The Bluetooth headphone that could finally get audiophiles to cut the cord. Beyerdynamic’s Amiron wireless headphone is articulate, with excellent clarity and bass definition, and superior to the company’s on-ear Aventho Wireless — a great Bluetooth headphone in its own right.
Relieve Stress With An Outdoor Canopy Bed… This unique take on a hammock makes it easy to kick back after a tough day at work or when the stresses of the day wear on you. Take the time to relax in this easy to use canopy bed and enjoy its pleasant rocking motion. As…
Have you ever been to a local restaurant with amazing menu boards? Maybe a man in your life has talked about a lighted sign at his friends’ place. Well, the Woodsam LED Message Board is one cool board. It comes with remote controlled color options (for those fun days of goofing around), color markers, cloth wipes, and an external adapter cord. Although usually found in a restaurant or bar, this light-weight board is perfect for teachers, home signs, or offices and is easy to use right out of the box.
Sometimes you can’t help but reach out and tap the screen, only to realise that you’re on your laptop and, erm, it’s not touch-sensitive. Your solution is the AirBar, a little black bar that sits snugly at the bottom of your screen and projects an invisible light field on the surface of your display, making it possible to “touch” and interact. Now available for MacBook Air, too.
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…
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.
The Briefcase: Crosley gets a bad rap. Sure, they’re a budget record player manufacturer, but their styling is certainly on-point and their gear is a lot more accessible than some of the competition. This handsome briefcase-style turntable is not just a capable player; it also features USB connectivity so you can plug it into your PC or Mac. That means you could feasibly use it to rip your records to digital, if you wanted.
One of the very best things about a conceptual device is the fact that you can more or less throw in every single bit of technological advancement into the picture, knowing that it does not even have to wait for existing technology and laws of physics to be able to allow it to do so. Vivo has though…
The Mission E Cross Turismo from Porsche is yet another wild ride unveiled this week at the Geneva Motor Show. This all-new model is all electric and all-terrain. It boasts a range of up to 300 miles and produces 600 horsepower. In just 15 minutes, it can be charged back up enough for another 250 miles. All that & it still actually looks (and reportedly drives) like a Porsche.
Kohler’s new bathtub supports voice commands for water temperature and fill level, or tweaking via the company’s new Konnect app. And, of course, you can always adjust the tub’s hydrotherapy and vibracoustic soundwave settings.
Not everyone has pets to lie on their feet and keep them toasty. So Sleep Number made a bed that knows when you’ve got cold feet and turns heat on at the bottom of the bed. In theory, the mattress changes its Sleep Number settings to compensate for changes in position and while it can’t stop someone snoring, if it senses you are, it raises your head to reduce your volume.
There are tons of cool gadgets for men out there. Of course, with all of the new technology coming out nowadays — in a seemingly neverending flow of Kickstarters and IndieGoGo campaigns — it can be tough to sort out which gadgets are actually, in fact, cool. We’ve seen some crazy new tech come out recently, and some of these solve a common problem men might have. Of course, some of them are simply just great to look at, but we prefer cool products that actually show innovation and creativity.
The Wireless: While wireless headphone tech isn’t quite as faithful as classic plug-ins, it’s still advanced far beyond the early days. These ones offer incredibly high-definition sound, can stream for up to 24 hours on a single charge, and feature active noise canceling – so you can enjoy your music without any ambient noise drifting in.
Smarthalo is a beautifully designed bike accessory that can find routes for you and notify you on where your bike is located in real-time. It tracks all your metrics such as time, distance, average speed, elevation, and calories burned. [$119]
This is a user-friendly and aesthetically pleasing alternative to the bulky and often cumbersome phone holders. It is literally what it says it is: a magnetic phone holder. It is easy to install; just place it on the dash of the car and stick your phone on top. While it is a magnetic holder, the magnetic values are kept so low that it will not interfere with the circuitry of the phones themselves. This means that it is completely safe to use. It also works well with all phones, regardless of make and model, as long as it has metallic components to adhere to the mount.
Nostalgia and modern design collide with an, erm, pop for Polaroid’s latest camera, a quirky 20MP handheld device that prints three by four inch full-colour snaps with Zero Ink technology and has Micro SD storage up to 128GB. It features a four-inch LCD touchscreen, wi-fi, Bluetooth, 1080p video recording, edit functions and GIF capability – all in time for Polaroid’s 80th anniversary.
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.
It makes perfect sense in this day and age for everything else to obtain a “smart” label attached to it, and Milo is no different. In fact, Milo takes pride in being the very first combination smart speaker and home hub that boasts of Z-Wave Plus as well as the Google Assistant, now how about th…
Gather up all of your scented candles and oils and throw them in the garbage. Feel better? If not, you may be interested in Moodo’s Wi-Fi-connected, Alexa-supported scent machine that can make your home smell like an ashram spa or beach party.
As smartphone screens have gotten larger, they’ve become our go-to entertainment devices. But there are still many times in which you may want to watch movies or TV shows on a much larger screen when a TV isn’t nearby. That’s where the Movi smartphone comes in: The $599 Android phone includes an integrated projector that can project 720p videos.
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.
Space Pens are nothing less than marvelous pieces of space-age engineering technology epitomized in a writing instrument. When you give a Fisher Space Men’s Pen to someone you hold dear, you’re essentially giving him a piece of history as these iconic ball pens have been to space and back since the US first made ventures into outer space. The Fisher Space Pen can be used even in the harshest environmental conditions, whether it is sub-freezing or even melting. The point is that, if these ballpoint pens can be used efficiently in space, what more on Earth?
Features a unique super- slim design, place it at home or even in the office. You could listen to the sound of its surrounding wherever you want, it is the latest SIM surveillance equipment available.
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…
The watch has a good battery life, lasting for up to five days before you need to clip the charger back on. It’s also water resistant, so you’ll have no problem wearing it swimming. The design isn’t super chic, but for burly blokes keen to shed a few pounds, this gadget will give you the best value for money.
The makeup master has developed a battery-free wearable that measures UV exposure. At only 2mm thick and 9mm in diameter, the tiny electronic sensor can be worn on a fingernail or pair of sunglasses and, via an app, will give you warnings about sun exposure.
Many smart robotic toys are designed with education in mind. But My Special Aflac Duck has a very different but nonetheless important job: The interactive toy, developed by research and development workshop Sproutel, was created to provide comfort to children diagnosed with cancer.
Another trend is that more Chinese-born brands are starting to develop and increase a diverse range of new tech gadgets. China is one of the fastest developing countries in the world. It is home to many chip manufacturers so there’s a real entrepreneurial and creative atmosphere. This has seen the rise and rapid development of all kinds of new tech, such as 3D video glasses, drones, 3D Printers, camera equipment and laser gadgets.
Price: $49.95 E-Sports are becoming more and more popular. For some of us, the idea of sitting in some kind of arena and being a spectator to gamers playing in a multi-player video game very new (and kind of crazy sounding). But we’ve continued to see major sponsors come running into the space…
According to our Phones, Wearables and Tablets Writer James Peckham, the best tablet on the market right now is the new iPad (2017), with its sharp 9.7-inch display, beautiful design, and A9 chip – and all for a price that isn’t going to break the bank.
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.