While I rarely switch my phone off, (i.e. never) I do like to make it shut up when I’m busy. That means that I had to adjust all my push notifications, because I don’t want an update whenever you like a cat on Facebook.
The FAA cleared the iPad and other devices for use in cockpits of commercial aircraft by pilots late last year. The approval was made to reduce the load on pilot by allowing them to have digital copies of charts and flight manuals rather than roughly 30 pounds of books with them every flight.
If the Smart Qwerty remote wasn’t hardcore enough for you, Conspin’s got one more remote control that you should check out, the ANDI-ONE. Actually calling it a remote control is like calling any modern smartphone a “phone”.
Looking for a nifty remote for your home theater? This remote from Korean tech firm Conspin just might fill the bill. The Smart Qwerty CRU 200TQ has a rather silly name, but the remote itself looks like a really nice bit of industrial design.
This interesting new device isn’t just any ordinary remote control. It’s actually a multifunctional RF remote that can be used as a mouse, a joystick, or a remote for your HTPC. And it’s got multitouch support too!
The Elan Smart Remote (model ESR-8020) features a pair of capacitive touch pads, which can be used to interact with any standard PC software.
I for one like my computer keyboards to be big enough for my fat fingers to maneuver without typos. But if you’re adept with using your thumbs to type on your Blackberry, you might enjoy this new accessory for your Windows PC.
This compact wireless handheld keyboard feature a tiny QWERTY keypad like you’d find on your mobile phone, and lets you transmit keystrokes to your computer from up to 30 feet away.
Who says you can’t take your electronic gadgets in the bathtub with you? The latest in rubber duckie technology lets you steer your fine feathered friend around the tub from afar.
Using a wireless RF transmitter, you can make the yellow aquatic bird tool around as you splish-splash in your bath.
With Spring training just a couple of months away, here’s a great gift idea for the baseball fan in your life. This new wireless device sits anywhere in your home or office, and provides baseball scores without a computer.
The new Ambient Devices Baseball ScoreCast receives a digital radio-frequency broadcast to update with the latest scores every half-inning.
What fun are toy cars if you can’t smash them together and cause little car crashes? These new r/c cars encourage reckless driving by sending their occupants into the sky when they hit. No airbags here, just flying little men, spiraling through the air to an untimely demise.
Buttons on the sides of each car automatically trigger ejector seats that make its passengers and driver go airborne on contact.
Just in time for those Summer swimming pool excursions comes this great way to add a little life to your aquatic activities.
The water cannon floats around your swimming pool, and can remotely fire 20-foot blasts of water at unsuspecting victims from up to 40-feet away.
This wireless presentation controller lets you remotely operate your Windows computer using a similar interaction to that of the Nintendo Wii-mote controller.
The ZMotion Wireless Space Presenter looks like a super-slim remote control, but does a lot more than just flip pages in a PowerPoint deck.
iPod accessory maker DLO has introduced a new FM transmitter which includes the ability to remotely control your iPod while wirelessly feeding music to your radio.
The new DLO TuneStik comes with a special safety holder to attach the remote to your steering wheel, which makes it ideal for in-car use.
Saitek recently released their latest mouse, offering a clean modern design and a unique scrolling sensor that uses touch instead of a traditional wheel input.
The Obsidian mouse features a high-precision 1000DPI optical sensor, and operates wirelessly over RF.
If you prefer that your cell phone remain totally silent when you get a call at your desk, this little gadget might come in handy.
The Signal Cell Phone Adviser detects the radio waves around your cell phone and automatically lights up to let you know you have an incoming call or message.
For those of us travel with our laptops for work, anything that can reduce the number of accessories you have to carry is a good thing. The PCPAL 3-in-1 Laptop Mouse aims to integrate a mouse, laser pointer and presentation remote control in a single slim device.
There have been a variety of devices released which let you remotely control your iPod when docked, but never one that’s this full featured.
In addition to the typical volume and track controls, Keyspan’s new TuneView for iPod (model TVI-200C) features a full color LCD display of your iPod’s playlists, so you can really control your iPod as if it were right in front of you.