Tag: gadget

Products, Tablets

Google’s Kids Space aims to make Android tablets more kid-friendly

August 31, 2020

Via: The Verge

Google has announced Kids Space, a new mode for Android tablets that includes kid-friendly features and content, and parental controls. It’s making its debut on Lenovo’s new Tab M10 HD Gen 2, also unveiled today. Google says it’s coming to […]


Nest may release a cheaper smart thermostat by next year

March 9, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

Nest is working on a less expensive edition of its famous learning thermostat as well as shiny new products designed to keep your home secure, or so says a new report. A source “familiar with the matter” detailed Nest’s device […]

Gadgets, News and Press

Telstra launches new outage-friendly Gateway Frontier router

February 14, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

Telstra announced plans to release a hybrid 4G home modem router that’d include an integrated 4G SIM and a fixed-line connection last year in August, to be launched early in 2017. True to its word, the Aussie telco has actually […]


AirTV Player is a new Android TV box with 4K support, OTA broadcasting add-on

January 5, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

AirTV, a brand owned by Dish, today took the wraps off of its new AirTV Player. This Android TV set-top box comes with Netflix, Sling TV, and YouTube pre-installed, and all three apps have dedicated buttons on the AirTV Player’s […]


Finally, a smartwatch that never needs to be charged

November 15, 2016

Via: Boy Genius

If there’s one thing that’s keeping the smartwatch movement from gaining mass market traction, it’s the fact that they need to be charged more often than almost any other device. A startup on Indiegogo thinks it’s solved that problem, and […]

Gadgets, Wireless

T-Mobile SyncUp Drive launching November 18, turns your car into a Wi-Fi hotspot

November 8, 2016

Via: Phone Dog

A couple of weeks after launching the ZTE ZMax Pro, T-Mobile and ZTE are teaming up to launch another new product. This one’s not a smartphone or tablet, though. The T-Mobile SyncUp Drive is a new device that suck down […]


Eye-tracking VR headset Fove 0 pre-orders activated

November 3, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

Those who desire to immerse themselves in virtual reality space end up only bearing witness to what goes on around them when they’re just sitting there. It usually takes a button, a controller, a quasi-visible physical detachment from the environment […]


This home security camera streams live HD footage straight to your iPhone or Android

October 3, 2016

Via: Boy Genius

If you want a home security camera to help you keep an eye on things while you’re away, you have hundreds of options to choose from. Some models can get pretty pricey though, and they’re packed full of features you […]


This tiny little device lets you create your own personal cloud network in seconds

September 26, 2016

Via: Boy Genius

The Lima Smart & Private Cloud Storage Device is a tiny little device that fits in the palm of your hand, but don’t let its cute design fool you: this gadget means business. Plug one end into the wireless router […]

Gadgets, iOS

iOS10 adds AirPrint Bluetooth Beacon, ‘create PDF’, multi-user &password-only printing

June 17, 2016

Via: 9to5Mac

New in iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, Apple’s AirPrint is getting some welcomed improvements including ‘AirPrint Bluetooth Beacon’, the ability to create PDFs from the print panel in iOS, and support for multi-user and password-only printing. AirPrint Bluetooth Beacon For […]

Gadgets, iPhone

Brilliant iPhone accessory is a portable charger, wall charger and PC connector cable in one

June 13, 2016

Via: Boy Genius

If you stop to really think about it, it makes no sense at all to use a separate wall charger, portable charger and USB sync cable with your PC or Mac. All three of those functions are related, and they […]


HP begins selling its Jet Fusion 3D printer; says it’s 50% cheaper, 10X faster than others

May 18, 2016

Via: Computerworld

Hewlett-Packard today began taking orders for its first 3D printer, the HP Jet Fusion printer, which it said will be up to 10 times faster than existing machines and can cut the cost of manufacturing parts in half. At the […]


Google’s Chirp may be the Amazon Echo rival that brings ‘OK Google’ into your home

May 13, 2016

Via: TechHive

Muttering “OK Google” may soon become useful all around your house, as Google reportedly preps an Amazon Echo rival dubbed “Chirp” that will extend the company’s voice and search capabilities into the home. Following up on earlier rumors about a Google-powered […]

Editorial, Gadgets

How Sony Future Lab set out to conquer the gadget world

March 31, 2016

Via: James Hughes

The Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation Sony launched this year its Research and Development (R&D) initiative called Sony Future Lab. Dedicated to shaping the future of gadgets, this company arm is set to design and produce prototypes of their future technologies. […]

App security, Gadgets

This Box that Steals Gmail Passwords for Cops Can Fit into a Backpack

March 22, 2016

Via: Motherboard

As a general rule, spying equipment always gets smaller and easier to handle as companies continue to improve and develop their products. Now, it looks like one surveillance vendor has managed to cram a device that promises to remotely steal […]


$20,000 hoverboard from ArcaSpace is intriguing but leaves a lot to be desired

December 28, 2015

Via: Boy Genius

The most recent high-profile effort aimed at developing a legit hoverboard comes from ArcaSpace, a privately owned space company that just a few days ago released video of their latest invention: an “ArcaBoard” that can reportedly generate 430 pounds of […]


Smart home security could come from a glowing rock next year

November 20, 2015

Via: TechHive

An Internet of Things security startup thinks it can reduce the complexity of a home full of connected devices to three colors: red, orange, and green. Those colors will glow from a wireless orb that looks like a smooth river […]


V5 Systems Quietly Exits Stealth At Dell World With IoT Security System

October 26, 2015

Via: itCurated

V5 Systems exited stealth at Dell World with its flagship product line of portable Internet of Things (IoT) devices, which includes multi-sensor, self-powered security camera systems. These devices can be integrated into an existing security monitoring network or used as […]


Your Future iPhone Camera Could Be Able To Take Pictures Of What’s Under Your Skin

October 19, 2015

Via: itCurated

It may sound like science fiction, but smartphone cameras that can take pictures of the veins underneath your skin just got one step closer. Researchers at the University of Washington and Microsoft Research have developed a camera that uses hyperspectral imaging […]


Google’s OnHub turns out to be part router, part Chromium OS computer

October 13, 2015

Via: itCurated

While Google cheerily advertises the 13 antennas packed into its new OnHub router, the company’s been less forthcoming about the software under the hood. Now that some hackers have rooted the high-tech Wi-Fi router, we have some clarity: OnHub appears […]