The X11 windows system ‘Intrinsics' also defines gadgets and their relationship to widgets (buttons, labels etc.). The gadget was a windowless widget which was supposed to improve the performance of the application by reducing the memory load on the X server. A gadget would use the Window id of its parent widget and had no children of its own
Dimensions: 29.5 x 32.7 x 5.5 cm (W x L x H) | GPU: 4.20 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon™ based graphics engine | RAM: 8 GB of GDDR5, 1 GB DDR3 | Communication: USB 3.1, HDMI 2.0a, Ethernet, Optical Audio and PlayStation Camera ports, Dual-band 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0 | Max Resolution: 3840 × 2160 | Maximum controllers: | Storage: 1TB
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.
Bose is one of our favorites in the speaker space for music and home theater systems. Did you ever notice that the sound coming out of a Bose speaker is typically dramatically different compared to other brands? The first time we came in contact with Bose was in our 2007 Acura CL. #LifeChanging. Ever since […]
The Primer: If you’re already a Prime member, you should definitely pick up a Fire TV. Not only will it let you stream everything from Netflix to Hulu, but it’s the best way to access Amazon’s vast library of movies, shows, and original content.
If you’re not able to press the button, don’t stress—you can also set it so that if the case is too far away from you and somebody tries to open it, the shock is released and a loud alarm sounds. To really add insult to injury, you can also have the manufacturer customize it to release tear gas and/or dye explosions when the case is opened.
The centerpiece of Kohler’s connected bathroom, the new Verdera lighted mirror has an Alexa-enabled speaker built into the bottom in addition to two front-facing microphones that receive your voice commands. You get touch controls to adjust sound and light levels, a night light and motion sensors that raise the light levels when someone stands in front of it.
The Mini Car DVR Dash Camera is the ultimate personal security camera for your car. It attaches easily and automatically records both audio and video of everything that happens on your car journey. Great for recording road trips or accidents.
This is a more retro-style handheld football game that builds on the formula of modern handhelds but with a retro twist. First off, the game is, in fact, “Electronic Football,” the game that was made famous and earned a small cult following in previous generations. However, this time, instead of being a cumbersome arcade-style machine or a very bulky tabletop box, it is a small and compact handheld portable game. It has the same basic and intuitive controls; it still supports one-two player modes and runs on 3 AAA batteries. Easy peasy.
Compatible with All GSM SIM card. Open the back cover. Sim card into the deck will automatically boot.boot light is 3 seconds. after the lights go off you can dial the sim card number. GSM voice/Audio…
Electric car startup Faraday Future debuted the FF 91 at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. It has self-parking, autonomous driving, a 378-mile range and ubiquitous screens all around the cabin. The FF 91 looks promising, but with production facilities only existing on paper at this stage, it’s reasonable to worry whether the car will ever roll out on the road.
Did you really think Amazon was going to sit back and watch as Google Assistant and Apple Homepod take over? Alexa is back, bigger and better, housed inside the Amazon Echo Plus. Like the original Echo, it’s hands-free, recognises your voice and connects you to all your applications. The upgrade links you to your home via a smart home hub and understands you better due to increased “wake word performance” and an ever-expanding list of skills.
Hands-Free Scooters Are Hands Down Fun It is kind of like a Segway, but it doesn’t have handlebars. It’s kind of like a skateboard, but it’s sideways. So… I guess it’s a scooter. And you control it by leaning in the direction you want to go. Without falling off, I…
Having one, or several, of these gadgets will prove a game changer for any man. Whether it’s forgetting about the post-barbeque clean-up drill or starting your day with a geek-worthy coffee, these 2018 gadgets will make your life that bit better.
Feeling chilly? Forget reaching for your thermostat controls. As long as you have the 3rd Generation Nest Learning Thermostat, all you need to do is to call out the temperature settings that you would like your room to be set in and Alexa will command the Nest to automatically adjust the thermostat settings. The Nest Learning Thermostat also keeps track of your preferred temperature settings for certain times of the day so it will automatically make the adjustments even without you telling it what to do. And when nobody’s home, Alexa will automatically turn the Nest off to help conserve energy.
