Gadgets / Other
Two years after launching initial pre-orders, the Myo gesture control armband can be purchased directly from Amazon. This one-size-fits-all device is worn about the arm, and it analyses muscle activity and hand motion while in use. With the correct gestures, Myo lets users control a variety of digital gadgets and technologies. Thalmic Labs, the company more »
With so many battery packs out there in various shapes, colors, and capacities, there’s almost no end to the choices available. But, on the upside, it makes for a greater range of personalization. It’s easier than ever to accessorize with a certain look that you want to portray.
Ah, the #selfie. If there’s a more culturally relevant Millennial invention, I have yet to find it. The selfie changed the game, down to the very fundamentals of humanity. CES 2015 was the land of bifurcated tech gurus. One half patrolled the show floor with a selfie stick taking awesome, wide-angle shots of themselves in front more »
LoopPay delivers on what ApplePay, Google Wallet and CurrentC can only dream about: it allows you to leave your wallet at home. LoopPay’s bluetooth devices use MGT—Magnetic Secure Transmission— instead of the NFC (near field communication) technology in Google Wallet and Apple Pay.
The Mobile World Congress 2015 is just around the corner, and key smartphone manufacturers are gearing up to announce their flagship devices in Barcelona. People may be waiting to see the devices from key players such as Samsung and HTC, but they are not the only ones, there are other smaller companies as well who will also announce their devices next week.
Flashlights are super convenient, and the ThruNite T10S is part of my EDC (every day carry). But sometimes you need a light that can handle bigger jobs, especially when you need to work with both hands. Be it tinkering around in the garage or pitching camp in the middle of the night, a steady, reliable work lamp is going to be your best friend.
Transportation service Uber has been barred from transporting passengers in Spain and while it tries to get back to its core service in that market, Uber is delivering food instead. A food delivery service from Uber has opened in Barcelona and Uber says the food delivery service is similar to one offered by the company in California. On Thursday, an announcement said drivers would bring around prepared meals that cost about $14 including the delivery fee.
The Genius Pack fits in the category of messenger bags for tablets or small laptops. It’s a light-duty bag for those interested in carrying essentials.
I’m a firm believer of the ‘less is more’ concept. You can call it simplicity or minimalism, so long as it’s understood that my habits also maximize on utility. It’s having what you may need with the least amount of baggage – having your cake and eating it too. So when I was presented with the opportunity to review the Keyport Slide 2.0, I jumped at it.
If your water bill is high, it makes sense to consider some prudent measures – like taking shorter showers or not letting the faucet run when it’s not in use. Still, even after basic precautions, there are savvy ways to cut down on water consumption without constantly worrying about usage.
Within the recent years, baby tech has really been on the upswing. From wearable pajamas that can detect health metrics to a smart pacifier that can alert parents when the device has gotten away from their baby, it seems to be a product category that is here to stay. And now, there is a smart thermometer looking for funding on Kickstarter that aims to make taking your baby’s temperature monumentally easier.
It takes immense courage to try to succeed where Google has failed, and Sony’s SmartEyeglass release timing seems particularly challenging.