The earliest documented use of the term gadget in context of software engineering was in 1985 by the developers of AmigaOS, the operating system of the Amiga computers (intuition.library and also later gadtools.library). It denotes what other technological traditions call GUI widget—a control element in graphical user interface. This naming convention remains in continuing use (as of 2008) since then.
There are many cool developments going on in the car industry and manufacturers around the are bringing more and more cool technologies and gadgets on board of our vehicles every day. But most of these new technologies and cool car gadgets are introduced only in the newest models and very few find their way to oldest cars. So what to do if you have an older car or if you purchased last year’s “latest model” and you start feeling it’s not gadgetized enough?
An updated version of that keyring that beeps when you whistle, the Tile answers to your smartphone like a GPS tracker, allowing you to locate missing keys, recover stolen possessions etc. Conversely, you can also use the Tile to find your smartphone.
Obviously performance depends on network coverage and I can see long trips punctuated by moving from 4G to 3G to No G then back again. In due course, this should become less and less of a problem as EE’s footprint expands.
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.
Gather up all of your scented candles and oils and throw them in the garbage. Feel better? If not, you may be interested in Moodo’s Wi-Fi-connected, Alexa-supported scent machine that can make your home smell like an ashram spa or beach party.
The M92S Android TV box supports 4K resolution. With its Octa-Core CPU and 2GB RAM, it allows you to enjoy the most demanding software features.Android TV Box M92S – Android 7.1, Octa-Core CPU, 2GB RAM, 4K Support, Dual-Band WiFi, Miracast, Google Play, Kodi V17.1
Does your toilet feel excluded from your smart home setup? Kohler’s new top-of-the-line model delivers hands-free flushing, bidet cleansing, feet warming, air drying, odor control, music, a night light and automatic seat temperature management. Plus, you can ask Alexa to flush.
Children can mirror their care routines on the duck and can express their feelings through the toy by holding a circular token to its chest that prompts it to assume the corresponding emotion. Holding a token with a smiling happy face or a frowning angry face to the duck, for example, will enable it to react accordingly. This is meant to provide a sense of companionship to children as they undergo treatment and therapy. The duck is expected to be available for children diagnosed with cancer at no cost in late 2018 or early 2019. In early 2018, it will be shipping to children at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to undergo additional testing.
TechRadar Phones Editor Gareth Beavis thinks the Samsung Galaxy S8 is the best phone on the market for a number of reasons, but primarily for its stunning display. Gareth says “it makes every other handset on the market look positively antiquated”.
The CG-Lock easily clips onto your vehicle’s seatbelt to add several major benefits. The CG-Lock prevents you from slouching, and holds your hips back for proper posture, with your spine cradled in the lumbar support of the seat. This means enhanced safety, greater comfort while commuting, better car control, plus less back fatigue and stress.