This prototype phone shown by Chinese phonemaker Vivo has no official name, price or sale date. But its virtual home button, which appears only when you need it and then gets out of the way, may be a harbinger of things to come. It’s a killer feature that was rumored for both the iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S8 — neither of which had it. We’re clinging to the hope that it finds its way onto the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S9.
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Meet Olly, a fusion between smart home hubs, such as the Amazon Echo, and smart home robots. It can respond to your questions by looking up information for you, and can control all of your smart devices and internet-connected products. But, like a robot, Olly has deep-learning capabilities that mean it gets to know you and your daily routines over time, and will evolve to become more like you and respond to the patterns of your life.
We seem to have an unending want of stuff. We’ll try to be choosy and make it things that will actually be useful and applicable to our lives, but when was the last time you went an entire month without buying anything that wasn’t groceries? If you have the capital and know-how, you can avoid needing to buy any tangible bobble again, since you can make it yourself.
These bands for your wrists and ankles use accelerometers and an app to coach you to develop more graceful movement. That’s neat in itself, but their ability to approximate full-body motion makes me think they’d be a great start for a consumer motion-capture system. That’s just how I roll.
Pioneer just released their latest line of car gadgets – the Pioneer Nex CarPlay Receiver! As the name states, the Nex acts as a receiver, connects to your iPhone via Apple’s CarPlay connection and gives access to all your smartphone’s on-board and cloud-based features.
I hate to quote dead Game of Thrones characters, but upon finally seeing some snow this morning, I thought: “Winter is coming”. This post shares some cool, creative, cute, funny, or geeky scarves that you’ll love. 1. Cockatoo stola Handmade scarf that features subtle light colors, found on Etsy. 2. This giant scarf Did they […]
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.
The winning designs and the people behind are honored at a festive awards ceremony in Essen, Germany, hometown of the Red Dot and of the Red Dot Design Museum, which is the worldwide largest exhibition of contemporary design.
DJI’s palm-sized drone is a big step in the direction of making drones easier and more convenient for the average person. The Spark’s standout feature is that it doesn’t require a remote control for navigation. Just tap the button on the back of the drone twice, and it will prepare to take off from the palm of your hand. You can also pilot the Spark with your hand, prompting it to fly higher, lower, or in a certain direction with a wave of your arm. Of course, these features work best under optimal conditions, and the Spark doesn’t always operate flawlessly, but its size and simplicity are a feat in their own right.
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.
The iPhone 8 models in India will be up for pre-orders on September 22, and go on sale on September 29, while you will have to wait till November 3 to get your hands on the iPhone X. We take a look at the iPhone 8 India prices, as well as those of all the other models in Apple’s portfolio.
In short, the more third party tech in your motor, the more up to date it’s likely to be. With that in mind, we gathered together 10 examples of auto tech including a couple of satnavs, a dash camera, a DAB radio, a multi-talented connected navigation and ICE system, a mobile 4G hotspot and a few other odds and sods, threw them into the El Reg company run-about, grabbed our AA membership card, scrounged up some petrol money, got our motor running and headed out onto the highway… on four wheels.
Autonomous cars gather up tons of data about the world around them, but even the best computer vision systems can’t see through brick and mortar. But by carefully monitoring the reflected light of a l
Those who are always working out and would like to keep track of the various metrics through the entire fitness regime would definitely have a heart rate monitor of sorts. Well, with the world moving towards integration of functionality in many aspects, Sweetzpot decided to work on the FLOW, a wearable fitness device that will bring together a breathing sensor as well as a heart rate monitor. FLOW arrives in the form of a comfortable chest band with the claim that it can help improve athletic stamina as well as performance.
This may be the first step on the road to our mecha future, but Furrion’s giant exoskeleton is designed for peace, not war. It’s a racing exoskeleton that’s 14 feet/4.3m tall, 16 feet/4.9m wide and weighs over 3.5 tons (3.2 metric tons). Yet, it can run at speeds up to mph, jump 10 feet in the air and run for two hours on a charge. All with you controlling it with body movements.
Speaking of privacy filters, a good friend of mine recently had his stolen from his desktop at work. Solution? A secret squirrel spy cam, of course. This rather pricy model is an air purifier that doubles as a spy cam with all sorts of value-added functionality, such as the ability to connect to it remotely so you can see what’s going on in real-time. This would also be great for busting anyone who tries to steal any of your awesome office gadgetry! Sure, you could buy most of the things on this list multiple times over before justifying the cost of this spy cam, but being able to actually bust someone would make the purchase totally worth it. // Source
When it comes to waking up in the mornings, there are many different ways of doing so. The most traditional method that many of us adhere to would be through the use of an alarm clock, be it a digital or an analog one. The sudden ring, even though it is your favorite tune playing in the background,….
But you don’t want just any ordinary night-light. No! Night-lights are limited to where they can be placed (outlets). And you can never place one where you need it most — your toilet! The one spot where you can easily leave a huge, wet mess.
There are a boatload of companies offering firewalls to stand between your home network and the evil outsiders who want to compromise your security. At least this one’s cute and relatively inexpensive.
Extend your world at your fingertips with the ASUS ZenScreen Portable Monitor. Complete with two USB ports, you can instantly access your media like never before. The ZenScreen measures a massive 15.6 inches to truly captivate you. Because you can connect via USB A and USB C, you have virtually limitless options for your devices.
That’s not gonna happen these days — now it’s all about added features and technology. But, even if your car still has hand-crank windows, you can still try to make it seem sweeter. But be forewarned, even the coolest-seeming gadgets may backfire on you.