Over at CES, Sharp is showing off new TVs but today, a Universal Player has been showcased. It’s not your ordinary Blu-ray player as it plays media wirelessly and is WiSA-certified. Officially called as the SD-WH1000U, this media player can also play DVDs, SACDs, and CDs over your wireless network.
Type a lot but don’t want to bother with a laptop? How about a foldable full-size keyboard for your smartphone or tablet? That’s the question iWerkz answers with its new Universal Foldable Bluetooth Keyboard. Roughly the same size as the Mac keyboard I’m using to type this, minus the calculator buttons and a few others, more »
Are we on the heels of a technological revolution in the air? Between the recent changes in the FAA restrictions and this news about Gogo Talk & Text, the things they are a changing. Although this is not the first time a in-flight calling has made it’s presence known, it seems to be the first time it’s actually going to be successful. Now, with Gogo’s Text & Talk service, travelers will be able to use in-flight WiFi to make calls and send and receive text messages.
In recent weeks, the next-generation Kindle Fire HD tablet has gotten some spotlight by way of leaked specs, images and speculations regarding components under the hood. To name a few, we’ve seen benchmarks surface and heard word of a zippy Snapdragon 800 to be included in Amazon’s upcoming flagship slate. On Wednesday, another set of more »
When it comes to finding an effective and dependable mounting fixture for your handheld devices, you could probably spend all day sorting through the seemingly endless amount of options available for purchase online. Some models are bulkier than others, some are more flexible, some use suction cups, some use adhesive materials, some are specific to more »
Announced on Wednesday, coffee behemoth Starbucks is dropping their complimentary AT&T Wi-Fi internet services in all U.S. locations. Instead, a new partnership with Google, who is working with Level 3 Communications, will provide employees and sit-in customers superior wireless internet, featuring speeds up to 10-times faster than the current AT&T Wi-Fi service. The company has more »
Today seems to be the day to discuss tablets vs. laptops. Business Insider had an article on replacing tablets with laptops, and our sister site, TeleRead had an article on the subject as well. Because it’s a topic I particularly enjoy writing about, I thought I’d add my voice to the fray. Laptops and tablets more »
This year, summer is hitting us hard. I know that so far, I’ve felt muggier than ever and when this happens, I have a basic instinct to get outdoors somehow — and I’m not talking about strolling to my neighbourhood park. I mean the ‘greater’ outdoors. Be it the beach or the woods, hiking or more »
“I think the biggest innovations of the 21st century will be at the intersection of biology and technology. A new era is beginning.” Those were the words of legendary Apple and tech guru Steve Jobs, as quoted in Walter Issacson’s recent biography. And, as evidenced by the Digital Health summit held in New York City more »
Creative Technology Ltd has announced the new Creative Senz3D interactive gesture camera, introducing an immersive multi-dimensional gaming, video conferencing and voice control experience for PC enthusiasts and early adopters. Creative Senz3D combines advanced depth sensor technology with a camera and dual array microphones. Users can play PC games using hand and finger gestures to control more »
Boston-based BlueFlame is a new competitor in the gadget accessories game but quickly they’re proving themselves to be a dead ringer. And it’s because they ‘get it.’ Each of their products which compile their currently modest, yet fresh line of audio gear are made with what their customers want and love most: simplicity, effectiveness and more »
Further proving there’s truth to the trope of German efficiency, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics and the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology have engineered the world’s fastest wireless connection, pulling off transmission speeds that rival fiber-optics. Clocking in at an astounding 40gbit/s (which is about 5 GB a second, or 1,600 more »