This video presents a list of the 10 Kickstarter Projects that are the coolest and most funded projects at the moment (March, 2018). This is a two part video, and the second part should be released…
Based on one of Timex’s most iconic watches, the new MK1 Steel collection brings back the storied classic via fashion tastemaker Todd Snyder New York. Rather than its original U.S. Marine-issued plastic case, this one is rendered in stainless steel, available in several finishes & face color options.
We don’t really need two shakers. This Switch dual dispenser knows where it’s at. With this salt and pepper switcher just flip the switch to change the shaker into a salt shaker or a pepper shaker. [ÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â£13.99]
If you love nature but aren’t exactly the “roughing it” type, or are intrigued by culture and history but not at the expense of modern amenities and comforts, then the Mirror Houses might be just the place for your next adventure. Designed by Italian architect Peter…
The $847 Standard Net Gun Package comes with four nets, but it’s not like you’re going to sit down and cram them back into their cartridges after you capture somebody, so you might want to order more. Who knows how many times you’ll be able to deploy this puppy?
This engraving tool is perfect for those special little projects, DIY presents, and customized creations. It is easy to use, durable thanks to the diamond tip, and built to be able to engrave on the vast majority of common materials that you can use. Another great advantage that it brings to the table is the fact that it is battery powered, meaning that you do not have to deal with a power cord all the time while working with it, and you can simply let it recharge when you are not using it.
Do you ever get fed up of holding your smartphone/tablet as you type? Well, now there’s a laser keyboard that lets you type onto any flat surface while your device is propped in front of you. All you do is connect the Laser Keyboard via Bluetooth or USB, and the keyboard layout appears, ready to relay your typing onto the device.
Cliq is a minimalistic hanger without a hook. It can be magnetically attached to any metal surface or tube. It’s available in white, black and natural brown. Cliq can hold up to 2 kg worth of clothing. [€99]
Bring The Moon To Your Bedroom If you’ve ever wanted to fall asleep by the light of the moon without sleeping outdoors, now you can. The moon wall lamp by Uncle Milton lets you enjoy the shining beauty of the moon while it hangs majestically on your wall. Both kids…
This is one of the most useful modern all-in-one gift ideas, because it incorporates a bit of everything that a man needs in order to handle his daily accessories and pocket space. It is a slate, set at an angle with a small collection of trays at the bottom and an assortment of grooves and holes cut into the reclined slate itself. This is to make it easier to empty your pockets, because every slot, every combination, and every groove on it can hold any kind of manly accessory. From phones to wristwatches, from lighters to sunglasses, even dog tags, spare change and wrist cuffs. You won’t be disappointed.
What it does: Whether you’re a convert to the ‘spiralising’ food revolution or simply want the perfect gadget to cut time from peeling, spiralling or shredding, check out this smart gadget, featuring three cutting blades and a one-touch operation. The innovative accessories also fit snugly inside the tunnel-shaped electric peeler.
Features: Camera supports 2.4G WIFI, does not support 5G WIFI. The camera lens does not contain hole. Stylish appearance and so lightweight which is so portable to be taken. Look exactly like an ordin…
Price: $500 – $1,600 (depending on customization options) We’ve got some issues America. No, we’re not trying to tell you that this desk will make America great again but we do think that anybody that sits at a desk regularly should know about it. The awesome people over at UPLIFT Desk sent us a free…
Some love their multitool gadgets in the form of a pocket knife. However, for the serious DIYer, nothing can beat the Wingman Multi-Tool from Leatherman. This multi-tool has a pair of pliers as its base tool upon which 13 other different tools are integrated in. The array of tools include a combo knife, spring-action wire cutters, screwdrivers, bottle opener, needle nose pliers, wire stripper, package opener, can opener, and even a 1.5-inch ruler. The Wingman comes with a locking blade mechanism for improved safety while every tool in the package has been expertly designed for seamless one handed operation.
