The success of your next mission just might depend on the tech and gizmos you bring along. (LetÕs face it, without gadgetry, most spies would have been dead long ago.) Spy gadgets, spy cameras, recorder pens, night vision goggles, spy listening devices, secret compartments — with these remarkable tools-of-the trade from the International Spy Museum, youÕll have a license toÉthrill.
It looks and writes just the same as an ordinary ballpoint pen, making it inconspicuous and unobtrusive. Portable and practical,the Voice Recorder can be taken anywhere to record audio from meetings, …
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…
Have you ever had a clogged pipe or needed to get a look into any other tiny space that you can’t see into properly? You can whip out a flashlight and try to form a clearer picture of what’s going on, but if it’s out of sight or too small to see, you can’t react appropriately to correct any issues. This applies to a great number of things such as pipes, vents, car problems, home care, and more.
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…because you’ve been hearing all about this magical air frying machine that can quickly make fried chicken without oil and, well, you’ve been curious. Read on! We’ve been researching all things “air fryers” for quite some time. We’ve seen them everywhere lately (hello Today Show!) and wanted to some of our best picks on […]
This amazing pen allows you to write “secret messages” phone numbers and other notes, and leave them in plain sight without ever being read by anyone. The paper you write on will appear to be a blank sheet . However, only you will know how to make the writing visible : simply place the paper under any UV light source and your “secret message” will appear.
Bruno is a smartcan with an integrated vacuum inlet which will suck the dust you sweep in front of it directly into the trash bag. It is also integrated with a notification system that will remind you to take out the trash or buy new trash bags. [$129]
As a little aside, there were a couple companies that were trying to tackle the combination of music and VR. Aerodrums, a company that allows you to drum without a drum set, has just introduced a VR component. Aerodrums works traditional drum sticks that have reflective balls at the tip and reflective panels that are attached to your feet. A camera then captures any movements made, allowing you to drum without a physical kit (and, when fed into headphones, without making any noise!). The new upgrade takes this same format but now allows for more immersive drumming using a VR headset. Some drumming pros I spoke to said that although they might not use the VR component themselves, they could see it being incredibly useful for beginners, and as a tool for delivering drum lessons. This was the overall vibe I got from most VR experiences — perhaps fun for beginners, but in terms of a viable alternative for pros, not quite there yet (or maybe just not needed).
Samsung’s newest smart refrigerator recommends recipes based on your family’s food preferences, allergies and, thanks to the integrated cameras, the ingredients you have on hand. And the new Deals app saves sale-priced groceries to your shopping list.
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)
When time is of the essence, something like a document scanner could prove a life-saver. This particular one happens to be the size of a pen and it doesn’t need a computer to do its job. Who says you need a photographic memory?
It’s illegal to own one of these things in the United States or the European Union (just ask this guy), but a post-Brexit James Bond doesn’t care too much about that. And if somebody spots you with one, who are they gonna call? Nobody, because you’re jamming their cell phone. Check and mate.
Do yourself a favor and throw your basic $4 universal remote in the garbage can — that’s not a man-approved remote control, sorry. And, let’s face it, you lose it all too often anyway. One cool gadget you need in your life is a Logitech Harmony Home Control, a universal smart remote and base that allows you to use your smartphone as a remote as well. The device not only works with the majority of your entertainment devices, but also your home automation devices like Philips Hue or Nest Learning Thermostat (so you can lower the lights or change the temperature without even leaving your seat). The Logitech Harmony Home control works with over 270,000 devices, including TVs, satellite and cable boxes, blu-ray players, Apple TV, Roku, Sonos, Xbox, Philips Hue and more. So if you want to control the world around you without having to get up, pick up the Logitech Harmony Home Control — you’ll feel like a wizard!
What it does: Jam-makers and Sunday-roast-fanciers will get endless use from this nylon/silicone Mastrad Thermometer Spoon with detachable probe, which can measure temperatures from -40° to 250°C, with buttons for Celsius and Fahrenheit readings. Slide the handle away from the spoon and it becomes a 5in probe for testing meats and pastries.
