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Tag: Wireless

AirConsole Browser Based Video Game Platform: Bronsole

AirConsole Browser Based Video Game Platform: Bronsole
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.

Review: NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Wireless Router

Review: NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Wireless Router
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.

Review: OAXIS Bento Wireless Speaker Requires No Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Connection

Review: OAXIS Bento Wireless Speaker Requires No Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Connection
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.

Researchers Power Small Electronics Using Wi-Fi: Clarkson Waves

Researchers Power Small Electronics Using Wi-Fi: Clarkson Waves
Your Wi-Fi router already brings you Netflix and cat pictures, but someday it might become even more important to your life. A group of researchers from the University of Washington were able to send energy from a Wi-Fi router to low power electronics from up to 28 feet away, without interfering with the router’s – and neighboring routers’ – ability to transmit data.

Review: SoundCover Amps up iPad Speakers, Protection

Review: SoundCover Amps up iPad Speakers, Protection
Perhaps the biggest problem with tablets is that most of them don’t have very good speakers built in. With few exceptions, tablets have tiny, tinny sound. I’ve got an iPad Air, and it’s certainly not very good in the audio department.

Flyte Levitating Light Bulb: The Lightest Light

Flyte Levitating Light Bulb: The Lightest Light
The typical light bulb is really boring. You put it in the socket and it glows to provide you light. There are all sorts of lamps on the market, but if you want something that it as much a conversation piece as a source of illumination, the Flyte levitating light bulb is what you need.

HemaVision Smart Thermal Imager Actually Tells You What that Cool (or Hot) Image Means

HemaVision Smart Thermal Imager Actually Tells You What that Cool (or Hot) Image Means
Last year, HemaImaging made thermal vision accessible by creating an affordable smartphone add-on for both iOS and Android devices. But the company wanted something that’s more versatile and even more useful, so it’s working on the HemaVision, a standalone thermal imager that will be able to give you measurements in real-time and tell you if that’s within normal parameters.

Star Trek Enterprise Access Point Casemod Goes Where No WAN Has Gone Before

Star Trek Enterprise Access Point Casemod Goes Where No WAN Has Gone Before
Christoph Kauch and Rol Schwarz found a way to hide their UniFi access point in plain sight. They mounted the device inside Revell’s scale model of the USS Enterprise from the original Star Trek TV series. 

Link Wireless SSD Wristband: 1TB on Your Wrist. Technology is Awesome.

Link Wireless SSD Wristband: 1TB on Your Wrist. Technology is Awesome.
I have a couple of external hard drives that I bought just a couple of years ago. Together, they’re large enough to use as a foot rest. But now we have this. The Fasetto Link is a wireless external SSD encased in a rugged wristband that’s just a tad larger than a watch.

Aura Wireless Christmas Lights: Oh Christmas Tree! Thy Lights Are so Untangled

Aura Wireless Christmas Lights: Oh Christmas Tree! Thy Lights Are so Untangled
A new lighting system on Kickstarter is going to make decorating Christmas trees much easier. Called Aura, it consists of LED balls that are powered wirelessly by an electromagnetic transmitter, which fits inside or at the base of a Christmas tree.

OnBeep Onyx: Star Trek-Like Communicator Badges

OnBeep Onyx: Star Trek-Like Communicator Badges
As a geek I have always wanted my own communicator badges like the ones worn by characters in Star Trek – something that actually works and isn’t just decorative. Well, a company called OnBeep has a product called Onyx that could fit the bill.

Tzukuri: Sunglasses That You Can’t Lose

Tzukuri: Sunglasses That You Can’t Lose
The worst part of having a nice pair of sunglasses is losing them. Especially if they were stolen from your checked bag, and every single American Airlines employee you talk to ignores you for about five months.

Hema-Imager Thermal Imager Takes its Talents to Android & iOS Devices

Hema-Imager Thermal Imager Takes its Talents to Android & iOS Devices
Last month saw the release of the Flir One, a thermal camera for the iPhone 5/5S. While it’s significantly more affordable than its standalone counterparts, its limited compatibility hampers its cost-effectiveness. If you’re looking for a more versatile alternative, check out the Hema-Imager.

Smartbrick Lets You Control LEGO Power Functions Via Bluetooth: Farther Functions

Smartbrick Lets You Control LEGO Power Functions Via Bluetooth: Farther Functions
A small company called Vengit is working on a wireless receiver for LEGO Power Functions that should be a vast improvement over LEGO’s official infrared receiver. The Smartbrick or SBrick uses Bluetooth to connect to Power Functions motors and lights via a mobile app.

Marshall Stanmore Speaker Review: Rock and Roll!

Marshall Stanmore Speaker Review: Rock and Roll!
For the last couple of weeks, I’ve had the privilege of having my hands on one of the coolest looking Bluetooth speakers ever made, the Marshall Stanmore. But just because this speaker looks like a Marshall amp, does it sound good too?

Nikon Coolpix S810c Digital Camera Packs Android and Wi-Fi

Nikon Coolpix S810c Digital Camera Packs Android and Wi-Fi
Nikon has unveiled a new digital camera called the Coolpix S810c that is its newest camera to use the Android operating system. Since the camera has Android on board, it is able to run apps and can upload video and images directly to social media.