The Sphere is LaCie’s elegant new hard drive that is sure to add sophistication and prestige to any business or home office. Designed by Christofle, the hard drive is contained within a silver-plated spherical case that is hand-crafted and silvered in France. Even better, the Sphere is as useful as it is beautiful. File transfers and backups finish nearly three times faster with its high-speed USB 3.0, while 1 TB of storage offers enough space for years of backups, or extensive photo, video, or music libraries. And since the Sphere is powered through USB, power cords are never necessary.
I’m not going to get into the argument about whether or not it’s wise to get behind the wheel after more than a glass of wine but I can still see the point of a gadget that let’s you know where you stand vis-à-vis the long arm of the law.
What it does: The MultiTalent 3 chops, slices, shreds, beats, kneads, whisks, whips and blitzes all in one compact package. Guidance is included on making dough and grinding coffee, and it can make a mean milkshake in about 30 seconds.
Travelling with your new baby in-tow is nerve-wracking enough, and it can be tough to keep an eye on them in their rear-facing car seat, when you’re focused on the road ahead. That’s where this gadget is handy. The 360-degree rotating mirror is easy to install – simply attach it to a head rest – and ta-da! You can see your baby smiling back at you in your rear-view mirror. Where this product differs from others on the market is it comes with a remote control, so when it’s dark, you can turn the mirror’s very own light on and easily see your little one – even better, it lights up gradually so if your baby’s in the land of nod, they won’t wake up.
The XM Snap is here. This is the most simple XM Radio receiver ever made. Now you can enjoy XM Radio service without the need to install a bunch of wires or take apart your dash. Simply plug in the XM Snap into the cigarette lighter socket in your vehicle, place the antenna on the car, and tune the radio. It is that easy.
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The 6DoF Blaster is an AR-ready laser tag gun. Merge has given it six-degree-of-freedom (6DoF) tracking, which phone-connected rival headsets have a hard time with. You can walk around with it, duck and aim quickly. Fun, and surely a sign that there are more AR toys to come.
Whenever anyone says white space, then we literally visualize white blank/empty spaces in our mind (white space can be of any color though). Well, that is true and is applicable even while designing. White space is actually the space that exists between elements to give a clean look to your web design. These days, many […]
Microwaves were a revolution in convenience for people looking to heat up their food in a hurry, but what about when you need something frozen quickly? There hasn’t really been an answer to that question until now. In comes Frigondas, the most amazing home kitchen technology to be released in decades. It can cool and freeze food and drinks in mere minutes, and it even doubles as a traditional microwave. While there is no set release date, it is believed that the device will be available in the US in the near future.
Hyperkin is bringing back one of the most iconic portable gaming devices of all time. The Ultra Game Boy is an enhanced recreation of Nintendo’s original, encased in a durable aluminum shell. The buttons have the clickier feel of Nintendo’s second portable revision, and everything is in just the right place. It even plays the same game cartridges as the original.
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.
Tired of trying to play games with software-based joystics? Grab an iStick Joystick and achieve the precision you’ve always wanted on your iPhone! And if you want to see one in action, here’s a YouTube video of someone using one.
Even though CES is known for TVs, robots, and cars, it’s also known to offer a dazzling assortment of smaller pieces of tech that can only be described as gadgets. This year’s show offered a pretty interesting assortment of breakthrough technologies, so we roamed the show floor and dug through all the press releases to find eight of the coolest gadgets announced during CES 2018. Some of which ship in just a few weeks, while others might never see the light of day if the past is prologue.
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.
When it comes to modern day homes, many of us would like to see our humble abodes be more connected and are technologically advanced than ever before. Our forefathers had to make use of charcoal stoves, while we revel in flameless induction cookers in this day and age. Back in the day, a kerosene la…
The much-loved feature made a welcome return in Windows 10 but freezes and other issues have been reported by a number of users. If you’re experiencing one of these bugs, try the solutions we’ve set out below and hopefully your Start Menu will be up and running like normal again.
The X11 windows system ‘Intrinsics' also defines gadgets and their relationship to widgets (buttons, labels etc.). The gadget was a windowless widget which was supposed to improve the performance of the application by reducing the memory load on the X server. A gadget would use the Window id of its parent widget and had no children of its own
This tornado demonstration model is for the person who wants to spend US$300 on a machine that creates mini tornadoes. Probably the most useless gadget on the list, it sure would be cool to have a tornado on your desk and watch it dance. Although, we don’t recommend using the excuse a tornado destroyed my work to get out of that next report. The great thing about this tech wonder is that your kids will appreciate it.
