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My first car was an early ’80s Volvo with a bald front tire. The only tech it had inside was a radio and a heater and I felt pretty fortunate that both were working. Plus, I got away with having a car because during the whole grunge period, people kind of revered junk. It was like a badge of honor.
It is not known whether other software companies are explicitly drawing on that inspiration when featuring the word in names of their technologies or simply referring to the generic meaning. The word widget is older in this context. In the movie Back to School from 1986 by Alan Metter, there is a scene where an economics professor Dr. Barbay, wants to start for educational purposes a fictional company that produces widgets: It’s a fictional product.
Looks like the future of gadgets is here! The Virtual Laser Projection Keyboard truly offers a unique user experience. This cool tech immediately becomes the center of attention once exposed into the open, attention seeker!
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.
Aside from checking out the newest pro-level gear in areas like DJing, speakers, and headphones, there were two categories that caught my attention at NAMM. They were products that tackled music education and gadgets that were third-party add-ons for instruments and hardware people already own.
The quick ‘n’ easy way to slice your strawberries! Every now and then we come across a new gadget that’s not trying to be revolutionary or change the world but is so simple and clever that you’ve just got to have one… and that’s exactly what the strawberry slicer is…
The ultimate silent alarm clock. There is absolutely no sound in the world that is more horrible than the loud and insistent beeping of an alarm clock going off first thing in the morning. But with this vibrating alarm clock all of that changes. This cleverly designed…
Google Glass is gone. Into the void steps Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant, hitching a ride aboard the Vuzix Blade smart glasses. Vuzix has embedded a camera, microphone and side-mounted touchpad in this chunky but pretty normal-looking pair of sunglasses, which takes phone calls and puts Alexa’s giant brain between your ears.
At CES 2018, Honda will unveil its new 3E (Empower, Experience, Empathy) Robotics Concept, demonstrating Hondas vision of a society where robotics and AI can assist people in a multitude of situations, from disaster recovery and recreation to learning from human interaction to become more helpful and empathetic. (PRNewsfoto/Honda)
The ONE Piano Hi-Lite was another education tool that was quite clever. A long strip with sensors on the bottom, the Hi-Lite is placed on top of your existing piano’s keyboard and then connected with an app for iPad or iPhone. It then works Guitar Hero-style to teach you how to learn theory and play songs, with keys lighting up along the strip as notes appear on screen.
This year, the competition offers for the first time more than 30 categories for submitting industrially manufactured innovations – among them are the new categories materials and surfaces, watches and musical instruments.
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.
Travel alot? Well then Shelfpack travel suitcase with shelves is perfect for you! It will hold in order for neat clothing, not too big not too small, just the right size! And ofcourse the biggest advantage of this amazing item is time saving!
For those into Glamiping, this new concept called TOWER Portable Theater is just what you need. Designed as a module that fits in a mini projector and speakers, each of them are connected by magnets so that you can store them as a tower. The system features a DLP projector with a DMD chip that allows for high contrast range. The Hi-fi Bluetooth Speakers add the requisite punch to the package. Neat idea that can go a long way in the Glamping market!
Bathroom items closeup – Photography with Kids – Exploring your surroundings from a whole new perspective. We especially love macro photography (super close-ups). And we found a cheap gadget to make this even better!
Batteries aren’t included or even necessary here. That’s because Razer’s new wireless gaming mouse pulls its power directly from its mousepad. So the new Mamba is a few ounces lighter than its predecessors, but it still has Chroma accent lights that you can control from your PC.
Yummy, delicious and easy to make donuts. Now you can easily make your own donuts anytime you like with the Sunbeam donut maker machine. This awesome kitchen gizmo makes up to 5 round, freshly baked donuts at a time in just a matter of minutes. It’s fast and extremely…
The belt for beer drinkers. Introducing the beer holster – a badass belt for beer drinkers that can hold up to six 12 ounce canned drinks at a time so that you can keep your hands free to do more important things like casting a fishing rod or attending to the…
Introducing The Robotic Lawn Mower… At first glance the WORX Landroid Robotic Lawn Mower might call to mind a viral video featuring a cat in a shark costume riding a robotic vacuum*, but this mower is truly an innovative solution to the common question: Who’s going…
What that means is that sometimes (and right now is one of those times) the list doesn’t change for a long time. So quite a few of the items you’ll see below have been there for months, and have even endured major releases (we’re looking at you iPhone X) in their field.
Lego and robots go together like chocolate and peanut butter. In a move that’s bound to thrill kids of all ages, the Danish toymaker is offering a set of motors and programmable bricks that can work with existing Lego kits and turn them into motorized or motion-sensitive toys. Plus, its app can record voice effects to really bring your Lego Batman to life.
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.
A USB Drive With Steampunk Style! If you are a fan of steampunk and tech gadgets, then you are going to want to check out this steampunk inspired USB flash drive. Each flash drive is handmade in Latvia and the attention to detail as well as the technical abilities are…
Long cables are sometimes a pain but these Anker cables are made from Kevlar and double-braided nylon for extra durability and come with a Velcroed sleeve that enables you to roll them up for storage or to adjust their length.
Something like Knuckle Duster Handle Mug would be in ideal gift for a man. Maybe your boss, but whoever it is it should be a male, its close to a fact that they will love it. I mean just ask any male around would they mind having this?
Stay in touch on the go with ROADSTER 2, the latest Bluetooth enabled in-car speakerphone from Motorola. The speakerphone conveniently attaches to your visor making it perfectly placed to hear and be heard when making calls in the car. ROADSTER 2 also has best-in-class noise cancellation which means your voice can be heard over the loud traffic or road noise outside.