collective is doing the same thing from the opposite end of the spectrum with its wearable backlit LCD display.
I have business cards at my day job. The problem is that they have someone else’s name on them, and my boss doesn’t want to spend any money so I have to mark out the old person’s name and put my name on them.
Standing desks have grown to become the symbol of a modern office where people would rather stand up and keep moving than sit in a chair all day – and fall victim to the slew of associated sedentary health problems.
Microsoft is now taking applications from software developers for the HoloLens Developer Edition, the beta version of its augmented reality computer. Yes, computer. The HoloLens doesn’t need to be connected to a PC to work because it is itself a Windows 10 computer.
The computer keyboard is the most versatile gaming controller by virtue of its number of keys. But unlike mice or the joysticks on gamepads, those keys typically have only two states: not pressed and pressed. Until now.
I like to cook and I really like to eat. The problem is that sometimes when I get home from work and everyone’s like “What’s for dinner?” and all I want to do is watch The Walking Dead before Facebook dicks give up spoilers, cooking is the last thing I want to do.
For years now, display manufacturers like LG and Samsung have been teasing flexible displays by creating mobile devices that can be folded to be more portable. But researchers at Queen’s University’s Human Media Lab show us that flexible displays can also lead to novel yet intuitive ways of interacting with devices.
Find yourself running out of space on your phone or tablet? Expand the capacity of your iOS gadgets, and easily transport data between your devices with the iKlips Flash Drive. This compact solid state flash drive adds 32GB to 128GB of extra memory to your gadgets when you plug it into your Lightning port.
Etsy store LitUpInteriorDesign makes lamps out of used objects and toys. Some of their best designs involve Dragon Ball Z action figures, where the bulb is set up in such a way that they stand in for the characters’ energy attack.
Is it a car? Is it a plane? It’s the RC Flying car! It’s 2016 and we should have flying cars all over the skies by now. Since we don’t we will have to settle for this weird remote controlled flying car, called the Protocol Terracopter.