A Folding Bicycling For Ultimate Portability If you rely on your bike to get to work, school, or around town then you know how important it is to keep your bike safe. When you leave it outside, there is always a chance that it could get stolen even if it is locked up….
To gather a list of what is truly necessary for the modern man, we pulled our collective resources — Gear Patrol co-founder Eric Yang, staff writers, contributors and steadfast friends like Jeff Carvalho, partner and executive editor at Highsnobiety. We asked them to limit their choices to 20 essentials — those pieces that truly make a substantive improvement in everyday life. The resultant list is full of globetrotting gadgets like power banks and compact cameras, as well as more stable fixtures for the home, such as 4K TVs and home speakers; no matter which of the bunch calls to you, there’s something sure to make your life better.
Aside from the atrocious company site, Ajoka’s Sunglasses DVR Camera are what every James Bond wannabe should own. These polarized-lens sunglasses are capable of recording everything you see and hear at 30 frames per second via the built-in video recorder. They also feature a 1.3-megapixel color camera and 2GB of memory for up to 5 hours of video recording. Pick up a pair for $298.95 on SpyGearCo.com.
It’s a baby monitor. It’s a Amazon Alexa voice-activated smart assistant. It answers your questions, and maybe your kids’ questions, too. It orders more diapers when you run out, and soothes babies back to sleep automatically. It’s the Aristotle, by toymaker Mattel, and it sounds like a new parent’s dream gadget.
This monstrous blender will obliterate anything in its path — and that includes ice. Its nine cup capacity means you can make smoothies for the entire family. The powerful 1000 watt motor will turn anything you put into it into mush in a matter of seconds. The lid features a safety mechanism that will stop the blades from spinning until it is fully fastened.
When it comes to pen tablets, virtually nobody does it better than Wacom, which is why they are still around after so many years. In fact, the team over at Wacom have come up with the all-new Intuos pen tablet that will certainly help budding digital artists and professionals alike to get creative right out of the box. How so, you ask. Well, this is a technologically and ergonomically improved pen tablet that will arrive bundled with creative software that provides an immediate start into digital art without having to wait for too long.
Okay so it doesn’t actually “fly” but Enata’s made-to-order Foiler Flying Yacht comes pretty close. It’s an ultra-luxe 32-foot, 8 passenger vessel with retractable foils that lift the hull up out of the water to cruise on a cushion of air. It’s powered by a pair of 320hp BMW engines as well as a pair of Enata Torpedo electric engines that combine to give it a top speed of 74 MPH.
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Just about everyone has a smartphone these days, where it is not only our primary communications device, it also doubles up as a very useful and convenient digital camera as well as music playback device and note taking (audio or written) capabilities. Well, why not make sure the rest of your portable ensemble is smart as well? If you happen to wear a pair of glasses, it is about time things change to usher in the future. VSP Global decided to add in some “smarts” into a pair of glasses, calling it the Level smart glasses.
We men do love our gadgets. From newfangled apps to massive home entertainment overhauls, if we can find an excuse to upgrade a gadget, we’ll take it. To help you wade through the mass of new technology and products that come on to the market every day, we’ve 20 of the top gadgets men want. Whether you’re the kind of man who wants a gadget that lets you dive into virtual worlds, or you’d rather enjoy some tunes, wirelessly on your way to work — we’ve got that too. Want a drone that can shoot mini projectiles or the best shave of your life? If you want to snoop around or just get the best gaming experience, here’s a collection of innovative new gadgets men want.
The Cushion You Didn’t Know You Needed There’s something fun and different about cushions in the shape of food, and they’ve become all the rage. Everything from pizza to donuts has been turned into pillows, and you can have one of your very own for about $25. Simply…
I know what you’re thinking: “A router?!” I have no clue if it’s any good, but this geometric orb, available in gold or silver, certainly doesn’t look like a piece of networking technology. It also offers real-time network security for every device connected to it.
