Qi wireless charging docks are a dime a dozen these days. So if you want your desktop to stand out from the crowd, you might want to pick up something a little different. How about a charging station that looks like a giant lollipop?
The Nintendo Switch has interesting controllers in the form of the Joy-Cons and the Switch Pro. For games like the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter, launching December 7, some gamers will want a controller with a classic feel.
Master & Dynamic has been admired by many others in the tech community for their high quality headphones. I’ve not spent much time with them other than a brief listen, so when I was able to get my hands on a pair of their latest headphones, I definitely was looking forward to giving them a more in-depth evaluation.
The New York based premium headphone maker recently teamed up with the folks at German camera brand Leica to create a series of headphones inspired by their legendary Noctilux lens, a renowned f/0.95
Every time V-MODA comes out with a new pair of headphones, I get excited to test them out. That’s because every single pair I’ve ever tested sound great, and lasts and lasts. I’ve yet to be disappointed in their products.
If you love barbecue but hate standing over the grill all day, Char-Broil’s new SmartChef gas grill connects to a smartphone app so you can check on your dinner while doing something else. Now you really can be in two places at one time when grilling.
The SmartChef TRU-Infrared Gas Grill sports stainless steel burners, a side burner for pots and pans, porcelain-coated grates for easy cleaning, and even glowing LED knobs for nighttime grilling.
When I first came across a press release for Pyle’s “1000-watt” boombox, the Street Blaster X, I had my doubts that a battery-powered portable sound system could achieve such lofty numbers. Now that I’ve had a chance to go hands on (and ears on) with this gigantic Bluetooth speaker, I’m really torn.
RFID tags are most often used for tracking or identification. But scientists from Disney Research, University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University have figured out a way to use them to create buttons, knobs and other input devices out of paper.
If you’re in the market for a wireless sound system, you’ll definitely want to check out the speaker lineup from Definitive Technology. The company offers a variety of wireless speaker systems which connect to your Wi-Fi network to provide high quality audio in every room of your home.
I recently got my hands on a selection of their speakers for review, and the first ones I’ll be checking out are the W7 ($399 USD) and W9 ($699), both self-contained sound systems that work well on a bookshelf or tabletop.
Set and forget cameras like action cameras and dash cams expanded the applications of video cameras. But action cameras can be pricey, while dash cams are not versatile. If you’re looking for a cheap, user-friendly and open source alternative, check out Armstart’s WiCAM.
WiCAM measures about 1.3″x
Mobile devices have become so popular as both still and video cameras that we now have lens attachments for phones and videocamera rigs for tablets. The ScopeAround system aims to add to that revolution by making affordable versions of scientific cameras that stream video to iOS or Android devices.
The ScopeAround lasts up to 3h per charge and has three hot-swappable camera heads.
Music and skateboarding. You can’t have one without the other. You need some good tunes for a soundtrack when you are performing all of those cool moves. If you ride a skateboard, now you can play your music directly from your board with the GLB-GSB Blazer.
I’ve long been on the hunt for a pair of noise reducing headphones with good audio and build quality, and that are wireless as well. I’ve tried some pairs from Bose before, but both pairs I owned ended up cracking irreparably.
PC gamers have a ton of options, from simple Flash games to wallet-emptying simulators. Swiss company N-Dream AG believes it can carve a new niche for itself by providing an idiotproof way to enjoy multiplayer party games on PCs.
As a tech guy, I’ve been through a number of different wireless routers over the years. Between ever-improving speed and range, as well as the occasional hardware failure, my closet is a veritable graveyard of routers gone by.
So how exactly does a wireless speaker work without a Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connection? The Oaxis Bento uses electromagnetic induction tech to work its magic. Simply place your smartphone on top of the Bento’s platform and align its speaker with the marked line.