I’ve seen lots of acoustic amplifier add-ons for smartphones, but never any that are quite as cool looking as these. Symphony Shells are 3D printed acoustic amplifiers which are reminiscent of marine life.
If you’re a customer of cable provider Comcast, a new app update is available for you on Apple and Android devices. The app is the Xfinity TV Player App and it will allow you to download TV shows and movies directly to your mobile device to play offline and on the go.
While I’m personally holding out for the Archos GamePad, if you absolutely must have an Android 4 gaming device before the holidays, you might want to check 0ut this oddity. The Chinese made JXD 5110 bears more than a passing resemblance to the Sony PSP, but it’s all Android, all the time.
Last summer we talked briefly about an interesting Archos Android-powered tablet called the GamePad. The device is a seven-inch tablet that has gaming controls on each side allowing you to get your Android gaming fix on the go with physical controls.
Recently I picked up a shiny new iPhone 5 and handed down my old Android smartphone to my daughter. She’s too young to really need a smartphone, but it’s nice to be able to know where she is in the neighborhood anytime.
Technology is quickly catching up to satisfy our nostalgia. We have modders making amalgams of old consoles, calculators that can run Pokémon and now this, a prime contender for Technabob’s non-existent app of the year awards – an app that lets Android devices run Windows 95 & 98 games.
I’ll start out this review by saying that I’ve been an avid iPhone user since the day the first model came out. I just haven’t seen an Android phone I liked well enough to even consider a switch – until now.
If you happen to have a birthday to remember during the month of December, Android has done you a favor and deleted the month for you. Apparently, there is a bug in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean that affects the People app preventing you from selecting the month of December.
After having played around with a couple of wireless speakers, I have to admit that I like them. The wireless JBL SoundFly is somewhat diminutive, but it packs enough power to let you listen to your music in almost any room.
With the 2012 holiday shopping season quickly approaching, more and more fancy high-tech gadgets are making their way to market in time for gift giving. With the popularity of Apple’s iPad line, it’s not surprising that Google has just outed another new tablet – aimed squarely at the 3rd and 4th generation iPad.
While the iPad mini is what’s on most people’s minds today, if your preference is for the Android OS, and you’re on the lookout for a tablet with a big screen that won’t break the bank, you might want to check out the Nextbook Premium 10SE.
Over the years, I’ve seen more than a few remote-controlled toys that use the iPhone or other smartphones as their controller. Several of these little devices have come from a company called DeskPets. DeskPets is back with another cheap remote controlled toy that uses Android or iOS devices as the controller.
Hammacher Schlemmer is a high priced purveyor of all sorts of oddities and cool gadgets. One of my all-time favorite weird items from the company is the 20-foot long animatronic triceratops. The company has unveiled a new product this week that is a bit more useful than a giant dinosaur toy.
Last year, NASA engineer Mark Rober shared his cool see-through iPad costume with us, but while it was one of the more clever geeky costumes I’d seen in a while, it wasn’t exactly cheap to pull off – you needed a pair of iPads to do it.
Barnes & Noble has announced a pair of new tablets called the Nook HD and the Nook HD+. The Nook HD has a seven-inch screen and the Nook HD+ has a nine-inch screen. The seven-inch unit has a resolution of 1440 x 900, and Barnes & Noble claims that is the highest resolution of any seven-inch tablet device on the market.