Operation manual and product demonstration video available 24/7 on our SpyCrushers website. Affordable and super cool Spy Camera Sunglasses! Record full video, take great pictures, video chat online a…
Watching the bicyclists speed down New York streets while staring at their phones is scary enough. Integrating a 4-inch Android touchscreen into the bicycle for navigation, music playback and walk-talkie talking to other people not watching where they’re going, as LeEco has done, is just asking for trouble. But useful!
Introducing the Cocoon Tree… Are you looking for a different kind of camping experience? Check out Cocoon trees, which are kind of a wannabe tent. Actually, they are more than tents. They are private spaces where kids’ fantasies come true and where adventures become…
So, these were just some of the highlights from this year’s NAMM. Yes, we also saw amazing new gear from the likes of Pioneer DJ, Roland, Alesis, Native Instruments, and more, but these two little corners of the show wound up being incredibly intriguing. Companies are not just thinking about how to make music and music-making easy to approach, but how to provide solutions for consumers that enhance the gear they already own and cherish. Most of the aforementioned products fell in the price range of a couple hundred dollars — the The ONE Piano Hi-Lite is $229 and the Phase should retail for around $300 — and these slight investments can have much bigger payoffs for musicians.
What a great item! I gave this as a Christmas gift and the recipient who is really into gadgets and all things technology just LOVED it! Everyone in the room raved about how cool it was when he plugged it into a laptop to see it in action. Very cool item!
Robots are everywhere at CES this year, and Ubtech’s biped contains multitudes. The Walker is prepared to tackle your security needs, patrolling your home’s perimeter, detecting motion and recording incidents with its integrated camera. And when it’s quitting time, it can dance and play games. Pretty good for a robot with no arms.
Close any open applications and press the [Windows] + [L] keys to log out of your Windows account — or just restart Windows. On the login screen, click the Power icon at the bottom right, hold down the [Shift] key and select the Restart option.
It is no wonder that rechargeable batteries are in greater demand these days. Non-rechargeable batteries useless once their output is gone, you have to buy more and more once these batteries run out of energy, disposal is problematic due to environmental concerns,…
Despite how long it’s been around, haptic technology is still really in its infancy. Tanvas takes it a step towards toddlerhood with touch feedback that gives you a sense of what different materials feel like.
I created Spy Guy in 2014 to try to bring transparency and great customer service to people who need products from the ‘spy industry.’ Spy equipment can be confusing for people, like you, that have never used it before.
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).
…because when you’re down to the wire you’re going to need a little help. Time to get creative! Ho ho huh? With dozens of people to buy for, there’s always going to be someone who you inadvertently forget. Don’t worry, there’s still some time to place that order on or run to that store. […]
Unique is a revolutionary strap which will turn any watch into a smart one. Thanks to its multi-color LED, vibration alerts and gesture recognition, the strap lets you receive notifications, reject inconvenient phone calls, send pre-written texts, monitor your fitness, store all your security or transport passes, and of course remind you if you left your phone behind.
With every Black Friday sale overflowing with 4K TVs, LG had no choice but to go all out on 8K for this year’s CES. And this 88-inch behemoth will blow your eyes out of your head with its 7,680×4,320-pixel resolution — four times that of your now-middling 4K set and 16 times more than a pitiable standard full-HD TV. You’ll still have to wait for actual 8K things to watch, however.
When walking at night, are you the type of person who waits for their eyes to adjust to the light, or do you prefer to have a flashlight with you? Both feel a bit ominous at times in completely different ways, mainly because we can’t see a full picture of everything that’s in front of us. If you could see it all whether it’s day or night, would you want to?
Why not surprise the gadget geek in your life with some virtual reality toys, a 3D printing pen or a remote control drone, car or helicopter? Or if you’re looking for something a little more practical, why not try out our Bluetooth wireless headphone hat, world plug adaptor or mobile phone fan? Qwerkity has a huge range of gadgets available that you won’t find anywhere else – some of which you’ll be shocked you didn’t even know existed!
