CARS.COM — Chevrolet revealed its redesigned 2019 Silverado 1500 at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and while we were impressed, the Chevy was overshadowed by a… Read More
Learning braille helps blind people develop literacy skills including spelling and punctuation that correlate with higher rates of employment. However, there’s been a huge decline in the proportion of school-age children who are able to read it as text-to-speech software has taken over and the costs of producing braille have remained unaffordable for many.
With the Anker Astro Mini external battery, you won’t ever need to worry about running out of phone battery while out on the job. While most external batteries on the market work exclusively with either iPhone or Android, the Anker Astro Mini uses PowerIQ technology to identify your device in order to “speak its unique charging language.” Keep the 3 oz. Anker Astro Mini in a purse or pocket, and plug it into your phone when you need a full recharge. And there’s no need to worry about taking the Anker Astro Mini outside of the office — it’s aluminum outer shell makes it a rugged and durable accessory.
Let’s face it, iPhones don’t have the greatest speakers in the world. If you find yourself wanting music outdoors or at parties — or any place that’s not your go-to stereo/speaker system — you should probably invest in a Bluetooth speaker, and the Anker AK-99ANSP9901 is perhaps the best option. This two-inch speaker is capable of up to 20 hours of playtime, thanks to the built-in 2100mAh battery. It connects via Bluetooth 2.1 and up, making it compatible with virtually every mobile device on the market, and it includes a standard 3.5mm (AUX) audio port if you want to connect via headphone jack. And the sound is quite impressive for something that costs less than $40.
Just got SleepPhones, which are headphones within a soft fuzzy headband for listening to music/podcasts while you fall asleep. I am literally incapable of falling asleep without a podcast, while my fiancé needs either light music or silence. These are so much more comfortable to wear than earbuds, she can’t hear my podcasts at ALL, and the sound quality is amazing. It’s only been two nights but I love them and have no idea how I lived without them, hahah! —Kathleen M., Facebook
A new Samsung C-Lab project called S-Ray lets you to listen to your devices without disturbing others by beaming sound straight into your ears. The company says the technology could be used with a number of different devices including a Bluetooth speaker, a phone cover and a personal neckband. Though the prototype’s audio quality wasn’t stellar, it was impressive to hear music — without headphones — over the tremendous din of Las Vegas.
The ports are all silicon-padded, so nothing gets scratched. And the dock is equipped to withstand power surges and over-charging. Best of all, it has built-in dividers to help you keep everything neat and organized, so you can immediately lay your hands on the device you need. The one downside is that you have to purchase charging cables separately.
Close any open applications and press the [Windows] + [L] keys to log out of your Windows account — or just restart Windows. On the login screen, click the Power icon at the bottom right, hold down the [Shift] key and select the Restart option.
Doxie Q is the automatic document scanner reinvented for true mobility to let you scan anywhere — no computer required — with a rechargeable battery, collapsible automatic document feeder, included memory, integrated Wi-Fi, and included Mac, PC, and iOS apps. Doxie’s small size makes it easy to tuck it in your bag or a drawer when you’re done scanning.
The tool, which was first developed in 2003, has been heralded as one of the most important scientific breakthroughs in years and has the potential to reverse the effects of disease or even snip them out of the genome at the embryo stage.
With a raft of innovative new features and enough 4K and HD recording options to make your head spin, this replacement to Panasonic’s video-popular GH4 promises to be one of the most impressive cameras of the year.
In February, the international jury of independent design experts will evaluate every product – without online pre-judging. The team comprises of experienced Red Dot jurors such as Hideshi Hamaguchi, inventor of the USB flash drive, Tangerine founder Martin Darbyshire, IT design consultant Gordon Bruce and also newly acquired experts like Wen-long Chen, CEO of the Taiwan Design Center.
Faster, smoother, and compatible with more computers, H.264 encoding takes the pressure of compressing off your computer so you can enjoy quick uploads. The C920 goes above and beyond the typical webcam, offering amazing clarity and detail thanks to the five-element, Full HD glass lens and precisely tuned autofocus. Dual mics capture natural stereo sound for superior audio.
Still, some of the coolest tech we saw at the show were features you might see in cars in the next few years. Among the wilder automotive inventions at the Las Vegas Convention Center this year were Nissan’s mind-controlled driving, Ford’s Domino’s self-driving delivery vehicle and Honda’s Pixar-like robots.
Finally, it is worth mentioning that if you are advertising health devices or baby products you may need to make some clear disclaimers. Especially about certification or non-medical status of the products. Of course this is depending on the location where you are selling.
