Thursday, February 04, 2016
Though interfaces like the excellent iRig Pro Duo are great for bridging the divide between music creation apps running on an iPhone or iPad and an electric guitar, changing tones on the fly does involve taking playing hands away from the guitar to make a touchscreen selection. China’s Tone Shifter has developed a box that places such control, and much more, at a player’s foot-stomping disposal.
Read more www.gizmag.com
Thursday, January 21, 2016
When your home’s heating and cooling system allows you to set just one temperature for every room in the house, it can be hard to find a setting that everyone in the household will agree on. Fortunately, smart home climate systems don’t operate on a one-size-fits-all model. Instead, they allow users to customise their settings and create the home environment that makes them most comfortable.
Read more www.digitaltrends.com
Monday, January 04, 2016
Acton, the company behind those insane electric RockSkates, debuted it latest creation at CES this week. The Blink-Board is an electric skateboard that separates itself from much of the pack with the addition of Bluetooth connectivity, making it possible to control the board via smartphone.
Read more www.techtimes.com
Hyper’s new iShowFast Lightning drive adds a few features not available from competitors: USB 3.0 for faster performance, support for files over 4GB in size, and new low power consumption features that mean you’ll never have to charge it.
Read more 9to5mac.com
Sunday, January 03, 2016
The small portable sugar ‘cube’ speaker uses versatile motion sensing to provide hassle free control and directly connects to Wi-Fi for wireless online music streaming. the wooden housing brings rich sound and a modern look to any desk.
Read more www.designboom.com
We all have a bin full of disposable gadgets, stuff that seem valuable but we’ll never use again, like a wired computer mouse, a keyboard with missing keys, and a bunch of cords that hook up to who knows what. Most likely than not, these bins also contain more than a few tangled Apple EarPods, the recognizably white earphones that come standard with every iPhone and iPod.
Read more www.pcworld.com
Fuel cells are starting to live up to their promise. They may not save the world, but they’re certainly capable of providing enough energy for your smartphone. MyFC is demonstrating this with its eco-friendly Jaq fuel-cell charger, which is debuting this week at the 2016 International CES (the annual consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas).
Read more www.nbcnews.com
We all know Livestream, the service, but here comes Livestream, the camera: The Movi is the company’s first venture into consumer hardware — a palm-size 4K video camera that lets you edit as you broadcast. The Movi isn’t just some fire-and-forget webcam; it’s loaded with software that will let you play the role of director. First, put the camera where you want it, then launch the Movi app on your iPhone (iOS only for now).
Read more mashable.com
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
‘Tis the season for Apple to release new accessories, and along with that ugly Smart Battery Pack the Cupertino giant also launched a new SD Card Camera Reader. The adapter - priced at $30 - allows you to take photos off your camera’s SD card and copy them across to an iPhone, iPad and iPad Pro.
Read more www.zdnet.com
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Apple’s iPhones have long been a source of battery anxiety, with third-party battery cases hoping to ease these worries by offering extra juice when you need it. Now, Apple has unveiled its own Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S, quietly posting the product on its online stores (as spotted byPocket Lint). The case costs $99 and Apple says it offers internet usage of up to 18 hours on LTE networks, up to 20 hours of video playback, and as much as 25 hours of increased talk time.
Read more www.theverge.com
Monday, November 30, 2015
Apple Music subscribers will soon be able to queue up songs from Apple AAPL +1.00% Inc.’s catalog to wireless speaker systems from Sonos Inc. When the public beta launches on Dec. 15, it will mark the first time Apple pairs with an outside hardware maker on deep integration of its music streaming service.
Read more blogs.wsj.com
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Pebble has added the ability to respond to text messages on an iPhone via the Pebble Time smartwatch range, but only to a limited number of users. US-based owners with a post-paid AT&T account are able to beta test iOS Text Reply, a feature that lets users either select a pre-defined text reply to incoming messages appearing within the iOS Messages app, or respond with a voice reply by speaking directly into the smartwatch.
Read more www.macnn.com
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Google’s low-end Cardboard headset is by far the cheapest and easiest way to get started with virtual reality. Unfortunately, it isn’t exactly super portable and it’s not very durable either—it’s just cardboard, after all.
Read more www.engadget.com
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
New iPhones, new Apple TV, and new iPad Pro. If you happen to love anything and everything “designed in Cupertino, California,” then you have plenty of new Apple gadgets to add to your holiday wish-list in 2015. But for casual gift-giving, the iPad Pro is probably not going to make the most reasonable (or affordable) stocking stuffer.
Read more www.macworld.com
Monday, November 16, 2015
The internet’s “Rule 34” states that if you can imagine it, there’s porn of it. A corollary to that should be “if there’s a way for people to get off with it, people will invent it.” I say that because the latest innovation in sex toy tech is called the IZIVIBE, a case for your smartphone with a phallic extension that promises to ratchet a phone’s vibrating capabilities up to 11.
Read more au.askmen.com
Friday, November 13, 2015
Bought an iPhone but finding its rose gold or space gray finish just too mainstream and pedestrian these days? ColorWare, the prolific Minnesota-based company perhaps best known for its splashy Mac and iPhone outer skins, is all to happy to help you stand out from the hemogony (but not inexpensively).
Read more finance.yahoo.com
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
BEZALEL – the company devoted to empowering mobile device users to discard the power cord – is launching a Kickstarter campaign November 10 – December 15 to fund production of the first universal wireless charging case for the iPhone. The initial 400 pre-orders on Kickstarter for the new Latitude iPhone case will be manufactured and delivered in time for Christmas.
Read more news.sys-con.com
Monday, October 12, 2015
Whether you’re home or away, always know who’s at your front door with SkyBell. It’s smart technology allows you to see and speak to each visitor on your smartphone, so you’ll know whether it’s a solicitor, a ding-dong ditcher, or your new Apple Watch being delivered. And, since your mobile device will ring when someone presses the doorbell, you won’t waste another minute waiting on anyone else.
Read more deals.macobserver.com
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Spigen’s first round of affordable new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus cases were ready to order even before Apple’s September 9 special event. Now that the iPhones are about to hit stores, Spigen has a new collection of slim protective cases ready, and you’re going to love them.
Read more 9to5mac.com
Sunday, August 30, 2015
There are 7,000 different types of bacteria clinging to your smartphone - but this invention could them killed in minutes. The green toaster is designed to quickly clean and sanitise your phone by popping it in the top, like a slice of bread and waiting for the magic to happen.
Read more www.mirror.co.uk