Meet August. He is unlike any other security agent you have ever met for the simple fact that he’s not human at all. Instead August is a 2nd generation smart lock that works seamlessly with Alexa. What this essentially means is that you can now manage the different activities through your main door using any of these wireless management platforms. August allows you to keep track of who’s entering and exiting your doors. It even automatically locks and unlocks the door for you. Best of all, you don’t need to replace any existing door hardware as August works just fine.
Think of spying anyone sitting in front of you across a table with a small little button fitted onto your shirt. Match the buttons on your shirt with this tiny gadget and activate its non-stop recording. It is a simple video recorder to capture, but to be unnoticed of spying, it is the skill of the operator who operates this utility and to be as realistic as possible.
The newest iteration of the Apple watch managed to keep everything that was great about the first and do away with just about all the drawbacks. Now you can use it without having to keep your phone on you (like during a workout), you can customize it more than ever before, and it is water-resistant enough that you could swim laps while wearing it.
Christmas Lights for The Modern Era The holidays and your parties will never be the same with Lumenplay Lights. Now it is easy to create your own custom light show. Choose Your Own Music In the past many music enabled lights only had a limited selection of songs they…
The Misty I, on the other hand, is but a wee baby robot — though one born into an esteemed family that’s laser-focused on its future. Misty Robotics is the spin-off startup created last year by Sphero founder Ian Bernstein and Tim Enwall, who came from Nest Labs. Their goal: cultivate a community of developers that can build up Misty’s skill set over the next decade.
It is the best fitness watch to come out of Garmin, and the company has made a lot. The watch has all the features you need in a fitness gadget, including GPS tracking, sleep tracking and heart rate monitoring. What’s more, it comes with an attractive colour display that you’d usually pay a premium for.
The Moov Now doesn’t have all the bells and whistles you would associate with a fitness tracker. It doesn’t have GPS tracking, it doesn’t even have a screen; but what it does have is a cheap price tag and six-month battery life. Yes, you read that right: six months.
Dyson’s forthcoming Cyclone V10 Cordless vac is a cord killer. Powered by their most advanced digital motor yet, this lightweight vac has 20% more suction power than the outgoing model and holds up to 40% more dirt. The battery has also been improved. It runs for a full 60 minutes on a charge & recharges in 3.5 hours. Available next month.
Pretty much any gadget with lasers is the ultimate in spy gear, which is why we like the new vehicular technology from StarChase. To help prevent dangerous police chases, StarChase developed a system that is capable of aiming a laser at the back of a vehicle and firing a projectile that contains a GPS receiver, wireless transmitter, and battery. This, in turn, tracks a vehicle’s whereabouts. The data is then delivered via secure Internet connection to a dispatch center. There are more than 100,000 high-speed pursuits in the U.S. every year according to the company, but StarChase is hoping to reduce that with this safer and more effective way to catch criminals.
Other useful household tech and gadgets are our digital food thermometer and kitchen appliance range. Serious chefs know that getting the temperature of roast joints or cake can be the difference between success and failure. This electronic gadget will help you probe the food and get an accurate digital readout.
Type: DSLR | Sensor size: Full-frame CMOS | Resolution: 45.4MP | Lens: Nikon F mount | Viewfinder: Optical | Screen type: 3.2-inch tilting touchscreen, 2,359,000 dots | Maximum continuous shooting speed: 7fps | Movies: 4K | User level: Intermediate/expert
It’s not just a cool-looking voice assistant like the Amazon Echo and countless others. The Pebble’s twist: Melody, your guide, can recognize voices and change its activities based on the individual who’s talking. Plus, it really is an assistant, with the ability to manage your calendar.
On the education side, Blipblox was one of the more interesting items on the floor. A synth designed for three to eight-year-old kids, the Blipblox has arrow paths on top connecting all the buttons to show the synth’s signal chain. The idea is to get children interested in synthesis basics early on. But, there’s no iconography on the Blipblox itself to hint at what the buttons do, so it’s hard to say how much kids will really learn as opposed to just mashing buttons. The company told me that if kids want to learn more, they can read the manual that comes with it, but that seems to defeat the product’s purpose.
