Logitech gets into the game with PowerShell Controller + Battery

Posted by on Mar 21, 2018 in Electronics, Games | No Comments
Logitech gets into the game with PowerShell Controller + Battery

By Darren Quick on November 20, 2013. In just five years, Apple has established iOS as a major gaming platform. Games is the most popular category on the App Store, with over 175,000 of the 975,000+ apps currently available falling within it. Although many games are designed specifically for touchscreen input, there are still plenty […]

Joby introduces GoPro-friendly actioncam mounts

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in Electronics | No Comments
Joby introduces GoPro-friendly actioncam mounts

By Ben Coxworth on November 19, 2013. While GoPro has become the best-known name in actioncams, Joby’s GorillaPod is likely the most popular “do-anything” tripod out there. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, then, to hear that Joby has just announced three new products, designed specifically with the GoPro HERO in mind. First up is […]

Coin combines multiple cards in one Device

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Electronics | No Comments
Coin combines multiple cards in one Device

By Ben Coxworth on November 14, 2013. Although things like NFC-enabled smartphones are making this less of an issue, the fact is that most of us still carry around a wallet full of credit, debit, loyalty or other cards that we routinely have to rifle through. That’s why the Coin was invented. It’s a single […]

Scientists develop a flexible carbon nanotube battery to go with flexible displays

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017 in Electronics, Mobile technology | No Comments
Scientists develop a flexible carbon nanotube battery to go with flexible displays

By Ryan Whitwam on November 13, 2013. Electronics manufacturers have been demoing flexible and curved displays for years, but they’ve never made it into consumer products. The closest we’ve gotten are the new generation of curved AMOLED phones from LG and Samsung, but they’re only slightly bendable. After all, lithium-ion batteries don’t take well to […]

Batthead batteries could allow any device to be Wi-Fi-controlled

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Electronics | No Comments
Batthead batteries could allow any device to be Wi-Fi-controlled

By Ben Coxworth on September 30, 2013. There are already a wide variety of devices that can be turned on and off by your smartphone, although they typically need to be Wi-Fi-enabled. The makers of Batthead, however, have taken another approach. They’re creating Wi-Fi-controlled batteries, that will allow any ol’ device using them to be […]

MIT’s SkyCall system uses a drone to guide people around campus

Posted by on Feb 26, 2017 in Electronics | No Comments
MIT’s SkyCall system uses a drone to guide people around campus

By Lakshmi Sandhana on September 25, 2013. The latest personal tour guide to zoom around the MIT campus flies a few feet off the ground use GPS and responds to phone calls. Aptly named Skycall, the drone that functions as a hovering tour guide is the brainchild of MIT’s SENSEable City Lab, which created the […]

Google Chromecast gets Pandora music streaming support

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in Computing, Electronics | No Comments
Google Chromecast gets Pandora music streaming support

By Brian Burgess on November 3, 2013. When Google’s Chromecast launched in July (see article), it was announced that Pandora would soon be joining the handful of launch apps officially supported by the dongle. That day has arrived with the release of version 5.0 of the Pandora app. Chromecast users who have updated the Pandora […]

MultiTouch begins taking pre-orders for 84-inch 4K interactive display

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Electronics | No Comments
MultiTouch begins taking pre-orders for 84-inch 4K interactive display

By Paul Ridden on October 29, 2013. Only a few weeks after attendees at the annual developer conference of Finland’s MultiTouch Ltd got a first look at the company’s latest MultiTaction monster, it’s gone up for pre-order. Currently a working prototype, the new 84-inch unit is claimed to be the world’s first fully integrated, 4K […]

Dodecado stacks up colorful LED lighting with rearrangeable style

Posted by on Mar 20, 2016 in Electronics | No Comments
Dodecado stacks up colorful LED lighting with rearrangeable style

By Heidi Hoopes on September 18, 2013. Dodecado lets you sculpt your lighting into an infinitely rearrangeable design, with stackable LED dodecahedrons in a range of colors and styles. The company is now taking pledges on Kickstarter to bring these dynamic lights to market. Dodecado comes in four different functional units: the basic Dodecado building […]

Auris Skye adds Wi-Fi streaming to existing music docks

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Electronics, Mobile technology | No Comments
Auris Skye adds Wi-Fi streaming to existing music docks

By Dave LeClair on October 23, 2013. Many of the latest music players are launching with Wi-Fi for sharing music from a computer, iOS, or Android device. Perhaps you have an older model, and you still want to be able to take part in the wireless music listening fun. A new product called the Auris […]