We couldn’t these little interactive finger monkeys any than we do. Oh, and your kids will them too. This year it’s all about the Fingerlings Baby Monkeys. These are quite possibly the cutest interactive toy this year (sorry Hatchimals). These colorful baby monkeys simply hang out on your finger, hang from […]
Your Victims Wont Stand A Chance It’s time for an all out neighborhood water balloon war. The one way that you can make sure you take down your enemies is to have enough ammo. The only problem? It can take forever to fill enough water balloons to fight your foes. By…
The Seaview 180 SV2 is a custom-designed, premium full-face snorkel mask, designed to let you breathe with confidence and in comfort, while connecting to the beauty of the ocean. Its patent-pending Flowtech breathing system provides maximum fresh air intake to promote natural breathing through both your nose and mouth. The wide-angle lens gives you a full 180º of crystal clear visibility.
Affordable and of very good quality for the price — acting as my own standard gaming mouse — the HAVIT mouse. The LED-based mouse, while basic, is comfortable to use and likely to prove a hit for PC gamers this holiday season.
Because stuffing those stockings doesn’t have to always be a super last minute thing. In a panic over the stocking stuffer chore? De-stress and quickly and easily shop our top rated stocking stuffer ideas for men, women, and children this 2018 holiday season. Some of these ideas are so cool you’ll probably want to pick some up […]
Three years on from Ruark’s very first R7 old-school hi-fi system, Mk3 is coming. The update will still include all of your favourite features, including a multi-format CD player, radio, stereo system and all the wired and wireless connection you’ll ever need. Now, you’ll have the pleasure of discovering built-in Spotify Connect, an optional TV mount to complete your audio-visual system, and the option to wirelessly sync with the R2 model in multi-room mode. You’re about to discover a new listening experience, a far cry from that old-school radiogram. Finished in rich walnut or modern soft grey.
One of the coolest things about a new James Bond movie is seeing the sweet-ass toys that Q and crew give 007. The life of a secret agent can depend on the tools of their trade, and it’s a known fact that the espionage world has been on the cutting edge of technology for quite some time.
Toto’s marble-covered bathtub has lots of integrated tech — but what separates it from the rest is its ability to simulate the feeling of floating in space. A series of integrated jets lift your feet off the floor of the tub and the surrounding LED lights add the perfect interstellar ambiance.
Electronic gadgets will sometimes come with confusing technical specifications… and you may need to understand these to be able to compare similar gadget products. Here are some common ones you will find in our gadgets category that will help you when shopping for the best electronics gadgets:
The Hi-Lite also fell within another category that was very popular at NAMM: hacky add-ons for the gear you already have. While numerous companies were debuting new models of synths, turntables, and more, others were showing clever ways they had figured out to augment the instruments and hardware you’ve got at home. OneManBand’s guitar attachment converts signals from the guitar into MIDI via simply pressing strings (it does not require plucking), produces an on-the-fly backing band based on your playing, and more.
If you know a man with a use for a lighter, then the Thunder Bolt Pro Rechargeable Electronic USB Gold Cigarette Lighter is a must. It is easily rechargeable for hours of lighting ability. Plus, it is flameless, making it a much safer option over traditional lighters. For a personalized touch, you can engrave the body.
With a sleek design, an elegant look, great compatibility, and clear sound features along with a powerful and clear microphone, this headset is able to take personal and multiplayer gaming to the next level. By default, this is compatible with any and all 3.5 mm audio jack connectors, making it great for both PC and console gaming; however, it still manages to bring an adapter and extender to the table. Furthermore, it can connect to older TV sets and even media stations. It is also very comfortable to wear, which makes it easy to spend hours of gaming, watching videos, or listening to music without feeling any strain on your ears.
Want to play music from your phone using your car stereo? Easy. Just plug this bad boy into the mic port of your car, sync it with your phone and you will be able to use your car’s speakers right away.
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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.