Devices like Buttkicker and D-box that engage the body have been around for years. These tactile transducers work with your furniture or specialized theater seating to physically shake and vibrate your seats along with the onscreen action. Imagine that same technology in a shirt, and you’ll have an idea of what Fox Footy’s “Alert Shirt” is all about.
Make your Stay-cation more like an Away-cation this Spring Break by thinking outside the box with the help of a little home technology. Here are our top 5 tips that will help you get away from it all, without leaving home.
According to a new study, Samsung (29.6 percent) and Vizio (24.6 percent) combined to make up 55 percent of the U.S. Smart TV market in the fourth quarter of 2013.
New disc formats get technology fans excited, and there is no shortage of them. Holographic Versatile Disc, Flourescent Multilayer Disc–all of these seemed like the wave of the future. But like 95% of disc formats developed, they never actually made it to market in a meaningful way, if at all. The newest kid on the more »
Yesterday, Sonos, the company that invented and popularized the wireless multi-room audio category more than a decade ago, nobly released its patents in an announcement on the company’s blog. The company says that by doing so, other speaker manufacturers can benefit from their investment in research over the years. Sonos hopes this will foster creativity within the home audio category.
In the age of big data, no one is safe…So why not give the following companies your personal information, too? At least you might when something. Kidding aside, the following 10 giveaways from around the web will have you decking out your home theater (or creating an entirely new one, in some cases) in high style.
A new survey by Vouchercloud.net reported that one in five people think that Blu-ray is some kind of sea creature, even after over seven years on the market. In addition to thinking that HTML, the scripting language of the World Wide Web, is a sexually transmitted disease, here are some additional gems.
3D printing is slowly moving out of the shadows of nerd experimentation to something that can go in the home of the average Joe. But right now, the filament that provides the plastic that’s melted and molded is very expensive, running about $60 a kilogram. Not very affordable or efficient unless you’re cranking out only small little parts like screws and washers.
Using Google Chromecast or Roku, you can have access to more than $4.2 billion worth of art right from your TV–no trips to the Guggenheim or Louvre required and for zero dollars. Artkick is a free app that turns your TV into a digital museum. Simply download the Artkick app and choose the “Most Valuable Paintings” view list to get the most prized works of fine art into your home theater.
Last month, a CERT advisory was issued that Belkin Wemo Home Automation firmware contained a hard-coded cryptographic key and password that potential attackers might have been able to extract the key and password to sign a malicious firmware update.