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Price: $592.95 So we close out our series of ergonomic office items and accessories with the SomaFit Synchro office chair. The guys over at SomaFit sent us this free demo to try out and also broke down some of the important aspects of maintaining good posture and having the right chair when you’re…
If you love working in the garden, you simply need to have the RVZHI Garden Genie Gloves. This pair of garden gloves is constructed of highly durable materials embedded with natural rubber latex to give it the ability to stretch, fitting any size of gardening hands. What’s really cool about the Garden Genie is that it comes with claw extensions that are made of high density ABS plastic. The claws serve to replace other gardening tools like spade, shovel, or even rake so you’ll be more efficient in your gardening chores. The Garden Genie makes for a wonderful gift for the modern gardener.
This is a more modern and more compact adaptation of the arcade game machines of old; however this time, instead of requiring as much room as a file cabinet, it can neatly sit on your desk or coffee table. It features 200 of the most popular arcade games of all time. It also has the same intuitive and simple controls that arcade machines of the time used to have and can provide countless hours of entertainment. It is just like going to an old-time arcade.
Do you want to prevent unauthorized people from entering your company? Our facial, fingerprint, and facial biometric recognition systems will do marvels for your company’s security by helping you restrict the access only to staff with the right security clearance.
If you’re looking for extreme fun for you and your kids, without breaking the bank, you’re going to fly high with this gadget. The Nano Hexacopter is an amazing little flyer – crazy fast and very stable, it is the ultimate Mini Drone out there, and with a ridiculous price tag of $49.99 it’s also the cheapest one around.
It is no wonder that rechargeable batteries are in greater demand these days. Non-rechargeable batteries are useless once their output is gone, you have to buy more and more once these batteries run out of energy, disposal is problematic due to environmental concerns,…
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 pounds (8.8 kg).
Our shipments are made using services like FedEx, UPS, and DHL, so you can expect your order to arrive in 3-5 days (expedited) or 7-10 days (standard) rain or shine. But if you live in an area not serviced by these carriers we can also send it to you using TNT or EMS. Regardless of which service delivers your package, we make sure that your order arrives in a discrete package, so you don’t give your intentions away when your spy equipment arrives.
Smart glasses are far from a new invention. The glasses, which project information onto your retina as you go about your day, once came with clunky equipment attached. Cameras, extra appendages, and microphones made the glasses a bit of an eyesore that easily led to unwanted attention directed at their wearers. Intel’s new Vaunt glasses, however, offer a streamline design that’s vastly more user friendly. The glasses look exactly like regular eyeglasses and are available in various prescription lenses. This means users can enjoy the benefits of the glasses throughout the day without attracting unwanted stares or having to deal with uncomfortable equipment.
Why you need it: There’s a button on the handle for memorising the maximum and minimum temperatures from its last use – with accuracy to the nearest tenth of a degree. The product to end guesswork about when dinner is done.
Rather than overwhelm you with a flood of features you might not need, Whirlpool has shown some restraint with its smart fridge. Marinating meat? The screen will tell you how long to cook your particular cut and ask if you want to set a timer. Cleaning the fridge? Whirlpool will suspend cooling to save energy and shut off the door alarm.
Pruning your facial hair is quick and easy with a Braun grooming kit. The pack comes with a range of heads for shaving different parts of your face (there’s even a nose hair trimmer). You also get a Gillette Fuzion razor in case you want to return to a clean-shaven look.
Designed and built in collaboration with a U.S. Special Operations team, the 46mm Nixon Regulus is a dual chronograph digital that boasts a 100-meter water-resistant case and pushers, 5-year battery life, and shock-absorbing construction materials that can withstand all types of tough terrain and conditions.
