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Tag: Wireless

Logitech K830 Keyboard Has Backlight and a Trackpad for PC Use from the Couch

Logitech K830 Keyboard Has Backlight and a Trackpad for PC Use from the Couch
Logitech has unveiled a new keyboard that isn’t aimed at desktop users or gamers. This keyboard is called the Illuminated Living-Room Keyboard K830 and it is specifically designed to allow HTPC fans easy control over their computer when sitting on the couch.

Amazon Dash Makes Ordering Groceries via AmazonFresh Even Easier

Amazon Dash Makes Ordering Groceries via AmazonFresh Even Easier
I’m not such a fan of going to the grocery store. It’s a pain in the butt and my kids always want to buy stuff I know they won’t eat. I also always forget to buy something important because I get distracted by all the samples.

Nokia MD-12 Portable Speaker Uses Any Hard Surface to Increase the Bass

Nokia MD-12 Portable Speaker Uses Any Hard Surface to Increase the Bass
Nokia has unveiled a new Bluetooth portable speaker that is very small but promises big bass. The speaker is called the Nokia MD-12 and it is about the weight of an apple.

LaCie Fuel 2TB iPad Storage Device Packs Plentiful Space on the Go

LaCie Fuel 2TB iPad Storage Device Packs Plentiful Space on the Go
LaCie rolled out a new wireless storage device aimed at iPad users that need to offload content without deleting it. The original LaCie Fuel had 1TB of storage inside. It has now doubled the capacity of that drive with a new 2TB version available.

Philips Hue Expands Line with Hue Lux, Tap Wireless Switch and 3D-Printed Luminaires

Philips Hue Expands Line with Hue Lux, Tap Wireless Switch and 3D-Printed Luminaires
Philips today announced that it is adding yet more products to its popular Hue line of wireless-controlled LED lamps. Three new products were introduced, including a less expensive white-only bulb, a wireless switch, and a line of 3D-printed lighting fixtures.

Review: Grain PWS Wood Bluetooth Speaker: Big Boom, Small Box

Review: Grain PWS Wood Bluetooth Speaker: Big Boom, Small Box
The Bluetooth speaker market is very crowded, so it’s quite difficult to decide what speaker to go with. Well, the portable speaker that has now jumped to the top of my list is the Grain PWS (Packable Wireless Speaker).

Slimo Lightning Charging Patch for iOS Helps You Quit Cables

Slimo Lightning Charging Patch for iOS Helps You Quit Cables
There are two reasons why I’m not a fan of most wireless chargers for mobile devices: they make it awkward to use your device while it’s charging and they require bulky cases for your mobile device.

Soundwall Artwork Is Actually a Speaker

Soundwall Artwork Is Actually a Speaker
When it comes to speakers and TVs one of the fashionable things to do is hide them so that when they aren’t in use, you can’t tell speakers or a TV are in the room. We have seen TVs hidden by art on the wall in the past.

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Testing Smartphones to Unlock Doors

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Testing Smartphones to Unlock Doors
Hotel chain Starwood Hotels and Resorts plans to start using tech as an alternative to traditional plastic hotel key cards. The hotel will allow guests to unlock their door to the room they are staying in with a smartphone.

Linksys WRT 1900AC Router: The Blue and Black is Back

Linksys WRT 1900AC Router: The Blue and Black is Back
Today’s Linksys routers and networking devices are usually clad in black and silver. But the company’s most recognizable product wore blue and black: the WRT54G series router. First released in 2002, it was one of the first routers to be compatible with the 802.11g wireless standard and became Linksys’ bestselling product.

Wii U GamePad Hacked to Stream from PC: Nintendo Shield

Wii U GamePad Hacked to Stream from PC: Nintendo Shield
At the 2013 Chaos Communication Congress, a group of hackers called Mema Haxx showed off a neat trick: streaming and controlling applications from a PC to a Wii U GamePad. They even played a bit of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker from a Gamecube emulator.

Walking in a Wireless Wonderland

Walking in a Wireless Wonderland
The holidays are upon us and it's time to hunker down and get our shopping done. But there are so many choices in the market these days, it's hard to decide what to buy. We're here to help, with a list of 10 gadget gifts which not only are great on their own, but help cut the cord, and move us towards a truly wireless world.

WiTrack Detects 3D Motion without Using Cameras or Controllers: Sight Unseen

WiTrack Detects 3D Motion without Using Cameras or Controllers: Sight Unseen
As shown by the Kinect, today’s cameras are powerful and cheap enough to provide accurate motion tracking. The same feat can be achieved by making the subject carry a motion sensor or a tracking device of some sort.

AirTame Wireless HDMI Dongle: I Stream, You Stream, We All Stream

AirTame Wireless HDMI Dongle: I Stream, You Stream, We All Stream
Most computers nowadays have HDMI ports that let you beam your display to a TV, monitor or projector using an HDMI cable. But what if you could do that wirelessly? And what if you could send media not just to one display but to multiple displays and computers all at once?

bRight Switch Smart Switches and Outlets: Home 2.0

bRight Switch Smart Switches and Outlets: Home 2.0
Home automation technologies have been around for a while, but most systems require additional gadgets to be plugged into each outlet you want to add to the system, and are generally quite costly. bRight Switch wants to replace every switch and outlet in your home so it can truly become a smart home – all without breaking the bank.

Mugenizer N11 Portable Battery Can Charge Devices Wirelessly

Mugenizer N11 Portable Battery Can Charge Devices Wirelessly
There are plenty of external batteries on the market that have USB ports allowing you to keep your smartphone or tablet charged up on the go. The thing I never liked about those battery packs is that you have to carry your charging cable with you.