We at AppleTell are continuing our preparations for Macworld/iWorld 2014 at the end of the month. For instance, Aaron Kraus and I are currently debating floating vs. pacific time in our shared iCal calendar for show floor meetings. No matter which setting we end up using, Ergotron will be on the list with their WorkFit workstations for desktop and laptop computers.
The Rough Rider Leather Messenger is all about maximizing space and carrying all of your digital devices in style. The bag is made of very high quality leather and waxed canvas (two of my favorite materials for products like this), and when you’re walking around with the bag (or running for the bus or train) the strap system keeps all of your stuff close to your body so it doesn’t move around too much.
Pioneer has launched two new models of in-ear DJ-quality headphones designed to make excellent sound more portable. Rather than carting around a bulky set of DJ over-ear cans, the new DJE-1500 and DJE-2000 aim to offer the same sound quality via a lightweight in-ear form factor.
Ah, a keyboard for the living room. How times have changed from the days when my dad you used to tell me, “Son, get up and change to channel 43 on the TV. Benny Hill’s coming on.” Now I’m the dad, and I get to hear myself say, “Son, get the Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard and do a search on the Apple TV for that Benny Hill sketch with Darth Vader.”
Upstart Danish audio firm LIbratone today announced new branding with the tagline “360 Scandinavian” ahead of a refresh to the company’s product lineup of high end speakers. Rather than focusing sound on a single spot in front of the speaker, Libratone’s gear features multiple speakers firing in multiple directions, with the goal of providing uniform and room-filling sound.
Macworld/iWorld Expo may still be three weeks away, but we’ve already got some new products to get excited about. Core Brands, LLC, has just announced it will demo the Korus V600 and Korus V400 wireless speakers designed for Apple gamers and video/music aficionados at the event, which takes place March 27-29 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
D-Link has announced they’re shipping the world’s first portable 11AC router. The Wi-Fi AC750 portable router and charger (DIR-510L, for short) allows mobile users to quickly create a Wi-Fi hotspot from an existing 3G/4G, Wi-Fi or Ethernet internet connection. The DIR-510L features a high-capacity 4,000mAh rechargeable battery that can charge mobile devices.
Blue Microphones has always done a fantastic job of getting audio from its source to your computer or whatnot, but now it seems they’re aiming to deliver that audio back to you. They’ve begun the tease for the Mo-Fi headphones, which they state offer “true mobile high fidelity.” We don’t know much more than that, but we’ve signed up to learn more, and so can you.
Launched at CES back in January of this year, ClearView bills its Clio Bluetooth speaker as the First Invisible Speaker; from the photos, that seems to be an accurate description. Product images on their website feel less like geek porn and more like a game from Highlights magazine—spot the speaker in the room scene. Featuring a single curved glass panel and barely-there base, the Clio transforms 2.1 channel sound from boring box to invisible marvel.
The Akitio Thunder Dock Thunderbolt docking station supports older and newer technologies, including two Thunderbolt ports, two eSATA host ports (up to 6Gb/s), one 7 watt bus-powered FireWire 800 host port, and two bus-powered USB 3.0 host ports.
Tuesday, we told you about F1 2013 from Feral Interactive. Today, we have news of an F1 of a different kind. This one—the Satechi F1 Smart Monitor Stand—combines a slim, modern design and 4 USB ports to create a monitor or laptop stand that’s as much about functionality as it’s about organization.
Rapoo has announced the latest entry in its Blade Series of wireless peripherals: the E2700 multimedia wireless keyboard with touchpad. The ultra-slim (186 grams and 5.6mm thick), single unit keyboard is designed to enhance productivity and performance by eliminating the need for a separate keyboard and mouse.