Amazon Echo is now eons ahead of what it was when it launched last year. Now, it works with so many more apps, including Dominos, Uber, Amazon Radio, Pandora, Spotify, Accuweather, Audible, and so much more. It’s one step closer to a Her sort of home automation solution. The Echo is there to give you a hand when your hands are full, or when you don’t want to get up off of the couch. It has the ability to control lights, switches, Nest, Wink, Insteon and other smart home products that you probably already have. It has a loud, uniquely designed set of speakers that surrounds the device to fill your room with audio, and its microphones can easily pick up your voice from across the room. What’s more, Amazon is continually adding new features and apps to perfect the device.
It’s one thing to have a dedicated heat sink and cooling vent for your CPU. But, if you’re talking about high end gaming laptops especially those in the range of 15 and 17 inches, you know that a 2-cooler system simply won’t cut it. What you need is the Tree New Bee’s 4-cooling fan system that’s designed specifically for gaming desktop replacements. Each of these 120 millimeter cooling fans rotates at an amazing 1,200 RPM to help dissipate heat from your laptop. It also comes with anti-skid arms to help secure your laptop onto any surface. It looks amazingly cool, too.
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.
The battle between Sony’s PlayStation consoles and Microsoft’s Xbox series is hard-fought, but right now we think the PS4 Pro has the edge over the Xbox One S, thanks to a combination of good hardware, great games, and a generous online offering.
Controlling state of mind is the hardest thing for any of us to do. A particularly bad day at the office can make it impossible for you to relax when you get home. A night out with friends the previous evening can sap you of energy when you go in for your workout on…
Has your loved one been acting a bit peculiar lately when he or she picks up the phone? It may be time to bring out the spy gear, with BrickHouse Security’s Cell Phone Sim Card Spy ($149). This software and hardware solution lets you view, save, and edit files on a cell phone by removing the SIM card from a phone, placing it into the Cell Phone Spy reader, and connecting it to an open USB port on any computer. If you suspect that your lover is deleting files to destroy the evidence, you’ll even be able to recover those deleted files—including photos and text messages—and view them right on your computer.
There are absolutely better-sounding, better-looking and better noise-cancelling headphones out there, but none of them do everything better than the Sennheiser Momentum Wireless, which makes them the best overall pair of headphones around right now.
Sticking with the theme of gaming, VR is the hot topic of 2016. In fact, CES and GDC were both dominated by VR talk, with PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, and Vive leading the way. But our VR of choice is the PlayStation VR, at least for now, simply because of its price point. What you’re getting for the price outshines the other two leading VR headsets, and although it’s slightly less advanced than Oculus or Vive, it’s still an incredibly great experience. Plus, there’s 100 Foot Robot Golf coming after it launches. Sure, you have to buy the PlayStation Camera (if you don’t have one already), but it’s a gaming VR headset made for gamers. If you’re looking to go VR but don’t want to break the bank, the PS VR is a solid choice. You can also check out our list of the best PS4 games of 2016 so far.
Flying a drone is a hobby that has grown in popularity over the years, and many uses have been found for these little marvels of engineering. This drone, on the other hand, manages to be a more versatile alternative to the ones currently on the market. In fact, it can fulfill multiple roles without any issue. The drone comes with an HD camera, which can take high-quality pictures at high altitudes, as well as shoot video scenes in places and at angles that regular cameras simply cannot reach. If the camera is taken off of the drone, it can then take on activities that are of a bit more leisurely nature, such as racing, aeronautical stunts, and even general flying just for fun.
The Weight Gurus WiFi Smart Connected Body Fat Bathroom Scale is unlike any other smart weighing scale that you may have already seen. It’s fully compatible with a multitude of weight management and monitoring platforms including Fitbit, Google Fit, Echo, Apple Health App, and many more. One amazing thing about the Weight gurus is that it also measures water weight, bone mass, muscle mass, body mass index, and body fat percentages in addition to the usual body weight. This helps provide for a more complete weight and nutrition profile for individuals. It’s also sturdy enough to hold a 400-pound individual.