Tired of carrying around adapters for multiple mobile devices? Check out the AViiQ universal dock adapter. It works great with the iPhone or the iPad, as well as other non-Apple devices that make use of micro USB and mini USB.
This “spy watch” type micro video camcorder is different than other models because of its full leather strap and sophisticated design that makes it look like a modest priced designer watch. This model works just like a real watch, and comes with accurate gear driven time in seconds, minutes, hours and a twisting crown for time adjustment.
If you like physical calendars that are sure to draw attention, then stop spending your money buying the cute kitten calendars year-after-year and start considering this masterpiece: an elegantly-designed calendar that’s filled with magic (see: magnets and metal). One of these would compliment a Newton’s cradle quite nicely, no? // Source
Apple’s latest smartwatch finally lets you leave your phone at home. Since it supports LTE, you can receive calls and texts on your wrist even when your phone is out of range. The third-generation Apple Watch also brings a faster processor and a new barometric altimeter for measuring activities like the numbers of stairs you climb. The Apple Watch isn’t meant to replace your phone, and just about anything you would usually use your phone for is better on a larger screen. But the freedom to leave your phone at home when you step out to walk the dog or go on a run may be just enough to persuade smartwatch skeptics that the Apple Watch is worth considering, especially for athletic types.
The two outer channels have a looser grip for cables that you take in and out frequently. The two inner channels have a tighter grip for cables you rarely remove to stay put. CableDrop Multi uses a semi-permanent (3M) adhesive tape to stay put on flat surfaces.
Make no mistake – this is a premium handset at a premium price. But according to Gareth: “Samsung has managed to find some impressive innovation at a time when there’s very little to be found in smartphones.”
Do you start your artwork with pen and paper? But at the same time regret that your work is stuck on paper until you have scanned the image? Then Inkling is an indispensable tool for you. This digital sketch pen allows you to with a real ballpoint pen on any paper. While you are drawing, all strokes are recorded electronically which can then be imported as raster or vector artwork in to your preferred graphics applicationfor further editing. With just one button click you can record layers, for instance, to separate preparatory and final drawings. These layers are then retained after import.
CableDrop Multi is a self-adhesive, multi-cable clip that keeps charging cables and connectors anchored where you need them. CableDrop Multi keeps up to 4 charging cables anchored and prevents cords from slipping away, behind desks, under nightstands and off of flat surfaces.
The system basically consists of three components: the license-plate frame with its two high-definition cameras, an adapter that plugs into your OBD port, and a magnetic mount for your smartphone that sticks to your dashboard.
Having Exploride Head up Display in your car, you will never get lost because you know all about your ride with on board diagnostics giving information about direction, speed, tire pressure, fuel and other important statistics. Exploride Head up Display also provides a feature rolling a list of apps available for your journey.
Once upon a time we dreamed of eating meal-replacement pills while flying our cars to see a holographic movie. While so much of the future’s useful technology has failed to materialise, there’s one field that has come on in leaps and bounds like an untethered spacewalker, and that’s handwriting-to-typing.
The Brother DCP-L2540DW is a fast, reliable monochrome digital copier designed squarely with the Small Office and Home Office (SOHO) user in mind. Its compact, desk-friendly size is ideal for smaller offices where working space is at a premium, and it prints and copies sharp, professional black and white pages at up to 2400 x 600 dpi resolution.
Most electric breast-pumps feature external collection bottles and tubes that tether to loud, whirring machines. Mountain View-based startup Willow has developed a discreet, battery-powered alternative that follows the shape of the breast and is small enough it can be slipped into a bra. The milk is sucked into freezer-safe bags that fit into the cups.
Acer had me at $9,000 gaming laptop (that’s about £7,300 or AU$12,400). But it also has a ginormous 21-inch curved screen — the first in a laptop — and an eye-tracking camera. Of course, it has nine heat pipes to cool the two GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs and two power supplies, four speakers and two subwoofers, plus it weighs 19.4 pounds (8.8 kg).
You can charge the clock with a USB cable or insert four AAA batteries, but the cable is recommended. Neither the batteries or the cable are included, but at least you shouldn’t have to keep replacing the cable.