The centerpiece of Kohler’s connected bathroom, the new Verdera lighted mirror has an Alexa-enabled speaker built into the bottom in addition to two front-facing microphones that receive your voice commands. You get touch controls to adjust sound and light levels, a night light and motion sensors that raise the light levels when someone stands in front of it.
Sony has come up with that it deems to be the world’s first truly wireless noise cancelling sports headphones, in the form of the WF-SP700N, and the WI-SP600N and WI-SP500 in-ear sports headphones. All three of them will boast of splash-proof designs in order to let the wearer enjoy sound while th…
Shredders tend to be bulky and take up a lot of space, not to mention they can be very expensive. For a person that needs to occasionally shred that important bill or some other notes, the wind-up hand shredder is for you. While it may not be the fastest tool in the world, it gets the job done. It also doesn’t cost too much money and will save you lots of electric power in comparison to the standard device.
Hailed by Time as one of the best inventions of 2017, the Ember is an app-controlled, 10-ounce ceramic mug that’ll keep your morning coffee the perfect, preferred temperature even if, owing to deadlines, you don’t finish it ’til the evening. The list price is $79.95; get it directly from Ember, or look for one, as they say, at a Starbucks near you.
This EEG headset from Belgian research center Imec can assess your emotional state based on signals from the front of your brain. There are therapeutic applications, sure, but it also has the potential to improve your memory when you’re learning, match music to your mood or even adjust your emotions by changing your music.
Timing, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel said cryptically when asked what the greatest threat was for Snap Inc. I think the big risks are always the really big product ideas that we’re investing in that a
Doxie makes it easy (and fun!) to go paperless. Doxie’s included Mac and PC apps let you sync scans via USB or Wi-Fi to your desktop to organize and create searchable multi-page PDFs with award-winning ABBYY® OCR technology. Save scans to your desktop, local apps, or your favorite cloud services — like Dropbox, Evernote, OneNote, and iCloud Drive. Or, sync scans to your iPhone or iPad with Doxie’s iOS app to save and share your scans wherever you are.
NEEO is a revolutionary smart system that lets you control all your devices from one remote and even knows who you are when you pick it up! Two parts, the brain and the remote, work in tandem to control everything from your sound system to your TV and lights. With the NEEO app you can also harness the power of “the brain” using your smartphone! See it in action —>
For every engine, there is a sweet spot. Basing on your car’s sweet spot, GOFAR will use real-time feedback to give you driving data that can help lower your costs. Moreover, it will alert you on fuel consumption through colors. If the display glows blue, it means that your car is still in the sweet spot (Efficient driving). However, the red color shows that you are wasting energy. It, hence, is really one of the cool accessories for cars you should have.
The perfect iPhone case should strike a balance between functionality and style. The Silk Base Grip Slim Case for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus accentuates the slim, elegant design of the iPhone while providing a textured grip along the edges to prevent slips. The Silk Base Grip’s design, which is available in four rich colors, is minimalistic and sleek, without sacrificing protection. A lip around the front of the case keeps your screen safe when it’s laid face down, and air cushioned corners add shock resistance in the case of a fall.
Designed in Britain to best combine elegance, comfort and convenience. Eton Armour’s new and improved design protects your phone against most drops with smart rubber padding that absorbs impacts and softens falls. Eton Armour was designed to be as space efficient as possible.
The concept vehicle’s most striking characteristic is its gigantic screen, which stretches across the entire dashboard. The car will also include facial recognition so that it can identify the driver and load his her settings as he or she enters the vehicle.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich used his keynote to show off the Volocopter, an autonomous passenger drone, which he called essentially a flying car. Volocopter’s CEO Florian Reuter said the self-flying drone is extremely simple to fly, quiet and when running on its batteries, emission free.
I got this humidifier that can attach to any water bottle and it’s the most amazing thing I’ve ever purchased. I use it during the winter when the heating system makes the air in my bedroom extremely dry at night. I’ve had it for four winters now and I love it! —mandyciampa
Have you ever spilled your drink somewhere around the vicinity of a computer and thought to yourself, Well, now… that could’ve been bad? Never again! With this handy-dandy clip-on cup holder, you simply won’t find yourself spilling a drink somewhere around the vicinity of your computer and thinking to yourself, Well, now… that could have been bad!
Luckily, this light, with the help of its human motion-activated sensor, softly illuminates the inside of your toilet bowl whenever you go near it. And turns back off the moment you leave. Powered by just 3 AAA batteries, and easily clipped onto the side of almost any toilet, everyone can turn their bathroom into a mystical one.
You want an ice cream? Yes. Do you want vanilla? Chocolate? Pistachio, hazelnut, strawberry, peach sorbet, rum raisin, mint choc chip, chunky monkey? Suddenly, the idea of an ice cream doesn’t seem so appealing.