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Tag: Wireless

Virgin Mobile Gets Contract-Free iPhone 4/4S on June 29

Virgin Mobile Gets Contract-Free iPhone 4/4S on June 29
If you have wanted to upgrade your smartphone to a new iPhone, but you wanted to use a prepaid network, Virgin Mobile has your fix. The company has announced that it will have the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S available for purchase on June 29th.

Friedrich Kühl Air Conditioner Offers iPhone Control

Friedrich Kühl Air Conditioner Offers iPhone Control
I definitely like the fact that more and more appliances are becoming Wi-Fi-enabled, meaning that expensive home automation that was only available for the rich, or incredibly handy is trickling down to us ordinary folk. The air conditioning company Friedrich has just released a Wi-Fi dongle that will allow you to control their air conditioners from anywhere.

Arduino WiFly Mini: Real Virtual Racing

Arduino WiFly Mini: Real Virtual Racing
A couple of years ago we heard about Racer, an analog take on arcade racing games: instead of just controlling a virtual car, the game had you control an R/C car using the traditional arcade setup.

Wireless Super Nintendo Controller Mod, Old School Meets New School

Wireless Super Nintendo Controller Mod, Old School Meets New School
Sure, we are all used to playing video games with wireless controllers today, but back in the day you were forced to sit right in front of your console as if you yourself were attached to it, thanks to those pesky wires.

CeraAIR Two AirPlay Speakers Look Good; Hopefully They Sound that Way Too

CeraAIR Two AirPlay Speakers Look Good; Hopefully They Sound that Way Too
Cheap speaker docks for your mobile device might do the trick for a while, but sooner or later you’ll want a solution that looks good and produces great sound. The new CeraAIR Two speakers are quite fetching, and they are AirPlay compatible, so you can stream music wirelessly from your iOS device or via iTunes.

Ion Wireless Air Mouse Looks Futuristic, Seems Less Convenient

Ion Wireless Air Mouse Looks Futuristic, Seems Less Convenient
Designers and manufacturers are continuously coming up with ways to reinvent the computer mouse. The most recent one was the Logitech Cube mouse which looked more like a tiny pack of cigarettes than something for use with your computer.

Securifi Almond Wi-Fi Router Gets Touchscreen Controls

Securifi Almond Wi-Fi Router Gets Touchscreen Controls
A touchscreen on a router sounds like a gimmick at first, but I think start-up company Securifi has it on their device for the right reasons – making the router even more user-friendly. The Almond router’s 2.8″ 320 x 240 screen provides easy access to settings and info on the device itself.

Spray-On Antenna: Spritz for Reception

Spray-On Antenna: Spritz for Reception
If you’ve ever been stranded somewhere with zero reception, then you’re one of the millions who will appreciate the Spray-On Antenna system that Chamtech has developed.

Energy Stream Radio&TV 120 Packs Internet Radio and TV in a Portable Package

Energy Stream Radio&TV 120 Packs Internet Radio and TV in a Portable Package
With services like Pandora, XM and Sirius, you might think FM radio is well beyond its heyday. You’d be right. But that doesn’t mean you still can’t listen to FM with a modern gadget. This handy pocket sized device from Energy Sistem combines an FM radio with media player and Internet radio/television streamer.

Logitech M600 Mouse is Hungry for Your Touch but Not for Power

Logitech M600 Mouse is Hungry for Your Touch but Not for Power
I never got used to Apple’s Magic Mouse, but it seems that many people are keen on the idea of combining the trackpad with a mouse. Microsoft followed Apple’s lead and released their own touch-sensitive mouse, and now Logitech has thrown its hat into the ring as well with the Touch Mouse M600.

Sennheiser RS 220 Wireless Headphones Send Big Sounds Over the Air

Sennheiser RS 220 Wireless Headphones Send Big Sounds Over the Air
In my experience, wireless headphones were always a cool gimmick, but when it came to audio quality, it was best to stick with wired ones, even though wireless headphones are pretty convenient. The new Sennheiser RS 220 Wireless Headphones seek to change this thanks to some improvements in wireless technology.

Logitech Cube Mouse Looks More Like a Pack of Smokes than a Mouse

Logitech Cube Mouse Looks More Like a Pack of Smokes than a Mouse
It might not look like a normal computer mouse, nor does it look like a cube, but Logitech’s just-revealed Cube is a pocket-sized controller which works as both a pointing device for your computer and a presentation device in one.

CloudFTP Lifts Up USB-bound Data to Your Own Personal Cloud

CloudFTP Lifts Up USB-bound Data to Your Own Personal Cloud
There are already a handful of solutions for streaming data to and from your portable device. You can use Dropbox or apps like Air Video or GoodReader to stream or transfer data. There are also products like Seagate’s GoFlex Satellite, a hard drive with wireless streaming capabilities.

Eclipse DECT Phone: Cool Shape, But Who Needs It?

Eclipse DECT Phone: Cool Shape, But Who Needs It?
The Eclipse DECT Wireless Home Phone definitely looks cool, kind of like those Bang & Olufsen phones, but do people still use landlines enough to justify the cost of a designer-looking phone? In an age where people are canceling their landlines in order to exclusively use their cell phones, it makes you wonder why anyone would buy one.

BBC Develops Daleks That Are Controlled by Doctor Who Episodes

BBC Develops Daleks That Are Controlled by Doctor Who Episodes
Daleks just got even scarier. The fine folks at the BBC’s R&D division have created a system in which Daleks in front of a TV can mimic the actions of the Daleks on the screen. In other words, when the Daleks on screen move towards their target, like the Doctor for instance, so will the model in your living room.

MMI Cam: Smartphone Remote Camera is Perfect for on the Fly Surveillance

MMI Cam: Smartphone Remote Camera is Perfect for on the Fly Surveillance
The MMI Cam is a remote-controlled camera which you can mount just about anywhere and control with your smartphone. It was created by Israeli designer Or Leviteh, and it’s controlled thanks to a bundled smartphone app.