The usage of the term in military parlance extended beyond the navy. In the book Above the Battle by Vivian Drake, published in 1918 by D. Appleton & Co., of New York and London, being the memoirs of a pilot in the British Royal Flying Corps, there is the following passage: Our ennui was occasionally relieved by new gadgets — gadget is the Flying Corps slang for invention! Some gadgets were good, some comic and some extraordinary.
Choice paralysis is something that you may or may not have heard of, but you’ll definitely have been affected by. It’s the thing that happens when you’re given so many options that you end up not being able to make a decision at all.
Rear View Mirror with 3.5″ Backup Camera consists of an attachable rear view mirror with a built-in 3.5-inch monitor–no need to have another dash mounted monitor. Features include standby with auto on mode when camera is on, a new weatherproof camera housing, a new swivel camera with wide view angle, and a wireless transmitter.
Sometimes you have to film things that you can’t actually look at and this is where our awesome spy sunglasses with bilateral cameras are useful. The cameras are built into the arms of the glasses filming your peripheral vision – sideways in other words. You can record either the left side or the right side, and change with one button push on the frame of the glasses. Recording the video is via the included wireless digital video recorder. The color video is recorded with audio so that you can view and listen to your (or the other person’s) exploits later. The glasses are attractive but discreet to minimize attention. Another great spy gadget that’s bound to get someone into trouble, buy now at hot spyprovisioning prices and get delivered direct to your door with a 12 month warranty. In some countries it is not permissible to import covert spying camera equipment that includes audio recording – please make sure you check your local Customs regulations.
When it comes to digitizer tablets, there is one particular name that stands above the rest: Wacom. Wacom has been a mainstay in the world of digitizer tablets and pens, and the company continues to cement its legacy in this area with the latest Cintiq Pro 24-inch pen display. This is a brand new high performance mid-sized display that has been specially built for cutting-edge creative and design applications, taking into consideration how the industry is moving into augmented and virtual reality sectors as well.
If it sounds a bit crazy, I’d have to agree. But these things look awesome. You can order right now, but it looks like the next available delivery isn’t until March. A single tag costs $49, or you can buy a pack of eight for $199.
In a nice change from all the army of smart devices which expect you to make conversation, this Wi-Fi/Bluetooth-connected motion sensor recognizes gestures to control the troops. But if you like the choice between waving and chatting, the company will also be offering a Bixi 2 with voice support.
This picture isn’t of one super-long screen, it’s three screens next to each other. The bezels are hidden, though, by Asus’ new antibezel kit. It uses lenses to refract the content on the screen edges at a 130-degree angle — essentially using a sort of stealth technology to hide them.
With the potential for 16GB RAM, the latest Surface Pro is a powerful device which could be an appreciated gift for those in business, we said in declaring it one of our top tech gadgets of 2017. Prices start at $799 at Microsoft.
We love to hang art on our walls, but every now and again we feel the need to move things around. We don’t want to redo the entire house, but a change of scenery is never a bad idea. It would be much easier if what was on your walls could change itself, or be changed whenever you’re tired of the same ole images cropping up.
Endless gets its cool cred in part from its intentions. The Endless computers are small, cheap and optimized for areas where internet access is unpredictable. This year’s models have a more sophisticated design than its Mini plastic ball. Though they don’t run a standard operation system, they come piled with applications. Plus, the systems will also work with its Endless Code initiative, a preinstalled package of tutorials and tools for teenage-level prospective coders.
Every CES there’s a competition over who has the skinniest device. This year, thinnest laptop award goes to the Acer Swift 7 — at 8.98mm thick, a credible contender for thinnest laptop in the world.
We’ve complied a list of some of the coolest gadgets for the office and they’re great to use for various situations. Check out below for some new office supplies you might want to buy for yourself or a friend.
All desk jockeys do it, particularly as the day wears on. shoulders slump a little at first, then the next thing you know you’re in an all-out slouch. Back pain sets in to really ruin your day. Just place Lumo’s little sensor on the back of your shirt. It will vibrate when you begin to slouch, sort of like a gentle tap on the shoulder to remind you to straighten up.